17 Jul '17, 2pm

Contract Wins and Acquisitions Further Growth of Global Offshore Wind Industry

Contract Wins and Acquisitions Further Growth of Global Offshore Wind Industry

The UK generates more electricity from offshore wind than any other country, meeting 5 percent of total national demand. That figure is likely to grow, with the sector predicted to be worth just under £3B [US $3.9B] to the UK economy by 2030. DONG Energy’s 1.2-GW Hornsea Project One will be the largest offshore wind farm in the world once built and on Monday, July 17, international marine and engineering consultancy LOC Renewables announced that it will be carrying out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on Hornsea Project One. The site, which will consist of 174 turbines installed off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea is scheduled for commissioning in 2020. Working with contractor teams on site, LOC will review the procedures and technical designs for the transportation and installation for offshore substations and for array cables connecting turbines to the subst...

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