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  • 6 February 2024
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    The Dutch company, Ventolines, has won a public tender to consult the team behind the Estonian-Latvian cross-border offshore wind project, ELWIND, in executing the next practical steps in de-risking the offshore areas. By winning the tender and signing the agreement, Ventolines took the position of technical consultant for the 1 GW ELWIND offshore wind project. […]

  • 1 April 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    Estonia’s Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority (CPTRA) has initiated superficies licence proceedings and an environmental impact assessment (EIA) for ELWIND, an Estonian-Latvian cross-border offshore wind project, based on the application submitted by the Environmental Investment Centre (EIC). The aim of the ELWIND project is to pre-develop the sea area specified in the application. This […]

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

    The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia has determined that the planned target capacity of the offshore wind farm on the Latvian side of the ELWIND project will be up to 1,000 MW. ELWIND is a Latvia-Estonia cross-border offshore wind project for which the countries started discussions in December 2019. The governments of […]

  • 21 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Ports & Logistics

    Van Oord and Liepaja Special Economic Zone (LSEZ) have signed a contract for the construction of an offshore wind farm support base and an oversized cargo terminal in Latvia’s Port of Liepaja. “The offshore wind energy support base in the Port of Liepaja will promote economic development and attract significant foreign investments aimed at sustainable […]

  • 3 April 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    Estonia’s Consumer Protection and Technical Regulation Authority (CPTRA) is reviewing ten applications for three offshore wind sites west of Saaremaa. The Estonian regulatory body had already received one proposal for each of the three sites and opened a window for competing applications in January this year. The ten applications were submitted by Estonia Offshore Wind […]

  • 5 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Seawind and EDF Renewables have confirmed a 25 per cent reduction in the number of turbines required to deliver the 1,300 MW Codling offshore wind farm in Ireland. The project will now feature a maximum of 75 wind turbines, instead of the previously anticipated 100 units. The new details about the project were […]

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

    WindEurope and the Azerbaijan Renewable Energy Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance the deployment of onshore and offshore wind energy in Azerbaijan and the wider Caspian Sea area.  By signing the memorandum WindEurope and the Azerbaijan Renewable Energy Agency pledge to cooperate in several different areas including the establishment of competition criteria […]

  • 31 January 2024
    Business development, Collaboration, Green Hydrogen, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X, Research & Development

    Norway-headquartered Deep Wind Offshore has entered into a collaboration with Hydepoint to explore offshore hydrogen production from offshore wind. EU has set a target of 200 million tonnes of hydrogen produced from renewable energy by 2030. The European Commission launched an action plan that could ensure growth in wind power to reach its climate goals. […]

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

    Denmark’s Cadeler has signed an offshore wind turbine installation contract for the vessel, Wind Scylla, with an undisclosed client. The contract has a value between USD 75 million and USD 150 million, including both the firm period and potential options. The installation work is planned to commence in 2025. During the project duration, spanning between […]

  • 4 January 2024

    Cadeler’s offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Wind Peak, has been launched at Cosco Shipyard in Qidong, China. According to the Danish company, the launching of Wind Peak is a critical milestone that marks the completion of the vessel’s hull. The construction of the vessel was a result of two years of intricate engineering and […]

  • 5 February 2024
    Business development, Collaboration, Industry, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    The Connecticut Wind Collaborative has been launched with the formation of an initial board of directors. The collaborative is part of the state’s offshore strategic roadmap, announced last October, which calls for the new nonprofit to work collaboratively with various parties and stakeholders to advance the regional supply chain, as well as in conjunction with […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Business development, Equipment, Floating Wind, Foundations, Innovation, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Gazelle Wind Power, the developer of a next-generation floating wind platform, and Tugdock have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop a modular offshore wind assembly system that is expected to dramatically drive down costs and increase production of floating offshore wind farms. Tugdock is the developer of the world’s first road-transportable floating dry dock […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom

    RWE has reported an adjusted EBITDA of nearly EUR 1.7 billion in its offshore wind segment for 2023, compared to EUR 1.4 billion for the previous fiscal year. The increase in earnings is due to the commissioning of new capacity and better wind conditions, according to the company. Electricity generation from renewable energy at RWE rose by […]

