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  • 27 July 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind

    The Maine Legislature has passed a bill that would call for the state to procure 3 GW of offshore wind by 2040, which is now expected to be signed into law by Governor Janet Mills. The bill calls for Maine to procure 3 GW of offshore wind power generation by 2040, enough to power 900,000 […]

  • 19 July 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts’s electric distribution companies Eversource Energy, National Grid and Unitil have agreed to terminate their power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the Commonwealth Wind offshore wind farm at the request of the project developer, Iberdrola-owned Avangrid, which will pay USD 48 million in penalties for the termination that is yet to be approved by the state’s […]

  • 10 July 2023
    Business development, Environment, Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Innovation, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Technology

    Semco Maritime is expecting the first floating offshore substation to happen by 2030, however, there are still some challenges to overcome before this becomes a reality, according to Jacob Øbo Sørensen, Senior Vice President for Renewables at the Danish company. Semco Maritime, together with ISC Consulting Engineers, Aalborg University, Energy Cluster Denmark, and Inocean, secured […]

  • 22 March 2023
    Business development, Industry, Innovation, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Energy major bp has launched three separate calls for innovative ideas and new collaborations in the field of offshore wind. The call is part of bp’s effort to become a global leader in offshore wind, the company said. BP is on the lookout for collaborators, from individuals to large-scale organizations, who have new ideas, at […]

  • 3 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has started working with the country’s Department of Energy (DOE) on updating the offshore wind and floating solar guidelines so they would become components of next year’s National Expenditure Program (NEP). According to the environment secretary Maria Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga, DENR is working “very closely” with the DOE […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Petrobras has unveiled plans to develop wind farms offshore Brazil with a potential capacity of up to 23 GW, including a floating wind project in Rio de Janeiro. Brazilian state oil and gas group has submitted a request with the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) to start the environmental licensing process for ten […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Jobs & Recruitment, Supply Chain, Training & Education

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched the first Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) programme in Wales, specifically designed to support local companies bidding for work in the floating offshore wind industry. F4OR Wales programme will be delivered in phases starting in 2024, with an initial cohort of three companies. ORE Catapult is partnering […]

  • 8 May 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    ABB has announced that it will collaborate with Lhyfe and Skyborn to jointly realise and optimise SoutH2Port renewable hydrogen project located in Sweden. Together with Lhyfe and Skyborn, ABB will drive large-scale integration of the production of offshore wind renewable energy hydrogen into the energy system in the SoutH2Port project. As part of the memorandum […]

  • 29 May 2023
    R&D, Technology

    The Danish company Ørsted and Łukasiewicz – Instytut Elektrotechniki in Poland have signed a cooperation agreement to develop an innovative technology for recycling turbine blades from offshore wind farms. On the basis of the concluded agreement, Ørsted will provide Łukasiewicz – Instytut Elektrotechniki with research material i.e. samples of used offshore wind turbine blades which […]

  • 7 August 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US-based Invenergy and its compatriot energyRe have submitted their bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to develop the 2,400 MW Leading Light Wind offshore wind project in the US. The Leading Light Wind offshore wind project is planned to be located more than 40 miles (about 64 kilometres) off Long Beach […]

  • 17 May 2023
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbines at Borssele and Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farms were stopped for four hours on 13 May, to help migrating birds pass by safely. According to the Dutch Government, this is the first time such a measure has been applied and is in line with the approach of the government and participating […]

  • 23 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first monopile foundation has been installed at the South Fork Wind site offshore New York, the state’s first offshore wind farm. The foundation will support the project’s offshore substation, which will also be installed in the coming days. Boskalis’s offshore installation vessel Bokalift 2 is transporting and installing the foundations, including the one for […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Madrid-based Ocean Winds has signed a reserved capacity agreement with Navantia Seanergies for the manufacture of elements for future offshore wind farms internationally, including floating structures for future wind farms in Spain, Portugal, and other European countries. The contract will enable the companies to construct a large number of components for the offshore wind market […]

