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  • 29 April 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for the Revolution Wind project.  The publication of the NOI opens a 30-day public comment period during which BOEM will hold three virtual public scoping meetings and accept comments to […]

  • 20 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted and Eversource have signed a contract with Sea Services North America, whose partner fishermen in the US Northeast region will provide support vessels and monitoring services during construction of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind, and Sunrise Wind offshore wind farms. According to the joint venture partners behind the three offshore wind projects, this is the […]

  • 2 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted and Eversource, through their joint venture, have signed a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the City of New London in Connecticut, U.S., for the redevelopment of the city port’s State Pier to enable it to support offshore wind farm construction. The State Pier is planned to be upgraded to accommodate offshore wind turbine assembly and […]

  • 27 January 2021

    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) will class the first U.S.-flagged Jones Act service operation vessel (SOV). The SOV will be engineered, constructed, and operated by Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) for long-term charter to service the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind, and Sunrise Wind offshore wind farms in the northeast U.S. “ABS’ unique understanding of the U.S. regulatory […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy, Ørsted and Eversource have agreed for Ørsted and Eversource to charter Dominion Energy’s Charybdis, the first Jones Act-qualified offshore wind farm installation vessel in the United States, for the construction of two offshore wind farms in the US Northeast. Charybdis, which is expected to be sea-ready by late 2023, will […]

  • 15 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource are establishing a manufacturing facility for offshore wind foundation components at ProvPort in Rhode Island, United States. The new 228-foot long facility will be used for advanced fabrication and assembly of foundation platforms for the companies’ offshore wind projects in Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. Ørsted and Eversource […]

  • 21 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Ørsted will open its North American Digital Operations Headquarters in Newark, New Jersey, the company announced on 20 May. The new office will support Ørsted’s operations throughout North America for both offshore and onshore wind assets, and will initially see over 20 Ørsted staff, including 12-14 new IT positions, being based there in 2021. This […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted and the Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies (MITAGS) have formed a new three-year offshore wind partnership. With Ørsted’s support, MITAGS has created a virtual offshore wind project navigation simulator, which allows mariners to experience piloting through a commercial-scale wind farm. The facility, located in Linthicum Heights in Maryland, will give mariners an […]

  • 22 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has been awarded contracts in the offshore wind sector in South Korea and the U.S., according to the company’s results for the first quarter of 2021. In South Korea, Fugro has won a contract for a site investigation programme for a floating offshore wind farm. The company did not disclose any further details about […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Department of the Interior has announced a proposed sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight. This would be the first competitive offshore wind lease sale for the Biden-Harris administration. The proposed lease areas are located in shallow waters between Long Island and the New […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    SeaMar has signed a contract extension with MMT for the Deep Helder offshore support vessel, which has been deployed off the US East Coast for survey work at Ørsted’s offshore wind sites. The new contract has a duration of two years with a one-year renewal option and follows the six-month contract under which the vessel […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched an Offshore Wind Investment Programme to support the delivery of manufacturing investment in the offshore wind supply chain in disadvantaged or deprived regions in the UK. UK-registered businesses can apply until 11:59 p.m. on 30 May for a grant funding for major investments in […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a financing agreement with Iberdrola to support the company’s two-year innovation, research and development strategy for renewables with EUR 100 million. Iberdrola will use the funds for R&D in renewables, the production of green hydrogen and the development of floating wind and photovoltaic installations, and will also include […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has agreed to take a majority stake in DP Energy’s 3 GW offshore wind pipeline in Ireland, marking the Spanish energy company’s entry into the Irish offshore wind market. The projects are located in three clusters on the east, west, and south coasts of Ireland, of which some will be eligible for the forthcoming […]

  • 11 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The UK government plans to invest up to GBP 95 million (around EUR 111 million) to build two new offshore wind port hubs on the Humber and on Teesside. Teesworks Offshore Manufacturing Centre, on the River Tees, will benefit from up to GBP 20 million. As previously reported, Able Marine Energy Park, on the South […]

  • 29 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Rampion offshore wind farm has exceeded its power generation target in 2020 by generating over 1,600 GWh during the year, 15 per cent more than the assumed annual generation of 1,400 GWh. According to the Rampion team, the 400 MW offshore wind farm contributed to Britain’s greenest energy year yet, as 2020 saw record […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland’s FoundOcean has secured a contract to provide foundation grouting for a 100-turbine offshore wind project in Taiwan. The contract is expected to create 30 new jobs at the Livingston-based company. FoundOcean won the contract after receiving financial support from UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK government’s export credit agency. UK’s International Trade Minister, Graham […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Turbine blades, towers, monopile foundations, and power cables are the prime areas in which the UK can secure new investment to boost its domestic manufacturing capabilities, the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) said. These are the priority areas in which OWIC is working with the UK government to support the development of the rapidly growing […]

  • 25 May 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment

    Britain’s energy regulators are putting billions of pounds of green infrastructure investment at risk by overseeing an energy market which favours EU energy imports at the expense of home-grown schemes, new research has shown. Electricity generators in the UK pay transmission charges for the cost of building and maintaining the network, set by the regulator […]

  • 2 February 2021

    By Dario Mulazzani, DAVI Product & Market Specialist Wind Energy & Heavy-Duty Division. Located in such a dynamic and extremely powerful element as the sea, foundations represent one of the main elements of any offshore wind farm, accounting for over one-fourth of the total equipment cost. As they must support the wind turbines, absorbing all […]

  • 28 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) has announced the establishment of an Offshore Dispute Resolution Committee (ODRC), which aims to develop alternative dispute resolution mechanisms for the global offshore wind industry. According to WFO, the new mechanisms will be set up to resolve offshore wind project disputes in a timely and cost-effective manner. “The increasing number […]

  • 23 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    The following article is a guest post by Peter Thompson, East Asia Energy Leader at Arup, a global engineering and consultancy company. The article discusses the growing offshore wind sector in Asia, applying and refining lessons learned from Europe, as well as the region’s potential in floating wind. Asia’s offshore wind market is expected to […]

  • 2 December 2020
    R&D, Technology

    UK energy regulator Ofgem and the Scottish government have set aside up to nearly GBP 25 million to finance a project that will use offshore wind power to produce green hydrogen energy for heating homes in Fife, Scotland. Being developed by the gas network operator SGN, the H100 Fife project aims to use the electricity […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The UK government aims to support up to 12 GW of renewable energy projects in the fourth round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme. Set to open in late 2021, the Round 4 CfD auction will divide renewable technologies into three so-called ‘pots’. Pot 1 is reserved for established technologies such as onshore wind […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has selected Van Oord for planned and unplanned maintenance work at its offshore wind farms in Europe that together comprise around 600 wind turbines. Under a four-year Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract, which has a one-year extension option, Van Oord-owned MPI Offshore will provide jack-up and associated lifting services for main component exchanges across […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands-headquartered Ventolines has signed on as the offshore wind expertise partner for the Mayflower Wind project in Massachusetts. Ventolines will provide transport and installation expertise on the substation, foundations, inter-array cables, and wind turbines. The Dutch company has also opened its first U.S. office in Boston with the aim of exploring new opportunities in […]