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  • 11 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource have signed a USD 86 million (around EUR 74 million) contract with Riggs Distler & Company for the supply of wind turbine foundations for the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project in New York. This represents the largest, single offshore wind supply chain contract award in New York State and positions the Port […]

  • 1 February 2022
    Vessels

    After a day of adventure on the high seas off the Dutch coast, which included hitting a foundation of an offshore wind farm substation, the rudderless cargo vessel Julietta D has been salvaged by Boskalis, the company reported on 1 February, saying the out-of-control ship is now being towed to the Port of Rotterdam. The […]

  • 29 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has awarded the ships agency contract to DHSS covering the installation of high voltage cables for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust (Noord) and (West Alpha) grid connection projects offshore the Netherlands. DHSS will assist Jan de Nul on this project from its support base in Port of IJmuiden and will be responsible for ships […]

  • 4 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Dutch heavy lifting company Mammoet said it has started investigating what the company describes as ”the possible violation of its intellectual property rights by Huisman and BMS Heavy Cranes.” The investigation concerns the recently announced series of land cranes, including a 3000-ton ring crane, by the Dutch crane specialist Huisman and Denmark’s BMS, Mammoet said. […]

  • 21 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    BP and Equinor, through their joint company Empire Offshore Wind, have filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to postpone the deadline for putting their 816 MW Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm into commercial operation by a year and a half. In the request, filed on 13 October, Empire Wind is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2021
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    RWE has signed a contract with professional services firm Jacobs to investigate the production and supply of green hydrogen at the Pembroke Power Station site in Wales, the UK. The study will take four months, completing in March 2022, and include investigations into the feasibility of initially installing a 100 MW electrolyser to produce green […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Larger wind turbines and larger offshore wind projects alone can reduce a wind farm’s Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) by more than 23 per cent relative to the average fixed-bottom offshore wind farm installed in 2019, according to the research carried out by the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Researchers from […]

  • 22 October 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s intertidal trencher Sunfish has reburied a section of the export cable at Eneco’s Luchterduinen offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. For this purpose, Jan De Nul modified its in-house designed and fabricated intertidal trencher Sunfish and reburied the nearshore section of the cable to a minimum depth of 2.5 meters below the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 September 2021
    Vessels

    NED-Project, a Poland-headquartered naval architecture and ship design company with an office in the US, has developed a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), which features a hydrogen-ready set-up and has the capability to install 15-20 MW wind turbines as well as to load and transport monopiles vertically. The vessel design, NP20000X ULAM, which is […]

  • 27 September 2021
    Authorities

    Mayor of the City of New York Bill de Blasio and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) have revealed a 15-year USD 191 million (around EUR 162 million) Offshore Wind Vision (OSW) plan to make New York City a leading destination for the offshore wind industry. The OSW plan also includes climate goals of 100 per […]

  • 28 October 2021
    Industry

    After two days of doing business, networking, celebrating innovation, and making new connections and collaborations, the 14th edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2021 (OEEC) can look back at a fruitful and inspiring event. The event brought together over 350 exhibitors and 5,000 visitors at the Home of Energy Transition in the RAI Amsterdam. […]

  • 30 August 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to start an environmental review of the Sunrise Wind project offshore New York, the US Department of Interior (DoI) said on 30 August. The project, developed by Ørsted and Eversource, is proposed to be built in a lease area in federal waters approximately 31 miles (around 50 […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Ørsted has posted almost 30 job vacancies for its operations in the US, including several positions related to offshore wind. The positions in offshore wind operations span across a range of fields, from commercial project management, contract management, offshore cable installation and geoscience construction management, to electrical and grid connection engineering. Furthermore, some of the […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource have placed a joint bid for a new offshore wind project in New York, named Sunrise Wind 2, in the state’s second offshore wind solicitation. The developers filed multiple proposals for the project with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) on 20 October, to provide different configurations for […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Sunrise Wind has purchased a facility in Suffolk County, New York, that will serve as the regional Operations and Maintenance (O&M) hub the offshore wind joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource. Located in East Setauket, the Town of Brookhaven, the Research Way O&M facility will also be used to help support the joint venture’s portfolio […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Grid Connection

    Ørsted and Eversource Energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Con Edison Transmission to support the development of the transmission facilities needed to deliver the energy produced by the proposed Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm to the New York grid. The MoU also gives New York’s transmission developer an eventual right to acquire the offshore portion […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has finalized contracts for the Empire Wind and Sunrise Wind offshore wind projects. NYSERDA signed 25-year OREC purchase-and-sale agreements with the joint venture of Ørsted A/S and Eversource Energy for its 880MW Sunrise Wind and with Equinor for the 816MW Empire Wind. “New Yorkers know all too […]

  • 27 April 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource are committing USD 5 million from their Sunrise Wind project in New York to Stony Brook University to support offshore wind research initiatives. The commitment funded by the project will underwrite research initiatives specific to the advancement of offshore wind through Stony Brook’s Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center (AERTC) in connection […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The State of New York has selected Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource Energy, and Equinor to develop two separate offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.7GW. Sunrise Wind Bay State Wind’s Sunrise Wind was selected to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Authorities

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will host a series of open house events in September to discuss New York’s recent awards for 1,696MW of offshore wind energy. NYSERDA staff will present details of the two announced projects: Empire Wind, owned and developed by Equinor US Holdings, Inc., and Sunrise Wind, […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has begun a site characterization program at the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project off the coast of New York. Fugro has mobilized two vessels to carry out the operation which will involve acquisition and analysis of integrated geotechnical and geophysical data to support multiple phases of the project, including cable corridor selection and turbine foundation design and installation. The […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Global design firm Stantec has been selected to lead the environmental permitting and assessment for the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project in New York. A joint venture of Ørsted and the U.S. Eversource Energy is developing the project approximately 30 miles east of Montauk Point, off Long Island. “This is an exciting project that, when […]

  • 20 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted and Eversource have signed a contract with Sea Services North America, whose partner fishermen in the US Northeast region will provide support vessels and monitoring services during construction of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind, and Sunrise Wind offshore wind farms. According to the joint venture partners behind the three offshore wind projects, this is the […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Global offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has officially opened an office in New York, the U.S. The new office will initially house approximately 10 team members, including one of the U.S. executive team members, with room for more as the New York-based operations grow. “We are thrilled to expand our global footprint and open our […]