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  • 28 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Four developers have submitted their bids in response to the combined Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island offshore wind solicitation with the tenders totalling 6.8 GW. The proposals were made by Avangrid Renewables, Ørsted, SouthCoast Wind Energy, and Vineyard Offshore. In October 2023, the three states signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind procurement, although […]

  • 27 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Foundations, Green Hydrogen, Grid Connection, Industry, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The work on the vertical lay-up machine (VLM) for JDR’s new cable factory in the UK is now well underway in Klaipeda, Lithuania, where Norway-headquartered PASSER Group recently opened a new fabrication facility. The Group has revealed that, besides expanding its production capacity, it is also looking into areas for future business expansion, with floating […]

  • 24 November 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    A new study has been launched that highlights significant opportunities for the UK to share its wind farm expertise with Australia’s emerging offshore wind market. The Australian Offshore Wind Market Study, conducted by Arup, evaluates potential Australian offshore wind markets and analyses the strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for UK support. “Our analysis is helping shape investment and […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbine has been installed at the South Fork Wind Farm offshore New York. The first of South Fork Wind’s twelve Siemens Gamesa wind turbines was hoisted into place by the offshore construction team at the project site 35 miles off Montauk, New York. First approved by the Long Island […]

  • 2 October 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Maryland Offshore Wind Project. If approved, the Maryland Offshore Wind Project could generate between 1,100 MW and 2,200 MW of clean, renewable energy to the Delmarva Peninsula, which could power up to 770,000 homes. US Wind, […]

  • 6 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Norway-based Havfram has decided to wind up its business unit dedicated to the early-phase development of offshore wind farms, Kontiki Winds. Moving forward, the company said it would fully focus on the offshore wind transport and installations market. The news came a day after Havfram revealed that Kontiki Winds was ending its collaboration with RWE […]

  • 20 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Ports & Logistics

    A new report from the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC) calls for “immediate action” on developing new port infrastructure and upgrading existing port facilities as the study behind the report found the joint offshore wind target of the nine NSEC countries for 2030 is unlikely to be met otherwise. In this article: The North Seas […]

  • 20 October 2023
    Business development, Contribution, Industry, Market Outlooks, Supply Chain, Training & Education, Wind Turbines

    Industry experts convene at Clarksons HQ to address challenges and explore opportunities amid turbulent times. Clarksons Securities, Clarksons Offshore & Renewables, and Green Giraffe Advisory jointly hosted the “Offshore Wind Investment: Mind The Gap” seminar at Clarksons’ headquarters in London. The event brought together key stakeholders, including investors, developers, and suppliers, to provide valuable insights […]

  • 10 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction, Dogger Bank, has started producing electricity for the first time for British homes and businesses. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm is being constructed in UK waters some 130 kilometres off the coast of Yorkshire and in three 1.2 GW phases known as Dogger Bank A, […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    The US will need around USD 36 billion (around EUR 34 billion) over the next decade to meet the nation’s offshore wind port infrastructure gap, according to a report released by the Business Network for Offshore Wind. The report, called Building a National Network of Offshore Wind Ports: A $36B Plan for Domestic Clean Energy […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting

    The US has almost 53 GW of offshore wind projects in operation, development and planning stages. This could power more than 18 million US households if all the projects currently in development and planning are built. The US offshore wind pipeline reached 52,687 MW at the end of May 2023, with two offshore wind farms […]

  • 4 August 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Baltimore-headquartered offshore wind developer US Wind has initiated a number of steps in the development of offshore wind energy for the US State of Maryland. These include major labor agreements to support US Wind’s first offshore wind project for Maryland, the 22-turbine MarWin project, and all other future projects; a new port facility agreement with […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Business & Finance

    US Wind, the developer of the MarWin and Momentum Wind projects in Maryland, has partnered with the Spanish manufacturer of offshore wind monopiles and towers, Haizea Wind Group, to manage and operate Sparrows Point Steel, the state’s first permanent offshore wind factory. The new facility in Baltimore County will serve for the manufacture of steel […]

