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Statoil changes name to Equinor

Statoil changes name to Equinor

NORWAY: Statoil has changed its name to Equinor to reflect "ongoing changes" within the company, the oil and gas giant has announced.

ABB cabling acquisition boosts NKT's earnings

ABB cabling acquisition boosts NKT's earnings

DENMARK: The acquisition of one of NKT's rivals were the Danish company's main earnings contributor in the first quarter of 2018.

MHI Vestas readies V164 for typhoons

MHI Vestas readies V164 for typhoons

TAIWAN: Offshore wind turbine manufacturing joint venture MHI Vestas will upgrade its V164 machine for typhoon-prone sites, as it lines up local suppliers.

New projects boost Innogy's earnings

New projects boost Innogy's earnings

GERMANY: Contributions from newly commissioned wind farms boosted earnings of Innogy's renewables division in the first quarter.

New projects raise Northland Power's Q1 revenue

New projects raise Northland Power's Q1 revenue

CANADA: Newly commissioned projects and higher wind resources boosted developer Northland Power's revenue in the first quarter of 2018.

CPPIB and Enbridge to pursue European offshore wind

CPPIB and Enbridge to pursue European offshore wind

CANADA: The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and energy infrastructure company Enbridge will form a joint venture (JV) to pursue future European offshore wind projects, the companies announced.

In depth

Industrialising production and shipping

GERMANY: As Siemens Gamesa ships the first 7MW SWT-7.0-154 D7 nacelles from its new Cuxhaven assembly plant, Eize de Vries goes on an exclusive tour of the facilities on the North Sea coast currently in ramp-up phase.

Concentrated Power: A look at the latest trends

WORLDWIDE: Windpower Monthly takes an in-depth look at the winners, losers and emerging trends from FTI Intelligence's 2017 supply side analysis report.

Tommerup backs new CEOs to go beyond Europe

DENMARK: MHI Vestas' outgoing chief executive Jens Tommerup believes there is no business case yet for developing the next generation of offshore wind turbines, even though the technology is available.

WindEconomics: Assessing long-term energy yields

DENMARK: The generation-cost projections reported in this column rely on estimates of the energy production of the wind turbines over the life of the plant by the developer.

Industry optimistic over offshore's future

UK: Confidence was high in London for Europe's biggest offshore event the year. Political opposition is fading as fast as costs are falling, and the industry is looking forward to sustained growth.


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