Kongsberg Supplying Monitoring Equipment to World’s Largest Floating Wind Project

Kongsberg Maritime, a company that delivers systems for positioning, surveying, navigation and automation to offshore installations, says it will be supplying key positioning and monitoring equipment to Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating wind farm, poised to be the largest in the … Read More

SUNY, NYSERDA Launch OWTI to Develop Offshore Wind Workforce

The State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have launched New York’s Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI) to train 2,500 workers as part of the largest public investment in offshore … Read More

Equinor to test floating solar pilot in rough waters of Norway

Norwegian energy major Equinor, in collaboration with Saipem company Moss Maritime, plans to build and test a pilot floating solar plant off Frøya in Norway in the late summer of 2021. The potential look of the floating solar pilot plant … Read More

NYSERDA Selects Proposal to Transition Port of Albany into Offshore Hub

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Equinor’s proposal to build the first U.S. offshore wind towers and transition piece manufacturing site at the Port of Albany.  Marmen, an onshore wind turbine manufacturer, and Welcon, … Read More

Wind farm owners set up turbine data sharing project

Equinor, Engie and Enel are taking part in a project focused on sharing operational performance data from offshore and onshore wind turbines. The key objective of the project is to unlock operational insights and create an operational turbine performance baseline, … Read More

GE Renewable Energy Named Dogger Bank’s Preferred Turbine Supplier

GE Renewable Energy has been confirmed as the preferred turbine supplier for Dogger Bank C, the 1.2 GW third phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank wind farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, that will become … Read More

Norway approves carbon transport and storage project

Following a historic vote in parliament, the Norwegian Government on Tuesday announced its funding decision for the Northern Lights CO2 transport and storage project in Norway. Northern Lights project; Source: Equinor The project will enable the shipping, reception, and sequestration … Read More

Equinor redirects Russian offshore commitments in favour of onshore presence

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has completed an agreement with Rosneft that increases its onshore presence in Russia and redirected its remaining exploration commitments offshore in the Sea of Okhotsk. Map of Equinor’s licences in Russia; Source: Equinor Equinor … Read More

Equinor gets consent to extend Veslefrikk field life

Norwegian safety watchdog Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given Equinor a consent for the life extension for Veslefrikk. PSA said on Tuesday that the consent given to Equinor applies to the operation of Veslefrikk until 21 December 2022. It is … Read More

Equinor, SSE Renewables Reach Financial Close on Dogger Bank Wind Farm

Equinor and SSE Renewables have financially closed on the first two phases of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm. “Reaching financial close on the two first phases of Dogger Bank is a major milestone, demonstrating our commitment to profitable growth within … Read More