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Brazil’s Petrobras sees offshore wind power as alternative for the long-term

The chief executive of Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras, Jose Mauro Coelho, said on Wednesday that offshore wind power is among the alternatives being studied by the firm for the long run. Speaking at an event about carbon markets, Coelho said he sees potential synergies between offshore wind power and Petrobras’ leading position in oil … Continue reading Brazil’s Petrobras sees offshore wind power as alternative for the long-term

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Empire Wind selects Edison Chouest Offshore to provide plug-in hybrid service operations vessel

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel charter agreement to US marine transportation provider, Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO). The plug-in hybrid service operations vessel (SOV) will be the first in the US offshore wind sector capable of sailing partly on battery power. The vessel will … Continue reading Empire Wind selects Edison Chouest Offshore to provide plug-in hybrid service operations vessel

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Equinor and Naturgy team up to explore offshore wind development in Spain

Equinor and Naturgy partner up and enter a development agreement prior to Spain’s first upcoming offshore wind auction off the coast of the Canary Islands. The Spanish government aims to transform its energy mix and plans to develop up to 3 GW offshore wind by 2030. The first Spanish offshore wind auction is expected to … Continue reading Equinor and Naturgy team up to explore offshore wind development in Spain

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Naturgy and Equinor reach an agreement to jointly explore offshore wind energy in Spain

Equinor is the world’s leading floating offshore wind power developer and operates the first floating farm, Hywind Scotland (30MW), soon to be joined by Hywind Tampen (88 MW), which when commissioned in Q3 2022 will be the biggest in the world. The two companies agreed today, within the framework of the Wind Europe Congress that … Continue reading Naturgy and Equinor reach an agreement to jointly explore offshore wind energy in Spain

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Equinor and bp sign agreement to transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into central hub for offshore wind industry

Equinor, and its partner bp, today announced an agreement to turn the storied South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) complex in Brooklyn, New York into a major regional hub for offshore wind.  Under the agreement, the terminal will transform into a world-class offshore wind port capable of staging and assembling the largest, most sophisticated offshore wind … Continue reading Equinor and bp sign agreement to transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into central hub for offshore wind industry

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Turbine supplier selected for Baltyk II and III projects in Poland

Equinor and partner Polenergia have selected Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier of wind turbine generators for the MFW Ba?tyk II and MFW Ba?tyk III projects, two of the largest and most advanced offshore wind farms being developed in Poland, with a total installed capacity of 1440 MW. The signing of the preferred supplier agreement … Continue reading Turbine supplier selected for Baltyk II and III projects in Poland

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Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

Today, at an event with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, New York Governor Kathy Hochul and U.S. Representative Paul Tonko, Equinor and bp announced the finalization of the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1. The PSAs … Continue reading Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

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ENGIE & Equinor launch the H2BE project to kick-start low-carbon hydrogen market in Belgium

In February, energy groups ENGIE and Equinor announced an MoU to develop low carbon hydrogen projects together. Now the two companies move forward and announce the H2BE project which aims to develop production of low-carbon hydrogen from natural gas in Belgium. The Belgian federal government released its Hydrogen Strategy on 29 October and the H2BE … Continue reading ENGIE & Equinor launch the H2BE project to kick-start low-carbon hydrogen market in Belgium

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Equinor invests in battery storage company

Equinor has signed an agreement with Noriker Power Limited, a leading battery storage developer in the United Kingdom focusing on the engineering and project development of utility scale storage and stability services. The agreement includes the acquisition of a 45% stake in Noriker, with an option to acquire the full company at a later stage. … Continue reading Equinor invests in battery storage company

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Equinor reach financial close on the third phase of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

Dogger Bank wind farm owners, Equinor and SSE, have today announced financial close on the third phase of the project, Dogger Bank C. The terms achieved are some of the best ever for a construction offshore wind project in the UK. “Reaching financial close on the third phase of Dogger Bank is a significant milestone … Continue reading Equinor reach financial close on the third phase of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm

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Stepping up Korean offshore wind power plans

Equinor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean East-West Power (EWP) to cooperate on 3 GW of offshore wind projects in South Korea. Together the partners will contribute significantly to the country’s ongoing energy transition and development of an offshore wind industry in Korea. The Korean Government has set out an ambition to … Continue reading Stepping up Korean offshore wind power plans

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Equinor has entered into an agreement with Eni to sell a 10% interest in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm C project in the UK

Equinor continues to capture value from the world class offshore wind asset obtaining an equity consideration of around GBP 70 million. Eni has also entered into an agreement to purchase a 10% interest in Dogger Bank C from project partner SSE Renewables on the same terms. Once the transaction is complete, the new overall shareholding … Continue reading Equinor has entered into an agreement with Eni to sell a 10% interest in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm C project in the UK

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Equinor plans to launch GW-size floating wind energy concept in Scotland

Equinor, the leading developer in floating offshore wind has designed a new floating wind concept that will enable industrial standardisation and maximise opportunities for local supply chains. Having reaffirmed its commitment to Scotland earlier this year, the offshore energy company has now revealed its preferred floating wind foundation design for full-scale gigawatt (GW) commercial floating … Continue reading Equinor plans to launch GW-size floating wind energy concept in Scotland

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Offshore wind energy: New Ocean Grid project in the North Sea

The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Iselin Nybø, announced today that the Ocean Grid project will get financial support of 82.7 million NOK, through the Green Platform scheme. The project will develop new technology, knowledge and solutions to enable a profitable development of offshore wind on the Norwegian continental shelf. It will look particularly … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: New Ocean Grid project in the North Sea

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Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

Project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor signed a declaration of intent to further intensify their collaboration on the AquaSector project – the vision of the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. The project aims to demonstrate that in Germany offshore based hydrogen production enables an efficient, cost-effective and sustainable way to produce green hydrogen.  … Continue reading Study investigates potential for first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in the German North Sea

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Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe join forces and form Océole, a partnership dedicated to developing floating offshore wind in France. Océole will evaluate and work towards submitting bids in the upcoming floating offshore wind tenders held by the French government. Establishing this partnership is in line with the three companies’ ambition of delivering high-performance floating … Continue reading Equinor, RES and Green Giraffe team up for floating offshore wind power growth in France

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Equinor ready to further develop floating offshore wind energy in Scotland

Equinor has confirmed it has bid for floating offshore wind in ScotWind, the competitive tender offshore wind seabed leasing round being undertaken by Crown Estate Scotland. The offshore energy company says the ScotWind Leasing round is a good strategic fit with its ambitions to continue to develop its North Sea offshore wind cluster and further … Continue reading Equinor ready to further develop floating offshore wind energy in Scotland

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Leba to become location for operations and maintenance base for Polish Baltic Sea offshore wind power projects

Equinor has completed the acquisition of a site at the port of ?eba to serve as the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Polish Baltic Sea offshore wind projects. The announcement makes Equinor the first developer to confirm an offshore wind maintenance port in Poland together with the joint venture partner Polenergia. Equinor will … Continue reading Leba to become location for operations and maintenance base for Polish Baltic Sea offshore wind power projects

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Equinor, RWE and Hydro team up for offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

Together, the partners have strong expertise in all parts of the offshore wind value chain from development, production, and route to market. Equinor, RWE Renewables and Hydro REIN have signed a collaboration agreement for offshore wind in Norway. The partners will jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop a large-scale … Continue reading Equinor, RWE and Hydro team up for offshore wind energy in the Norwegian North Sea

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