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  • 10 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 112MW EnBW Albatros offshore wind project has commenced operations in the German North Sea. The EnBW Albatros project comprises 16 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 turbines, the last of which was installed by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier in September. The 112MW offshore wind farm is located some 104km off the coast of Germany, in the immediate vicinity of […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessels have completed the installation of the first two turbines at the EnBW Albatros offshore wind project in the German North Sea. According to the company, Blue Tern installed the first turbine this morning and a few hours later Brave Tern installed the second unit. Albatros will comprise 16 Siemens SWT-7.0-154 type […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern has installed the final turbine at the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm. The first of the project’s 71 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines was installed at the project site some 95km north of Borkum and 100km northwest of Helgoland in April. The 497MW Hohe See offshore wind farm delivered first power to […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    All 16 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have been installed on the 112MW Albatros offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, EnBW said. This marks the completion of the turbine installation on the largest offshore wind project in Germany which includes the 71 wind turbines on the neighbouring Hohe See wind farm, according to […]

  • 1 April 2015

    GS Infrastructure Partners (“GSIP”) and Infracapital announce the signing of an agreement for the sale of their combined 33.33% stake in Associated British Ports (“ABP”). A consortium comprising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (“CPPIB”) and Hermes Infrastructure has agreed to acquire a stake in ABP from GSIP and Infracapital of at least 30%, and may acquire a further […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Blue Tern has arrived in the Port of Esbjerg to load its final wind turbine components to be installed on the 497MW Hohe See wind farm in the German North Sea. The company’s second jack-up working o the project, Brave Tern, will soon arrive in Esbjerg to load the last sets […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    EnBW has issued a tender for a rescue helicopter to service the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind projects in Germany. EnBW is looking for a helicopter including aeronautical and medical crew which will be used for rescuing injured personnel at the offshore wind farms. The contract will start on 1 March 2020 and will take […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Enbridge Inc. has closed the sale of 49% of its 49.9% interest in the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).

  • 15 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa for the Albatros offshore wind farm, under which MRE will provide the full temporary power package of generators, personnel, and vessels. Working out of the base port of Esbjerg in Denmark, MRE will commence work on the Albatros project in August 2019. “We have […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) has completed a EUR 510.6 million green bond refinancing of its minority interest in the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in Germany. In total, over EUR 510 million of senior secured notes were issued on Tuesday, 11 February and placed with eighteen institutional lenders in Europe […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Canadian energy infrastructure company Enbridge Inc. has reported an adjusted EBITDA of CAD 119 million (EUR 82.9 million) at its Renewable Power Generation division in the last quarter of 2019, CAD 21 million more than in the same period a year earlier. The increase was attributed to contributions from the 497MW Hohe See offshore wind […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has issued its first Euro-denominated Green Bond. The sale of EUR 1 billion in 10-year fixed-rate notes will enable CPPIB to invest further in eligible assets such as renewables, water, and real estate projects, as well as diversify the fund’s investor base. Among the Green Bond-eligible investments recently made by […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has signed agreements with compatriot Enbridge Inc. to acquire 49% of Enbridge’s interests in two German offshore wind projects – Hohe See and Albatros.

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mainstream Renewable Power has successfully closed a new €60 million corporate debt facility. The four year facility was arranged through BlueBay Ireland Corporate Credit, a vehicle established by one of Europe’s leading asset managers BlueBay Asset Management, with substantial investment from the National Pensions Reserve Fund of Ireland, and through Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland from Irish […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global clean energy investment surged to $63.6bn in the second quarter of 2014, up 33% compared to the first quarter and 9% compared to Q2 2013, according to the latest authoritative figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Q2 2014 was the strongest quarter for investment since Q2 2012 which reached $69.6bn, and was […]

  • 18 October 2012

    While delivering the welcoming remarks at the International Conference on Ocean Energy in Dublin, Ireland, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie) announced that Halifax, Nova Scotia has been selected to host the next edition of this event in 2014. He also highlighted […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    Marine Renewables Canada, the national association for wave, tidal, and river current energy, has added offshore wind energy to its mandate.

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver–Sunshine Coast–Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced an investment of $1.5 million under the Government of Canada’s Clean Energy Fund. The funding will support Water Wall […]

  • 28 November 2013

    Marine Renewables Canada has released its first “State of the Sector” report which provides an overview of the current status of Canada’s marine renewable energy sector in context with global activity. It details Canada’s perceived strengths and weaknesses in contrast to challenges and opportunities presented by the advancement of the global sector. Analysis presented in […]

  • 1 June 2016
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Beothuk Energy has chosen Fugro GeoSurveys to carry out bathymetric and geologic compilation, hydrographic data reprocessing, assessment of stability and seismicity, GIS analyses of seabed morphology, and routing options for the proposed 180MW demonstration offshore wind farm in St George’s Bay off Newfoundland and Labrador. The wind farm is located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, off western Newfoundland and […]

  • 5 November 2014

    World industry leaders and academic experts in marine renewable energy are gathered in Halifax this week thanks in part to a $150,000 investment from the Government of Canada. The International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), which is welcoming over 600 participants from 40 countries, is focused on the industrial development of renewable marine energy. Now in its […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, was joined by the Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, on February 15th, to announce an important investment to support 23 clean technology projects in communities from coast to coast. Funding for the projects, which totals $61.8 million in areas such as agriculture, transportation, mining […]

  • 13 May 2015

    Four of Canada’s leading national renewable electricity associations have joined forces in an effort to clean up and expand Canada’s electricity systems. The newly created Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity will engage with Canadians on the opportunities to expand renewable electricity production and outline the benefits such expansion offers our communities, economy, and nation. The Council’s founding members […]

  • 14 February 2011

    The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today expressed its disappointment with the Ontario government’s decision to pause offshore wind energy developments. “Ontario is proving itself a leader in driving a new clean energy future that delivers emission-free power and new jobs for our skilled trade workers,” said CanWEA president Robert Hornung. “This is an unfortunate […]

  • 5 March 2010

    The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today expressed its serious disappointment with the federal government’s failure to expand and extend its very successful ecoENERGY for Renewable Power Program in the 2010 federal budget. Despite its expressed desire to harmonize climate change and clean energy policies with the United States, the federal government is now clearly […]