Industry majors, oil & gas players shortlisted for French floating wind tender

Equinor, Shell, and TotalEnergies – oil and gas players that continue raising their stakes in the renewable energy sector – have been selected by the French government to participate in the country’s first tender dedicated to floating wind. Shell has … Read More

Final Turbine Installed on Biggest Scottish Offshore Wind Project

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern has successfully installed the final turbine, completing the installation of Vestas turbines at Moray East offshore wind farm. The 100 V164-9.5 MW turbines will have a total output of 950 MW and is … Read More

Floating Wind Will Boost Canary Islands’ Share of Renewable Energy

Ocean Winds, an EDP Renewables and ENGIE joint venture specializing in offshore wind energy generation, and Spain’s DISA Group, a renewable electricity generator in the Canary Islands, are developing offshore wind farms in the Canary Islands. Their floating wind power … Read More

Ocean Winds’ Moray East Wind Farm Successfully Transmits to Grid

Ocean Winds (OW), a 50/50 joint venture between EDP Renewables (EDPR) and ENGIE to develop offshore wind energy, has commenced generation at Scotland’s largest wind farm, Moray East, and has successfully exported power to the grid. OW has been developing … Read More

Mayflower Wind Given Green Light to Interconnect at Brayton Point

Mayflower Wind, a 50/50 joint venture between Shell and Ocean Winds, and Anbaric Development Partners, a U.S.-based company focused on planning and scaling renewable energy, have signed an agreement for Mayflower Wind to use transmission assets developed by Anbaric to … Read More

Mayflower Wind Selects Ventolines as Offshore Expertise Partner

Ventolines, a Dutch renewable energy company, has signed on as the offshore wind expertise partner for the Mayflower Wind project off Massachusetts and has opened its first permanent U.S. office in Boston.  Mayflower Wind, a joint venture of Shell New … Read More

Burns & McDonnell Awarded FEED Contract for Mayflower Wind

Burns & McDonnell has been awarded the onshore front end engineering design (FEED) for an offshore wind project with Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, a joint venture of Shell and Ocean Winds. Burns & McDonnell will also provide market engagement support … Read More

EDPR, ENGIE Partner to Form OW North America

EDP Renewables and ENGIE have combined their existing and planned offshore wind efforts to form a new company, Ocean Winds (OW). After launching OW in Europe, EDP Renewables and ENGIE are now unveiling the U.S. arm of this new company: … Read More

Scotland Strengthens Offshore Wind Supply Chain

A new group has been set up to make sure Scotland’s energy supply-chain companies benefit from new floating offshore wind projects in Scotland and the U.K. The group has been formed as a subgroup of DeepWind, Scotland’s supply-chain cluster. DeepWind … Read More

Ocean Winds and Ignitis to jointly bid for Lithuania’s first offshore wind farm

Lithuania’s state-controlled energy holding company Ignitis Group has selected Ocean Winds as a strategic partner for the development of offshore wind farm projects. Ocean Winds, an offshore wind joint venture between Engie and EDPR, and Ignitis Group aim to jointly … Read More