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  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    India’s NTPC Ltd. and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a joint venture company for the renewable energy business. As per the MoU, NTPC and ONGC will explore the setting up of offshore wind and other renewable energy projects in India and overseas. They […]

  • 7 April 2015
    R&D

    Professor Gopal Madabhushi of the Geotechnical and Environmental Group has received the Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) biennial award for his research on the structural integrity of offshore wind turbines. Professor Madabhushi was cited for his contributions along with PhD student Aliasger Haiderali and Department of Engineering alumnus Dr […]

  • 1 December 2011

    A number of bankers, investors and developers taking part in a panel at the EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 conference in Amsterdam on Thursday agreed financing can still be arranged for expensive offshore wind farm projects despite the ongoing debt crisis.  Sean Klimczak, Managing Director in the Private Equity Group of Blackstone, said he is “relatively optimistic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Wind Farm Update

      DONG Energy’s detailed seabed investigations have documented that there are about 5,000 stones at positions, which may cause problems for the wind turbine and cable installation. The stones will be removed and placed in a number of artificial reefs within the 88km2 large wind farm area. Stone fishing and construction of the artificial reefs […]

  • 4 March 2014

    Wind energy generated a new record monthly high of 11% of the UK’s electricity in February, producing 2,750,086MWh (megawatt hours) – enough to power more than six and a half million homes. Official National Grid figures show that wind is playing an increasingly important role in the UK’s electricity mix – the previous monthly record […]

  • 6 November 2014

    Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), an initiative of the University of Victoria, has further expanded its footprint across Canada with the launch of a new collaboration with the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE). With advanced observatories on the Pacific coast and in the Canadian Arctic, today’s launch on the Atlantic coast establishes ONC’s operations […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm is expected to be commissioned in the third quarter of 2018, Ørsted, the developer of the wind farm off Cumbria, UK.

  • 23 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Pacific Orca installed the fourth Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbine at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site on 23 July. 

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Despite the ongoing financial crisis, emerging wind energy markets in Europe are expected to significantly increase installed wind power capacity by 2020, a panel session at the EWEA 2012 Annual Event in Copenhagen heard on Thursday. Peter Brun, of Vestas, told people attending the session — Emerging European Markets: Resilient In The Crisis? — that […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    London Array has set a new record for the amount of clean electricity produced by an offshore wind farm in a single calendar month, E.ON said in a release. December 2015 saw the wind farm’s 175 turbines generate 369,000 MWh of electricity – 52,000 MWh more compared to the previous best of 317,000 MWh set last November. […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK and The Crown Estate have published a report highlighting a “once in a generation” chance to attract major companies to the UK to build factories to supply the fast-growing offshore wind energy sector. However, the study warns that unless the UK seizes this unprecedented opportunity, the manufacturing advantage will be lost to its European […]

  • 1 August 2014

    E.ON’s Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm Operations and Maintenance base was officially opened today by Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP. In the same week, with 61 of the 73 foundations already installed, E.ON celebrates the installation of the first two wind turbines – a major milestone […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Vessels

    Norway’s GC Rieber Shipping has agreed with compatriot Nexans Skagerrak AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexans Norway AS, to enter into a ship management agreement for the cable laying vessel Nexans Skagerrak. The agreement also includes management of the Nexans’ cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora once it gets delivered from Ulstein yard in 2021. The […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Siemens Gamesa’s ongoing integration of legacy structures will affect up to 6,000 employees and, being part of Siemens Gamesa, Adwen is no exception with some of its people soon to lose their jobs after negotiations with the works council began in May.

  • 29 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK will not take place until after the summer, The Crown Estate announced after assessing the latest market feedback. The Crown Estate has updated the plans for the new offshore wind leasing summarising the received feedback from developers since the November engagement events and confirming how […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 250 million loan agreement with TenneT for the western section of the Zuidwest 380kV offshore grid project in the Netherlands. The financing will support the construction of a new 380kV transmission line, combined with a 150kV line for part of the route, from the substation at […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction has finished on DONG Energy’s new offshore wind farm operations base on the bank of the Mersey.

  • 18 July 2012

    Following FAA Investigation on Cape Wind, Communications Director Mark Rodgers released the following statement: Cape Wind has been closely reviewed and considered for 10 years by Republican and Democratic administrations, which have both come to the same conclusion: Cape Wind will provide substantial benefits to the nation by jumpstarting the clean energy future, creating hundreds […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    J.R. Rix & Sons has agreed to acquire Boston Energy’s 50% stake in their joint venture company BostonRix Wind Ltd, therefore obtaining sole ownership of the business.

  • 14 February 2012

    Eneco have submitted an application for a marine licence for a meteorological mast to be erected close to the Development Area for the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park. The meteorological mast will collect reliable and representative wind and other metrological data which will be used to inform the design of the wind farm and provide […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s energy company SSE has confirmed the formation of a 50:50 joint venture (JV) partnership with Norway’s Statoil to progress three of the four consented Dogger Bank offshore wind projects towards financial investment decisions.

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Subsea 7 reported a revenue of USD 1,063.3 million (approx. EUR 916 million) for the third quarter of 2017, a 15% increase compared to Q3 2016, largely due to increased activity in the renewables sector with the Beatrice project being in the spotlight. 

  • 4 September 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has taken delivery of the ESVAGT Albert Betz service operation vessel (SOV) purpose-built for the 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm. The vessel was christened on Wednesday, 4 September, at the Port of Eemshaven, the Netherlands. “With ‘ESVAGT Albert Betz’, MHI Vestas and ESVAGT have raised the bar once again in the […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    SAL Heavy Lift’s crane vessel Svenja has delivered 12 monopile foundations for the Hornsea Project One wind farm to the Able Seaton Port on the River Tees.

  • 26 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    In an area where the London Array Offshore Wind Farm export cables and the Kentish Flats Offshore Wind Farm cables cross each other, these high voltage cables are being protected by rock placements. In total, four rock berms will be created, each approximately 150 metres long, 15 metres wide. Due to the height of the […]