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  • 18 November 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Red Rock Power has appointed Adam Ezzamel as Project Director of the Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. According to Red Rock Power, Ezzamel will engage with the project’s key stakeholders in the coming weeks. This June, the Scottish government approved the proposed changes to the wind farm which allow for the installation of […]

  • 7 November 2019
    R&D

    APEM Ltd has begun conducting aerial surveys at the Thang Long offshore wind project in Vietnam. Under a contract with Enterprize Energy, APEM is conducting baseline digital aerial surveys to collect data on birds and marine mammals at the project site offshore Ke Ga Cape. According to the UK-headquartered company, the surveys will be collected […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has revised its offshore wind production forecasts after concluding that the company’s current production forecasts underestimate the negative impact of the blockage effect and the wake effect. The blockage effect arises from the wind slowing down as it approaches the wind turbines. There is an individual blockage effect for every turbine position and a […]

  • 16 October 2019
    R&D

    Vineyard Wind will today commence geophysical surveys at its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, the U.S. Information gathered will be used to further design the wind farm and refine the location for the cable route from the project to shore. The vessel R/V Shearwater will be used for the work, which will continue into mid-November, weather […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Carbon Trust has opened a tender seeking mesoscale wake modeling research as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program. The tender invites companies and consortia to undertake a study looking to understand the current landscape of mesoscale wake models available to the offshore wind industry. Main objectives include reviewing existing mesoscale wake modeling tools currently […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa is planning to pause the manufacturing of offshore nacelles at its plant in Brande, Denmark, citing delays in offshore wind projects as the reason. This, combined with the discontinuation of the production of the onshore Direct Drive (DD) technology in Brande and onshore blade production in Aalborg, could potentially lead to the lay off of up […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind Energy has issued the public version of its bids into Massachusetts’ second round of the offshore wind development procurement process. Mayflower Wind, a joint venture of Shell New Energies and EDPR Offshore North America, submitted three 800MW proposals as well as a 400MW proposal. More specifically, these include the 408MW Mayflower Wind Project […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore services provider Boskalis has reported a significant decline in the operating result at the Offshore Energy division in the first six months of 2019 caused mainly by operational and contractual issues on a limited number of offshore wind cable projects. The operating result at the Offshore Energy division in the first half of 2019 amounted […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts has passed legislation which would allow an easement for a part of Covell’s Beach to be used for the construction of an interconnection for the Vineyard Wind project. According to Vineyard Wind, the bipartisan legislation authorizes the Barnstable Town Council to grant the easement that will allow the construction of the interconnection between the 800MW wind […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Technology

    GreenSpur Renewables has built what is said to be the world’s largest ferrite-based direct drive permanent magnet generator (DD-PMG) for offshore wind turbines that is capable of multi-megawatt electricity generation. The DD-PMG, capable of producing 250kW, uses a new construction method that solves many problems today’s offshore wind turbines experience without the need for large quantities […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Enterprize Energy has received a site survey licence for the 3.4GW Thang Long wind project offshore Ke Ga Cape in Vietnam. Enterprize Energy will survey an area covering 2,800km2 located 20-50 kilometres off the Binh Thuan Province, the company’s founder Ian Hatton said during the announcement ceremony. The wind farm will cover up […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    France has moved up two positions and is now the third most attractive destination globally for investment in renewable energy due in part to a new focus on floating offshore wind. This is according to the 53rd EY Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI). As reported earlier, France intends to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has secured certification from DNV GL for its SeeOs modular electrical substation concept for offshore wind farms. According to the company, the Certification Report and Statement of Compliance is a crucial step in approving the design of electrical offshore substations, validating the underlying assumptions and the studies executed so far which will […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Researchers at the University of Rhode Island who analyzed AirBnB rental data before and after the construction of the Block Island Wind Farm have found that, contrary to some concerns, the turbines have increased tourism on the island. Corey Lang, URI associate professor of environmental economics, and doctoral student Andrew Carr-Harris, said that many coastal […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind is well positioned to play a major role in the long term UK energy mix even in the case of hard Brexit, according to a joint report by Wood Mackenzie and Verisk Maplecroft. With more than 19GW of new capacity forecast by 2028, a hard Brexit is expected to have limited impact on this […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Government has approved the onshore planning application for the Inch Cape offshore wind project. Inch Cape Offshore Ltd (ICOL) submitted the planning application in principle to East Lothian Council in March last year proposing the former Cockenzie Power Station site as the new location for the project’s onshore substation. The application and supporting Environmental Impact […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Vineyard Wind offshore wind project has passed the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) review process following the certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). According to Vineyard Wind, the Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Matthew A. Beaton certified the FEIR for the 800MW project, which brought to the finalization of MEPA. The […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Global offshore wind power demand will increase almost sixfold over the coming 10 years with projects deployed commercially across 18 countries by 2027, according to a recent report from Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables. The deployment of next-generation turbines will double average turbine ratings globally over the next 10 years and in turn subdue growing demand […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Vineyard Wind is sponsoring a fisheries event in Massachusetts as part of its efforts to connect with the fishing industry in New England. The Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association Annual Weekend and Trade Show began today, 17 January, and will be taking place until 20 January at the Resort and Conference Center of Hyannis. Representatives from Vineyard Wind are […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) and Boskalis have signed an exclusive Pre-Construction Agreement (PCA) covering the transportation and installation of the wind turbine foundations, the offshore substation, and the inter-array cables.

  • 12 December 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The MV Horizon Geobay has completed the 2018 site investigation campaign on the Inch Cape offshore wind farm at the Outer Firth of Tay and Firth of Forth, Scotland.

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    UK offshore wind developer Enterprize Energy has revealed plans to build the 3.4GW Ke Ga offshore wind farm in Vietnam.

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Vineyard Wind has formally endorsed a transit corridor plan for fishing vessels in federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts and Rhode Island, which includes a direct passage through the middle of the company’s 800MW offshore wind lease area.

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    GE Grid Solutions has won a contract to design, supply and install the high voltage equipment for the Inch Cape offshore wind project in Scotland.

  • 19 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium of NKT and Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles has signed a Pre-Construction Agreement (PCA) for the delivery and installation of an export cable system for the 784MW Inch Cape offshore wind project in the UK.

  • 15 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Archaeologists working for Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group developing Norfolk’s largest offshore wind farms, have recovered evidence in the North Sea which is hoped will tell a more detailed story of ‘Doggerland’, the submerged landscape which was flooded more than 8,000 years ago.