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  • 11 May 2023
    Technology, Vessels

    Umoe Mandal has selected Shoreline Wind’s O&M Design software for its high-speed crew transfer vessels (CTVs) working in offshore wind to deliver accurate outputs for maintenance strategies and costs for offshore wind developers and operators. The Norwegian shipbuilder’s fleet of CTVs for offshore wind includes vessels from the Wavecraft Commander and Sprinter series, which were […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 50 MW of power from the 900 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm with the Stuttgart-based technology and services company, Robert Bosch GmbH (Bosch). The output is equivalent to around 200 gigawatt-hours of electricity per year. The power purchase agreement (PPA) runs for a term of […]

  • 19 April 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has invited bids to build and operate Power-to-X projects with a deadline for applications set to 1 September. Through the tender – the first of this kind in both Denmark and the world – the country has made available DKK 1.25 billion (approximately EUR 167.7 million) in state support for […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between AVANGRID and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has shipped the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine from the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal to its location more than 30 miles (about 49 kilometres) off the coast of Cape Cod in the US. The GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Supply Chain

    Boskalis has been awarded contracts by PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna and Ørsted for the transportation and installation of the export and array cables for the Baltica 2 offshore wind farm in Poland, classifying the contract value as “large”, which for Boskalis means it is worth more than EUR 300 million. The project scope comprises the transportation and installation of 107 […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has made the final investment decision (FID) for the He Dreiht offshore wind project in the German North Sea, clearing the way for the start of construction of the company’s largest offshore wind farm to date, with an installed capacity of 960 MW. EnBW secured the contract in 2017 in the first offshore tendering […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Several subsea operations are scheduled to soon commence at the sites of the first two phases of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm, currently under construction off the North East coast of England. Later this month, NKT will begin nearshore intervention works in support of the installation of the Dogger Bank B export cable in the […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and BP have reached an agreement on the previously disputed overlap area between the Hornsea Four offshore wind farm and the Endurance carbon storage site, developed by the Northern Endurance Partnership (NEP) that gathers BP, Equinor and TotalEnergies. Quick overview: Ørsted submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the 2.6 GW […]

  • 14 April 2023

    The Swedish Energy Agency has issued a report that provides a basis for the country’s marine planning to enable 120 TWh of offshore wind energy production (or 30 GW in generation capacity). However, while the report points to areas that could accommodate further offshore wind capacity, the authorities are yet to designate new marine areas, […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Business development

    French green hydrogen production specialist, Lhyfe, and Centrica, the UK-headquartered multinational energy company, have signed an agreement to jointly develop offshore renewable hydrogen in the UK, starting with a pilot project in the Southern North Sea. Beyond the pilot, Lhyfe and Centrica will also examine an additional partnership to deploy the technology at commercial scale […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, Infrastructure, Jobs & Recruitment

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has acquired ST3 Offshore in the sixth tendering round since the Polish offshore steel foundations manufacturer declared bankruptcy. ”On March 20, in the court Sąd Rejonowy Szczecin-Centrum XII Wydział Gospodarczy w Szczecinie an auction for the purchase of ST3 Offshore was held. The highest price offered was PLN 170,500,002, so […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected Havfram Wind for the installation of wind turbines at its Hornsea Three offshore wind farm in the UK. The Norwegian company will be using one of its newly built jack-ups for the work, which is scheduled to start in autumn 2026. The 2,852 MW Hornsea Three – which, according to Ørsted, is […]

  • 30 May 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The turbine at the Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm in Germany that was hit by a cargo vessel last month was put back into service around 24 hours after being taken out of operation for inspection, Ørsted tells According to reports by German media, the vessel, which sustained major damage, was on autopilot […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Grid Connection

    The topside for the Hollandse Kust West Alpha offshore substation has now left the hall where initial construction works were being done and moved to a yard in Hoboken, Belgium, where the remaining work will continue before the platform is ready to be installed offshore the Netherlands. The offshore transformer platform is being constructed by […]

