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  • 22 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    French cable maker Nexans has finalised a second US-based contract with Ørsted and Eversource to supply the export cable system for the Revolution Wind offshore wind farm. Located more than 15 miles south of the Rhode Island coast and 32 miles east of the Connecticut coast, the project will connect the wind farm to the […]

  • 30 August 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy and Management (BOEM) has issued the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Revolution Wind project offshore Rhode Island, developed by Ørsted and Eversource. The Notice of Availability for the Revolution Wind environmental analysis will be published in the Federal Register on 2 September, opening a 45-day public comment […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource are working with Boskalis for the foundation and offshore substations transportation and installation work for the joint venture’s South Fork Wind and Revolution Wind projects, as well as scour protection installation contracts for its Revolution Wind and Sunrise Wind projects. The contract for this work was finalized in late 2021. The more […]

  • 5 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    HeliService International has won the tender TenneT organised to procure helicopter services for its offshore converter platforms, as well as the offshore substations of wind farm operators, in Germany. According to the call for tenders issued in March, the contract will be in effect from 1 January 2023 until 31 March 2025, and includes an […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Ørsted and Eversource, developers of Connecticut’s first offshore wind farm, Revolution Wind, have entered a multi-year research partnership with a nonprofit organisation Mystic Aquarium to conduct studies of the effects of offshore wind turbines on marine mammals and sea turtles. “Developing more clean, renewable energy is critical in combatting the impacts of climate change on […]

  • 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. […]

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

    Rhode Island Energy, the state’s primary utility company, has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for offshore wind, targeting an additional 600 MW to 1,000 MW of capacity. Offshore wind project proposals by bidders will be due to Rhode Island Energy on 1 February 2023. In July, Governor McKee signed into law clean energy legislation […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway-based Ulmatec has secured a contract for the supply of a motion compensated gangway and logistics support systems for ECO Edison, the first-ever US-flagged Jones Act-compliant service operations vessel (SOV). The 32-metre motion compensated gangway has a 12-metre telescope compensation range, infinitely adjustable access height to the offshore wind turbines, an integrated elevator in the […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Authorities

    Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee has signed a bill that seeks to procure between 600 MW and 1 GW of newly developed offshore wind capacity. “Adding offshore wind clean energy capacity is essential for meeting our new 100 percent renewable energy by 2033 goal and our Act on Climate emissions reductions target. It will not […]

  • 27 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    A consortium led by Germany-based ONP Management and US-based Renewable Resources International has developed a Jones Act-compliant transport and installation vessel solution, named Feederdock, dedicated to addressing the US market. The Feederdock, which is based around a U-shaped crane vessel that can dock Jones Act Articulated Tug Barges (ATBs) before jacking up, features a 3,000-tonne […]

  • 8 June 2022
    Authorities

    The Rhode Island State Senate has approved the state’s new bill that facilitates procurement of further 600 MW of offshore wind capacity and removes incentives to which utilities are entitled under the existing law for signing long-term contracts with newly developed renewable energy projects. The bill (S 2583A), sponsored by Senator Dawn Euer at the […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    Only a single port on the island of Ireland, Belfast Harbour, is ready to be used to construct offshore wind farms according to a new National Ports Study published by Wind Energy Ireland at its Annual Offshore Wind Energy Conference in Dublin. The report, produced by Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions, is said to be the […]

  • 6 June 2022
    Authorities

    A new bill in Rhode Island, which will facilitate procuring further 600 MW of offshore wind capacity, could cut the costs for consumers as it removes incentives for which utility companies were entitled by signing long-term contracts with newly developed renewable energy projects. The bill, set to go before the State Senate on 7 June, […]

  • 8 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Construction works on the new offshore wind foundation factory in the UK, which will produce XXL monopiles, started on 7 July. The new facility, located at Redcar’s Teesworks, is being built by SeAH, a subsidiary of South Korea’s pipe manufacturer SeAH Steel Holdings, and will produce between 100 and 150 monopiles per year. The monopiles […]

  • 29 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Technology

    RWE and Tata Steel, the largest steelmaker in the UK, have committed to working together to support the delivery of floating wind structures in the Celtic Sea from Tata Steel’s South Wales facilities. The two companies will work together to identify the steel components that could be supplied from Tata Steel in floating wind technologies […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Eversource has initiated a strategic review of its offshore wind investment portfolio which could result in a potential sale of all or part of its 50 per cent interest in its offshore wind joint venture with Ørsted. The Massachusetts-headquartered Eversource expects to complete this review during 2022. If the recommended path forward […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Authorities

    The Colombian Government, through the Ministry of Mining and Energy and the General Maritime Directorate (DIMAR), has published a resolution with which it sets the country on the path of awarding its first offshore wind permits next year. The resolution defines the competitive process for granting concessions for maritime areas designated for offshore wind development […]

  • 12 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Seaway 7, part of the Subsea7 Group, plans to raise USD 650 million through the issuance of new equity and debt, primarily to finance its two newbuild vessels, Seaway Alfa Lift and Seaway Ventus. Both vessels are anticipated to be delivered during 2023 and to enter operations in the first half of 2024. In addition […]

  • 21 November 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A geophysical survey has commenced at the Oriel Wind Park project off County Louth in the Irish Sea. The ultra-high-resolution geophysical survey started in November and is expected to be completed by mid-December, subject to weather and operational constraints. The goal of the survey, which will be carried out by the shallow draft vessel Fastnet […]

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

    Mayflower Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, known as the Building Trades, for the onshore and offshore construction of its 1,200 MW SouthCoast offshore wind project. The MoU includes commitments to create jobs for local and diverse workers and to […]

  • 9 November 2022
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 8 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Green Rebel Marine will undertake a geophysical site survey campaign at the site of the Emerald floating offshore wind project in the North Celtic Sea, off the south coast of Ireland. The surveys will be conducted by the vessel Roman Rebel, using multibeam echosounders and ultra-high-resolution survey equipment, and will start on 13 July and […]

  • 5 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Manor Renewable Energy’s two StratCat 27 (SC27) crew transfer vessels (CTVs) have passed sea trials, said Strategic Marine, the Singaporean shipbuilder that built the vessel. The CTVs, ordered a few months ago, will soon be delivered to Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) after which they will support the company’s offshore operations in the UK, Europe, and […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has landed a significant contract for phase one of the Empire Wind offshore wind project developed by a 50/50 partnership between BP and Equinor. This contract follows the preferred supplier agreement signed in March 2021 and covers the design and manufacturing, as well as the laying and protection of export cables for the project. […]

  • 27 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa and South Korea’s Doosan Enerbility have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to investigate strategic cooperation within offshore wind power activities. The MoU, signed in Copenhagen, Denmark, covers investigations of potential collaboration between the two companies on several Korea-focused fronts. They are related to collaboration on large-scale offshore wind turbines, sharing of […]

  • 7 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Elektrownia Wiatrowa Baltica-3 and Elektrownia Wiatrowa Baltica-2 have issued a tender for a geophysical and 3D Ultra High-Resolution Seismic (UHRS) survey at the 2.5 GW Baltica 2 and Baltica 3 wind farms offshore Poland. The tender is divided into two separate lots. Lot 1 covers a 3D UHRS survey of locations deemed high risk for sub-surface boulders, […]