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  • 22 November 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia has determined that the planned target capacity of the offshore wind farm on the Latvian side of the ELWIND project will be up to 1,000 MW. ELWIND is a Latvia-Estonia cross-border offshore wind project for which the countries started discussions in December 2019. The governments of […]

  • 19 October 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Kraken Robotics has received a USD 3 million (approximately EUR 2.8 million) contract to carry out boulder detection subsea survey services as part of an offshore wind farm project in Europe. The survey campaign will be executed in the fourth quarter of 2023 with Kraken’s Acoustic Corer technology providing accurate, high-resolution 3D imaging of 24 […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) will consolidate its existing direct and indirect offshore wind holdings into Reventus Power, its UK-based portfolio company, which will become its dedicated global offshore wind platform. Subject to customary approvals, the move will see Reventus Power growing its teams in the UK, Germany, Poland and Portugal to form […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Floating Wind, Project Updates

    CADEMO Corporation, established by Floventis Energy, and California Community Power (CC Power) have entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance the 60 MW CADEMO floating wind project off the California coast. The collaborative engagement under the MOU could ultimately lead to the two parties entering a power purchase agreement (PPA). The project, proposed to […]

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

    Lithuania’s National Energy Regulatory Council (NERC) has opened the country’s second offshore wind tender which, same as the first one, is looking for a developer of a 700 MW offshore wind farm. Interested developers now have until 15 April to register and submit their documents and offers, which will then be undergoing evaluation until 27 […]

  • 16 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Semco Maritime has been awarded a 10-year service contract from Siemens Gamesa for the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany. The balance-of-plant contract covers operations and maintenance on the wind farm located 32 kilometres west of Sylt Island in the North Sea. Semco Maritime has entered the 10-year agreement from 1 January 2024 […]

  • 16 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Clean Air Act permit to Empire Offshore Wind, owned by Equinor. The air quality analysis, conducted by EPA, showed that the impacts on air quality from the construction and operation of the offshore wind project will not cause or contribute to a violation of federal air […]

  • 22 November 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of Interior (DOI) has approved Equinor and BP’s Empire Wind, the sixth commercial-scale offshore wind farm to receive federal approval. Empire Wind US LLC, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, plans to develop two offshore wind farms known as Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2. Located approximately 12 nautical miles […]

  • 23 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for Equinor’s Empire Wind offshore wind project in New York, the US. With this approval secured, the developer is planning to start the construction of Empire Wind 1 later this year. The approved plan includes the construction and operation […]

  • 18 April 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    Lithuania’s National Energy Regulatory Council (NERC) has discontinued the second tender for a 700 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea after receiving only one bid. The Law on Renewable Energy stipulates that there must be at least two tenderers for a tender to take place, Lithuania’s Ministry of Energy said. ”As Lithuania […]

  • 24 January 2024

    The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) has published EU Offshore Network Development Plans (ONDPs), the first comprehensive cross-border review of existing grid capacity and future offshore grid requirements at sea basin level. The plans could help to accelerate the expansion of offshore wind and facilitate the deployment of innovative grid solutions […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    The PGE and Ørsted joint venture has signed an agreement with German-based Steelwind Nordenham for the supply of foundations for Baltica 2, which is the first stage of the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm in the Polish Baltic Sea. Under the contract, Steelwind Nordenham will deliver 34 monopile foundations with the production expected to start in […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first of three 880 MW offshore substations being built for Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project has arrived at the Bladt Industries production site in Aalborg, Denmark, for outfitting from a prefabrication site in Spain. In 2021, a consortium comprising Semco Maritime and Bladt Industries was awarded a contract for the supply […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Revolution Wind, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm serving Rhode Island and Connecticut, has secured the final approval needed from the US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to move the project toward the start of offshore construction. Revolution Wind, being developed by Ørsted and Eversource, has received approval of the project’s […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Vessels

    The UK Government has awarded funding to a consortium led by Morek Engineering to design a new class of low-carbon installation vessels for the floating offshore wind market. The consortium includes Morek Engineering, Solis Marine Engineering, Tope Ocean, First Marine Solutions, and Celtic Sea Power. The consortium has won the funding through the UK Government’s […]

  • 15 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Supply Chain

    Italy-headquartered Prysmian has finalized three contracts worth in aggregate around EUR 5 billion with the transmission system operator (TSO) Amprion for BalWin1 and BalWin2 offshore grid connection systems and the DC34 underground cable project in Germany. According to Prysmian, this package deal is the largest in value and in km of cable ever awarded to […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    UTEC, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has been awarded a contract by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to provide subsea balance of plant operations and maintenance (O&M) services to the German Butendiek offshore wind farm. Under the three-year contract, Acteon will perform annual subsea foundation remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) inspections, […]

  • 6 March 2024
    Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the 1.4 GW Cenos floating offshore wind project in Scotland are set to run a nearshore survey campaign in March to revalidate data collected in 2017 by NorthConnect, an interconnector project whose infrastructure Cenos planned to use to connect to the grid. Starting on 11 March, the export cable corridor surveys will […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has received the last two major federal approvals needed to begin construction of its 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, located 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach in the US. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) provided its final approval of CVOW’s Construction and Operations Plan (COP), which […]

  • 14 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Eversource Energy has executed a definitive agreement to sell its 50 per cent stake in two US offshore wind projects, South Fork Wind and Revolution Wind, to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), nearing closer to its goal of exiting the offshore wind industry. The transaction allows Eversource to realise approximately USD 1.1 billion of cash proceeds […]

  • 27 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher and Sons and Tokyo Gas Engineering Solutions (TGES), owned by Tokyo Gas Group, have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly provide construction and operations and maintenance (O&M) services in Japan’s offshore wind market. Under the agreement, James Fisher and TGES will support the industry in delivering efficient and effective operations at a crucial […]

  • 8 November 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    The Lithuanian government has confirmed that the country’s second offshore wind tender will be opened on 15 January 2024. The tender was pushed back to January instead of this autumn after Lithuania’s Ministry of Energy received feedback from investors on the global renewable energy sector being affected by the current economic conditions. Last month, the […]

  • 20 November 2023
    Authorities, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics

    Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden, together with the European Commission (EC), have launched joint planning of offshore wind tenders at a ministerial meeting of the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC), held on 20 November, in the Hague, the Netherlands. The collective NSEC tender planning translates the nine NSEC member countries’ […]

  • 4 October 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting

    The ORLEN Group has received the Minister of Infrastructure’s final decision awarding licences for five new offshore wind farm development sites in the Polish Baltic Sea. The decision marks the initiation of the project’s preparatory phase. The ORLEN Group’s forthcoming five offshore farms are planned to have a capacity of approximately 5.2 GW, generating sufficient […]

  • 13 October 2023
    R&D, Technology

    ECO TLP and Mocean Offshore have received approval in principle (AiP) from ABS for their floating offshore wind turbine support structure. The design from ECO TLP utilises slip-formed cylindrical concrete hulls and gravity anchors which, when combined with a tension-leg mooring system, has a smaller footprint than traditional structures using steel column-stabilised hulls, said the […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Business development, Cables, Floating Wind, Foundations, Vessels

    Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein has developed a new subsea vessel for floating and fixed installations in the offshore wind market, as well as for offshore oil & gas. Ulstein said that the SX232 is based on three core principles, including an optimized hull design based on the Ulstein Twin X-Stern, a smart power and propulsion […]