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  • 26 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro Netherlands Marine B.V. has won a contract to provide meteorological and oceanographic data for the Hollandse Kust (west) and Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind zones in the Dutch North Sea. The field data will be obtained by means of two individual systems equipped with a LiDAR system to measure wind properties and dedicated instrumentation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 June 2015

    Ocean Power Technologies has received final permit approval from the New York District Army Corps of Engineers for its PB40. The company has also provided the required notice periods to the U.S. Coast Guard and other parties involved in the permitting process. The PB40 PowerBuoy® will be deployed approximately 30 nautical miles southeast of the […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Environment, R&D

    Vineyard Wind has entered into a collaborative agreement with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) to assess fisheries, which is expected to further public understanding of offshore wind development impacts.

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    Vineyard Wind plans to invest USD 2 million in training locals for work at its proposed wind farm offshore Massachusetts, US, if the project secures a contract to deliver power to the state’s utilities, according to local media.

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Germany’s first floating offshore foundation, the GICON® SOF, has cleared an important hurdle on the way to the installation and testing phase by receiving its construction and operating license from the State Department of Agriculture and Environment of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. On March 27, GICON received the necessary approval for “erection and operation of an offshore wind […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Environment, R&D

    Vineyard Wind is hosting the third in a series of community open house meetings for residents to meet with project staff and hear more about the planned 800MW offshore wind farm some 15 miles from Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, US.

  • 13 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted, previously DONG Energy, will participate in the Dutch tender for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (South) I and II offshore wind farm zones.

  • 3 July 2012

    Deepwater Wind praised yesterday’s announcement by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) advancing the federal approval process for a utility-scale offshore wind project off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.   BOEM released its Environmental Assessment (EA) of the Wind Energy Area where Deepwater Wind plans to construct its […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid/south) Sites III and IV will be opened for applications in January 2019 with a zero-subsidy opening round, according to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (

  • 22 February 2011

    In what is regarded as milestone decision Finish authorities granted the water permit to Suurhiekka offshore wind farm, the first full scale offshore project of the country. The project of 80 turbines has been developed by wpd since 2007 and aims for start of construction in 2014 – depending on the government’s decision on a […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Grid Connection

    NIRAS and Intertek have been appointed by and National Grid Viking Link Limited as marine consultants to assist with the permitting of Viking Link, a proposed high voltage direct current (HVDC) interconnector between Great Britain and Denmark. Betina Heron, Executive Director for Environment and Energy in NIRAS, said: “This contract reinforces our expertise in permitting and EIA for […]

  • 27 June 2012

    The Martha’s Vineyard / Dukes County Fishermen’s Association (MVDCFA) and Jonathan Mayhew (together hereafter referred to as ‘Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’) have dismissed their federal lawsuit and have entered into a Settlement Agreement with Cape Wind. The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen and Cape Wind have agreed to work together to support sustainable local Island commercial fisheries and […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Polish energy company Polenergia S.A. has obtained a legally binding environmental decision defining environmental requirements for the implementation of the 600MW Polenergia Baltic Sea II offshore wind farm (Polenergia Bałtyk II).

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    An interdisciplinary group of doctoral students that study wind energy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst held a discussion on the Block Island Marine spatial planning.   The group conducted a case study about the project, tackling various stages the company went through in order to facilitate the development of offshore wind along with the […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s permits to develop the Hollandse Kust (zuid) I&II wind zones in the Dutch North Sea have received an irrevocable status following a withdrawal of two complaints against the award decision.

  • 3 February 2020
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Expected to be completed by the end of 2021, Kriegers Flak will comprise 72 Siemens Gamesa 8.4MW wind turbines and will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm once commissioned.

  • 12 February 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    If approved, the surveys would start in the summer of 2020 with a geophysical survey and run until 2024 when the final geotechnical campaigns and the final engineering is completed.

  • 12 February 2020
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    According to the new timeline, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to issue final permits for the project by mid-march 2021.

  • 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.

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg-based offshore service provider SeaRenergy has acquired an offshore wind engineering and permit specialist Elbe-1. Whereas SeaRenergy provides engineering, marine services, QHSE and offshore professionals for installation and O&M of offshore wind farms and platforms, Elbe-1 offers specialists and support for the planning of offshore wind farms globally, including but not limited to the process […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands will allow companies interested in developing the 700MW Hollandse Kust Zuid I and II offshore wind farm zones without government subsidies to submit their bids prior to the subsidy and permit tender planned for this autumn.

  • 19 September 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Ministry of Economic Affairs in the Netherlands plans to publish the tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) I and II offshore wind farm development sites in early October.

  • 11 February 2015

    The OffshoreWindManager GmbH will deliver the Permit-to-Work Software for an operational phase of Global Tech I offshore wind farm. The OWM is a web-based application of a Permit-to-Work system for windfarm owners and operators ensuring a safe and efficient management of all wind farm operations. It is developed to support all phases (commissioning, construction, operation […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates has filed a court appeal against the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s decision not to extend the company’s permit for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland. The board decided not to extend the permit by May 2017 based on the developer’s inability to demonstrate that the project will enter construction phase by mid-2017, […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates has dismissed its appeal against a decision by the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board to deny the company a two-year extension on permits for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland, according to local media. Cape Wind has reportedly instructed its attorneys not to proceed […]