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Time for a reset in offshore wind to capture its true value to the

Greater recognition of technical challenges and a new, more collaborative approach to addressing them, is key to securing economic, environmental and security benefits linked to the growth in offshore wind, and keeping the UK at the vanguard of technology development, says Tony Quinn, Director of Technology Development at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. A number of […]

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USA Targets 10 Gigawatts of Clean Energy From Offshore Wind Projects

The Biden-Harris administration has approved the New England Wind offshore wind project – the nation’s eighth approval of a commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project under President Biden’s leadership. With today’s approval, the Department of the Interior has approved more than 10 gigawatts of clean energy from offshore wind projects — enough to power nearly 4 […]

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World’s Largest Offshore-Dogger Wind Farm Gets a Lift with New Partnership

North East engineering and lifting expert, JK Lifting Equipment, is working with the world’s largest wind farm, Dogger Bank, to enable the safe movement of operation and maintenance equipment. As part of the lifting and product supply partnership, JK Lifting Equipment has developed a rigging loft specifically for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm. The specially […]

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ECOWAS Charts path in Advancing Sustainable Energy in Africa

In a stride towards sustainable energy development in the ECOWAS region, the Regional Validation Workshop of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Facility (EREEEF) marks a significant milestone. The workshop featured the ECOWAS Commissioner for Infrastructure, Energy and Digitalization, Mr. Sediko Douka, the Vice President in charge of Operations of the ECOWAS Bank for […]

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Mooreast, Bourbon to Execute Floating Wind Contracts in France

Mooreast Holdings has won a contract to supply its proprietary anchors for Eolmed, a pre-commercial floating offshore wind farm in Southern France. Meanwhile Bourbon Offshore will provide transport and installation services to the 30MW pre-commercial project, which is the biggest of the first three floating wind energy projects to be developed in France.  The offshore […]

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Nordex Group Receives Order for 336 MW in South Africa

The Nordex Group has obtained an order to supply and install 57 N163/5.X turbines from the Delta4000 series in South Africa. The order also includes a Service contract for maintenance of the turbines. The order is for a cluster of three wind farms with 112.1 MW each. The wind farms are located in the Eastern […]

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TGS Gives latest Market Expectations for Offshore Wind in 2024

TGS, the leading global provider of energy data and intelligence, has released its latest Market Overview Report, powered by 4C Offshore market intelligence. This comprehensive analysis offers an early assessment of the global offshore wind industry for the rest of 2024, building upon the insights provided by last year’s report, which anticipated a record-breaking auction […]

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GE Vernova Reiterates Commitment to Sustainable Energy Transition in Nigeria

GE Vernova a purpose-built company driving electrification and decarbonization, has highlighted its commitment to accelerating Nigeria’s sustainable energy transition journey through its key operating segments including power (gas, nuclear, hydro, steam), wind (onshore, offshore) and electrification (transmission, distribution, conversion, storage, and orchestration of electricity). With a presence of over 100 years in Nigeria, GE Vernova […]

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Supply chain for Celtic Sea floating wind farms could power 5,000 new Jobs in UK

Up to 5,300 new jobs and up to £1.4 billion could be generated for the UK economy by galvanising the supply chain and infrastructure opportunities arising from the development of new floating wind farms off the coast of South Wales and the South West England, according to new research commissioned by The Crown Estate. The […]

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Rovco expands fleet with additional site survey vessel

Rovco, the leading provider of high-technology offshore wind solutions is now adding a second hull mounted survey vessel to their fleet with the long-term charter of the DP2 vessel Glomar Worker.  The four-year charter with Glomar comes in response to client demand for innovative geophysical and geotechnical survey solutions. Rovco are now converting the sister […]

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