Virginia’s offshore wind turbines now generating power

The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project has started generating power, according to social media posts from Ørsted, which developed the project together with Dominion Energy. The 12 MW CVOW, located some 43 kilometres off the coast of Virginia … Read More

Japan’s offshore wind ambitions attracting major developers

What a national-level push for offshore wind can do in a relatively short time is perhaps best visible from Japan’s example, with some of the biggest offshore wind names now making concrete business moves in the country whose government put … Read More

Henkel Signs VPPA for New Texas Wind Farm

Henkel, a German chemical and consumer goods company, has signed a large-scale virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for new wind power in Bee County, Texas.  The agreed capacity equals 100% of the electricity demand of Henkel’s operations in the U.S., … Read More

Orsted Names Nipper Next CEO

Ørsted’s board of directors has appointed Mads Nipper group president and CEO as of Jan. 1, 2021. Nipper is currently group president and CEO at Grundfos. The appointment follows the decision by Henrik Poulsen to resign his position and step … Read More

NJBPU, NJEDA Approve Two MOUs for Offshore Wind, Clean Energy Projects

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) have approved two memoranda of understanding (MOUs) that will make nearly $6 million available to support offshore wind and other clean energy projects in … Read More

Ørsted hires Solstad construction support vessel for Taiwanese work

Solstad Offshore has signed an agreement with Ørsted to deploy construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Jarl on the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Normand Jarl is scheduled to begin working offshore Taiwan in the second … Read More