Dutch offshore installation specialist Heerema Marine Contractors has signed a deal with Singapore's Sembcorp Marine to transport and install an HVDC offshore converter platform for RWE's 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK.
Luxembourg-based offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul, tasked with installing wind turbines at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark, said Thursday it had reached the midpoint of the campaign with 36 of 72 wind turbines installed.
Norwegian shipbuilder VARD has won contracts to build three Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for the UK-based North Star Renewables. The vessels, to be built in Vietnam, will operate on the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea, the world's largest.
Europe's biggest utilities Enel and Iberdrola saw the clean energy transition coming decades ago when others baulked at the high cost of producing energy from the sun and wind and instead stuck with coal and oil.
President Joe Biden is calling for sweeping investment in electric vehicles, renewable power and the electric grid as part of a broad blueprint to bolster the U.S. economy while combating climate change.
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