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6 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Denmark's  Welcon has received an order from MHI Vestas to deliver tower sections for the 950MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. In total, Welcon will manufacture and deliver 70 bottom sections, 34 middle sections and 34 top sections for the project. The sections are scheduled to be delivered from the fourth quarter of 2019 until […]

29 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is opening the third Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round today, 29 May. The third CfD round has attracted offshore wind bids with a combined capacity of 8.4GW from major developers such as SSE, Equinor, Scottish Power, innogy, and Red Rock Power Ltd. A total 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 […]

11 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

Bremerhaven-based INNOVEN Marine Service has won a contract to provide offshore supply vessel services to the Global Tech I and BARD Offshore 1 wind farms in the German North Sea. The contract covers the transport of containers carrying dangerous goods and general cargo from Emden to the wind farms and back, as well as substation refueling services. […]

15 January 2019 Business & Finance

SSE plc has reopened the Beatrice Partnership Fund and is inviting local Highland and Moray communities in Scotland to apply for grants. Groups and organizations in the two regions are welcome to apply for grants amounting to between GBP 10,000 and GBP 50,000. This deadline for the submission of applications is 25 April by 12:00 […]

15 January 2019 Vessels

Classification and technical advisory services provider ABS has granted an Approval in Principal (AIP) to Neptun Ship Design for its Wind Turbine Transport Vessel design, said to be the first to support transporting parts for turbines greater than 9MW. The 178m long Blue Azurit design allows wind turbine manufacturers to produce full length welded towers […]

6 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Siemens has secured an order to connect the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid.

24 October 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

UK-based EEW OSB has secured a contract to provide 35 transition pieces for Ørsted's Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.

25 June 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Gulf Marine Services (GMS) will deploy a third vessel from its Large Class Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) fleet on an offshore wind project, after the company signed a charter agreement with an unnamed client for a project in Europe.

13 June 2018 R&D

ABS Consulting, a subsidiary of ABS Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate with a consortium of research, testing and certification bodies in Taiwan and advance technical knowledge and offshore wind capabilities in Asia's second-largest offshore wind market.

2 May 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to collect meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) data off the New York coast, in areas with the potential for future offshore wind development, and announced USD 5 million available to support the works. 

24 April 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

A consortium comprising ENGIE, EDP Renewables and Caisse des Dépôts has awarded ABS Group with a contract to provide design verification services for the Les Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France.

6 December 2017 Wind Farm Update

ABS Group has issued a Verification Certificate to the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) supporting the reliable operation of the the Block Island Wind Farm, the first commercial wind farm in U.S. waters.

14 September 2017 R&D, Technology

Houston-based classification society ABS has completed the design review of the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) documentation for the VolturnUS, a floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT), developed by the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center.

29 August 2017 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

JD-Contractor, a danish subsea specialist, has won the contract for the cabling of the 28MW Nissum Bredning test and development wind farm off Denmark where Siemens Gamesa plans to utilise a range of new offshore wind solutions.

5 May 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Sandia National Laboratories and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have been awarded the U.S. Department of Energy funding to work with Sentient Science Corporation on the development of a prognostic solution to predict and extend wind turbine blade life.

30 January 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) today 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.

16 January 2017 Business & Finance

UK community fund administrator GrantScape has, on behalf of DONG Energy, opened the first round of applications for the East Coast Community Fund available to coastal communities on the Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and North Norfolk coasts. The East Coast Community Fund has been set up to ensure that local people benefit from the operation of two of DONG’s offshore […]

11 November 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

Developers of the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm will hold an East of England supply chain event in the new year to announce new contracts, ScottishPower Renewables’ Charlie Jordan, director of the GBP 2.5 billion project, said. More than 450 hopeful suppliers had already registered on ScottishPower Renewables’ data base for the 102-turbine farm. […]

29 September 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has chosen the UK-based JDR Cable Systems Ltd.  to design, manufacture and supply inter-array grid cables for the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland. Beatrice comprises 84  Siemens 7MW wind turbines, which will be inter-connected by 91 x 33 kV medium voltage alternating current submarine composite cables. JDR will manufacture around 163km of […]

15 August 2016 Authorities

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has proposed a lease sale for 122,405-acre Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA) off North Carolina for commercial wind energy leasing.  The Kitty Hawk WEA begins about 24 nautical miles from shore and extends about 25.7 nautical miles in a general southeast direction. It contains 21.5 Outer Continental Shelf blocks. […]

8 July 2016 R&D, Wind Farm Update

The UK-based ABS Group Ltd. has received a contract to provide project certification services to DONG Energy for the planned 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in Germany. ABS Group's certification scope will cover project quality management and document review, as well as manufacturing inspection of the offshore substations, which includes the topsides and foundations. […]

3 June 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has announced the proposed lease sale of 81,130 acres offshore New York for commercial wind energy leasing. The proposed lease area, approximately 11 miles south of Long Island, is identical to the New York Wind Energy Area, which Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) identified earlier this year […]

5 May 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

ABS Group Ltd. has received a contract to provide project certification services from DONG Energy Wind Power A/S for the planned 1.2GW Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm Project One in the UK. ABS Group's certification scope will cover Quality Assurance/Quality Control document review and manufacturing inspection of three offshore substations (OSS) and one reactive compensation substation […]

1 March 2016 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

After Port of Ardersier Ltd went into administration in November 2015, the property has gone on the market, according to the offer on JLL's website. In 2014, the Port of Ardersier secured the full backing of the Scottish Government for plans to turn the former oil fabrication yard on the Moray Firth into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore […]

17 February 2016 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

ABS Group Ltd., an England-headquartered provider of technical and certification services, has received a contract to provide third-party certification and design verification services for Hexicon AB for the planned Dounreay Trì floating offshore wind farm demonstrator project in Scotland. The Dounreay Trì Project, expected to be operational in 2018, is being developed by Hexicon, a Swedish […]