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  • 20 January 2021
    Grid Connection

    In 2020, Germany’s total offshore wind generation was 26.89 terawatt hours (TWh), of which wind farms in the North Sea generated 22.76 TWh and those in the German sector of the Baltic Sea produced 4.13 TWh of electricity. A year earlier, wind farms operating offshore Germany generated 24.16 TWh, with 20.25 TWh coming from the […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    German offshore wind farms delivered 11.64 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity to the grid in the first half of 2019, a 28.8% increase compared to the same period last year when the wind farms delivered 9.04TWh of electricity. The wind energy transmitted from the North Sea to land by the transmission grid operator TenneT rose to […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its ‘first-click’ test in Esbjerg on Tuesday, 28 March, innogy SE said.

  • 23 November 2021
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities, Dan Jørgensen, and the Belgian Minister of Energy, Tinne van der Straeten, have signed a formal political Memorandum of Agreement to establish an offshore grid connection between Denmark and Germany including the Danish energy island in the North Sea. Andreas Feicht, Head of Secretary at the German […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Environment

    DWD (German Weather Service) has commissioned GL Garrad Hassan to be responsible for an extensive sub-project within the scope of the “FINO Wind” research project. This involves taking an inventory of the metadata, utilisation and collection of LiDAR wind measurement data for the correction of mast effects, as well as the uncertainty estimation and assessment […]

  • 8 May 2015

    The South West Marine Energy Park has released a paper outlining the longer term opportunities and ambition for the development of marine energy in South West England. According to the report, the longer term opportunity for the South West will be through the development of new foundation and installation technologies – including floating wind – which will open up […]

  • 26 February 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Service robots, drones, automated motherships and 40-rotor turbines could become the norm for offshore wind farms by 2050, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult predicts.

  • 7 May 2021
    Technology, Vessels

    The first ship ever sailed to the future energy island in the Danish North Sea on Monday, 3 May. MMT’s Relume will undertake seabed mapping at the site which will ensure that the construction of the energy island and the hundreds of wind turbines takes place in a technically sustainable way, Energinet said. In the […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    The Massachusetts Baker-Polito Administration is allocating USD 721,500 in grants to six academic institutions and labor organizations to establish workforce training and development programs to support the state’s offshore wind sector. The awards, which include USD 200,000 from Vineyard Wind’s Windward Workforce Fund, will be used to grow a workforce required to meet the needs […]

  • 11 October 2012

    A new report by the Crown Estate showing the fantastic wave and tidal energy resources around the UK and south west has been welcomed today by the south west marine energy industry. The research, carried out by The Crown Estate in association with Regen SW and devolved administrations, finds there are significant wave resources off […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has won two geotechnical site investigation contracts with Energinet for Denmark’s proposed Energy Island project in the North Sea. The company will perform the preliminary geotechnical site investigation for the Energy Island and the adjacent offshore wind farm zone to obtain geo-data, which will be used to prepare an integrated geological and geotechnical soil […]

  • 11 November 2016

    Since the last time we looked at the status of Germany’s offshore wind industry only two years ago in July 2014, the number of operational offshore wind turbines has jumped from just 141 capable of producing 616MW to 835 grid connected turbines capable of 3,552MW in July 2016 and another 54 installed turbines not yet […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    A new report by the Floating Wind Offshore Wind Taskforce says up to eleven ports around the UK will need to be transformed as fast as possible into new industrial hubs to enable the roll-out of floating offshore wind at scale. The report contains a series of recommendations which could see 34 GW of floating […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Contribution, Environment

    Simply Blue Group and Irving Oil have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities related to the development of an integrated renewable energy hub at the Irving Oil Whitegate Refinery in Ireland. The Whitegate Refinery is the country’s only refinery and a critical part of the country’s energy infrastructure, Simply Blue said. Under […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall Energy Trading has started trading UK power contracts on the N2EX exchange. The company commenced trading at the day-ahead auction and is extending its activities to all other exchange based products. “Vattenfall has high ambitions and several ongoing projects to grow electricity generation from wind energy in Northern Europe, and especially in the United […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    While offshore wind developers are expecting turbines of 13-15MW capacity to be rolled out over the next few years (by 2024), MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched its 9.5MW turbine and brought the market only 0.5MW (500kW) away from the two-figure-megawatt point.

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind farms developed and owned by Spain-based Iberdrola have produced 1,119 gigawatt-hours (GWh) during the first quarter of 2020. Iberdrola’s total installed offshore wind capacity stood at 1,174 MW on 31 March. In the United Kingdom, the company’s offshore wind farms generated 680 GWh, up 203.4% compared to the same period last year, […]

  • 29 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Technology

    RWE and Tata Steel, the largest steelmaker in the UK, have committed to working together to support the delivery of floating wind structures in the Celtic Sea from Tata Steel’s South Wales facilities. The two companies will work together to identify the steel components that could be supplied from Tata Steel in floating wind technologies […]

  • 30 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      EDF Energy Renewables awarded the Balance of Plant contract for the Teesside offshore wind farm to Van Oord. The execution offshore for the Van Oord activities will start mid January 2012 and are scheduled for completion in November 2012. The wind farm is located at its closest point 1.5 km off the shore of […]

  • 5 February 2020
    R&D

    The floating offshore wind industry in the Celtic Sea could support 3,200 jobs in South West England and Wales by 2030, according to a report by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.

  • 19 October 2011

      DNV’s growing team in Hamburg comprises dedicated wind energy experts who are able to draw on DNV’s 25 years of experience in serving the global wind energy industry. They will work closely with DNV’s wind team based in Copenhagen, Denmark and London, UK, and will also be firmly supported by DNV’s marine survey team, […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    RES has signed an operations and maintenance (O&M) contract for Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s offshore met mast situated approximately three nautical miles off Blyth.

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Areva Sells Its Stake in Adwen to Gamesa for EUR 60 Million Areva has decided to sell its 50% stake in the offshore wind turbine manufacturer Adwen for EUR 60 million to Gamesa, with which Areva had a 50-50 ownership in the joint venture and which is now in a merger process with Siemens. Borssele […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul will set up a logistics and operations hub for the 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in the Port of Taichung, Taiwan. Jan De Nul and a subsidiary of the Taiwan International Port Corporation (TIPC) signed a lease and operating agreement covering a total of around 15 hectares of land. […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Swedish offshore wind power developer and operator Vattenfall has signed a five-year cable repair framework agreement with power cable and asset management services provider CWind covering Vattenfall’s European assets.