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  • 25 January 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will reschedule public meetings for the 800MW Vineyard Wind wind projects offshore Massachusetts ”very soon”, according to David Bernhardt, the Interior Department’s Acting Secretary. As previously reported, BOEM postponed public meetings scheduled for January due to the government shutdown. BOEM will use carryover funds which were previously appropriated […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The German MV WERFTEN has begun the acquisition of Neptun Ship Design as an independent subsidiary with an aim to expand its design capacities. The purchase agreement was signed on 16 January and will become effective after the cartel authorities grant approval. According to MV WERFTEN, the acquisition will increase its workforce by 120 experts and the new […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Ireland-based Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has won a contract by PGE Energia Odnawialna to provide geotechnical consultancy for the Baltica II and III offshore wind projects in Poland. GDG’s scope of work includes the analysis of geophysical data, management of the survey campaigns, integrating geotechnical and geophysical data, and developing a ground model for use in […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has opened a new regional base in Taipei in support of Taiwan’s offshore wind projects.

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has entered the offshore wind market in Taiwan, the company’s Commercial Director Thomas Andersen revealed to Offshore WIND during an interview.

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Alpha Offshore Service’s revenue has increased by 46% in the past 12 months, according to its parent company Sparrows Group, which said that its position in the renewables market strengthened one year on from the acquisition of the Danish company. 

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM) has resumed the auction for commercial wind energy leasing offshore Massachusetts.

  • 6 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The German government is set to instruct the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) to assess the ways of increasing the country’s 2030 offshore wind capacity goal from 15GW to 20GW.

  • 8 November 2018

    The United States has a lot to offer on the digitization of offshore wind, especially regarding artificial intelligence which can make the supply chain more efficient and potentially speed up the permitting and siting processes, Liz Burdock, President and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, said in an interview with Offshore WIND.

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The State Corporation Commission (SCC) of Virginia has approved a prudency petition from Dominion Energy Virginia related to the 12MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind demonstrator project (CVOW).

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch government did not just single-handedly decide to go forward with zero-subsidy tenders, serious developers tell and show it is possible, and as long as this is the case the government will not provide unnecessary subsidies or other forms of market protection, Ruud de Bruijne from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) said in an interview with Offshore WIND.

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The offshore wind industry cannot operate a zero-subsidy project in the same way as an EUR 100 per megawatt-hour wind farm, according to Clym Stock-Williams, Wind Energy Consultant at TNO.

  • 17 October 2018

    By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but the success of early pilot schemes and the plunging prices of fixed foundation machines mean investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open. According to the latest […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following Alpha Offshore’s recent announcement on achieving a 56% increase in blade inspection operations this year, the company said the rise was mostly due to it now doing business under the umbrella of Sparrows Group, along with offshore wind sector’s progress and Alpha Offshore’s experience and know-how that are increasingly in demand. This is according […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Technology

    We have been living in a double-digit MW wind turbine era for several days now after MHI Vestas hit the market with a 10MW machine, leaving other wind turbine OEMs behind in this market race. The first two 10MW turbines will be up and running next year to test and demonstrate the new machine within its type certificate.

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Triodos Bank has entered the Belgian offshore wind market with a financial loan for the Northwester 2 project.

  • 10 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has taken delivery of a bespoke subsea cable bend fatigue test rig. 

  • 25 September 2018
    Environment, Grid Connection, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. will use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has made it official – its V164 turbine platform has broken the double-digit barrier and has now achieved a power rating of 10MW.

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities

    German offshore wind industry has urged the country’s government to ramp up its offshore wind energy game if it wants to achieve the goal of covering 65% of Germany’s power generation with renewable energies by 2030. 

  • 11 July 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of State dismissed eight objections filed against the final permits for Windpark Fryslân and thus cleared the way for the construction of the project in the Frisian part of the IJsselmeer near Breezanddijk in the Netherlands.

  • 27 June 2018
    R&D

    New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of discussion about the vast potential of this previously untapped source of electricity.

  • 26 June 2018
    Authorities

    On 26 June, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources will hold a legislative hearing on a bill that would amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for a leasing programme for offshore renewable energy.

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    WSP USA and Wood Thilsted have been awarded the contract to provide detailed design of foundations for Vineyard Wind’s 800MW offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts. The project, being developed by a partnership of Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, will be the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the US. WSP will […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Some of the innovative elements introduced on the 28MW Nissum Bredning Vind offshore demonstrator site in Denmark have led to cost reductions of up to 30% compared to traditional elements, Siemens Gamesa said.

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Forty-three British companies doing business in wind and marine energy sectors closed 445 deals for 434 projects across the globe and exported goods and services to 44 countries in 2017, with Germany being the leading market, according to RenewableUK’s latest report Export Nation.