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  • 22 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    The North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have launched a new GBP 3.5 million programme for innovations in the offshore wind and subsea sectors. The Technology, Innovation and Green Growth for Offshore Renewables (TIGGOR) programme is targeting supply chain companies located in the North of Tyne area with […]

  • 19 October 2020

    Global offshore wind installed capacity will reach 228 GW by 2030, according to projections from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Of the currently installed offshore wind capacity in the world, 90 per cent is located in Europe, mostly in the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. This is attributed to regional cooperation on interconnection, […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Australian government has dedicated AUD 4.8 million (around EUR 2.9 million) from its 2020-2021 Federal Budget to the development of a regulatory framework related to offshore renewables. According to the budget document, the funds will “support the development of a regulatory framework for offshore clean energy infrastructure industry, consistent with the Australian Government Charging Framework”. […]

  • 14 October 2020

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Offshore Robotics for Certification of Assets (ORCA) Hub will collaborate on translating UK robotics innovation and research expertise into products and services for the offshore renewables’ industry. ORE Catapult and ORCA Hub will utilise both their research expertise and test and demonstration facilities to carry out joint […]

  • 13 October 2020

    Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) will carry out a review of data and information requirements of offshore renewable energy within the INFOMAR seabed mapping programme that has been underway in Ireland. The Irish geotechnical engineering consultancy has been commissioned by Geological Survey Ireland (GSI), a division of the Department of the Environment Climate and Communications […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Van Oord, as part of the Two Towers consortium, is preparing to install eight reef structures with oysters underwater at the Borssele V offshore wind site in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The project aims to investigate methods for the development of oyster reefs at offshore locations as part of a research programme […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Principle Power has partnered with Irish company Technology From Ideas (TfI) for the development of shallow-water mooring components for floating offshore wind. An international consortium led by Principle Power secured a contract by the U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC) for the Demonstration of Shallow-Water Mooring Components for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines […]

  • 30 September 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The Iberdrola-led international consortium has launched the FLAGSHIP project to develop and fabricate the first 10+ MW floating offshore wind turbine. The turbine will be supported by a floating semi‐submersible concrete structure based on Olav Olsen’s OO-Star Wind Floater concept. The prototype is scheduled to be installed and commissioned at Metcentre outside Karmøy, Norway, by […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project has started generating power, according to social media posts from Ørsted, which developed the project together with Dominion Energy. The 12 MW CVOW, located some 43 kilometres off the coast of Virginia Beach, is meant to provide the operational, weather, and environmental experience needed for a 2.6 […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Maersk Supply Service and Ørsted will jointly test a prototype buoy that will act as both a mooring point and a charging station for vessels. The solution will be tested on one of Ørsted’s offshore wind farms in 2021. The buoy can be used to charge the smaller battery- or hybrid-electrical vessels and to supply […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D, Technology

    Development of an indigenous green hydrogen industry could generate GBP 320 billion for the UK economy and sustain up to 120,000 jobs by 2050, a new report finds. The Offshore Wind and Hydrogen: Solving the Integration Challenge Report was released by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. The […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    SEA-KIT’s 12-metre Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV), for which the company recently received an order from Fugro, has completed a 22-day demonstration project, carrying out remote surveys on Europe’s continental margin in the Atlantic. “The project’s overall aim was to demonstrate the capabilities of current technologies to survey unexplored or inadequately surveyed ocean frontiers and we […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has awarded Blue Gem Wind with seabed rights to develop the 96 MW Erebus project, Wales’ first floating offshore wind farm. The Agreement for Lease will allow the joint venture between Simply Blue Energy and Total to progress with environmental assessments and surveys, and seek planning consent for the project through the statutory processes. […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    NASH Maritime has been selected as the shipping and navigation consultant for the 96 MW Erebus floating wind project in the Celtic Sea offshore Wales, UK. NASH Maritime’s scope includes the delivery of radar vessel traffic surveys, which commenced this month, a Navigation Risk Assessment (NRA) and input to the offshore Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has installed nine of the 21 jacket foundations at the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project – Demonstration offshore Taiwan. Offshore installation vessel Aegir, which Jan De Nul Group chartered from Dutch Heerema Marine Contractors, is installing the 1,100 metric tonne jackets at the site some ten kilometres off the […]

  • 7 August 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    ABPmer has been commissioned to complete the physical process impact assessment in support of the Development Consent Order Application for the Erebus floating wind farm offshore Wales. Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between Simply Blue Energy and Total, is developing floating offshore wind sites in Welsh waters of the Celtic Sea. The first demonstration […]

  • 6 August 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The University of Maine will collaborate with the Mitsubishi Corporation and RWE Renewables to develop UMaine’s floating offshore wind technology demonstration project off the coast of Maine. New England Aqua Ventus, LLC (NEAV), a joint venture between Diamond Offshore Wind, a subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation, and RWE Renewables, will as the developer own and […]

  • 3 August 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A floating solar demonstration project to be installed within the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm site will be constructed in 2025, according to TNO, the Dutch organization for applied scientific research. TNO will work on research and demonstration of offshore solar energy in the new offshore wind farm together with CrossWind, a Shell-Eneco consortium […]

  • 30 July 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The 759 MW Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm will include five technology demonstrations that could be implemented at full-scale in the future, CrossWind, the consortium developing the wind farm, said. These include a floating solar park, short-term battery storage, wind turbines that are optimally tuned to the network to minimise the negative ‘wake’-effects that […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 700 MW Borssele Beta high voltage offshore platform is ready for use, the Dutch offshore transmission system operator TenneT said. The platform connecting offshore wind farms Borssele III & IV, and Borssele V to the Dutch grid was completed within budget and on schedule, according to TenneT. Blauwwind, the developer of Borssele III & […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    President of South Korea Moon Jae-in has pledged to expand the country’s offshore wind power capacity from the current 124 MW to 12 GW by 2030, according to local media. Moon announced his pledge on Friday, 17 July, during a visit to a turbine research center and the operational 60 MW Southwest Offshore Demonstration Wind Farm […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    MingYang Smart Energy will install the first floating wind turbine off the coast of Yangjiang City in Guangdong Province, China, in 2021. The turbine will have a rated output of 5.5 MW. MingYang has completed the integrated load simulation calculation, and is currently carrying out R&D work on the prototype. The news follows the floating […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Simply Blue Energy (SBE) has appointed the Dublin-based engineering consultancy, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), to provide development support services for the Emerald floating wind project in the Celtic Sea. GDG has been commissioned to provide both technical and consenting support during the foreshore licence process, providing a metocean assessment, conduct a landfall suitability assessment […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Simply Blue Energy has submitted an application to the Irish Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage to carry out site investigations for a potential floating offshore wind project off Kinsale. The Emerald project, which would use Principle Power’s WindFloat floating foundations, is expected to have a total capacity of up to 1 GW. The […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has issued a call for tenders for operation and maintenance (O&M) services at the National Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH). The work scope will also include supporting research and development (R&D) projects and activities at the National Offshore Anemometry Hub and surrounding consented area. A contract, valued at EUR 1.25 million, […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has shared a photo showing the completion of the two Siemens Gamesa turbines at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project. Located 27 miles off Virginia Beach, the Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 units are the first wind turbines installed in U.S. federal waters. According to Dominion Energy, the 12 MW project was built […]