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  • 20 December 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Six energy companies have joined forces and formed the Philippine-based offshore wind industry organisation to provide expertise and technical resource to accelerate the development of offshore wind projects in the country. The organisation, named Pilipinas Offshore Wind Energy Resource Inc. (POWER), is formed by the following energy companies: Acen Corporation (ACEN), The Blue Circle (TBC), […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    German energy company RWE has teamed up with the Port of Authority of A Coruña to facilitate the scaling-up of the port capacity in support of the Spanish Government’s floating offshore wind targets. Working together under a Letter of Support, the partners will investigate the potential for transforming infrastructure at the Port of Coruña, in […]

  • 26 December 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Norway-headquartered Deep Wind Offshore is submitting a permit application for the construction and operation of an offshore wind farm off the south coast of Sweden. Located in the Gulf of Bothnia, northeast of Gävleborg and Uppsala counties, the Olof Skötkonung wind farm will include a maximum of 70 wind turbines. The planned wind farm project […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Cables, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the onshore cable route for RWE’s offshore wind farm Thor has started near the onshore substation located south of Lemvig, Denmark. The activities, scheduled to be underway from mid-April until the end of October, are starting with horizontal directional drilling under the dune and a field immediately south of Tuskær. The landfall work, […]

  • 15 December 2023
    Business & Finance

    OEG Energy Group (OEG) has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) to acquire Dutch subsea and topside services specialist Bluestream Offshore. The acquisition is expected to increase OEG’s subsea and topside capabilities while expanding its operating footprint to be able to pursue further opportunities in the growing offshore renewable industry. Bluestream has a turnover […]

  • 31 January 2024
    Business development, Collaboration, Green Hydrogen, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X, Research & Development

    Norway-headquartered Deep Wind Offshore has entered into a collaboration with Hydepoint to explore offshore hydrogen production from offshore wind. EU has set a target of 200 million tonnes of hydrogen produced from renewable energy by 2030. The European Commission launched an action plan that could ensure growth in wind power to reach its climate goals. […]

  • 18 April 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development, Transition, Vessels

    Milad Sheikhi, Head of Sales and Business Development – Offshore Wind at Jumbo Offshore discusses the way forward for standardisation in offshore wind. Is regulatory restriction the way forward for offshore wind – or will a free market approach yield more rapid returns? With increasingly ambitious targets in the coming years, the pressure is on […]

  • 11 June 2024
    Ports & Logistics, Project Updates

    Construction work on turning the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in New York City into an offshore wind hub started on 10 June. The SBMT redevelopment is being performed by Equinor, in cooperation with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and terminal operator Sustainable South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SSBMT). Equinor, the owner/developer of […]

  • 20 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola and Amazon have expanded their long-term global clean power partnership by signing a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 159 MW of the 1.4 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in the UK, equivalent to 700 GWh of clean electricity per year. The two companies announced in March 2023 a new global collaboration to […]

  • 11 January 2024
    Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Vestas has revealed plans to establish a new blade factory in Szczecin, Poland, where the company aims to produce blades for its flagship offshore wind turbine, the V236-15.0 MW. The new offshore blade factory is planned to be located at a site in northern Szczecin, which Vestas acquired in February 2023. The factory is expected […]

  • 1 February 2024
    Authorities, Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Regional Director of Environmental Protection in Gdansk has issued a decision on the environmental conditions for the connection infrastructure of the Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III offshore wind projects in Poland. This allows the project’s investors, Polenergia and Equinor, to continue the project and start working on the building permits. “With his decision, the Regional Director […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates

    The New York City Public Design Commission (PDC) has approved Equinor’s design for the offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) building that the developer of the Empire Wind projects plans to build at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT). The O&M base would be New York’s first-ever purpose-built facility of this kind, according to Equinor. […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Foundations, Supply Chain

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with SeAH Wind to provide the monopiles for the 2.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard East and Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farms in the UK. The monopiles for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farms will weigh up to around 2,200 tonnes and have a length of up to 96 metres. Production […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first of three 880 MW offshore substations being built for Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project has arrived at the Bladt Industries production site in Aalborg, Denmark, for outfitting from a prefabrication site in Spain. In 2021, a consortium comprising Semco Maritime and Bladt Industries was awarded a contract for the supply […]

  • 9 April 2024
    Collaboration, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, is exploring interest in an initiative to jointly house management and maintenance services of the offshore infrastructure in a new model. In the coming period, TenneT will share information and ideas with wind farm and oil & gas operators to gauge their interest in the collaborative model. TenneT […]

  • 22 January 2024
    Outlook & Strategy

    Jörg Singer, chairman of German offshore wind-to-hydrogen initiative AquaVentus has called for a timely tender for the expansion of offshore electrolysis, saying that the imminent start of the auction for the Noth Sea region SEN-1, a 100 km2 area in the North Sea designated for hydrogen production, is a central prerequisite for the ramp-up of […]

  • 18 April 2024
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    Cable solutions provider Prysmian has selected DEME to provide the engineering and installation works for the IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Nederwiek 1 offshore grid systems in the Netherlands. This is the most extensive cabling award in DEME’s history and marks the company’s first project involving Prysmian’s 525 kV HVDC cable technology, featuring increased transmission capacity, […]

  • 6 May 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Ireland’s Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ray, has published the draft South Coast Designated Maritime Area Plan (DMAP), which identifies four proposed areas off the south coast of Ireland for offshore wind projects. The draft South Coast DMAP, Ireland’s first-ever spatial plan for renewable energy at sea, proposes that the first offshore […]

  • 29 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 and Ørsted and Eversource’s Sunrise Wind projects in the state’s fourth offshore wind solicitation. Both projects secured agreements with the state earlier and re-bid in this procurement round to negotiate new 25-year contracts. NYSERDA and the developers of the selected […]

  • 11 June 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch provider of foundation installation equipment, CAPE Holland, has signed a contract with its compatriot Van Oord to supply Vibro Lifting Technology (VLT) for the installation of monopiles at Hollandse Kust West Site VI, where the Ecowende consortium will build what Van Oord said was “the most ecological wind farm yet”. Under the contract, CAPE […]

  • 8 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Vestas has received a firm order from Thyborøn-Harboøre Vindmøllelaug I/S af 2002 for a V236-15.0 MW wind turbine to be installed directly on the waterfront in the Port of Thyborøn in the northwestern part of Denmark. The order comprises one V236-15.0 MW wind turbine and includes supply, delivery, and commissioning of the unit. The order […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 924 MW Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm has received its Record of Decision (ROD) from the US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). In addition, the project’s developers, Ørsted and Eversource, have taken a final investment decision (FID) on Sunrise Wind and will now advance with onshore construction activities. Located approximately […]

  • 12 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Boskalis’s offshore energy division saw 50 per cent of its revenue coming from offshore wind in 2023, according to annual results the Dutch dredging and offshore construction specialist released on 7 March. Company-wide, Boskalis reported a 20 per cent increase in revenue and a 150 per cent higher net profit than in 2022. For its […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Eneco and Chubu Electric Power have signed an agreement that will see the Japanese company acquiring a 30 per cent stake in Ecowende, a joint venture between Eneco and Shell that is developing a large-scale offshore wind farm at the Hollandse Kust West Site VI in the Netherlands. In the Ecowende joint venture, Eneco holds […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has received the last two major federal approvals needed to begin construction of its 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, located 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach in the US. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) provided its final approval of CVOW’s Construction and Operations Plan (COP), which […]

  • 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 […]