Top News of the Week, 14 – 20 November 2016
Energinet.dk and 50Hertz Transmission GmbH have awarded Iemants and Jan De Nul Group with a contract to construct, install, ballast and protect gravity based foundations (GBFs) for two offshore substations.
ABB has presented a new, compact, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) solution for offshore wind which is said to cut the weight and the volume of an offshore platform by more than half and eliminate the need for alternating current (AC) substation platforms.
At an inauguration of its office in Taipei, DONG Energy revealed its ambition to develop four offshore wind farms in the Changhua area in Taiwan.
Lowestoft-based Scour Prevention Systems Ltd (SPSL) says it could have the solution to sediment plumes from wind turbines discovered in recent satellite images by NASA.
German researchers have started trialing a 1:10 scale model of the StEnSea (Stored Energy in the Sea) undersea compressed air energy storage system designed to temporarily store electricity generated by offshore wind turbines.
Offshore WIND Staff