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  • 1 December 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Vessels

    Norway’s Ulstein has added a new heavy transport vessel to its design portfolio to meet the increasing logistic requirements of the ever-growing offshore wind market. According to the Norwegian shipbuilder and designer, the current fleet of heavy transport vessels does not meet the future demand of the offshore wind segment. Over 380 GW of offshore […]

  • 20 November 2023
    Authorities, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics

    Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden, together with the European Commission (EC), have launched joint planning of offshore wind tenders at a ministerial meeting of the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC), held on 20 November, in the Hague, the Netherlands. The collective NSEC tender planning translates the nine NSEC member countries’ […]

  • 26 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    In what is described as a “strong start of the year”, Dutch geo-data specialist company, Fugro, reported a 9 per cent revenue growth for the first quarter of 2024 compared to the same period last year, said to be due to ongoing significant growth in offshore wind projects. Revenue in the first quarter was EUR […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Read the latest news on CVOW here: 2.6 GW US Project Receives Final Federal Permit, Monopile Installation to Start in May The DP3 installation vessel Orion, owned and operated by the Belgian offshore construction specialist DEME, has sailed out of Invergordon in Scotland and is now en route to the United States, where it will […]

  • 8 November 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    The Lithuanian government has confirmed that the country’s second offshore wind tender will be opened on 15 January 2024. The tender was pushed back to January instead of this autumn after Lithuania’s Ministry of Energy received feedback from investors on the global renewable energy sector being affected by the current economic conditions. Last month, the […]

  • 4 October 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting

    The ORLEN Group has received the Minister of Infrastructure’s final decision awarding licences for five new offshore wind farm development sites in the Polish Baltic Sea. The decision marks the initiation of the project’s preparatory phase. The ORLEN Group’s forthcoming five offshore farms are planned to have a capacity of approximately 5.2 GW, generating sufficient […]

  • 13 October 2023
    R&D, Technology

    ECO TLP and Mocean Offshore have received approval in principle (AiP) from ABS for their floating offshore wind turbine support structure. The design from ECO TLP utilises slip-formed cylindrical concrete hulls and gravity anchors which, when combined with a tension-leg mooring system, has a smaller footprint than traditional structures using steel column-stabilised hulls, said the […]

  • 30 April 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    The US Department of the Interior has announced two proposals for offshore wind energy auctions off the coast of Oregon and in the Gulf of Maine. The two sales proposed by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) have the potential to generate more than 18 GW of offshore wind energy, enough to power more […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Principle Power’s WindFloat, PelaStar, Technip Energies’ INO15, Stiesdal’s Tetra Triple-One, and Esteyco’s WHEEL floating wind platforms are the winners of the second phase of the FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize in the United States, set up to support technologies that can facilitate mass production and deployment of floating wind turbines. Each of the five […]

  • 3 November 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group has unveiled that the world’s first offshore renewable energy project, which combines floating wind power and deep-sea aquaculture, has been completed in China. The project is developed by Longyuan Power Group, with Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group, a subsidiary of Shanghai Electric, providing the power generation equipment and towers of […]

  • 12 October 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The third and final wind turbine of the Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind project was installed 17 kilometres off the coast of Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, France. Less than a month after the first departure from the Port of Marseille Fos, the other two wind turbines were in turn towed offshore and anchored at a depth of […]

  • 19 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry, Infrastructure, Jobs & Recruitment, Outlook & Strategy, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Supply Chain, Transition

    RenewableUK, the Offshore Wind Industry Council, The Crown Estate and Crown Estate Scotland have published an Industrial Growth Plan, setting out how to triple offshore wind manufacturing capacity over the next ten years in the UK. The UK offshore wind industry already employs 32,000 people and each new large offshore wind farm adds GBP 2-3 […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Vestas has received a firm order for 76 of its 15 MW wind turbines for the Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland from the project’s developer, a joint venture between Orlen and Northland Power. Vestas signed a conditional agreement for the 1,140 MW project last month and announced the receipt of a firm and unconditional […]

  • 30 October 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Lithuania’s Environmental Protection Agency has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report on the country’s second offshore wind farm, which could produce its first power as early as 2028. The Environmental Protection Agency has approved the conclusions of the EIA landscape assessment team that the visual impact of the proposed offshore wind farm will be […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates

    Freja Offshore, a joint venture between Mainstream Renewable Power and Hexicon, has submitted a planning application for the Dyning floating offshore wind project in Sweden. The floating wind farm, planned to have an installed capacity of up to 2.5 GW, is proposed to be built in the Baltic Sea, some 45 kilometres southeast of Oxelösund. […]

  • 25 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 1.1 GW Baltic Power offshore wind project in Poland, being developed jointly by the Polish energy company Orlen and Canadian Northland Power, has reached financial close for its 20-year CAD 5.2 billion (around EUR 3.6 billion) non-recourse green financing. The project’s total capital costs are said to be CAD 6.5 billion (around EUR 4.5 […]

  • 31 October 2023

    US-based Friede & Goldman and Norway’s OIM Wind have unveiled a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), called FO-146. The vessel is based on Friede & Goldman’s WindSetter Class WTIVs and is the result of a collaboration between the two firms. The FO-146’s hull can accommodate up to five 18 MW or four 20 MW […]

  • 19 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Northland Power and its partner Orlen have signed a credit agreement for the 1.1 GW Baltic Power offshore wind project in Poland. The agreement secures an equivalent of CAD 5.2 billion (approximately EUR 3.6 billion) of non-recourse green financing that adheres to Northland’s green financing framework covering construction and a 20-year term. The financing represents […]

  • 20 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Ports & Logistics

    A new report from the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC) calls for “immediate action” on developing new port infrastructure and upgrading existing port facilities as the study behind the report found the joint offshore wind target of the nine NSEC countries for 2030 is unlikely to be met otherwise. In this article: The North Seas […]

  • 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.  

  • 31 October 2023
    Collaboration, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy

    RES, GEV Wind Power, Outreach Offshore, and Rix Renewables have launched the Offshore Wind O&M Partnership (OWOP) to supply a complete package of long-term operations and maintenance (O&M) services to offshore wind asset owners. The Partnership aims to reduce the complexity and resource intensity associated with the traditional way of subcontracting for multiple O&M services, […]

  • 24 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish company Eolus Vind has submitted a permit application for a 1,400 MW offshore wind project in Sweden. Named Arkona, the offshore wind farm is planned to have between 50 and 70 turbines that would together be able to produce around 5.5 TWh of renewable electricity per year. The Swedish Arkona project (as there is […]

  • 17 October 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    Lithuania’s Ministry of Energy has revealed that it plans to open the country’s second offshore wind tender on 15 January 2024, with the date still waiting to be approved by the Government. The country is planning two 1.4 GW offshore wind farms in the Lithuanian Baltic Sea near Palanaga. The Lithuanian Ministry of Energy brought […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has approved the construction and operations plan (COP) for Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. Dominion Energy submitted COP to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the offshore wind farm in December 2020. The Record of Decision (ROD) documents the decision […]

  • 22 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Hai Long Offshore Wind Project, a joint venture between Northland Power and Mitsui & Co., has signed a credit agreement to secure TWD 118 billion (approximately EUR 3.4 billion) long-term over 20-year non-recourse financing for the 1 GW offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The non-recourse project financing will be provided by over 15 international and […]

  • 4 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola and TMD Friction Services have signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) to offtake energy from the Windanker offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea. The 15-year agreement covers a supply of approximately 50 GWh of generated green electricity per year and will cover more than 50 per cent of […]