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  • 21 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Companies from the French region of Brittany (Bretagne) will be present at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam on 29 and 30 November to highlight their expertise and the region’s ports’ strategic position close to several fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind projects. Bretagne Ocean Power, accompanied by five Breton companies, will be present […]

  • 21 November 2022

    Crown Estate Scotland has closed the window for applications under its Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round, dedicated to offshore wind projects that will directly reduce emissions from oil and gas production and to small scale innovation projects, including alternative outputs such as hydrogen. A two-week registration window for INTOG opened in […]

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

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination the application submitted by Equinor on behalf of its partners to develop the Sheringham Shoal and the Dudgeon offshore wind farm extensions situated off the North Norfolk coast. After the application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) was submitted by Equinor in September 2022, the Planning Inspectorate […]

  • 20 January 2023
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has recorded EUR 760 million net loss in the first quarter of the financial year 2023, driven largely by charges due to a negative development of failure rates in specific components detected during the evaluation of the installed fleet. This has led to charges of EUR 472 million at EBIT […]

  • 28 October 2022
    Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    Offshore wind could create over 7,000 new jobs in Spain until 2030, with more than 17,000 people working in the sector by 2050, according to estimates in a white paper released by the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE). The white paper states that, if Spain reached its 2050 targets for installed offshore wind capacity, the […]

  • 10 October 2022

    Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine prototype has produced 359 megawatt-hours (MWh) within a 24-hour time period which the turbine maker said was the most power one turbine has ever produced over this duration. According to Siemens Gamesa, this is enough energy to drive 1.8 million kilometres in a mid-sized electric car. The […]

  • 1 November 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) in the Gulf of Mexico for offshore wind development, with the potential to produce enough clean energy to power nearly three million homes. The first WEA is located approximately 24 nautical miles off the coast of Galveston, Texas. The area […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released two draft Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) for offshore wind projects for public review and comment. The two projects, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) and the Sunrise Wind, if approved, could provide more than 4 GW of offshore wind power capacity, enough to power more than […]

  • 10 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    This article was first published on 9 November and was updated on 10 November after the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities granted Commonwealth Wind the extension of response period. On 9 November, Avangrid Renewables, the US-based company owned by Spain’s Iberdrola and the developer behind the 1.2 GW Commonwealth Wind offshore wind project, filed a […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Governor Dan Mckee has opened a 30-day public comment period about Rhode Island Energy’s draft request for proposals (RFP) for creating more offshore wind energy in the state. Rhode Island Energy, the state’s primary utility, is administering the RFP and will issue the procurement to the market no later than 15 October, McKee’s office said. […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Industry, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Houston-headquartered engineering, construction, and services company, KBR, has been awarded a contract to provide engineering services for an offshore energy storage project for CrossWind, a joint venture between Shell and Dutch utility company, Eneco. KBR will perform a front-end engineering design of the baseload power hub (BLPH) for the Hollandse Kust noord wind farm located […]

  • 11 August 2022
    Business & Finance

    The world’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has increased its full-year operating profit (EBITDA) guidance and gross investment guidance following the release of the results for the second quarter of the Fiscal Year 2022. The company’s EBITDA for the first half of the year amounted to DKK 13.044 billion (EUR 1.75 billion), in line with […]

  • 14 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind service provider CBED has secured a new contract with the owner of the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in the German North Sea which will see the company’s walk-to-work (W2W) service operation vessel (SOV), Wind Innovation, deployed at the two wind farms throughout 2023. Wind Innovation is already working on the two […]

  • 7 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry

    Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) has authorised the voluntary cash tender offer of Siemens Energy for the 32.9 per cent of Siemens Gamesa’s share capital that it does not already own. Following a settlement of the offer, Siemens Energy, if it achieves at least 75 per cent of the capital, intends to pursue a […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Authorities, Industry

    Australia’s Ministry for Climate Change and Energy has opened the invitation period for feasibility licence applications for the Gippsland declared area, the country’s first offshore wind area. Feasibility Licence applications will be accepted for proposed projects within the area until 27 April. Once the application period has closed, the Registrar will assess all applications against […]

  • 10 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Irish Government has approved terms and conditions for the country’s first auction to supply electricity from offshore wind under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (ORESS 1) which is expected to secure up to 2.5 GW of offshore wind capacity. The pre-qualification stage will launch next month while the qualification stage and the auction process […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Investment in the offshore wind sector in the first half of this year amounted to USD 32 billion, 52 per cent more than in the same same period in 2021, according to BloombergNEF (BNEF). The financing of the 1 GW China Three Gorges (CTG) Yangjiang Yangxi Shapa Qingzhouwu Offshore Wind Farm for USD 2.1 billion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 November 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a draft tender to lease seabed areas off Tamil Nadu for 4 GW equivalent offshore wind project capacity during the Fiscal Year 2022-23. The tender covers specific identified offshore wind sub-blocks B1, B2, B3, B4, and G1 in the Gulf of Mannar. The developers will […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME has kicked off the work on Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project in the USA. As reported, Dominion Energy selected a consortium of DEME and Prysmian as the Balance of Plant (BoP) contractors in charge of the transportation and installation of the foundations and the substations, and the engineering, procurement, construction, […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has recorded an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 25.4 billion (EUR 3.41 billion) for the first nine months of the year, of which DKK 10.9 billion related to the 50 per cent farm-downs of the Hornsea 2 and the Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms. EBITDA excluding new partnerships increased […]

  • 13 January 2023
    Authorities, Industry

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish a proposed rule to update regulations for clean energy development on the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The proposed regulations would modernize regulations, streamline overly complex and burdensome processes, clarify ambiguous provisions and enhance compliance provisions in order to decrease costs and uncertainty associated with […]

  • 13 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Global wind turbine order intake reached 43 GW in the second quarter of this year, 36 per cent higher than in the same period in 2021. The main driver of this new record is the strong activity in China, both in onshore and offshore wind, according to the latest report from Wood Mackenzie. The 43 […]

  • 12 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler has announced an agreement with an undisclosed customer that secures the utilization of the company’s F-class vessel for a period of up to four years. The agreement comes with a minimum guaranteed utilization and a high level of flexibility for the client to freely choose to […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore has awarded Huisman a contract for the design and construction of a 3,000+mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) that will be installed on Cadeler’s second F-class jack-up vessel. The contract award follows this year’s order of a similar crane for Cadeler’s first F-class vessel. With this crane, Cadeler will be capable of […]

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

    LS Cable & System has won a contract to deliver the onshore export cable section for the 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. The wind farm’s onshore grid connection consists of 21 individual cable sections each containing two 220 kV cable systems with a combined length of approximately 28 kilometres, […]