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  • 21 February 2013
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ofgem E-Serve has announced the six bidders which have successfully qualified to compete for the high-voltage transmission link for the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm. Ultimately the winning bidder will own and operate the link for the next 20 years. Today’s announcement sets out the longlist of bidders which will compete, as part […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Seacat Defender working a night shift at the Dan Tysk wind farm. The wind farm is located around 70 kilometres west of the island of Sylt in the German North Sea covering an area of 70 square kilometres. With a capacity of 288MW, it will be able to power […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    France has given itself more power over deciding on the fate of its nuclear giant Alstom. The French government has approved a decree allowing it to stop foreign bidders in acquiring assets in “strategic” energy, water, transport, telecom and health sectors. According to the decree, published in France’s Official Journal, the Economy Minister will have […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    The announcement of the Borssele auction results was greeted by the offshore wind industry with a mixture of astonishment, delight and (from competitors) a little concern. DONG had beaten not just the 37 other bidders but also smashed the €100/MWh levellised cost of energy (LCOE) barrier well ahead of schedule! The offshore wind community was astonished that this […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (, part of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, issued a call for tenders for geophysical soil investigations at the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm zone on 5 April.

  • 1 June 2020

    German Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy has issued a draft bill for an amendment of the Offshore Wind Act (WindSeeG), which outlines the country’s goal for 40 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2040. If enacted, the bill would also raise Germany’s current offshore wind target for 2030 from 15 GW to 20 GW. […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    E.ON has signed an agreement for the sale of transmission assets at its Humber Gateway offshore wind farm to a consortium comprising Balfour Beatty Investments and Equitix.  The final sale price for the transmission assets is GBP 162.9 million. The annual revenue required to cover the transmission network charges that E.ON’s Humber Gateway will pay […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has selected Fraunhofer IWES, among others, to conduct the preliminary assessment of soil conditions in the first bidding round for new offshore wind farm zones in the North and Baltic Sea. Fraunhofer IWES said it will conduct multichannel seismic measuring, which, in combination with isolated findings from geological […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Fujian Zhongmin Offshore Wind Power Co. has issued a new tender call for the delivery of 24 wind turbines with a capacity of no less than 5MW for the second phase of the Putian Pinghai Bay (Fujian Putian City Flat Bay) offshore wind project.

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem yesterday issued a notice of consultation to modify conditions of the transmission licence proposed to be granted to the successful bidder for the Westermost Rough project. The proposed modifications are related to certain standard conditions of the transmission licence that may be granted to the licensee of the Westermost Rough assets. Transmission Capital Partners, a consortium […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    High and low water, the weather and the wind governs the working day for Mark Williamson, marine coordinator at the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. “Each day is different, and that is part of what makes the job exciting,” says Mark Williamson. Statkraft took over as the operator of the wind farm with massive turbines […]

  • 5 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is expected to start a geotechnical survey at the site of DONG Energy’s proposed Bay State Wind offshore wind farm south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA, on Friday, 7 October. RV Fugro Synergy is expected to complete the survey in around 15 days, weather permitting, a notice to fishermen issued by the Bay State Wind said. In […]

  • 15 September 2015

    Deepwater Wind CEO Jeffrey Grybowski will be giving the keynote address at the upcoming international symposium on marine spatial planning (MSP) that will be hosted at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography in Narragansett on October 6. The five wind turbines Deepwater Wind is just beginning to install off the Block Island […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem has shortlisted potential operators of three offshore transmission links – Beatrice,  Hornsea Project One, and East Anglia ONE. Five potential operators are vying for all three transmission links: Aegir Energy Transmission, a consortium of Macquarie Corporate Holdings Pty Limited and Frontier Power Limited; Core Transmission Partners, a consortium of BBGI SICAV […]

  • 28 April 2011

      – Strong competition to own and operate over £1bn of high-voltage transmission links for three offshore wind farms – Shortlist of bidders follows strong interest in the first round of tenders which attracted £4bn investment appetite – Preferred bidders for links will be announced from autumn 2011 Ofgem E-Serve has today announced a short […]

  • 9 August 2011

     The French Energy Regulation Committee (CRE) on 11 July 2011 issued a set of rules, “Specifications of tender No. 2011/S 126-208873 on offshore wind power generation facilities in France”, that outlines the terms and conditions of the new tender process applicable to offshore wind projects off the French coasts. The new tender regime will facilitate […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Following the launch of qualification for geophysical investigation services, Ørsted has now invited geotechnical investigation providers to register at its qualification platform, so they could be pre-qualified for participation in the future tenders. 

  • 19 May 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    VBMS today shared photos of its three cable-laying vessels: Stemat Spirit, Ndurance and Ndeavor, currently carrying out the inter-array and export cable installation project at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 29 October 2010
    Grid Connection

    Transmission Capital Partners has been selected to run the transmission link for the 150 MW Ormonde offshore windfarm off the Cumbrian coast. This follows the announcement in August of the preferred bidders to operate the first £700 million worth of offshore transmission links. The Ormonde transmission link is worth a further £100m. Following a close […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted, former DONG Energy, set up a qualification system for suppliers of geophysical investigation services, and invited companies specialised in the field to register in order for them to be qualified to compete at tenders.

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday held the nation’s third competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, which offered nearly 80,000 acres offshore Maryland for potential wind energy development. The provisional winner of the lease sale is US Wind Inc. When fully built, this wind energy area could generate enough energy to […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: first turbines installed at Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm. At the beginning of April, Vattenfall commenced the installation of wind turbines at its DanTysk offshore wind farm site. Now, a couple of them are up and waiting to fulfill their duty of powering up homes with clean energy. The […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK will not take place until after the summer, The Crown Estate announced after assessing the latest market feedback. The Crown Estate has updated the plans for the new offshore wind leasing summarising the received feedback from developers since the November engagement events and confirming how […]

  • 17 July 2014

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9), supported by the Energy Institute (EI), has published its first annual incident data report. This publication gives a comprehensive insight into the health and safety performance of the G9 members from 35 sites spread across the United Kingdom and Northern Europe. The offshore wind industry has […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    SSE’S networks business, SHE Transmission, has awarded £460million contract for the 1.2GW subsea cable system to engineering firm ABB Limited. The contract is part of the Caithness to Moray Transmission Project, the vital new subsea link which will allow more renewable energy to join up to the network in the north of Scotland. It is Scotland’s largest […]

  • 3 March 2020

    The Navingo Career Event takes place on Thursday the 28th of May at the RDM Rotterdam – Onderzeebootloods. Employers will be meeting jobseekers once again to discuss vacancies and career opportunities. Visitors will get a chance to talk to companies such as TenneT, Feadship and Boskalis, and are able to find a job quickly. Moreover, […]