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  • 10 December 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded planning consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm. The wind farm, which could produce enough electricity to power almost 2 million UK homes, will also bring significant community and skills investment directly into Norfolk, Vattenfall said. With consent now granted, work will […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction has started on Dogger Bank A, the first of the three 1.2 GW phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm under construction. The offshore works are kicking off with a geophysical pre-lay survey along the Dogger Bank Aexport cable corridor in the Southern North Sea […]

  • 15 March 2022
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has opened applications for its wind turbine technician apprenticeships in the UK for the sixth year running. The programme spans three and a half years and sees apprentices studying locally for their first year before taking up placements across the company and also getting hands-on experience working offshore at one […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Alpha Marine is set to commence a geophysical survey campaign at the Clogherhead offshore wind farm site in Ireland, off the coast of County Louth. The survey, to be carried out by the vessel Baltic Explorer, will start around 25 May and will last until 27 July, subject to weather conditions. Alpha Marine will utilise […]

  • 18 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) and Equitix have partnered to acquire a minority stake in the 1.2 GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm in the UK from Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The acquisition was backed by investment manager InfraRed Capital Partners Ltd (InfraRed) and operations manager Renewable Energy Systems (RES). The transaction is expected to […]

  • 4 February 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Malaysia’s Sapura Energy Berhad has issued a termination notice to Yunneng Wind Power Co., Ltd. related to a contract for the transportation and installation of monopiles at the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Sapura Offshore Sdn Bhd, was awarded the contract in March 2019. Sapura said that the project was […]

  • 18 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Abu Dhabi-based National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) has won a contract to install the remaining monopiles on the 640 MW Yunlin wind farm offshore Taiwan some two and a half months after Sapura Energy decided to leave the project mid-construction. The contract was awarded to NPCC by Yunneng Wind Power and is valued at […]

  • 2 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The first three XXL monopiles for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm have set sail from Steelwind Nordenham’s fabrication plant to the Port of Roenne, the marshalling harbor for the project. Located northeast of the island of Rügen in German Baltic Sea, Arcadis Ost 1 comprises 27 wind turbines and one offshore […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Environment

    The Ørsted, Falck Renewables, BlueFloat Energy consortium currently bidding for offshore wind leases for floating wind projects in Scotland has announced a link up with the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) to investigate the potential effects of floating wind developments on the marine environment. Areas under discussion for future research projects if the consortium’s […]

  • 30 December 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Tech startup Hydro Wind Energy is in the process of developing scaled prototypes of high-altitude kites powered by offshore wind with the goal to ”disrupt global energy and desalination markets”. The technologies for power generation and energy storage, OceanHydro Wind, and water desalination, SubSea RO Wind, are powered by high-altitude, ocean-based kites and vertical axis […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has broken ground for its 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 project in Barnstable, Massachusetts, setting the US on a road to its first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which is also the first such project in the Americas region. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on 18 November at Covell’s Beach, where the offshore wind […]

  • 1 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ørsted and Eversource to supply wind turbines for two wind farms offshore the USA with a combined capacity of 847 MW. Siemens Gamesa will supply, deliver and install a total of 77 SG 11.0- 200 DD wind turbines for the Revolution Wind project off Rhode Island and […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and Polenergia have selected Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier of wind turbine generators for the MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III projects in the Polish Baltic Sea. With a combined capacity of 1,440 MW, MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III are two of the largest and most advanced offshore wind farms […]

  • 16 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Greeencoat UK Wind has agreed to acquire a net 12.5 per cent stake in the 1.2 GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm from Global Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for a total cash consideration of approximately GBP 400 million (EUR 470 million). The acquisition is expected to complete in the third quarter of 2022 and will be […]

  • 25 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted and Germany-based steel producer Salzgitter AG have entered into a strategic partnership which will see the two companies working on establishing closed value chains in their business relationships, revolving around offshore wind and steel production. The companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), defining their joint approach which, in addition to the supply […]

  • 25 January 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The UK’s Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has granted GBP 10 million to technology partners – SENSEWind, Glosten, and Subsea Micropiles, and six delivery partners to design and construct a SENSE PelaStar floating wind turbine demonstrator off the coast of Scotland. The SENSE concept (stands for Self-Erecting Nacelle and Service) looks to […]

  • 17 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Following news on 16 November that Neptune Energy Saipem, Ramboll, and Heerema Marine Contractors had joined the AquaVentus project, reported by OffshoreWIND.biz, Neptune Energy clarified that the new members are joining the membership network of the AquaVentus initiative and not the project itself. Namely, the membership network, has been set up to facilitate knowledge sharing, while the […]

  • 4 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    One of China’s largest offshore wind EPCI contractors, Huadian Heavy Industries (HHI), has signed a charter agreement for a jack-up vessel that will be able to install wind turbines of up to 20 MW. According to HHI’s announcement of the charter agreement on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the vessel that the company will lease for […]

  • 2 December 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    UK’s Ardersier Port, which was one of the largest oil rig fabrication yards in the world employing up to 4,500 workers, is now set to be transformed into Europe’s first fully circular energy transition facility where old oil rigs will be recycled to make foundations for floating offshore wind farms in a move expected to […]

  • 15 February 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, an ocean technology and engineering firm based in Hawaii, US, will develop new mooring and anchoring methods for grid-scale floating offshore wind turbines and hydrokinetic systems, according to the US Department of Energy, which just awarded the company USD 849,952 to develop its solution. The new methods are said to enable reducing […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution, Industry, Operations & Maintenance

    The following article is a guest post by Jonathan Morton, Associate at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. The embrace of floating offshore wind has come surprisingly fast. There is already talk of floating wind sites with more than 100 turbines being built by 2032, and the interest and investment in the industry […]

  • 15 March 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Denmark has launched a DKK 1.25 billion (EUR 161 million) subsidy scheme to support the Power-to-X projects towards the goal of reaching between 4 and 6 GW of electrolysis capacity by 2030. The Danish government launched the strategy for the development of the Power-to-X-technology and capacity in December 2021. The strategy will push for the […]

  • 28 February 2022
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    As the Netherlands paces towards fulfilling its ambition of becoming climate-neutral by 2050, its energy system is undergoing substantial change with an increasing share of renewable energy. Surplus electricity produced by offshore wind and other renewables can be used to meet the growing demand for green hydrogen, even in case of a low hydrogen import […]

  • 17 March 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and BP have submitted position statements to the UK Planning Inspectorate with regard to their offshore wind and carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) projects in the UK, with Ørsted saying BP is trying to force exclusion so that the offshore wind developer cannot locate its Hornsea Four turbines in an overlapping seabed area. Namely, […]

  • 12 November 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The conversion of Boskalis’ Bokalift 2 crane vessel is expected to be completed in the coming months, after which its new crane will be installed, allowing the vessel to enter service on Taiwan’s Changfang & Xidao offshore wind project in early 2022, according to an update in the company’s half-year report. In October 2019, the […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Vattenfall has named Siemens Gamesa the Preferred Supplier of wind turbines for the 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas and the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard wind farms offshore Norfolk, UK. The agreement includes the potential deployment of the new SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines and a multi-year Service agreement. The agreement is subject to the UK […]