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  • 17 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Supply & Trading and Ineos have entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium. RWE signed a long-term PPA with project developer Parkwind last year with plans to sell the electricity and guarantees-of-origin to its large industrial and municipal customers. Under the terms of the […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and ASML, the world’s largest supplier of lithography systems for the semiconductor industry, have signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Under the terms of the 10-year agreement, which is already underway, ASML will be provided with more than 250 gigawatt-hours of green electricity per year from RWE, a portion of which will be sourced […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind farms generated 6.7 TWh of electricity in 2020, which represented 8.4 per cent of total electricity consumption in Belgium, or the electricity consumption of around 1.9 million families. Eight offshore wind farms are currently operational in the Belgian North Sea, with a total installed capacity of almost 2.3 GW. This includes Northwester […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Belgium’s Elia has selected NHV NV and GEOxyz BV to provide the transmission system operator with transport services between Ostend and offshore platforms in the North Sea. NHV NV will provide crew transfer services by a helicopter, including light luggage, between an onshore heliport in Ostend and offshore platforms situated some 40 kilometres offshore. GEOxyz […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Esvagt’s service operation vessel (SOV) newbuilding, NHST-146, is now ready to start working for Vestas at Borssele 3 & 4 and Northwester 2 wind farms, the Danish offshore support specialist said. NHST-146, the first of the three SOV newbuildings for Vestas, is ready and accepted by the Class and by Esvagt, and has been ready […]

  • 15 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded a contract for environmental consultancy services for NortH2, a large offshore wind-to-hydrogen project being developed by a consortium comprising Shell, Gasunie, Equinor, and RWE, and supported by Groningen Seaports and Province of Groningen. “We are thrilled to be part of the ground-breaking NortH2 development. Green hydrogen has an important role […]

  • 17 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has signed an agreement with Japan’s Cosmo Eco Power and the engineering firm Hitz to jointly develop the 600 MW Seihoku-oki project in Aomori prefecture, in the northwest of Japan. The Seihoku-oki offshore wind farm, under development, will enter round two of the capacity auction planned by the Japanese government between […]

  • 21 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fraunhofer IWES has secured a contract to provide geophysical investigation and hydrographic survey services at the N-9.4 offshore wind zone in the German North Sea. The work will be carried out in 2022 as part of the preliminary investigations of the seabed at the zone. The contract was awarded by Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Grid Connection

    In 2020, Germany’s total offshore wind generation was 26.89 terawatt hours (TWh), of which wind farms in the North Sea generated 22.76 TWh and those in the German sector of the Baltic Sea produced 4.13 TWh of electricity. A year earlier, wind farms operating offshore Germany generated 24.16 TWh, with 20.25 TWh coming from the […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore services provider Boskalis has acquired all the shares of Rever Offshore’s subsea services business. Rever, formally known as Bibby Offshore, provides solutions in the area of subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance. Through the transaction, Boskalis will obtain two diving support vessels – Rever Polaris which is fully owned and the chartered Rever […]

  • 26 May 2021
    Authorities

    The US government has decided to advance areas northwest of Morro Bay and off Humboldt County, California, for offshore wind development. With these two initial areas, the US is opening up the Pacific Coast for first commercial scale offshore wind projects. The two areas could accommodate up to 4.6 GW of installed offshore wind capacity, […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas recorded EUR 30 million net profit in the third quarter of 2020. The company’s revenue stood at EUR 508 million for the period, an increase of EUR 109 million compared to the same quarter last year. The revenue in the third quarter was driven by the delivery of 42 […]

  • 13 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-based Zephyr Vind, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Norwegian company Zephyr, has announced plans to build a large-scale offshore wind farm in Sweden, which would use both floating and fixed-bottom foundations. The company has proposed two preliminary project designs: one with 61 wind turbines with a 20+ MW capacity each, and one with 94 […]

  • 8 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Polish Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) has awarded a Contract for Difference to the 1 GW Baltica 3 and 1.5 GW Baltica 2 offshore wind projects. In February, Ørsted and PGE signed an agreement to form a joint venture for the development, construction and operation of the wind farms. Subject to the closing of the […]

  • 12 March 2021
    Grid Connection

    The first cable section for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection was installed in the German part of the Baltic Sea in recent weeks, the transmission system operator 50Hertz said. In the coming months, further cables will be laid in individual sections along the 90-kilometre-long route. The work is being carried out by a consortium […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The Rampion 2 team has launched a four-week informal consultation this week to raise awareness and seek feedback on their initial proposals to expand the Rampion wind farm off the Sussex coast, UK. A full and formal consultation will follow later in the year, ahead of the submission of a development consent application to build […]

  • 12 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    MMA has completed a survey work scope at Formosa 2 offshore wind project located off the coast of Taiwan. MMA reports having carried out several potential unexploded ordnance target investigations as well as 168 km of magnetometer survey line from its support DP2 vessel MMA Prestige. The 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm is […]

  • 10 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna have signed an agreement to form a 50/50 joint venture for the development, construction and operation of the 1.5 GW Baltica 2 and 1 GW Baltica 3 offshore wind farms in Poland. The agreement was signed following negotiations that PGE and Ørsted started back in October 2019. Almost a […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has completed its work to provide temporary power during the turbine commissioning phase at the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. MRE supplied modular temporary power packages, consisting of a 116 kVA generator, custom-built fuel tank and bespoke lifting frames. Manor Venture, Manor Initiative and Manor Enterprise […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Smulders has produced its milestone 2,000th transition piece, destined for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Smulders says it started with the production of the 2,000th transition piece this month, which is barely six years after celebrating the 1,000th transition piece. The milestone transition piece called TP 69 is one of the total 80 […]

  • 5 May 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The service operations vessel Esvagt Dana has returned to the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea to support Siemens Gamesa during maintenance work. Esvagt and Siemens Gamesa entered into a 95-day agreement with an option of a further three months. The vessel provided support in Baltic 2 from November 2019 to […]

  • 17 May 2021
    Authorities

    California is set to allocate USD 20 million to support offshore wind development in its 2021-2022 budget, on which the state government is currently working. Governor Gavin Newsom presented the US state’s revised 2021-2022 budget on 14 May, before the final budget is established this Summer. The ‘May Revision’ includes USD 912 million in investments to accelerate […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    8.2 France has been appointed to carry out quality monitoring of the assembly of the nacelles, the e-stack, and pre-assembly at the logistics hub in the port area for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The company, which started its three-year contract back in April 2020, has deployed three experts and two engineers full-time for the […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    K2 Management has been appointed owner’s engineer on US Wind’s offshore wind project in Maryland. K2 Management will be supporting US Wind with project management during the development of the project’s first phase with an installed capacity of 270 MW. The scope also includes design and engineering and package management, including tender and negotiation support. […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Horns Rev 2 has produced 10 billion kWh of electricity since its commissioning in 2009. The 209 MW Danish offshore wind farm reached the milestone on 4 February. Located in the North Sea some 30 kilometres off the Danish west coast, Ørsted’s wind farm was expected to supply clean energy corresponding to the annual power consumption […]

  • 7 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed an agreement with Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) to divest a 50% ownership share in its Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. As part of the deal, Ørsted will continue to provide long-term operations and maintenance services from its O&M base at the Port of Vlissingen, as well as provide […]