Search results for: sofia

155 results

A list of search results

  • 8 August 2022
    Technology

    The Netherlands-based engineering company Iv-Offshore & Energy has developed a platform that uses offshore wind energy to produce 85 kilotonnes of hydrogen per year. With a capacity of 500 MW, the platform can produce enough green hydrogen in a single day to power more than 300,000 hydrogen cars to drive at least 100 kilometres, the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energi Coast, North East England’s offshore wind cluster, has recently expanded to include some of the leading offshore wind developers such as Equinor, innogy, and SSE. “The cluster now includes developers Equinor and SSE which are joint venture partners in Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farms and innogy Renewables, which is involved with the Sofia project,” Joanne […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    International energy company innogy and Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT have signed a Letter of Intent to jointly investigate the opportunities and challenges of offshore wind cross-border interconnectors across a North Sea Wind Power Hub system. Sea.

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Innogy has reported a 29% increase in adjusted EBITDA, to EUR 415 million, in its Renewables division in the first half of 2019, partly due to the Galloper offshore wind farm. According to innogy, the positive contribution to earnings was in part due to a bonus for timely, on-budget completion of the Galloper offshore wind farm. […]

  • 26 July 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    RWE has signed a contract with the Danish software company Systematic for a marine management tool that the developer will deploy across its global fleet of offshore wind farms. Under the contract, Systematic will supply its software, called SITE, to manage vessel and personnel information, as well as existing operational data from all of RWE’s […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Louis Dreyfus TravOcean (LDTVO) has installed all 80 inter-array cables at the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire, France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. A consortium of LDTVO and Prysmian officially secured a contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the 80-turbine Saint-Nazaire in 2018. Prysmian was responsible for cable manufacturing, while LDTVO was in […]

  • 10 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Louis Dreyfus TravOcean (LDTVO) plans to start the second inter-array cable installation campaign at the Saint-Nazaire offshore France in mid-March. Back in September 2018, a consortium of LDTVO and Prysmian officially secured a contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the France offshore wind farm. Under the agreement, Prysmian is responsible for […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine prototype has produced 359 megawatt-hours (MWh) within a 24-hour time period which the turbine maker said was the most power one turbine has ever produced over this duration. According to Siemens Gamesa, this is enough energy to drive 1.8 million kilometres in a mid-sized electric car. The […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore wind farms that won the Contracts for Difference (CfDs) in the latest UK CfD round will most likely be the first to operate with “negative subsidies”, even before the zero-subsidy projects awarded in auctions in the Netherlands and Germany. According to an analysis by an international team led by Imperial College London researchers, […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Equinor are looking into building what would be the fourth part of Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, whose three phases (A, B and C) are currently under construction. Surveys are now underway at an offshore site where the partners want to develop Dogger Bank D, which would […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Vessels

    Crew transfer vessel (CTV) operator High Speed Transfers (HST) has placed its fourth order for a Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, to be named HST Euan. The order for HST Euan is the result of a long-term contract won from a client operating out of Belgium, Damen said. “There is strong demand from the offshore […]

  • 8 February 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE has been selected as the preferred bidder for two adjacent offshore wind sites with a total potential capacity of 3 GW in the UK Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. The awarded sites are in the shallow central area of the North Sea known as Dogger Bank, 110 km from the North East coast of […]

  • 12 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    German energy company reported an adjusted EBITDA of EUR 297 million in the Offshore Wind segment in the first quarter of 2021, a 31 per cent drop compared to EUR 431 million reported for the same period in 2020. A key factor here were wind volumes in Northern and Central Europe, which were well below […]

  • 17 February 2021
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has completed the first Siemens Gamesa B108 wind turbine blade. The 108-metre IntegralBlade® was cast in one piece using patented Siemens Gamesa blade technologies. This process eliminates weaker areas at glued joints and produces blades of optimum quality, strength, and reliability, the turbine maker said. The record-setting blade will be installed on the […]

  • 10 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded Cadeler (formerly Swire Blue Ocean) with a contract to transport and install turbines of the SG 14-222 DD model. The turbines are expected to be the largest wind turbines in the world at the time of installation and have an individual capacity of 14 MW, Cadeler said. The contract, valued at […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    CMIC Ocean En-Tech Holdings Co. Ltd. (CMIC) and Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee have signed a strategic cooperation agreement targeting the offshore wind market in China with the offering of gangways and installation cranes. The products such as gangways and installation cranes provide critical solutions and are presently available only after long delivery lead […]

  • 27 August 2021
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a guarantee facility worth EUR 500 million with EKF and Danske Bank to back the delivery of offshore and onshore wind turbines from its order book. The guarantee facility will reinforce Siemens Gamesa’s ability to keep pace with growing future orders and allow the wind turbine supplier to provide guarantees, according […]

  • 4 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has highlighted strong opportunities for the wind industry in green hydrogen production, which is reinforcing the growing global wind energy capacity expected to be installed over the next decade. The growth in global wind energy capacity, including a sharp increase in offshore wind installations from 2024, will be reinforced by the enormous potential of […]

  • 8 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belfast-headquartered Ridgeway has secured a contract to supply Rockbags, also known as Kyowa Filter Units, for cable protection for the 480 MW Saint Nazaire wind farm offshore France. Saint Nazaire – an offshore wind farm being developed in the Loire-Atlantique region of France and owned by EDF Renewables and EIH S.à r.l. (a joint venture […]

  • 29 June 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has selected TÜV NORD to certify the world’s largest offshore wind turbine, the SG 14-222 DD. The turbine model has a capacity of up to 15 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 222 meters. The Hanover-headquartered technical services provider is responsible for the certification of the SG 14-222 DD’s prototype, scheduled for completion […]

  • 21 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Bulgarian government’s ‘National Renewable Energy Action Plan’ is failing to tap the full potential of Bulgaria’s locally-produced and pollution-free wind power, and failing to harness the full potential of the country’s fast-growing wind energy industry. At the international conference “Wind Power in Bulgaria: gearing up for 2020”, held today at the Sheraton Hotel in […]

  • 1 July 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of June 2020. Aegir Suffers Dropfall Incident Offshore Taiwan Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan on 15 June at 16:42 local time. Siemens Gamesa 14 MW Turbine to Make European Debut Offshore […]

  • 27 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Vessels

    German offshore wind developer RWE and maritime support provider Acta Marine have signed a long-term vessel supply agreement which they say will pave the way for the decarbonisation of offshore wind farm operations. According to the companies, the agreement is to build and operate two ‘green’ service operation vessels (SOVs), which will be among the […]

  • 20 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE Renewables and the utility National Grid have signed a partnership agreement to jointly develop offshore wind projects in the coastal region of the Northeast US. Under this agreement, RWE and National Grid Ventures, the non-regulated division of National Grid, will be working together to explore opportunities in the US offshore wind market. This includes […]

  • 23 September 2021
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started installing the SG 14-222 DD prototype offshore wind turbine at the test centre in Østerild, Denmark. The wind turbine’s tower has now been erected at the site, Siemens Gamesa said. Upon completion, the prototype unit will become the most powerful wind turbine installed in the world, surpassing GE’s 13 MW Haliade-X […]

  • 21 June 2022
    Technology

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has released details of new wind Lidar technology now installed on the company’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine. The ‘ZX TM’ Continuous Wave Lidar system has been integrated by Siemens Gamesa and is now a standard option for the turbine allowing for a fully IEC-compliant power curve measurement to […]