Search results for: hexicon

314 results

A list of search results

  • 29 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Sweden’s Hexicon has created a 50-50 joint venture – AvenHexicon SRL – with Avapa Energy to jointly develop floating wind power projects in waters offshore Italy. In addition, Hexicon will license its patented technology to AvenHexicon for use in its projects and by third parties. Italy is one of the main recipients of the EU […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Swedish floating wind specialist Hexicon has created a joint venture, Hexicon Power SA, with Greece’s EAMAA, described as a first step to start the development of floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Greece. A new legal framework for offshore wind is expected this year and Hexicon is now set to establish a presence […]

  • 14 January 2022
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Twin Hub floating demonstrator project in the Celtic Sea has now been awarded a marine licence for a renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England. The marine licence is the latest consent for the project which was awarded a Section 36 consent in 2020. Hexicon AB completed the acquisition of the consented […]

  • 11 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Sweden-based Hexicon and Elia Grid International (EGI) have joined forces to connect the wind energy produced by floating offshore wind farms to the onshore grid. Under the agreement, the partners will develop concepts and projects to integrate large-scale floating offshore wind farms into the onshore power systems. By doing so, the two companies expect to […]

  • 15 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Hexicon has partnered with Worley for the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED), Engineering Procurement Fabrication (EPF), and installation management of the TwinWay project in Norway, a pilot to commercialise Hexicon’s floating offshore wind technology. Through the partnership, Worley will take over the project specific engineering, planning and fabrication phase, including the management of the installation, following […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Shell and CoensHexicon have secured further two Electricity Business Licenses (EBLs) from South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy for their floating wind project off the coast of Ulsan. The joint venture obtained the first EBL for the MunmuBaram project in November 2021, when 420 MW of its capacity was approved, marking the first […]

  • 29 November 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and CoensHexicon, has secured an Electricity Business License (EBL) for its floating offshore wind project off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea. The EBL from South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy grants MunmuBaram exclusive development rights to progress 420 MW of wind energy, a third of the […]

  • 16 February 2022

    EOLOS has secured a multi-buoy supply contract with Korean-based company Pacifico Energy for the simultaneous deployment of two FLS200 floating LiDAR devices in South Korea. Pacifico Energy, which recently closed an agreement with SSE Renewable for a joint ownership company SSE Pacifico to pursue development of offshore wind projects in Japan, has signed a one-year […]

  • 15 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with power generation company Korea Southern Power Co., Ltd (KOSPO) to drive Shell’s floating offshore wind and renewable energy ambition in South Korea. Under the MoU, the two energy companies will explore collaboration opportunities to contribute to Korea’s energy transition. This could […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Shell plans to invest up to GBP 25 billion (approximately EUR 30 billion) in the UK energy system over the next ten years, with offshore wind being one of the main areas the oil and gas giant has set its sights on in the UK. The company said via a social media post it planned […]

  • 25 October 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Two provinces of South Korea have decided to grant CoensHexicon, a joint venture between Hexicon and Korean company Coens, permission to measure wind conditions in a total of four offshore areas. The permission also entails a priority right to develop offshore wind farms within the areas, according to Hexicon. The first site includes three locations […]

  • 12 January 2022

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is preparing a draft environmental assessment (EA) for offshore wind activities in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico, where the government agency is looking to narrow the identified wider area before advancing any Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) for lease sales. “The Gulf of Mexico is well-positioned […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    The following is a guest post by Westwood Global Energy Group’s Senior Analysts Michelle Gomez, Bahzad Ayoub and Ruth Chen. The offshore wind sector had another record-breaking year in 2021. Some 18.6 GW of capacity was put into operation – the industry’s highest level of annual capacity additions.   Mainland China’s push to bring capacity […]

  • 12 October 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has confirmed its intention to grant Hexicon a European patent for the company’s floating wind power platform with tilted towers. EPO has also examined a third-party submission, similar to the objection filed against the patent already granted in Sweden, and did not find it relevant, in accordance with Hexicon’s previous […]

  • 5 May 2022

    As the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is working towards the first offshore wind auction for the Gulf of Mexico early next year, current legislative developments in Louisiana could lead to the state being the first to build an offshore wind farm in the Gulf, as well as to expanding the wind lease […]

  • 3 February 2022

    The US state of Louisiana has set a target of 5 GW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2035 in its first ever Climate Action Plan, which was unanimously approved by the state’s Climate Initiatives Task Force on 31 January. Louisiana’s Climate Action Plan contains 28 strategies and 84 specific actions to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    RWE Renewables has partnered with Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) and the GNOwind Alliance to help establish an offshore wind supply chain in Louisiana that could serve projects across the US. Germany-based offshore wind developer will collaborate with GNO, Inc. and GNOwind Alliance on building a programme that will help existing Louisiana companies, especially […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish company OX2 has applied for a Natura 2000 permit for an offshore wind farm within the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone off the coast of Falkenberg and Varberg. The permit application, which includes an environmental impact assessment (EIA), is handled by the County Administrative Board of Halland. The project, called Galatea-Galene, would comprise 101 turbines […]

  • 28 January 2022

    Jump to: Making the Case for Offshore Wind Lease Sale 257 The District Court in Washington, D.C., has vacated the Department of Interior’s (DOI) decision to hold an offshore oil and gas lease sale following a lawsuit filed by four environmental groups, which argued that the environmental analysis that the administration relied on to hold the […]

  • 29 April 2022

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to hold the next Gulf of Maine Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting on 19 May as part of the agency’s work on refining the process for identifying a Wind Energy Area in the Gulf of Maine that is suitable for leasing. The meeting will focus on […]

  • 22 April 2022

    German shipping and logistics group Harren & Partner has acquired the 108 metres long jack-up vessel Thor from the Belgium-based offshore installation services company DEME, for an undisclosed fee. The vessel, which sails under the Madeiran flag, has a 500-tone capacity, a high-outreach offshore crane, and a fully equipped accommodation block for up to 56 […]

  • 29 October 2021

    The US Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish a Call for Information and Nominations to further assess commercial interest in wind energy leasing in the Gulf of Mexico, after publishing Request for Interest (RFI) in June. The RFI focused on the Western and Central Planning Areas of the […]

  • 1 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    TotalEnergies and Sempra have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop several onshore and offshore renewable projects in North America. TotalEnergies said in a statement it is expanding its North American strategic alliance with Sempra. The MoU outlines Sempra’s potential acquisition of 30 per cent of TotalEnergie’s equity interest in an offshore wind project […]

  • 13 December 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The recently announced seven offshore wind lease auctions in the United States by 2025 could generate up to USD 4.5 billion in new federal revenue, create up to 128,000 jobs during construction of the projects, and spark USD 120 billion in clean energy investments, a report released by the American Clean Power Association (ACP) has […]

  • 25 February 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified three Call Areas in the Pacific Ocean offshore Oregon for wind energy development, which have a total installed capacity potential of 17 GW. The agency is now embarking on narrowing down these pieces of federal waters into Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) which could support 3 […]

  • 25 March 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review and will hold a wind energy auction for two lease areas offshore North Carolina and South Carolina on 11 May. The lease areas include 110,091 acres in the Carolina Long Bay. If developed, they could result in at least 1.3 GW of offshore […]