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  • 1 July 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency and Energinet have invited potential tenderers and relevant industry associations to participate in a market dialogue concerning the upcoming procurements related to the Bornholm Energy Island offshore wind farm and other future wind farms. Denmark is currently in the process of establishing two energy islands, one in the North Sea, and […]

  • 17 June 2022

    Written by Ben de Sonneville, director of Sideshore Technology Smarter offshore wind farm layouts will accelerate the energy transition Wind farm layout optimisation is the art of defining the optimal locations of wind turbines, infield cables and substation structures. It presents a golden opportunity to increase project value. The academic community has done extensive research […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Spain’s Acciona Energía has acquired 24 per cent of the capital of Eolink, a French company specializing in the development of floating offshore wind foundations, becoming the main shareholder in the process. The operation, subject to certain conditions, follows a financing round launched by the French startup to boost its floating offshore wind technology and […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Subsea 7 has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dutch hydrogen technology developer, OneSea Energy, to collaborate in the field of floating offshore green hydrogen production. The Memorandum of Understanding provides that OneSea and Subsea 7 will move forward together in exploring and developing field-specific solutions for offshore hydrogen production. Both companies will […]

  • 7 July 2022

    Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee has signed a bill that seeks to procure between 600 MW and 1 GW of newly developed offshore wind capacity. “Adding offshore wind clean energy capacity is essential for meeting our new 100 percent renewable energy by 2033 goal and our Act on Climate emissions reductions target. It will not […]

  • 20 October 2022
    Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Regional Director of Environmental Protection in Gdansk has issued a decision on the environmental conditions for the connection infrastructure of the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm, Baltica 2 and Baltica 3 in the Polish Baltic Sea, to be implemented in two stages. This allows the project’s investors, PGE and Ørsted, to continue the project and […]

  • 12 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Northland Power has announced the signing of a Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) with an unnamed client for production from its Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan secured under auction. The agreement is with an investment grade counterparty (S&P: AA-) and covers 100 per cent of the power generated from Hai Long 2B […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    All 99 contracts offered through the fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme have now been signed and returned to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). A total of 93 individual projects across Britain will now proceed to work with LCCC to meet the contractual milestones specified in the CfD, […]

  • 23 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

    Transmission system operator TenneT is preparing a ”large-scale” offshore tender to connect 40 GW of new offshore wind capacity in Germany and the Netherlands by 2030. In the Esbjerg Declaration in May at the North Sea Energy Summit, Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark, and Belgium agreed to jointly install at least 65 GW of offshore wind […]

  • 29 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Technology

    RWE and Tata Steel, the largest steelmaker in the UK, have committed to working together to support the delivery of floating wind structures in the Celtic Sea from Tata Steel’s South Wales facilities. The two companies will work together to identify the steel components that could be supplied from Tata Steel in floating wind technologies […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has announced that the planning permission for the onshore grid infrastructure for the 800 MW Phase 2 of Arklow Bank Wind Park has been approved by Ireland’s planning board, An Bord Pleanála. This is the first time an offshore wind developer secured planning permission to develop onshore transmission grid infrastructure for an Irish […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Nigg in Scotland, owned and operated by Global Energy Group (GEG), has unveiled its new East Quay, which increases the port facility’s deep water quayside to over 1,200 metres. The new quay will enable the port to service multiple large-scale energy sector projects simultaneously and ensure the port facility has the required infrastructure […]

  • 27 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has won a contract to provide the complete temporary power solution for the construction of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. Under the contract, MRE will use its generator recycling strategy, with the aim to streamline the number of sets required offshore, while maintaining and refuelling […]

  • 21 June 2022
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    UK-based Oasis Marine Power and its compatriot Velrume have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop intelligent in-field energy storage and charging infrastructure for crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to facilitate the electrification of offshore wind farm operations. The non-exclusive MoU will evaluate the viability of using an intelligent power conditioning and management system […]

  • 28 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    NOV has been awarded contracts for the equipment and design of Cadeler’s first F-class jack-up vessel. The new F-class is a bespoke version of the GustoMSC™ NG-20000X model specially designed as a hybrid wind turbine and foundation installation jack-up vessel. In addition to the first two X-class units, this will be Cadeler’s third GustoMSC-designed jack-up […]

  • 21 July 2022

    Van Oord has started the construction of its next-generation jack-up vessel Boreas with a steel cutting ceremony at the Yantai CIMC Raffles shipyard in China. The vessel, which Van Oord ordered in October last year, will be the first to feature Wärtsilä’s dedicated fuel supply system for methanol, MethanolPac. Boreas will be able to operate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2022

    Norwegian offshore wind service company Edda Wind has held a naming ceremony for its latest service operation vessel (SOV) Edda Brint at Astilleros Balenciaga shipyard in Spain. This is the first of two SOVs Astilleros Balenciaga is building for Edda Wind. The second SOV (build number C416) will be launched in July while the delivery […]

  • 20 July 2022
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Saitec Offshore Technologies and RWE have loaded out and launched the prototype DemoSATH floating wind turbine at Punta Sollana quay in the Port of Bilbao, Spain. The DemoSATH unit was loaded onto the semisubmersible barge’s deck by means of Self-Propelled Modular Transporters. The barge was then ballasted down lower into the water until the DemoSATH […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7 has signed a Letter of Award with Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Limited to start early works on the Engineering, Procurement, Installation and Commissioning (EPIC) of inter-array grid cables for the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland.  Seaway 7’s scope is under final negotiation and may include the supply and installation of approximately […]

  • 28 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL), a joint venture between Red Rock Power Limited and ESB, has appointed Vestas as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 1.1 GW Inch Cape wind farm offshore Scotland. Located 15 kilometres off the Angus coast in the East of Scotland, the Inch Cape offshore wind project will feature 72 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Floating wind alone could create over 52,000 jobs in Norway by 2050, which is around 25 per cent of the total employment in the oil industry in 2019, according to a report from Menon Economics. The report also finds that Norwegian players could take between 5 and 14 per cent of the global floating wind […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The Netherlands-based maritime support provider Acta Marine has signed a contract for the construction of two next-generation, Methanol MDO/HVO powered DP2 Construction Service Operating Vessels (CSOVs) at the Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. Acta Marine has also reserved options for two additional CSOVs for delivery at a later stage. The vessels are primarily aimed at the […]

  • 18 July 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The European Commission has selected Technip Energies, X1 Wind and a consortium of ten international entities to deliver the NextFloat project, a programme accelerating industrial-scale floating wind as part of which the partners will test a 6 MW floating wind platform offshore France. Together with Technip Energies and X1 Wind, the consortium members are: Naturgy, […]

  • 27 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Norway-headquartered BW Ideol has signed a partnership deal with Taiya Renewable Energy for the joint development of a floating offshore wind pipeline in Taiwan. The partnership, which is subject to further due diligence and negotiation of the final agreements, includes the construction of a 50 MW floating wind pilot and commercial-scale projects offshore Taiwan. Under […]