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  • 21 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has appointed UXOcontrol as specialist contractor to complete the unexploded ordnance (UXO) identification campaign for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project. When construction is completed, the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone will cover an area of 225 km2 with water depths at site ranging from 18.1 to 27.8 metres. The […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has set up an office in Warsaw, Poland, to support offshore wind development in the Baltic Sea. To head up its new office in Warsaw, OWC appointed offshore wind consultant Lukasz Sikorski. Sikorski previously held offshore engineering roles at DNV GL, as well as site and project manager roles with Iberdrola. […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Authorities, Environment

    The UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has recommended the UK government to deliver plans to decarbonise the power system to reach an emissions intensity of 50 gCO₂/kWh by 2030, including at least 40 GW of offshore wind, with a clear timetable of regular auctions. In its Reducing UK emissions: 2020 Progress Report to Parliament […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    TEPCO Holdings’ renewable energy unit, which commenced business operation as an independent company on 1 April under the name TEPCO Renewable Power, has revealed a big investment in offshore wind projects. The company plans to invest JPY 1-2 trillion (EUR 8.22 billion to EUR 16.44 billion) in 6-7 GW of offshore wind and hydroelectric projects […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME is currently looking for a replacement vessel for the installation of Moray East jacket foundations, following the crane accident onboard the installation vessel Orion. The company is considering both the vessels in its own fleet and externally to carry out the installation of Moray East jackets, first eight of which have now arrived at […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm has delivered first power to the Dutch grid. According to the Danish company, the first Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbine began producing electricity on 28 April. “This is a big milestone for Borssele 1 & 2. Ørsted is doing its utmost to allow the construction of the […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Nestlé UK has signed a long-term corporate power purchase agreement to buy the output of 31 MW from Ørsted’s Race Bank offshore wind farm. The UK subsidiary of the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé, signed a 15-year indexed fixed price agreement with Ørsted. This is Ørsted’s largest fixed-price corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) […]

  • 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, […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas is planning to soon reveal its localization plan for the offshore wind sector in Taiwan. MHI Vestas announced the plans after formally signing the preferred supplier agreement for the 300MW Zhong Neng offshore wind project. According to the company, the local industrial partnerships will be announced in the coming weeks. “MHI Vestas has […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), a new Scottish company in the offshore wind market, is planning to participate in the ScotWind leasing round. RIDG has revealed it is working towards the next round of offshore wind in Scotland due to be launched by The Crown Estate Scotland after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    UK company Energy Integrity Services has been developing new technology that is said to save the European wind industry GBP 250 million per year in maintenance costs.

  • 14 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first MHI Vestas 9.5MW turbine at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project has delivered its first power. According to Parkwind, the turbine began supplying electricity to the Belgian grid over the weekend. Northwester 2 will comprise 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5 MW turbines, the most powerful turbines to enter commercial operation to date, which will […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Staffing and recruitment specialist Bureau UK has secured a framework agreement to provide resourcing to support the quality assurance, quality control, and surveillance activities across the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. Bureau UK is sourcing engineers to undertake work around Quality and Production Assurance Services for the project. The work carried out will cover the […]

  • 10 October 2019

    Is the energy transition moving fast enough? Not yet. We can gain pace and we need to. Creating the opportunity to discuss collaboration, showcasing the necessary innovations, and learning from each other is what Offshore Energy set out to do this year. Combining oil, gas, marine energy, and offshore wind at one event, Offshore Energy […]

  • 26 September 2019

    SSE Renewables has decommissioned the last remaining test turbine at the Hunterston National Offshore Turbine Test Facility in North Ayrshire, Scotland. Following six years of testing, the 6MW Siemens turbine was brought down to the ground in an operation by lead decommissioning contactors, Keltbray, and under the supervision of SSE Renewables. The operation involved a […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has held a groundbreaking ceremony for a nacelle assembly facility in the Port of Taichung in Taiwan. Construction is due to begin in 2020 and the nacelle assembly facility is expected to be operational in 2021. The parcel of land being developed in Taiwan measures over 30,000 square metres and will be used […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    States along the US East Coast are seeking to procure more than 19,300MW of offshore wind capacity through 2035, according to an analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P Global Platts. Legislation, regulation and, now, approved power purchase agreements are encouraging the development of the new capacity, though only 30MW of offshore wind resources […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has conditionally received a record wind turbine order for 1,714MW from Ørsted and Eversource encompassing three US offshore wind projects. The signed conditional contract is the largest US offshore wind power order to date, Siemens Gamesa said. It covers the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    A series of ecological surveys are set to be carried out at the site of the Dublin Array offshore wind project in Ireland. According to the Irish Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, the surveys will be conducted between June this year and May 2020 off the Dublin and Wicklow coast to provide data on seabirds and […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian offshore communication network operator Tampnet has won a contract to supply 4G/LTE coverage to Ørsted’s Hornsea One offshore wind farm. The 1,218MW Hornsea One is located 120 kilometers off the Yorkshire Coast, in the UK, and will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm when fully operational in 2020. Tampnet was awarded the contract for […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has signed a guaranteed five-year syndicated green revolving loan facility for its Greater Changhua offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The NTD 25 billion (circa EUR 714.3 million) green facility attracted 15 banks to join in less than two months, which represents the first time local state-owned banks are involved in financing offshore wind projects, Ørsted said. Ørsted will now […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    US Wind Inc and Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind have expressed their support to Maryland passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) and the plans to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2040. As reported, CEJA will see the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity in Maryland by 2030. In May 2017, this US East Coast […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The German offshore wind energy supply chain is under real pressure due to a lack of auctions and a disappointing perspective for future auction volumes to 2030, according to WindEurope. The last German offshore wind auction was in April 2018 and no more are scheduled until 2021. This has lead to order books drying up within […]

  • 4 April 2019

    The implementation of U.S. offshore wind targets will not be as simple or, potentially, as green as it may seem since certain issues can “cause a bottleneck in the supply chain”,  according to research by Yale University. Researchers from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies challenged the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) offshore wind plans, focusing specifically […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has acquired a 62.5% majority stake in the UAE-based Horizon Group, a provider of marine geophysical and geotechnical services. According to Horizon, the remaining 37.5% will stay unchanged and held by the company’s management. “Through this transaction, we are adding an important strategic position to our existing marine survey and subsea geotechnical […]