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  • 7 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has issued a tender for technical due diligence services and energy consultancy services for offshore wind, as well as solar and onshore wind projects. The services will be for various projects which are at different stages of development, for future generation auctions in Ireland and the UK and for acquisition […]

  • 1 December 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on the OffshoreWIND.biz site for the month of November 2020. Two-Turbine Floater Prototype Breezes Through Tests in Baltic Sea The scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine, a two-turbine floating wind platform, completed its two-month tests in the Bay of Greifswald in the Baltic Sea and has […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has selected Fraunhofer to carry out meteorological measurements and reporting for the N-9 offshore wind zone in the North Sea. The aim of the tendered services is to generate the most accurate information possible about the wind conditions in areas N-9.1, N-9.2, N-9.3, and N-9.4, identified in BSH’s […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has issued its second TWD denominated green bond in Taiwan to raise financing for its continuing investments in the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project. The new unsecured green senior bonds comprise a 7-year TWD 4 billion fixed-rate tranche, a 10-year TWD 3 billion fixed-rate tranche, and a 20-year TWD 8 billion […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The walk-to-work (W2W) vessel Island Diligence has started working at the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in Germany. Under a contract Island Offshore recently signed with a joint venture company owned by Stadtwerke München and Vattenfall, Island Diligence is providing accommodation and transfer of technicians to the wind turbines at the two offshore wind […]

  • 25 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Eni and the University of Strathclyde have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a program to help the workforce from the oil & gas sector in Scotland transfer their skills to renewable energy technologies. Eni with Eni Corporate University and the Strathclyde University will work together to promote a new approach on the […]

  • 14 April 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has once again selected Denmark’s Port of Hvide Sande as an Operations & Maintenance base, this time for the Vesterhav Syd and the Vesterhav Nord offshore wind farms. Back in 2019, Vattenfall chose the Port of Hvide Sande as the O&M base for the 406.7 MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm. Vattenfall plans […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition (OREAC) is calling on governments to ramp up their offshore renewable energy ambitions to achieve the coalition’s vision of 1,400 GW of offshore wind by 2050. To support the rapid, global scale-up of ocean-based clean energy, OREAC published The Power of Our Ocean report, as well as the Offshore Wind Market […]

  • 1 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    BP and Equinor have closed the transaction for BP’s acquisition of a 50 per cent interest in the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects off the U.S. east coast. The closing of the transaction marks BP’s official entry into offshore wind. “We see significant opportunities by rapidly growing bp’s offshore wind business, making a major contribution to […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Ofgem will open a tender round for the offshore transmission licences for the Moray East and Triton Knoll offshore wind farms on 30 November. The authority issued a notice on 12 November, informing that the projects fulfilled all necessary conditions in accordance with regulation, including the submitted requests for qualifying projects, received payments and security […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem has opened a tender round to grant two offshore transmission licences to connect the Moray East and the Triton Knoll offshore wind farms to the UK grid. The tender process will consist of two stages for each project, an Enhanced Pre-Qualification (EPQ) stage, and an Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage, […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Saipem has awarded TEXO Engineering and Fabrication a fabrication contract for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm. Under the contract, for which TEXO said was multi-million-pound, the company will fabricate temporary steel structures at two of its sites, in Blyth and Dundee. The structures will be deployed by Saipem to assist with the […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Grid Connection

    50Hertz and Energinet, together with the coal-fired power plant Rostock have performed a live simulation of a restart of the power grid after a power outage in Continental Europe with voltage supplied from Denmark through Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS). According to 50Hertz, a land and sea cable connection between two countries and offshore […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Vessels

    KNUD E. HANSEN has presented ATLAS C-Class, a new jack-up platform for the offshore wind sector, with a jacking deadweight of 18,000 tonnes, 6,800 square metres of cargo deck area, which features a 3,000-tonne, 37-metre crane. According to the company, this is currently the only wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) capable of carrying six 14-16 […]

  • 27 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) and the Norwegian METCentre (Marine Energy Test Centre) have signed a collaboration agreement focused on offshore wind. Under the agreement, METCentre and PLOCAN pledge to work on offshore wind in deep waters in their respective countries, as well as together when the opportunity arises. The parties agreed […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Netherlands and Denmark have signed an Agreement of Intent (AoI) to together explore opportunities for an offshore energy hub in the North Sea. Under the deal, TenneT, Gasunie and Energinet will carry out further research on the development of the joint energy hub for connecting offshore wind farms. On the basis of these analyses, […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and Gemini Consortium have reached an agreement for the extension of the operations and maintenance service agreement for the 600 MW Gemini offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea until 2036. The original 15-year long-term service program (LTP) to service wind turbines at the Gemini offshore wind farm has now […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Danish Ea Energy Analyses and German Energynautics will perform a study on the effective integration of large-scale offshore wind in the future energy system for the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) consortium. The first findings are expected to be released in July 2021, with the study aiming to support the development of the first […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a financing agreement with Iberdrola to support the company’s two-year innovation, research and development strategy for renewables with EUR 100 million. Iberdrola will use the funds for R&D in renewables, the production of green hydrogen and the development of floating wind and photovoltaic installations, and will also include […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Works on bringing the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind turbines to spin off the Scottish coast are moving forward with export cable route boulder clearance now completed. The same operations that were being carried out at the inter-array routes are paused for the winter, while activities on getting the project’s O&M base up are now […]

  • 26 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has placed an order with Pegasus Welfare Solutions (PWS) for the offshore wind industry’s first in-turbine toilet. Each of the eleven turbines at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) will be fitted with the toilet cubicle, which represents PWS’ first entire wind farm order. The unit’s design was finalized at the end of […]

  • 5 May 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) vessel Aegir has started installing jacket foundations at Ørsted’s Greater Changhua offshore wind project site in Taiwan. The vessel is currently installing the jacket for one of the two offshore substations of the Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms. Aegir, which had been undergoing an upgrade at Sembcorp in Singapore […]

  • 8 February 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK oil and gas major bp and German energy company EnBW have been selected as the preferred bidder for two major leases in the UK Offshore Wind Round 4. This marks bp’s entry into the UK’s offshore wind power sector, currently the largest in the world. The leases, both located in the Irish Sea, offer […]

  • 15 April 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Shell, Eneco, CrossWind, Siemens Gamesa, TU Delft, and GROW Foundation have started the work on the Dynamic Wind Farm Flow Control project. This project, focussed on reducing the wake effect by using real-time data, is one of CrossWind’s five innovations expected to contribute to a more constant electricity production at the 759 MW Hollandse Kust […]

  • 6 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Six offshore wind projects under development in the UK, with a total installed capacity 5.5 GW, have passed their Milestone Requirement (MR), Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) reported. The MR is the first significant milestone for projects awarded Contracts for Difference (CfDs), as it requires developers to demonstrate their commitment to delivering the project. The […]

  • 18 March 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Amprion Offshore has submitted the documents for the public planning procedure for the Exclusive Economic Zone section of the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection systems in Germany. The application documents contain a pre-design of the planned platforms and take into account the installation of submarine cables and the erection of the platforms in the […]