  • 9 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US Wind has contracted Wood Thilsted for detailed foundation design for the 270 MW MarWin offshore wind farm in Maryland, with the UK-based engineering consultancy also tasked with supporting the development of US Wind’s 808 MW Momentum Wind project in the state. In addition to delivering the detailed foundation design for MarWin and supporting Momentum […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will conduct an environmental review of US Wind’s offshore wind project in Maryland, the first proposed wind energy project offshore the state’s coast and the tenth offshore wind review of this kind initiated under the Biden-Harris administration. The company is proposing to install up to 121 turbines […]

  • 24 April 2023
    Authorities, Infrastructure

    Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed the state’s Promoting Offshore Wind Energy Resources Act (the POWER Act) into law on 21 April, thus codifying Maryland’s new 8.5 GW offshore wind target for 2031. The Governor signed the POWER Act at Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore County, where he also announced the state’s first offshore wind advanced foundation component […]

  • 1 April 2022
    R&D

    US Wind will allocate USD 11 million in funding over ten years to support the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s (UMCES) three research projects that will take place in US Wind’s lease area in federal waters offshore Ocean City, Maryland. The three projects, all planned to start this year, will provide data which […]

  • 4 April 2023
    Authorities

    The state administration of Maryland, US, has set a goal of achieving 8.5 GW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2035, by which time the state aims to have 100 per cent of clean energy in its energy mix. To support this target, the administration is working to establish new lease areas and strengthen the […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Business development, Industry, Market Outlooks, Research & Development, Wind Turbines

    The rapid growth of wind power in North America is driving requirements for longer blades, particularly with the rise of offshore installations. Developing a local supply chain to meet these demands is critical to support the booming industry. Ken Lee, is a Fleet Engineering Manager at EDF Renewables, with years of expertise in Europe and […]

  • 11 April 2023
    Authorities

    The Maryland General Assembly has passed a bill that sets the state on the path towards having 8.5 GW of offshore wind capacity in its energy mix by 2031. The bill, approved on 10 April, also establishes an approach to building offshore wind transmission infrastructure similar to that which New Jersey is employing and sets […]

  • 18 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The US States of Maryland and Massachusetts have selected a total of four new offshore wind projects in their latest solicitation rounds, enabling the addition of more than 3.2 GW of new offshore wind capacity in the country that set its 2030 target to 30 GW at the beginning of this year. On 17 December, […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Authorities

    Despite significant advancements in 2013, continued uncertainty regarding federal tax policy and lack of state-level incentives will, if left unchecked, present significant barriers to US offshore wind success. This is according to the North American division of PMSS, an experienced European offshore wind consultancy firm and a part of the TÜV SÜD group – one […]

  • 28 November 2013

    The just-concluded 18th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party explicitly called for the implementation of a strategy based on establishing a culture focused on conservation. The move restored confidence in the offshore wind power and the green energy industries, two sectors still in their primary stages, and, at the same time, vastly brightened the outlook […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment

    New York’s business, environmental, labor, and community leaders gathered yesterday, 14 August, in Rockaway Beach in support of Governor Cuomo’s plan to make offshore wind a key component of the state’s strategy to increase renewable energy and stimulate economic development. This coalition has come together in advance of a series of New York City public […]

  • 24 August 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    The County of Humboldt in California and the two developers that secured floating wind leases in the waters of the county’s coast, RWE and Vineyard Offshore (Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners), signed a Memorandum of Agreement on 22 August, under which they will jointly identify benefits of the floating wind industry to the economy and employment in […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    CTruk recently signed the lease on a 6400m2 site on the Colne Estuary, a few miles upriver from its current Brightlingsea base. The company plans to use the Fieldgates site in Haven Road, The Hythe, East Colchester to build larger vessels required for offshore wind farm projects further out to sea. CTruk is pressing on […]