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  • 21 July 2014

    DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm is back on schedule – albeit a revised schedule – with more than half of its 80 wind turbines installed. Gunnar Groebler, Head of the Business Unit Renewables at Vattenfall’s Continental/UK regional organisation, reflects on progress and outlines the company’s view as to whether offshore wind will remain an important strategic […]

  • 5 March 2017

    Times are changing in the offshore energy market. Investments in the oil & gas industry are low, while development and investments in offshore renewable energy are high and very much increasing. The shallow waters of the North Sea area, in particular, show an increasing level of investments in renewable energy and more specifically, in wind energy.

  • 25 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) and Innovation Network of Japan (INCJ) have jointly completed a deal after closing the financing for the acquisition of Seajacks International Ltd. (Seajacks), whose purchase had been agreed upon with Riverstone Holdings LLC. The finance was provided through a syndication consisting of six banks, the Development Bank of Japan, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Blue Circle and its partner CleanTech Global Renewables, Inc. have signed their first wind energy service contract for an offshore wind project in the Philippines – the 1.2 GW project in Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro. The Blue Circle and CleanTech have succeeded in securing the exclusivity for the Bulalacao site development through a service contract […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Building and maintaining an offshore wind farm requires extremely accurate predictions of the weather windows available for each operation. Navigating a specially built vessel with a wind-sensitive load of turbine parts on its deck, jagging up the vessel to prepare for turbine installation, positioning and fastening turbine foundations, towers and rotors, and accessing turbines from […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The offshore wind industry, it would appear, has been plagued by schedules and budgets that have far exceeded expectations, a trend that will inevitably become less of a headline-grabber as more farms come on line and experience is gained. The oil and gas industry, after all, went through similar teething issues in its heady early […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind could cover close to 60 per cent of Poland’s forecasted electricity demand by 2050, according to a report by the Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA). According to the report, Poland would need to develop 28 GW of operating offshore wind capacity in the Baltic Sea to achieve this. This capacity would be enough […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

    Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm is under construction on sandbanks approximately 25 km off the coast of Suffolk in the UK and is due for completion in 2012. It has a capacity of 500 megawatts (MW) making it the world’s largest offshore wind farm once it becomes operational and Siemens Energy is supplying the 140 […]

  • 10 October 2016

    Brandt’s passion for the renewables business was evident before he started his career. In 1999, he decided to do his masters in wind farm development focusing on large-scale wind farms. Then after managing several wind technology servicing units he joined Deutsche Windtechnik in 2004 becoming director of the Management Board in 2007. Established around 15 […]

  • 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 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    While offshore wind has performed strongly during the pandemic, continuing with next to no business interruption, the sector still faces some significant supply chain risks. This is according to an insurance company specialising in renewable energy, one of few businesses with the capability to comprehensively assess the offshore wind industry through this lens. Over the […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]