Subsea 7 S.A. has announced the details of the major contract award. The contract was awarded by Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the Beatrice wind farm turbine foundations and array cables at offshore Scotland, UK.
DEME and China COSCO Shipping have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind energy in China, a cooperation which is in line with the Chinese climate vision and its aim to develop renewable energy
ABB has won orders worth more than $300 million to supply advanced converter transformers for two long-distance ultra-high-voltage direct current (UHVDC) transmission links capable of transporting up to 10,000 MW of power at the 800 kV voltage level, setting a new world record in terms of capacity.
A new battery storage solution for offshore wind energy will be piloted in the world’s first floating wind farm, the Hywind pilot park off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
DONG Energy has made a final investment decision to build the giant Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm (Hornsea) in the UK. With a capacity of 1.2 gigawatt (GW), Hornsea will on completion be the world’s first offshore wind farm to exceed 1,000 MW in capacity and by a large margin become the world’s largest offshore wind farm. It will be able to meet the electricity needs of well over one million UK homes.
The Danish Maritime Authority has had a report drawn up that maps the regulations and industry standards applicable to maritime operations in the offshore wind sector of Denmark, the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands.
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