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  • 14 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    The three consortia that Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) selected in the country’s second round of offshore wind auctions will use some of the biggest and most powerful wind turbines on/coming to the market – Vestas V236-15 MW and GE’s 18 MW Haliade-X. RWE, which secured a site together with partners Mitsui […]

  • 12 January 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa will install and test what has been described by the European Union (EU) as the “world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine prototype” at the Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark, before later starting full-scale production of its “next-generation” offshore wind turbine model. The wind turbine manufacturer did not disclose what rating the new turbine will […]

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

    Vineyard Wind 1, America’s first large-scale offshore wind farm, has begun delivering energy to the New England grid from five of its planned 62 GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines. The units are currently generating 68 MW of energy, enough to power 30,000 homes in Massachusetts, according to the developers of the project, Avangrid and […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The jack-up vessel Voltaire has installed twelve wind turbines at the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm in the UK so far and is currently in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, where it will undergo scheduled maintenance and return to the UK project in May. This is according to a Notice of Operations from the project issued […]

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

    DEME’s jack-up Sea Installer has installed the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine at the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in the US. The completed turbine is comprised of one tower, three 351-foot-long blades (about 107 metres), and a nacelle. The fully assembled unit represents the largest turbine in the western world, with […]

  • 1 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Updates on wind turbine technology and new offshore wind projects, including those facing major challenges, marked 2023 on offshoreWIND.biz. In the article below, we have compiled our ten most-read news last year, together with some of their related updates and stories. In February 2023, Vestas revealed plans to scale up a new chemical process that […]

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

    The installation of the offshore substation topside and monopile foundations is about to commence at Dogger Bank B offshore wind farm, the second of the three 1.2 GW phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. Installation vessels Saipem 7000 and Seaway Strashnov are expected to arrive at the project site […]

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

    Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have installed the first five GE Haliade-X turbines at the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project and are preparing to deliver first power from their wind farm to the electric grid in Massachusetts, the US. Once energized in the coming weeks, Vineyard Wind 1, the first large-scale offshore wind project […]

  • 18 January 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    NOTE: The article was amended on 23 January to include the parts of Dogger Bank Wind Farm’s Supporting Statement filed to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) that concern the reasons for the delay of the monopile installation on Dogger Bank B. The installation of foundations on two UK offshore wind projects, the 1.4 GW Sofia […]

  • 2 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Market Outlooks, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    The biggest wind turbines also make for some of the biggest news on offshoreWIND.biz. In 2023, wind turbine OEMs continued making headlines with their models in development and on the path to commercialisation, and by announcing brand new wind turbine generators (WTGs) that further raise the bar in generation capacity and size. Here, we are […]

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

    The world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction, Dogger Bank, has started producing electricity for the first time for British homes and businesses. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being constructed in UK waters some 130 kilometres off the coast of Yorkshire and in three 1.2 GW phases known as Dogger Bank A, […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Business development, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, R&D, Research & Development

    PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna and GE have signed an agreement for the development of a project aimed at testing the production of green hydrogen using a GE offshore wind turbine. In the planned project, hydrogen would be produced in an electrolyzer using electricity generated from the latest GE wind turbine model intended for the offshore wind […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Vessels

    China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has delivered the commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) IWS Skywalker to IWS Fleet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS). The vessel has already been chartered for Dogger Bank Wind Farm and will start working there early next year. The vessel will commence its charter contract at the Dogger […]

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

    Dogger Bank A, the first of the three phases of the UK’s Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm under construction, may not be fully operational until 2025, developer SSE said on 8 February. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being constructed in UK waters some 130 kilometres off the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Avangrid have secured a USD 1.2 billion first-of-its-kind tax equity package for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in the US. The investment transaction, which CIP said is the largest single asset tax equity financing and the first for a commercial-scale offshore wind project, was reached […]

  • 9 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Supply Chain

    High voltage engineering company, Ventus Energy, has secured a contract to supply highly skilled authorised persons (SAPs) for 24/7 support at the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. Awarded to the organisation’s North Shields base in the north-east of England, which is in direct sight of the wind farm’s operational base, […]

  • 28 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Jobs & Recruitment

    Vineyard Wind 1, the 806 MW offshore wind farm that Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Avangrid are building off Massachusetts, has created 937 union jobs during the two years of the project’s construction. With more jobs coming in 2024, Vineyard Wind 1 will have created more than 1,000 union jobs by the time the construction […]

  • 1 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Danish renewable energy developer Ørsted has decided to cease the development of the Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New Jersey. In addition, the company, together with Eversource, has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the 704 MW Revolution Wind, Rhode Island and Connecticut’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm. […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Certex UK has secured a major framework to supply statutory inspection and maintenance services on the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the 5-year framework contract, Certex UK’s Great Yarmouth-based Engineering Services division will be responsible for the inspection and maintenance of cranes, personnel lifts, general lifting, and safety equipment […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbine installation campaign for the 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project has begun some 15 miles (approximately 24 kilometres) off the coast of Massachusetts, the US. The installation campaign follows the successful transportation earlier this week of the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine from the New Bedford Marine Commerce […]

  • 11 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first two wind turbines have been installed at Dogger Bank A, the first of the three phases of the UK’s 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm under construction. According to a Notice of Operations from the project, the first wind turbine was installed on the 29th of August […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Foundations, Jobs & Recruitment, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Riggs Distler, a subsidiary of infrastructure company Centuri Group, has been selected as a tier 1 secondary steel contractor for 1.1 GW Ocean Wind 1, New Jersey’s first offshore wind project. Riggs Distler will provide onshore heavy civil, mechanical, and electrical services focused on the construction, assembly, inspection, and onshore installation of advanced foundation components. […]

  • 11 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, R&D, Research & Development

    As more countries climb the offshore wind map and, at the same time, the industry is facing uncertainties, energy yield assessment needs to be validated as widely as possible across diverse geographies, rather than assume the efficacy of a one-size-fits-all approach, according to K2 Management (K2M). The project advisory and engineering consultancy has published ‘Offshore […]

  • 17 October 2023
    Floating Wind, Technology

    The PivotBuoy Project, developed by X1 Wind in collaboration with nine industry and R&D partners, has finalized its offshore demonstration in Spain with what the partners describe as ”excellent results that promise to revolutionize the floating wind industry”. The Spanish firm’s X30 platform was tested in full operational conditions at PLOCAN offshore the Canary Islands […]

  • 10 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 and its partner Ingka Investments have signed a cooperation agreement with the Swedish electric power distribution company, Ellevio, and submitted applications for connection of the Galene offshore wind farm in Sweden. The 400 MW Galene, the northern part of the 1.7 GW Galatea-Galene project, will be built about 21 kilometres west of Varberg and […]