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  • 2 December 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    UK’s Ardersier Port, which was one of the largest oil rig fabrication yards in the world employing up to 4,500 workers, is now set to be transformed into Europe’s first fully circular energy transition facility where old oil rigs will be recycled to make foundations for floating offshore wind farms in a move expected to […]

  • 11 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has commissioned the power cable project comprising three 220 kV HVAC power cable systems for the Moray East offshore wind farm. Located 22 kilometres off the north-east coast of Scotland, the 950 MW wind farm will be capable of meeting the average electricity needs of 40 per cent of Scottish households, NKT said. Commissioning […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s total pipeline of offshore wind projects now stands at 86 GW, more than eight times the UK’s current operational capacity, according to statistics published by RenewableUK on 22 March. This represents a 60 per cent increase over the past 12 months, driven mainly by massive leasing round announcements by The Crown Estate (8 […]

  • 6 April 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Wind farm developer SSE Renewables has teamed up with Microsoft and Avanade on a project which the company says could change the way offshore wind farms are developed in the Netherlands. SSE Renewables is participating in the Hollandse Kust (west) tenders which include a focus on how innovation can assist the rollout of offshore wind […]

  • 5 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy have said that they are looking at early delivery of their two floating wind projects in the Celtic Sea, called Llywelyn and Petroc, which have grid connections secured and almost a year’s worth of bird surveys already completed. “As our joint venture has already undertaken considerable work including bird surveys, […]

  • 1 November 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The UK government is setting aside up to GBP 160 million for the development of new large-scale floating offshore wind ports and factories in Wales and Scotland, the UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed. Developers and manufacturers looking to invest in this emerging industry will be able to bid for a share of funds to […]

  • 14 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore engineering consultancy SLPE has been awarded the contract to provide detailed design of wind turbine foundations for Red Rock Power Limited and ESB’s Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm. Inch Cape successfully applied earlier this year to remove the 1 GW capacity cap from its consent, allowing it to select the most powerful turbines on […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has announced plans to launch a new specialist offshore wind business named Corio Generation (Corio). The new company, to be headquartered in London and led by ex-Iberdrola offshore CEO Jonathan Cole, will operate on a standalone basis and take projects from origination, through development and construction, and into operations. Corio […]

  • 13 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Private markets firm Partners Group has agreed, on behalf of its clients, to acquire North Star, an operator of specialized vessels that offers emergency response and rescue and essential offshore wind maintenance services, from Basalt Infrastructure Partners. Headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, North Star has a fleet of 48 Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels (ERRVs) and […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind developer Simply Blue Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish companies Proes Consultores and FF New Energy Venture to explore the floating offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal. The floating wind market in Spain got a kick start recently with the publication of the draft Marine Spatial Plan and […]

  • 28 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    German energy company EnBW has decided to exit the US offshore wind market and focus its future offshore wind activities on Europe. The move was prompted by ”successful auctions in the UK and the announcement of bold offshore wind build-out targets in Germany,” EnBW said. The company’s US entity, EnBW North America, and its assets […]

  • 2 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West has selected the Siemens Energy/Iemants consortium for the supply of the project’s two offshore substation platforms using Siemens Energy’s Offshore Transformer Module (OTM®) technology. The contract is subject to the award of a Contract for Difference in 2022 and financial close for the 860 MW Moray West wind farm in the Outer Moray […]

  • 27 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish engineering innovator Pict Offshore has signed a deal with Ørsted to deploy the ‘Get Up Safe’ (GUS) motion-compensated lifting system at New York’s first offshore wind farms. The deal with Pict Offshore will see the system deployed at the 132 MW South Fork Wind offshore wind farm, as well as two further projects off […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has signed a capacity reservation agreement for the Moray West offshore wind farm project in Scotland. The agreement is in furtherance of the exclusivity agreement announced back in January when Lamprell did not reveal the client. The reservation agreement secures capacity in Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard for the […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch marine engineering and offshore energy company, SBM Offshore, has taken the first step towards applying for a marine licence to build two floating wind farms offshore Northern Ireland. SBM Offshore, which has set up a company named North Channel Wind to develop and build the projects, has completed site characterisation and commenced a scoping […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Madrid-based multi-energy company Repsol and Ørsted have signed an agreement to identify and, where appropriate, jointly develop floating offshore wind projects in Spain. According to Repsol, both companies have the ambition to together become a leading developer in Spanish floating offshore wind by combining their strengths. The alliance will combine Repsol’s experience as a global […]

  • 12 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renewables has formed a joint venture partnership with DP Energy to generate up to 1 GW of floating offshore wind energy in the Celtic Sea, with the project is likely to span English and Welsh waters. Work including identification of a refined area of search and detailed constraint studies for the proposed location of […]

  • 12 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    BW Ideol and Tohoku Electric Power have signed an agreement to jointly develop a commercial-scale floating wind farm off the coast of Kuji city in Iwate prefecture, Japan. The companies have now initiated the feasibility studies necessary to develop the project, which will utilise BW Ideol’s Damping Pool technology. Through the Iwate floating wind project, […]

  • 25 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Korea Floating Wind (KF Wind), a joint venture between Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind, has obtained its first Electric Business License (EBL) from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea for a capacity of 870 MW for its floating wind project in Ulsan. The EBL is a mandatory requirement […]

  • 21 February 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Petrofac has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Seawind Ocean Technology, an engineering and technology company which has developed what Petrofac describes as ”a unique floating offshore wind energy system”. The Netherlands-based Seawind has developed proprietary two-bladed floating wind turbines integrated with a unique concrete floating structure suitable for installation in all seas, including […]

  • 5 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Aker Offshore Wind, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft have signed a collaboration agreement to bid for, develop, construct, and operate a floating offshore wind farm and associated infrastructure for the Utsira Nord license area in Norway. The equal partnership will submit an application to the Norwegian authorities for the development of a commercial-scale floating offshore wind […]

  • 30 March 2022

    Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Project By Joost den Herder & Martin van der MeerArcelorMittal Energy Projects – Offshore Wind For the 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Project, ArcelorMittal Energy Projects (Energy Projects) brought global partners from Europe and Asia together by supplying jacket tubular sub-assemblies. Jacket-based foundations for offshore wind projects make use […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2022

    James Hunt (Interconnectors & Cables Lead, Xodus) and Matt Blythe (Co-Founder, Continuum Industries), explain why offshore wind developers need to understand how more detailed and early optioneering on marine export cable routes can generate financial value at EVERY stage of their project The first priority for offshore wind developers that have secured sites in recent […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S said that the company tripled its revenue in 2021 and returned to profitability. The revenue for 2021 totaled EUR 61 million, an increase of 212 per cent against EUR 19.5 million in 2020. The growth reflects a 77 per cent utilization rate of the vessels […]

  • 22 February 2022
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Odfjell Oceanwind plans to order the first batch of floating Mobile Offshore Wind Units (MOWUs) later in 2022, with a plan of going into operation in 2024. The units will be operated as one fleet under Odfjell Oceanwind’s management. Odfjell Oceanwind, part of Norway’s Odfjell Group, is developing a fleet of floating MOWUs with the […]