Search results for: norther

10000 results

A list of search results

  • 12 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    A new quay in the UK’s Tees Valley that will support SeAH Wind’s new XXL monopile manufacturing facility is set to be operational in early summer 2024. Construction work on the first 450-metre phase of the South Bank Heavy Lift Quay, which started in 2021, is now complete, according to Teesworks Ltd, a private-public partnership […]

  • 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), […]

  • 27 December 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian has commissioned the inter-array cable system for the Fécamp offshore wind farm located in the English Channel, some 24 kilometres off the French coast, in Normandy. The Fécamp offshore wind farm is comprised of 71 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines with a total capacity of nearly 500 MW, generating clean electricity equivalent to the […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Berhad (MHB), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE), has secured a subcontract for its first offshore substation high-voltage direct current (HVDC) platform required for TenneT’s 2 GW offshore wind project in the Netherlands. The Malaysian contractor confirmed the award from Petrofac on 29 November and […]

  • 30 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Energy Islands, Equipment, Grid Connection, Supply Chain

    Danish and German transmission system operators (TSOs) Energinet and 50Hertz have started the tendering process for the delivery of HVDC equipment and cables for the joint project, Bornholm Energy Island. HDVC equipment for the stations in Germany and Denmark will be tendered as one joint contract which has been sent to prequalified vendors today, Energinet […]

  • 4 April 2024
    Business development, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Onshore Infrastructure, Research & Development

    The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has unveiled its draft 2023-2024 Transmission Plan, which includes 26 proposed projects worth USD 6.1 billion (approximately EUR 5.6 billion), with a majority of the investment related to offshore wind. According to the California ISO, the plan is based on the state projections that California needs to add more […]

  • 26 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the construction of a service base that will serve the Baltic Power offshore wind farm, a joint project between ORLEN Group and Northland Power, has begun in Łeba, Poland. The service base in Łeba will be ready in 2025, one year before the Baltic Power offshore wind farm becomes operational. The service base […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain

    Vestas, together with the helicopter service provider HeliService, has initiated a pilot project that involves Vestas technicians and jack-up crew being transported to and from Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany by helicopters using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The pilot project at the 50-turbine Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, which is currently under […]

  • 16 April 2024
    Project Updates, Vessels

    The United States’ first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Charybdis, has been launched to water at Seatrium AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville, Texas. The vessel, which will be operated by Dominion Energy’s subsidiary Blue Ocean Energy Marine, was launched after the welding of the hull and the commissioning of the vessel’s four legs and related […]

  • 29 April 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    The Netherlands’ previous goal to achieve 21 GW of offshore wind capacity by the end of 2031 has been postponed by one year, now targeting achievement by 2032. On 25 April, the office of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate sent a letter to the parliament on the progress of the 2030 Offshore Wind […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium involving DEME, Qair, and Aspiravi, has awarded Ramboll the contract for pre-FEED (Front-End Engineering Design) of the foundations for its 1 GW Bowdun offshore wind farm in Scotland. The scope of work includes the substructure design for the wind turbines consisting of a base-case jacket design concept for water […]

  • 7 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has partnered with the Netherlands’ BOW Terminal to serve as the temporary storage yard for the 61 transition pieces (TPs) for the Iles D’Yeu et Noirmoutier offshore wind farm in France. The first TPs have already been unloaded at the terminal in Vlissingen on 19 February. Smulders manufactures the units in Hoboken, Belgium, under […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2024
    Business development, Floating Wind, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Research & Development

    Norwegian Offshore Wind (NOW) has launched a new crowdsourcing campaign with innovation scale-up Wazoku, aiming to capture new ways to manage emergencies on full-scale floating offshore wind turbines. The challenge, named ‘Floating Offshore Wind-Safe Solutions for Black Swan Events’, calls for solutions from sustainability start-ups that prioritise environmental and human safety, as well as the […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Authorities, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting

    Spain-based BlueFloat Energy and Sydney-headquartered Origin Energy have joined forces and applied for a Feasibility Licence to develop the Eastern Rise Offshore Wind Project in the declared Hunter offshore wind zone. The partnership submitted a Feasibility Licence application in November and the Federal Government is expected to announce successful applicants next year. Unveiled in February, […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Amazon has signed a corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) for a total of 473 MW of Moray West offshore wind farm’s generation capacity to help power its operations when the project becomes operational later this year. The technology giant signed the CPPA with ENGIE, which owns the Moray West project through Ocean Winds, the 50-50 […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has signed an agreement with UAE’s Masdar as a partner for its 3 GW Dogger Bank South (DBS) offshore wind projects in the UK. The partners acknowledged the signing of the new partnership during a ceremony at COP28 in Dubai. Masdar will acquire a 49 per cent stake in the landmark renewables projects while […]

  • 11 April 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Grid Connection

    Eight Baltic Sea countries signed a joint declaration on collaborating closer to secure critical offshore energy infrastructure in the region on 10 April, only a day after six North Sea countries entered into a similar agreement. Both are a result of security concerns arising from the Russian invasion of Ukraine and reports of possible sabotage […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The Windward Offshore joint venture, comprising Diana Shipping, Blue Star Group, SeaRenergy Offshore, and SeraVerse, has exercised its option to acquire two additional hybrid Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) from Norway-based shipbuilding company VARD. Following the completion of the acquisition of the two additional CSOVs, Windward Offshore will have contracts to acquire four vessels, with deliveries […]

  • 11 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Spain-based Windar Renovables has transferred the first transition piece (TP) for the 1.4 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind project from its offshore facility to the Port of Avilés for completion. Under the contract signed with Iberdrola in May 2023, Windar Renovables is responsible for constructing 95 transition pieces for the East Anglia Three offshore […]

  • 23 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain

    Rovco has signed a framework agreement with Ørsted to provide Operations and Maintenance (O&M) work on two of the developer’s US sites, Block Island Wind Farm and South Fork Wind Farm. Block Island Wind Farm, Rhode Island, was the first offshore wind farm in the United States and generates 30 MW of renewable energy. The […]

  • 20 November 2023
    Authorities, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics

    Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, and Sweden, together with the European Commission (EC), have launched joint planning of offshore wind tenders at a ministerial meeting of the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC), held on 20 November, in the Hague, the Netherlands. The collective NSEC tender planning translates the nine NSEC member countries’ […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain

    The Netherlands-headquartered subsea solutions provider N-Sea has handed out a contract to Osbit, a UK-headquartered offshore wind equipment specialist and a Venterra Group company, for the delivery of a suite of equipment to enable the repair and lay of offshore cables. According to Osbit, this equipment consists of a novel dual concentric carousel, a tower […]

  • 12 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, R&D, Research & Development

    The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Offices (WETO) and Innovation Fund Denmark are planning to release a USD 4.2 million opportunity to advance floating offshore wind. The announcement builds on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between DOE, the Denmark Ministry of Higher Education and Science, the Denmark Ministry of Climate, Energy and […]

  • 19 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Green Hydrogen, Power-to-X, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    Dutch engineering company H2SEA, in cooperation with the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), has performed an assessment of monopile-based support structures for hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbines. H2SEA says that one of the main questions was if decentral hydrogen production on a monopile-based support structure of an offshore wind turbine would be structurally feasible. The […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has achieved close on the financing of its 49 per cent shareholding in the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany. According to Masdar, the total lending package amounted to EUR 488 million, with participation from ABN AMRO, Credit Agricole CIB, ING, Santander, and Siemens Bank. The Baltic Eagle offshore wind […]