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  • 30 January 2023
    Grid Connection

    The transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT has transmitted around 29 TWh from the Dutch and German North Sea in 2022, which is an increase compared to the previous year. TenneT transmitted approximately 21.13 TWh of wind energy from the German North Sea to land in 2022, whereas in the Netherlands, 7.91 TWh was fed into […]

  • 19 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The 115.5 m blade for Vestas’ V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine is currently being tested at Blaest’s blade test facility in Aalborg, Denmark. Before going into commercial production, the new V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine will undergo comprehensive test campaigns which are a mandatory part of the type certification process. One of the tests to be performed […]

  • 7 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sif Group has completed the first two of the 70 monopiles to be manufactured for CrossWind’s 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. With a combined weight of 64,356 tonnes, the 70 monopiles are designed in such a manner that they do not require transition pieces. The design is said to […]

  • 16 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Bluepoint Wind is the official name of the offshore wind project that Ocean Winds East (OW East) plans to build in the New York Bight, the developer announced on 15 September. Ocean Winds East, a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, won the lease area in Central Bight for USD 765 million this February […]

  • 16 December 2022
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    RWE has signed a letter of intent with WindSpider, a Norwegian-based company that is developing a new modular self-erecting crane system for the offshore wind market. To improve operability and scalability for turbine installation as well as major component replacements, the WindSpider solution uses the tower of the wind turbine as part of the crane. […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK shipping, navigation, and maritime risk consultancy, NASH Maritime, has been appointed as a lead shipping and navigation consultant for the 1 GW Shelmalere offshore wind farm in Ireland. NASH Maritime, a part of the marine EIA team of Fehily Timoney and Company, Intertek, and MarineSpace, has been commissioned to undertake early design and development […]

  • 25 August 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The international renewable energy company DP Energy has unveiled plans for five separate offshore wind projects in Australia after the government introduced more supportive policy for the sector. These five areas are off the coast of Warrnambool in Western Victoria, Wonthaggi and Port Albert in the Gippsland Region, and Wollongong and Newcastle areas in New […]

  • 3 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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  • 20 July 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission system operator 50Hertz has announced that the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore substation has been connected to the German extra-high voltage grid after the 220 kV submarine cable required for this was pulled into place on the platform over the past few days. Final assembly and commissioning works will now follow. “We are very proud […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    The Netherlands-based Barge Master will receive a total capital injection of EUR 7.5 million from the Energy Transition Fund Rotterdam and the existing shareholders for the development of its offshore wind feeder solution. The company said that the challenge in the construction of offshore wind farms is the transport of the wind turbine components from […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Technology

    The Netherlands-based engineering company Iv-Offshore & Energy has developed a platform that uses offshore wind energy to produce 85 kilotonnes of hydrogen per year. With a capacity of 500 MW, the platform can produce enough green hydrogen in a single day to power more than 300,000 hydrogen cars to drive at least 100 kilometres, the […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A US federal judge in Boston has barred General Electric (GE) from ‘‘making, using, offering for sale, selling, importing (into), or installing in the United States” the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine after the jury found in June that the wind turbine infringed upon a patent held by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The jury and Judge […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The US State of New Jersey has argued that its residents will be ”irreparably harmed” if the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind project is not exempt from a permanent injunction against the use of GE Haliade-X wind turbines on offshore wind projects in the USA sought by Siemens Gamesa. Back in June, a jury […]

  • 20 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Certex UK has won a contract to provide statutory inspection and maintenance services of Balance of Plant (BoP) equipment at the 1,075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The framework agreement, won via tender, is for three years, plus a two-year extension. In this case, BoP includes detailed infrastructure design and supply of all […]

  • 24 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

    Maersk Training has signed a collaboration agreement with GiraffeWork (subsidiary of parent company Daikyo Kenki) to establish a training centre for the offshore wind industry in Japan. The partners said the training centre will offer courses according to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO), will be equipped with the latest pool equipment, and will have a […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland-headquartered PD&MS Group has secured a three-year BoP (the balance of plant) statutory inspection framework agreement to support SSE Renewables on the 1,075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm. According to the agreement, The PD&MS work scope includes statutory inspections on Seagreen’s power-generating equipment, embedding PD&MS’ inspection technicians into Seagreen’s team to work across all wind […]

  • 13 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee and East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva broke ground on the first phase of the South Quay Marine Terminal project on 12 September, kicking off construction works on what will become a staging area for offshore wind projects in the US Northeast. The construction of the terminal is supported by USD […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted reported an EBITDA of DKK 21.1 billion (approximately EUR 2.84 billion) for 2022 and expects this year’s operating profit to be in the similar range, between DKK 20 billion and DKK 23 billion (approx. EUR 2.67 billion and EUR 3.09 billion). For its offshore business, the developer anticipates 2023 earnings to be “significantly higher”. […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME has kicked off the work on Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project in the USA. As reported, Dominion Energy selected a consortium of DEME and Prysmian as the Balance of Plant (BoP) contractors in charge of the transportation and installation of the foundations and the substations, and the engineering, procurement, construction, […]

  • 14 October 2022
    Industry

    The US offshore wind sector has gotten its new official guidance that can be used in the regulatory approval process. The document contains best practices and is said to help accelerate development of the offshore wind industry, shorten regulatory timelines, and increase worker safety. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Standards Review approved […]

  • 18 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler has signed a vessel reservation agreement for wind turbine installation at the Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland, marking the Danish company’s entry into the Polish offshore wind market. Under the agreement, Cadeler will transport and install more than 70 offshore wind turbines for the wind farm that will have a total capacity […]

  • 17 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) fund Copenhagen Infrastructure IV K/S (CI IV) and Statkraft have signed an agreement which will see CIP acquiring 50 per cent in Statkraft’s offshore wind portfolio in Ireland. Under the deal, the financial terms of which have not been disclosed, CIP will hold half of the stake in up to 2.2 […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Belgium-based offshore wind developer Otary has revealed plans to submit a bid in the upcoming tender in the country. In preparation to participate in the tender, the company is now looking for value propositions in multiple project areas to boost its proposal. In October last year, Belgium’s Council of Ministers approved a proposal to increase […]

  • 26 August 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed 24 out of 62 jacket foundations for the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. The installation of the jackets started on 1 July, while the first four units were placed on the seabed a few weeks later. Meanwhile, Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus continues with pre-piling work at the remaining foundation locations. To […]

  • 19 January 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has signed Agreements for Lease with the UK’s The Crown Estate to develop the two offshore wind farm sites known collectively as Dogger Bank South (DBS). DBS East and DBS West are located over 100 kilometres offshore in the shallow area of the North Sea known as Dogger Bank. Each project could have an […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 100 MW Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland is estimated to deliver lifetime expenditure of GBP 419 million in the UK and to support the creation of up to 1,385 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs. This is according to supply chain information submitted to Crown Estate Scotland in a format consistent with a Supply […]