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Renewable energy as a vital part of the future US energy mix has been put under a question mark after the announcement that Donald Trump won the presidential elections, given that his energy policy is most likely to revolve around fossil fuels. If this will affect the country’s offshore wind industry in any way is […]
Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL), the company behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), has invited members of the regional business community to the second local supply chain event to be held at Chester Hotel, Aberdeen, on 9 September. Vattenfall, the sole owner of the wind farm, will provide a project update which will be […]
Members of one of the oldest golf club in the world will make a decision regarding a proposed wind farm offshore Aberdeen. Royal Aberdeen Golf Club director Ronnie Macaskill said that he expects the decision to be made in January. The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre is being developed by Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd […]
Donald Trump is not known for making friends in Scotland, particularly after his planned Aberdeenshire golf resort came under criticism from locals. (dailymail) [mappress] Source: dailymail, November 03, 2011
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has once again contracted SPT Offshore, this time for the detailed design and installation suction pile foundations for Vattenfall’s 92.4MW Aberdeen offshore wind farm.
Donald Trump said that he will scrape hotel and housing plans for a golf resort if the government approves an offshore wind farm off the coast of Aberdeenshire, reports Bloomberg. He will not go ahead with the plans if the „ugly industrial park“ will have ruined his golf course. On 1st August 2011, Vattenfall, […]
RSPB Scotland has objected to proposals for an offshore wind farm near Aberdeen. A planning application for an 11-turbine wind farm off Abe… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, November 01, 2011
Residents in Aberdeen will have the chance to learn more about a proposed £150million offshore windfarm today. By Danny Law (stv) [mappress] Source: stv, September 02, 2011;
Plans have been tabled for a £200million windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen which could help turn the north-east into a global leader in… By Calum Ross (pressandjournal) [mappress] Source: pressandjournal, August 05, 2011
TYCOON Donald Trump today slammed plans for a windfarm in Aberdeen Bay which he fears will ruin views from his £750 million Balmedie golf… By David Ewen (eveningexpress) [mappress] Source: eveningexpress, December 08, 2010
North-East residents are to be given the chance to express their views on plans for a £150million offshore windfarm near Aberdeen next week. (pressandjournal) [mappress] Source: pressandjournal,November 16 , 2010;
French energy service giant Technip has thrown its weight behind plans for an offshore windfarm near Aberdeen. The firm, which has its UK… (yourrenewablenews) [mappress] Source: yourrenewablenews, September 02, 2010;
Plans for a £150million offshore windfarm near Aberdeen have been approved by the Crown Estate. The body, which manages the seabed up to 12… (pressandjournal) [mappress] Source: pressandjournal, August 05 , 2010;
Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]
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 […]
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed a firm order to provide five V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Kincardine floating wind project in Scotland. The order was signed in 2018 with Cobra Wind International Limited (CWIL), the UK offshore division of Spain’s Cobra Group. The turbines will be installed in spring 2020 and will include a 10-year service […]
Green Marine (UK) Ltd has carried out buoy maintenance on Equinor’s Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind project. Under the contract, which was awarded by Partrac, Green Marine used its vessel Green Isle to conduct the works. “These works were carried out safely, efficiently and on budget, utilising the small weather windows available,” said Green Marine. Hywind […]
Navantia-Windar, a Spanish joint venture partnership, has won a contract to assemble and deliver five floating foundations for the Kincardine wind farm in Scotland. The assembly and delivery of the floating foundations will be carried out at the Navantia Fene yard in Spain, where the construction of one similar unit for Windfloat Atlantic is being […]
Vattenfall plans to invest SEK 24 billion (EUR 2.3 billion) in wind power in 2019 and 2020, the Swedish energy company said in its 2018 Year-End Report. In December 2018, Vattenfall made the investment decision for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark. The investment decision for the Vesterhav Syd & Nord offshore wind […]
Engineering and technology group SENER has announced its involvement in the 50MW Kincardine floating wind project offshore Scotland. Fitted with a 2MW turbine and five other 9.525MW turbines, the project is expected to be operational by 2020, making it the largest floating offshore wind farm in the world. The project is being developed by Kincardine […]
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Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group, has completed the installation of the export power cable at the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland.
By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but the success of early pilot schemes and the plunging prices of fixed foundation machines mean investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open. According to the latest […]
EDS HV Group has completed its scope of work at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as the Aberdeen offshore wind farm.
Vattenfall has officially inaugurated the 93.2MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.