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9 April 2019 Business & Finance

Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is launching an advisory service to help U.S. offshore wind developers navigate the project regulatory frameworks and permitting processes. The regulatory and permitting advisory service is expected to assist developers through processes at the federal, state and local levels to ensure the efficient approach to project approval, the company said. OWC’s team is […]

4 April 2019 Business & Finance, Technology

Wave energy technology developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) is expanding into the floating offshore wind sector with two new devices said to offer a solution to wind energy generation challenges in deep waters. The UK company stated that R&D of its wave energy device WaveSub brought to the development of the DualSub device, which captures […]

27 March 2019 Business & Finance

EnBW North America, EDF Renewables, and Vineyard Wind have joined the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA). NYOWA gathers environmental, business, labor, wind industry and community organizations supporting the responsible development of offshore wind power for New York. The New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a target of 9GW of operational offshore wind capacity […]

21 March 2019 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

U.S. port developer Atlantic Offshore Terminals LLC has acquired a port site in the state of New York which would be used for the offshore wind industry. Atlantic Offshore Terminals is proposing to develop the Arthur Kill Terminal, the first offshore wind pre-assembly port facility in New York State, said law firm Sive, Paget & Riesel […]

20 March 2019 Environment, Technology

Oregon State University is set to develop a monitoring system for offshore wind turbines under the recently announced USD 2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The university will design, manufacture and test an autonomous monitoring system for the detection of bird and bat collisions with offshore wind turbines. The system is […]

13 February 2019 R&D, Technology

Ørsted has developed a novel digital solution for designing the cable layout of offshore wind farms said to result in cost reductions. The OptiArray tool, developed using the FICO Xpress Optimizer, is dedicated for designing the cable layout connecting the turbines to the substations. The company added that the tool has helped in achieving savings while reducing the overall design time. […]

5 February 2019 Grid Connection

German transmission system operators (TSOs) have issued the first draft of the Grid Development Plan (GDP) 2030, which includes expanded offshore wind capacity scenarios. According to 50Hertz, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW, the expansion targets have been increased to 17GW in scenarios B and C 2030, 20GW in scenario A 2030 and 23.2GW by 2035, compared to the 15GW by […]

25 January 2019

“As California goes, so does the rest of the country”, Liz Burdock, the Executive Director of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, told Offshore WIND in an Expertise Hub interview. Burdock is referring to the fierce competition between the U.S. states related to renewable energy portfolio. As there is no federal outline for renewable energy, each state decides […]

24 January 2019 R&D

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has developed a technique to assess sea breezes which could be beneficial for offshore wind projects in terms of energy predictability. The research team studied offshore and near-shore sea breezes that cross the New Jersey Wind Energy Area, a federally designated zone off Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May counties where […]

22 January 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Parkwind and ESB have reached an agreement under which ESB will acquire up to 35% stake in the Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland. The companies will also work together on the Clogherhead offshore wind farm, as Parkwind plans to acquire up to 35% in this project, for which ESB holds a foreshore license to commence site […]

4 January 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Five developers have expressed intent to participate in the New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation targetting 800MW of capacity, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA).

21 November 2018 Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics

The New Bedford Port Authority has reached an agreement with all offshore wind developers operating in the Massachusetts/Rhode Island market to serve as the designated Fisheries Representative of the commercial fishing industry to each of the development companies.

13 November 2018 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Ørsted has signed a cooperation agreement with the Dayeh University in Taiwan to jointly develop an offshore wind apprenticeship program.

1 November 2018 Technology

Source: Bureau Veritas/ORE Catapult; Fifth Ring Bureau Veritas and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have entered into a collaboration agreement to jointly develop a Veristar AIM 3D “Digital Twin” of ORE Catapult’s 7MW Levenmouth Offshore Wind Demonstration Turbine in Fife, Scotland. “Digital Twins” can improve the operations and maintenance of offshore wind farms by […]

31 July 2018 Business & Finance

GMB Scotland and Unite the Union have called on the offshore wind developers with projects in Scotland to award Bifab with contracts for which the company is currently tendering for. 

17 July 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will meet with the companies and the consortia which expressed their interest to develop the country’s first commercial offshore wind farm later this month.

29 June 2018 Contracts & Tenders

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has been chosen as the main contractor to develop an 8MW offshore wind turbine within a 48-month long Large-Capacity Offshore Wind Power System Development project in South Korea, worth KRW 55 billion (approx. EUR 42 million).

21 June 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

Developers behind the six French offshore wind projects for which the feed-in tariffs were recently re-negotiated have welcomed the confirmation that the projects are now ready to move forward.

6 June 2018 Business & Finance

International marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has appointed ex-Head of Engineering at BP, Ian Cummins as its new Energy Projects Development Director. 

29 May 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

On 4 June, Norwegian Parliament (Storting) will discuss a new proposal asking the government to draft detailed regulation for opening concession areas and granting concessions rights for offshore wind projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). 

23 May 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) is looking for contractors who will help develop and implement strategies that will establish the state as the hub for offshore wind development along the US east coast.

18 May 2018 R&D, Technology

GyroMetric, a spin-out of the Nottingham Trent University, has developed a turbine drivetrain monitoring technology for application in the offshore wind industry.

17 April 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Independent wind asset operations management specialist OutSmart BV has selected Kongsberg Digital AS to provide an integrated management system on the Kognifai digital platform and ecosystem which will be used to manage OutSmart’s onshore and offshore wind turbine portfolio.

23 March 2018 Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

LICengineering is managing a CROWN project which is developing advanced metallic coatings with potential self-healing properties that could significantly lower the Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE). According to LIC, the project has gathered corrosion, manufacturing, installation and modeling companies dedicated to investigating how the expensive use of tons of aluminium and steel can be replaced by […]

19 March 2018 R&D, Technology

French engineering specialist Dietswell has announced a number of milestones reached on the EolFloat project to develop a semi-submersible platform for large offshore wind turbines.

14 March 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Taiwan Life Insurance, a subsidiary of China Trust Financial Holding, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to jointly invest in and finance offshore wind projects in Taiwan.