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19 April 2012 Business & Finance

As it was announced earlier this month, the Polish government has awarded PGE SA three permits to build offshore wind farms, according to Bloomberg. These will be the first of their kind in Poland. The government has awarded five permits with a total capacity of 4,500 MW. Ministry of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy received […]

4 April 2012

RWE Innogy today received the permit for the construction of the Innogy Nordsee 1 offshore wind farm. The construction field of the wind power plant is located some 40 kilometres north of the island of Juist and covers approx. 34 square kilometres. Together with the wind farms Innogy Nordsee 2 and Innogy Nordsee 3, some […]

29 February 2012

U.S. Senators Olympia J. Snowe and Susan Collins and Representatives Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree today applauded the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) approval of a pilot project license for the Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) of Portland. The permit, which requires close environmental monitoring with state and federal officials, will enable ORPC to construct, […]

20 February 2012 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

AGI reported that the Sicilian regional government has voted against offshore wind farm permits. The issue was forwarded to Rome after voting by the Sicilian Regional Council. Councillor Sebastiano Di Betta explained "the waters off the coast of Sicily - including protected waters and marine reserves - are the subject of a long-standing interest on behalf […]

5 October 2011

In response to a request from the federal government for proposals to develop offshore wind energy in waters between Rhode Island and... By Alex Kuffner (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, October 05, 2011

5 August 2011 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

  WindMW GmbH , a company majority owned by funds managed by Blackstone , has completed the financing for “Meerwind,” the largest German offshore wind farm to complete its full financing process. Meerwind is also the first German wind farm to be fully financed by private investors. The 80 turbine wind farm will be situated […]

19 April 2011

Two new permits for wetlands disturbances could help ease the development of renewable power, but the changes would come at the expense of...   By Bob Berwyn (summitcountyvoice) [mappress] Source: summitcountyvoice, April 19, 2011;

22 February 2011

More good news for engineering graduates considering jobs in the renewable energy sector. Planning permission has been granted for the new... (targetjobs) [mappress] Source: targetjobs, February 22, 2011

9 January 2011 Authorities

Cape Wind completed its Federal permitting process today with the receipt of a final permit from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), continuing the project’s forward progress to creating jobs and increasing energy independence from the 468 megawatt offshore wind farm. EPA’s approval came 24 hours after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued Cape Wind […]

2 December 2010 Authorities

New Jersey is leading other East Coast states with its plans for offshore wind energy, but the federal government still needs to expedite its permitting process for those projects to move forward, said members of a new national pro-wind power coalition. New Jersey's offshore waters have enough reliable wind to power "more than every household […]

22 September 2010 Authorities, R&D

Another modest step was taken in the advancement of offshore wind energy when U.S. EPA provided Delaware with the authority to implement and... (enviro) [mappress] Source: enviro, September 22, 2010;

11 August 2010 Authorities

It’s clear that a proposal to construct the first offshore industrial wind energy factory in Nantucket Sound would cost the Wampanoag... By Gale Courey Toensing (indiancountrytoday) [mappress] Source: indiancountrytoday, August 11, 2010;

15 July 2010 Authorities

Massachusetts House lawmakers are weighing a bill designed to streamline the permitting process for wind energy facilities over the...   [mappress] Source: businessweek, July 15, 2010;

24 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

Hydrographic and geophysical surveys on the proposed 520MW Arklow Bank wind farm in the Irish Sea are scheduled to start in June. The start of the surveys off the Ireland's Wicklow coast is weather dependent. Weather permitting, the work is expected to be completed by the end of September 2019, a marine notice said. The […]

23 May 2019 Business & Finance

The German offshore wind energy supply chain is under real pressure due to a lack of auctions and a disappointing perspective for future auction volumes to 2030, according to WindEurope. The last German offshore wind auction was in April 2018 and no more are scheduled until 2021. This has lead to order books drying up within […]

16 May 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) has reached an agreement with the staff of the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) regarding the construction and operation of its Icebreaker Wind energy project. Now that LEEDCo has reached an agreement with staff, the next step is to seek approval from the Siting Board. The agreement has […]

3 May 2019 Ports & Logistics

Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has partnered with the Connecticut Port Authority and terminal operator Gateway to prepare State Pier in New London for the coming offshore wind projects in New England. The new partnership has committed to a public-private investment of USD 93 million to upgrade State Pier's infrastructure and […]

2 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

JDR Cable Systems has awarded Trelleborg with a contract to design, manufacture and deliver dynamic cable protection products for the Windfloat Atlantic floating wind project. Set for installation off the coast of Portugal in 2019, Trelleborg’s offshore operation will provide Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBM), bend stiffeners, and Uraduct for this project. The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic wind farm will […]

30 April 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has taken the final investment decision (FID) on the Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Prior to the FID, Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs approved Ørsted’s local supply chain plan, and subsequently Ørsted has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower at the feed-in-tariff level announced on 30 January 2019. […]

23 April 2019 Training & Education

Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource, owners of the Revolution Wind project, have pledged USD 4.5 million to support offshore wind education and supply chain development in Rhode Island. The funding will be invested locally, with USD 3 million dedicated for higher education around offshore wind programs led by the University of Rhode Island (URI), which […]

18 April 2019 Business & Finance

Europe invested EUR 10.3 billion in new offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 4.2GW in 2018, according to WindEurope’s annual Financing and Investment Trends report. Investments in new offshore wind projects increased by 37% from 2017 but were still some way off the record EUR 18.2 billion seen in 2016, according to the […]

11 April 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Quadran Energies Marines has applied for funding with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the EolMed floating offshore wind project in France. Quadran is seeking approximately EUR 50 million in the application that has been under appraisal since 21 March, EIB said. According to the bank, the project's environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and permitting will be […]

11 April 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Estonian government will not issue a building permit to the developer of a 600MW offshore wind farm in the Estonian Baltic Sea, citing national security concerns as the reason for the decision. The 600MW Saaremaa offshore wind farm is being developed by Saare Wind Energy OU. The company proposes to erect 100 turbines in the 6-megawatt class off […]

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 […]

2 April 2019 Grid Connection

The Flemish government and the Belgian transmission system operator Elia have jointly proposed plans for Ventilus, a new high-voltage project in West Flanders to connect additional offshore wind capacity. Wind energy is Belgium’s biggest source of renewable generation (8% of the total energy mix) and there are specific plans to expand wind capacity with a second […]

1 April 2019 Authorities

The European Court of Justice has annulled the Commission's decision that feed-in tariffs, as provided by the German 2012 renewables law EEG, constitute state aid. The World Wind Energy Association explains that the European Commission pressured Germany and other governments to wrongly notify feed-in legislation as state aid, which caused feed-in legislation to be substituted […]