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  • 12 December 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The US federal government and the Maryland state government will work jointly to identify additional areas offshore Maryland that will house future offshore wind projects. This was announced on 11 December, following the release of the proposed sale notice for two wind energy areas (WEAs) in the Central Atlantic, one off Delaware and Maryland, and […]

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

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the 2.6 GW New England Wind offshore wind project, proposed to be built in a lease area off Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York. BOEM has now published a final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for the project and expects to issue […]

  • 15 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Industry

    US-based investment company, BlackRock, has agreed to buy compatriot independent infrastructure fund manager, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), in a USD 12.5 billion cash and shares deal. Under the deal, the world’s largest asset manager will take over GIP for USD 3 billion in cash and approximately 12 million shares of BlackRock common stock. Founded in […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has been granted authorisation from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to link the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project directly into New York’s transmission system. Approved on 1 March, the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (LGIA) executed between Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 project, New York ISO (NYISO), and Consolidated Edison Company of New […]

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

    Equinor is bidding in the expedited offshore wind solicitation in New York with Empire Wind 1, the 810 MW project that already secured an Offshore Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) contract in 2019, as the rules of New York’s procurement provide for projects with existing ORECs to bid into the solicitation. The company first revealed its […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Authorities, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting

    Spain-based BlueFloat Energy and Sydney-headquartered Origin Energy have joined forces and applied for a Feasibility Licence to develop the Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project in the declared Hunter offshore wind zone. The partnership submitted a Feasibility Licence application in November and the Federal Government is expected to announce successful applicants next year. Unveiled in February, […]

  • 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 December 2023
    R&D, Technology

    A project consortium led by Nekkar has conditionally been awarded a NOK 75.2 million (EUR 6.5 million) grant to develop remote-controlled, self-hoisting lifting equipment for the offshore wind industry. The Nekkar-led consortium also includes Kongsberg Maritime, DOF, an undisclosed global wind farm developer, GCE Node, NORCE, Sustainable Energy Catapult Center, Sintef Ocean, and the University […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Grid Connection, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Vessels

    Subsea7 has reported a “robust” backlog of USD 10.4 billion in its financial results for the first quarter of 2024, with tendering activity high in both the subsea and offshore wind sectors. To remind, in the financial results for the full year of 2023, Subsea7 reported it had secured USD 7.4 billion of contract awards […]

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

    Four developers have submitted their bids in response to the combined Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island offshore wind solicitation with the tenders totalling 6.8 GW. The proposals were made by Avangrid Renewables, Ørsted, SouthCoast Wind Energy, and Vineyard Offshore. In October 2023, the three states signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind procurement, although […]

  • 9 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Planning & Permitting, Supply Chain, Technology

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has issued a call for tenders for a floating LiDAR and associated provision of data for the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS). The scope of work under the contract that will be awarded through the tender includes the installation, operation, maintenance, collection of metocean data, and subsequent […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Technology

    Swedish energy-tech company SeaTwirl and UK-based energy management and energy storage firm Verlume have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the electrification of offshore assets and decarbonisation of the oil and gas industry. The MoU will see the two companies identify and pursue potential opportunities for decarbonisation of offshore oil and gas […]

  • 12 January 2024
    Business development, Industry, Research & Development

    Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse has released a draft version of a bill that would streamline the offshore wind development process and get new sources of affordable clean energy on the grid. Senator Whitehouse requests feedback on his bill from all stakeholders, including federal, state, and local agencies, industries, developers, and communities. The Senator released […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has revealed that it will initiate the environmental review of a proposed wind project offshore New Jersey, the US, known as Atlantic Shores North, that would feature up to 157 wind turbines. BOEM published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    China’s Dajin Heavy Industry has delivered the final batch of eight XXL monopiles for the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. In June 2022, Dajin Heavy Industry was contracted by the wind farm’s developer, Ocean Winds, to supply 48 XXL monopiles for the project. The units weigh about 2,000 tonnes and have […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore construction company DEME, using its vessel Orion, has completed the installation of monopiles at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland.  Monopile installation at Moray West started in October 2023, with Boskalis’s vessel Bokalift 2 deployed for the work and Orion taking over in February. DEME’s Orion installed 29 monopiles for Ocean […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource’s Revolution Wind offshore wind farm has achieved its “steel in the water” milestone with the installation of the project’s first turbine foundation offshore the US. Located approximately 15 miles (about 24 kilometres) south of the Rhode Island coast and 32 miles (approximately 51 kilometres) southeast of the Connecticut coast, Revolution Wind is […]

  • 29 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 and Ørsted and Eversource’s Sunrise Wind projects in the state’s fourth offshore wind solicitation. Both projects secured agreements with the state earlier and re-bid in this procurement round to negotiate new 25-year contracts. NYSERDA and the developers of the selected […]

  • 22 April 2024
    Business development, Innovation, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    EnBW and Wallaby Boats have christened the offshore transfer vessel Impulse in the port of Kappeln, Germany, as the vessel gets ready to service the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm starting in May. The two companies have jointly launched the ship which is equipped with a new type of suspension system said to enable technicians […]

  • 30 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Transition

    The offshore wind industry, now the linchpin between several offshore energy industries, is calling for both innovation and accelerating deployment, while also making sure one does not impede the progress of the other.  

  • 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 […]