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Vestas Working on Zero-Waste Wind Turbines

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Danish manufacturer of wind turbines Vestas is working towards becoming even more sustainable, as it is now striving to develop zero-waste wind turbines.'Vestas is expanding its sustainability focus beyond the positive contribution of its products to also address waste generated in the value chain. Vestas is excited to announce its intention to produce zero-waste wind turbines by 2040, further underlining our commitment to make sustainability part of everything we do…

Hellenic Wins Cable Contract for Mayflower Wind

Jan 21, 2020

Greece-based Hellenic Cables, through its subsidiary Hellenic Cables America, announced  an agreement with Semco Maritime for the supply of inter-array cables for the Mayflower Wind project, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC…

CMHI Builds Alfa Lift

Jan 21, 2020

The construction of the 48,000 dwt semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel, Alfa Lift, is progressing at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard.CMHI has installed 78 out of 162 blocks in the dock of Offshore…

US Offshore Wind Capacity to Reach 20GW by 2030

Jan 21, 2020

Installed offshore wind capacity in US waters could reach 20 gigawatts by 2030 and annual investments in the sector could surpass $15 billion by the mid-2020s, according to new research by Rystad Energy.According energy research and business intelligence company…

Ørsted Tops World's Sustainable Companies

Jan 21, 2020

The global leader in offshore wind Ørsted becomes the first-ever energy company to top a index.The Denmark-based global power company has outperformed more than 7,300 global companies with billion-dollar revenues to rank #1 in Corporate Knights'…

SeaTwirl Gets EU Patent

Jan 20, 2020

Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has secured a patent from the European Patent Office (EPO) for its divisible offshore wind turbine.SeaTwirl has already been granted the same patent in Sweden, USA and China. SeaTwirl is a vertical floating…

Offshore Wind Jobs Act Headed to House Floor

Jan 20, 2020

The House Natural Resources Committee has advanced the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, which was authored by Bourne Congressman Bill Keating and cosponsored by Congressman Joe Kennedy III.The legislation will provide funding for educational…

Vattenfall, TuuliWatti to Balance Finnish Wind

Jan 20, 2020

European energy company Vattenfall has signed a five-year energy services agreement with the largest Finnish wind power producer TuuliWatti that includes the latter’s total wind power production in Finland.The agreement, which started on 1 January…

Europe Gets Testing Center for Offshore Wind

Jan 19, 2020

The first real-time maritime robot testing center for offshore wind in Europe is being established.The European Atlantis center will be in Viana do Castelo and involves an investment of 8.5 million euros. It is coordinated by INESC TEC, and…

Scotland to Launch Offshore Wind Leasing

Jan 19, 2020

2020 will see the launch of the first offshore wind leasing round in Scotland for a decade, and the first by Crown Estate Scotland. It presents a significant opportunity to match Scotland’s ambitious Net Zero targets with practical action.Colin Palmer…

Fugro to Probe Dutch Offshore

Jan 16, 2020

The geo-data specialist Fugro has been awarded a geotechnical site investigation contract for the Ten noorden van de Waddeneilanden Wind Farm Zone (TNWWFZ).The TNWWFZ, over 70km off the north coast of the Netherlands, has a total surface area…

NYK Partners with Van Oord

Jan 16, 2020

Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly own and operate offshore wind installation vessels under the Japanese flag…

NYK, NOS Pact for CTV for Japanese Offshore

Jan 16, 2020

Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Swedish contractor to offshore wind industry Northern Offshore Service AB (NOS) have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) business related to offshore wind power generation…

Nordex Wind Energy Orders Top 6.2GW in 2019

Jan 15, 2020

The turbine manufacturing and installation company Nordex Group booked turbine orders totaling 6207MW in 2019, up 31% on the 4754MW in 2018.The German manufacturer secured deals with a combined capacity of 1477MW in the fourth quarter of last year…

Japanese Duo Forge Offshore Wind Pact

Jan 15, 2020

Japanese companies Jera Corporation and Shimizu Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on offshore wind projects.The MOU provides that the energy group Jera and engineering specialist Shimizu will explore ways…

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