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Petrofac to support UK wind farm projects

16 May 2018 Petrofac has secured a long-term Framework Agreement (FA) with Transmission Capital to provide engineering services across six of its OFTO (Offshore Transmission Owner) assets. Under the Agreement, which is for five years, Petrofac has already been awarded two subsea engineering work scopes on key export cables connecting the Lincs and Robin Rigg offshore windfarms with their onshore

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GE installs 1st offshore wind turbine at Merkur Windfarm

Paris, March 8th, 2018 – GE Renewable Energy announces today the installation of the first GE HaliadeTM 150-6MW offshore wind turbine at the 396MW Merkur Offshore Windfarm in Germany, located approximately 35km north of the island of Borkum, in the North Sea. Installation vessel SeaFox 5 sailed from Merkur’s logistic hub in Eemshaven (Netherlands) carrying blades, towers, nacelles and other

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GE announces Haliade-X, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine

March 1, 2018 Haliade-X brings higher value to customers by producing more energy from the wind with a 12 MW generator rating, an industry-leading capacity factor1 and advanced digital capabilities Haliade-X 12 MW is currently being bid for projects that will ship in 2021 Haliade-X 12 MW will produce 45 percent more energy than any other offshore wind turbine available

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ABB microgrid supports Jamaica’s transition to renewables

28 February 2018Munro Wind Farm in St. Elizabeth Jamaica (© Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS)) ABB will supply an ABB AbilityTM enabled microgrid and storage system to help integrate renewable solar and wind energy into the large tropical island’s power supply, reducing the need for fossil fuels and lowering the carbon footprint. ABB is a pioneer in microgrids, which because

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Supporting smart solutions for energy production and distribution

JIDDAH, February 21, 2018 The Saudi Aramco pavilion presents one of a series of pioneering experiences in the field of energy saving and clean energy production. Company personnel also gave a visual presentation of the first wind turbine in the Kingdom at Turaif, as well as presentations in the field of information protection through the application of cybersecurity technology to

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World class performance by world’s first floating wind farm

February 15, 2018 08:00 CET Despite one hurricane, one winter storm and wave heights of up to 8,2 meters, Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, performed better than expected in its first 3 full months in production. The 30MW wind farm, operated by Statoil in partnership with Masdar, is located 25 kilometers offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and

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DNV GL Provides Due Diligence to Institutional Lenders for Investment in 659 MW Walney Offshore Wind Project

Technical advisor’s due diligence enabled lenders to gain an understanding of the technical risk profile of the offshore wind project Published: 12 February 2018 Author: Mona Ghobadi Keywords: Energy, Wind energy, Energy Contact: Prajeev Rasiah Regional Manager, Energy-North West Europe, Middle East & Africa LONDON, United Kingdom – 12 February 2018 – DNV GL, the world’s largest independent energy advisory and

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Revolutionary new data acquisition unit is now online!

02/08/2018 , Company New data acquisition capability successfully applied at a wind farm in Spain! Shortly after the release of their new data acquisition unit DDAU3, the system has already been installed on wind turbines in Spain and is currently sending data to our Surveillance and Diagnostic Center in Denmark for evaluation. B&K Vibro technology – expertise and innovative power

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GE’s Enhanced 2 MW-127 Turbine Selected for 2.9 Gigawatts of Projects in North America

February 7, 2018 Features a 127-meter rotor diameter enabling best-in-class capacity factor Enhanced variable nameplate machine from 2.2 MW to 2.5 MW offers the flexibility to meet a variety of needs in capacity factor, noise, and operating life for low to medium wind speed applications Schenectady, NY – February 7, 2018 – GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced it

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Aker Solutions Expands Into Offshore Floating Wind

February 7, 2018 Aker Solutions invested in floating wind power technology company Principle Power Inc., forming an alliance that brings its offshore oil and gas field engineering expertise into a fast-growing renewable energy market. Photo: Principle Power Aker Solutions has an extensive track record in developing offshore oil and gas fields, with particular capabilities in floating facilities. The partnership will

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DNV GL advised Partners Group on technical risks in its investment in Borssele III-IV

Due diligence on Dutch offshore wind project focused on technical risks. Published: 07 February 2018 Author: Mona Ghobadi Keywords: Energy, Wind energy, Energy Contact: Andreas Schröter Executive Vice President Advisory Central Europe & Mediterrean HAMBURG, Germany – 7 February 2018 – DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has successfully completed a comprehensive due diligence

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The big green explosion: a new standard in wind farm maintenance.

01 Feb 2018 An all-new global wind farm Technical Specification is being proposed to The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) – IEC61400-28, Through life management and life extension of wind farms. It introduces the concept of independent verification of the strategies for equipment maintenance throughout the entire life-cycle of a wind farm. The initiative is being supported by Lloyd’s Register (LR),

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The journey to offshore wind: meet the team behind the transport and installation of BorWin3

31 January 2018 At Drydocks World, Dubai, the topside for our BorWin3 project is taking shape. The huge BorWin Gamma platform has risen quickly, layer after layer. The jacket structure which will support this is also currently being produced by Hereema Fabrication in the Netherlands. In consortium with Siemens, we have full responsibility for the engineering, procurement and construction, as

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Five Fully-Funded Doctoral Studentships in Offshore Wind Energy

(25 January 2018) Durham University is seeking applications for five PhD studentships as part of our EPSRC Prosperity Partnerships project. This £7.6M project is a collaboration between the Universities of Sheffield, Durham and Hull and the two leading industrial companies in offshore wind energy, Siemens-Gamesa and Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy). Supervisors: Prof. Charles Augarde, Dr Christopher Crabtree, Dr Will Coombs, Prof. Simon Hogg, Dr Grant

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DNV GL awards Type Certificate to Siemens Gamesa for its 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

8 MW wind turbine of Siemens Gamesa is designed for most challenging offshore sites and is now ready for the market ahead of tight certification schedule Published: 25 January 2018 Author: Mona Ghobadi Keywords: Energy, Wind energy, Renewables Certification, Energy Contact: Axel Dombrowski Head of Department Mechanical Engineering From left to right : Morten Fogtmann Kristiansen, Project Chief Engineer at

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Alliance for offshore wind energy development, Southern Vietnam

Enterprize Energy, Renewable Energy Global Solutions, PetroVietnam consortium, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, and DNV GL announce alliance for Offshore Wind Energy Development, Southern Vietnam. Published: 24 January 2018 Author: Sinead Murray Keywords: Energy, Wind energy, Energy Contact: Mathias Steck ‎Executive Vice President Asia Pacific, DNV GL – Energy HANOI, Vietnam – 18 January 2018 – Today, Singapore-based Enterprize Energy and

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Vestas lands US Wind XI project order

04 December, 2017 Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has won an order to supply 70MW of turbines to the Wind XI project in Iowa, the US. The contract is for its V110-2.0MW machines, which will be manufactured at Vestas’ four Colorado factories and delivered in the second quarter of 2018. Vestas will also commission as well as service the turbines.

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Job Function: Engineering/Technology Experience Level: Experienced Posted Date: 10/26/2018 1:55:43 PM Job #: 3196758 Location(s): Poland; Warsaw Role Summary: The Design Engineer will be an integral part of the Manifold team that is technical responsible for defining, developing and delivering subsea manifold systems to the clients. The Design group have the responsibility for engineering design activities for structures, piping, jumpers
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