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  • 7 December 2022
    Industry, Technology

    This is a guest article by Daniel Gerber, Senior Vice President, Global Product Group Manager Wind, System Drives, ABB. The critical role of wind in the world’s future energy needs is clear: the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition states that 1,400 gigawatt (GW) of offshore wind power will sustain one tenth of global electricity demand by […]

  • 16 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid has notified the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) that it decided to continue with the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for its Commonwealth Wind project that are currently undergoing review and approval proceedings. However, the developer has kept its position that under the conditions in the current PPAs the 1.2 GW project would not […]

  • 10 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    This article was first published on 9 November and was updated on 10 November after the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities granted Commonwealth Wind the extension of response period. On 9 November, Avangrid Renewables, the US-based company owned by Spain’s Iberdrola and the developer behind the 1.2 GW Commonwealth Wind offshore wind project, filed a […]

  • 10 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched a new Innovation Grant funding competition aimed at decarbonising the offshore wind sector and improving reliability. Sponsored by Equinor, Ocean Winds, and ScottishPower Renewables, OWGP launched its latest Innovation Grant competition which will see a total of GBP 2 million awarded to successful supply chain companies. Development […]

  • 7 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Sandbrook Capital, a private investment firm headquartered in Connecticut, US, has acquired a majority stake in Havfram and has committed USD 250 million (NOK 2.65 billion) of equity capital to the Norwegian offshore wind services provider. Havfram will use the new capital to build a fleet of vessels for the installation of offshore wind turbines […]

  • 31 October 2022
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the West of Orkney Windfarm have completed its 2022 offshore and nearshore surveys for the project area, located around 25 kilometres off the Sutherland coast in Scotland. This milestone achievement covered geophysical and benthic surveys of the seabed across the 675 km2 offshore option agreement area, with the objective of establishing the […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has recorded an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 25.4 billion (EUR 3.41 billion) for the first nine months of the year, of which DKK 10.9 billion related to the 50 per cent farm-downs of the Hornsea 2 and the Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms. EBITDA excluding new partnerships increased […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Eolink, Valorem, and Centrale Nantes have been awarded EUR 14.9 million from the funding programme “France 2030” for the manufacturing of Eolink’s floating wind turbine and its deployment at the SEM-REV test site offshore Le Croisic in France. The 5 MW, pre-commercial floating wind turbine will be commissioned in 2024 at the test site which […]

  • 1 November 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) in the Gulf of Mexico for offshore wind development, with the potential to produce enough clean energy to power nearly three million homes. The first WEA is located approximately 24 nautical miles off the coast of Galveston, Texas. The area […]

  • 24 October 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds has received a positive environmental decision for its BC-Wind offshore wind farm in the Polish Baltic Sea, thus completing the environmental impact assessment process for the 400 MW project. The decision was taken by the Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection (RDOŚ) in Gdańsk. ”Receiving the environmental decision brings Ocean Winds significantly closer to […]

  • 31 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50:50 joint venture between EDF Renewables and Shell New Energies US, has selected Ramboll for the design of the wind turbine foundations for Atlantic Shores Project 1, the 1.5 GW offshore wind farm planned to be built offshore New Jersey. Ramboll will provide a comprehensive design service to be led […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola plans to increase the total capacity of the Kitty Hawk offshore wind development, located off North Carolina, from 2.5 GW to 3.5 GW. The decision to raise the capacity comes “as the current turbine technology allows to increase the capacity potential of the leased area”, the Spanish renewable energy developer which owns the US-based […]

  • 4 October 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has submitted the scoping report to Marine Scotland for its Caledonia offshore wind farm. The report outlines the technologies under consideration for developing the 2 GW offshore wind project across a 429-square-kilometre site in the Moray Firth for which Ocean Winds won the development […]

  • 27 October 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected an offshore wind transmission project proposed by Mid-Atlantic Offshore Development, a joint venture of EDF Renewables-North America and Shell New Energies US, and Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) Company. Offshore infrastructure to be built by Shell and EDF Renewables, power delivered to JCP&L’s grid […]

  • 20 October 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Gazelle Wind Power has received results from basin model tests that were conducted on its hybrid modular floating offshore wind platform. The test report, witnessed by international certification organisation DNV and Safier Ingenierie, verified the feasibility of the platform concept in a wide range of conditions. A prototype model of Gazelle’s platform was analysed through […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, known as the Building Trades, for the onshore and offshore construction of its 1,200 MW SouthCoast offshore wind project. The MoU includes commitments to create jobs for local and diverse workers and to […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s offshore wind-to-hydrogen pilot project in Scotland is moving towards filing consent applications, with a public consultation event set to be held next month and the developer appointing a UK-based consultancy for the metocean design criteria for the project. The Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1) project is said to bring the world its first hydrogen-producing offshore wind […]

  • 7 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantique Offshore Energy, a marine business unit of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has been contracted to design, manufacture, and commission the offshore substation topsides for Yeu-Noirmoutier and Dieppe Le Tréport wind projects offshore France. Éoliennes en Mer Îles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier (EMYN) and Eoliennes en Mer Dieppe Le Tréport (EMDT), a consortium of Ocean Winds, […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    COSCO Shipping Specialized Carriers has been contracted by Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) to transport monopiles for the Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. COSCO Shipping said that it will provide two X-class type vessels in 2023 when the monopiles will be transported from China to Moray Firth in Scotland. A few months ago, Ocean […]

  • 6 October 2022

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a finding of no significant impacts (FONSI) to environmental resources from potential offshore wind energy leasing activities in the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area (WEA), located off the coast of San Luis Obispo County in central California.  On 5 October, the Bureau announced it had […]

  • 14 October 2022

    The US offshore wind sector has gotten its new official guidance that can be used in the regulatory approval process. The document contains best practices and is said to help accelerate development of the offshore wind industry, shorten regulatory timelines, and increase worker safety. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Standards Review approved […]

  • 4 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Entergy Louisiana, Entergy New Orleans, and Diamond Offshore Wind have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding the evaluation and potential early development of offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico. The MoU provides a legal framework for Entergy and Diamond Offshore Wind to work toward the potential development of offshore wind demonstration projects located […]

  • 28 September 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind technology developer SeaTwirl and the University of Tokyo have entered into cooperation to explore how to adapt SeaTwirl’s floating wind technology to Japanese conditions. The research is being performed by a research group led by Associate Professor Shinichiro Hirabayashi at the Department of Ocean Technology, Policy and Environment, and focuses on the […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Aquaterra Energy and Seawind Ocean Technology have signed an agreement for the development of what the companies say will be the world’s largest floating offshore wind and green hydrogen production project in Italy. The project, named HyMed, is currently in its first phase of permitting, with the grid connection and the environmental impact assessments well […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has launched its first up-tower crane solution, named GenHook, for offshore application. GenHook offshore up-tower crane solution, which the company presented at the WindEnergy Conference & Exhibition in Hamburg, has a lifting capacity of up to 30 tonnes and is able to perform generator and gearbox exchanges and repairs. […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Anbaric Development Partners has released a Notice of Solicitation for offshore wind developers with projects in the New York Bight who wish to deliver energy and renewable energy credits into the New York State Bulk Power System via the transmission facility Juno Power Express. The US electric transmission system developer wants to join forces with developers […]