Top News of the Week, 8 – 14 May 2017
Following the announcement that EnBW reached the final investment decision for the 112MW Albatros offshore wind farm, the German energy company said that the supply contracts for all the main infrastructure work on the project are now concluded.
The Gemini offshore wind farm, a 600MW facility situated 85 kilometres north of the Groningen coast and one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms, is now officially open.
The Navantia-Windar consortium has loaded out the first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm.
Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired three offshore wind sites under development in Taiwan with a combined capacity of 1,500MW.
At a meeting held on 8 May, the Board of Directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy appointed Markus Tacke as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with Michael Hannibal, previously CEO of the offshore division at Siemens Wind Power, now CEO of Siemens Gamesa’s offshore business.
Offshore WIND Staff