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1 February 2019 Authorities, R&D

Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)) is launching the second round of preliminary investigations of offshore wind farm sites on Friday, 1 February. The second round of investigations will cover three areas in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the North Sea. The three areas will feature […]

15 August 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

Norway plans to open two new areas for floating offshore wind on the Norwegian Continental Shelf this autumn, the country’s Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Søviknes said during the Energy Outlook conference held this week in Arendal.

6 November 2017 Environment, R&D, Technology

APEM will carry out ultra-high resolution aerial digital surveys of offshore wildlife off the coast of North and South Carolina on behalf of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

17 June 2015

The FOWIND Consortium has released pre-feasibility reports (PFRs) for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The reports identify key offshore areas where detailed wind resource assessment should take place off the coasts of the two states. “This is a key first step in identifying sites for offshore wind development, and we are pleased […]

26 July 2012 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The United States Government is on the edge of auctioning a total of 2,434 square miles area off the East Coast for development of offshore wind farms. The exact date of the auction is yet unfamiliar, however, it is expected by the end of this year. The biggest area to be leased is the one […]

9 April 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

US Department of Interior has announced the proposed lease sale for two additional areas offshore Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing, totalling nearly 390,000 acres.

5 July 2016 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

Hollandse Kust Zuid (South) and Hollandse Kust Noord (North) offshore wind zones, totalling 2.1GW of potential offshore wind capacity, have been selected for the construction of offshore wind farms by the Dutch government in an effort to reach the goal of 16% of renewable energy in the country’s energy mix by 2023. Hollandse Kust Zuid, covering […]

10 March 2014 Business & Finance

RenewableUK has commented on the announcement by HM Treasury and Department for Communities and Local Government of allocation of the latest round of funding from the Coastal Communities Fund. The Fund, which was set up in 2012 by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, has […]

2 December 2012 Authorities

As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to continue to expand domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Deputy Secretary David J. Hayes and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau have announced competitive lease sales for renewable energy development in two wind energy areas (WEAs) in federal waters. […]

30 November 2011

  New areas have been identified for future offshore wind development in Scotland’s waters. Marine Scotland Science’s new research report for Offshore Wind Energy in Scottish waters is the first stage in the process to identify potential new areas for offshore wind energy. The new areas could support a further 10 Gigawatts of development and […]

12 July 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

  As part of Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar’s “Smart from the Start” initiative for Atlantic offshore wind development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced it is seeking public comment on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) that considers potential environmental and socioeconomic effects of issuing renewable energy leases in […]

16 April 2019 Business & Finance

The UK-based CWind is relocating its headquarters to Grimsby with effect from 1 July. The company, part of the Global Marine Group (GMG), has also announced the restructuring of the business. The decision is said to have been made to position the UK company closer to customers and to refocus on key service areas. At the […]

15 April 2019 Authorities

India’s Union Cabinet has given its approval for a cooperation agreement between India and Denmark on strategic sector cooperation in the field of renewable energy with a focus on offshore wind. The Cabinet has also approved a Letter of Intent to establish an Indo-Danish Centre of Excellence for renewable energy in India. The areas of […]

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 April 2019 Business & Finance

A Norfolk County Council project to alert SMEs in the region to supply chain opportunities in the offshore wind industry has been approved for GBP 22,000 funding from New Anglia LEP’s first revenue fund. Delivered in conjunction with Vattenfall and Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, this project seeks to build the skills and capabilities of SMEs […]

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 […]

2 April 2019 Industry Contribution

Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]

1 April 2019 Industry Contribution

By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]

28 March 2019 Business & Finance

EnBW has reported a 10.3% decrease in the operating result of its renewables division in the 2018 financial year, said to be partly due to poor wind conditions which had a negative impact on the output of offshore wind farms. EnBW also attributes the EBITDA drop to low water levels which negatively influenced the output from run-of-river […]

28 March 2019 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

A survey commissioned by the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has revealed that more needs to be done when it comes to adopting and sharing new data and digital technologies. 94% of the participants in the Digital Innovation Priorities Survey said there is a gap between the way in which the offshore wind industry currently operates, and […]

26 March 2019 Business & Finance

Equinor has shown interest in developing floating offshore wind in Greece, a spokesperson from the company confirmed to Offshore WIND. According to Equinor, such a development will require that the Greek authorities open areas and production licenses for offshore wind and that a remuneration system is put in place. The proposed offshore wind farm would be […]

25 March 2019 Business & Finance

RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables have launched a new industry group to set out the strategy for large-scale deployment of floating offshore wind in the UK. The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the aim of producing a consensus vision for the future of floating wind and the business case for its continued development in the UK. According to the […]

22 March 2019 Environment

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has sent a letter to BOEM expressing concern for the possible negative impacts the Vineyard Wind project could have on fisheries, marine life and habitats. The letter represents NOAA’s public comment on BOEM’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. NOAA stated that “the […]

15 March 2019 Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

MFW Bałtyk III Sp. z o.o., a joint venture between Equinor and Polenergia S.A., has secured an environmental decision for the offshore grid infrastructure connecting two offshore wind farms with a total capacity of 1440MW to the Polish national grid system. The decision was issued by the Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection (RDOŚ) in Gdansk. In May 2018, Polenergia and […]

13 March 2019 Ports & Logistics

The Port of Taichung has completed renovation works on the first of the five wharves dedicated to offshore wind, the Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), said. Renovation work on Wharf No. 2 was completed at the beginning of the year and the wharf is now ready to support ongoing private contractor efforts to install wind […]

13 March 2019 Authorities, Ports & Logistics

The British Office in Taipei and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on joint co-operation in respect of the development of Taiwan’s offshore wind industry. Under this MoU, further exchange in the areas of policy, strategy, technology, operations and maintenance to promote offshore wind port and marine sector will be […]