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EMEC secures US$35 million for floating wind power project

European Marine Energy Centre leads consortium from Ireland, the UK, France, the Netherlands and Germany. A €31 million (US$35m) project has been approved for an ambitious four-year floating offshore wind project. Subject to consenting, it is planned that a full-scale floating wind turbine be deployed for testing off the west coast of Ireland at a … Continue reading EMEC secures US$35 million for floating wind power project

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Prysmian supports floating wind farm in France

EPR technology proves to be the key enabler for dynamic applications. Prysmian will provide guaranteed performance thanks to an end-to-end monitoring system Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a contract worth approximately €30 million by PGL (Provence Grand Large), a floating offshore wind farm project located … Continue reading Prysmian supports floating wind farm in France

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Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

The company is expanding its fleet of CTVs as its strong support of the government’s policy of developing indigenous offshore wind farms. aiwanese marine construction company Hung Hua Construction (HHC) signed a purchase agreement, followed by another MOU with Dutch shipbuilding company Damen for further joint cooperation, at one of the region’s largest wind energy … Continue reading Taiwan’s Hung Hua Construction signs MOU with Dutch shipbuilder to expand offshore wind support vessels

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Offshore Wind Energy to Exceed 81000 MW by 2024

The global offshore wind energy market is expected to exceed more than 81,000 MW by 2024, growing at a CAGR of more than 25% in the given forecast period. A report by Market Research Engine said that the major driving factors of offshore wind energy market are  its various advantages over its onshore counterpart is … Continue reading Offshore Wind Energy to Exceed 81000 MW by 2024

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Shell and Eneco team up in bid for Dutch offshore wind power

The Netherlands plans to add a further 7,000 MW in offshore wind energy capacity between 2024 and 2030, as it seeks to turn around a track record as one of the most polluting countries in Europe. Royal Dutch Shell has teamed up with energy company Eneco and builder Van Oord in a bid to build … Continue reading Shell and Eneco team up in bid for Dutch offshore wind power

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Fred Olsen secures contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

Fred Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract from Siemens Gamesa to transport and install wind turbines at the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwanese waters. For the contract, Fred Olsen will use one of its purpose-built jack-up installation vessels in Europe. The vehicle will start heading to Asia during the spring of 2020 to work … Continue reading Fred Olsen secures contract for Taiwanese offshore wind farm

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Norway preparing to expand its offshore wind energy supply chain

This week WindEurope attended the Offshore Wind Days 2019 conference in Oslo. Organised by Norwegian Energy Partners, this event gives global participants two days to discuss and analyse offshore wind market developments and supply chain challenges both in Europe and beyond. Day 1 set the scene for offshore wind on both a European and global … Continue reading Norway preparing to expand its offshore wind energy supply chain

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Program to accelerate offshore wind power in developing countries

The program will convene developing country governments, commercial developers, development partners, and wind energy experts to raise awareness around offshore wind opportunities in emerging markets and lay the groundwork for a pipeline of new projects that could be supported by World Bank or IFC financing. The World Bank Group announced a new program to fast-track … Continue reading Program to accelerate offshore wind power in developing countries

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Offshore wind power to provide 30% of UK’s electricity in new ‘Sector Deal’ boost

A government/industry partnership announced today will mean that the UK will get 30% of its electricity from offshore wind turbines by 2030. The new offshore ‘Sector Deal’ sets the groundwork for a huge boost in offshore wind energy capacity in the UK. The sector deal will set offshore wind farm capacity on course to reach … Continue reading Offshore wind power to provide 30% of UK’s electricity in new ‘Sector Deal’ boost

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Britain targets a third of electricity from offshore wind by 2030

Britain plans to generate a third of its electricity from offshore wind farms by 2030 and boost the value of exports of offshore wind services and equipment to 2.6 billion pounds a year, the government said on Thursday. Britain, which aims to lift industrial productivity as it leaves the European Union, is the world’s biggest … Continue reading Britain targets a third of electricity from offshore wind by 2030

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Sparrows provides cable handling solutions for Hornsea One

