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PGGM and Shell Explore Potential Joint Acquisition of Eneco

PGGM, a cooperative Dutch pension fund service provider, and Shell have joined forces to explore the opportunity to participate in the controlled auction for the sustainable energy provider Eneco. In December 2018, Eneco and its shareholders committee announced the start of the privatization process. With their roots in Dutch society, both PGGM and Shell understand Eneco’s unique position in taking

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Norwegian Company Wins US Offshore Wind Contract

Equinor has been declared the provisional winner of one of the three leases offered in the U.S. government’s wind lease sale for an area offshore Massachusetts. Equinor will now have the opportunity to explore the potential development of offshore wind farms to provide the region with a significant, long-term source of renewable electricity. The new lease, located south of Massachusetts

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Floating Wind Turbine Offshore France is Producing Electricity

The Floatgen floating wind turbine installed 22 km off the French Atlantic coast became fully operational last month. The turbine is the first operational unit of the floating foundation concept from Ideol and built by Bouygues Travaux Publics. A similar turbine is expected to be operational soon off the coast of Japan. Subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group, along

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Hybrid Energy Platform to be Installed at Jeju Island South Korea

Aberdeen-headquartered subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc has been awarded a contract with Korea Research of Ships & Ocean Engineering (KRISO) worth approximately £750,000. The scope of work included delivering subsea cable and connectors to the first phase of KRISO’s floating wind and wave hybrid energy platform in November 2017. Installation of the first phase will be undertaken

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A European Consortium is Trying to Build Floating Ocean Spaces

A consortium of seventeen European partners is trying to create floating workspaces at sea by developing a standardized, cost-efficient, modular island with low ecological impact. Four applications for floating ocean spaces are under study: farming, transport and logistics hubs, energy hubs and living. The project, called Space@Sea is partly funded by EU’s Horizon 2020 research program. It is coordinated by

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