Tag Archives: Offshore wind

Total enters floating offshore wind market with the acquisition of 80% stake in project Erebus

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 19-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Total enters floating offshore wind segment in line with its strategy to develop renewable energy. Total to acquire 80% stake in the pioneering floating wind project Erebus located in the Celtic Sea, in … Read the full press release

ENGIE and EDPR combine expertise and capabilities on offshore wind

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, France, 24-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE announces 50/50 joint-venture (JV) agreement with EDPR (edp renewables), bringing together the industrial expertise and development capacity of both companies in fixed and floating offshore wind. The agreement follows the … Read the full press release

Ørsted and Vattenfall laid out 33 kV 8 km cable for back up electricity between Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farms in the North Sea

Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 19-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Offshore wind farms Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3, owned by Ørsted and Vattenfall, have just connected to each other with a new eight-kilometre long cable. The cable connection is meant to … Read the full press release

Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski: Ambitious plans for the development of 8 GW of offshore wind by 2035

BRUSSELS, 08-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Poland marked its return to wind energy today with the announcement of ambitious plans to develop 8 GW of offshore wind by 2035. It came as Poland opened a 1 GW onshore wind auction on 5 … Read the full press release

A new career guide launched for young people looking for a career in the clean energy sector

LONDON, 20-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new guide aimed at students, school leavers and sixth-formers looking for a career in the clean energy sector is being unveiled today at RenewableUK’s Global Offshore Wind conference and exhibition in Manchester – the largest event … Read the full press release

STX introduces turnkey solutions to the offshore wind market

Saint Nazaire Cedex, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With SeeOs, STX introduces turnkey solutions to the offshore wind market that will reduce energy costs by decreasing delivery time and saving CAPEX and OPEX costs. SeeOs is a scalable solution for offshore … Read the full press release

DONG Energy comments on Politiken articles that mislead readers

Fredericia, Denmark, 30-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — As a response to the articles that Politiken published yesterday morning, DONG Energy submitted a contribution to the newspaper yesterday afternoon in order to provide some explanations and put things into the right perspective. Politiken … Read the full press release

Julian Brown, AREVA Wind’s Country Director for UK and Chairman of Norstec, elected as Chairman at RenewableUK

LONDON, 28-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — RenewableUK today announced that at its Board Meeting of 25th February 2014, Julian Brown, AREVA Wind’s Country Director for the UK, and Chairman of Norstec, was elected as Chairman, succeeding previous incumbent Andrew Jamieson. Jamieson served as Chairman … Read the full press release

GDF SUEZ – EDP Renewables consortium selected AREVA as the exclusive turbine supplier for the 2nd offshore wind call for tender in France

02-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ —  AREVA has been selected by the consortium of GDF SUEZ – EDP Renewables as the exclusive turbine supplier for the second offshore wind call for tender in France. This call for tender plans for the installation … Read the full press release

Gamesa’s G128-5.0 MW offshore prototype installed in Spain’s first offshore wind turbine the Arinaga Quay in Gran Canaria

Gamesa’s G128-5.0 MW offshore prototype, installed in Arinaga (Canary Islands), will generate enough energy to power 7,500 households every year 26-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The first offshore wind turbine installed in Spain has been commissioned this morning. It is also … Read the full press release

EU offshore wind update: 277 new offshore wind turbines (1,045MW) fully grid connected in Europe during H1 2013

277 new offshore wind turbines, totalling 1,045 megawatts (MW), were fully grid connected in Europe during the first six months of 2013. This is double compared to the same period in 2012 when 523.2 MW were installed. In addition, 268 … Read the full press release