Wind Power

EnBW Wins Contract for Iberdrola Offshore Wind Park

EnBW, Germany's No.3 utility, has won a services contract for Iberdrola's offshore wind park Wikinger, banking on its track record in building and operating renewable

Statkraft Eyes Domestic Wind Investments

Norway's Statkraft is still considering investing in a 1,000-megawatt (MW) onshore wind power development at home despite scaling back its international ambitions to pay a full dividend,

Global Marine Takes Majority Stake in CWind

Global Marine Systems Limited has acquired a majority interest in offshore renewables specialist CWind Limited. According to Global Marine, the purchase demonstrates

Dong Energy to Build UK Offshore Wind Farm

DONG Energy will build the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in Britain, which should be the world's largest when it is completed, the Danish energy company said on Wednesday.

Mooring Components Ordered for Floating Wind Park

Statoil has signed a contract with offshore chains and mooring systems supplier Vicinay Marine for the design, manufacture and deliver mooring components for the

IPO Proposed for Norway's Statkraft

Norway should partially privatise state-owned power producer Statkraft and list it on the stock market, a key member of the country's ruling Conservative Party proposed on Tuesday.

EU Offshore Wind to Grow up to 2020

New capacity more than doubled in 2015 due backlog; existing projects to bring more expansion in coming years. Growth in new offshore wind capacity in Europe

Cyclone Stan churns towards Australia's NW Ports

A tropical cyclone gathered strength as it headed for the northwest coast of Western Australia on Saturday, forcing ports to close and mining companies to evacuate.

Siemens Hires Goldman Sachs, Mulls Gamesa Bid

German engineering group Siemens has hired Goldman Sachs to advise it on a possible deal to buy Spanish wind farm manufacturer and operator Gamesa, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Pilbara Ports being Evacuated

Pilbara Ports Authority has commenced evacuating the inner and outer anchorages at the Port of Port Hedland, as a tropical low, 315km from Port Hedland, continues

Gerdau, Sumitomo, JSW Form Wind Power JV

Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau SA will form a joint venture with Japan's Sumitomo Corp and Japan Steel Works Ltd (JSW) to compete in the wind power sector in Brazil, Gerdau said on Wednesday.

Renewable Energy: Wind, Sun Could Dominate by 2030

NOAA, CIRES study: Wind, sun could eclipse fossil fuels for electric power by 2030. The United States could slash greenhouse gas emissions from power production

Hurricane Condition Whiskey for Port of Delaware Bay

The Captain of the Port (COTP), Delaware Bay, has set a modified Port Condition WHISKEY due to the anticipated arrival of a severe winter storm that will impact the Pennsylvania,

French Wind Industry Grows on Deregulation

The French wind industry expects strong growth in 2016 due to deregulation but a long-awaited third tender for offshore wind turbines may not happen before year end, an industry group said.

Wind Generators Look to Take Over Brazil Transmission Lines

Power companies with wind-generation capacity could take over transmission line projects in Brazil operated by Abengoa SA after the Spanish construction group's

Bibby Unit Orders SOV - Offshore Wind

On January 15, Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line Group, signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for delivery of its first Service Operations

NWFTC Completes Pilot SHEQ Review and Training Service

National Wind Farm Training Centers (NWFTC), is providing a new SHEQ review and training service for its clients in the offshore wind industry.  During a recently completed pilot program,

Report Maps North Sea Wind Regulations

A new report maps the regulations and industry standards applicable to maritime operations in the offshore wind sector of Denmark, the U.K., Germany and the Netherlands.

Vattenfall: Subsidy-free Offshore Wind by 2025

Sweden's Vattenfall expects to be able to build offshore wind power projects, one of the most expensive sources of renewable energy, without subsidies by the middle of the next decade,

ARENA Funded Study to Uncover Wave Energy Costs

  The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $181,000 funding to support Bombora Wave Power (Bombora) to complete a detailed cost of energy study for its Wave Energy Convertor (WEC).

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