Search results for: November 2018

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  • 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.

  • 15 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer SeaMade NV has selected Waves Group to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor services during the construction of the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm. Waves Group is currently providing MWS services for the installation of foundations, infield cables, wind turbines, export cables, and two offshore substations. Associated operations include loadouts, installations, and pulling in cables to both […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem has selected Transmission Capital Partners as the preferred bidder for the long-term license and operation of the transmission link connecting the 400MW Rampion offshore wind farm to the UK grid. Transmission Capital Partners is a consortium comprising International Public Partnerships Limited, Amber Infrastructure, and Transmission Investment. The latest scheme represents the eighth Offshore Transmission Owner […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean has completed grouting operations at the Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. Norther is currently being built within the Exclusive Economic Zone of Belgium, approximately 23 kilometers from the port of Zeebrugge. The 370MW wind farm consists of 44 MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbines and one Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS). The average depth […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has awarded Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) with a contract for the fabrication of the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 11 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed contracts with South Korea’s Samkang M&T and Hyundai Steel Industries for the supply of jacket foundations for the 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind project in Taiwan. Samkang M&T will manufacture and deliver 28 jacket foundations, and Hyundai Engineering & Steel Industries 27 units, according to Korean media. […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    E.ON has reported an increase in earnings in the renewables segment for the 2018 financial year, principally due to the commissioning of a new offshore wind project in the UK and the inclusion of wind farms in the U.S. The company’s renewables segment saw EUR 521 million in adjusted EBIT, a EUR 67 million rise, […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has suspended the execution of contracts with Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation, China Steel Corporation (CSC) and Century Iron and Steel Industrial (CISI) for the developer’s offshore wind projects in Taiwan, Taiwanese media reports. OffshoreWIND.biz has contacted Ørsted to confirm this, with the company yet to respond. The suspended contracts were already ongoing, while for those that […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Moulins de Flandre consortium bidding to develop the Dunkirk offshore wind farm in France has signed an agreement with crowdfunding platform Enerfip to set up a financing campaign in case its offer wins the tender. The aim of the crowdfunding campaign is to allow locals in Dunkirk and Hauts-de-France interested in clean energy to support the planned offshore wind project, […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate is reviewing the feedback on its proposals for the fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK, which will help finalize the plans. An update on the plans will be shared before a proposed launch and once The Crown Estate reviews all the feedback from the market and shareholders and considers […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Authorities

    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.

  • 7 April 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has found the application submitted by the Icebreaker Windpower Inc. for a certificate to construct the 20.7MW Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie not to be in compliance with certain chapters of the Ohio Administrative Code.

  • 6 September 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) are requesting public input on the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the 20.7MW Project Icebreaker.

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A delegation from the Brazilian multi-national oil and gas company Petrobras is visiting the North East England to meet with major supply chain companies in the offshore wind sector.

  • 5 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind LLC has filed an emergency motion to stay the conduct of the ISO New England (ISO-NE) LLC Forward Capacity Auction with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The developer of the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind project has requested that the procedure, which started on 4 February, is halted until FERC responds to a petition […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has found that Icebreaker Windpower Inc.’s application for a permit to construct the 20.7MW Icebreaker wind farm in Lake Erie off Cleveland is now in compliance and ready to be processed.

  • 21 May 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Municipality of Esbjerg has signed an agreement to establish cooperation in the field of offshore wind energy with South Korea’s Ulsan Metropolitan City. In February 2019, the Royal Danish Embassy in Korea entered a cooperation agreement on renewable energy with the Ulsan Metropolitan City. Recently, Ulsan Metropolitan City has announced its objective to transform […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    France plans to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of up to 6GW by 2028, according to the recently released Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)). This is nearly three times as much compared to a proposal floated in November 2018, where only 2.2GW of new offshore wind capacity was to […]

  • 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.

  • 9 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a solicitation seeking 800MW or more of new offshore wind projects, which will lead to the state having its first large-scale offshore wind development contracts in place in the spring of 2019.

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    E.ON’s Renewables division saw a EUR 39 million increase in adjusted EBIT in the first half of 2019, primarily said to be due to the commissioning of offshore wind farms in the UK and Germany. The renewables adjusted EBIT equals EUR 275 million in the first six months, with the primary reason being the increase […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) is mulling a 1,000MW project in Japan that could be built off Choshi in Chiba Prefecture, The Japan News (The Yomiuri Shimbun) reports. TEPCO plans to set up an offshore wind farm comprising 200 5MW wind turbines, installed on fixed-bottom foundations, according to The Japan News, which further writes that the Japanese […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has called for 9,000MW of offshore wind energy to be developed in the U.S. state by 2035. The New York Governor proposed the quadruple of the current target of having 2,400MW installed by 2030 in his 2019 State of the State Speech. To complement the Green New Deal, Cuomo is directing […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Environment

    Ohio’s Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO) and American Bird Conservancy (ABC) have contested the environmental assessment (EA) of Lake Erie’s 20.7MW Icebreaker offshore wind farm which states that the proposed project would have little or no impact on birds and bats.

  • 1 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    Vattenfall is set to invest in bird research at its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.  Bird specialists will be tasked with monitoring the avoidance behaviour of birds flying in the vicinity of EOWDC’s eleven wind turbines. The investment is part of the EOWDC’s EUR 3 million scientific programme, supported […]