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  • 12 September 2022

    The European Commission has assessed and endorsed the Netherlands’ recovery and resilience plan worth EUR 4.7 billion, a big chunk of which will go toward clean energy and decarbonisation, including projects related to offshore wind, green hydrogen, and sustainable shipping. The Dutch Government completed the national plan in March this year and submitted it to […]

  • 16 September 2022

    The Biden-Harris Administration has set a target for the US to install 15 GW of floating offshore wind capacity by 2035, building on the country’s existing goal of 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030, which will be largely met using bottom-fixed technology. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will advance lease areas in deep […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Contribution, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Mark Goalen, Director – Offshore Engineering, Houlder. The scaling up of renewable energy capacity will be essential for the success of the global energy transition. Increasing offshore wind capacity is, in turn, key to scaling up renewable energy production but is reliant on developers installing high-capacity farms […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    An unmanned surface vessel (USV) survey is set to begin this month at the Braymore Wind Park site located offshore Ireland. Trial operations of remotely piloted XOcean USVs will take place in the Balbriggan and Drogheda Bay area during September and October for approximately six weeks, subject to weather and operational constraints. The vessels will […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Vena Energy, a portfolio company of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), has announced that it will launch two offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 1.8 GW to participate in auctions under Taiwan’s Phase 3 offshore wind zonal development. The first offshore wind project, called Wei-Na, will have a capacity of 1,200 MW and will […]

  • 31 August 2022
    Contribution, Environment

    The UK could move forward with its ambitious plans for offshore wind while strengthening approaches to protect nature, according to a new report published by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Through a new “Nature Positive” approach the expansion of offshore wind over the next decade can be delivered without jeopardising the […]

  • 23 August 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7 has completed the installation of the last of 188 pin piles on the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The installation was carried by the vessels Seaway Yudin and Siem Barracuda. The first batch of pin piles was manufactured and offloaded at the Port of Taichung in July 2020. Each of the […]

  • 1 September 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet and Gasunie Deutschland have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work on the preparations for cross-border hydrogen infrastructure between Denmark and Germany, which will accelerate the preparatory work and put the countries’ green hydrogen ambitions on path to realisation by 2030. Since the development of the regulatory framework […]

  • 31 August 2022

    Eight Baltic Sea countries that yesterday agreed to build sevenfold the offshore wind capacity currently installed in the Baltic Sea by 2030 have outlined their joint path to minimising the reliance on Russian fossil fuels. Along with the offshore wind buildout, the leaders of the eight countries will also cooperate on grid interconnections and LNG […]

  • 25 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Taiwanese Government plans to launch a tender for 100 MW of floating wind capacity later this year and invite developers to propose their demonstration projects. The floating wind projects will be selected next year and must be completed and commissioned in 2026. The applicants will submit proposals with project plans and locations where they […]

  • 11 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The commissioning of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a has been delayed to 2023, according to Ørsted’s interim report for the first half of 2022. The project was initially scheduled to be fully operational by the end of the year, but due to COVID-19-related delays, the commissioning of the wind farm is being […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa and wpd have signed a Master Supply Agreement, including a 20-year service agreement, for the 927 MW Gennaker offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The wind turbines will have a nominal power of 8.6 MW and can reach up to 9 MW with the Power Boost option engaged. Located 15 kilometres off the […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Virginia State Corporation Commission has granted approval to Dominion Energy for its 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, to be built some 43 kilometres off the coast of Virginia Beach. The developer filed plans for the USD 9.8 billion offshore wind farm with the Virginia State Corporation Commission in the fourth quarter […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    WPD offshore Australia Holding GmbH (wpd), part of wpd group, and Australis Energy Ltd have entered into a 50:50 joint venture for three offshore wind energy projects off the coast of Australia. The development of the three projects, located in the coastal waters of the states of Victoria, South Australia, and Western Australia, with a […]

  • 12 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has issued a tender for a geophysical survey at the offshore Nederwiek Wind Farm Sites Zuid & Noord (North and South), and one other possible investigation area in the Dutch North Sea. The aim of this tender is to conclude an agreement with a tenderer who is able to carry […]

  • 12 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Keppel Corporation Limited and Keppel Infrastructure Fund Management are jointly investing EUR 305 million to acquire a 50.01 per cent stake in a special purpose vehicle that holds 50 per cent of the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The special purpose vehicle is currently wholly owned by Gulf International […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to the Philippines’ Aboitiz Renewables, a subsidiary of Aboitiz Power Corporation, for a feasibility study to develop up to 3 GW of offshore wind projects in the Philippines. The study will help Aboitiz identify potential project sites and provide technical economic analysis to […]

  • 10 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Crown Estate Scotland has opened the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind leasing process aimed at promoting innovations and decarbonising the UK’s oil and gas sector. A two-week registration window opened on Wednesday, 10 August. The application window will open later this month. Offshore wind developers are being invited to put forward […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Investment in the offshore wind sector in the first half of this year amounted to USD 32 billion, 52 per cent more than in the same same period in 2021, according to BloombergNEF (BNEF). The financing of the 1 GW China Three Gorges (CTG) Yangjiang Yangxi Shapa Qingzhouwu Offshore Wind Farm for USD 2.1 billion […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    All 99 contracts offered through the fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme have now been signed and returned to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). A total of 93 individual projects across Britain will now proceed to work with LCCC to meet the contractual milestones specified in the CfD, […]

  • 3 August 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Floating offshore wind platform developer Gazelle Wind Power has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ferrofab FZE, a UAE-based engineering and manufacturing firm, to establish a Center for Manufacturing Excellence at the Ferrofab Jebel Ali facility in Dubai. This Center is being established to manufacture a Gazelle hybrid modular offshore wind platform, based on Gazelle’s […]

  • 15 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution, Ports & Logistics

    GeelongPort, located in Corio Bay, Victoria, Australia, has unveiled plans to develop up to 25 hectares of land for a wind farm hub to support Victoria’s renewables industry. Located at Oyster Cove near GeelongPort’s Lascelles Wharf, the precinct will provide facilities for the berthing, laydown, and construction of equipment for onshore and offshore wind projects. […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Department of Commerce has awarded a USD 22.9 million federal grant to the Maryland Department of Labor (Labor) to develop a new apprenticeship model under the Maryland Works for Wind programme to support the region’s growing offshore wind industry. The Maryland Works for Wind scheme will partner leading employers such as Chesapeake Shipbuilding, […]

  • 8 August 2022

    On 7 August, the US Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a legislative package resulting from the initially introduced and (re)negotiated Build Back Better Act, which encompasses provisions on climate and energy transition, taxes, and healthcare. The legislation will, among other things, mobilise USD 369 billion to be invested in clean energy, energy […]

  • 26 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    James Fisher Renewables (JF Renewables) has entered into a strategic partnership with Dong Fang (DFO) and Ho Lung Power Engineering (HLPE) with the goal to localise the company’s activities in Taiwan. JF Renewables said that through these partnerships the company aims to transfer technical knowledge to selected local teams and provide operations and maintenance (O&M), […]

  • 14 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DP Energy and Iberdrola have published a scoping report for the environmental impact assessment report (EIAR) for their proposed floating wind project offshore Ireland, called Inis Ealga Marine Energy Park. The scoping report outlines the proposed scope of and methodology in use in the preparation of the project’s future EIAR. “Publication of the EIAR Scoping […]