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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a conditional agreement for an offshore wind power project

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of wind turbines for an offshore project not materially above Vestas’ announcement threshold for offshore projects of 800 MW. The project is to be delivered by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and will not enter into the order backlog of Vestas Wind Systems … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a conditional agreement for an offshore wind power project

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Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines. Demonstrating that the offshore wind industry is gaining significant momentum in the United States, Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa today announced the signing of a subcontract to supply wind turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project founded by Dominion Energy. … Continue reading Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

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Growth ahead for Taiwanese offshore wind energy

Siemens Gamesa strongly supports growth of market to reach governmental goals of 5.5 GW installed by 2025. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) signed 10 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with a range of suppliers today in Taipei, Taiwan. The MoUs come as a complement to previous agreements signed with Yeong Guan Energy Technology Group (YGG) and … Continue reading Growth ahead for Taiwanese offshore wind energy

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Iberdrola starts the transfer of the Andalusia II substation from Cádiz to the East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom

It will be installed in the biggest offshore wind power project currently being developed in the world. The ‘Andalusia II’ substation began its sea crossing last Saturday from the shipyard in Puerto Real (Cádiz) to the East Anglia One offshore wind farm that Iberdrola is building in British waters. The loading operation started at ten … Continue reading Iberdrola starts the transfer of the Andalusia II substation from Cádiz to the East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom

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Aeolus starts work on Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm

Starting in 2019, some 400,000 households will be running on green energy supplied by Norther, set to be Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm. Offshore installation vessel Aeolus underwent a major transformation before installing the very first foundation in the seabed this month. The installation of the first of a total of 45 foundations marks the … Continue reading Aeolus starts work on Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm

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Mitsui & Co. invests in Taiwanese offshore wind energy developer Yushan Energy Taiwan

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. completed all necessary procedures to enter into a definitive agreement to acquire a 50% share of Yushan Energy Taiwan Co., from Singapore’s Yushan Energy Co., a subsidiary of Enterprize Energy Group. Yushan Energy Taiwan Co. is currently developing an off-shore wind power plant in Taiwan, the company said in its press … Continue reading Mitsui & Co. invests in Taiwanese offshore wind energy developer Yushan Energy Taiwan

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Dominion Seeks Approval for Experimental Wind Turbines

Dominion Energy Virginia has submitted to the State Corporation Commission a proposal to build two wind-generating turbines 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach — arguably the most expensive research project ever funded by the Commonwealth. The experimental turbines will not produce 12 megawatts of electricity at a remotely economic cost. But they will … Continue reading Dominion Seeks Approval for Experimental Wind Turbines

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Dominion Energy Advance Offshore Wind Power Development

Approval sought to build two, 6-megawatt wind turbines off Virginia’s coast- $300 million project would be first constructed in a federal lease area- Research vessel to perform underwater studies before construction begins- Unique project one of many enabled by the Grid Transformation & Security Act. Dominion Energy Virginia and Denmark-based energy company ?rsted took significant … Continue reading Dominion Energy Advance Offshore Wind Power Development

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Northam announces Coastal Virginia offshore wind energy demonstration project

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Dominion Energy is filing for State Corporation Commission approval to proceed with construction of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind demonstration project. Dominion Energy is partnering with Ørsted, a Denmark-based energy company, to build the demonstration project, consisting of two six-megawatt wind turbines located approximately 27 miles off the coast … Continue reading Northam announces Coastal Virginia offshore wind energy demonstration project

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Van Oord named preferred contractor for Fryslân nearshore wind farm

Supply of 89 SWT-DD-130 wind turbines with a total rated power output of over 380 MW. The consortium of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Van Oord has been selected by Windpark Fryslân B.V. as the preferred contractor for the construction of the Fryslân nearshore wind farm. The wind farm will contain 89 wind turbines with … Continue reading Van Oord named preferred contractor for Fryslân nearshore wind farm

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RanaWorks’ offshore wind farm in Germany

RanaWorks’ contracted the all-round installation support above water line during the installation of an offshore wind farm in German territorial waters. Structural repairs, installation of safety equipment and paint repairs are all combined in this assignment. The work will be executed at height by using working at height and rope access techniques. “This new order … Continue reading RanaWorks’ offshore wind farm in Germany

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind joins the Global Wind Energy Council

MHI Vestas, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of offshore wind turbines, has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the trade body which represents the global wind industry. The company will join GWEC’s board of directors and play an active role in GWEC’s work to open up markets for offshore wind around the world. … Continue reading MHI Vestas Offshore Wind joins the Global Wind Energy Council

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New York Governor writes offshore wind energy support

In a letter yesterday, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo called on U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to support New York’s offshore wind initiative by delineating and leasing at least four new wind energy areas recommended by the state’s Offshore Wind Master Plan. The Governor’s letter also enclosed the state’s comments on the … Continue reading New York Governor writes offshore wind energy support

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Virginia pushes to attract offshore wind power

Virginia currently doesn’t have any offshore wind turbines. Dominion Energy is working on two offshore wind turbines that are part of a pilot program the state’s largest utility says could eventually lead to the development of a much larger wind farm. Virginia has picked a consultant to help boost its chances of becoming the east … Continue reading Virginia pushes to attract offshore wind power

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Current status of concentrated solar power (CSP) globally

According to CSP Today Global Tracker, October 3, 2016, of the 17 commercial-scale projects that are currently being built in the world, 15 include TES (Thermal Storage Systems).   It is estimated that some 13 GWh of thermal energy storage (TES), based almost exclusively on molten salts, was operational in relation to the CSP plants … Continue reading Current status of concentrated solar power (CSP) globally

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UK offshore wind energy to double by 2030

Britain’s offshore wind capacity is set to double over the next decade, driven by a government strategy forcing turbine operators to bid for financial support in auctions. Plummeting costs have made wind an increasingly affordable source of clean energy in recent years. By 2030, between a fifth and a third of the UK’s electricity is … Continue reading UK offshore wind energy to double by 2030

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Taiwan Offshore Wind Energy Summit 2018

For 2nd TOWES 2018, we are dedicated to building a networking and match-making platform for all concerned industrial players to share knowledge and to exchange business contacts in this emerging market. What TOWES 2018 can provide is not only the topical sessions to deeply understand the market intelligence, but also to get connected with key … Continue reading Taiwan Offshore Wind Energy Summit 2018

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1,000 MW wind power project planned off Gujarat’s coast

The European Union is funding and providing technical assistance in the preliminary implementation of the tentative capacity of 200 MW. Work on the ambitious 1,000 MW wind power project planned off Gujarat’s coast, the first such project in India, is set to commence as the Request for Proposal (RFP) is expected to be issued by … Continue reading 1,000 MW wind power project planned off Gujarat’s coast

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TÜV SÜD undertakes inspections for E.ON wind farms in the North Sea and Baltic Sea

TÜV SÜD has been commissioned by E.ON Climate & Renewables to provide periodic inspection services at E.ON’s two offshore wind farms, Amrumbank West and Arkona. The two parks have 140 turbines with a combined capacity of 687 MW. Testing will be conducted in accordance with the specifications of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of … Continue reading TÜV SÜD undertakes inspections for E.ON wind farms in the North Sea and Baltic Sea

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Developers express interest in India’s first offshore wind energy project

The wind energy project with a capacity to produce 1,000 megawatt has been planned off the coast of Pipavav port in Gujarat. As many as 35 national and international developers have expressed interest in the country’s first offshore wind energy project, and the process of inviting Request For Proposal (RFP) should take place next month, … Continue reading Developers express interest in India’s first offshore wind energy project

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