ESVAGT SOV Providing Offshore O&M Support to Baltic 2

ESVAGT, a provider of safety, support at sea and services for the offshore wind industry, says its Esvagt Dana service operation vessel (SOV) will be supporting Siemens Gamesa during maintenance work on the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm. For the … Read More

TransAlta Secures 100 MW PPA for Garden Plain Offtake

TransAlta Corp., a company that owns, operates and develops electrical power generation assets, has entered into a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Pembina Pipeline Corp., a transportation and midstream service provider, for the offtake of 100 MW from its proposed … Read More

Vestas Tops GWEC List of World’s Largest Turbine Suppliers

Vestas, a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer and servicer of wind turbines, holds the title as the world’s largest supplier of wind turbines in 2020 across onshore and offshore wind, with new installations in 32 markets last year, according to the … Read More

Cadeler Secures Turbine Transportation, Installation Contract

Cadeler A/S, a provider of installation services and operation and maintenance works for the offshore wind industry, has signed its largest contract. Siemens Gamesa, a supplier of wind power solutions, awarded Cadeler the contract of approximately $90 million, with an … Read More

Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm Signs Transmission Agreement

Hornsea 1 Ltd., a joint venture (JV) owned by Ørsted (50%) and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) (50%) has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to Diamond Transmission Partners Hornsea One Ltd. (DTP).  DTP is a partnership … Read More

Offshore Wind Sector Will Require Threefold Increase in Workforce

Demand for offshore wind staff will triple by the end of the decade, surging to 868,000 full-time jobs from an estimated 297,000 in 2020. The hiring spree will already be visible in the middle of the decade as job demand … Read More

Europe Touts Record-Breaking 2020 Offshore Wind Investment

Despite COVID constraints, Europe has achieved a record amount of €26.3 billion of investments in new offshore wind farms in 2020, according to the latest WindEurope data. The investments will finance 7.1 GW of new offshore wind which will be … Read More

£6.5 billion East Anglia Hub to feature 14+MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

ScottishPower Renewables has selected Siemens Gamesa as the preferred bidder to supply and install 14+MW wind turbines for its £6.5 billion East Anglia Hub programme offshore the UK. More than 200 next-generation 14+MW turbines are planned for East Anglia ONE … Read More

DOE Funds UMaine 3D Printing Research for Wind Blade Molds

The University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center has been awarded $2.8 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to develop a rapid, low-cost additive manufacturing – 3D printing – solution for … Read More

Clearway Awards EPC Contract for West Virginia Wind Farm

Clearway Energy Group, a developer and operator of clean energy projects, has selected the Bechtel-Reed & Reed joint venture to build its Black Rock wind farm in Grant and Mineral counties, W. Va. The new wind farm represents a nearly … Read More