Top News of the Week, 04 – 10 September 2017
Ireland’s state owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of renewable energy marine services related to offshore wind farms.
DONG Energy has completed the decommissioning of the world’s first offshore wind farm, the 4.95MW Vindeby built in the Danish Baltic Sea near the island of Lolland in 1991.
Seaway Heavy Lifting’s vessels Stanislav Yudin and Oleg Strashnov have installed 69 pile clusters and 12 jacket foundations in the Outer Moray Firth off Scotland for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm project.
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the transport and installation of wind turbines on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm off Suffolk, UK.
All 67 Siemens 6MW turbines on the 402MW Dudgeon wind farm off Norfolk are now producing electricity, according to Statoil, the operator and part owner of the offshore wind farm.