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Easy does it: the art of a gentle cable pull

Connecting the world's largest offshore wind project to the grid required a new approach and a delicate touch, writes Mike Morrison, global head of Sparrows Group Cable and Pipe Lay Solutions (CPLS).

Equinor enters Chinese offshore wind

Norwegian state-owned firm Equinor will work with China Power International (CPIH) on developing offshore wind projects in Europe and China, placing the oil and gas major in a prime position to benefit from the Asian market's unprecedented growth in the next decade.

'Price cannibalisation' warning after UK tender

Offshore wind prices were reduced by nearly a third in the UK's third contract for differences (CfD) tender, but falling market prices could dampen the effect of these cost reductions by the time the successful projects come online, an analyst has warned.

Virginia utility plans 2.6GW-plus offshore wind farm

Virginian utility Dominion Energy has announced plans for a 2.6GW-plus offshore wind project that it hopes to fully commission by 2026.

Deutsche Bahn signs Germany's first offshore wind PPA

German railway company Deutsche Bahn has signed the country's first power purchase agreement (PPA) for offshore wind in a deal to buy output from Innogy's 295MW Nordsee Ost for five years from 2024.

Unlocking the potential for offshore wind in Poland's Baltic Sea zone

Poland has huge potential for offshore wind in the Baltic Sea, with 10GW of capacity envisaged by 2040. During an economic congress in mid-May, officials from the country's energy ministry presented ways to develop its renewable-energy sources, with offshore wind highlighted as a key component.

Semco expands offering for offshore wind

Offshore engineering company Semco Maritime has launched a new business area focusing on the concept and feasibility phases of offshore wind projects.

Naikun in talks with 'major offshore developer'

Canadian developer Naikun Wind Energy signed an "indicative offer" with an unnamed "major offshore wind development company" to pursue its planned project off British Columbia.

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