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  • 6 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has completed its geotechnical campaign for the 100 MW Erebus Test and Demonstration floating offshore wind project in Wales. The surveys, led by the Dutch geo-data specialist Fugro, included the acquisition of sub-seabed data using borehole, vibrocore, and cone penetration test techniques utilising […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Neoenergia, Iberdrola’s renewable energy development arm in Brazil, and the Rio Grande do Norte Government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore the development of offshore wind projects. The MoU was signed 14th edition of Brazil Windpower and the ceremony was attended by Neoenergia’s director of Hydraulics and Offshore, Marcelo Lopes, and the governor of […]

  • 12 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Innovation, Technology

    Bedrock, the US-based developer of a portable autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) for offshore wind surveys, has secured USD 25.5 million in a Series A funding round, bringing its total funding to date to USD 33.5 million and the technology a step closer to commercial use. The company says it will use the funds to bring […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Welsh Government has granted consent for the country’s first floating offshore wind farm located 40 kilometres off the coast of Pembrokeshire. Project Erebus will feature seven next-generation 14 MW turbines on floating platforms, providing enough renewable energy to power 93,000 homes. Erebus is part of a first phase of a 4 GW renewable energy […]

  • 23 February 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has secured a marine license for the 100 MW Erebus floating offshore wind project in Wales. Working with OWC, MarineSpace, ITPEnergised, and Burges Salmon, and following a comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, Blue Gem Wind was granted a marine license for the […]

  • 27 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Metocean studies for the Erebus and Valorous projects, the first floating wind farms to be built in Welsh waters, are now underway, the developer Blue Gem Wind reported on 27 July. The studies, which will support the design of the two floating wind projects, are being performed by ABPmer, which will deliver the certifiable metocean […]

  • 27 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy, is preparing to deploy a floating LiDAR at the Valorous floating wind project site to inform the engineering designs and the Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) for the proposed project. The EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR system will be towed from the harbour in Milford […]

  • 31 May 2022
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy, has redeployed an EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR system at the proposed Valorous floating wind project site to continue an offshore metocean campaign in the Celtic Sea. The company said it will share wave data with local surfers. Alfie Wisdom, delivery manager at Blue […]

  • 21 June 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore digital aerial surveys have begun at a site in the Celtic Sea where a 300 MW floating wind project has been proposed to be built by Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy. The partners have contracted APEM to deliver 24 consecutive monthly bird and marine mammal surveys of […]

  • 19 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has awarded Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) an Owner’s Engineer contract for the pre-FEED of the Valorous floating offshore wind project in the UK. Under the one-and-a-half-year contract, OWC’s scope of work will be to deliver the Owner’s Engineering services for the pre-leasing engineering […]

  • 15 February 2022

    French energy major TotalEnergies has partnered with the Norwegian engineering consultant company Semar in the development of the Honeymooring solution for floating offshore wind turbines. The mooring design is based on the traditional technologies from the mooring of oil & gas floating structures. Once a turbine is installed on a floater, it is anchored to […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind developer Simply Blue Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish companies Proes Consultores and FF New Energy Venture to explore the floating offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal. The floating wind market in Spain got a kick start recently with the publication of the draft Marine Spatial Plan and […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture of Total and Simply Blue Energy, has submitted the scoping report for the Valorous floating offshore wind project in the Celtic Sea. The proposed Valorous site is located approximately 50 km South West of the Pembrokeshire coastline. Valorous represents the second floating wind project being progressed by Blue Gem […]

  • 4 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Gem Wind has hired Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd (OWC) to provide engineering services for an offshore wind development project on the UK Continental Shelf. The contract is for a term of approximately three years, and the scope of work includes Owners Engineering and Project Development Support, OWC said. The contract is valued at between […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The management of Siemens Energy AG is considering a cash tender offer for all outstanding shares in Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy S.A. with the intention to delist. The outcome of this consideration is open, no decision has been made, and there is no certainty that a transaction will materialize, Siemens Energy said. The move is […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    French floating offshore wind specialist Ideol has received a EUR 2.5 million grant from the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 – SME Instrument programme.

  • 3 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Gamesa has partnered with Acteon to jointly provide a fully integrated turbine operations and maintenance package for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project. Under the agreement, the two companies will work together to fully optimize the wind turbine service and Balance of Plant O&M work scopes to provide integrated asset management services […]

  • 13 March 2020

    Turner Iceni’s new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Iceni Valour will service the Gwynt Y Môr offshore wind farm when the newbuilding enters service next year. The 24-metre CTV is currently under construction at Diverse Marine Ltd’s yard on the Isle of Wight. Iceni Valour has been designed keel up by Walker Marine Design of Southampton […]

  • 10 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Vena Energy Holdings Ltd (Vena Energy), Shikoku Electric Power (Yonden), and Toho Gas have announced the establishment of a consortium for the development of an offshore wind project in Aomori South, Japan. The site was identified by the Japanese Government as a “promising” area for the development of offshore wind projects under the Act on […]

  • 29 June 2022
    R&D, Technology

    HydroSurv and Sonardyne have completed a demonstration project involving HydroSurv’s Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV) and Sonardyne’s acoustic communications technology, whose combined capabilities the two companies showcased at the site of the Valorous floating wind project, developed by TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Energy. The project, which was part of an extension to the ‘Robotics for a […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Ocean Vessel Technical Consultant (IOVTEC) and Valour Offshore Marine Services (VOMS) have formed a strategic alliance to provide services for the offshore wind market in Taiwan. The two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which they will bring the DP vessel Avatar Courage, owned by Singapore’s VOMS, into Taiwan to support the market. […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, Technology

    ABS has granted approval in principle (AIP) to Maryland-based OTEC International LLC (OTI) for its 5–7 megawatt ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) Floating Power Plant (FPP). The FPP is designed to generate consistent electrical power for a commercial utility grid in the world’s tropical and sub-tropical zones. The FPP design uses seawater to turn solar […]

  • 9 March 2011

    The Board of IBERDROLA has today made the proposal to the subsidiary, which will analyze it over the next few days. Attractive conditions proposed for transaction structure and pricing: * 16.7% premium over average share price of past 6 months (€2.978 per share) * 2.7% premium over exchange equation at time of original share launch […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Parker Hannifin Corporation, the leader in motion and control technologies, announced it will be launching its line of precision cooling units for wind turbines for the European wind market, utilizing the company’s two-phase evaporative cooling technology for large and offshore wind turbines, at the upcoming HUSUM Wind Energy 2012 exposition in Germany, September 18-22. The […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the UK’s lead in developing wave and tidal energy solutions, and Scotland’s exceptional levels of activity, it is not surprising that All-Energy 2013 (Aberdeen, 22-23 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, looks seriously at this developing sector of the renewables industry. Nearly 210 exhibiting companies, of the total of 580, have […]

  • 15 September 2011

      A dearth of public information, complicated marine environments and even the corrosive effects of bubbles are among the challenges for companies trying to produce energy from river currents, tides and waves, but Sandia National Laboratories is working on solutions. Sandia is helping companies on the frontier of the coming marine hydrokinetics (MHK) industry navigate […]