  • 21 March 2023
    Business & Finance

    France-based green hydrogen specialist Lhyfe has acquired a 49 per cent stake in Flexens, a Finnish renewable hydrogen and Power-to-X project developer. According to Lhyfe, the two companies will combine their expertise and commercial pipelines to accelerate current projects and identify new opportunities in Northern Europe, in particular large offshore projects. Lhyfe says that the […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE is performing a benthic survey off the northeast coast of the UK, where the company plans to build its 3 GW Dogger Bank South (DBS) Offshore Wind Farm. According to a Notice to Mariners from the project, the developer has contracted Ocean Ecology to carry out a seabed habitat survey at the offshore wind […]

  • 7 March 2023
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    After filing the documents for the public planning procedure for the section of the BorWin4 offshore grid connection that lies in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in 2021, German transmission system operator Amprion has now announced that the approval process at the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has started. In the spring of 2021, Amprion […]

  • 7 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    German and Belgium transmission system operators (TSOs), 50Hertz and Elia, have issued a tender for offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey, identification, and clearance campaign in the cable installation corridor(s) in the Baltic and North Seas. Since this joint procurement involves different countries, the state applicable national procurement law is that of Germany. The objective of the UXO […]

  • 3 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has selected NKT and Prysmian to install five 525 kV XLPE HVDC cable connections for grid projects which will link new Dutch offshore wind farms to the national grid. TenneT’s next-generation, 2 GW grid connections in the Netherlands are scheduled to be completed between 2028 and 2030. NKT will build the cable connections for […]

  • 13 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables, Marubeni Corporation, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), the consortium behind Ossian floating offshore wind farm in Scotland, have awarded the contract for geotechnical investigations to Fugro and Ocean Infinity. The Netherlands-based Fugro will focus on downhole geotechnical sampling and in-situ cone penetration testing, while Ocean Infinity will focus on the seabed scope which […]

  • 1 March 2023
    Collaboration, Equipment, Infrastructure, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Technology

    A consortium of Dutch companies has launched a government-backed project to explore the synergies between offshore wind, offshore solar and hydrogen production at sea for improved sustainability of North Sea renewable energy projects. The four-year project, dubbed Solar Enhanced North Sea Energy Hub (SENSE-HUB), is expected to accelerate the rollout of offshore solar into offshore […]

  • 2 March 2023
    Business development, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, who recently filed a Marine Licence application for their 500 MW Green Volt floating wind farm in Scotland, have now submitted a Scoping Report for the 1.4 GW Cenos floating offshore wind farm to Marine Scotland. The developers have submitted leasing applications for both Cenos and Green Volt as part of […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind foundation manufacturer Steelwind has shipped off the first three monopile foundations for Ørsted’s Gode Wind 3 project in Germany. The offshore wind farm will comprise 23 XXL monopiles which will be connected to the wind turbines without transition pieces (TPs).  The first batch of the TP-less foundations was shipped from Steelwind’s manufacturing […]

  • 1 March 2023
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has opened its largest-ever apprenticeship recruitment campaign for its UK East Coast offshore wind farms. The announcement is for the first phase of 2023 applications for roles located on the East Coast. The second stage will see positions available on the West Coast. By the end of 2023, 18 apprentices […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and Northland Power have selected Vestas as the preferred supplier and the company’s 15 MW turbine model as the technology of choice for their Nordseecluster offshore wind projects in Germany. Nordseecluster is planned to have a total capacity of up to 1.6 GW across four offshore wind farm sites. Under the preferred supplier agreement, […]

  • 22 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Dura Vermeer, BAM Infra Nederland, and Visser & Smit Bouw have signed a framework agreement with Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT for civil engineering works for the construction of the land-based stations for the 2 GW offshore projects in the Netherlands. From 2024, TenneT plans to realise the connection of offshore wind farms according to a new […]