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  • 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. […]

  • 11 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Limited (NnGOWL) has completed the cable layout for the first campaign of six inter-array cables and one interconnector between the two offshore substations (OSS) within the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The works began on Wednesday, 12 April, and were completed on Sunday, 30 April. […]

  • 24 April 2023
    Authorities, Infrastructure

    Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed the state’s Promoting Offshore Wind Energy Resources Act (the POWER Act) into law on 21 April, thus codifying Maryland’s new 8.5 GW offshore wind target for 2031. The Governor signed the POWER Act at Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore County, where he also announced the state’s first offshore wind advanced foundation component […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 December 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    This article was first published on 13 December with information on the date set for Mayflower Wind’s hearing before the Rhode Island EFSB. On 14 December, the article was updated following the receipt of information on Mayflower Wind’s request to reschedule the hearing, which the EFSB has granted. Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell […]

  • 24 March 2023
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Limited (NnGOWL) has announced that it is planning to conduct a pre-lay grapnel run (PLGR) and commence cable lay out for the first campaign of six inter-array cables and one interconnector between the two offshore substations, within the wind farm’s site in Scotland. The PLGR works, expected to begin […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Palfinger Marine has officially been commissioned to deliver 25 of its stiff boom cranes for the Kitakyusyu-Hibikinada offshore wind farm in Japan. The deliveries of the service platform cranes are scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2024. The Austrian-based company said that the design of the stiff boom cranes with an outreach of […]

  • 27 February 2023

    The government of New South Wales (NSW) has declared a Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) in the Illawarra region, the fifth and final REZ to be declared of the first five zones identified under the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap. According to the state government, the Illawarra has unique features that make it an ideal location for […]

  • 6 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Acteon Geo-services brands, TerraSond and Benthic, have been awarded a combined geophysical and geotechnical survey by the BlueFloat Energy and Renantis partnership for its Bellrock and Broadshore offshore wind farms, located northeast of Aberdeen, Scotland. The geophysical scope will involve using the Ocean Fortune, a survey vessel designed specifically for year-round North Sea operations, which […]

  • 26 April 2023
    Business development, Industry, Technology, Technology

    Ireland-based floating wind technology company Gazelle Wind Power unveiled the third generation of its floating wind technology this week at WindEurope 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company, which earlier this month announced that it partnered with the Portuguese renewable energy developer WAM Horizon for a pilot project in Aguçadoura, says that the new, enhanced design further […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Business & Finance

    US Wind, the developer of the MarWin and Momentum Wind projects in Maryland, has partnered with the Spanish manufacturer of offshore wind monopiles and towers, Haizea Wind Group, to manage and operate Sparrows Point Steel, the state’s first permanent offshore wind factory. The new facility in Baltimore County will serve for the manufacture of steel […]

  • 4 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dublin-based floating wind technology company Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) has partnered with the Portuguese renewable energy developer WAM Horizon to accelerate the development of a pilot project in Aguçadoura, Portugal, which will use Gazelle’s floating wind platform. Within the partnership, WAM will provide Gazelle with strategic advisory to implement the pilot project. “WAM Horizon has exceptional […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released two draft Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) for offshore wind projects for public review and comment. The two projects, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) and the Sunrise Wind, if approved, could provide more than 4 GW of offshore wind power capacity, enough to power more than […]

  • 13 January 2023
    R&D, Technology

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Mingyang Smart Energy has unveiled its next flagship offshore wind turbine – the MySE 18.X-28X. The MySE 18.X-28X features 140-metre-long blades and a rotor diameter of over 280 metres. The turbine has a swept area of 66,052 square metres, equal to the area of nine football fields. Under an annual average […]

  • 30 May 2023
    Environment, R&D

    Equinor and Norwegian Research Centre (NORCE) have completed a pilot study using environmental DNA (eDNA) to monitor the biodiversity and abundance of marine life in waters around the 30 MW Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm. The pilot study took place in August 2021, at Equinor’s Hywind Scotland offshore wind farm, located 25 kilometres east […]

  • 4 April 2023

    The state administration of Maryland, US, has set a goal of achieving 8.5 GW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2035, by which time the state aims to have 100 per cent of clean energy in its energy mix. To support this target, the administration is working to establish new lease areas and strengthen the […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Several subsea operations are scheduled to soon commence at the sites of the first two phases of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm, currently under construction off the North East coast of England. Later this month, NKT will begin nearshore intervention works in support of the installation of the Dogger Bank B export cable in the […]

  • 21 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Companies from the French region of Brittany (Bretagne) will be present at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam on 29 and 30 November to highlight their expertise and the region’s ports’ strategic position close to several fixed-bottom and floating offshore wind projects. Bretagne Ocean Power, accompanied by five Breton companies, will be present […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Industry, R&D, Technology

    A consortium of thirteen partners has launched the NextFloat project in Paris aimed at accelerating the rollout of the next generation of floating wind technology for a competitive, more scalable, and industrial deployment. The initiative is being led by partners from eight countries including Technip Energies as project coordinator, X1Wind, Naturgy, 2B Energy, Hellenic Cables, […]

  • 23 February 2023

    The US states of Louisiana and California have joined the White House-led Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership, established last year to enable collaboration on building a strong domestic supply chain, advancing the industry’s rapid development, and helping accelerate the country’s offshore wind targets. In June 2022, US President Joe Biden joined East Coast governors to […]

  • 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, is bringing […]

  • 24 February 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry

    The Governor of Maine’s Energy Office has released the Maine Offshore Wind Roadmap, a stakeholder-driven comprehensive plan that is said to offer detailed strategies for Maine to realize economic, energy, and climate benefits from offshore wind, in conjunction with communities, fisheries, and wildlife of the Gulf of Maine. The Roadmap was developed over 18 months […]

  • 30 November 2022

    18:00 It’s a wrap Thanks to all participants, partners, sponsors and media partners for making this event such a great success! See you next year on 28 & 29 November 2023! 17:30 Drinks at Navingo stand Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference is almost coming to an end. The best way to celebrate these two days […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Business & Finance

    Last November, the annual Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference took place in Amsterdam. The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) and wider UK Government partners organised and participated in various activities over the two-day programme, spotlighting the strength of UK offshore energy and maritime capabilities and exchanging perspectives on the industry’s future. Trade mission from […]

  • 17 November 2022

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified eight draft Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware, which will now be put up for public review and comment.   The areas cover approximately 1.7 million acres and represent a subset of the 3.9 million acres of the Call Area […]

  • 21 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind, the joint venture (JV) between Shell and Ocean Winds, said that it did not state that its offshore wind project in Massachusetts was no longer viable and intends to testify to the project’s viability before the Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) in Rhode Island, where part of the offshore wind farm’s transmission corridor […]