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ABB wins system contract in Japan

The 28 000-GT jack-up ship – a purpose-built, self-elevating wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) delivered from a Japanese yard – will feature ABB's advanced power and control technologies. The vessel, on order from builder Japan Marine United Corp., is due delivery to Shimizu Corp. in 2022.

 
 

Iberdrola takes ownership of Ailes Marines

Iberdrola has increased its ambition in the offshore wind industry, following the conclusion of an agreement to take 100% ownership of Ailes Marines.

 

DEME Offshore reaches milestone on wind farm

DEME Offshore has announced that its work on the foundation structures for the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm has reached a key milestone, with all 37 000 t of pin piles for the project now installed in the Moray Firth concession area.

 
 

ABB wins digital service wind contract

ABB has won a €10.6 million order for ABB Ability™ digital products and services at DolWin5 (Epsilon), which will support Germany’s energy transition to renewable energy.

 
 

EDS awarded contract by Vattenfall

EDS is set to provide substation management services for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre.

 

Water desalination projects in Egypt to be powered by solar and wind

In the presence of His Excellency Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Prime Minister of Egypt, ACWA Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to conduct preliminary and feasibility studies for a series of water desalination projects in Egypt, which will be powered by solar and wind.

 
 
 
 
 

Fugro completes risk mitigation project for wind farm

Fugro has successfully completed a second marine unexploded ordnance risk mitigation project for TenneT on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm.

 

Wind surpasses hydro for electricity generation in US

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported that wind is now the top renewable source of electricity generation in the US, with annual wind generation totalling 300 million MWh in 2019, exceeding hydroelectric generation by 26 million MWh.