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Deutsche Windtechnik Wins Riffgat Deal

Apr 26, 2019

German wind turbine servicing company Deutsche Windtechnik has won the contract to provide maintenance for 30 Siemens SWT-3.6-120 wind turbines at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.The contract was awarded as part of an…

TÜV SÜD Certifies ELISA Floating Foundation

Apr 25, 2019

TUV SUD, the provider of inspection and product certification services, has allocated a certificate to Esteyco for the floating foundation used for the 5MW Elisa self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine in Spain.Offshore wind-turbine…

E.ON, Kyuden Mirai to Develop Offshore Wind in Japan

Apr 24, 2019

Germany-headquartered energy company E.ON and Japanese renewable energy company Kyuden Mirai Energy signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Japan.A press release from the European holding company based in…

Offshore Wind Developers Invests in Rhode Island

Apr 23, 2019

Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind and Eversource pledged $4.5 million Monday to talent and workforce development in Rhode Island based on the Revolution Wind project.Governor Gina M. Raimondo said: 'Ørsted and Eversource's commitments, as part of their Revolution Wind offshore wind farm…

Europe Invests $30bln in Wind in 2018

Apr 19, 2019

Europe invested a total of EUR27bn (USD 30.34bln) in new wind farms in 2018, allowing it finance a record amount of new wind energy capacity, according to European trade body WindEurope.Europe invested EUR 10.3 billion in new offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 4…

DPU Approves Vineyard Wind Contracts

Apr 18, 2019

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved long-term contracts for 800MW of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and the Commonwealth’s electric distribution companies.The DPU green signal is a crucial approval needed…

DNV GL Certifies Arkona Offshore Wind Farm

Apr 17, 2019

Norwegian testing and advisory company DNV GL said it awarded the Arkona Offshore Wind Farm with the project certificate.The certification was carried out according to the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH – Bundesamt für…

Tennet Relocates Submarine Cable from Borssele

Apr 17, 2019

The transmission system operator Tennet has moved the first submarine cable from the Dutch wind farm zone 'Borssele' to the transformer station.'TenneT has laid the first sea cable to connect the Alpha platform to the transformer substation in Borssele…

385-MW German Offshore Wind Farm Opened

Apr 17, 2019

Germany has inaugurated its biggest wind farm in the Baltic Sea between Germany's Isle of Rügen and the Danish island of Bornholm.385 MW farm was officially inaugurated in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Norwegian petroleum and energy minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg…

India, Denmark Forge Offshore Wind Alliance

Apr 16, 2019

India’s Union Cabinet has given its approval for a cooperation agreement between India and Denmark on strategic sector cooperation in the field of renewable energy with a focus on offshore wind.According to a government release, the Cabinet…

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…

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