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  • 24 March 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Crown Estate Scotland has selected 13 out of a total of 19 applications with a combined capacity of around 5.5 GW in the world’s first leasing round designed to enable offshore wind energy to directly supply offshore oil and gas platforms. INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas) leasing aims to attract investment in innovative […]

  • 22 May 2023
    Authorities, Innovation, Wind Farm Update

    All five innovation projects selected in Scotland’s INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas) leasing round have now signed exclusivity agreements with Crown Estate Scotland, which allows the developers to start offshore wind development work while Marine Scotland’s planning process for the INTOG Sectoral Marine Plan (INTOG SMP) is completed. The INTOG leasing round has three key […]

  • 2 March 2023
    Business development, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, who recently filed a Marine Licence application for their 500 MW Green Volt floating wind farm in Scotland, have now submitted a Scoping Report for the 1.4 GW Cenos floating offshore wind farm to Marine Scotland. The developers have submitted leasing applications for both Cenos and Green Volt as part of […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Industry, R&D, Technology

    Crown Estate Scotland has received a total of 19 applications for its Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind leasing process.   This level of interest from industry demonstrates significant support for this exciting new opportunity, the Scottish seabed manager said.   INTOG aims to help decarbonise the North Sea oil and gas […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Welsh company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has joined forces with FibreMax to provide integrated floating foundation and tendon solutions to the growing floating offshore wind sector. The tendon solution will be used in the anchoring and moorings of MPS’ tension leg platform (TLP), called PelaFlex, to deliver the highest system stability and zero tilt, the […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    A joint venture (JV) between Simply Blue Group, Ørsted, and Subsea7 has selected ERM Group company MarineSpace to lead the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for its Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland. As part of the work, engineering consultants NIRAS has been contracted by Salamander to lead the Habitats Regulations Appraisal (HRA) and Brown […]

  • 9 February 2023
    Business development, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn have submitted a Marine Licence application for the Green Volt floating offshore wind farm. This consent application could allow the project to start generating power in the mid-2020s, making it the most advanced oil and gas decarbonisation project in the UK, the developers said. Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn are applying for […]

  • 19 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The BlueFloat Energy and Renantis partnership has signed exclusivity agreements with Crown Estate Scotland to develop its Sinclair and Scaraben innovation projects which will now be part of a phased delivery of the partnership’s Broadshore project. The two 99.5 MW floating offshore wind farms will now be developed as part of a phased delivery of […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Industry, Infrastructure, R&D, Technology, Technology

    Odfjell Oceanwind has launched the Deepsea Star™ harsh environment floating wind foundation designed to support wind turbines with a capacity of 15 MW and more. The Deepsea Star™ is a column-stabilised, semi-submersible steel design with centre wind turbine tower, designed to take the weights and loads from the 15 MW turbines which will become available […]

  • 27 April 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Technology, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) have joined forces with Plataforma Oceánica de Canarias (PLOCAN) to deploy their floating offshore wind platform, PelaFlex, at an expected grid-connected test site on the southeast coast of Gran Canaria. PLOCAN will work with MPS regarding a pre-consented and grid-connected site for the testing of their technology and the associated export […]

  • 20 February 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    Singapore-headquartered Mooreast has signed a collaboration agreement with ETZ to explore establishing a manufacturing facility in Aberdeen, Scotland, for the production of subsea foundations, and the consolidation and assembly of mooring components for the floating offshore wind market. Signed in Singapore with ETZ Offshore Renewables Director, Andy Rodden and witnessed by Ivan McKee, Scotland’s Minister […]

  • 21 November 2022
    Authorities

    Crown Estate Scotland has closed the window for applications under its Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round, dedicated to offshore wind projects that will directly reduce emissions from oil and gas production and to small scale innovation projects, including alternative outputs such as hydrogen. A two-week registration window for INTOG opened in […]

  • 19 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Ørsted and the infrastructure division of Spanish Acciona have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore options for floating wind foundations, including using carbon-neutral materials and industrialising the fabrication of concrete foundations. Under the MoU, the two companies’ focus will be on the use of carbon-neutral bio-cement, bio-concrete, and other materials and solutions, with […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Industry, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    “We are looking at a market today that is immense. It is new and unprecedented when you look at the numbers. Floating wind is expected to be, in 2050, bigger than fixed offshore wind. But we got some catching up to do, and catching up to be done is really in the supply chain”, GustoMSC’s […]

  • 12 April 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The world’s deepest fixed-bottom wind turbine foundation has been installed at what will be Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm – Seagreen – off the coast of Angus. On Friday, 7 April, the jacket foundation was transported to the project site on a barge operated by the main contractor, Seaway 7, where it was met by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Scotland has 38 GW of offshore wind in its potential pipeline. When added to projects in operation, under construction and awaiting construction, this climbs to over 40 GW, the equivalent to producing enough electricity annually to power every home in Scotland for 17 years, or every home in the UK for over a year and […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 100 MW Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland is estimated to deliver lifetime expenditure of GBP 419 million in the UK and to support the creation of up to 1,385 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs. This is according to supply chain information submitted to Crown Estate Scotland in a format consistent with a Supply […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Contribution, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Mark Goalen, Director – Offshore Engineering, Houlder. The scaling up of renewable energy capacity will be essential for the success of the global energy transition. Increasing offshore wind capacity is, in turn, key to scaling up renewable energy production but is reliant on developers installing high-capacity farms […]

  • 25 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Simply Blue Group has partnered with Marine Power Systems (MPS) to develop a project proposal for the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round run by Crown Estate Scotland. The collaboration between Simply Blue Group and MPS would see six wind turbines deployed on the MPS floating platform, called PelaFlex, in water depth […]

  • 28 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    A joint venture between Simply Blue Group, Subsea 7, and Ørsted has awarded Ocergy with a pre-FEED foundation design contract for its 100 MW Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland. Last year, Salamander signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ocergy to evaluate its foundation design for the development in northeast Scotland. The project […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The geophysical and environmental survey works for the Salamander floating offshore wind project in Scotland have been completed, marking a significant milestone for the 100 MW project that is planned to be progressed through of the Scottish Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round. The survey activities commenced on 7 August and were […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Eni’s energy transition business Plenitude and the Norwegian energy investor HitecVision, has completed the acquisition of Plenitude’s stake in the three phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. As reported in June, Vårgrønn signed an agreement with Plenitude to acquire 20 per cent interest in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK will speed up planning and development consent processes for projects from the recently completed, currently ongoing, and upcoming (floating) offshore wind leasing rounds to bring new energy capacity online faster and facilitate economic growth and job creation. In this article: Will the UK Now Need to Set New Offshore Wind Target? Pre-Brexit Era […]

  • 30 August 2022
    R&D, Technology

    DNV has notified Odfjell Oceanwind that the main scantling approval of its Deepsea Semi floating wind foundation design is close to completion. The main scantling class approval is based on the SG 11.0-200 DD offshore wind turbine from Siemens Gamesa. The Deepsea Semi floating wind foundation design is developed for use in floating wind farms […]