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DNV Revises Industry Standards for Next Gen Turbine Blades

DNV has revised its DNV-ST-0376 rotor blade standard, the result of a joint industry collaboration in response to what it calls the dynamic landscape...

Wind Blade Recycling Plant Declared Project of Regional Interest by Navarra Government

ACCIONA’s wind blade recycling plant, Waste2Fiber, has been declared a project of regional interest by the Government of Navarra, allowing acceleration of the project’s...

Deep Wind Offshore, Ellevio Collaborate on Wind Power Transmission

‍Deep Wind Offshore and Ellevio have entered a long-term partnership to connect offshore wind power to the grid in Sweden.  The collaboration aims to explore...

NJBPU to Accelerate Offshore Wind Solicitation Schedule

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) are accelerating the state’s offshore wind solicitation schedule, moving the...

Deep Wind Offshore Applies to Develop Floating Wind Project

Deep Wind Offshore has applied to develop and operate the Erik Segersäll wind farm, a floating offshore project outside Stockholm in the Baltic Sea. In...

CAISO Approves Transmission Plan Integrating Offshore Wind

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has approved the 2023-2024 Transmission Plan that identifies and lays out key upgrades to the state’s transmission system. The...

Developer Tests Artificial Reefs at Baltic Sea Offshore Wind Farm

RWE is investigating how artificial reefs at offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea can affect the marine ecosystem and whether they can create...

TransAlta Achieves Commercial Operation of 200 MW Horizon Hill Wind Facility

TransAlta’s 200 MW Horizon Hill Wind Project, located in Logan County, Okla., has achieved commercial operation.  The facility is fully contracted to Meta. “We are pleased...

Cadeler to Build Third A-Class Vessel

Cadeler has placed an order to build its third A-class wind farm installation vessel, making it the 11th vessel in the company’s overall fleet.  The...

Jan De Nul Orders New XL Cable-Laying Vessel

Jan De Nul Group has ordered an additional XL cable-laying vessel - identical to its ship Fleeming Jenkin - set to be delivered in...

Fon Energy Services Merges with C-Ventus

Føn Energy Services and Netherlands-based C-Ventus are merging, with the aim of becoming a European-based O&M player in the offshore wind market. Føn is backed...

Salamander Offshore Wind Farm Submits Offshore Consent Application

Salamander has submitted an offshore consent application for its proposed 100 MW floating offshore wind farm, located 35 km off the coast of Peterhead,...

Cadeler Secures Vessel Reservation Agreements for Equinor, Polenergia Joint Ventures

Cadeler has secured vessel reservation agreements for the Bałtyk 2 and Bałtyk 3 offshore wind projects, situated in the Baltic Sea.  The joint venture projects...

Dogger Bank Makes Statement on Site Incident

On May 1, damage was sustained to a single blade on an installed turbine at the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm.  In line with...

Chubu Acquires Shares in Ecowende

Chubu Electric Power is set to participate in the offshore Hollandse Kust West Site VI wind power project, located approximately 53 kilometers off the...

RWE, Port of Karlshamn Partner on Baltic Sea Offshore Hub Exploration

RWE and the Swedish Port of Karlshamn have signed an MOU aimed at exploring whether the port could be a suitable harbor for the logistics,...

ACP Reports Strong Q1 U.S. Clean Energy Growth

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) reports that the U.S. utility-scale wind, solar and storage sectors added a combined 5,585 MW of new capacity...

TGS Launches Multi-Client Wind and Metocean Measurement Campaign Offshore Germany

TGS has commenced its latest multi-client wind measurement campaign using two LiDAR buoys in Germany’s North Sea. The buoys, supplied by Green Rebel, are equipped...

BOEM Completes Environmental Review of Beacon Wind Proposal for Additional Site Testing

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of Beacon Wind’s proposal to test suction bucket foundations on its lease...

Ingeteam Claims to Capture One-Third of Wind Market Share in the U.S.

Ingeteam attributes the diversification of its manufacturing activity to 55 GW of converters, control systems and wind generators for the U.S. market being equipped...

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