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The offshore wind and cable activities delivered a substantially lower contribution to Boskalis' Offshore Energy division in 2018, which was attributed to project-specific operational and contractual issues on certain projects, the company said. EBITDA from the Offshore Energy segment amounted to EUR 111.3 million in 2018, with an operating result of EUR 5 million. In 2017, […]
When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.
A meteorological tower for US Wind's 268MW offshore wind farm in Maryland is scheduled to be installed at the offshore project site in August 2018. The met mast will be delivered by Gulf Island Fabrication, which signed a contract with US Wind in March.
By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty. But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]
According to a new market research report of “HVDC Transmission Market - By Technology (LCC/VSC), Configuration (Back To Back, Monopolar, Bipolar, Multi-Terminal), Power Rating (Below 500 MW, 501 MW - 999 MW, 1000 MW - 2000 MW & Above 2000 MW), Application, Component & Geography (2013 - 2018)". The increasing wind farms, focusing on power […]
Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has held an opening ceremony in Kitakyushu City to commemorate the start of demonstration operations for the Hibiki barge-type floating offshore wind power generation system. The system, the first of its kind in Japan, was installed at a sea depth of about 50 metres and is […]
The Japanese New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has shared videos showing the construction and installation of the two-bladed Hibiki floating wind turbine. The Aerodyn SCD 3MW turbine, installed on Ideol's Damping Pool floating foundation, was towed from the Kitakyushu Port to the installation site some 15km off Kitakyushu City on 29 August 2018. Hibiki, set to be […]
Ørsted’s newly built service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change has arrived in Emden, Germany, from where the vessel will soon start servicing offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. Wind of Change is expected to enter full operations and start working on the Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2 and Gode Wind 1 & 2 […]
HSM Offshore has loaded out the Borssele Alpha substation topside onto a barge at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. The 700MW Borssele Alpha will collect the electricity generated by Ørsted’s Borssele 1 + 2 offshore wind farm and feed it into the Dutch grid. The substation's jacket foundation was installed in August 2018. The platform […]
Tractebel DOC Offshore GmbH (DOC) has completed construction supervision of the inner array cabling at the Trianel Borkum II offshore wind farm (TWB II) in the German North Sea. From mid-August 2018, DOC supported this municipal offshore wind farm project with up to 14 DOC offshore experts, from the loading of the cables, the necessary […]
Van Oord's jack-up vessel Aeolus is at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind's pre-assembly site in Vlissingen to load the first turbine components for the Norther wind farm and install them in the Belgian North Sea. The wind farm comprises 44 MHI Vestas V164-8.4 MW wind turbines to be installed on monopile foundations some 22 kilometres offshore Zeebrugge. The […]
The Triton Knoll Community Fund has awarded its first round of grants to local communities nearby the onshore infrastructure of the 860MW offshore wind project in Lincolnshire, UK. Twelve projects by communities from Hogsthorpe, Anderby and Brothertoft to Swineshead, Great Hale and Donington will share some GBP 115,000 of the windfall. The first awards are from the GBP 500,000 […]
HSM Offshore has commenced the assembly of the jacket foundation for the Borssele Beta offshore transformer station at its yard in Schiedam, the Netherlands. The Dutch company secured a contract by TenneT TSO for the construction of the Borssele Beta platform in September 2017, after it had cut the first steel for the Borssele Alpha transformer station. HSM […]
Ørsted has taken a concrete step towards protecting marine flora and fauna at its offshore wind farm sites with its offshore wind biodiversity policy, announced on 13 December.
Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras will invest USD 417 million (approx. EUR 365 million) in wind energy, solar energy and biofuels from 2019 to 2023. This has been set out in the company’s new Business and Management Plan (BMP), released on 5 December together with its 2040 Strategic Plan, of which the BMP is an […]
Brazilian oil and gas company Petrobras will invest USD 417 million (approx. EUR 365 million) in wind energy, solar energy and biofuels from 2019 to 2023.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has contracted Century Wind Power to manufacture jacket foundations for two offshore wind farms in Taiwan.
ScottishPower Renewables is planning to start a number of onshore and offshore surveys this summer as part of the 900MW East Anglia Two and the 800MW East Anglia One North offshore wind projects.
The Supervisory Board of Sif Holding N.V. will nominate Fred van Beers for appointment as the company’s new CEO effective 1 September 2018.
Ørsted has awarded nineteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the third round of its East Coast Community Fund.
The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has made available Offshore Wind Business and Workforce Development Grant Programs for the Fiscal Year 2019.