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  • 20 December 2011

    The offshore marine energy project in Cornwall, which allows developers to test new wave energy technology, will be taken on by the Government to secure its future as a vital part of the UK’s green energy sources. The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) will take over ownership of the Wave Hub asset from […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Fivium has been awarded a contract to deliver an IT system to support the modernisation and consolidation of UK marine licensing processes. The project will align business processes and IT systems supporting UK marine licences to enable greater transparency for users and the public. Fivium and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) will work together to […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) will procure approximately 800MW of offshore wind through a solicitation issued in the fourth quarter of 2018. 

  • 28 January 2022
    Authorities

    Jump to: Making the Case for Offshore Wind Lease Sale 257 The District Court in Washington, D.C., has vacated the Department of Interior’s (DOI) decision to hold an offshore oil and gas lease sale following a lawsuit filed by four environmental groups, which argued that the environmental analysis that the administration relied on to hold the […]

  • 2 January 2017

    As always, we bring you a list of the most read articles of the previous month. Since several news from December 2016 made it to our yearly overviews, also published today, they are omitted in this edition of Offshore WIND’s Highlights of the Month.  Shell to Buy All Egmond aan Zee OWF Power Shell Energy Europe has entered […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Italy-headquartered offshore engineering and construction services provider, Saipem, and Norwegian offshore wind contractor Havfram will evaluate a potential collaboration in the offshore wind sector. The companies will assess the potential collaboration under a non-binding agreement signed between Saipem, Havfram Holding, and HVAS Invest Kappa, a holding company controlled by Havfram’s majority owner HitecVision. A final […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Authorities

    Deepwater Wind, the company behind the first U.S. offshore wind farm, is looking into using South Brooklyn Marine Terminal as a staging area for one of its potential offshore wind projects. In addition, the developer is considering a partnership with two local companies, a freight-transport facility Red Hook Container Terminal and Industry City, an innovation and manufacturing […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Offshore renewable energies are expanding to meet the EU’s 2020 renewable energy targets, but renewables are one of many activities competing for space at sea. Meanwhile, Europe’s maritime nations are currently operating under their own planning rules and guidelines, which often conflict with their neighbours and waste time and money. This was the focus of […]

  • 28 October 2021
    Business & Finance

    Former Petrofac CEO Ayman Asfari and colleagues have established Venterra Group Plc, a company providing services to the offshore wind industry, which acquired FoundOcean, Osbit, and Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG). According to a press release from the newly established Venterra, its mission is to support wind energy developers globally with best-in-class engineering, construction and operations services, […]

  • 25 September 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind has announced a collaborative study of Long Island’s offshore wind resources with Stony Brook University (SBU), New York’s top-ranked public university, and AWS Truepower (AWS), an Albany, N.Y.-based renewable energy consultant.  Already underway, this collaboration will provide SBU with tools and resources that will strengthen its research in the growing renewable energy industry […]

  • 10 October 2013

    Final preparations are underway for a major international ocean energy conference, set to take place in Orkney next week. The two-day Global Ocean Energy symposium – part of a programme of events aimed at celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Orkney based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) – will see wave and tidal power experts […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has placed an order with the joint venture of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit for two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. The joint venture LD Tide selected naval architects MAURIC to design the CTVs and French shipyard OCEA to construct them. Construction will start […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG to Build World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm DONG Energy decided to construct the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, located in the Irish Sea, approximately 19 km off the west coast of Britain. Van Oord: Dredging Companies Venturing into Offshore Wind (Interview) During the Offshore Energy 2015 Exhibition and Conference, Offshore WIND met with […]

  • 13 January 2023
    Authorities, Industry

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish a proposed rule to update regulations for clean energy development on the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The proposed regulations would modernize regulations, streamline overly complex and burdensome processes, clarify ambiguous provisions and enhance compliance provisions in order to decrease costs and uncertainty associated with […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australian Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) committed new investments of close to A$500m in the past 12 months, taking its total commitments to invest over the two years since inception to more than A$1.4 billion. These projects and programs have catalysed a further A$2.2 billion in other investment. During its second full year of operation, the […]

  • 20 February 2019
    R&D

    With 112GW of technical resource potential, floating offshore wind in California could produce 1.5 times as much electricity as this US state uses in one year. That’s according to The California Offshore Wind Project: A Vision for Industry Growth, a new report from the American Jobs Project in partnership with the Schatz Energy Research Center […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Technology

      The new full-power converter design by The Switch features top fault ride-through (FRT) capability, allowing better grid side performance. The new converters match the most stringent grid code in the world to date, the German BDEW 2008 directive, and they also comply with E.ON 2006, Transmission Code 2007, and Chinese grid code 2008. During […]

  • 17 May 2021
    Authorities

    California is set to allocate USD 20 million to support offshore wind development in its 2021-2022 budget, on which the state government is currently working. Governor Gavin Newsom presented the US state’s revised 2021-2022 budget on 14 May, before the final budget is established this Summer. The ‘May Revision’ includes USD 912 million in investments to accelerate […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise announced £3.5 million of new investment in Scotland’s growing renewable energy sector, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said. Four projects are being supported through the enterprise agency’s Renewable Energy Investment Fund (REIF). Islay Energy Community Benefit Society will receive a £735k loan to install a community owned 330Kw turbine on the island, with the […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Pfisterer has expanded its line of gas-free joints with the dry, pluggable CONNEX size 6 cast resin joint. The new cable connection for voltages of up to 170 kV is particularly well suited to offshore assembly operations on ocean platforms, the company said. Pfisterer’s new cast resin joints are currently being used in offshore projects […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Vigor Wave Energy AB has selected Strainstall Marine subsea load shackles to monitor the mooring loads on a prototype of its highly innovative wave energy system. The Vigor Wave Energy Converter harnesses the energy of ocean waves to produce a clean, completely renewable source of electricity. The concept is based on an array of large, flexible […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    U.S. President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, announced yesterday, includes $169.8 million to fund the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which is charged with managing the Nation’s offshore energy and mineral resources in a way that promotes efficient and environmentally responsible energy development through oil and gas leasing, renewable energy development, and a […]

  • 6 June 2013

    A senior engineer with DNV has received a prestigious award for his thesis on offshore renewable energy. Philimon Gonidakis was named the recipient of Cranfield University’s Professor John Sharp Prize at a graduation ceremony on June 6. Philimon has just completed an MSc in Offshore and Ocean Technology at the university which was jointly funded […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil Wind US came out as the winner of the New York offshore wind lease sale, agreeing to pay USD 42.5 million for rights to build an offshore wind farm at the 79,350-acre area. The lease comprises an area that could potentially accommodate more than 1GW of offshore wind, with a phased development expected to start with […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Authorities

    European renewable energy industry organisations, including EWEA and Ocean Energy Europe, have issued a document identifying ten priorities for the 2016 renewables legislative package to regain global leadership in renewable energy. The position paper on post-2020 renewable energy framework sets out recommendations to enable the cost-effective fulfilment of both the 2030 renewable energy target and the EU’s […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Stockton University is today playing host to a forum to discuss how New Jersey can benefit from expanding offshore wind industry on the U.S. East Coast. The Offshore Wind Energy Forum kicks off after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) federal sale last November of two leases for offshore wind energy development of 344,000 […]