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  • 10 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The joint venture company behind the 1 GW Gwynt Glas floating wind project is set to change ownership structure as EDF Renewables UK, which owns Gwynt Glas together with DP Energy, is entering into a partnership with Irish renewable energy developer ESB and UK-headquartered offshore wind investor Reventus Power. DP Energy will remain a development […]

  • 22 March 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cable burial activities at the inter-array routes within the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site have been completed, following the wrap-up of cable installation works in January. The pre-lay grapnel run (PLGR) along the inter-array cable (IAC) routes was completed in November 2023 by the vessel Pacific Discovery. The PGLR work started in March […]

  • 20 November 2023
    Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The assembly and fit-out of the offshore substation platform and jacket foundation for the 1.1 GW Inch Cape offshore wind farm has now kicked off at the Smulders yard in Wallsend, Newcastle, the UK. A consortium of Siemens Energy and Iemants, a Smulders subsidiary, is responsible for the delivery of the offshore substation for the […]

  • 16 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Supply Chain

    Inch Cape Offshore Wind Limited (ICOL) has signed capacity reservation agreements with Chinese manufacturers Dajin Offshore Heavy Industry (Dajin Offshore) and Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard Heavy Industry (GWSHI) for XXL monopile foundations for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm. The agreements secure the supply, fabrication, and delivery of monopile foundations for the 1.1 GW wind farm […]

  • 24 April 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted RWE’s application for the Five Estuaries offshore wind farm for examination. The final planning decision for the project is expected in the summer of 2025. The project now moves into the pre-examination phase of the consenting process, with the examination phase expected to commence later in the summer and […]

  • 23 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Integrated energy services provider, Kent, has been awarded a contract by Spiorad na Mara Limited for the pre-front end engineering design (Pre-FEED) assessment of the proposed Spiorad na Mara offshore wind farm in Scotland. The project, formerly known as N4, will play a significant role in helping Scotland achieve its net zero emissions target by […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Civil engineering contractor, Careys is set to start work at the brownfield site of the former Cockenzie coal-fired power station on the East Lothian coast as the next phase of the 1.1 GW Inch Cape offshore wind farm substation gets underway in Scotland. Contracted by Siemens Energy, Careys will be responsible for the construction of […]

  • 5 April 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Italy-headquartered Prysmian has concluded the installation of submarine and land power cables to connect the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm to the Scottish mainland power grid. The offshore wind project is now in the testing and commissioning phase and the system is scheduled to go live during 2024. Prysmian designed, supplied, and […]

  • 15 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    The European Investment Bank’s (EIB) board of directors has approved a EUR 5 billion package of counter-guarantees to help improve access to finance for wind energy equipment manufacturers. The counter-guarantee scheme, which is part of the European Wind Power Package, was announced on 13 December. In October, the European Commission (EC) presented its Wind Power […]

  • 25 March 2024
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    The award of 1.5 GW of floating wind capacity in Norway, which was planned for this year, will be held in 2025 as the Norwegian government plans to have the subsidy model in place and announced before allocating the Utsira Nord (Utsira North) offshore areas for development. In this article: The government says the decision […]

  • 20 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    A Scoping Report and a capacity update have been issued regarding the Spiorad na Mara offshore wind project in Scotland, owned by Northland Power and ESB. Following a recent application to the National Grid Electricity System Operator regarding the grid connection for Spiorad na Mara, it is expected that the potential maximum installed capacity of […]

  • 20 March 2024
    Grid Connection, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy

    Great Britain’s electricity system operator (ESO) has proposed a GBP 58 billion (approximately EUR 68 billion) investment in the electricity grid. The proposal outlines a vision for incorporating an additional 21 GW of offshore wind into the grid by 2035, which would bring the country’s total offshore wind capacity to a potential 86 GW. The […]

  • 31 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Supply Chain

    Malaysia-headquartered Sapura Energy Berhad (SEB) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Sapura Offshore Sdn. Bhd. (SOSB) have been served with a EUR 50 million arbitration claim from Yunneng Wind Power, the developer of the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan, over alleged contract breaches. The company added that Yunneng has reserved its right to further specify and […]

  • 20 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Planning & Permitting

    Norway has received clearance for up to NOK 23 billion (EUR 2.04 billion) in state aid in the form of a bilateral Contract for Difference (CfD) for the Southern North Sea II (Sørlige Nordsjø II) offshore wind farm project. The CfD will be in place for a period of 15 years. The state aid was […]

  • 24 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Saipem has completed the foundation installation works for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Located 15 kilometres off the east coast of Scotland, the NnG offshore wind farm will be able to generate around 450 MW of low-carbon electricity and supply enough energy to the National Grid to power around 375,000 homes. […]

  • 30 November 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Highview Power and Ørsted have completed their joint investigation into how combining the technologies of Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) and offshore wind could unlock greater value for investors and consumers. The results show that there is value in combining offshore wind with LAES to support reducing wind curtailment, increasing productivity, and helping the move […]

  • 27 November 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Software developer Exceedence, Simply Blue Group, and Norwegian Research Centre (NORCE) have joined forces to support a project called FASTWIND (Financial Analysis using Satellite Technology for Offshore Wind Energy) which aims to use satellite data from European Space Agency’s (ESA) satellite network to conduct resource management and energy yield analysis. Funded by ESA, FASTWIND is […]

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

    On 27 March, the UK Government opened the sixth allocation round (AR6) of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme which will continue until 19 April 2024. The round will see a range of renewable technologies, including offshore wind compete for the government’s support. Applications may be submitted via National Grid ESO’s EMR Portal. The results […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 December 2023
    Business & Finance

    OEG Energy Group (OEG) has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) to acquire Dutch subsea and topside services specialist Bluestream Offshore. The acquisition is expected to increase OEG’s subsea and topside capabilities while expanding its operating footprint to be able to pursue further opportunities in the growing offshore renewable industry. Bluestream has a turnover […]

  • 18 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    All 62 wind turbines have been installed at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France, developed by Ailes Marines, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Iberdrola. The first wind turbine was installed in May on position number SB44, located in the northern part of the offshore construction site while the last SG 8.0-167 DD unit […]

  • 9 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    PGE Baltica, a PGE Group company, has selected Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) as a geotechnical and structural designer for the ground survey stage of the EWB1 development under the Baltica 1 Project in the offshore wind farm area and along the export cable route. The scope of activities under the contract includes supervision over […]

  • 19 January 2024
    Business development, Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Industry, Research & Development

    Denmark’s Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) will launch a new company dedicated to developing energy islands globally with backing from Nordic, European, and North American investors. Named Copenhagen Energy Islands (CEI), the new company will build on CIP’s long-standing experience within offshore wind to develop energy island projects globally and is currently developing around 10 energy […]

  • 9 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) is investing USD 4.75 million to establish a new national center of excellence to accelerate offshore wind energy deployment nationwide. The Academic Center for Reliability and Resilience of Offshore Wind (ARROW), led by the University of Massachusetts Amherst with approximately 40 partners, will focus on workforce development, targeted research, […]

  • 25 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIS) for the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for Vineyard Northeast’s proposed offshore wind project, located offshore Nantucket, Massachusetts. The publication of the NOI in the Federal Register opened a 45-day public comment period […]

  • 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 […]