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  • 29 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the second and final turbine at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project in the U.S. The two Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 units, which are the first wind turbines installed in U.S. federal waters, will now undergo acceptance testing before being energized later this summer. According […]

  • 24 June 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The two-year, Innovate UK-funded MIMRee (Multi-Platform Inspection, Maintenance and Repair in Extreme Environments) project has revealed breakthroughs achieved during its first year. The MIMRee project has made concrete steps toward reaching its ultimate goal of having an autonomous system capable of planning its own operational missions to offshore wind farms and deploying the system for demonstration. […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 7 MW Fukushima Shimpuu demonstration floating offshore wind turbine in Japan is currently being dismantled. The work began in May with the removal of the power transmission cable. This was followed by the removal of mooring chain anchors, which took place from the end of May to 10 June, after which the turbine towing […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has applied for a rehearing and reconsideration of Ohio Power Sitting Board’s ”fatal May 21 ruling” on the Icebreaker Wind project, arguing that the ”board stepped outside its statutory authority and violated Ohio law.” Back in May, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) approved the construction of the […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first of two turbines at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project in the US. The Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 unit is the first wind turbine installed in U.S. federal waters. According to Dominion Energy, the installation of the project’s second turbine is on track for […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Grid Connection

    Aqueos Corporation has completed a diving contract at the 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project. The scope consisted of trenching the HDD pull in conduit, installation of sealing flanges, pull-in monitoring operations and protecting the HDD exit site by installing 45t of washed local gravel. Aqueos said it had deployed an IMCA […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Technology

    Shanghai Electric has commissioned China’s first 8 MW offshore wind turbine, which is now entering operation. The 8MW-167 offshore turbine, which features the “black start” technology, produces 20% more electricity and reduces the Levelised Cost of Electricity (LCOE) by around 11% compared to the 7MW-154 wind turbine, Shanghai Electric said. The 8 MW turbine is […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Authorities

    Norway has opened two areas for offshore wind development, which are said to together have a capacity of 4,500 MW. The applications for the Utsira Nord and Sørlige Nordsjø II areas will launch on 1 January 2021, and limits have been set on the amount of wind power that can be developed. Utsira Nord is […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy’s TekLink cable protection systems have been installed on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project (CVOW), the UK-based company said. Tekmar Energy supplied Seaway 7 with TekLink cable protection systems and TekDuct cable crossing protection for the construction phase of the 12 MW demonstration wind farm. ”CVOW is the second offshore wind farm to […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    China’s MingYang Smart Energy has agreed to sell a minority stake in a special purpose company developing a 300 MW offshore wind project to Poly Changda Engineering. Once the transaction is completed, Poly Changda Engineering will hold a 49 per cent stake in Yangjiang Mingyang Offshore Wind Power Development, with MingYang controlling the remaining 51 […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Siemens Gamesa turbine components destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project are being loaded onto Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent in the Port of Halifax, Canada. The vessel first departed from Canada to the project site offshore Virginia on 20 May, carrying the monopiles and transition pieces. After installing both foundations, Vole […]

  • 5 June 2020
    R&D

    The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium will award a total of USD 10.3 million (around EUR 9.1 million) to twelve projects selected in its latest solicitation for offshore wind research and development (R&D). The funding will support research in areas such as the U.S. offshore wind supply chain, offshore wind impact on […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent is now on its way back to the Port of Halifax from the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project site off Virginia, U.S., according to the vessel’s AIS data. This second trip to the Halifax port will see the Vole au vent picking up turbine towers […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Technology

    Shenzhen Quant-Cloud Energy Network Technology, a subsidiary of MingYang Smart Energy Group, has installed its energy storage system at a wind farm for the first time, following demonstration on MingYang’s turbine at the Xinghua Bay offshore wind farm. The system has been commissioned and put into operation at the 43.2 MW coastal Huian Quanhui wind […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    International marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has won a contract to provide Marine Warranty Services to support the development of the Jieyang Shenquan 1 offshore wind farm in China. The wind farm is located in the South Sea area of Shenquan Town, Jieyand City, Southern China. Under the terms of the agreement, LOC China […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will conditionally supply SG 14-222 Direct Drive offshore wind turbines to the 2,640 MW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. This project will be home to Siemens Gamesa’s latest offshore turbine variant having the capability to produce up to 15 MW with a 222-metre rotor. The exact quantity […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has departed from the Port of Halifax, Canada, with the first batch of turbine components for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project. Photos available on social media show the vessel carrying the monopile foundation components destined for the 12 MW project. Vole au vent started […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea 7 has completed a cable pull-in at Camp Pendelton in Virginia, US, for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The 12 MW CVOW demonstration project is being jointly developed by Dominion Energy and Ørsted. Subsea 7 won the contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the wind farm in 2018 through Seaway […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved an undisclosed sum to finance the development of the 30 MW Golfe du Lion floating wind project offshore France. The demonstration floating wind farm will feature three V164 MHI Vestas 10 MW wind turbines supported by Principle Power’s WindFloat semi-submersible floating foundations. The turbines will be installed over […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has deployed its offshore jack-up installation vessel Vole au vent to install the wind turbines on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project offshore Virginia, US. The AIS data shows that Vole au vent is currently en route from the UK to Halifax, Canada. The wind farm’s turbine components and the […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) closed the application period for the Hollandse Kust (noord) Wind Farm Zone tender on 30 April. Several developers have applied for a permit to build and operate an offshore wind farm in the zone without a government subsidy. RVO will now assess the applications and announce the winner of the […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Correll Services has secured a contract by Subsea 7 US LLC for cable pull, termination and testing works on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project. “The award of this contract has provided an opportunity to demonstrate a concept we’ve been considering for a long time,” said Managing Director Sam Dowey. “We‘re convinced that […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first pin piles fabricated in South Korea for the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project – Demonstration have been loaded out for transport to Taiwan. As previously reported, Edgen Murray, in collaboration with South Korea’s SeAH, completed the manufacturing of 80 pin piles for the project, also known as Changhua Phase 1, […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine components and foundations for the 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project have arrived in the Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada. Last week, the Bigroll Beaufort cargo vessel picked up the monopile foundations in Rostock, Germany, and the wind turbine components in Esbjerg, Denmark. The 12 MW pilot project will […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    France will put up to 8.75 GW of offshore wind capacity out to tender from 2020 to 2028, the Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)) shows. The new PPE has entered into force on Thursday, 23 April. As proposed earlier, the PPE also increases the intended operating offshore wind capacity from between 4.7GW […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The turbine components for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project have begun their journey from Denmark to North America. The components for the two 6 MW Siemens Gamesa turbines were loaded in Esbjerg, before the vessel embarked in mid-April on the approximately two-week transatlantic journey to Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada. Installation of the […]