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Three PortXL start-ups are collaborating with Van Oord

15 June 2018

Van Oord is collaborating with three start-ups who have been scouted via innovation platform PortXL. On 14 June, the contracts were signed in the presence of CEO Pieter van Oord. In the search for new cooperative partners, Van Oord focused on two innovation themes: sustainability and digitisation. MORE ❯

Catapult launches new offshore wind data service

15 June 2018

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a unique new open-access data service designed to improve our understanding of how offshore wind farms operate in real-world conditions and support innovative research, projects and product development.
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Health, Safety & Environment

New offshore contracts for life-saving wind farm workers

14 June 2018

Paramedics will be working on two offshore wind projects off the East of England coast in new contract awards for pioneer SSI Energy. MORE ❯

Installation, Transport & Logistics

SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing Horns Rev 3 shipments

14 June 2018

SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing contract for shipment of a total of 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 Offshore Wind Farm. The contract has been signed with GeoSea NV, and underlines SAL’s performance and significant track record in the technical heavy lift transport market for complex offshore wind projects. MORE ❯

Natural Power supports construction of European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre

14 June 2018

Following the final turbine installation at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility, Natural Power is delighted to have been involved throughout the construction phase supporting the Environment and Consents Manager for the Vattenfall development. MORE ❯

Installation, Transport & Logistics

A look from the sky

14 June 2018

A look from the sky at Sif's unique terminal with marchalling facilities at the Port of Rotterdam (Maasvlakte 2): 16,5 meter draught; deep sea quay 400 meters length MORE ❯

Business & FinanceMORE ❯
Van Oord is collaborating with three start-ups who have been scouted via innovation platform PortXL. On 14 June, the contracts were signed in the presence of CEO Pieter van Oord. In the search for new cooperative partners, Van Oord focused on two innovation themes: sustainability and digitisation. MORE ❯
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a unique new open-access data service designed to improve our understanding of how offshore wind farms operate in real-world conditions and support innovative research, projects and product development.
MORE ❯
Health, Safety & EnvironmentMORE ❯
Paramedics will be working on two offshore wind projects off the East of England coast in new contract awards for pioneer SSI Energy. MORE ❯
Installation, Transport & LogisticsMORE ❯
SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing contract for shipment of a total of 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 Offshore Wind Farm. The contract has been signed with GeoSea NV, and underlines SAL’s performance and significant track record in the technical heavy lift transport market for complex offshore wind projects. MORE ❯
Following the final turbine installation at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility, Natural Power is delighted to have been involved throughout the construction phase supporting the Environment and Consents Manager for the Vattenfall development. MORE ❯
Installation, Transport & LogisticsMORE ❯
A look from the sky at Sif's unique terminal with marchalling facilities at the Port of Rotterdam (Maasvlakte 2): 16,5 meter draught; deep sea quay 400 meters length MORE ❯

Health, Safety & Environment

14 Jun | New offshore contracts for life-saving wind farm workers

Paramedics will be working on two offshore wind projects off the East of England coast in new contract awards for pioneer SSI Energy.

Order

14 Jun | Lagerwey builds first 100% public wind farm in the Netherlands

Lagerwey has been contracted to build a new wind farm for De Windcentrale, which will be the first 100% public owned wind farm in the Netherlands. The wind farm consists of three L82-2.3MW wind turbines that will generate wind energy for around 8,000 households. The wind turbines will be located in the municipality of Staphorst, between Nieuwleusen and Rouveen. Lagerwey will start constructing the foundations at the end of September 2018.

Installation, Transport & Logistics

14 Jun | SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing Horns Rev 3 shipments

SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing contract for shipment of a total of 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 Offshore Wind Farm. The contract has been signed with GeoSea NV, and underlines SAL’s performance and significant track record in the technical heavy lift transport market for complex offshore wind projects.

14 Jun | Natural Power supports construction of European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre

Following the final turbine installation at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility, Natural Power is delighted to have been involved throughout the construction phase supporting the Environment and Consents Manager for the Vattenfall development.

Policy & Markets

14 Jun | Europe leads the global clean energy transition: Commission welcomes ambitious agreement on further renewable energy development in the EU

An ambitious political agreement on increasing renewable energy use in Europe was reached today between negotiators from the Commission, the European Parliament and the Council. Today's deal means that two out of the 8 legislative proposals in the Clean Energy for All Europeans package (adopted by the European Commission on 30 November 2016) have been already agreed by the co-legislators. On 14 May, the first element of the package, the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, was adopted. Thus, progress and momentum towards completing the Energy Union is well under way and the work started by the Juncker Commission, under the priority “a resilient Energy Union and a forward-looking climate change policy" is delivering its promises.

14 Jun | Offshore wind in Taiwan: Siemens Gamesa backs Global Wind Organization training center project

  • SGRE starts collaboration with Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC)
  • LoI includes knowledge transfer to define training programs for offshore technicians
  • SGRE to install Formosa 1 Phase 2 in 2019 as first larger offshore project; preferred supplier for Yunlin offshore wind

Order

14 Jun | Longroad Energy places 212 MW order with Vestas for wind project in Texas

Vestas has received an order for 212 MW of V136-3.45 MW turbines, delivered in 3.6 Power Optimised Mode, from Longroad Energy for the Rio Bravo wind project in Texas.

Installation, Transport & Logistics

14 Jun | A look from the sky

A look from the sky at Sif's unique terminal with marchalling facilities at the Port of Rotterdam (Maasvlakte 2): 16,5 meter draught; deep sea quay 400 meters length

14 Jun | Goldwind Celebrates the Start of Construction at Stockyard Hill Wind Farm

Today, key project partners joined Goldwind Australia at a Ground-Breaking Ceremony to mark the commencement of construction for the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm project.

Project Development & Execution

14 Jun | Enel becomes Peru’s main renewable player after commissioning country’s largest wind farm

  • Enel Green Power Peru’s 132 MW Wayra I wind farm has brought Enel’s installed renewables capacity in the country to around 1.1 GW
  • Investment in the construction of Wayra I amounted to over 165 million US dollars

Technology

13 Jun | New wind turbines are even efficient in low winds – the benefits are fivefold

VTT Research Centre of Technology (VTT) has explored the potential and economic benefits of new wind power technology. The technology would greatly increase the benefits of wind energy and enable the competitive utilisation of wind power in Finland.

Policy & Markets

13 Jun | Gov. Malloy and DEEP Announce Selection of 250 MW of Renewable Energy Projects

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Robert Klee today announced that Connecticut has selected over 250 MW of clean and renewable energy projects as part of DEEP’s recent Clean Energy Request for Proposals. The projects include the state’s first procurement of offshore wind, in addition to multiple fuel cell projects and a new anaerobic digestion facility.