Rocket science will slash offshore costs

Rocket science will slash offshore costs

Experts at the the University of Maine have worked with Nasa engineers to design and test an offshore wind turbine that has been connected to the US power grid.  A “revolutionary” device that was created to fix the problems caused by “resonant mode” vibrations in...
First floating turbine online off mainland Spain

First floating turbine online off mainland Spain

Foundations manufacturer Saitec Offshore technologies has installed and commissioned continental Spain’s first floating offshore wind turbine off the coast of Santander. Its 30kW pilot installation off the country’s north coast is now operational, the manufacturer...
Blade repairs and upgrades hit Vestas’ Q2 earnings

Blade repairs and upgrades hit Vestas’ Q2 earnings

Vestas swung to a €5 million loss in the second quarter of the year, with its earnings hampered by blade repair costs, but the company reintroduced its full-year guidance as visibility has improved. Its €5 million loss was down from a €90 million profit from one year...
Vestas reissues guidance after Q2 loss

Vestas reissues guidance after Q2 loss

Vestas swung to a €5 million loss in the second quarter of the year, with its earnings hampered by blade repair costs, but the company reintroduced its full-year guidance as visibility has improved. Its €5 million loss was down from a €90 million profit from one year...
Equinor picks new CEO to ‘accelerate energy transition’

Equinor picks new CEO to ‘accelerate energy transition’

Equinor has appointed the technology chief from its drilling and projects division as its new CEO to replace Eldar Sætre, who is retiring after six years at the top and more than 40 years with the company. The chair of the board at the Norwegian oil and gas major...