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  • 24 April 2024
    Business development, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Alinta Energy and Parkwind, a subsidiary of JERA Nex, have agreed to join forces to develop the 1+ GW Spinifex offshore wind farm in the Southern Ocean Region Declared Area in South West Victoria, Australia. Under the agreement, Alinta Energy and JERA Nex, the newly launched renewable energy company created by JERA, will apply their […]

  • 26 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    On 23 April, JERA and Green Power Investment Corporation held an inauguration ceremony for the Ishikari Bay New Port offshore wind farm in Hokkaido, Japan, which they own through a special-purpose corporation, Green Power Ishikari GK. The 112 MW Ishikari Bay New Port, the largest commercial offshore wind farm in Japan, began commercial operations at […]

  • 20 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Aspiravi Offshore, part of the Aspiravi Group, will acquire all of Parkwind’s shares in the Northwind offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea, increasing its stake to 70 per cent in the 216 MW project. The new shareholder structure between Aspiravi Offshore and Sumitomo Corporation follows the sale of Parkwind to Japan’s JERA Green […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The Japanese government has opened a tender for two new offshore wind areas, for which the country will designate developers by the end of this year. On 19 January, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism launched the tender for an offshore wind site in the […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    A consortium comprising Japan Renewable Energy Corporation (JRE), Iberdrola, and Tohoku Electric Power has secured the fourth site in Japan’s latest offshore wind tender. Three of the four sites put up for auction were awarded in December 2023, when the government said the results for the fourth site would be announced in March this year. […]

  • 4 January 2024
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    On 1 January 2024, the 112 MW Ishikari Bay New Port offshore wind farm in Japan began commercial operations, which is owned by JERA and Green power Investment Corporation, through a special-purpose corporation, Green Power Ishikari GK. The construction of the Ishikari Bay New Port Offshore Wind Farm began in October 2022 after the project’s […]

  • 21 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Japanese MODEC and Toyo Construction have jointly obtained approval in principle (AiP) from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) for a floating structure and whether system and tether pile foundation for tension leg platform (TLP) type floating offshore wind turbine. In 2020, MODEC obtained AiP for the floating offshore wind turbines from DNV. This time, both […]

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

    Three consortia, one led by JERA, one by Sumitomo Corporation, and one by German RWE, have been selected in the latest offshore wind auction in Japan that saw three developers awarded development sites. Japan has also put another, fourth site out to tender in this round, but the winner of this site is expected to […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs will launch the second auction of the Round 3 Zonal Development Phase on 11 March 2024 and offer around 3 GW of installed capacity. On 23 November, the Ministry published key details for the upcoming offshore wind auction, which show the maximum capacity that could be awarded per project will […]

  • 1 May 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Australian government has awarded the first feasibility licences for offshore wind projects to six wind farms proposed to be built offshore Gippsland in Victoria, with a further six licences expected to be awarded, subject to First Nations consultation. The total capacity of Australia’s first six offshore wind projects to receive feasibility licences is around […]

  • 14 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    The three consortia that Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) selected in the country’s second round of offshore wind auctions will use some of the biggest and most powerful wind turbines on/coming to the market – Vestas V236-15 MW and GE’s 18 MW Haliade-X. RWE, which secured a site together with partners Mitsui […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Line has placed an order with Kosaba Shipbuilding Corporation for a crew transfer vessel (CTV), the first vessel of this kind NYK has ordered from a shipyard in its home country. The hull of the new 28-metre-long, 12-pax crew transfer vessel will be built based on a […]

  • 22 February 2024
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Supply Chain

    Norway-headquartered DOF Group has been awarded a contract to repair an export cable for an offshore wind farm in the Southern North Sea. The project, awarded by an international energy operator, includes the retrieval of the damaged cable and termination, installation, trenching, and commissioning of the replacement cable. DOF’s contract scope includes project management, engineering, […]

