Crown Estate Scotland Selects 13 Offshore Wind Projects to Decarbonize Oil Platforms

(OE) Crown Estate Scotland has announced the results of the world’s first leasing round designed to enable offshore wind energy to supply offshore oil and gas platforms directly.  Thirteen projects have been offered exclusivity agreements. INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas) leasing aims to attract investment in innovative offshore wind projects in Scottish waters,... Continue Reading →

Floating Wind Specialist BW Ideol Secures Investment from ADEME Investissement

(OE) Floating wind farm and technology developer BW Ideol has entered into exclusive negotiations with ADEME Investissement, a state-owned French financier of innovative infrastructure projects, for ADEME Investissement to invest €40 million in BW Ideol’s project development activities. Under the agreed terms, BW Ideol will transfer its co-development project portfolio to a newly created subsidiary... Continue Reading →

New Consortium Pursues Floating Offshore Wind Development in Australia

Offshore installation firm Subsea 7, Australian company Spark Renewables, and international floating wind farm developer Simply Blue Group have created a consortium to pursue floating offshore wind development offshore New South Wales (NSW), Australia, in the Hunter and Illawarra regions. According to the consortium, the recently declared Hunter-Central Coast and Illawarra Renewable Energy Zones offer good opportunities to... Continue Reading →

EGS Survey to start work at ScotWind Floating Wind site

The UK-headquartered company EGS Survey will carry out a survey campaign at the Muir Mhòr floating wind project site in Scotland, being developed by Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall. Starting next month, EGS Survey will be performing preliminary geophysical and environmental surveys using the vessel EGS Ventus, with the work to be conducted from Peterhead Port... Continue Reading →

Brigg Vind: New Offshore Wind Company Launched in Norway

Norwegian renewable energy developers Vårgrønn and Å Energi and global offshore wind specialist Corio Generation, on Tuesday launched a new Norwegian offshore wind company called the Brigg Vind, dedicated to developing sustainable offshore wind in Norway. The companies said that the Brigg Vind name paid homage to the strong maritime tradition and expertise of Norway,... Continue Reading →

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