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  • 16 May 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for two wind energy projects offshore New Jersey that are being developed by Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a US joint venture between EDF Renewables and Shell New Energies. The federal permitting process started in 2021, with BOEM announcing the […]

  • 7 August 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50:50 joint venture between Shell New Energies US and EDF-RE Offshore Development, has submitted a proposal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) in the state’s third offshore wind solicitation. New Jersey opened the solicitation in March and is looking to award between 1.2 GW and 4 GW […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill that will ease Ørsted’s tax obligations related to the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1 project, the state’s first offshore wind farm and the largest so far approved for construction in the US. Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Shell and EDF Renewables which is […]

  • 30 August 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy

    The number of New Jersey residents who support offshore wind fell by more than 20 per cent since 2019, from 76 per cent four years ago to just over half (54 per cent) now, and the number of those opposing offshore wind has climbed from 15 per cent to 40 per cent since 2019. This […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first monopile foundation has been completed at EEW American Offshore Structures‘ (EEW AOS) facility in Paulsboro, New Jersey, for the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind project. Ocean Wind 1 is the offshore wind project selected by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) through a solicitation held in 2019. The offshore wind farm […]

  • 6 July 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has given the go-ahead to the Ocean Wind 1 project, New Jersey’s first offshore wind farm and the third commercial-scale project of this kind in the US. The developer Ørsted is now set to begin construction this autumn, starting with onshore infrastructure. BOEM has issued the Record […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Business development, Technology

    Last week, three months after it was installed at the National Test Center for large wind turbines in Østerild, Denmark, Vestas’s V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine reached its nominal power rating of 15 MW. The company’s new flagship wind turbine produced its first electricity shortly after being installed in December 2022 and has started operating at […]

  • 8 August 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Community Offshore Wind, a joint venture (JV) between RWE and National Grid, has submitted its plan to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) in the state’s third offshore wind solicitation to develop a 1.3 GW wind farm off the Garden State. New Jersey opened the solicitation in March and is looking to award […]

  • 31 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has approved agreements with Ørsted for the development and sublease of up to 34 acres at the New Jersey Wind Port (NJWP), which Ørsted will use as a staging and support area for its 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind project. With the agreement, Ørsted will be […]

  • 7 August 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US-based Invenergy and its compatriot energyRe have submitted their bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to develop the 2,400 MW Leading Light Wind offshore wind project in the US. The Leading Light Wind offshore wind project is planned to be located more than 40 miles (about 64 kilometres) off Long Beach […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Business development, Industry, Market Outlooks, Research & Development, Wind Turbines

    The rapid growth of wind power in North America is driving requirements for longer blades, particularly with the rise of offshore installations. Developing a local supply chain to meet these demands is critical to support the booming industry. Ken Lee, is a Fleet Engineering Manager at EDF Renewables, with years of expertise in Europe and […]

  • 7 March 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has given the green light on the state’s third solicitation of offshore wind capacity. This third solicitation seeks to award between 1.2 GW and 4 GW of offshore wind capacity, building on the previously awarded 3.75 GW. The application window opened on 6 March and bids will […]

  • 24 April 2023
    Authorities, Infrastructure

    Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed the state’s Promoting Offshore Wind Energy Resources Act (the POWER Act) into law on 21 April, thus codifying Maryland’s new 8.5 GW offshore wind target for 2031. The Governor signed the POWER Act at Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore County, where he also announced the state’s first offshore wind advanced foundation component […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Collaboration, Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Training & Education

    On 19 September, the Biden-Harris administration released a roadmap that outlines immediate actions needed to connect the first generation of Atlantic offshore wind projects to the electric grids and longer-term efforts to support needed transmission over the next several decades. The roadmap, called Action Plan for Offshore Wind Transmission Development in the U.S. Atlantic Region, […]

  • 11 April 2023
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The construction work has started on Sif’s EUR 328 million expansion of manufacturing facilities in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. According to the Netherlands-based offshore foundations manufacturer Sif Group, key contracts with contractors and equipment suppliers were signed. For civil and building works, Sif contracted DURA Vermeer. Steelworks are contracted to Iemants Eiffage. All parties operate in collaborative contracting […]

  • 1 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Equipment, Floating Wind, Innovation, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) have unveiled plans to collaborate and jointly fund research to further support durable and environmentally responsible offshore wind and marine energy deployments in the United States. The agencies will launch the upcoming funding opportunity through Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO), Water Power […]

  • 14 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    CrossWind has awarded Rosetti Marino an Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Installation and Commissioning (EPCIC) contract for an offshore green hydrogen production and storage plant, located within CrossWind’s Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Rosetti Marino said that the pilot plant, called the Baseload Power Hub and fully integrated into an offshore wind […]

  • 11 April 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    IberBlue Wind has announced plans to build two floating wind farms on the North Atlantic border between Spain and Portugal. The projects, planned to be installed off the coasts of Baixo Miño in Pontevedra and Viana do Castelo, would have a total of 109 18 MW wind turbines and a combined capacity of up to […]

  • 11 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Stargate Hydrogen Solutions OÜ (Stargate) has been awarded a grant from the European Commission under the Horizon Europe programme to deliver an electrolyser that will be part of an offshore wind energy project aiming to demonstrate the complete green hydrogen value chain on the Canary Islands. Coordinated by the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN), […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Supply Chain, Training & Education

    California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) has awarded more than USD 648,000 for the Supply Chain and Worker Readiness Program (the Program), an integral part of Humboldt County’s offshore wind energy project. The Program is designed to facilitate workforce development efforts over the entire offshore wind project lifecycle and will utilise funds for research community preparation, […]

  • 4 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dublin-based floating wind technology company Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) has partnered with the Portuguese renewable energy developer WAM Horizon to accelerate the development of a pilot project in Aguçadoura, Portugal, which will use Gazelle’s floating wind platform. Within the partnership, WAM will provide Gazelle with strategic advisory to implement the pilot project. “WAM Horizon has exceptional […]

  • 19 June 2023

    The Canadian Province of Nova Scotia has released a roadmap for the development of its offshore wind industry following last year’s announcement to offer seabed leases for 5 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030. In September of last year, Nova Scotia announced that it will offer leases for 5 GW of offshore wind energy […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    International Ocean Group (IOG) has announced that it acquired CWind’s majority shares in CWind Taiwan, making IOG the sole owner of CWind Taiwan. IOG said that this strategic move allows for better integration of CWind Taiwan into IOG’s portfolio, which also includes IOVTEC, Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC), Fugro IOVTEC, and IOG Shipyard. The […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy

    The Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has entered into a partnership with Portugal-based WavEC to jointly offer services to the Portuguese offshore wind market. The partners said that this collaboration pools OWC’s global capabilities and track record in more than 50 floating wind projects with WavEC’s market presence, offshore site testing resources and expertise in environmental […]

  • 26 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Transition

    Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has entered into a collaboration with a consortium consisting of Odfjell Oceanwind and Source Galileo to explore opportunities for floating offshore wind through a pilot project at a field located in the Barents Sea off Norway.  Vår Energi disclosed the deal on Wednesday, 26 April 2023, explaining that […]

  • 19 April 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has invited bids to build and operate Power-to-X projects with a deadline for applications set to 1 September. Through the tender – the first of this kind in both Denmark and the world – the country has made available DKK 1.25 billion (approximately EUR 167.7 million) in state support for […]