Archive for offshore wind – Page 2

Vattenfall Plans Significant Job Cuts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

Citing a “rapidly changing energy landscape,” European wind developer Vattenfall has decided to cut costs by 2 billion Swedish krona, equaling $250.9 million, in its workforce by 2020. The Swedish energy company says it must adapt in order to stay [Read More]

First Power Generated At DONG Energy’s Walney Extension

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, located off the coast of Cumbria, England. Now that MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the first of 40 V164-8.0 MW turbines, power is [Read More]

SSE, Statoil Form New JV For Dogger Bank Offshore Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 01, 2017

Energy companies SSE and Statoil have formed a new 50/50 joint venture to collaboratively progress three of the four consented Dogger Bank offshore wind projects toward financial investment decisions. Located 125 to 195 kilometers off the east coast of Yorkshire, [Read More]

Goldman Sachs Company Selling DONG Energy Shares

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 30, 2017

New Energy Investment (NEI), a Luxembourg-based company indirectly owned by entities under the control of the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs, has launched an accelerated bookbuild offering to institutional investors of 7.5 million existing shares in DONG Energy. According [Read More]

Ohio Utility Agreement Expands Renewable Energy, Upgrades Grid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2017

On Friday, American Electric Power (AEP), Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) staff, the Sierra Club and other stakeholders reached a settlement agreement for AEP Ohio to develop 900 MW of renewable energy, initiate an electric vehicle (EV) program and protect consumers [Read More]

Delaware Now Has An Offshore Wind Working Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 28, 2017

Today, Delaware’s Gov. John Carney signed an executive order establishing the Offshore Wind Working Group, which will study potential environmental and economic development benefits of offshore wind development to serve Delaware. “We must look for ways to participate in the [Read More]

The Race Is On: Will U.S. Renewables Leave Nuclear In The Dust?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 28, 2017

With each providing roughly 20% of the nation’s power, renewable energy sources are in a statistical dead heat with nuclear power, nonprofit research group the SUN DAY Campaign has announced. Citing the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s [Read More]

Swiss Energy Storage Company Opens Up Hub In Indiana

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 25, 2017

The company currently has three major projects underway in North America, including energy storage systems for grid ancillary services in the midwest U.S. and Ontario.

Natural Power Wins Hefty Wind Inspection Deal With DONG Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 25, 2017

Following a successful tender process, Natural Power has been selected to deliver turbine blade inspection services on behalf of DONG Energy at wind farms in the U.K., Denmark and Germany. The agreement covers a total of 260 wind turbines. The [Read More]

E.ON Debuts Anti-Corrosion Tech For Offshore Wind Foundations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 21, 2017

E.ON is now protecting all 60 steel foundations of the Arkona offshore wind park in the German Baltic Sea with a special anti-corrosion coating. E.ON says it is the first company to completely assemble the monopiles of an offshore wind [Read More]