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18 July 2011 Grid Connection

nkt cables has signed a contract with DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables (part of Iberdrola Renovables) for supply of on- and offshore high voltage cables, including delivery and installation of accessories for the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm. The West of Duddon Sands project will be located 14 km. southwest of the Barrow-in-Furness […]

27 June 2011

ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy have signed a turbine supply agreement with Siemens whereby Siemens will supply 108 machines of 3.6 MW capacity each for the 389 MW West of Duddon Sands offshore wind project, in the Irish Sea. A separate contract has also been agreed that will see Siemens provide maintenance for the turbines […]

16 June 2011

  DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables, part of the Iberdrola Group, have decided to go ahead with the construction of the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea in a 50/50-partnership. The total cost of construction is up to GBP 1.6 billion (approx. DKK 14 billion), which includes the cost to […]

20 May 2011

E.ON has today (Friday 20th May) re-opened its Scroby Sands Wind Farm Visitor Centre in Great Yarmouth following an extensive ...   (eon) [mappress] Source: eon, May 20, 2011;

11 May 2011 Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

A massive investment in the Port of Sheerness could see the creation of 2,000 jobs - a move welcomed by business and environment...   (kentonline) [mappress] Source: kentonline, May 11, 2011;

24 February 2011 Jobs & Recruitment

Ontario’s decision not to proceed with proposed offshore wind projects jeopardizes thousands of potential construction jobs and billions in... (dailycommercialnews) [mappress] Source:dailycommercialnews , February 24, 2011

17 February 2011 Jobs & Recruitment

The expansion of electricity generation from offshore wind represents a massive long-term investment opportunity which has the potential to... (rivieramm) [mappress] Source: rivieramm, February 17, 2011

31 January 2011

Wind turbines could one day straddle thousands of miles of rich fishing grounds in the waters south of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket if... By Don Cuddy (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, January 31, 2011

3 January 2011

A few years ago, Gavin Newsom made some noise about generating electricity underwater by installing an array of tidal generators under the... By Matt Baume (nbcbayarea) [mappress] Source: nbcbayarea, January 03, 2011

1 September 2010 Operations & Maintenance

The world's first purpose-built vessel for installing offshore wind turbines, foundations and transition pieces, the MPI Resolution weighs... [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, September 01, 2010;

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 […]

10 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Niras has secured a contract to conduct environmental impact assessments (EIA) for HOFOR's two proposed offshore wind farms in Øresund, Denmark. Niras said it is responsible for making sure that the planned Nordre Flint and Aflandshage wind farms can co-exist with the Copenhagen Airport and that they will not affect air traffic. The company will also investigate […]

2 July 2019 Authorities

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is today submitting proposals to potentially open two areas for offshore wind development, and is seeking input on whether to open a third area. The two areas that the ministry plans to open for offshore wind development are Utsira Nord and Sandskallen-Sørøya Nord. Utsira Nord lies west of Utsira […]

1 July 2019

Guest column by Huub den Rooijen, Director of Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure at The Crown Estate Blessed as we are by Mother Nature in the UK with some of the best conditions for offshore wind globally, and building on the remarkable progress we’ve seen on costs, the UK offshore wind sector is coming into its […]

27 June 2019 Vessels

The Barrow Lifeboat Station’s volunteer crew launched their all-weather lifeboat to go to the aid of an injured crewman aboard a wind farm guard vessel on 25 June, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) said. The request to launch came from the HM Coastguard base in Holyhead at 4-50pm local time. The Coastguard had received the request […]

26 June 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

Senator of Massachusetts Edward J. Markey, Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressman Jim Langevin have reintroduced legislation said to spur the growth of offshore wind in the U.S. by extending tax credits for the renewable energy industry. The Offshore Wind Incentives for New Development (WIND) Act would extend the 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for offshore wind through 2025. Offshore wind […]

24 June 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected the Ocean Wind project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will […]

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 […]

11 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has secured a contract to supply a multi-mode pre-lay plough to Boskalis. The 200Te pre-lay plough comes with SMD’s latest surface control equipment which will be mobilized on the bridge of a Boskalis specialist trenching vessel. It will feature a 2.1m share suitable for trenching in sands and hard clays up to […]

24 May 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

US Wind Inc and Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind have expressed their support to Maryland passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) and the plans to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2040. As reported, CEJA will see the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity in Maryland by 2030. In May 2017, this US East Coast […]

2 May 2019 Business & Finance, Environment

The UK will need 75GW of operating offshore wind capacity to reach net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target by 2050, according to a recent report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC). Currently, the UK has around 8GW of operating offshore wind capacity. The recent sector deal has set a target of 30GW of operating capacity by […]

25 April 2019 Business & Finance

Iberdrola's Renewables business posted an operating profit of EUR 683.6 million in the first quarter of 2019, up by 13.3% compared to the same period a year earlier, driven in part by the contribution from the Wikinger offshore wind farm. The Spanish energy company's offshore wind farms produced 643 GWh of electricity in the first […]

25 April 2019 Business & Finance

The New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA) has added the Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties and the Long Island Federation of Labor to its membership. The Long Island Federation of Labor is committed to preparing and mobilizing the workforce as New York's 9GW offshore wind goal will require thousands of new workers, […]

10 April 2019 Authorities

The Maryland General Assembly has passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) which will incentivize the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity off this US East Coast state by 2030. The assembly has subsequently sent the bill to the Governor’s desk for signature. The bill aims to accelerate Maryland's Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) to […]

27 March 2019 R&D

A new research project is looking into ways to remove monopile foundations in a sustainable way. Currently, offshore monopiles are removed by cutting them off several metres below the seabed, which leaves behind tonnes of steel buried in the seabed. The Hydraulic Pile Extraction Scale Tests (HyPE-ST) project aims at developing innovative and smart technology […]

12 March 2019 Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

North Carolina's Governor Roy Cooper has set aside USD 1.5 million to boost clean energy and green businesses in the proposed 2019-2021 budget, including a study on North Carolina’s potential to host offshore wind operations and associated jobs. The USD 300,000 study would evaluate state-owned and privately held ports with the potential to host offshore wind […]