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  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore services provider Boskalis has reported a significant decline in the operating result at the Offshore Energy division in the first six months of 2019 caused mainly by operational and contractual issues on a limited number of offshore wind cable projects. The operating result at the Offshore Energy division in the first half of 2019 amounted […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish wind turbine tower manufacturer Haizea Wind Group and ScottishPower, Iberdrola’s energy company in the UK, have signed an agreement worth more than EUR 200 million for the supply of 50 monopiles for the 1.4 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm. The monopiles will be delivered from Haizea’s site at the Port of Bilbao […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its annual results for 2015, Mainstream Renewable Power marked the sale of the Hornsea Project One to DONG Energy in Q1 2015 as part of its strategy to exit the offshore wind market. The company, which reported a profit after tax of € 96.0 million in 2015 (compared to a loss of € 46.6 million in […]

  • 19 August 2016

    Below, we bring an article on the UK’s offshore wind energy status and potential, written by Simon Watson, Professor of Wind Energy at Loughborough University, and originally published by The Conversation. In 1993, nine 300kW turbines were installed on the eastern pier at Blyth Harbour, near Newcastle on England’s east coast. One can question whether this […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Today marks the official opening of Fugro’s expanded soils testing laboratory at the Group’s UK headquarters in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, by The Mayor of Wallingford, Councillor Bernard Stone. An investment of over £1 million has been made in increasing the capacity and in state-of-the-art equipment, as a direct result of the significant increase in the number […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    DONG Energy has partnered with the Grimsby Institute to offer new offshore wind turbine technician apprenticeships.

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has today agreed to divest its shareholding in the Swedish onshore wind farm Storrun and Thursday last week the company divested its shareholding in the Norwegian onshore development company Zephyr. This marks the divestment of DONG Energy’s last onshore wind activities. As regards the 30MW onshore wind farm Storrun in Sweden, which has […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following the UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd’s announcement that the government will hold three Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions before 2020, the first of which will kick off this year, Chris Willow, Senior Associate at BVG Associates, has selected front runners in the race to win the first auction. In terms of projects that could win the auction, […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The decision of energy giant Centrica to pull out of a windfarm project 17 miles off the North Norfolk coast could prove to be good news for the area. James Gray, inward investment director for the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ), said he was delighted to see Danish company DONG Energy Power (UK) invest […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senior management of Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) and North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon had a meeting with UK Energy Minister Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe, as the company is worried about local content in UK offshore wind projects. OGN, which teamed up with Belgian Smulders this year, expressed its concern after the first East Anglia ONE foundation lot was […]

  • 4 March 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Europe installed 2.6GW of new offshore wind energy capacity in 2018, an 18% increase, according to the latest statistics by WindEurope. Fifteen new offshore wind farms were commissioned last year, with the UK and Germany accounting for 85% of the new capacity by adding 1.3GW and 969MW respectively. The average size of the new turbines […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has completed the decommissioning of the world’s first offshore wind farm, the 4.95MW Vindeby built in the Danish Baltic Sea near the island of Lolland in 1991.

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has opened the second round of its East Coast Skills Fund for applications, with GBP 55,000 available for experienced organisations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)- related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a programme of targeted events.

  • 11 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The UK government plans to invest up to GBP 95 million (around EUR 111 million) to build two new offshore wind port hubs on the Humber and on Teesside. Teesworks Offshore Manufacturing Centre, on the River Tees, will benefit from up to GBP 20 million. As previously reported, Able Marine Energy Park, on the South […]

  • 26 September 2013

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the Glasgow-based UK innovation centre established by the UK Government’s Technology Strategy Board to accelerate the growth and commercialisation of offshore wind, wave and tidal technologies, today (DATE) announced the appointment of two new members to its senior management team. Chief Executive Andrew Jamieson described the appointments of Chris […]

  • 12 August 2015

    The UK is missing out on vital investment in manufacturing to support offshore wind to Germany and other countries because of the current lack of clarity in the government’s future strategy for offshore wind, an industry champion claims. Germany and other countries are being allowed to surge ahead threatening the UK’s position as world leader […]

  • 11 November 2011

    PLANS for a huge wind farm to be built off the East Yorkshire coast have been unveiled to the public reports the Grimsby Telegraph. With the firm behind the scheme promising hundreds of jobs to people in North East Lincolnshire if the scheme goes ahead. Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures are leading the […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has revised its offshore wind production forecasts after concluding that the company’s current production forecasts underestimate the negative impact of the blockage effect and the wake effect. The blockage effect arises from the wind slowing down as it approaches the wind turbines. There is an individual blockage effect for every turbine position and a […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Some of the leading figures in the offshore wind industry will be at a free two-day conference and forum this week, debating the Humber’s role in a £100bn UK investment opportunity. Senior executives from Able UK, AREVA Wind, Smart Wind/Mainstream Renewable Power, among others, are to speak at Offshore Wind Connections 2014. The second annual […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported DKK 3.6 billion operating profit (EBITDA) from its offshore wind farms in operation in the first quarter of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 13% mainly driven by a ramp-up in generation from the Borkum Riffgrund 2 and the Walney Extension wind farms. Power generation from offshore and onshore wind increased by 31% […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Spanish Mercurio Group found that attending the SeaWorks trade fair in Southampton lead to dedicated shipbuilding for the offshore wind industry. In 2011 they were commissioned by offshore logistics provider Tidal Transit to build two purpose built support vessels for this sector. The Ginny Louise arrived in December 2011 and started work on Greater Gabbard […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Government today awarded five offshore wind projects with Financial Investment Decision (FID) enabling contracts. The Government today unveiled eight major renewable electricity projects, which are awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables process, allocating the first Contracts for Difference (CfDs) that are being introduced through the Electricity Market Reform programme. […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Reach Subsea has been awarded a contract for an offshore wind farm located in the North Sea, under which the Norwegian subsea services provider will deploy the vessel Olympic Challenger. The inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) and light construction subsea vessel, which has been on a charter with Reach Subsea since April 2018, will start […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Capital expenditure (CAPEX) on offshore wind is expected to surpass upstream oil & gas spending in Europe in 2022, according to Rystad Energy. The oil market collapse caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is set to delay several oil and gas developments in Western Europe, putting capital expenditure in the offshore sector on a continued downwards […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    After the UK government awarded three offshore wind projects with Contracts for Difference (CfDs), RenewableUK and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult commented on the news, highlighting the major decline in the cost of offshore wind.