Tag Archives: power

Study on Offshore Electrification

Global energy consultancy Xodus is assessing the infrastructure and modifications required to enable electrification of Harbour Energy’s Central North Sea assets following the successful delivery of a power optimization study examining the opportunities available to rationalize the generation systems on the Everest and Lomond assets.   Implementing electrification on offshore assets can reduce operational expenditure, increase uptime across all assets and

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RINA Chosen for Italy-Tunisia Interconnection Marine Feasibility Study

RINA, in JV with the Tunisian subsidiary Comete Engineering, has been awarded a public tender for the marine feasibility study for the 600-MW Italy-Tunisia Interconnection issued by ELMED ÉTUDES SÀRL, a joint venture between Terna and Société Tunisienne de l’Électricité et du Gaz (STEG), the two companies which, respectively, manage the Italian and Tunisian electricity transmission grids. The Italy-Tunisia Interconnection is

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ORPC CEO and Co-founder Retires

Chris Sauer ORPC

Ocean Renewable Power Company Inc. (ORPC) announced that its CEO and co-founder, Chris Sauer, will retire on January 17, 2020. Sauer and two others started ORPC in September 2004. After initially serving as chief technology officer, Sauer took on the duties of CEO in 2006. Under his leadership, ORPC developed its proprietary marine renewable energy technology from an initial concept to a proven renewable energy product, the RivGen

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First Geophysical Survey for Mayflower Wind

TerraSond survey Mayflower Wind

TerraSond, an Acteon company, has completed a high-resolution geophysical survey for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC. The two-month campaign, which began in July 2019, surveyed an area, 20 mi. south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, that can support up to 1,600 MW of offshore wind. The wind farm is scheduled to deliver

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