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8 March 2019 Ports & Logistics

UK ports are well placed to support the offshore wind industry, but a versatile and flexible planning system is needed to help ports prepare for the new opportunities presented in the Offshore Wind Sector Deal, the British Ports Association’s Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne said. ”This will be vital to ensure that ports remain agile and responsive […]

17 August 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is looking for a consultant to identify and map out Turkey’s offshore wind and wave energy potential. The selected consultant will also conduct a market assessment regarding offshore wind technology and review challenges, risks and opportunities in construction and operation phases of offshore wind farms; as well […]

9 October 2017

For offshore wind to move forward in the most productive way, the industry needs clear targets and stable policy framework for the period ‎from 2020 to 2030, Jasper Vis, Country Manager at DONG Energy Netherlands said at the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.

12 September 2017 Contracts & Tenders

WindEurope has called on the UK and other European governments to provide more clarity to the offshore wind industry after 2020 by committing to ambitious offshore wind deployment targets. The association’s call came yesterday, 11 September, following the results of the UK Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction.

21 October 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

The government of Ontario, Canada, will keep its moratorium on offshore wind projects imposed in 2011 as it still does not have enough data to make an informed decision on whether to lift the ban, local media reported the province’s energy minister Glenn Thibeault as saying. Thibeault did not completely rule out the possibility of lifting the […]

7 October 2016 Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Schmidbauer GmbH & Co. KG has recently used a Modulift spreader combined with a 45m-long beam attached to a gantry and a crawler crane to tandem lift 750t monopiles from pontoons onto land in Cuxhaven on Germany’s North Sea coast. Schmidbauer was challenged by Cuxport GmbH to develop a solution for lifting the monopiles bound for the […]

23 May 2016 Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

Denmark’s Energinet.dk and Germany’s 50Hz Transmission have issued a tender for an UXO consultancy and desktop study for the 400 MW Kriegers Flak combined grid solution (CGS). The two transmission system operators are planning a HVAC cable between offshore substations located at the two offshore wind farms, the 600MW Kriegers Flak in Danish waters,  and the 288MW […]

18 April 2016 Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, the developer of the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Pori, Finland, and Jan De Nul NV, the project’s main contractor for marine construction, have invited local businesses to join the two companies in constructing the world’s first offshore wind farm suitable for icy conditions. The local companies will have a chance to meet with the representatives from Jan De Nul […]

5 February 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland or RVO.nl) has invited tenders for the collection of meteorological and oceanographic data obtained through real time field measurements at the Wind Farm Zone Hollandse Kust (Zuid). The objective of this tender is to conclude an agreement with 1 or 2 suppliers to provide the metocean data by means of 2 […]

19 December 2014 Authorities, R&D

Two new publications in the series “Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science” are released this week providing new spatial data adding to the evidence base for the development of marine planning in Scottish waters. The first, published today by scientists from the Marine Planning and Environmental Advice Programme at MSS presents new maps of sensitive areas […]

17 December 2014 R&D

Urgent action is needed to bolster the UK’s wave and tidal industries and get investors back in play, according to a report published today by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK body supporting innovation and rapid commercialisation in offshore wind, wave and tidal technologies. The report highlights that this strategically important market could […]

2 October 2014 Environment, R&D

Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), has written a blog post on American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) website, in which he discusses offshore wind power in terms of its effect on wildlife.  Our treasured wildlife and wild places are sending powerful signals that now is the moment to act on […]

11 July 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

Over 1.5 million acres off the Atlantic coast already designated for wind energy development could generate over 16,000 megawatts of electricity (MW), enough to power over five million homes, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) released today with the support of over 40 cosponsoring organizations and leaders from business, labor, […]

3 June 2014 Business & Finance

Meeting the world’s growing need for energy will require more than $48 trillion in investment over the period to 2035, according to a special report on investment released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) as part of the World Energy Outlook series. Today’s annual investment in energy supply of $1.6 trillion needs to rise […]

13 May 2014 Business & Finance

Electricity will increasingly power the world’s economies in the 21st century, rivalling oil as the dominant energy carrier, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency. Actively managing this transformation is the only way to meet global energy security and climate goals economically, the report says. The report, Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP 2014), […]

20 February 2014 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

ECN Wind Energy has issued a report called “North Sea Transnational Grid: A better way to integrate large scale Offshore Wind Power”. A huge amount of wind power, 30-60 GW, is foreseen in the northern part of the North Sea. These wind farms have to be connected to the national grids of five different countries […]

7 February 2014 Wind Farm Update

The first phase of foundations installation at the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm has been successfully completed. Twenty four foundations consisting of a tubular steel monopile have been driven into the seabed, creating the foundation bases for the turbines. Now, this GBP 700 million offshore wind project reached key milestone in its construction programme, E.ON […]

7 January 2014 Authorities, Environment

The European Commission’s “EU Energy, Transport and GHG Emissions Trends to 2050” , published on the Commission’s website during the Christmas holiday, shows that on the basis of current policies the EU will fail to meet its 2050 commitment of 80% to 95% greenhouse gas emission (GHG) reductions. The European Commission’s latest reference scenario, based […]

29 October 2013 Business & Finance

Attempts to compare subsidies for different energies in the UK are “apples to oranges” and muddle a skewed debate further, the CEO of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) said today. With the European Commission preparing guidance on public intervention in energy markets, EWEA is calling for greater clarity and more transparency on public support. […]

4 October 2013 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Nordsee One GmbH is seeking onshore services for Nordsee 1 offshore wind farm. The contract to be awarded concerns the services regarding the provision of 2 berths for 2 crew transfer vessels and onshore facilities for the Nordsee 1 offshore wind farm. The onshore facilities should also consist of an administration area, social rooms, a […]

1 October 2013

Between EUR90 billion and EUR123 billion are needed by the European offshore wind energy industry to meet its 2020 target of 40 GW. Yet the main obstacle to development is not the availability of the funding but the regulatory instability freezing the industry, a new report will show. Regulatory stability and a post-2020 EU legislatative […]

17 June 2013 Authorities

Barrage really has been “studied to death”, but Select Committee backs alternative approach and calls on the Government to establish a new public governance to proactively manage Severn energy resources. In a damning report the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee has killed off any chance that a Severn Barrage will be built across the […]

7 June 2013

Government and financial institutions around the world must pledge to invest at least US$40 billion (€30.6 billion) in renewable energy over the next 12 months as a way of fighting climate change, according to a campaign launched this week by the environmental NGO the WWF.  “We are running out of time,” says Jim Leape, director […]

31 May 2013

EnBW is looking for a contractor for the lifting operations taking place in connection with loading of wind turbines onto the installation vessel as well as installation at an offshore windfarm EnBW Baltic 2 of 80 wind turbines. EnBW will need the assistance of lifting supervisors on board the wind turbine installation vessel surveying and […]

19 April 2013 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

Innogy Nordsee 1 GmbH is seeking for submarine cable laying services for its offshore wind farm situated 32 km north of the island of Juist between the traffic separation area Terschelling-German Bight and German Bight Western Approach.  The contract is for the preparation of the design, supply, storage and installation of the submarine inter-array cables […]

14 October 2011

With the much-anticipated Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM)/Major Turbine Manufacturers panel punctuating Day 2, the Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition continued to inform attendees, make news and serve as an industry town square and marketplace. When heavy hitters comprising five of the top offshore OEMs come together for a chat, the wind power world listens. Answering […]