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  • 11 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics

    Australian Minister for the Environment and Water, Tanya Plibersek, has rejected the application for the Victorian Renewable Energy Terminal submitted by the Port of Hastings Corporation, which plans to establish the terminal at the Old Tyabb Reclamation Area (OTRA), located within an existing port zone. In this article: The proposed terminal is planned to serve as […]

  • 1 May 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Australian government has awarded the first feasibility licences for offshore wind projects to six wind farms proposed to be built offshore Gippsland in Victoria, with a further six licences expected to be awarded, subject to First Nations consultation. The total capacity of Australia’s first six offshore wind projects to receive feasibility licences is around […]

  • 12 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    A new quay in the UK’s Tees Valley that will support SeAH Wind’s new XXL monopile manufacturing facility is set to be operational in early summer 2024. Construction work on the first 450-metre phase of the South Bank Heavy Lift Quay, which started in 2021, is now complete, according to Teesworks Ltd, a private-public partnership […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbine has been installed at the South Fork Wind Farm offshore New York. The first of South Fork Wind’s twelve Siemens Gamesa wind turbines was hoisted into place by the offshore construction team at the project site 35 miles off Montauk, New York. First approved by the Long Island […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates

    Wando Geumil Offshore Wind, the company developing the 600 MW Wando Geumil offshore wind farm in South Korea, whose majority shareholder is KOEN (Korea South-East Power Company), has awarded a contract for operations & maintenance (O&M) strategy consultancy services to Yooshin Engineering Corporation. Yooshin has subcontracted Pondera Consult to support the work that aims to […]

  • 7 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    All monopiles have been installed at Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm in Germany. Furthermore, 10 out of 12 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbines have been installed at Ørsted and Eversource’s South Fork Wind Farm offshore New York. Ørsted has unveiled that all monopiles have been installed at the 253 MW Gode Wind […]

  • 16 April 2024
    Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has selected DNV to provide verification services for FEED (Front-End Engineering and Design) of the substation for the 750 MW Firefly/Bandibuli floating wind farm in South Korea. Announcing the contract for the South Korean project, DNV said that designing and installing floating substations present distinct challenges, including the need for high-voltage dynamic cables and […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Jobs & Recruitment

    South Korea’s SeAH Wind has started its large-scale drive to recruit for positions including welders, platers, roll bending machine operatives, mechanical and electrical technicians, supervisors, and general operatives for its XXL monopile manufacturing facility on Teesworks, the UK. Applications will be accepted via the company’s dedicated recruitment website where individuals can sign up for job […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Cables, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the onshore cable route for RWE’s offshore wind farm Thor has started near the onshore substation located south of Lemvig, Denmark. The activities, scheduled to be underway from mid-April until the end of October, are starting with horizontal directional drilling under the dune and a field immediately south of Tuskær. The landfall work, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Principle Power’s WindFloat, PelaStar, Technip Energies’ INO15, Stiesdal’s Tetra Triple-One, and Esteyco’s WHEEL floating wind platforms are the winners of the second phase of the FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize in the United States, set up to support technologies that can facilitate mass production and deployment of floating wind turbines. Each of the five […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates

    The New York City Public Design Commission (PDC) has approved Equinor’s design for the offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) building that the developer of the Empire Wind projects plans to build at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT). The O&M base would be New York’s first-ever purpose-built facility of this kind, according to Equinor. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    EEW Korea Heavy Pipe Construction (EEW KHPC) has loaded out the first twelve pin piles for the jacket foundations that will be installed at the Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The first batch of pin piles, whose load-out took place at the quayside in the port of Gwangyang on 31 January, will soon […]

  • 22 March 2024
    Business development, Environment, Floating Wind, Innovation, Technology

    After completing the first full-year bird survey in Norway using the AI bird-tracking technology developed by the Norwegian start-up Spoor, Deep Wind Offshore will introduce the technology to the Swedish and South Korean offshore wind markets. Spoor has been tracking birds at the Utsira Nord floating wind area in Norway on behalf of Deep Wind […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has signed an agreement with UAE’s Masdar as a partner for its 3 GW Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind projects in the UK. The partners acknowledged the signing of the new partnership during a ceremony at COP28 in Dubai. Masdar will acquire a 49 per cent stake in the landmark renewables projects while […]

  • 24 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    The Danish Energy Agency has tasked Energinet with undertaking site conditions assessments for the development of five future offshore wind farm areas within the Danish EEZ, namely North Sea I, Hesselø South, Kriegers Flak II North, Kriegers Flak II South, and Kattegat. The metocean conditions assessment will result in a report for each area, which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Environment, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has approved the feasibility study report for the Lillebælt Syd (Lillebælt South) offshore wind farm, a 160 MW project being developed by European Energy and SONFOR (formerly Sønderborg Forsyning). On 7 February, the DEA approved the feasibility study report for the 160 MW nearshore wind farm, which consists of an […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vesterhav Nord (North) offshore wind farm, owned by Vattenfall, started producing power on 16 February, joining its sister park Vesterhav Syd, which began generating electricity in January 2024. Vesterhav Nord is part of Vattenfall’s 344 MW Vesterhav duo, whose 168 MW Vesterhav Syd (South) has been feeding power into the Danish grid since January. The […]

  • 4 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has completed its acquisition of a 49 per cent shareholding in the 3 GW Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind project in the UK. RWE will lead the project’s development, construction, and operation with a 51 per cent stake over the entire term. Masdar and RWE signed an agreement to join forces on […]

  • 16 January 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Planning & Permitting, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 and Ingka Investments have submitted a permit application under the act of Sweden’s Exclusive Economic Zone to build the Neptunus offshore energy hub off the coast of Blekinge, in the south of Sweden. The Neptunus offshore energy hub is planned to comprise up to 207 wind turbines with a maximum height of 420 metres […]

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

    All 21 wind turbines at Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Nord (North) offshore wind farm have delivered the first power and the 176 MW project is now connected to the Danish electricity grid. However, the blades on a single unit have been temporarily taken down for repairs after sustaining damage during the preparation of the offshore wind farm. […]

  • 15 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Green Hydrogen, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X, Research & Development

    RWE and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Hyundai E&C), a subsidiary of South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in the field of offshore wind and green hydrogen. The partners said they will work together to jointly develop offshore wind projects in South Korea in line with the country’s […]