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  • 29 September 2022
    Business & Finance

    Bourbon has set up a new division dedicated solely to offshore wind, Bourbon Wind, following the Bourbon Group’s increasing involvement in the sector. The company says the new division will support the group’s ambition to become a major player in the entire value chain: pre-studies, transport and installation services, field maintenance, floaters repair, and personnel […]

  • 12 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Environmental Resources Management (ERM), the developer of the Dolphyn technology, has awarded a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract to Principle Power for a 10 MW floating wind-to-hydrogen demonstration project in Scotland. The ERM Dolphyn concept employs a modular design integrating electrolysis and a wind turbine on a moored floating semi-submersible platform which uses Principle Power’s […]

  • 29 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables is set to soon return to the 4.1 GW Berwick Bank Wind Farm located off the east coast of Scotland to commence further geotechnical survey work. Fugro is in charge of carrying out the work and will use the 83-metre long Fugro Scout. The survey is planned to mobilize between 7 and 10 […]

  • 5 October 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry

    The UK is keen on speeding up the buildout of offshore wind farms in its territorial waters, a goal that was more firmly set in the new Growth Plan that contains a list of offshore wind projects to be accelerated. However, to do so, the country needs to take on the difficult task of tackling […]

  • 28 October 2022
    Technology

    Vestas has manufactured and rolled out the first 115.5-metre blade built for the V236-15.0 MW™ offshore wind turbine prototype. The blade was manufactured in Vestas’ production facility in Nakskov, Denmark, using the mould which was built at the factory in Lem, Denmark. The design of the blade has required an extension and retooling of the […]

  • 31 October 2022
    Technology

    Vestas has announced it will begin serial production of V236-15.0 MW blades from the third quarter of 2023 at its blade factory in Taranto, Italy. A few days ago, Vestas rolled out the first 115.5-metre blade built for the V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine prototype, using the mould which was manufactured at the factory in […]

  • 12 October 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) and WavEC, one of the co-managers of the Aguçadoura test site offshore Viana do Castelo, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on deploying MPS modular floating platform technology, PelaFlex, at the Portuguese test site. The news comes shortly after MPS signed a collaboration agreement with RWE which will, inter alia, […]

  • 22 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The full blade set for the Vestas V236-15.0 MW™ prototype offshore wind turbine has arrived to Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark where they will be installed. The blade set arrived at the port of Hanstholm on Sunday, 18 December, and was then transported to Østerild National Test Centre. The 115.5-metre blades for the prototype […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and Hexicon AB, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 1.3 GW MunmuBaram floating offshore wind project in South Korea. If the project materialises, Vestas will supply and install 84 units of the V236-15.0 MW turbine for the project located off the south-east coast of South […]

  • 31 August 2022
    Contribution, Environment

    The UK could move forward with its ambitious plans for offshore wind while strengthening approaches to protect nature, according to a new report published by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Through a new “Nature Positive” approach the expansion of offshore wind over the next decade can be delivered without jeopardising the […]

  • 12 July 2022
    Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    A circular economy around offshore wind could provide an extra 20,000 jobs across the UK, on top of the 60,000 projected by the UK Government to be employed within the sector by 2030. This is according to a new report produced by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland, which […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The County Administrative Board of Halland has given its approval to the 1.7 GW offshore wind farm Galatea-Galene, being developed by OX2 in Sweden’s exclusive economic zone, some 25 kilometres off the coast of Halland. The County Administrative Board said the government can give permission for the project to be built according to the Act […]

  • 18 November 2022
    Technology

    Croatian shipyard Brodosplit has completed the fabrication of the buoy ordered by Ocergy, which will equip it with a LiDAR and systems to collect metocean and biodiversity data, both aerial and marine, before deploying the platform in the French A06 offshore area, for which the floating wind tendering procedure is underway. Ocergy’s French subsidiary Ocergie […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    BayWa r.e. has officially applied to secure the rights for an exclusive use of the seabed for a commercial-scale floating offshore wind project in Portugal, which the company said will be the first subsidy-free floating wind farm in the world. This follows initial discussions and consultation stages with the Portuguese government and all local stakeholders, […]

  • 31 August 2022
    Authorities, Industry

    American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Poland has signed the Polish Offshore Wind Sector Deal, an agreement between the Polish Government and key representatives from the offshore wind energy sector that aims to support the development of the country’s offshore wind sector and to maximise the share of local content in Polish projects. “ABS has served […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine jacket foundation has been installed at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm located some 15.5 kilometres off the East coast of Scotland. Following the arrival of the first 10 steel jackets on site, Saipem, through its subcontractor Heerema, lifted the first steel wind turbine jacket into place, lowering it […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Green energy infrastructure developer Cerulean Winds has revealed it will bid for four seabed lease sites with a combined capacity of 6 GW of floating wind to decarbonise the UK’s oil and gas sector under Crown Estate Scotland’s Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round. This scale will remove more emissions quickly, keep […]

  • 16 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has applied for permits to build four more large-scale offshore wind farms in Sweden, in addition to the two projects the developer announced earlier. With the new applications, Ørsted’s Swedish portfolio of potential projects has grown to a combined capacity of 18 GW. In Sweden, Ørsted is already developing the 1.5 GW Skåne Havsvindpark […]

  • 20 October 2022
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has appointed a new president of its offshore wind business in the US, the company announced on 17 October. As of 1 January 2023, Equinor Wind US will be led by Molly Morris, currently serving as Special Advisor under Siri Espedal Kindem, whom Morris will soon succeed. Espedal Kindem will take on a new […]

  • 9 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sweden-headquartered OX2 has secured regulatory clearance to sell a 49 per cent stake in an up to 9 GW portfolio of offshore wind projects to the investment arm of Ingka Group, the largest retailer in the IKEA franchisee system. The deal is expected to be completed within two weeks. Under the agreement revealed in August […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Environment, Industry, R&D, Technology

    Cerulean Winds and Ping Petroleum UK have signed an agreement to create one of the UK’s first offshore oil and gas facilities powered mainly by offshore wind. Under the agreement signed in a meeting hosted by the UK Secretary of State, Kwasi Kwarteng, the production facility at Ping Petroleum’s Avalon site, located in the UK […]

  • 19 December 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The 115.5 m blade for Vestas’ V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine is currently being tested at Blaest’s blade test facility in Aalborg, Denmark. Before going into commercial production, the new V236-15.0 MW™ wind turbine will undergo comprehensive test campaigns which are a mandatory part of the type certification process. One of the tests to be performed […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West Offshore Wind Farm has signed contracts with Seaway 7 and JDR for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables (IACs) for the 882 MW offshore wind project in Scotland. The IACs will connect 60 Siemens Gamesa SG 14-222 DD wind turbines back to the offshore substation before exporting the power back to […]

  • 1 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Welsh company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has joined forces with FibreMax to provide integrated floating foundation and tendon solutions to the growing floating offshore wind sector. The tendon solution will be used in the anchoring and moorings of MPS’ tension leg platform (TLP), called PelaFlex, to deliver the highest system stability and zero tilt, the […]

  • 13 October 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Global engineering company 2H Offshore, in collaboration with ORE Catapult and on behalf of the Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) Centre of Excellence, has developed a qualification framework for dynamic inter-array cable technology for floating offshore wind. The scope of the framework, which is part of a dynamic cable systems technology development and qualification programme at ORE Catapult […]