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11 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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. […]

6 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

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 […]

5 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has handed over the commercial operation of the 56 V164-8.3 MW wind turbines on the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm to Ørsted. This marks the official inauguration of the most powerful turbines in the German offshore wind market, MHI Vestas said. “Offshore wind energy is a reliable cornerstone for a […]

3 June 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

24 May 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

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 […]

24 May 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

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 […]

10 May 2019 Business & Finance

The Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court has upheld Ørsted’s claim that it has the right to use the Ørsted name. To remind, the Danish offshore wind giant changed its name from DONG Energy to Ørsted in October 2017, following the sale of its upstream oil and gas business and the decision to shift to green energy. The name represents the company's reference to […]

10 May 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has secured nominal GBP 900 million through the issuance of green senior bonds, to finance its green growth ambition towards 2025 including the investment in the 1,386MW Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the United Kingdom. Ørsted has completed the pricing of new unsecured green senior bonds comprising a GBP 350 million fixed-rate […]

9 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

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 […]

7 May 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted A/S plans to issue green senior bonds in the UK-market to finance its green growth ambition towards 2025 including the investments in 1,386MW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. With the bond issuance, Ørsted targets a multi-tranche senior unsecured GBP-Sterling green bond, subject to market conditions. Tranches may include benchmark 8-year and 14-year nominal fixed […]

3 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders

ALL NRG has extended the existing service framework agreements with Ørsted for offshore wind farms in Denmark and Germany. The Danish company has now signed agreements for 2019 and 2020 concerning snagging and painting, high voltage equipment and turbine service. "It is a great privilege for ALL NRG to expand the agreement as trustworthy solution partner for […]

2 May 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has reported DKK 3.6 billion operating profit (EBITDA) from its offshore wind farms in operation in the first quarter of 2019, a year-on-year increase of 13% mainly driven by a ramp-up in generation from the Borkum Riffgrund 2 and the Walney Extension wind farms. Power generation from offshore and onshore wind increased by 31% […]

30 April 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has taken the final investment decision (FID) on the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Prior to the FID, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs approved Ørsted’s local supply chain plan, and subsequently Ørsted has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower at the feed-in-tariff level announced on 30 January 2019. […]

29 April 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has launched the third annual round of its Walney Extension Skills Fund, dedicated to coastal areas of Lancashire and Cumbria in the UK. GBP 50,000 is available to organizations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a program of targeted events. The full amount may be […]

25 April 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has appointed Ørsted Wind Power's former CEO Samuel Leupold as Chairman of Wind Energy. In this newly created position, Leupold will support the development and implementation of GIG’s global strategy for offshore and onshore wind. According to GIG, the new chairman will also support the expansion of the organization's global footprint […]

25 April 2019 Business & Finance

Ørsted has opened the third round of its East Coast Skills Fund for applications, with GBP 55,000 available for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk. The grants will be available to organizations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a program of […]

24 April 2019 Business & Finance, Environment

Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind is sponsoring a project led by the Wetlands Institute (TWI) dedicated to rescuing stranded horseshoe crabs. The two parties will together execute this year's ReTURN the Favor NJ project, an annual campaign implemented by TWI and partner organizations to support the recovery of New Jersey's horseshoe crab population. According to TWI, each spring horseshoe […]

18 April 2019 Business & Finance

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 […]

3 April 2019 Training & Education

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 […]

2 April 2019 Business & Finance

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 […]

1 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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 […]

1 April 2019 Business & Finance, R&D

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 […]

20 March 2019 Technology

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 […]

14 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted will be submitting a bid in the Dutch offshore wind tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3&4 (Holland Coast South 3&4). As part of its proposal to the Dutch government, Ørsted has already taken the final investment decision on the project and is working to establish green hydrogen projects based on power from its […]

13 March 2019

Ørsted and The Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution (KNRM) have established a partnership under which the offshore wind developer will help KNRM with fundraising and will financially support four coastal rescue stations. The collaboration starts in the province of Zeeland where Ørsted is developing the Borssele 1+2 offshore wind project. The cooperation will be extended […]

4 March 2019 Jobs & Recruitment

Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed the Armed Forces Covenant which highlights the offshore wind as a “forces-friendly” industry. As a forces-friendly company, Ørsted will seek to support the employment of veterans by working alongside the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) in order to establish a tailored employment pathway for service leavers. The company will […]