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18 July 2019 Business & Finance

Offshore wind industry must quickly respond to a changing global risk profile in order to avoid large-scale financial losses, GCube Insurance said. As the offshore wind sector expands globally, prices fall, and technology evolves, asset owners and investors are becoming increasingly exposed to technical and supply chain risks, alongside natural catastrophe and extreme weather, the renewable […]

17 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

German offshore wind industry associations have called on the government to launch a special tender before the end of the year and offer up to 2GW in capacity to be developed. The industry representatives from BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB said that ''the industry now needs reliable, long-term framework conditions. This involves […]

17 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

Hamburg-based ONP Management GmbH has been named the Technical Advisor for the 500MW floating wind project offshore Saudi Arabia being developed by Plambeck Emirates LLC. As reported earlier this week, Plambeck Emirates and Italy's Saipem signed a Memorandum of Understanding and an exclusive agreement for the development of the 500MW project. Saipem and Plambec will sign the EPCI […]

16 July 2019 Vessels

Taiwan's CSBC Corp has launched the CSBC No. 15, the first locally-built barge for offshore wind. On its maiden voyage, the barge carried 15 large construction sections from Keelung to Kaohsiung. The barge, which meets international sailing requirements, was fully brought forward by CSBC, from the vessel design and investment to construction itself. CBSC says […]

16 July 2019 Grid Connection

German offshore wind farms delivered 11.64 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity to the grid in the first half of 2019, a 28.8% increase compared to the same period last year when the wind farms delivered 9.04TWh of electricity. The wind energy transmitted from the North Sea to land by the transmission grid operator TenneT rose to […]

15 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

Jan De Nul's offshore installation vessel Taillevent is en route to Eemshaven in the Netherlands to start loading the first turbine components for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm. Located in the German North Sea, the 200MW TWBII wind farm will comprise 32 Senvion 6.2M152 wind turbines installed at the site some 40 […]

12 July 2019 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

GE Renewable Energy will open a new offshore wind factory at Jieyang’s offshore wind cluster in the Chinese province of Guangdong and will establish a new Operation and Development Center in the city of Guangzhou. The new GE offshore wind factory in Jieyang will help to meet Chinese growing demand for offshore wind energy and […]

11 July 2019 Business & Finance, Technology

Danish investment company A.P. Møller Holding A/S has agreed to acquire the compatriot KK Group A/S from SoLix Group AB. KK Group's main activities are realized through KK Wind Solutions, a supplier of power electronics solutions to OEMs such as SiemensGamesa, Vestas, MHI Vestas, and GE Renewables. Approximately 65% of the installed offshore capacity worldwide […]

10 July 2019 Vessels

Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), is set to depart for its maiden voyage this week. According to Heerema, Sleipnir will set course from Indonesia to Spain on a trip expected to take about 45 days rounding South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. Bunkering of LNG took place for the last two days some 12 […]

9 July 2019 Technology

South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) has received a type certificate for its 5.56MW offshore wind turbine from the international certification agency UL DEWI-OCC. A type certificate is issued after a comprehensive evaluation of the system’s design, performance test of both the parts and the finished product, and evaluation of the related manufacturing […]

5 July 2019 Authorities

SSE has called on the Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Minister Chris Skidmore to increase the 6GW cap on new offshore wind in the UK. According to SSE, the current Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction includes a limited capacity of offshore renewables set before the Committee on Climate Change published its report and the government passed the […]

5 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination the development consent order (DCO) application for the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project. Vattenfall now expects hearings to follow late this year and in early 2020, with a decision expected in the summer next year. To remind, Norfolk Boreas Limited submitted the DCO application on 11 June. Norfolk […]

4 July 2019

Floatgen, the first offshore wind turbine installed offshore France, produced a total of 2.2GWh during the first half of 2019, thus exceeding expectations, according to Ideol. Based on the first operational results, Ideol reported that the 2MW Floatgen met and exceeded all expectations and faced wave heights of up to 6.2m at the Sem-Rev test site. According to the […]

