Search results for: Beacon Wind 1 and 2

1203 results

A list of search results

  • 26 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and BP have reached an agreement to restructure the ownership of their joint US offshore wind projects which, following completion, will result in BP taking ownership of Equinor’s 50 per cent stake in the Beacon Wind 1 and 2 projects and Equinor taking ownership of BP’s 50 per cent stake in the Empire Wind […]

  • 5 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Beacon Wind offshore wind project in the US could feature suction bucket jacket foundations as the developer – a joint venture between BP and Equinor which is in the process of moving towards BP taking full ownership of Beacon Wind – requested approval to perform suction bucket tests as part of the site investigation […]

  • 16 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Clean Air Act permit to Empire Offshore Wind, owned by Equinor. The air quality analysis, conducted by EPA, showed that the impacts on air quality from the construction and operation of the offshore wind project will not cause or contribute to a violation of federal air […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor is bidding in the expedited offshore wind solicitation in New York with Empire Wind 1, the 810 MW project that already secured an Offshore Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) contract in 2019, as the rules of New York’s procurement provide for projects with existing ORECs to bid into the solicitation. The company first revealed its […]

  • 4 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US joint venture between BP and Equinor has agreed with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to terminate the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) agreement for the 1,260 MW Empire Wind 2 offshore wind project that recently obtained federal approval. The move comes after the joint venture, and two […]

  • 23 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for Equinor’s Empire Wind offshore wind project in New York, the US. With this approval secured, the developer is planning to start the construction of Empire Wind 1 later this year. The approved plan includes the construction and operation […]

  • 1 December 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Atlas Wind is the official name of the floating offshore wind project that Equinor plans to build off the coast of California, the developer announced on 29 November. “Atlas is a symbol of strength and fortitude, and most importantly perseverance, as we bring tested, world-class technology to California’s Central Coast,” said Molly Morris, President of […]

  • 22 February 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has verified that three offshore wind areas in the North Sea, with a combined capacity of 5.5 GW, are approved for auction later this year. The BSH issued the fourth WindSeeV regulation, which contains the preliminary area investigation results for constructing offshore wind farms in three areas in […]

  • 17 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    After winning development rights for the Liivi 2 site, Ignitis Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have now also secured the second offshore wind area offered in Estonia’s first offshore wind tender, having placed the highest bid of EUR 1.16 million for the Liivi 1 site. The partners won the tender for the adjacent Liivi […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ignitis Renewables, a subsidiary of the Lithuanian Ignitis Group, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have secured the first of the two sites the Estonian government is auctioning off for offshore wind development by placing a EUR 1.7 million bid. The tender for the Liivi 2 area took place electronically from 7 December to 13 December […]

  • 18 January 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    NOTE: The article was amended on 23 January to include the parts of Dogger Bank Wind Farm’s Supporting Statement filed to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) that concern the reasons for the delay of the monopile installation on Dogger Bank B. The installation of foundations on two UK offshore wind projects, the 1.4 GW Sofia […]

  • 31 January 2024
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting

    Three of the planned new offshore grid connection systems in the German North Sea, which will connect to four offshore wind sites to be tendered this year and in 2026, will be delayed by up to two years, according to a letter that the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) sent to the Federal […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Outlook & Strategy

    Jörg Singer, chairman of German offshore wind-to-hydrogen initiative AquaVentus has called for a timely tender for the expansion of offshore electrolysis, saying that the imminent start of the auction for the Noth Sea region SEN-1, a 100 km2 area in the North Sea designated for hydrogen production, is a central prerequisite for the ramp-up of […]

  • 30 October 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Ørsted has become “the first offshore wind company in the world” to use giant autonomous drones to transport cargo to wind turbines. The Danish offshore wind giant is testing the drones to transport cargo from vessels to its 1.2 GW Hornsea One project in the UK. Building on its previous experience using smaller drones in […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The jack-up vessel Voltaire has installed twelve wind turbines at the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm in the UK so far and is currently in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, where it will undergo scheduled maintenance and return to the UK project in May. This is according to a Notice of Operations from the project issued […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Supply Chain

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with SeAH Wind to provide the monopiles for the 2.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard East and Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farms in the UK. The monopiles for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farms will weigh up to around 2,200 tonnes and have a length of up to 96 metres. Production […]

  • 5 December 2023
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm is now supplying its full capacity to the German electricity transmission grid, according to the transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz. 50Hertz built the submarine and onshore cable connection to the Lubmin substation and worked with the wind farm operator Parkwind to construct the offshore platform. Parkwind’s 257 MW […]

  • 1 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Danish renewable energy developer Ørsted has decided to cease the development of the Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New Jersey. In addition, the company, together with Eversource, has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the 704 MW Revolution Wind, Rhode Island and Connecticut’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm. […]

  • 26 December 2023
    Authorities, Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Planning & Permitting

    The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a planning approval decision for the DolWin4 offshore grid connection in Germany’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Sea. DolWin4, the first offshore grid connection system being implemented by German transmission system operator (TSO) Amprion Offshore, will go into operation in 2028 and connect […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates

    The New York City Public Design Commission (PDC) has approved Equinor’s design for the offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) building that the developer of the Empire Wind projects plans to build at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT). The O&M base would be New York’s first-ever purpose-built facility of this kind, according to Equinor. […]

  • 17 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Saipem, using its vessel Saipem 7000, has completed the installation of the offshore substation (OSS) at Dogger Bank B, the second phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK, which is set to become the world’s largest offshore wind farm once in operation. Saipem 7000 arrived this month at the Dogger Bank […]

  • 26 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the construction of a service base that will serve the Baltic Power offshore wind farm, a joint project between ORLEN Group and Northland Power, has begun in Łeba, Poland. The service base in Łeba will be ready in 2025, one year before the Baltic Power offshore wind farm becomes operational. The service base […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    The Strategic Investment Model (SIM) Working Group of the Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) has selected three projects to move into Stage 2 of its programme. The Port of Cromarty Firth Expansion and the Port of Nigg Deepwater Quay Expansion projects will move into Stage 2 of the SIM programme. The Scottish Government revealed […]

  • 30 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Several Korean companies have joined forces on a multi-gigawatt offshore wind project in the southwest of Korea. The project consists of three offshore wind farms with a combined installed capacity of 3.2 GW, which would produce enough electricity to power 3 million households. On 30 October, HD Hyundai Electric, Pacifico Energy Korea, CS Wind, Korea […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Dogger Bank D, the potential fourth phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction, Dogger Bank Wind Farm, has awarded contracts to engineering consultants to support the feasibility and optimization of a large-scale green hydrogen development option on the project. SSE Renewables and Equinor, the developers of the Dogger Bank wind farm in […]

  • 15 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Danish Maersk Supply Service and the US vessel owner and operator Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) are partnering on the construction and operation of a feeder vessel spread designed for Maersk Supply Service’s wind installation vessel (WIV), currently being built in Singapore. The feeder spread, which includes two tugs and two barges, will be built by […]