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Equinor and the state-owned Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for floating offshore wind in South Korea. Under the MoU, the two parties will jointly explore the opportunities of developing commercial floating offshore wind, Equinor said. According to KNOC’s Senior Vice President Jae-Heon Shim, executing the agreement will become a […]
Equinor Wind US has submitted a bid to provide New York state with renewable energy from its Empire Wind lease site located offshore New York and New Jersey. Equinor’s bid comes in response to the 800MW New York State Offshore Wind Power Procurement, the state’s first formal solicitation targeted to the newly developing US offshore […]
Equinor Wind US has shared a video showing the recent deployment of a Floating LiDAR at its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight. The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) will measure wind speed and direction, wave conditions and several other marine characteristics that help inform decisions related to the resource potential […]
Equinor Wind US has deployed a Floating LiDAR at its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight. The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device will measure wind speed, wind direction, wave conditions and several other marine characteristics that help inform decisions in regard to the resource potential and eventual development of the […]
Equinor has contracted the Gulen Industrial Harbour in Norway to provide a turbine assembly site for the Hywind Tampen floating wind project. The Gulen Industrial Harbour will provide onshore and inshore areas for storage, assembly and commissioning of all the components for the turbines, as well as necessary infrastructure and facilities in the project period. According to Equinor, […]
Equinor is engaging with the UK offshore wind supply chain to support the development of innovative, technology-led solutions, which can shape the future of the industry post-2025. As part of this project, Equinor has partnered with UK business development organisation NOF Energy, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the North East of England’s offshore […]
Equinor, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and NOF Energy are organizing an offshore wind operations and maintenance innovation day at the Port of Blyth in the UK.
Equinor has contracted Vissim to deploy a surveillance solution for the ocean space surrounding all of its assets, as well as several third-party operated assets, on the UK and Norwegian Continental Shelves.
Equinor has acquired a 50% stake in the offshore wind development project Bałtyk I in Poland from Polenergia.
Offshore wind farms at three lease areas off Massachusetts will be built by Equinor (former Statoil), Mayflower Wind Energy (a joint venture between Shell and EDP Renewables) and Vineyard Wind. The three will secure 30-year concessions with a total of USD 405,100,000.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved a site assessment plan (SAP) submitted by Equinor Wind US for the OCS-A 0512 wind lease area offshore New York.
Brazilian oil & gas major Petrobras has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Norwegian energy company Equinor to jointly develop the offshore wind energy segment in Brazil.
Norway could become the home of the first offshore wind farm directly connected to oil and gas platforms, as Equinor and its partners at Gullfaks and Snorre have decided to explore the possibilities of supplying the five platforms at the oil and gas fields with power from a floating offshore wind.
Equinor, an oil & gas giant increasingly focusing on offshore wind, has awarded Sheringham Shoal maintenance contract to Stowen Clean Energy, a Great Yarmouth-based company founded in 2016 as a diversification for Stowen Group’s oil & gas business.
The RenewableUK Board has appointed Equinor’s Stephen Bull as the new Chairman and National Grid’s Roisin Quinn as the Vice Chairman, following the election of new board members in May.
Norway’s Equinor (formerly Statoil) has contracted RPS engineers and scientists from Australia and the US to develop a long-term meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) measurement program for a potential wind farm development off the east coast of the US.
Poland’s largest private energy group Polenergia and Norway’s Equinor (formerly Statoil) have officially signed the agreement to jointly own and develop two offshore wind projects in the Polish Baltic Sea with a combined capacity of 1,200MW.
Statoil has officially changed its name to Equinor as part of a commitment to developing as a broad energy company.
Vineyard Wind has officially submitted a bid in New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation for the Liberty Wind project which includes the option of up to 1.2GW of capacity to be developed. The Liberty Wind proposal includes project size options of 400MW, 800MW and 1,200MW which would be produced by turbines located 85 miles away from […]
Four proposers responded to New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation with a total of 18 bids, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA). As previously reported, Equinor submitted a bid to develop its Empire Wind project in response to the state’s solicitation to procure 800MW or more of offshore wind renewable energy certificates (ORECs). The second bid came […]
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) expects to announce the winner of the 1,100MW offshore wind solicitation at the end of June. NJBPU is currently in the process of reviewing applications. As reported earlier, three bidders responded to the solicitation, Ørsted with its Ocean Wind project, Equinor with Boardwalk Wind, and Atlantic Shores […]
Kvaerner has signed a contract with Equinor to study how floating concrete substructures for offshore wind turbines to the planned Hywind Tampen project in the North Sea can be designed and constructed. The objectives of the front-end engineering and design (FEED) assignment are to further mature the design of the concrete substructures, to identify appropriate […]
Record-breaking turbines, new offshore wind tenders… read the ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the first month of 2019. Siemens Gamesa Launches 10+ MW Offshore Wind Turbine Siemens Gamesa has launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine. The prototype is expected to be installed this year, with commercial market […]
Polish grid operator Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) has specified the connection conditions for the Bałtyk I offshore wind farm, which would allow the project to be built to its full capacity of 1,560MW. Bałtyk I is being jointly developed by Polenergia and Equinor, who acquired a 50% stake in the project last year, after having signed the agreement to […]
Polenergia and Equinor have secured an additional 240MW of capacity for their 600MW Bałtyk Środkowy II offshore wind project in Poland. The capacity boost is part of the terms that the two companies secured from Polish grid operator Polskie Sieci Elektroenergetyczne (PSE) for establishing a power link between the project and the grid, a spokesperson for Polenergia told […]
The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has expanded its membership with three new state partners and three companies. The states of Maryland, Massachusetts, and Virginia have joined New York as state partner, and Vineyard Wind, EnBW North America and Anbaric Development Partners have joined the consortium’s the Board of Directors. Together with the New […]