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  • 15 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ocean Winds (OW) and Aker Offshore Wind (AOW) have submitted joint bids in the ScotWind Leasing process to install 6 GW of floating wind offshore Scotland. In July, the two companies formed a new partnership to participate in Scotland’s seabed leasing round, and now they revealed their proposal for several sites in the Outer Moray […]

  • 5 October 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) work on the onshore cable route for the Seagreen offshore wind farm have been completed, allowing for the installation of the electrical cables for what will become Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm. HDD has been used to insert ducting at eight locations along the onshore cabling route between landfall at the […]

  • 20 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    BW Ideol and Ardersier Port Authority have signed a formal partnership agreement, under which BW Ideol has gained an exclusive and long-term access to Ardersier Port for the manufacturing of concrete floating wind foundations. Both parties have agreed to explore the set-up of a serial production line dedicated to the delivery of locally manufactured floating […]

  • 25 August 2021

    DNV has updated the DNV-ST-0119 standard for floating wind turbine structures. The updated standard is said to include technical improvements that would allow the industry to further optimize floating wind turbine structures while maintaining a sufficient level of safety. The main change is a completely revised section on floating stability, DNV said. In addition, various […]

  • 30 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    A new Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) report has been launched to help Scottish companies understand and gain a foothold into the burgeoning global offshore wind market. Produced for SOWEC by Scotia Supply Chain, this guide aims to appraise current and prospective Scottish exporters of the main offshore wind opportunities between now and 2030, […]

  • 14 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Floating Energy Allyance (FEA), a consortium comprising BW Ideol, Elicio, and BayWa r.e., has said that its proposals for a floating wind farm, submitted in the ScotWind leasing round, could create 3,900 jobs in Scotland at the peak of manufacturing and construction, if successful in winning the development rights. Floating Energy Allyance (FEA) is one […]

  • 5 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has won a contract with Parkwind to provide turnkey business continuity services to four of its offshore wind farms in Belgium. The Northwind, Belwind, Nobelwind and Northwester 2 farms are among the biggest in Belgium, with a combined installed capacity of 771 MW. Together, these four wind farms can power over 800,000 homes. The […]

  • 18 August 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Equinor Korea has signed a co-development Letter of Agreement for the Firefly floating wind project off South Korea with the Offshore Wind Countermeasures Committee, the Ulsan-based fishermen organization. With this agreement, Equinor and the Ulsan Offshore Wind Countermeasures Committee formed a consultative body to promote the project at the earliest, and to make efforts to […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Invenergy and floating production specialist BW Offshore have formed a joint venture to develop up to 5.4 gigawatts of offshore wind as part of the first ScotWind leasing round in Scotland. The joint venture will focus on developing both floating and fixed foundation offshore wind projects off the Northeast Coast of Scotland, with the projects […]

  • 17 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has combined its Berwick Bank and Marr Bank offshore wind projects, proposed to be built off the east coast of Scotland, into one development which could have an installed capacity of 4.1 GW. According to earlier information, when the two projects were addressed separately, the Berwick Bank wind farm has been developed as […]

  • 29 July 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor, in collaboration with Marine Scotland, will undertake a series of tests at its Hywind Scotland floating wind farm to explore how fishers can safely operate around and within floating wind farms. Last month, Marine Scotland performed a trial survey to test some of the fishing equipment in preparation for the survey scheduled to take […]

  • 29 September 2021
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has submitted an environmental report for the 1.5 GW Skåne Havsvindpark wind farm project offshore Sweden. The submission of the report was preceded by surveys and a thorough environmental impact assessment (EIA), the developer said. Skåne offshore wind farm is planned in the Baltic Sea, approximately 22 kilometers south of […]

  • 23 September 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Esvagt has taken delivery of the third and final service operation vessel (SOV) ordered for Vestas and delivered by Havyard in Norway. Esvagt NHST 149, as the yet-to-be-named vessel is known, completes a series of three vessels delivered over the last nine months that Esvagt had ordered at Havyard Lervik to service Vestas on several […]

