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20 May 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Danish engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll has won a contract to design the 400MW Binhai North Phase 2 offshore wind farm in the Jiangsu province, China, developed and owned by the State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC). The contract makes Ramboll the first non-domestic company to design an offshore wind farm in China. Valued at more than EUR 4 million, the contract […]

23 March 2018 Wind Farm Update

The Netherlands-based SPT Offshore has completed the preliminary design of a three-legged jacket, including the suction pile foundation, for an offshore wind farm project at the east coast of Scotland.

15 June 2017 Wind Farm Update

Danish engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll has been appointed by Huadong Engineering Corporation to design foundations for the 300MW SPIC Binhai South H3 offshore wind farm in the Yellow Sea north of Shanghai.

2 May 2016 R&D, Vessels

[email protected], a German designer of offshore and multipurpose vessels, has presented a design for a purpose-built Offshore Accommodation Vessel (OAV) for operations at offshore wind farms. The OAV serves as a base for up to 60 technicians and crew members. It features 60 single cabins, acoustically insulated bulkheads and decks in the accommodation area and adjacent to thruster rooms, […]

21 December 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

Danish consultancy Cowi has won a contract to design India's first offshore wind farm and to head capacity building within the Indian authorities, including preparation of an offshore wind policy. ​The wind farm is to be located off the coast of Gujarat in northwestern India. The size of the demonstration project has not yet been finally […]

15 July 2014 R&D

ClusterDesign and DTOC project partners will organize a workshop where the design tools for future offshore wind farms will be revealed. The workshop will take place on Wednesday 24 September 2014 in Amsterdam. The project partners have been working together to make designs more efficient and less damage-prone and will present their latest results. The workshop […]

23 August 2011 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

  Forewind has appointed Atkins to design the Meteorological (Met) masts for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm which is located off the east coast of Yorkshire and is potentially the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The masts will gather important meteorological data to help ensure that the wind turbines are designed and […]

11 July 2011 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

  More than 100 students from across Kent are competing to design a wind farm and win a trip to Denmark.   Matthew Valentine (engineeringapprentice) [mappress] Source: Eengineering Apprentice, July 11, 2011;

20 June 2011

Unless an offshore wind farm is optimally designed, even the most powerful offshore wind turbine will under-perform. While there will always be a trade-off between turbine performance losses and wind farm lay-out cost savings, the trick is knowing how to strike the right balance, says the latest Wind Energy Update Offshore Wind Installation and Construction […]

20 January 2011

Offshore Ship Designers has launched a new offshore wind farm maintenance vessel concept designed to improve uptime of deepwater wind... (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 20, 2011

7 May 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm, situated in the Thames Estuary, close to the Essex coast, is now operational and producing electricity for the national grid. With its commissioning it also means a major milestone has now been reached - the UK has achieved a total offshore wind energy output in excess of 1GW. This is […]

16 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

Japan's Sumitomo Corporation and Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (J-POWER) have begun an offshore ground investigation around Hirashima and Enoshima islands off the coast of Saikai City, Nagasaki Prefecture, to explore the possibility of developing an offshore wind farm. The Japanese government is currently in the process of determining areas to be designated as offshore […]

16 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Abu Dhabi-based Plambeck Emirates LLC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding as well as an exclusive agreement with Saipem for the development and realization of a 500MW floating wind farm offshore Saudi Arabia. The next steps in the development of the project will start in the following weeks via Plambeck Emirates entity Plambeck Saudi, located […]

9 July 2019 R&D

The North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) is technically and economically feasible, according to the consortium proposing to develop the project. The announcement comes as the consortium gathered the results of the project assessment phase which included analyzing the possibility and conditions required to build one or several wind power hubs in the North Sea. […]

9 July 2019 Technology

South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC) has received a type certificate for its 5.56MW offshore wind turbine from the international certification agency UL DEWI-OCC. A type certificate is issued after a comprehensive evaluation of the system’s design, performance test of both the parts and the finished product, and evaluation of the related manufacturing […]

3 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The Shanghai Development and Reform Commission plans to issue a tender for the development of 200MW of capacity at the Fengxian offshore wind farm by the end of the year. Located in the north side of Hangzhou Bay some 12 kilometres off the coast, the 400MW Fengxian offshore wind farm comprises four blocks. This tender covers the […]

2 July 2019 Business & Finance

Equinor has met with the supplier industry in Norway to discuss cost-effective solutions for floating offshore wind farms on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Equinor got together with Global Center of Expertise (GCE) NODE companies in Agder to talk about finding cost-optimal solutions related to designing floating foundations for turbines in the 10-15MW range. Additionally, the meetings were […]

1 July 2019 Environment, Wind Farm Update

The Danish Energy Agency is seeking ideas and proposals for the content of the supplementary environmental impact assessment (EIA) Vattenfall has to prepare for the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord offshore wind farms. The responses should be sent to the agency by 16 August at the latest. As previously reported, Vattenfall delayed the two nearshore projects […]

28 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

K2 Management has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taean Wind Power and Dohwa Engineering for the Taean offshore wind farm in South Korea. K2 Management will work as the owner’s engineer and consult on the financing and construction of the offshore wind project located in the Yellow Sea. The company has also entered a service contract […]

27 June 2019 Business & Finance

Shell and CoensHexicon Co. Ltd have signed an agreement to develop, construct and operate a floating offshore wind farm in South Korea. According to CoensHexicon, initial project development started early this year for the wind farm which will be located circa 40km off the coast of Ulsan. The parties have already formed a project company […]

26 June 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Denmark's Bladt Industries has signed a contract with the US-based Vineyard Wind LLC for fabrication and delivery of an offshore substation for the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm. The EPC contract covers the engineering, procurement, and construction of a 3,000-ton offshore substation and a 1,500 ton jacket foundation. Bladt Industries will execute the project in […]

25 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

The Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland is getting ready for the start of site surveys after having secured a license by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The investigation works are scheduled to commence in August at the site off the coast of Dundalk in dialogue with the stakeholders and the local […]

25 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

Vineyard Wind has adjusted the final turbine array for its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S., by changing the location of three MHI Vestas 9.5MW units. According to Vineyard Wind, the design change eliminates three turbines located near Chappaquiddick and the Nantucket Historic District to create additional distance between turbines and important commercial fishing areas. […]

20 June 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Governor of Maine Janet Mills has signed into law legislation that will bring the contract approval for the Maine Aqua Ventus floating offshore wind project. The LD 994 legislation requires the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to approve the power purchase contract for the 12MW demonstration wind farm, after delaying the decision on the agreement in January […]

18 June 2019 Vessels

The UK-based high-speed craft and aluminium ship builder Wight Shipyard Co Ltd (WSC) is breaking into the wind farm support vessel (WFSV) market with the launch of its new Vortisea brand. The Vortisea brand, designed in collaboration with Australia’s Incat Crowther, is specifically geared towards European and UK wind farms, particularly those further offshore, WSC […]

18 June 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Scottish government has approved the proposed changes to the Inch Cape offshore wind farm which allows for the installation of fewer bat larger capacity wind turbines. Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) said this is a key milestone for the project as it prepares to bid for the third Contract for Difference (CfD) funding allocation […]