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  • 28 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry, Infrastructure, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Maersk Supply Service will shift its focus to fewer business areas and regions in an effort to increase its presence in core markets, increase synergies in its operations, and improve profitability. Going forward, the company’s two core business areas will be offshore wind and offshore support vessels (OSVs). The offshore vessel markets continue to improve, […]

  • 10 August 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    After awarding four offshore wind areas to BP and TotalEnergies for EUR 12.6 billion through its first dynamic bidding process last month, the German Federal Network Agency (BSH) has now awarded further sites for a total of EUR 784 million in the process organised for four centrally pre-investigated areas. Three of the new four areas […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    Ignitis Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), through its New Markets Fund I, have signed an agreement to collaborate on offshore wind opportunities in Estonia and Latvia and intend to jointly bid in the upcoming offshore wind tenders in these countries. Estonia plans to hold auctions for multiple offshore wind sites in the last quarter […]

  • 14 November 2023

    Government of the Netherlands For the 8th consecutive year the Dutch Government organizes an extensive program during Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference. Offshore Wind Masterclasses The Government of the Netherlands hosts a program during OEEC 2023 where it hosts (invite-only) masterclass sessions and workshops on offshore wind for foreign government officials. The program brings together […]

  • 26 July 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy, Wind Farm Update

    Abu Dhabi-based Masdar has signed a strategic partnership with Iberdrola to co-invest in the 476 MW Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. According to the terms of the deal, the Baltic Eagle wind farm is valued at approximately EUR 1.6 billion. Under the agreement, Iberdrola will control and manage the asset, […]

  • 26 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Benthic, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has completed a site investigation comprising cone penetration tests (CPTs) at the MFW Bałtyk II and MFW Bałtyk III offshore wind farm sites in the Polish Baltic Sea. The tests were done using the company’s portable remotely operated drill (PROD) that has enabled the design […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Collaboration, Contracts & Tenders, Outlook & Strategy

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, and Energia Renewables have formed a partnership to develop offshore wind projects in Ireland, with the potential to deliver up to 1.8 GW of new capacity by 2030. The partnership said that it will initially focus on Ireland’s south and east coasts, where Energia Renewables have […]

  • 31 July 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Research & Development

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced three final wind energy areas (WEAs) offshore Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, which, if fully developed, could support between 4 GW and 8 GW of offshore wind capacity. The three WEAs total approximately 356,550 acres. The first WEA (A-2) is 101,767 acres and is located 26 […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    JERA has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares of Parkwind NV from Belgium’s Virya Energy. The initial agreement between JERA Green, an affiliate of Japan’s JERA, and Virya Energy was signed in March this year. The transaction, which JERA said marks a significant milestone for the company and Parkwind and signals […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The PGE and Ørsted joint venture has signed contracts with Navantia-Windar and Orient Cable (NBO) for delivery of foundations and array cables for Baltica 2, which is the first stage of the Baltic Offshore Wind Farm in the Polish Baltic Sea. Navantia-Windar will be supplying monopile foundations, the largest exceeding 100 metres and weighing over […]

  • 12 July 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Industry

    Germany’s first dynamic bidding process, covering four offshore wind zones with a combined capacity of 7 GW, has generated EUR 12.6 billion in proceeds, according to the Federal Network Agency. The bidding period for the participation in the tenders for the four areas that were not centrally pre-examined ended on 1 June. The auction entered […]

  • 27 July 2023
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Sweden has rejected Vattenfall’s application to build an offshore wind farm at Stora Middelgrund off Sweden’s west coast, citing ”negative effects on the environment” and ”national interests” as the reasons for the decision. The Swedish government will not grant Vattenfall permission to build and operate the wind farm located offshore Halmstad, saying […]

