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  • 29 August 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    A bipartisan group of US East Coast state governors has urged the Trump administration to expeditiously complete the environmental review of the Vineyard Wind so that a Record of Decision for the offshore wind project can be issued by March 2020. In a letter sent to the US Department of Interior and the US Department of […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vineyard Wind has submitted a set of commercial large- scale offshore wind proposals to Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDCs) as part of the state’s second Request for Proposals (RFP). The proposals include a required 400MW option and two options for the development of an 800MW project. “Vineyard Wind is very excited to submit these proposals, […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities

    A group of U.S. senators and representatives are calling on federal agencies to move ahead with the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, after the delay of its Federal Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, Senators of Louisiana Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy, as well as Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise and Massachusetts […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Castle Wind LLC and Monterey Bay Community Power (MBCP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a future power purchase agreement (PPA) for the proposed Castle Wind project in California. The MoU is said to outline the mutual interests and intent of the two parties to enter into the future long-term PPA for the 1GW floating […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Authorities

    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is urging the U.S. administration to allow the Vineyard Wind project to move forward without delay after it had faced a set back regarding the approval of its Federal Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). Senator Warren has called on the U.S. administration to work towards a solution that will protect the environment, address the […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has further delayed the publication of the Federal Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts. In July, BOEM announced it is postponing the issuance of the Vineyard Wind FEIS saying it is not yet prepared to do so. Now, BOEM stated in its public […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has warned that it would be very challenging to move forward the Vineyard Wind 1 project in its current configuration if the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not issued within the next four to six weeks. As reported earlier, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) postponed the issuance of the […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind will request a superseding order from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to overturn denial of the project’s application before the Edgartown Conservation Commission. As reported earlier, the Edgartown Conservation Commission denied the permit for cables that would connect the first large-scale US offshore wind farm to the grid in […]

  • 11 July 2019

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has postponed the issuance of the final Environmental Impact Statement for the Vineyard Wind project in Massachusetts. BOEM informed Vineyard Wind that it is not yet prepared to issue the final Environmental Impact Statement for the 800MW offshore wind project. According to the U.S. developer, changes to the schedule […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) is seeking public comment on a proposed electric transmission line which would connect the South Fork offshore wind farm to the state’s grid. Deepwater Wind South Fork, LLC, a subsidiary of Ørsted, is seeking authorization to install an approximately 3.5 mile submarine export cable from the New York State […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Vessels

    Norwegian ship operator Olympic Subsea has entered into an agreement with Adwen GmbH, a subsidiary of Siemens Gamesa, for the vessel Olympic Orion. The contract period is firm for six months with further options. The contract commencement is in the second quarter of 2019. Olympic Subsea did not disclose any further contract details. ”We see it […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Environment

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has secured certification from DNV GL for its SeeOs modular electrical substation concept for offshore wind farms. According to the company, the Certification Report and Statement of Compliance is a crucial step in approving the design of electrical offshore substations, validating the underlying assumptions and the studies executed so far which will […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has fined General Electric (GE) EUR 52 million for providing incorrect information during the investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of GE’s planned acquisition of LM Wind Power. On 11 January 2017, GE notified its proposed acquisition of the blade manufacturer. In this notification, GE stated that it did not have any […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The Netherlands-based WIND has completed the transport of high-voltage subsea cable destined to connect an undisclosed offshore wind farm in Europe to its substation. WIND said it transferred 26km of 155kV subsea cable from China to the Port of Eemshaven, the Netherlands, and delivered it to a large European transmission system operator (TSO). The 2,300t cables were loaded […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables has closed the Phase 4 Consultation on the proposed East Anglia ONE North and East Anglia TWO offshore wind farms. This consultation phase was based on a draft Environmental Statement setting out the proposed infrastructure, its potential impacts and taking into account the environmental, social and economic effects and the mitigation measures proposed. ScottishPower […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Environment

    U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has sent a letter to BOEM expressing concern for the possible negative impacts the Vineyard Wind project could have on fisheries, marine life and habitats. The letter represents NOAA’s public comment on BOEM’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. NOAA stated that “the […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    SeaRoc has secured a contract to supply its marine management system SeaPlanner to support the construction of the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The deal comes as part of SeaRoc’s strategic partnership with Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC), which is delivering marine coordination services for the 120MW project. SMC will be responsible for […]

  • 7 March 2019
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has awarded the University of Malta’s new offshore energy storage system with a Statement of Feasibility certificate. Before the allocation, the Floating Liquid-piston Accumulator using Seawater under Compression (FLASC) concept underwent a high-level study, including an assessment of technical and commercial feasibility. According to DNV GL, the certificate confirms the technology to be feasible and thus suited for […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Senvion has started to implement a transformation program to eliminate operational inefficiencies which led to a loss of revenue and profit in the 2018 financial year. Senvion stated that the immediate measure is focusing on disciplined execution throughout the installation chain with a target to recover lost revenues and profits in the new financial year. This comes […]

  • 21 February 2019
    R&D, Vessels

    SeaOwls and Ulstein Design & Solutions have terminated their partnership to jointly develop a heavy lift jack-up vessel solution for offshore wind installation. Instead, the two companies will go their own separate ways in the offshore wind industry. The patent rights of the SOUL concept were developed under the cooperation of both companies and will continue […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Vessels

    All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the Rügen island in the German Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning, 19 February. Several people sustained serious injuries in the collision, according to the German Maritime Search and Rescue Association […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has set new dates for the public meetings regarding its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project, which had previously been postponed due to the government shutdown. The first four meetings will be held in Massachusetts, with the first scheduled to begin on […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables is launching the consultation phase 4 for East Anglia One North and East Anglia Two offshore wind projects in early 2019. This consultation phase will be based around a draft Environmental Statement which will set out the proposed infrastructure and its likely potential environmental impacts. The site selection chapter will set out the […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    The Carbon Trust has launched three tenders for floating wind technology as part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership (JIP). In the first tender, The Carbon Trust is inviting companies and consortia to undertake a study looking at the feasibility and technology development needs for heavy lift offshore operations in a floating wind farm. The scope […]