Start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm in Morocco

EDF Renewables, one of the world leaders in renewable energy, and Mitsui & Co. Ltd., a global trading and investment company with a diversified business portfolio, are announcing the start of the construction work of the first phase of the Taza wind farm, which lies around 15 km north-west of Taza in northern Morocco. This …

Siemens Gamesa selected for largest U.S. offshore wind power project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will be the turbine supplier for the 2,640-MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project. This is the largest offshore wind power project in U.S. market to date. A long-term service and maintenance agreement is included for the site located off the coast of Virginia. The agreement furthermore foresees utilizing turbines …

Van Oord signs partnership with Hendrik Veder Group

During the Europort trade fair in Rotterdam, the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord has signed a two-year partnership contract with Hendrik Veder Group, that offers products and services in the field of steel wire rope and fibre ropes. The Netherlands-based company will provide the maritime contractor with lifting equipment required for offshore windmills …

The Group Gaussin signs two contracts with the Bolloré Group

The Gaussin Manugistique Group announces the signature of two contracts with the Bolloré Group. The first deal is to market the Power Packs LMP (Lithium Metal Polymer) for Gaussin’s range of port vehicles. The LMP batteries, designed by Blue Solutions, the company that combines the electricity storage activities developed by Bolloré, have the capacity to …

The Chinese group Sinohydro will build the Gribo-Popoli dam in Ivory Coast

As part of its strategy to increase the power of hydropower for its energy solutions, the Ivorian state has just designated the Chinese group Sinohydro for the construction of a hydroelectric dam of 112MW in Gribo-Popoli. The project is expected to last 40 months and cost nearly 307 million dollars. This will be the second …

Three Linden Comansa tower cranes to build the largest hydroelectric plant in Colombia

Three Linden Comansa tower cranes are currently operating on the site of the future Ituango hydroelectric power station. This plant will be intended, once commissioned in late 2018, to be the largest power plant in Colombia. It will generate up to 2400 megawatts of clean energy, nearly twice that of the San Carlos, currently Colombia’s …