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  • 11 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to begin geophysical surveys at innogy’s Awel y Môr offshore wind project in the UK. Survey works are expected to commence in mid-June, lasting up to eight weeks, a spokesperson from innogy told Offshore WIND. Three dedicated vessels will map the characteristics of the seabed and subseafloor to assess the conditions around […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    SSE Renewables has selected Arklow Harbour as the preferred location for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the second phase of the Arklow Bank offshore wind farm. The developer has been assessing the Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for the project’s O&M base since early 2019. The Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    DTU Wind Energy has opened a tender for the lease of test stands at the Høvsøre test center for large wind turbines. The call for tenders is conducted as an open procedure and therefore only comprises one phase. The deadline for submitting applications is 28 May by 16:00 local time. In June 2018, the Danish […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Geophysical surveys at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project off North Carolina are being completed along with the associated cable-laying, Iberdrola said. According to Iberdrola’s 2019 financial results, the project is continuing apace and high-definition digital bird surveys have been carried out over the last 12 months. The company’s subsidiary Avangrid Renewables submitted an application to the U.S. Bureau […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has awarded two contracts for environmental surveying services required for the development of a floating offshore wind turbine at the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS).

  • 3 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Danish rubber manufacturer RG Rom Gummi A/S has won a contract to carry out the vulcanization of neoprene on boat landing stubs for the Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind project. The 605MW Kriegers Flak will comprise 72 Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbines installed some 15-40 kilometres off the Danish coast. The turbines will be installed on […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has submitted an application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for permission to install equipment to measure wind speeds and sea conditions at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease off North Carolina. The permission is expected to be granted in spring 2020, Iberdrola, Avangrid Renewables’ parent company, said. The developer completed geophysical […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is planning to grant the final approval for Vattenfall’s Kriegers Flak offshore wind project in January 2020. DEA has initiated a public consultation period regarding the project’s supplement environmental impact assessment (EIA) report. Relevant authorities and the public are invited to submit comments on the report by 17 December. After […]

  • 21 October 2019

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is inviting input for the environmental impact report (EIR) that will be prepared for the Aflandshage and Nordre Flint offshore wind projects. DEA is inviting the public and relevant authorities to submit ideas and proposals for the two projects developed by Greater Copenhagen Utility (HOFOR) no later than 18 November. In March, the […]

  • 11 October 2019

    Wind Estate A/S has submitted applications to the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) to conduct feasibility studies for the development of three open-door offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of up to 1.8GW. DEA said it had sent the three applications to relevant authorities and consultation parties, whose response is expected by 11 December. The Minister will then decide […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Niras has secured a contract to conduct environmental impact assessments (EIA) for HOFOR’s two proposed offshore wind farms in Øresund, Denmark. Niras said it is responsible for making sure that the planned Nordre Flint and Aflandshage wind farms can co-exist with the Copenhagen Airport and that they will not affect air traffic. The company will also investigate […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is inviting input for the environmental impact report (EIR) which will be prepared for the Frederikshavn offshore wind project. Denmark’s Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Chr. Lilleholt gave permission to European Energy at the end of last year to conduct surveys at the project site offshore Frederikshavn. All survey data […]

  • 24 May 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The expansion of Test Centre Østerild in Denmark has now reached the point when it is possible for the manufacturers to start casting the foundations on the two new test stands, according to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Last year, the Danish government decided to expand the Test Center in Østerild with an additional […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Innogy has received approval to increase the maximum installed capacity of its Sofia offshore wind farm by 200MW, from 1.2GW to 1.4GW. UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has approved amendments to the deemed marine licenses, which correspond to changes to the development consent order decided by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    The UK has again extended the Offshore Wind Immigration Rules concession to workers essential to the construction and maintenance of wind farms within UK territorial waters which will now run until April 2020. The concession, introduced in June 2017, and extended by a year in October 2017, and in May 2018, allows the employment of non-European Economic Area nationals who are […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has granted permissions to the Greater Copenhagen Utility (HOFOR) to conduct preliminary studies for the establishment of offshore wind farms in two areas in Øresund (the Sound). The 160MW Nordre Flint project would comprise between 16 and 40 wind turbines with an individual capacity of between 4 -10MW. The total feasibility […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Eyemouth Harbour Trust has secured planning permission for the construction of a helicopter access facility adjacent to Eyemouth Harbour, Scotland. 

  • 30 October 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The floating wind turbine installed on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland has started delivering power to the grid, Spain’s Cobra Group, the majority owner of the 50MW project, said.

  • 8 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the operator of the national test centres for large wind turbines at Østerild and Høvsøre, has just completed the tender process for the rental of the new test stands.

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has invited local businesses to register their interest in the projects and provide more information about what they can do, especially installing onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 21 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    While Vattenfall’s Danish nearshore wind farms – Vesterhav Syd and Nord – will power numerous light bulbs, the developer has requested permission from the authorities to reduce the night-time light markings on the wind turbines themselves.

  • 4 May 2018
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    The UK has once again extended the Offshore Wind Immigration Rules concession until April 2019.

  • 13 April 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish government has called-in Inch Cape Offshore Limited’s application for planning permission in principle for onshore components of the wind farm development.

  • 30 March 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The 353MW Galloper offshore wind farm has achieved full generation with all 56 Siemens Gamesa turbines now generating renewable electricity off Suffolk, UK.

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will install four to five 6MW offshore wind turbines at Arichamunai in the state of Tamil Nadu, according to The Hindu. The wind turbines will be set up as a demonstration facility and the investment to build the project and put it into operation would cost around ₹300 crore (approx. EUR 37.4 million). 

  • 15 March 2018

    On 9 March, the Cabinet of Japan decided on a bill to establish basic rules for development of offshore wind power in the general common sea area, and will now submit the draft legislation to the National Diet.