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Prysmian Group has successfully commissioned the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection project SylWin1 off the North Sea coast of Germany in a contract with the Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT. SylWin1 now links the offshore wind parks DanTysk and Butendiek, followed by Sandbank, located about 160 km

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A unique energy storage test bed at Newcastle University is now online – storing energy from the local grid and testing innovative new technologies such as super-capacitors and long life, high performance batteries. Funded through a combined £2 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Newcastle

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Intertek has launched a new set of oil and gas decommissioning services to help manage costs and asset inventory. As Raymond Pirie, vice president of exploration and production explained: “We have many years experience of asset inventory and asset integrity planning so bringing all our experience together in a complete

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A joint venture between Subsea Masters, a subsidiary of UK based GEV Group, and a Las Palmas shipyard in the Canary Islands has been agreed, to provide rig maintenance and repair for the West African offshore drilling market. The agreement, signed with Zamakona Shipyard, is set to give the UK

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Fugro has been awarded a five-year contract with an estimated value of $100 million by Total E&P Congo. The agreement is for ROV services and remote subsea tooling in the Moho Nord field, situated around 75 kilometres off the coast of Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo. Fugro will

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FTI Consulting, Inc, has released FTI Intelligence’s latest renewable energy publication, Global Wind Market Update – Demand & Supply 2014. This report is part of a series of data-driven publications evaluating competitive markets, policy, finance, technology and business models across the energy spectrum. The report examines the global wind market

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A new award by 50Hertz Offshore GmbH (a subsidiary of 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, transmission grid operator in Germany) worth approximately 230 million euros has been secured by Prysmian Group. The company is to design, produce and install a power cable system for the offshore wind park cluster West of Adlergrund

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