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  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Norwegian oil and gas major Aker BP has tabled a proposal to power the NOAKA project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf with electricity from shore combined with offshore wind.

  • 26 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Saipem and Equinor have signed a two-year frame agreement, under which Saipem will provide engineering services to Equinor, as well as assistance for the developer’s offshore wind projects. The agreement covers feasibility and conceptual studies, FEED, detailed engineering and related follow-on and support for R&D activities, and assisting Equinor with its upcoming projects, including those […]

  • 18 October 2017

    The launch of the world’s first floating wind farm marked another milestone, not only for the floating wind technology but for the overall offshore wind industry.

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian energy company Equinor has expressed interest to built a 200MW floating wind farm offshore Spain’s Gran Canaria island, according to reports from local media. Equinor has, through a recently established subsidiary, sent an expression of interest to the Government of Spain to develop the EUR 860 million wind farm in an area southeast of […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Scottish government has awarded some GBP 2 million in funding to Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and, Energy Skills Partnership to support innovation across the offshore wind sector.

  • 28 August 2017
    Authorities

    Crown Estate Scotland now has spatial data relating to the organisation’s offshore assets freely available on their website for the first time.

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has shown interest in developing floating offshore wind in Greece, a spokesperson from the company confirmed to Offshore WIND. According to Equinor, such a development will require that the Greek authorities open areas and production licenses for offshore wind and that a remuneration system is put in place. The proposed offshore wind farm would be […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Wavecraft’s crew transfer vessel (CTV) Umoe Rapid has won a 12-month charter to provide crew and cargo transfer during turbine installation work at an offshore wind farm in Germany.

  • 14 May 2017

    EnBW Reveals Albatros Team 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. Gemini Officially Open (Photos + Video) The Gemini offshore wind farm, a 600MW […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Authorities

    Crown Estate Scotland today (21 May) unveiled its proposals for leasing seabed for new offshore wind projects that would be built in Scotland’s waters from late 2020s onwards.

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Equinor, formerly known as Statoil, has awarded Reach Subsea with a contract for survey and inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) works at Dudgeon and Hywind offshore wind farms, which Reach Subsea will execute together with MMT.

  • 19 May 2016

    NorSea Group AS (NSG) has signed a renewed framework agreement regarding the delivery of base and port services to Technip Norge AS. The framework agreement, originally entered into in 2009, has now been extended until the end of 2018, with an option for 2 x 1 years. The services covered by the agreement include various base and […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service (GWS) is supporting MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with pre-assembly and installation activities on the Kincardine floating wind project. The 49.625 MW Kincardine is located 15 kilometres south of the Aberdeen coast in Scotland. The wind farm will comprise five MHI Vestas V164 9.525 MW wind turbines and one 2 MW MHI Vestas […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables have launched a new industry group to set out the strategy for large-scale deployment of floating offshore wind in the UK. The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the aim of producing a consensus vision for the future of floating wind and the business case for its continued development in the UK. According to the […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy company Partrac has launched its US subsidiary Partrac GeoMarine Inc.

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A new report published by the Carbon Trust has highlighted the key areas for policy makers to consider in order to develop a world leading market for floating wind in the UK. Recommendations for policy and regulatory measures include a viable support mechanism to secure the UK’s position as a world leader in floating wind, as well […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has officially changed its name to Equinor as part of a commitment to developing as a broad energy company. 

  • 10 November 2017

    Portugal’s renewable energy mix could be boosted by offshore – and especially floating – wind, as the country could meet 39% of its electricity demand with wind power by 2030, while 25% is currently covered with 5GW of wind turbines on land. 

  • 1 January 2018

    GE’s Haliade Nacelles Waiting for Merkur GE Renewable Energy has published a photo showing its Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm being assembled at the company’s Saint-Nazaire site in France. Galloper Nacelles Start Clicking in Esbjerg The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Norway plans to open two new areas for floating offshore wind on the Norwegian Continental Shelf this autumn, the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes said during the Energy Outlook conference held this week in Arendal.

  • 16 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities has signed a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the UK. Effective 16 July, Danske Commodities will take over balancing and trading of 281MW, equivalent to 70% of the wind farm’s production. The 402MW Dudgeon is owned by Equinor (35%), Masdar (35%) and […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa and Sif Group currently hold the biggest slices of cakes in their respective fields, when looking at the total installed offshore wind capacity in Europe. 

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Statoil has awarded the Bilbao-based Navacel with a contract for the supply of five towers which will support the turbines at the world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. The turbine towers to be supplied by Navacel will have a height of 83 metres with a diameter of 7.5 metres at the base and […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind industry could potentially create 10,000 jobs in the Spanish region of Galicia in the coming years, Enrique Mallon, the Secretary General of the association of metal workers of Galicia (ASIME), said during Galician Offshore International HUB 2016 forum held in Ferrol on 12 and 13 May. “If we do things right, both the administration […]

  • 3 October 2018

    The costs of floating offshore wind in Europe could decrease from the current EUR 180-200 per MWh to EUR 40-60 per MWh by 2030 with the right visibility in terms of volumes and industrialization, according to WindEurope’s Policy Blueprint.

  • 1 May 2019

    By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]