Politics & business news

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    Siemens receives first order for 7-MW turbine

    Siemens has received its first order for the new 7 MW offshore wind turbine. Dong Energy has ordered 47 turbines with a total capacity of 330 MW for the British offshore wind farm Walney Extension... read more
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    Siemens turbines for Belgian offshore wind farm

    Rentel NV has chosen Siemens as its preferred bidder for the supply and installation of turbines for Rentel offshore wind farm. Siemens will deliver 42 turbines of its SWT 7.0-154 model, involving a... read more
  • politics & business

    Oil and gas industry to use wind power?

    The concept of using wind power for offshore oil and gas applications is one step closer to realisation. WIN WIN, a DNV GL-led joint industry project, is running with the following seven participants... read more

  • politics & business

    RES and GES sign strategic agreement

    RES and GES today signed a strategic alliance agreement, bringing together complementary skills and common values to provide asset management and O&M services to the offshore wind industry. read more
  • politics & business

    Dong Energy is preparing to go public

    Dong Energy is preparing to be listed on the stock exchange. The Danish government, which is the majority shareholder of the energy company, has specified a period of 18 months for the process. It... read more
  • politics & business

    Iberdrola holds supply chain event in Berlin

    Iberdrola was joined on October 7th by Adwen, Navantia, Offshore WindForce and Prysmian to introduce the € 1.4 billion Wikinger offshore wind energy project to German companies and open a forum where... read more
  • politics & business

    Mainstream concludes sale of SMart Wind to Dong Energy

    Mainstream has successfully concluded its negotiations with Dong Energy for the sale of its remaining interest in SMart Wind. read more
  • politics & business

    21 wind projects planned in U.S. waters

    The U.S. Energy Department released a new report showing strong progress for the U.S. offshore wind market. Thus, not only the construction of the nation’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm... read more
  • politics & business

    OSB officially open

    On 14 September, OSB held its official opening ceremony at the facilities in Teesside, North East England. As OSB is a joint venture between EEW SPC and Bladt Industries, the CEOs of both companies... read more
  • politics & business

    Jan De Nul acquires jack-up vessel Vidar

    On Tuesday 15 September, Jan De Nul Group signed the taking-over of the offshore jack-up crane vessel Vidar, formerly operating for the German company Hochtief. The Vidar is less than two years old... read more