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  • 2 January 2018

    The Offshore WIND editorial team brings you a list of what, in our opinion, were the most significant developments in the offshore wind industry in 2017. Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Auction Bid Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for […]

  • 15 July 2010
    Authorities

    A proposed ban on wind turbines within five kilometres of the shoreline isn’t enough, Kingsville Coun. Tamara Stomp said Wednesday.”Nobody… [mappress] Source: windsorstar, July 15, 2010;

  • 28 October 2010
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Wilmington, Delaware has failed in its bid for $22 million in federal aid to make accommodations for a wind power project, a… Tamar Wilner (windpowermonthly) [mappress] Source: windpowermonthly, October 28, 2010;

  • 9 November 2010
    Authorities

    Rhode Island’s attorney general-elect plans to halt the state’s appeal of a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the Block Island offshore… By Tamar Wilner (windpowermonthly) [mappress] Source: windpowermonthly, November 09, 2010;

  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    All participants of the“Rettungskette Offshore Wind” research project, which entails emergency rescue actions for offshore wind, led by Prof. Christian Jurgens and coordinated by Dr. Nils Weinrich, can look back on an eventful and exciting first year of the project. To discuss the findings of this project, a symposium will be held on 26 and […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Anas Sarwar, MP for Glasgow Central and Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party joined 70 representatives of the renewable energy industry alongside Scottish Renewables Chief Executive, Niall Stuart, to officially open the new offices in Bath Street on August 1. Scottish Renewables is a membership organisation representing more than 330 businesses working in the […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Environment

    Pinpointing the best location for tidal energy turbines and providing a picture of seafloor conditions underneath fish pens are two research projects benefiting from the autonomous underwater technologies expertise at the Australian Maritime College. The projects were funded by the University of Tasmania’s research enhancement scheme, designed to help early to mid-career academics increase their […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) has signed a maintenance service contract with Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) for the 60MW Southwest Offshore Demonstration Wind Farm.

  • 8 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RPS has announced that it will be working together with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and the New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZ Super Fund) on the first phase of a potential offshore wind farm development off the coast of New Zealand. CIP and NZ Super Fund joined forces at the beginning of this year to bring […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Nick Winser, president of ENTSO-E and Executive Director of National Grid will join panel of executive experts at DNV GL’s (formerly DNV KEMA) Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, to identify how utilities, regulators, and customers should prepare for the grid challenges ahead. The forum will be held on June 2-4, 2014, at The Grand […]

  • 6 December 2022
    Authorities

    Natural England, the English government’s adviser for the natural environment, has appointed Opergy, a Norwich-based clean energy consulting group, to lead a study that will look to determine the potential for establishing an offshore demonstration and testing site within England’s territorial waters. Natural England said it is seeking to establish a recognised national testing area […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Environment, R&D

    The offshore wind industry has a broadly positive impact on human well-being, according to two new reports created by the Plymouth Marine Laboratory. ”Understanding the impacts of offshore wind on well-being” and ”Public perceptions of Offshore Wind Farms” represent the outcomes from a study by PML scientists, commissioned by The Crown Estate. The first review explores how […]

  • 12 May 2017

    Following the approval of offshore wind renewable energy credits to Deepwater Wind and US Wind’s Maryland projects, Sierra Club welcomed Maryland PSC’s decision and said that, in addition to bringing local jobs and economic development, the inclusion of offshore wind in the state’s energy production will help reduce Maryland’s reliance on coal and other fossil fuels.

  • 30 May 2017
  • 10 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    TenneT’s Hollandse Kust (Noord) offshore jacket foundation is nearing completion at the Vlissingen yard of Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG). With the roll-up completed, and the two-part cable deck now installed, the jacket is now entering the final stages of fabrication, SLPE, the designer of the jacket foundation, said.  The construction of the substation jacket foundation started in […]

  • 1 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The Awel y Môr wind farm team has published the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR) for the project offshore North Wales, the UK. The PEIR contains detailed maps, plans and information on the project’s expected impacts and how they will be avoided, minimised and mitigated where possible. The developers have now invited local residents to […]

  • 24 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    North Star Renewables has secured a loan of GBP 96 million (approximately EUR 112 million) from Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) to build the three Service Operations Vessels (SOVs) that will serve the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm.  The vessel owner said the loan added to its own balance sheet and equity commitments from its 100 per cent shareholder, […]

  • 24 September 2021
    R&D, Vessels

    Scottish start-up Zelim, developing a lifesaving system for offshore energy, has partnered with naval architect Chartwell Marine to deliver a remotely operated unmanned rescue vessel.  As the offshore energy sites present a challenging environment for personnel and vessel crews, with a huge risk of man overboard (MOB) incidents and traditional approaches to search and recovery […]

  • 23 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted Wind Power A/S has awarded Pulse Structural Monitoring Ltd. with a contract to provide structural measurement campaigns for Gode Wind 03 and Borkum Riffgrund 03 offshore wind farms. Pulse will be in charge of the load, corrosion, and inclination measurement campaigns for Borkum Riffgrund 03 wind farm and Gode Wind 03 wind farm foundations […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Grid Connection

    Waves Group Ltd has secured the contract to carry out Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) services for the installation of TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Noord and West Alpha export power cables.  The agreement will see Waves Group provide MWS services during the installation of the Hollandse Kust Noord and Hollandse Kust West Alpha export cables, with installation […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has selected Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) to analyse and assess wind conditions for two future German offshore wind tendering sites. OWC a subsidiary of AqualisBraemar LOC, has selected a team including Fraunhofer IWES and ProPlanEn, to assess the historic wind potential across the German Exclusive Economic Zone in the […]

  • 3 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    Norway-headquartered Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has acquired 30 per cent ownership in the Danish provider of operations and asset management advisory and services for offshore wind, PEAK Wind Group ApS (PEAK Wind). The three PEAK Wind co-founders will retain 70 per cent ownership after the transaction valued at DKK 90 million (approx. EUR 12 million) […]

  • 26 August 2021
    Training & Education

    According to the Global Wind Organisation’s (GWO) forecast for the US East Coast, over 25,000 people will require entry-level standard training to work on offshore wind turbines over the next five years.   With 9.1 GW of offshore wind planned to be installed by 2025, the training is necessary for jobs in the construction, installation, operation, and maintenance […]

  • 22 September 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Dublin-headquartered Gazelle Wind Power Limited has received a statement of feasibility from DNV for its hybrid floating offshore wind platform with a mobile mooring system. The system is said to combine the best features of tension-leg and semi-submersible platforms, enabling wind farms to be placed in deep waters as far out as 400 metres. The […]

  • 22 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 250 million loan agreement with TenneT Holding B.V. for the financing of the 40-kilometre high voltage electricity transmission corridor in the north of the Netherlands. According to EIB, the new electricity transmission corridor from Eemshaven to Vierverlaten in the province of Groningen will double the capacity […]

  • 17 September 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Floating wind could bring massive investment and create tens of thousands of jobs in the UK if actions are taken now, according to a report published by Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOW CoE) in partnership with Renewable UK and Scottish Renewables. In the report Industrial Leadership: Unlocking the […]