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10 August 2018 Business & Finance, R&D

The Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) at the University of Western Australia has received Federal Government funding for a research project focused on offshore wind foundations.

31 October 2016

A standardised design of jacket foundations would greatly contribute to offshore wind cost reduction, according to Jan Kjærsgaard, CEO of Bladt Industries, a company whose foundations are supporting numerous turbines installed in European waters. With the offshore wind industry being massively focused on minimising the costs and Bladt having done both three-legged and four-legged jacket […]

11 December 2015 Business & Finance

COWI A/S has acquired Norwegian engineering firm Teknisk Data A/S (TDA), a company that specialises in the design of offshore wind foundations and high technology floating bridges. In October, TDA reported that it has won several major design contracts for the design of offshore wind turbine foundations, both jackets and monopiles. The contracts involve FEED, Basic […]

14 November 2014 Wind Farm Update

EDF EN France and Dong Energy, through its subsidiary Eolien Maritime France are inviting tenders for three offshore wind project off the French coast. Namely, the companies are looking for a company to provide architectural services, engineering services and integrated engineering services with the final goal of achieving the projects certification as per IEC 61400-22. […]

4 August 2014 Business & Finance

An electric utilities company EnBW is inviting offers for a job on its EnBW Hohe See wind farm located in the German part of the North Sea. EnBW is looking for a company to design and deliver 80 wind turbine foundations which would feature wind turbines between 3.6 MW and 6 MW. The proposed wind […]

24 September 2013 Grid Connection

Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has selected a monopile foundation design for the offshore wind pilot project in Lake Erie, writes Cleveland news portal. This monopile would be fitted with ice cones, a proven technology which will protect wind turbines from crushing ice. Over the last six months, LEEDCo has been working with European […]

17 January 2012

The new type of wind turbine foundation design used by London Array has been given the seal of approval by industry certification experts DNV. London Array is among the first in the world to use a conical joint at the top of its monopiles to prevent transition piece slippage. The design was undertaken in parallel […]

19 October 2011 R&D, Technology

  The Forewind consortium will employ an innovative new foundation design concept next year when it installs two meteorological masts on the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, located between 125 and 290 kilometres off the North Yorkshire coast. Forewind Limited, developers of the Dogger Bank zone, signed a contract with Fred Olsen United AS […]

17 December 2010 Technology

Concrete gravity base foundations (GBF) could be the best option for the next phase of offshore wind farms, says the Concrete Centre with...   (nce) [mappress] Source: nce, December 17, 2010

15 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders

GE Renewable Energy and GMB Civiel BV have selected Royal HaskoningDHV to provide the foundation design for Haliade-X 12MW, the world's most powerful offshore wind turbine. The design is based on a piled foundation, with a large concrete block on top and a 28m diameter, said to meet the technical requirements without over-dimensioning. RHDHV said that […]

19 June 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

WSP USA and Wood Thilsted have been awarded the contract to provide detailed design of foundations for Vineyard Wind’s 800MW offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts. The project, being developed by a partnership of Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, will be the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the US. WSP will […]

15 June 2017 Wind Farm Update

Danish engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll has been appointed by Huadong Engineering Corporation to design foundations for the 300MW SPIC Binhai South H3 offshore wind farm in the Yellow Sea north of Shanghai.

25 October 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

MonoBaseWind has contracted Dutch engineering company KCI the Engineers for the basic engineering of the structural steel design of their self-installing Gravity Based Foundation (GBF) concept. This self-installing GBF is specifically developed for wind turbines with a capacity of over 6MW which need to be installed in waters deeper than 40m. The principle has been […]

18 October 2016 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Belgian corrosion protection systems designer Elsyca has created a cathodic protection system for the self-installing concrete gravity based wind turbine foundation structures to be used for the first time at the 41.5MW Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project. Royal BAM Group has been awarded a contract by EDF Energy Renewables via SPV Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Ltd, to design, fabricate and install five full-size […]

8 July 2016

Vattenfall has issued a call for tenders for the design of secondary and tertiary structures and electrical outfitting on offshore foundations such as monopiles and jackets. This includes items such as boat landings, ladders, platforms, railings, crane, skirts, attachments for corrosion protection systems, internal platforms, cable hang-off systems and other appurtenances, as well as interim or permanent structures for transportation […]

20 June 2016 Wind Farm Update

The engineering consulting group COWI has won a contract to design the foundations for the Formosa I project, Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm. COWI has been tasked with preparing the detailed design of the wind turbine foundations for the Taiwan project which will involve designing the foundations for an offshore wind farm in an earthquake zone. […]

18 December 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that it is leading an international engineering team to design an offshore wind turbine foundation optimized for fabrication in the United States. The design will catalyze domestic manufacturing growth by removing barriers to entry faced by U.S.-based steel fabricators that want to supply foundations for the […]

27 August 2014 Technology

Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is making history. Designing suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000 contract with Korea Electric Power Corporation Research Institute (KEPRI) will result in foundations for 500 windmills ranging from 3 MW to 7 MW […]

25 March 2014 Technology

Atkins has been awarded an engineering contract for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. The contract will cover all design and engineering services for the monopile foundations for the 6.0 MW turbines as well as management assistance during fabrication and installation. David Parkin, managing director for Atkins’ Renewables business, said: “This contract win further builds on […]

28 May 2012

A new offshore wind farm in the US marks the turning point for offshore wind energy. Ramboll will as leader of a consortium with U.S. based companies design the foundations for the Cape Wind Offshore Wind Farm. The consortium expects more US offshore wind projects to be on the way.  America's first offshore wind farm […]

24 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

The installation of foundations has kicked off at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The installation began in early June, a spokesperson from COWI, who designed all the steelwork for the 20 monopiles and transition pieces, told Offshore WIND. Seaway Yudin is installing the foundations, which comprise monopiles produced by Germany's EEW SPC and transition pieces manufactured by […]

17 June 2019 Operations & Maintenance

DHI and LICengineering have designed the scour protection systems for three Vattenfall's Danish offshore wind farms, which is expected to save 30% in installation costs. The companies provided the systems for the Vesterhav Syd and Nord nearshore wind farms and the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project, which together have 113 turbines producing a combined capacity of […]

7 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

GEDI, a subsidiary of China Energy Engineering Group, has completed the installation of foundations on the 198MW Guangdong Yudean Zhanjiang Wailuo wind farm offshore China's Guangdong Province.   In total, GEDI (Guangdong Electric Power Design & Research Institute), the EPC contractor for the project, installed 36 single-pile foundations at the site. This is the first time […]

15 May 2019 R&D

Hydraulic engineering and offshore renewable energy specialist HR Wallingford is conducting physical model testing for a new offshore wind foundation known as the Gravity Tripod. The company is working with Offshore Design Engineering (ODE), DNV-GL, Cambridge University and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to test and certify the new offshore wind foundation concept designed […]

26 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

DEME Offshore has signed an agreement with Equinor to carry out a study examining potential floating concrete substructures for the planned Hywind Tampen floating wind farm in the Norwegian North Sea. The agreement was signed early December 2018 with a five-month duration, and the study is a part of the engineering works before the final investment […]

17 April 2019 Vessels

DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate for a wind turbine shuttle design. Unlike other wind farm installation vessels, the WTS has a small waterplane area twin hull (SWATH) design, DNV GL said. This results in very low resistance at the design draught (16m) and excellent […]