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  • 4 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has produced the 500th nacelle for an offshore wind turbine at its manufacturing plant in Cuxhaven, Germany. The milestone was reached with a nacelle for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The offshore nacelle manufacturing plant in Cuxhaven was opened in 2017 and regular operation started with the first months […]

  • 6 May 2021
    Vessels

    Japanese shipping company NYK and Sweden’s Northern Offshore Service AS (N-O-S) have concluded a bareboat charter contract for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) to service offshore wind farms. The CTV, named Energizer, is owned by NYK and will be chartered to N-O-S through a 10-year bareboat charter contract to transfer crews to offshore wind farms, […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Technology

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy with the Type Certificate for offshore for its SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The certificate confirms full compliance of the turbine design to the international wind turbine standard IECRE OD-501 and allows for immediate market implementation. The turbine will be installed in offshore wind parks worldwide […]

  • 15 June 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is developing a solution that could potentially save the company from spending as much as EUR 403 million to repair damaged inter-array cables across up to ten of its offshore wind farms. As previously reported, Ørsted discovered an issue with Cable Protection Systems (CPSs) on the Race Bank wind farm off the UK earlier […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has suggested that a scour protection method which left the inter-array cables unstabilised could be the potential reason for an up to DKK 3 billion (EUR 403 million) issue across up to ten wind farms in Europe. As reported earlier, Ørsted first became aware of the problem earlier this year […]

  • 12 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann has signed 13 contracts in European offshore wind in the first half of 2021. With these contracts, the company enables the installation and maintenance of wind farms by providing motion compensated gangway solutions for both personnel and cargo transfer. ”Securing these projects has brought us new opportunities to deliver the […]

  • 18 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The next phase of Gigastack, a renewable hydrogen project, has secured GBP 7.5 million funding as part of the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Hydrogen Supply Competition. The Gigastack project, led by ITM Power, Ørsted, Phillips 66 Limited, and Element Energy, will show how renewable hydrogen derived from offshore wind can […]

  • 7 September 2021
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The OYSTER consortium of ITM Power, Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa, and Element Energy has selected Grimsby as the location for a “marinised” electrolyser project for renewable hydrogen production. The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) funded OYSTER project will develop and demonstrate an electrolyser system designed to be integrated with offshore wind turbines. A […]

  • 3 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) will take over the management of four Wilson Offshore’s offshore supply vessels (OSVs) designed for accommodation, cargo transfers, walk-to-work (W2W), survey, and ROV operations. Under a cooperation agreement with the ship owner Wilson Offshore, N-O-S will take over full technical and commercial management over the vessels starting in the third quarter […]

  • 24 August 2021
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Cadeler’s wind farm installation vessels Wind Orca and Wind Osprey have achieved 87 per cent utilisation, and at competitive market rates, in the first half of this year, bringing the company a 253 per cent increase in revenue compared to the same period in 2020. Last year, Cadeler reported a EUR 9 million revenue for […]

  • 1 March 2021

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the second month of 2021. Vestas Launches 15 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has introduced the V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine. Siemens Gamesa Rolls Out Record-Breaking Wind Turbine Blade Siemens Gamesa has completed the first Siemens Gamesa […]

  • 10 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has announced a multi-million pound agreement to be the first and lead customer for monopile foundations manufactured at the planned UK facility of SeAH Wind Limited, a UK-based subsidiary of SeAH Steel Holdings. The deal, subject to securing a Contract for Difference and Final Investment Decision (FID) for Hornsea Three offshore wind farm, plays […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    With the global installed offshore wind capacity expected to exceed 250 GW by 2030, the combined capital and operational expenditure (capex and opex) for the decade is set to reach USD 810 billion (approx. EUR 670.2 billion), signaling an increasing shift of investments from oil and gas to renewable energy technologies, according to a report […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The reduction in the energy supply from the Hornsea One offshore wind farm on 9 August was caused by a lightning strike, an initial report from National Grid Electricity System Operator (NGESO) has revealed. Following the lighting strike, Hornsea One immediately de-loaded from 799MW to 62MW, the report said. The wind farm lost modules 2 […]

  • 5 November 2010

    SMart Wind, the consortium lead by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, has appointed GL Garrad Hassan to act as Independent Engineer for the first two 500MW projects in the 4GW ‘Hornsea’ zone located off the coast of Yorkshire. Last month the consortium announced it has secured grid connection for the first two 500MW […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm is awaiting the last two monopile foundations to be installed as 172 out of 174 have been put in place. GeoSea’s installation vessel Innovation installed the first monopile at the project in January 2018 and thus marked the beginning of offshore construction. EEW SPC produced all the monopile foundations for the […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has taken a Final Investment Decision for its Hornsea Project Two, following the UK government’s allocation of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) and the offshore wind giant winning a CfD for what will become the world’s biggest wind farm.

  • 24 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Aberdeen-based Swire Energy Services (SES) has signed a contract with Ørsted for the provision of helideck services and helicopter refuelling system services for the Hornsea One wind farm in the UK Southern North Sea. According to Swire Energy Services, the two-year contract, with the option of two one-year extensions, covers the provision of helideck services […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy is starting consultation as part of the planning process for the Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm, which has a maximum capacity of 2.4 GW. Hornsea Project Three is now seeking to enter the planning process, with a consent application expected to be submitted in 2018. If this is successful, construction of the […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded a multi-million pound contract to JDR Cables for the supply of inter-array cables and termination work for Hornsea Project Two, which will become the world’s biggest offshore wind farm, once operational in 2022.

  • 7 December 2021
    Environment, Technology

    UK’s petroleum regulator, the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), has selected three winners for its £1 million offshore electrification competition, aiming to advance oil and gas electrification plans as part of the UK’s decarbonisation efforts. Three winners are sharing a £1 million, or about $1.3 million, prize for ideas that could help cut greenhouse gas […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded NKT with a contract worth over EUR 145 million, under which NKT will supply more than 190 kilometres of 220kV high-voltage AC XLPE offshore export cable system for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy as the exclusive supplier of wind turbines for the 1.4GW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm.

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    On 16 March, the UK Planning Inspectorate (PINS) submitted a recommendation report on Hornsea Project Two to Energy Secretary Amber Rudd, who requested comments from Natural England and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) yesterday. After receiving findings and conclusions on the application from the PINS, the Energy Secretary has three months to make a decision on the application. Since […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has signed a contract with Bladt Industries for 96 transition pieces for its 1.2GW Hornsea Project ONE offshore wind farm. 56 transition pieces will be manufactured at the Offshore Structures Britain (OSB) facility in Haverton Hill near Billingham, Teesside. The remaining 40 transition pieces will be manufactured at the Bladt Aalborg facility in […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will make the final investment decision on the 1.2 GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm within the next few weeks, the utility’s UK Country Chairman Brent Cheshire told Bloomberg.  Hornsea Project One, comprising 240 turbines, is located 120 kilometers off the Yorkshire coast and covers approximately 407 square kilometers. It is expected to enter into […]