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  • 13 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Ørsted has decided against constructing the interconnection facility for the Skipjack wind farm at Fenwick Island State Park in Sussex County, Delaware, US. In July 2019, Ørsted entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to construct the interconnection facility on a […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed a Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project, planned to be built off the coast of Massachusetts. The Notice of Availability (NOA) for the document, which will open a 45-day public comment period, is set to be […]

  • 5 June 2020
    R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a Request for Information (RFI) process regarding environmental impacts of offshore wind energy development and related monitoring and mitigation technology. The purpose of the RFI, issued by the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), is to solicit input from industry, academia, government agencies and the […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Spanish energy giant Iberdrola is very interested in participating in future offshore wind capacity auctions in France, the company’s CEO and Chairman Ignacio Galán, said. This comes as Iberdrola announced it will invest between EUR 3 and EUR 4 billion in renewable energy projects in France over the next four years, both in onshore and […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) has appointed Dennis Sanou as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan. Sanou will be the projects’ CEO during the construction phase. He will lead a specialist offshore wind team comprising 70 people in Taipei covering all aspects of the project including permitting, engineering, […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will conditionally supply SG 14-222 Direct Drive offshore wind turbines to the 2,640 MW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. This project will be home to Siemens Gamesa’s latest offshore turbine variant having the capability to produce up to 15 MW with a 222-metre rotor. The exact quantity […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Authorities, R&D

    Four US institutions have received USD 1.1 million in grants to conduct fisheries studies which will guide the ongoing development of the offshore wind industry in North America. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) (USD 496,688), the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (USD 200,000), and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (USD 400,000) […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s offshore wind development projects in the US are moving forward at a slower pace than originally expected, the company’s CEO and President Henrik Poulsen said. The delays are due to a combination of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) prolonged analysis of the cumulative impacts from the build-out of US offshore wind projects, […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Global design firm Stantec has been selected to lead the environmental permitting and assessment for the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project in New York. A joint venture of Ørsted and the U.S. Eversource Energy is developing the project approximately 30 miles east of Montauk Point, off Long Island. “This is an exciting project that, when […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted’s construction projects are all progressing according to plans, the offshore wind developer reported on 25 March, referring to the current situation with the world fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 3 March 2020
    Authorities

    The State of New Jersey has announced the solicitation schedule to meet the 7,500MW offshore wind capacity goal by 2035, with the earliest solicitation expected to be opened by September 2020. The winner of this 1,200MW solicitation round is to be selected by the second quarter of 2021. In total, New Jersey plans to hold […]

  • 2 March 2020

    We are bringing you a list of ten most-read articles on the site for the month of February. Haliade X-12 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Has Another Record-Breaking Day The HaliadeX-12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam has set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Preliminary agreements to ensure the grid connection for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France and the Baltic Eagle and Wikinger Süd projects in Germany have been concluded, Iberdrola said. For Saint-Brieuc, a preliminary agreement has been concluded with grid operator RTE to ensure the grid connection will be available in the second quarter of […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Technology

    Vineyard Wind and Greentown Labs have established a partnership to run a Greentown Launch accelerator program focused on offshore wind innovations.

  • 19 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    COWI has won a contract to provide a concept design of the electrical transmission infrastructure system for the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind project located off the coast of New Jersey, New York. The Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind project has the potential to supply up to 2,500MW of energy to multiple markets along the US Eastern […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Semco Maritime, ISC Consulting Engineers and WSP USA have established a partnership to collaborate in the offshore wind market in the U.S. According to the parties, the partnership will combine Semco Maritime’s and ISC’s offshore wind farm and substation engineering and construction experience with WSP’s expertise in U.S. offshore wind permitting and engineering. The aim […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wind energy provided 15% of the electricity in Europe in 2019, however the current rate of installation is not enough to deliver the Green Deal, according to WindEurope.

  • 12 February 2020
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    According to the new timeline, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to issue final permits for the project by mid-march 2021.

  • 12 February 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Construction is expected to begin in early 2021 and be completed by August 2022.

  • 23 January 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Ørsted U.S has formed a research partnership to study the North Atlantic right whale and use the learnings for its offshore wind portfolio. Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind partnered with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the University of Rhode Island (URI), and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to launch the Ecosystem and Passive Acoustic […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Norway’s energy major Equinor has completed the acquisition of a 50 % interest in the offshore wind development project Bałtyk I in Poland from Polenergia. The Bałtyk I offshore location license allows for development of a wind farm with a capacity up to 1560MW of which Equinor will hold 50%. The company will be the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), a New Jersey-based utility, will enter into exclusive negotiations for PSEG to potentially become an equity investor in Ørsted’s Ocean Wind project. Subject to negotiations toward a joint venture agreement, advanced due diligence and any required regulatory approvals, PSEG would acquire 25% of Ocean Wind. Ocean Wind is […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Global offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has officially opened an office in New York, the U.S. The new office will initially house approximately 10 team members, including one of the U.S. executive team members, with room for more as the New York-based operations grow. “We are thrilled to expand our global footprint and open our […]

  • 25 September 2019
    R&D

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind LLC is launching ocean survey operations at its 183,000ha lease area off the New Jersey coast, which has the potential to generate 2.5GW of offshore wind. Survey vessel Geosea will be deployed to carry out the operations in order to inform future turbine development. The vessel will characterize the seabed, collect samples and determine the […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has decided that a Strategic Environmental Assessment must be completed prior to submission of final bids for the Thor offshore wind farm. In addition to this, comprehensive environmental assessments are still to be carried out prior to final bids. Later, the winner of the concession will have to carry out […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Total quality assurance provider Intertek has been commissioned by the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) programme to undertake a UK permitting and planning study. Consortium partners behind the NSWPH programme, TenneT Netherlands, TenneT Germany, Energinet, Gasunie, and Port of Rotterdam, have joined together to develop a large-scale European energy system for offshore wind in […]