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  • 23 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Belgian transmission system operator (TSO) Elia has for the first time used an autonomous, unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to survey its offshore assets. The USV named Tupan, owned and developed by Brazilian start-up Tidewise, inspected Elia’s subsea cables to the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in the Belgian North Sea earlier this month. The five-metre vehicle, together […]

  • 27 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Parkwind is entering the offshore wind market in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, and has made its first move outside of Europe by naming a country manager in the two countries. The Belgium-based offshore wind developer, which says its move reflects the high potential in the region, has appointed Peter Lars Spencer as country manager […]

  • 12 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Chemical company INEOS has signed a long-term corporate power purchase agreement (cPPA) with Eneco to source renewable electricity from SeaMade, Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm. The agreement entails the purchase and supply of over 65.5 MW of wind power over the next decade, with delivery set to begin in January 2022. This is the largest […]

  • 12 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has signed a contract with South Korean engineering company Saman for the 400 MW SouthWest Phase II project, developed by the state-owned Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP). Under the contract, Saman and OWC will deliver owners’ engineering services for the project, including review of site conditions. The two companies will be providing […]

  • 28 January 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has approved the suitability of the N-3.5, N-3.6, and N-7.2 areas in the German exclusive economic zone of the North Sea for the development of offshore wind farms. The three areas have a combined capacity of 1,880 MW. The area N-7.2, located 85 kilometres northwest of the East […]

  • 24 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    French offshore monitoring and site assessment service provider Akrocean has won a tender to carry out meteorological measurements at two sites of the German N-10 offshore wind area. The company will perform monitoring of wind conditions and prepare a report as part of the preliminary investigation of the N-10.1 and N-10.2 sites in the N-10 […]

  • 17 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Windkraft GmbH has issued a contract notice for the supply and servicing of wind turbines for three wind farm projects offshore Germany. The three projects, Vattenfall Atlantis 1, Global Tech II, and Vattenfall Sandbank 2, are located in the German North Sea, in the N-7.2, N-6.6, and N-6.7 zones. The contract is expected to […]

  • 25 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has put an offshore wind area in the North Sea out to tender. The area will support the development of up to 980 MW of capacity, and the price of the electricity is capped at EUR 64 per MWh. The bidder with the lowest subsidy requirement for a wind farm […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Authorities

    SeaTwirl has been granted concession for an offshore site in Bokn municipality, Norway, where the Swedish company plans to install its S2x floating wind platform. SeaTwirl, together with Marin Energi Testsenter AS (MET), applied for a five-year concession with Norwegian Waterways and Energy Directorate to install its 1 MW S2x vertical-shafted turbine with associated anchors […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) plans to publish a call for tenders for geotechnical investigations at IJmuiden Ver V and VI offshore wind sites around the end of June 2022. Together with the two sites, the agreement with a successful tenderer will also include two other investigation areas, which RVO did not specify in its […]

  • 9 June 2022
    Authorities, R&D

    The Netherlands is looking into whether areas of the North Sea could be used simultaneously for offshore wind and carbon capture and storage (CCS) developments. According to a study performed by Fugro, offshore wind farms and CCS projects in the Dutch sector of the North Sea can coexist; however, safety of such future developments needs […]

  • 8 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has joined forces with Norwegian company Seagust to bid for offshore wind areas in Norway’s upcoming licensing rounds. The two companies have established a joint venture to participate in the auction, which represents Vattenfall’s entry into the Norwegian offshore wind market. The companies plan to bid for licenses in both the Utsira Nord and […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of 28 XXL monopiles for 27 wind turbines and one substation of the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm is about to begin as DEME Offshore’s installation vessel Orion has arrived at the Port of Roenne, the project’s storage and marshaling port. According to available AIS data, Orion arrived at the port this […]

  • 15 February 2022
    R&D

    French energy major TotalEnergies has partnered with the Norwegian engineering consultant company Semar in the development of the Honeymooring solution for floating offshore wind turbines. The mooring design is based on the traditional technologies from the mooring of oil & gas floating structures. Once a turbine is installed on a floater, it is anchored to […]

  • 28 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Korean Register (KR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) for technical cooperation in the development and construction of offshore wind projects. One of the projects that KEPCO is currently working on is a 2.7 GW offshore wind farm which the company plans to build by 2029, near the […]

  • 7 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    SeAH Wind Ltd, a subsidiary of South Korea’s pipe manufacturer SeAH Steel Holdings, has submitted plans for its proposed GBP 300 million XXL monopile factory to be built on Teesside in Northeast England. The 40-metre-tall building, part of the Teesside’s Freeport, will sit on a 90-acre site adjacent to Teesworks GBP 107 million heavy-lift South […]

  • 24 March 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Norwegian Government has proposed the sites in the Utsira Nord lease area to be allocated based on qualitative criteria, rather than through an auction. The area is one of the two Norway will soon offer to developers and has been deemed most suitable for floating wind technology. The qualitative criteria entail facilitating innovation and […]

  • 8 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vestas has signed a firm contract and conditional order with EnBW for the delivery of wind turbines for the He Dreiht offshore wind farm, and has contracted Cadeler to install 64 of its 15 MW units at the project site in the German part of the North Sea. The contract with Cadeler is also a […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Vessels

    Ørsted and Eversource, together with Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), have announced that construction of the first-ever US-flagged Jones Act-compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV) has commenced. The vessel, which is being built at ECO in-house shipyards located in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida, is expected to be delivered in 2024. The SOV, to be named “ECO EDISON”, […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    TotalEnergies, together with its Castle Wind LLC joint venture partner, Trident Winds, will participate in the US offshore wind lease sale in California in late 2022, the company said in a press release on 2 March, after taking over the stakes EnBW had in US offshore wind projects. The Castle Wind joint venture was established […]

  • 2 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first three XXL monopiles for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm have set sail from Steelwind Nordenham’s fabrication plant to the Port of Roenne, the marshalling harbor for the project. Located northeast of the island of Rügen in German Baltic Sea, Arcadis Ost 1 comprises 27 wind turbines and one offshore […]

  • 6 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has contracted China-based Dajin Heavy Industry for the supply of 48 XXL monopile foundations for the Moray West wind farm offshore Scotland that will comprise up to 85 wind turbines and two substations. The steel cutting for the first monopile has already started, Dajin Heavy Industry said, which signed a capacity reservation agreement […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Copenhagen Energy A/S has set in motion the plan to develop an offshore wind farm with a capacity in excess of 3 GW off Western Australia. Leeuwin Offshore Wind Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Copenhagen Energy, is proposing the construction, operation, and decommissioning of the Leeuwin offshore wind farm within Geographe Bay, off […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    This is an article following Day 1 updates of the New York Bight offshore wind lease sale. To read the updates from Day 2 and Day 3, or news on the final results of the lease sale, go to the articles below: The biggest offshore wind lease sale ever organised in the US is resuming […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Operations & Maintenance

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services on all three phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm, off the UK northeast coast. Under the contract, SMC will deliver a turnkey marine coordination personnel service to support construction operations at the offshore wind farm. “We have been […]

  • 9 February 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Windtechnik has won a contract to equip the entire Nordergründe offshore wind farm (OWF) with an Aircraft Detection Light System (ADLS). Deutsche Windtechnik will equip the 111 MW wind farm with an ADLS, which comprises a total of 18 Senvion 6.2M 126 wind turbines. All services related to the ADLS equipment’s installation, including the […]