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14 December 2012 Authorities, Grid Connection

The Crown Estate and Network Rail have announced the agreement of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Two of the largest land owners in the UK have signed an agreement which will clarify the process for installing cable crossings that connect marine renewable projects to the national grid across the Network Rail estate. This will be […]

11 April 2019 Grid Connection

German offshore grid network system is too expensive, inefficient, and will lead to billions of euros in additional costs by 2030 compared to its UK counterpart, according to a study commissioned by Ørsted. The study, Market Design for an Efficient Grid Connection of Offshore Wind Energy, carried out by DIW Econ, compared the market design of German offshore grid […]

5 April 2019 Authorities, R&D

The German Federal Parliament (Bundestag) has approved changes in the grid connection for offshore test areas as part of its decision to amend the Grid Expansion Acceleration Act (NABEG), allowing the establishment of offshore test centers. The approval means that an offshore test center can be established off the coast of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in the Baltic Sea, […]

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 […]

11 January 2019 Grid Connection

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission, the wholly-owned subsidiary of SSE plc, has completed the construction, commissioning and energization of the new Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link in Scotland. The link uses HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) technology to transmit power through a 113-kilometre subsea cable beneath the Moray Firth seabed between new converter stations at […]

1 January 2019

Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

12 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

Siemens, Shell, and TenneT have proposed a new tendering model for offshore wind power in Germany which would be used to produce hydrogen.

5 December 2018 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

German transmission system operator Amprion plans to build two offshore grid connection systems in the North Sea with a combined capacity of around 1.9GW by 2029.

19 October 2018 Grid Connection

Offshore wind farms in combination with meshed offshore grids and cross-border interconnectors, powered by appropriate regulatory frameworks, can largely contribute to energy security in the European Union.

17 October 2018 Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall’s two new offshore wind farms, Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord, will be the first in Denmark to be directly involved in stabilising the electricity grid and thus the power supply, the Swedish developer said.

9 October 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

UK energy market regulator Ofgem is opening a tender for owning the electricity transmission links to three offshore wind farms: the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One, the 714ME East Anglia One, and the 588MW Beatrice.

13 September 2018 Training & Education

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is holding a workshop together with Narec Distributed Energy on the topic of connecting renewable energy and battery technologies to the electricity grid.

11 July 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

ABB has won orders worth over USD 150 million from Danish energy company Ørsted to supply a range of technologies that will help integrate and transmit energy from the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm to the UK grid.

19 June 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the country’s medium and long-term targets for offshore wind capacity, aiming for 5GW by 2022 and as much as 30GW by 2030.  

7 June 2018 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

A new regulatory framework is necessary to support offshore wind investors in developing wind farms and infrastructure ready for future meshed grids, according to WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson.

8 May 2018 Industry Contribution

By Jason Deign, for New Energy Update There is one subject that all commentators on the US offshore wind industry agree on: the sector is going to undergo rapid expansion over the next decade. What does provoke argument is the likely scale of this growth, and the relative importance of the factors that are going to […]

27 April 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has selected six offshore wind projects in the second tendering round with at least one of the projects reaching the zero-subsidy level.

24 April 2018 R&D, Technology

GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have signed a five-year research and development agreement to test and develop next-generation offshore wind technologies.

12 April 2018

By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

28 March 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

The European Commission has found Germany’s plans to grant reductions on an offshore surcharge to electro-intensive users and railways to be in line with EU State aid rules.

26 March 2018 Business & Finance, Environment

German investment company Aquila Capital has launched a EUR 750 million fund primarily seeking investments in onshore and offshore wind power, photovoltaics, hydropower, electricity grids and heat networks, as well as energy storage with an emphasis on greenfield projects.

30 January 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has announced the terms of the second competitive tender for grid connection and offshore wind farm compensation.

24 January 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

The state government of Schleswig-Holstein has called for an additional expansion of Germany’s 2030 and 2035 offshore wind capacity targets.

27 December 2017 Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

The German Federal Network Agency has added two more offshore wind farm connection systems to the revised Offshore Grid Development Plan (O-NEP) 2030.

14 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Operations & Maintenance

Northern HeliCopter (NHC) has won a contract by 50Hertz Transmission (50HzT) to provide a rescue helicopter with pilots and medical crew for emergencies on offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea.

17 November 2017 Business & Finance

Avangrid, the U.S. arm of the Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola, has announced the pricing of 3.150% of its notes in aggregate principal amount of USD 600 million, and will use the net proceeds of the offering to finance and/or refinance its renewable energy projects in the U.S., including offshore wind farms.