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  • 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 […]

  • 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 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution, Wind Farm Update

    Several private, state and municipal organisations have formed a partnership, called Baltic Energy Island, on Bornholm with the goal of creating a global hub for green energy innovation, testing, and business development. The partnership includes the leading offshore wind developer Ørsted, wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa, the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Energinet, Bornholm’s Regional […]

  • 24 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Danish engineering company Ramboll and its Dutch counterpart Primo Marine have been awarded contracts for consultancy services on the subsea cable routes for the two energy islands planned to be established in Denmark. The contracts, valued at a total of EUR 828,362 and awarded by the transmission system operator Energinet, cover consultancy services regarding external […]

  • 3 October 2022

    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, […]

  • 29 August 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark will increase the planned offshore wind capacity at the Bornholm Energy Island from 2 GW to 3 GW and enable the transfer of electricity to the German grid, with two political agreements now in place to make that happen. The Danish Government started exploring the possibility to raise the offshore wind capacity at its […]

  • 19 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has selected Fugro Germany Land GmbH to carry out geophysical and geotechnical soil investigations at the BalWin1, BalWin2, and BalWin3 offshore platform locations in the German North Sea. The contract covers the execution of geophysical and geotechnical soil investigations in order to obtain subsoil information in accordance with the BSH Standards […]

  • 15 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    The Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has opened a tender for consultancy services for a number of marine environmental studies for the new areas in the North and Baltic Seas, planned to house up to 7.2 GW of new offshore wind capacity in Denmark. This is an excerpt from a Premium article published on our […]

  • 27 January 2023
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 has initiated the development of the Tyrsky offshore wind farm in the Gulf of Bothnia in the Finnish economic zone. The project is estimated to have a total installed capacity of 1,400 MW and will be included in OX2’s project development portfolio for the first quarter of 2023. The developer received a research permit […]

  • 1 September 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet and Gasunie Deutschland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work on the preparations for cross-border hydrogen infrastructure between Denmark and Germany, which will accelerate the preparatory work and put the countries’ green hydrogen ambitions on path to realisation by 2030. Since the development of the regulatory framework […]

  • 16 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Lithuanian Government has issued a tender in the Central Public Procurement Information System for consultancy services for the interconnection of offshore wind farms to the national transmission grid. From the date when the contract enters into force, the selected suppliers will provide advice, proposals, and recommendations on technological, technical, research, land-use planning, environmental, economic and […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mainstream Renewable Power and Maple Power are jointly exploring the upcoming Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind Tender in the UK, which will be launched in 2023. The Crown Estate is advancing the Celtic Sea seabed leasing tender for floating wind, which is anticipated to deliver a total of 4 GW of renewable energy by 2035. […]

  • 2 December 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has acquired 100 per cent of the Irish company Western Power Offshore Developments, which is in the early stages of developing the East Celtic Wind Farm project off the coast of Ireland. Located around 10 kilometres off the coast of Wexford and Waterford in Ireland, the East Celtic project will significantly expand RWE’s offshore […]

  • 30 December 2022

    Vestas’ V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine has produced its first kWh after being fully assembled at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. The wind turbine prototype will now undergo an extensive test and verification programme to ensure reliability before full-type certification and serial production begins. The prototype development […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The full blade set for the Vestas V236-15.0 MW™ prototype offshore wind turbine has arrived to Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark where they will be installed. The blade set arrived at the port of Hanstholm on Sunday, 18 December, and was then transported to Østerild National Test Centre. The 115.5-metre blades for the prototype […]

  • 31 October 2022

    Vestas has announced it will begin serial production of V236-15.0 MW blades from the third quarter of 2023 at its blade factory in Taranto, Italy. A few days ago, Vestas rolled out the first 115.5-metre blade built for the V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine prototype, using the mould which was manufactured at the factory in […]

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

    Energinet has awarded RTE International and TransGrid Solutions with contracts for consultative engineering and construction services for the Baltic Sea Energy Island project in Denmark. The tender was issued for consultancy services regarding technical requirements to improve multi-vendor multi-terminal high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interoperability for the Baltic Sea Energy Island project. The tendered contract was […]

  • 20 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed New England Wind offshore project in Massachusetts. The notice of availability will be published in the Federal Register on 23 December, which will open a 60-day public comment period that ends on 21 February 2023. The input […]

  • 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, is bringing […]

  • 28 October 2022

    Vestas has manufactured and rolled out the first 115.5-metre blade built for the V236-15.0 MW™ offshore wind turbine prototype. The blade was manufactured in Vestas’ production facility in Nakskov, Denmark, using the mould which was built at the factory in Lem, Denmark. The design of the blade has required an extension and retooling of the […]

  • 1 November 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) in the Gulf of Mexico for offshore wind development, with the potential to produce enough clean energy to power nearly three million homes. The first WEA is located approximately 24 nautical miles off the coast of Galveston, Texas. The area […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Crown Estate has changed the “Areas of Search” for the development of floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea, as part of the work toward holding a seabed leasing round for 4 GW of floating wind next year. Following the announcement in July of five broad “Areas of Search”, the Crown Estate has now […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The 115.5 m blade for Vestas’ V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine is currently being tested at Blaest’s blade test facility in Aalborg, Denmark. Before going into commercial production, the new V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine will undergo comprehensive test campaigns which are a mandatory part of the type certification process. One of the tests to be performed […]

  • 11 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Frese has announced that Cadeler’s two new X-Class offshore wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) will feature its Frese FUELSAVE technology which should reduce ships’ energy consumption. Cadeler chose to install onboard the new flow management system that can improve the vessels’ CII rating by up to nine per cent total fuel savings in certain operational […]