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  • 30 April 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Brazilian oil and gas major Petrobras and the government of Rio Grande do Norte have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to conduct a feasibility study for a pilot offshore wind project in the state. The MoU foresees that the Brazilian state will promote actions such as aligning the project with state programmes and policies, supporting […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Iberdrola’s renewable energy development arm in Brazil, Neoenergia, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Rio de Janeiro state to explore the development of offshore wind projects. Under the agreement, Neoenergia and the government of Rio de Janeiro will carry out studies regarding offshore wind generation in the state’s coastal region. […]

  • 16 January 2024
    Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Brazilian oil and gas major Petrobras – together with partners Shell Brasil, TotalEnergies, China’s CNPC and CNOOC, and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) – has kicked off a series of wind measurements in Brazil’s pre-salt region to collect data for potential offshore wind projects in Búzios and Mero fields. Initial data […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Corio Generation and Brazilian port developer Prumo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore using the Port of Açu, north of Rio de Janeiro State, for the deployment of Corio’s future offshore wind projects. Under the agreement, the two companies will explore using the Port of Açu as a strategic base for Corio’s […]

  • 8 April 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Brazil’s SENAI Institute for Innovation in Renewable Energies (ISI-ER) installed a LiDAR in the Paracuru municipality in the state of Ceará on 3 April, the last piece of equipment of what is said to be the largest offshore wind resource monitoring network in Brazil. Through an agreement with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation […]

  • 8 April 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Brazil’s SENAI Institute for Innovation in Renewable Energies (ISI-ER) expects to receive a licence for a pilot offshore wind project in the state of Rio Grande do Norte in the second half of this year. ISI-ER filed an application with the country’s Institute for the Environment and Natural Resources (IBAMA) at the beginning of 2023, […]

  • 1 April 2024
    Business development, Research & Development

    Iberdrola’s renewable energy development arm in Brazil, Neoenergia, has deployed a floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensor for wind measurement in an area on the north coast of Rio de Janeiro. The LiDAR system will collect data on wind and sea characteristics in an area located approximately 40 kilometres from the coast. Among other […]

  • 1 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has completed the sale of its 32 per cent shareholding in Spain’s Windar Renovables to Bridgepoint. The sale was first announced in May of last year. Bridgepoint is a quoted private asset growth investor, specialised in private equity and private debt. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. […]

  • 24 January 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Guo Feng, an offshore wind project being developed by Iberdrola in Taiwan, has received the preliminary approval of its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). The Guo Feng offshore wind project is located at the intersection of Changhua and Penghu waters, with 36 kilometres to the nearest distance to shore. First revealed in 2021, the total installation […]

  • 8 January 2024
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola and the World Bank, through its private sector investment arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), have signed a EUR 300 million loan agreement to develop renewable energy projects in countries dependent on fossil fuels, including Morocco, Poland and Vietnam. IFC has already allocated a first tranche of EUR 170 million for the support of […]

  • 25 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Grid Connection, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Vessels

    Subsea7 has reported a “robust” backlog of USD 10.4 billion in its financial results for the first quarter of 2024, with tendering activity high in both the subsea and offshore wind sectors. To remind, in the financial results for the full year of 2023, Subsea7 reported it had secured USD 7.4 billion of contract awards […]

  • 22 November 2023
    Business development, Innovation, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Iberdrola France has launched its platform to identify and collaborate with companies committed to renewable energy and offshore wind for upcoming calls for tenders. According to Iberdrola, the company’s goal is to integrate new partners into the Iberdrola France network to facilitate collaboration on territories and future offshore wind projects. Iberdrola France is organising a […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Norwind Offshore has placed an order for a stand-alone ECMC 7-tonne 3D crane for the commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) newbuild 952, Norwind Helm. The order extends the delivery of Seaonics’ first electric gangway system to Norwind Hurricane, which occurred on 21 March 2024. The crane is to be installed in connection with the delivery […]

  • 8 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fincantieri-owned Vard has signed a contract with Navigare Capital Partners, in close cooperation with Norwind Offshore, for the design and construction of one tailor-made Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV). The parties have also agreed on new options for two additional vessels. Scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2026, the vessel is of VARD […]

  • 14 December 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Steelhead Americas, Vestas’ North American development arm, and Mitsubishi-owned Diamond Offshore Wind (DOW Wind) have signed operating agreements to build the first offshore wind farms in Louisiana waters. The State Mineral and Energy Board has approved a 6,162-acre property agreement for DOW Wind off the coast of Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes and a 59,653-acre agreement […]

  • 8 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    US company US Forged Rings has revealed plans for an offshore wind turbine tower fabrication facility that would be operational in 2026 and a steel forging plant that would go into operation the following year. The company, which will invest USD 700 million into the two new facilities on the US East Coast, says it […]

  • 7 March 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    The UK government has revealed the budget of over GBP 1 billion (approximately EUR 1.2 billion) for this year’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 6 (AR6) with the majority of it, GBP 800 million (around EUR 936 million), earmarked for offshore wind. The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) confirmed that over […]

  • 19 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry, Infrastructure, Jobs & Recruitment, Outlook & Strategy, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Supply Chain, Transition

    RenewableUK, the Offshore Wind Industry Council, The Crown Estate and Crown Estate Scotland have published an Industrial Growth Plan, setting out how to triple offshore wind manufacturing capacity over the next ten years in the UK. The UK offshore wind industry already employs 32,000 people and each new large offshore wind farm adds GBP 2-3 […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain

    The Netherlands-headquartered subsea solutions provider N-Sea has handed out a contract to Osbit, a UK-headquartered offshore wind equipment specialist and a Venterra Group company, for the delivery of a suite of equipment to enable the repair and lay of offshore cables. According to Osbit, this equipment consists of a novel dual concentric carousel, a tower […]

  • 4 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola and TMD Friction Services have signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) to offtake energy from the Windanker offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea. The 15-year agreement covers a supply of approximately 50 GWh of generated green electricity per year and will cover more than 50 per cent of […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to collaborate on developing offshore wind projects within the state. The MoU focuses on developing socioeconomically and environmentally sustainable offshore wind projects in the State of Rio de Janeiro […]

  • 15 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind

    TotalEnergies, Petrobras and Casa dos Ventos Holding, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Casa dos Ventos, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to assess opportunities for joint development of low-carbon hydrogen and renewable energy projects in Brazil, including offshore wind. Under the two-year agreement, the three companies will study opportunities for joint investment and […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry, Planning & Permitting

    The government of the United Kingdom has increased the maximum strike price for offshore wind projects in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction by 66 per cent for fixed-bottom and by 52 per cent for floating wind projects. The maximum strike price for fixed bottom offshore wind projects has been increased from GBP 44/MWh […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Neoenergia, Iberdrola’s renewable energy development arm in Brazil, and the Rio Grande do Norte Government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore the development of offshore wind projects. The MoU was signed 14th edition of Brazil Windpower and the ceremony was attended by Neoenergia’s director of Hydraulics and Offshore, Marcelo Lopes, and the governor of […]

  • 9 November 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has revealed that it is taking steps to enable the generation of up to an additional 4 GW of electricity from several offshore wind projects in development, within the timeframe of the 50 GW 2030 target. This follows requests from the developers of seven offshore wind farm projects who believe additional capacity […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Ocean Winds, a 50:50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, has signed two agreements related to offshore wind development in Brazil. Ocean Winds has joined forces through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the local company Prumo Logistica. The goal is to exchange pertinent information relating to the studies aimed at scrutinizing an offshore […]