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  • 25 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Port of Roenne has welcomed Danish government’s plan to make the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea an energy island, facilitating the connection of 2 GW of offshore wind capacity. “We are pleased that Bornholm has been appointed by the Government to become an energy island, that a 2 GW offshore wind farm is […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish government is proposing to build two energy islands in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030 in its Climate Action Plan. The plan includes using the Bornholm island in the Baltic Sea as a 2 GW energy island, as well as establishing a 2 GW artificial energy island in the North Sea that […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    A consortium including three of the largest Danish pension and energy companies is ready to finance and operate the recently approved energy island in the Danish North Sea. Earlier this week, the Danish parliament approved a new Climate Action Plan which calls for the development of two energy islands, one in the North Sea and […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The Netherlands could have its first multifunctional energy island ready by 2025, Ernst van Zuijlen, Project Director at Offshore Service Facilities, said at the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.

  • 11 December 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Denmark has initiated studies to find possible locations for one or more energy islands supporting at least 10GW of offshore wind capacity. This corresponds to ten large offshore wind farms that could meet the electricity demand of more than ten million European households. The total investment needed for the project is estimated to be between […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A consortium comprising PensionDanmark, PFA and SEAS-NVE said it was ready to finance the VindØ energy island in the North Sea. The consortium would initially contribute with up to DKK 400 million (EUR 53.6 million) to develop the project. Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, an investment company behind several offshore wind projects worldwide, will provide assistance to […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark has given a go-ahead for the development of the energy islands, and the second of the three 1 GW offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018. The 1 GW offshore wind project will be developed at the Hesselø zone in the Baltic Sea and is expected to be commissioned by 2027. The […]

  • 7 February 2011

    Dredging International and MEDCO, have been awarded a contract for mixed dredging and civil engineering works to construct two artificial energy islands, including their service harbours, aimed to provide Abu Dhabi with energy based on facilities for oil drilling, etc. from the previously untapped offshore Satah al-Razboot (SARB) field. Dredging International is part of the […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wood Group Kenny has been awarded a three-year contract by Marine Power Technologies Pty Ltd (”MPT”) to provide project management and engineering support services for the development of MPT’s Energy Island (”EI”) concept on the southern coastline of Australia. Six or more Energy Islands may be linked together to create an Energy Farm, which is […]

  • 29 October 2015

    Carnegie Wave Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Western Australian Government power utility Western Power to deliver a world first renewable energy island microgrid project. The Garden Island Microgrid Project (GIMG) will consist of the CETO 6 Project currently in progress and the existing reverse osmosis desalination plant currently operating on Garden Island but will add an […]

  • 23 July 2015

    The boundaries of Anglesey Enterprise Zone are to be extended to maximise economic benefits for the region and will include a new marine renewable energy zone and the Menai Science Park site. The new sites include the West Anglesey Demonstration Zone, a 37 square kilometre of seabed off the west coast of Anglesey, and Cefn […]

  • 5 June 2020

    Denmark has mapped out areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea suitable for the development of up to 18 GW of offshore wind capacity. COWI has, on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency, conducted ”a fine screening” of areas in Danish territorial waters to investigate the possibility of establishing both standalone offshore wind […]

  • 31 July 2014

    Councillor Ieuan Williams has expressed disappointment that plans to develop a large scale wind farm – off the Anglesey coast – will no longer go ahead. The proposed 2.2GW Rhiannon Wind Farm, developed by Celtic Array Ltd. (a joint venture ownership of DONG Energy and Centrica), would have been located some 12 miles off the […]

  • 10 September 2013

    Minesto has identified the Welsh waters as candidate for a full-scale deployment of Deep Green after extensive measurements of the sea conditions carried out by SEACAMS, a Welsh research project that offers marine businesses access to research facilities, expertise and knowledge from Welsh Universities. “We are very excited about these promising developments, and we see […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Highlands and Islands of Scotland will once again have the largest regional presence at the All Energy exhibition and conference in Aberdeen this week (Wednesday 23rd and Thursday 24th May). Seventy six companies are to come together under the banner of HI-Energy to showcase the region’s world-leading renewable energy expertise and supply chain capabilities. […]

  • 1 January 2019

    While Offshore WIND team started preparing for our 2019 conference even before the 2018 one kicked off and the preparations are now well underway, we bring you an overview of the news from our now last year’s event:

  • 27 March 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Following the release of the Dutch Offshore Wind Energy Roadmap 2030, TenneT has tabled proposals on how to connect offshore wind farms in the Holland Coast (West), North of the Wadden Sea Islands, and IJmuiden Far Offshore zones to the offshore grid.

  • 2 January 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on for the month of December 2019. Turbines Wanted for 900MW German Offshore Wind Farm EnBW He Dreiht GmbH is seeking a turbine supplier for the 900MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Ming Yang Rolls Out First 10MW Turbine Nacelle China’s Ming […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Acta Marine’s Shoalbusters are currently actively deployed in various Regions of the World. Several Maritime & Offshore construction projects have called upon the specialized Shallow draft fleet of Acta Marine. In Asia the Coastal Victory is engaged upon offshore support activities with a shallow draft pipe lay vessel in Korea and Taiwan. This unique 50TBP […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    UK wind turbine maintenance company Boston Energy will make Rhode Island the home of its US operations, the Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced. The Board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has also approved Boston Energy to receive tax credits under the Qualified Jobs Tax Credit program for up to USD 86,625 a year for ten […]

  • 6 January 2016

    The Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition has appointed Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the new chairman and Gina Raimondo, Governor of the first U.S. state developing an offshore wind farm, as vice chair for the 2016 term. “As the governor of the first state in the nation to develop offshore wind resources, I look forward to working […]

  • 22 September 2015

    Orkney Islands Council is to test interest in the development of a marine energy project involving the Churchill Barriers. A notice inviting expressions of interest from tidal energy developers will be published on the Public Contracts Scotland website later this month. The Council will also be holding discussions with local businesses involved in the renewables […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The islands of Scotland are leading the renewable energy revolution, according to Highlands and Islands Enterprise Board member, Steve Thomson. Mr Thomson will be delivering a presentation titled “Energy and the Islands” at the All Energy conference in Aberdeen tomorrow [Wed 23 May]. There are more than 50 inhabited islands in Scotland with a total […]

  • 28 October 2019

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is developing digital solutions for controlling long-distance power flows in order to avoid blackouts and failure at energy hubs in the North Sea. The multiDC project focuses on developing intelligent digital solutions for controlling long-distance power flows to avoid blackouts and severe failure and looks into how to design the power […]

  • 10 November 2015

    Swedish wave energy technology company, Seabased, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Seafaradays Energy Pte Ltd, a New Delhi-based energy project developer. The MoU involves plans for a wave energy plant off the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean. The wave energy plant is planned to be established gradually, by installing 1MW in the first […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Belgium will have their say in early 2015 about a project that would see excess energy stored and used later when needed. The project aims to store energy produced by offshore wind farms when there is low demand, or storing it for when there is no wind,  writes Reuters. It comprises a donut-shaped island, located […]