Renewables industry reacts to Johnson’s ‘green industrial revolution’ pledge

2020-10-13T17:07:55+00:00October 13th, 2020|Bureau News|

The renewables industry has been reacting to the prime minister’s commitment to implement a “green industrial revolution” that will generate hundreds of thousands of jobs. At the recent virtual Conservative Party Conference, Boris Johnson claimed every home in the UK will be powered by offshore wind by the end of [...]

Smulders Sends Off Last Moray East Upper Jackets

2020-10-09T14:53:38+00:00October 9th, 2020|Bureau News|

Smulders has sent off the final three upper jackets for the Moray East offshore wind farm from its yard in Hoboken, Belgium, to Newcastle upon Tyne. Smulders will deliver 55 turbine jacket foundations for the project, with the remaining 45 being delivered by Lamprell from its yards in the United Arab [...]

RWE secures lease agreements to develop four offshore wind farm extensions projects in the United Kingdom

2020-10-06T09:51:18+00:00October 6th, 2020|Bureau News|

Potential 1.8 gigawatts awarded Agreement for Lease by The Crown Estate, RWE pro rata share about 900 megawatts RWE’s total share in the UK offshore development projects totals up to 1.3 gigawatts including 400 megawatts from the remaining seabed option at Rampion Projects in the Irish Sea, the southern North [...]

Bureau increases its Asian footprint

2020-10-02T11:16:03+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Bureau News|

Bureau is pleased to announce that they have successfully commenced operations across a further three Renewable Fabrication projects. These projects are based in South Korea and China. We are providing QC support services with a multi-disciplined workforce across the UK and Asia totalling 45. These support services include Inspection Services, [...]

Construction on Equinor’s Hywind Tampen project gets underway

2020-10-01T11:58:10+00:00October 1st, 2020|Bureau News|

Construction on what will be the world’s first floating offshore wind farm to power offshore oil and gas platforms has got underway. Equinor’s Hywind Tampen project, located around 140 km off the east coast of Norway, will provide electricity for the Snorre and Gullfaks platforms in the North Sea. Norwegian [...]

Ørsted’s Hornsea Two to Generate 1.4 GW of Clean Energy

2020-09-28T16:50:17+00:00September 28th, 2020|Bureau News|

Ørsted’s Hornsea Two will surpass its predecessor Hornsea One by generating 1.4 GW of clean energy once complete in 2022. Offshore works for what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm are set to ramp up in the coming weeks. Monopile works are due to commence at the wind farm location 89 km [...]

How renewable energy can drive a post-COVID recovery

2020-09-26T09:13:30+00:00September 26th, 2020|Bureau News|

Europe has set aside a portion of its recovery package to invest in renewables. Nations need to direct investments towards a green and healthy recovery, as insurance against future disasters. Renewable energy can revitalize the economy by creating “green” jobs, ensuring energy security and strengthening resilience. Europe has set the [...]

INEOS Buys Norther Offshore Wind Power

2020-09-23T12:31:32+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Bureau News|

INEOS has signed an agreement with Engie to buy 84 MW of energy produced by the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. The 84 MW will initially be used by existing INEOS production sites and later by Project ONE, the company’s investment in two chemical plants for the production of [...]

Renewables to quench PepsiCo thirst for power

2020-09-21T16:05:04+00:00September 21st, 2020|Bureau News|

PepsiCo plans to source 100% renewable electricity across all of its company-owned and controlled operations globally by 2030 and across its entire franchise and third-party operations by 2040. To achieve the target, PepsiCo will employ a diversified portfolio of solutions, including power purchase agreements (PPAs) that will support the development [...]

Amazon’s first European wind project now online

2020-09-15T16:59:57+00:00September 15th, 2020|Bureau News|

91MW Swedish site marks the online shopping giant's debut in continent's utility-scale renewables scene. Amazon’s first operational wind farm outside of the US is now operational in Sweden. The 91MW Bäckhammar project in Western Sweden will power Amazon's AWS data centres and expanding retail business in the country. It marks the first in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]