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  • 26 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables, the US-based company owned by Spain’s Iberdrola, is postponing the expected start of commercial operation of the Park City Wind and Commonwealth Wind offshore wind projects in Massachusetts to 2027 and 2028, respectively. In its Q3 results, Iberdrola cites mitigating potential supply chain bottlenecks and high commodity prices as the reason behind the […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has started geotechnical site drilling in the southern portion of the OCS-A-0534 lease area offshore Massachusetts, owned by Avangrid, a US arm of the Spanish energy giant Iberdrola. The company, using the vessel M/V Regulus, will be performing the work from 3 June until 31 August 2022, according to a Notice to Mariners. The […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Crowley has completed the purchase of 42 acres in Salem, Massachusetts, which will serve as the future home of the Salem Harbor Wind Terminal, the second major offshore wind port terminal in the state. The terminal site project will result in the redevelopment of the former Salem Harbor Station, a decommissioned coal-fired energy plant creating […]

  • 22 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Adira Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kim Heng, signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Crowley Wind Services to cooperate on offshore wind farm cable laying installation projects across the US East Coast. Under the MoU, Kim Heng will issue updates about material developments and/or the execution of a definitive agreement as and when […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of Spain’s Iberdrola, has entered into a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the Town of Barnstable for the 804 MW Park City Wind offshore wind farm in the US. Under the agreement, Avangrid Renewables will pay the town USD 16 million (approximately EUR 15 million) as a host community fee, above […]

  • 19 August 2022
    Contribution, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Iberdrola has launched a call to the market for start-ups to submit innovative proposals that seek to develop, test, or monitor solutions that take nature into account and that can be applied in an offshore wind farm environment. Iberdrola said that it plans to develop offshore wind farms that will respect nature entirely and enhance […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid has finalized an agreement to assume responsibility as the operations and management services provider for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the United States. The 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1, a 50-50 joint venture between Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) funds CI II and CI III, is currently under […]

  • 31 October 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Three US ports have secured around USD 93.2 million through the Port Infrastructure Development Grants for projects aiming to serve the offshore wind industry. The Arthur Kill Offshore Wind Terminal Project on Staten Island, New York, has secured a little over USD 48 million to fund the dredging of approximately 740,000 cubic yards to create […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Industry

    US President Joe Biden has announced that the Department of the Interior is advancing the development of offshore wind areas in the Gulf of Mexico and the Southern Atlantic. These areas cover 700,000 acres and have the potential to power over three million homes, President Biden said in his remarks on actions to tackle the […]

  • 13 July 2022
    Environment, R&D

    Rise Light & Power has announced plans to redevelop its 2,480 MW Ravenswood Generating Station in New York City into a renewable energy hub that can integrate offshore wind, upstate wind, and solar into the city’s electric grid. Located on a 27-acre waterfront site in Long Island City, Queens, the Ravenswood Generating Station is currently […]

  • 24 October 2022

    The municipal government of China’s city of Chaozhou, Guangdong Province, has issued a new five-year plan for energy development which, among other things, kick-starts preliminary work on the potential development of two offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 43.3 GW. Green hydrogen production and an energy island part of a broader ambition Plan […]

  • 14 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DP Energy and Iberdrola have published a scoping report for the environmental impact assessment report (EIAR) for their proposed floating wind project offshore Ireland, called Inis Ealga Marine Energy Park. The scoping report outlines the proposed scope of and methodology in use in the preparation of the project’s future EIAR. “Publication of the EIAR Scoping […]

  • 18 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Rise Light & Power has revealed its Queensboro Renewable Express (Queensboro) plan, an offshore wind transmission project that will bring renewable energy to Queens and replace existing fossil fuel generation. The company’s idea is to use multiple sets of transmission cables to bring up to 3.9 GW of electricity generated by offshore wind farms in […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Authorities, Vessels

    Search and rescue teams looking for the missing crew of the installation vessel Fujing 001 off Yangjiang City in Guangdong Province, China, have found twelve deceased crewmembers, Chinese media reports. The vessel, which was working on an offshore wind farm over the weekend when the area was hit by the typhoon “Chaba” on 2 July, […]

  • 10 June 2022
    Contribution, R&D, Technology

    Equinor and BP have launched an Offshore Wind Innovation Hub in New York that they say will facilitate partnerships with start-ups that bring new technological solutions to the growing US offshore wind industry. The initiative is being led by Equinor on behalf of its 50/50 joint venture with BP and is a result of a […]

  • 13 October 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Contribution

    Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK), together with Nippon Marine Enterprises, has announced that it will establish a training centre for offshore wind power generation in Akita Prefecture, Japan. The consortium was selected in a public offering for subsidized projects in the 2022 Subsidy for Offshore Wind Power Human Resource Development project administered by the Agency for […]

  • 7 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    K2 Management has been appointed as Owner’s Engineer for BlueFloat Energy’s 1 GW floating wind project offshore Taiwan. The project, named Winds of September, is BlueFloat Energy’s first floating offshore wind project in Taiwan. K2 Management is supporting BlueFloat Energy following its entry into the country’s third round of offshore wind tenders scheduled for later […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After being awarded a preferred supplier agreement for two offshore substations for the Hai Long 2 and Hai Long 3 wind farms last year, the consortium consisting of Semco Maritime and PTSC M&C has now signed the EPC contract and initiated the execution of the project. The consortium, supported by primary sub-contractor ISC Consulting Engineers, […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The consortium behind the Forth Green Freeport project in Scotland, which submitted a bid for the development to the UK and Scottish governments in June, released details for the major enhancement of the Rosyth port and waterfront areas within Fife that would support the offshore wind industry. The development of nearly 150 hectares of land […]

  • 10 June 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Formosa 4, an offshore wind project being developed by Swancor Renewable Energy (SRE) in Taiwan, has received the preliminary approval of its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). The project, also known as Miaoli 3, was the first of the nine projects for which Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) started the review process in March this year. […]

  • 27 October 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected an offshore wind transmission project proposed by Mid-Atlantic Offshore Development, a joint venture of EDF Renewables-North America and Shell New Energies US, and Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) Company. Offshore infrastructure to be built by Shell and EDF Renewables, power delivered to JCP&L’s grid […]

  • 12 July 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hitachi Energy will supply the WindSTAR™ transformers and high-voltage hybrid switchgear Plug and Switch System (PASS) to the Tuci offshore wind farm project in China. Developed by China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN), the Tuci offshore wind farm is located in the sea area off the northeast coast of Xiangshan, Ningbo city in Zhejiang province. […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    POSCO has received approval from DNV for its Gwangyang Works plant, which produces eco-friendly ‘Greenable’ steel plates and has certified the company’s standard plate product EN-S355 as steel for renewable energy. The certification process in March, after POSCO and DNV signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the certification of steel products applied in the […]

  • 31 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50:50 joint venture between EDF Renewables and Shell New Energies US, has selected Ramboll for the design of the wind turbine foundations for Atlantic Shores Project 1, the 1.5 GW offshore wind farm planned to be built offshore New Jersey. Ramboll will provide a comprehensive design service to be led […]

  • 22 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir has installed the first three 100 per cent made-in-Taiwan wind turbine jacket foundations at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. The first batch of jacket foundations fully manufactured in Taiwan by Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS) were loaded out of the Port of […]

  • 19 July 2022
    Grid Connection

    German transmission system operator Amprion has started construction work on the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection systems with a groundbreaking ceremony on Norderney Island’s North Beach. The drilling to cross below the island of Norderney marks the start of construction work for Amprion’s first offshore projects, which are scheduled to go into operation in […]