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  • 24 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Correll Group has secured a contract with Hellenic Cables for the termination and testing of inter-array cables on the wind turbine generators and offshore substation for the 704 MW Revolution Wind offshore wind farm in the US. The Revolution Wind offshore wind farm is being developed by a joint venture of Ørsted and Eversource. […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource’s Revolution Wind offshore wind farm has achieved its “steel in the water” milestone with the installation of the project’s first turbine foundation offshore the US. Located approximately 15 miles (about 24 kilometres) south of the Rhode Island coast and 32 miles (approximately 51 kilometres) southeast of the Connecticut coast, Revolution Wind is […]

  • 14 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Eversource Energy has executed a definitive agreement to sell its 50 per cent stake in two US offshore wind projects, South Fork Wind and Revolution Wind, to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), nearing closer to its goal of exiting the offshore wind industry. The transaction allows Eversource to realise approximately USD 1.1 billion of cash proceeds […]

  • 22 May 2024
    Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure

    US energy and electric distribution company Eversource has completed the first phase of the Cape Cod Solution, one of two transmission projects currently under construction in New England that will allow for the interconnection of offshore wind. The other project is Revolution Wind, for which Eversource is also building the transmission infrastructure. Phase I of […]

  • 5 February 2024
    Business development, Collaboration, Industry, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    The Connecticut Wind Collaborative has been launched with the formation of an initial board of directors. The collaborative is part of the state’s offshore strategic roadmap, announced last October, which calls for the new nonprofit to work collaboratively with various parties and stakeholders to advance the regional supply chain, as well as in conjunction with […]

  • 9 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Project Updates, Supply Chain

    Eversource Energy expects to record an impairment charge of between USD 1.4 billion and USD 1.6 billion related to three offshore wind projects in the United States the company owns in partnership with Ørsted. The New England utility is currently in the process of divesting its 50 per cent ownership interest in three offshore wind […]

  • 22 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment

    OEG Renewables, part of OEG Energy Group Limited, has entered the US offshore wind market after signing a multi-year framework agreement with Ørsted. The multi-year agreement gives OEG Renewables’ topside division exclusivity for all temporary power scopes Ørsted have during commissioning on their projects. This agreement has begun immediately with the provision of temporary power […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Vessels

    Ørsted and the US shipbuilder Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) officially christened the first-ever US-built service operations vessel (SOV), ECO Edison, at the Port of New Orleans on 11 May. The construction of the vessel started in March 2022 at ECO’s shipyard in Louisiana, where ECO marked a 50-per cent completion milestone in April last year. […]

  • 16 April 2024
    Project Updates, Vessels

    The United States’ first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Charybdis, has been launched to water at Seatrium AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas. The vessel, which will be operated by Dominion Energy’s subsidiary Blue Ocean Energy Marine, was launched after the welding of the hull and the commissioning of the vessel’s four legs and related […]

  • 22 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The twelfth and final wind turbine has been installed at South Fork Wind, New York’s first offshore wind farm. A couple of days ago, South Fork Wind, the joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource Energy, said via social media that the final wind turbine set sail to the project site from the State Pier Terminal in New […]

  • 24 January 2024
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Tidal Transit, a supplier of purpose-design crew transfer vessels for the offshore wind industry, has begun the design and engineering phase of a project to deliver what the company claims to be the world’s first retrofit electric crew transfer vessel (E-CTV). Over the next 15 months, the UK-based company will retrofit a diesel-powered Mercurio 20-metre […]

  • 24 January 2024

    The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) has published EU Offshore Network Development Plans (ONDPs), the first comprehensive cross-border review of existing grid capacity and future offshore grid requirements at sea basin level. The plans could help to accelerate the expansion of offshore wind and facilitate the deployment of innovative grid solutions […]

  • 15 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Construction has been completed and all twelve wind turbines have been powered up at the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the US, the 132 MW South Fork Wind. The project has started delivering power to Long Island and the Rockaways, offshore New York, with commissioning in its final stage. “When I broke ground on […]

