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  • 11 May 2018

    The Governor of New Jersey Phil Murphy has requested the US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to extend the public comment period for the newly proposed offshore wind lease sale in the New York Bight, published by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in April.

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch transmission systems operator TenneT has awarded a consortium of VBMS and NKT Cables with a contract to supply and install two export cables that will connect the Borssele I & II offshore wind farms to TenneT’s onshore grid in the Netherlands. The contract value of VBMS’ share is approximately EUR 70 million. Separately, the option has […]

  • 23 June 2017
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Den Helder-based offshore service provider Bluestream has, in the offshore industry’ first, used a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to install condition monitoring and ICCP systems inside five monopile foundations on the Nordsee One offshore wind farm.

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Following the 497-megawatt (MW) order for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm, EnBW has also awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the installation of the neighboring 112MW EnBW Albatros.

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Energi Coast, North East England’s Renewables Supply Chain Group, has declared the Government’s financial support for five new UK offshore wind projects a major step forward for the industry.  The group, which represents the region’s experienced offshore renewables supply chain, also believes that these new projects are the perfect opportunity for wind farm developers to […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea has finalized the installation of the foundations for the Westermost Rough (UK) offshore wind farm project. This DONG Energy project consists of 35 wind turbine positions 9 km from the coast near Hull in the north east of England, UK. As main contractor for the foundations GeoSea has been responsible for the transport and […]

  • 21 November 2011

    TAG Energy Solutions, the North East England-based project management and construction company, will be exhibiting at EWEA Offshore 2011 for the first time following the completion of its £20million tubular foundation manufacturing facility for the offshore renewables sector (Stand 9328). CEO Alex Dawson will also be addressing the industry’s supply chain at a side event […]

  • 1 May 2012
    Grid Connection, R&D

    National Grid and Denmark’s have today announced the start of a study to look at the possibility of a first electricity power connection between Great Britain and Denmark. Work will start immediately with the aim to compete it by the end of 2012. This new ‘pre-feasibility’ study is a very early stage to examine […]

  • 9 February 2012

    TenneT has entered into a partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation by agreeing to sell a 49% equity stake in two German offshore high-voltage cable projects, BorWin1 and BorWin2. Mitsubishi’s aggregate equity commitment will total EUR 240 million. This partnership represents a milestone transaction in Germany, allowing infrastructure investors to invest in separate clusters of regulated assets. […]

  • 23 July 2012
    R&D, Technology

    The first Brazilian generation of power from ocean waves was obtained in a prototype of the Research and Technological Development Program of the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL). The generation lasted 10 minutes on June 24th, and powered the auxiliary systems of the plant – lightning and air conditioning. Operations and trials continue in order […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Grid Connection

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE)  started to install up to four underwater power cables in the world’s highest tides. These cables will allow tidal turbines in the Minas Passage, Bay of Fundy to deliver power to Nova Scotia’s electricity grid. The FORCE team successfully installed the second cable on Sunday, Oct. 19. […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    RWE and US utility Entergy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly evaluate developing offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico. Under the MoU, RWE and Entergy agree to assess four key areas to define an optimal route-to-market including the market demand for carbon-free energy for customers of Entergy Louisiana, Entergy New Orleans, […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Technology, Vessels

    MJR Power and Automation, a UK company which will soon install charging points for electric crew transfer vessels (CTVs) on the Lynn and Inner Dowsing offshore wind farms, has been awarded a second round of government funding for development of its technology to connect and charge Service Operation Vessels (SOVs), Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs), and […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian offshore communication network operator Tampnet has won a contract to supply 4G/LTE coverage to Ørsted’s Hornsea One offshore wind farm. The 1,218MW Hornsea One is located 120 kilometers off the Yorkshire Coast, in the UK, and will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when fully operational in 2020. Tampnet was awarded the contract for […]

  • 9 June 2021

    The US Department of the Interior will assess potential opportunities to advance offshore wind development on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish a Request for Interest (RFI) in the Federal Register on Friday, 11 June to assess interest in potential offshore wind development in […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    Geoscience and engineering service provider Next Geosolutions has been awarded two survey contracts for the 1.4GW North Sea Link (NSL) project, the world’s longest subsea interconnector and the first electricity link between UK and Norway.

  • 24 November 2015

    Green Port Hull today launched a new careers and information hub, which will provide the latest updates on the Siemens and wider Green Port Hull developments. Situated in Hull’s Central Library, The Hub will also provide an overview of other renewables projects in the region. In addition, The Hub will be home to an exhibition about the Siemens […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cohort, the independent technology group, announced the acquisition of J+S Limited, an independent systems and in-service support provider for the defence and offshore energy markets, from its shareholders for a cash consideration of £12 million. J+S meets Cohort’s criteria for bolt-in acquisitions where it look for businesses with capabilities and/or customer relationships that are closely linked […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) is establishing a Western Isles renewable energy steering group. The group, which will include representatives from the Comhairle, developers and Community Energy Scotland, will explore opportunities for making best use of the existing electricity network and for connecting additional renewables on the islands ahead of network reinforcement. It […]

  • 22 May 2014

    Tideland Signal will launch a number of innovative new aids to navigation (AtoN) products, including E-Navcon, the world’s first AIS-equipped eRacon on stand A87 at the Seawork International exhibition in Southampton, UK from 10 to 12 June 2014. E-Navcon combines the benefits of a proven X-band radar beacon and a compact AIS transmitter contained within a […]

  • 26 October 2011

      Renewable energy could meet almost all of the UK’s electricity needs by 2030, a new report published by WWF has found. Between 60-90% of the UK’s electricity demand could be covered by wind, solar, tidal and other renewable power sources, with a firm renewable energy target for 2030 in place, WWF said. The report […]

  • 25 May 2011

      In order to enhance flexibility and speed with regards to type certification, DNV is introducing a new ‘Special Level’ Type Certificate for wind turbines. It differs with respect to the Type Certificate according to IEC 61400-22 in that blade fatigue testing will not be required. The Special Level Type Certification will provide DNV’s clients […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    In an interview for Bloomberg, Scotland’s Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced intention of reducing corporate tax levied by the UK with an aim of bringing more investors in the oil and gas industry and laying foundations for fast-tracked development of offshore wind power. “The budget was difficult for us. Oil and gas producers want stability […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal Government of Ontario is yet again exposed to the public eye, since a second lawsuit has been filed against it and this time by the SouthPoint Wind Company, which is claiming $1-billion worth damages, the Canadian Press informs. Namely, in February 2011 the Government of Ontario imposed a moratorium on offshore wind farms […]

  • 20 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Siemens and Associated British Ports (ABP) have announced today (20 January) that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in connection with ABP’s proposed Green Port Hull development at Alexandra Dock, Port of Hull. The parties have agreed to work together to develop plans for the construction of a new Siemens offshore wind turbine manufacturing […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK will speed up planning and development consent processes for projects from the recently completed, currently ongoing, and upcoming (floating) offshore wind leasing rounds to bring new energy capacity online faster and facilitate economic growth and job creation. In this article: Will the UK Now Need to Set New Offshore Wind Target? Pre-Brexit Era […]