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  • 26 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Supply Chain

    Equinor and Polenergia have signed contracts with Denmark-headquartered Ramboll for the design of foundations for the Bałtyk II and offshore wind projects in the Polish Baltic Sea. Under the contracts, Ramboll will provide engineering services for 100 monopiles for the Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III projects. “Thanks to the signed agreement, we are approaching the […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ignitis Renewables, a subsidiary of the Lithuanian Ignitis Group, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have secured the first of the two sites the Estonian government is auctioning off for offshore wind development by placing a EUR 1.7 million bid. The tender for the Liivi 2 area took place electronically from 7 December to 13 December […]

  • 1 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Planning & Permitting, Power-to-X

    OX2 and Ingka Investments are expected to submit an application for another offshore wind-to-hydrogen project to the Swedish authorities, after the partners recently applied for a permit to build a similar project off the coast of Blekinge. The second energy hub combining offshore wind energy and green hydrogen production for which the partners are expected […]

  • 5 June 2024
    Business development, Floating Wind, Industry, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Four new challenges, which aim to push the boundaries of innovation in floating offshore wind, have been launched in the NOW Accelerator programme. Presented by industry players Vattenfall and Seagust, Equinor, Deep Wind Offshore and EDF Renewables, and Å Energi and Corio, the four new challenges are part of the NOW Accelerator programme by Norwegian […]

  • 9 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Supply Chain

    German offshore transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz Offshore GmbH has issued a contract notice for the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) of the 2 GW HVDC offshore platform and converter system for the Ostwind 4 grid connection project. The scope consists of the respective complete substructure and topside of the offshore platform and the […]

  • 18 December 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Energy Islands, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is establishing a new bidding zone that will enter into force with the commissioning of Bornholm Energy Island, the agency announced on 18 December. The bidding zone is being established based on a structural congestion identified by Energinet, the Danish transmission system operator (TSO), in the electricity transmission grid that […]

  • 17 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    After winning development rights for the Liivi 2 site, Ignitis Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have now also secured the second offshore wind area offered in Estonia’s first offshore wind tender, having placed the highest bid of EUR 1.16 million for the Liivi 1 site. The partners won the tender for the adjacent Liivi […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Norway’s Glamox has secured three separate orders for LED lighting for the turbine foundation transition pieces for offshore wind farms in Taiwan and South Korea. SK Oceanplant awarded Glamox a contract to provide 468 linear Glamox TL60-1200 LED luminaries and 52 Glamox RLX80 floodlights to light 52 transition pieces at the 1,044 MW Hai Long […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy

    Europe’s offshore wind industry brought online a record 4.2 GW of new capacity in 2023 and is expected to build around 5 GW of offshore wind annually over the next three years, according to WindEurope data. However, this is still not enough to meet the continent’s 2030 climate and energy security targets, WindEurope added. The […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Cables, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Subsea power cable manufacturer NKT has reported a record-high order backlog for high-voltage cables for 2023, with 45 per cent of orders coming from offshore wind. At the end of last year, NKT’s order backlog was at EUR 10.8 billion, more than double the company saw at the end of 2022. In its full-year 2023 […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Dutch company HSM Offshore Energy has entered into a long-term lease agreement with its compatriot Hollandia to use its Stormpolder yard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The move is part of HSM Offshore Energy’s expansion plans and the growing order book, according to the company, which has several offshore wind and offshore grid projects in […]

  • 16 January 2024
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Greece’s Hellenic Cables has signed a contract to supply inter-array cables for the Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III offshore wind farms in Poland. Hellenic Cables was appointed by Seaway7 as the key subcontractor for the design, manufacturing, testing, and supply of approximately 205km 66 kV submarine inter-array cables and related accessories for the Polish offshore […]

  • 16 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Clean Air Act permit to Empire Offshore Wind, owned by Equinor. The air quality analysis, conducted by EPA, showed that the impacts on air quality from the construction and operation of the offshore wind project will not cause or contribute to a violation of federal air […]

