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  • 2 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Market Outlooks, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    The biggest wind turbines also make for some of the biggest news on offshoreWIND.biz. In 2023, wind turbine OEMs continued making headlines with their models in development and on the path to commercialisation, and by announcing brand new wind turbine generators (WTGs) that further raise the bar in generation capacity and size. Here, we are […]

  • 8 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has submitted a filing with Virginia’s State Corporation Commission (SCC) with an updated levelised cost of energy (LCOE) calculation for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The updated LCOE is USD 77/MWh (approximately EUR 72.20/MWh), decreasing from the previous range of USD 80–90/MWh (approx. EUR 74.99–84.36/MWh). The updated LCOE of […]

  • 9 November 2023
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Preparatory survey work on four new floating offshore wind farms has been completed in the North Sea. Geophysical survey work was completed on BlueFloatEnergy and Renantis Partnership’s ScotWind projects, namely the 900 MW Broadshore project, located 50 kilometres north of Fraserburgh, and the 1.2 GW Bellrock project, located 120 kilometres east of Aberdeen. The partnership […]

  • 30 October 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalised four new wind energy areas (WEAS) in the Gulf of Mexico that could support offshore wind projects with the potential to produce enough renewable energy to power more than three million homes. The four WEAs include Option J, 495,567 acres located approximately 47.2 miles off […]

  • 2 November 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    A geotechnical survey campaign has been completed at the Ossian floating offshore wind farm site in Scotland. Set to be located across 858 square kilometres of seabed off the east coast of Scotland, the project is a joint venture between SSE Renewables, Marubeni, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). The site’s seabed is around 72 metres […]

  • 31 October 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has approved the construction and operations plan (COP) for Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. Dominion Energy submitted COP to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the offshore wind farm in December 2020. The Record of Decision (ROD) documents the decision […]

  • 30 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Several Korean companies have joined forces on a multi-gigawatt offshore wind project in the southwest of Korea. The project consists of three offshore wind farms with a combined installed capacity of 3.2 GW, which would produce enough electricity to power 3 million households. On 30 October, HD Hyundai Electric, Pacifico Energy Korea, CS Wind, Korea […]

  • 25 October 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Attentive Energy One, Community Offshore Wind, and Excelsior Wind projects, totalling 4,032 MW in generation capacity, in the state’s third offshore wind solicitation round. In this article: The three offshore wind projects are estimated to bring more than USD 15 billion (around EUR […]

  • 18 October 2023
    Collaboration, Contribution, Foundations, Innovation, Market Outlooks, Offshore Platforms, Wind Turbines

    Davi, a leading manufacturer of Plate Rolls and a prominent player in the Wind Energy industry, hosted the Global Wind Energy Seminar on October 5th, 2023. The event took place at the Davi Auditorium, located at the company’s headquarters in Cesena, Italy. The seminar brought together industry leaders, experts, and partners to discuss groundbreaking innovations […]

  • 11 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Baltic Operator, the subsidiary of Grupa Przemysłowa Baltic, which also includes Gdansk Shipyard, is set to start working on two offshore substations for the Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland, after delivering two offshore substations for the Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind project in the US this month. Under a contract Baltic Operator has […]

  • 13 October 2023
    R&D, Technology

    ECO TLP and Mocean Offshore have received approval in principle (AiP) from ABS for their floating offshore wind turbine support structure. The design from ECO TLP utilises slip-formed cylindrical concrete hulls and gravity anchors which, when combined with a tension-leg mooring system, has a smaller footprint than traditional structures using steel column-stabilised hulls, said the […]

  • 12 October 2023
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Grid Connection, Supply Chain

    TELE-FONIKA Kable (TFK), alongside JDR Cable Systems (JDR), has been awarded a contract to supply subsea and land cables for the 1.2 GW Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland. Together with partners NKT and DEME Offshore, TFK and JDR will design, manufacture, and install 340 kilometres of land and subsea cables, enabling the Baltic […]

  • 2 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture by EDP Renewables and ENGIE, has sold 16.6 per cent of its majority stake in the Moray East offshore wind farm to Equitix. According to Ocean Winds, the sale will support the company’s investments in its additional 5 GW of offshore wind projects in Scotland. Following the transaction, Ocean […]

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

    Boskalis’ heavy lift installation vessel, Bokalift 2, arrived at Invergordon Port on 1 October to commence loading of the first batch of three monopiles for installation at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The monopile installation work will be carried out by the vessel Bokalift 2, under a contract Boskalis signed with […]

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

    Boskalis’ heavy lift crane vessel, Bokalift 2, has installed the first monopile at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The Scottish offshore wind farm will feature 60 Siemens Gamesa 14.7 MW wind turbines and two offshore substations, all installed on monopile foundations. Dajin Heavy Industry will supply 48 monopiles while Navantia Seanergies and […]

  • 2 October 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Maryland Offshore Wind Project. If approved, the Maryland Offshore Wind Project could generate between 1,100 MW and 2,200 MW of clean, renewable energy to the Delmarva Peninsula, which could power up to 770,000 homes. US Wind, […]

  • 10 October 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain

    California’s Governor Gavin Newsom signed two new offshore wind bills into law on 7 October. Coming into effect on 1 January 2024, the Offshore Wind Expediting Act (bill SB 286) is set to shave five years off of the offshore wind permitting timeline, while under the California Offshore Wind Advancement Act (bill AB 3), relevant […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Vessels

    PKY Marine, a joint venture (JV) between Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction, has taken delivery of its new Multipurpose Self-Elevating Platform(SEP) vessel, named CP-16001. The vessel is 120 metres long and 45 metres wide, with a maximum capacity of 100 people, equipped with a large, fully-revolving crane with a 1,600-tonne lifting capacity […]

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

    66 out of 69 wind turbines have been installed at the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord (HKN) offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm will feature 69 Siemens Gamesa’s SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbines. The first unit was installed in April this year by the jack-up Seajacks Scylla. […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of monopile foundations at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland is expected to start on 1 October. The work will be carried out by the vessel Bokalift 2, under a contract Boskalis signed with the developer Ocean Winds at the beginning of this year. Monopile installation is part of […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation and TotalEnergies, through the Attentive Energy joint venture company in the US, have submitted a proposal in response to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ third offshore wind solicitation. The joint venture announced the bid for the 1,342 MW Attentive Energy Two project on 2 October, when Corio was named as a […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The first eight monopiles for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project have set sail from EEW SPC’s factory in Rostock, Germany, and are en route to the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in the US. On 21 September, the first eight monopiles for Dominion Energy’s CVOW project were loaded at the Rostock quayside. In […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Ocean Winds, a 50-50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to collaborate on developing offshore wind projects within the state. The MoU focuses on developing socioeconomically and environmentally sustainable offshore wind projects in the State of Rio de Janeiro […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Environment, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project and plans to issue a Record of Decision on whether to approve the proposed project this fall. The federal agency has now issued the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), which analyses the […]

  • 14 September 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Ocean Winds, a 50:50 joint venture between EDP Renewables and Engie, has signed two agreements related to offshore wind development in Brazil. Ocean Winds has joined forces through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the local company Prumo Logistica. The goal is to exchange pertinent information relating to the studies aimed at scrutinizing an offshore […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Business & Finance, Supply Chain, Training & Education

    California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) has awarded more than USD 648,000 for the Supply Chain and Worker Readiness Program (the Program), an integral part of Humboldt County’s offshore wind energy project. The Program is designed to facilitate workforce development efforts over the entire offshore wind project lifecycle and will utilise funds for research community preparation, […]