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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 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind, LLC has awarded Prysmian Group with a contract  to provide a submarine power cable system for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project offshore Massachusetts. The value of the contract is approximately EUR 200 million, Prysmian said. With the notice to proceed expected at the end of 2019, Prysmian Group will be […]

14 May 2019 Business & Finance

Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has secured certification from DNV GL for its SeeOs modular electrical substation concept for offshore wind farms. According to the company, the Certification Report and Statement of Compliance is a crucial step in approving the design of electrical offshore substations, validating the underlying assumptions and the studies executed so far which will […]

2 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

JDR Cable Systems has awarded Trelleborg with a contract to design, manufacture and deliver dynamic cable protection products for the Windfloat Atlantic floating wind project. Set for installation off the coast of Portugal in 2019, Trelleborg’s offshore operation will provide Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend stiffeners, and Uraduct for this project. The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic wind farm will […]

1 May 2019 Industry Contribution

By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]

30 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has awarded Worley with a contract to engineer and design two offshore wind topside substations for the 700MW Revolution Wind project off the Rhode Island coast, US. The project started in March 2019, with the installation expected in 2022, Worley said. “This project is directly aligned to our strategic priority of supporting our customers through […]

26 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

DEME Offshore has signed an agreement with Equinor to carry out a study examining potential floating concrete substructures for the planned Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in the Norwegian North Sea. The agreement was signed early December 2018 with a five-month duration, and the study is a part of the engineering works before the final investment […]

26 April 2019 Authorities, R&D

A recent survey has identified locations for future wind farms in waters off Denmark which could support the development of 12.4GW of offshore wind capacity, according to Denmark's Energy, Utilities and Climate Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt. Overall, the survey has identified a suitable offshore wind area which could potentially accommodate a minimum of 40GW of offshore […]

24 April 2019 Business & Finance

Danish engineering consulting group COWI has opened a branch office in Taipei to accommodate ongoing and recently won offshore wind projects in Taiwan, and to grow its wind business in the region. “The appetite for wind energy and more specifically offshore wind farms has been increasing exponentially especially in East and South East Asia,'' Jan Rønberg, COWI's Senior […]

23 April 2019 Training & Education

Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource, owners of the Revolution Wind project, have pledged USD 4.5 million to support offshore wind education and supply chain development in Rhode Island. The funding will be invested locally, with USD 3 million dedicated for higher education around offshore wind programs led by the University of Rhode Island (URI), which […]

17 April 2019 Vessels

DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate for a wind turbine shuttle design. Unlike other wind farm installation vessels, the WTS has a small waterplane area twin hull (SWATH) design, DNV GL said. This results in very low resistance at the design draught (16m) and excellent […]

17 April 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved long-term contracts for 800MW of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and the Commonwealth’s electric distribution companies. “The approval of these contracts is an important step toward the completion of the largest offshore wind project in the country, which will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide Massachusetts […]

17 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

GE Renewable Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding with Eolien Maritime France (EMF) to provide and service Haliade 150-6MW turbines to the first French EMF offshore wind farm to be cleared of any legal recourse. This memorandum of understanding terminates GE's exclusive supplier status on the two other projects carried out by EMF for […]

15 April 2019 Industry Contribution

The Jones Act in US offshore wind: challenge or opportunity? The Jones Act, long seen as a challenge for the US offshore wind industry, could potentially be an opportunity for the sector, experts have said. “I like to look at the Jones Act as an incentive for shipyards, not an impediment,” said Joan Bondareff, chair […]

11 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Vryhof has selected FMGC (Fonderie et Mécanique Générale Castelbriantaise) to provide its clump weights for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project offshore Portugal. WindFloat Atlantic, owned by Windplus SA, is expected to be fully operational in the second half of 2019 some 20 kilometers from Viana do Castelo in Portugal at a depth of […]

11 April 2019 Grid Connection

German offshore grid network system is too expensive, inefficient, and will lead to billions of euros in additional costs by 2030 compared to its UK counterpart, according to a study commissioned by Ørsted. The study, Market Design for an Efficient Grid Connection of Offshore Wind Energy, carried out by DIW Econ, compared the market design of German offshore grid […]