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Offshore wind market delivers success for Montrose Port Authority

Montrose Port Authority, a leading support and service hub for the energy industry, has heralded a new era of capabilities, supporting its first project within the offshore renewable sector. In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd, a subsidiary of the leading Norwegian logistics company NorSea Group AS, the Port is participating in the pioneering Hywind … Continue reading Offshore wind market delivers success for Montrose Port Authority

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wind turbines for offshore wind farm in Germany

The firm and unconditional order is placed by Northland Power Inc. and is for the 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project. DeBu is Northland’s third offshore wind project and is located 77 km from Northland’s other German offshore wind project, Nordsee One. With the order, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has announced orders for more than 700 … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wind turbines for offshore wind farm in Germany

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Van Oord awarded contract to construct Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm

Subsequent to the announcement that Northland Power’s 252 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm has reached financial close, Van Oord is pleased to confirm that it is contracted for the Balance of Plant scope. The project was originally developed by Highland Group Holdings Ltd. The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm is located in the German … Continue reading Van Oord awarded contract to construct Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm

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First commercial floating offshore wind farm nears completion

The fifth and final wind turbine for the Hywind Scotland commercial-scale floating offshore wind farm, a joint project between Masdar and Statoil, has arrived at its final destination, Buchan Deep, 25km east of Peterhead in Scotland. Earlier this summer, all five turbines were successfully assembled outside Stord, Norway and they have now completed their journey … Continue reading First commercial floating offshore wind farm nears completion

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Van Oord completed work on the Walney Extension offshore wind farm

Van Oord has finished the Walney Extension offshore wind farm for DONG Energy to transport and install 87 foundations. Van Oord’s installation vessels Aeolus and Svanen completed the project in 4.5 months. Upon completion of the project in late 2018, the offshore wind farm will supply energy to more than 500,000 households in the United … Continue reading Van Oord completed work on the Walney Extension offshore wind farm

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ODE, Northland Power and Yushan Energy jointly host Taiwan Offshore Wind Delegation

ODE, Northland Power and Yushan Energy jointly hosted, at Barrow, a delegation of Civic Leaders and industrialists from Taiwan during their recent offshore wind fact finding mission to the UK. The mission was led by the Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association and was supported by the UK’s Department for International Trade. The Group, which consisted … Continue reading ODE, Northland Power and Yushan Energy jointly host Taiwan Offshore Wind Delegation

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Houston Offshore Wind Summit: Charting a path for success

American offshore wind is continuing its forward momentum: More than 350 offshore energy services and manufacturing pros gathered at the Offshore Wind Executive Summit in Houston, Texas last week. Their goal: charting a path to tap into America’s strengths and knowledge, and use them to build offshore wind energy infrastructure for this growing industry. The … Continue reading Houston Offshore Wind Summit: Charting a path for success

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Peterhead Port awarded major offshore wind energy contract

Game-changing turbine foundations and one of the world’s largest floating cranes to be marshalled at harbour for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre Peterhead Port Authority is set to support the start of offshore construction work for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) after signing an agreement to harbour the game-changing suction bucket jacket … Continue reading Peterhead Port awarded major offshore wind energy contract

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Exciting offshore wind power news from DOE

More good news from the Department of Energy (DOE) as we hit the midpoint of #AmericanWindWeek. DOE released three new wind energy market reports on Tuesday, including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) latest annual Offshore Wind Technologies Market Report. The offshore market report reviews the latest information on the offshore wind market, technology and … Continue reading Exciting offshore wind power news from DOE

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CWind contract for Merkur Offshore Wind Farm

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, announced that it has been successfully awarded a contract to deliver all cable pull-in services for 66 offshore wind turbines and one offshore substation at Merkur Offshore Wind Farm. The 396-MW Merkur project is currently being constructed 45 km from the island of Borkum in … Continue reading CWind contract for Merkur Offshore Wind Farm

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DONG Energy divests 50% of German Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm

