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  • 3 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Parkwind has signed a contract with Steelwind for the fabrication of the monopile foundations for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm. The contract was signed at Steelwind’s headquarters in Nordenham, Germany. This signature follows Parkwind’s recent order of the wind farm’s offshore substation at Bladt Industries. Under the contract, Steelwind will […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Authorities

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has approved an order that implements Governor Phil Murphy’s executive order which calls for the full implementation of the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act (OWEDA) and to begin moving the state toward a solicitation of 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind energy capacity.

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The fast-growing offshore wind supply chain in the East of England is on the cusp of a long steady rush of contracts, said Martin Dronfield, the new chair of the East of England Supply Chain Offshore Wind Special Interest Group (SIG).

  • 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.

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind has acquired full ownership of KNK Wind, the project company behind the 247MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea that won the concession rights at the latest offshore wind tender in Germany.

  • 23 November 2016
    Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    A group of researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) and Cornell University are investigating how the proposed offshore wind farms off Ocean City, Maryland, could affect the travels of marine mammals in the area. Every three months, a crew of scientists and assistants rides a boat out into the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ruukki has agreed with the Norwegian company Aker Verdal AS on the delivery of steel structures for the Nordsee Ost wind farm project to be built offshore from Germany in the North Sea. Steel structure deliveries for the jacket foundations of offshore wind turbines are a new entry for Ruukki. Offshore wind turbine towers are […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Authorities

    German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie; BSH) has marked three new areas as suitable for the construction and operation of offshore wind farms.

  • 24 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board is expected to approve a contract for New York’s first offshore wind farm this Wednesday, 25 January, according to the Citizens Campaign for the Environment. After receiving support for the project from environmentalists, labor groups, elected officials, civic organizations, and the public, LIPA is anticipated to vote yes on Deepwater […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Global Marine Energy Ltd., the largest independent provider of subsea power cable installation, maintenance and related engineering services worldwide, announced today that the company has officially opened its new office in Middlesbrough UK. The office will serve as the company’s base of operation in the Northeast and brings over 50 new jobs to the area. “The industry is growing […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    A new poll, carried out by Fairleigh Dickinson University for ReThink Energy NJ, has shown there is a major public support for offshore wind in New Jersey. 

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    German energy group RWE has chosen Semco Maritime as subcontractor for design and installation of German utility provider RWE’s substation platform at the offshore wind farm Nordsee Ost in the German North Sea region. The project includes offshore commissioning of the electrical and technical systems at the substation. The contract was won in close cooperation […]

  • 8 March 2018

    Cathie Associates have performed a study which enabled the reduction of noise in the water column created by monopile driving at the Arkona offshore wind farm site in Germany, the company informed after all the 60 foundations were installed.

  • 5 September 2013
    Authorities

    In a step forward for offshore wind energy development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Department of Interior auctioned approximately 113,000 acres off the coast of Virginia for commercial wind energy development for over $1.1 million. The wind energy area, around 23.5 nautical miles off of Virginia Beach, has the potential to produce more than […]

  • 14 August 2019

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has approved changes to the policies in the Ocean Special Area Management Plan (OSAMP) with an aim to better address proposed offshore wind farm developments. According to CRMC, a number of issues were raised during the federal consistency review process for the Vineyard Wind project, which the agency […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    The New Jersey Wind Council has released a report detailing plans for creating the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute. The WIND Institute will serve as a center for education, research, innovation, and workforce training related to the development of offshore wind in New Jersey and the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region. To inform its […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation on the Arkona offshore wind farm has been completed ahead of schedule and in record time, E.ON said.

  • 29 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Delaware Governor John Carney has signed an executive order establishing the Offshore Wind Working Group to study potential environmental and economic development benefits of offshore wind development to serve this U.S. state.

  • 3 July 2012

    Deepwater Wind praised yesterday’s announcement by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) advancing the federal approval process for a utility-scale offshore wind project off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.   BOEM released its Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Wind Energy Area where Deepwater Wind plans to construct its […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Town of Barnstable, local businesses, residents, and the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) filed a lawsuit to the U.S. District Court yesterday against NSTAR’s no-bid contract to purchase electricity from Cape Wind offshore wind farm. The lawsuit against Massachusetts regulators, NSTAR, and Cape Wind says that the State discriminated against out-of-state power companies – […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Germany’s E.ON and Norwegian energy company Statoil have teamed up on a EUR 1.2 billion project to build the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German waters of the Baltic Sea. Statoil will have a 50-percent stake and will be involved in the project from the start. E.ON, the holder of the remaining 50% stake, will have […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    An international delegation has again visited the offshore base in Cuxhaven to find out more about operations there. This time it was an US delegation that came to familiarise themselves with the latest trends and options in realising offshore projects on March 15. The US experts came at the invitation of the Agency for Business […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Gov. Deval Patrick announced yesterday that Nstar will buy 27.5% of electricity from the offshore wind project Cape Wind. If this offshore wind farm does not start spinning by 2016, Nstar will not have to buy electricity from Cape Wind, but it will need to find equal amount of clean energy from some other sources. […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind, MHI Vestas and Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) will utilize a new floating turbine installation method on the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, an industry’s first. The revolutionary construction methodology is based on using a floating installation vessel to assemble the turbine components, which will be located onboard the deck, as well as a dummy […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), who were set to reach an agreement on the 90MW Deepwater ONE – South Fork project in July, are now expected to do so by the end of this year, according to the national media.  Namely, LIPA was expected to approve the offshore wind farm off Long […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM) has resumed the auction for commercial wind energy leasing offshore Massachusetts.