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  • 1 January 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    As we said our goodbyes to 2020, a lot of us will look back on a challenging year, but also a year which drew resilience, agility and the power of powering through into the spotlight. The same goes for the offshore wind industry, which met its fair share of challenges, but continued delivering in the […]

  • 7 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish manufacturer of rolled rings euskalforging has won a contract to deliver flanges for the 1.2 GW Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm. Under the contract, euskalforging will roll, heat treat, machine, and deliver flanges for all the 95 monopile foundations and transition pieces of the Dogger Bank A. According to the company, this will […]

  • 9 March 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in Massachusetts and has thus put the offshore wind farm one step away from completing the federal permitting process. The only thing now left before construction on the project could begin is a […]

  • 30 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released the Notice of Intent (NOI) to launch the formal environmental review for Ørsted’s Ocean Wind project offshore New Jersey. The NOI announces the preparation of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) submitted by Ocean Wind LLC. This opens a […]

  • 16 March 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    GE Renewable Energy plans to recruit 300 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France, in 2021. The expanded production workforce will allow LM Wind Power to meet the growing industry demand for offshore wind equipment, the company said. The factory currently has more than 450 employees, with 34 […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Aibel has awarded AEG Power Solutions with a contract for the supply of its Protect 8 UPS and Protect RCS rectifiers to secure power on the HVDC offshore converter platforms for Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B. AEG PS will deliver two Protect RCS 110TPRE1200 rectifiers, two Protect 8 inverters 60KVA, distribution cabinets and […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    The State of New Jersey is investing USD 250 million in a monopiles manufacturing facility that will serve the U.S. offshore wind industry. The facility will be located at the Paulsboro Marine Terminal in Gloucester County and is said to be the largest industrial offshore wind investment in the U.S. to date. EEW, Ørsted, as […]

  • 2 November 2020

    OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the month of October 2020. Crane for Next-Gen Offshore Wind Turbines Coming to Market The Netherlands-based Tetrahedron has developed a new crane for next-generation offshore wind turbines, said to be designed to fit on both existing and new jack-up vessels. Construction Starts on World’s […]

  • 17 February 2021
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has completed the first Siemens Gamesa B108 wind turbine blade. The 108-metre IntegralBlade® was cast in one piece using patented Siemens Gamesa blade technologies. This process eliminates weaker areas at glued joints and produces blades of optimum quality, strength, and reliability, the turbine maker said. The record-setting blade will be installed on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Here are the ten most-read articles on Offshore WIND in March 2021. World’s First Floating Wind Farm Best Performer in UK With an average capacity factor of 57.1% in the twelve months to March 2020, Hywind Scotland set a new record in the UK. Offshore Wind-to-Whisky Project Launches in Scotland The power would be supplied […]

  • 22 October 2020
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X prototype, the world’s most powerful wind turbine operating to date, has been optimized and is now operating at a 13 MW power output. During the following months, the prototype operating in the Port of Rotterdam will undergo a series of tests to perform different types of measurements and obtain its type […]

  • 13 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has selected the US-based Southwire to design, manufacture, and install the onshore cables for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale wind farm in the United States. Southwire’s facility in Huntersville, North Carolina, will manufacture the high voltage cable for the onshore portion of Vineyard Wind 1. ”We’re proud to partner with Southwire, a […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Tethys Energy Services (Tethys) and Aerones have won a competition to demonstrate a novel remote blade maintenance technique for offshore wind farms to GE Renewable Energy. The two companies have won a blade robotics innovation competition launched by GE Renewable Energy, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, and KTN, which called for robotics solutions focussed […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium of Sif Netherlands and Smulders Projects Belgium will manufacture all the monopiles and transition pieces for the Dogger Bank A & B offshore wind farm project. Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, awarded the consortium with the contract to manufacture and deliver 190 monopiles and transition pieces […]

  • 26 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Italian oil and gas major Eni has completed the acquisition of a 20 per cent stake in the 1.2 GW Dogger Bank A and the 1.2 GW Dogger Bank B offshore wind farms in the UK. Eni bought the stakes from Equinor (10 per cent) and SSE Renewables (10 per cent). Following this transaction, the […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and SSE have reached financial close on the first two phases of the Dogger Bank wind farm project, representing in aggregate the largest offshore wind project financing to date globally. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project is divided into three 1.2 GW phases, Dogger Bank A, Dogger Bank B, and Dogger Bank C. The […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Vessels

    The market for vessels capable of installing large offshore wind components is quickly being outpaced by growing demand from the global development pipeline, a Rystad Energy analysis shows. With offshore wind booming, the global fleet of wind farm installation vessels will be insufficient to meet the demand after 2025, according to Rystad Energy. The analysis […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has entered into an agreement to sell a 25 per cent ownership interest in its 1,100 MW Ocean Wind offshore wind project to New Jersey’s Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG). PSEG’s contribution will include both a conventional and tax equity investment in the project. The partners did not disclose the value of the transaction. […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the South Fork offshore wind farm and will open a 45-day public comment period on 8 January. After the public consultation period, BOEM will address all received comments and publish a Final EIS, which is expected to be […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems have appointed Johnny Thomsen as the new CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. Thomsen is taking over from Philippe Kavafyan who has left the company after holding the CEO position for two and a half years. As of Thursday, 29 October, the executive management of MHI Vestas […]

  • 8 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    Europe confirmed a record amount of EUR 26.3 billion of investments in 2020 that will finance 7.1 GW of new offshore wind farms to be built in the coming years, WindEurope said. For comparison, EUR 6.1 billion was invested in four offshore wind projects in 2019. This represents an increase of over 330 per cent […]

  • 2 February 2021

    By Dario Mulazzani, DAVI Product & Market Specialist Wind Energy & Heavy-Duty Division. Located in such a dynamic and extremely powerful element as the sea, foundations represent one of the main elements of any offshore wind farm, accounting for over one-fourth of the total equipment cost. As they must support the wind turbines, absorbing all […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Waves Group has secured a contract to provide marine warranty surveyor services for the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. Waves Group is providing the services for Dogger Bank A, which involves the installation of foundations, infield cables, turbines, export cables and one offshore substation and the foundation for Dogger Bank B.  Operations […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based Tetrahedron has developed a new crane for next-generation offshore wind turbines, said to be designed to fit on both existing and new jack-up vessels. Tetrahedron said that based on a different motion principle and a structural load transfer, the crane lifts higher than alternatives that can fit in the same footprint. According to […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Authorities, Technology

    Wind turbine manufacturers Siemens Gamesa and GE Renewable Energy have filed patent infringement complaints against each other in the United States. Siemens Gamesa filed the patent infringement complaint against GE Renewable Energy in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on 29 September. In the complaint, Siemens Gamesa is alleging that GE’s […]