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14 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

Offshore wind developer Enterprize Energy has received a site survey licence for the 3.4GW Thang Long wind project offshore Ke Ga Cape in Vietnam. Enterprize Energy will survey an area covering 2,800km2 located 20-50 kilometres off the Binh Thuan Province, the company's founder Ian Hatton said during the announcement ceremony. The wind farm will cover up […]

14 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The Carbon Trust has launched tenders seeking pre and post-construction energy yield analysis and floating component exchange studies as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program. The first tender seeks companies and consortia to undertake a study to understand the different approaches in comparing pre-construction energy yield assessments to post-construction analysis in offshore wind. The key objective […]

14 June 2019 Business & Finance

U.S. coastal states must compete, but also cooperate, to develop an offshore wind industry that benefits everyone, according to a new report by the Business Network for Offshore Wind. The Leadership 100 report writes that the priority areas include the development of an industry road map, recommendations on advancing grid and transmission projects, and launching of a […]

14 June 2019 R&D

The US National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium has announced the availability of funding for additional offshore wind R&D topics. The new funding is set aside for offshore wind plant technology advancement, which includes optimizing the performance of wind plants; reducing the costs of turbine support structures; developing innovative mooring and anchoring technologies for floating wind; and […]

13 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

France's minister for ecological transition, François de Rugy, will launch the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in Saint-Nazaire on Friday, 14 June. Minister de Rugy will launch the project at GE's Montoir de Bretagne factory accompanied by Jean-Bernard Levy, CEO of EDF Group, and Hugh Bailey, General Manager of GE France. As reported last week, the Conseil […]

13 June 2019 Business & Finance

Eight offshore wind majors have officially launched the Taiwan Offshore Wind Industry Association. The founding members include Ørsted, Northland Power, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), wpd offshore solutions, Macquarie Group, Swancor, Yushan Energy and the Japanese utility JERA. The association aims to bring together offshore wind companies in Taiwan to promote the long-term development of the industry, stable […]

13 June 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

France will increase its offshore wind tendering target from around 600MW a year to 1GW a year until 2028 as the Dunkirk tender has shown that the costs are decreasing, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said. ''Today, the project off Dunkirk shows that costs fall even faster when projects are well set up,'' Prime Minister Philippe […]

12 June 2019 Operations & Maintenance

The global offshore wind operation and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to grow by 17% annually to EUR 11 billion by 2028, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables. Europe is the largest contributor with EUR 6.7 billion in value, while the Asia Pacific region is keeping up the pace in O&M […]

12 June 2019 Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

A bipartisan group of US Senators has introduced legislation to create a grant program for offshore wind educational and career training. The legislation, the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, would direct the Energy Department to work with stakeholders to identify the offshore wind industry’s educational and career training needs before setting up a grant program to […]

12 June 2019 Training & Education

President and Managing Director of Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Chris Hart has testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources calling for workforce development for the local offshore wind industry. The hearing, Building a 21st Century American Offshore Wind Workforce, focused on the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, which […]

12 June 2019 Business & Finance

C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services BV has merged with 4SEAS BV to jointly service the offshore wind industry. The merger, concluded on 3 June, will see all 4SEAS personnel and activities, including ongoing projects and opportunity pipeline, handled by the new company which will trade under the C-Ventus name. “Since 4SEAS main focus appeared to be the […]

10 June 2019 Business & Finance

The Dutch DOB-Academy has signed two agreements in Japan for cooperation on offshore wind. DOB-Academy signed a contract with Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association (NAMICPA) for an Ocean Human Resources Development Center (OHRDC) in Nagasaki which will organize a new academy to provide education for future local offshore engineers. Furthermore, the Dutch academy signed a Memorandum of […]

10 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has completed the installation of South Korea’s first floating LiDAR, marking the launch of the 1.4GW Ulsan offshore wind project. Located about 60 kilometers east of Seosang-myon, Ulju-gun, Ulsan City, the Ulsan project is being progressed in three separate phases. Development of the first 400MW phase is targeted for completion […]

