Search results for: Sørlige Nordsjø

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  • 16 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    Five applicants have qualified for the upcoming 1.5 GW Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II) offshore wind auction round in Norway. “Today, we can announce that several strong applicants have been qualified to participate in the auction for offshore wind for Sørlige Nordsjø II. We have decided to proceed with the auction, which will […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Business development, Project Updates, Research & Development

    Brigg Vind, a consortium comprising Corio Generation, Vårgrønn, and Å Energi, has decided not to submit a pre-qualification application for the development of a bottom-fixed offshore wind farm in the Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II) area in Norway. Brigg Vind consortium said that it worked extensively on pre-qualification application and completed a detailed […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Ørsted has decided to pull out of a Norwegian offshore wind partnership with Fred. Olsen Seawind and Hafslund. “Ørsted have informed us that due to a prioritisation of investments in the portfolio they will withdraw from pursuing participation in offshore wind developments in Norway, and therefore their participation in the partnership will discontinue,” said […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Authorities, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting

    The Ventyr Energy consortium has submitted the application to prequalify for the development of an offshore wind project in the Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II) area in the Norwegian North Sea. In addition, Ventyr unveiled that Ingka Investments is to join the consortium. The Ventyr Energy consortium was first established as a partnership […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    The Norwegian government has commissioned the country’s Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) to carry out strategic impact assessments of three offshore wind areas that may be opened and put out to tender in 2025. For the tendering round in 2025, NVE has recommended that the government consider the possibility of the already open areas […]

  • 8 September 2023
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The seabed surveys have been completed for this year in the areas of Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II) and Utsira Nord offshore Norway. Over the past two years, seabed surveys have been carried out in the open areas of Southern North Sea II and Utsira Nord. The Utsira Nord surveys began in summer but due to technical […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Planning & Permitting

    Norway has received clearance for up to NOK 23 billion (EUR 2.04 billion) in state aid in the form of a bilateral Contract for Difference (CfD) for the Southern North Sea II (Sørlige Nordsjø II) offshore wind farm project. The CfD will be in place for a period of 15 years. The state aid was […]

  • 23 August 2023
    Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy major Equinor, together with its partners, will inaugurate today the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampen, according to Reuters. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will be officially opened today by Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. Equinor’s partners on this project include Petoro, OMV, Vår […]

  • 22 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    Siravind, a consortium established by RES and Zephyr with an aim to build a floating wind farm in Norway, has already partnered with several companies for the project, including Smulders and Eiffage Métal for the serial production of floating wind foundations. In June, RES announced the consortium’s plans to bid for one of the three […]

  • 10 August 2023

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has pushed back the deadline for applications in the country’s first offshore wind tender by two months as the government is waiting to obtain approval for state aid from the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA). This will also postpone the award of the offshore wind areas to 2024. The […]

  • 2 August 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy

    Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) and Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, have joined the UtsiraVIND consortium, which will be bidding in the upcoming tender in Norway for the Utsira Nord area. The UtsiraVIND consortium originated as a partnership between Odfjell Oceanwind, a Norwegian provider of floating offshore wind technologies, and Source Galileo, […]

  • 12 July 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    Equinor and RWE are to continue their collaboration on the development of a bottom-fixed offshore wind farm in the Sørlige Nordsjø 2 zone offshore Norway after Hydro Rein decided not to participate in this competition round. Hydro Rein has justified its decision by saying that it will be setting other priorities in its portfolio and […]

  • 4 July 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    US-headquartered Amogy and Southwind have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore joint opportunities in the offshore wind market. According to Amogy, under the terms of their MoU, the two parties will establish a foundation for future collaboration and will explore joint opportunities for mutual promotion and to advocate for offshore wind. As the […]

  • 4 July 2023
    Business development, Research & Development

    TGS has announced the deployment of the “first-ever” LiDAR buoy measurement campaign to support Norwegian offshore wind development. This represents the first industry-led investment and installation toward making large-scale Norwegian offshore wind a reality, said TGS. The buoy has been deployed in the Utsira Nord zone. Throughout the 12-month campaign, it will conduct wind, metocean, […]

  • 26 April 2023

    A group of Norwegian directorates led by the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) has identified 20 new areas for offshore wind development. The areas, which the directorates recommended should be investigated further, are deemed technically suitable for offshore wind, with relatively low conflicts of interest.  This is part of the Norwegian authorities’ work towards having 30 GW of […]

  • 25 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Global offshore wind developer Corio Generation and Norwegian renewable energy business Å Energi have established Nordvegen Vind, a joint venture aiming to bid for the Utsira Nord floating offshore wind site in Norway. Nordvegen is the name for the old shipping route which for more than 3,000 years has been a gateway for maritime trade […]

  • 28 March 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    Brigg Vind, a consortium of Vårgrønn, Å Energi, and Corio Generation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Windport AS to develop port facilities for offshore wind in Agder, Norway. Under the MoU, the parties will collaborate on the potential development of port facilities for use in the development and construction of the first […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    Norwegian renewable energy developers Vårgrønn and Å Energi, together with UK-based Corio Generation have entered into a partnership dedicated to developing sustainable offshore wind in Norway. The consortium will operate under the Brigg Vind brand, which was launched in the lead-up to the first Norwegian offshore wind tenders expected to open later this month. “Brigg […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is seeking consultancy assistance in designing an auction model for the first 1,500 MW of offshore wind capacity at the Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II) area. As previously reported, the 3 GW of fixed-bottom capacity at the Sørlige Nordsjø II zone will be auctioned off in two […]

  • 10 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Government of Norway has revealed further details about the upcoming offshore wind auctions at the Sørlige Nordsjø II and Utsira Nord zones with a combined capacity of 4.5 GW. The 3 GW of fixed-bottom capacity at the Sørlige Nordsjø II zone will be auctioned off in two 1.5 GW phases. The auction for the […]

  • 29 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    RWE Renewables, Equinor, and Hydro REIN have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Windport to explore port opportunities in the Mandal area in Norway if the consortium wins the upcoming Sørlige Nordsjø II offshore wind farm tender. As previously reported, the 3 GW of fixed-bottom capacity at the Sørlige Nordsjø II zone will be […]

  • 26 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor, RWE Renewables, and Hydro REIN have signed a collaboration agreement for offshore wind in Norway. The partners will jointly prepare and submit an application to the Norwegian authorities to develop a large-scale, bottom-fixed offshore wind farm in the Sørlige Nordsjø II area in the Norwegian North Sea. The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy […]

  • 21 April 2023

    Norway has the potential to develop up to 338 GW of offshore wind in areas with a low level of conflict, according to a new analysis performed by Multiconsult and commissioned by the industry organisation Norwegian Offshore Wind, Equinor, Source Galileo, Hafslund and Deep Wind Offshore. The report, issued on 14 April, maps 28 areas […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power, BP and Statkraft have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Windport in Mandal, Norway, as part of their bid to develop an offshore wind project at the Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II; SN2) area. According to the developers, Windport, a subsidiary of Global Ocean Technology, is building a port […]

  • 12 June 2020

    Norway has opened two areas for offshore wind development, which are said to together have a capacity of 4,500 MW. The applications for the Utsira Nord and Sørlige Nordsjø II areas will launch on 1 January 2021, and limits have been set on the amount of wind power that can be developed. Utsira Nord is […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    NorgesGruppen and its ASKO Fornybar have entered into a collaboration with Norseman Wind to potentially participate in the upcoming offshore wind tender in Norway. The parties are planning to develop an offshore wind farm with 1.4 GW of capacity at the Sørlige Nordsjø II area. According to NorgesGruppen, the company’s first priority currently is to […]