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  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Amsterdam Capital Partners (AMSCAP), G8 Subsea, Saemangeum Development and Investment Agency of Korea (SDIA) and Saemangeum Offshore Wind Power (SOWP) have agreed to jointly develop offshore wind in Korea’s Samangeum Industrial Complex. AMSCAP and G8 will work mainly alongside SOWP respectively in a financial and a technical perspective for the joint development of offshore wind. […]

  • 27 May 2016

    K2 Management has been awarded a contract from Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) who is developing the Korea Offshore Wind Power Project, located 11 kilometres off the South Korean west coast in the Yellow Sea. The total planned project capacity is 2.5GW installed over three rounds. K2 Management Wind Analysis team will conduct an independent […]

  • 28 May 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The OCEAN WAVE POWER STATION (OWPS) will be presented at “Our Ocean Challenge” demo day in Dordrecht, the Netherlands today. OWPS consists of two large vessels that support a framework with floating standard 45 foot container-sized pontoons. Continuous long ocean waves (so-called swell) move the pontoons that activate huge wing pumps. The pumps circulate a […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has acquired project rights for OWP West offshore wind farm from Erste Nordsee-Offshore-Holding GmbH, a company owned by STRABAG and Northern Energy Projects. Information about the acquisition first appeared in late December 2015, after DONG Energy took over the project on 16 December, 2015, according to STRABAG OW EVS website. DONG Energy today confirmed to Offshore WIND that it had acquired […]

  • 13 June 2016

    On 15 June, Korean state-owned company Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) and Dutch offshore wind consultancy Wind Minds will sign a letter of intent on cooperation in developing one of the first offshore wind projects in Korea. The Southwest Offshore Wind Project is planned to have a total capacity of 2.5GW, with 60MW installed in the […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Korea Offshore Wind Power (KOWP) and Swiss Re have awarded LOC Group a contract for marine warranty surveying (MWS) services on the 60MW test phase of Korea’s Southwest Offshore Windfarm Project.

  • 18 September 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    In acknowledgement of the emergency mission with the rescue cruiser Pidder Lüng at the beginning of July, OWP Butendiek GmbH & Co. KG and Ballast Nedam Offshore donated € 20,000 to the German Maritime Search and Rescue Association “Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger” (DGzRS). The cheque has been handed over by Achim Berge Olsen (Managing […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Monday 23rd July, Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe, SSE, Technip Offshore Wind and Wood Group Renewables were joined by Dr Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills for the official public programme announcement of the £33m Efficient Offshore Wind Programme (EOWP) – set up to overcome challenges in the offshore wind industry, create […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH) has issued a construction and operating license for the OWP WEST offshore wind farm. The decision comes as a result of an eight-year approval process amid which extensive studies on marine safety, environmental protection, geology, as well as technological feasibility, were conducted. The OWP WEST is located […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    French energy company Engie has signed a 4 year power-purchase agreement with OWP Arkona, a joint venture of E.ON and Equinor.

  • 5 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbines of the Butendiek offshore wind farm in the North Sea started operation, wpd informed today. All foundations, cables and the substation were installed according to schedule during the last year. Today, the first of the 24 turbines so far installed started production and are feeding-in its first kilowatt hours into the […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new contract worth in excess of 50 million euro by TenneT, operator of transmission systems in Germany and the Netherlands, for the connection of the Offshore Wind Park (OWP) Deutsche Bucht, located in the North Sea to the mainland […]

  • 5 September 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    Increasing safety and reducing costs – two aspects that play a major role in offshore wind farms. The achievement of these goals has been coordinated by the Oldenburg-based OFFIS computer science institute project group SOOP – Safe Offshore Operations. A recently published study on behalf of the Offshore Wind Foundation on energy cost reduction potential […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is merging the Borkum Riffgrund West 1 & 2 and OWP West offshore wind projects in Germany under the name Borkum Riffgrund 3, as well as the Gode Wind 3 and 4 under the name Gode Wind 3. Ørsted said the merger of the project companies has already been completed, while the German Federal Maritime and […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Wiking Helikopter Service has won a multi-year contract to provide Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) on BARD Offshore I, Butendiek, Nordergründe and Veja Mate offshore wind farms located in the German North Sea.

  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    In the first of two German auction rounds, the Bundesnetzagentur awarded DONG Energy the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea totaling 590MW capacity, with two of the projects accepted with bids for zero Euros per MWh.

  • 21 November 2014

    Earlier this month, DNV GL hosted a three-day customer seminar on wind farm certification in Paris for the first time after the merger. France staged the premiere of this new seminar due to the French Government’s commitment to offshore wind and the recent public commitment to IEC standards. The seminar attracted participants from across the […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Facilities put in place by Dutch pension fund PGGM and Ampere Equity Fund for the Walney offshore wind farm in 2012, which enabled the two investors to own 24.8% stake in the project through their investment vehicle OWP, have been refinanced with the transaction closing on 15 December.  In 2012, when OWP invested in Walney, an initial […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has awarded Germanischer Lloyd Industrial Services with a contract to provide project certification services for the German Cluster offshore wind farm 01 (GCW01). Under the deal, Germanischer Lloyd Industrial Services will carry out site conditions assessment (SCA) and project design basis evaluation (DBE). The Hamburg-based company will evaluate whether the assessment of the external conditions […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Covestro has signed a ten-year corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) with Ørsted to buy the output of 100MW from the Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind project in Germany. With the ten-year indexed fixed-price agreement, Germany-based Covestro will offtake 100MW of the project’s 900MW total capacity, which makes it the world’s largest corporate PPA for offshore […]

  • 5 March 2015

    The project company OWP Nordergründe GmbH & Co. KG, managed by wpd AG, has concluded all substantial supply and construction contracts for the Offshore Wind Farm Nordergründe. The wind farm, located in the German North Sea, will be built and put into operation in 2016. The law firm Blanke Meier Evers has advised the project company with […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT has entered into agreements with Ørsted and EnBW to use a grid connection concept on future wind farms in the German North Sea which will link the turbines directly to the converter platforms. Under the deals, Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund West 1 & 2 and OWP West, as well as EnBW’s He Dreiht offshore wind projects will […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    In its first allocation of connection capacity process for wind farms at sea, the Federal Network Agency (BNA) has reviewed applications for capacity allocation process.  Eleven applications from operators of wind farms at sea were submitted by October 1, 2014. Eight of them were approved. Three were rejected because the application was not complete or the wind farm is located in […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast Nedam Offshore, the dedicated EPCI staff (Engineering, Procurement, Contracting and Installation), heavy lift installation vessel Svanen and the Westermeerwind project (144 MW). The activities will be integrated into Van Oord’s Offshore Wind Projects business unit. The acquisition will […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Three large offshore wind players, DONG Energy, E.ON and Strabag have established a joint venture company to perform an environmental study in waters off Borkum in the German North Sea. The joint venture aims at not only reducing the project costs of offshore wind farms, but also at mitigating their environmental impact. The investigation will […]

  • 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 […]