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  • 29 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Buss Orange Blue Terminal signed a contract with offshore wind farm constructor GeoSea N.V. for the handling and storage of the transition pieces for the fundamental structures of the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm.

  • 31 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    A new UK consortium is developing a self-installing scour protection system said to be able to save an average offshore wind farm approximately GBP 8.6 million over its lifetime. The Self-Installing Scour Protection for Offshore Wind Farms (SISProtect) project is being led by Seabed Scour Control Systems (SSCS), who will carry out the design of the prototype Frond […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Yesterday, the Belgian Prime Minister Elio di Rupo officially inaugurated the Thornton Bank offshore wind farm. With a capacity of 325 megawatts (MW), the wind farm is the largest in the Belgian North Sea and will provide green electricity to 300,000 households each year. Eight European banks, the German and Danish export credit agencies and […]

  • 26 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Offshore Solutions B.V. (OSBV), the joint venture between AMEC and Cofely Nederland N.V., has launched a free standing Offshore Access System (OAS) designed to significantly reduce installation time. OSBV has worked with Lowestoft-based, AKD Engineering to convert an existing OAS into a free standing skid mounted unit. The new design (pictured) will allow quayside installation […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The net support costs for society of offshore wind in Belgium is lower than in neighbouring countries. Gross income for the various projects also lies below the European average. This appears from a comparative report by an independent consultancy firm, 3 E, in which the various support systems of 6 European countries were compared. Pursuant […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the successful commissioning of the second phase of the C-Power offshore wind farm (Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Farm) in late 2012, EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the start of construction work on the third phase of the project with 110.7 MW in capacity. Built in Belgium by the partners in the C-Power consortium, the wind […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM) is holding an auction for commercial wind energy leasing offshore Massachusetts this Thursday, 13 December.

  • 14 March 2012

    In connection with the review of the MT Højgaard Group’s projects a revaluation of the risk factors for a number of projects has been performed. This revaluation necessitates further exceptional provisions for the financial year 2011. In consequence of the revaluation, the Group’s financial performance for 2011 shows a loss with a pre-tax margin of […]

  • 4 June 2012

    GE, a global technology leader and supplier of wind turbines and related services, is celebrating 10 years of industry leadership in wind energy. Since GE entered the industry through the acquisition of Enron Wind in 2002, it has installed 18,000 wind turbines and grown the business from 500 megawatts to 28 gigawatts of installed capacity. […]

  • 23 February 2015

    Sandbank  Foundation construction work has started for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, approximately 100km North West of the island Sylt, which will comprise 72 Siemens 4MW turbines. The 72 steel monopile foundations, with diameters of up to 6.8m and lengths of up to 70m, are built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has announced the proposed lease sale of 81,130 acres offshore New York for commercial wind energy leasing. The proposed lease area, approximately 11 miles south of Long Island, is identical to the New York Wind Energy Area, which Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) identified earlier this year […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The rise of wind energy is no longer being looked upon as an alternate source of energy. The United States is a leader in the field of wind energy and the US in 2010 was the second largest user of wind energy in the world, just behind China. In fact, the US had over […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Jeroen de Haas, chairman of the Board of Management: “We are proud of this result. It was achieved in a year in which great uncertainty affected economic activities and the confidence of businesses and consumers. In that context, it is satisfying to note that Eneco is able to realise further growth with its sustainability strategy. […]

  • 3 December 2012

    IBERDROLA Chairman Ignacio Galán, while speaking at the World Climate Summit in Doha, called for sustainable electricity development to meet the needs of the 1.3 billion people around the world, equivalent to 20% of the entire population, who don’t have access to electricity. Taking part in a panel discussion at the World Climate Summit, on […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Grid Connection

    Ballast Nedam has signed a contract for the installation of foundations at the German EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm with ARGE BALTIC 2 Foundations, a joint venture between HOCHTIEF Solutions AG, GeoSea N.V. and HOCHTIEF Offshore Crewing GmbH. Ballast Nedam will erect the project’s 39 monopile and transition piece foundations and provide the logistics […]

  • 27 March 2017

    Fourteen years ago in 2002 the Sif Group made 80 monopiles for the Horns Rev wind farm off the Danish coast near Esbjerg. These piles were four metres in diameter, the thickness of the steel was five centimetres, and they weighed between 180-230 tonnes depending on their length. In 2016, Offshore WIND was invited to visit the new Sif Group production, storage and load-out terminal built on Maasvlakte 2, the new area of reclaimed land extending the Port of Rotterdam even further out into the Southern part of the North Sea.

  • 23 September 2011
    Technology

      The launch ceremony for the self-elevating heavy-lift jack-up vessel NEPTUNE took place on 23 September 2011 at the IHC Merwede Shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. This jack up vessel is built by IHC Merwede for GeoSea N.V., the offshore marine construction specialist of the DEME Group of Belgium. The contract for […]

  • 30 October 2014
    R&D, Technology

    ORPC has concluded its successful OCGen® Module Mooring Project at its federally licensed Cobscook Bay, Maine project site. This first-of-its-kind project, funded partially by the U.S. Dept. of Energy and Maine Technology Institute, proved the stability of the prototype OCGen® device in reversing tidal currents and confirmed the loading and performance of its tensioned mooring […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT Holding B.V. yesterday launched and priced its inaugural Green Bond issue, a EUR 1 billion dual tranche (6 and 12 year) bond issue, each sized at EUR 500 million with coupons of 0.875% and 1.750% respectively with the support of five banks, HSBC Bank plc., ING Bank N.V., Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds TSB Bank […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Vessels

    Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has awarded Seajacks UK Limited the contract to provide the Seajacks Scylla, for the transport and installation of 67 monopiles at the consented Veja Mate 400MW wind farm. The Seajacks Scylla will be delivered to the client in March 2016 […]

  • 20 October 2015

    The German Government has set a target to have 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind power capacity installed by 2020. In Germany the offshore grid network has been beset with problems and delays but is eventually taking off and 2015 will prove to be a major link up year for TenneT the Dutch/German TSO responsible for […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senvion total revenues increased 6.6% to EUR 1,926 million in the FY2014/15 compared to the previous year. Total performance increased from EUR 1,845 million in FY2013/14 to EUR 1,999 million in FY2014/15, an 8.3% increase year on year. Adjusted EBITDA for FY2014/15 was EUR 155 million, an increase of 6.2% from the EUR 146 million adjusted EBITDA […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Havvind Århus Bugt A/S (HÅB), acting through its technical advisor COWI A/S, is seeking main contractors that are interested in becoming pre-qualified for the subsequent tender of the turnkey/EPCI contract for the Mejlflak Wind Farm in the Bay of Aarhus. Profile: Mejlflak Nearshore Wind Farm. Havvind Århus Bugt A/S (HÅB), acting through its technical advisor […]

  • 5 August 2013

    As Gamesa sees its prototype offshore wind turbine produce its first kilowatt hours in the next few weeks what are the Spanish company’s expectations for the offshore wind industry? Headquartered in Vizcaya, Spain and with its offshore wind base in London, Gamesa now employs 6,500 people world wide and it has a presence in more than 50 countries, along with manufacturing centres in Spain, China, India, […]

  • 1 September 2010
    R&D

    The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the Trianel West Borkum II wind farm, 45 km north of the East Frisian Island Borkum in German waters.

  • 27 January 2012

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. yesterday announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2011, a fiscal period during which the Company continued forwarding the NaiKun Wind Project while reducing the Company’s operating costs as compared to the previous year. A substantial restructuring effort was undertaken in the third quarter of fiscal 2010 […]