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  • 17 May 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor’s Hywind Tampen, the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm in operation, has started delivering electricity to the Snorre oil and gas field in the Norwegian North Sea. The 88 MW Hywind Tampen delivered first power in November 2022. The electricity was delivered to the Gullfaks A platform. Now the wind farm is delivering electricity […]

  • 26 May 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE has decided to strengthen its position in the German offshore market by becoming the sole owner of the 1.6 GW cluster of offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. The Nordseecluster, consisting of four sites located north of the Juist island, was formerly co-developed with Canadian company Northland Power, which has now sold […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Last month, RWE and its project partners submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Rampion 2 offshore wind farm in the UK. The Planning Inspectorate accepted the application for examination on 7 September and will start the examination process within three months. Also in this article: The process at the Planning […]

  • 4 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Navantia Seanergies and Windar have unveiled that they will manufacture 45 monopiles for Iberdrola for the 1,400 MW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in the UK. The production will take place in Navantia-Windar’s monopile factory located in Fene shipyard, in A Coruña, Spain. The order will involve 900,000 hours over 15 months and will […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has commissioned the 900 MW DolWin6 offshore grid connection, bringing the transmission capacity in the German North Sea to 8,032 MW. DolWin6, TenneT’s 13th German offshore grid connection, has now been officially handed over to the TSO for regular operation after several weeks of trial operation by Siemens Energy. […]

  • 13 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE and Northland Power have selected Havfram Wind as the preferred supplier for the transport of wind turbines for their Nordseecluster development, a 1.6 GW offshore wind cluster comprising four offshore wind farm sites in the German sector of the North Sea. Starting in 2026, the Norwegian company will transport and support the installation of […]

  • 18 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has signed a contract with the Australian company Sea Global and its Polish subcontractor PGNiG Gazoprojekt to prepare design documentation and obtain a building permit for offshore export cables for the BC-Wind offshore wind farm in the Polish Baltic Sea. The scope of the contract covers a section of two 220 kV export […]

  • 21 June 2023

    Ørsted and WWF, which teamed up last year to advance offshore wind deployment that enhances ocean biodiversity, have now launched a project that will see one or more biogenic reefs of European flat oysters and horse mussels being established in the Danish North Sea. The project, named BioReef, is commencing this year and the deployment […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy and Cobra have submitted an onshore planning application to North Devon Council for their 100 MW White Cross floating offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea. The proposed White Cross floating offshore wind farm will feature six to eight floating wind turbines installed some 52 kilometres off the North Devon coast. The project’s […]

  • 24 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    UK-based AMS Trenchless has been awarded the cable landing works contract on Ørsted’s Hornsea Three offshore wind farm. AMS Trenchless will undertake specialist works at the landfall site at Weybourne, North Norfolk, where the offshore cables meet the onshore cables. Using Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD), the North Lincolnshire company will install underground cable ducts that […]

  • 10 August 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The assembly of the substation topside for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore wind farm has been completed at Equans’ yard in Hoboken, Belgium. On 5 August, the substation topside was loaded onto the barge at the Equans BeLux – Offshore Business Unit yard in Hoboken and will soon set sail towards its final destination […]

  • 13 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Site investigations are about to start at two locations in Scotland and the UK where Flotation Energy and its project partners plan to build the 480 MW Morecambe and the 1.4 GW Cenos offshore wind farms. At the Morecambe site, located about 30 kilometres from the Lancashire coast, a deep-sea geotechnical survey is scheduled to […]

  • 8 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    ScottishPower Renewables has awarded Stowen Group a major construction services contract for the East Anglia Hub offshore wind farm in the UK. The multi-million-pound contract will see the UK-based company, which was previously a subcontractor on East Anglia 1, directly support the offshore construction for East Anglia 1 North, East Anglia 2, and East Anglia […]

  • 11 August 2023
    Business development, Environment, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    OX2 and Finland’s Ålandsbanken Fondbolag have completed underwater nature field surveys of two of its Noatun offshore wind projects near Åland in the Baltic Sea. The project team said it had used innovative methods to explore the underwater environment where the Noatun Norra (Noatun North) and Noatun Södra (Noatun South) offshore wind projects are planned. According […]

  • 6 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based NKT has received a firm order from ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) to design, manufacture, and install the complete 320 kV HVDC export power cable system for the 1,400 MW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in the UK. NKT signed a contract with the project developer, ScottishPower Renewables, in July last year. Under the contract, […]

  • 12 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Ocean Breeze Energy have entered into a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) for the BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farm in Germany, under which RWE Supply & Trading will market the wind farm’s electricity production under the direct marketing scheme, starting this month. RWE also plans to use the wind farm’s electricity to […]

  • 4 September 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction has started on RWE’s 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea off the northeast coast of the UK. The offshore works are kicking off with the laying of the first section of high voltage direct current (HVDC) export cable which will be done by Prysmian’s Leonardo […]

  • 10 May 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology

    Dutch start-up TouchWind, the developer of a floating wind turbine with a tilting, angled one–piece rotor, is installing a small–scale prototype at Fieldlab Green Economy Westvoorne, the Netherlands, for testing that is set to start this month. The field lab, located on the north bank of the Oostvoornse Lake in the southwest of the Netherlands, facilitates underwater and nearshore research for […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, and Energia Renewables have formed a partnership to develop offshore wind projects in Ireland, with the potential to deliver up to 1.8 GW of new capacity by 2030. The partnership said that it will initially focus on Ireland’s south and east coasts, where Energia Renewables have […]

  • 11 April 2023

    Maersk Supply Service has entered into a collaboration with GustoMSC to design the next-generation wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) for the offshore wind market in Europe. As previously reported, Maersk Supply Service has developed an installation concept for the US market that combines a new WTIV design with a patented load transfer system that should […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Petrobras has unveiled plans to develop wind farms offshore Brazil with a potential capacity of up to 23 GW, including a floating wind project in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian state oil and gas group has submitted a request with the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) to start the environmental licensing process for ten […]

  • 5 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Sweden-based SeaTwirl has announced that it received its first commercial order for a new wind turbine application in the North Sea. Earlier this year, SeaTwirl announced that the company and Kontiki Winds signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to identify and explore opportunities to electrify Oil and Gas assets and other offshore applications using SeaTwirl’s […]

  • 10 August 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    After awarding four offshore wind areas to BP and TotalEnergies for EUR 12.6 billion through its first dynamic bidding process last month, the German Federal Network Agency (BSH) has now awarded further sites for a total of EUR 784 million in the process organised for four centrally pre-investigated areas. Three of the new four areas […]

  • 12 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Baltic Workboats (BWB) and Damen Shipyards have signed a partnership agreement for a programme of building Damen’s popular crew transfer vessel (CTV), the Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, at BWB’s facility on Saaremaa Island in Estonia. The FCS 2710 is a versatile vessel and those built by BWB will undertake a range of duties in […]

  • 27 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Vessels

    German offshore wind developer RWE and maritime support provider Acta Marine have signed a long-term vessel supply agreement which they say will pave the way for the decarbonisation of offshore wind farm operations. According to the companies, the agreement is to build and operate two ‘green’ service operation vessels (SOVs), which will be among the […]