  • 13 July 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) has approved a EUR 18.7 million co-funding for ELWIND, a 1 GW Latvia-Estonia cross-border offshore wind project. The co-funding is said to enable research to determine the environmental impact of the Latvian-Estonian ELWIND offshore wind farm sites and to plan the transmission network cross-border connections and […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has completed installing and burying inter-array cables at CrossWind’s Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Van Oord’s cable-laying vessel Nexus and trencher Dig-It, a remotely-operated vehicle operated from Subsea Viking, have installed a web of 69 inter-array cables measuring 140 kilometres in total. The offshore wind farm is […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Denmark-headquartered Cadeler has signed a firm contract with Baltic Power for the installation of 76 Vestas 15 MW offshore wind turbines in the Polish Baltic Sea worth between EUR 68 – 85 million. The project is scheduled to begin in 2024 and marks Cadeler’s entry into a new and expanding market. The contract is the […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Authorities

    US President Joe Biden will announce today the first-ever Gulf of Mexico offshore wind lease sale as part of his administration’s efforts to boost renewable energy, according to the White House. Today, the Department of the Interior (DOI) is issuing the final sale notice for the first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of […]

  • 12 July 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    Danish transmission system operator (TSO) Energinet has awarded several contracts for surveys and studies for Denmark’s new offshore wind areas. Valued at a total of EUR 19.8 million, the contracts secured by GEO.xyz, WSP Danmark, DNV, and LiveLink Aerospace include cable route surveys, consultancy services for a number of marine environmental studies, and radar analysis. […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Singapore offshore wind newcomer Cyan Renewables has acquired a 100 per cent interest in the service operations vessel (SOV) Groenewind from Belgium-based DEME Group. This transaction marks Cyan’s first acquisition in Europe. Delivered in 2021 to DEME Group, the SOV is operating under a 17-year long-term contract to service offshore wind farms in Belgium. The […]

  • 10 July 2023
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Capital has reached an agreement to sell Denmark-based Bladt Industries to the wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind. During the Nordic Capital ownership, the company completed a companywide strategic pivot to focus solely on the growing offshore wind industry, becoming a pureplay renewable energy supplier, according to the press release. “Our company has undertaken […]

  • 13 July 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry

    Following the results of the latest German offshore wind auction, which went into the so-called negative bidding stage and ended up earning the State billions from the winning developers, WindEurope warned that this would be passed on to consumers and the supply chain, and called on the German government to avoid this approach in future […]

  • 17 July 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is expected to soon announce its decision on whether to approve the Revolution Wind offshore wind farm as the federal agency has now completed the environmental analysis of the project, which Ørsted and Eversource plan to build offshore Rhode Island. BOEM issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Grid Connection

    Siemens Energy Service has completed an upgrade on the offshore substation of the Baltic 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. The work, completed in July, included an upgrade on the existing gas-insulated switchgear to improve and safeguard the energy transmission. The pre-campaign started in March when the sub-distribution was assembled and the electrical wiring was […]

  • 26 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The four-week break in the fall accident has marred the balance of the first German offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea “Baltic I”. “Generating electricity from the September 17th to October 15th was very good and was on schedule, “said the spokeswoman of the energy group EnBW, Friederike Eggstein. In November there was very […]

  • 28 April 2011

    The opening of the Baltic 1 offshore wind farm on represents a milestone, according to the CEO of the energy utility Baden-Wuerttemberg (EnBW), Hans-Peter Villis. “As the first commercial wind farm in Germany, this project has a special meaning for the offshore wind sector, “ said Villis. Baltic 1 will produce power for about 50 […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    German transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz has awarded Heinrich Hirdes GmbH, a subsidiary of Boskalis, with a contract to provide backfilling of the subsea cable routes on the Baltic 1 and Baltic 2 grid connections. The services relate to the entire project period. In designated areas along the affected submarine cable routes, the coverage of […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction of Germany’s newest offshore wind park has recently been completed. The 21 wind turbines that make up the Baltic Sea wind farm – dubbed Baltic 1 – are now complete and set to enter the commissioning phase, the final step before energy production can begin.