93 results found for 'norfolk boreas'

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  • 7 July 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government has awarded Contracts for Difference (CfDs) to five offshore wind projects at a strike price of GBP 37.35/MWh each. One of the five offshore projects, which have a total generation capacity of 7 GW, is Ørsted’s Hornsea Three, for which the developer says is the world’s single biggest offshore wind farm. The […]

  • 21 June 2022
    Technology

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa has released details of new wind Lidar technology now installed on the company’s SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine. The ‘ZX TM’ Continuous Wave Lidar system has been integrated by Siemens Gamesa and is now a standard option for the turbine allowing for a fully IEC-compliant power curve measurement to […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Authorities

    The UK’s National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), on request from the UK government, will conduct a study on the infrastructure planning system and National Policy Statements (NPSs). The study will have a special focus on the lengthy consenting processes for major infrastructure projects such as offshore wind farms. The NIC will deliver the final report to […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    All 99 contracts offered through the fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme have now been signed and returned to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). A total of 93 individual projects across Britain will now proceed to work with LCCC to meet the contractual milestones specified in the CfD, […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall’s announcement that it wants to work closely with Norfolk (UK) businesses in the development of its huge wind farms off the county’s coast has been welcomed by Johnathan Reynolds, business development lead at the renewables hub OrbisEnergy. In the announcement, Ruari Lean, Vattenfall’s project manager for Norfolk Vanguard, said his company wanted to work with […]

  • 16 February 2023

    Siemens Gamesa has installed the first of the three 115-metre blades on the SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbine prototype at the Danish national test center for large wind turbines in Østerild. The SG 14-236 DD features a 236-metre diameter rotor, with a 43,500 m2 swept area, approximately the size of 6.1 standard football pitches. […]

  • 28 October 2022
    Technology

    Shortly after installing the towers for the SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbine prototype at the test center for large wind turbines in Oesterild, Denmark, Siemens Gamesa has placed the nacelle at the top of the tower – an exercise known as ‘the big lift’, the company wrote in an update on social media. The […]

  • 20 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Three 115-metre blades to be installed on the SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbine prototype have left Siemens Gamesa’s factory in Aalborg and are on their way to the test center in Østerild, Denmark. ”The SG 14-236 DD is the newest member of our offshore wind turbine family, with 115-meter blades which are seven meters […]

  • 1 April 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started the production of the first B115 blades at its facility in Aalborg, Denmark. The first 115-metre blades produced in Aalborg will be tested on the SG 14-236 DD prototype offshore wind turbine that will be installed at the Østerild test center for large turbines later this year, Siemens Gamesa said. The […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm and “famous” for being the offshore wind project the current U.S. President Donald Trump fought against, is estimated to bring the Aberdeenshire area more than GBP 100 million (around EUR 110 million) over its operational lifetime. Namely, according to a new socio-economic […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The team behind the GBP 6 million SCORE grant fund is looking to support companies from the oil & gas industry that can bring new ideas for long-term offshore asset management in the offshore wind sector.

  • 7 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    South Korean subsea cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has been selected as the preferred bidder for the supply of subsea cables for the country’s 400 MW Shinanwui offshore wind project, being developed by Hanwha Engineering & Construction. The Shinanwui (Sinan Ui) offshore wind farm will be built in the southeastern sea area of ​​the Ui-Do island, in Sinan […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Environment, R&D

    Cape Wind has commenced a major geotechnical and geophysical survey operation as part of its construction design and engineering process and initial mobilization of the project on Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound.  This multi-million dollar offshore program begins tomorrow and will continue through September / October, involving up to 50 scientists, engineers, archeologists and geologists […]

  • 5 January 2023
    Technology

    Wind energy generation technology is one of the hottest topics on offshoreWIND.biz year after year and 2022 was no different. Over the past twelve months, various updates made headlines, from upgrades to existing platforms and rolling out new models to securing pilot projects for novel designs. Further below, you can find an overview of our […]

  • 12 June 2013

    Since April 2012 the wind farm support vessel industry has experienced success and failure, both large and small. 2012 will be remembered for the number of new vessels built and delivered to operators, but predominantly it will be the collapse of South Boats Special Projects in the autumn that shook this sector of the industry […]