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  • 14 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    PGE and Ørsted were granted decisions by the President of the Energy Regulatory Office (ERO) on individual prices in contracts for difference (CfD) for both stages of the 2.5 GW Baltica offshore wind farm, namely Baltica 2 and Baltica 3. The individual price in the CfD for both stages of the Baltica offshore wind farm […]

  • 10 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    EEW Special Pipe Constructions (EEW SPC) has completed the fabrication of the last monopile for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany, owned by the Spanish energy company Iberdrola. The last monopile in the set of 50 was manufactured at EEW Special Pipe Constructions’ Rostock site. Each monopile has a diameter between 8.75 metres and […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ crane vessel Thialf has crossed the Storebaelt Bridge and entered the Baltic Sea as the vessel is being deployed to install the offshore substation at the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm and wind turbines at at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, both in Germany. Thialf‘s passage under the Storebaelt Bridge, […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Authorities

    Germany’s Federal Network Agency has launched a tender for four areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea with a combined offshore wind capacity of 7 GW. Three areas (N-11.1, N-12.1, and N-12.2), each with an output of 2,000 MW, are located in the North Sea, and one area (O-2.2) with a capacity of […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Baltic Power has selected preferred contractors for the supply and installation of offshore and onshore cables, and the onshore substation for its 1.2 GW offshore wind farm in Poland. NKT will design and manufacture the offshore export cables, while the inter-array cables and the onshore section of the export cables will be supplied by the […]

  • 19 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-headquartered Eolus and PNE Group have created a joint venture for developing the Kurzéme offshore wind project in Latvia. Located in the Baltic Sea outside the west coast of Latvia, the wind farm will have the potential to generate 4.5 TWh of renewable electricity per year. The partners said that the wind farm will have […]

  • 16 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE and Latvenergo, one of the largest power suppliers in the Baltic States, have joined forces to develop, construct, and operate offshore wind projects off the Latvian coast. A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has now been signed between the two companies. The equal partnership is said to represent a strong combination of experience and […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ramboll and COWI have won the tender to deliver integrated geological models for offshore wind farms related to Denmark’s energy islands. The tender was launched by Danish transmission system operator Energinet in April and divided into two lots. One lot was dedicated for the 3 GW offshore wind farm in the North Sea and one for […]

  • 26 August 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Initial surveys of the area that the Lithuanian Government designated for the country’s first offshore wind farm have shown that the seabed there is suitable for the development of this type of project.   Geophysical and geotechnical investigations of the seabed are being carried out by Geobaltic and Garant Diving, operating under a joint contract, […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME has completed the installation of the secondary steel on all the XXL monopiles at Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea, with the project now ready to enter the next stage of construction. The offshore construction specialist installed the final XXL monopile, manufactured by Steelwind, at […]

  • 13 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Vestas has announced plans to establish a new factory in Szczecin, Poland, which will assemble components for the company’s flagship offshore wind turbine, the V236-15.0 MW model. The factory will produce nacelles and hubs for Vestas’ flagship unit which was introduced by the firm in February last year. Vestas said that the new factory will […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Surveys of the area that the Lithuanian Government selected for the country’s first offshore wind farm have shown that the seabed in the Baltic Sea is suitable for the development of this type of project. The Lithuanian Energy Agency selected Geobaltic and Garant Diving to carry out the geophysical and seismic surveys through an international […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors has awarded Huisman a contract to deliver a Motion Compensated Pile Gripper (MCPG) for use in offshore wind farm construction. Designed specifically for Heerema’s semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Thialf, the MCPG will enable Heerema to install monopiles up to 12.5 metres in diameter, with a length of up to 115 metres, and […]

  • 14 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has signed an agreement with Energy Infrastructure Partners (EIP) for the sale of a 49 per cent stake in the 350 MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The transaction is valued at around EUR 700 million, and Iberdrola will maintain a majority stake of 51 per cent. […]

  • 4 November 2022
    Authorities, R&D

    The Lithuanian Ministry of Energy has submitted for public consultation an amendment package to the Laws on Renewable Energy and Electricity, which aims to create a regulatory environment for faster offshore wind deployment in the Baltic Sea. The new regulation proposes to speed up the organisation of the tender which will consist of a registration […]

  • 7 November 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Heerema Marine Contractors and C1 Connections have tested the C1 Wedge Connection offshore that can be used for offshore wind turbines. The partners said that the conventional bolted L-flange connections are reaching their capacity limits and are complex to design, install, and maintain and this is where their technology is supposed to make a difference. […]

  • 24 October 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has received a positive environmental decision for its BC-Wind offshore wind farm in the Polish Baltic Sea, thus completing the environmental impact assessment process for the 400 MW project. The decision was taken by the Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection (RDOŚ) in Gdańsk. ”Receiving the environmental decision brings Ocean Winds significantly closer to […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Gwynt Glas Floating Wind Energy, a joint venture between EDF Renewables UK and DP Energy, has announced details of its first local supply chain event taking place on 1 March. The event, which will be held at Parc y Scarlets, South Wales, is open to businesses interested in finding out about regional floating wind industry […]

  • 28 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    German testing service provider TÜV Rheinland has won a contract from Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas to test 27 of the company’s offshore wind turbines at the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 wind farm. Under the contract, TÜV Rheinland will test lifts, cranes, pressure vessels, and safety-related components of the turbines. Numerous components will be […]

  • 25 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) are entering into a 50/50 partnership to develop four large-scale offshore wind projects under the ‘open door’ scheme in Denmark. The projects are planned to include Power-to-X capabilities and to be built before or in parallel with the projects selected through the government tenders. The partners plan to develop […]

  • 27 October 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The governments of Estonia and Latvia have selected the locations in their respective parts of the Baltic Sea where their joint offshore wind energy project – ELWIND – will be built. Based on research and analysis, the most suitable development area for the implementation of a joint project in Estonian waters is the sea area […]

  • 19 August 2022
    Contribution, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Iberdrola has launched a call to the market for start-ups to submit innovative proposals that seek to develop, test, or monitor solutions that take nature into account and that can be applied in an offshore wind farm environment. Iberdrola said that it plans to develop offshore wind farms that will respect nature entirely and enhance […]

  • 22 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    50Hertz, German transmission system operator (TSO) in charge of offshore grid connections in the Baltic Sea, has opened a tender for the planning of the route for the subsea cable of the OST-6-1 grid connection. The OST-6-1 offshore grid project will connect the 927 MW Gennaker offshore wind farm, being developed by WPD. The planning […]

  • 16 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has applied for permits to build four more large-scale offshore wind farms in Sweden, in addition to the two projects the developer announced earlier. With the new applications, Ørsted’s Swedish portfolio of potential projects has grown to a combined capacity of 18 GW. In Sweden, Ørsted is already developing the 1.5 GW Skåne Havsvindpark […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE has signed a contract with UK-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) to explore the feasibility of deploying up to 1 GW of floating wind in the Celtic Sea, using local ports and supply chain. The company has commissioned MPS to develop a project plan for delivering up to 1 GW of floating wind using the […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    This year is set to be one of the busiest for offshore wind developers and governments around the world as a multitude of new sites are scheduled to be awarded for offshore wind farm construction. From the much longer list of auctions coming up in 2023, each bearing national and/or global significance, offshoreWIND.biz is bringing […]