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  • 12 August 2010
    Authorities

    The New York Power Authority, which is considering private-sector proposals to erect offshore wind turbines, has failed to fully respond to… By Steve Orr (democratandchronicle) [mappress] Source: democratandchronicle, August 12, 2010;

  • 5 August 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    C-Power, the Belgian company developing a major wind farm in the North Sea, is on track to complete the financing of 48 wind turbines for… (langlophone) [mappress] Source: langlophone, August 05 , 2010;

  • 22 June 2010
    Training & Education

    The New York Power Authority will hold a conference in Syracuse Thursday for businesses interested in participating in offshore wind…   [mappress] Source: syracuse, June 22, 2010;

  • 16 June 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    The systems installed at the Thornton Bank wind farm achieve outstanding levels of power output and technical availability. REpower turbines at the alpha ventus test site reach positive performance levels as well Almost one year after final commissioning of the Thornton Bank wind farm in Belgium, REpower Systems AG (WKN 617703) is in a positive […]

  • 15 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Chinese companies assembling parts of wind turbines and solar panels will use Ostend as a hub for dispatching their products. It is hoped… [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, June 14, 2010;

  • 15 January 2021
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The VindØ consortium has revealed its vision of the world’s first energy island. The VindØ consortium comprises two of Denmark’s largest pension funds, PensionDanmark and PFA, and Denmark’s largest utility company, Andel. The artificial island, made of submersible concrete boxes, is to be built in the Danish part of the North Sea, around 100 kilometres […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The Rampion 2 team has launched a four-week informal consultation this week to raise awareness and seek feedback on their initial proposals to expand the Rampion wind farm off the Sussex coast, UK. A full and formal consultation will follow later in the year, ahead of the submission of a development consent application to build […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have launched the Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI). Through a partnership between SUNY’s Farmingdale State College and Stony Brook University, the USD 20 million investment will advance offshore wind training programs and the educational infrastructure needed to […]

  • 14 January 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected the partnership of Equinor and BP as the winner of the state’s second offshore wind solicitation. Under the award, Equinor and incoming strategic partner BP will develop the 1,260 MW Empire Wind 2 and the 1,230 MW Beacon Wind 1 offshore wind projects. […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Esvagt’s service operation vessel (SOV) newbuilding, NHST-146, is now ready to start working for Vestas at Borssele 3 & 4 and Northwester 2 wind farms, the Danish offshore support specialist said. NHST-146, the first of the three SOV newbuildings for Vestas, is ready and accepted by the Class and by Esvagt, and has been ready […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Japan LLC has been awarded a contract with Kajima Corporation to transport and install the wind turbines at the Akita Port and Noshiro Port offshore wind farms in Japanese waters. Seajacks Japan, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the UK-based Seajacks International, will in total transport and install 33 MHI Vestas V117 – 4.2 MW wind […]

  • 8 January 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa, ITM Power, and Element Energy have been awarded EUR 5 million in funding to demonstrate and investigate a combined wind turbine and electrolyser system designed for operation in marine environments. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH2-JU), a public private partnership of the European Commission, has awarded the consortium behind […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind farms generated 6.7 TWh of electricity in 2020, which represented 8.4 per cent of total electricity consumption in Belgium, or the electricity consumption of around 1.9 million families. Eight offshore wind farms are currently operational in the Belgian North Sea, with a total installed capacity of almost 2.3 GW. This includes Northwester […]

  • 1 January 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) gave the development consent to the Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm on 31 December 2020. Ørsted submitted the development consent order (DCO) application for the 2.4 GW project to the UK Planning Inspectorate on 14 May 2018. The application was accepted for examination […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is calling for major investment to transform South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in New York into a wind turbine assembly center.  The city-owned South Brooklyn Marine Terminal is one of 11 ports around the state to be pre-qualified to be considered for up to USD 200 million in loan and grant funds […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    A consortium comprising Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Taiwanese private equity fund Cathay PE is acquiring a 50 per cent ownership share in Ørsted’s 605 MW Greater Changhua 1 offshore wind farm in Taiwan for approximately TWD 75 billion (around EUR 2.2 billion). Under the agreements Ørsted signed with the consortium […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Milano-based Ichnusa Wind Power srl has applied with the Port Authority of Cagliari for a 30-year concession to build and operate an export cable connection for a floating wind farm off the west coast of Sardinia. According to the project’s application documents, Ichnusa Wind Power plans to construct a wind farm, Sardegna Sud Occidentale, comprising […]

  • 15 December 2020

    Job Title: Project Director – EPC TransmissionReporting to: Local Operations ManagerGrade: PM3Department: Local OperationsLocation: United Kingdom Purpose of the Job:Project Director has overall responsible for safely managing projects, both strategically and operationally, to ensure the appropriate use of technical and human resources to achieve on-time completion according to specifications and within budgeted costs. The role […]

  • 15 December 2020

    Reporting to: Local Operations ManagerGrade: PM3Department: Local OperationsLocation: United Kingdom Purpose of the Job:Project Director has overall responsible for safely managing projects, both strategically and operationally, to ensure the appropriate use of technical and human resources to achieve on-time completion according to specifications and within budgeted costs. The role acts as the senior leader interface […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) have closed the partnership agreement through which Vestas acquires MHI’s shares in the MHI Vestas Offshore Wind joint venture. As reported in October, Vestas and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries signed an agreement for Vestas to acquire MHI’s 50% stake in MHI Vestas. The deal also sees MHI acquiring 2.5% in Vestas and […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Authorities, Environment

    The UK Crown Estate has set a target to become a net zero carbon business by 2030 and outlined its commitments to reach this goal, which include optimising the green energy potential of the UK’s offshore renewable energy resources. The move has come as the Crown Estate wants to align with the 1.5°C goal of […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines reported on 2 December that all the inter-array cables at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm will be buried to minimise the interference for navigation and fishing activities. According to the developer, due to extreme site conditions a commitment to bury half of the cables was made in 2016. Now it has been determined […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    On 2 December, Lithuanian government approved a draft resolution that would lead to the Port of Klaipeda being upgraded to accommodate facilities supporting offshore wind projects. The resolution will create the necessary conditions for Klaipeda State Seaport Authority to invest in port infrastructure, which would be used for the production, assembly and storage of wind […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project is now free from any appeals before the French courts, according to an update from Ailes Marines on 3 December. The appeal had been filed by the Association for the Protection of the Sites of Erquy and Surrounding Sites (ASPE), Erquy Environnement and others, requesting the Council of State to […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish Tax Agency has decided to tax Ørsted’s Walney Extension and Hornsea One offshore wind farms in the UK and the developer has now announced an appeal to this decision to the Danish Tax Appeals Agency. Namely, Ørsted received an administrative decision on 1 December for the tax years 2015 and 2016, with the […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has issued a Request of Qualifications for construction management services related to the New Jersey Wind Port project. Located in Lower Alloways Creek, the New Jersey Wind Port is a first-in-the-nation infrastructure investment that will provide a location for staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to offshore wind […]