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  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    New Hampshire Governor Christopher T. Sununu has requested the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to establish an intergovernmental offshore renewable energy task force for the state. The purpose of the task force would be to facilitate coordination and consultation among federal, state and local governments on renewable energy commercial leasing proposals in federal waters […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has awarded Vroon’s subsea-support walk-to-work vessel VOS Stone a contract to support inter-array cabling operations at the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm from spring 2018.

  • 12 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON AG has contracted Vroon’s subsea-support walk-to-work vessel VOS Stone for logistics support and offshore accommodation at the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.

  • 16 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg have officially opened the Arkona wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The commissioning comes after transmission system operator 50Hertz connected the Arkona and Wikinger offshore wind farms to its transmission grid. The projects were connected via the Ostwind 1 grid connection. “I […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Commercial Development Company (CDC) has entered into a port operations agreement with Patriot Stevedoring + Logistics for the Brayton Point Commerce Center in Massachusetts, U.S. The agreement is said to further build on CDC’s plan to transform the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant into a logistics port, manufacturing hub and support center for offshore wind. Patriot, a joint venture […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola and specialist recruiter Atlas Professionals have signed a frame agreement for the provision of personnel to complement the existing team working on the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm project in the German part of the Baltic Sea. Atlas’ offshore wind team will be providing a range of personnel for Iberdrola including Engineering, Project […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola saw an increase in EBITDA of 3.1 per cent to EUR 6,964.5 million in 2014 while its net profit dipped 9.5 per cent to EUR 2,326.5 million. Underperformance comes as a result of Spanish government’s cut to renewable-power subsidies, the company said. However, Iberdrola’s CEO, Ignacio Galan, feels optimistic for the upcoming year. “We […]

  • 29 April 2012

    AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and information services announced a new partnership with New York State Colleges to form the Center for Evaluation of Clean Energy Technology (CeCeT), an organization that will benefit manufacturers of clean energy technology by providing access to testing equipment and expertise.  “Collaboration between the business […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)) has issued a call for the provision of geotechnical investigations in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The tender is divided into two lots, the North Sea lot and the Baltic Sea lot. The geotechnical exploration works include drilling, core sampling and […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty and subcontractor LMR are getting ready to perform marine works nearshore Peterhead, Scotland, for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, Kis-Orca reports. The marine works will be carried out in the period of approximately 8 to 20 August 2016, and will involve drilling of a 660 metre borehole from Barclay Park in Peterhead out to an […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    STX France has organised a delivery ceremony for the Arkona offshore substation in Saint-Nazaire, France.

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro Germany Land GmbH has won a contract to provide geotechnical investigation services, including lab work, in the German North Sea and the Baltic Sea from 2019 to 2022. The tender, issued by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)), was divided into three lots: Geotechnical exploration North Sea 2019, Geotechnical exploration Baltic Sea […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has entered into an agreement to sell a 25% ownership interest in the Arkona offshore wind farm to funds advised by Credit Suisse Energy Infrastructure Partners AG. Equinor currently holds a 50% interest in the wind farm, and after the transaction, RWE Renewables, following the takeover of E.ON Climate and Renewables, will remain the operator […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has awarded DNV GL with a project certification contract for the new Arkona offshore wind farm, which covers inspection phases from manufacturing, transport, installation, to the commissioning of the wind farm. Having worked on the project since 2014, DNV GL was initially appointed by E.ON for the full design assessment of the wind farm’s […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Sønderborg Affald A/S has invited bids for geotechnical investigation services on the proposed Lillebælt Syd nearshore wind farm situated between the islands of Als and Funen (Fyn), Denmark.

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind farms at three lease areas off Massachusetts will be built by Equinor (former Statoil), Mayflower Wind Energy (a joint venture between Shell and EDP Renewables) and Vineyard Wind. The three will secure 30-year concessions with a total of USD 405,100,000.

  • 10 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Once known for massive steel mills belching smoke into the sky, Cleveland could one day be known as the center of innovation for clean, alternative energy with wind turbines lining the edge of Lake Erie and spreading west across the northern portion of the state. Don’t hold your breath, you say? Consider this: LEEDCo, a […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has launched the geotechnical campaign for the 247MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind project located in the German Baltic Sea. Parkwind has appointed Fugro to perform the soil investigation. The campaign has started with the unexploded ordnance survey and will continue with the cone penetration testing (CPT) and borehole drilling. […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels

    ELA Container Offshore has recently delivered two ELA Offshore Living Quarters for Jumbo Offshore’s Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) MV Fairplayer, which worked on the transportation and installation of transition pieces (TPs) for the Arkona offshore wind farm.

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has cancelled hearings on offshore wind projects scheduled for Tuesday, 14 March, after a severe winter storm closed the state agency’s offices.

  • 19 February 2019

    All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the Rügen island in the German Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning, 19 February. Several people sustained serious injuries in the collision, according to the German Maritime Search and Rescue Association […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A group of Dutch companies and knowledge institutions have formed a public-private partnership that will focus on the offshore wind industry in the United States.

  • 20 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON and Statoil have reached another milestone in the construction of the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm project in the Baltic Sea with the topping out ceremony for the operation and maintenance (O&M) building at Mukran Port in Sassnitz on the island of Rügen. Nearly EUR 4 million will be invested in this 3,000m2 complex which consists […]

  • 5 July 2018

    South Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) has announced plans for setting up large-scale offshore wind farms as it targets expanding the country’s offshore wind capacity as part of its Renewable Energy 3020 Implementation Plan.

  • 19 July 2011

    Infocast brings its inaugural Turbines, Towers & Vessels 2011 for Northeastern Offshore Wind Projects from September 7-9, 2011 to the Providence Biltmore in Providence, RI highlighted by The Honorable Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor of Rhode Island. The event will feature case studies on all four leading Northeastern offshore wind projects including Cape Wind, Deepwater Wind, […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) is preparing to hold the auction of the wind energy lease area off the coast of New York on 15 December, as planned. Namely, the wind lease sale was said to be delayed last week following a complaint filed to the federal court by fishing groups. However, BOEM […]