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Mech-Tool Engineering delivers contract for Dudgeon offshore wind farm

A Teesside based product manufacturer and global supplier of fire, blast and radiant heat protection systems has successfully delivered a contract for Statoil’s £1.5 billion Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project. Located 20 miles off the coast of the seaside town of Cromer, Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd was commissioned to design, manufacture and supply its world leading … Continue reading Mech-Tool Engineering delivers contract for Dudgeon offshore wind farm

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Countdown begins to the world’s biggest offshore conference and exhibition

Offshore Wind Energy 2017, the globe’s largest dedicated offshore wind event ever, is just around the corner! Thousands of delegates, exhibitors, and visitors will be heading to London’s magnificent ExCeL Centre from June 6-8 for what promises to be the year’s most significant gathering of offshore industry players. WindEurope and RenewableUK are joining forces to host this … Continue reading Countdown begins to the world’s biggest offshore conference and exhibition

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Learn about Floating Wind Energy and Tenders

Don’t miss out on two of the most exciting sessions at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 conference in June. The offshore wind industry is transforming itself – floating technology and tenders are two of the motors driving this transformation. Learn everything you need to know at our expert panel sessions: Making floating wind energy commercially … Continue reading Learn about Floating Wind Energy and Tenders

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Kongsberg Digital to provide a wind turbine independent data storage and data security solution

Fred. Olsen Renewables, Statoil and Kongsberg Digital have agreed to collaborate to verify the functionality provided by Kongsberg’s digital platform, Kognifai, at Lista Vindkraftverk Fred. Olsen Renewables (a wholly owned subsidiary of Bonheur ASA), Statoil and Kongsberg Digital have agreed to collaborate to verify the functionality provided by Kongsberg’s digital platform, Kognifai, at Lista Vindkraftverk. … Continue reading Kongsberg Digital to provide a wind turbine independent data storage and data security solution

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UK switches on the world’s largest offshore wind turbines

The largest wind turbines in the world have recently started producing energy for the UK. Dong Energy, the Danish company behind the project, has recently switched on the 32 gigantic structures in Liverpool Bay. The wind turbines are taller than some skyscrapers at 640 feet and have 262-foot-long blades that can generate 8 megawatts of … Continue reading UK switches on the world’s largest offshore wind turbines

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US offshore wind farms to use Lloyd’s Register’s expertise in geophysical and hydrographic surveys

DONG Energy, a global leader in offshore wind has developed a significant portfolio of wind farms, with a total installed capacity of 3,000 MW offshore Germany, Denmark and the UK, has recently secured two leases in the United States – Bay State and Ocean Wind, off the coasts of Massachusetts and New Jersey respectively. If … Continue reading US offshore wind farms to use Lloyd’s Register’s expertise in geophysical and hydrographic surveys

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Xodus study concludes offshore wind energy technology could be viable off Guernsey

A preliminary feasibility study has concluded that offshore wind technology could be viable in several locations off Guernsey’s coast. The study was carried out by Xodus Group, an engineering consultancy with experience in the oil and gas, utilities and renewable industries, and funded jointly by the States of Guernsey and Guernsey Electricity. It concluded that … Continue reading Xodus study concludes offshore wind energy technology could be viable off Guernsey

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Pioneering Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm opens today

Burbo Bank Extension, a new offshore windfarm capable of meeting the electricity demand of well over 230,000 homes, will be officially opened at a ceremony in Liverpool today. The wind farm is a joint venture between DONG Energy (50%) and its partners PKA (25%) and KIRKBI A/S, parent company of the LEGO Group (25%). It … Continue reading Pioneering Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm opens today

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DNV GL starts JIP to improve assessment of site condition data for offshore wind farms

A new recommended practice will provide industry guidance on optimal collection and assessment of site conditions which will lead to time, cost and risk reduction in offshore wind farm designing DNV GL invites industry partners to start a Joint Industry Project (JIP) for improving the collection and assessment of site conditions data for offshore wind … Continue reading DNV GL starts JIP to improve assessment of site condition data for offshore wind farms

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Maryland makes a play for the offshore wind crown

