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  • 15 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    ALLEN & Overy (A&O), Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) and White & Case bagged roles on what is reported to be the largest-ever financing for…   By Andrew Pugh (istockanalyst) [mappress] Source: istockanalyst, December 15, 2010

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A private equity arm of the Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes has acquired a 49% stake in EDP Renewables France for EUR 160 million. EDP Renewables France is a subsidiary of EDPR (Energias de Portugal Renovaveis) and has a portfolio of 33 operational wind farms with a combined capacity of 334 MW that it will continue to […]

  • 23 November 2012

    Watson, Farley & Williams (WFW), a leading international law firm, has announced that it advised DONG Energy on the sale of the transmission system assets relating to the Walney 2 offshore wind farm project to Blue Transmission Walney 2 Limited for approximately £110 million. Financial close occurred on 26 September 2012, with asset transfer and […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised Dong Energy on its successful tender in the Isle of Man Offshore Wind Generation Leasing Round. Dong has been selected exclusively as the Isle of Man Government’s preferred partner in respect of the development of a 700MW offshore wind farm, which could power around 400,000 homes. This success […]

  • 15 August 2016

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised Erste Nordsee-Offshore-Holding GmbH, a joint subsidiary of STRABAG SE and, indirectly, Etanax GmbH, on the legal and tax aspects of the Global Tech II sale to Vattenfall. Malte Jordan, who led WFW’s Hamburg team that advised on the project’s sale, said: “We are delighted to have advised STRABAG on another […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), the first organization dedicated to fostering and promoting the global growth of offshore wind, has officially been launched.

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has come joint first by deal count with Allen & Overy in Inspiratia’s Global Q3 2016 Infrastructure and Renewables Legal Adviser Rankings. The firm came third by transaction volume, behind Allen & Overy and Linklaters, having advised on circa USD 4.4 billion of closed deals within the […]

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

    Japan’s Mitsui & Co has acquired a 50% stake in Yushan Energy Company Ltd which owns a 40% interest in the Hai Long offshore wind development in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and mainland China.

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on the acquisition of 100% of OffshoreMW, which holds a 675km² offshore wind energy lease off the coast of Massachusetts.  Outside the US, CIP already owns stakes in two offshore wind farms – the 588MW Beatrice in the UK and the 402MW Veja Mate in Germany, with […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the newly-formed World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) association have signed a ”500 by 50” Mission Statement to pave the way to utilising the industry’s potential to build additional 500GW of offshore wind capacity by the year 2050. This mission is based on the latest projection by the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) transformation roadmap […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Energy Industries Council (EIC) and the World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind. Under the MoU signed in Aberdeen, the two parties agreed to cooperate on offshore wind supply chain project activities. “We work extensively with supply chain companies and especially those diversifying from oil […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    STRABAG OW EVS GmbH (“STRABAG“), a joint venture between STRABAG AG and the Norderland Group, has been advised by Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW“) on all legal and tax aspects of the sale of the “Albatros” offshore wind farm project to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (“EnBW“). The planned offshore wind farm has already obtained BSH […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium composed of funds managed by Commerz Real, wpd invest, KGAL, and the Ingka Group has acquired an 80% stake in the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The consortium acquired the stake in the project from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), Highland Group Holdings, and Siemens Financial Services. Siemens Financial Services […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised DONG Energy on its successful application for a development consent order (“DCO”) for the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The DCO, which was granted by the Secretary of State for Energy Climate Change today, authorises a 750MW extension to the existing Walney I & II offshore wind farms. […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised on the project financing of the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 17 May 2019
    Environment

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised institutional investors on GBP 1.3 billion investment-grade bond acquisition of a 50% stake in Ørsted’s 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has bought minority stakes in joint venture companies related to the operation of four grid connection systems in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin1, BorWin2, HelWin2, and DolWin2.

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Technology and Construction Court in London has ruled that cracking discovered on some of the 140 monopiles built by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Ltd (ZPMC) for the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm ”was largely a result of various failures by ZPMC to maintain correct preheat temperature of the welds to the monopiles.”  The Facts Fluor […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      WindMW GmbH , a company majority owned by funds managed by Blackstone , has completed the financing for “Meerwind,” the largest German offshore wind farm to complete its full financing process. Meerwind is also the first German wind farm to be fully financed by private investors. The 80 turbine wind farm will be situated […]

  • 26 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    C-Power is pleased to announce that it has closed the financing of the second and third phases of the offshore wind farm on the Thornton Bank (located about 30 km in the North Sea off the Belgian coast). A group of 7 commercial lenders: KBC, Rabobank, Société Générale, KfW Ipex-Bank, Commerzbank, Dexia and ASN Bank […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    MHI Vestas has completed the steel structure of its Fawley Paint & Logistics facility in Hampshire, UK.

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    MHI Vestas has completed the foundation work at its Fawley Paint & Logistics Facility in Hampshire, UK.

  • 15 July 2014

    The renewable energy team from Burges Salmon have assisted in securing seabed rights for a total of four wave and tidal energy zones for their clients Minesto and Wave Hub in a leasing process managed by The Crown Estate. Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto has acquired the rights to a tidal stream project site […]

  • 25 March 2011
    R&D

    In January we reported that winds across the Northern continents were losing some of their punch, and that climate change threatened to … By Peter Fairley (ieee) [mappress] Source: ieee, March 25, 2011  

  • 8 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    MHI Vestas will repurpose the decommissioned Fawley Power Plant in Hampshire, UK, into a new painting and logistics facility for its 80-meter turbine blades.