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Vattenfall Picks Siemens Turbines for Dutch Offshore

Apr 16, 2019

Spanish wind turbine giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE)  and Vattenfall are collaborating to realize the supply of wind turbines at these offshore wind power plants being developed in Dutch waters.Pending final developments, the new SG 10…

Estonia Blocks $1.9B Offshore Wind Project

Apr 12, 2019

The Estonian government has refused to start the permitting process for the building of a $1.9 billion, 600-MW offshore wind farm off the west coast of the island of Saaremaa, citing national security concerns.The Estonian developer Saare Wind…

China, France to Develop OWP Project

Apr 12, 2019

China Energy Investment Corporation (CHN Energy) and Électricité de France Group (EDF Group) have signed a deal to jointly develop an offshore wind power project in China’s eastern Jiangsu province, Chinese official media reported.As per the agreement…

Maryland Act Boosts Offshore Wind Market

Apr 11, 2019

Maryland state lawmakers have passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) of 2019, which would incentivize the development of 1.2 GW of additional offshore wind energy off the coast of Maryland.US Wind Country Manager Salvo Vitale testified last…

Hornsea Project Phase 3 Examination Completes

Apr 11, 2019

The Planning Inspectorate Examination for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm, has the potential to be the world’s largest offshore wind farm to date, was completed.With up to 300 turbines, located 121km from the Norfolk coast…

MRE Bags Hohe See Offshore Contract from EnBW

Apr 10, 2019

The engineering solutions company Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) Ltd has signed a contract with EnBW to provide the full temporary power package of generators, personnel and vessels for the Hohe See offshore wind farm turbine installation phase…

Europe Offshore Fleet has 105 Wind Farms

Apr 10, 2019

There are now 189 GW of wind energy in Europe, making up 14% of the EU’s power demand. 18.5 GW of this is in Europe’s offshore fleet, whose 105 wind farms and 4,500 turbines now provide 40,000 jobs.According to WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson, this is set to grow…

Jan De Nul Readies Taiwanese OWF Project

Apr 10, 2019

The maritime infrastructure company Jan De Nul Group reached an important milestone on the Formosa 1 Phase 2 OWF project: all 20 foundation monopiles have left the EEW SPC yard in Germany onboard of two heavy load transport vessels.Both vessels set sail to Taichung port…

Innogy Charters Esvagt SOV for Triton Knoll

Apr 09, 2019

Denmark's offshore operator, Esvagt, will supply service vessels for the installation phase of offshore wind farm Triton Knoll.Innogy and Esvagt have entered into a contract that links the specially designed Service Operation Vessel Esvagt Froude…

Japan Group Buys Stake in Taiwan Offshore Wind

Apr 08, 2019

A group of Japanese investors - JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy, Sojitz Corp and other Japanese firms - have joined German wind farm developer Wpd in the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project off Taiwan.The Japanese group will take a 27% stake in in Taiwan's Yunneng Wind Power for an undisclosed sum…

Van Oord Completes Deutsche Bucht Offshore Installation

Apr 05, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord has completed the installation of the offshore substation at the 269 MW Northland Power’s Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany`s Exclusive Economic Zone.The supersize substation with a 2,700-tonnes topside is the centrepiece of the wind farm…

AMS Wins Hornsea Two Gig

Apr 05, 2019

AMS Trenchless Specialists, North Lincolnshire-based engineering company, has won a huge contract for part of the onshore cable works for Hornsea Two, an offshore wind farm being constructed 89km off the Yorkshire Coast.AMS Trenchless Specialists…

Jack-up Jill Added to Fred. Olsen

Apr 03, 2019

Norway-based offshore wind services company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS (FOWIC) has signed a long term time charter with Falcon Global for the latter's jack-up vessel Jill for work in the offshore wind sector.Jill will be an integrated part of the Fred…

Semco Wins Hornsea One Contract

Apr 02, 2019

Dutch project engineering company Semco Maritime has signed a two-year contract with with Danish energy company Orsted's Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm - the world’s largest - in the the east coast of England.Under the two-year agreement…

$70bln Offshore Wind Opportunity to US Supply Chain

Apr 01, 2019

America's burgeoning offshore wind industry, which is projected to generate nearly 20 gigawatts (GW) of clean, cost-competitive power in seven East Coast states by 2030, presents a nearly $70 billion CAPEX revenue opportunity to businesses in the U…

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