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  • 14 March 2018
    Authorities

    The government of India plans to release an offshore wind development plan for the country in late April 2018, participants at a recently held stakeholder consultation event have heard.

  • 21 December 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    After Vineyard Wind and Avangrid Renewables announced they filed an offer in response to the Request for Proposals by Massachusetts utilities, Bay State Wind (a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource) and Deepwater Wind informed they proposed to deliver electricity generated by their offshore wind projects to Massachusetts consumers under the 83C solicitation.

  • 16 October 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed Avangrid’s offshore wind lease for the 122,405-acre Kitty Hawk site off North Carolina on 10 October. The lease will go into effect on 1 November 2017.

  • 3 October 2017
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has affirmed its issuance of the existing lease to Wind Cape Associates for the Cape Wind Energy Project (CWEP) offshore Massachussets.

  • 8 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES has released an Offshore Wind Energy Index, the first wind index for offshore wind farms, or more specifically, for wind farms in the German Bight in the North Sea.

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

    Four German transmission system operators (TSOs) have presented the second version of the Offshore-Network Developement Plan 2030 (Offshore-Netzentwicklungsplan – O-NEP).

  • 30 March 2017
    R&D

    Variability in wind speeds offshore the UK is significantly lower than previously understood, according to a new study on the UK’s offshore wind resource, carried out by DNV GL on behalf of the Crown Estate.

  • 17 February 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied the motion for preliminary injunction to temporarily halt the final ratification of a lease for a wind energy site off New York, provisionally won by Statoil.

  • 10 February 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., is expected to deliver a ruling on a motion for a preliminary injunction against the lease sale of 127 square miles of ocean off the coast of Long Island, New York, for wind energy development.

  • 18 January 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a commercial wind lease sale for the 122,405-acre area offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on 16 March 2017, and has identified nine companies as eligible to participate in the auction.

  • 5 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) has released Offshore Wind Access 2017 report, which provides an overview of the existing and under-development access systems for offshore wind operation and maintenance (O&M). Besides the conventional method of access to the boat landing through crew transfer vessels, motion compensated gangways on the deck of service operation vessels […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil Wind US came out as the winner of the New York offshore wind lease sale, agreeing to pay USD 42.5 million for rights to build an offshore wind farm at the 79,350-acre area. The lease comprises an area that could potentially accommodate more than 1GW of offshore wind, with a phased development expected to start with […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The auction of the wind energy lease area off the coast of New York has been delayed after fishing groups filed a complaint to the federal court yesterday, based on a concern about the impact a large-scale wind project will have on the access to prime fishing areas. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was set to […]

  • 4 November 2016
    R&D, Vessels

    The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has published Standardised boat landing research report, with an aim to standardize boat landings for accessing wind turbine foundations from crew transfer vessels (CTVs). IMCA’s Renewable Energy Workgroup and the National Workboat Association (NWA) were seeking a consensus on the optimum design and configuration of boat landings for accessing wind turbine foundations from […]

  • 27 September 2016

    DNV GL has released Bladed modelling software, a new tool that reduces computing time for wind turbine designers and uses 3D animation to review turbine behaviour. The enhanced Bladed tool integrates cloud computing resources from Amazon Web Services, saving costly IT infrastructure upgrades and lessening design time, DNV GL said. It observes turbine structural behaviour in simulated […]

  • 13 July 2016

    The Marine Institute will host a third public information meeting on the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site on 21 July. The meeting is part of the public consultation to ensure full information is provided on the Marine Institute’s foreshore lease application to upgrade test and demonstration facilities at the Galway Bay Marine and […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for commercial wind lease issuance, site characterization activities, and site assessment activities on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf offshore New York. The EA considers the potential impacts of the proposed action and an analysis of reasonable alternatives to the proposed […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will participate in the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) auction for a commercial offshore wind energy lease off the coast of Long Island. Offshore wind is a critical component in meeting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s aggressive clean energy goals, according […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A public consultation is underway on Marine Institute’s application for a foreshore lease to upgrade the Galway Bay marine and renewable energy test site which would allow floating wind farm technology to be tested offshore Ireland. The Marine Institute has applied to the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government for a foreshore lease […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has granted a lease to Statoil that will enable the start of construction of the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm located at Buchan Deep, some 25 kilometres from Peterhead. The project – set to be the world’s largest floating wind farm – consists of five 6MW turbines which will be deployed in deeper water […]

  • 13 April 2016

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold the next North Carolina renewable energy task force meeting on 19 April via a webinar. The sixth Nort Carolina task force meeting will focus on the request for information and proposed sale notice for commercial wind leasing offshore North Carolina. The task force is an intergovernmental group and includes […]

  • 6 April 2016

    DNV GL has developed a standard for safe operations and service specification for certification of onshore and offshore wind turbines beyond their original designed lifetime. Taking into account the different perspectives and needs of operators, manufacturers and energy suppliers, DNV GL said it further developed its approach to extend turbine’s lifetime that has been introduced […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has accepted a lease request for a 400MW floating offshore wind farm proposed offshore Oahu, Hawaii. The lease request accepted by BOEM was submitted by Progression Hawaii Offshore Wind, Inc., part of Oregon-based Progression Energy, for the Progression South Coast of Oahu Project. BOEM deemed the lease request for […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) Office of Renewable Energy Programs has finalized and released its Guidelines for Information Requirements for a Renewable Energy Site Assessment Plan (SAP). As required by 30 CFR 585- Renewable Energy and Alternate Uses of Existing Facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), a developer is required to submit a […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Frost & Sullivan published a report on anti-corrosion technologies for offshore structures on 24 December, 2015. The recent boom in the oil and gas sector, especially in North America is driving growth opportunities for anti-corrosion coatings in the offshore oil & gas segment while other industries, such as offshore wind, wave, and tidal power also hold […]