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  • 12 December 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of Ørsted’s Sunrise Wind project. In the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), issued on 11 December, BOEM proposes an alternative layout for the offshore wind farm with fewer turbines. With the final EIS now released and set to be published in the […]

  • 29 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ignitis Renewables, an international green energy company, has prepared an environmental impact assessment (EIA) programme for the first offshore wind farm in Lithuania. The EIA itself will be prepared on the basis of this programme, said the company. “When we develop renewable energy projects, the environment is inevitably affected, but to achieve a balance between […]

  • 11 April 2024
    Cables, Grid Connection, Industry, Offshore Platforms, Onshore Infrastructure

    DNV and its partners in a joint industry project (JIP) that is working to identify barriers to the use of HVDC transmission in the US grid have published a letter containing guidelines for the US states for the build-out of an offshore HVDC transmission network that would best support the country’s offshore wind targets. The […]

  • 1 May 2024
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Australian government has awarded the first feasibility licences for offshore wind projects to six wind farms proposed to be built offshore Gippsland in Victoria, with a further six licences expected to be awarded, subject to First Nations consultation. The total capacity of Australia’s first six offshore wind projects to receive feasibility licences is around […]

  • 4 April 2024
    Business development, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Onshore Infrastructure, Research & Development

    The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has unveiled its draft 2023-2024 Transmission Plan, which includes 26 proposed projects worth USD 6.1 billion (approximately EUR 5.6 billion), with a majority of the investment related to offshore wind. According to the California ISO, the plan is based on the state projections that California needs to add more […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Environment, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Industry, Infrastructure, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Power-to-X, Project Updates, R&D, Supply Chain, Technology

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  • 14 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, R&D, Research & Development

    In its annual results for 2023, RWE reported on last year’s financial performance and many of its offshore wind developments, but also on research projects related to the wake effect at offshore wind farms. Last year, RWE, together with various project partners, completed two wake-effect studies and embarked on a new research project in the […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Ørsted has decided to pull out of a Norwegian offshore wind partnership with Fred. Olsen Seawind and Hafslund. “Ørsted have informed us that due to a prioritisation of investments in the portfolio they will withdraw from pursuing participation in offshore wind developments in Norway, and therefore their participation in the partnership will discontinue,” said […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has started the pull-in of the first of two export cables at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm off the coast of Scotland. The offshore export cables were manufactured by Nexans at its factory in Halden under a contract signed with Ocean Winds in 2021. The Nexans Skaggerak and the Nexans Aurora […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The installation of Siemens Gamesa’s 14 MW wind turbines at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland is scheduled to start in April. The vessel chartered to install the turbines, Cadeler’s Wind Orca, has just arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, to mobilise for the project after completing a crane upgrade in the Netherlands. In […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry

    Ørsted’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) are leaving the company, and with immediate effect, as a result of “a challenging and volatile business environment” in the industry, according to the offshore wind major. Ørsted is already head-hunting for the new CFO and COO. Daniel Lerup and Richard Hunter, Ørsted’s now-former CFO […]

  • 13 November 2023
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has discontinued its plans to build and operate an offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Virginia, US. The company’s USD 200 million (about EUR 187 million) manufacturing plant was planned to be built at the Port of Virginia’s Portsmouth Marine Terminal. It was intended to support major US offshore wind projects, including […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Cyan Renewables, a portfolio company of Seraya Partners, and Ocean Infinity have teamed up to provide geophysical and geotechnical services for offshore wind projects in the Asia-Pacific region. The companies have formalized their partnership through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), underscoring their shared commitment to work together on delivering geophysical and geotechnical […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    Fifty entities, including individual companies and consortia, from more than ten countries have submitted their expressions of interest to develop offshore wind projects in Portugal as the country prepares for its first auction. The number of interested parties reflects the high interest and attractiveness that the Portuguese offshore wind market presents on the international scene, […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Ignitis Renewables has awarded Fugro a contract to conduct a geophysical survey at Lithuania’s first offshore wind farm site. In October, Ignitis Renewables, together with Ocean Winds, was confirmed as the winner of Lithuania’s first offshore wind tender after the joint venture was selected in the auction in July and declared the provisional winner. The […]

  • 6 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Several days ago, Ørsted called it quits on the Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the US, with some of the main issues leading to the decision to abandon the project being supply chain bottlenecks, primarily vessel shortages. This has affected not only the now-dropped Ocean Wind 1 but also the company’s Revolution Wind […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Business development, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Sceirde Rocks Windfarm, developed by Irish Fuinneamh Sceirde Teoranta (FST), a joint venture owned by Corio Generation and global infrastructure investor, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, has completed geophysical and metocean surveys that will inform its forthcoming planning application. The surveys were conducted between September and early November using purpose-built survey vessels operated by Green […]

  • 1 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    Offshore ship-owning group Atlantic Oceanic (UK) has acquired an advanced DP2 multi-purpose supply vessel (MPSV) as part of its ongoing fleet growth programme. The vessel, named Atlantic Spirit and previously known as Tek-Ocean Spirit, is an 87-metre-long specialist MPSV equipped with a DP2 dynamic positioning system and a 65-tonne active heave compensation (AHC) high lift […]

  • 14 November 2023

    The two substations built for the Moray West offshore wind farm have arrived in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, to await their installation at the project’s offshore site approximately 22.5 kilometres from the Caithness coastline. UK-based Harlyn Solutions completed the first phase of the offshore substation transport for the 882 MW offshore wind farm. The company […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Vessels

    Kalypso Offshore Energy, an emerging contractor for the offshore wind industry in the US, has signed a Letter of Intent with Royal IHC to build America’s first Jones Act-compliant cable laying vessel (CLV) for the offshore wind market. The collaboration between Kalypso and Royal IHC aims to fill a gap in the nation’s vessel capabilities […]

  • 6 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The Australian federal government has declared an area in the Southern Ocean off western Victoria as the country’s third offshore wind development zone, though with a considerable reduction in both size and power generation capacity. The final area is located at least 15-20 kilometres from Victoria’s coast and covers 1,030 square kilometres, one-fifth of the […]

  • 17 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Green Hydrogen, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X, Research & Development

    Hy2gen USA, the US subsidiary of global green hydrogen producer Hy2gen, and Ocean Connect Energy (OCE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly investigate the potential to power renewable hydrogen production from offshore wind. The MoU formalizes a collaboration between the two companies to identify, evaluate, and develop favourable locations to power Hy2gen’s […]

  • 2 November 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders and Siemens Energy have sent off the first of the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm from the Smulders yard on the Tyne at Wallsend. The second OTM has also been loaded onto a barge and is ready to be transported to Scotland. The OTMs have been delivered […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated a final Wind Energy Area (WEA) in the Gulf of Maine, which has the potential to support 32 GW of offshore wind capacity, exceeding the current state goals for Massachusetts (10 GW) and Maine (3 GW). The WEA totals about two million acres offshore Maine, […]

  • 1 November 2023
    Business & Finance

    Due to adverse impacts relating to supply chain delays, increased interest rates, and the lack of an Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) on Sunrise Wind, Ørsted has recognised impairment losses of DKK 28.4 billion (about EUR 3.8 billion) in the first nine months of 2023. The majority of impairment losses, DKK 19.9 billion, relate […]

  • 30 April 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    The US Department of the Interior has announced two proposals for offshore wind energy auctions off the coast of Oregon and in the Gulf of Maine. The two sales proposed by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have the potential to generate more than 18 GW of offshore wind energy, enough to power more […]