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  • 11 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Swedish floating wind specialist Hexicon has created a joint venture, Hexicon Power SA, with Greece’s EAMAA, described as a first step to start the development of floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Greece. A new legal framework for offshore wind is expected this year and Hexicon is now set to establish a presence […]

  • 11 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Sweden-based Hexicon and Elia Grid International (EGI) have joined forces to connect the wind energy produced by floating offshore wind farms to the onshore grid. Under the agreement, the partners will develop concepts and projects to integrate large-scale floating offshore wind farms into the onshore power systems. By doing so, the two companies expect to […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-based Hexicon has decided to increase its direct ownership to 20 per cent in the MunmuBaram floating wind project off the southeast coast of South Korea. Hexicon Korea, a joint venture between Hexicon and Korean company Coens & Co where Hexicon holds 49 per cent, owned 20 per cent of the MunmuBaram Co., Ltd. which […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    After the 1.2 GW floating wind project, proposed to be built by Hexicon and Avapa Energy in the Strait of Sicily, was published for public consultation, Hexicon revealed it had applied for maritime concessions for five floating offshore wind farms in Italy through the joint venture with Avapa. The joint venture applied for a 30-year concession […]

  • 6 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    London Marine Consultants (LMC) has been selected as Principal Designer for Hexicon’s 32 MW TwinHub floating wind project in the UK upon receiving the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for the project. LMC specializes in marine engineering design and provision of mooring systems and has experience in offshore projects requiring installation, logistics, heavy lift […]

  • 22 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Hexicon has selected China-headquartered Mingyang Smart Energy (Mingyang) as the preferred turbine supplier for its flagship 32 MW TwinHub floating offshore wind project in the UK. Hexicon has also awarded Mingyang the wind turbine generator Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for the project, which is located 16 kilometres off the coast of Cornwall, England. TwinHub […]

  • 22 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore site investigation works have commenced for Hexicon’s 32 MW TwinHub floating wind project in the Celtic Sea. The first phase of the survey works has been awarded to Aratellus Offshore, which has subcontracted Sulmara Subsea to perform the geophysical survey. The goal of the survey is to make it possible to plan subsea […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government has awarded Contracts for Difference (CfDs) to five offshore wind projects at a strike price of GBP 37.35/MWh each. One of the five offshore projects, which have a total generation capacity of 7 GW, is Ørsted’s Hornsea Three, for which the developer says is the world’s single biggest offshore wind farm. The […]

  • 5 August 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish floating wind technology developer Hexicon, through a 50/50 joint venture with its partner in Italy, has submitted an application to the Italian authorities for a concession for an offshore area in the Strait of Sicily, where the joint venture plans to build a gigawatt-scale floating wind farm. This is an excerpt from a Premium […]

  • 27 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Killybegs Fishermen’s Organisation and Sinbad Marine Services have proposed a floating wind farm to be built more than 50 kilometres offshore Donegal, Ireland, and have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Swedish floating wind developer and technology provider, Hexicon, to bring the project to realisation. The partners plan to submit an application for Phase […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) consortium will reduce the area of the Pentland floating wind farm site by half and the maximum number of turbines from ten to seven, following feedback from stakeholders and the local community. The floating wind project is being developed by Highland Wind Limited, which is majority-owned by a […]

  • 23 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) consortium has submitted a development consent application to Marine Scotland for the 100 MW Pentland floating wind project. The floating wind project is being developed by Highland Wind Limited, which is majority-owned by a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) with Hexicon as a minority shareholder. Project […]

  • 29 July 2022

    The Irish Government has increased the country’s offshore wind target for 2030 from 5 GW to 7 GW after reaching an agreement on Sectoral Emissions Ceilings that set maximum limits on greenhouse gas emissions for each sector of the Irish economy to the end of the decade. The Sectoral Emissions Ceilings have been set for […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Shell plans to invest up to GBP 25 billion (approximately EUR 30 billion) in the UK energy system over the next ten years, with offshore wind being one of the main areas the oil and gas giant has set its sights on in the UK. The company said via a social media post it planned […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Shell and CoensHexicon have secured further two Electricity Business Licenses (EBLs) from South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy for their floating wind project off the coast of Ulsan. The joint venture obtained the first EBL for the MunmuBaram project in November 2021, when 420 MW of its capacity was approved, marking the first […]

  • 15 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Shell Gas & Power Developments B.V. has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with power generation company Korea Southern Power Co., Ltd (KOSPO) to drive Shell’s floating offshore wind and renewable energy ambition in South Korea. Under the MoU, the two energy companies will explore collaboration opportunities to contribute to Korea’s energy transition. This could […]

  • 5 May 2022

    As the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is working towards the first offshore wind auction for the Gulf of Mexico early next year, current legislative developments in Louisiana could lead to the state being the first to build an offshore wind farm in the Gulf, as well as to expanding the wind lease […]

  • 9 August 2022
    Industry, Training & Education

    The University of New Orleans (UNO), in partnership with the UNO Research & Technology Foundation, has announced the launch of the Louisiana Wind Energy Hub, which will host an ecosystem for innovation, entrepreneurship, and education in offshore wind energy.  The hub, to be located at the University’s research and technology park, will hold seminars, roundtables […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Industry

    US President Joe Biden has announced that the Department of the Interior is advancing the development of offshore wind areas in the Gulf of Mexico and the Southern Atlantic. These areas cover 700,000 acres and have the potential to power over three million homes, President Biden said in his remarks on actions to tackle the […]

  • 19 September 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has decided to improve its processes for identifying future offshore wind sites that will be applied to ongoing planning efforts in the Gulf of Mexico, Central Atlantic and Gulf of Maine, and off the Oregon coast. In response to feedback from BOEM’s government partners and other stakeholders, […]

  • 2 August 2022

    After a bill on the US coastal states’ revenue from offshore wind projects in the federal waters of Gulf of Mexico (GOM) was introduced last year in the US Senate, a similar bill has now been introduced in the House, seeking not only a revenue share for the states from offshore wind but also an […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    RWE Renewables has partnered with Greater New Orleans, Inc. (GNO, Inc.) and the GNOwind Alliance to help establish an offshore wind supply chain in Louisiana that could serve projects across the US. Germany-based offshore wind developer will collaborate with GNO, Inc. and GNOwind Alliance on building a programme that will help existing Louisiana companies, especially […]

  • 29 April 2022

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to hold the next Gulf of Maine Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting on 19 May as part of the agency’s work on refining the process for identifying a Wind Energy Area in the Gulf of Maine that is suitable for leasing. The meeting will focus on […]

  • 22 April 2022

    German shipping and logistics group Harren & Partner has acquired the 108 metres long jack-up vessel Thor from the Belgium-based offshore installation services company DEME, for an undisclosed fee. The vessel, which sails under the Madeiran flag, has a 500-tone capacity, a high-outreach offshore crane, and a fully equipped accommodation block for up to 56 […]

  • 27 June 2022

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has standardised its process for identifying reasonable alternatives for evaluation in its draft Environmental Impact Statements for offshore wind projects. The government agency informed on 26 June that it had finalised its document, Process for Identifying Alternatives for Environmental Reviews of Offshore Wind Construction and Operations Plans […]

  • 1 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    TotalEnergies and Sempra have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop several onshore and offshore renewable projects in North America. TotalEnergies said in a statement it is expanding its North American strategic alliance with Sempra. The MoU outlines Sempra’s potential acquisition of 30 per cent of TotalEnergie’s equity interest in an offshore wind project […]