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  • 15 June 2022
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind and 50Hertz have installed the offshore substation for the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The 2,380-tonne, 30-metre high offshore substation was installed by the Scaldis crane ship Gulliver on its monopile foundation at the project site, located around 19 kilometres east of Rügen island in Germany. The […]

  • 13 June 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Arcadis Ost 1 offshore substation topside has set sail from Bladt Industries’ yard in Aalborg, Denmark towards the Rügen island in the German Baltic Sea. The Arcadis Ost 1 substation will form the backbone of 50Hertz’s Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection in the German Baltic Sea together with the 500 MW substation for Iberdrola’s […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Swedish government has granted a construction permit to Vattenfall for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. Located in the south of the Baltic Sea some 30 kilometres off Trelleborg, Kriegers Flak is one of Vattenfall’s Swedish offshore wind projects that has come the furthest in its development. Vattenfall’s application covers 40 to 50 wind […]

  • 9 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s installation vessel Orion has installed the first of 28 monopile foundations at the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. Manufactured by Steelwind in Germany, the foundation will carry the wind farm’s substation. It has a length of 110 metres, a diameter of 9.5 metres, and a weight of […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Industry, R&D

    The global pipeline of offshore wind projects which are operational, under construction, consented, or being planned has almost doubled over the past twelve months, from 429 GW in 2021 to 846 GW today, new research published by RenewableUK shows. Europe has a pipeline of 350 GW (with 26 GW fully operational) and the pipeline in […]

  • 6 June 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    Klaipeda State Seaport Authority and Klaipeda Sea Cargo Company (Klasco) have signed an investment agreement to develop the infrastructure at the Port of Klaipeda required to support the construction of the country’s planned 700 MW offshore wind farm. Under the agreement, the Port Authority will provide the infrastructure on the Smelte peninsula to enable the […]

  • 7 June 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will conduct an environmental review of US Wind’s offshore wind project in Maryland, the first proposed wind energy project offshore the state’s coast and the tenth offshore wind review of this kind initiated under the Biden-Harris administration. The company is proposing to install up to 121 turbines […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Clinton Marine Survey, on behalf of wpd offshore GmbH, has completed a comprehensive geophysical survey at the planned site of the Eystrasalt offshore wind farm in Sweden. The study was conducted over the past six months by the vessel, Northern Storm, which wpd says emitted 1,723 tonnes less of CO2 compared to if a conventional […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Baltic Power plans to carry out a prequalification for tendering covering several equipment supplies and services to support the offshore construction activities on the 1.2 GW Baltic Power wind farm in the Polish Baltic Sea. The services and equipment shall be provided for the offshore construction period of the offshore wind farm, which is planned […]

  • 7 June 2022

    The US Department of Energy yesterday (6 June) released a Notice of Intent to fund the USD 8 billion programme to develop regional clean hydrogen hubs (H2Hubs) across the country. The multi-billion-dollar programme, announced in February as part of the investment under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will allocate the funds to four H2Hubs and already […]

  • 17 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted plans to launch a tender for the supply of cable protection systems (CPS) for the 2.5 GW Baltica 2 and Baltica 3 wind farms offshore Poland in late May/early June. Ørsted will use the Achilles Utilities Nordics and Central Europe (UNCE) qualification system for procurement. The Baltica 3 wind farm will have an installed […]

  • 16 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Baltic Power, the joint venture between PKN Orlen and Canadian Northland Power, has signed a deal to lease a port of Łeba site where it plans to build an operations and maintenance (O&M) base that will serve the 1.2 GW Baltic Power offshore wind farm. This move follows after Baltic Power launched a tender in […]

  • 16 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna and Ørsted have removed the tender lot for the Baltica 2 offshore substation topsides from the call launched in September last year and will now consider how to re-tender it while they continue the process for the other lot under the existing tender. This is an excerpt from a Premium article […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    As of this month, Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm has been providing system-stabilising balancing power for the German power grid, making it the country’s first offshore wind farm taking up this task. Bringing the electricity from Borkum Riffgrund 1 as balancing energy for the German electricity grid was implemented by Energy2market and Ørsted. […]

  • 20 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish wind farm developer OX2 and Finland’s Ålandsbanken Fondbolag Ab have extended and deepened their existing offshore wind cooperation agreement with another multi-gigawatt project off the Åland Islands in the Baltic Sea. OX2 and Ålandsbanken Fondbolag Ab, an investment management firm managing Ålandsbanken’s investment funds, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop the Noatun […]

  • 25 May 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The MSPAR floating wind turbine foundation has passed model tests and is now ready for Approval in Principle (AIP) and a full-scale prototype, according to South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction and Netherlands-based Monobase Wind, which plan to roll out the prototype in 2023/2024. The tests were conducted on a 1/44 scale MSPAR model at the Océanide facilities in South-East […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Irish floating offshore wind specialist Simply Blue Group has unveiled plans for two multi-gigawatt projects in Sweden. The 2 GW Skidbladner floating wind project is located 100 kilometres South-East of Stockholm and the 2.75 GW Herkules project is approximately 60 kilometres Southeast of the Island of Gotland. ”Floating wind has an important role to play […]

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

    Environmental Resources Management’s (ERM) floating wind-to-hydrogen project, ERM Dolphyn, has entered the commercial demonstration phase, which will be supported by Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) after the company just won a contract to provide topside Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) services. Across this phase of development, ODE will be responsible for FEED engineering for the topside equipment, […]

  • 26 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    PGE Baltica, a subsidiary of PGE Group, has revealed that it will start the metocean measurement campaign for the Baltica 1 offshore wind project in the Polish Baltic Sea next month. As part of the measurement campaign, a Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system will be mounted on a floating buoy to collect data on […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    There should be no limiting criteria for the producers and buyers of green hydrogen on the use of electricity to produce it, RWE said in a comment on a proposed delegated act in the EU which would permit only electricity from newly built, unsubsidised wind and solar energy farms to generate green hydrogen by 2026, […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Environmental Resources Management (ERM) has been awarded GBP 8.6 million (EUR 10.1 million) in funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 fund by the UK government for the ERM Dolpyn floating wind-to-hydrogen project. The funding will be used for offshore demonstration trials to evaluate systems during 2023 which will produce […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    PGE and Ørsted have invited suppliers to a virtual meeting about the construction of the Baltica offshore wind farm in Poland. During the meeting, to be held on 22 April, investors will present the progress of works related to the development of the Baltica offshore wind farm from connection infrastructure to the transmission system, including […]

  • 27 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Poland’s Orlen Group plans to compete in an upcoming auction for the development of an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 700 MW in the Lithuanian part of the Baltic Sea. The auction for the developer of Lithuania’s first offshore wind farm is planned to be launched in the second half of 2023, with […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has been awarded GBP 9.3 million in innovation funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 fund by the UK government for the Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1) project offshore Aberdeen, Scotland. The funding will be used to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine, with the electrolyzer sited directly […]

  • 3 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish company EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions has been selected by the Lithuanian Energy Agency to perform hydrometeorological measurements to support the development of the first offshore wind farm in Lithuania. Under the tender requirements, EOLOS will deliver the services within 15 months from the signing of the contract with the country’s Ministry of Energy. The contract […]

  • 13 May 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment

    Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (MPE) has tasked the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) with conducting surveys in connection with awarding acreage for offshore wind. The NPD will plan and implement a tendering process for preliminary surveys in the areas of Sørlige Nordsjø II and Utsira Nord, which were opened for applications for renewable energy […]