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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 […]
US Wind Inc and Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind have expressed their support to Maryland passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) and the plans to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2040. As reported, CEJA will see the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity in Maryland by 2030. In May 2017, this US East Coast […]
Ørsted has placed an order with WindServe Marine for two purpose-built crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the U.S. offshore wind market. The first CTV will be built by U.S. Workboats and deployed for Ørsted’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, followed by subsequent service on Northeast projects. WindServe’s affiliate shipyard Senesco Marine will construct the second vessel […]
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.
Eight offshore wind majors have officially launched the Taiwan Offshore Wind Industry Association. The founding members include Ørsted, Northland Power, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), wpd offshore solutions, Macquarie Group, Swancor, Yushan Energy and the Japanese utility JERA. The association aims to bring together offshore wind companies in Taiwan to promote the long-term development of the industry, stable […]
The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched a competition to accelerate the development of technologies with the potential to reduce vessel emissions and fuel consumption. The OWA Low Emission Vessels competition will focus on innovations for crew transfer vessels (CTVs). Designs submitted to the competition will be assessed for overall cost, operations, and […]
Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed contracts with South Korea's Samkang M&T and Hyundai Steel Industries for the supply of jacket foundations for the 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Samkang M&T will manufacture and deliver 28 jacket foundations, and Hyundai Engineering & Steel Industries 27 units, according to Korean media. […]
WIND has secured a contract by Ørsted for the storage and onshore handling of inter-array cables and accessories at its site in Velsen, the Netherlands. The 20-year framework agreement includes all of Ørsted's current and future offshore wind farms in Europe. The inter-array cables and accessories will be centralized from their current various storage locations in Europe to […]
Ørsted has officially started operations on the 1,214MW Hornsea One, the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The project’s first operational team of 32 set sail from Grimsby Royal Docks to the wind farm located 120 kilometres out to sea on 31 May. They are part of two shift-based teams that are responsible for […]
Ørsted has awarded Ziton A/S with a contract to provide a service jack-up vessel or vessels for main component exchanges at offshore wind farms out of warranty in the United Kingdom, Germany and/or Denmark. Under the Service Jack-up Framework Agreement 2019, Ziton will provide the vessel(s) to carry out lifting operations and provide related services including the […]