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  • 10 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Fraport AG, the publicly listed operator of Frankfurt Airport, and EnBW have concluded a long-term corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) for the supply of electricity generated by the 900 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The long-term contract guarantees Fraport 85 MW from this subsidy-free offshore wind farm. The CPPA […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy put out several proposals for public consultation regarding the development of offshore wind in Norway on Friday, 11 June. The Norwegian government will start a process for awarding interested operators allocated areas as soon as possible, thus allowing them to apply for concessions for offshore wind projects within the […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank announced that nearly 80,000 acres offshore Maryland will be offered for commercial wind energy development in an August 19, 2014 competitive lease sale. “Thanks to Governor O’Malley’s leadership and significant stakeholder involvement through BOEM’s […]

  • 25 November 2014

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank announced that more than 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be offered for commercial wind energy development in a January 29, 2015, competitive lease sale. “Thanks to the leadership of Governor Patrick and the Commonwealth […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has identified operations and maintenance (O&M) – particularly inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) activities – as the highest potential area for subsea companies to diversify into offshore wind. In a new report titled ‘Subsea Technological Challenges in Offshore Wind’, NSRI highlighted opportunities the offshore wind industry holds for UK subsea companies, […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The global wind industry will install more than 46 GW of new wind energy capacity in 2012, according to a five-year industry forecast published today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) at the EWEA 2012 Conference at Bella Center in Copenhagen. By the end of 2016, total global wind power capacity will be just […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall have today awarded contracts worth over £17m for the fabrication, installation and operation of two weather monitoring stations for the 7200MW East Anglia offshore Wind zone off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The contracts have been awarded to Aberdeen based Wood Group, with Steel Engineering of Renfrewshire being awarded the key […]

  • 14 October 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) is funding four projects with USD 13.5 million to obtain critical environmental and wildlife data to support offshore wind development. The projects will inform offshore wind siting and permitting, and help protect wildlife and fisheries as offshore wind deployment increases under the country’s target of installing 30 GW of […]

  • 12 March 2019

    US Wind Country Manager Salvo Vitale has urged Maryland’s House and Senate committee members to incentivize the development of 1,200MW of additional offshore wind energy off the coast of Maryland. In testimony before Senate Finance Committee and House Economic Matters Committee of the Maryland General Assembly, Vitale called on House and Senate committee members to support […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The pressure on markets was undiminished in the first quarter, leading to fierce competition, price pressure and bankruptcies. The competition faced by capacity-driven markets in particular has been cut-throat. This market situation led in late 2012 to accelerated execution of the strategy of focusing on integrated projects and the niche markets of industrial construction, offshore […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The project partners behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) have submitted an appeal to the Scottish Government Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA). It follows the decision by Aberdeenshire Council’s Formartine Area Committee to refuse planning permission for the Onshore Transmission Works at Blackdog. Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited (AOWFL) – the […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work is about to start on a brand new hub for small businesses at a prime location on the banks of the Tyne. The £1.9 million project at Swans – the former Swan Hunter shipyard site in Wallsend – will transform part of an existing office block to create new and flexible business accommodation, including […]

  • 24 January 2012

    OFFSHORE WIND CHINA Conference & Exhibition 2012 is to be held again in Shanghai during May 30-June 1 in Shanghai New International Expo Center and Shangri-La’s Kerry Hotel Pudong. After three years’ of successful editions, it has become the No. 1 in Asia and No. 2 in the world for wind power trade events focusing […]

  • 16 December 2011

    DONG Energy has acquired a 33.3% stake in the first two offshore wind projects in the Hornsea zone from SMart Wind, the 50/50 joint venture between Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens’ Financial Services unit, represented by Siemens Project Ventures GmbH. The wind projects, Heron Wind Ltd and Njord Ltd., have a potential total capacity of […]

  • 30 March 2021

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified new priority wind energy areas in the New York Bight covering nearly 800,000 acres of shallow waters between Long Island and the New Jersey coast. The agency will now initiate an environmental review, with public input, on these areas in federal waters for potential offshore […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind has submitted its proposal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to supply New Jersey with up to 2,300 MW of offshore wind energy. New Jersey seeks to award between 1,200 MW and 2,400 MW of offshore wind energy projects as part of its second solicitation. Atlantic Shores, the 50-50 […]

  • 16 December 2014

    Offshore wind will help keep electricity prices low during the coldest winter months, according to an article written on American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) blog: In states across the Northeast, including New York and throughout New England, residents are facing increased electricity prices this winter. For example, the price of electricity in Massachusetts could jump […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    A new skills centre to become the focal point for world class energy skills training in the East of England is to be launched in the Great Yarmouth borough in July. The EPISCentre project will start initially from the Minerva House building near the home of EEEEGR, the East of England Energy Group, at Beacon […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy company, today announces the publication of a report by energy expert Dr Mark Cooper, which seeks to apply modern investment portfolio theory to energy policy. It does so with the aim of helping policymakers attain an important, urgent policy objective: managing the decarbonisation of the electricity sector, while […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s growing reputation for the development of pioneering wind and wave and tidal renewable technologies is attracting many major global players who are establishing research and development bases in the country.  Over the past 12 months, international companies such as Gamesa, Mitsubishi, Samsung, ABB and Alstom have all announced plans to invest in Scotland to […]

  • 29 March 2012

    MAJOR components have begun arriving at new port facilities on the River Mersey in Birkenhead for the construction of Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm in Liverpool Bay. The €2billion (EURO) project, one of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms, 18km off the Wirral coast, is enabling significant new investment into Merseyside, the North West and […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The wind energy industry cannot support the guidance on wildlife issued last week by the Department of the Interior and its U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (referring to both the wind energy guidelines and the eagle-specific guidance). The wind industry participated for more than two years in a public, collaborative Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) process, […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the offshore wind developer Ørsted have announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s US offshore wind farms with an American union workforce. “A first-of-its-kind in the United States, the National Offshore Wind Agreement (NOWA) sets the bar for working conditions and equity, injects hundreds of […]

  • 26 March 2012

    In just under one month, Copenhagen will be home to Europe’s biggest wind energy conference and exhibition – EWEA 2012. The EWEA blog caught up with Emmanuelle Raoult, Chair of a session which delves into Europe’s progress on meeting the 20% renewable energy by 2020 target, to find out the current state of play…  What […]

  • 21 February 2012

    London Offshore Consultants (LOC), one of the world’s leading independent marine and offshore industry consultancy firms, is set to expand its activities and office network in Asia Pacific, it announced today. LOC provides a range of specialist consultancy services on planning, design and execution of high value, complex marine and energy based operations through to […]

  • 28 September 2015

    Although it is nothing new for countries and companies to invest in renewable energy, it seems like this ‘alternative’ form of energy production grows faster  than ever. The IEA reported recently that renewable energy could surpass coal, nuclear power, and natural gas as the world’s largest source of electricity within only 15 years. That’s one […]