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  • 17 January 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Navantia Seanergies and Windar Renovables have started production of the first of the 14 XXL monopiles for the Moray West offshore wind project, with the bending of the first sheet. The monopiles will have an approximate length of 90 metres, a maximum diameter of 10 metres, and a maximum weight of 2,000 tons. This […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    BlueFloat Energy has announced plans for developing a 1.7 GW floating offshore wind project off the coast of the New South Wales Hunter region in Australia. The Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project follows last week’s announcement by the Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Chris Bowen, about the proposed offshore wind zone in the Pacific […]

  • 27 April 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has requested PJM Interconnection (PJM), New Jersey’s regional grid operator, to include New Jersey’s current public policy of 11 GW of offshore wind by 2040 into PJM’s Regional Transmission Expansion Planning (RTEP) using their State Agreement Approach (SAA). This will be the State’s second use of the SAA […]

  • 22 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland-based Utility ROV Services has won a contract to provide boulder and debris clearance services on the Moray West offshore wind farm. The manufacturer of the UTROV system plans to start offshore operations in the first quarter of the year. A turnkey contract was signed between the Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) and Utility ROV Services […]

  • 19 May 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The final inter-array cable loadout has been completed for Equinor’s Hywind Tampen, the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm in operation. The remaining eleven kilometres of 630mm2 dynamic cabling including accessories were loaded onto the Normand Vision, a construction support vessel (CSV) from Ocean Installer, the company in charge of installing inter-array cables on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed New England Wind offshore project in Massachusetts. The notice of availability will be published in the Federal Register on 23 December, which will open a 60-day public comment period that ends on 21 February 2023. The input […]

  • 28 April 2023
    Business development, Industry, Research & Development

    DNV has started a joint industry project (JIP) to increase certainty in the design process for offshore wind farms challenged by earthquakes. The so-called ACE2 JIP is a follow-up project of “Alleviating Cyclone and Earthquake Challenges” (ACE) project and will deeply investigate issues related to earthquakes that were not conducted in the first project. Special […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has secured a multidisciplinary role in the development of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. On behalf of its client, Boskalis will carry out a large number of activities contributing to the development of this renewable energy project in the coming twelve months, the Dutch company said. The contract, valued between EUR […]

  • 28 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry, Ports & Logistics

    The following article is a guest post by Kristin Carman, PMP, REP – Offshore Project and Permit Manager DNV Energy USA, Inc. Offshore wind (OSW) development in the Gulf of Mexico (the Gulf) is an opportunity that has, arguably, received less focus than East and West Coast prospects, and one which some in the industry […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West has selected Sarens PSG, a joint venture between Sarens and PSG Marine & Logistics, to undertake the marshalling work at Invergordon of all 62 monopiles prior to installation as part of the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. Established in the summer of 2022, the joint venture will use its fleet of […]

  • 10 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    DEME has been awarded two transport and installation contracts for the foundations and the offshore substation for the Iles D’Yeu et Noirmoutier wind farm offshore France. For DEME this is the second major offshore wind farm project in France following industry-first technology deployed at Saint-Nazaire. DEME Offshore will execute the pre-piling works for the offshore […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected Havfram Wind for the installation of wind turbines at its Hornsea Three offshore wind farm in the UK. The Norwegian company will be using one of its newly built jack-ups for the work, which is scheduled to start in autumn 2026. The 2,852 MW Hornsea Three – which, according to Ørsted, is […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    California’s Port of Long Beach, the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, has proposed to develop the largest facility in the nation specifically designed to accommodate the assembly of offshore wind turbines. The proposed Pier Wind facility would span up to 400 acres of newly built land, located southwest of the Long Beach International […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Business development, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource, the developers of the 704 MW Revolution Wind project offshore Connecticut and Rhode Island, have filed a proposal in Rhode Island’s offshore wind solicitation for Revolution Wind 2 which would have a generation capacity of 884 MW. According to the developers, the new offshore wind farm represents more than USD 2 billion […]

  • 16 May 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for two wind energy projects offshore New Jersey that are being developed by Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a US joint venture between EDF Renewables and Shell New Energies. The federal permitting process started in 2021, with BOEM announcing the […]

  • 4 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands-based CAPE Holland has announced that its Vibro Lifting Technology was selected for the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. The Moray West project, located in the North Sea, off the coast of Scotland, will utilise the CAPE Vibro Lifting Technology to install up to 62 monopiles in water depths ranging […]

  • 7 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    ABL Group’s Paris office has been awarded contracts to provide marine warranty survey (MWS) services for two Round 2 offshore wind farms in France. The company has been hired on the 496 MW Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier and the 496 MW Dieppe-Le Tréport, on which offshore construction activities are scheduled to start this year. Both […]

  • 7 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The State of New Jersey plans to put up for auction up to 4,000 MW of offshore wind capacity in its third solicitation round scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2023. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has now issued the draft solicitation guidance document (SGD) for the third solicitation. The release […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted reported an EBITDA of DKK 21.1 billion (approximately EUR 2.84 billion) for 2022 and expects this year’s operating profit to be in the similar range, between DKK 20 billion and DKK 23 billion (approx. EUR 2.67 billion and EUR 3.09 billion). For its offshore business, the developer anticipates 2023 earnings to be “significantly higher”. […]

  • 11 April 2023

    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 […]

  • 10 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    Danish fund management company, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), said it plans to invest EUR 8 billion in a multi-gigawatt offshore wind project in Portugal. A spokesperson for CIP confirmed to offshore WIND that the multi-billion investment is related to the project named Nortada. The Nortada project is reportedly located off the Atlantic coast and will […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Technology

    South Korean SK ecoplant and its compatriot POSCO have announced that their K-Floater, a floating body model for offshore wind power developed with domestic technology, secured basic design certification from DNV. The K-floating body is a 10 MW semi-submersible floating model which is capable of withstanding a typhoon of about 40 metres per second that […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels, Vessels

    Van Oord has seen the demand in the offshore wind market increase exponentially in 2022, the Dutch marine contractor’s CEO Pieter van Oord said. Van Oord’s Offshore Wind business unit had what the company has described in its financial report for 2022 as a ”a busy year”, recording EUR 599 million revenue, a 72.6 per […]

  • 14 February 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the California Energy Commission (CEC) have extended their cooperation on offshore wind and energy efficiency which was established back in 2017. The renewed cooperation now involves DEA assisting the Californian authorities with optimising the legislative framework for offshore wind and also covers Power-to-X. The main goal of the partnership’s work […]

  • 23 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna have launched a new offshore wind partnership in Ireland at an event with Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste and Ireland’s Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment in Dublin. The long-term, exclusive partnership will see Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna, one of Ireland’s oldest semi-states working at the forefront of energy […]