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  • 19 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    BiFab Crisis: Workers Rally at Scottish Parliament as Unions Urge SSE to ‘Rein In’ SHL The trade unions supporting BiFab workers have called on SSE to ‘rein in’ the contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) and save 1,400 jobs in Fife and Lewis. On 16 November, SSE issued a statement saying that, as a 15% shareholder […]

  • 24 September 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 18 to 24 September 2017.

  • 29 October 2017

    Former Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind CEO Joins CIP Michael Hannibal will join Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) as partner to take a lead role in the company’s investment activities within the offshore wind business starting from 21 December. MHI Vestas to Test 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine in US MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in […]

  • 16 July 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 10 to 16 July 2017.

  • 1 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The Offshore WIND editorial staff brings the most read news in 2017 chosen by you, our readers. From new technologies in the offshore wind industry to the development of subsidy-free bids, 2017 has shown us that the sector is developing faster than anyone had anticipated.

  • 23 July 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 16 to 23 July 2017.

  • 30 July 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 24 to 30 July 2017.

  • 8 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Public Consultation for Borssele V Tender Opens Public consultation for the tender regulations related to the fifth site at the Borssele Zone in the Netherlands opened today and will close on 1 February. Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 Operational, Innovation Picks Up Galloper Monopiles On 2 January, the first four monopiles were loaded from Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    The UK launched the second Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction on 3 April, the same day the deadline was set for developers to place bids at Germany’s first competitive offshore wind tender. This month is significant for offshore wind in France as well, as the selection phase of the country’s new competitive dialogue tendering process will begin.

  • 17 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Oleg Strashnov to Stay on Beatrice Until New Year Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov – which left the Beatrice site after installing the 24th jacket foundation in late September and returned to the job in November – has put the 25th jacket in place and thus officially resumed the works after more than […]

  • 15 October 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 9 to 15 October 2017.

  • 3 September 2017

    Nexans Boosts Cable Laying Fleet with High Capacity Newbuild Nexans has announced the start of construction of a new cable-laying vessel for submarine high voltage (HV) cable systems installation. Analysis: Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm to Have GBP 827 Million Impact on Scottish GDP The 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project is estimated […]

  • 6 June 2017

    The Offshore Wind Energy 2017 exhibition and conference has started in London and the Offshore WIND team has hit the ground running.

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

    Germany Launches First Competitive Offshore Wind Tender, 1.55GW Up for Grabs German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has issued an invitation to tender as part of the first competitive bidding process for offshore wind under which the bidders with the lowest offered prices will be awarded contracts. Siemens Installs 8MW Prototype in Østerild Siemens has installed the […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power has reported improved financial results for the fiscal year 2017, largely due to contributions from the Gemini and Nordsee One offshore wind farms.

  • 3 December 2017

    Siemens Gamesa: 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine to Be Market-Ready in 2020 Siemens Gamesa has launched a new offshore wind turbine – SG 8.0-167 DD – said to increase the annual energy production (AEP) compared to the 7MW model by 20%. Seawind’s Two-Bladed Turbines to Power Greek Islands Seawind has signed an agreement with wind farm […]

  • 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.

  • 21 May 2017

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Back in Business The Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay. France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders France’s […]

  • 9 July 2017

    DONG Orders Siemens Gamesa Turbines for Dutch Offshore Wind Farm Siemens Gamesa and DONG Energy have signed an agreement for the supply and maintenance of 94 8MW turbines at the 752MW Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm being developed in the Dutch part of the North Sea. World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Turns Four […]

  • 19 February 2017

    The Netherlands Opens Door to More Offshore Wind by 2023 The House of Representatives of the Netherlands has voted in favour of carrying out further research to determine if new offshore wind zones can be added to increase the country’s target of having a total of 4.45GW of offshore wind generation capacity commissioned by 2023. […]

  • 14 May 2017

    EnBW Reveals Albatros Team Following the announcement that EnBW reached the final investment decision for the 112MW Albatros offshore wind farm, the German energy company said that the supply contracts for all the main infrastructure work on the project are now concluded. Gemini Officially Open (Photos + Video) The Gemini offshore wind farm, a 600MW […]

  • 12 December 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has sent off the last set of GE Haliade 6MW nacelles for this year to Merkur offshore wind farm’s logistical operations hub in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

  • 22 January 2017

    3sun Recruiting 100+ Technicians, Former O&G Workers Welcome to Apply 3sun Group has launched a recruitment campaign looking for more than 100 new technicians to service GBP 6 million worth of new and extended offshore and onshore wind farm contracts. Boskalis’ Revamped Vessel Coming Up in 2018 (VIDEO) As of 2018, Boskalis will add a […]

  • 23 June 2017

    By Astana EXPO 2017 EXPO 2017, an International Specialized Exhibition on “Future Energy”, opened its doors in the capital of Kazakhstan on June 10. It is inviting industry professionals and tourists from around the world to discover the most advanced technologies and the latest innovations in green energy. A global meeting point in Astana has […]