Top News of the Week, 21 – 27 November 2016

Trump to UK Politicians: “Move Scottish Wind Farms Offshore”

The US President-Elect Donald Trump has reportedly advised UK politician Nigel Farage and his team, with whom Trump met on 13 November, to campaign against onshore wind farms in Scotland, suggesting that they should be moved offshore.

Dutch Want In On US Offshore Wind Action

The Holland Home of Wind Energy plans a new visit to Massachusetts in order to secure their part in the development of this US state’s offshore wind potential after their most recent visit reportedly demonstrated that ”offshore wind is about to take off in the US, and Dutch companies could play a role in this sector.”

Triton to Become Majority Shareholder of DeepOcean

Triton, a private equity investment company, will become the largest shareholder of DeepOcean, after the funds advised by Triton signed an agreement to acquire a majority interest in the subsea services provider.

Eni and GE Form Renewables Pact

Italian oil&gas major Eni has signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) to develop renewable energy projects and hybrid solutions with a focus on energy efficiency.

France Adds Oléron to Round 3 Offshore Wind Tender

Ségolène Royal, France’s Minister of Environment, Energy and the Sea, has announced the launch of a new call for tenders for offshore wind projects off the island of Oléron in the Atlantic as part of the country’s Round 3 offshore wind tender.

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