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  • 23 July 2019
    R&D

    Approximately 3.35GW of wind power capacity can be installed in Lithuania’s Baltic Sea territory, according to a study carried out by Klaipėda University on behalf of Lithuania’s Ministry of Energy. These are the maximum possible capacities, but the concrete scenarios will depend on infrastructure and financial development conditions, the ministry said. The study by Klaipėda University’s […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lithuania’s state-owned energy company Lietuvos Energija is seeking strategic partners to jointly develop offshore energy projects internationally and domestically. The company has issued a call for Expressions of Interest (EoIs) to find an experienced partner and jointly develop offshore wind projects within the European Economic Area. The decision on potential partners is expected by the end of the year. Lietuvos Energija plans to […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Lithuania could partially replace nuclear power with wind energy, both onshore and offshore, Lithuania Wind Power Association said. In a non-binding referendum, over 60% of Lithuanian voters rejected the building of a nuclear reactor as a replacement for Ignalina atomic plant, which was closed under an agreement that followed accession to the European Union. The […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Tuesday, 11th of June, Nelja Energia opened the Ciuteliai wind farm in Lithuania. It is Lithuania’s largest wind farm with a total capacity of 39.1 MW. Martin Kruus, the Chairman of the Board of Nelja Energia said the company invested approximately 57.4 million Euros in developing the new wind farm. The estimated annual production […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lithuania’s Offshore Wind Power Development Task Force has started preparing recommendations for the development of offshore wind in the Baltic Sea.

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lithuanian state-owned energy company Lietuvos Energija has received initial interest from ten potential partners to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Lithuania and abroad. Lietuvos Energija initiated an Expression of Interest (EOI) process in February to find an experienced partner and jointly develop offshore wind projects within the European Economic Area. The ten potential partners who responded to the call are all ”European offshore wind market […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) is organizing an economic mission for offshore wind to Poland and Lithuania. The economic mission will take place in Szczecin, Poland, and Vilnius, Lithuania, from 20 to 24 April. According to RVO.nl, opportunities for the offshore wind sector in the Baltic Sea will be presented, as well as the market […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Poland The first efforts aiming at the development of the offshore wind farms in Poland took place in the last decade but were unsuccessful due to controversial location (within Natura2000), unfavourable legislation and the lack of relevant knowledge of public administration. Development of the technology and successful implementation of investment projects in other EU countries […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Lithuanian Cabinet has approved amendments to the country’s renewable energy law aimed at kick-starting development of offshore wind power generation in the Baltic Sea.  Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičiaus said that this is a long-term project and that the construction of the first wind farms off the country’s Baltic coast is expected to start after 2020. […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Freenergy and Vardar Eurus, Estonia’s largest wind farm companies, have merged into NeljaEnergia OÜ. The new company will operate 17 wind farms in three Baltic countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. “In the next years, we will invest 150 million euros in Baltic renewable energy, to which the cost of an offshore wind farm will be […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Lithuania’s Gridin’s Group and Finnish Levator Oy have been working on primary steel structures for 30 transition pieces (TPs) to be installed at the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Scottish North Sea. The two companies were hired to manufacture the steel components by Denmark’s Bladt Industries last autumn. The three companies had previously collaborated on a similar […]

  • 28 September 2017

    WindEurope signed the Baltic Sea Declaration on offshore wind in Tallinn, Estonia, on 28 September.

  • 30 March 2017
    Vessels

    Bremen-based shipping company Harren & Partner is set to become technical manager of Wind Lift I. The company’s Offshore Department headed by Robert Fowler will be responsible for managing the jack-up vessel starting from April.

  • 3 November 2011

    Initially planned as a modest information exchange seminar, the Wind Power Conference held in Estonia in the end of October turned into an international wind energy conference. More than 150 people visited the event during the two days dedicated to wind energy in Tallinn. In addition to local participants there were visitors also from Sweden, […]

  • 27 November 2014

    In two days, more than 100 conference participants will get a comprehensive view of issues related to renewable energy production in the Baltic Sea at WINDFORCE Baltic Sea. Eight theme sessions and 30 international speakers will deal with nearly everything in the value-adding chain, from research, installation and logistics to financing, grid connection and political […]

  • 13 January 2014

    The programme for WINDFORCE Baltic Sea is impressive. In two days, more than 100 conference participants will get a comprehensive view of issues related to renewable energy production in the Baltic Sea. Eight theme sessions and 30 international speakers will deal with nearly everything in the value-adding chain, from research, installation and logistics to financing, […]

  • 10 October 2019

    Is the energy transition moving fast enough? Not yet. We can gain pace and we need to. Creating the opportunity to discuss collaboration, showcasing the necessary innovations, and learning from each other is what Offshore Energy set out to do this year. Combining oil, gas, marine energy, and offshore wind at one event, Offshore Energy […]

  • 16 October 2019

      Do you want to learn how to open up new markets for substantial commercial development in Asia, East Europe and North America? If yes – watch this insightful webinar below… 60-minute Offshore Wind Webinar Presentations and Q&A: – Gunnar Herzig, Managing Director, World Forum Offshore Wind – Clément Weber, Director, Green Giraffe – Dominic Grocott, Head of European […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Wind accounted for 51% of all new power installations in the European Union in 2016, connecting a total of 12.5GW to the grid across the 28 EU Member States – 10.923MW in onshore and 1,567MW offshore, WindEurope reports.

  • 18 September 2012

    The Baltic Sea has great offshore wind potential. The development of offshore wind resources will be vital for many of the Baltic nations, as they look to meet their commitments to boost renewable energy generation. GL Garrad Hassan, part of the GL Group’s renewables business segment, has presented a new report outlining the potential for […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The Nordic Baltic group of shipyards, part of the BLRT Grupp, cannot be accused of acting as an old age pensioner, despite its 100 year history. The group follows the various developments in the wind energy market with interest and is ideally placed in Denmark, Germany, Norway and the UK, where it is all happening.  “Customers come to us because they prefer customised […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Offshore wind energy is an innovative new industry, which by creating thousands of jobs and intensive investments gives Europe a necessary impulse for economic growth. It can also provide the missing pieces in the energy and climate puzzle that Europe needs to solve urgently. What I brought home from EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 – the world’s […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Authorities

    The European Energy Security Strategy, published today, shows that policymakers have opted to swap dependency on Russia for unstable regions in the Middle East and North Africa, while largely neglecting increased production of renewables as a key option for energy independence, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) stated. The European Commission has ignored its own 2030 […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

      The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) today published its scenarios for onshore and offshore wind power deployment in the EU, ahead of the European Commission’s Energy Roadmap 2050, due to be published later this year. “Wind energy will more than triple its power output by 2020 with 194 billion Euros invested in European onshore […]

  • 6 August 2015
    R&D, Vessels

    Open Access Centre for Marine Research, a subdivision of Lithuanian Klaipėda University, has introduced its new marine research vessel capable of carrying out multipurpose marine investigations, including those for offshore renewable energy. In March 2015, the new R/V MINTIS was built in Klaipeda and is now operated by the Centre’s Fleet and Field Research Laboratory. The laboratory provides services […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Media and Crisis Management Ltd (MCM) was among the key speakers to 400 delegates at the RenewableUK Health & Safety 2012 conference in Manchester earlier this month. Presenting at the session on Safety & Emergency Response in Offshore Wind, Matthew Sharp, Managing Director of MCM, told delegates that building offshore wind farms had already proven […]