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

RWE, NTE, Havfram Participate in Norwegian Floating Offshore Wind Initiative

Three companies, RWE, NTE and Havfram, are participating in the Norwegian government’s tender process for floating offshore wind energy, which will begin later this year. Norway has ambitious climate targets: by 2030, the country aims to reduce its greenhouse gas … Read More

Aerial Survey Experts Introduce Bird Monitoring for Offshore Wind Turbines

Pictures like this gannet and dolphin taken from an aircraft flying over the Dogger Bank array site are combined with data from LiDAR to identify flight height of individual birds. Where the laser identifies a bird, the LiDAR produces a … Read More

Fugro to Conduct Five Estuaries’ Offshore Geophysical Studies

The Fugro Mercator is a survey vessel of modern catamaran design which is fully equipped for bathymetric, geophysical surveys, and cable and pipeline route surveys. (Photo credit: courtesy of Fugro) Five Estuaries Offshore Wind Farm, the extension project of existing … Read More

Work ramps up on German large-scale offshore hydrogen plant

AquaSector project partners RWE, Shell, Gasunie and Equinor want to intensify their collaboration on the first large-scale German offshore hydrogen park. Courtesy of AquaVentus The AquaSector hydrogen wind farm project is a part of the AquaVentus initiative. Its goal is … Read More

RWE Commences Construction of Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

RWE, a German multinational energy company, has begun construction of its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm project, the largest project currently in construction across its entire renewables fleet. Achievement of the construction milestone is a pivotal moment for the … Read More

RWE Constructing Irish Test Center to Investigate Airborne Wind Energy Systems

RWE, a German multinational energy company, says it is establishing its first test center to investigate the potential of innovative airborne wind energy systems (AWES). Planning permission to build the new facility in County Mayo, Ireland, has now been granted … Read More

BASF and RWE plan to build 2 GW, subsidy-free wind farm offshore Germany

Chemicals giant BASF and RWE have presented a project to build a 2 GW offshore wind farm that would power BASF’s chemical site in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and enable CO2-free production of hydrogen. No public subsidies would be needed for the … Read More

Good vibrations: RWE and Co to test quiet pile driving method

RWE Renewables, itap, BioConsult SH, the University of Stuttgart, and Technische Universität Berlin are to research an innovative vibratory pile driving technique at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm. The new method for installing foundations is said to have the potential … Read More

RWE Names SGRE as Turbine Provider for Sofia Project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy  (SGRE) has been awarded the firm order from  RWE  for the  1.4 GW  Sofia  offshore  wind power project. Sofia is located  195  km off the  U.K.’s northeastern coast on Dogger Bank in the North Sea. The … Read More