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  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Eversource has initiated a strategic review of its offshore wind investment portfolio which could result in a potential sale of all or part of its 50 per cent interest in its offshore wind joint venture with Ørsted. The Massachusetts-headquartered Eversource expects to complete this review during 2022. If the recommended path forward […]

  • 16 February 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    China’s MingYang Smart Energy plans to deploy two wind turbines with an individual capacity of 16.6 MW at the MingYang Yangjiang Qingzhou Four offshore wind farm in the South China Sea. The 505.2 MW offshore wind farm will also feature 59 8 MW wind turbines. Available data suggest that the wind farm is expected to […]

  • 21 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Metec Group (Metec), a South Tyneside manufacturing company, has been awarded a six-figure offshore contract to supply and install a 30-year cathodic protection system for what’s set to be “the largest offshore wind tower factory in the UK”. The company will produce around 400 sacrificial anodes for the development of the new quay in Cromarty […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Industry, R&D

    The global pipeline of offshore wind projects which are operational, under construction, consented, or being planned has almost doubled over the past twelve months, from 429 GW in 2021 to 846 GW today, new research published by RenewableUK shows. Europe has a pipeline of 350 GW (with 26 GW fully operational) and the pipeline in […]

  • 22 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The management of Ireland’s Rosslare Europort has announced plans to transform the port into Ireland’s Offshore Renewable Energy Hub, with an investment into realising the project estimated at EUR 200 million. The plan involves establishing the port, its hinterland, and the south-east region as an Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub, which could create up to […]

  • 10 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels

    LS Cable & System (LS C&S) has held the launching ceremony for what is said to be Korea’s first subsea power cable laying vessel. The ceremony for GL2030 was held on 21 April at Donghae Port in Gangwon-do, where LS Cable & System’s subsea cable factory is located. LS C&S said it is planning to […]

  • 15 February 2022

    French energy major TotalEnergies has partnered with the Norwegian engineering consultant company Semar in the development of the Honeymooring solution for floating offshore wind turbines. The mooring design is based on the traditional technologies from the mooring of oil & gas floating structures. Once a turbine is installed on a floater, it is anchored to […]

  • 30 March 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has awarded Havfram a contract for a transport and installation study on the 800 MW Firefly floating offshore wind project in South Korea. The scope of the study includes transport and installation activities offshore as well as the supply and procurement of the inter-array cables and the mooring systems. Havfram has already started working […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    This is an article following Day 1 updates of the New York Bight offshore wind lease sale. To read the updates from Day 2 and Day 3, or news on the final results of the lease sale, go to the articles below: The biggest offshore wind lease sale ever organised in the US is resuming […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul is getting ready to start cabling work on the Hollandse Kust Noord and West Alpha offshore wind farm grid connections in the Netherlands, developed by the transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT. The cable laying vessel (CLV) Isaac Newton loaded the first batch of subsea cables at the LS Cable & System fabrication […]

  • 6 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    GreenIT, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and CDP Equity for the production of energy from renewable sources, and CI IV, a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), have signed an agreement to develop two floating offshore wind farms in Sicily and Sardinia. Both projects are located more than 35 kilometres from the coast […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A specially formed consortium between GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and New York-based BOND Civil & Utility Construction has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contract to supply a digital onshore substation for Empire Wind 1 wind farm offshore New York, USA. Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, awarded […]

  • 30 December 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s Skåne Havsvindpark (Skåne Offshore Wind Farm) project offshore Sweden is planned to enter construction in 2026, subject to permitting process and final investment decision, and it looks like the developer expects to see wind turbines of more than 20 MW on the market by that time. Namely, a consultation document Ørsted issued before submitting […]

  • 17 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has announced upcoming calls for tenders through which the Dutch Government will procure geophysical surveys and archeological assessment of new areas that have been designated to accommodate the country’s increased offshore wind target. Around 24 June, RVO plans to open a tender for several wind farm zones in the Dutch […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) has towed what it says is the country’s largest floating wind turbine to its designated location in waters south of Guangdong Province. The floater, called Fuyao and developed by CSSC’s subsidiary Haizhuang Wind Power, is equipped with a 6.2 MW typhoon-resistant wind turbine with a rotor diameter of 152 metres. The floating […]

  • 27 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa and South Korea’s Doosan Enerbility have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to investigate strategic cooperation within offshore wind power activities. The MoU, signed in Copenhagen, Denmark, covers investigations of potential collaboration between the two companies on several Korea-focused fronts. They are related to collaboration on large-scale offshore wind turbines, sharing of […]

  • 27 January 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has installed the 8 MW offshore wind turbine prototype at the Korea Wind Power Demonstration Center in Baeksu, Yeonggwang, South Jeolla Province. The commissioning of the prototype will start at the end of this month, after which international certification for the wind turbine will be obtained and final […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Copenhagen Energy A/S has set in motion the plan to develop an offshore wind farm with a capacity in excess of 3 GW off Western Australia. Leeuwin Offshore Wind Pty Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Copenhagen Energy, is proposing the construction, operation, and decommissioning of the Leeuwin offshore wind farm within Geographe Bay, off […]

  • 11 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that France will have around 40 GW of offshore wind capacity in operation by 2050. This capacity corresponds to around 50 offshore wind farms, President Macron said in a speech at GE’s steam turbine factory for nuclear power plants in Belfort. The offshore wind target is part of a […]

  • 30 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Finnish company Ilmatar Energy Oy has established a subsidiary called Ilmatar Offshore Ab through which it plans to develop an offshore wind project in the province of Åland, where the provincial government has outlined an offshore wind development zone in the Gulf of Bothnia, named Sunnanvind. The company said it aims to develop, build and own […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    At the end of this month, offshore surveys will start at two wind farm sites off Ireland: Arklow Bank and North Irish Sea Array. For the Arklow Bank project, DEME’s Neptune will be deployed off the Wicklow coast for a geotechnical survey that will be taking place until the end of August, subject to weather […]

  • 4 April 2022

    Innosea has announced that its engineering and consulting scope of work on the FLOTANT project has been completed. The project, funded by the European Horizon 2020 Research programme, aims to develop optimised mooring, anchoring, and subsea interconnection arrangement for floating offshore wind turbines. Innosea has completed engineering deliveries within three areas including hydrodynamic assessment and […]

  • 24 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s CS Wind has acquired the remaining 40 per cent stake in the Portuguese wind turbine tower manufacturer, ASM Industries, from WAM Investments. This transaction follows the sale of the 60 per cent stake in ASM by WAM to CS Wind in July 2021. WAM said the two partners concluded that the most advantageous […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has won a contract with Ørsted and Eversource to install and protect the export cable link for the Revolution Wind Farm offshore the US East Coast. The project will connect the wind farm to the onshore grid and help Connecticut and Rhode Island states achieve ongoing commitments to develop offshore wind, the French cable […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency and Energinet have invited potential tenderers and relevant industry associations to participate in a market dialogue concerning the upcoming procurements related to the Bornholm Energy Island offshore wind farm and other future wind farms. Denmark is currently in the process of establishing two energy islands, one in the North Sea, and […]