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Top five news on Offshore WIND from 18 to 24 June 2018.
Most read news on Offshore WIND from 28 May to 2 June 2018.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) expects to announce the winner of the 1,100MW offshore wind solicitation at the end of June. NJBPU is currently in the process of reviewing applications. As reported earlier, three bidders responded to the solicitation, Ørsted with its Ocean Wind project, Equinor with Boardwalk Wind, and Atlantic Shores […]
When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.
Germany’s total offshore wind yield amounted to 9.04 terawatt hours (TWh) in the first half of 2018, of which TenneT transferred 8.17 TWh from the North Sea wind farms to the mainland and 50Hertz transmitted the remaining 0.87 TWh from the Baltic Sea.
The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) will procure approximately 800MW of offshore wind through a solicitation issued in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Jan De Nul will commence works on the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Belgium in June 2019, the EPCI contractor informed as it announced the signing of a contract with Parkwind, the developer of the Belgian 219MW offshore wind farm.
The new and updated edition of the Offshore WIND Vessel Directory will be launched at Seawork International in July: the Offshore WIND Vessel Directory 2018.
Ørsted and its Race Bank project partners, Macquarie and Sumitomo, will hold an inauguration ceremony for the 573MW offshore wind farm in Grimsby, UK, on 13 June.
The EC1 export cable and the OTM1 offshore transmission module at the Beatrice site will come under the control of the SSE Operational Safety Rules on 30 May, after which they will be energised, most likely on 1 June, according to the latest updates from the project's Notice to Mariners.
The annual Offshore Energy Awards, which will be presented during the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018 (OEEC) in Amsterdam, are officially open for nominations.
By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty. But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]
Offshore WIND's most read news from 26 June to 1 July 2017.
As of June 2018, the offshore wind project development pipeline in the United States includes 25,464MW of planned generating capacity, with projects totalling 2,000MW expected to commence commercial operation by 2023, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
GeoSea's multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo completed the full-height testing of its jacking system on 25 June 2018 at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia, rising above the city and its ancient landmarks such as the Pula Arena amphitheatre and Temple of Augustus.
Prysmian Group and General Cable Corporation have received the last of the regulatory approvals necessary for Prysmian's acquisition of General Cable, which is now expected to be finalized on 6 June 2018.
Navingo has embraced another event, aside from Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference and Maritime & Offshore Career Event, dedicated to companies from the oil, gas and wind industry: North Sea offshore (NSO) which will take place on 7 June 2018 in Den Helder.
LM Wind Power will open a new wind turbine blade factory dedicated to the offshore market in Cherbourg, France, with ground breaking set to take place in March 2017 and production expected to commence from June 2018, the company revealed today.
UK-based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has completed its scope of work on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. GE Renewable Energy contracted MRE to supply temporary power, personnel, and a multi-purpose vessel during the commissioning of the wind farm's 66 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines. The jack-up vessel Seafox 5 installed the last […]
Ørsted has awarded fourteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the fifth round of its East Coast Community Fund. The East Coast Community Fund was launched in December 2016 as part of Ørsted’s community engagement program for its Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. The 14 awarded groups […]
Poland's Mostostal Pomorze has loaded out the substation topside built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Gdansk. The load-out operations were performed on 13 and 14 of April. The topside is currently travelling to Aalborg in Denmark where Bladt Industries will continue working on it. In June 2018, Mostostal Pomorze signed a contract for prefabrication of […]
Canada's Northland Power has, through its subsidiary, executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the 300MW Hai Long 2A offshore wind project in Taiwan. Northland and its partner Yushan Energy own 60% and 40% of Hai Long 2A, respectively. Hai Long 2A is the first of the three Hai Long projects with a […]
The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the acquisition of joint control over Diamond Transmission Partners by Diamond Transmission Corporation Limited (DTC) and by Infrared Capital Partners Limited (IRCP). Diamond Transmission Partners is the holding company of the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) for the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm, active in […]