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Spica Technology is to deliver 32 remote maintenance platforms to be installed on the wind turbines of Ørsted's Burbo Bank Extension wind farm in Liverpool Bay, UK. The 258MW wind farm comprises 32 MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines which have been in operation since May 2017. The remote maintenance platform is an add-on data collection system […]
Hydrographic and geophysical surveys on the proposed 520MW Arklow Bank wind farm in the Irish Sea are scheduled to start in June. The start of the surveys off the Ireland's Wicklow coast is weather dependent. Weather permitting, the work is expected to be completed by the end of September 2019, a marine notice said. The […]
Ready 4 Offshore Wind, a project led by the U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind, has been selected to receive a part of a USD 1.6 million funding from the Rhode Island government. The project is among 12 partnerships announced by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) and Governor Gina M. Raimondo to receive implementation grants […]
SSE has begun assessing the Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for a future onshore service base for the proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park project in Ireland. Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) are assessing the suitability of Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour for an O&M base, with the study set to be completed in the […]
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have revealed plans to work together on efforts to develop offshore wind in emerging markets. This follows the World Bank Group’s launch of a new programme to fast-track the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries, supported by funding from the government […]
Ørsted has signed a long-term agreement with Northumbrian Water that will see the water company take almost a third of its renewable energy demand from Race Bank offshore wind farm. The 10-year deal is the first Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) of its kind in the UK and is an expansion of a renewable electricity supply […]
German manufacturer of wind turbine towers and foundations Ambau has filed for bankruptcy at the Cuxhaven district court. The main reason for the bankruptcy filing is reportedly insolvency due to the lack of orders. Ambau currently employs around 350 people at two locations in Cuxhaven and Gräfenhainichen. The Cuxhaven district court has appointed provisional bankruptcy […]
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control over Diamond Transmission Partners by Diamond Transmission Corporation Limited (DTC) and by Infrared Capital Partners Limited (IRCP). Diamond Transmission Partners is the holding company of the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) for the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm, active in […]
Denmark's Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) has awarded financial support to the CORTIR project proposed by a partnership of 21 industry companies and 2 universities headed up by Bladena ApS.
Ørsted has awarded ten local organizations around Liverpool Bay, the UK, with grants from the seventh round of the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund.
The Japan-based Nippon Life Insurance has executed a GBP 200 million syndicated loan for the Race Bank offshore wind project in the UK.
SSE has re-issued a contract notice for offshore and nearshore geotechnical survey works at the Arklow Bank offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.
Fugro has recorded a revenue growth of 19.4% in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the same period last year, an increase mainly driven by offshore wind and oil & gas markets.
Windplus S.A. will receive around EUR 96 million from the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU’s NER300 programme and the Government of Portugal to build the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind farm.
James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has completed a gearbox oil change project at the Thornton Bank offshore wind farm in Belgium.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide an undisclosed amount of funding for the construction of the Seamade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.
German state-owned bank, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), has agreed to acquire a 20% stake in compatriot transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved financing for an unnamed offshore wind project in Belgium as part of the EUR 3.4 billion investment package for renewable energy, energy efficiency, Near Zero Energy Buildings, hydropower and district heating projects.
Ørsted and robotics solutions provider SkySpecs have completed an automated inspection of wind turbine blades on Ørsted’s Burbo Bank Extension wind farm off the coast of Liverpool Bay, UK.
APEM has commenced aerial wildlife surveys at Ørsted's 573MW Race Bank wind farm located offshore North Norfolk in the UK.
Ofgem has chosen Diamond Transmission Partners as the preferred bidder to own and operate the high voltage transmission link to Ørsted's Race Bank offshore wind farm for the next 20 years.
Ørsted has awarded nine organizations around Liverpool Bay, the UK, with grants from the sixth round of its Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund.
Ørsted and its project partners, Macquarie and Sumitomo, officially opened the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm on 13 June at a ceremony in Grimsby, UK.
Ørsted and its Race Bank project partners, Macquarie and Sumitomo, will hold an inauguration ceremony for the 573MW offshore wind farm in Grimsby, UK, on 13 June.
SSE Renewables Offshore Limited has issued a contract notice for the provision of geotechnical surveys works at Arklow Bank in the Irish Sea. The offshore and nearshore geotechnical surveys will be carried out off the coast of county Wicklow, Ireland, to gather sufficient geotechnical data to support the preliminary design, and in part the detailed design, […]
Diamond Transmission Partners BBE Limited (DTPBBE) has signed the acquisition of transmission assets connected to the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm located in the Bay of Liverpool in the UK.