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  • 10 November 2020
    R&D, Technology

    LM Wind Power’s 107-metre blade for the GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X wind turbine has received its Component Certificate from TÜV Nord. The component certification hinged on the testing of two blades produced at LM Wind Power’s factory in Cherbourg, France, the company said. One blade completed its testing at the WTTC test facility in Boston, […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine blades to be installed on the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm have arrived at Able Seaton Port, the project’s construction port in Teesside. This marks the first time that Able Seaton Port is receiving offshore wind turbine components in its history, after a combined multi-million pound investment has helped transform the port […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has appointed David Hardy as its new chief executive officer for Ørsted Offshore North America. Hardy will immediately replace Thomas Brostrøm, stepping into this position after serving as the company’s president and COO. As CEO, Hardy will oversee all North American offshore wind activities, including development and operations for Ørsted’s current and future portfolio […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The UK seabed manager The Crown Estate has postponed the Round 4 offshore wind lease awards from 2021 to spring 2022 due to delays in the bidding procedure. Round 4 seeks to identify at least 7GW of new offshore wind projects in UK waters and is expected to shortly complete the ITT Stage 1 which […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A comprehensive offshore wind supply chain assessment and gap analysis is set to be undertaken in Massachusetts in support of the growing offshore wind industry in and around the state. Xodus Group announced on 12 October that it will, together with BW Research Partnership and in coordination with Greentree Consulting and the Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Training & Education

    Siemens Gamesa and Boston-based startup Vinci VR have secured funding from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to develop Virtual Reality (VR) training simulations for the offshore wind sector in Massachusetts and the U.S. East Coast. The USD 124,670 grant will be used to create the first Global Wind Organizations (GWO) certified VR training tools, starting with the Basic […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Ørsted is hosting three virtual open houses to update interested parties on the progress of its Ocean Wind offshore wind project in New Jersey. Attendees will listen to subject matter experts discuss specific aspects of the company’s plans to build the 1,100 MW offshore wind farm. The open houses will be held on 20 October […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine components for the Triton Knoll wind farm are expected to arrive at MHI Vestas’ logistics and pre-assembly hub in the Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool next month. MHI Vestas has now moved in to Able Seaton Port in preparation to start installing 90 of its V164-9.5 MW turbines at the site 32 […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has secured a framework agreement to provide engineering support for the Mayflower Wind offshore wind project in the U.S. OWC’s scope of work awarded to date is to provide electrical, SCADA and power systems support for the project located approximately 25 miles south of Nantucket, Massachusetts. “Over the past few years, […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has named its wind project off the coast of New England, US, Beacon Wind. “Beacon conveys a sense of hope and guidance, qualities that we value very highly at Equinor, especially now,” said Siri Espedal Kindem, President of Equinor Wind U.S. “Equinor is making substantial progress, even during these challenging times, in strengthening our […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Arup has appointed Saygin Oytan to head its offshore wind team in the U.S. As an associate principal in the Boston office, Oytan will lead strategic business development initiatives aimed at expanding Arup’s presence in the U.S. offshore wind market. “We are anticipating major growth in the offshore wind market in the US in coming years,” said Brian Swett, […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has secured a contract to develop a ground model for a U.S. offshore wind project and its cable route. OWC did not disclose the name of the client, but said it is a “confidential developer.” The ground model will be part of the site assessment plan and construction and operations plan […]

  • 2 December 2019

    High Speed Transfers (HST) is implementing BareFLEET, Reygar’s remote monitoring system, across its crew transfer vessel (CTV) fleet as it aims to expand to the U.S. and Taiwanese markets. According to Reygar, BareFLEET gives operators visibility over fleet activity, health and performance, monitoring the status of the engine, vessel motion and navigation. It automatically records […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Six charities from Lincolnshire, UK, have received a share of a GBP 12,000 charity fund pot from Siemens and the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. The donations are part of an initiative which promotes and rewards excellence in health and safety amongst staff and contractors working at the onshore substation construction site near Bicker, Boston. […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Anbaric has filed an application with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the development of the Southern New England OceanGrid offshore transmission system. Anbaric is seeking non-exclusive rights-of-way to develop the independent, open-access offshore transmission system, which is said to be designed to maximize the region’s offshore wind resources. Once approved, the […]

  • 6 November 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at MassCEC’s Wind Technology Testing Center (WTTC) in Boston, U.S. The 107m long blade will undergo a series of fatigue tests that include moving it millions of times during a few months to validate that it can withstand more than 25 years of operation […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded USD 17 million to eight projects focused on offshore wind energy research and development. Two offshore wind technology demonstration projects will receive up to a total of USD 10 million to conduct additional project development activities that enable the demonstration of innovative technologies or methodologies to reduce risk […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Crown Estate has officially opened the Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, which will offer seabed rights for at least 7GW of new projects in the waters around England and Wales. The first stage is the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), designed to assess bidders’ capability to deliver an offshore wind project based on a set of financial, legal and technical […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has held a Bidders Information Day for the recently launched Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. The event hosted more than 130 industry representatives who are potential participants in the Round 4 leasing round and their advisors. Participants were provided with details on the tender process set to open later this month with […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals is set to open an office in Boston, the U.S., at the beginning of October. According to the company, Boston was chosen as the location for the new office due to it being a Bluetech hub and a project pipeline of offshore wind energy. The new office will be the company’s second in the […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL Launches US Offshore Wind Certification OfficeDNV GL has established a renewables certification office in the U.S. to meet the demands for offshore wind certification services. DNV GL selected its office in Medford, Massachusetts, as the base for the U.S. Renewables Certification group, due to its proximity to Boston and New York City. The operations […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The UK Crown Estate has presented a revised tender design for Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, which will make at least 7GW of new seabed rights available to the market, is designed on the basis of a three-stage tender process, involving a pre-qualification stage (PQQ) to assess competence of bidders; […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    ERSG has appointed Chris Stupack as Head of Offshore Wind in the United States. Stupack will be leading ERSG’s office in Boston, which opened in November last year, where the company will be focusing on supporting the development of the offshore wind market. “I am delighted to be heading up the Boston office, ERSG have fantastic […]

  • 11 June 2019

    Crew transfer vessel (CTV) operator High Speed Transfers (HST) has placed its fourth order for a Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, to be named HST Euan. The order for HST Euan is the result of a long-term contract won from a client operating out of Belgium, Damen said. “There is strong demand from the offshore […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW North America has officially opened its first US office in Jersey City, New Jersey. The office will serve as the base for EnBW’s participation in offshore wind opportunities in New Jersey and New York. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop cut the ribbon, alongside NJ Economic Development Authority Senior VP for Economic Transformation Brian Sabina, EnBW […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has appointed BAM Nuttall as the main contractor to complete the civils work on the onshore substation phase of the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm project, in Lincolnshire. The contract will see BAM Nuttall complete civil and building works including foundations for the transformer, shunt reactor and AIS equipment as well as constructing the […]