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  • 19 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    An international delegation has again visited the offshore base in Cuxhaven to find out more about operations there. This time it was an US delegation that came to familiarise themselves with the latest trends and options in realising offshore projects on March 15. The US experts came at the invitation of the Agency for Business […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Vessels

    GustoMSC has revealed a new Jones Act-compliant jack-up vessel design for the installation of wind turbines and foundations in the U.S. The SEA-3250-LT installation jack-up is capable of handling the latest generation of 8 to 9.5 MW turbines and foundations. 

  • 20 June 2019
    Vessels

    Siemens Gamesa has on behalf of ScottishPower Renewables contracted the service offshore vessel Island Crown to provide support during commissioning works on the 714MW East Anglia One offshore wind farm. Island Crown will provide living conditions adjacent to the site located 43km off the Suffolk coast by enabling some 40 personnel involved in the commissioning of […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Naikun Wind Energy Group have decided not to pursue further a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia, Canada, and to end partnership discussions.

  • 21 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Research and Markets announced addition to its reports, E.ON UK Plc – – SWOT Analysis. E.ON UK is one of the top power suppliers and producers in the UK. A subsidiary of German utility E.ON, the company has operations in electricity generation and supply. The company is headquartered in Coventry, England. E.ON UK supplies electricity […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    US-based liftboat specialist Falcon Global LLC and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS have reached a cooperation agreement to exclusively contribute vessels and marine/installation crews and operate a full spread of offshore wind installation and feeder vessels for the US offshore wind market.

  • 29 April 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The North East’s first large scale offshore wind farm has now started to produce electricity as work continues towards completion of the project. The first three wind turbine generators at the EDF Energy Renewables Teesside offshore wind farm have now been fully commissioned and are supplying electricity to the National Grid. When complete the 27 […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    News that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has awarded an investment contract for the planned Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off Norfolk received positive feedback in the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ). EEEZ inward investment director James Gray said: “Dudgeon is a key project for us, being only 20 miles off Cromer and […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    As reported by the Associated Press, the potential of the project, aimed at developing wind turbines in the U.S., situated off the Virginia cost and encompassing circa 113,000 acres in the Atlantic Ocean, has been recognized by numerous investors including European ones. The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, in charge of supervising offshore wind […]

  • 21 June 2016

    DONG Energy has awarded Reach Engineering and Diving Services (Reds) a 15-month contract to support the construction of Race Bank offshore wind farm. As of this month, Reds will be on call for diving services during the construction of the 580MW wind farm, situated 17 miles off the Lincolnshire coast. Following the contract win, Reds said that its £500,000 […]

  • 11 July 2016

    Last September in Baltimore at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER conference the buzz words heard over and over again were “we have steel in the water.” This is, of course, a reference to the jacket foundations for the five French built GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines which will be installed on the first North American Offshore Wind Farm site almost 5km […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the news that Deepwater Wind applied for building an offshore wind farm off Maryland’s coast and the start of a 6-month application evaluation period, US Wind, the company which was first to submit an application to develop an offshore wind project in the state, made a case for its Maryland offshore wind project. The developer […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Norwich based Norcom Technology has won £20,000 grant under the East Anglian grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE). Norcom will develop a desktop and web based application which maps the seabed around the east coast of England. Their eChart Service will be created using data derived from material supplied by the […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Those who doubt the value of windpower in generating power for the UK are being urged to think again by James Gray, inward investment director for EEEZ, the East of England Energy Zone. He wants to see the nation’s politicians, business leaders and energy industry fully behind the many initiatives for future windpower development – […]

  • 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 July 2016

    A GBP 10 million East Coast Community Fund announced in April by DONG Energy is now open to public consultation, with national grant-making charity GrantScape appointed to complete the consultation process and to administer the Fund. The Fund will ensure that local people benefit from the operation of two of the DONG Energy offshore wind farms […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The TFKable Group and VolkerInfra have won a contract to provide the onshore high voltage cable for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. Siemens is in charge of connecting the offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid. TFKable Group’s HV production plant in Bydgoszcz, Poland will manufacture the 220kV cable, with the production […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will have invested GBP 5.4 billion in developing offshore wind farms off the coast of North West England by 2019, a new report has revealed. The overall GBP 5.4 billion investment includes GBP 2.7 billion investment across the four currently operational wind farms – Barrow, Walney, Burbo Bank and West of Duddon Sands – and a […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    OGN, already a major player in the oil and gas offshore construction sector, has received a vote of confidence from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills as part of Round Three of the Regional Growth Fund for its expansion into the offshore wind industry. The North East economy will share in the benefit with […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has commenced the final phase of the pre-construction site investigation at innogy’s Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. Jack-up vessel Haven Seariser 2 will work in the nearshore area between Redcar and Marske-by-the-Sea from this week to conclude the six-month offshore site investigation. The 29-meter vessel will carry out borehole surveys for approximately a […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Environment

    Deepwater Wind, a Rhode Island-based offshore wind developer, is conducting a study of marine life on the seafloor off Block Island that is paving the way for future harvesting of not only the fish but also of clean wind energy. As the company is planning to develop similar projects to the Block Island offshore wind […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Vineyard Wind has appointed Crista Bank as Fisheries Liaison to lead the project’s regional engagement with fishing industry representatives on Cape and Islands, the South Coast, Rhode Island, and along the East Coast in the US.

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Those who doubt the value of wind power in generating power for the UK are being urged to think again by James Gray, inward investment director for EEEZ, the East of England Energy Zone. He wants to see the nation’s politicians, business leaders and energy industry fully behind the many initiatives for future wind power […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    More than 200 offshore wind players were challenged to embrace students into their organisations at the Offshore Wind Week event at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft, organised by the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR). Champions of East of England offshore wind must invest in the industry’s future by offering work placements and internships now to secure longevity for […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency.  “Investing in infrastructure just like […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Partrac, MetOceanWorks and Cooper Marine Advisors are carrying out a detailed assessment of the geomorphology of SSE Renewables’ Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 offshore wind project. The consortium partners are currently in the second stage of their project, following the completion of the first round of work at the end of 2019. Last year, […]