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  • 31 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    German engineering consultancy Gicon will postpone the installation of the full scale demonstrator of its floating offshore foundation, the Gicon SOF, in the Baltic Sea to 2017 due to ”procedural challenges”. The Gicon SOF is a tension leg platform developed by Gicon and ESG GmbH in co-operation with the University of Rostock and the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg. Following […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Authorities

    Offshore wind farms generated a record 7.8TWh of electricity in the fourth quarter of 2017, spurred on by increased capacity and higher wind speeds compared to the same period a year before, according to a report by the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

  • 18 June 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 June 2017.

  • 29 January 2017

    MHI Vestas Turbine Brings Offshore Wind into 9MW Realm MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has unveiled its uprated 8MW wind turbine which enables the platform to reach 9MW at specific site conditions. Carbon Trust: Floating Wind Is UK’s Golden Ticket A new report published by the Carbon Trust has highlighted the key areas for policy makers […]

  • 8 October 2017

    The Amtrium at the Amsterdam RAI is ready, the chairmen have arrived and the delegate bags are good to go.

  • 20 August 2017

    Oleg Strashnov Installs First Beatrice Jacket Foundation Seaway Heavy Lifting’s vessel Oleg Strashnov has installed the first of 86 jacket foundations on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland. Boskalis Buys Gardline Group Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired all shares of the UK-based Gardline Group. U.S. Oil & Gas […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Vessels

    The Offshore WIND Vessel Directory 2017 will be launched today at Seawork International in Southampton.

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first quarter of this year saw a 60% year-on-year decrease in offshore wind financings, from USD 11.5 billion in Q1 2016 to USD 4.6 billion in Q1 2017, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s (BNEF) report on global clean energy investment.

  • 27 August 2017

    Expertise Hub VIDEO: Concrete Floating Foundations More Durable and Cost-Effective (Ideol) Building a floating foundation in concrete has shown to be a cheaper solution, not only construction-wise but with O&M taken into account as well, since the material is much more durable at sea – as learned from the offshore oil & gas industry – […]

  • 16 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Auction Bid Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for grid connections and funding for existing offshore wind farm projects, with at least one of the developers offering the lowest price bid of 0.00 Euro cents […]

  • 24 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spain: 5MW Floating Wind Turbine Taking Shape Dutch heavy transportation and lifting company ALE has lifted the second section of a telescopic tower of the first self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine at the Arinaga port, Gran Canaria. The works are being carried out under the Horizon 2020 Elisa/Elican project, which will result in installing the […]

  • 22 October 2017

    Most read news on Offshore WIND from 16 to 22 October 2017.

  • 26 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark Makes Room for Testing 330m Tall Wind Turbines Danish Government has approved the expansion of the national wind turbine test centres in Østerild and Høvsøre. Four new sites will be added, facilitating testing of turbines of up to 330 metres. BNEF: 237MW of Floating Offshore Wind by 2020 The world could see as much […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Are you ready to tackle the challenges both short and long term? Secure your seat now for the Offshore WIND Conference where we will delve deeper into the opportunities and challenges the offshore wind industry is facing now and will face up to 2050.

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola expects to receive a construction permit for the 500MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project by 30 June, 2017.

  • 17 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    The organization of Offshore WIND Conference 2017 has announced their theme for OWC 2017: Leading the way!

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutch offshore specialist Van Oord reported EUR 403 million revenue coming from offshore wind activities in 2017, a 2.3% increase compared to EUR 394 million revenue recorded in 2016.

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    With 33 fully operational offshore wind farms and further eight under construction at the end of 2017, the offshore wind sector is on track to grow its contribution to the UK’s electricity supply to 10% by 2020, according to the Crown Estate.

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola posted net profit of EUR 827.6 million in the first quarter of 2017, 4.7% down on the same period last year.

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    SSE informed that it expects its 2017/2018 capital and investment expenditure to be around GBP 1.6 billion, instead of previously anticipated GBP 1.7 billion. From 1 April to 31 December 2017, SSE’s capital spend totalled GBP 1.1 billion and has included, among other things, around GBP 355 million investment in on- and offshore wind. 

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has recorded a net profit of SEK 9.6 billion for the Fiscal Year 2017, reporting a positive full-year result for the first time in the last five years.

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    A capacity of 1,300MW of offshore wind in wind turbine components was shipped via Port of Esbjerg in 2017 – 200MW more than in the previous year – according to the port’s annual results, which show a 2.2% increase in turnover at EUR 31.61 million and a net profit of EUR 10.83 million.

  • 22 June 2018
    R&D

    Last year’s offshore wind conditions in the German Bight compared well to the final index average of the preceding 10-year period, according to Fraunhofer IWES’ index for the year 2017.

  • 10 September 2017

    Ireland Reveals Big Offshore Wind Plans Ireland’s state owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of renewable energy marine services related to offshore wind farms. World’s First Offshore Wind Farm Disappears from Horizon (Video) DONG Energy has completed the decommissioning of the world’s first offshore wind farm, the […]

  • 11 June 2017

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Study: Jack-Up Free Turbine Installation and Maintenance Makes SENSE A new wind turbine installation and maintenance technology being developed by SENSE Offshore […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Offshore Wind Innovators announced the Offshore Wind Innovators Award 2017 winners at the Netherlands Offshore Wind Q-meeting organized by Siemens and Van Oord on 6 December.