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  • 25 January 2016

    Adwen’s 8 MW turbine is already competitive in the offshore wind market, which is continuously working on lowering the Cost of Energy (CoE), Rémi Coulon, Chief Commercial Officer of the joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, told Offshore WIND in an interview. Meeting the goal of €100/MWh by 2020 for offshore wind power is attainable, […]

  • 23 July 2014

    On May 14, 2014 the Dutch Gemini project reached financial close. After days and nights of intensive talks, serious negotiations and meticulously reviewing all contracts, all parties reached an agreement. All the ends were tied together, and everyone looked with satisfaction into a large room that was literally stuffed with contracts. Agreements, which made it […]

  • 14 February 2013

    It was 40 years ago, in the time of the international oil crisis, that some of the first initiatives were undertaken by, what the Dutch now would call, ‘goat-hair wool sock men’ taking a look at wind as a source for generating energy. Reason enough for one of these ‘pioneers’, Chris Westra, to organise a day where the […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    This year Offshore WIND Magazine will be looking at the offshore wind hub ports. These are ports that have either become newly established as offshore wind ports or existing ports already serving the industry that grown beyond most people’s expectations in the past seven years. These hubs can be either a single port or a group of neighbouring ports able to provide the complete base support for range of services from project pre-construction surveys to wind farm operation and maintenance.

  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Progress in internationalisation together with efficiency and sustained performance in all business lines placed Gamesa in a strong growth position in the first half of 2011, with results in line with annual guidance in terms of volume, profitability and debt. Gamesa’s consolidated revenues amounted to 1,297 million euro (+26%) in 1H11, EBIT was 62 million […]

  • 1 September 2010
    R&D

    The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the Trianel West Borkum II wind farm, 45 km north of the East Frisian Island Borkum in German waters.

  • 11 November 2016

    Since the last time we looked at the status of Germany’s offshore wind industry only two years ago in July 2014, the number of operational offshore wind turbines has jumped from just 141 capable of producing 616MW to 835 grid connected turbines capable of 3,552MW in July 2016 and another 54 installed turbines not yet […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Andreas Dracoulis (Partner), and Jonathan Morton (Associate) at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. Interest in the offshore wind industry has grown exponentially over the last year and the anticipated growth of the market is huge. The EU expects to have 450 gigawatts (GW) of […]

  • 5 August 2013

    As Gamesa sees its prototype offshore wind turbine produce its first kilowatt hours in the next few weeks what are the Spanish company’s expectations for the offshore wind industry? Headquartered in Vizcaya, Spain and with its offshore wind base in London, Gamesa now employs 6,500 people world wide and it has a presence in more than 50 countries, along with manufacturing centres in Spain, China, India, […]

  • 8 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    USG Industrial Utilities (USG) has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Eneco for a portion of electricity generated at the Fryslân wind farm located in lake IJsselmeer, the Netherlands. Starting January 2022, some 350 GWh of electricity generated at the Fryslân wind farm will be supplied to USG each year to power Chemelot industrial […]

  • 30 May 2017

    C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services B.V. Installation Support | BoP Inspections, Repair & Maintenance | Decommissioning Above water-line installation services • Rope access • Cable Pull in • Termination & testing • Foundations inspections & repair • Coating inspections & repair • Confined space inspections Subsea installation services • Diving & ROV works • Survey • […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    German utility EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has issued an invitation to tender for the services of a Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) at the proposed 500 MW EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm. EnBW Hohe See is located within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea, about 90 km north of Borkum Island and 95 km […]