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  • 1 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Cleared for Takeoff The Supreme Court in London has rejected RSPB Scotland’s application for leave to appeal the decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firths of Forth and Tay offshore wind farm judicial review. BiFab Safe Until April Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), SSE and the partners to […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Portuguese company ASM Industries has signed a concession agreement with the Port of Aveiro Administration (APA) and will start building a new industrial production unit dedicated to offshore wind in January 2018. 

  • 19 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    BiFab Crisis: Workers Rally at Scottish Parliament as Unions Urge SSE to ‘Rein In’ SHL The trade unions supporting BiFab workers have called on SSE to ‘rein in’ the contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) and save 1,400 jobs in Fife and Lewis. On 16 November, SSE issued a statement saying that, as a 15% shareholder […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Environment

    More than 20 nations and states committed to phase out coal by 2030 and move to cleaner power sources on 16 November at the COP23 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.

  • 18 October 2017

    The launch of the world’s first floating wind farm marked another milestone, not only for the floating wind technology but for the overall offshore wind industry.

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    French energy giant Engie has agreed to acquire a 23% stake in equity shareholding and outstanding shareholders loans on the Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited (MOWEL) from EDPR UK Limited, a subsidiary of EDP Renováveis S.A. 

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following media reports from April saying ASM Industries (ASMI) had been planning to boost its involvement in the offshore wind sector and had pinpointed the port of Aveiro as a location for its new plant, the Portuguese company confirmed to Offshore WIND that it had decided to invest in the new facility, specialised in bigger products – mostly for offshore application.

  • 6 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hartlepool-based subsea cable supplier JDR has been selected by WindPlus as the preferred cable supplier for the 25MW Windfloat Atlantic floating wind farm

  • 1 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Bid Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for grid connections and funding for existing offshore wind farm projects, with at least one of the developers offering the lowest price bid of 0.00 Euro cents per […]

  • 23 April 2017

    Portuguese Company Ramping Up for Offshore Wind Portugal-based ASM Energia is reportedly planning on increasing its involvement in the offshore wind sector and has chosen the port of Aveiro as a location for its new EUR 25 million plant that would accommodate the production of foundations. Dutch Plan Offshore Wind Mission to China Holland Home […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Portugal-based ASM Industries is reportedly planning on increasing its involvement in the offshore wind sector and has chosen the port of Aveiro as a location for its new EUR 25 million plant that would accommodate the production of foundations.

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    E.ON has announced that it will invest in the development of a demonstration site for airborne wind technology in County Mayo in Ireland, and that it entered into a collaboration agreement with Ampyx Power as the first user of the test site.

  • 20 March 2017

    The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

  • 16 March 2017
    R&D

    A new European project – H2020 marinerg-i – aimed at developing an integrated infrastructure to facilitate future growth and development in the offshore renewable energy sector, was launched in Brussels on 15 March.

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engie and EDP Renewables (EDPR) have jointly submitted a pre-qualification bid to construct a wind farm with a capacity between 250MW and 750MW off the coast of Dunkirk in France. The bid is part of a competitive dialogue procedure in France’s third round of tenders to select potential developers and define an area best suited for development […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The European Commission has selected two new projects for funding under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) which will tackle the corrosion on offshore platforms and look into the development of multi-use offshore platforms. The first project, the North Sea Solutions for Innovation in Corrosion for Energy (NeSSIE), seeks to deliver new business and investment opportunities […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D

    2,219MW of installed offshore wind capacity was added worldwide in 2016, bringing the total to 14,384MW, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). 2016 brought a significant slowdown in momentum when compared to the record-breaking 2015 when 3,443MW of installed capacity was added, almost two thirds of which was commissioned in Germany. However, 2017 is […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Portugal-based WavEC Offshore Renewables and LOC Group, headquartered in London, UK, have entered a partnership with a focus on marine renewable energies, especially offshore wind.

  • 4 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Germany Confirms Offshore Grid Development Plan by 2025 German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has confirmed a plan for the offshore grid development by 2025 (Offshore-Netzentwicklungsplan 2025), which regulates the connections of wind farms in the North and Baltic Seas to the German transmission network. Portugal Okays 25MW WindFloat Atlantic The Council of Ministers in Portugal […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Technology

    Classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AIP) for Principle Power’s WindFloat offshore wind foundation designed for deployment in Japanese waters, featuring a 5MW offshore wind turbine. The engineering work was carried out under a contract with Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding for a feasibility study performed for NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology […]

  • 25 November 2016

    DNV GL-led WIN WIN joint industry project (JIP) results indicate that, especially for marginal oil & gas fields supplying production to a major field, floating wind-powered water injection is technically feasible in general. This specific application is claimed to offer an excellent business case too. A major contributing factor favouring the positive overall outcomes is […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has acquired 100 per cent of the shares of Euros Group in an all-cash transaction. Euros, located in Berlin and southern Poland, covers all areas of rotor blade design and production as well as master plug and mould design. The fully functional blade, mould and master plug manufacturing facilities in […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A host of political events have had a negative impact on global wind power growth expectations through 2025, MAKE said in its Q4/2016 Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update. Anticipated cuts to wind power targets in China under the country’s upcoming Thirteenth Five-Year Plan headline the most impactful of recent decisions that reduce capacity over […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    The annual Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) opened its doors to visitors for the ninth time on Tuesday, 25 October 2016, in Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam. This two-day event is focused on the complete offshore energy industry, from oil & gas to wind and marine energy, and will be held on 25 and 26 October 2016 in […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Alexia Aubault, an Engineering Manager at Principle Power, has won the inaugural Offshore Energy Young Engineer Award for her work on the WindFloat 1 floating wind turbine platform prototype project offshore Portugal. Aubault was presented with the award during the first Offshore Energy Opening Gala Dinner held on Monday, 24 October, at Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, ahead […]

  • 29 September 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins is preparing to carry out a detailed design of the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with the Swedish project developer Hexicon to define the concept since 2015. The collaboration included […]