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  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office has begun an environmental review of the proposed Vineyard Wind Connector transmission project.

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Throughout the year behind us, we witnessed numerous business moves within the industry from mergers and takeovers to companies securing their positions in non-domestic markets where offshore wind is about to take off. Here, Offshore WIND is reminding of only few of the big business news from 2017. 

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Ørsted has announced the winners of the first round of its new GBP 75,000 Skills Fund, a part of the company’s GBP 465,000 East Coast Community Fund.

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    NRG Systems has appointed Barry Logue as the company’s Lidar Wind Energy Solutions Manager responsible for all sales and account management for NRG’s Lidar products and services in North America.

  • 25 October 2017

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has published an assessment of 18 Massachusetts ports and waterfront sites, and a supply chain directory of 320 state and regional small businesses that can contribute to the offshore wind industry.

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Houston-headquartered offshore geotechnical & geophysical survey specialist, Benthic, has announced that it decided to officially expand into the offshore renewable energy market by establishing a new business line. 

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) which gives DONG Energy the exclusive rights to negotiate a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and explore the potential for establishing a long-term partnership with Naikun Wind Energy Group.

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Trade Council of Denmark’s Offshore Wind Alliance has kicked off a week-long roadshow in the USA.

  • 30 May 2017

    Seaway 7 Seaway 7 operates from 4 main execution centers; • Heavy Lifting (Zoetermeer, Netherlands) Transportation and installation of offshore structures • Offshore Cables (Leer, Germany) Installation of submarine cables & umbilicals, trenching and IMR related • EPC (Aberdeen, UK) Delivery of EPC solutions for the Renewables sector • Integrated Solutions and Floating Wind (Paris, […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Bedford, US, and Grimsby, UK, have signed a Memorandum of Agreement as the New Bedford port is looking to tap into the offshore wind opportunities same as Grimsby.

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has awarded Ramboll Environ and team partners a contract to study untapped offshore wind energy potential within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals, the Netherlands-based specialist recruiter, will set up a new office in Houston, Texas, with an aim to tap into the country’s offshore energy market, including offshore wind.

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    115 participants from more than 60 companies from all parts of the offshore wind supply chain have gathered at the U.S. Offshore Wind Academy in Boston. Many Danish suppliers have also joined the two-day event which ends today, 30 September, to get an overview and understanding of the supply chain potential, and to link up with potential North American partners […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A US delegation of offshore wind advocates will arrive in Humber, UK, this week and visit offshore wind businesses and organisations in Hull, Grimsby and Scunthorpe on September 21 and 22. The visit is being organised by Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) and builds on Memoranda of Understanding signed between THMA and two offshore wind organisations in […]

  • 29 June 2016

    Boston-based company Inexhaustible has introduced a method of over-the-water energy transport for offshore generation projects. The method eliminates the high cost and high risk subsea transmission cable while greatly improving the value of the electricity generated, according to the company. It uses marine vessels or articulated tug-barges laden with utility scale energy storage systems, such as Battery Energy […]

  • 10 May 2016
    R&D, Vessels

    Wind Farm Support Vessels (WFSVs) have increased in size in the last twelve months following the changes to the UK and German codes and regulations which allowed the vessels to be longer than 24-metre load line and to carry more than 12 technicians, and the trend is set to continue, according to Ed Dudson, Technical Director at […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates might suffer another setback in their efforts to build a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, after the state’s energy agency recommended that the company’s permit for two underwater power lines should not be extended for two additional years, according to The Boston Globe. The developer said that the decision reached by the […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Commitment by Massachusetts to develop offshore wind energy at a scale of 2,000 MW, combined with ongoing technology and industry advances, will lower previously projected costs for the clean energy source by as much as 55 percent in the next decade, according to a new study by the University of Delaware’s Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW). […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    US Senator Edward J. Markey will soon introduce legislation to extend a federal investment tax credit for renewable energy projects until 2025, expected to encourage further development of offshore wind projects in US waters, Bloomberg reports. Back in December, the US government extended the production tax credit and alternate investment tax credit for renewable energy projects […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Powerhouse offshore wind trade mission, led by Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) in partnership with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), will visit the US this week. Northern businesses, which will land in the eastern US on 27 February, will meet US wind farm developers and supply chain companies, and attend an offshore wind networking event […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A regional transmission organization ISO New England Inc. (ISO-NE) had ran a capacity auction to procure the resources that will be needed to meet New England’s projected demand in 2019-2020, and purchased 6.8MW of capacity from Deepwater Wind’s Block Island offshore wind farm, among others.  New England’s annual capacity auction concluded on 8 February with sufficient resources to meet the […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ken Soerensen, currently Senior Vice President at Siemens Wind Power A/S, will become CEO of ALL NRG Group as of March 2016. For the last four years, Soerensen has been head of Global Product Line Service Wind at Siemens Wind Power. “We foresee substantial growth of the Group in the coming years, and Ken’s unique […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Beothuk Energy has revealed plans to build a 1 gigawatt offshore wind farm off the coast of Nova Scotia. The project is estimated to cost CAD 4 billion (USD 2.87bn). Beothuk is proposing to manufacture and install the wind farm in shallow waters off Canada’s southwest coast. The power generated by the wind farm will be exported to New England via a […]

  • 22 May 2015
    R&D, Technology

    In the last couple of days, a wind energy innovation has attracted so much attention that it has not gone unnoticed on Offshore WIND either, even though it involves only small-scale wind. Vortex Bladeless, a Spanish start-up, has developed a bladeless wind turbine and is set to launch its crowdfunding campaign on June 1 to fund part of its commercialization […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The application for the electrical infrastructure for RWE’s Triton Knoll offshore wind farm has been accepted for examination, the UK Planning Inspectorate notified on its website.  RWE seeks an order granting development consent for its proposed electrical system, comprising onshore and offshore buried export cables, an intermediate electrical compound, and a substation located in the vicinity of the grid […]

  • 14 May 2015

    On May 12, seven U.S. democrat senators introduced a bill to create a national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES), which would require utilities to generate 30 percent of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030. The legislation, according to senators Tom Udall, Edward Markey, Martin Heinrich, Michael Bennet, Jeff Merkley, Sheldon Whitehouse and Mazie K. Hirono, would create […]