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  • 3 October 2022

    The tender for the construction and operation of the Danish North Sea Energy Island is now expected to be launched in Spring 2023, as a new political agreement has been reached on the tender rules, which include significant requirements in the areas of working conditions and environmental protection. In this article: Public-Private Ownership Decided to […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has opened a tender for a consultancy service to do a wind site assessment regarding metocean conditions for the North Sea Energy Island. Under this tender, the consultant will assess the normal and extreme metocean conditions within the site that will form part of the larger site conditions […]

  • 20 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has opened a qualification period for a tender seeking technical consultancy services for the power equipment of the artificial island Denmark plans to build in the North Sea. The North Sea Energy Island will connect 3 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2033 and 10 GW by 2040, and […]

  • 3 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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  • 16 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has signed a contract with Energinet, the Danish transmission system operator, for geotechnical site investigation for the North Sea I offshore wind development. The Danish government plans to expand offshore wind capacity by 4 GW by 2030, and the geo-data acquired by Fugro will be used to inform future bids in the area. Fugro’s […]

  • 27 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish and Belgian transmission system operators, Energinet and Elia, have issued a contract notice seeking environmental engineering consultancy services for the development of the subsea cable route for the Triton Link interconnector project in the North Sea. Elia and Energinet are developing the Triton Link interconnector project, which will connect the high-voltage grid in Belgium […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    A project, funded by the European Union and the industry, that will help define the future interoperability standards of the multi-terminal high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grids in offshore electricity has been launched in Lyon, France. The project “Enabling interoperability of multi-vendor HVDC grids” (InterOPERA), funded by the EU programme for research and innovation, unites more […]

  • 15 December 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Belgian Federal Government and Elia Transmission Belgium (Elia) have signed an agreement on a EUR 99.7 million grant that Elia will use to build the foundations for the Princess Elisabeth Island, deemed a key link for unlocking offshore wind potential in the Belgian North Sea. The grant is part of the financial support offered […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Belgian transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has presented draft plans for what the company says ”will be the world’s first artificial energy island.” The Princess Elisabeth Island will be located almost 45 kilometres off the Belgian coast and will serve as the link between the offshore wind farms in the country’s second offshore wind zone, […]

  • 17 February 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Equinor and EnBW have announced that they will jointly pursue offshore wind opportunities in Germany. “In a tough international field, we are delighted to be working together with a strong partner like Equinor and combining the individual strengths of the two companies to develop German offshore wind…In partnership with Equinor, a global offshore wind major, […]

  • 3 February 2023
    Industry, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Sweden-based company OX2 and the Bank of Åland, who are jointly developing two multi-gigawatt-scale offshore wind farms in Finland, have initiated a feasibility study on Mega Grön Hamn (Mega Green Port), a project involving large-scale production and distribution of hydrogen and e-fuel in Åland. The companies plan to establish the Mega Green Port at […]

  • 17 November 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Irish energy provider Energia Renewables has finished seabed surveys for the North Celtic Sea offshore wind project, located off the coast of Waterford, Ireland. Following the award of a Foreshore Licence in September 2021, the geophysical and geotechnical surveys started in April 2022 and were completed in October. Green Rebel carried out the geophysical surveys at the […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A geotechnical site investigation campaign is set to begin at the proposed North Irish Sea Array (NISA) wind farm area offshore Ireland. The campaign will involve the deployment of seabed borehole drilling and Cone Penetration Test (CPT) equipment from a survey vessel at specific locations within the NISA offshore wind farm area. The geotechnical survey, […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The energy company Ilmatar has started a technical seabed survey for its planned Stormskär and Väderskär offshore wind project in Finland. The technical surveys of the seabed started by Ilmatar Offshore, a subsidiary of Ilmatar Energy Oy, are within the maritime areas north of Åland that, according to the Åland maritime spatial plan, have been […]

  • 18 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has issued a contract notice seeking the delivery of four HVAC substation modules for the Modular Offshore Grid 2 (MOG2) energy island project in the North Sea. The MOG2 project aims at developing new offshore grid infrastructure to connect new wind farms in the up to 3.5 GW Princess Elisabeth […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ramboll and COWI have won the tender to deliver integrated geological models for offshore wind farms related to Denmark’s energy islands. The tender was launched by Danish transmission system operator Energinet in April and divided into two lots. One lot was dedicated for the 3 GW offshore wind farm in the North Sea and one for […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Irish energy provider and renewable energy developer, Energia Renewables, has finished seabed surveys for the South Irish Sea offshore wind project, located off the coast of Wexford and Wicklow. The geotechnical and geophysical surveys, carried out over several months between April and October 2022, following the granting of a Foreshore Licence in 2021, measured important […]

  • 9 November 2022

    Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, the UK, and the US have joined the Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA) during COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. The alliance, which is bringing together governments, the private sector, international organisations and other stakeholders to accelerate the deployment of offshore wind power, was launched in September […]

  • 19 December 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Members of the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC), the UK, and the European Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen their cooperation for the development of offshore renewable energy. The countries involved include Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, and the European Commission. The MoU sets out the […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has issued an invitation to tender for a marine warranty surveyor for the maintenance activities on the energy island of the Modular Offshore Grid II (MOG II) project in the North Sea. From next year, an EPCI contractor will be responsible for the detailed design and the construction of the […]

  • 31 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    German EWE Group, which owns the Riffgat and Alpha Ventus offshore wind farms, the latter together with RWE and Vattenfall, has opened tenders for offshore helicopter services for the two wind farms located in the North Sea. Through the two tenders, open for applications until 2 December, a two-year contract is planned to be awarded […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia is in the market for two (High Voltage Direct Current) HVDC converter stations and the associated maintenance. The tender covers a detailed design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, transport, installation, construction, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of two HVDC converter stations with a DC voltage level of +-525kV. One HVDC converter station will […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch government has designated an area for what will become the world’s largest offshore hydrogen production project. That area is Ten noorden van de Waddeneilanden (the North of the Wadden Islands), identified earlier for offshore wind development and deemed most suitable for providing 500 MW of electrolysis capacity and for the transport of hydrogen to […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Ilmatar Offshore has been granted an exploration permit by the Finnish Ministry of Employment and Economy to conduct environmental surveys for a 1.2 GW offshore wind project in Finland. Ilmatar Offshore has identified a new 367 square kilometre offshore wind area in the Finnish Exclusive Economic Zone. The project area, called Vågskär, is located in […]

  • 12 September 2022

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is working towards the first Power-to-X (PtX) tender in Denmark and will soon hold a stakeholder meeting to discuss tender timeline and framework. Furthermore, after forming a PtX task force, the DEA has now also established a secretariat for Power-to-X. The tender will be held to procure green hydrogen and […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch metal construction company HSM Offshore has won a contract to build the first electrified ONE-Dyas N05-A gas production platform in the North Sea which will run entirely on offshore wind power. The N05-A project is part of the so-called GEMS area, an area approximately 20 to 80 kilometres north of the Ems estuary. ONE-Dyas, […]