Offshore Wind Energy

Foreign companies dominate British offshore market

Energy experts GlobalData have reported growing numbers of UK-based companies not considered for contracts to some of their most pivotal projects. Barely a quarter of this business comes from UK companies, while the likes of Siemens (Germany), Vestas (Denmark), REpower (Germany) and Nordex (Germany) dominate the UK wind turbine supply market with a share of 95.2 %, GlobalData estimates.

Fugro Seacore to install met mast

Fugro Seacore has announced that it has signed a contract relating to the design, build and installation of an offshore met mast to record and monitor site conditions on the proposed Rampion Offshore Wind Farm site in the English Channel, 13 km off the coast of Sussex, UK.

GWP takes over wind power projects in Rumania

After Poland, Italy, South America and Turkey, the Berlin-based wind farm project developer GWP Germanwindpower GmbH is now active on the Rumanian market and has taken over a 70 MW project located around 200 km east of Bucharest at the "ready to build" stage as well as a further 370 MW of projects in earlier stages of development.The 70 MW project in Tulcea is one of the largest in Rumania.