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Wind energy

TotalEnergies kick start production of the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan

TotalEnergies announces the start of power generation from the first turbine of the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. TotalEnergies joined this project, operated by wpd, with a 23% interest in May 2021 alongside EGCO Group and a consortium of Japanese investors led by Sojitz. The Yunlin offshore wind farm has a capacity of 640 […]

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Shell signs new power deal with world’s largest offshore wind farm

Shell Energy Europe Limited (SEEL) has secured a 15-year power purchase agreement for 240 megawatts of power to be produced from phase C of Dogger Bank, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, bringing Shell’s total offtake to 720 megawatts. The agreement for phase C of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm follows an announcement in 2020 […]

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Shell, Simply Blue Group to Develop Western Star Floating Wind Project

Shell has signed an agreement with Irish leading blue economy developer Simply Blue Group to acquire a 51% share of their Western Star venture, which seeks to develop a floating wind farm off the Clare coast in Ireland. This follows a similar agreement earlier this year to jointly develop the Emerald floating wind project off […]

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Equinor and Korean East-West Power (EWP) sign MOU on 3 GW Korean offshore wind plans

Equinor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean East-West Power (EWP) to cooperate on 3 GW of offshore wind projects in South Korea. Together the partners will contribute significantly to the country’s ongoing energy transition and development of an offshore wind industry in Korea. The Korean Government has set out an ambition to […]

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Equinor and bp pick Vestas as preferred supplier Empire Wind turbine

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has selected Vestas as its preferred supplier for wind turbine generators for both Empire Wind I and Empire Wind II, one of the largest offshore wind projects in the US. The preferred supplier agreement – one of the largest of its kind to be announced […]

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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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