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11 April 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Estonian government will not issue a building permit to the developer of a 600MW offshore wind farm in the Estonian Baltic Sea, citing national security concerns as the reason for the decision. The 600MW Saaremaa offshore wind farm is being developed by Saare Wind Energy OU. The company proposes to erect 100 turbines in the 6-megawatt class off […]

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 […]

13 March 2019 Authorities

The Social Democratic Party, Denmark’s main opposition party, has pledged to add two large offshore wind projects to be commissioned by 2030, in addition to the three projects already set out in the energy agreement from 2018. The two additional projects would have 800MW each and would help Denmark produce all of its energy via renewable sources […]

26 February 2019 R&D

More than 69GW of new offshore wind capacity is expected to be installed by 2027, exceeding 100GW of operating capacity by 2030, according to a new report by Navigant Research. In its Market Data: Offshore Wind Market and Turbine Vendor Assessment report, Navigant writes that offshore wind will play an increasing role in the global energy transition to […]

19 February 2019 Business & Finance

MHI Vestas has reached a milestone for its V164 turbine model with the installation of the 200th unit. According to MHI Vestas, the milestone turbine has been installed at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. It is the fifth out of 44 8.4MW turbines to be installed at the 370MW project. Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus started […]

7 February 2019 Business & Finance

Europe installed 2.6GW of new offshore wind energy capacity in 2018, an 18% increase, according to the latest statistics by WindEurope. Fifteen new offshore wind farms were commissioned last year, with the UK and Germany accounting for 85% of the new capacity by adding 1.3GW and 969MW respectively. The average size of the new turbines […]

6 February 2019 Technology

Siemens Gamesa has secured a Provisional Type Certificate for the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The new direct-drive offshore wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 167 metres, with its B82 blades allowing for an 18% greater swept area compared to the SWT-7.0-154 unit, Siemens Gamesa said. The first prototype was installed in Østerild, Denmark in September […]

28 January 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

France plans to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of up to 6GW by 2028, according to the recently released Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)). This is nearly three times as much compared to a proposal floated in November 2018, where only 2.2GW of new offshore wind capacity was to […]

21 January 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

The Jiangsu Province in China has approved 24 offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 6.7GW. The total investment in the projects will amount to CNY 122.29 billion, which is approximately USD 18 billion, the provincial authorities stated. According to the government-supported Xinhua Daily news site, the announcement is part of the province’s 10GW offshore […]

10 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has received consent for a 216MW offshore wind farm off the northern coast of Dayu island, Daishan county. In November, the developer obtained a pre-approval from the Zhoushan Ocean and Fishery Bureau (ZSOAF) to use the area for an offshore wind project, with ZSOAF leaving a 20-day period for public comments. […]

6 January 2019

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21 November 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a draft budget notice amounting to GBP 60 million for the third Contracts for Difference (CfD) round.

30 October 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

The global market for offshore wind array and export cables is forecast to be worth GBP 13.6 billion if all the projects in the international 10-year pipeline come to fruition, according to a report published by RenewableUK.

30 October 2018 Technology, Wind Farm Update

The floating wind turbine installed on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland has started delivering power to the grid, Spain’s Cobra Group, the majority owner of the 50MW project, said.

15 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

UK-based marine services company Stewart Marine has contracted Neptune Marine to build a new EuroCarrier 2611, which is to be named Viking Energy.

1 October 2018 Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Rostock-based EEW SPC has loaded out and delivered 116 out of 174 monopiles for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

26 August 2018

Top five of the most read news on Offshore WIND over the past week.

23 August 2018 R&D

The offshore wind turbine market is expected to value more than USD 16 billion by 2024, according to the latest report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

23 August 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded USD 650,000 to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for two floating wind demonstration and testing projects.

2 August 2018 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

High voltage engineering specialist, EDS HV Group, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed installation, termination and testing work at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm.

1 August 2018 Authorities

The Massachusetts House and Senate have approved a bill which could boost the state’s target of installed and procured offshore wind capacity to up to 3.2GW by 2035.

30 July 2018 Business & Finance

E.ON has secured an 86.2% share in innogy after completing the voluntary public takeover offer (PTO) to the company’s minority shareholders.