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  • 29 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S said that the company tripled its revenue in 2021 and returned to profitability. The revenue for 2021 totaled EUR 61 million, an increase of 212 per cent against EUR 19.5 million in 2020. The growth reflects a 77 per cent utilization rate of the vessels […]

  • 28 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The full commissioning of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland has been postponed until 2024 due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic both in Europe and in the Far East, the developers of the 450 MW project said. NnG, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB and under construction 15 kilometres […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The UAE-based offshore construction and fabrication specialist Lamprell has signed a capacity reservation agreement for the Moray West offshore wind farm project in Scotland. The agreement is in furtherance of the exclusivity agreement announced back in January when Lamprell did not reveal the client. The reservation agreement secures capacity in Lamprell’s Hamriyah yard for the […]

  • 14 March 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish wind farm developer OX2 has applied for a Natura 2000 permit for an offshore wind farm in the Swedish Baltic Sea Exclusive Economic Zone between the islands of Gotland and Öland. The name of the wind farm is Aurora and it will be located 20 kilometers south of Gotland and 30 kilometers east of […]

  • 2 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Havfram is in early talks with a partner(s) for the Scottish Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind seabed leasing round, according to the company’s press release from 2 March. Six months ago, Crown Estate Scotland announced it would organise a specific leasing round prioritising oil and gas asset electrification. The auction is […]

  • 17 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has called on the Irish Government to expand its renewable energy ambition and increase its current 5 GW target of installed offshore wind energy by 2030. Speaking at the Irish Renewable Energy Summit at Croke Park, Dublin, the company’s Director of Development Maria Ryan said the offshore wind was key to addressing the […]

  • 21 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Toyo Construction have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate potential collaboration with the aim of commercializing vessels used in the construction of offshore wind projects in Japan and overseas. The companies said they will meet the demand for various types of work vessels in offshore wind power […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland. As the sole offtaker, Danske Commodities will take over balancing and trading of Hywind Scotland’s total volume of 30MW. Hywind Scotland is owned by Equinor (75%) and Masdar (25%). The wind farm, […]

  • 2 July 2017

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  • 23 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, has reached the highest average capacity factor for any wind farm in the UK for its third consecutive year. With an average capacity factor of 57.1% in the twelve months to March 2020, Hywind Scotland set a new record in the UK. During its first two […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Navantia started welding together the first blocks for the first Hywind Scotland floating foundation at the assembly area of its Fene yard in Spain.  Each of the five spar-type floating foundations will be made of five blocks, and Navantia currently has around 15 blocks in different fabrication stage, with the first spar scheduled to be ready in March 2017. The […]

  • 10 February 2017

    Aibel has been awarded further work on Hywind Scotland Pilot Park after Statoil assigned the company to assist with the commissioning of five floating wind turbines for the project.

  • 31 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil UK has selected Survitec as the preferred safety partner for the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm project off Aberdeenshire.

  • 17 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Navantia-Windar today assembled the first foundation for the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, with the construction of the remaining four well underway, the Spanish joint venture company informed.

  • 12 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MMT and Reach Subsea are set to carry out inspection services at Equinor’s Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm. Simon Møkster Shipping’s vessel Stril Explorer is expected to begin the work this month. Hywind Scotland comprises five Siemens 6 MW floating turbines mounted on SPAR-type foundations and located 25 kilometers offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Orga has provided aviation obstruction lighting solution for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

  • 24 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The final tower components for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have left Navacel’s facility in Bilbao and have been delivered to the assembly base in Norway.

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Italian oil & gas and renewables industry contractor Saipem has signed a contract with Statoil for the lift and mating operations of offshore floating wind turbines for the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park project. The deal is part of EUR 430 million worth of E&C contracts this subsidiary of the Italian oil and gas major Eni announced today. Hywind […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens will supply five of its SWT-6.0-154 direct drive offshore wind turbines for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Project, the world’s largest floating wind project.  The turbines will be installed on floating foundations operating in water depths between 90 and 120 meters. For the new Hywind Scotland Project, assembly in West Coast Norway is scheduled for first half […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    All five Siemens 6MW wind turbines for the Hywind Scotland wind farm have been mounted on their respective floating foundations off Stord, Norway, Statoil reports.

  • 15 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Green Marine (UK) Ltd has carried out buoy maintenance on Equinor’s Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind project. Under the contract, which was awarded by Partrac, Green Marine used its vessel Green Isle to conduct the works. “These works were carried out safely, efficiently and on budget, utilising the small weather windows available,” said Green Marine. Hywind […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siem Offshore Contractors’ accommodation and personnel transfer vessel Siem Moxie has begun work on Statoil’s Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. 

  • 13 January 2016

    To provide local communities with information about the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, Statoil will hold a public exhibition on 20 January in Peterhead. The exhibition will take place at the Palace Hotel, starting with an oral presentation at 6 p.m. Representatives from the project will be present to answer questions. Statoil has made the final investment decision […]

  • 21 March 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A new battery storage solution for offshore wind energy will be piloted as part of the Hywind Scotland project, the world’s first floating wind farm, to be installed off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire. The wind park is currently under construction and start of electricity production is expected in late 2017. Statoil will install a 1MWh Lithium […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Sedgefield-based energy industry software specialist Quorum Development has been appointed by Statoil to provide software to enable the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm and the 30MW Hywind Scotland Hywind Scotland Pilot Park to interface with National Grid and participate in the GB energy market. The software provided by Quorum will allow Statoil to engage with […]