Search results for: November 2018

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  • 18 November 2018

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 November 2018.

  • 29 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and Energinet will in November host a virtual market dialogue related to the upcoming tender for the Hesselø offshore wind project. The market dialogue, to be held between 25 and 30 November, will see the main elements of the tender discussed with the industry which will get the opportunity to […]

  • 3 January 2019

    When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.  

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted will pause and revisit its project activities, the project timelines, and local commitments in Taiwan after not receiving an establishment permit in time to sign a 2018 power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the Changhua 1 and 2a projects.

  • 12 April 2018

    By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    SSE informed that it expects its 2017/2018 capital and investment expenditure to be around GBP 1.6 billion, instead of previously anticipated GBP 1.7 billion. From 1 April to 31 December 2017, SSE’s capital spend totalled GBP 1.1 billion and has included, among other things, around GBP 355 million investment in on- and offshore wind. 

  • 1 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Cleared for Takeoff The Supreme Court in London has rejected RSPB Scotland’s application for leave to appeal the decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firths of Forth and Tay offshore wind farm judicial review. BiFab Safe Until April Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), SSE and the partners to […]

  • 26 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mussel Farming Begins at Belwind OWF On 15 November, a bio mussel force line was installed at the Belwind offshore wind farm as part of a research project investigating mussel farming at offshore wind farms. Ballast Nedam Re-Entering Offshore Wind Sector A few years after the sale of its offshore wind activities, the Netherlands-based construction […]

  • 30 October 2012

    If the UK’s renewable energy continues to grow in current pace, it will surpass nuclear power by 2018, a new research study released by RenewableUK shows. Based on the findings by 2015 one out of 10 UK households will be powered by renewables. Wind energy input rose by a quarter in the last two years […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) deployed one of its specialist vessels at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) offshore wind farm site in early November 2018 to secure the shipping traffic during construction. 

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has invited registration for a second market engagement event for a potential new offshore wind leasing round in the UK on Monday 26 November 2018.

  • 18 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    NHC Northern Helicopter has secured a contract with RWE for offshore air rescue services at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm in Germany. The two-year contract includes the provision of emergency medical care with a rescue helicopter and the offshore emergency control center. With this new contract, RWE bundles offshore air rescue for both of […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Thailand’s Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited has officially taken over the 50 per cent stake in the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm from Global Infrastructure Partners. In July, Gulf acquired 50 per cent shares of Borkum Riffgrund 2 Investor Holding (BKR2) through its subsidiary Gulf International Holding (GIH) which entered into a share […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Thailand-based Gulf Energy Development Public Company has acquired a 50% interest in the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in Germany. The company acquired 100% shares of Borkum Riffgrund 2 Investor Holding (BKR2) through its subsidiary Gulf International Holding (GIH) which entered into a share purchasing agreement with Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP). The contract […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    China Shipbuilding Corporation Taiwan (CSBC) will manufacture 20 transition piece steel structures for Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project.

  • 26 February 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Diamond Transmission Partners (DTP) has signed an agreement to purchase the transmission assets of the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The mass production is expected to start in the third quarter of 2020. The factory will have an expected annual output of up to 50 jackets.

  • 20 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Bureau Veritas has issued Ørsted a Project Certificate for the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm. Located in Germany’s North Sea, 56 kilometres off the coast of Lower Saxony, Borkum Riffgrund 2 consists of 56 MHI Vestas V164-8.3MW turbines with two different types of foundations – monopiles with bolted transition pieces and suction bucket […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Rampion wind farm offshore Sussex, UK has been shut down due to a fault on the wind farm’s high voltage electrical distribution system, a spokesperson from the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm confirmed to Offshore WIND. According to BBC, the 400MW wind farm has been shut since 26 October. ”We are in the process of […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the kick-off of the onshore substation construction for the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. In November 2018, Ørsted awarded an EPC contract to Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation (TCC) to build two onshore substations, cable corridors and transition joint bays for the 900MW project. […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted has marked the completion of the first made-in-Taiwan transition piece mock-up with Sing Da Marine Structure (SDMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Steel Corporation. The mock-up, fabricated by SDMS in Kaohsiung, has demonstrated that local suppliers are on track to prepare for delivery of jacket foundations for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua 1&2a projects, the world’s […]