  • 10 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Lithuanian National Energy Regulatory Council is expected to announce Ocean Winds and its strategic partner, Ignitis Renewables, as the provisional winners of Lithuania’s first offshore wind tender, according to Ignitis Group, the parent company of Ignitis Renewables. Ocean Winds and Ignitis Renewables submitted the highest development fee in the tendering procedure, with the bid […]

  • 15 May 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    Sweden-headquartered SeaTwirl has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kontiki Winds to identify and discuss the opportunities to electrify oil and gas assets and other offshore applications, with the use of SeaTwirl’s floating wind turbines. Under the MoU, the two companies will explore new opportunities in the market to implement offshore wind into new […]

  • 30 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Outlook & Strategy

    DNV has signed a contract with Intercontinental Wind Energy (IWE) to support the Taiwanese company’s diversification into offshore wind turbine jacket fabrication. According to a press release from DNV, the company’s work scope will assist IWE towards Tier-1 supplier status for offshore wind in Taiwan and includes providing quality assurance and control, as well as […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Romanian Ministry of Energy has published a draft law on the requirements for the development and procurement of offshore wind energy projects. If enacted in its current form, the proposed framework would enable auctioning off 3 GW of offshore wind capacity in the country’s sector of the Black Sea and supporting the projects through […]

  • 10 May 2023
    Business & Finance

    Japan-based Shizen International, a Shizen Energy Group company, has entered into an agreement with South Korea’s INMARK Asset Management and DOHWA Engineering to form a joint venture that will develop energy storage, onshore renewables and offshore wind projects in South Korea.  The joint venture, which will be called Inmark Jayeon Energy, has already identified 2,000 […]

  • 19 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected Atlantique Offshore Energy, the marine energy business unit of French company Chantiers de l’Atlantique, as the preferred supplier of two offshore substations for the first phase of its Nordseecluster development in the German North Sea. The Nordseecluster will be constructed in two phases, Nordseecluster A and Nordseecluster B, each comprising two offshore […]

  • 8 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Tasmanian Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the owners of the Bass Offshore Wind Energy Project (BOWE) to work together to supply northern Tasmania with green offshore wind energy. In December 2022, Equinor and Australian renewables developer Nexsphere joined forces to progress BOWE project in the Bass Strait, Tasmania. BOWE is […]

  • 28 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    CHAP Group and Ocean Winds have inked a contract for a new operations and maintenance (O&M) facility in Buckie, Scotland which is expected to serve the Moray West offshore wind farm. The 882 MW offshore wind farm will come online next year as a sister project to the operational Moray East offshore wind farm, almost […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Fugro will expand its regional centre of expertise for offshore wind, located in Norfolk, Virginia, as the company’s Virginia operations have grown over the past decade with the increase in the number of offshore wind projects on the US East Coast. The expansion, which was announced by Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin on 26 June, will […]

  • 8 September 2023
    Business & Finance

    Eversource Energy has completed its sale of an uncommitted lease area off the south coast of Massachusetts to its joint venture (JV) partner Ørsted for USD 625 million. The all-cash transaction, which was announced in May, closed today following approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. The deal with Eversource provides […]

  • 19 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Ørsted and the infrastructure division of Spanish Acciona have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore options for floating wind foundations, including using carbon-neutral materials and industrialising the fabrication of concrete foundations. Under the MoU, the two companies’ focus will be on the use of carbon-neutral bio-cement, bio-concrete, and other materials and solutions, with […]

  • 5 July 2023
    Technology, Vessels

    Ørsted and Esvagt have signed an agreement for a second methanol-powered service operation vessel (SOV). The SOV is a sister vessel to the world’s first methanol-powered SOV which is scheduled to enter service off the UK East Coast in 2024. The second SOV will be ready for launch in 2026, where it will operate out […]

  • 7 June 2023
    Operations & Maintenance

    Northland Power has selected Subsea Europe Services as its partner for a pilot project at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm that will place autonomous marine survey and underwater inspection at the heart of its operations and maintenance (O&M) programmes. Northland Power will task Subsea Europe Services’ uncrewed surface vessel (USV) Autonomous Surveyor and hovering […]