Sparrows Group Cable and Pipe Lay Solutions (CPLS) division more than doubled its business during 2018 thanks to an upsurge in activity in the renewables market. This included the successful delivery of its largest renewables project to date as part of three contracts awarded through VBMS; DEME Offshore, formerly known as Tideway; and DeepOcean. The … Continue reading Sparrows provides cable handling solutions for Hornsea One

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Senvion secures the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea

Italian near shore wind farm to feature ten 3 MW wind turbines. Senvion 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 wind turbines, installed on monopile foundations in a water depth ranging from 3 to 18 … Continue reading Senvion secures the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea

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Ørsted and Northumbrian Water Group sign UK’s first Offshore Wind Energy PPA

Ørsted has signed a long-term agreement with Northumbrian Water that will see the water company take almost a third of its renewable energy demand from Race Bank offshore wind farm. The 10-year deal is the first Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of its kind in the UK and is an expansion of a renewable electricity supply … Continue reading Ørsted and Northumbrian Water Group sign UK’s first Offshore Wind Energy PPA

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E.ON bids with ENGIE and EDPR for Dunkirk wind energy project

E.ON plans to enter the French renewable energy market and has joined the ‘Dunkerque Eoliennes en Mer’ consortium. Together with the energy companies ENGIE from France and EDPR from Portugal, E.ON is taking part in the auction of the Dunkirk offshore wind farm announced by the French government for March. The 600-megawatt wind power project … Continue reading E.ON bids with ENGIE and EDPR for Dunkirk wind energy project

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Declaration calls for more ocean-based renewables

On 19 February the Belgian government organised a major international conference on ‘Climate Change and Oceans Preservation.’ Over 500 participants from the worlds of policy, technology and industry attended. The Belgian government asked WindEurope to run the panel on the happy co-existence of ocean energy and biodiversity. The panel comprised EU Commissioner for Climate Action … Continue reading Declaration calls for more ocean-based renewables

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Offshore wind energy: Wind farm in New England wins key approval

Vineyard Wind plans an 84 wind turbinet, 800-megawatt wind farm about 14 miles south of the Massachusetts island. A proposed $2 billion wind farm planned for federal waters off Martha’s Vineyard has received key approval from Rhode Island regulators. The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council in a unanimous vote Tuesday determined that the wind … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: Wind farm in New England wins key approval

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Commission approves support for four floating demonstration offshore wind power plants in France

The European Commission has found four French wind turbines projects promoting electricity generation from renewable wind energy sources to be in line with EU State aid rules. The measures will further contribute to reach EU energy and climate goals without unduly distorting competition in the Single Market. The Commission approved French plans to support four … Continue reading Commission approves support for four floating demonstration offshore wind power plants in France

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Why is Taiwan the next big offshore wind energy market?

Taiwan has done an unparalleled job of establishing the world’s most exciting new offshore wind power market in a very short period of time. By putting in place a clear target of 5.5 GW of installed offshore wind farm capacity by 2025, offering an attractive initial Feed-in-Tariff, and creating a clear zone process for offshore … Continue reading Why is Taiwan the next big offshore wind energy market?

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Vineyard Wind advances 1.2 GW Liberty Wind Power offshore project

This would be one of the largest offshore wind energy projects in the world, capable to generate enough emission-free energy to power more than 750,000 New York households. In response to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s solicitation of offshore wind project proposals, offshore wind development company Vineyard Wind introduced Liberty Wind. … Continue reading Vineyard Wind advances 1.2 GW Liberty Wind Power offshore project

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Total, Ørsted and Elicio Join Forces to Bid for a Wind Farm Offshore Dunkirk

otal (Paris:FP) (LSE:TTA) (NYSE:TOT), a major energy player, Ørsted, renewable major, and Elicio, a renewable energy producer preselected by the French Energy Regulatory Commission, announce the creation of an industrial consortium to submit a joint bid for the Dunkirk offshore wind farm project for a power capacity of up to 600 MW. “Total’s participation in … Continue reading Total, Ørsted and Elicio Join Forces to Bid for a Wind Farm Offshore Dunkirk

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