10 June 2019

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the Kaohsiung Marine Technology Industrial Innovation zone in Taiwan which will comprise an offshore wind training center. The training center will provide offshore wind GWO training for which Maersk Training and the Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) signed an agreement in February. According to Maersk, besides training technicians […]

10 June 2019 Authorities

The Governor of Connecticut Ned Lamont has signed the legislation approving the procurement of an additional 2,000MW of offshore wind energy in the state. The state's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will now begin the request for proposal (RFP) process, followed by a public comment period. The RFP will also include the findings of the Commission of […]

7 June 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Conseil d’Etat, France’s supreme administrative court, has dismissed the appeal against the operating permit for the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project. All the administrative permits required for the construction and operational phases of the project are now secured, the project developers said. EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, and Enbridge, a North […]

7 June 2019 Business & Finance

HYON AS has signed an agreement to deliver consulting services to TechnipFMC for the Deep Purple project dedicated to converting offshore wind energy into hydrogen and storing it on the seabed. The Deep Purple project is focused on developing solutions that allow energy from offshore wind farms to be converted to hydrogen and stored on […]

7 June 2019 Business & Finance

Xodus Group and Leidos have joined forces in an alliance dedicated to the offshore wind industry in North America. The partnership is expected to leverage Leidos' renewable capabilities with Xodus' experience in European offshore wind projects, Xodus said. “Our alliance with Leidos brings owners and lenders a truly consolidated service in the development of offshore […]

7 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The Sevilla-based Tecade has secured a contract by Haizea Wind Group for the Beleolico offshore wind farm in Italy. The Spanish company will provide ten external access platforms, ten airtight platforms and ten boat landings for what will be the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea. To remind, Haizea recently secured a contract with Renexia […]

7 June 2019 R&D

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rutgers University to advance ocean research and monitoring that will support offshore wind development off the coast of New Jersey. The five-year cooperative agreement term will initiate this summer and help to bolster on-going efforts at the Rutgers Center for Ocean […]

7 June 2019 Business & Finance

The German Buss Offshore Solutions and French logistics services provider IDEA Groupe have officially entered into a joint venture dedicated to the offshore wind market in France. The news follows the signing of a declaration of intent for establishing the Buss IDEA Offshore joint venture which took place in September last year. Buss IDEA Offshore will be […]

6 June 2019 Authorities

The Connecticut State Senate has unanimously approved the procurement of an additional 2,000MW of offshore wind energy. The House Bill 7156, An Act Concerning the Procurement of Energy Derived From Offshore Wind, will now be referred to Connecticut's Governor Ned Lamont for signature into law. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is then expected to issue a request for proposal […]

6 June 2019 Business & Finance

London-based fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised EUR 850 million in its Clean Energy Fund III which will see investments in European offshore wind projects for the first time. Over 70% of Clean Energy Fund III will be invested in projects in the Eurozone with the UK also being an important market. This is the […]

5 June 2019

The U.S. Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has formed the OMSA Wind Committee said to be dedicated to supporting the local offshore wind industry and the Jones Act. The OMSA Board of Directors unanimously adopted the resolution to create the committee and charged it with making recommendations on strategies and initiatives that increase U.S. maritime industry involvement in […]

5 June 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has granted a license to OWP Gennaker GmbH, a subsidiary of wpd, to build and operate the 865.2MW Gennaker offshore wind farm. The license covers the construction and operation of the wind farm consisting of 103 wind turbines, two offshore substations, and the inter-array cables. The wind farm will feature Siemens Gamesa […]

4 June 2019 Vessels

Esvagt has sold Esvagt Supporter, its first service operations vessel (SOV) that served the offshore wind market. The beginning of Esvagt Supporter's deployment in the offshore wind sector came after the company needed to access the turbines at the Belwind project in Belgium. Esvagt said it then decided to retrofit the vessel so it fulfills […]