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  • 11 March 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has approved Norway’s state aid to the 88MW Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in the Norwegian North Sea. Norway, through the state enterprise Enova, has decided to grant NOK 2.3 billion (around EUR 212 million) to Equinor and its partners OMV, Petoro, Idemitsu, DEA, and Vår Energi to realize […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Lloyd’s Register has been contracted for Human-Machine Interface (HMI) engineering services for the control room from which the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm will be remotely operated. The company will provide consultancy design services for integration into the onshore control room (OCR) for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in Norway, as well as human […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have made a final investment decision for the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in Norway. According to Equinor, two updated plans for the project development and operation will be submitted to Norwegian authorities today, 11 October. The Snorre and Gullfaks oil & gas platforms will be the […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Industry has approved the plans for development and operation of the Hywind Tampen project in Norwegian part of the North Sea.

  • 1 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction has started on the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampen, at Kværner Stord in Norway, Equinor said. Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Kværner apprentice Arne Linga started the cutting robot on the project’s first sheet of steel on Thursday, 1 October. Kværner’s assignment will include building eleven floating concrete hulls […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian engineering company Goodtech has won a contract with Wood for the delivery of a complete SCADA system for Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm. Goodtech will deliver a complete SCADA system to the offshore wind field, including the implementation of Equinor’s “Motion Control” system that ensures optimal production from the field through continuous […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has secured funding of up to NOK 2.3 billion (circa EUR 231.5 million) from Enova for the Hywind Tampen floating wind project in Norway. “The support that the licences have received for the Hywind Tampen project demonstrates the will of Norwegian authorities to invest in and develop floating offshore wind farms and renewable energy […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Wood has been awarded a new contract by Equinor to deliver modifications to two offshore installations in the Norwegian North Sea to connect electric power from the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. Equinor’s project replaces energy generated by gas turbines with electricity from the 88MW  floating wind farm located between the Snorre and Gullfaks fields. […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has awarded the offshore and engineering consultancy, Global Maritime, with a contract to provide Marine Warranty Survey services for the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in the Norwegian North Sea. The project is still awaiting PUD approval but the intention is to start soon with the main offshore campaigns planned for 2022, Global […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Following the award of a contract for the Hywind Tampen project, Kvaerner has joined forces with DOF Subsea to deliver marine operations for the floating wind farm in Norway. Kvaerner’s contract for the Hywind Tampen project is worth about NOK 1.5 billion (approx. EUR 146 million). In addition to engineering, procurement, and construction of the […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has signed an agreement with Equinor to carry out a study examining potential floating concrete substructures for the planned Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in the Norwegian North Sea. The agreement was signed early December 2018 with a five-month duration, and the study is a part of the engineering works before the final investment […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Kvaerner ASA has awarded Scana Offshore with a contract for the supply of mooring equipment for the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in Norway. Scana Offshore will deliver 33 hull brackets, used to attach anchoring lines to the hulls on the project’s 11 turbines, and will provide ROV tools for possible replacement of the […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have submitted updated development plans to the Norwegian government for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will consist of 11 8MW wind turbines located some 140 kilometres from shore in 260-300 metres of water between the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas platforms. Equinor and […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL is set to undertake a third-party verification study of Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in Norway, the world’s first expected to power oil platforms. The independent verification study will ensure that the wind turbines comply with the applicable codes and standards for floating offshore wind, DNV GL said. In addition, the study […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has met with the supplier industry in Norway to discuss cost-effective solutions for floating offshore wind farms on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Equinor got together with Global Center of Expertise (GCE) NODE companies in Agder to talk about finding cost-optimal solutions related to designing floating foundations for turbines in the 10-15MW range. Additionally, the meetings were […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    EUR 6.1 billion was invested in four European offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.4 GW in 2019, marking the lowest amount invested and the capacity financed in a year since 2012, according to a report by WindEurope. The four wind farms that reached the Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2019 are […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Wergeland Group and PSW Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Huisman for the delivery of a Skyhook quayside crane at the Gulen Industrial Harbour, Norway. The Skyhook crane has a lifting capacity of 2,600mt in regular configuration as well as a high lift mode with a super flyjib, facilitating the assembly of […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    JDR Cable Systems has secured a contract with Equinor to provide inter-array and export cables for the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in Norway. JDR will design and manufacture eleven 66kV dynamic inter-array cables and two static export cables, each equipped with a JDR-designed breakaway system and a range of cable accessories for delivery […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has contracted the Gulen Industrial Harbour in Norway to provide a turbine assembly site for the Hywind Tampen floating wind project. The Gulen Industrial Harbour will provide onshore and inshore areas for storage, assembly and commissioning of all the components for the turbines, as well as necessary infrastructure and facilities in the project period. According to Equinor, […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Hywind Tampen developers have signed contracts with Kværner, Siemens Gamesa, Subsea 7 and JDR Cable Systems for the construction of the floating offshore wind farm that will power the Gullfaks and Snorre oil & gas platforms in Norway. Under the contracts worth NOK 3.3 billion (EUR 322.5 million), Kværner will construct the substructures, Siemens Gamesa will deliver eleven […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The last few months have been a game-changer for Equinor’s offshore wind business, the Norwegian energy company’s President and CEO Eldar Sætre said while commenting on the company’s results for the third quarter of 2019. ”Together with SSE, we were the winning bidder with three projects at Dogger Bank in the UK, making it the largest […]

  • 11 February 2019
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Kvaerner has signed a contract with Equinor to study how floating concrete substructures for offshore wind turbines to the planned Hywind Tampen project in the North Sea can be designed and constructed. The objectives of the front-end engineering and design (FEED) assignment are to further mature the design of the concrete substructures, to identify appropriate […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and its partners in the Snorre and Gullfaks licences have secured a portion of funding necessary for the project to power these two oil and gas fields on the Norwegian continental shelf with floating offshore wind turbines. 

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s Kvaerner is establishing two new focus areas with an aim to expand its operations within the renewables industry, including offshore wind, and the oil & gas sector. The move comes as Kvaerner aims to increase its annual revenue for around 40% within a few years, from circa NOK 7.3 billion in 2018 to NOK 10 billion […]

  • 4 May 2020

    Several Norwegian ocean stakeholders have asked their country’s government to start the announcement of two full-scale floating offshore wind farms with the aim of granting licenses during 2020. In a letter sent to leading Norwegian politicians, the stakeholders said that the government should clarify licensing and framework conditions for two floating wind projects with a […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has doubled the order intake in the offshore segment in 2019 compared to 2018, partly due to the company’s strongest ever results reported in the last quarter of the calendar year. The world-leading wind turbine manufacturer saw the order intake in the offshore segment double to 3,343MW, of which 1,279MW was signed in […]