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  • 25 September 2013

    Offshore helicopter operators Avincis Group, Bristow Group and CHC Helicopter announced they have launched a review of safety practices that will deepen their commitment to share best practices and consistently operate at the highest possible level of safety. The three companies leading this effort will reach out to other helicopter operators to encourage them to […]

  • 29 January 2013

    Presenting a complete range of services in the field of offshore and onshore wind power, TÜV SÜD and PMSS will attend the EWEA Annual Event in Vienna. By acquiring PMSS in 2012, the international provider of testing, certification services and training services has complemented its portfolio and further expanded its international network. At their first […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and  Mitsubishi Corporation officially closed their partnership with respect to two German offshore high-voltage cable projects, BorWin1 and BorWin2. Mitsubishi’s voting interest will be 49% with aggregate maximum equity commitment of EUR 240 million. At the same time both partners signed a contract for an investment in two more offshore projects named HelWin2 and DolWin2 in which Mitsubishi also will acquire a […]

  • 11 December 2012
    R&D

    Today DONG Energy and Vestas Wind Systems have entered into a cooperation agreement on the testing of Vestas’ V164-8.0 MW wind turbine at Test Centre Østerild in Denmark. Through this agreement, DONG Energy becomes involved earlier in Vestas´ development of the V164-8.0 MW offshore wind turbine than previously envisaged. This ensures DONG Energy a detailed […]

  • 3 October 2012

    In an agreement between China and the Netherlands signed in Beijing on September 27, both countries have agreed on the joint development of an entirely new method to generate energy from the tides. The method, known as Dynamic Tidal Power (DTP), can potentially deliver clean and predictable energy for millions of homes. DTP involves construction […]

  • 14 September 2012

    TÜV SÜD and PMSS will present their joint portfolio of services at Husum WindEnergy 2012 (Hall 7, Stand 7A02) in the wake of TÜV SÜD’s acquisition of the UK wind-power specialist. Major benefits from the acquisition have been the significant reinforcement of TÜV SÜD’s presence on the UK market and further improvement of its access […]

  • 1 August 2011
    R&D

      Leading international renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, and marine, engineering and offshore specialists, SeaRoc, have jointly published an article on learning safety lessons from the European offshore wind industry in the offshore supplement of North American Wind Power. The article goes into depth about how North America can learn from the European experience, focusing […]

  • 8 March 2011

    UPM in cooperation with TuuliSaimaa Oy has established a wind power development company VentusVis Oy. In the starting phase, the operations focus on developing land areas, which are leased from UPM, for wind power production. The development work includes evaluation of the land suitability, permitting process and preparation for possible wind power construction projects and […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy plan to jointly apply for one or more seabed leases in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing round for offshore wind projects. The two companies will look to develop floating wind projects if successful in obtaining the leases. “We have over 15 years of experience of working closely with local […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the first concrete gravity-based foundation for the Fécamp offshore wind farm has started at the Bougainville yard in the Grand Port Maritime of Le Havre, France. The consortium of Bouygues Construction, Saipem, and Boskalis will supply and install the wind farm’s 71 gravity-based foundations. Each weighing up to 5,000 tonnes, the foundations […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola has reached an agreement to acquire a 50% stake in Sea Wind, marking the company’s entry into the Polish offshore wind market. Sea Wind is said to have a seven-project pipeline in the early stages of development that has a potential capacity of up to 7.3 GW. According to Iberdrola, Sea Wind has an […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Grid Connection, R&D

    SuperNode and MaREI have launched a project that revolves around SuperNode’s concept of a single subsea superconductor connection for offshore renewable energy sources. According to MaREI, the technology would facilitate up to ten times faster development of offshore renewable energy projects globally. Through the project, the performance of SuperNode’s Subsea Superconducting Cable System design will […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded FairWind with a contract to assist on pre-assembly work on offshore wind turbines for the Formosa 2 wind farm in Taiwan. FairWind will be responsible for the pre-assembly of the towers for 47 SGRE 8.0 MW wind turbines, scheduled to start in March 2021. “This is an important opportunity for FairWind […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Investments in offshore wind projects in new and emerging markets next year will result in offshore wind gaining a greater share of the total wind power market globally, according to the latest report from Fitch Solutions. There are currently over 66 GW of offshore wind in pre-construction or construction out of almost 162 GW of […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Norwegian energy major Equinor and German utility RWE have joined the NortH2 green hydrogen project in the Netherlands. NortH2 aims to produce green hydrogen using electricity from about 4 GW of offshore wind off the coast of the Netherlands by 2030, and 10+ GW by 2040. The project was launched in February 2020 by Shell, […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has issued a tender for technical due diligence services and energy consultancy services for offshore wind, as well as solar and onshore wind projects. The services will be for various projects which are at different stages of development, for future generation auctions in Ireland and the UK and for acquisition […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    PGE Baltica and Ordtek have signed a contract to prepare a strategy that will define the methodology of dealing with the potential risk related to the presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO) at the Baltica 2 and Baltica 3 offshore wind project sites. In preparation for the construction of PGE’s offshore wind farms in the Polish […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Lithuanian government has allocated EUR 7.5 million to prepare for its first offshore wind tender and the development of the first 700 MW of offshore wind capacity in its part of the Baltic Sea. The funds will support environmental impact assessments and other studies and surveys to be carried out from 2021 until 2023 in […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Japan has launched its first-ever auction for fixed bottom offshore wind projects within the country’s General Common Sea Area. The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI), and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism (MLIT) opened the auction for applications on 27 November. The tender will remain open until 27 […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and SSE have reached financial close on the first two phases of the Dogger Bank wind farm project, representing in aggregate the largest offshore wind project financing to date globally. The 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project is divided into three 1.2 GW phases, Dogger Bank A, Dogger Bank B, and Dogger Bank C. The […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The multi-purpose offshore vessel Olympic Commander has been contracted by JDR Cables to support a maintenance campaign at the Sandbank offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Equipped with a 28-metre Safeway Seagull walk-to-work gangway system, the vessel has been deployed to carry out the transfer of people and goods at the offshore wind […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    The TUS-ORE Catapult Research Centre (TORC) has joined forces with the UK Energy Technology Platform (ETP) to support China’s growth in offshore renewables and showcase innovative UK energy transition technologies. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will see the organizations jointly promote the development of offshore renewable energy in the UK and China, supporting the Belt […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    First Subsea has won the contract to provide the cable protection systems (CPSs) for the inter-array cables at the 71-turbine Fécamp wind farm offshore Normandy, France. Prysmian Group will manufacture and deliver the inter-array cables for the project. The Italian cable maker selected First Subsea CPSs to protect the cables from burial to the entry […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Financial close on the first two phases of the world’s largest offshore wind farm at Dogger Bank is expected in the coming days, SSE said. SSE Renewables and Equinor are jointly developing the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project through a 50:50 joint venture company – Dogger Bank Wind Farm. The project is divided […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Japanese Kiso-Jiban Consultants (KJC) and the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for offshore wind energy in Japan. The two parties plan to jointly undertake work related to geotechnical investigations, site characterization and foundation design, as well as collaborate on research activities in the field of offshore geohazard assessment. […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The EU Commission has exempted the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution project from the current regulation which stipulates that at least 70 per cent of the interconnector capacity between European countries must be made available for cross-border electricity trading. The exemption is initially limited to ten years and includes an extension option that limits the […]