  • 4 January 2024
    Vessels

    Cadeler’s offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Wind Peak, has been launched at Cosco Shipyard in Qidong, China. According to the Danish company, the launching of Wind Peak is a critical milestone that marks the completion of the vessel’s hull. The construction of the vessel was a result of two years of intricate engineering and […]

  • 19 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors has signed reservation and preliminary work agreements with MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III, special purpose companies owned by Polenergia and Equinor, for the transport and installation of wind turbine foundations and an offshore substation. ”The subject of the Reservation Agreements is the obligation of the parties to continue negotiations in […]

  • 29 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain

    The Crown Estate has published a concession notice confirming the launch of the Round 5 seabed leasing process for floating offshore wind projects in the Celtic Sea, under which leases for up to 4.5 GW of generation capacity will be awarded. Issued on 28 February, the notice directs potential bidders to fill out a pre-qualification […]

  • 23 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for Equinor’s Empire Wind offshore wind project in New York, the US. With this approval secured, the developer is planning to start the construction of Empire Wind 1 later this year. The approved plan includes the construction and operation […]

  • 15 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Supply Chain

    Italy-headquartered Prysmian has finalized three contracts worth in aggregate around EUR 5 billion with the transmission system operator (TSO) Amprion for BalWin1 and BalWin2 offshore grid connection systems and the DC34 underground cable project in Germany. According to Prysmian, this package deal is the largest in value and in km of cable ever awarded to […]

  • 11 January 2024
    Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Vestas has revealed plans to establish a new blade factory in Szczecin, Poland, where the company aims to produce blades for its flagship offshore wind turbine, the V236-15.0 MW. The new offshore blade factory is planned to be located at a site in northern Szczecin, which Vestas acquired in February 2023. The factory is expected […]

  • 5 December 2023
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm is now supplying its full capacity to the German electricity transmission grid, according to the transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz. 50Hertz built the submarine and onshore cable connection to the Lubmin substation and worked with the wind farm operator Parkwind to construct the offshore platform. Parkwind’s 257 MW […]

  • 31 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    OEG Renewables and Sojitz Machinery Corporation (SOMAC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer renewable service solutions to the growing offshore wind market in Japan. Under the MoU, the companies will provide pre-construction, operations and maintenance (O&M), and vessel services to offshore wind projects in Japan. “By partnering with SOMAC, a company with […]

  • 5 June 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy

    South Korean Taihan Cable & Solution has opened the first phase of its submarine cable plant that will supply the offshore wind industry. The submarine cable plant, covering around 44,800 square metres behind Godae Pier at Pyeongtaek’s Dangjin Port, is being constructed in two phases. The first phase, which focuses on producing inter-array cables, was […]

  • 11 December 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today published a proposed sale notice (PSN) for an offshore wind lease sale in the Central Atlantic for one area offshore Delaware and Maryland, and one area offshore Virginia.  BOEM says that the two lease areas have the potential to […]

  • 6 June 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalized the environmental review of potential offshore wind lease activities in the Central Atlantic. BOEM announced on 6 June the availability of its final Environmental Assessment (EA), which considers possible impacts from issuing leases for potential offshore wind development off the Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia coasts, […]

  • 8 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Following a retrofit campaign, TDI-Brooks’ new research vessel has arrived on the US East Coast where it will perform offshore wind work. The RV Nautilus, formerly known as Nautical Geo, reached the shores of the East Coast on 3 March after undergoing a six-month retrofit in Las Palmas. The 75-metre-long, 2000-built DP2 vessel will provide support […]

  • 15 January 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Lithuania’s National Energy Regulatory Council (NERC) has opened the country’s second offshore wind tender which, same as the first one, is looking for a developer of a 700 MW offshore wind farm. Interested developers now have until 15 April to register and submit their documents and offers, which will then be undergoing evaluation until 27 […]