Archive for offshore wind – Page 9

Former GE Offshore CEO Named Chairman Of Turbine Tech Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Anders Soe-Jensen, former CEO of offshore wind for both GE and Vestas, has become the new chairman of Bladena, a Denmark-based developer and manufacturer of technology solutions for wind turbines. In turn, he will also become a joint owner of [Read More]

DNV GL’s ‘Twisties’ Joint Industry Project To Boost Offshore Wind Logistics

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

DNV GL has launched a joint industry project (JIP) to develop a recommended practice intended to de-risk the adoption of “Twisties” and demonstrate the unitization of wind project cargo. The company defines “Twisties” as a modular project-cargo transport frame system [Read More]

Statoil Ups Its Share In Dogger Bank Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 24, 2017

Statoil and Statkraft have completed a transaction in which Statoil has increased its share in the Dogger Bank offshore wind development. Statoil has now acquired an additional 12.5% – taking its share to 37.5%. SSE has acquired the other 12.5% [Read More]

Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm Goes With SgurrEnergy For Monitoring

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2017

SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has been awarded a construction monitoring contract for the Race Bank Wind Farm, a 573 MW project to be located 17 miles off the Norfolk, England, coast. The contract will be followed [Read More]

Energy Company Signs Up For Power From DONG Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2017

DONG Energy has signed a deal with U.K. green energy company Good Energy to supply power from the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm. The deal secures 12% of the output of the 210 MW project, which is operated by DONG [Read More]

Avangrid Emerges Victorious In $9M North Carolina Offshore Wind Sale

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

After 17 rounds, a wind energy area of 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, N.C., received a bid of $9,066,650 from Avangrid Renewables LLC.

World’s First Offshore Wind Farm Says Goodbye

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

After more than 25 years of operation, DONG Energy has decided to retire Vindeby, the world’s first offshore wind farm. Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, consisting of 11 wind turbines, was connected to the grid in 1991. The Danish wind project [Read More]

Winter Storm Stella? Not A Problem For The Block Island Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

After winter storm Stella barreled through Rhode Island and the rest of the Northeast earlier this week, Deepwater Wind is reporting an “impressive performance” from the Block Island Wind Farm. All five turbines at the offshore wind farm, situated three [Read More]

CIP Kicks Off Fund For Wind And Other Energy Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has initiated the fundraising process for its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III K/S, which will now be open for investor subscription. The primary geographical scope of the fund is northern and western Europe, as well as [Read More]

BOEM Announces Offshore Wind Action In The Northeast

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) says it has received unsolicited lease requests from two companies looking to develop wind projects offshore New York and Massachusetts. The requests, which are for areas on the [Read More]