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  • 22 September 2011

    On the basis of a wide-ranging industry survey of offshore wind turbine manufacturer OEMs, the new report finds that of the new component… By Scott MacDonald (renewableenergyworld) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyworld, September 22, 2011

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind has signed a contract with Weeks/Manson, a Joint Venture (WMJV) to serve as the lead construction contractor. The Boston & New England Maritime Trades Council, AFL-CIO, will provide skilled workers to WMJV to build Cape Wind.  WMJV is a partnership between two of the leading marine construction firms in the U.S., Weeks Marine […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent announcement about Block Island wind farm reaching financial close, Mott MacDonald issued a press release, revealing that the company was lenders’ technical advisor during the project’s due diligence phase and is now monitoring construction as independent engineer in an ongoing role. The 30MW wind farm is being developed by Deepwater Wind and […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The 216MW Northwind offshore wind farm project, located in the North Sea, 37km off the Belgian coast, has reached financial close. Mott MacDonald is the lenders’ technical advisor and lenders’ engineer for the project. Northwind will cover an area of approximately 14.5km² and will include 72 Vestas V112 wind turbines each with 3MW capacity. It […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 144MW Westermeerwind wind farm in the north east polder of the Netherlands recently reached financial close. Mott MacDonald is lenders’ technical advisor to ING Bank N.V. and Eksport Kredit Fonden for the project, which requires a total investment of over €400 million of which €320 million will be funded by lenders. Westermeerwind wind farm will consist […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Mott MacDonald, which is lenders’ technical advisor (LTA) on the EUR 1.2 billion Norther offshore wind project, will now provide construction and operational monitoring in an ongoing role, following the financial close for the project. Having initially provided technical support at an earlier stage of development, Mott MacDonald transitioned to an LTA role in late […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald, the global engineering, management and development consultancy, will be exhibiting on stand 43 at the RenewableUK Exhibition, which is taking place on 2-4 November 2010 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow, UK. Mott MacDonald’s stand will be located in Hall 4 of the exhibition, and will be manned by […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald is acting as the lender’s technical advisor on the Akita project, Japan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm.

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald will assume a new role within the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm project, after the EUR 1.1 billion project in the Belgian North Sea reached financial close earlier this week. Mott MacDonald is lenders’ technical advisor on the project and will now provide construction and operational monitoring in an ongoing […]

  • 11 March 2011

    Mott MacDonald, the leading global management, engineering and development consultancy, will be presenting and exhibiting at the 2011 European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) conference, which takes place on 14 – 17 March at the Brussels Expo, Belgium. Christos Kolliastas and Grégory Dudziak, specialists in wind energy, will be joined by fellow Mott MacDonald wind professionals […]

  • 10 April 2015

    A team of students from Brighton school got an opportunity to work with Mott MacDonald on a project in Newhaven. Namely, 12 students together with engineers from Mott MacDonald have been working to assess the power and energy potential at Newhaven Harbour, reports Brighton and Hove News. The company is working on what is to […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Management, engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald is reviewing the design of the anchor bolt system on the second phase of the 128MW Formosa I offshore wind farm in north-west Taiwan.

  • 24 September 2013

    Leading offshore cable protection company, Tekmar Energy, has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of a new chairman. High profile industry figure Ally MacDonald takes up the post. With 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and a background in engineering, Mr MacDonald brings a wealth of knowledge to the role […]

  • 8 December 2014

    At the start of August developer Cape Wind awarded a contract to Weeks/Manson Joint Venture (WMJV), a joint venture of marine contractor Weeks Marine and heavy civil marine contractor Manson Construction Co., to become lead construction contractor for the 468MW Cape Wind offshore wind farm. Cape Wind is to be located off the coast of […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Mott MacDonald provided key technical, regulatory and environmental advisory services to Balfour Beatty Investments, facilitating their successful acquisition of the high voltage transmission link for the 504MW Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm located off the coast of Suffolk. Balfour Beatty Investments is a partner in the Green Energy Transmission Consortium, which is now the Offshore […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Partners Walney Holdco Limited (OPW), minority shareholder in the Walney offshore wind farm located directly off the coast of Cumbria in north west England, has successfully restructured its debt facilities to enable access to more favourable interest rates in line with current market conditions. Mott MacDonald provided technical due diligence during the refinancing and […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT has signed a contract with the engineering consultancy Witteveen + Bos in consortium with Mott MacDonald, and Altenburg & Wymenga and IMARES Wageningen UR as subcontractors, for the preparation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the connection of wind farms planned off the south Dutch coast.  The EIA needs to be in place before […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Even though Weeks Marine Inc. has not signed any contracts with offshore wind farm developers, the company is investing large amounts of money in a barge called R.D. MacDonald. When completed, this will be the first U.S. vessel specifically built for offshore wind construction. The vessel is docked at Weeks Marine’s shipyard in Camden as […]

  • 26 February 2019

    Beleolico Srl, part of the Toto Group, has reached a final investment decision on the 30MW Beleolico wind farm in the Italian Mediterranean. EY assisted Natixis in financing the construction of the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean. The transaction is the first of its kind in Italy. Natixis SA Paris acted as the financing […]

  • 20 July 2011

    A Marshfield lawmaker is pushing to make one of the state’s oldest energy sources new again. State Rep. James Cantwell, D-Marshfield, wants the state to encourage research and investment in hydrokinetics – the harnessing of energy from moving water – by allowing private companies and municipalities to sell back any energy they create through this […]

  • 25 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator has published a roadmap for commercial acceptance of floating LIDAR technology. As part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator programme, The Carbon Trust, along with a consortium of industrial partners, are investigating the potential of floating LIDAR (light detection and ranging) technology in the context of wind resource assessment for the offshore wind […]

  • 10 March 2017

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has appointed Claus Hjoerringgaard as its new director of clean energy. Based at SgurrEnergy’s Glasgow headquarters, Hjoerringgaard will be responsible for heading up the renewable energy and grid integration consultancy which provides engineering and technical advisory services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and energy storage projects. Speaking of […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind could potentially be fully integrated into the market on a competitive basis in some European countries within the next decade, according to a new report published by the International Energy Agency’s Renewable Energy Technology Deployment programme (IEA-RETD).

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hafren Power said today that five major global companies spanning engineering, construction, project management and logistics are working with it on its proposal to build a £25 billion, 18km (11 mile) electricity generating barrage across the Severn estuary. Arup, Bechtel, DHL, Mott MacDonald and URS are currently assessing the delivery model needed to manage the […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The California Ocean Protection Council has awarded the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University with a USD 623,000 grant to study the feasibility of offshore wind generation for the Northern California coast.

  • 6 April 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Works on connecting Race Bank wind farm’s offshore cables to the ones on land at a landfall site north of Sutton Bridge should start this month, DONG Energy reported in its project newsletter. Landfall works will be done with a specific approach, since the area comprises a saltmarsh and a sea defence bank. DONG Energy has developed the site-specific […]