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  • 9 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Contribution, R&D, Technology

    Equinor and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have announced a collaboration agreement that will tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the offshore renewables sector. According to the partners, ORE Catapult and Equinor have a joint aim to collectively invest in technology readiness for offshore wind and together they will focus on developing skills in […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Hanwha Engineering & Construction (Hanwha E&C) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norway-headquartered Equinor to jointly develop offshore wind farms in South Korea. The two companies have agreed to work together to jointly develop offshore wind farms that Hanwha E&C is contracted to build. Hanwha E&C plans to build offshore wind farms with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor has disclosed its interest in developing gigawatt-scale floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea, with the upcoming Celtic Sea floating wind seabed leasing round in view. The Crown Estate is planning a seabed leasing round in the Celtic Sea in 2023. As the developer and soon-to-be operator of two of the world’s first floating […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has plans for the development of 10 GW of offshore wind capacity in the German parts of the North and Baltic Seas, and has just signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with German developer RWE to explore collaboration on offshore wind projects both in and outside Germany. The company announced its 10 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Naturgy and Equinor have unveiled the 200 MW Floating Offshore Wind Canarias (FOWCA) project located in the maritime area of ​​eastern Gran Canaria. The FOWCA project, which would be connected to the Barranco de Tirajana substation of Red Eléctrica Española, will be developed using semi-submersible floating platform technology that, among other advantages, allows the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Crown Estate has confirmed that all three ScotWind Clearing applicants have signed seabed option agreements making their projects ready to move into the development stage. The three projects that made it into the development stage are the 500 MW floating wind farm proposed by Ocean Winds, the 1,800 MW floating wind farm proposed by Mainstream […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Three more floating offshore wind projects will be offered seabed agreements in Scotland after Crown Estate Scotland completed the clearing process for the ScotWind seabed leasing round. All three will focus on green hydrogen, according to the Scottish seabed manager. The clearing process made available the NE1 area east of Shetland for applicants who met […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 July 2022
    Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    A circular economy around offshore wind could provide an extra 20,000 jobs across the UK, on top of the 60,000 projected by the UK Government to be employed within the sector by 2030. This is according to a new report produced by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland, which […]

  • 25 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Marubeni Corporation, a Japan-based company operating globally, took a step forward in supporting Scotland in achieving net zero through the development of offshore wind farms and green hydrogen project by opening its first office in the country. The premises are situated in Glasgow, where the corporation and its partners aim to establish a Green Energy […]

  • 18 October 2022
    Authorities

    On 17 October, Scotland’s First Minister presented a new paper on the plans for independence from the UK, which addresses numerous administrative and economic aspects of an independent Scotland. Among the resources that Scotland already has or is set to have is offshore wind, which will become the largest part of the Scottish renewables sector […]

  • 20 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Industry, R&D

    Vårgrønn and Flotation Energy have formed an offshore wind partnership aimed at decarbonising the oil and gas industry in Scotland. Vårgrønn, a Norwegian full cycle offshore wind company owned by Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, and Flotation Energy, an Edinburgh-based floating wind specialist, plan to generate renewable energy from offshore wind farms to enable the electrification […]

  • 10 August 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment

    In Scotland, majority of people think renewable energy has a significant social and economic value, and strongly approve of offshore wind farms, according to a public perception study commissioned by the Scottish Government. Looking at the renewable energy sector in general, 92 per cent of Scots think the sector is important in terms of its […]

  • 10 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Crown Estate Scotland has opened the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind leasing process aimed at promoting innovations and decarbonising the UK’s oil and gas sector. A two-week registration window opened on Wednesday, 10 August. The application window will open later this month. Offshore wind developers are being invited to put forward […]

  • 31 October 2022
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the West of Orkney Windfarm have completed its 2022 offshore and nearshore surveys for the project area, located around 25 kilometres off the Sutherland coast in Scotland. This milestone achievement covered geophysical and benthic surveys of the seabed across the 675 km2 offshore option agreement area, with the objective of establishing the […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland-headquartered PD&MS Group has secured a three-year BoP (the balance of plant) statutory inspection framework agreement to support SSE Renewables on the 1,075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm. According to the agreement, The PD&MS work scope includes statutory inspections on Seagreen’s power-generating equipment, embedding PD&MS’ inspection technicians into Seagreen’s team to work across all wind […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The engineering and consultancy company Wood has been awarded a contract for the Salamander floating wind project in Scotland, developed by a joint venture between Simply Blue Group, Ørsted and Subsea 7. For the 100 MW floating wind farm, proposed to be built 35 kilometres off Peterhead on the East Coast of Scotland, Wood will […]