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  • 7 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) has signed a contract with Ørsted for seven crew transfer vessels (CTVs) which will support offshore wind farm operations from the developer’s UK West Coast Hub. Under the three-year agreement, the CTVs will operate on Walney, Walney Extension, West of Duddon Sands, Barrow, Burbo Bank and Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind […]

  • 1 January 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) gave the development consent to the Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm on 31 December 2020. Ørsted submitted the development consent order (DCO) application for the 2.4 GW project to the UK Planning Inspectorate on 14 May 2018. The application was accepted for examination […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) is leading an international business development mission to the UK to help businesses from Atlantic Canada explore opportunities in the offshore wind industry. NEIA’s virtual mission is taking a geographic approach over the course of two weeks, with a different region being focused on each day based […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S. State of Maine and the United Kingdom have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance cooperation in clean energy technologies, including offshore wind, and mutually achieve carbon neutrality by mid-century or sooner. Under the five-year MOU, Maine and the UK have agreed to share resources and advance offshore wind and green hydrogen […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Triumph Subsea Services has issued a Letter of Intent to InfraStrata plc for one firm and one optional Windfarm Development Vessel (WDV). Under the terms of the LoI, InfraStrata’s fully owned subsidiary, Harland & Wolff (Belfast) Limited, would be responsible for the build, assembly, and delivery of the WDVs to Triumph. The vessels will be […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) selected 32 UK companies working in industries such as oil and gas, aerospace and defence for its Wind Expert Support Toolkit (WEST) Pilot Programme, within which the companies will join those already involved in the renewable energy sector. The programme will support companies with products and services across the […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Government and The Crown Estate have launched a new partnership focused on the growth of the local offshore wind sector and protecting and restoring the marine environment. The Offshore Wind Evidence and Change Programme will be led by The Crown Estate, which has committed to a five year GBP 25 million kick-starter investment, […]

  • 4 December 2020
    Authorities, Environment

    The UK Crown Estate has set a target to become a net zero carbon business by 2030 and outlined its commitments to reach this goal, which include optimising the green energy potential of the UK’s offshore renewable energy resources. The move has come as the Crown Estate wants to align with the 1.5°C goal of […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Global Wind Organisation (GWO) and RenewableUK are launching a new programme to support the transition of skilled workers from sectors such as oil & gas into renewables. In April 2021, the two organisations will launch GWO Safety Training Access Programme, which will allow workers from other sectors to fast-track onto GWO’s refresher courses if they […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish Tax Agency has decided to tax Ørsted’s Walney Extension and Hornsea One offshore wind farms in the UK and the developer has now announced an appeal to this decision to the Danish Tax Appeals Agency. Namely, Ørsted received an administrative decision on 1 December for the tax years 2015 and 2016, with the […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    The TUS-ORE Catapult Research Centre (TORC) has joined forces with the UK Energy Technology Platform (ETP) to support China’s growth in offshore renewables and showcase innovative UK energy transition technologies. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will see the organizations jointly promote the development of offshore renewable energy in the UK and China, supporting the Belt […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The UK government aims to support up to 12 GW of renewable energy projects in the fourth round of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme. Set to open in late 2021, the Round 4 CfD auction will divide renewable technologies into three so-called ‘pots’. Pot 1 is reserved for established technologies such as onshore wind […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Grid Connection

    SSE, National Grid, and ScottishPower have started work to develop a multi-billion pound underwater super-highway expected to turn the North Sea into the hidden powerhouse of Europe. Subsea surveys have started on the Eastern Link project which will see the world’s longest subsea high voltage direct current (HVDC) cables with a combined capacity of up […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    The UK government has revealed its ambition to create 2 million green jobs by 2030 and has launched a Green Jobs Taskforce to help reach that goal as part of the government’s plan to build back greener and achieve net zero emissions by 2050. According to the official press release, the government has established the […]

  • 12 November 2020

    UK citizens continue being majorly in favour of renewable energy, with offshore wind still boding well on the renewables list, with 77 per cent of people in the UK supporting the deployment of this technology. This is according to the latest Public Attitudes Tracker survey by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    ENGIE Fabricom has secured a contract to analyse the current performance and suitability of over 50 monopile foundations at a wind farm off the UK. Operating from five sites located across the UK, the company has been commissioned to carry out complete cathodic protection and pH monitoring of the internal water within each monopile on […]

  • 6 November 2020

    The University of Southampton and Flightform Insights have teamed up to develop a novel wake and wind generation model to minimize energy losses from offshore wind farms. The aim is to help offshore wind developers optimize the turbine layout of their wind farms by minimizing the losses caused by the influence of the turbine wake on […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has published the summary reports from the first phase of community consultations for the extensions of the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms in the UK. As part of the development process, early-stage proposals were presented locally and online for feedback from the community and key stakeholders. Phase one community consultation ran from […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    The total pipeline of global offshore wind projects has grown by 47 per cent since January, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, new research published by RenewableUK shows. RenewableUK’s latest Offshore Wind Project Intelligence report reveals that the total capacity of offshore wind projects worldwide which are operational, under construction, consented, in planning, or in development currently […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The following article is a guest post by Maren Strandevold, an energy lawyer and an associate at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. In response to the recent offshore wind announcement by the UK’s Prime Minister, Maren Strandevold discusses the need for adequate funding allocated in the correct areas, a streamlined regulatory regime, and […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    As the UK government today (6 October) announced raising the country’s offshore wind targets and allocated funding for offshore wind ports and infrastructure, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) issued a request for information (RFI) related to the development of large scale manufacturing portside hubs. BEIS has invited coastal landowners and/or potential […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out commitments to ensure that offshore wind will produce more than enough electricity to power every home in the country by 2030, based on current electricity usage, boosting the government’s previous 30 GW target to 40 GW. The commitments, part of the Build Back Greener initiative, also include […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and its project partners have signed lease agreements with The Crown Estate to develop extensions of the Gwynt y Môr, Galloper, Greater Gabbard and Rampion offshore wind farms in the UK. Each proposal has already progressed through the plan level Habitats Regulations Assessment stage (HRA), The Crown Estate said. Developers will now be focused on environmental assessments […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    National Grid Ventures and TenneT have signed a cooperation agreement to explore the feasibility of connecting Dutch and British offshore wind farms to the energy systems of both countries via interconnectors. Under the terms of the cooperation agreement, TenneT and National Grid Ventures will explore the development of a multi-purpose interconnector (MPI) to simultaneously connect […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    SeAH has signed an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding with Able UK to use the Able Marine Energy Park development to establish a monopile production facility on the South Bank of the Humber. The South Korean steel tube manufacturer’s facility could potentially create around 400 jobs. Currently, there are no monopile production facilities in the UK. […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Polish energy company PKN Orlen has selected the UK-based Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) to carry out preliminary technical and construction design of an offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. As part of the contract, ODE has agreed to work with Polish companies on the project. The project will include, among others, a preliminary turbine […]