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Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Stockton University that will support research, academic programs, and events at the New Jersey-based university. The agreement could also provide Stockton students and faculty with opportunities to assist with the development of Ørsted proposed Ocean Wind project, should that project receive state approval. Ørsted has […]
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 […]
Ørsted is the most sustainable energy company in the world and the fourth most sustainable company overall in Corporate Knights’ 2019 index of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World. Toronto-based Corporate Knights analysed more than 7,500 companies, mainly from the industrials, financial IT, consumer and health care sectors, against their global industry […]
Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has entered into a partnership agreement with Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) to improve communication between the commercial fishing industry and offshore wind developers. The aim of this first-of-its-kind partnership is to create an unprecedented opportunity for commercial fishermen to provide direct input to the wind energy industry on matters of significant interest […]
Ørsted will pause and revisit its project activities, the project timelines, and local commitments in Taiwan after not receiving an establishment permit in time to sign a 2018 power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the Changhua 1 and 2a projects.
Focus Consultants has won a contract to deliver sustainability services for Ørsted’s East Coast Hub which is currently under construction on the Royal Docks at Grimsby, Lincolnshire.
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.
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has launched its service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change destined to operate for Ørsted.
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.
Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa have signed a subcontract to supply wind turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project founded by Dominion Energy.
Ørsted has initiated a structured process to assess the market interest in acquiring its Danish power distribution and residential customer businesses, as well as the City Light business.
Ørsted and its joint venture partner Eversource will continue progressing the Bay State Wind project towards the next solicitations in New England and New York, Ørsted’s Executive Vice President Martin Neubert said after the project was not selected under the 83C solicitation in Massachusetts.
Denmark-based vessel owner KEM Offshore has won two contracts to provide its crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for Ørsted’s and Vattenfall’s offshore wind farms.
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has placed an order with Salt Ship Design for a new wind farm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) that will enter a contract with Ørsted, once delivered.
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 […]
Fugro has won contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at Bay State Wind and Ocean Wind offshore wind farms in the United States.
Following the article about Ørsted’s participation in the upcoming Hollandse Kust I & II tender, Offshore WIND spoke with Jasper Vis, the company’s country manager for the Netherlands who said that the final decision on whether to bid at the tender has not yet been made.
Ørsted, previously DONG Energy, will participate in the Dutch tender for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (South) I and II offshore wind farm zones.
Ørsted has awarded fourteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the fifth round of its East Coast Community Fund. The East Coast Community Fund was launched in December 2016 as part of Ørsted’s community engagement program for its Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. The 14 awarded groups […]
The Carbon Trust has revealed the five winners of its dynamic export cable competition, part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP). The winners are the Norwegian Aker Solutions, Japan’s Furukawa Electric Co., Greek Hellenic Cables, the UK-based JDR Cable Systems and China’s Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable. Supported by BPP Cables, the competition was launched to address the […]
Ørsted has allocated grants from the sixth round of the Walney Extension Community Fund, set up to support community and environmental projects near the 659MW offshore wind farm in Cumbria, UK. The grants have been awarded to sixteen groups who will each receive a share of the just over GBP 253,000 windfall and will join 75 other […]
Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]
Ørsted has awarded Belgium’s G-tec with contracts to provide geotechnical engineering services on two offshore wind farms in the German Bight. Under the two individual contracts, G-tec will in 2019 carry out geotechnical investigations and laboratory analysis of samples taken from the seabed in various depths within the Gode Wind offshore wind farm 03 and 04 and […]
Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rowan University in New Jersey for research on offshore wind. Under the agreement, Ørsted will support innovative offshore wind engineering clinics for Rowan University students and collaborate with them on research opportunities. Rowan University said that the MoU was signed on 27 March at its annual Faculty Research Day, which […]
Ørsted has implemented an O&M simulation and data analytics solution from Shoreline to support the development of its offshore wind farms. According to the Danish company, Shoreline’s O&M design simulation solution enables the performance of a detailed long-term simulation of the operational logistics for any of its existing and future wind farms. With the system, Ørsted said it is […]
This year’s upcoming International Partnering Forum (IPF) will be the largest to date and will be headlined by global offshore wind leaders, according to the U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind. The sixth annual IPF conference will take place on 8 April in New York and is expected to see more than 1,000 attendees, including […]