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  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Tokyo-based Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (J-POWER) and ENGIE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to a non-exclusive collaboration for power projects, particularly in large-scale commercial offshore wind projects.

  • 8 June 2015
    Grid Connection

    J-Power Systems Corporation (JPS), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., has been awarded a contract, for a subsea high-voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector cable system between UK and Belgium. The contract was awarded by NEMO Link Limited, a joint venture between National Grid Interconnector Holdings Limited, a subsidiary company of the UK’s National Grid […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company Innogy has agreed to sell a 41% stake in its 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK to Japan’s J-Power (25%) and Kansai Electric Power (16%).

  • 16 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation and Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (J-POWER) have begun an offshore ground investigation around Hirashima and Enoshima islands off the coast of Saikai City, Nagasaki Prefecture, to explore the possibility of developing an offshore wind farm. The Japanese government is currently in the process of determining areas to be designated as offshore […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Hibiki Wind Energy has identified MHI Vestas as the potential supplier of turbines for the Hibiki-nada offshore wind project in Japan. Hibiki Wind Energy has revealed that MHI Vestas is a candidate to supply its V174-9.5MW turbines for the Japanese project. To remind, in February 2017, the government of Kitakyushu City selected the consortium of […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The winners of the tender to build the Hibikinada nearshore wind farm off Kitakyushu, Japan, have established a special purpose company (SPC) – Hibiki Wind Energy.

  • 25 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas has confirmed that its V174-9.5 MW was selected as the preferred turbine for the 220MW Hibikinada offshore wind farm in Japan. Hibikinada is the first awarded, commercial-scale project to be announced in Japan. The wind farm is expected to enter the construction phase in FY 2022. It will be the first project to […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Kitakyushu City, Japan, has announced that a consortium comprising Kyuden Mirai Energy, Kyuden Corporation (Kyushu Electric Power), Hokutaku Renewable Energy Service, J-Power, and SAIBUGAS has been selected to install and operate an offshore wind farm off the Port of Hibikinada.

  • 9 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Staffing and recruitment specialist Bureau UK has secured a framework agreement to provide resourcing to support the quality assurance, quality control, and surveillance activities across the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. Bureau UK is sourcing engineers to undertake work around Quality and Production Assurance Services for the project. The work carried out will cover the […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Tekmar Energy has secured a contract by Boskalis to provide cable protection systems (CPS) for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. Tekmar will provide 196 TekLink Generation 8 systems for protecting the project’s inter-array and export cables, and bellmouths for the substations, with its sister company AgileTek Engineering performing engineering analysis. The […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Authorities

    The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees voted yesterday to authorize staff to begin negotiating potential power purchase agreements (PPA) for new generating resources consistent with LIPA’s Electric Resource Energy Plan. The Trustees also authorized actions related to diversifying LIPA’s resource portfolio, including efforts and investments to improve energy efficiency through the Efficiency […]

  • 2 October 2019

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has started the preparatory work on clearing the site of the Triton Knoll offshore wind project in the UK. As reported, JFMS secured a contract in March to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) removal and boulder clearance at the 145km2 site offshore Lincolnshire. According to the company, the work is likely to be significant […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside for the Triton Knoll Offshore Substation Platform (OSP) East has left Vlissingen in the Netherlands and is en route to the installation site off Lincolnshire, UK. Once there, the topside will be lowered onto its monopile foundation by Seaway 7’s installation vessel Seaway Strashnov. Seaway Strashnov installed the Triton Knoll OSP West topside […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK-based Better Risk has begun providing unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management support for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. Better Risk is providing quality assurance of planned explosive risk-management support throughout the project lifecycle, while James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) is in charge of carrying out UXO removal and boulder clearance […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Triton Knoll Offshore Construction Services (OCS) team has moved into their new facilities at Grimsby’s Royal Dock, establishing an HQ for offshore construction next year. The OCS base will manage offshore technicians, crews, and specialist vessels, including service operations vessels and crew transfer vessels which are together helping build the 857MW Triton Knoll offshore […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services during the construction of the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. SMC will provide some 30 site technicians to maintain the offshore foundations and assets, including statutory inspections and testing requirements for the assets to remain in service and accessible. Additionally, the company […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese renewable energy developer Renova plans to carry out a feasibility study on a 560MW nearshore wind farm off the city of Yurihonjo in Akita Prefecture in the northern Tohoku region of Japan. Renova has partnered with Eco Power, and JR East Energy Development to carry out site surveys as well as an Environmental Impact Assessment of the […]

  • 2 October 2019
    R&D, Vessels

    Japan’s Penta-Ocean Construction is preparing to remove a bottom-fixed foundation type wind turbine and an observation tower off the coast of Kitakyushu. The decommissioning is scheduled to take place in October. Back in 2011, Penta Ocean constructed the 2MW wind turbine and the wind observation tower as part of a joint research project of National Research and […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Six charities from Lincolnshire, UK, have received a share of a GBP 12,000 charity fund pot from Siemens and the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. The donations are part of an initiative which promotes and rewards excellence in health and safety amongst staff and contractors working at the onshore substation construction site near Bicker, Boston. […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ordtek has secured a contract to provide specialist unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management advice prior to the construction of the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. The UK-based company has already provided research on the military history of the area for naval conflicts, aerial bombing and munition dumping sites. Additionally, Ordtek completed a geophysical data interpretation of the […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    SeaPlanner Ltd has won a contract to provide its SeaPlanner marine management system and SeaHub communications solutions to support the construction of the 857MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. The SeaPlanner will be deployed for use by the construction project team to coordinate all personnel and marine logistics for the 145 kilometre-square site located some 33 […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the total of 90 wind turbine foundations has been installed at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Hibiki Wind Energy signed an agreement with Kitakyushu city on 10 January, laying out the basic matters regarding the project to set up and operate the 229MW Hibikinada offshore wind farm in the Kitakyushu Port area. 

  • 26 September 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Triton Knoll has given an update on the construction of the two offshore substations destined for the 860MW offshore wind project. According to Triton Knoll, a transition piece for the offshore substation has left the construction hall at Smulders’ Wallsend facility in the UK. The company has now commenced the offshore substation foundation work. Additionally, the […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The three offshore wind projects selected in the UK’s second Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round have passed their 12-month milestone requirement, Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) said.

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A group of Danish offshore wind industry investors, developers and manufacturers is heading to Japan to meet with this country’s key stakeholders in Kitakyushu and Tokyo.