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

    Four more applications for environmental investigation licences for offshore wind projects have landed on the desk of Brazil’s Institute for the Environment and Natural Resources (IBAMA), bringing the total to 71 applications and 176.6 GW in proposed capacity.  Since many of the project sites overlap, not all of the proposed development will be realised, but […]

  • 10 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched a new Innovation Grant funding competition aimed at decarbonising the offshore wind sector and improving reliability. Sponsored by Equinor, Ocean Winds, and ScottishPower Renewables, OWGP launched its latest Innovation Grant competition which will see a total of GBP 2 million awarded to successful supply chain companies. Development […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    California’s Port of Long Beach, the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, has proposed to develop the largest facility in the nation specifically designed to accommodate the assembly of offshore wind turbines. The proposed Pier Wind facility would span up to 400 acres of newly built land, located southwest of the Long Beach International […]

  • 16 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid has notified the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) that it decided to continue with the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for its Commonwealth Wind project that are currently undergoing review and approval proceedings. However, the developer has kept its position that under the conditions in the current PPAs the 1.2 GW project would not […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West Offshore Wind Farm has signed contracts with Seaway 7 and JDR for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables (IACs) for the 882 MW offshore wind project in Scotland. The IACs will connect 60 Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD wind turbines back to the offshore substation before exporting the power back to […]

  • 5 January 2023

    SINTEF has revealed in its recent study that there is no statistical covariation or systematic correlation in time between the occurrence of offshore wind conditions in southern and northern Norway, and adds that this knowledge will increase the commercial value of Norwegian offshore wind energy. An analysis of wind statistics showed that there is no […]

  • 24 October 2022
    Contribution, R&D, Technology

    Norway-headquartered DNV and its partners have completed Phase 1 of a joint industry project (JIP) on Bottom Impact and Partially Submerged Conditions for optimising the installation process of offshore wind turbines. According to DNV, offshore wind turbine installation is currently done in benign weather conditions to limit the bottom impact of wind turbine installation vessels’ […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power, BP and Statkraft have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Windport in Mandal, Norway, as part of their bid to develop an offshore wind project at the Sørlige Nordsjø II (Southern North Sea II; SN2) area. According to the developers, Windport, a subsidiary of Global Ocean Technology, is building a port […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels, Vessels

    Van Oord has seen the demand in the offshore wind market increase exponentially in 2022, the Dutch marine contractor’s CEO Pieter van Oord said. Van Oord’s Offshore Wind business unit had what the company has described in its financial report for 2022 as a ”a busy year”, recording EUR 599 million revenue, a 72.6 per […]

  • 22 September 2022

    New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a new executive order on 21 September, increasing the state’s offshore wind target for 2040 from the current 7.5 GW to 11 GW. Together with signing off the new offshore wind goal, the Governor also announced the release of two reports focused on the creation of green jobs in […]

  • 20 December 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid, the developer of the 1.2 GW Commonwealth Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, has filed a motion to dismiss the ongoing review and approval proceedings for its power purchase agreements (PPAs) at the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) and plans to take the project to the upcoming offshore wind solicitation in the state. […]

  • 28 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The first floating offshore wind farm in France will be built more than 20 kilometres from Pointe des Poulains, a peninsula located at the northwestern end of Belle-Île. Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister for Energy Transition, and Hervé Berville, Secretary of State for the Sea, announced the specific location of the country’s first 250 MW floating wind […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    GE has submitted a plan to construct two new manufacturing facilities in New York if it wins a sufficient volume of orders from customers in the State’s ongoing solicitation for up to 4.6 GW of offshore wind. GE proposed building the factories with Carver Companies at their Port of Coeymans site. Should GE receive sufficient […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted reported an EBITDA of DKK 21.1 billion (approximately EUR 2.84 billion) for 2022 and expects this year’s operating profit to be in the similar range, between DKK 20 billion and DKK 23 billion (approx. EUR 2.67 billion and EUR 3.09 billion). For its offshore business, the developer anticipates 2023 earnings to be “significantly higher”. […]

  • 21 October 2022
    Environment, Industry

    As some European countries announced plans to fast-track offshore wind development and the current energy crisis is triggering more ambitious targets, how to achieve this without a negative environmental impact is one of the rising concerns. According to the Offshore Coalition for Energy and Nature (OCEaN), it is possible to speed up offshore wind and […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Industry, Technology

    Start Up Time! The stage program kicks off with an interview with Kirsten Ruiter, Managing Director Buccaneer and Hedi Visscher, Director PortXL. They are the accelerators for sustainable and innovative start-ups. This is followed by five pitches from different start-ups by Daniel Buhagair (Flasc), Ben de Sonneville (Sideshore Technology), Karel Roozen (Next Ocean), Maxim Segeren […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Anbaric Development Partners has released a Notice of Solicitation for offshore wind developers with projects in the New York Bight who wish to deliver energy and renewable energy credits into the New York State Bulk Power System via the transmission facility Juno Power Express. The US electric transmission system developer wants to join forces with developers […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Collaboration, Infrastructure, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    The amount of ocean space occupied by installations will grow five-fold by 2050, driven by offshore wind, which will account for 80 per cent of stationary infrastructure at sea by midcentury, followed by aquaculture (13 per cent) and oil and gas (5 per cent), according to DNV. Whilst ocean space is plentiful, industrial activity will […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Floating Energy Allyance (FEA) has selected Ocean Infinity to carry out an initial geophysical and geotechnical site investigation at its Buchan floating offshore wind project in Scotland. This represents an important step in the design and assessment process of the project, with the survey campaign taking place later this year, according to FEA. “We are […]

  • 19 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has deemed 43 companies eligible to bid in the upcoming offshore wind lease sale in California, with the majority on the list being Europe-headquartered energy companies and floating wind technology developers, either as standalone entities or as part of joint ventures. Acciona, Hexicon and BW Ideol eyeing Californian […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A US federal judge in Boston has barred General Electric (GE) from ‘‘making, using, offering for sale, selling, importing (into), or installing in the United States” the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine after the jury found in June that the wind turbine infringed upon a patent held by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The jury and Judge […]

  • 28 December 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall conducted large-scale seabed surveys with uncrewed surface vessels at several of its offshore wind farms in Denmark, Sweden, and the UK earlier this year. In the late summer and early autumn of 2022, uncrewed vessels were used for seabed surveys across Horns Rev 1, Horns Rev 3, and Kriegers Flak in […]

  • 14 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Penta-Ocean Construction has received an order from Hibiki Wind Energy to build wind turbine foundations and to provide marine civil engineering works for the Kitakyushu Hibikinada offshore wind farm project in Japan. For this project, the joint venture of Penta-Ocean Construction and Nippon Steel Engineering was selected as the preferred bidders for the following scope […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    Only a single port on the island of Ireland, Belfast Harbour, is ready to be used to construct offshore wind farms according to a new National Ports Study published by Wind Energy Ireland at its Annual Offshore Wind Energy Conference in Dublin. The report, produced by Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions, is said to be the […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Business & Finance

    Oceaneering, a Norwegian subsidiary of Texas-headquartered Oceaneering International, and Havfram-owned company Kontiki Winds are teaming up on microgrid electrification projects using floating wind turbines to power offshore oil and gas assets and remote island states. Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in Norway, the partners will jointly pursue the application of floating offshore wind […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for the installation of dynamic inter-array cables on the Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm in Norway. The Norwegian company has been contracted to transport and install five 2.5-kilometre-long dynamic inter-array cables in water depths between 260 and 300 metres. These cables will connect existing turbines in the […]