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Latest Norway Offshore Wind Power Articles

Shipping out to Scotland

NORWAY/UK:The first commercial floating wind project is close to reality with the turbines mounted on their foundations in Norway and the tugboats ready for the voyage to Scotland.

Hywind turbines complete foundation installation

NORWAY/UK: The five turbines destined for Statoil's 30MW Hywind Scotland floating project have been installed on their spar buoy foundations and are ready for transport to the project site.

New underwater drone for cable inspection launched

NORWAY: Technology firm Blueye Robotics has revealed a new underwater drone, which could be used for cable surveys and inspections.

VIDEO: Hywind Scotland turbines take shape

NORWAY: Construction of the five floating turbines set for Statoil's 30MW Hywind Scotland project is progressing, as the rotors are lifted in to place.

Statoil VP urges Norway's supply chain to embrace offshore wind

NORWAY: The domestic companies serving the oil and gas industry should start thinking seriously about offshore wind, said Statoil's executive vice president of new energy solutions, Irene Rummelhoff.

Statkraft looks to full offshore divestment

NORWAY: Nine months after announcing it would stop investing in offshore wind, Statkraft has agreed with partner Statoil to divest its interest in three UK offshore projects.

Oil and gas should harness offshore wind success says WindEurope CEO

EUROPE: The oil and gas industry has benefited from the success of offshore wind, as companies diversify their activities, WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson told an event in Norway.

Statkraft stops offshore investment

NORWAY: Utility Statkraft will stop investment in offshore wind claiming the sector is too "capital intensive".

DolWin Beta platform shipped to North Sea site

NORWAY: The converter station for the DolWin 2 grid link has left the Haugesund shipyard in Norway to begin its journey to the German North Sea.

ABB, Nexans and Prysmian to build Norway-UK link

NORWAY/UK: The contracts for the 1.4GW North Sea Network (NSN) Link have been awarded to ABB, Prysmian Cables and Nexans by transmission operators Statnett and National Grid.


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