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  • 19 September 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of Cumbria, UK, was officially inaugurated today. The energy company’s CEO and President, Mr Øystein Løseth, hailed an exceptional engineering achievement which shows the way forward for offshore wind power in Europe. Mr Løseth was joined by local MP John Woodcock and over 150 guests on a […]

  • 2 May 2014

    Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has announced £6.5 million for the development of the new quayside during a visit to Nigg Energy Park to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) and Global Energy Group. The MoU will see the two companies enter discussions on a wide variety […]

  • 21 June 2011

      Leading offshore wind developer, Mainstream Renewable Power, today announced its Board level membership of the Offshore Wind Development Coalition in the U.S. The company, which is already actively developing over 7,600MW of offshore wind projects in Europe, recently expressed an interest in developing a major wind farm as part of New Jersey’s offshore wind […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA has allocated some €25,000 million to developing economically sustainable renewable energies in the last decade. This is the highest figure ever invested by a company in this field. With over 200 wind farms in Spain and 330 elsewhere in the world, these investments mean that the company now has a renewable installed capacity of […]

  • 16 May 2014

    Sir Richard Branson is a highly welcome last minute addition to the list of speakers at All-Energy 2014. The UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference is being held at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC), 21-12 May. Speaking live from his renowned Necker Island base, Sir Richard will be joining the conference at 15:0 […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The trade association representing the wind and marine energy industries, RenewableUK, has welcomed announcement by The Crown Estate of further opportunities to develop the UK’s wave and tidal resources. The Crown Estate, which manages the UK’s seabed, has announced 6 new wave and tidal stream demonstration zones, as well as 5 new wave and tidal […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK government has awarded three offshore wind projects with Contracts for Difference (CfD) in the second round of auctions with strike prices going as low as GBP 57.50/MWh for projects scheduled for commissioning in 2022/23.

  • 6 April 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables is seeking an investigative foreshore licence to facilitate survey work for a possible new offshore wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Tarbert, Co. Kerry, Ireland. SSE Renewables has recently submitted an application for an investigative foreshore licence to Ireland’s Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage and is seeking […]

  • 25 November 2010

    Draka announces that it has been awarded the array cabling contract for the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm from Visser & Smit Marine Contracting. The Baltic 2 contract, valued at approximately € 23 million requires Draka to deliver approximately 95 kilometers of 36kV subsea power cable for use in the project. The first delivery on […]

  • 6 April 2022
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Wind farm developer SSE Renewables has teamed up with Microsoft and Avanade on a project which the company says could change the way offshore wind farms are developed in the Netherlands. SSE Renewables is participating in the Hollandse Kust (west) tenders which include a focus on how innovation can assist the rollout of offshore wind […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    As the UK government today (6 October) announced raising the country’s offshore wind targets and allocated funding for offshore wind ports and infrastructure, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) issued a request for information (RFI) related to the development of large scale manufacturing portside hubs. BEIS has invited coastal landowners and/or potential […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Part of the SSE energy group, Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission, announced that they will delay the grid connection between Orkney and Shetland until 2018, reports BBC. This announcement raises questions over the Scottish government’s Saltire Prize which was created to accelerate the commercial development of wave and tidal energy technology. This competition will run from […]

  • 26 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A joint venture between Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios and Flotation Energy has revealed its plan to apply for development consent to build offshore wind farms in Ireland, once the country’s new legislative framework is in place. Offshore Wind Ltd (OWL) plans to build one wind farm, called Greystones, in the waters off the Irish coast […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind secured four firm and unconditional orders totalling 910MW in capacity in 2016. The firm orders were received for the 42MW Blyth project in the UK, the 406MW Horns Rev III project in Denmark, the 370MW Norther project in Belgium, and the 92MW Aberdeen Bay project in the Scotland. Furthermore, the joint venture between […]

  • 15 October 2012
    R&D, Technology

    The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) will be exhibiting at RenewableUK’s 34th Annual Conference & Exhibition being held in Glasgow on 30 October – 1 November. As a supporting organisation of the long-running event, organised by the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, the Institute is looking […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s total pipeline of offshore wind projects now stands at 86 GW, more than eight times the UK’s current operational capacity, according to statistics published by RenewableUK on 22 March. This represents a 60 per cent increase over the past 12 months, driven mainly by massive leasing round announcements by The Crown Estate (8 […]

  • 12 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Environmental Resources Management (ERM), the developer of the Dolphyn technology, has awarded a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract to Principle Power for a 10 MW floating wind-to-hydrogen demonstration project in Scotland. The ERM Dolphyn concept employs a modular design integrating electrolysis and a wind turbine on a moored floating semi-submersible platform which uses Principle Power’s […]

  • 24 June 2011

    As reported in the latest edition of “Pictures of the Future”, Siemens is also turning to tidal power as it strives to exploit alternative forms of energy. The company has recently secured a stake in SeaGen, the world’s first commercial power plant to generate electricity from tidal energy. Commissioned in 2008, the 1.2 MW plant […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The GBP 2.6 billion Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) project has been given the green light for construction by owners SSE, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and SDIC Power after the project reached financial close. The 588MW, 84 turbine project, situated in the Outer Moray Firth, was consented by the Scottish government in March 2014 and granted an […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Danish offshore support specialist Esvagt has contributed to an economic rescue package for the Havyard shipyard, the builder of the company’s next three Service Operation Vessels (SOVs), and has accepted a delay in delivery. The delay in the delivery was caused by the Norwegian shipbuilder experiencing ”financial whirlwinds” , Esvagt said. Offshore WIND reached out […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out commitments to ensure that offshore wind will produce more than enough electricity to power every home in the country by 2030, based on current electricity usage, boosting the government’s previous 30 GW target to 40 GW. The commitments, part of the Build Back Greener initiative, also include […]

  • 14 June 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea 7 has updated its Adjusted EBITDA guidance for the full year 2022 following reduced progress on two offshore wind projects and vessel reshuffle at its subsidiary Seaway 7. Seaway 7 announced provisions against the results of project execution of offshore windfarm installations due to increased costs relating to weather delays and mechanical breakdowns. This, […]

  • 18 June 2014

    Wirral Council has launched a new campaign aimed at securing major, global investment into the borough from two growing sectors. The campaign, “Wirral – Ready, Now”, is targeting key businesses within the supply chains of the automotive and offshore wind and renewable energy sectors. The automotive industry in the UK is booming, and is the […]

  • 21 December 2011
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem is asking for industry views on proposals to change the formula to set transmission charges for power generators using the high voltage grid. Overall transmission charges make up four per cent of an average household power bill. Given the large amount of new low carbon generation that needs to connect to the electricity networks, […]

  • 25 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Ocean Winds has awarded the partnership between Navantia Seanergies and Windar Renovables with a contract to manufacture and deliver 14 monopiles for the Moray West wind farm in Scotland. This contract will be the first order executed in the new XXL monopile factory that Navantia and Windar are building in the Fene […]

  • 5 October 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry

    The UK is keen on speeding up the buildout of offshore wind farms in its territorial waters, a goal that was more firmly set in the new Growth Plan that contains a list of offshore wind projects to be accelerated. However, to do so, the country needs to take on the difficult task of tackling […]