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  • 22 August 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for the 704 MW Revolution Wind project, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm which will feed electricity into Rhode Island and Connecticut’s grids. With the ROD in place, Ørsted and Eversource may now proceed with the project’s construction. The ROD will […]

  • 24 March 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Crown Estate Scotland has selected 13 out of a total of 19 applications with a combined capacity of around 5.5 GW in the world’s first leasing round designed to enable offshore wind energy to directly supply offshore oil and gas platforms. INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas) leasing aims to attract investment in innovative […]

  • 24 May 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    TGS and Kongsberg Gruppen (Kongsberg) have today announced a strategic collaboration to jointly develop integrated data and digital solutions for the offshore wind industry. According to forecasts, the offshore wind installed base worldwide is expected to more than quadruple between 2023 and 2030, said Kongsberg. To support and enable this growth, TGS and Konsberg have […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has awarded contracts to GEOxyz and RPS advies- en ingenieursbureau B.V. for the execution of metocean campaigns at three offshore wind zone areas in the Netherlands. The tender, which was divided into three lots, outlines that the data is obtained by means of two individual floating LiDAR systems and one […]

  • 22 May 2023
    Business development, Research & Development

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has awarded Fugro a geophysical survey contract for two offshore wind farm sites in the German exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the North Sea. Working together with Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems (IWES), Fugro’s Geo-data will be integrated with its ultra-high resolution multichannel seismic data (UHR MCS) […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates

    Two offshore survey campaigns have been completed for SSE Renewables’ Arklow Bank Wind Park II offshore wind farm in Ireland. The surveys took place over an eight-week period during July and August. According to SSE Renewables, the surveys were completed on schedule despite unsettled weather conditions experienced over the last couple of months and were […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Eneco and Equinor have joined forces to participate in the upcoming 4 GW IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Beta offshore wind farm zone tenders. The two companies said they want to contribute to the Netherlands reaching its decarbonisation targets by integrating offshore wind into the Dutch energy system while ensuring biodiversity, and co-existence with marine and […]

  • 25 April 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected the preferred suppliers for all the main components of its 1 GW Thor offshore wind farm in Denmark, with agreements now in place for wind turbines, foundations, export and inter-array cables, and for the onshore and offshore substations. At the beginning of this year, the developer selected Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-236 DD […]

  • 11 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-headquartered Vestas has signed a conditional agreement with PKN Orlen and Northland Power to deliver wind turbines for the 1.2 GW Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland. If and when the agreement translates into a firm and unconditional order, Vestas will disclose this in a company announcement in accordance with the company’s disclosure policy, […]

  • 10 May 2023
    Business development, Infrastructure, Research & Development

    The Port of Long Beach has released plans to build an offshore floating wind facility, known as Pier Wind, that would support the manufacture and assembly of offshore wind turbines. The offshore wind facility would span up to 400 acres of newly built land located southwest of the Long Beach International Gateway Bridge within the […]

  • 17 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels

    TenneT has signed multi-year framework agreements with Allseas and Heerema Marine Contractors for the transport and installation of at least fourteen 2 GW offshore platforms. The fourteen 2 GW converter stations will be installed in the Dutch and German parts of the North Sea. The framework agreement will cover at least twenty-eight slots until 2031; […]

  • 23 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Jan De Nul’s heavy lift vessel Les Alizés has arrived at the Port of Eemshaven in the Netherlands to kick off and load the first monopiles to be installed at Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in Germany. Jan De Nul’s newbuild vessel will soon arrive on the offshore construction site located off the northern coast of Germany […]

  • 15 June 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry

    Germany’s Federal Network Agency has received several zero-subsidy bids across all four offshore wind areas currently under auction. The scenario of receiving multiple zero-cent bids for all of the sites now calls for the introduction of the so-called ”dynamic bidding process”, the agency said. The process is also referred to as ”negative bidding”. The bidding […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Bureau Veritas has been awarded a major contract to provide integrated site services for ScottishPower Renewables’ 1.4 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the multi-million-pound contract, Bureau Veritas will provide quality, fabrication management, and inspection services, representing ScottishPower Renewables within a significant portion of the project supply chain. In addition, […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Ørsted Wind Power A/S to supply inter-array submarine cables for the 2.9 GW Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the contract, subject to Ørsted taking a Final Investment Decision on Hornsea 3, Prysmian Group will be responsible for the design, manufacture, supply, termination, and […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    World’s largest chemicals producer, German BASF, and Mingyang, which just recently put the world’s biggest wind turbine in operation in China, have formed a joint venture to build and operate a 500 MW offshore wind farm which will power BASF’s new Zhanjiang Verbund site. In the joint venture, named Mingyang BASF New Energy (Zhanjiang), Mingyang […]

  • 7 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    The developers behind the Buchan floating offshore wind project, have awarded a series of contracts worth more than GBP 1.5 million to three Scottish companies. The 1 GW Buchan floating offshore wind project is being developed by the Floating Energy Allyance, a consortium comprising BW Ideol, Elicio, and BayWa r.e., which secured the rights for the project […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola and Amazon have announced a new global collaboration to support the development of large-scale renewable energy projects and leverage cloud computing technology to enhance digitalisation in the energy transition. Iberdrola and Inc. have agreed to collaborate on new wind and solar capacity by signing power purchase agreements (PPA) for projects in Europe, the […]

  • 4 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Hellenic Cables, together with Jan De Nul Group, has been awarded by TenneT the turnkey delivery of three HVAC offshore grid connection cables for the offshore wind farms to be developed in zones N-3.7 and N-3.8 in Germany. These cables will connect the wind farms to the DolWin kappa converter station, from where HVDC cables […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has picked Royal Wagenborg to transport monopile foundations for the Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms in Germany. The first batch of the TP-less foundations for the Gode Wind 3 project was shipped from Steelwind’s manufacturing site in Nordenham, Germany, to the Port of Eemshaven in the Netherlands in […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish wind turbine tower manufacturer Haizea Wind Group and ScottishPower, Iberdrola’s energy company in the UK, have signed an agreement worth more than EUR 200 million for the supply of 50 monopiles for the 1.4 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm. The monopiles will be delivered from Haizea’s site at the Port of Bilbao […]

  • 22 June 2023
    Business development, Innovation, Technology, Vessels

    Ørsted has designed and developed its own uncrewed surface vessel (USV) for offshore metocean measurement campaigns. The USV has also achieved DNV’s type validation as a floating LiDAR system and is set to enter serial production. The company, whose employees invented the concept which has now been patented, says its vessel is the first USV […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm, located around 35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland in the German North Sea, officially commenced regular operation in the presence of Robert Habeck, German Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action. With an installed capacity of 342 MW, Kaskasi can supply the equivalent of over 400,000 households […]

  • 20 July 2023

    US President Joe Biden will announce today the first-ever Gulf of Mexico offshore wind lease sale as part of his administration’s efforts to boost renewable energy, according to the White House. Today, the Department of the Interior (DOI) is issuing the final sale notice for the first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 54 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines which will make up the Scottish 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm is now installed, the joint venture between EDF Renewables and ESB said on 21 July. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s vessel Blue Tern loaded components of four turbines at the project’s marshalling […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch government has designated an area for what will become the world’s largest offshore hydrogen production project. That area is Ten noorden van de Waddeneilanden (the North of the Wadden Islands), identified earlier for offshore wind development and deemed most suitable for providing 500 MW of electrolysis capacity and for the transport of hydrogen to […]