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  • 10 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Vestas has been confirmed as the preferred wind turbine supplier for BadaEnergy’s Ulsan Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm in South Korea. The announcement was made in March this year, but at that time, the company left the project and its client unnamed. As per the agreement, Vestas will provide 33 units of the […]

  • 10 November 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Green Hydrogen, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X, Research & Development

    Deep Wind Offshore has joined forces with the hydrogen company Hy2gen to produce green hydrogen from offshore wind. “The combination of offshore wind and hydrogen has got massive potential. It is not possible to achieve net zero without green energy carriers, who will need a massive amount of renewable energy,” said Knut Vassbotn, CEO of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    EEW Korea Heavy Pipe Construction (EEW KHPC) has loaded out the first twelve pin piles for the jacket foundations that will be installed at the Hai Long offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The first batch of pin piles, whose load-out took place at the quayside in the port of Gwangyang on 31 January, will soon […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Hyundai Engineering & Steel Industries’ offshore wind installation vessel, named Hyundai Frontier and said to be the country’s first vessel of this kind, has completed its first wind turbine installation task at a wind farm offshore the Jeju island. This is according to a social media post by Kongsberg Maritime, with whose technology the vessel has […]

  • 15 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Foundations, Supply Chain

    Haewoori Offshore Wind 2 and 3, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partner’s (CIP) floating offshore wind projects in South Korea, have awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to Aker Solutions and Principle Power for the floating foundations. Haewoori 2 and 3 are planned to have a capacity of 500 MW each. The floating offshore wind projects […]

  • 25 August 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, Wind Farm Update

    South Korea’s POSCO E&C has signed an agreement with Norwegian Equinor to promote the 750 MW Ulsan Firefly floating offshore wind farm in South Korea. Through this agreement, POSCO E&C plans to establish a strategic partnership with Equinor, Norway’s state-owned energy company, in domestic offshore wind power development, construction, transportation, and other areas. “We are […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Turbines

    Eneti’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Seajacks UK Limited, has signed a vessel reservation agreement with an undisclosed client to transport and install wind turbines. With mobilization commencing in the first quarter of 2027, the contract will be performed by one of Eneti’s two NG16000X Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIVs) currently under construction at Hanwa Ocean in South […]

  • 24 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Eneti has unveiled that Seajacks UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, signed a contract with an undisclosed client to transport and install turbines. With mobilization commencing in the second quarter of 2027, the contract will be performed by one of Eneti’s two NG16000X wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) currently under construction at Hanwa Ocean […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Wood Thilsted has signed a five-year framework agreement with Equinor for turbine foundations engineering. The framework agreement covers engineering studies (feasibility, concept, pre-FEED, and FEED), general engineering support, and specialist studies. It also includes detailed engineering and management of project contractors. “We are delighted to be appointed onto this framework agreement with one of our […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Danish wind turbine maker Vestas has received a type certificate for its V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine. The prototype was installed at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark in December 2022. Three months later, the wind turbine reached its nominal power rating of 15 MW. In August 2023, […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    RWE Offshore Wind Japan Murakami-Tainai K.K. has been selected in a consortium together with Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Mitsui) and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (Osaka Gas) to deliver a 684 MW commercial-scale offshore wind project in Japan. The Japanese Government has appointed the consortium to develop, construct, and operate a fixed-bottom offshore wind farm off […]

  • 27 November 2023
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Software developer Exceedence, Simply Blue Group, and Norwegian Research Centre (NORCE) have joined forces to support a project called FASTWIND (Financial Analysis using Satellite Technology for Offshore Wind Energy) which aims to use satellite data from European Space Agency’s (ESA) satellite network to conduct resource management and energy yield analysis. Funded by ESA, FASTWIND is […]

  • 19 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    UK-headquartered Octopus Energy has made an investment in the 731.5 MW Borssele III and IV offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Octopus Energy Generation acquired a 10 per cent stake in the fully operational 731.5 MW offshore wind farm, located 55 kilometres from the Port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands. The deal comes […]

  • 27 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has taken a 12.5 per cent stake in the 660 MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm located in England. Octopus Energy bought the stake in Walney Extension from AIP Management, the investment manager for Danish pension fund PKA and PFA. The wind farm features 87 wind turbines, each taller than the […]

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

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has made its first offshore wind investment in Germany with the acquisition of a 5 per cent stake in the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm from Ewz, the Zurich Municipal Electric Utility. Located 32 kilometres west of Sylt Island in the North Sea, the Butendiek offshore wind farm features 80 […]

  • 23 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Industry, Onshore Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    TotalEnergies has partnered with Corio Generation and Rise Light & Power (Rise), a New York-based electricity producer, for the joint development of the Attentive Energy offshore wind project off the coast of New York and New Jersey. Corio and Rise took respective stakes of 27.7 per cent and 16.3 per cent in the Attentive Energy […]

  • 31 January 2024
    Business development, Collaboration, Green Hydrogen, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X, Research & Development

    Norway-headquartered Deep Wind Offshore has entered into a collaboration with Hydepoint to explore offshore hydrogen production from offshore wind. EU has set a target of 200 million tonnes of hydrogen produced from renewable energy by 2030. The European Commission launched an action plan that could ensure growth in wind power to reach its climate goals. […]

  • 17 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Octopus Energy’s generation arm has launched a dedicated fund with Japan’s Tokyo Gas to invest GBP 3 billion (approximately EUR 3.5 billion) in offshore wind globally by 2030. The fund, set up with a GBP 190 million (about EUR 217 million) cornerstone investment from Tokyo Gas, will invest in the development, construction, and operational stage […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Floating Wind, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy

    The global floating offshore wind project pipeline has grown significantly in the last twelve months in terms of capacity from 185 a year ago to 244 GW now, which represents a 32 per cent increase, according to a new report published by RenewableUK. The pipeline includes projects at any stage: fully operational, under construction, approved, […]

  • 27 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    South Korean Taihan Cable & Solution has acquired what is said to be Korea’s only cable-laying vessel (CLV) for the offshore wind market. Taihan, which announced the purchase on December 20, bought the vessel for approximately USD 38.4 million (EUR 34.7 million). The CLV, equipped with self-propulsion and a DP2 system, can load up to […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Seatrium has held a strike steel ceremony at its Pioneer Yard in Singapore to mark the start of construction of the offshore substation for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 2b and 4 offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Seatrium said that this project is the latest under construction by Seatrium New Energy (a member of Seatrium Group) for […]

  • 7 August 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    Anma Offshore Wind (Anma) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (Siemens Gamesa) and Doosan Enerbility (Doosan) to jointly consider increasing the local content of its 532 MW offshore wind farm located in South Jeolla Province, South Korea. By executing this MoU, the companies are seeking to increase the project’s […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    The Netherlands-based Sif Group has signed the final agreement with GS Entec to provide support to the South Korean company with manufacturing foundations for the Asian market. The two companies inked a framework agreement for a strategic partnership in July last year. Under the agreement, Sif grants GS a ten-year mutual exclusive license for the Asian region […]