Highlights of the Month: November 2015
DONG Energy has released project details for its offshore wind farm proposed to be built off Massachusetts, USA.
The Scottish Government has granted a marine licence to Statoil for the construction of Hywind Scotland project, the world’s largest floating offshore wind development.
One of the engine rooms of the Beaumaris Bay wind farm service vessel, deployed at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, caught fire on Saturday, 31 October.
The Crown Estate has launched an interactive map that shows the estimated percentage of UK electricity demand being met by offshore wind on an hourly basis.
German engineering consultancy Gicon has received permission from a governmental agency to feed 2.3MW of grid connection capacity through the country’s first floating offshore foundation – GICON®-SOF.
DONG Energy today decided to construct the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, located in the Irish Sea, approximately 19 km off the west coast of Britain.
Vattenfall is seeking specialists for quality control and site representation for the Sandbank offshore wind farm construction.
EDP Renewables (EDPR), Mitsubishi Corporation (through its subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe), Chiyoda Corporation (through its subsidiary Chiyoda Generating Europe), Engie and Repsol today announced an agreement to implement a floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Northern Portugal, known as the WindFloat Atlantic (WFA) project.
GeoSea has been awarded a €340m contract to design, fabricate and install 56 steel monopile foundations at RWE’s Galloper offshore wind farm.
Norwegian energy company Statoil has made the final investment decision to build the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating wind farm, offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, after Scotland gave the project the go-ahead yesterday.