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  • 30 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Irish energy provider and renewable energy developer, Energia Renewables, has finished seabed surveys for the South Irish Sea offshore wind project, located off the coast of Wexford and Wicklow. The geotechnical and geophysical surveys, carried out over several months between April and October 2022, following the granting of a Foreshore Licence in 2021, measured important […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ireland-headquartered Energia Group has appointed Danish engineering company Ramboll to support the development of its North Celtic Sea and South Irish Sea offshore wind farms. Surveys examining the seabed conditions have been ongoing throughout 2022 and are now nearing completion and the data gathered from them will be used for the design and consenting processes which are […]

  • 17 November 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Irish energy provider Energia Renewables has finished seabed surveys for the North Celtic Sea offshore wind project, located off the coast of Waterford, Ireland. Following the award of a Foreshore Licence in September 2021, the geophysical and geotechnical surveys started in April 2022 and were completed in October. Green Rebel carried out the geophysical surveys at the […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to kick off a geotechnical site survey campaign at the North Celtic Sea and South Irish Sea offshore wind projects at the end of July. Supply vessel Fugro Voyager is in charge of carrying out the work which will include a downhole cone penetration test (CPT) and continuous sampling boreholes with geophysical […]

  • 15 July 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Infinity has started a geophysical survey campaign at the South Irish Sea offshore wind farm in Ireland, off the coasts of Wexford and south Wicklow. The survey, which is carried out by the vessel Northern Maria, will last until 30 August, subject to weather conditions. For the survey, Ocean Infinity will utilise a multibeam […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A geotechnical site investigation campaign is set to begin at the proposed North Irish Sea Array (NISA) wind farm area offshore Ireland. The campaign will involve the deployment of seabed borehole drilling and Cone Penetration Test (CPT) equipment from a survey vessel at specific locations within the NISA offshore wind farm area. The geotechnical survey, […]

  • 17 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) fund Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S (CI IV) and Statkraft have signed an agreement which will see CIP acquiring 50 per cent in Statkraft’s offshore wind portfolio in Ireland. Under the deal, the financial terms of which have not been disclosed, CIP will hold half of the stake in up to 2.2 […]

  • 4 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    COWI has been selected by Statkraft as Owner’s Engineer for the North Irish Sea Array (NISA) offshore wind farm. The company will support Statkraft in preparing an auction application for the first offshore competition under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (ORESS-1) in Ireland. COWI’s scope of work will include foundation concept design, electrical design, construction, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    An unmanned surface vessel (USV) survey is set to begin this month at the Braymore Wind Park site located offshore Ireland. Trial operations of remotely piloted XOcean USVs will take place in the Balbriggan and Drogheda Bay area during September and October for approximately six weeks, subject to weather and operational constraints. The vessels will […]

  • 30 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A geophysical survey campaign has started at the project site of SSE Renewables’ Braymore Wind Park in the north Irish Sea. The campaign will involve the deployment of towed equipment from survey vessels and is expected to be completed by early November 2022, subject to weather and operational constraints. The survey, being conducted by two […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK shipping, navigation, and maritime risk consultancy, NASH Maritime, has been appointed as a lead shipping and navigation consultant for the 1 GW Shelmalere offshore wind farm in Ireland. NASH Maritime, a part of the marine EIA team of Fehily Timoney and Company, Intertek, and MarineSpace, has been commissioned to undertake early design and development […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    BP and Energie Baden-Wüerttemberg AG (EnBW) have contracted ABPmer to provide detailed metocean design data for the Morgan and Mona offshore wind projects in the eastern Irish Sea. According to ABPmer, the company will use its local oceanographic and marine physical process expertise to build and calibrate bespoke numerical hydrodynamic and spectral wave models for […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    At the end of this month, offshore surveys will start at two wind farm sites off Ireland: Arklow Bank and North Irish Sea Array. For the Arklow Bank project, DEME’s Neptune will be deployed off the Wicklow coast for a geotechnical survey that will be taking place until the end of August, subject to weather […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Irish floating offshore wind specialist Simply Blue Group has unveiled plans for two multi-gigawatt projects in Sweden. The 2 GW Skidbladner floating wind project is located 100 kilometres South-East of Stockholm and the 2.75 GW Herkules project is approximately 60 kilometres Southeast of the Island of Gotland. ”Floating wind has an important role to play […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Energia Group has selected surveying and data services company Green Rebel to carry out geophysical surveys for its proposed North Celtic Sea offshore wind farm off the coast of Waterford, Ireland. Energia’s up to 800 MW North Celtic Sea project is one of the most advanced offshore wind projects in Ireland, the company said. The […]

  • 22 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The management of Ireland’s Rosslare Europort has announced plans to transform the port into Ireland’s Offshore Renewable Energy Hub, with an investment into realising the project estimated at EUR 200 million. The plan involves establishing the port, its hinterland, and the south-east region as an Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub, which could create up to […]

  • 12 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has won a contract with BP and EnBW to carry out a geotechnical site investigation campaign at the Morgan and Mona offshore wind projects in the Irish Sea. Fieldwork will run from May to September at the site located approximately 30 kilometres off the coast of North Wales and North West England in an area known […]

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

    SSE Renewables plans to commission the Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 in 2028 and not in 2025 as initially planned as the developer confirmed that it plans to apply for a Maritime Area Consent (MAC) for the project under Ireland’s new consenting regime. The decision by SSE Renewables to transfer Phase 2 of Arklow […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    ESB has applied for a foreshore licence for site investigation works in an area offshore Ireland where it plans to build a wind farm with an installed capacity of between 700 MW and 800 MW. The site is located to the south of County Waterford and to the southeast of County Cork. There, ESB plans […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Irish marine and aerial survey company Ondine has been awarded aerial baseline and geophysical investigation survey contracts for the Lir Offshore Array located off the east coast of Ireland. Survey works commenced in March 2022, utilising the multipurpose vessel Kommandor Iona and the Ondine Aer, Ondine said. Lir Offshore Array will comprise around 200 wind […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Irish government has granted Statkraft a foreshore licence for site investigation in waters off Ireland where the company plans to build a 530 MW offshore wind farm. The developer submitted an application for the licence in December 2019, requesting approval to undertake site investigations at the project site located off the coasts of County […]

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

    SSE Renewables has called on the Irish Government to expand its renewable energy ambition and increase its current 5 GW target of installed offshore wind energy by 2030. Speaking at the Irish Renewable Energy Summit at Croke Park, Dublin, the company’s Director of Development Maria Ryan said the offshore wind was key to addressing the […]

  • 15 February 2012

    RWE Innogy, a German power company, has confirmed a six-month delay for two new ‘Seabreeze’ wind turbine installation ships. Built at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding yard, the vessels are to be used for the North Sea and Irish Sea windfarm installations. Hans Bunting, RWE’s CFO said: “There were quality problems with the hydraulic jack-up system […]

  • 15 April 2021
    Authorities

    Irish Government is working on a new maritime planning bill that would remove the regulative and administrative challenges present under the current act and allow for faster realisation of offshore wind projects. The Maritime Area Planning (MAP) Bill will also establish a new agency, the Maritime Area Regulatory Authority (MARA), to regulate development in Ireland’s Maritime […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has agreed to take a majority stake in DP Energy’s 3 GW offshore wind pipeline in Ireland, marking the Spanish energy company’s entry into the Irish offshore wind market. The projects are located in three clusters on the east, west, and south coasts of Ireland, of which some will be eligible for the forthcoming […]