4 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The Carbon Trust has contracted four companies to carry out a study on the moorings and anchoring systems for floating offshore wind in challenging environments. The companies that will undertake the study are Leask Marine, Wood Thilsted, First Energy Development and Exeter Consulting. According to Leask Marine, the work includes conducting assessments for very shallow […]

4 July 2019 Business & Finance

Buss Group has acquired SSC Wind from Wildeshausen with an aim to expand its services in the offshore and onshore wind markets. The company, which will operate under the name Buss Wind Services GmbH, added the aspects of installation and long-term services for turbines to Buss' project business in offshore and onshore wind. The acquisition saw the addition […]

4 July 2019 Business & Finance

A1 Offshore Solutions and Kenz Figee have signed a cooperation agreement to offer a walk-to-work (W2W) vessel solution for the offshore wind and oil & gas industries. The agreement is said to be a result of A1 Offshore Solution’s experience with the Kenz Figee 3D Active Motion Compensated (ACM) 26m gangway solution installed onboard its offshore […]

3 July 2019 Vessels

Chevalier Floatels' walk-to-work (W2W) vessel DP Gezina is commencing new offshore wind work in the German North Sea. According to Chevalier Floatels, the vessel will mainly be transferring crews to and from offshore substations in the German Bight. The duration of the contract is two months, with options for extending. The work is being conducted for […]

3 July 2019 Jobs & Recruitment

GE Renewable Energy plans to recruit more than 200 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France. 60 out of the additional employees were recently recruited and just began intensive training at the factory’s ‘Center of Excellence’. Opened in April 2018, the Cherbourg facility became the first wind turbine […]

3 July 2019 Grid Connection

Ørsted's offshore wind farms in the German North Sea have produced and delivered over 10 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity since the first wind farm started producing in February 2015. The Danish energy company owns and operates four wind farms in the German North Sea with a combined capacity of nearly 1.4GW. "With our four […]

3 July 2019 Business & Finance

Energia Group is implementing a EUR 3 billion investment program in Ireland's renewable energy sector, which will include the offshore wind market. In addition to offshore wind, the Positive Energy program will include investments for onshore wind, solar power, hydrogen fuel, bio-energy and smart grids. The five-year program is expected to create 200 new jobs across Energia […]

2 July 2019 Vessels

Windcat Workboats has placed an order with the Norway-based Servogear to provide gear and propulsion packages for two new offshore wind farm support vessels (WFSVs). According to Servogear, the Ecoflow Propulsors will be supplied for the WC45 and WC46 vessels. The company will also deliver shaft brackets, effect rudders and intermediate shafting system, as well as HD220UL/UR reduction […]

2 July 2019 Business & Finance

Bridges Fund Management has acquired wind turbine repair and maintenance provider GEV Wind Power from Maven Capital Partners. The acquisition comes as Bridges sought to invest in renewable energy as part of its Sustainable Planet theme, and the investment was handled via its Sustainable Growth Funds. “We have been looking for the right opportunity in the renewables […]

1 July 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

UK-based fund manager Glennmont Partners has entered into an agreement with Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) to acquire a 25% stake in the Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. The acquisition is the first offshore wind investment to be realised from Glennmont’s EUR 850 million Clean Energy Fund III, which achieved its final close […]

28 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

K2 Management has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taean Wind Power and Dohwa Engineering for the Taean offshore wind farm in South Korea. K2 Management will work as the owner’s engineer and consult on the financing and construction of the offshore wind project located in the Yellow Sea. The company has also entered a service contract […]

28 June 2019 Grid Connection

A minimum investment of GBP 2.2 billion is required between 2021 and 2026 to maintain and grow the north of Scotland transmission network, and a significant proportion of this investment will be aimed towards accommodating the growth in offshore wind in the north east, SSEN Transmission said in a recently issued draft Business Plan. There is […]

28 June 2019 Business & Finance

German wind energy agency WAB has launched a campaign aimed at supporting the visibility of the local offshore wind supply chain. The launch of the German Inland Campaign comes as the German offshore wind supply chain is affected by the reduced expansion targets, WAB said. The agency emphasized that it wants to inform and draw attention to […]