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  • 17 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ocean Winds and Banque des Territoires have joined forces to respond to France’s A06 tender for floating offshore wind sites in the Mediterranean Sea. Under the A06 tender, two sites for floating offshore wind will be developed, each with a planned installed capacity of about 250 MW with potential extensions leading to a total capacity […]

  • 19 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Geophysical site investigations over Ocean Winds’ proposed Caledonia offshore wind farm site are scheduled to begin next month. UK marine survey specialist Gardline Limited has been contracted to carry out the geophysical survey with its research vessel Ocean Endeavour, deploying fixed and towed sensors. The operations will be conducted on a 24-hour basis, beginning on […]

  • 24 October 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has received a positive environmental decision for its BC-Wind offshore wind farm in the Polish Baltic Sea, thus completing the environmental impact assessment process for the 400 MW project. The decision was taken by the Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection (RDOŚ) in Gdańsk. ”Receiving the environmental decision brings Ocean Winds significantly closer to […]

  • 18 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) has agreed to sell its 25 per cent equity stake in the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind project to Ørsted, providing the Danish company with 100 per cent ownership of the US project. “As Ocean Wind 1 has evaluated the optimal way to move forward, it has become […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The US State of New Jersey has argued that its residents will be ”irreparably harmed” if the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind project is not exempt from a permanent injunction against the use of GE Haliade-X wind turbines on offshore wind projects in the USA sought by Siemens Gamesa. Back in June, a jury […]

  • 9 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mainstream Renewable Power, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft have signed a memorandum of understanding with Aker Solutions, in Norway to collaborate on floating offshore wind at Utsira Nord. Mainstream, majority-owned by Aker Horizons, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft are in a consortium to pursue an application to develop floating wind power at the Utsira Nord license area […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna have launched a new offshore wind partnership in Ireland at an event with Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste and Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment in Dublin. The long-term, exclusive partnership will see Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna, one of Ireland’s oldest semi-states working at the forefront of energy […]

  • 4 October 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has submitted the scoping report to Marine Scotland for its Caledonia offshore wind farm. The report outlines the technologies under consideration for developing the 2 GW offshore wind project across a 429-square-kilometre site in the Moray Firth for which Ocean Winds won the development […]

  • 16 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Bluepoint Wind is the official name of the offshore wind project that Ocean Winds East (OW East) plans to build in the New York Bight, the developer announced on 15 September. Ocean Winds East, a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, won the lease area in Central Bight for USD 765 million this February […]

  • 24 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ENGIE and Google have entered into a 12-year, 100 MW corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) supporting the Moray West offshore wind development in Scotland. ENGIE will provide Google with more than 5 TWh of green power from the Moray West project, a nearly 900 MW offshore wind farm set to begin generating power from 2025. […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm West has selected the Port of Cromarty Firth (POCF) as the location for marshalling all 62 monopiles for the 882 MW wind project offshore Scotland. Moray West signed a multi-million-pound contract with POCF to use the recently expanded facilities at Invergordon for this scope. The monopiles will start to arrive in Invergordon […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers has been contracted by Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) to transport monopiles for the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. COSCO Shipping said that it will provide two X-class type vessels in 2023 when the monopiles will be transported from China to Moray Firth in Scotland. A few months ago, Ocean […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has selected the UK-based engineering consultancy, Wood Thilsted, as the wind turbine foundation and offshore substation foundation concept designer for the BC-Wind offshore wind farm in the Polish Baltic Sea. BC-Wind offshore wind farm is being developed by Ocean Winds, the international company dedicated to offshore wind energy and created by ENGIE and […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has signed a multi-million-pound contract with the Scottish fabricator Global Energy Group (GEG) to supply secondary foundation elements for the Moray West wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the contract, GEG will manufacture and transport two J-tube frames that will be attached to the two foundations holding the offshore substation platforms. The frames will […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has signed a capacity reservation agreement with the Navantia-Windar consortium to manufacture 62 wind turbine jacket foundations to be built in Fene, La Coruña, Spain for the Dieppe le Tréport wind farm offshore France. This project, which will soon materialise in the form of a contract, is the largest one awarded to Navantia […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, known as the Building Trades, for the onshore and offshore construction of its 1,200 MW SouthCoast offshore wind project. The MoU includes commitments to create jobs for local and diverse workers and to […]

  • 7 December 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    This article has been updated on 8 December with information on Invenergy’s lease area capacity and the total capacity of the five lease areas according to developers’ announcements. The article has also been amended to clarify that the estimated capacities are for lease areas, which may contain more than a single project. The winners of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind, the joint venture (JV) between Shell and Ocean Winds, said that it did not state that its offshore wind project in Massachusetts was no longer viable and intends to testify to the project’s viability before the Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) in Rhode Island, where part of the offshore wind farm’s transmission corridor […]

  • 9 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    This month, a floating LiDAR and metocean instrumentation will be deployed at the Muir Mhòr floating wind farm site and a metocean system will also be installed at the offshore site of the Caledonia bottom-fixed wind project, both in Scottish waters. At the Muir Mhòr site (initially named Mara Mhòr), developed by Fred. Olsen Seawind […]

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

    Norwegian technology company Vissim AS has won a contract to provide a system designed to optimise marine operations on the Moray West wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the contract, Vissim will provide its marine optimisation and planning software for the offshore wind farms, including certification and induction management, permit to work, and vessel and personnel […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A US federal judge in Boston has barred General Electric (GE) from ‘‘making, using, offering for sale, selling, importing (into), or installing in the United States” the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine after the jury found in June that the wind turbine infringed upon a patent held by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The jury and Judge […]

  • 7 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantique Offshore Energy, a marine business unit of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has been contracted to design, manufacture, and commission the offshore substation topsides for Yeu-Noirmoutier and Dieppe Le Tréport wind projects offshore France. Éoliennes en Mer Îles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier (EMYN) and Eoliennes en Mer Dieppe Le Tréport (EMDT), a consortium of Ocean Winds, […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Palfinger has won an order to deliver cranes for the Moray West wind farm project offshore Scotland. The 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm is located in the outer Moray Firth off Inverness. In order to lift materials and tools from the crew transfer vessels (CTVs) onto the transition pieces of the wind turbines, […]

  • 17 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Navantia Seanergies and Windar Renovables have started production of the first of the 14 XXL monopiles for the Moray West offshore wind project, with the bending of the first sheet. The monopiles will have an approximate length of 90 metres, a maximum diameter of 10 metres, and a maximum weight of 2,000 tons. This […]