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  • 24 February 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Canada-headquartered Northland Power has secured two Electricity Business Licenses (EBLs) for its 1,000 MW Dado and 600 MW Bobae offshore wind projects in South Korea. The Dado offshore wind project was awarded EBL for 900 MW of the 1,000 MW capacity, providing exclusivity on the leases for the project. The project is expected to advance […]

  • 6 December 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside for the second offshore substation (OSS) for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland is due to be installed over the coming days, starting on or around 9 December. The 450 MW wind farm, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB, is being built 15 kilometres off the coast of Fife, […]

  • 5 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Seatrium Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms (SMOP), has secured a contract from Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, to supply two offshore substations for the Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms in the US. The scope of the project involves the engineering, procurement, […]

  • 14 February 2023

    The commissioning work on the second offshore substation (OSS) of the Scottish offshore wind farm Neart na Gaoithe will start on 15 February. The first of Neart na Gaoithe’s two offshore substations, South OSS, was installed in June 2022 by Heerema Marine Contractors, using the world’s largest crane vessel Sleipnir, followed by the installation of the jacket […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    Simply Blue Group, Subsea 7, and Australian developer Spark Renewables have formed a consortium to pursue floating offshore wind development off the coast of New South Wales (NSW), Australia, in the Hunter and Illawarra regions. The recently declared Hunter-Central Coast and Illawarra Renewable Energy Zones offer good opportunities to support the development of floating wind […]

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

    Major industry players have joined forces and launched the Ulsan Floating Offshore Wind Association with the aim to promote the development of the offshore wind industry in Ulsan, South Korea. The Association consists of the Ulsan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI) and five companies: Korea Floating Wind (Ocean Winds and Aker Group), Firefly Offshore […]

  • 27 March 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    Taranaki Offshore Partnership (TOP), a partnership between NZ Super Fund and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) in New Zealand, has signed an agreement with Port Taranaki and BlueFloat Energy for a joint study into how the port’s assets, infrastructure and land can support the growth of the offshore wind industry in Aotearoa. The study, which aims […]

  • 8 March 2023
    Business & Finance

    Three former members of the Star of the South project’s executive team have launched a consultancy company focused on offshore wind and are now recruiting with an aim to grow the team to more than ten people by the end of this year. The company, named Energise Renewables, has been founded in Melbourne by Naomi […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    South Korean SK oceanplant, the offshore wind power business arm of SK ecoplant, and Corio Generation, a portfolio company of Green Investment Group (GIG), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together on offshore wind projects in six regions around the world. Under the MoU, the two companies plan to collaborate on projects […]

  • 16 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renewables has acquired the Newcastle Offshore Wind (NOW) floating offshore wind project that is under development in New South Wales, Australia. Initial project developers Newcastle Offshore Wind Energy Pty Ltd (NOWE) have almost ten years of experience on the project, working closely with the EDF Renewables’ team in Australia for the last twelve months. […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has revealed plans to build a major manufacturing facility for offshore wind turbine nacelles at the Port of Coeymans, in New York, if wind farms comprising its turbines are selected by the state in the ongoing third offshore wind solicitation. This is the second facility the company has announced for the US, the […]

  • 10 May 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Technology

    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has joined Korean industry leaders in the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to produce a feasibility study for a near-shore floating platform of green hydrogen production and liquefaction. The feasibility study will be included in a report from the Jeolla Province to determine the viability of developing […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    DEME Offshore US has been awarded a contract by Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, to supply inter-array cables for the Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms. Under the contract, DEME Offshore US will be responsible for transporting and installing inter-array cables, which will have a total […]

  • 30 January 2023
    R&D, Technology

    Subsea7 and Siemens Energy have joined forces to develop a Subsea High Voltage Plug and Power Hub for the floating offshore wind market. Building on Subsea7’s competence in subsea engineering and offshore construction for the oil and gas and renewables markets, and Siemens Energy’s competence in electrical systems and subsea wet mate connectors, the two […]

  • 31 May 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    EDF Renewables Ireland has entered into a partnership with Simply Blue Group to develop the Western Star and Emerald floating offshore wind projects. The 50:50 joint venture partners will now seek to progress the two projects to meet the Irish Government’s targets to have 2 GW of floating wind in development by 2030. According to […]

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

    The Skåne County Administrative Board has recommended approval for Ørsted’s Skåne offshore wind farm in Sweden. According to the authority, the offshore wind project is qualified for a permit and has now sent the matter to the Swedish Government for a final decision. The Skåne County Administrative Board also approved the developer’s environmental impact statement for […]

  • 30 May 2023
    Business development, Industry, Outlook & Strategy

    Corio Generation is partnering with the Portuguese renewable energy developer, Hyperion Renewables, to explore opportunities to build offshore wind projects off the coast of Portugal. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in preparing applications for offshore wind tenders expected later in 2023. The partnership is expected to combine […]

  • 27 February 2023

    The government of New South Wales (NSW) has declared a Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) in the Illawarra region, the fifth and final REZ to be declared of the first five zones identified under the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap. According to the state government, the Illawarra has unique features that make it an ideal location for […]

  • 16 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands-based BLIX Consultancy has been acquired by AFRY to strengthen its offering in the global offshore and onshore wind energy market. By joining forces with BLIX, AFRY enhances its competence and consulting service offerings in the offshore and onshore wind sector, the company said. The companies will be able to cover the entire project life cycle […]

  • 15 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    ESB and the Port of Cork Company (PoCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the development of Ireland’s offshore wind and green hydrogen development. The collaboration will enable both parties to utilise and share their expertise to progress plans for Ireland’s offshore wind and green hydrogen development. Under ESB’s sustainability strategy Driven […]

  • 17 February 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Swedish government has given the approval for Vattenfall to lay subsea cables for its 640 MW offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak, the second by that name as the developer already built a 604 MW offshore wind farm in the Danish part of Kriegers Flak. According to Sweden’s Minister for Climate and Environment, Romina Pourmokhtari, […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul and LS Cable & System have completed the installation of the first sea cable for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust West Alpha substation in the North Sea off the Dutch coast. In recent weeks, the cable-laying vessel Connector and the remote-controlled cable-laying vehicle UTV1200 laid more than 60 kilometres of cables between Heemskerk beach […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has issued a tender for offshore geotechnical investigations at the Nederwiek Wind Farm Zone. The contracts to be awarded under the tender, which is divided into two lots, are valued at EUR 45.5 million in total. Through the first lot, RVO will award a contract worth EUR 11 million for a seabed […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK shipping, navigation, and maritime risk consultancy, NASH Maritime, has been appointed as a lead shipping and navigation consultant for the 1 GW Shelmalere offshore wind farm in Ireland. NASH Maritime, a part of the marine EIA team of Fehily Timoney and Company, Intertek, and MarineSpace, has been commissioned to undertake early design and development […]

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

    Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, has secured a marine license for the 100 MW Erebus floating offshore wind project in Wales. Working with OWC, MarineSpace, ITPEnergised, and Burges Salmon, and following a comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, Blue Gem Wind was granted a marine license for the […]