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  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the start of construction on the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland, EDF Renewables has revealed some of the tier one contractors for the 450MW project. Siemens Gamesa will provide 54 of its 8MW turbines, which will be transported to the site and installed by Fred Olsen Windcarrier with the installation expected […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    GoBe Consultants has won a contract with Mainstream Renewable Power for Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Post Consent Compliance works. The company will manage the discharge of the offshore Section 36 and Marine Licence consent conditions for the project. The work will entail the provision of project management services, technical environmental services and stakeholder consultation. The work […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Authorities

    The UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has delivered the keynote political speech at the RenewableUK’s Global Offshore Wind Conference, highlighting the importance of the sector and noting the massive progress UK’s offshore wind industry has made from its beginning to this day.  Rudd looked back to the UK’s first offshore wind farm: “With just two turbines, the largest turbines […]

  • 2 August 2015

    Seajacks Scylla Scheduled for Veja Mate Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has awarded Seajacks UK Limited the contract to provide the Seajacks Scylla, for the transport and installation of 67 monopiles at the consented Veja Mate 400MW wind farm. Reach to Remove Nine Piles at […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has invited applications for its Offshore Geophysical Surveys Qualification System. Through this procedure, ESB plans to procure the scope of services pertaining to the offshore geophysical surveys for the development of its offshore wind farm projects in Ireland and the UK. The scope of the services is intended to provide […]

  • 1 September 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of August 2020. Ørsted Recruiting 23 Offshore Wind Turbine Technicians Ørsted has launched a recruitment campaign for 23 wind turbine technicians, who will work out of the East Coast Hub in Grimsby on the company’s offshore wind farms, including Hornsea Project Two. Largest […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Renewables has commented on the awarding of consent to the Inch Cape, Neart na Gaoithe and Seagreen Alpha and Bravo offshore wind farms.   Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “These consents represent a massive leap forward for Scotland’s emerging offshore wind industry, and take us a step closer to realising […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Board of the European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved EUR 5.8 billion of new financing for 29 projects across various sectors in the European Union, Africa, and Latin America, including an offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has expanded its services to the UK. KenzFigee (UK) Ltd. will provide clients in the UK sector with its services directly from its hub in Aberdeen, Scotland. According to the company, the move comes due to a growing demand for offshore expert equipment sales and support in emerging markets such […]

  • 27 February 2015

    Following yesterday’s CfD awards, Regen SW, an energy-focused independent not for profit organisation that uses its expertise to work with industry, communities and the public sector, issued an article that analyses offshore renewables sector: Two offshore wind farms have been awarded contracts in the first allocation round of the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) subsidy mechanism brought in under […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved more than EUR 17 billion of new loans to support investment in telecommunications, water infrastructure, renewable energy, roads, schools and hospitals, and backed lending for small business investment across Europe and around the world. The EIB Board approved support for strategic infrastructure investment totalling nearly EUR 7 billion. […]

  • 17 January 2012

    A Scoping Report for the proposed grid connection works is now available for comment. The proposed grid connection point for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm is located at Crystal Rig II onshore wind farm in East Lothian. The onshore grid connection works comprise a cable jointing pit close to the shore, approximately 12 […]

  • 22 October 2013

    The Government has today announced that two major offshore renewable energy projects have been earmarked to receive a share of the £40 Billion government infrastructure guarantee scheme. Able Marine Energy Park, a port facility to support the manufacture, assembly and installation of offshore renewable technologies on Humberside, and Mainstream Renewable Power’s Neart na Gaoithe Offshore […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Environment

    The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has launched a legal challenge against approval of four wind farms off Scottish coast. Namely, the Scottish part of the wildlife charity is seeking a judicial review against Inch Cape, Neart na Gaoithe and Seagreen Alpha and Bravo, claiming they could have serious implications for the wildlife in […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business is collaborating with HSM Offshore BV in the Netherlands and Iv-Offshore & Energy to deliver the offshore topside platform for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm. In a consortium arrangement, HSM will provide the offshore topside platform designed by Iv-Offshore & Energy, which will house GE’s 220kV and […]

  • 5 January 2015

    Incidents in Offshore Wind Industry A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea… Nordsee Ost Wind Turbines Installed The last of the in total 48 wind turbines was successfully installed over Christmas around 30 kilometers to the north of the island of Heligoland. Lely […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Borssele Tender Attracts 38 Bids, Cost Reduction Main Priority The tender for the 700MW Borssele I&II offshore wind farm zones has attracted 38 bids and the first impression is that the wind developers have put a lot of effort in driving down the costs, the Dutch media cited Henk Kamp, the country’s Minister of Economic […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    The UK Government statistics for 2016 have shown that the number of people employed in Scotland’s offshore wind sector increased by 300% and equaled 2,000 employees.

  • 15 January 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy company that is proposing to develop the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm off the coast of Fife, has submitted a planning application to East Lothian Council for the onshore works required to connect the wind farm to the National Grid. The planning application follows a period of […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power today confirms that its 450 megawatt offshore wind farm in Scotland has been announced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as one of the first projects eligible to apply for the UK’s new renewable energy support scheme. DECC has this morning published details of the renewable energy projects in […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    BiFab has won a contract by GeoSea to produce piles worth up to GBP 26.5 million for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project. The contract represents the first in less than a year since DF Barnes, a subsidiary of the Canadian JV Drive, acquired BiFab. According to DF Barnes, the win will create 82 jobs at […]

  • 18 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    On behalf of Mainstream Renewable Power, DNV GL has successfully completed an independent validation assessment of the FLiDAR offshore wind measurement device. Based on the results, FLiDAR’s floating LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device has now formally reached Stage 2 on the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for commercial acceptance. Floating LiDAR technology uses […]

  • 22 August 2017

    In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd., Montrose Port Authority, a support and service hub for the energy sector, has participated in the Hywind Scotland offshore wind project in the North Sea, the companies’ first in this sector.

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland has applied directly to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the recent decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firth of Forth offshore wind farm judicial review.

  • 20 July 2016
    Authorities

    Scottish Court of Session has ruled in favour of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) in a legal challenge against four offshore wind projects in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay, which received consents from the Scottish ministers in 2014.  After a judicial review of the Scottish Ministers’ approval, the court ordered that […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    UK-based consultancy companies ITPEnergised and Xero Energy informed on 31 May that they had merged to provide environmental, grid, electrical and engineering services to the energy, transport, property and construction sectors in the UK and overseas.