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  • 28 November 2023
    Business development, Power-to-X, Research & Development, Storage

    The Offshore Wind and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Colocation Forum (the Forum), set up to provide strategic coordination of colocation research and activity on the nation’s seabed, has commissioned two research projects. The projects are designed to inform the best approach to test and demonstrate the colocation of offshore wind and CCS activities in […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Business development, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has decided to cancel the Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1) project offshore Aberdeen, Scotland, almost two years after the firm began developing it. However, the project helped enable the creation of a regulatory and consenting regime for offshore hydrogen transportation and storage in the UK, according to the Swedish company. The HT1 project was designed […]

  • 14 November 2023

    The two substations built for the Moray West offshore wind farm have arrived in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, to await their installation at the project’s offshore site approximately 22.5 kilometres from the Caithness coastline. UK-based Harlyn Solutions completed the first phase of the offshore substation transport for the 882 MW offshore wind farm. The company […]

  • 2 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Singapore-based Mooreast has secured an order to supply its proprietary anchors for the 30 MW EolMed pre-commercial floating offshore wind farm in France. The company partnered with Bourbon Offshore to supply its MA5S mooring drag anchors for the floating project located in the French Mediterranean. Located off the French coast of Port-La Nouvelle and Gruissan […]

  • 5 April 2024
    Business development, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Research & Development

    National Grid Ventures (NGV) and Con Edison Transmission have submitted plans for building a transmission infrastructure that will connect offshore wind power to the New Jersey electricity grid. The project, named the Garden State Energy Path, proposes laying underground cables that will enable the delivery of approximately 6 GW of offshore wind power from its […]

  • 17 April 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch company CAPE Holland has secured a contract with DEME for foundation installation equipment that will be used at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project site in the US. Under the contract, CAPE Holland, part of Venterra Group, has provided its CAPE VLT-640 Quad spread and a separate CAPE VLT-640 unit to the Belgian […]

  • 2 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) has added seven projects to the three it already selected in February 2024 for priority assessment in the Strategic Investment Model (SIM) funding round. Of these ten projects, five are port facilities, four are supply chain proposals, and one is an equipment project. “Out of the 45 projects that […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has issued a statement in response to claims that the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project was delayed saying the project was on schedule and that the installation vessel Orion would start construction between 6 and 8 May. “On April 29, anti-wind groups filed a petition in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeking […]

  • 22 March 2024
    Business development, Environment, Floating Wind, Innovation, Technology

    After completing the first full-year bird survey in Norway using the AI bird-tracking technology developed by the Norwegian start-up Spoor, Deep Wind Offshore will introduce the technology to the Swedish and South Korean offshore wind markets. Spoor has been tracking birds at the Utsira Nord floating wind area in Norway on behalf of Deep Wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Italy-headquartered Prysmian has concluded the installation of submarine and land power cables to connect the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm to the Scottish mainland power grid. The offshore wind project is now in the testing and commissioning phase and the system is scheduled to go live during 2024. Prysmian designed, supplied, and […]

  • 7 November 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium behind the West of Orkney Windfarm, comprising Corio Generation, TotalEnergies, and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), has submitted an onshore planning application to the Highland Council for onshore works for the 2 GW offshore wind farm. The onshore application provides detailed information on the proposed cable landfills on the North Caithness coast, the […]

  • 22 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Eolus and Simply Blue Group have agreed to transfer the full ownership of the joint venture SeaSapphire to Eolus. The joint venture SeaSapphire, owned 50/50 by Eolus and Simply Blue Group, was established in 2022 to jointly develop offshore wind projects in the Nordics, based on floating technology. The cooperation includes projects, which are in […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Nova Scotia has decided to focus first on building the regulatory framework for offshore wind energy development in areas jointly managed with the federal government before considering waters under solely provincial jurisdiction. The Province, Natural Resources Canada, and the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada are working together on the regional assessment in jointly managed waters. […]

  • 2 November 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, and Flotation Energy have signed exclusivity agreements for two floating offshore wind developments under Crown Estate Scotland’s Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round. Once completed, the Green Volt and Cenos floating offshore wind farms, with up to a total of 1.9 GW capacity, […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Business & Finance

    OX2 has agreed with Ingka Investments, the investment arm of Ingka Group, the biggest IKEA retailer, to sell a 49 per cent stake in next-generation Swedish offshore wind projects. The transaction includes the Pleione offshore wind projects, located east of Gotland, and Neptunus, located southeast of Blekinge which amounted to 2.4 GW in OX2’s development […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders and Siemens Energy have sent off the first of the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm from the Smulders yard on the Tyne at Wallsend. The second OTM has also been loaded onto a barge and is ready to be transported to Scotland. The OTMs have been delivered […]

  • 18 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Supply Chain

    The Scottish Government will invest up to GBP 500 million (approximately EUR 576 million) in the country’s offshore wind supply chain in the next five years, announced Scotland’s First Minister Humza Yousaf on 17 October. Up to GBP 500 million will leverage private investment in ports, manufacturing, and assembly work to support major supply chain […]

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

    Saipem has completed the foundation installation works for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Located 15 kilometres off the east coast of Scotland, the NnG offshore wind farm will be able to generate around 450 MW of low-carbon electricity and supply enough energy to the National Grid to power around 375,000 homes. […]

  • 9 November 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    ABP plans to invest around GBP 500 million (approximately EUR 573 million) to upgrade a site in Port Talbot and turn it into a major floating offshore wind hub. The investment is part of a sustainability strategy ABP launched in February, which sets out the port operator’s plans to achieve net zero from its own […]

  • 17 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    All 114 Vestas V164-10.0 MW wind turbines at the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland are fully operational and are generating clean, renewable energy to Britain’s power grid, according to SSE Renewables and TotalEnergies, the owners of the project. Located 27 kilometres off the Angus coast in the North Sea’s Firth of Forth, Seagreen is […]

  • 20 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    A Scoping Report and a capacity update have been issued regarding the Spiorad na Mara offshore wind project in Scotland, owned by Northland Power and ESB. Following a recent application to the National Grid Electricity System Operator regarding the grid connection for Spiorad na Mara, it is expected that the potential maximum installed capacity of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2023
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of transition pieces (TPs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm have sailed out of Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard in UAE and are on their way to a marshalling harbour in the UK. “I want to congratulate the project team and thank our client for their trust in Lamprell as we underwent both […]