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Siemens Gamesa scores 325MW Texas order

2020-09-07T14:11:50+00:00September 7th, 2020|Bureau News|

Turbine agreement is for two wind projects that will use 65 SG 5.0-145 units Siemens Gamesa has won turbine orders for two wind projects in Texas with a total installed capacity of 325MW. The projects, being developed by an undisclosed client, comprise the supply of 65 SG 5.0-145 wind turbines [...]

Final Siemens OTM to set sail for Moray East

2020-08-30T13:34:04+00:00August 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Connection of three substation platforms can deliver 950MW capacity The third and final Siemens Energy Offshore Transformer Module (OTM) will leave the fabrication yard this weekend to sail to the Moray East offshore windfarm project off the Aberdeenshire coast in Scotland. Siemens said the connection of the three substation platforms out [...]

Saipem to develop 450MW Adriatic wind farm

2020-08-26T17:10:52+00:00August 26th, 2020|Bureau News|

MoU signed with Italian developers AGNES and QINT’X to develop a 56-turbine project off Ravenna. Saipem has penned a deal with Italian wind developers AGNES and QINT’X to co-develop a 450MW wind farm in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Ravenna. The Memorandum of Understanding will see the partners [...]

Europe’s Latest Supergrid Plan Could Slash Offshore Wind Transmission Costs

2020-08-22T17:34:22+00:00August 22nd, 2020|Bureau News|

But doubts remain over linking the continent’s wind and solar resource centers with a brand-new network of superconducting cables. A team of renewables heavyweights led by industry veteran Eddie O’Connor is pushing for a new grid infrastructure to link Europe’s wind and solar resource centers. The group, working for an [...]

BBC1 books Hornsea 1 for energy documentary

2020-08-20T14:36:47+00:00August 20th, 2020|Bureau News|

Orsted’s Hornsea 1 offshore wind farm will feature on a BBC programme tomorrow evening.  A new documentary, Powering Britain, on BBC1 at 7.30pm will feature a “behind the scenes” look at the effort that has gone into delivering the world’s largest offshore wind farm. Presenter Keeley Donovan will head out to [...]

Aker Offshore Wind raises €47m

2020-08-14T11:00:16+00:00August 14th, 2020|Bureau News|

Share placement attracted existing shareholders in Aker Solutions, as well as Nordic and global investors. Aker Offshore Wind Holding has successfully placed 340,136,054 shares in the new company via a private placement raising about Nkr500m (€47m). The placement attracted strong interest from existing shareholders in Aker Solutions, as well as [...]

UK South-West targets floating wind cash boost

2020-08-12T08:33:56+00:00August 12th, 2020|Bureau News|

Regional sector initiative chosen to bid for £30m from Government innovation fund. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has chosen the South West Floating Offshore Wind Accelerator to work up a detailed bid for over £30m of potential government funding provided through the former’s flagship Strength in Places Fund (SIPF). UKRI [...]

Offshore wind to reach 234 GW in 2030, 25% in China

2020-08-06T12:56:21+00:00August 6th, 2020|Bureau News|

The world will top 234 GW of installed offshore wind capacity in 2030, up from 29.1 GW in 2019, and China will account for a quarter of the total. This is according to a report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), which has revised up its forecast for offshore [...]

BP unveils 50GW by 2030 renewables goal

2020-08-04T10:38:14+00:00August 4th, 2020|Bureau News|

Hydrocarbons producer will increase annual low carbon investment to $5bn as part of transition strategy BP is targeting 50GW of net renewable generating capacity by 2030, a 20-fold increase from 2019, as part of a wide-ranging plan to become an integrated energy company. Within 10 years, the oil and gas [...]

Export cable installation works start at Moray East

2020-07-29T10:50:10+00:00July 29th, 2020|Bureau News|

Vessels NKT Victoria and Havila Phoenix are carrying out laying and trenching operations. Subsea cable laying and trenching works have started at the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project off the coast of Scotland. The wind project, being developed by a consortium led by EDPR, features three offshore substation platforms [...]

Case Study: Changhua Offshore Wind Farm

2020-07-29T10:43:54+00:00July 29th, 2020|Bureau News|

Bureau supported the Changhua Offshore Wind Farm development with the provision of inspectors which assisted in the successful completion of the manufacturing of 84 pin piles off the coast of Taiwan. Each pin pile manufactured has a diameter of 3m, a maximum length of 82m, and maximum weight of 310 [...]

East Anglia 3 seeks green light for bigger turbines

2020-07-27T12:26:01+00:00July 27th, 2020|Bureau News|

North Sea project also set to use single HVAC substation to export power to shore. ScottishPower Renewables has asked for permission from the UK government to allow its fully consented 1400MW East Anglia 3 offshore wind farm to use larger turbines. Existing consents awarded to the project in 2017 allow [...]