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  • 27 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Navantia is setting up Navantia UK, a subsidiary in the United Kingdom for which the Spanish company says reinforces its commitment to its UK industrial partners in shipbuilding and the offshore wind energy sector. “Navantia UK is a step forward in Navantia’s support of the UK National Shipbuilding Strategy and Ten Point Plan for a […]

  • 8 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Environment, Industry

    The UAE-based Masdar and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities in offshore wind energy and other clean energy sectors. The MoU was signed by Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, CEO of Masdar, and Seung-il Cheong, President and CEO of KEPCO, at a ceremony in Korea, Masdar said […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Scotland’s Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has partnered with Scottish Development International (SDI) and the Department for International Trade (DIT) to launch a global initiative to attract overseas manufacturing companies of scale to the Scottish Floating Wind Port Cluster. The main target of this international initiative under the DIT’s High Potential Opportunities (HPO) programme is […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The UK government has opened the GBP 160 million Floating Offshore Wind Manufacturing Investment Scheme (FLOWMIS) for expressions of interest. Announced in November 2021, the investment scheme will provide government funding to boost floating offshore wind capability around the UK at sites in Scotland, Wales, and elsewhere by supporting manufacturers and giving private investors the […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK has announced that the UK is launching the Floating Offshore Wind Task Force with the aim to ensure that the country stays at the forefront of floating wind, creating thousands of new jobs and attracting billions in private investment, according to the trade group. RenewableUK and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have worked […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BP to acquire a stake in the company’s proposed green hydrogen project, HyGreen Teeside. Announced in November 2021, HyGreen Teeside is expected to produce 60 megawatt electrical input (MWe) of hydrogen at start-up in 2025, increasing to up to 500 MWe by 2030. Initially, […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar and National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) have entered into an agreement to collaborate on offshore wind and green hydrogen project development in the UAE. Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed this month, the two companies will initially focus on collaboration in offshore wind and will also extend their efforts to cover […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Industry, R&D

    The global pipeline of offshore wind projects which are operational, under construction, consented, or being planned has almost doubled over the past twelve months, from 429 GW in 2021 to 846 GW today, new research published by RenewableUK shows. Europe has a pipeline of 350 GW (with 26 GW fully operational) and the pipeline in […]

  • 16 June 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Equinor and Technip Energies have entered a strategic collaboration to accelerate the development of floating offshore wind during the Seanergy conference in Normandie, France. The two companies come together to develop floating wind steel semi substructures that aim to accelerate technology development for floating offshore wind, enable cost reductions and develop local value opportunities. The […]

  • 6 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and Naturgy have partnered up and entered a development agreement prior to Spain’s first upcoming offshore wind auction off the coast of the Canary Islands. The Spanish government aims to transform its energy mix and plans to develop up to 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030. The first Spanish offshore wind auction is […]

  • 6 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to cooperate on offshore wind-to-hydrogen projects with a total of 2 GW in capacity. The agreement also includes steps to create offshore wind-to-hydrogen projects for production and export purposes. The agreement was signed by Azerbaijan’s Minister of Energy […]

  • 16 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and its ScotWind partners, Marubeni Corporation and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), have selected RPS to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA) for the up to 2.6 GW floating wind project offshore Scotland. RPS teams based in Edinburgh and Aberdeen are currently leading the offshore consenting and licence activities […]

  • 22 February 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Crown Estate Scotland has revealed the proposed details of its Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind leasing process. Developers will apply for the rights to build small-scale innovative offshore wind projects of less than 100 MW, as well as larger projects connected to oil and gas infrastructure to provide electricity and reduce […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Ørsted UK, Falck Renewables, and BlueFloat Energy have expressed their support for the bid to give Scottish Green Freeport status to the Cromarty Firth. The three companies, which have secured seabed leases in the recent ScotWind round, have become members of Opportunity Cromarty Firth (OCF), the partnership of private, public, and academic sector bodies committed […]

  • 27 April 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland opened the ScotWind Clearing round on 26 April, inviting bidders who met the required standards but did not secure their chosen location during the initial round to confirm their intention to apply for a revision of their applications for an available alternative location.  In March, the Scottish seabed manager said all of […]

  • 9 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    ScotWind partners ScottishPower and Shell are set to invest a total of GBP 75 million to help the supply chain and businesses support the growth of the offshore wind industry in Scotland. ScottishPower and Shell were awarded the seabed rights to develop three new offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 7 GW through […]

  • 6 April 2022
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has joined a floating wind joint venture set up by Simply Blue Group and Subsea 7 and is acquiring a majority stake in the Salamander project offshore Scotland. The 100 MW Salamander project is a stepping-stone floating wind project off the east coast of Scotland, designed to provide the Scottish supply chain with an […]

  • 19 April 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    After signing lease option agreements with the winners of the ScotWind auction, Crown Estate Scotland is now preparing to start a Clearing process which allows the out competed applicants who met leasing requirements to undergo a revision of their applications for available alternative locations.   The deadline for Clearing applications will be confirmed soon, with any […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    EnBW and BP have selected Ventus International to provide contract resource to the joint venture’s offshore wind development projects in the UK with a combined capacity of 5.9 GW. The agreement will run for an initial four-year period, with the possibility for a further five, Ventus said. “We are delighted to be selected for this […]

  • 8 April 2022
    Contribution, Industry

    A study commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland has revealed that connecting offshore wind installations directly to oil and gas platforms could help decarbonisation, support economic activity, and encourage new companies to enter the offshore renewable energy sector. The report, carried out by independent consultancy company Natural Power on behalf of Crown Estate Scotland, follows the […]

  • 11 March 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Crown Estate Scotland has requested the winners of the ScotWind offshore wind auction to submit formal, written assurances that they will adhere, at all times, to the relevant sanctions imposed on Russia. “Crown Estate Scotland is committed to taking all appropriate action to not support trade and investment activity with Russia”, Scotland’s seabed manager states. […]

  • 25 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has chosen 20 UK-based companies to benefit from the Fit For Offshore Renewables (F4OR) business improvement and supply chain growth programme. The F4OR programme, which is funded by the Energy Transition Zone (ETZ) and delivered in partnership with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and Opergy, focuses on preparing […]

  • 12 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy have signed option agreements for their two joint projects selected in the ScotWind offshore leasing round, and another option agreement for a third project for which the partnership secured a lease in a consortium with Ørsted. The two leases secured by Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy are located east of […]

  • 12 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    ScottishPower and Shell have announced that they are exploring a new collaboration with the National Energy Skills Accelerator (NESA) to maximise economic and employment opportunities related to the development of floating offshore wind farms in Scottish waters. According to the companies, they will use their ScotWind projects, MarramWind and CampionWind, to focus on the benefits […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The ScotWind partnership of SSE Renewables, Marubeni Corporation, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have signed the Option Agreement with Crown Estate Scotland for what will become one of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farms off the east coast of Scotland. The SSE Renewables-Marubeni-CIP project is in the E1 Zone in the Firth of Forth […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Ten out of the 114 Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines have been installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen offshore wind farm, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm. The first wind turbine was installed at the site some 27 kilometres off the Angus coast in early December. This marked the first time a […]