  • 25 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed an agreement with Eversouce to acquire the company’s 50 per cent share of the 924 MW Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm, a project that would deliver power to New York. The acquisition is subject to the successful award of Sunrise Wind in the ongoing New York fourth solicitation for offshore wind capacity, the […]

  • 28 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Four developers have submitted their bids in response to the combined Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island offshore wind solicitation with the tenders totalling 6.8 GW. The proposals were made by Avangrid Renewables, Ørsted, SouthCoast Wind Energy, and Vineyard Offshore. In October 2023, the three states signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind procurement, although […]

  • 8 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    On 29 November, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy directed the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to launch the fourth offshore wind solicitation in early 2024. New Jersey’s fourth solicitation project awards are expected in early 2025. The Governor’s action reaffirms the State’s commitment to achieving a 100 per cent clean energy economy by […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of Ørsted’s Sunrise Wind project. In the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), issued on 11 December, BOEM proposes an alternative layout for the offshore wind farm with fewer turbines. With the final EIS now released and set to be published in the […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Revolution Wind, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm serving Rhode Island and Connecticut, has secured the final approval needed from the US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to move the project toward the start of offshore construction. Revolution Wind, being developed by Ørsted and Eversource, has received approval of the project’s […]

  • 13 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    PGS has been awarded an offshore wind site characterization contract in Europe for an unnamed project. Mobilisation is scheduled for early July and the contract has a total duration of approximately two months. The project will be acquired with PGS’ ultra-high-resolution 3D (UHR3D) streamer, providing significantly more detailed subsurface data for shallower targets compared to […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Masdar have signed a contract with marine technology and data acquisition company, Ocean Infinity, for 3D ultra high-resolution seismic (UHRS) geophysical surveys at the Dogger Bank South (DBS) West offshore wind farm in the UK. Located over 100 kilometres off the northeastern coast of England, DBS will be split across two sites, DBS East […]

  • 1 December 2023
    Industry, Supply Chain

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published the “industry’s first” standard contract for transport and installation (T&I) works in offshore wind projects. The contract has been written to ensure a fairer allocation of risk, IMCA said. Building on the organisation’s contracting principles release in January, its publication comes on the heels of an IMCA-led […]

  • 29 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, Research & Development, Technology

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has unveiled its plans to establish a single organisation that will encompass technology, manufacturing, and global procurement to accelerate ramp-up and industrialisation. The company is merging its technology organisation (CTO) and manufacturing and global procurement organisation (COO) into one technology and operations organisation (CTOO). The new organisation will be headed […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Environment, R&D

    Ørsted and Eversource, developers of Connecticut’s first offshore wind farm, Revolution Wind, and UConn Avery Point launched a collaborative, multi-year fisheries research programme to study further the relationship between offshore wind farms and marine life.  Ørsted and Eversource have awarded a USD 1.25 million (approximately EUR 1.15 million) grant to UConn Avery Point to fund the […]

  • 24 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Offshore wind service provider CBED has signed a contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for their new service operations vessel, Wind Creation, which will join the commissioning of an offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The project will commence by the end of the second quarter of 2024 and run for the remainder of the […]

  • 7 March 2024
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Equinor and Polenergia have awarded RockWave a contract for subsurface data reprocessing for the 1,560 MW Bałtyk 1 offshore wind farm in Poland. The contract scope involves the reprocessing of sparker ultra-high resolution seismic (UHRS) data to create an optimised subsurface image. The new data will play a “crucial role” in upgrading the engineering ground […]

  • 6 February 2024
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Fugro has been awarded the geophysical survey contract for the development of the Doordewind offshore wind zone in the Netherlands. Fieldwork is planned to commence in April 2024 and will be conducted with Fugro’s geophysical vessel Fugro Pioneer. Onboard are customised digital streamers and processing technology that enable 2D ultra-ultra-high resolution (UUHR) surveys. Using proprietary […]