Politics & business news

  • 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
  • science & technology, politics & business

    ABB orders new cable-laying vessel

    ABB has ordered a new cable-laying vessel to boost the capacity of its submarine cable operations. The new ship will be custom-built to ABB specifications and measure approximately 140 by 30 m and it... read more
  • politics & business

    Green Investment Bank and ORE Catapult announce collaboration

    The Green Investment Bank (GIB) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have announced a three year agreement to work together to drive investment into offshore renewable energy through... read more

  • politics & business

    Subsidies ensure low risks

    The design of subsidy schemes and tax regimes determines the attractiveness for investors as it can change the risk profile and, therefore the cost of capital and levelized cost of energy (LCOE). TKI... read more
  • politics & business

    EnBW officially commissions Baltic 2

    EnBW has officially commissioned its second offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, Baltic 2. After two years of construction, EnBW Baltic 2, which comprises 80 wind turbines, will now generate... read more
  • politics & business

    Danish dominance

    The special conditions of the offshore business favour the ­established market leaders much more so than in other ­sectors. And without a new round of significant growth, the air will become... read more
  • politics & business

    DNV GL certifies inverter from ABB Switzerland

    DNV GL, an international classification society and provider of energy expertise and certifications, has awarded a component certificate to ABB Switzerland for its latest generation of frequency... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Dong Energy acquires complete Hornsea Zone

    Dong Energy acquired the Hornsea Zone and the project rights to Hornsea Project 2 and 3, which have the potential of 3 GW offshore wind capacity. This follows Dong’s acquisition of Hornsea Project 1,... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    MHI Vestas signs contract for 450 MW Borkum Riffgrund 2

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind was confirmed as the preferred supplier for Borkum Riffgrund 2. Following negotiations with Dong Energy, the two companies have reached an agreement for the supply of V164-8.0... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    VBMS contracted for Rampion export cabling

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by E.ON for the installation of two 16 kilometre-long export cables for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. The 150 kV HVAC cables will transport the power ashore from the... read more