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  • 10 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Irish Government has approved terms and conditions for the country’s first auction to supply electricity from offshore wind under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (ORESS 1) which is expected to secure up to 2.5 GW of offshore wind capacity. The pre-qualification stage will launch next month while the qualification stage and the auction process […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry

    The North Irish Sea Array (NISA), one of the four offshore wind projects selected in Ireland’s first offshore wind auction, could end up overlapping with a bird protection area. The Irish offshore consultancy Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) voiced concerns about the government letting this happen and warned that the project is now at risk […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Irish government has designated seven offshore wind projects as relevant, meaning they will be fast-tracked through the new marine planning regime. The selected projects include the Oriel, innogy’s Bray and Kish Banks, Codling I and II, Skerd Rocks and North Irish Sea Array (NISA) wind farms. The announcement means the projects are allowed to […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbine installation campaign for the 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project has begun some 15 miles (approximately 24 kilometres) off the coast of Massachusetts, the US. The installation campaign follows the successful transportation earlier this week of the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine from the New Bedford Marine Commerce […]

  • 11 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and Polenergia S.A. have awarded a contract to DNV to certify the MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III offshore wind farms, located in the Polish exclusive economic zone of the Baltic Sea. DNV’s scope of work includes the delivery of certificates for the offshore wind farms related to the design, fabrication/installation/commissioning and operation […]

  • 16 January 2014

    International renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, has confirmed plans to expand its Planning & Development service offering globally by introducing local experts in its Irish Headquarters in Dublin. Opened almost 12 months ago by Minister for Communications Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte TD, Natural Power’s Irish office has delivered a range construction services to […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The agreement signed today in Dublin by the Energy Minister of Ireland and the UK Secretary of State for Energy to pave the way for the export of Ireland’s wind energy to Britain could serve as a template for other countries – and be a step towards a pan-European electricity grid.  “With greater grid integration […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Ireland’s Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) has launched consultation on the country’s grid development policy for offshore wind. The consultation period was opened on 10 June and will close on 1 July. In its Climate Action Plan published in June 2019, the Irish government committed to having at least 3.5 GW of offshore […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has acquired a 49 per cent stake in the existing Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm and a yet-to-be-built floating wind farm in northeast England from EDF Renewables UK. TNB acquired the stake in the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Limited (BODL) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vantage RE Ltd. EDF Renewables UK […]

  • 31 May 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    EDF Renewables Ireland has entered into a partnership with Simply Blue Group to develop the Western Star and Emerald floating offshore wind projects. The 50:50 joint venture partners will now seek to progress the two projects to meet the Irish Government’s targets to have 2 GW of floating wind in development by 2030. According to […]

  • 4 September 2023
    Business development, Technology

    Goldwind’s GWH252-14.3MW wind turbine is now installed offshore and the installation operations took “just 30 working hours”, the company said via social media on 4 September. The fast installation was made possible by optimising several time-consuming processes, according to the Chinese wind turbine manufacturer. “Through strategies like rotor pre-assembly, modular designs, improved conditions for upending […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Environment

    Leading renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has been appointed by First Flight Wind Ltd, the developers of Northern Ireland’s first offshore wind farm, to provide bird and marine mammal advisory and survey works over the Wind Resource Zone off the Co. Down coast of Northern Ireland. First Flight Wind, a consortium comprising of B9 Energy, […]

  • 3 June 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Five companies operating in the North of Tyne region have been selected to showcase their innovative technologies to offshore wind industry players Equinor and EDF Renewables as part of the Technology, Innovation and Green Growth for Offshore Renewables (TIGGOR) programme. The successful companies – Transmission Dynamics, Kinewell Energy, SMD, Trident Dynamics, and Unasys – will […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Irish Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has invited applications from the first batch of offshore wind projects for Maritime Area Consents (MACs), the first of which are expected to be issued in the second half on this year. The invited projects include seven developments that were designated as “relevant projects” […]

  • 31 August 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Seven companies have submitted applications for the development of offshore wind projects in two areas in the Estonian sector of the Baltic Sea, for which the application deadline closed on 28 August. The auction for the two areas, named Liivi 1 and Liivi 2, is expected to take place in November or December of this […]

  • 23 December 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ireland’s Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has issued Maritime Area Consents (MACs) to the first phase of seven offshore renewable energy projects, said to represent a significant milestone in the delivery of offshore wind in Ireland. Coming on the back of the publication of the Climate Action Plan 2023, this […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following Ireland’s Ministry for the Environment, Climate and Communications’ announcement of winners in the country’s first offshore wind auction, SSE Renewables, whose project did not secure a contract for renewable energy generation, said that it was still committed to the future delivery of its proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park II offshore wind farm. As reported […]

  • 29 July 2022
    Authorities

    The Irish Government has increased the country’s offshore wind target for 2030 from 5 GW to 7 GW after reaching an agreement on Sectoral Emissions Ceilings that set maximum limits on greenhouse gas emissions for each sector of the Irish economy to the end of the decade. The Sectoral Emissions Ceilings have been set for […]

  • 11 May 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ireland has selected four projects with a combined capacity of nearly 3,100 MW in the first offshore wind auction under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (ORESS 1). The four projects are the 1,300 MW Codling Wind Park owned and developed by a 50/50 joint venture of Fred. Olsen Seawind and EDF Renewables; the 824 MW […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between AVANGRID and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has shipped the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine from the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal to its location more than 30 miles (about 49 kilometres) off the coast of Cape Cod in the US. The GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine […]

  • 21 August 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Elanora Offshore, a consortium comprising EnergyAustralia, KIMAenergy, Boskalis, Respect Energy, and Polpo Investments, has unveiled its plans to build a 5 GW wind farm off the Gippsland coast, Australia’s first declared offshore wind zone. According to the project’s website, the 5 GW Elanora offshore wind farm would create over 3,000 direct jobs during the construction […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    This year is set to be one of the busiest for offshore wind developers and governments around the world as a multitude of new sites are scheduled to be awarded for offshore wind farm construction. From the much longer list of auctions coming up in 2023, each bearing national and/or global significance, offshoreWIND.biz is bringing […]

  • 4 April 2013
    R&D, Technology

    GE’s Power Conversion business has taken an important step in testing a viable way of producing large amounts of electricity from renewable resources using superconductors running at relatively high temperatures. The company has successfully completed trials of Hydrogenie, a power generator incorporating ground breaking technologies that enable highly efficient production of electricity in a small […]

  • 27 June 2012
    R&D

    The Structural Wind Engineering Research Institute jointly founded by Guangdong Electric Power Design Institute (GEDI) and Wuhan University was inaugurated. GEDI Chief Engineer Peng Xueping and Wuhan University Vice-President Jiang Changzhong attended the inauguration ceremony.  The research institute is a critical collaboration between the two organizations, further to the Smart Grid Research Center. Structural wind […]

  • 6 January 2013
    R&D, Technology

    An efficient, robust, and compact wind power plant with a 10 MW superconducting generator is being developed by partners from industry and science within the recently established EU project SUPRAPOWER. Superconduction enables considerable savings of energy and raw materials. Within SUPRAPOWER, researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology’s (KIT) Institute for Technical Physics (ITEP) develop a […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Technology

    Parker Hannifin Corporation, the leader in motion and control technologies, announced it will be launching its line of precision cooling units for wind turbines for the European wind market, utilizing the company’s two-phase evaporative cooling technology for large and offshore wind turbines, at the upcoming HUSUM Wind Energy 2012 exposition in Germany, September 18-22. The […]