Top News of the Week, 21 – 27 August 2017
Building a floating foundation in concrete has shown to be a cheaper solution, not only construction-wise but with O&M taken into account as well, since the material is much more durable at sea – as learned from the offshore oil & gas industry – according to Bruno Geschier, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Ideol.
ABB will install Onboard DC Grid power distribution onboard Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ (LDA) wind farm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) to enable the cost-efficient integration of batteries.
Van Oord has won the Balance of Plant (BOP) contract for Northland Power’s 252MW Deutsche Bucht, or DeBu, offshore wind farm after the project reached its financial close.
E.ON has protected all 60 steel foundations of the Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea with a special anti-corrosion coating developed in cooperation with Rambøll Germany and in coordination with the relevant authorities.
DONG Energy is currently undertaking the necessary preparations to begin offshore works on the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm which are scheduled to start in September.