Four missing after jack-up vessel tilts at offshore wind farm in China

The Sheng Ping 001 jack-up vessel, formerly Teras Fortress 2, tilted on 25 July while working at the site of China General Nuclear Power Corporation’s (CGN) wind farm off Huizhou, with four people reported missing, China’s media report. The vessel, … 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

GE and Whiffle Agreement Will Enhance Wind Energy Applications

GE Renewable Energy has entered into a joint development agreement with Whiffle, a Netherlands-based weather forecasting technology firm, for application of Whiffle’s ultra-fine atmospheric Large Eddy Simulation (LES) modeling technology to optimize GE’s wind turbine siting.  “We are pleased to … Read More

Major UK project to unlock untapped potential of ocean renewable energy fuels

An innovative £10 million research project, led by the University of Strathclyde, has been set up to investigate the potential of harnessing offshore wind and marine renewable energy to produce zero-carbon hydrogen and ammonia fuels. Illustration (Courtesy of the University … Read More

Idziak Named CEO of Blade Specialist GEV Wind Power US

Paul Idziak GEV Wind Power has appointed Paul Idziak CEO of GEV Wind Power US LLC, as well as named him to the board of GEV Wind Power Lab Group. Idziak is a seasoned wind energy executive with leadership experience … Read More

Gazelle Wind Power Appoints Industry Veterans to Board of Directors

Dr. Javier Cavada Gazelle Wind Power Ltd., a company specializing in hybrid floating offshore wind technologies, has named a group of policymakers, government officials, engineers and CEOs to its board of directors. The company says these industry experts will guide … Read More

Vineyard Wind Secures Project Labor Agreement

As planned, Vineyard Wind and the Southeastern Massachusetts Building Trades Council have secured what they say is the first project labor agreement (PLA) for an industrial-scale offshore wind project in the U.S. According to the partners, the agreement ensures “fair, … Read More

UL Wins Orsted Offshore Certification Contract

Illinois-based UL has been selected by Ørsted to deliver project certifications for the wind turbines and foundations at the 900 MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 and 242 MW Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farms in Germany. The project certifications—part of the … Read More

BP and EnBW’s €11.65bn Scottish plan includes 2.9 GW of offshore wind, green hydrogen

After announcing their intention to bid in the ScotWind seabed leasing this May, British oil & gas major BP and German offshore wind developer EnBW have now detailed on their plan in Scotland, which encompasses more than offshore wind. With … Read More

Vineyard Wind Cuts Ribbon on CT Base

Today, offshore wind company Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), held a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Bridgeport, Conn., headquarters. The Park City Wind (PCW) office, located at 350 Fairfield Ave., will … Read More