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  • 9 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mainstream Renewable Power, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft have signed a memorandum of understanding with Aker Solutions, in Norway to collaborate on floating offshore wind at Utsira Nord. Mainstream, majority-owned by Aker Horizons, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft are in a consortium to pursue an application to develop floating wind power at the Utsira Nord license area […]

  • 17 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Hai Long Offshore Wind Project and Samkang M&T have held a ceremonial first cut of steel for jacket foundations fabrication for the Hai Long offshore wind farms. In August 2022, Hai Long and Samkang M&T signed a foundations fabrication contract, by which the latter will supply a total of 52 jackets by December 2024. The […]

  • 28 November 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group has completed the first part of the cable installation works to connect the wind farms Hollandse Kust (noord) and (west Alpha) to the Dutch mainland. The 220-kV high-voltage tests of both sea and land cables for Hollandse Kust (noord) were successfully completed as well, from the onshore substation to the substation […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Bureau Veritas, in partnership with the Korean Register (KR), has been appointed to lead the project certification of BadaEnergy’s Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm in Ulsan, South Korea. As an independent third party, Bureau Veritas will provide project certification services. This covers the conformity assessment of the complete floating offshore wind farm and […]

  • 13 December 2022

    Doosan Enerbility has obtained a type certification for its 8 MW offshore wind turbine, DS205-8MW, from DEWI-OCC, the Germany-based international certification body. While DS205-8MW is not among the top world’s largest turbines, either size- or capacity-wise, it is the largest capacity model in Korea to date. The DS205-8MW offshore wind turbine was designed for the […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mainstream Renewable Power and Maple Power are jointly exploring the upcoming Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind Tender in the UK, which will be launched in 2023. The Crown Estate is advancing the Celtic Sea seabed leasing tender for floating wind, which is anticipated to deliver a total of 4 GW of renewable energy by 2035. […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Elenergy Co Ltd, a Korean renewable energy development company, has appointed DNV as owner’s engineer for the 1.5 GW fixed-bottom Chujin offshore wind project. When completed in 2027, the Chujin plant will be the largest commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the country, DNV said. As the owner’s engineer, DNV will drive the pre- Front End […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Hanwha Engineering & Construction (Hanwha E&C) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Norway-headquartered Equinor to jointly develop offshore wind farms in South Korea. The two companies have agreed to work together to jointly develop offshore wind farms that Hanwha E&C is contracted to build. Hanwha E&C plans to build offshore wind farms with […]

  • 7 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Doosan Enerbility’s Vietnamese subsidiary, Doosan Vina, to cooperate on the supply of offshore wind turbine substructures. With the signing of this MoU, Doosan Vina will be supplying the monopile foundations for Ørsted’s global offshore wind power projects that are currently underway in regions such as Southeast […]

  • 1 September 2021
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Overseas Investment B.V. and CoensHexicon Co., LTD have established a joint venture to develop and operate a 1.4 GW floating wind project off the south-east coast of South Korea. Shell controls an 80 per cent stake in the MunmuBaram joint venture, and CoensHexicon, a joint venture between Hexicon and Korean company COENS Co, controls […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fugro has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Underwater Survey Technology 21 (UST21), marking its entry in the South Korean offshore wind market. The agreement will see the two companies collaborating on marine projects in South Korea, with Fugro expanding UST21’s local hydrography capacity to provide site characterization services, including geotechnical, geophysical and offshore metocean solutions. […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The German Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) has entered into a strategic partnership with South Korea’s consultancy SerFac for offshore wind development in South Korea. GRS provides consultancy and shipbroking services for the offshore wind, wave and tidal energy sectors, while SerFac is a wind project development consultancy. “The moment for market entry to South Korea is […]

  • 17 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and its partner Korea East-West Power (EWP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on 3 GW of offshore wind projects in South Korea. Equinor said it would use its new floating wind technology, Wind Semi, for its projects in South Korea as it had been developed specifically for Korean waters and […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Offshore Design Engineering Limited (ODE) has been selected as the Owner’s Engineer for Vena Energy’s 384 MW Yokji offshore wind farm in South Korea. Under the two-year contract, ODE will provide a range of services including basic engineering, wind turbine generators (WTG) package support as well as EPC preparation support. According to the company, […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Technology

    Energy major Total and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) have signed a series of agreements to co-develop an initial 2.3 GW portfolio of floating offshore wind projects in Korea. The portfolio consists of five projects, three in Ulsan totaling 1.5 GW and two in South Jeolla Province totaling 800 MW. Subject to the completion of […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    International engineering and technical service provider Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) Ltd, together with South Korean project management company Hanmi Global, has been awarded with an Owner’s Engineer contract for a 400 MW offshore wind farm in South Korea by an unnamed client. ODE and HanmiGlobal are partnering for owner’s engineer services for the first time […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Denmark and South Korea have entered into a renewable energy cooperation agreement that particularly focuses on offshore wind.

  • 22 March 2013

    Kuick Research has released research titled “South Korea Wind Power Sector Analysis 2013.” Wind Power in South Korea is being seen as the potential driver of renewable energy development in the country. Electricity generation through wind power has already progressed to significant levels and most of this has been developed onshore. The present onshore capacity […]

  • 14 November 2022

    A new report, published by 4C Offshore, has revealed that many countries are falling behind their 2030 floating offshore wind targets, but there could be still a chance to meet them. According to the latest 4C Offshore’s Global Floating Wind report, targets for 2030 wind production from floating, rather than fixed, wind farms are set […]

  • 19 June 2017

    South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in, elected last month, today announced plans for the country’s transition to renewables and phase-out of nuclear and coal plants in a speech during the official ceremony of the permanent shutdown of the country’s oldest nuclear power plant. Moon added he will focus on developing solar and offshore wind power.

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Shell and CoensHexicon Co. Ltd have signed an agreement to develop, construct and operate a floating offshore wind farm in South Korea. According to CoensHexicon, initial project development started early this year for the wind farm which will be located circa 40km off the coast of Ulsan. The parties have already formed a project company […]

  • 24 September 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-headquartered offshore wind developer Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) has installed a floating LiDAR off South Korea. According to the company’s post on social media, the LiDAR was “finally” deployed on 18 September following a series of typhoons in Korea. The floating LiDAR will carry out a range of measurements, including collecting offshore wind data that […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first pin piles fabricated in South Korea for the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project – Demonstration have been loaded out for transport to Taiwan. As previously reported, Edgen Murray, in collaboration with South Korea’s SeAH, completed the manufacturing of 80 pin piles for the project, also known as Changhua Phase 1, […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A delegation from the Korean National Assembly has paid a visit to the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) to study Denmark’s experience in the development of offshore wind.

  • 10 May 2012

    Building partnerships and promoting wind energy for the future will be Vestas’ focus at the Danish Pavilion in the upcoming Expo 2012 in Yeosu, South Korea.  Offshore wind holds vast potential as a sustainable energy source for rapidly growing countries, such as South Korea with its substantial coastal areas. EXPO 2012 provides an opportunity to […]

  • 30 April 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has signed an unprecedented Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean Wind Energy Association. At a signing ceremony in London, the two associations committed to an agreement to work together to increase trade by “pursuing mutually beneficial business opportunities”. RenewableUK and the […]