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  • 19 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-headquartered Eolus and PNE Group have created a joint venture for developing the Kurzéme offshore wind project in Latvia. Located in the Baltic Sea outside the west coast of Latvia, the wind farm will have the potential to generate 4.5 TWh of renewable electricity per year. The partners said that the wind farm will have […]

  • 27 October 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The governments of Estonia and Latvia have selected the locations in their respective parts of the Baltic Sea where their joint offshore wind energy project – ELWIND – will be built. Based on research and analysis, the most suitable development area for the implementation of a joint project in Estonian waters is the sea area […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    NOTE: The article was updated on 28 March with information about the deployment of a floating LiDAR at the Muir Mhòr offshore site. The UK-headquartered company EGS Survey will carry out a survey campaign at the Muir Mhòr floating wind project site in Scotland, being developed by Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall. Starting next month, […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Thistle Wind Partners, a consortium founded by DEME Concession, Qair, and Aspiravi, has announced the final names for its two ScotWind offshore wind projects. TWP won the seabed leasing rights for two offshore wind projects in the ScotWind auction last year, in which 25 GW of capacity was awarded. The consortium plans to build the […]

  • 26 May 2023
    Business & Finance

    EDP has transferred its 25.4 per cent stake in floating offshore wind platform company Principle Power to Ocean Winds, a 50:50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie. With this transaction and adding to its previous ownership, Ocean Winds now holds a total of 36.25 per cent of Principle Power. The transfer of EDP’s stake […]

  • 16 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Cathie has been awarded a contract to provide geophysical and geotechnical consultancy services for the up to 1.7 GW Bluepoint Wind offshore wind project in the United States. Located 38 nautical miles off the coast of New York and 53 nautical miles off the coast of New Jersey, Bluepoint Wind offshore wind project is being […]

  • 17 May 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor’s Hywind Tampen, the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm in operation, has started delivering electricity to the Snorre oil and gas field in the Norwegian North Sea. The 88 MW Hywind Tampen delivered first power in November 2022. The electricity was delivered to the Gullfaks A platform. Now the wind farm is delivering electricity […]

  • 21 April 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    OW Ocean Winds Polska has announced that the company started geophysical and geotechnical surveys for its BC-Wind offshore wind farm in Poland. The surveys are being carried out by the British company Gardline Limited and they are planned to be completed in the third quarter of this year. OW Ocean Winds Polska, part of the […]

  • 3 February 2023

    Port of Tallinn and the energy company, Utilitas Wind, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of accelerating the development of offshore wind energy in Estonia and the Baltic States. According to Valdo Kalm, the CEO of Port of Tallinn, cooperation with Utilitas signifies the port’s growing role in the development of renewable […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for the installation of dynamic inter-array cables on the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm in Norway. The Norwegian company has been contracted to transport and install five 2.5-kilometre-long dynamic inter-array cables in water depths between 260 and 300 metres. These cables will connect existing turbines in the […]

  • 28 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    Leading Light Wind, the American-led offshore wind project in the New York Bight, has announced three initiatives to establish Staten Island as a hub for the American offshore wind industry. The first initiative is a USD 900,000 partnership with CUNY College of Staten Island to develop the next generation of offshore wind workforce. The partners’ […]

  • 18 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has signed a contract with the Australian company Sea Global and its Polish subcontractor PGNiG Gazoprojekt to prepare design documentation and obtain a building permit for offshore export cables for the BC-Wind offshore wind farm in the Polish Baltic Sea. The scope of the contract covers a section of two 220 kV export […]

  • 17 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    IberBlue Wind, the joint venture created to promote floating offshore wind farms in the Iberian Peninsula, has revealed its first project for Portugal – a floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Figueira da Foz. Called Botafogo, in honour of the Portuguese galleon that was built in the 16th century and became known as […]

  • 11 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Codling Wind Park has been provisionally announced by the auction administrator, Eirgrid, as a successful bidder in the first offshore wind Contracts for Difference(CfD) auction, ORESS 1, in Ireland. Codling Wind Park submitted a bid for 1,300 MW and the CfD award applies for the full capacity, the developer said. Codling Wind Park is an […]

  • 20 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed New England Wind offshore project in Massachusetts. The notice of availability will be published in the Federal Register on 23 December, which will open a 60-day public comment period that ends on 21 February 2023. The input […]

  • 5 April 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Research & Development, Technology, Technology

    DNV has awarded Entrion Wind with a Statement of Feasibility for its fully restrained platform (FRP) offshore wind foundation technology said to extend the operating depth of the monopile technology to up to 100 metres. DNV issued a Statement of Feasibility, affirming that the FRP monopile is considered conceptually feasible and a promising candidate for […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Madrid-based Ocean Winds has signed a reserved capacity agreement with Navantia Seanergies for the manufacture of elements for future offshore wind farms internationally, including floating structures for future wind farms in Spain, Portugal, and other European countries. The contract will enable the companies to construct a large number of components for the offshore wind market […]

  • 1 February 2023

    Not a single investment in an offshore wind farm in Europe was made in 2022, apart from a few small floating wind projects, according to WindEurope. Several offshore wind farms were expected to reach financial close last year, but final investment decisions were delayed due to inflation, market interventions, and uncertainty about future revenues, WindEurope […]

  • 16 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    FairWind has been awarded a turnkey pre-assembly contract for the Vesterhav Nord and Syd offshore wind farms at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. Under the contract, FairWind will be responsible for the pre-assembly erection of 41 Siemens Gamesa’s SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines. Each direct drive (DD) wind turbine will have a power generating […]

  • 6 April 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Thistle Wind Partners (TWP) has launched seabed surveys for its 1 GW Ayre floating offshore wind farm and the 1 GW Bowdun offshore wind farm in Scotland. G-tec is leading the first phase of the work, which is the geophysical surveying of the seabed at both sites, in leasing zones NE2 and E3, from March […]

  • 11 April 2023
    Business development, Industry, Research & Development

    Chinese engineering company Sany Renewable Energy launched its 9 MW offshore wind turbine during a ceremony at Sany Wind Power Equipment Industrial Base in Dongying. The unit is 13.6 metres long, 4.1 metres high, and 9 MW in capacity. According to the company, it only took 45 days from the beginning of construction until the […]

  • 27 March 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards and offshore wind services provider, Purus Wind, have signed a contract for the construction and delivery of eight new vessels. Purus Wind ordered four Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 Hybrid vessels, three Damen FCS 3210 Hybrid Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), and one 90-metre Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV). The FCS 3210s and […]

  • 9 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    This month, a floating LiDAR and metocean instrumentation will be deployed at the Muir Mhòr floating wind farm site and a metocean system will also be installed at the offshore site of the Caledonia bottom-fixed wind project, both in Scottish waters. At the Muir Mhòr site (initially named Mara Mhòr), developed by Fred. Olsen Seawind […]

  • 18 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) has agreed to sell its 25 per cent equity stake in the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind project to Ørsted, providing the Danish company with 100 per cent ownership of the US project. “As Ocean Wind 1 has evaluated the optimal way to move forward, it has become […]

  • 19 May 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The final inter-array cable loadout has been completed for Equinor’s Hywind Tampen, the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm in operation. The remaining eleven kilometres of 630mm2 dynamic cabling including accessories were loaded onto the Normand Vision, a construction support vessel (CSV) from Ocean Installer, the company in charge of installing inter-array cables on the […]

  • 26 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem has received the application for an electricity interconnector license for the recently announced LionLink multi-purpose interconnector that will connect the UK and the Netherlands. The application was submitted by National Grid Lion Link Limited for a license that would authorize it to participate in the operation of the electricity interconnector in […]