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  • 15 May 2013

    The team behind the proposed Rhiannon wind farm has submitted a Scoping Report relating to the onshore elements of the scheme to the Isle of Anglesey County Council. The report outlines Celtic Array’s proposed approach to the environmental assessment that will be undertaken to support an application for planning permission for land-based works required to […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EOLOS has deployed its FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy in the waters where Wales’ first floating offshore wind farm, the 96 MW Erebus, will be built. The Spanish floating LiDAR supplier secured a contract for the Erebus project this summer with Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between Ireland-based blue economy developer Simply Blue Energy and […]

  • 5 March 2014
    R&D

    Local residents are encouraged to take a look at the view of the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Swansea-based iCreate has produced visually verified photomontages of the lagoon from 22 locations around Swansea Bay. Accurate and to scale, these have been produced in compliance with best practice and are now available to view at locations […]

  • 21 March 2014

    Celtic Array has yesterday launched the second round of consultation for the proposed Rhiannon offshore wind farm. With an estimated capacity of up to 2.2 GW, the Rhiannon wind farm would be located some 19km off the coast of Anglesey and would be capable of producing enough energy to serve the needs of around 1.5 […]

  • 27 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Parkwind is entering the offshore wind market in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, and has made its first move outside of Europe by naming a country manager in the two countries. The Belgium-based offshore wind developer, which says its move reflects the high potential in the region, has appointed Peter Lars Spencer as country manager […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric has partnered with Ideol to develop floating offshore wind energy projects in Irish waters using Ideol’s Damping Pool technology.

  • 23 December 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ireland’s Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has issued Maritime Area Consents (MACs) to the first phase of seven offshore renewable energy projects, said to represent a significant milestone in the delivery of offshore wind in Ireland. Coming on the back of the publication of the Climate Action Plan 2023, this […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Irish Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has invited applications from the first batch of offshore wind projects for Maritime Area Consents (MACs), the first of which are expected to be issued in the second half on this year. The invited projects include seven developments that were designated as “relevant projects” […]

  • 4 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ESB’s offshore wind project partner in Ireland, Equinor, has decided not to continue with offshore wind development in the country, the Irish utility company and renewable energy developer confirmed to offshoreWIND.biz following this morning’s (4 November) news in the Irish Examiner. Equinor’s decision to pull out of the early phase offshore wind activities in Ireland […]

  • 29 July 2022
    Authorities

    The Irish Government has increased the country’s offshore wind target for 2030 from 5 GW to 7 GW after reaching an agreement on Sectoral Emissions Ceilings that set maximum limits on greenhouse gas emissions for each sector of the Irish economy to the end of the decade. The Sectoral Emissions Ceilings have been set for […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following Ireland’s Ministry for the Environment, Climate and Communications’ announcement of winners in the country’s first offshore wind auction, SSE Renewables, whose project did not secure a contract for renewable energy generation, said that it was still committed to the future delivery of its proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park II offshore wind farm. As reported […]

  • 24 August 2015

     North Irish Sea Array Sustainable energy company Oriel Windfarm Ltd. and renewable energy group Gaelectric Holdings plc have signed a MoU for the joint development of the North Irish Sea Array (NISA) offshore wind project in the north Irish Sea. NISA is located on the east coast of the Republic of Irelnad in relatively shallow waters with favourable sea bed conditions. […]

  • 22 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Belgium’s Virya Energy has signed an agreement with JERA Green, an affiliate of Japan’s JERA, to sell 100 per cent of the shares of Parkwind, Virya Energy’s offshore wind energy platform. Closing of the transaction is expected later this year and is subject to the approval by the relevant competition and other regulatory authorities. Virya […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    This year is set to be one of the busiest for offshore wind developers and governments around the world as a multitude of new sites are scheduled to be awarded for offshore wind farm construction. From the much longer list of auctions coming up in 2023, each bearing national and/or global significance, offshoreWIND.biz is bringing […]

  • 17 August 2011

    Cape Wind–the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. to receive the go-ahead for construction–has been mired in Kennedy-centered…   By Ariel Schwartz (fastcompany) [mappress] Source: fastcompany, August 17, 2011

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fugro’s Supervisory Board has decided to nominate Øystein Løseth as the company’s new CEO after Paul van Riel, who currently holds the position, retires in April 2018.

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commenting on Fugro’s financial results for the third quarter of 2017, which were below the company’s expectations, CEO Paul van Riel said that Fugro has strong positions in the renewable energy market with good potential for further growth. 

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    “Challenging oil and gas market” has somewhat become an inevitable reference point in financial reports of companies working in the offshore energy sector. Still, those involved in the offshore wind market usually have positive figures to report. This is also the case with Fugro, whose revenue declined by 20.4% in Q3 2016 due to the oil and gas downturn, […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    Experts on HVDC grids for offshore wind power will meet at the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) to present, analyse and discuss the latest advances in the technologies and research in the field of HVDC electric power transmission systems for offshore wind farms. The workshop will be held in the framework of the training […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fugro today reported a net loss of EUR 309 million and 1,430 jobs lost in 2016, due to low activity in the oil and gas sector. The company’s revenue amounted to EUR 1.8 billion, a 22.7% decline from the EUR 2.4 billion reported for 2015. However, offshore wind has brought several projects to the company last year.

  • 16 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the Rampion Operations and Maintenance base at Newhaven Port is now underway, E.ON reports.

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fugro posted a revenue of EUR 2.36 billion in 2015, down from EUR 2.57 billion in the previous year, due to the high volatility of the oil and gas market, on which 74% of the company’s business is focused. Nevertheless, Fugro managed to decrease its net loss to EUR 372.5 million, compared to EUR 458.9 million in 2014. Fugro’s Seabed Geosolutions division […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vroon has christened its new subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel VOS Stone at a ceremony held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

  • 3 October 2014
    Technology

    Based on the River Orwell at Levington (near Ipswich), Suffolk Yacht Harbour (SYH) recently invested in a brand new 75 Tonne Wise hoist. Suffolk Yacht Harbour’s Managing Director Jonathan Dyke says; “The new hoist operates in conjunction with our existing 60 tonne hoist; so SYH now offers its clients increased, more flexible and even faster […]

  • 28 March 2012

    East Anglia Offshore Wind has revealed more info on one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms to be constructed off Suffolk coast. Joint venture between ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall Wind Power Limited plans to develop one part of the 7,200MW project. The East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm, located 43.4km from the coast will […]

  • 3 October 2013

    Offshore WIND also spoke to the top management of four of the WTIV owner/operators to find out what their views and ideas are concerning the tools of their trade, the wind turbine installation vessels. These four companies are all working in the same market, experiencing the same conditions, both financial and physical. What are the companies experiencing now and […]