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  • 6 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Denmark’s Esvagt has implemented the MAINTSYS O&M simulation programme from Shoreline in an effort to optimise operations of existing offshore wind farms and offer more precise calculations for new projects.

  • 30 May 2017

    Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports Finding innovative business opportunities AYOP promotes the region to companies within the Netherlands and abroad as an ideal place to establish themselves. The arrival of Hollandse Kust wind farms off the coast of IJmuiden makes the region even more interesting to companies. In addition, the association helps members find innovative business […]

  • 15 May 2017

    By John Spee, Investment Projects & Acquisition at Noord-Holland Noord The Dutch harbour city Den Helder has grown the last 40 years into a key offshore hub for the Central and Southern North Sea. Now with the transition from Oil & Gas to renewables on the horizon, the region sees a leading role for itself. The […]

  • 5 May 2017

    “You can say we are very, very good at constructing pipes”, states Jan Bruggenthijs, CEO of steel manufacturer Sif Group based in the Netherlands. The company manufactures foundations for the offshore wind and oil and gas industries.

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    The electricity consumption of DONG Energy’s 700,000 residential customers in Denmark is now covered by green power from Danish offshore wind, the energy company said.

  • 25 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian Offshore Cluster (BOC) has urged the government ”not to take any impulsive and ill-considered decisions next week” with regards to the intention of the country’s Secretary of State for the North Sea, Philippe De Backer, to cancel concessions for future offshore wind farms.

  • 20 April 2017

    Offshore wind development is doing well in the Netherlands. Coastal waters surrounding the country will see 3.450MW installed up to 2023 as defined in the Energy Agreement. Now is the time to ask: what will happen next?

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Portugal-based ASM Industries is reportedly planning on increasing its involvement in the offshore wind sector and has chosen the port of Aveiro as a location for its new EUR 25 million plant that would accommodate the production of foundations.

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    ORE Catapult published a new report on 28 March, highlighting the economic benefits of a strong UK offshore wind industry, which could be worth as much as GBP 2.9 billion to the UK economy by 2030.

  • 24 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation vessel Aeolus has arrived at Belfast Harbour ahead of the foundation installation works at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Oil and gas giant Shell plans on increasing investments in its newly-established New Energies division to up to USD 1 billion a year by the end of the decade, according to our sister site Offshore Energy Today.

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Statoil is seeking proposals for equipment and procedures to facilitate efficient heavy maintenance operations on floating and far offshore wind turbines without the use of jack-up vessels or large floating crane vessels.

  • 14 March 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    APEM has undertaken an aerial survey to assist Vattenfall in identifying an onshore cable corridor for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard and the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has confirmed the dates of the March round of public engagement days for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project.

  • 10 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has released a report examining the Levy Control Framework (LCF), saying that the government must do more to demonstrate the value for money of consumer-funded energy schemes.

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Commissioning of the Nordergründe offshore wind farm, initially planned for the end of 2016, has been delayed after BVT, the company in charge of the substation, entered insolvency.

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Offshore wind is the lowest cost means of decarbonising the UK’s energy sector and the industry ticks every box in the government’s new Industrial Strategy, ScottishPower Renewables’ Jonathan Cole said during Scottish Renewables’ Offshore Wind Conference in Glasgow. This week marked something of a turning point for the UK’s offshore wind industry, Scottish Renewables said, after the latest […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish design and consulting company OSK-Offshore A/S has assisted and worked in cooperation with Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) to prepare the wind farm installation vessel Bold Tern for the turbine installation project at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The first of 67 Siemens 6MW wind turbines installed at the site started supplying the […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

    RenewableUK has welcomed the UK government’s commitment to “support industries of the future” and identify clean and affordable energy as one of the ten pillars of its modern Industrial Strategy. This includes delivering affordable energy and clean growth, investing in science, research and innovation, upgrading infrastructure and boosting trade and inward investment. The Prime Minister Theresa May launched […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has recommended more emphasis to be placed on floating foundations in order to access the best offshore wind resources in the UK and pave the way to subsidy-free offshore wind farms in 2050 energy mix. Floating platform solutions should be further derisked, as at the moment, investors and developers still favour […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Swedish utility Vattenfall has bought the 584MW Atlantis I offshore wind project in the German North Sea from PNE Wind AG.  The Atlantis I project will be handed over to Vattenfall upon closing of the sale and purchase agreement, which is still subject to various closing conditions. PNE Wind sold the project to Vattenfall ”for a […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil Wind US came out as the winner of the New York offshore wind lease sale, agreeing to pay USD 42.5 million for rights to build an offshore wind farm at the 79,350-acre area. The lease comprises an area that could potentially accommodate more than 1GW of offshore wind, with a phased development expected to start with […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    After 10 hours of bidding, 27 rounds completed, and the lease price reaching USD 25.5 million, three currently undisclosed parties will continue competing to build an offshore wind farm off New York this afternoon, after BOEM called it a day at 18:30 EST/ 00:30 CET last night. So far, BOEM has awarded eleven commercial wind leases, nine […]

  • 14 December 2016

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help expand offshore renewable energy development. Under the agreement, California and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) will coordinate the environmental review of potential marine renewable energy projects, such as offshore wind and wave […]

  • 6 December 2016

    Van Oord has won TenneT’s Contractor Safety Award 2016, the transmission system operator’s first ever safety award given in recognition of the best safety performance by a contractor. Van Oord said it was selected from a total of 30 entries because of the verifiable measures taken with its ‘say YES to safety’ programme to encourage […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK says today’s official opening of Siemens’ new offshore wind plant in Hull represents a major stride forward for Britain’s rapidly-expanding offshore wind sector. RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Hugh McNeal, who is attending today’s ceremony, said: “Innovative, large-scale manufacturing for Britain’s offshore wind industry, as Siemens are doing here in Hull, is a key part of […]