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Giant Offshore Turbine to be Blown Up

Sep 16, 2019

Ireland-based SSE Renewables, a renewable energy subsidiary of Airtricity, is set to conclude decommissioning of the Hunterston National Offshore Wind Turbine Testing Facility (NOWTTF) by blowing up in a controlled explosion.The 177m-high (580ft) turbine had been used as a test site for offshore wind farms such as the massive Beatrice field in the Outer Moray Firth. The other turbine on the Hunterston site was dismantled by a crane last year…

Partners Plan Floating Wind Farm in South Korea

Oct 18, 2019

Partners WindPower Korea, EDP Renewables and Aker Solutions will develop a 500 megawatt (MW) floating wind farm off the coast of Ulsan Metropolitan City in South Korea.The consortium was formed as EDP Renewables and Aker Solutions have invested…

Sembcorp Marine Reports New Contracts

Sep 02, 2019

Sembcorp Marine said it has won a raft of new projects valued at S$400 million (US$288 million) that includes floating production conversion projects, offshore wind farm jacket foundations fabrication and cruise ship upgrades.THe company's Sembcorp…

Formosa 1 Phase 2 Foundations Installed

Aug 20, 2019

Jan De Nul Group said it has installed all 20 foundations for the 120-megawatt (MW) Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan.As part of the Dutch company mobilized the Seaway Yudin to install the foundations as part of its EPCI contract for building of the overall balance of plant…

DNV GL Can Issue IECRE Certificates Now

Aug 08, 2019

The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has become the world’s first certification body approved to issue IECRE - International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) System for Certification to Standards relating…

Equinor,YPF Pact on Argentina Wind Power

Aug 07, 2019

Norwegian multinational energy company Equinor ASA and Argentine power producer YPF Luz have joined for the development of the Cañadón León wind farm in Santa Cruz in Argentina.As per agreement, a subsidiary of Equinor will subscribe to shares in Luz del León…

MOL to Develop Zero Emission Alt Fuel

Aug 05, 2019

Japanese shipping group Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) announced that it has joined the Carbon Capture & Reuse (CCR) Study Group and launched the 'Cross-industrial Working Group Related to Zero Emission Alternative Ship Fuels'.The CCR Study group…

Digitalization Boosts Renewable Sector

Jul 30, 2019

Renewable energy investors and developers are increasingly turning to digital technology to build effective investment strategies, with almost half (47%) of the finance industry saying they have digitalization as a core part of their publicly stated strategy…

DNV GL Looks for Partners in LIDAR JIP

Jul 29, 2019

The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL calls on industry stakeholders to jointly develop acceptance criteria for LIDAR-measured Turbulence Intensity (TI).The world’s largest resource of independent energy experts…

Europe Installs 1.9 GW Offshore Wind Capacity in H1

Jul 26, 2019

Europe added 1.9 GW of new offshore wind was installed in the first half of 2019, up from the 1.1 GW added in the same period in 2018, according to figures released by WindEurope.The UK (931 MW), Denmark (374 MW), Belgium (370 MW) and Germany (252 MW) accounted for these installations…

LDA Wins French Offshore Wind Work

Jul 24, 2019

French maritime firm Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) Group announced that its subsidiary Louis Dreyfus TravOcean has signed its first contract related to the development of offshore windfarms in France.The transport and logistics company said that the contract for supply…

TRIG Acquires French Wind Farms

Jul 19, 2019

UK-based investment fund  The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has acquired stakes in four French onshore windfarms, with a total capacity of 107.8 MW. InfraRed’s listed renewables vehicle did not disclose financial details of acquisitions…

New York Awards Offshore Wind Contracts

Jul 18, 2019

New York on Thursday awarded two major offshore wind contracts to Norway's Equinor and a joint venture between Denmark's Orsted and U.S. utility Eversource, procuring more of the renewable power than it had planned as part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's ambitious plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions…

Mainstream Names Asia-Pacific Head

Jul 12, 2019

Irish wind and solar projects developer Mainstream Renewable Power has appointed Raghuram Natarajan chief executive of its Asia-Pacific business.'This key appointment to the Group’s Leadership Team, based out of its newly opened regional headquarters in Singapore…

ABS, MARIN Launch Wind Propulsion Project

Jul 12, 2019

The classification society ABS and Netherlands based research institute MARIN have launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate transparent and validated methods to assess performance of wind-assisted shipping propulsion technologies…

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