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Deutsche Bucht OWF Supplies First Power to Grid

Sep 30, 2019

Northland Deutsche Bucht GmbH confirmed that the first turbine at its 269 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, has been successfully commissioned and is delivering power to the German grid.“This is a great achievement for our Deutsche Bucht project…

Head Energy Expands to German Offshore Wind

Sep 30, 2019

Danish offshore wind engineering and consulting company Head Energy Group has established Head Energy Germany GmbH in Hamburg as part of the expansion of its offshore wind business.Head Energy Germany GmbH will be administrated by Head Energy’s offshore wind experts in Esbjerg…

SSE Completes Hunterston Decomm

Sep 27, 2019

The last remaining turbine at Hunterston National Offshore Turbine Test Facility in North Ayrshire, Scotland has been decommissioned by SSE Renewables yesterday (September 26) as the country prepares to embrace the next chapter in the development of its offshore wind capabilities and expertise…

Crown Estate Delays Scottish Offshore Wind Bid

Sep 26, 2019

Crown Estate Scotland has delayed the launch of the ScotWind offshore wind leasing round until after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP).Aligning timescales with the SMP will help to ensure maximum transparency…

Macquarie Acquisition of German Offshore Wind Approved

Sep 26, 2019

The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Ocean Breeze Energy GmbH & Co. KG by Sage Holdings, ultimately indirectly controlled by Macquarie Group Limited.Ocean Breeze Energy is the owner of North Sea wind farm BARD Offshore 1, from Unicredit…

Eni, Mainstream Eye UK Offshore Wind

Sep 26, 2019

Italian oil and gas giant to collaborate with global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP) for an offshore wind campaign that will begin in the UK.The Eni partnership will focus on clean energy projects in the UK, as well as Africa and Southeast Asia…

Ulstein Verft Builds Bernhard Schulte’s 3rd Vessel

Sep 26, 2019

Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein has started construction work on Bernhard Schulte Offshore’s third Ulstein-designed offshore wind vessel at Ulstein Verft.According a press note, initiate work tasks such as steel outfitting, mechanical outfitting…

CPIH, Equinor Team Up on Offshore Wind

Sep 26, 2019

Chinese power giant China Power International Holding (CPIH) and Norwegian energy firm Equinor have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on offshore wind projects off China and Europe.“China is rapidly increasing its use of renewables and natural gas…

Waves Group Aids Taiwanese OWP

Sep 24, 2019

The UK-based Waves Group is currently providing marine warranty surveyor services at the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The company is carrying out marine warranty survey work concerning the installation of foundations…

Equinor to be ‘Offshore Wind Major’

Sep 24, 2019

The multi-billion capital investment by Equinor at its new Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm will see it rival its major oil and gas projects, according to Rystad Energy.'The offshore wind project Dogger Bank in the UK North Sea will not only be Equinor’s largest project through 2026…

GERE Goes Carbon Neutral

Sep 24, 2019

GE Renewable Energy, the renewable energy arm of US industrial technology giant General Electric, announced its plan to make 100 percent of its operations carbon neutral by the end of 2020.GE Renewable Energy will reach carbon neutrality by reducing emissions through operational efficiencies…

Atlantic Shores Launches Ocean Survey Ops

Sep 24, 2019

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50/50 partnership between Shell New Energies US LLC and EDF Renewables North America, announced the launch of ocean survey operations today within the Atlantic Shores lease area, in order to inform future turbine development…

OHT Bags Moray East Jackets Gig

Sep 24, 2019

The heavy transport vessel operator Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has secured a contract from DEME Offshore to transport foundations for the 950MW Moray East wind farm off Scotland.The contract includes transportation of 48 jackets from Lamprell fabrication yard…

Ørsted Buys Into Turbine Transfer Innovator

Sep 24, 2019

Ørsted, the largest energy company in Denmark, has acquired a 22.5% share in Pict Offshore, the Scottish developer of an innovative technology set to transform the way technicians access offshore wind turbines.The Get Up Safe (GUS) system, developed in partnership between Ørsted and Pict Offshore…

SSE Wins 2.2GW of New Offshore Contracts

Sep 23, 2019

British operator and owner of renewable energy assets SSE Renewables announced that it has won UK’s third Contract for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round and is set to be awarded 15-year contracts for low carbon power from offshore wind at record low strike prices…

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