  • 10 September 2021
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s strategy for increasing the share of local content in wind projects off its coasts, as well as for increasing Scottish content in projects in other markets, should be based on manufacturing, rather than installation, according to a report from the Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC). Currently, Scottish content in Scottish projects is at […]

  • 15 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The 100th and final wind turbine has been installed at the Moray East offshore wind farm site, located some some 22 kilometres off Aberdeenshire in Scotland, according to an update from Ocean Winds. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed the wind farm’s first Vestas 9.5 MW wind turbine in January. The work hit the halfway […]

  • 1 September 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland, which is currently reviewing the ScotWind Leasing Round applications, will open a new leasing process early next year, dedicated specifically to offshore wind projects which support the decarbonisation of the oil and gas sector, and to small-scale innovation projects of less than 100 MW. Scotland’s seabed manager announced the new leasing round […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the wind turbines at Kincardine, the world’s largest floating wind farm, has marked the start of the long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Statkraft and Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Ltd (KOWL). The 50 MW Kincardine floating wind farm will provide over 200,000 MWh per year to the Scottish grid, enough to power over […]

  • 6 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern has seven more Vestas 9.5 MW units to install at the 100-turbine Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. The first wind turbines were installed at the project site some 22 kilometres off Aberdeenshire in January by the installation vessel Bold Tern, which left the site in May […]

  • 30 August 2021

    Ireland’s energy company ESB is exploring the capabilities of the monopile hammer market for an offshore wind project in the UK whose foundations are planned to be installed using this kind of equipment. ESB has issued a market consultation notice inviting companies to discuss their capabilities to supply, deliver, and operate a monopile hammer which […]

  • 16 September 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor, Shell, Eni, and TotalEnergies – oil and gas players that continue raising their stakes in the renewable energy sector – have been selected by the French government to participate in the country’s first tender dedicated to floating wind. Shell has qualified for the tender in a consortium with Valeco (a subsidiary of EnBW) and […]

  • 10 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Nexans revealed on 10 September that the company had entered into exclusive negotiations for the supply and installation of both onshore and offshore export cables for an offshore wind project in the UK. The cable manufacturer has not disclosed any specifics about the project and its client, noting that further details will be provided upon […]

  • 20 July 2021
    Business & Finance

    Equinor, RES, and Green Giraffe have established a joint company named Océole, one of whose first missions will be to evaluate and work towards submitting bids in the country’s upcoming floating wind tenders. “Together with RES and Green Giraffe, we are ready to contribute long term to the country’ ambitious offshore wind plans and develop […]

  • 19 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor has submitted a bid for floating wind development offshore Scotland in the ScotWind auction, the company confirmed on 19 July. With around half of the sites being floating offshore wind opportunities, the offshore energy company said it believed the Scottish Government was offering a great opportunity to develop large floating offshore wind projects at […]

  • 25 August 2021

    Marine Scotland has launched consultation on the potential opportunities for offshore wind innovation and projects to assist in decarbonising the oil and gas sector, which could be included in the future leasing process. Namely, the Scottish Government has started working on a new Sectoral Marine Plan round for Offshore Wind for Innovation and Targeted Oil and […]

  • 25 August 2021
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics

    Peel Ports Clydeport, owner of Hunterston Port and Resource Campus (Hunterston PARC), has signed an option agreement with XLCC for two factories in Ayrshire, Scotland, that would produce high voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea cables. The overall agreement includes building a 70-acre facility that would comprise the two cable factories, research and development laboratories, offices, […]

  • 20 August 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Investing in additional 22 hectares of port capacity suitable for floating wind foundation fabrication could bring in GBP 1.5 billion (around EUR 1.75 billion) into Scotland, according to an independent report commissioned by the Scottish government and offshore wind industry and published on 20 August. This initial investment could help underpin longer-term growth in port […]