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  • 24 February 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry

    The Governor of Maine’s Energy Office has released the Maine Offshore Wind Roadmap, a stakeholder-driven comprehensive plan that is said to offer detailed strategies for Maine to realize economic, energy, and climate benefits from offshore wind, in conjunction with communities, fisheries, and wildlife of the Gulf of Maine. The Roadmap was developed over 18 months […]

  • 4 October 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has submitted the scoping report to Marine Scotland for its Caledonia offshore wind farm. The report outlines the technologies under consideration for developing the 2 GW offshore wind project across a 429-square-kilometre site in the Moray Firth for which Ocean Winds won the development […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Spanish company Eolos Floating LiDAR Solutions is preparing to deploy two of its FLS200 floating LiDAR buoys at two sites offshore Scotland, where partners Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy plan to build floating wind farms. The LiDAR buoys will be installed this month out of the Peterhead port, where Eolos has engaged ASCO to provide […]

  • 7 March 2023
    Business development, Grid Connection, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Technology

    X1 Wind has announced that its floating offshore wind turbine prototype delivered first power to PLOCAN’s smart grid in the Canary Islands, Spain. First Power was fed from the prototype, installed at a 50-metre water depth in a downwind configuration, into PLOCAN’s offshore platform smart grid via a 1.4-kilometre subsea cable connected to a 20 […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s jack-up vessel Wind Orca is scheduled to start work on the Moray East offshore wind farm today, 1 February, when major component inspection and repair activities are set to begin on several wind turbines. The work is planned to be done on four potential wind turbines that might need repair and will be taking […]

  • 25 January 2023
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    France-based floating wind technology developer, Eolink, and 15 European renewable energy partners have launched an EU-backed project named Black sea fLoating Offshore Wind (BLOW). The project aims to install a 5 MW floating wind turbine offshore Bulgaria and link it to a gas platform in the Black Sea. BLOW will use Eolink’s floating offshore wind […]

  • 24 February 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Technology

    Entrion Wind has been awarded a project to evaluate the feasibility of its patent-pending fully restrained platform (FRP) offshore wind foundation technology by a Scotwind developer. Under the agreement, Entrion will assess the technical and economic feasibility of the FRP foundation technology, extending the monopile and its established supply chain and favourable economics up to […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Bourbon has set up a new division dedicated solely to offshore wind, Bourbon Wind, following the Bourbon Group’s increasing involvement in the sector. The company says the new division will support the group’s ambition to become a major player in the entire value chain: pre-studies, transport and installation services, field maintenance, floaters repair, and personnel […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    A long-lasting partnership started in 2004 Talking about this story, that is the relation between DAVI and CS Wind, means going back almost 20 years. In fact, the beginning of this fruitful cooperation and collaboration dates back to 2004, when the first Plate Rolls were delivered to a CS Wind plant in Vietnam. Since then, CS Wind kept […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind foundation manufacturer Steelwind has shipped off the first three monopile foundations for Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 project in Germany. The offshore wind farm will comprise 23 XXL monopiles which will be connected to the wind turbines without transition pieces (TPs).  The first batch of the TP-less foundations was shipped from Steelwind’s manufacturing […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) wrapped up 2022 by issuing several new orders, among them also an order approving the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for Mayflower Wind and Commonwealth Wind projects, although Avangrid filed a motion to dismiss the proceedings for the latter in mid-December, with plans to re-apply at the upcoming state […]

  • 24 October 2022
    Contribution, R&D, Technology

    Norway-headquartered DNV and its partners have completed Phase 1 of a joint industry project (JIP) on Bottom Impact and Partially Submerged Conditions for optimising the installation process of offshore wind turbines. According to DNV, offshore wind turbine installation is currently done in benign weather conditions to limit the bottom impact of wind turbine installation vessels’ […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    Sweden-headquartered Hexicon and IX Wind have joined forces to provide services for the development and construction of a 1,300+ MW floating wind project offshore Taiwan. The partnership, secured in December 2022, will offer project management, consultancy, and engineering services to the floating offshore wind project. The wind farm is planned to be commissioned as early […]

  • 13 January 2023
    Authorities, Industry

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish a proposed rule to update regulations for clean energy development on the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The proposed regulations would modernize regulations, streamline overly complex and burdensome processes, clarify ambiguous provisions and enhance compliance provisions in order to decrease costs and uncertainty associated with […]

  • 2 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Technology

    Haizea Wind needs no introduction when it comes to the world of Wind Towers and Offshore Foundations. Rolling large diameter parts is their bread and butter in the location in the port of Bilbao, where two DAVI Plate Rolls operate all day long, rolling relentlessly. “I started in 2020 at Haizea and at that moment […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted and the Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority (IFEZA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen the cooperation on the green transformation and carbon neutrality of the Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) in South Korea. Under the MoU, Ørsted Korea and IFEZA agreed to explore key areas of collaboration, including Ørsted Korea’s 1.6GW […]

  • 6 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Consumer Protection and Technical Supervision Agency (CPTRA) has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) programme of the Saare-Liivi offshore wind farm in Estonia. Usually, the environmental studies begin after the programme is approved, but in this case, the surveys started already during the compilation of the programme and therefore the first year’s studies have […]

  • 21 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Ramboll has been selected to investigate the feasibility of producing hydrogen offshore at a multi-gigawatt scale with NortH2 in the Dutch part of the North Sea. The NortH2 consortium, which comprises Eneco, RWE, Equinor, and Shell is, together with Gasunie, investigating how all aspects of the hydrogen value chain – from production to transmission storage […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Offshore wind service vessel company Edda Wind has signed contracts with the Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas for its commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) in 2024 and 2025. According to Edda Wind, the contracts total a minimum of 750 days of firm work with options for extension of each work scope. The company recently placed a EUR 250 million […]

  • 27 March 2023

    The government of Canada has, together with the government of Nova Scotia and the government of Newfoundland and Labrador, launched the start of the regional assessments of offshore wind development in the two provinces. The recently released Agreement and Terms of Reference outline how the assessments will be conducted, and sets out their goals, objectives, […]

  • 28 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spain-based euskalforging has won a contract to produce rolled rings for the 496 MW Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier wind farm offshore France. Under the contract, the company will manufacture rolled rings for 61 transition pieces that will be installed on the offshore wind project located 11.6 kilometres from the island of Yeu and 16.5 […]

  • 11 November 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has granted an establishment permit giving HOFOR Vind the right to build the Aflandshage offshore wind farm in the Øresund Strait. The wind farm will feature up to 26 offshore wind turbines with an individual capacity of between 9.5 MW 11 MW, and a combined capacity of between 247 MW and […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Crowley has completed the purchase of 42 acres in Salem, Massachusetts, which will serve as the future home of the Salem Harbor Wind Terminal, the second major offshore wind port terminal in the state. The terminal site project will result in the redevelopment of the former Salem Harbor Station, a decommissioned coal-fired energy plant creating […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Eneti has announced that Seajacks UK Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has secured another contract in Northwest Europe for one of its NG2500-class jack-ups. The work is planned to keep the vessel busy for 41 and 53 days and is expected to generate between USD 3.3 million (about EUR 3.1 million) and USD […]

  • 1 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Ørsted and T&T Group have signed a landmark agreement with the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s (MPI) National Innovation Center (NIC) to bolster technical capacity and build technological expertise in Vietnam’s offshore wind sector. The goal of this five-year cooperation agreement is to launch an offshore wind research and development (R&D) and training centre under […]