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  • 16 January 2023

    Germany said goodbye to 2022 with 8,100 MW of offshore wind capacity connected to the grid after all wind turbines at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm (342 MW) went into operation mid-December. Although this is a step forward, the country is still 22 GW away from its 2030 target and the government needs to take […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    California’s Port of Long Beach, the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, has proposed to develop the largest facility in the nation specifically designed to accommodate the assembly of offshore wind turbines. The proposed Pier Wind facility would span up to 400 acres of newly built land, located southwest of the Long Beach International […]

  • 16 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Infrastructure, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Ports & Logistics

    Victorian Energy and Resources Minister Lily D’Ambrosio has released the Victorian Offshore Wind Energy Implementation Statement 2 which sets out how this Australian State will leverage industry-led investment in offshore wind for the first tranche of projects that will deliver at least 2 GW by 2032. The strategy confirms the location of the Victorian Renewable […]

  • 7 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The State of New Jersey plans to put up for auction up to 4,000 MW of offshore wind capacity in its third solicitation round scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2023. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has now issued the draft solicitation guidance document (SGD) for the third solicitation. The release […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Industry, R&D, Technology

    A consortium of thirteen partners has launched the NextFloat project in Paris aimed at accelerating the rollout of the next generation of floating wind technology for a competitive, more scalable, and industrial deployment. The initiative is being led by partners from eight countries including Technip Energies as project coordinator, X1Wind, Naturgy, 2B Energy, Hellenic Cables, […]

  • 26 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The US states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, with support from Vermont and New Hampshire, have jointly applied to the Department of Energy (DOE) for funding needed to build transmission projects that will integrate offshore wind. With the potential for more than 14 GW of offshore wind in federal waters off the coast […]

  • 16 September 2022

    The Oregon Department of Energy has published a report on floating wind, according to which floating offshore wind farms could help this US State achieve its clean energy goals, but not without challenges ahead of potential deployment. The Oregon Legislature directed the State’s Department of Energy to conduct a study outlining the benefits and challenges […]

  • 3 October 2022

    The tender for the construction and operation of the Danish North Sea Energy Island is now expected to be launched in Spring 2023, as a new political agreement has been reached on the tender rules, which include significant requirements in the areas of working conditions and environmental protection. In this article: Public-Private Ownership Decided to […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    With over 2,000 articles published on in 2022 and several million pageviews, there are some news that garnered more attention than others. Read the top ten most read news on in 2022.

  • 15 November 2022

    Ingeteam has developed the INGECON® WIND FULL CONVERTER MV, a new product range of medium voltage full power converters already available for offshore turbines up to 15 MW and projected to be ready for 18 MW machines by 2024. This latest innovation is part of Ingeteam’s suite of full power drive train components, including the […]

  • 23 February 2023
    Authorities, Industry, Outlook & Strategy, Transition

    Australia has opened a consultation on a new offshore wind zone in the Pacific Ocean off the Hunter, New South Wales. The development area is situated within the recently declared Hunter-Central Coast Renewable Energy Zone (REZ). The Hunter-Central Coast REZ has reportedly attracted a significant response with commercial interest in renewable generation and storage projects […]

  • 27 March 2023
    Business development, Innovation, Technology

    Following Principle Power and Ocergy, California – the US state poised to become one of the global floating wind hotspots – is now also home to the third US floating wind technology developer, Aikido Technologies, which aims to launch a demonstration project next year and plans on rolling its technology out internationally, once it is […]

  • 24 October 2022

    The municipal government of China’s city of Chaozhou, Guangdong Province, has issued a new five-year plan for energy development which, among other things, kick-starts preliminary work on the potential development of two offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 43.3 GW. Green hydrogen production and an energy island part of a broader ambition Plan […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Offshore, the project team behind the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the USA, has submitted a proposal to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to develop the Excelsior Wind and Liberty Wind projects. With a total capacity of over 2.6 GW, these projects have the potential to power over […]

  • 11 January 2023
    Authorities, Industry

    Having only one location in Europe for the manufacture of 2 GW offshore converter platforms can support neither German nor European offshore wind expansion ambitions, according to Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE (German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation), which says the yard that Belgian company Smulders is planning to set up in Rostock-Warnemünde would significantly contribute to boosting this […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Equinor are looking into building what would be the fourth part of Dogger Bank Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, whose three phases (A, B and C) are currently under construction. Surveys are now underway at an offshore site where the partners want to develop Dogger Bank D, which would […]

  • 14 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has selected ten offshore wind projects in the first auction of the Round 3 Zonal Development Phase. The ten projects are proposed by: Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP); Corio Generation and JERA; Northland Power; Synera Renewable Energy (SRE; formerly known as Swancor Renewable Energy); Taiya Renewable Energy and EDF Renewables; and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK will speed up planning and development consent processes for projects from the recently completed, currently ongoing, and upcoming (floating) offshore wind leasing rounds to bring new energy capacity online faster and facilitate economic growth and job creation. In this article: Will the UK Now Need to Set New Offshore Wind Target? Pre-Brexit Era […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    New York’s third competitive offshore wind solicitation has attracted bids from a number of major players including Ørsted and Eversource, Equinor and bp, RWE and National Grid, Invenergy and energyRe, and Rise Light & Power, among others. In July of 2022, New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul announced New York’s third competitive offshore wind solicitation for […]

  • 21 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    Only a single port on the island of Ireland, Belfast Harbour, is ready to be used to construct offshore wind farms according to a new National Ports Study published by Wind Energy Ireland at its Annual Offshore Wind Energy Conference in Dublin. The report, produced by Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions, is said to be the […]

  • 21 September 2022

    The Canadian Province of Nova Scotia has set a target to auction off 5 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030. This is the first concrete move toward planned offshore wind development in the country which has seen significant activity in the marine energy sector (tidal and wave energy) over the past several years, as […]

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

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has deemed 43 companies eligible to bid in the upcoming offshore wind lease sale in California, with the majority on the list being Europe-headquartered energy companies and floating wind technology developers, either as standalone entities or as part of joint ventures. Acciona, Hexicon and BW Ideol eyeing Californian […]

  • 14 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has signed an agreement with Energy Infrastructure Partners (EIP) for the sale of a 49 per cent stake in the 350 MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The transaction is valued at around EUR 700 million, and Iberdrola will maintain a majority stake of 51 per cent. […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Authorities, Industry

    On 16 March, the European Commission issued a proposed Net Zero Industry Act and a Critical Raw Materials Act, the building blocks of the EU’s Green Deal Industrial Plan. Together with a State aid framework adopted last week that also supports the Plan, the EU aims to accelerate the transition towards a net-zero economy and […]

  • 9 September 2022
    Industry, Ports & Logistics

    A new joint industry project (JIP) in the UK will investigate offshore storage areas for fully assembled floating wind turbines waiting to be installed at their dedicated project sites in the Celtic Sea. Led by Offshore Solutions Group and delivered in partnership with HR Wallingford, the TS-Flow© JIP brings together developers, port authorities, installers and […]