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  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind, a joint venture of Pondera Development and Sif, have signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12MW wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam this summer. The agreement, which will see the Haliade-X 12MW prototype installed onshore to facilitate access for testing, includes five years of testing and […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has signed a vessel reservation agreement, and DEME Group is in separate exclusive discussions to provide a range of services during the construction of the 496 MW Dieppe – Le Tréport wind farm offshore France, the consortium behind the project said. Les Éoliennes en Mer Services consortium and Jan De Nul have […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    Six key ports for offshore wind in Europe have forged an alliance to resolve capacity issues that already exist and are set to become even more pressing as offshore wind goals agreed under the Esbjerg Declaration bring faster buildout of offshore wind farms. Representatives from Port Esbjerg (Denmark), Port Oostende (Belgium), Groningen Seaports/Eemshaven (Netherlands), Niedersachsen […]

  • 3 March 2021
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has selected Heatex as the supplier of the generator cooling system for the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. Heatex, a cleantech company specialized in air-to-air heat exchangers, will supply the generator cooling system consisting of heat exchangers and surrounding auxiliary components. Following a technical collaboration between GE and Heatex, focussed on optimizing the […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    After Engie and EDP Renewable (EDPR) announced they are jointly taking part in the next stage of the third offshore wind call for tenders in France, the country will further see Iberdrola, EDF EN, and wpd participating in the new “competitive dialogue” tendering process.

  • 20 November 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    This weekend, Alstom completed the seaside installation of its new-generation offshore wind turbine, the 6-MW Haliade™ 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site in Belgium. This is the largest offshore wind turbine ever installed in sea waters. Thanks to its 150-metre rotor (with blades stretching 73.50 metre), the turbine is more efficient since its […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engie and EDP Renewables (EDPR) have jointly submitted a pre-qualification bid to construct a wind farm with a capacity between 250MW and 750MW off the coast of Dunkirk in France. The bid is part of a competitive dialogue procedure in France’s third round of tenders to select potential developers and define an area best suited for development […]

  • 18 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    EDF Renewables has selected UK technology company Sennen to deliver a software system that will improve the operational efficiency and safety of its global offshore wind projects. Under a five-year contract, Sennen will deliver new technology which will enable EDF Renewables to manage operations across its offshore wind project portfolio in France and United Kingdom […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    An appeal has been filed against the development of the 498MW Eoliennes Offshore des Hautes Falaises wind farm project off the coast of Fecamp, France. Seven environmentalist organisations, including la Fédération Environnement Durable, Belle Normandie Environnement, Vent de Colère, La Société pour la Protection des Paysages et de l’Esthétique de la France, Robin des Bois et Cap […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric has partnered with Ideol to develop floating offshore wind energy projects in Irish waters using Ideol’s Damping Pool technology.

  • 9 March 2015

    Being awarded the concession to develop three French offshore wind farms is not only a great opportunity for EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) to further expand its renewables portfolio but also a great opportunity for the country’s industrial sector and offshore wind knowledge base. Offshore WIND interviews Béatrice Buffon, EDF EN Deputy Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    GE Renewable Energy plans to recruit more than 200 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France. 60 out of the additional employees were recently recruited and just began intensive training at the factory’s ‘Center of Excellence’. Opened in April 2018, the Cherbourg facility became the first wind turbine […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On September 19th, Alstom’s next-generation Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine, installed just off the Ostend coast at Belgium’s Belwind facility, produced its very first kWh. The assembly and the tests conducted have so far helped to optimise the turbine’s installation and commissioning procedures at sea. Tests will continue in order to confirm how the machine […]

  • 2 August 2019

    Here are the ten most read articles on Offshore WIND for the month of July 2019. Vattenfall Wins Second Dutch Zero Subsidy Offshore Wind Tender The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winner of the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV offshore wind tender. GE Rolls Out […]

  • 30 May 2013

    EDF Energies Nouvelles and wpd offshore, two key players in European offshore wind energy, have announced the signing of a partnership agreement. The agreement formalizes both groups’ decision to combine their expertise in the French government’s second call for tenders, with a view to continuing the development of offshore wind energy in France and pursuing […]

  • 1 July 2019

    OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of June. BREAKING: France Reveals Dunkirk Tender Winner France has selected the consortium of EDF Renouvelables, innogy and Enbridge to construct and develop the Dunkirk offshore wind project. Dunkirk Strike Price Is EUR 44/MWh The Dunkirk offshore wind farm will deliver electricity […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based foundation manufacturer Sif Group is in exclusive negotiations for two new projects in the offshore wind sector. The company left the project names and other details undisclosed, however, it said one of them is in Europe, more specifically in the North Sea. For the European project, Sif would produce 70 Kton of structures, […]

  • 25 June 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has confirmed that the Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle and the 107-metre long blade will be shipped to ORE Catapult’s testing facilities in Blyth, UK as part of an advanced technology testing program. The program will focus on enhancing the Haliade-X platform before it enters into serial production in 2021. The Haliade-X nacelle, […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Vessels

    During the night on 17 November, an explosion occurred on board the DP3 trenching support vessel (TSV) Athena, injuring two crew members. The vessel, which was in port in Le Havre at the time of the accident, is supporting the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm, according to French media. Ouest-France reports that the […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Natural Power and its sister company SeaRoc have been awarded a contract by EDF to oversee the HSE and marine operations for the continued development of the Paimpol–Bréhat Tidal Farm in North Brittany, France. Natural Power France has provided consultancy services to EDF on a range of offshore developments in French waters. Until now, the services have […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Alstom signed an exclusive partnership agreement with BFG France yesterday at the Thétis trade fair in Cherbourg. The agreement covers the supply of composite structures to produce the nacelle casings for Alstom’s Haliade™ 150-6MW wind turbine. The agreement was signed within the framework of the second call for tenders to manufacture offshore wind turbines and […]

  • 19 January 2023
    Industry, Ports & Logistics

    “Normally we are competitors. But from today we are also working closely together”, Danish Port of Esbjerg posted on social media as six European wind ports move forward with the alliance established last year to mitigate overcapacitation due to upcoming increasing offshore wind activities. “Europe’s ambitious offshore wind deployment targets put great pressure on European […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    GE Renewable Energy will open a new offshore wind factory at Jieyang’s offshore wind cluster in the Chinese province of Guangdong and will establish a new Operation and Development Center in the city of Guangzhou. The new GE offshore wind factory in Jieyang will help to meet Chinese growing demand for offshore wind energy and […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy Winner of Dutch Borssele I & II Tender DONG Energy will build Dutch offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. Borssele 1&2 World’s Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm The cost of building and operating the 700MW Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm is expected to be EUR 2.7 billion cheaper than previously estimated. […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction activity has started on the 448 MW Calvados offshore wind farm in France. The start of the construction phase follows the finalisation of financing agreements between the Eoliennes Offshore du Calvados (EODC) consortium of EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd, and its financial partners. The Calvados offshore wind farm, also known as Courseulles-sur-Mer, will comprise […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    At the WindEnergy event held last week in Hamburg, Offshore WIND spoke to Markus Rieck, General Manager of ALSTOM Renewable Germany GmbH. The company proves its position as one of the biggest renewable energy players with its latest technology development and expansion of its offshore wind work on an intercontinental level. A week ago, Alstom’s […]