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  • 9 June 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind

    The French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) has recommended that the government conducts larger offshore wind tenders, inviting bids for several sites. This is according to the latest update from CRE, which has now published specifications for the country’s AO5 tender for a floating wind farm in southern Brittany. The deadline for submitting bids under the […]

  • 29 June 2023

    The Australian federal government has opened public consultation on an offshore wind zone in the Southern Ocean, which encompasses the states of Victoria and South Australia. This is the third zone for which consultation has been launched of the six zones identified for offshore wind development last year. The offshore wind zone has the potential […]

  • 13 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    DNV, Institute of Energy Vietnam (IE), and PTSC Mechanical and Construction company (PTSC M&C) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to help grow offshore wind power in Vietnam. The MoU is expected to promote the strengths of Vietnam’s leading units in consulting, design, construction, and installation combined with the capacity and experience of the […]

  • 6 April 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology

    Ørsted and Highview Power have joined forces to try to prove the feasibility and economic value of co-locating long-duration energy storage with offshore wind. The two companies will carry out detailed technical analysis and an economic assessment during 2023 that will investigate how combining Ørsted’s wind technology with Highview Power’s liquid air energy storage can […]

  • 24 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    LS Cable & System (LS C&S) has won a contract, worth approximately KRW 110 million (about USD 85 million), to supply submarine cables to Taiwan Power Corporation (TPC) for an offshore wind farm planned to be built in Changhua County, Taiwan. By winning this contract, LS C&S secured the rights to supply all the ultra-high-voltage […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Technology

    A major collaboration between universities and energy companies has made “vital” improvements to offshore wind turbines, which could help them generate more renewable energy and reduce the UK’s reliance on fossil fuels. The GBP 7.7 million partnership between the Universities of Sheffield, Durham, Hull, and two global energy companies, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Ørsted, […]

  • 20 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH and Iberdrola Deutschland have signed a long-term power supply contract, with electricity to be sourced from the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm currently under construction in the German Baltic Sea. Based on this power purchase agreement (PPA), Salzgitter Flachstahl, part of the Salzgitter Group, has secured the delivery of 114 MW of […]

  • 1 June 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of wind turbine jacket foundations at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm will resume over the coming few days with the vessel Thialf set to carry out the work. Twelve foundations were installed at the Scottish project’s site last year, two of which are supporting the wind farm’s substations. The upcoming […]

  • 11 April 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    VicGrid, a new body established by the government of the Australian state of Victoria that coordinates the overarching planning and development of the state’s renewable energy zones (REZ), has initiated early consultation on new transmission connections for offshore wind with an aim to select preferred transmission options or concepts by the end of this year. […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Hastings has been confirmed as the “most suitable” location for the establishment of the Victorian Renewable Energy Terminal to facilitate offshore wind assembly, subject to required approvals. If approved, the Victorian Renewable Energy Terminal will be capable of supporting offshore wind delivery of up to 1 GW per year, placing Hastings at […]

  • 10 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has chosen the Spanish company Windar Renovables for the manufacture of transition pieces for the 315 MW Windanker offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. Starting at the end of 2024, Windar will produce 21 transition pieces (TPs) for Windanker at the Avilés facilities and will collaborate with Spanish suppliers […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine components for the South Fork Wind Farm, New York’s first offshore wind farm, have started coming into New London ahead of the installation at the project site that is expected to start later this summer. Ørsted shared photos of the first shipment of wind turbine blades arriving on board United Heavy Lift’s cargo […]

  • 15 August 2023

    The Australian federal government has launched consultation on a new offshore wind zone off the Illawarra in New South Wales (NSW), where a Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) was also declared by the NSW state government at the beginning of this year. The proposed offshore wind area has the potential to house up to 4.2 GW […]

  • 13 July 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) has approved a EUR 18.7 million co-funding for ELWIND, a 1 GW Latvia-Estonia cross-border offshore wind project. The co-funding is said to enable research to determine the environmental impact of the Latvian-Estonian ELWIND offshore wind farm sites and to plan the transmission network cross-border connections and […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Equipment, Industry, Infrastructure, Technology

    GE and Siemens Gamesa have resolved their wind turbine technology patent disputes ”in their entirety”, GE said in a statement. ”GE and SGRE have reached an amicable settlement of all their wind turbine technology patent disputes in the United States and Europe on confidential terms and have granted each other and their respective subsidiaries worldwide […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Vattenfall has contracted DEME Offshore to carry out rock berm installation works at Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm site in the Netherlands. According to Vattenfall, rock installation works will take place between the fourth quarter of 2023 and the first quarter of 2025. “Based on lessons learned in the offshore wind industry, Vattenfall are […]

  • 4 August 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    The Scottish Government has signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Brittany, a region in France, relating to the offshore wind industry. With this cooperation agreement, the Government said it aims to strengthen Scotland’s position as a leader in Europe’s offshore renewables industry. The MoU will provide Scottish companies with opportunities to capitalise and […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), through its New Markets Fund, has signed 25-year Offshore Wind Service Contracts with the Philippines’ Department of Energy (DOE) for three offshore wind farms totalling 2 GW in capacity. The contracts make CIP the first company to venture on a 100 per cent foreign-owned basis into offshore wind development in the […]

  • 26 May 2023
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and AVANGRID, has received the first shipment of turbine components for GE’s Haliade-X 13 MW turbine at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal in Massachusetts, USA. The tower sections will be constructed at the terminal before being shipped out and installed later this summer, Vineyard […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2023

    Singapore-based offshore wind vessel owner and operator, Marco Polo Marine, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Amogy, under which the New York company’s ammonia-to-power systems will be installed on Marco Polo Marine’s offshore wind vessels. The system will be installed on Marco Polo Marine’s existing or newly built wind vessels, the company said in a […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Written by David Matthews, Head of Strategy Clarksons Renewables Clarksons sets out today’s reality if the Wind sector is to achieve its ambitious targets for tomorrow Countries around the world have set ambitious targets around Wind energy production for 2030. But with Wind booming and Oil & Gas back in a big way – does […]

  • 31 August 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts has opened its fourth offshore wind solicitation which seeks to procure 3.6 GW of new generation capacity and makes this the state’s largest solicitation of this kind to date. Developers can submit bids until 31 January 2024 and the projects will be selected by 12 June next year, with the execution of long-term contracts […]

  • 5 June 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend; RVO) has invited tenders for integrated ground models (IGMs) and geotechnical interpretative reports for the Nederwiek Noord and Hollandse Kust West VIII offshore wind farm zones. The work will help inform the preliminary foundation design and the deliverables will be made available to bidders in the project development tenders. […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Business development, Industry, Market Outlooks, Research & Development, Wind Turbines

    The rapid growth of wind power in North America is driving requirements for longer blades, particularly with the rise of offshore installations. Developing a local supply chain to meet these demands is critical to support the booming industry. Ken Lee, is a Fleet Engineering Manager at EDF Renewables, with years of expertise in Europe and […]

  • 10 August 2023

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has pushed back the deadline for applications in the country’s first offshore wind tender by two months as the government is waiting to obtain approval for state aid from the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA). This will also postpone the award of the offshore wind areas to 2024. The […]