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Equinor Wind US, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have launched a joint project to expand the detection and monitoring of whale species found in the waters of New York Bight. The partners will deploy two acoustic buoys designed to provide near real-time monitoring of species such as […]
The implementation of U.S. offshore wind targets will not be as simple or, potentially, as green as it may seem since certain issues can “cause a bottleneck in the supply chain”, according to research by Yale University. Researchers from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies challenged the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) offshore wind plans, focusing specifically […]
Boralex is planning to sell its interest in the Dunkirk offshore wind project in France to its Vents de Dunkerque consortium partners if the bid is successful. Boralex said that, following a review amid changes in the tender’s competitive conditions and risk profile, its interest in the consortium no longer satisfies the company’s investment criteria. […]
ALE has completed its full scope of work on Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. The project concluded in February 2019 when ALE completed the final discharge of the 106th transition pieces (TPs) onto the installation vessel. ALE was contracted by GeoSea to provide the specialist offshore engineering alongside the marine transportation, sea-fastening, load-out […]
Vineyard Wind has signed an agreement committing to implement protective measures for North Atlantic right whales during construction and operation of its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. The U.S. company signed the deal to protect the critically endangered species with the National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Conservation Law Foundation. Among a […]
Innogy has distributed GBP 1.4 million in Wales in 2018 through community funding from its renewable energy projects.
MHI Vestas has promoted its current Vice President of Europe Sales Hans Henrik Jensen as Chief Sales Officer.
Just two to three offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 2GW could contribute to over two-thirds of Wales’ 70% renewable energy target by 2030 and putting Wales on course to achieve its carbon reduction goal of at least 80% by 2050, according to a new report released by the Carbon Trust. The scaling up […]
GeoSea has awarded Alewijnse Marine with a contract for the electrical installation of a helicopter deck on its multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo.
ALE has designed a new modular transport frame for carrying transition pieces within marshaling ports, which is said to optimize the costs of offshore wind projects.
Ampyx Power has partnered with DSM to develop a tether for its Airborne Wind Energy System (AWES) that is sized to generate a capacity of up to 2MW.
Crown Estate Scotland has published an update on proposals for new offshore wind leasing in Scotland’s waters which could start in April 2019 at the earliest.
For floating offshore wind to move forward from the current demonstration phase, the industry needs to be cost-competitive, according to Clement Mochet, Commercial Director at Vryhof.
The 400+ attendees were very curious to find out who the winners of the Offshore Energy Awards were last night. The black-tie dinner gala, hosted by Viktoria Koblenko, served a culinary dinner and offered sultry musical interludes by Jennifer Ewbank. The evening was officially opened by executive Vice President Shell, Bart van de Leemput, and Managing Director of Navingo, Coert van Zijll Langhout.
Societe Generale has secured approval by the Financial Supervisory Commission, Republic of China (Taiwan), to issue green bonds in Taiwan.
ALE and their Conbit operation have loaded-out and discharged 54 of the contracted 106 transition pieces for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
The jury has reviewed all submitted nominations for the Offshore Energy Awards and has chosen for each category three nominees that obtained the highest number of points.
Aberdeenshire-based remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and tooling engineering firm, Aleron Subsea, has won its first contract for its new hybrid TRACKROV technology which will see it supporting unexploded clearance work on an offshore wind project in the Netherlands.
The 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm will deliver electricity at a total levelized price of USD 65/MWh for energy and Renewable Energy Credits (RECs), lowering the Massachusetts electricity users’ monthly bills by up to 1.5%, the recent filings by the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDCs) show.
SSE has welcomed the approval of the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) in Ireland, however, the company said it had concerns that the potential size of the future individual auctions outlined in the RESS design “may be too small to allow large-scale offshore wind projects to commercially progress forward.”
Oil & gas giant Shell has filed the required documents to qualify for bidding at an upcoming offshore wind lease sale in Massachusetts, due to take place this fall, according to Bloomberg Environment.
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SeaTwirl, Unitech Offshore and Novaton Erneuebare Energien have signed a Letter of Intent to offer hybrid offshore wind and solar power solutions to islands, remote seaside villages, fish farms and desalination plants, which will also give a boost to SeaTwirl in reaching its main target of making its floating wind technology part of the future floating wind market.
The Parkwind-Valeco consortium, pre-selected for developing an offshore wind farm in the Dunkirk area in France, is calling for contributions which could help in the future realization of the project.
Peter Madsen Rederi (PMR) has appointed former Siemens Wind Power Project Director and Head of Project Management, Michael Normann, as CEO as part of its commitment to building a presence in the offshore wind sector under the new management.
Ørsted will build and operate a 20MW battery storage project near Liverpool, UK, which will be used to help the National Grid manage grid stability during changes between peak and low power demand.