DONG Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of Borkum Riffgrund 2, a 450 megawatt (MW) German offshore wind farm project, to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). Borkum Riffgrund 2 is currently under construction and is expected to be fully commissioned in 2019. The total sales price (consisting of the purchase price for GIP … Continue reading DONG Energy divests 50% of German Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm

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Gardline secure contracts for ScottishPower Renewables’ global offshore wind energy projects

Gardline has been awarded contracts worth over £6 million by ScottishPower Renewables to carry out a range of pre-construction surveys across the East Anglia ONE, ONE North and TWO offshore windfarm sites. The work is underway, and is due to run until September, with support from various vessels from Gardline’s fleet. Seajacks has also secured … Continue reading Gardline secure contracts for ScottishPower Renewables’ global offshore wind energy projects

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Iberdrola gets nod for 1.2-GW EA3 offshore wind farm

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark has granted planning consent to ScottishPower Renewables’ 1.2GW East Anglia 3 wind farm off the UK’s Suffolk coast. ScottishPower Renewables, part of Spanish utility Iberdrola, has received planning approval from the British government for a 1.2-gigawatt offshore wind farm off the coast of Norfolk, … Continue reading Iberdrola gets nod for 1.2-GW EA3 offshore wind farm

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Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to boost capacity 1,500% by 2019

Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm off the coast of Miaoli County has generated 6.5MW as of late July since the launch of commercial operations in April, with capacity expected to grow to 120MW by 2019, according to local company Swancor Renewable, the lead developer for the project. The wind farm project — Formosa I — … Continue reading Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to boost capacity 1,500% by 2019

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Tesla joins effort to pair batteries with offshore wind power

Tesla and wind farm developer Deepwater Wind are planning to team up to create the largest project in the world that combines an offshore wind farm with large-scale electricity storage, the companies announced Tuesday. The project, called the Revolution Wind Farm, would generate electricity about 12 miles off the shore of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, and … Continue reading Tesla joins effort to pair batteries with offshore wind power

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European Oil Majors Seek to Harness US Offshore Wind Energy

Some European oil majors have made inroads into the emerging U.S. offshore wind energy market, aiming to leverage their experience of deepwater development and the crowded offshore wind arena at home. Late entrants to the offshore wind game in Europe, which began with a project off Denmark 25 years ago and is now approaching maturity, … Continue reading European Oil Majors Seek to Harness US Offshore Wind Energy

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Mammoet participates in constructing the world’s first floating wind farm

Mammoet recently completed the assembly of the first five test turbines that will be used at Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm situated at Buchan Deep, 25 kilometers off the east coast of Scotland. The turbines were assembled at the NorSea Group’s Stordbase yard at Stord, Norway. Mammoet was contracted by … Continue reading Mammoet participates in constructing the world’s first floating wind farm

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DONG Energy publishes draft environmental assessment for Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm

DONG Energy has today published a Preliminary Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) containing new information about its latest offshore wind farm development, Hornsea Project Three. The report is part of a wider formal public consultation that will run from today (27 July) to 20 September 2017. Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm will be located over … Continue reading DONG Energy publishes draft environmental assessment for Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm

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Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München Inaugurate 288 MW Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

Swedish power company Vattenfall and German communal company Stadtwerke München have successfully completed the construction and officially inaugurated the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm this week, making way for enough clean electricity for 400,000 German households. This past Sunday, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München officially inaugurated the 288 megawatt (MW) Sandbank offshore wind farm, located 90 kilometres … Continue reading Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München Inaugurate 288 MW Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

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Germany expects 900 MW of new offshore wind energy in 2017

Germany connected 626 megawatts (MW) of newly built offshore wind capacity to power grids in the first six months of this year and expects to see total installations of 900 MW in the full year, five industry groups said in a joint statement on Thursday. The installed total is now 4,729 MW and if 900 … Continue reading Germany expects 900 MW of new offshore wind energy in 2017

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