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  • 1 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Subsea 7, in collaboration with OneSea Energy, has secured GBP 150,000 (around USD 187,000) in funding from the Scottish government to investigate pairing a large-scale floating hydrogen production system with a floating wind farm offshore Scotland. The funding was awarded as part of the Hydrogen Innovation Scheme under which a total of 32 projects have […]

  • 3 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind

    BlueFloat Energy and Renantis partnership have appointed DORIS as Principal Designer on its Broadshore and Bellrock floating offshore wind farms in Scotland. As Principal Designer, DORIS will use its knowledge of Construction, Design, and Management (CDM) 2015 regulations plan to plan, manage, monitor, and coordinate design risk management activities, support contractor selection and appointments, and […]

  • 22 August 2023
    Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall have revealed that the preliminary geophysical and environmental surveys have been completed for their Muir Mhòr floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. With marine survey services provider EGS International mobilising survey work on the EGS Ventus in April 2023, the four-month campaign was completed in early August. Utilising high-spec marine […]

  • 2 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture by EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has sold 16.6 per cent of its majority stake in the Moray East offshore wind farm to Equitix. According to Ocean Winds, the sale will support the company’s investments in its additional 5 GW of offshore wind projects in Scotland. Following the transaction, Ocean […]

  • 29 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Ports & Logistics

    Sarens PSG and Aventus Energy have entered into an agreement under which the two companies will provide integrated port marshalling services to the offshore wind sector through a joint venture. The two companies are already working together on the Moray West offshore wind project, for which Sarens PSG is currently executing a port marshalling contract […]

  • 9 June 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Japanese-based Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) and its compatriot Toyo Construction have established a joint venture focusing on offshore wind power generation. Through the joint venture, the companies said that they will create stronger synergies in a wide range of areas related to offshore wind, including survey planning, procurement of work vessels, and offshore construction. “By […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    An application to build the up to 4.1 GW Berwick Bank, the UK’s largest offshore wind farm, capable of providing enough electricity to power more than five million homes, has commenced determination, SSE Renewables said. Located roughly 38 kilometers off the East Lothian coast of Scotland, Berwick Bank is the largest offshore wind farm planning […]

  • 12 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    A preliminary geophysical and environmental survey campaign has started at the Muir Mhòr floating wind project site in Scotland, being developed by Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall. The survey campaign will take place along the export cable corridor for the Muir Mhòr floating offshore wind project from June to July 2023. Operations will be conducted […]

  • 24 March 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Crown Estate Scotland has selected 13 out of a total of 19 applications with a combined capacity of around 5.5 GW in the world’s first leasing round designed to enable offshore wind energy to directly supply offshore oil and gas platforms. INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas) leasing aims to attract investment in innovative […]

  • 23 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted and Repsol have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Port Authority of A Coruña to facilitate the development, construction, operation and maintenance of future floating offshore wind projects in Spain. Madrid-based multi-energy company Repsol and Ørsted signed an agreement in April last year to identify and jointly develop floating wind projects offshore Spain. […]

  • 11 May 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Industry, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Sharing infrastructure, services and supply chain between wind and wave energy projects can reduce the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) for wind by up to 7% and by up to 40% for wave energy, while the combined LCOE of a shared project can be up to 12% lower than in separate developments, according to a […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Business development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has announced plans to develop a virtual environment for better planning and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Led by ORE Catapult’s Operations and Maintenance Centre of Excellence (OMCE) at Grimsby, the Digital Operation and Maintenance Environment (DOME) is supported by GBP 600,000 (approx. EUR 697,000) funding from Innovate UK. […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Eneco and Equinor have joined forces to participate in the upcoming 4 GW IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Beta offshore wind farm zone tenders. The two companies said they want to contribute to the Netherlands reaching its decarbonisation targets by integrating offshore wind into the Dutch energy system while ensuring biodiversity, and co-existence with marine and […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The developers behind the Buchan floating offshore wind project, have awarded a series of contracts worth more than GBP 1.5 million to three Scottish companies. The 1 GW Buchan floating offshore wind project is being developed by the Floating Energy Allyance, a consortium comprising BW Ideol, Elicio, and BayWa r.e., which secured the rights for the project […]

  • 24 July 2023
    Business & Finance

    UK green energy supplier Octopus Energy Group has announced that it will invest, through its generation arm, USD 20 billion (about GBP 15 billion) into offshore wind by 2030. The company said that this will go towards the generation of 12 GW of renewable electricity a year, enough to power 10 million homes. Octopus is targeting projects […]

  • 28 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem has shortlisted four potential bidders for its next Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) bidding round for three offshore transmission links worth an estimated GBP 2 billion (about EUR 2.3 billion). In the “most valuable” OFTO tender round ever run by Ofgem, a new bidder has joined three others in a competition to own and operate […]

  • 23 June 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GEOxyz has been selected by the Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT to carry out geophysical and geotechnical surveys for the export cable route for the Nederwiek III offshore wind farm (NW3) in the Netherlands. The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate and TenneT are planning an underground high-voltage connection from the Nederwiek offshore wind farm […]

  • 6 April 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Thistle Wind Partners (TWP) has launched seabed surveys for its 1 GW Ayre floating offshore wind farm and the 1 GW Bowdun offshore wind farm in Scotland. G-tec is leading the first phase of the work, which is the geophysical surveying of the seabed at both sites, in leasing zones NE2 and E3, from March […]

  • 15 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    A floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) buoy has been launched at the Stromar floating wind farm site offshore Scotland. The E38 EOLOS LiDAR was deployed at the Stromar site off the coast of Caithness, approximately 50 kilometres from the Port of Wick on 8 September. Equipped with fully independent and remote sensing devices, the […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Project Updates, Supply Chain

    Geoquip Marine has secured a contract to gather engineering data to support a proposed floating offshore wind project in Scotland that is being developed by ScottishPower and Shell. To support the MarramWind project, Geoquip Marine is set to perform a complete geotechnical investigation to gather soil and geotechnical data for developing an engineering ground model. According to […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Dajin Heavy Industry Corporation has delivered 24 out of the total 48 monopiles that the company is manufacturing for the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. On 14 July, the 3rd shipment of XXL monopiles, which weigh about 2,000 tonnes and have a diameter of ten metres, set sail from the Dajin […]

  • 24 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has signed an agreement with funds managed by Schroders Greencoat to divest its remaining 25 per cent minority interest in the London Array offshore wind farm in the UK. The total value of the transaction is GBP 717 million (approximately EUR 829 million). Ørsted originally owned 50 per cent of the project and divested […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out the first of the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm at its yard in Newcastle, UK, readying the OTM for sail-out at the end of the next month. The company will load the second OTM onto a barge in the second half of October and […]

  • 4 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development

    Barclays has committed GBP 95.5 million in loans to support the Moray West offshore wind farm, a project that aims to supply 50 per cent of Scotland’s electricity. Moray West, part of Ocean Winds portfolio, has secured a GBP 95.5 million loan from Barclays to support the next phase of the project’s construction as part […]

  • 21 April 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Ossian Offshore Wind Farm Limited (OWFL) has finished 24 months of digital aerial surveys across the 3.6 GW Ossian floating offshore wind project site area, located approximately 80 kilometres southeast of the Aberdeenshire coast. The surveys were conducted by HiDef Aerial Surveying Ltd from March 2021 to February 2023. The monthly surveys included an eight-kilometre […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, has started geotechnical surveys at the Caledonia offshore wind farm site in Scotland. Sediment from deep borehole samples from across the Moray Firth site should provide geotechnical data to allow further planning of the project’s engineering design and installation phases. “Ocean Winds has built a […]