Siemens Gamesa and Hai Long Offshore Wind Project signed Turbine Supply Agreements and Service and Availability Agreements for the Hai Long 2A (300 MW), Hai Long 2B (232 MW), and Hai Long 3 (512 MW) offshore wind farms.
Nine nations bordering the North Sea have announced plans to massively increase offshore wind power in the coming decades as part of an effort to both combat climate change and to become independent of fossil fuel imports.
Dang Hoang An, Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade said: “Vietnam will need investment of between $8 billion and $14 billion a year through to 2030 to develop new power plants and expand its grid.”
Northland Power has signed a 20-year PPA for its Hai Long 2B and 3 offshore wind farm projects in Taiwan.
Spanish utility Iberdrola has installed a substation for its 500 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in Brittany, France.
Siemens Gamesa and Doosan Enerbility, a subsidiary of the Doosan Group, have signed an MOU to explore potential cooperation on offshore wind power activities in South Korea.
Offshore wind company Corio Generation has signed a joint development agreement with Vietnamese construction firm FECON for a 500 MW offshore wind project in Vietnam’s Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.
Offshore wind developer Corio Generation is planning five wind projects in Brazilian waters with a combined capacity of more than 5 GW.
Equinor and Petrobras are cooperating to develop the 4GW Aracatu offshore wind farm, a project located in the Campos Basin, 20 km off of the southeast coast of Brazil.
Singapore renewable energy firm Vena Energy has selected Offshore Design Engineering ODE) as the owner’s engineer for its 384 MW Yokji offshore wind farm in South Korea.