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  • 21 February 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Development of Australia’s first offshore wind farm, the 2GW Star of the South, has been stalled by Energy Minister Angus Taylor’s failure to sign off on an exploration license allowing a detailed assessment of the wind resource to commence, according to the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA). The Department of the Environment and Energy confirmed […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Union of Australia has launched a petition calling on the State and Federal Governments to support offshore wind and fund a just transition.

  • 29 March 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Australian Government has approved a deed of licence to allow Offshore Energy Pty Ltd (OEPL) to undertake resource exploration for the Star of the South, the country’s first offshore wind farm. The licence will allow the developer to undertake exploration in Commonwealth waters about eight to 13 kilometres off the Gippsland coast in Victoria, […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Denmark and South Korea have entered into a renewable energy cooperation agreement that particularly focuses on offshore wind.

  • 4 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Friends of the Earth Australia is calling on Energy Minister Angus Taylor to support the country’s first offshore wind project, the proposed Star of the South in Victoria, as it has been detained by the federal Coalition government.

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals has established a renewables division in Australia to support the development of the country’s first offshore wind farm.

  • 15 October 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Australian government has dedicated AUD 4.8 million (around EUR 2.9 million) from its 2020-2021 Federal Budget to the development of a regulatory framework related to offshore renewables. According to the budget document, the funds will “support the development of a regulatory framework for offshore clean energy infrastructure industry, consistent with the Australian Government Charging Framework”. […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Akrocean has won a contract to deploy two WINDSEA LiDARs on a 2GW offshore wind project for a period of two years. Although Akrocean did not reveal the name of the project, it did state that the LiDARs are going to be installed “on the other side of the world.” According to the French company, […]

  • 20 September 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has submitted two proposals in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy projects in Massachusetts, offering options of approximately 800 MW and 1,200 MW. The developer’s proposals, named Commonwealth Wind, include the development of an offshore wind project in an area just south of the Vineyard Wind 1 and […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Australia’s state of Victoria is pouring the first AUD 108 million (around EUR 67 million) from its clean energy 2020/21 budget into the first steps toward bringing new renewable energy and hydrogen projects, such as the country’s first offshore wind farm, to realisation. The funds will support research, start-ups and innovation, and […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Energy Pty Ltd (OEPL) has requested a permit from the Australian Government to conduct a feasibility study for a proposed offshore wind farm off the coast of south-eastern Victoria, which would have up to 250 turbines and a capacity of at least 2GW.

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Australia’s state of Victoria has welcomed plans for the establishment of the country’s first offshore wind farm in Gippsland.

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    International engineering consultancy Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up an office in Australia. The International Energy Agency’s recently launched “Offshore Wind Outlook 2019” has identified more than 7,000TWh per year of offshore wind technical potential, roughly 2,000GW of capacity, in waters below 60 metres offshore Australia. The potential adds up to 16,000TWh per year […]

  • 14 September 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction works on the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank project, are expected to start this month. Announcing that the O&M base will be constructed and operated in line with the UK Green Building Council’s Net Zero Carbon Buildings Framework on […]

  • 13 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy has received the official planning approval from local authorities for its manufacturing plant in Teesside, UK, where LM Wind Power will operate the facility which will be dedicated to the production of its 107-metre-long blades for GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The construction of the blade manufacturing plant is planned to begin […]

  • 26 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the South Fork offshore wind farm, Ørsted and Eversource, have selected Texas-based Kiewit Offshore Services to design and build the offshore substation for the project, with the work scheduled to start in November. The offshore substation for New York’s first offshore wind farm will be the first-ever to be built in the […]

  • 9 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has acquired Fuinneamh Sceirde Teoranta (FST), the developer of the Sceirde Rocks offshore wind farm, in Galway, Ireland. Sceirde Rocks is a proposed 400 MW offshore wind farm, capable of generating enough energy to power the equivalent of up to 295,000 homes. The Galway-based renewable energy project has been designated […]

  • 30 August 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to start an environmental review of the Sunrise Wind project offshore New York, the US Department of Interior (DoI) said on 30 August. The project, developed by Ørsted and Eversource, is proposed to be built in a lease area in federal waters approximately 31 miles (around 50 […]

  • 10 September 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Construction has started on the New Jersey Wind Port, the first facility purpose-built for staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to offshore wind projects on the US East Coast. Earthworks will begin on-site in the coming weeks and major construction is due to start in December 2021 with the goal of opening the port in […]

  • 17 August 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the South Fork offshore wind farm and plans to issue a record of decision on whether to approve the proposed project in October. If approved, the 130 MW wind farm planned to be built off the coasts of Rhode Island and […]

  • 20 July 2021

    South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has unveiled a 9.5 MW large-scale floating wind platform on 19 July, saying the company is eyeing both domestic and international markets for its new technology. Among the first projects SHI targets for its Tri-Star Float platform, for which the company has now received DNV’s Approval in Principle (AiP), […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The development of wind energy, both onshore and offshore, in South Korea is gathering pace and the demand for qualified service and maintenance personnel for wind parks is growing. With this development in mind, Husum-based BZEE signed a cooperation agreement with the vocational training college Korea Polytechnic III based in Chuncheon City in July 2013. […]

  • 8 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Pondera is assisting Saare Wind Energy with the environmental impact assessment (EIA) and the required research for the Saaremaa offshore wind project in Estonia. The Saaremaa wind farm will comprise a maximum of 100 turbines at an area covering up to 200 km2 south-west of the Estonian island Saaremaa. The location of the area, which […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has acquired a stake in the Estonian offshore wind developer Saare Wind Energy. Saare Wind Energy is developing the Saaremaa offshore wind farm at an area covering up to 200 square kilometres south-west of the Estonian island Saaremaa. The area could facilitate an offshore wind farm of over 1,000 MW. The development of […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord and Saare Wind Energy have entered into an agreement to jointly develop the Saaremaa offshore wind project in Estonia.

  • 2 September 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) has started cooperating with the German-based Rhenus Offshore Logistics on the provision of offshore supply services to wind farms on the German Continental Shelf. According to the agreement, Vroon is in charge of delivering bulk, containerised and project cargo to wind farm offshore substations off Germany, the company announced via social media. The operations are performed […]