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  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    RWE has been awarded a 495 MW Electricity Business License (EBL) by the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy of South Korea to develop the Seohae offshore wind project, off the coast of Taean County. The license grants RWE its first exclusive development rights for offshore wind in South Korea since the company opened an […]

  • 22 November 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of Interior (DOI) has approved Equinor and BP’s Empire Wind, the sixth commercial-scale offshore wind farm to receive federal approval. Empire Wind US LLC, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, plans to develop two offshore wind farms known as Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2. Located approximately 12 nautical miles […]

  • 29 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain

    Sweden-headquartered construction and development company Skanska has won a contract worth USD 861 million to transform the 73-acre South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) into one of the largest dedicated offshore wind ports in the USA. This infrastructure project will support the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project, which is currently being developed by Equinor 15 […]

  • 12 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    A new quay in the UK’s Tees Valley that will support SeAH Wind’s new XXL monopile manufacturing facility is set to be operational in early summer 2024. Construction work on the first 450-metre phase of the South Bank Heavy Lift Quay, which started in 2021, is now complete, according to Teesworks Ltd, a private-public partnership […]

  • 27 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates

    Wando Geumil Offshore Wind, the company developing the 600 MW Wando Geumil offshore wind farm in South Korea, whose majority shareholder is KOEN (Korea South-East Power Company), has awarded a contract for operations & maintenance (O&M) strategy consultancy services to Yooshin Engineering Corporation. Yooshin has subcontracted Pondera Consult to support the work that aims to […]

  • 21 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Shell New Energies, a subsidiary of Shell, has sold its 50 per cent equity share in SouthCoast Wind Energy, established in 2018 to develop wind projects off the coast of Massachusetts, to its joint venture partner Ocean Winds North America for an undisclosed sum. According to Shell, the deal with Ocean Winds was structured to […]

  • 1 April 2024
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    NIRAS and Egis have signed a partnership agreement to work jointly on offshore wind developments in the French market. The two companies signed the agreement on 20 March during the Congress Wind Europe in Bilbao, Spain. According to NIRAS, the partnership is a stepping stone for the company to further expand its business in France […]

  • 7 November 2023
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    As construction work continues on New York’s first offshore wind farm, James Fisher Renewables is carrying out its second contract for the project. Following the deployment of the company’s bubble curtain during foundation installation this summer, James Fisher is now engaged in the final cable work at the South Fork Wind offshore wind farm. The […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Jobs & Recruitment

    South Korea’s SeAH Wind has started its large-scale drive to recruit for positions including welders, platers, roll bending machine operatives, mechanical and electrical technicians, supervisors, and general operatives for its XXL monopile manufacturing facility on Teesworks, the UK. Applications will be accepted via the company’s dedicated recruitment website where individuals can sign up for job […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has been granted authorisation from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to link the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project directly into New York’s transmission system. Approved on 1 March, the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (LGIA) executed between Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 project, New York ISO (NYISO), and Consolidated Edison Company of New […]

  • 17 May 2024
    Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy

    The construction of offshore wind farms could introduce over 770,000 job opportunities and contribute 87 trillion won (approximately EUR 65 billion) worth of investments into the economy, according to two reports from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). GWEC’s new reports reveal that offshore wind development supports local economic growth, especially in strategic coastal cities […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Cyan Renewables has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Seoul-headquartered Hyundai Asset Management to facilitate the strategic investment in South Korea’s offshore wind supply chain. Under the MoU, Cyan Renewables and Hyundai Asset Management seek to build vessel capacity and strengthen the supply chain for South Korea’s growing offshore wind sector. In doing so, […]

  • 28 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Four developers have submitted their bids in response to the combined Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island offshore wind solicitation with the tenders totalling 6.8 GW. The proposals were made by Avangrid Renewables, Ørsted, SouthCoast Wind Energy, and Vineyard Offshore. In October 2023, the three states signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind procurement, although […]

  • 27 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Pacifico Energy Korea (PEK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with HSG Sungdong Shipbuilding to develop and supply foundations for the 3.2 GW Jindo offshore wind farm cluster off the coast of Jindo County, South Jeolla Province. According to PEK, this is the first partnership between Korean and US offshore wind companies in the Korean […]

  • 24 April 2024
    Business development, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Alinta Energy and Parkwind, a subsidiary of JERA Nex, have agreed to join forces to develop the 1+ GW Spinifex offshore wind farm in the Southern Ocean Region Declared Area in South West Victoria, Australia. Under the agreement, Alinta Energy and JERA Nex, the newly launched renewable energy company created by JERA, will apply their […]

  • 26 December 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Norway-headquartered Deep Wind Offshore is submitting a permit application for the construction and operation of an offshore wind farm off the south coast of Sweden. Located in the Gulf of Bothnia, northeast of Gävleborg and Uppsala counties, the Olof Skötkonung wind farm will include a maximum of 70 wind turbines. The planned wind farm project […]

  • 29 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Vestas has signed a preferred supplier agreement with Hanwha Corporation E&C Division for the 390 MW Shinan Ui offshore wind project in Shinan County, South Jeolla Province, South Korea. The project is developed by Shinan Ui Offshore Wind, a special-purpose company established by Hanwha Corporation E&C Division, SK D&D, and KOEN. If the project materialises, […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    CS Wind’s yard in Ba Ria Vung Tau, Vietnam, has produced the first wind turbine tower for an offshore wind farm that Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and SK E&S are building in South Korea. According to a social media post by Stuart Livesey, CEO of Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) Vietnam, CS Wind is manufacturing towers […]

  • 4 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has initiated a public consultation on the 165 MW Lillebælt Syd (Little Belt South) offshore wind farm, planned to be built in the Little Belt strait between the islands of Als and Helnæs. On 7 February 2024, the DEA approved the feasibility study report for the project and said that, […]

  • 25 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed an agreement with Eversouce to acquire the company’s 50 per cent share of the 924 MW Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm, a project that would deliver power to New York. The acquisition is subject to the successful award of Sunrise Wind in the ongoing New York fourth solicitation for offshore wind capacity, the […]

  • 28 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy

    Empire Wind and the Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and Vicinity (BCTC) have signed a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the construction of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SMBT). The revitalized SMBT will play a key role in Equinor’s development of the Empire Wind offshore wind project as a staging and assembly […]

  • 4 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US joint venture between BP and Equinor has agreed with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to terminate the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) agreement for the 1,260 MW Empire Wind 2 offshore wind project that recently obtained federal approval. The move comes after the joint venture, and two […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Cables, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the onshore cable route for RWE’s offshore wind farm Thor has started near the onshore substation located south of Lemvig, Denmark. The activities, scheduled to be underway from mid-April until the end of October, are starting with horizontal directional drilling under the dune and a field immediately south of Tuskær. The landfall work, […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    A consortium between Belgium-based Elicio and BayWa r.e. has won the AO5 tender in France to develop and operate the country’s first floating offshore wind farm, the 250 MW Pennavel project, off the south coast of Brittany. In 2021, France opened the first tender for a commercial floating offshore wind project off the south of Brittany with […]

  • 18 April 2024
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Industry, Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Supply Chain, Transition

    Major South Korean shipbuilder, HD Hyundai Heavy Industries, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with two Scottish enterprise agencies which is expected to unlock expertise in the design and manufacture of floating offshore wind substructures. Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Highlands & Islands Enterprise (HIE) signed the MoU with Hyundai Heavy in Edinburgh, described as a […]