  • 29 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Operations & Maintenance, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    RTS Wind has signed a multi-year framework agreement with C-Power for blade maintenance at the Thornton Bank offshore wind farm in Belgium, after completing a three-year contract for the same work in 2023. Dirk Magnus, CEO at C-Power, said: “The extension of our framework with RTS Wind aligns with our mission to harness wind energy […]

  • 11 March 2024
    Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Ramboll has concluded several engineering and advisory studies for Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall, shareholders of the Muir Mhòr (initially named Mara Mhòr) floating offshore wind project, located off the east coast of Scotland. Ramboll has been involved in the floating offshore wind farm since March 2023, performing feasibility studies related to the mooring and […]

  • 27 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Foundations, Green Hydrogen, Grid Connection, Industry, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The work on the vertical lay-up machine (VLM) for JDR’s new cable factory in the UK is now well underway in Klaipeda, Lithuania, where Norway-headquartered PASSER Group recently opened a new fabrication facility. The Group has revealed that, besides expanding its production capacity, it is also looking into areas for future business expansion, with floating […]

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

    Ørsted has signed an agreement to divest 50 per cent of the Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea to funds managed by Glennmont Partners from Nuveen. Gode Wind 3 has a capacity of 253 MW and was awarded to Ørsted in 2017 and 2018 as two separate projects with a […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Wood Thilsted (WT) has been appointed by Ocean Winds to complete the preliminary foundation designs for the BC-Wind offshore wind farm in Poland as FEED and detailed design wind turbine foundation designer. Wood Thilsted has previously led the foundations concept design, evolving the project’s understanding of the engineering constraints of the site. When the project […]

  • 7 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    All monopiles have been installed at Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm in Germany. Furthermore, 10 out of 12 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbines have been installed at Ørsted and Eversource’s South Fork Wind Farm offshore New York. Ørsted has unveiled that all monopiles have been installed at the 253 MW Gode Wind […]

  • 21 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Shell New Energies, a subsidiary of Shell, has sold its 50 per cent equity share in SouthCoast Wind Energy, established in 2018 to develop wind projects off the coast of Massachusetts, to its joint venture partner Ocean Winds North America for an undisclosed sum. According to Shell, the deal with Ocean Winds was structured to […]

  • 3 January 2024
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind offshore wind project, being developed by Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has delivered its first power to the New England grid in Massachusetts. As part of the initial commissioning process, on Tuesday 2 January 2024, one turbine delivered approximately 5 MW of power, with additional testing expected to happen both on and […]

  • 6 March 2024
    Business development, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation has deployed Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) systems for offshore wind projects in the vicinity of sites in Guimaras and Cavite, the Philippines. Designed to withstand the harsh coastal environment with a backup power and monitoring system, the LiDARs will collect detailed information on the wind resources of two potential offshore wind farms. […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Floating Wind, Innovation, Offshore Platforms, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Transition, Vessels

    The global energy landscape is undergoing a significant transformation as the demand for clean, renewable energy sources continues to grow. Wind power, in particular, is playing a pivotal role in this transition. Offshore wind farms have proven to be a highly effective means of generating electricity. To facilitate the expansion of offshore wind energy, efficient, […]

  • 16 January 2024
    Business development, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The 1.2 GW Baltic Power offshore wind farm, developed by a joint venture between PKN Orlen and Northland Power in Poland, will comprise wind turbine tower sections made with low-emission steel manufactured by ArcelorMittal for the project’s wind turbine supplier Vestas. According to the Baltic Power joint venture, this is the first offshore wind farm in […]

  • 22 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Ecowende, a joint venture between Shell and Eneco, has placed an order for 52 Vestas V236-15.0 MW wind turbines for the Hollandse Kust West VI offshore wind farm, located about 53 kilometres off the Dutch coast, near IJmuiden. Turbine installation at sea is expected to begin in the second quarter of 2026. Once installed, Vestas […]

  • 26 December 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Norway-headquartered Deep Wind Offshore is submitting a permit application for the construction and operation of an offshore wind farm off the south coast of Sweden. Located in the Gulf of Bothnia, northeast of Gävleborg and Uppsala counties, the Olof Skötkonung wind farm will include a maximum of 70 wind turbines. The planned wind farm project […]