Nordex receives orders for 54 MW from France.

Nordex receives orders for 54 MW from France.

The Nordex Group has obtained orders for the installation of two wind farms with a total of 15 N131/3600 turbines in France. Both orders also include a Premium Service Agreement covering 15 years. For its customer, Quaero, the manufacturer will be installing the Riaucourt Darmannes wind farm with five turbines in the Département Haute Marne […]

Van Oord select Tekmar for Borssele 2.

Van Oord select Tekmar for Borssele 2.

Tekmar Energy are pleased to announce that international marine contractor Van Oord has selected the patented Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink® Mechanical Latch for the Borssele 2 (site III and IV) offshore wind farm. Borssele 2 consisting of 77 turbines and a total of 731.5 MW, will go into construction off the coast of […]

Boskalis wins EUR 250 million export cable installation contract for Ostwind 2.

Boskalis wins EUR 250 million export cable installation contract for Ostwind 2.

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a sizable export cable installation contract for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection. The contract was awarded by 50Hertz and carries a value for Boskalis in excess of EUR 250 million making this the largest cable installation contract acquired by Boskalis ever. The contract scope comprises design and installation […]

Lithuania’s RE revolution

Lithuania’s RE revolution

Lithuania’s vision: 100 percent of electricity from renewable sources Just recently, Lithuania became the first country in Central and Eastern Europe to adopt a RES-based energy strategy. This small Baltic country, which stepped away from the production of nuclear energy only a decade ago, has made a strong move towards renewable energy earlier this year. […]

Van Oord completes the acquisition of MPI Offshore.

Van Oord completed the acquisition of MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor, from Vroon Group. By acquiring MPI Offshore, Van Oord will further strengthen its global wind organisation and in particular its position in the UK wind market. The acquisition includes the MPI Offshore organisation in Stokesley (United Kingdom), the vessels MPI Adventure […]

Statkraft acquires wind development business in Ireland and the UK.

Statkraft has acquired the Irish and UK wind development businesses of the Element Power Group. The transaction provides Statkraft with a large onshore wind development pipeline in Ireland and strengthens Statkraft’s position in the UK.   The transaction comprises Element Power Ireland Ltd and three UK project companies, including the current organisation with around 50 […]

Magic Circle scoops £300m Funding Circle IPO as Linklaters advises on £2bn wind farm financing.

Magic Circle scoops £300m Funding Circle IPO as Linklaters advises on £2bn wind farm financing.

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters have scored lead mandates on the proposed initial public offering (IPO) of small business lender Funding Circle, while Linklaters advised on the £2bn financing of the Triton Knoll wind farm. London-based start-up Funding Circle, which provides a loan platform for SMEs in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands, announced today […]

Boskalis acquires Triton Knoll OWF cabling contract.

Boskalis acquires Triton Knoll OWF cabling contract.

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired the contract for the supply and installation of the export and inter-array cables for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm (OWF), UK. In September 2017, Boskalis signed the Preferred Supplier Agreement which has now been converted into a firm contract following the project’s financial close. The contract carries […]

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