Top News of the Week Sep 2 – 8, 2013

Top News of the Week Sep 2 – 8, 2013

Top News of the Week Sep 2 – 8, 2013

UK: SHI’s 7 MW Wind Turbine Jacket on Its Way to Installation Site (VIDEO) 

Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) offshore wind turbine jacket began its journey toward Energy Park Fife in Methil this weekend.

First AREVA Wind Turbines on Their Way to Global Tech I Site (Germany) 

The jack-up platform Thor, owned by HOCHTIEF Solutions, is heading to the Global Tech I construction area, carrying three wind turbine towers and gondolas. The vessel will reach the North Sea wind farm in about one day and then start the installation.

France: Energy Minister Announces Concrete Steps to Boost Offshore Renewables 

Delphine Batho, French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy announced the launch of a call for expressions of interest to promote demonstration projects in offshore renewables on Monday.

UK: CT Offshore Halfway Done at West of Duddon Sands OWF 

CT Offshore is currently working on the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm in the Irish Sea.

Nordseewerke to Build Massive Offshore Foundation (Germany) 

Nordseewerke shipyard in Emden has been awarded a contract to build large foundations for an offshore wind farm.