Politics & business news

  • project update, politics & business

    Centrica sells Lynn and Inner Dowsing offshore wind farms

    UK Green Investment Bank Offshore Wind Fund and funds managed by BlackRock invest £ 423 million in the acquisition of GLID from Centrica and EIG. Hereinafter, Lynn and Inner Dowsing will become UK’s... read more
  • politics & business

    Global Marine acquires majority in CWind

    Global Marine Systems has acquired a majority interest in CWind. CWind’s services and vessels complement Global Marine’s range of installation and maintenance services, the company states. read more
  • project update, politics & business

    EnBW and Iberdrola conclude service contract for Wikinger

    EnBW will provide services for the construction of the Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea to Iberdrola. The contract runs for two years and covers services dealing with the... read more

  • project update, politics & business

    Dong Energy to build 1.2 GW Hornsea project

    Dong Energy has made a final investment decision to build the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. With a capacity of 1.2 GW, Hornsea will on completion be the world’s first offshore wind... read more
  • politics & business

    2015 brought 3 GW of new capacity and a € 13 bn investment

    A total of 3,019 MW in new offshore wind capacity came online in European waters in 2015, more than double the capacity connected to the grid in 2014. Offshore wind investments in Europe doubled to €... read more
  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    First ever decommissioning of an offshore wind farm

    Vattenfall has dismantled Yttre Stengrund offshore wind farm off the coast of Sweden. It is the first ever decommissioning of an offshore wind farm. read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Strabag sells Albatros and OWP West

    Strabag OW EVS, a joint venture of the Austrian company Strabag and the Norderland Group, has sold two of its projects. The offshore wind farm Albatros was acquired by EnBW. The OWP West project was... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Gothaer invests in Nordergründe

    While debt funding for the € 410 million offshore wind project Nordergründe had already been arranged in June 2015 by European Investment Bank (EIB) and KfW IPEX Bank, a new co-investor, Gothaer Leben... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Siemens to equip first Finnish offshore wind farm

    Siemens has been awarded its first commercial offshore wind order from Finland: the company will supply, install and commission 10 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 4 MW and a rotor diameter of... read more
  • politics & business

    Siemens gets Type Certificate for its 7 MW turbine

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Wind Power with final Type Certification for its new 7-MW offshore wind turbine SWT-7.0-154, confirming full IEC-61400-22 compliance ahead of schedule. read more