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Saint-Nazaire OWF Construction Begins

Jan 12, 2020

The first steel sheet of the electrical substation for the offshore wind farm (OWF) of Saint-Nazaire (west of France) was cut at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire.Ordered in August 2019 by Parc du Banc de Guérande, held jointly by EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge Inc…

Germany’s biggest OWF Operational Now

Jan 12, 2020

Germany’s biggest wind farm has been fully connected to the grid. According to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG  (EnBW), its  Albatros offshore wind farm is  located roughly 100 km off the coast of Germany.'The Hohe See offshore wind farm has already been in operation since October 2019…

Prysmian to Wire Chinese Offshore Wind Turbine

Jan 09, 2020

Italian multinational manufacturer of cables Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) for the supply of cables for DEC’s newest 10 MW offshore wind turbine prototype.The contract includes the supply of…

Triton Knoll Begins Offshore Construction

Jan 09, 2020

Triton Knoll Wind Farm is all set to begin installation of the first offshore components at the windfarm in the innogy fleet. New Grimsby team will manage all offshore construction activity.Julian Garnsey, project director for Triton Knoll and innogy…

Tecade Ships Out First Moray East TP

Jan 08, 2020

The first transition pieces manufactured by the Spanish steel fabrication company Tecade for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland have departed from the Port of Seville.The pieces are sent by sea from Seville to Navantia in Puerto Real…

MHI Vestas Picks Roenne for Arcadis Ost

Jan 08, 2020

Danish wind turbines manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has selected Port of Rønne in Denmark to pre-assemble and ship components for the turbines for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore windfarm.Arcadis Ost 1 is a 257MW offshore wind project scheduled for installation in Rugen by 2022…

NY to Create Offshore Wind Training Institute

Jan 08, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to create Offshore Wind Training Institute to offer offshore wind training programs.The institute will provide benefits to workers across New York State through new job training programs, tailored college curriculum…

Ørsted Appoints APAC Head

Jan 07, 2020

Global offshore wind giant Ørsted said that Matthias Bausenwein, President of Ørsted Asia Pacific, has been appointed to the new role as Head of the Asia Pacific Region (APAC), based in Taipei.He will continue to lead the regional activities but in a now strengthened setup…

SGRE Wins 2.6GW Offshore Turbine Deal in US

Jan 07, 2020

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), the world’s largest supplier of offshore wind turbines, won the order for Dominion Energy’s 2,640-megawatt project off the coast of Virginia, U.S.A.According to a press release from the Spanish-based engineering company company…

Taiwan to Add 10GW of Offshore Wind

Jan 06, 2020

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) planned a new target to develop further 10 GW of offshore wind capacity between 2026 to 2035 - anticipation of a price drop below the average consumer price.MOEA is fulfilling the 2025 target on schedule…

SGRE Reaches $1.9Bn Green Guarantee Lines

Jan 05, 2020

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has announced that in less than a year, and aligned to its commitment to sustainability it has accumulated €1.72 billion ($1.9Bn) in green guarantee lines.'SGRE is moving forward in its strategy of making…

Vestas Wins Intertidal Project in Vietnam

Jan 03, 2020

Danish wind turbines manufacturer  Vestas Wind Systems secured a 50 MW order with Cong ty Co Phan Dau Tu Dien Gio Hoa Binh 1 (Hoa Binh 1 Company), a company owned by Phuong Anh Group. The order marks Vestas' third intertidal project in the country with three different customers announced this month…

Shareholder base Expands on Fortum's Nordic Wind Portfolio

Jan 02, 2020

Finnish state-owned energy company Fortum and Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners (CSEIP) have today signed an agreement whereby funds advised by CSEIP will acquire an 80% stake in Fortum’s Nordic wind portfolio.Fortum will retain a 20% minority ownership in this wind power portfolio…

Estonia Mulls OWF in Gulf of Riga

Jan 01, 2020

The Estonian government's decision to initiate the construction permit procedure for the Gulf of Riga offshore wind farm allows Eesti Energia to continue its research and search for partners for the construction of an offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Riga…

Senator Mulls Offshore Wind Job Pact

Dec 31, 2019

Senator of Massachusetts Edward J. Markey has called on Ørsted and Vineyard Wind to enter into Project Labor Agreements (PLA) for wind energy projects offshore Massachusetts and the larger East Coast.A PLA would ensure that newly created jobs in the offshore wind industry are good-paying and safe…

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