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  • 16 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Star of the South Wind Farm has selected a transmission route for Australia’s first offshore wind farm following a 12-month assessment. The transmission route would come to shore around Reeves Beach and travel underground through Darriman, Giffard West and Hiamdale, connecting into the grid in the Latrobe Valley.  The developer assessed three different routes and considered […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Australia’s state of Victoria is pouring the first AUD 108 million (around EUR 67 million) from its clean energy 2020/21 budget into the first steps toward bringing new renewable energy and hydrogen projects, such as the country’s first offshore wind farm, to realisation. The funds will support research, start-ups and innovation, and […]

  • 27 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Consulting and engineering company Wood has been awarded a pre-FEED (front-end engineering design) contract by Simply Blue Energy for a proposed floating offshore wind farm located off the west coast of Ireland. The Western Star Floating Offshore Wind project aims to harness the wind power of the Atlantic Ocean to produce energy for Ireland and […]

  • 8 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Pondera is assisting Saare Wind Energy with the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and the required research for the Saaremaa offshore wind project in Estonia. The Saaremaa wind farm will comprise a maximum of 100 turbines at an area covering up to 200 km2 south-west of the Estonian island Saaremaa. The location of the area, which […]

  • 7 June 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource have decided to reduce the number of wind turbines at the South Fork offshore wind farm from 15 to 12. The 130 MW project, which was planned to comprise up to 15 wind turbines with a capacity of between 6 MW and 12 MW, will now most likely opt for 11 MW […]

  • 19 March 2021
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has granted a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need to the South Fork offshore wind farm’s export cable, which will make landfall at Beach Lane in Wainscott and then run to the Cove Hollow Road substation in East Hampton, where the project will be connected to […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    France has launched a tendering procedure for a commercial floating offshore wind project off the south of Brittany with a capacity of up to 270 MW. Interested parties have until 1 July, 12 AM local time, to express their interest in participating in the competitive dialogue procedure and submit their applications, Commission de régulation de […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    A 200 MW floating wind project in South Korea, developed by Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC), Korea East-West Power (EWP), and Equinor completed the preliminary feasibility study on 4 May. With the completion of the study, conducted by the Korea Development Institute (KDI), the project – called Donghae 1 – will now gain momentum to […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the South Fork offshore wind farm and will open a 45-day public comment period on 8 January. After the public consultation period, BOEM will address all received comments and publish a Final EIS, which is expected to be […]

  • 27 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind energy projects final investment decisions (FIDs) will grow 57 per cent in the next 18 months, compared to the 2019-20 period, according to a new analysis from Westwood Global Energy Group. The global analysis, excluding mainland China, states that the FIDs growth represents an additional 20.4 GW of new capacity with just under […]

  • 20 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and Korea Electric Power Corporation Engineering & Construction (KEPCO E&C) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop an offshore wind substation. The South Korean companies plan to jointly research and develop the offshore substation both for the shallow and deep waters, as well as further expand their […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power has awarded BLIX Consultancy with a framework agreement to assist with the development of its worldwide offshore wind portfolio. BLIX will provide tender support, feasibility studies, EIA expertise, LCOE optimization, owner’s engineering services, and contracting and procurement support. Under the agreement, the Netherlands-based company will also provide site data analysis, site investigation scoping […]

  • 9 April 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    South Korea’s SK Engineering & Construction and POSCO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a new floating offshore wind foundation. The companies will work together on the basic design for the foundation, water tank testing, production of the prototype, as well as demonstration. SK E&C said it will provide the core technologies for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    South Korea has unveiled a KRW 48.5 trillion (EUR 36 billion) project to develop an 8.2 GW wind complex offshore the Sinan County, South Jeolla Province. South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in oversaw the signing of the agreement to build the offshore wind complex in the country’s southwest. The agreement is said to involve 33 public […]

  • 7 May 2021
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ten major South Korean companies, municipalities, and organisations are spearheading a project to develop and build offshore hydrogen production plants powered by floating wind. The first phase of the project includes the construction of a 100 MW demonstration electrolyzer plant in the East Sea. This is an excerpt from a Premium article published on our […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling for major investment to transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in New York into a wind turbine assembly center.  The city-owned South Brooklyn Marine Terminal is one of 11 ports around the state to be pre-qualified to be considered for up to USD 200 million in loan and grant funds […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Government of South Korea will invest KRW 1.4 trillion (around EUR 1 billion) in the first phase of the project to develop a 6 GW floating wind farm offshore Ulsan, the country’s president Moon Jae-in said. The mammoth project will need a public-private investment of some KRW 36 trillion (EUR 26.7 billion), with the […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Mayflower Wind said that the price of electricity generated at its 804 MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts is on track to go down by around 10 per cent. This is due to the recently increased and extended federal Offshore Wind Energy Investment Tax Credit, the developer said. Mayflower Wind, a 50/50 […]

  • 17 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Aberdeen-based company North Star Renewables has won the tender for the delivery of three service operation vessels (SOVs) for the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank project, which is set to become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm. Under a contract worth approximately GBP 270 million (around EUR 316 million), the Scottish company is responsible for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has signed an agreement with the government of North Jeolla Province to cooperate on the construction of a 2.4 GW offshore wind project. The project will be developed off the southwestern coast between Gochang County and Buan County, with expected completion by 2028. Under the agreement, the North […]

  • 8 April 2021

    South Korean ship designer and shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received Approvals in Principle (AiPs) from three classification societies for its wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) design. SHI’s low carbon emission ECO-WTIV (LNG Fuel + SOFC) model named SLW-FUEL CELL received AiPs from American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), DNV, and Lloyd’s Register at the […]

  • 5 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    TÜV SÜD has won a contract for wind condition analysis and annual energy production (AEP) assessment services for the next phase of the Southwest Offshore Wind Project in South Korea. The project, developed by the state-owned Korea Offshore Wind Power and also known as Seonam Offshore Wind Farm, is planned to have an installed capacity […]

  • 5 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Simply Blue Energy has started developing a project off Ireland’s west coast that will feature a hybrid floating offshore wind farm and wave energy conversion array. Western Star Wind, named Project Ilen, is a 1.1 GW floating offshore wind project located at least 35 km offshore Co. Clare. Western Star Wave, named Project Saoirse, is […]