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  • 2 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have announced that they will join NorSea and Parkwind in a partnership dedicated to developing floating offshore wind projects in Norway. In doing so, the companies will further strengthen their consortium initially targeting the 1.5 GW Utsira Nord tender. The partners said that the group aims to participate when Norway realises […]

  • 10 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Odfjell Oceanwind and renewable energy developer Source Galileo’s Norwegian branch, Source Galileo Norge, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on developing floating offshore wind farms using Odfjell Oceanwind’s technology. The cooperation will target wind farms for the electrification of oil and gas installations, the Utsira Nord seabed development, and selected floating wind […]

  • 11 January 2023

    Odfjell Oceanwind and renewable energy developer Source Galileo’s Norwegian branch, Source Galileo Norge, have confirmed they will bid in the upcoming tender in Norway for the Utsira Nord area, deemed most suitable for floating wind technology, where they plan to build their UtsiraVIND project. The two companies partnered last year, after signing a memorandum of understanding […]

  • 22 December 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Deep Wind Offshore and EDF Renewables, who announced their joint bids in the upcoming tenders in Norway back last year, have enter into agreements with Westcon Yards and the Port of Karmsund to explore cooperation opportunities in floating wind. The Deep Wind Offshore-EDF Renewables partnership is expected to bid for both areas that will be […]

  • 9 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mainstream Renewable Power, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft have signed a memorandum of understanding with Aker Solutions, in Norway to collaborate on floating offshore wind at Utsira Nord. Mainstream, majority-owned by Aker Horizons, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft are in a consortium to pursue an application to develop floating wind power at the Utsira Nord license area […]

  • 6 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Norwegian government aims to tender Utsira Nord and the first phase of the Southern North Sea (Sørlige Nordsjø II) offshore wind areas by the end of the first quarter of 2023, according to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, which has now issued frameworks for the tendering processes and opened consultation. Commenting on the […]

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

    Deep Wind Offshore has secured site exclusivity for gigawatt-scale wind development in the Southern Sea offshore South Korea. A few months ago, the Norwegian developer signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with East West Power to collaborate on four projects totalling more than 4 GW of floating and bottom-fixed offshore wind in South Korea. After […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power, BP and Statkraft have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Windport in Mandal, Norway, as part of their bid to develop an offshore wind project at the Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II; SN2) area. According to the developers, Windport, a subsidiary of Global Ocean Technology, is building a port […]

  • 10 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has awarded contracts to the companies Fugro and Enviros to map the shallowest strata under the seabed with the objective of locating sites that are best suited for the placement of wind turbines. Fugro has been awarded the contract for the Sørlige Nordsjø II area, while Enviros will map Utsira […]

  • 20 February 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Innovation, Research & Development

    The Norwegian Marine Energy Test Center (METCentre) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Portugal-based WavEC to collaborate on offshore wind development. The MoU was signed after Norway’s offshore wind organisation, Norwegian Offshore Wind, visited the Portuguese government and industry representatives earlier this month. Norwegian Offshore Wind represents more than 360 companies and is […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    This year is set to be one of the busiest for offshore wind developers and governments around the world as a multitude of new sites are scheduled to be awarded for offshore wind farm construction. From the much longer list of auctions coming up in 2023, each bearing national and/or global significance, is bringing […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Industry, Infrastructure, R&D, Technology, Technology

    Odfjell Oceanwind has launched the Deepsea Star™ harsh environment floating wind foundation designed to support wind turbines with a capacity of 15 MW and more. The Deepsea Star™ is a column-stabilised, semi-submersible steel design with centre wind turbine tower, designed to take the weights and loads from the 15 MW turbines which will become available […]

  • 16 December 2022
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    RWE has signed a letter of intent with WindSpider, a Norwegian-based company that is developing a new modular self-erecting crane system for the offshore wind market. To improve operability and scalability for turbine installation as well as major component replacements, the WindSpider solution uses the tower of the wind turbine as part of the crane. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Sandbrook Capital, a private investment firm headquartered in Connecticut, US, has acquired a majority stake in Havfram and has committed USD 250 million (NOK 2.65 billion) of equity capital to the Norwegian offshore wind services provider. Havfram will use the new capital to build a fleet of vessels for the installation of offshore wind turbines […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    Norwegian renewable energy developers Vårgrønn and Å Energi, together with UK-based Corio Generation have entered into a partnership dedicated to developing sustainable offshore wind in Norway. The consortium will operate under the Brigg Vind brand, which was launched in the lead-up to the first Norwegian offshore wind tenders expected to open later this month. “Brigg […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Eni’s energy transition business Plenitude and the Norwegian energy investor HitecVision, has completed the acquisition of Plenitude’s stake in the three phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. As reported in June, Vårgrønn signed an agreement with Plenitude to acquire 20 per cent interest in […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    BP and Deep Wind Offshore have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind opportunities in South Korea. As part of their agreement, bp has acquired a 55 per cent stake in Deep Wind Offshore’s early-stage offshore wind portfolio, which includes four projects across the Korean peninsula with a potential generating capacity of up to […]

  • 12 December 2022

    Norwegian offshore wind services company Havfram has confirmed that its first vessel is now under construction, following the execution of a shipbuilding contract with CIMC-Raffles in China. The NG20000X self-propelled jack-up is equipped with a 3,250-ton crane and the latest battery hybrid drive train technology designed to reduce carbon emissions per MW installed by over […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Collaboration, Infrastructure, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    The amount of ocean space occupied by installations will grow five-fold by 2050, driven by offshore wind, which will account for 80 per cent of stationary infrastructure at sea by midcentury, followed by aquaculture (13 per cent) and oil and gas (5 per cent), according to DNV. Whilst ocean space is plentiful, industrial activity will […]

  • 14 October 2022
    Business & Finance

    The original article published on 14 October has been updated following the news that BP has qualified as an eligible bidder for the first offshore wind lease sale in California. BP is advertising a new opening in its offshore wind business, this time looking for the Head of Floating Offshore Wind, who will develop and lead […]

  • 29 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    RWE Renewables, Equinor, and Hydro REIN have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Windport to explore port opportunities in the Mandal area in Norway if the consortium wins the upcoming Sørlige Nordsjø II offshore wind farm tender. As previously reported, the 3 GW of fixed-bottom capacity at the Sørlige Nordsjø II zone will be […]

  • 19 August 2022
    Business & Finance

    After establishing a consortium to develop offshore wind projects in Norway in 2021, TotalEnergies, Iberdrola, and Norsk Havvind have now officially announced the consortium’s name: Skjoldblad. The three companies joined forces in November 2021 with a goal to respond to the Norwegian 4.5 GW Utsira Nord and Sørlige Nordsjø II tenders for the development of […]

  • 25 August 2022
    Business & Finance

    DEME Offshore and Havfram have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly offer construction services to the offshore wind farm sector in Norway, starting with projects to be selected through the upcoming lease auction for the Sørlige Nordsjø II area. The companies say they plan to play an important role in the Norwegian offshore […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian offshore wind developer Deep Wind Offshore has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with East West Power to collaborate on four projects totalling more than 4GW of floating and bottom fixed offshore wind in South Korea.     “The complementary capabilities of our companies create a solid foundation for successfully developing the projects to benefit the energy […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    Eni’s energy transition unit Plenitude and HitecVision have agreed to expand their Norwegian renewable energy company, Vårgrønn. The partners’ joint ambition is to build Vårgrønn into a material full-cycle offshore wind player, targeting 5 GW of installed and sanctioned offshore wind capacity by 2030, with a focus on key Northern European markets. ”With this agreement, […]