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  • 18 June 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 June 2017.

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Estonian wind energy developer Nelja Energia and the Hiiu municipality on the Hiiumaa Island have signed a cooperation agreement to build Estonia’s first offshore wind farm.

  • 1 November 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Tallinn Circuit Court has rejected an appeal filed by opponents of an up to 1.1GW offshore wind farm planned to be installed in Estonian Baltic Sea waters, thus upholding the decision from a first tier court made earlier this year, according to the Baltic News Service. 

  • 12 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The council of the Hiiu municipality in Estonia has approved a cooperation agreement with Nelja Energia and Hiiumaa Offshore Tuulepark, developers of the Loode-Eesti offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea near Hiiumaa Island.

  • 30 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Estonian government has initiated a construction permit procedure for Eesti Energia’s 1GW offshore wind project in the Gulf of Riga. The move allows the developer to continue its research and search for partners for the construction of the offshore wind farm, Enefit Green, a member of Eesti Energia group said. According to Aavo Kärmas, […]

  • 29 July 2013

    As a part of a plan to build a wind farm in the waters near the Kihnu island, Eesti Energia has ordered a EUR 100,000 marine study, writes Eesti Rahvusringhääling news portal. Namely, the University of Tartu’s Marine Institute will conduct a study on how wind turbines would affect the Baltic herring. Henn Ojaveer, researcher […]

  • 29 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Estonia’s state owned electricity producer Eesti Energia has plans to build an offshore wind farm that could cost around 23 billion kroons…   By Toomas Hõbemägi (balticbusinessnews) [mappress] Source: balticbusinessnews, July 29, 2010;

  • 23 October 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Estonian wind technology company Eleon is aiming to develop a wind turbine with a capacity of more than 10MW and has filed an application with the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme to develop its technology.

  • 31 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Estonian government has initiated a construction permit process for two more offshore wind projects in the Gulf of Riga, in addition to the 1GW project proposed by Eesti Energia. The government has started the construction permit procedure for a 380MW project proposed by Tuuletraal OÜ. The wind farm comprises up to 76 turbines in […]

  • 17 November 2014

    Foundation installation work at the 288MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm is in full progress. At the end of September Ballast Nedam Offshore completed their contract for 19 foundations, using their heavy-lift vessel Svanen after which the MPI Discovery, which was previously working on the Humber Gateway wind farm, continued installing the remaining foundations. The […]

  • 29 September 2015

    U.S. Senator for Delaware Tom Carper addressed participants in the Environmental and Energy Study Institute’s (EESI) briefing on the status of offshore wind energy projects in the United States in comparison to Europe, which has deployed more than 50 offshore wind projects since 1991. Industry has shown tremendous interest in developing offshore wind in the […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Business links between Norfolk and the Netherlands were strengthened during a recent visit to the county by the Dutch Ambassador to the UK. Among topics discussed was a proposal for an EU-funded Knowledge and Innovation Community in Food, strengthening the existing links between the Institute of Food Research on Norwich Research Park and Wageningen University […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    DEME Group’s offshore wind division is looking into the possibility of using drones to inspect the foundations of the offshore wind turbines for corrosion.

  • 4 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Denmark’s Northern Offshore Services has entered into a commercial agreement with the Hamburg-based Opielok Offshore Carriers to take on management of the company’s only crew transfer vessel (CTV) – OOC Nerz.

  • 23 July 2012

    Wood Group announced a number of Board changes that will become effective 1 November 2012. * Chairman, Sir Ian Wood, will retire as Chairman and from the Board. Sir Ian has been Chairman since 1982 and was CEO from 1967 to 2006 * CEO, Allister Langlands, will become Chairman. Allister has been with Wood Group […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Special Pipe Construction has completed steel construction on all of the monopiles for Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm at its plant in Rostock, Germany. 72 monopiles are now structurally ready and the next step is to coat the units, some of which are up to 65.6 metres long. This work should be completed […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has now published its second annual review, covering the progress made with the development of the Dogger Bank Zone in the 12 month period from May 2011 until June 2012. The publication details the major activities over the period including the key achievement of agreeing grid connections with the National Grid to enable the […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Blue Water loaded the last component from the Port of Esbjerg to the German wind farm Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm which is located in the North Sea. The turbines were installed by the experienced Norwegian company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, who looks back on a positive project. “The cooperation with Blue Water has been excellent and […]

  • 10 June 2015

    Planning consent was given for construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon, in a boost to moving towards a low carbon, home grown energy mix. If built, turbines in the proposed six-mile horseshoe shaped sea wall around Swansea Bay in Wales could generate around 500GWh per year of low carbon electricity. Mark Shorrock, chief executive […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Van Oord’s cable laying vessel, Nexus, arrived to Velsen-Noord to load export cables for Gemini offshore wind farm. The loading operation was conducted by the Dutch company WIND AG at MEO terminal. Delivered by Damen in December last year, the 126-metre vessel is the youngest in service. The export cable, which will transfer the electricity […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has achieved an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 10.8 billion (EUR 1.45 billion) in the first nine months of 2018, up 14% compared to 9M 2017, mainly due to a 32% increase in operating profits from wind farms in operation.

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Croatian Viktor Lenac Shipyard, specialised in ship repair and conversions, successfully completed the conversion of the cable laying barge Cable Enterprise and delivered it to Prysmian on March 13, 2015.  Viktor Lenac Shipyard won the project worth more than EUR 22 million in February 2014. The conversion has transformed the Cable Enterprise from a moored cable laying barge into a DP2 cable laying […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York-based private investment firm Centerbridge Partners is reportedly planning to list the German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion less than seven months after completing the acquisition of a 100% stake in the company for EUR 1 billion, Reuters reports.  Centerbridge has partnered up with JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank on the listing which might put a value of EUR 1.5 […]

  • 17 June 2014

    DNV GL is celebrating both its 150th anniversary as well as the first anniversary since forming the world’s leading certification body in June. To mark this occasion, DNV GL is inviting those interested in the issues shaping the future to its Innovation Day, taking place on 25 June 2014 at DNV GL’s Hamburg headquarters. What […]

  • 22 June 2011

    On Thursday evening, Åge Holmestad of Moelven Limtre AS and Svein Dag Henriksen of Hydra Tidal AS received the innovation award Schweighofer Prize 2011 for their work on laminated timber turbine blades for a floating power station project at Gimsøystraumen in Nordland based on ocean and tidal currents. The purpose of the prestigious international Schweighofer […]

  • 8 January 2015

    In 2014 the WindFloat prototype (WF1), Demowfloat’s first installation in Portugal, reached another milestone, it passed the 10GWh mark and has now delivered 12.02GWh of renewable electricity to the grid. The prototype has been in operation for over 3 years and will continue to operate for some time in the future. During 2014 Principle Power […]