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  • 17 January 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord and Seajacks have been awarded contracts to install the jacket foundations at the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, with the main installation vessel being the Seajacks Scylla.

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC) is preparing for work on three upcoming offshore wind projects, for which the company signed contracts last year, while also nearing completion for several projects currently underway.

  • 7 June 2011
    Grid Connection

    On 17 May 2011, Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH (Global Tech) signed an order with a consortium of Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) and Global Marine Systems Ltd. (GMSL) to deliver and install over 100 km of medium-voltage submarine array cables for the Global Tech I offshore wind farm. The installation work will start in […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    OW Ocean Winds has confirmed a capacity reservation agreement with Spain’s Navantia to build two jacket-type foundations and the associated piles for the substations of two offshore wind farms in France. The two wind farms are the 496 MW Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier and the 496 MW Dieppe Le Tréport. The reservation agreement is […]

  • 25 April 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has completed the planning approval process for the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm and received a positive decision from Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH). Following the approval from BSH, Iberdrola is now moving forward with the construction phase of the company’s second wind farm project in the […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Blackstone Group has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its majority interest in WindMW GmbH, an offshore wind power joint-venture and owner and operator of the 288MW Meerwind Süd|Ost offshore wind farm, to China Three Gorges Corporation. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, however, sources close to the matter valued the deal at around EUR […]

  • 24 August 2011
    R&D

    Earlier this month, Blackstone, leading investment and advisory firm, announced the financial closing for “Meerwind,” the largest German offshore wind farm to complete its full financing process. The Meerwind project was made possible by the German regulatory framework for offshore wind, which is one of the best designed and practical renewable programs in the world. […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Technology

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, is exhibiting for the 3rd consecutive year at the Offshore Wind 2013 trade fair, one of the industry’s premier events, in Manchester, UK, from 12-13 June. At this year’s fair, the company is showcasing the development and evolution of its first offshore turbine platform: Gamesa 5.0 MW […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has revealed that it completed the first phase of construction for its 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France, with works continuing in January depending on weather conditions. A total of 65 per cent of the piles and 40 per cent of the jacket foundations that will support wind turbines have now been installed […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, and Navantia hosted the delivery ceremony of the substation built for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm at Navantia’s premises in Cadiz, on Monday, 8 August. The substation was christened as Andalucía and was built by Navantia entirely at the company’s Puerto Real shipyard. The entire structure, which includes a substation, jackets, offshore […]

  • 16 December 2014

    APM Terminals has signed a two-year, €5 million contract with Amsterdam-based NV Nuon Energy for the supply of environmentally-sustainable wind-generated electricity to power the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II cranes and container handling equipment. The new deep-water terminal, scheduled to receive its first commercial vessel call later this month, will be the world’s first container […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    WindMW GmbH (“WindMW”), a joint-venture of Blackstone and Windland Energieerzeugungs GmbH, today announces the start of offshore construction on its 288 MW Offshore Wind Farm, Meerwind Süd │Ost. Meerwind is an 80 turbine, 288 Megawatt (MW) wind farm that is being constructed approximately 50 km off the German coast in the North Sea. Once finished, […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The second day of the Offshore WIND Conference held in Amsterdam on 25 October kicked off with a presentation by Jasper Vis, Country Manager Netherlands at Dong Energy. Vis discussed the result of the Borssele 1 and 2 tender in the perspective of international cost reduction of offshore wind. “First the offshore wind industry needs […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Borkum West II, also known as Trianel Windpark Borkum, set in German waters in the North Sea is the latest project H&Askham are adding to the ever growing portfolio of works it can boast in the Offshore Wind Sector. Teams were mobilised to the project to begin HV termination and jointing works in early July, […]

  • 3 April 2013

    South Korea pursues ambitious goals in expanding renewable energies. By 2030 it plans to install 23 gigawatts in wind power capacity, around ten percent of the total demand for electricity. Three large test fields off the South Korean coast are in the planning phase. The BLG LOGISTICS GROUP is currently examining the opportunities on the […]

  • 12 April 2022
    Industry

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) have signed an agreement to map out workforce training needs in support of renewable energy development. According to the organisations, the two-year agreement outlines the importance of safety, training, and job creation to support wind energy development and the global energy transition. GWO […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2013

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind power industry, has marked further progress on its offshore strategy by shipping components for its 5 MW marine turbine from the port of Bilbao to the Canary Islands (Spain). The company thus begins the process of erecting Spain’s first-ever offshore wind turbine, at the Arinaga Quay (Gran […]

  • 11 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Today, the outgoing Economic Affairs Minister Van der Hoeven granted funding of €19.5 million for the Far and Large Offshore Wind (FLOW) innovation project. The subsidy matches the same level of funding previously announced by the companies in the FLOW consortium. The budget will be spent on the first phase of the FLOW project. This […]

  • 23 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Financing for the first phase of what will be the North Sea’s largest offshore wind farm has closed, with most of the funding commitment coming from the European Investment Bank. Eleven banks agreed to grant the request for 700 million euros ($918.82 million) for the first phase of the project. More than 85 percent of […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Supply Service and Stiesdal Offshore have entered into a strategic partnership to combine their expertise and offer integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) solutions for foundations and moorings to floating offshore wind project developers. The new partnership will take on projects that call for integrated floating wind solutions, including the engineering and design […]

  • 24 August 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Installation of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, the Kincardine Offshore Wind, has been completed. The 50 MW project is located approximately 15 kilometres off the southeast coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The wind farm’s five Vestas 9.525 MW wind turbines and one 2 MW Vestas unit were installed at water depths ranging between 60 […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Back in Business The Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay. France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders France’s […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The first WindFloat Atlantic platform with the turbine fully installed has set off from the Spanish Port of Ferrol towards its final destination 20 kilometres off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. Once at the final location, the three floating structures –stretching 30 metres in height and with a distance between each one […]

  • 7 January 2014
    R&D

    Trident Energy has released White Paper on auxiliary power for offshore wind farms. Trident Energy has spotted an opportunity to reduce the risks and costs of providing offshore power. Offshore wind farms are being built in ever deeper, harsher waters. Diesel generators are used to provide power when these are without grid connection – but […]