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  • 19 December 2016

    At 20:25 (GMT) on 14 December, the final blade of the 32nd V164-8.0 MW turbine at Burbo Bank Extension was lifted into place. The 258MW wind farm off the coast of Liverpool, UK represents the first offshore project to utilise what is currently the world’s most powerful wind turbine. A2SEA’s vessel Sea Installer was deployed to install the turbines […]

  • 14 January 2011

    Australian renewables developer Carnegie Wave Energy has agreed a deal with the Irish Government to explore potential sites for marine… (build) [mappress] Source: build, January 14, 2011

  • 3 May 2013

    Orsta Marina Systems Nederland BV announced it has been selected to provide the inshore berthing pontoon for renewable energy company Dong Energy at Barrow in Furness on the north west coast of England. The pontoon will form part of the onshore O&M facilities supporting the construction of 108No offshore wind turbines in the Irish Sea, […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Engie Fabricom and Iemants consortium has shipped the first of two offshore substations built for DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea from the construction yard in Hoboken, Belgium.

  • 4 September 2012
    Authorities, Environment

    Steam Packet Company has objected to proposals made by Celtic Array to build a 2.2GW Rhiannon offshore wind farm, while the Infrastructure Minister David Cretney wrote a letter to Centrica also concerned about a similar matter. The Isle of Man Today says that the Steam Packet Company objected to the proposal because it would cut […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Grid Connection

    A planned undersea electricity cable could disturb more than a million tons of unexploded bombs, chemical and biological weapons,… By Ted Purlain (bioprepwatch) [mappress] Source: bioprepwatch, May 10, 2011;

  • 21 May 2015

    A manager of the UK seabed, the Crown Estate, has published a vast collection of new offshore data and information on its online Marine Data Exchange (MDE). This data, totalling over 11.5 terabytes (TB), has been gathered from a wide range of surveys and technical studies from the former Celtic Array offshore wind project off the coast […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oriel Windfarm Ltd. and Gaelectric Holdings plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to co-develop an offshore wind farm in the north Irish Sea. The North Irish Sea Array (NISA) has the potential to produce up to 870 MW of wind energy from the Irish Sea and will commence with the development of a 15 […]

  • 7 January 2019

    Irish engineering consultancy company, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), has been awarded a contract to investigate sediment dynamic processes in the Irish Sea and their impact on planned offshore wind farm developments.

  • 24 November 2011

    Developing a new electricity grid under the Irish Sea connecting power sources on Scottish, Northern Ireland and Republic… [mappress] (mediacontact) Source: mediacontact, November 24, 2011; Image: dcenr

  • 15 December 2015

    The Crown Estate has published a study by the British Geological Survey (BGS) summarising the geological conditions of the Irish Sea, thus providing a valuable resource for the development of offshore infrastructure in the region. The study follows the Crown Estate’s publication of a wide range of data collected for the discontinued Celtic Array offshore wind […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Development of offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea has raised a myriad of concerns for the local residents, voiced during Celtic Array’s public consultation period, one of them being cutting off of ferry routes. Centrica and Dong Energy consortium, Celtic Array, launched a public consultation process in November, so as to receive feedback on […]

  • 7 June 2013

    The first commercial offshore wind measurement campaign using floating LiDAR in European waters has kicked off in the Irish Sea. FLiDAR NV has deployed one of its innovative LiDAR buoys for DONG Energy in the southern East Irish Sea. DONG Energy, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, selected the FLiDAR equipment due to its high […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2018

    Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has completed a sediment dynamics study in the Irish Sea, which included a two-year investigation of the geomorphology off the East coast of Ireland in order to quantify the impacts of sediment dynamics on upcoming offshore wind farm developments.

  • 29 October 2012

    On the 17th and 18th October Niels Tolstrup and Jacob Kjærgaard from Blue Water Shipping visited Belfast office and inspected the finished D1 area that is to be used for the handling and shipping of foundations and turbines for the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind project in the Irish Sea. “D1 was handed over […]

  • 31 July 2014

    Centrica plc and DONG Energy have today jointly decided to cease development of wind farms in the Irish Sea Zone through their 50/50 joint venture vehicle Celtic Array Limited (“Celtic Array”). The decision to stop development comes as a result of an assessment of the Zone, which has confirmed challenging ground conditions that make the […]

  • 31 July 2014

    The Crown Estate can today announce that it has agreed to Celtic Array Ltd’s request to end its offshore wind zone agreement for the Round 3 Irish Sea Zone, allowing developers, DONG Energy and Centrica, to cease development activity and terminate their seabed rights. Head of Offshore Wind, Huub den Rooijen said: “We have confirmed the […]

  • 25 May 2016

    The North and Irish Sea hold great offshore wind potential, but its development is being hindered by a lack of collaboration in the region, according to a new study published by the European Commission.  The best way to tap into this potential is for EU countries bordering these seas to work together, the “Study on regulatory matters […]

  • 11 April 2012

      The NFFO West Coast Committee has made substantial progress in establishing a working dialogue with the growing marine renewables interests in the Irish Sea, following a period of soured relations and misunderstandings. The Committee observed at its recent meeting in Morecambe on 29th March that a new era of dialogue had opened up. The […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    VBMS has recently repaired two inter-array cables and one export cable in the Thames Estuary and the Irish Sea. VMBS used Stemat 82 to carry out the inter-array cable repairs in the shallow waters of the outer Thames Estuary due to its 8-point mooring system and 2.3m depth. The repair of the export cable was […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Love it or loathe it, the wind could be worth a fortune to the Isle of Man.   (manxradio) [mappress] Source: manxradio, December 02, 2011; Image: philgawne

  • 17 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has shared a video of the company’s heavy lift vessels – Aeolus and Svanen – installing the 87 foundations on DONG Energy’s Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 13 July 2016
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D

    The European Commission has appointed Ecofys and RPS to prepare a Baseline Environmental Assessment for a meshed grid in the Irish and North Seas. The results may be used to inform any future plans for renewable energy generation, energy storage, power cables and associated equipment in the North and Irish Seas. Focussing on Belgium, Denmark, Germany, […]

  • 10 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Islanders are being invited to view the proposals for offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea. Centrica Renewable Energy, the company which… [mappress] Source: iomtoday, March 08, 2010;

  • 7 November 2014

    The Crown Estate has welcomed the news today that the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy & Climate Change has given consent to DONG Energy for an extension to the existing Walney offshore wind farm. The current Walney 1 and Walney 2 offshore wind farms already have a combined capacity of over 367MW, […]