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  • 4 July 2024
    Business development, Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Innovation, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    The Dutch/German offshore transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT is working on a concept for an offshore subsea transformer that could, according to the TSO, speed up the offshore grid expansion. At the end of June, TenneT launched a tender in Germany for feasibility studies into the concept. According to the information in the tender notice, […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    US-based Zupt has been awarded its first major offshore wind farm development project from a Tier 1 energy contractor off the northwest coast of France. Under the contract, the company will provide instrumentation and survey support during the installation of 64 wind turbine monopiles at the project’s site. Zupt’s role will revolve around integrating a […]

  • 7 June 2024
    Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Innovation, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Boxkite Software, Claviate, Indeximate, Pliant Energy Systems, Sensatek, and Triton Anchor have been selected by the Offshore Wind Innovation Hub in New York to receive support to further develop their solutions that could help advance offshore wind in the state and the US.  The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub, officially launched in January 2023, is led […]

  • 23 February 2024
    Floating Wind, Foundations, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain

    Construction work on Eolink’s 5 MW floating wind turbine that will be installed at the French SEM-REV test site off the coast of Le Croisic is set to begin this Spring following the arrival of the first components at the Port of Brest on 20 February. The floater, which will be installed offshore as part of […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Dutch manufacturer of offshore wind foundations, Sif, has revealed plans to build a monopile recycling factory as part of a goal to make monopiles fully circular. With the same aim, the company has also signed an addendum to its existing framework agreement with Dillinger to secure access to its lower-emission heavy-plate steel and a memorandum […]

  • 8 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    On 29 November, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy directed the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) to launch the fourth offshore wind solicitation in early 2024. New Jersey’s fourth solicitation project awards are expected in early 2025. The Governor’s action reaffirms the State’s commitment to achieving a 100 per cent clean energy economy by […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of Ørsted’s Sunrise Wind project. In the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), issued on 11 December, BOEM proposes an alternative layout for the offshore wind farm with fewer turbines. With the final EIS now released and set to be published in the […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Revolution Wind, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm serving Rhode Island and Connecticut, has secured the final approval needed from the US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to move the project toward the start of offshore construction. Revolution Wind, being developed by Ørsted and Eversource, has received approval of the project’s […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, R&D, Research & Development

    In its annual results for 2023, RWE reported on last year’s financial performance and many of its offshore wind developments, but also on research projects related to the wake effect at offshore wind farms. Last year, RWE, together with various project partners, completed two wake-effect studies and embarked on a new research project in the […]

  • 1 December 2023
    Industry, Supply Chain

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published the “industry’s first” standard contract for transport and installation (T&I) works in offshore wind projects. The contract has been written to ensure a fairer allocation of risk, IMCA said. Building on the organisation’s contracting principles release in January, its publication comes on the heels of an IMCA-led […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Environment, R&D

    Ørsted and Eversource, developers of Connecticut’s first offshore wind farm, Revolution Wind, and UConn Avery Point launched a collaborative, multi-year fisheries research programme to study further the relationship between offshore wind farms and marine life.  Ørsted and Eversource have awarded a USD 1.25 million (approximately EUR 1.15 million) grant to UConn Avery Point to fund the […]

  • 21 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Italy-based Prysmian Group announced today, on 21 December, an investment of approximately EUR 350 million for two new cable-laying vessels (CLV) that the company says will reinforce Prysmian’s submarine project execution capabilities. “The market is tremendously growing, and we are facing an increasing demand for submarine cable systems for interconnections and offshore wind farm projects […]

  • 6 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Several days ago, Ørsted called it quits on the Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the US, with some of the main issues leading to the decision to abandon the project being supply chain bottlenecks, primarily vessel shortages. This has affected not only the now-dropped Ocean Wind 1 but also the company’s Revolution Wind […]

  • 1 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Danish renewable energy developer Ørsted has decided to cease the development of the Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New Jersey. In addition, the company, together with Eversource, has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the 704 MW Revolution Wind, Rhode Island and Connecticut’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm. […]

  • 9 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The first US-built and Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Charybdis, will be completed in late 2024 or early 2025, Dominion Energy said in its financial report for the third quarter of 2023, confirming the information that surfaced after the company’s second quarter report in August. Construction of the first US WTIV started […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry

    Ørsted’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) are leaving the company, and with immediate effect, as a result of “a challenging and volatile business environment” in the industry, according to the offshore wind major. Ørsted is already head-hunting for the new CFO and COO. Daniel Lerup and Richard Hunter, Ørsted’s now-former CFO […]

  • 1 November 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2 GW of offshore wind generation capacity. The RFP contains a few new provisions, including an indexed pricing option that adjusts for inflation and multi-state bids under the recently signed agreement with Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The state launched […]

  • 15 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Environment, Innovation, Market Outlooks, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    A healthy market framework is necessary for offshore wind projects to be sustainable and future-proof, and changes to the tendering framework can help ensure that, Ireen Geerbex, Director Market Development the Netherlands at Vattenfall, said during this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. ”We need quality and we need added value, […]

  • 24 November 2023
    Business development, Contribution, Industry, Ports & Logistics

    The offshore wind industry has been rapidly evolving, introducing in a new era of clean and sustainable energy. One company that has been at the forefront of this revolution is TMA Logistics. With a remarkable track record dating back to 2015. TMA Logistics has established itself as a reliable hub for offshore wind logistics, offering […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Finnish Government has adopted a resolution to launch the tendering procedure for five offshore wind projects in public water areas. With the government resolution, Metsähallitus will immediately launch the process to select the implementing partners for two offshore wind power projects. The competitive tendering procedures to be launched this year will concern the offshore […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Industry, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has completed the hoisting of its GWH252-16MW unit in a “record-breaking 24 hours”, the company said via social media. By using strategies that preemptively optimised processes through stimulations, the feat not only reduced construction costs but also served as a “vital breakthrough” for scaling up offshore wind potential in future […]

  • 1 November 2023
    Business & Finance

    Due to adverse impacts relating to supply chain delays, increased interest rates, and the lack of an Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) on Sunrise Wind, Ørsted has recognised impairment losses of DKK 28.4 billion (about EUR 3.8 billion) in the first nine months of 2023. The majority of impairment losses, DKK 19.9 billion, relate […]

  • 16 October 2023
    Business development, Research & Development

    Rhode Island Energy, the largest utility in Rhode Island, has issued a request for proposals (RfP) to secure an additional 1,200 MW of offshore wind to help power the state’s energy needs. According to the utility, the 1,200 MW RfP is the largest renewable energy solicitation ever sought for Rhode Island. Proposals can be submitted by the […]

  • 24 November 2023
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Skyborn Renewables Taiwan has revealed that the 2023 installation campaign of the Yunlin offshore wind farm is nearing completion. The offshore construction team has installed 45 monopile foundations, 26 inner array grids, and 12 export cables as well as 34 wind turbines in 2023. According to Skyborn, the preparations for the 2024 installation campaign are […]

  • 4 October 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the final Clean Air Outer Continental Shelf air quality permit for the construction and operation of the Revolution Wind offshore wind farm in Rhode Island. The permit regulates pollutants from Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sources such as jack-up barges and emissions associated with air-emitting devices used during the […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Ignitis Renewables has awarded Fugro a contract to conduct a geophysical survey at Lithuania’s first offshore wind farm site. In October, Ignitis Renewables, together with Ocean Winds, was confirmed as the winner of Lithuania’s first offshore wind tender after the joint venture was selected in the auction in July and declared the provisional winner. The […]