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  • 13 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has commissioned the 900MW BorWin3 offshore grid platform in the German North Sea. BorWin3 will connect the 497MW EnBW Hohe See and the 400MW Global Tech I offshore wind farms to the German grid. It represents TenneT’s twelfth offshore wind project and takes the company’s offshore transmission capacity in the North Sea to more than 7GW, […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Innogy has reported a 29% increase in adjusted EBITDA, to EUR 415 million, in its Renewables division in the first half of 2019, partly due to the Galloper offshore wind farm. According to innogy, the positive contribution to earnings was in part due to a bonus for timely, on-budget completion of the Galloper offshore wind farm. […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy Hub has awarded UK universities with nearly GBP 1 million to support research projects on offshore renewable energy in the first round of its Flexible Fund. The Flexible Fund has been established to allow UK researchers to assess a number of key offshore renewables engineering challenges. Its aim is supporting […]

  • 26 July 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Greek companies Streamlined Naval Architects LTD, ETME, ERGOMARE S.A., and Enalios Diving Center have completed the deployment of a FloatMast platform in the Aegean Sea. The first Floating MetMast was installed off the coast of the island of Makronissos, at a sea depth of 65 metres and at a distance of 250 metres from the […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vattenfall Wind Power AB and Ziton A/S have signed an extension of their current framework agreement which will see Ziton providing jack-up vessels for major component replacements at Vattenfall’s offshore wind farms for one additional year. As a result, the framework agreement will expire in November 2020, Ziton said. Vattenfall and Ziton signed the initial three-year […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind will request a superseding order from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to overturn denial of the project’s application before the Edgartown Conservation Commission. As reported earlier, the Edgartown Conservation Commission denied the permit for cables that would connect the first large-scale US offshore wind farm to the grid in […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Environment

    EDF Renewables, Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Limited, Red Rock Power Limited, and SSE Renewables have provided a financial boost to ‘Seabirds Count’, the fourth national census of the UK’s breeding seabird populations. Thanks to equal funding contributions from the offshore wind developers, alongside support from government and conservation charities, the count is now set for […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    SSE Renewables has applied for Foreshore Licences to carry our surveys at two offshore wind sites in Ireland that could accommodate approximately 1.6GW of capacity. The applications to the Irish Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government seek approval for conducting geophysical, geotechnical and environmental investigations offshore Clogher Head and Bunmahon Bay. Both sites have the […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vineyard Wind, the developer of an 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S., has opened a permanent office in Boston. According to Vineyard Wind, the new workplace will accommodate the company’s growing staff and provide a range of services for the 800MW wind farm and other projects in earlier stages of development. The company plans to […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Vessels

    Hamburg-based SAL Heavy Lift has installed a Fly-Jib crane boom extension on MV Lone which will be used on an offshore wind project in Taiwan. The Fly-Jib extends the crane hook to the height of some 70 metres and can be installed to each of the main crane booms of SAL’s Type 183 vessels. With a greater […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cowes-based offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services has secured long-term extensions to its vessel support contracts with Siemens Gamesa at the Galloper wind farm off the coast of Suffolk. Building on a pair of two-year operations and maintenance (O&M) charter agreements signed in 2017 for vessels Seacat Vigilant and Seacat Liberty, Siemens Gamesa has now […]

  • 6 June 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has held an opening ceremony in Kitakyushu City to commemorate the start of demonstration operations for the Hibiki barge-type floating offshore wind power generation system. The system, the first of its kind in Japan, was installed at a sea depth of about 50 metres and is […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Commercial Development Company (CDC) has entered into a port operations agreement with Patriot Stevedoring + Logistics for the Brayton Point Commerce Center in Massachusetts, U.S. The agreement is said to further build on CDC’s plan to transform the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant into a logistics port, manufacturing hub and support center for offshore wind. Patriot, a joint venture […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    NKT has commissioned the 170kV high-voltage cable system at the Kriegers Flak Combined Grid Solution (CGS) connecting Denmark and Germany. According to NKT, the work on the CGS cable connecting the Kriegers Flak and Baltic 2 offshore wind farms was completed on schedule and on budget. The high-voltage cable system connects the Danish region of […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has officially started operations on the 1,214MW Hornsea One, the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The project’s first operational team of 32 set sail from Grimsby Royal Docks to the wind farm located 120 kilometres out to sea on 31 May. They are part of two shift-based teams that are responsible for […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    DEME Group has selected iPS Powerful People as the preferred supplier for the provision of marine and project personnel. Under the Tier 1 Personnel Service agreement, iPS will provide a full range of technical personnel and administrative specialists for both temporary and permanent positions on DEME’s projects. The contract begins on 28 May and will continue for […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The public comment period for the Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France has officially closed. The comment period for the project and its transmission system was launched on 23 April and was open for 31 consecutive days. Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion will comprise […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has expanded the cooperation with Jupiter Bach for the supply of nacelle covers for its offshore wind turbines. The expanded cooperation includes Jupiter Bach supplying nacelle canopy covers for Siemens Gamesa’s SWT-7.0-154 turbine, which are delivered from the company’s factory in Poland. According to the company, the deal will also include spinner covers […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) has approved petitions filed by Vineyard Wind for construction and operation of electric transmission facilities within the Commonwealth that will deliver electricity generated at the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm to the regional power grid. Approval of the project’s transmission cables and interconnection substation by the EFSB, […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Training & Education

    Innogy has launched an apprenticeship scheme for the Galloper offshore wind farm for East Anglia-based young people. The new offshore wind turbine apprenticeship scheme will see three candidates undergo on-site hands-on training together with class-based learning at East Coast College in Lowestoft. According to innogy, the four-year scheme will give the participants the chance to get […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    ALL NRG has extended the existing service framework agreements with Ørsted for offshore wind farms in Denmark and Germany. The Danish company has now signed agreements for 2019 and 2020 concerning snagging and painting, high voltage equipment and turbine service. “It is a great privilege for ALL NRG to expand the agreement as trustworthy solution partner for […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) operators are driving for more transparency around vessel performance as the market seeks to ‘level the playing field’ in offshore wind support, according to Reygar. Operators including Seacat Services, CWind, Tidal Transit, High Speed Transfers, and Maritime Craft Services have found that taking data monitoring into their own hands through the […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Chinese GD Power Development has officially commissioned its Liuheng offshore wind farm in the Zhejiang province. According to the company, the project’s 63 4MW typhoon-proof offshore wind turbines were put into operation on 12 April, after two years of project construction. The 252MW project is GD Power Development’s first offshore wind farm, as well as the first […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy group Vattenfall is applying to the Scottish Government to extend its operational lease for the 93.2MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay by three additional years. “We have submitted to Marine Scotland an application to prolong the lease of the innovative European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre from 22-years to 25-years,” Kevin […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The long-term success of offshore wind is being put at risk by restrictions on access to wind turbine performance data that prevent operators from reducing operations and maintenance costs by up to 30%, according to ONYX InSight. Better access to turbine data allows operators to not only reduce their operational costs, but to also generate […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is launching an advisory service to help U.S. offshore wind developers navigate the project regulatory frameworks and permitting processes. The regulatory and permitting advisory service is expected to assist developers through processes at the federal, state and local levels to ensure the efficient approach to project approval, the company said. OWC’s team is […]