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OWC Opens Aussie Office

Nov 03, 2019

International engineering consultancy Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up an office in Australia, as offshore wind plans in the country are moving forward.The International Energy Agency’s recently launched “Offshore Wind Outlook 2019” has identified more than 7…

Mayflower Wins 800MW Massachusetts OWF

Nov 03, 2019

Mayflower Wind Energy, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US and EDPR Offshore North America, has been chosen by Massachusetts for an 804-MW offshore wind farm (OWF), located 20 miles south of Nantucket.“Mayflower Wind is proud to have been…

Germany's RWE Eyes Japan OWP

Nov 01, 2019

German utility RWE Renewables has opened its first Asian office in Tokyo, Japan and planning to invest in Japan’s offshore wind power (OWP) projectsLed by the Japanese Country Manager, the new Tokyo office will support RWE’s aim to expand its renewables business to Japan…

Ideol, Elicio Bid for ScotWind Floater

Nov 01, 2019

Floating offshore wind technology company Ideol and offshore wind farm developer and operator Elicio have joined forces to co-develop floating wind projects in Scottish waters and are preparing to bid for a site to develop at the upcoming ScotWind leasing round…

SGRE Lands World’s Largest Floating OWF

Nov 01, 2019

Spanish-based engineering company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) said that the world’s largest floating wind power plant will be installed in Norway, equipped with 11 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD turbines.Scheduled to be commissioned in late 2022…

Jan De Nul On Track with Formosa 2

Nov 01, 2019

Following the award of the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of the foundations and subsea cables for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) in May 2019, Jan De Nul Group is on track with all project preparations…

Ulstein Pushes Offshore Wind Vessels Segment

Oct 31, 2019

Norway's Ulstein Group is aiming to become a leading player in the growing offshore wind industry designing and building vessels for some of the world’s toughest areas and demanding operations.'The knowledge of how to integrate technical, operational…

Boskalis Consortium to Develop French Port

Oct 31, 2019

A consortium led by Boskalis Nederland and Bouygues Travaux Publics has won a contract from the Occitanie/Pyrenees-Mediterranee region of France for the expansion of Port-La-Nouvelle in the south west of the country that will lead to offshore wind development…

ABB to Connect World’s Largest OWF

Oct 31, 2019

Swiss technology company ABB ABB has won a big contract to connect the world’s largest offshore wind farm (OWF) to Britain’s electricity grid.ABB has been selected by energy companies SSE Renewables of the UK and Equinor of Norway to supply…

Boskalis, Hwa Chi Win CFXD OWF Project

Oct 30, 2019

Netherlands headquartered Royal Boskalis Westminster together with Taiwanese partner Hwa Chi Construction have been awarded the foundation scope for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF) project owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP)…

Ørsted to Divest Stake in NJ OWP to PSEG

Oct 30, 2019

Danish wind developer Ørsted A/S will enter into exclusive negotiations for Public Service Enterprise Group  (PSEG) to potentially acquire a 25% interest in the proposed 1,100-MW Ocean Wind project.Subject to negotiations toward a joint venture agreement…

SGRE Wins Taiwanese 376 MW OWP

Oct 30, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has received a firm order from a consortium between Macquarie Capital Limited and Swancor Renewable Energy Co to install the 376-MW Formosa II offshore wind farm project (OWP) in Taiwanese waters.The project…

Jan De Nul Completes Formosa 1 Phase 2

Oct 30, 2019

Jan De Nul Group has finished installing foundations, power cables and scour protection on the 120MW second phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm off the coast of Taiwan.According to the company that provides services related to maritime…

Macquarie Doubles Gwynt y Môr Stake

Oct 29, 2019

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) has agreed to lift its shareholding in the 576-MW Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm in the UK by purchasing an additional 10% stake for an undisclosed sum.MIRA has managed a 10 per cent stake in Gwynt…

Blyth Port Readies Turbine Training Facility

Oct 28, 2019

UK's East coast port , Port of Blyth, said that it is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at its Bates terminal as part of a GBP1mln investment in training provision aimed at the offshore energy sector. This is a first for the UK wind industry…

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