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  • 18 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) and Equitix have partnered to acquire a minority stake in the 1.2 GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm in the UK from Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The acquisition was backed by investment manager InfraRed Capital Partners Ltd (InfraRed) and operations manager Renewable Energy Systems (RES). The transaction is expected to […]

  • 20 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has won a turnkey contract with Ocean Winds to design, manufacture, install and protect the 220kV subsea and onshore export cable system for the Moray West offshore wind farm. The Moray West project is an 860 MW offshore wind farm in the outer Moray Firth, located off the northeast coast of Scotland. Nexans’ tailor-made […]

  • 2 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West has selected the Siemens Energy/Iemants consortium for the supply of the project’s two offshore substation platforms using Siemens Energy’s Offshore Transformer Module (OTM®) technology. The contract is subject to the award of a Contract for Difference in 2022 and financial close for the 860 MW Moray West wind farm in the Outer Moray […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The transmission assets of the Rampion offshore wind farm in the UK have been sold to Transmission Capital Partners (TCP), a consortium comprising International Public Partnerships Limited, Amber Infrastructure Group, and Transmission Investment. The assets now owned by TCP comprise Rampion’s offshore and onshore substations, and offshore and onshore export cables. The sale follows the […]

  • 11 March 2022
    R&D

    Renewable energy consultancy and service provider Natural Power, with partners EDF Renewables and NatureMetrics, has started a “first of its kind” research project to explore the use of offshore fish environmental DNA (eDNA) in survey methods for offshore wind farm environmental impact assessments. The research project is expected to commence in March 2022 at the […]

  • 22 November 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors is modifying cranes onboard Thialf to enable this world’s second-largest semi-submersible crane vessel to enter the Baltic Sea and work on the Arcadis Ost I offshore wind farm. Heerema Fabrication Group is fabricating the structures needed for the modification of Thialf’s cranes capable of lifting 14,200 metric tons. Thialf is second in […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Technology

    UK-based offshore wind engineering consultancy Effiwind has launched an online platform that enables a fully automated foundation design process. The new digital tool, which is accessible via a web browser, can produce fully automated concept foundation designs with a reduced turnaround time, contributing to a smoother design process and reduced risk for offshore wind projects, […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) has manufactured its first 13 MW typhoon-resistant offshore wind turbine. Developed in-house by DEC, the 13 MW model is based on the company’s 10 MW offshore direct-drive platform. The new model features 103-metre blades, also developed in-house by DEC, providing a rotor sweep area of 34,967 square […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    N-Sea Group has been awarded a contract for a preemptive repair on one of the four export cables of the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm off Wales. The Balfour Beatty Investments-Equitix consortium Gwynt y Môr OFTO plc has selected N-Sea to ensure the integrity of the export cable, with the company set to start […]

  • 27 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S has secured a contract with Vestas, and a reservation agreement with an undisclosed client. The contract with Vestas is said to have strengthened Cadeler’s order backlog and ensured optimal utilization of the company’s O-class vessels, Wind Osprey and Wind Orca, up until the planned vessel […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors is modifying the giant semi-submersible crane vessel Thialf to be able to access and work on projects in the Baltic Sea such as the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm scheduled to start later this year. Thialf is currently moored at the Calandkanaal, Port of Rotterdam, where the vessel is being fitted […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Alpha Marine is set to commence a geophysical survey campaign at the Clogherhead offshore wind farm site in Ireland, off the coast of County Louth. The survey, to be carried out by the vessel Baltic Explorer, will start around 25 May and will last until 27 July, subject to weather conditions. Alpha Marine will utilise […]

  • 24 May 2022
    Contribution, Environment

    A new international project, led by The Crown Estate and the Dutch Rich North Sea programme, has gathered seabed data in one place to identify how biodiversity net gain can be delivered in tandem with the expansion of offshore wind. According to The Crown Estate, the North Sea Net Gain study aims to ensure that decisions […]

  • 5 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Renewables has won three multi-million pound 13-15-year contracts supplying specialist operations and maintenance (O&M) services to support informed decision-making for offshore transmission asset owners (OFTOs) at Thanet, Gwynt-y-Môr, and Humber offshore wind farms in the UK. The contracts will be performed by the company’s specialist high voltage business, EDS HV Group (EDS), for […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has been named the most sustainable company in the 18th annual ranking of the world’s most sustainable corporations, published by Corporate Knights. The ranking is based on a detailed assessment of 6,914 companies, each with more than USD 1 billion in revenue, where performance across a range of sustainability metrics […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The ScotWind partnership of SSE Renewables, Marubeni Corporation, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have signed the Option Agreement with Crown Estate Scotland for what will become one of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farms off the east coast of Scotland. The SSE Renewables-Marubeni-CIP project is in the E1 Zone in the Firth of Forth […]

  • 14 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The Gwynt Y Mor offshore wind farm in the UK is set to undergo a pre-construction survey of its export cable corridor, following a series of export cable issues. Titan Endeavour will carry out the work, starting around 15 April and scheduled to take up to seven days, subject to weather conditions. The pre-survey of […]

  • 10 December 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD prototype offshore wind turbine installed at the test centre in Østerild, Denmark, has produced its first electricity and delivered it to the grid. The SG 14-222 DD turbine model has a 14 MW capacity, reaching up to 15 MW using the company’s Power Boost function. The model features a 222-metre […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S said that the company tripled its revenue in 2021 and returned to profitability. The revenue for 2021 totaled EUR 61 million, an increase of 212 per cent against EUR 19.5 million in 2020. The growth reflects a 77 per cent utilization rate of the vessels […]

  • 9 November 2021
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine prototype installed in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has been operating for two years, making it the first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine to achieve this milestone, the turbine maker said. The prototype was first commissioned in November 2019 at 12 MW. Since then, GE Renewable Energy has uprated the […]

  • 11 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler has signed a firm contract for a wind turbine installation vessel to be used on Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms in Germany, following a preferred supplier agreement signed last month. The contract covers the transportation and installation of a minimum of 48 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW turbines. The […]

  • 4 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S has secured a preferred supplier agreement (PSA) with an undisclosed client for the transport and installation of next-generation wind turbines. The contract has a final value above EUR 45 million and the installation project will be executed by one of Cadeler’s O-class vessels featuring a […]

  • 4 November 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) has released a design for a 13-megawatt offshore wind turbine. China General Certification and the National Energy Key Laboratory for Wind and Solar Simulation, Testing and Certification issued a design authentication certificate for the unit. The offshore wind turbine is based on DEC’s 10 MW offshore direct driving platform. With an […]

  • 29 September 2021
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has submitted an environmental report for the 1.5 GW Skåne Havsvindpark wind farm project offshore Sweden. The submission of the report was preceded by surveys and a thorough environmental impact assessment (EIA), the developer said. Skåne offshore wind farm is planned in the Baltic Sea, approximately 22 kilometers south of […]

  • 29 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    BP and EnBW, who won lease rights for two offshore wind sites in the UK Round 4 leasing at the beginning of this year, have deployed two metocean buoys and will soon deploy two floating LiDARs as part of a metocean and wind measurement campaign at the two sites. The metocean buoys will stay at their […]

  • 15 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The 100th and final wind turbine has been installed at the Moray East offshore wind farm site, located some some 22 kilometres off Aberdeenshire in Scotland, according to an update from Ocean Winds. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed the wind farm’s first Vestas 9.5 MW wind turbine in January. The work hit the halfway […]