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  • 15 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    WindFloat Atlantic has become the world’s first classed offshore wind farm, after its three 8.4 MW floating turbines were accepted by the ABS Class Committee. The three ABS-classed, semi-submersible floating foundations are designed by Principle Power and are housing MHI Vestas turbines which make a total of 25 MW of capacity. WindFloat Atlantic, of which […]

  • 23 July 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Winds (OW) and Canary Islands’ renewable energy company DISA Group have partnered to jointly develop floating wind projects in the Spanish archipelago. “In the Canary Islands, the depth of the waters away from the coast makes it necessary to use floating wind technology, a technology in which Ocean Winds has demonstrated significant prowess in […]

  • 24 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Digital twin technology developer Akselos and engineering consultancy BEPA have entered into a partnership to work together on the application of Akselos’s Reduced Basis Finite Element Analysis (RB-FEA) technology in the offshore wind sector. According to Akselos, its technology speeds up FEA simulations by 1,000 times at system level scale. The company said it had […]

  • 28 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Akselos has been commissioned by the partners behind the TetraSpar floating foundation demonstration project in Norway to provide its structural simulation software, Integra®, to model the floater. The software is said to help accelerate the demonstration of the industrialised TetraSpar floating offshore foundation, which aims to dramatically reduce the levelised cost of energy (LCoE) of […]

  • 2 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Winds (OW), a joint venture between EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has signed a collaboration agreement with the Greek renewable energy company Terna Energy to co-develop floating offshore wind projects in Greece. The companies said they were joining forces to identify the most suitable areas and consequently develop a pipeline of projects in excess of […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Last year, 15 new offshore wind farms generated their first electricity and there are now 162 offshore wind farms up and running worldwide. Soon, 26 more that are under construction will join the global fleet. This is according to the Global Offshore Wind Report 2020 from World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), which reports that 5,206 […]

  • 8 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    Europe confirmed a record amount of EUR 26.3 billion of investments in 2020 that will finance 7.1 GW of new offshore wind farms to be built in the coming years, WindEurope said. For comparison, EUR 6.1 billion was invested in four offshore wind projects in 2019. This represents an increase of over 330 per cent […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy plan to jointly apply for one or more seabed leases in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing round for offshore wind projects. The two companies will look to develop floating wind projects if successful in obtaining the leases. “We have over 15 years of experience of working closely with local […]

  • 19 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    French transmission system operator RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité is in need of services covering offshore export cable repairs. The scope of the contract covers offshore cable repair preparedness, engineering and operations, including the provision of vessels, personnel and equipment/tools for offshore wind farm export cables. The contract covers future fixed-bottom and floating wind farms […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Anglo-American joint venture Hecate Independent Power Limited (HIP) has launched its HIP Atlantic Project for installing 10,000 MW of fixed and floating wind turbines in the North Atlantic connected to the UK grid. The long-length, high-capacity, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission cables which will connect the wind farms to the UK grid are to be […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has shipped out the fifth and final floating wind platform for the Scottish Kincardine offshore wind farm from the Fene Shipyard in Spain. The five floating platforms were built under a contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd., a subsidiary of the Cobra Group. The five floating platforms will support Vestas 9.5 MW […]

  • 9 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Irish energy company ESB and Equinor will jointly develop a 1.4 GW Moneypoint floating offshore wind farm off the West Coast of Ireland. The Moneypoint wind farm will be developed off the coast of Counties Clare and Kerry in two phases. Once complete, the wind farm will be capable of powering more than 1.6 million […]

  • 18 June 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Saitec has begun environmental impact assessment (EIA) process for a 45 MW floating wind farm off Bilbao with the presentation of the Initial Project Document on 14 June. The wind farm is planned to have three 15 MW turbines mounted on Saitec’s SATH concrete floating platform technology, installed some 10 kilometres off Bilbao in Basque […]

  • 8 July 2021
    R&D, Technology

    A UK-US research team has started a project to investigate the application of wake steering on floating offshore wind farms. The UK team, led by DNV, is cooperating with the US National Offshore Wind Research & Development Consortium (NOWRDC) on the project funded by Innovate UK. The research project – running up to March 2023 […]

  • 19 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind has the potential to deliver 90 per cent of America’s projected 2050 electricity demand, according to a report released by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. The report, Offshore Wind for America, examined the Atlantic, Pacific, Gulf, and Great Lakes regions and found that each has the capacity to develop […]

  • 26 May 2021
    Authorities

    The US government has decided to advance areas northwest of Morro Bay and off Humboldt County, California, for offshore wind development. With these two initial areas, the US is opening up the Pacific Coast for first commercial scale offshore wind projects. The two areas could accommodate up to 4.6 GW of installed offshore wind capacity, […]

  • 15 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Arthur Kill Terminal LLC has entered into an agreement with certain funds managed by Apollo Funds for the exclusive right to invest in the Arthur Kill Terminal project, an offshore wind energy staging and assembly port under development in Staten Island, New York. New York-based Atlantic Offshore Terminals (AOT) will lead the development of Arthur […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is allocating up to USD 14.5 million for environmental research to support U.S. offshore wind development. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will support regionally-focused, coordinated research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental impacts of offshore wind, as well as projects that advance and validate tools to monitor and minimize impacts. […]

  • 25 May 2021
    R&D, Technology

    GE has unveiled a 12 MW floating wind turbine concept featuring the company’s Haliade-X model with a 12 MW output and tension-leg platform technology from Glosten. The concept has been developed within the two-year project for which GE Research was awarded USD 4 million in 2019 through the ARPA-E’s ATLANTIS (Aerodynamic Turbines Lighter and Afloat […]

  • 1 June 2021
    R&D

    A mission planning software for offshore wind farms and robotic maintenance solutions could together increase working hours of vessels deployed for offshore wind maintenance campaigns by over a third. This is according to the latest analysis within the EU-funded ATLANTIS research project, which is exploring the use of remote offshore inspection and maintenance techniques for […]

  • 18 March 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted and Tradepoint Atlantic have completed the initial phase of Maryland’s first offshore wind staging center at the 3,300-acre global logistics center in Baltimore County. Ørsted has now completed USD 13.2 million in port infrastructure upgrades, establishing both a lift-on/lift-off and roll-on/roll-off berth within Tradepoint Atlantic’s port facility for handling offshore […]

  • 28 June 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has completed the first phase of a two-year contract with Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind to build and manage a centralised, cloud-hosted Geo-data repository for the company’s lease development off the coast of New Jersey in the US. The web-based engagement platform was recently delivered and utilises Fugro’s Gaia technology to provide Atlantic Shores and […]

  • 16 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Atlantic Wind Transfers’ new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Atlantic Endeavor has begun working at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. Blount Boats launched the Chartwell 24 CTV the day after Christmas, after which the vessel spent three days going through sea trials and USCG inspections. At the CVOW project, Atlantic Endeavor is providing marine […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with six unions operating in New Jersey to help develop and employ the local offshore wind workforce. The agreement outlines how the parties will work together to create training and apprenticeship programs for New Jersey workers to support not just the Atlantic Shores offshore […]

  • 22 April 2021
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind is deploying two buoys in its lease area off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, to collect atmospheric, cold pool and animal migration data. The aim is to strengthen atmospheric models that help inform how the developer designs and estimates energy production for its proposed project. The buoys will be […]