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Latest Norway Offshore Wind Power Articles

Stiesdal's TetraSpar set for demonstration

NORWAY: Innogy and Shell will collaborate with Stiesdal Offshore Technologies (SOT) to build a demonstration project using the TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

Equinor proposes wind solution for oil and gas platforms

NORWAY: Equinor is considering supplying platforms at two oil and gas fields with power from an 88MW floating offshore wind farm, it has announced.

Norway set to create new test zones

NORWAY: Energy minister Terje Søviknes said the government will identify two offshore zones this autumn for pilot and demonstration offshore wind projects, but held back on supporting a full-scale industry.

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.

Statkraft divestment enables future expansion

NORWAY: Divestment of offshore wind farms enables state energy company Statkraft to pursue future investment in new renewable energy markets.

Statkraft's offshore sales boost Q4 results

NORWAY: Offshore wind divestment contributed to Statkraft's net profit of NOK 5.3 billion (€547 million) for the fourth quarter of 2017, the state energy company said.

Norway opens up to offshore wind

NORWAY: The government's energy minister Terje Søviknes has called for the deployment of offshore wind "as soon as possible".

Fred Olsen O&M providers merge

NORWAY: Four Fred Olsen companies are merging to form a single operations and maintenance (O&M) provider.

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.