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JDN wraps up Ostend Port project

Belgium | 2020-11-24

JDN wraps up Ostend Port project

Jan De Nul Group has successfully completed another challenging project, this time in the Ostend Port, Belgium. “Six months ahead of schedule, we’ve completed the widening of the Ostend Port entrance to 125 meters,” stated JDN. During the project, the company performed dredging works, scour protection was also installed and a new quay wall was ...

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Bigger Picture: Offshore Wind, Green Hydrogen Backbone of EU’s 2050 Goal

Global | 2020-11-24

Bigger Picture: Offshore Wind, Green Hydrogen Backbone of EU’s 2050 Goal

European Union’s Offshore Renewable Energy Strategy, published on 19 November and targeting as much as 300 GW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2050, also outlines the goal of supporting green hydrogen production. In anticipation of the launch of the new Renewable Hydrogen Coalition, it is ever so evident that EU’s (offshore) wind and hydrogen are to ...

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Germans Developing Self-Aligning Floating Wind Turbine

Germany | 2020-11-23

Germans Developing Self-Aligning Floating Wind Turbine

A new concept for a floating wind turbine platform that aligns itself depending on wind conditions is being developed in Germany under the framework of the joint research project HyStOH, set up by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). The Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) has investigated and optimised the concept for ...

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What happens when wind turbines get old?

Global | 2020-11-23

What happens when wind turbines get old?

WindEurope’s End-of-Life Issues and Strategies Seminar (EoLIS 2020) explored what happens when wind turbines reach the end of their operational life. Industry experts discussed the latest trends and developments in repowering, lifetime extension, decommissioning and recycling. WindEurope presented a new Industry Guidance Document for the dismantling and decommissioning of onshore turbines. 34,000 wind turbines in ...

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