Top News of the Week Feb 17 – 23, 2014

Top News of the Week Feb 17 – 23, 2014

Top News of the Week Feb 17 – 23, 2014

Marubeni and Technip to Build Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm

Mainstream Renewable Power has appointed Marubeni and Technip Offshore Wind Limited (working in consortium) as the preferred supplier of balance of plant EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) services for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm.

First OW Jack-Up Vessel Built in Germany Travels to Bremerhaven

Aeolus, the first jack-up vessel specialized for work on offshore wind farms to be designed and built in Germany, has left the shipyard and is now sailing along the river Elbe to Bremerhaven.

Siemens Develops System to Fight Fires in Wind Turbines

Siemens has developed an automatic fire detection and extinguishing system for offshore wind turbines. The first of these systems was recently installed at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the North Sea.

Vestas’ 8MW Turbine Selected for Burbo Bank Extension

Vestas has been selected as the preferred supplier by Dong Energy for their offshore wind project in the UK.

Development of London Array Phase 2 Terminated

Phase 2 of the London Array offshore wind farm will not be developed, the consortium behind the project informed today.