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  • 11 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics

    Australian Minister for the Environment and Water, Tanya Plibersek, has rejected the application for the Victorian Renewable Energy Terminal submitted by the Port of Hastings Corporation, which plans to establish the terminal at the Old Tyabb Reclamation Area (OTRA), located within an existing port zone. In this article: The proposed terminal is planned to serve as […]

  • 8 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Green Rebel Marine will undertake a geophysical site survey campaign at the site of the Emerald floating offshore wind project in the North Celtic Sea, off the south coast of Ireland. The surveys will be conducted by the vessel Roman Rebel, using multibeam echosounders and ultra-high-resolution survey equipment, and will start on 13 July and […]

  • 31 May 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    EDF Renewables Ireland has entered into a partnership with Simply Blue Group to develop the Western Star and Emerald floating offshore wind projects. The 50:50 joint venture partners will now seek to progress the two projects to meet the Irish Government’s targets to have 2 GW of floating wind in development by 2030. According to […]

  • 27 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch oil and gas major Shell has agreed to take a majority stake in a 1 GW floating wind project offshore Ireland. Shell New Energies, the renewable energy trading, generation, and supply arm of Shell, has signed an agreement with Simply Blue Energy to acquire 51 per cent in Simply Blue Energy’s Kinsale venture. Kinsale […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Shell has decided to withdraw from the Western Star and Emerald offshore wind projects in Ireland that the company was developing with Simply Blue Group. Last year, Shell entered an agreement with Simply Blue Group for a 51 per cent share in its Emerald and Wester Star offshore wind projects, which will deliver a combined […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Germany’s Ocean Breeze Energy has awarded Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore Inc., with a new contract for the provision of a walk-to-work (W2W) service operations vessel (SOV) for the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm.  The contract will involve the deployment of the MV Siem Marlin, followed by the MV […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Simply Blue Energy (SBE) has appointed the Dublin-based engineering consultancy, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), to provide development support services for the Emerald floating wind project in the Celtic Sea. GDG has been commissioned to provide both technical and consenting support during the foreshore licence process, providing a metocean assessment, conduct a landfall suitability assessment […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Contribution, Environment

    Simply Blue Group and Irving Oil have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities related to the development of an integrated renewable energy hub at the Irving Oil Whitegate Refinery in Ireland. The Whitegate Refinery is the country’s only refinery and a critical part of the country’s energy infrastructure, Simply Blue said. Under […]

  • 18 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Shell has signed an agreement with the Irish blue economy developer Simply Blue Group to acquire a 51 per cent share of their Western Star venture which seeks to develop a floating wind farm off the Clare coast in Ireland. This follows a similar agreement between Shell and Simply Blue Group earlier this year to […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Simply Blue Energy has submitted an application to the Irish Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage to carry out site investigations for a potential floating offshore wind project off Kinsale. The Emerald project, which would use Principle Power’s WindFloat floating foundations, is expected to have a total capacity of up to 1 GW. The […]

  • 23 February 2017

    Ocean Breeze Energy will replace MV Siem Marlin, the vessel currently in service at the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm, with MV Siddis Mariner in the first quarter of 2017, according to Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC), the owner of the two vessels.

  • 15 April 2021

    Irish Government is working on a new maritime planning bill that would remove the regulative and administrative challenges present under the current act and allow for faster realisation of offshore wind projects. The Maritime Area Planning (MAP) Bill will also establish a new agency, the Maritime Area Regulatory Authority (MARA), to regulate development in Ireland’s Maritime […]

  • 27 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Consulting and engineering company Wood has been awarded a pre-FEED (front-end engineering design) contract by Simply Blue Energy for a proposed floating offshore wind farm located off the west coast of Ireland. The Western Star Floating Offshore Wind project aims to harness the wind power of the Atlantic Ocean to produce energy for Ireland and […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind company Simply Blue Energy (SBE) is setting up an international development team to identify and originate new project opportunities outside Ireland and the UK. Kevin Banister, who worked for floating wind technology provider, Principle Power, for almost ten years, is joining the company in September as Chief Development Officer (International) to set […]

  • 6 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

    Shell Renewables and Energy Solutions (formerly Shell New Energies) has selected ERSG and Light Source People for global staffing services for its offshore wind business. Following a tendering procedure, Light Source People has been appointed as an official supplier to provide contractors and permanent staff for Shell’s offshore wind projects and wider renewables portfolio globally under a […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    Irish floating offshore wind developer Simply Blue Group has revealed a new offshore wind project, Olympic Offshore Wind, off the coast of Northern Ireland. The Olympic Offshore Wind, which is the company’s second offshore wind project in Northern Ireland, is a sister project to Nomadic Offshore Wind that was announced by Simply Blue Group earlier […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Co. (LEEDCo) is looking for local companies that will be a part of the Icebreaker project and will hold a supply chain event on 8 December in Cleveland. In early 2017, Icebreaker Wind Requests for Proposals will be released and each bid specification package will contain the Icebreaker Wind Regional […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    RENEWABLES firm Pelamis Wave Power is searching for a “strategic partner” that will allow it to become a large-scale manufacturer of marine energy devices. The Leith-based company, known for its “sea snake” technology, announced in September that it had hired Ernst & Young to conduct a review of the business and to explore growth options. […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind developer Simply Blue Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish companies Proes Consultores and FF New Energy Venture to explore the floating offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal. The floating wind market in Spain got a kick start recently with the publication of the draft Marine Spatial Plan and […]

  • 13 October 2021
    Business & Finance

    TotalEnergies and the Irish floating wind specialist Simply Blue Group have launched a joint venture, TotalEnergies SBE US, targeting floating offshore wind projects in the United States. TotalEnergies SBE US will combine TotalEnergies’ expertise in large-scale offshore projects with Simply Blue Group’s floating know-how and team of pioneers of the US offshore wind industry, to […]

  • 3 February 2014

    Emera welcomed the Maine Public Utilities Commission’s term sheet consent for Maine Aqua Ventus I offshore wind project, writes the Herald Business. Dina Bartolacci Seely, Emera spokeswoman said: “We’re obviously very pleased.” As Maine Aqua Ventus I is competing against seven other projects for USD 46 million, this approval is very significant for the project […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The governments of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador and NSP Maritime Link Inc., a subsidiary of Emera, participated in a ground-breaking ceremony at the Bottom Brook construction site in Newfoundland and Labrador to recognize the start of construction of the Maritime Link Project. Nova Scotia Energy Minister, Andrew Younger, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister of […]

  • 1 December 2010

    Lake County commissioners voted 2-1 Tuesday to express support for the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp., and appoint Commissioner Robert… (news-herald) [mappress] Source: news-herald, December 01, 2010

  • 7 December 2010

    Lake County commissioners’ decision last week to support the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. is an important step for the agency to move… By John Arthur Hutchison (news-herald) [mappress] Source: news-herald, December 07, 2010

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

     The Norwegian energy company, Statoil, has decided to drop the offshore wind project off Maine’s coast, writes Press Herald. Statoil was planning to deploy four floating wind turbines offshore Boothbay Harbour. The main reason for Statoil to cancel this USD 120 million project was political uncertainty. Ola Morten Aanestad said for Press Herald that the […]

  • 17 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    A Middleboro company working with Cape Wind has formed a multinational joint venture with two other firms to build structures for wind…   By Herald Staff (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, May 17, 2011;