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  • 22 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Belgium’s Virya Energy has signed an agreement with JERA Green, an affiliate of Japan’s JERA, to sell 100 per cent of the shares of Parkwind, Virya Energy’s offshore wind energy platform. Closing of the transaction is expected later this year and is subject to the approval by the relevant competition and other regulatory authorities. Virya […]

  • 27 January 2023
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 has initiated the development of the Tyrsky offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Bothnia in the Finnish economic zone. The project is estimated to have a total installed capacity of 1,400 MW and will be included in OX2’s project development portfolio for the first quarter of 2023. The developer received a research permit […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The development and reform commission of China’s Hainan province has approved a 1.2 GW offshore wind farm proposed to be built in the province’s waters by Shenergy, a Chinese company doing business in the oil and natural gas, and power generation sectors. The offshore wind farm, called Shenergy Hainan CZ2 Offshore Wind Power Demonstration Project, […]

  • 12 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Atlantis 1 and Global Tech II Offshore Wind GmbH have issued a contract notice seeking contractors to install inter-array cables for two wind farm projects offshore Germany. The two projects, Vattenfall Atlantis 1 and Global Tech II, are located in the German North Sea, in the N-7.2 and N-6.6 zones. The contract is expected […]

  • 14 October 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-headquartered Hexicon has unveiled that its Italian joint venture secured priority rights for two areas to develop floating offshore wind farms in Italy. The first area, located south of Sicily, is 346 square kilometres and has the potential for about 1.2 GW of capacity, while the second area, located northwest of Sardinia, extends for 364 […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50:50 US partnership between Shell and EDF Renewables, has joined the Northeast Clean Hydrogen Hub, a major multi-state initiative in the US that plans to develop a proposal to become one of up to 10 regional clean hydrogen hubs in the country. The developer of a 1.5 GW offshore wind project […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Northland Power has unveiled new names, brands, and websites for its two Scottish offshore wind projects. The two proposed projects, located off the coast of the Outer Hebrides, are named Spiorad na Mara and Havbredey. Working in partnership with Stornoway-based LOOM Graphics, Northland conducted local research, consultation, and engagement, to ensure the names reflected the rich […]

  • 1 February 2023

    Germany’s Federal Network Agency has launched a tender for four areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea with a combined offshore wind capacity of 7 GW. Three areas (N-11.1, N-12.1, and N-12.2), each with an output of 2,000 MW, are located in the North Sea, and one area (O-2.2) with a capacity of […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has revealed that it completed the first phase of construction for its 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France, with works continuing in January depending on weather conditions. A total of 65 per cent of the piles and 40 per cent of the jacket foundations that will support wind turbines have now been installed […]

  • 27 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has incorporated one more planned offshore wind farm into its project development portfolio in Japan, according to the latest quarterly results published by the Spanish company, which is now also in an advanced discussion stage for another project in the country. “In addition to the Aomori, Saga and Satsuma projects, the Yuza project has […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The Norwegian authority, Norges Vassdrags- og Energidirektorat (NVE), has rejected an appeal to overturn SeaTwirl’s S2x concession in Norway. The decision can therefore no longer be appealed and SeaTwirl can now progress with the planning and installation of the S2x prototype. SeaTwirl was first awarded the concession together with Marin Energi Testsenter in late March […]

  • 31 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Finnish state-owned enterprise Metsähallitus will lease the public area off the coast of Pori Tahkoluoto to Suomen Hyötytuuli for offshore wind power production. The agreement is the first long-running access right contract for public water area designated for wind power production. The project could have a capacity of over 600 MW and is an extension […]

  • 27 October 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a call to tender for wind measurement campaign in the N-13 wind energy area in the North Sea, which encompasses three sites for offshore wind development. BSH plans to carry out three one-year in-situ measurements with three independent measuring devices, which will enable assessment of the […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has made the final investment decision (FID) for the He Dreiht offshore wind project in the German North Sea, clearing the way for the start of construction of the company’s largest offshore wind farm to date, with an installed capacity of 960 MW. EnBW secured the contract in 2017 in the first offshore tendering […]

  • 6 January 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Suomen Hyötytuuli’s offshore wind farm extension project at Tahkoluoto, Pori on the west coast of Finland is proceeding to the permitting phase after the project’s land use plan was approved. The project could have a capacity of over 600 MW and is an extension to Finland’s first offshore wind farm, the 44.3 MW Tahkoluoto. Piloted […]

  • 23 February 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors has installed the offshore substation topside for Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany. The substation topside, which was completed last month, was installed by Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Thialf. The jacket foundation had been placed on the construction site in October 2022. The installation involved the heaviest lifting […]

  • 20 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed New England Wind offshore project in Massachusetts. The notice of availability will be published in the Federal Register on 23 December, which will open a 60-day public comment period that ends on 21 February 2023. The input […]

  • 24 February 2023
    Vessels, Vessels

    Stars have aligned today, 24 February, for the first wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) being built in the US as Huisman loaded the vessel’s crane onboard BigLift Shipping’s Happy Star and sent it off to the Lone Star State. In Texas, Huisman’s US team will commission the crane at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard, which is […]

  • 24 January 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The substation topside for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany sailed out of Hoboken, Belgium, this morning (24 January) and is now on its way to the German Baltic Sea. Iberdrola, the developer of the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany, posted an update on social media on 23 January […]

  • 28 September 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind technology developer SeaTwirl and the University of Tokyo have entered into cooperation to explore how to adapt SeaTwirl’s floating wind technology to Japanese conditions. The research is being performed by a research group led by Associate Professor Shinichiro Hirabayashi at the Department of Ocean Technology, Policy and Environment, and focuses on the […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted reported an EBITDA of DKK 21.1 billion (approximately EUR 2.84 billion) for 2022 and expects this year’s operating profit to be in the similar range, between DKK 20 billion and DKK 23 billion (approx. EUR 2.67 billion and EUR 3.09 billion). For its offshore business, the developer anticipates 2023 earnings to be “significantly higher”. […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore substation for Iberdrola’s offshore wind farm Baltic Eagle, being built in the German sector of the Baltic Sea, has been completed. The substation will sail out to the project site, located northeast of the island of Rügen, after the installation vessel Thialf completes its work on the Arcadis Ost 1 project. Once installed, […]

  • 2 February 2023

    Fugro has unveiled that its QuickVision camera technology is supporting Heerema Marine Contractors as they install 27 wind turbines for Parkwind’s Arcadist Ost 1 wind farm offshore Germany. Using a novel floating Rotor-Nacelle Assembly (RNA) installation method, the Dutch company is installing wind turbines with the blades already pre-assembled on deck, onto the tower fixed […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has granted Ilmatar Offshore a research permit for two offshore wind areas in Finland’s exclusive economic zone. The granted permit applies to two areas, one of which is located approximately 30 kilometers from Jakobstad and the other approximately 70 kilometres southwest of Vaasa. Ilmatar Offshore previously announced that […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mainstream Renewable Power and Maple Power are jointly exploring the upcoming Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind Tender in the UK, which will be launched in 2023. The Crown Estate is advancing the Celtic Sea seabed leasing tender for floating wind, which is anticipated to deliver a total of 4 GW of renewable energy by 2035. […]