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  • 18 September 2023
    Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Suomen Hyötytuuli has launched Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for turbine foundations for the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm extension project in Finland. Suomen Hyötytuuli is developing an extension to Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm on the west coast of Finland. The foundations of the first turbines will be built at 40 and 25 metres of water […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    Bladt Industries has started work on its new manufacturing facility in Denmark to cater offshore wind substation projects in the pipeline. The Danish company said that major excavation work is underway at its site in Aalborg, Denmark. Together with the Port of Aalborg, Bladt Industries is piloting the foundations that will eventually lay the foundation […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Last month, RWE and its project partners submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Rampion 2 offshore wind farm in the UK. The Planning Inspectorate accepted the application for examination on 7 September and will start the examination process within three months. Also in this article: The process at the Planning […]

  • 3 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Ziton has entered into new strategic agreements with the wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa, extending the current charter contract it has with the company and signing a new charter for another jack-up vessel. The current charter agreement for the vessel Wind Enterprise will be extended for four and a half years, keeping the vessel busy […]

  • 6 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Finland-headquartered Konecranes has won a contract to supply four electrical overhead cranes to Siemens Gamesa’s offshore nacelle plant in Taichung Taiwan. The cranes will support the entire material handling of the site’s broadened production scope, with lifting capacities of up to 400 tonnes. The order was booked in the first quarter of 2023 and installation […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Hitachi Energy and the Danish renewable energy developer, Ørsted, have extended their long-standing collaboration for offshore wind farms for three more years. Under the extended framework agreement, Hitachi Energy will continue to support Ørsted’s global offshore wind farms. At a visit to Hitachi Energy’s factory in Ludvika in Sweden, Ørsted’s country head of Sweden, Sebastian […]

  • 12 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Baltic Workboats (BWB) and Damen Shipyards have signed a partnership agreement for a programme of building Damen’s popular crew transfer vessel (CTV), the Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, at BWB’s facility on Saaremaa Island in Estonia. The FCS 2710 is a versatile vessel and those built by BWB will undertake a range of duties in […]

  • 28 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry, Ports & Logistics

    The following article is a guest post by Kristin Carman, PMP, REP – Offshore Project and Permit Manager DNV Energy USA, Inc. Offshore wind (OSW) development in the Gulf of Mexico (the Gulf) is an opportunity that has, arguably, received less focus than East and West Coast prospects, and one which some in the industry […]

  • 6 September 2023
    Business development, Contribution, Environment, Project Updates, Technology, Vessels, Wind Turbines

    The next step in zero-emission wind farm operationsWith continuously growing energy demands, the need for renewable offshore wind energy is also on the rise. Currently, wind farms are maintained by technicians using Service Operations Vessels (SOVs). These SOVs serve as warehouses, workshops, transportation and accommodation for all the technicians onboard. In the areas where green […]

  • 12 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Wind Farm Update

    The North Falls and Five Estuaries offshore wind projects, both extensions to existing offshore wind farms, have signed what is called a “good neighbour agreement” with regard to their connections to the UK grid. The agreement enables closer liaison, information sharing and joint planning, and is a result of feedback gathered through public consultation, which […]

  • 4 May 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    Energy UK has warned that the forthcoming Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction will fall well short of delivering the expansion of offshore wind needed to hit the UK government’s 2030 50 GW target. The CfD scheme has played a vital role in the UK’s world-leading expansion of clean energy, in particular offshore wind, driving down […]

  • 12 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Prysmian Group has signed a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the German-Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT to provide nearshore cable inspection, maintenance, and repair services for TenneT’s HVDC and HVAC submarine power cables in the North Sea. The agreement will be fulfilled in partnership with N-Sea, a Dutch integrated subsea solutions service provider specialised […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero has granted development consent to RWE’s Awel y Môr offshore wind project off the North Wales Coast. The application was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for consideration by Awel y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited on 20 April 2022 and accepted for examination on […]

  • 31 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Skyborn Renewables and its partners in the Yunneng Wind Power consortium that owns the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan have signed an extended financing agreement to complete the construction of the 640 MW offshore wind farm. The project is now on track for completion according to an amended installation schedule. The news comes after […]

  • 20 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    After recently awarding EUR 23 billion worth of contracts for eleven offshore grid connections, the German-Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has now signed a new, EUR 7 billion contract with a consortium of Siemens Energy and Dragdos Offshore for three more such projects in Germany. Under a framework agreement with TenneT, the Siemens Energy-Dragados […]

  • 28 June 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Vessels

    Blåvinge, a consortium comprising Fred. Olsen Seawind, Hafslund and Ørsted, has launched a pilot project that aims to explore whether installation vessels for floating offshore wind, and in particular anchor handling vessels, can use green ammonia as an energy carrier for maritime operations. The goal of the project, initiated under the Green Shipping Programme (GSP), […]

  • 14 August 2023
    Business development, Technology

    The Vestas V236-15.0 MW™ prototype offshore wind turbine has set a world record for the most power output by a single wind turbine in a 24-hour period, producing 363 megawatt-hours in that time span, the Danish wind turbine manufacturer said. The prototype was installed at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Technology

    If you ask which is the Plate Rolling Line supplier in Taiwan for Wind Energy components, you will get only one answer: DAVI. The presence of DAVI in the Taiwanese Wind Energy industry is testified by the 14 Plate Rolls currently in operation in the country. The Taiwanese Wind Energy sector has been facing a […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Avangrid which is building the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the US, has signed an agreement with the US company ThayerMahan for a pilot programme to deploy and test a secondary bubble curtain during the installation of foundations. A bubble curtain mitigates noise […]

  • 9 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Correll Group, Electrical Engineering Division has secured a contract with Prysmian Powerlink for the testing and terminations of the 66 kV inter-array cables and offshore substation topside on the GodeWind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms in Germany. The project will be completed in three phases, said the Correll Group. The first […]

  • 16 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables is calling on European governments and regulators and internationally to make greater use of non-price criteria (NPC) in offshore wind energy auctions, whether for seabed or for contracts for difference (CfD). The renewable energy company said that the use of non-price criteria in auctions for new offshore wind can help support a sustainable […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Wind Farm Update

    The South Australian (SA) government has rejected a proposal by Skyborn Renewables and Australis Energy for an offshore wind farm to be built off the state’s coast and has also submitted a document to the federal government in which it expresses its opposition to the Southern Ocean offshore wind development zone being in the state’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    French transmission system operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has issued a contract notice seeking contractors to perform unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey for the connection of the AO6 Méditerranée and AO7 Oléron offshore wind farms. Through this contract notice, RTE’s objective is to contractualise the performance of UXO survey services necessary for the connection of […]

  • 30 May 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology

    European global offshore wind developer Parkwind has teamed up with Beach Energy to compete for a licence to develop offshore wind projects in the Bass Strait off the coast of Gippsland in Victoria, Australia. The bid was submitted as part of the Commonwealth Government’s process for granting offshore electricity infrastructure feasibility licences for potential offshore […]

  • 4 July 2023
    Business development, Equipment, Industry, Infrastructure, Innovation, R&D, Technology

    EDF Renewables and Deep Wind Offshore are cooperating with Moreld Ocean Wind for the floating solution at the offshore wind development on Utsira Nord in the Norwegian North Sea. EDF Renewables has been working with Deep Wind Offshore on the first offshore wind projects in Norway since 2021. This work includes producing a competitive bid […]