Heerema developing silent foundations

Heerema has received Statements of Feasibility from DNV GL for two of its “silent foundations” concepts, on which the company has been working together with the University of Dundee. The concepts include helical or screw piles and so-called push-in piles, … Read More

Maryland offshore wind training center opens for business

Arcon’s new training center which will support the U.S. offshore wind and onshore industries has opened its doors after receiving approval from the Global Wind Organization (GWO). The new purpose-built center has been developed by ARCON Training Centre in Maryland, … Read More

Greece opens public consultation on offshore wind legislative framework

The Greek wind energy association ELETAEN has launched public consultation for a legislative framework for the development of offshore wind in Greece. The consultation period will run until 1 February and is part of the implementation of the project “Necessary legislative … Read More

​DOE Funds GE Research to Accelerate Wind Generator Development

A multi-disciplinary team of engineers at GE’s research lab in Niskayuna, N.Y., has been awarded $20.3 million in follow-on funding by the DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies Office to accelerate the design and testing of a new superconducting wind generator. GE … Read More

PALFINGER Named Preferred Crane Supplier for Fecamp Offshore Wind Farm

PALFINGER Marine, an international manufacturer of hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems, has been named preferred supplier for 71 of its PF14000-4.5 LDB fixed boom cranes to support the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm project, located between 13 … Read More

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

EDP Renewables Appoints New CEO, CFO

EDP Renewables’ (EDPR) board of directors has approved the appointment of Miguel Stilwell de Andrade as chairman of the board and CEO of EDPR. Rui Teixeira, who has been EDPR’s interim CEO since last July, has been appointed as CFO … Read More

Smulders produces 2,000th transition piece

Smulders has produced its milestone 2,000th transition piece, destined for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Smulders Smulders says it started with the production of the 2,000th transition piece this month, which is barely six years after celebrating the … Read More

RWE Commissions Oklahoma, Texas Wind Farms

RWE, a company that develops, owns and operates renewable energy projects, has commissioned two new onshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of 348 MW.  The Boiling Springs wind farm was constructed with a capacity of 148 MW in … Read More

World Invests Record Amount in Decarbonization Efforts

The world has committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonization in 2020, beating the previous year by 9% despite the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent energy transition investment analysis compiled by BloombergNEF (BNEF), Bloomberg’s primary … Read More