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22 February 2019 Business & Finance

Shell is interested in entering the UK offshore wind market, Mark Gainsborough, executive vice president at Shell New Energies, told Reuters. The company plans to crack the UK offshore wind market through either acquiring a share in an existing project, acquiring an entire project, or by securing seabed leases later this year, Gainsborough told Reuters […]

12 February 2019 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Experimental wind power developer Makani, owned by Google parent company Alphabet, has partnered with the energy giant Shell to bring its energy kites to offshore environments. After five years of development at X and more than a decade of development in total, Makani is now an independent company and is partnering with Shell to expand […]

15 January 2019 Business & Finance, Environment

Energy major Shell and Dutch pension fund PGGM are jointly exploring the opportunity to participate in the controlled auction for the Dutch sustainable energy provider Eneco. In December 2018 Eneco and its shareholders’ committee announced the start of the privatisation process. The consortium envisages that Eneco will be a platform for growth, operating from Rotterdam, […]

20 December 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies have acquired US Wind’s rights for the OCS-A 0499 lease area off New Jersey and formed a joint venture to bring an offshore wind project at the site to realisation.

22 November 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

DEME Group, Shell and Quadran Energies Marines are entering an industrial partnership that will build the Dunkirk offshore wind farm in France if their offer at the recently announced tender is selected as the winning one.

2 November 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

Quanta has been awarded a global recruitment framework by Shell’s New Energies business.

31 October 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

Shell New Energies has selected Taylor Hopkinson as the preferred recruitment partner for global offshore wind activities.

26 October 2018

Dutch energy major Shell has joined the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) as a board level member.

5 October 2018 Business & Finance, Technology

Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) have signed an investment and cooperation agreement to build a demonstration project using SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

5 October 2018

With wind energy to make up for around a third of global electricity production by 2050, there is a strong case for energy suppliers to be part of that energy landscape.

2 October 2018 Business & Finance, Technology

Innogy Ventures and Shell Ventures have provided a USD 10 million financing to predictive digital twin pioneer Akselos.

23 July 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

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. 

21 June 2018 R&D

Shell Global Solutions International BV has officially joined the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), the Carbon Trust’s collaborative RD&D programme.

5 January 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.

3 October 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Following news that emerged yesterday, saying the Blauwwind consortium partners (excluding Van Oord) are looking to sell a stake in the 700MW Borssele III & IV project, Offshore WIND contacted Eneco who stated that the partners are exploring options to attract additional investors in the project to free up capital for future offshore wind projects.

9 June 2017 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

The offshore wind industry should abandon the practice of awarding separate leases for offshore wind farms of up to 1GW each and instead start developing large, integrated projects of up to 10GW to lower cost, create value across the supply chain, and stimulate economic growth, Mark Gainsborough Executive Vice President, New Energies, Shell Gas and Power Development B.V., said.

13 April 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

Oil and gas major Royal Dutch Shell has called on the government in the Netherlands to increase its target for installed offshore wind capacity by 2030 to 20 gigawatts, Reuters reports.

24 March 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Oil and gas giant Shell plans on increasing investments in its newly-established New Energies division to up to USD 1 billion a year by the end of the decade, according to our sister site Offshore Energy Today.

8 March 2017 Contracts & Tenders

After Northland Power withdrew from the upcoming US offshore wind auction for a site off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Outer Banks Ocean Energy and Shell, which are also among the nine eligible bidders for the area, will not participate in the commercial lease sale to be held on 16 March, the Triangle Business Journal writes.

23 February 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

The Netherlands-based oil and gas giant, Shell, is looking to get on board further projects across Europe as it aims to dive deeper into the offshore wind market.

18 January 2017 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a commercial wind lease sale for the 122,405-acre area offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on 16 March 2017, and has identified nine companies as eligible to participate in the auction.

16 December 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Shell Energy Europe has entered into an offtake agreement for 100% of the power generated from the Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm, the Netherlands’ first large-scale offshore wind farm, in which Shell holds a 50% stake. The wind farm, which began operations in 2006, is operated by NoordzeeWind, a 50/50 joint venture between Shell and Nuon, part […]

13 December 2016 Business & Finance, Technology

Shell’s corporate venturing arm Shell Technology Ventures (STV), E.ON and Schlumberger have invested approx. EUR 6 million in Kite Power Systems (KPS), a UK start-up company developing high-altitude wind power generation technology. The investment will be used for technical and commercial development of KPS technology and support the technology company’s plans to deploy a 500 kilowatt power […]

9 September 2016 Business & Finance

Royal Dutch Shell is considering bidding at the upcoming Dutch tender for 680MW Borssele III and IV offshore wind sites, according to Reuters.  The second Borssele tender will open next week (16 September) and close on 29 September. The oil and gas giant took part in the Borssele I and II tender as part of […]

14 June 2016 R&D

A consortium of 16 Dutch companies and research institutes will launch an innovation program for offshore wind – GROW – with an aim to bring the cost of offshore wind further down to seven eurocents per kWh by 2030.  The GROW (Growth through Research, development & demonstration in Offshore Wind) consortium will spend at least EUR 100 million on research, development and […]

7 June 2016

Shell plans to establish a New Energies business as part of future opportunities that company wants to take advantage of, according to an update on Shell’s strategy provided by the company’s CEO, Ben van Beurden. Van Beurden defined three categories of Shell’s portfolio priorities: cash engines, growth priorities and future opportunities. In the period to 2020, the oil and gas giant […]