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  • 18 August 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    Star of the South, Australia’s most advanced offshore wind project, has identified five ports that have the potential and/or capabilities to support the proposed offshore wind farm. For two of the ports, Star of the South has confirmed that they will play important roles in the offshore wind farm’s construction and operation. The developer says […]

  • 28 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch geo-data specialist company Fugro has been awarded a contract to perform a geotechnical site investigation, which is set to kick in this weekend, for Australia’s first offshore wind farm, Star of the South. The geotechnical site investigation is partly funded by the Victorian Government through the Energy Innovation Fund with a USD 19.5 million […]

  • 19 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy has signed a multi-million-dollar deal to start environmental surveys in the Bass Strait region in Australia despite licences for potential offshore wind projects not being awarded until later this year. Flotation Energy signed a USD 22 million contract with RPS to commence its two-and-a-half-year programme of environmental surveys for the 1.5 GW Seadragon […]

  • 11 April 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    VicGrid, a new body established by the government of the Australian state of Victoria that coordinates the overarching planning and development of the state’s renewable energy zones (REZ), has initiated early consultation on new transmission connections for offshore wind with an aim to select preferred transmission options or concepts by the end of this year. […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Equis Development, a Singapore-based renewable energy developer, have established a 50/50 consortium for offshore wind development in Australia, where they now plan to submit a bid for a feasibility license for an offshore wind farm project in Gippsland. In a press release issued on 3 April, the new offshore wind partners said […]

  • 21 August 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Elanora Offshore, a consortium comprising EnergyAustralia, KIMAenergy, Boskalis, Respect Energy, and Polpo Investments, has unveiled its plans to build a 5 GW wind farm off the Gippsland coast, Australia’s first declared offshore wind zone. According to the project’s website, the 5 GW Elanora offshore wind farm would create over 3,000 direct jobs during the construction […]

  • 8 March 2023
    Business & Finance

    Three former members of the Star of the South project’s executive team have launched a consultancy company focused on offshore wind and are now recruiting with an aim to grow the team to more than ten people by the end of this year. The company, named Energise Renewables, has been founded in Melbourne by Naomi […]

  • 16 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Infrastructure, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Victorian Energy and Resources Minister Lily D’Ambrosio has released the Victorian Offshore Wind Energy Implementation Statement 2 which sets out how this Australian State will leverage industry-led investment in offshore wind for the first tranche of projects that will deliver at least 2 GW by 2032. The strategy confirms the location of the Victorian Renewable […]

  • 31 May 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    EDF Renewables Ireland has entered into a partnership with Simply Blue Group to develop the Western Star and Emerald floating offshore wind projects. The 50:50 joint venture partners will now seek to progress the two projects to meet the Irish Government’s targets to have 2 GW of floating wind in development by 2030. According to […]

  • 13 April 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Furgo, using its vessel Fugro Explorer, will perform a geotechnical survey campaign at the SouthCoast Wind lease area offshore Massachusetts, formerly known as Mayflower Wind, where the joint venture between Shell and Ocean Winds plans to install up to 2.4 GW of offshore wind capacity. A geophysical site investigation is also scheduled to start soon. […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine components for the South Fork Wind Farm, New York’s first offshore wind farm, have started coming into New London ahead of the installation at the project site that is expected to start later this summer. Ørsted shared photos of the first shipment of wind turbine blades arriving on board United Heavy Lift’s cargo […]

  • 28 July 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Environment, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Anma Offshore Wind has completed the final Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in relation to its 532 MW offshore wind farm, in consultation with South Korea’s Ministry of Environment. This is the result of a 15-month-long consultation process which began with the submission of the draft EIA in April 2022. With the final EIA consultation completed, […]

  • 25 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain

    SK ecoplant has been selected as the preferred supplier for the transportation and installation of jacket foundations at the Anma offshore wind farm in South Korea. Under the preferred supplier agreement, SK ecoplant will carry out the transportation and installation of 38 jackets to the project’s offshore construction site some 40 kilometres west of the […]

