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DEME Names Moray East Jacket Suppliers

Mar 15, 2019

DEME Offshore has selected tier one suppliers to supply jackets for the foundations of Moray Offshore Windfarm East (MOWEL),  located in the Outer Moray Firth, 22km off the coast of Scotland.According to DEME,  formerly GeoSea, Smulders will…

UK's First Offshore Wind Farm Decommissioned

Mar 13, 2019

German energy group E.ON will decommission the first wind farm built in U.K. waters, as the 4-MW facility has reached the end of its technical lifespan.Dismantling of the two-turbine Blyth offshore wind farm off of Northumberland will begin in April and last about four to six weeks…

Fred Olsen Windcarrier Debuts in Taiwan

Mar 12, 2019

The offshore wind parks specialist Fred Olsen Windcarrier won its first major deal in the Asian market after being picked to install the 8MW Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) turbines at the Yunlin offshore wind farm off Taiwan.Fred. Olsen…

OWC, TCE Targets Offshore Wind in India

Mar 12, 2019

UK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited (TCE) have signed an agreement to partner up for upcoming projects in the Indian offshore wind sector.Under the agreement, OWC and TCE will combine its powers to…

North East England Offshore Ready to Deliver

Mar 11, 2019

North East England’s supply chain is “fit and ready” to support the growth of offshore wind that the new UK Sector Deal will bring, according to Energi Coast.The North East has been instrumental in the development of the offshore wind industry…

Bristol, JDR Launch Offshore Wind Pact

Mar 11, 2019

Massachusetts-based Bristol Community College and JDR Cables, supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals and a part of the TFKable Group, have launched new collaboration to train the future workforce for the global offshore wind industry…

Offshore Wind to Provide 30% of UK’s Power

Mar 08, 2019

Clean, green offshore wind is set to power more than 30% of British electricity by 2030, Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry announced yesterday (7 March 2018) with the launch of the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal…

World Bank Targets Offshore Wind Markets

Mar 07, 2019

The World Bank Group announced a new program to advance the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries and emerging markets.The World Bank and  International Finance Corporation (IFC) will help these markets evaluate their offshore…

Green Marine Grows Offshore Fleet

Mar 07, 2019

The solutions provider of the offshore renewable industry, Green Marine has expanded its fleet by recently purchasing a Damen Twin Axe 26m long CTV named the “Green Storm”.The vessel will focus on servicing the Offshore Wind industry, providing…

SMC Strengthen Taiwanese Links

Mar 07, 2019

UK company Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has completed a full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of her deployment to Taiwan in the coming weeks.Both SMC and Seajacks have a keen interest in Taiwan’s offshore wind market…

Vattenfall's Groebler Named WindEurope Chair

Mar 07, 2019

Gunnar Groebler, Senior Vice President, Business Area Wind at Vattenfall,  has been named chairman of WindEurope’s board of directors.Groebler will replace RES CEO Ivor Catto and will serve an 18-month term. Nordex’s Tony Adams becomes the association’s new vice chair…

Swan Wraps Up Norther Offshore Cabling

Mar 06, 2019

Swan Hunter has completed work to spool export cables into storage baskets for the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm at its yard in Vlissingen, the Netherlands.The UK-based shipbuilding design, engineering, and management company said in a press…

UK’s First Offshore Wind PPA Signed

Mar 03, 2019

UK-based water company Northumbrian Water has signed what is believed to be the UK’s first corporate power purchase (PPA) agreement with Danish renewable energy specialist Ørsted for offshore wind.The 10-year deal is an expansion of a renewable electricity supply agreement between the companies…

Senvion Wins Italy's First Offshore Wind Project

Mar 03, 2019

German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion Group has concluded a 30-megawatt (MW) contract with Renexia for the first offshore wind farm in the Italian Mediterranean Sea.The wind farm will feature ten Senvion 3.0M122 turbines, installed on monopile…

Van Oord's New Record of Offshore Wind

Mar 03, 2019

Last week, the first electricity has been generated by the Belgian offshore wind farm Norther. Only 7 months ago, the Dutch maritime contracting company  Van Oord started with the installation of the first foundation and already the first power is delivered to the grid…

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