Top News of the Week Dec 1 – 6, 2015
Denmark’s Samso offshore wind farm, also known as Paludans Flak, is out of action after one of the turbines collapsed and crashed into the sea early Saturday morning, Søren Hermansen, Director of the Samso Energy Academy, confirmed to Offshore WIND.
EDP has been granted European funding to develop new technology for offshore wind power.
The world’s largest multipurpose cable laying vessel, Jan De Nul’s Isaac Newton, was delivered to its owner on Friday, 27 November.
German utility RWE will transfer its renewables, grids and retail operations at home and abroad to a new subsidiary and list it on the stock market probably in late 2016.
Wind farm owners representing 12 % of global turbine assets have founded a new peer-to-peer online platform called o2o WIND International, dedicated to the exchange of knowledge and experience on operation and maintenance issues.