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  • 1 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    WPD offshore Australia Holding GmbH (wpd), part of wpd group, and Australis Energy Ltd have entered into a 50:50 joint venture for three offshore wind energy projects off the coast of Australia. The development of the three projects, located in the coastal waters of the states of Victoria, South Australia, and Western Australia, with a […]

  • 28 April 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published two Calls for Information and Nominations to solicit information from the public and determine industry interest in potential commercial wind energy development offshore Oregon and in the Central Atlantic. This was announced by BOEM Director Amanda Lefton at the International Offshore Wind Partnering (IPF) Forum […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited, a joint venture between the Edinburgh-based Red Rock Power Limited and Ireland’s energy company Electricity Supply Board (ESB), has selected Montrose Port as the future operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm. Should the Inch Cape project be awarded a Contract for Difference (CfD) this summer, […]

  • 16 June 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Equinor and Technip Energies have entered a strategic collaboration to accelerate the development of floating offshore wind during the Seanergy conference in Normandie, France. The two companies come together to develop floating wind steel semi substructures that aim to accelerate technology development for floating offshore wind, enable cost reductions and develop local value opportunities. The […]

  • 25 February 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    This article comprises round-by-round updates from the New York Bight lease sale’s second and third day, and a link to Day 1 updates. For the news on the auction results, go to the news below: Round 63: The asking price for the biggest site has now climbed to USD 1.1 billion with one bidder in, […]

  • 26 January 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has issued an order related to offshore wind transmission systems that modifies future offshore wind energy procurements to include options for connections through “meshed” grids and requires Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. (Con Edison) to submit details of a 5-6 GW onshore interconnection hub plan. […]

  • 11 March 2022
    Industry

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has published a report, Floating Offshore wind – a Global Opportunity, that outlines how five countries could accelerate the growth of floating offshore wind. The GWEC report identifies Ireland, Italy, Morocco, the Philippines, and the US as the “chasing pack”. According to GWEC, these five countries, together with the […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Westwood Global Energy Group (Westwood) has revealed that of the 121 GW worth of floating offshore wind projects that the company is currently tracking using its WIndLogix intelligence software, close to 15 GW of floating wind capacity is expected to come online by 2030. Westwood says that 15 GW of capacity will account for four […]

  • 22 December 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The Connecticut Port Authority Board of Directors has authorized a notice to proceed to its construction manager to begin permitted dredging activities at its State Pier Improvements Project in New London. The Department of the Army through the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, issued to the Connecticut Port Authority a Department […]

  • 25 March 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review and will hold a wind energy auction for two lease areas offshore North Carolina and South Carolina on 11 May. The lease areas include 110,091 acres in the Carolina Long Bay. If developed, they could result in at least 1.3 GW of offshore […]

  • 20 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE Renewables has completed geophysical and environmental surveys for the Södra Midsjöbanken offshore wind project in the Swedish part of the Baltic Sea, for which the German-based developer is preparing an application for a Natura 2000 permit. “Despite some tough winter conditions in the Baltic Sea the project reached this important milestone before the end […]

  • 28 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ørsted and Eversource have selected two vessel operators in Northeast US that will partner with Rhode Island shipyards to build crew transfer vessels (CTVs) serving the two companies’ offshore wind farms in the region. Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource will charter five new offshore wind CTVs from New York-based WindServe Marine and Massachusetts-based American […]

  • 24 December 2021
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    New York’s Port of Albany and Port of Virginia’s Portsmouth Marine Terminal have secured USD 49.5 million in grants from the federal pot for upgrades to support offshore wind development in the US, which set a target of 30 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030 at the beginning of this year and has since […]

  • 18 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The US States of Maryland and Massachusetts have selected a total of four new offshore wind projects in their latest solicitation rounds, enabling the addition of more than 3.2 GW of new offshore wind capacity in the country that set its 2030 target to 30 GW at the beginning of this year. On 17 December, […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    The following is a guest post by Westwood Global Energy Group’s Senior Analysts Michelle Gomez, Bahzad Ayoub and Ruth Chen. The offshore wind sector had another record-breaking year in 2021. Some 18.6 GW of capacity was put into operation – the industry’s highest level of annual capacity additions.   Mainland China’s push to bring capacity […]

  • 29 November 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    German energy company RWE and the Ulsan Metropolitan City will cooperate on the development of floating offshore wind projects off the South Korean coast with an envisaged capacity of up to 1.5 GW. A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding was signed recently between RWE and Ulsan City, in support of South Korea’s Net Zero 2050 ambition. […]

  • 25 November 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of the Interior (DO) has approved the construction and operations of the 132 MW South Fork wind project offshore Rhode Island. This represents DOI’s second approval of a commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project in the United States after the 804 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore Massachusetts which began construction last week. ”We […]

  • 19 October 2021
    Authorities

    Australian Senate’s Environment and Communications Legislation Committee has endorsed the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021 and the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (Regulatory Levies) Bill 2021, introduced last month by the country’s Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction, Angus Taylor. The committee said that, even though the bills established a framework with much of the detail currently unknown, […]

  • 26 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    BayWa r.e. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ulsan City, South Korea, for the development of floating offshore wind projects off the coast of Ulsan. According to BayWa r.e., floating wind enjoys high levels of public support in Ulsan City, in part due to the city’s major Song Cheol-ho promoting the industry and […]

  • 3 December 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource have started constructing a manufacturing facility for offshore wind foundation components at ProvPort in Rhode Island, United States. Once complete, the new facility will be used to support the construction of advanced foundation components integral to foundations for Ørsted and Eversource’s portfolio of offshore wind farms serving Rhode Island, […]

  • 17 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and its partner Korea East-West Power (EWP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on 3 GW of offshore wind projects in South Korea. Equinor said it would use its new floating wind technology, Wind Semi, for its projects in South Korea as it had been developed specifically for Korean waters and […]

  • 18 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Shell has signed an agreement with the Irish blue economy developer Simply Blue Group to acquire a 51 per cent share of their Western Star venture which seeks to develop a floating wind farm off the Clare coast in Ireland. This follows a similar agreement between Shell and Simply Blue Group earlier this year to […]

  • 16 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Ocean Winds, a joint venture between ENGIE and EDP Renewables, has entered into a collaboration agreement with the floating wind technology developer Principle Power, which will see the two companies cooperating on the design of the floating platforms for France’s first commercial-scale floating wind tender. In September, the French government selected Ocean Winds and several […]

  • 12 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    DP Energy has unveiled plans for a 300 MW floating offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea, at a site located in the waters between the West Wales and South West of England. The project, named Gwynt Glas (Welsh for blue wind), could generate enough renewable energy to supply up to 300,000 homes. Site research […]

  • 29 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    BP and EnBW, who won lease rights for two offshore wind sites in the UK Round 4 leasing at the beginning of this year, have deployed two metocean buoys and will soon deploy two floating LiDARs as part of a metocean and wind measurement campaign at the two sites. The metocean buoys will stay at their […]

  • 1 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vineyard Wind has selected Semco Maritime as the preferred supplier for maintenance of the foundations and electric service platform (ESP) for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm, and has also signed an agreement which will see Semco Maritime setting up a service and maintenance hub in New Bedford for the Commonwealth Wind project. The […]