  • 4 April 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has completed its review of critical design and installation reports for the South Fork Wind project, clearing the way for the start of turbine construction offshore Rhode Island and New York. This will be the first commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project to start turbine construction in […]

  • 6 June 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    SouthCoast Wind, the developer of an offshore wind lease area off the coast of Massachusetts, has started discussions with this US state’s representatives and utilities to terminate its existing Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) citing ”material and unforeseen supply chain and financing cost increases affecting the whole offshore wind industry.” The SouthCoast Wind, a 2.4 GW […]

  • 7 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    South Korean subsea cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has been selected as the preferred bidder for the supply of subsea cables for the country’s 400 MW Shinanwui offshore wind project, being developed by Hanwha Engineering & Construction. The Shinanwui (Sinan Ui) offshore wind farm will be built in the southeastern sea area of ​​the Ui-Do island, in Sinan […]

  • 7 August 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has launched construction of the US offshore wind industry’s first-ever mini-crew transfer vessel (CTV), designed by Chartwell Marine. Set to begin operating in the summer of 2024 for Ørsted and their US-based joint venture partner, Eversource Energy, the CTV will simultaneously accompany the launch of ECO Edison, the first American-built service […]

  • 16 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The onshore cable system for the South Fork Wind, New York’s first offshore wind farm under construction, has been completed. Crews have demobilized all equipment from the project’s cable route and completed restoration, including “edge to edge” repaving of the Town roads and reseeding of the grassy shoulders, Ørsted and Eversource, the owners and developers […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, and Energia Renewables have formed a partnership to develop offshore wind projects in Ireland, with the potential to deliver up to 1.8 GW of new capacity by 2030. The partnership said that it will initially focus on Ireland’s south and east coasts, where Energia Renewables have […]

  • 11 August 2023
    Business development, Environment, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 and Finland’s Ålandsbanken Fondbolag have completed underwater nature field surveys of two of its Noatun offshore wind projects near Åland in the Baltic Sea. The project team said it had used innovative methods to explore the underwater environment where the Noatun Norra (Noatun North) and Noatun Södra (Noatun South) offshore wind projects are planned. According […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The subsea export cable for the South Fork wind farm offshore New York has now been installed, according to an update Eversource Energy posted on social media. The installation work, carried out by the Belgian company DEME using its dual-fuel cable laying vessel Living Stone, started in February with seabed preparation which included relocating boulders from […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    The Netherlands-based Sif Group has signed the final agreement with GS Entec to provide support to the South Korean company with manufacturing foundations for the Asian market. The two companies inked a framework agreement for a strategic partnership in July last year. Under the agreement, Sif grants GS a ten-year mutual exclusive license for the Asian region […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Offshore Wind Consultants, an ABL Group company headquartered in London, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of the shares of Denmark-based offshore wind consultancy, Delta Wind Partners (DWP). The acquisition, expected to close in the third quarter, is said to expand OWC’s technical offering in wind turbines and in consultancy at […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed six new contracts in the US offshore wind market for 2023, 2024, and 2025. In the coming year, Ampelmann’s motion-compensated gangway will assist in the hook-up, cabling, and commissioning of turbines on Vineyard Wind and South Fork Wind offshore wind farms, two of the first commercial-scale wind […]

  • 13 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 has entered a conditional agreement with EEW Special Pipe Constructions (SPC) for the delivery of monopile foundations for two of the offshore wind farms OX2 is developing in Sweden together with Ingka Investments. According to the agreement, EEW SPC will deliver up to 230 monopile foundations to the offshore wind farms Galatea-Galene and Triton […]

  • 30 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 and Ingka Investments have entered into a conditional agreement with NKT for the delivery and installation of export power cables for two wind farm projects offshore Sweden. Under the agreement, NKT’s facility in Karlskrona, Sweden, will deliver the cables for the recently awarded Galene project. The agreement also covers the Triton offshore wind farm. […]