  • 1 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Norway-based Seaonics has been chosen to deliver 3D Electric Controlled Motion Compensated (ECMC) cranes to the German shipowner Windward Offshore. The cranes are set for installation of Windward Offshore’s two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs). The 87.5-metre vessels will be delivered by VARD under a contract signed with Windward Offshore, a company founded by Blue […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The Windward Offshore joint venture, comprising Diana Shipping, Blue Star Group, SeaRenergy Offshore, and SeraVerse, has exercised its option to acquire two additional hybrid Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) from Norway-based shipbuilding company VARD. Following the completion of the acquisition of the two additional CSOVs, Windward Offshore will have contracts to acquire four vessels, with deliveries […]

  • 19 April 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Norway has signed a two-way Contract for Difference (CfD) related to the offshore wind farm project in the Sørlige Nordsjø II zone with Ventyr Energi, the winner of the recently held auction. Ventyr Energi, a consortium of Parkwind and Ingka Investments, won the rights to develop the wind farm project at the […]

  • 3 January 2024
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind offshore wind project, being developed by Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has delivered its first power to the New England grid in Massachusetts. As part of the initial commissioning process, on Tuesday 2 January 2024, one turbine delivered approximately 5 MW of power, with additional testing expected to happen both on and […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Vessels

    The UK Government has awarded funding to a consortium led by Morek Engineering to design a new class of low-carbon installation vessels for the floating offshore wind market. The consortium includes Morek Engineering, Solis Marine Engineering, Tope Ocean, First Marine Solutions, and Celtic Sea Power. The consortium has won the funding through the UK Government’s […]

  • 24 November 2023
    Business development, Contribution, Industry, Ports & Logistics

    The offshore wind industry has been rapidly evolving, introducing in a new era of clean and sustainable energy. One company that has been at the forefront of this revolution is TMA Logistics. With a remarkable track record dating back to 2015. TMA Logistics has established itself as a reliable hub for offshore wind logistics, offering […]

  • 12 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    New Zealand power generation company Meridian Energy and Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which they will explore joint development of offshore wind projects in New Zealand, primarily off the Taranaki coast. In April 2022, the Belgium-based developer revealed that it had appointed a country manager for Aotearoa […]

  • 20 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Vestas has signed a framework agreement with Marco Polo Marine which finalises the previous Memorandum of Understanding between Marco Polo Marine’s Taiwan-based subsidiary, PKR Offshore, and Vestas Taiwan, for the maiden deployment of a new Commissioning Service Operations Vessel (CSOV) on offshore wind projects in the Asia Pacific region. The new CSOV, which can accommodate […]

  • 23 October 2023
    Collaboration, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    Windward Offshore; a joint venture consortium led by SeaRenergy Group in collaboration with Blue Star Group, Diana Shipping, and SeraVerse; has ordered two hybrid Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) from VARD to establish maritime asset services focusing on bolstering the offshore wind industry. Windward Offshore aims to play a key role in the energy transition […]

  • 8 September 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 2 offshore wind farm has officially entered commercial operation, becoming the first Round 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan to achieve commercial operation date (COD). This project, owned by JERA, Green Investment Group (supported by its portfolio company Corio Generation) and Synera Renewable Energy (SRE), has entered the operations & maintenance (O&M) phase […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    JERA has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares of Parkwind NV from Belgium’s Virya Energy. The initial agreement between JERA Green, an affiliate of Japan’s JERA, and Virya Energy was signed in March this year. The transaction, which JERA said marks a significant milestone for the company and Parkwind and signals […]

  • 22 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Belgium’s Virya Energy has signed an agreement with JERA Green, an affiliate of Japan’s JERA, to sell 100 per cent of the shares of Parkwind, Virya Energy’s offshore wind energy platform. Closing of the transaction is expected later this year and is subject to the approval by the relevant competition and other regulatory authorities. Virya […]

  • 27 January 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese energy company JERA has submitted the Primary Environmental Impact Consideration Document for the Happo Town and Noshiro City Offshore Wind Power Generation Project in Akita Prefecture to Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. JERA believes that the favorable wind conditions and shallow seabed off Happo and Noshiro make the area suitable for the […]