Monday, May 20, 2019

Northland Power News

Deutsche Bucht Completes Offshore Wind Foundations

Image: Deutsche Bucht wind farm

Northland Deutsche Bucht has completed the installation of all 31 foundations for its offshore wind farm project in the North Sea.The  Canadian power producer of Northland Power's third offshore wind farm which is  about 95 kilometres to the northwet of the…

Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Substation Nears Completion

 Photo: Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen

Ten months after the final assembly of the offshore substation (OSS) for the new Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm started at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen (DSV), the substation topside has now been moved outside the construction hall so that further outfitting can take place.The Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm…

Taiwan: The Next Battleground for Offshore Wind

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Taiwan is becoming the next battleground for the world's top offshore wind developers as they seek a foothold in Asia for a technology that has been expanding fast in Europe.Taiwan announced results on Monday of its first major offshore wind farm auction that…

Feds to Offer 122K Acres Offshore NC for Wind

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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina will be offered in a commercial wind lease sale on March 16, 2017. “Today’s announcement demonstrates how our collaborative efforts with Federal, state…

Semco Enters Agreement on Nordsee One Substation

Photo courtesy of Semco Maritime

Semco Maritime enters into a five-year agreement for service and maintenance of substation for the Nordsee One wind farm, opens new office in Norddeich, Germany. Manufacturer of offshore substations for the wind industry, Semco Maritime, has entered into a…

First Wind Turbine Installed at Gemini Offshore Wind Park

Yno 309 is currently under construction at Ulstein Verft (Photo: Ulstein)

The first wind turbine has been installed at the Gemini offshore wind park, off the coast of the Netherlands. The wind park will be completed in 2017, and will supply 785,000 households with renewable energy. The SOV, Yno 309, currently under construction at Ulstein Verft, will be servicing this park.

Nordsee One Wind Farm Construction Kicks Off

Photo: DEME Group

DEME Group’s offshore marine engineering company GeoSea announced the start of the construction works for the offshore wind farm Nordsee One in the German North Sea. The Nordsee One offshore wind farm (85 percent Northland Power – 15 percent RWE) is situated…

Investors Warm up to German Offshore Wind

German offshore plants attract new investment; offshore energy a key component in switch from nuclear. Start-up costs high, but returns are attractive. Germany's offshore wind parks, once seen as only for brave investors because of high costs and operational risks…

Dutch North Sea Offshore Wind Contract Signed

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The Dutch Gemini offshore wind farm project has signed a 3 billion euro ($4.1 billion) construction and services deal with a consortium led by Siemens, handing the German engineering group its largest ever energy services contract. The 600 megawatt (MW) wind power project will be built in the Dutch North Sea…

Gemini and Siemens ink 3 billion Euro Wind Deal

Photo: Siemens

Gemini offshore wind farm to have 600 MW capacity. Production expected from 2023; Siemens to provide 150 wind turbines. The Dutch Gemini offshore wind farm project signed a three billion euro ($4.1 billion) construction deal with a consortium led by Siemens.