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Equinor commitment in development of floating offshore wind in Scotland

Equinor has confirmed it has bid for floating offshore wind in ScotWind, the competitive tender offshore wind seabed leasing round being undertaken by Crown Estate Scotland. The offshore energy company says the ScotWind Leasing round is a good strategic fit with its ambitions to continue to develop its North Sea offshore wind cluster and further […]

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BP and EnBW unveil ScotWind supplier portal to support offshore wind growth

Bp and EnBW has launched a bespoke online portal for the Scottish engineering and supply sector, as the companies aim to expand their partnership’s offshore wind portfolio by taking part in the upcoming ScotWind leasing round. The supply chain portal, www.bp-EnBW.com/Scotwind, will act as a central hub advertising all current and future opportunities for sub-contractors and suppliers associated with any development projects […]

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Equinor and Vårgrønn partnership for floating wind at Utsira Nord in Norway

Equinor and Vårgrønn have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly apply for offshore wind acreage in Norway for the Utsira Nord area. Through a collaboration agreement Equinor and Vårgrønn a Norwegian renewable energy company established by HitecVision and Eni, aim to jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop floating offshore […]

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Nigeria builds 10MW wind farm reiterates renewable energy pursuit

Nigeria is set to commission a 10MW Wind Farm Project in Katsina state situated at northern part of the country. This is expected to be performed by President Mohammadu Buhari later this month.  This was disclosed by Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant on New Media to the Nigerian President in a statement recently. “The 10MW […]

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Bourbon Subsea wins turnkey ‘Floating Wind Turbine (FWT)’ contract in Norway

As part of its partnership with TetraSpar Demonstrator ApS, Bourbon Subsea Services will manage the transportation and installation of the 3,6 MW Floating Wind Turbine prototype. This new turnkey stage includes project management, engineering, installation and offshore execution from assembly port in Denmark until hook up and Inter Array Cable installation on Metcenter Test site […]

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Hywind Scotland remains the UK’s best performing offshore wind farm

For its third consecutive year, Hywind Scotland – the world’s first floating offshore wind farm – reaches the highest average capacity factor for any wind farm in the UK. With an average capacity factor of 57.1% in the twelve month period to March 2020, the floating offshore wind farm set a new record in the […]

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GE Renewable Energy plans new blade manufacturing plant on Teesside for Dogger Bank wind turbines

GE Renewable Energy has unveiled plans to open a new world-class blade manufacturing facility on Teesside in the North East of England to support the growing offshore wind market in the UK and Europe and to produce blades for its Haliade-X turbine that will power Dogger Bank, the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The significant […]

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Equinor completes farm down of Dogger Bank A and B

Equinor has closed the agreement to sell a 10% interest in Dogger Bank A (1,200 MW) and Dogger Bank B (1,200 MW) assets to Eni. As part of this transaction Eni has also completed the agreement to purchase a 10% interest in the Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B assets from project partner SSE […]

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