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  • 29 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Industry

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), the operator of an 85-turbine wind farm off northeast Scotland, has agreed to make a payment of GBP 33.14 million (approximately EUR 39 million) after admitting it breached energy market rules. BOWL, the operator of the 588 MW Beatrice offshore wind farm, admitted to breaching one of its licence conditions […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    UK-based Ventus Energy has been awarded a contract by SSE Renewables to provide maintenance work on transmission assets for the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. Throughout the duration of the contract, the company will operate across primary and secondary equipment at the wind farm’s offshore and onshore substations. In addition to substation asset maintenance, […]

  • 2 February 2024

    Seaway7 is saying goodbye to Seaway Yudin, one of the company’s founding vessels and one of the first vessels of its size to serve the offshore wind industry, having entered the offshore wind construction market in 2009. In a social media post published on 2 February, Seaway7 said that the company said farewell to the […]

  • 2 April 2024
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    US-based TDI-Brooks has completed a large survey campaign offshore New York and New Jersey. Between January 2023 and February 2024, the company conducted an extensive site investigation programme in two offshore wind blocks in state and federal waters. TDI-Brooks carried out various tasks at different stages, such as geophysical surveys, UHRS detailed surveys, archaeological identification […]

  • 19 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Norway’s Eidesvik Offshore joins forces with its compatriot Agalas to build a construction support vessel (CSV) to perform subsea and offshore wind operations. Equipped with methanol engines and a battery hybrid system, the vessel will be “the world’s most environmentally friendly vessel within its operating segments”, said the partners. The vessel is set to be […]

  • 22 May 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Rovco has been selected for site characterisation work on the 1.5 GW Outer Dowsing Offshore Wind project in the UK. With the project scheduled to start imminently, the UK-based company will be responsible for carrying out a full geophysical investigation of several key sites at Outer Dowsing Offshore Wind off the Lincolnshire coast. The scope […]

  • 16 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Equinor and Polenergia have selected Siemens Gamesa as their wind turbine supplier for the Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III offshore wind farms located in the Polish Baltic Sea. The two energy companies have signed final contracts for the production, delivery and service of 100 SG 14-236 DD wind turbines. The contracts with Siemens Gamesa are […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Business development, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Sceirde Rocks Windfarm, developed by Irish Fuinneamh Sceirde Teoranta (FST), a joint venture owned by Corio Generation and global infrastructure investor, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, has completed geophysical and metocean surveys that will inform its forthcoming planning application. The surveys were conducted between September and early November using purpose-built survey vessels operated by Green […]

  • 24 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Correll Group has secured a contract with Hellenic Cables for the termination and testing of inter-array cables on the wind turbine generators and offshore substation for the 704 MW Revolution Wind offshore wind farm in the US. The Revolution Wind offshore wind farm is being developed by a joint venture of Ørsted and Eversource. […]

  • 5 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Beacon Wind offshore wind project in the US could feature suction bucket jacket foundations as the developer – a joint venture between BP and Equinor which is in the process of moving towards BP taking full ownership of Beacon Wind – requested approval to perform suction bucket tests as part of the site investigation […]

  • 17 April 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch company CAPE Holland has secured a contract with DEME for foundation installation equipment that will be used at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project site in the US. Under the contract, CAPE Holland, part of Venterra Group, has provided its CAPE VLT-640 Quad spread and a separate CAPE VLT-640 unit to the Belgian […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 924 MW Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm has received its Record of Decision (ROD) from the US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). In addition, the project’s developers, Ørsted and Eversource, have taken a final investment decision (FID) on Sunrise Wind and will now advance with onshore construction activities. Located approximately […]

  • 12 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW and SHS – Stahl-Holding-Saar have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 50 MW of generation capacity from the 960 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in Germany. SHS plans to use the green electricity produced by He Dreiht to power operations at the two major steel companies in the German state of […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Rovco has completed all survey work on behalf of Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn for the planned Cenos floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. The Cenos floating offshore wind farm is located in the Central North Sea, 200 kilometres off the coast of northeast Scotland. The geo-environmental survey was completed over an area covering approximately […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of Ørsted’s Sunrise Wind project. In the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), issued on 11 December, BOEM proposes an alternative layout for the offshore wind farm with fewer turbines. With the final EIS now released and set to be published in the […]

  • 25 December 2023

    The energy transition is at a crossroads, and it’s time to find new ways, Deloitte, one of the world’s largest professional services providers, highlighted at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2023 (OEEC 2023) in Amsterdam this November. The energy transition is one of the biggest challenges of today’s generation. At the beginning of their […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Business development, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group, and Subsea7, has launched floating LiDAR and wave buoys as part of the metocean campaign for the proposed floating offshore wind project off the northeast of Scotland. The survey, conducted by Fugro, will run for twelve months and produce insights that will inform the project’s design, […]

  • 19 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s jack-up Sea Installer has installed the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine at the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in the US. The completed turbine is comprised of one tower, three 351-foot-long blades (about 107 metres), and a nacelle. The fully assembled unit represents the largest turbine in the western world, with […]

  • 11 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and Polenergia S.A. have awarded a contract to DNV to certify the MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III offshore wind farms, located in the Polish exclusive economic zone of the Baltic Sea. DNV’s scope of work includes the delivery of certificates for the offshore wind farms related to the design, fabrication/installation/commissioning and operation […]

  • 11 September 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cable-laying operations for the inter-array cables are about to begin at the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the US. The work, carried by Jan De Nul’s vessel Isaac Newton, will begin with array cable lines five and six. The vessel will remain on-site until early October, said Vineyard Wind, a joint […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland Lord Andrew Dunlop visited  Nigg Energy Park this week to hear how Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) will help boost the local and national economy to the tune of GBP 680 million, SSE reports. The UK minister was welcomed by representatives from BOWL and Global Energy Group, the owners […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of 84 offshore wind turbines was commissioned at the 588MW Beatrice, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, on Wednesday, 15 May. This marks the end of offshore construction on the project in the Outer Moray Firth which has been completed on time and under budget after three years of construction, SSE said. The final […]

  • 2 August 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Limited has signed an agreement to sell the offshore transmission assets (OFTO) of the 588 MW Beatrice offshore wind farm to Transmission Capital Partners. The sale agreement follows the selection in December 2019 by Ofgem of Transmission Capital Partners, a consortium comprising International Public Partnerships Limited, Amber Infrastructure Group, and Transmission […]

  • 6 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa have signed a new service agreement for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, which will see Siemens Gamesa continuing to service and maintain its wind turbines until 2034. The 588 MW offshore wind farm comprises 84 Siemens Gamesa’s SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines, the last of which was installed in May 2019. The […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, the 588MW Beatrice, has started generating power for the first time.

  • 5 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has awarded Stowen Clean Energy with a five-year framework agreement for ad hoc services for the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland. Stowen already has agreements with SSE for ad hoc services for the 504 MW Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm. The UK company says that adding the Beatrice project allows it to […]