The Maryland Public Service Commission greenlit two projects yesterday that put the state at the forefront of U.S. offshore wind development. The commission approved offshore renewable energy credits for 368 megawatts of capacity spread across two projects, proposed by U.S. Wind and a subsidiary of Deepwater Wind. The move will allow the financing of both … Continue reading Maryland makes a play for the offshore wind crown

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Maryland becomes an offshore wind power contender with OREC decision

Maryland’s Public Service Commission today awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to the companies US Wind and Skipjack Offshore Energy, LLC to build wind projects totaling 368 megawatts (MW) of capacity miles off the state’s coast. Completing these projects will generate nearly 10,000 new direct and indirect jobs and $1.8 billion of in-state spending. … Continue reading Maryland becomes an offshore wind power contender with OREC decision

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Avangrid (Iberdrola) gets 50 percent stake in Atlantic wind farm project

A subsidiary of Avangrid has acquired an ownership stake in a company competing to develop wind farms off Martha’s Vineyard. Avangrid Renewables has purchased a 50 percent stake in Vineyard Wind, which is seeking to develop a wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean, about 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. A Danish company, Copenhagen Infrastructure … Continue reading Avangrid (Iberdrola) gets 50 percent stake in Atlantic wind farm project

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Gemini Offshore Wind Farm operational

The Gemini Offshore Wind Park was officially opened yesterday. Pieter van Oord, CEO of Van Oord, expressed his pride in Van Oord’s involvement in Gemini and thanked all of the shareholders for their support. The grand opening was held in Eemshaven, the Netherlands. Once the home of the project offices, Eemshaven is now the home … Continue reading Gemini Offshore Wind Farm operational

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Netherlands open largest offshore wind farm

Dutch officials on Monday opened what is being billed as one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, with 150 wind turbines spinning in action far out in the North Sea. Over the next 15 years, the Gemini wind farm, which lies some 85 kilometres off the northern coast of The Netherlands, will meet the … Continue reading Netherlands open largest offshore wind farm

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Senvion confirms notice to proceed for 203 megawatt Trianel Borkum II wind farm

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has announced that the contract for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II has been concluded and is now effective. The notice to proceed was confirmed at the end of April with Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II GmbH & Co KG (TWB II). The conditional contract for the turbine delivery … Continue reading Senvion confirms notice to proceed for 203 megawatt Trianel Borkum II wind farm

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Offshore wind’s role at All-Energy 2017

Offshore wind has played an important role at All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, since the first event in the annual series was staged in 2001. This year is no exception for over 15.5 hours will be devoted to offshore wind in the conference and seminar programmes; and well … Continue reading Offshore wind’s role at All-Energy 2017

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Huisman introduces new crane type for offshore wind turbine maintenance

Huisman, the worldwide specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions has developed an extremely lightweight type crane for the maintenance of offshore wind turbines: the ‘Foldable Offshore Crane’. This crane combines unparalleled lifting heights and more than sufficient lifting capacity with a foldable boom resulting in less required deck space and a low own weight … Continue reading Huisman introduces new crane type for offshore wind turbine maintenance

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Block Island to start getting power from wind turbines

Block Island on Monday will formally throw the switch on a first-time connection to the New England energy grid through a new cable to the mainland, and begin receiving power from the country’s first five offshore wind turbines. In an interview Friday, Block Island Power Co. chief executive Jeff Wright said the event will end … Continue reading Block Island to start getting power from wind turbines

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Record-low bids in offshore wind power should make policy makers rethink post-2020 ambition levels

The offshore wind energy industry has witnessed an unprecedented price breakthrough in the past 10 months. In July 2016 DONG Energy surprised the industry with its record-low bid of €72.7/MWh in the Dutch tender for the Borssele I and II wind farms. In November 2016 Vattenfall amazed the market with a winning bid of €49.9/MWh … Continue reading Record-low bids in offshore wind power should make policy makers rethink post-2020 ambition levels

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Offshore wind farm in South Korea

Moventas and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction have agreed on the Exceed deliveries to an offshore windfarm in South Korea. Doosan is an existing customer for Moventas Exceed high torque density 3MW gearboxes. Exceed series is a gearbox platform that provides a competitive edge for a wind turbine manufacturer by lowering the LCoE of wind … Continue reading Offshore wind farm in South Korea

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