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Offshore Wind Market for Jack-Up Interventions on the Rise

The offshore wind market for O&M jack-up interventions has changed rapidly. In just two years, the total number of jack-up interventions had...

GE Renewable Energy Upgrades the Haliade-X Wind Turbine

GE Renewable Energy says its Haliade-X prototype, one of the world’s most powerful wind turbines operating to date, has been optimized and...

Orsted Offshore North America Names New CEO

Ørsted has named David Hardy as its new CEO for Ørsted Offshore North America. Hardy will immediately replace Thomas...

Renewables on the Rise: Wind Power Triples in a Decade

In 2019, the U.S. produced over 30 times more solar power and more than triple the amount of wind energy than it...

Equinor Submits Bids to New York’s Second Offshore Wind Solicitation

Equinor, a European energy company, has submitted bids into New York’s second offshore wind solicitation. Equinor submitted its proposals...

TGE, CIP Achieve Commercial Operation of Bearkat II

Tri Global Energy (TGE), an independent renewable energy originator and developer, says project owner and partner, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), a fund...

SGRE Tests, Approves New Wind Lidar Technology from ZX Lidars

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) says it has tested and approved a nacelle-based wind lidar, the ZX TM, a new technology from...

TransAlta Renewables’ WindCharger Reaches Commercial Operation

TransAlta Renewables Inc., a publicly traded renewable independent power producer, says its 10 MW WindCharger battery storage project has reached commercial operation. 

European Energy Files for Permission to Build Two Offshore Wind Farms

European Energy has officially filed for permission to build its two Danish offshore wind farms known as Omø South and Jammerland Bay. 

Scotland Strengthens Offshore Wind Supply Chain

A new group has been set up to make sure Scotland’s energy supply-chain companies benefit from new floating offshore wind projects in...