Triton Knoll installs first offshore substation

2020-04-16T15:20:22+00:00April 16th, 2020|Bureau News|

Work on export cables connecting the East and West platforms to shore will start in the summer Installation of the first of two substation platforms (OSPs) connecting the 857MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm to the UK grid has been completed. Installation of OSP West took place in the early [...]

Subsea experts make 200 masks a day to protect the NHS

2020-04-14T15:31:59+00:00April 14th, 2020|Bureau News|

Subsea Innovation and Tekmar Energy are manufacturing free-of-charge PPE for health workers free-of-charge. Subsea Innovation and Tekmar Energy, which specialise in bespoke equipment and subsea protection systems for the global offshore energy sectors, have joined forces to manufacture personal protection equipment (PPE) for NHS workers in the North East of [...]

Orsted preps Hornsea 2 seabed

2020-04-09T16:12:58+00:00April 9th, 2020|Bureau News|

Boskalis starts route clearance work with new multi-mode plough Boskalis has kicked off route clearance and trenching activity at Orsted’s Hornsea 2 project off the Yorkshire coast. A spokesperson for the developer said the Dutch marine contractor began trenching and clearing the 1.4GW project's array cable areas and export cable [...]

Supporting critical projects through COVID-19

2020-04-08T09:53:59+00:00April 8th, 2020|Bureau News|

The team at Bureau is pleased to be doing their part to support the current COVID-19 crisis with providing resources for key projects. We were approached to provide Inspection services and project support for the inspection, product authentication and shipping verification of various Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Diagnostic Swab Kits [...]

COVID-19: Siemens Gamesa reopens Hull blade factory

2020-04-03T14:58:30+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Bureau News|

German-Spanish company introduces raft of measures to protect staff during pandemic Siemens Gamesa has restarted full production at its Hull blade manufacturing plant in the UK after introducing a series of measures to protect staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. The turbine manufacturer has introduced thermal imaging, enhanced protective equipment and [...]

Northland makes Canadian offshore move

2020-03-30T17:05:57+00:00March 30th, 2020|Bureau News|

Deal agreed to acquire the early-stage NaiKun project off the coast of British Columbia Canadian company Northland Power is to buy an early-stage offshore wind farm development from NaiKun Wind Energy Group in the Hecate Strait off British Columbia, Canada. The deal, which is expected to close in mid-2020 subject [...]

Aquila to buy additional 9.6 MW in Svindbaek wind farm in Denmark

2020-03-23T13:10:30+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Bureau News|

Aquila European Renewables Income Fund plc (LON:AERS) is to purchase the 9.6-MW Svindbaek II onshore wind farm, a three-turbine portion of the larger Svindbaek complex in Denmark. The fund said Monday it will acquire the three wind turbines for around EUR 13.2 million (USD 14.1m). After finalising the purchase of [...]

UK Export Finance gets £2bn for green energy projects

2020-03-20T13:00:38+00:00March 20th, 2020|Bureau News|

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has announced today that it received £2 billion funding towards its lending facility for clean energy projects. The new funding amount has been allocated to support clean growth projects as global economies shift away from fossil fuels to renewable and low carbon solutions. UKEF recently provided [...]

Global offshore capacity nears 30GW with 6GW 2019 surge

2020-03-19T12:42:58+00:00March 19th, 2020|Bureau News|

GWEC report shows China out in front with 2.3GW of new projects completed in the last year. The offshore wind industry installed just over 6GW of new capacity in 2019, taking total capacity to 29GW, according to figures released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). Last year’s installations marked [...]