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8 February 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has divested 50% of the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind projects and two lease areas off the coast of New England, U.S., to Eversource. According to Ørsted, the divestment of 50% of the offshore wind assets took place at a purchase price of approximately USD 225 million. Revolution Wind is set to deliver […]

19 October 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted and Naikun Wind Energy Group have decided not to pursue further a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia, Canada, and to end partnership discussions.

8 October 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the D.E. Shaw Group to acquire a 100% equity interest in Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind at a purchase price of USD 510 million.

9 August 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa have signed a subcontract to supply wind turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project founded by Dominion Energy.

12 March 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

The Norfolk-based unexploded ordnance (UXO) specialist Ordtek has won contracts to support Ørsted on offshore wind farm projects in the United States and Taiwan. Ordtek will be supporting Ørsted on two offshore wind farms to be developed off the US east coast, Bay State Wind and Ocean Wind, as well as on the Formosa 1 and […]

19 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa has conditionally received a record wind turbine order for 1,714MW from Ørsted and Eversource encompassing three US offshore wind projects. The signed conditional contract is the largest US offshore wind power order to date, Siemens Gamesa said. It covers the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements […]

19 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The State of New York has selected Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Enersource Energy, and Equinor to develop two separate offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.7GW. Sunrise Wind Bay State Wind's Sunrise Wind was selected to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an […]

16 July 2019 Operations & Maintenance

Ørsted has awarded the Copenhagen-based Vento Maritime to provide weather services for six of Ørsted’s UK offshore wind farms located in the Irish Sea. Vento Maritime is providing Ørsted with similar services for the company's Danish offshore wind farms, with a special focus on the lightning risk at the wind farms through their Lightning Alert Service. […]

12 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

South Korea's LS Cable & System has won a contract to deliver submarine cables for Ørsted's Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The cables are to be delivered by 2021, the company said. The Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farm will feature 112 Siemens Gamesa 8MW wind turbines installed on jacket foundations 35-50 kilometers off the […]

10 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winner of the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV offshore wind tender. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) opened the tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV site without government subsidies on 1 March. Besides Vattenfall, the call attracted bids from […]

10 July 2019 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Ørsted is giving out scholarships for UK and EU students which are starting an energy master's program at the Durham University this October. The scholarships are available up to GBP 6,000 and are valid for the MSc Energy and Society and MSc New and Renewable Energy programs at the UK university. Ørsted emphasized it is already a key strategic […]

9 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

CWind Taiwan has secured two crew transfer vessel (CTV) charters for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. CWind Taiwan secured a 90-day extension with Formosa Offshore Wind for the Taiwan-flagged Ocean Surveyor 3 in support of the project's ongoing phase 1 maintenance requirements. The second contract was secured with Jan De Nul for […]

8 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Ørsted has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EEW to work towards establishing a monopile fabrication facility in Paulsboro, New Jersey, for the Ocean Wind project. According to the project documents, the foundation manufacture facility may longer term expand its scope of activities as the Atlantic coast offshore wind industry grows. Ørsted also signed […]

4 July 2019 Business & Finance

Northern Offshore Group is making a strategic investment in the UK-based CPower Energy with an aim to broaden its activities in the offshore wind industry. According to Northern Offshore, the owners have followed CPower during its first couple of years in the business and saw the acquisition as part of a long-term growth strategy across various segments […]

4 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy is set to reveal the winner of the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV tender on 10 July. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) opened the tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III and IV sites without government subsidies on 1 March. The zero-subsidy round, which closed on 14 March, […]

3 July 2019 Grid Connection

Ørsted's offshore wind farms in the German North Sea have produced and delivered over 10 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity since the first wind farm started producing in February 2015. The Danish energy company owns and operates four wind farms in the German North Sea with a combined capacity of nearly 1.4GW. "With our four […]

2 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project has entered the construction phase as onshore works kick off. The groundbreaking took place on 1 July, marking the first onshore construction work on the two-turbine 12MW offshore wind project. “The Virginia offshore wind demonstration project is another powerful example of the Commonwealth’s position as a leader […]

1 July 2019 Business & Finance

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched an international competition focused on improving offshore wind resource models. The competition will enable modelers to access six validation cases from operational offshore wind farms in the North Sea, owned by OWA’s industry partners, to improve and strengthen their wake models. According to the Carbon Trust, this open source, […]

1 July 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

UK-based fund manager Glennmont Partners has entered into an agreement with Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) to acquire a 25% stake in the Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. The acquisition is the first offshore wind investment to be realised from Glennmont’s EUR 850 million Clean Energy Fund III, which achieved its final close […]

26 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has placed an order with the Rostock-based EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH for 30 transition pieces for the 1,386MW Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. The transition pieces will be manufactured at EEW Offshore Structures Britain (EEW OSB) in Teesside, the UK. Production will start in September 2019. According to Sascha Hofmeister, Managing […]

25 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Ørsted has signed a power cable framework agreement with Global Marine Group (GMG) for its UK offshore wind farms. GMG, supported by Global Marine, Global Offshore and CWind, will carry out inter-array cable replacement and repairs on Ørsted’s UK offshore wind farms using UK vessels. The framework is part of the Atlantic Cable Maintenance Agreement (ACMA), […]

24 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ørsted for their 900MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind power project in Taiwan. The project includes the Asia-Pacific variant of the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine and a service agreement. As part of this firm order, Siemens Gamesa will establish a nacelle assembly facility […]

24 June 2019 Business & Finance

The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is launching a ten-year programme to support the growth of UK businesses looking to capitalise on the opportunities offered by offshore wind. The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) will be delivered by Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult which will support supply chain companies to enable their growth and increase their competitiveness. The GBP 100 […]

24 June 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected the Ocean Wind project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will […]

18 June 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

A new eight-kilometer cable link between Horns Rev 2 and Horns Rev 3 wind farms in the Danish North Sea has recently been used for the first time while one of the export cables was undergoing scheduled maintenance, Vattenfall said. Energinet recently shut down the export cable connecting Horns Rev 2 to the grid for […]

17 June 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has extended the decision period on the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV tendering round by up to 13 weeks as the agency ''needs more time to assess the applications''. The initial legal period of 13 weeks for the evaluation of the received applications expired on 13 June and […]