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  • 15 February 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    Sweden-headquartered Hexicon and IX Wind have joined forces to provide services for the development and construction of a 1,300+ MW floating wind project offshore Taiwan. The partnership, secured in December 2022, will offer project management, consultancy, and engineering services to the floating offshore wind project. The wind farm is planned to be commissioned as early […]

  • 20 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish floating wind specialist Hexicon has secured permits from the Italian transmission system operator (TSO), Terna SpA, to connect six of the company’s seven floating wind power projects proposed offshore Italy to the national grid. Hexicon, operating in Italy through its joint venture AvenHexicon, has a portfolio of seven development sites for floating wind along […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    A patch of the Tyrrhenian Sea near Civitavecchia, a city in the Rome metropolitan area, has become a point of interest for several developers who submitted eight concession applications for floating offshore wind projects to the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Sustainable Mobility, currently being processed by the Port Authority of Civitavecchia. The eight projects, […]

  • 7 February 2023
    Research & Development, Technology

    There are currently more than 80 floating wind technology concepts and designs worldwide, and testing even a certain number of these could prove to be an endeavour since, at least in Europe, there are not many test sites dedicated to floating wind technology. This is according to a discussion during the Focus on Floating Wind […]

  • 17 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The port authorities in Cagliari have received applications for maritime state concessions for four different floating wind projects to be built offshore Sardinia. 30-year concessions are sought from the Port Authority of Cagliari for all of the four projects to be constructed offshore and allowed corridors for export cables to make landfalls. AvenHexicon, a 50/50 […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Italy-based company Mazar Wind Srl has requested a maritime concession for a floating offshore wind farm off the Sicilian coast. The project is planned to comprise 74 wind turbines and four offshore substations. The floating wind farm is proposed to be built in the stretch of sea off Mazara del Vallo, at a minimum distance […]

  • 11 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Gulf of Maine, whose US waters lie off the coasts of Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts, has already attracted several (floating) offshore wind developers as the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) continues its process towards designating Wind Energy Areas which will be put up for a lease sale in 2024. After BOEM issued a […]

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

    Freja Offshore, a joint venture between Hexicon and Mainstream Renewable Power, has submitted a planning application under the Swedish Economic Zone Act (SEZ) for the Mareld floating offshore wind farm. In the North Sea, the floating wind farm called Mareld is planned to be built at a site located approximately 40 kilometres west of Orust.  […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Highland Council has granted Planning Permission in Principle for the onshore infrastructure of the 100 MW Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) in Scotland. The developer, Highland Wind Limited, majority owned by a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) with Hexicon AB as a minority shareholder, submitted the onshore planning application to the […]

  • 16 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Italian offshore wind developer, Regolo Rinnovabili, a subsidiary of BayWa r.e., has applied for a 30-year maritime concession to build and operate a 510 MW floating wind farm off the northwest of Sardinia. Regolo Rinnovabili submitted the application with the Guardia Costiera di Porto Torres to install 34 wind turbines with an individual capacity […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Vestas has signed a preferred supplier agreement for a floating offshore wind project in South Korea, the wind turbine manufacturer announced on 31 March, leaving the project and its client unnamed. Under the agreement, if the project moves forward, Vestas will supply and install 33 units of its V236-15.0 MW model which will make up […]

  • 12 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Shell and Hexicon, through their joint venture in South Korea, have appointed K2 Management (K2M) as Lender’s Technical Advisor for the MunmuBaram project, a 1.3 GW floating wind farm planned to be built between 65 and 80 kilometres offshore the city of Ulsan.  The Denmark-headquartered K2 Management will first review the general project status and […]

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

    Major industry players have joined forces and launched the Ulsan Floating Offshore Wind Association with the aim to promote the development of the offshore wind industry in Ulsan, South Korea. The Association consists of the Ulsan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) and five companies: Korea Floating Wind (Ocean Winds and Aker Group), Firefly Offshore […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and Hexicon AB, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1.3 GW MunmuBaram floating offshore wind project in South Korea. If the project materialises, Vestas will supply and install 84 units of the V236-15.0 MW turbine for the project located off the south-east coast of South […]

  • 2 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has signed a preferred supplier agreement with Korea South-East Power Company (KOEN) for the 600 MW Wando Geumil offshore wind project in Wando-Gun, South Jeolla Province, South Korea. If the project materialises, Vestas will supply and install 40 units of the V236-15.0 MW turbine. Vestas will also deliver 20 years of operation and maintenance […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Business development, Technology

    Last week, three months after it was installed at the National Test Center for large wind turbines in Østerild, Denmark, Vestas’s V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine reached its nominal power rating of 15 MW. The company’s new flagship wind turbine produced its first electricity shortly after being installed in December 2022 and has started operating at […]

  • 4 May 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Research & Development

    The United States Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has unveiled plans to review potential environmental impacts associated with the possible issuance of an offshore wind energy research lease in the Gulf of Maine. The lease was requested by the State of Maine for the purpose of researching potential floating offshore wind development. The research […]

  • 6 December 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is holding a live auction, starting on 6 December, for the rights to develop floating offshore wind energy projects in five areas off the California Coast. This is the first-ever offshore wind lease sale on the US Pacific coast and the first-ever through which the country is […]

  • 26 April 2023

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published the Gulf of Maine Call for Information and Nominations to assess interest in possible commercial offshore wind development in areas offshore Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine, and to gather public comment. This is an early step in the commercial planning and leasing process and the […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 100 MW Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland is estimated to deliver lifetime expenditure of GBP 419 million in the UK and to support the creation of up to 1,385 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs. This is according to supply chain information submitted to Crown Estate Scotland in a format consistent with a Supply […]

  • 2 November 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) has submitted the onshore planning application to the Highland Council for its 100 MW floating offshore wind project located off the north coast of Scotland. Following public consultation, very few changes were made to the application for Planning Permission in Principle. This application covers the onshore infrastructure elements of […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Business & Finance

    Oceaneering, a Norwegian subsidiary of Texas-headquartered Oceaneering International, and Havfram-owned company Kontiki Winds are teaming up on microgrid electrification projects using floating wind turbines to power offshore oil and gas assets and remote island states. Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in Norway, the partners will jointly pursue the application of floating offshore wind […]

  • 2 March 2023
    Business & Finance

    With the first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the US part of the Gulf of Mexico on the horizon, several companies have prequalified for the auction. Not surprisingly, Shell and TotalEnergies, who have already secured offshore wind leases on the US East Coast and operate oil and gas assets in the Gulf, are on the […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Training & Education

    Gulf Wind Technology (GWT) has partnered with Shell to establish a research, training, and technology demonstration programme in an effort to advance offshore wind development in the Gulf of Mexico. GWT, supported by a USD 10 million investment from Shell, will create 30 new direct jobs and the Louisiana Economic Development estimates that the project […]

  • 22 February 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Department of the Interior has proposed the first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico. The Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) includes a 102,480-acre area offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana, and two areas offshore Galveston, Texas, one comprising 102,480 acres and the other comprising 96,786 acres. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    RWE and US utility Entergy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly evaluate developing offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico. Under the MoU, RWE and Entergy agree to assess four key areas to define an optimal route-to-market including the market demand for carbon-free energy for customers of Entergy Louisiana, Entergy New Orleans, […]