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  • 12 March 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After the Inch Cape Offshore team had spent the last year consulting on a new location for its onshore infrastructure, based on the feedback received on the initial application, the developer has now submitted a new application to East Lothian Council for planning permission in principle, proposing the former Cockenzie Power Station site as the new location for Inch Cape offshore wind farm’s onshore substation.

  • 26 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Sønderborg Affald A/S has invited bids for geotechnical investigation services on the proposed Lillebælt Syd nearshore wind farm situated between the islands of Als and Funen (Fyn), Denmark.

  • 25 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Energy Pty Ltd (OEPL) has requested a permit from the Australian Government to conduct a feasibility study for a proposed offshore wind farm off the coast of south-eastern Victoria, which would have up to 250 turbines and a capacity of at least 2GW.

  • 5 September 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Vessels

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has welcomed the one-year extension by the UK Home Office of the concession to UK immigration rules concerning workers joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects.

  • 1 September 2017
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Samsø Havvind A / S has received permission from the Danish Energy Agency to replace the wind turbine at the Samsø offshore wind farm which was damaged in an accident in November 2015.

  • 30 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Vessels

    The UK government has extended the recently introduced concession to the immigration rules to allow the employment of non-European Economic Area nationals who are joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects in UK territorial waters.

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    A coalition of organisations that are supportive of the GBP 2 billion Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project has joined forces to appeal to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland to abandon further court action aimed at delaying the project.

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland has applied directly to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the recent decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firth of Forth offshore wind farm judicial review.

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Business, council and public sector leaders have set out reasons why Great Yarmouth deserves a third bridge.

  • 19 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Inner House of the Scottish Court of Session has refused RSPB’s application to appeal the Court’s earlier decision to allow further development of four offshore wind projects in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay.  

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Despite President Donald Trump’s pro-oil and gas stance and his decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord, there are some positive signs that US offshore wind is gaining momentum, Westwood Global Energy Group writes.

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the developer of two of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast, is in talks with Peel Ports to invest in the port at Great Yarmouth.

  • 16 June 2017
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The UK Home Secretary has introduced a concession to the Immigration Rules to allow the employment of non-European Economic Area nationals who are joining vessels engaged in the construction and maintenance of offshore wind projects in UK territorial waters.

  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has granted a permission to Sønderborg Forsyningsservice A/S to explore the possibility to develop an offshore wind farm in an area between Als and Helnæs in Funen.

  • 12 June 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Scotland has decided to appeal against the recent decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session which allowed further development of four wind projects in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay.

  • 13 April 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Seagreen Wind Energy Limited has deployed two ZephIR Wind LiDAR units as part of the ongoing engineering works for the design of the wind turbine generators, their foundations, and the array layout at the 2.45GW Firth of Forth Zone off Scotland. One of the LiDAR units was deployed on a floating buoy within the Seagreen Zone […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    International law firm Eversheds Sutherland acted for the Forewind consortium as Statoil and SSE increased their shares in the 4.8GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project after acquiring additional stakes from exiting consortium partner Statkraft.

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish energy company SSE and Norway’s Statoil have increased their share in the Dogger Bank offshore wind development after the companies acquired and equally divided a 25% stake from former consortium partner Statkraft.

  • 20 March 2017

    The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

  • 17 March 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse granted planning consent to the two-turbine Dounreay Trì Floating Wind Demonstration Project on 17 March.

  • 12 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Nass & Wind is not giving up on challenging the French government regarding the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind site. Even though the company’s complaint on the authorisation of project modification was recently dismissed at the Administrative Court in Rennes, Nass & Wind is still proceeding with its main legal action against the government’s decision to award the site to another consortium. This case is currently being processed at the Court of Appeals in Nantes.

  • 7 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has introduced unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing inspection service offering after obtaining the Civil Aviation Authority‘s Permission for Aerial Work.

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    On 16 February, the Administrative Court in Rennes dismissed complaints filed by Nass & Wind and Alstom Wind France, requesting a cancellation of the French government’s authorisation given to Ailes Marines for modification of the Saint Brieuc project and Prefect of Côtes-d’Armor’s decision to allow for one more year to submit applications for the authorisation.

  • 17 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued the planning permission for the Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farm, allowing for multi-megawatt class turbines to be installed as part of the project. Following the permission, PNE WIND concluded the sale of the project to DONG Energy.

  • 4 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited (GWFL) has agreed a lease in principle with Harwich International Port for an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm. GWFL is currently pursuing planning permission in relation to this, Toby Edmonds, Project Director, Galloper Wind Farm, said. “Following the redesign of the project in 2015 we considered […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has adopted a joint standard from VGB PowerTech and the Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW) for the protection of offshore wind farms from corrosion.   With the adoption, BSH has made the VGB/BAW Standard a mandatory regulation in planning permission procedures for the offshore wind power industry. The […]