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  • 24 December 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Milano-based Ichnusa Wind Power srl has applied with the Port Authority of Cagliari for a 30-year concession to build and operate an export cable connection for a floating wind farm off the west coast of Sardinia. According to the project’s application documents, Ichnusa Wind Power plans to construct a wind farm, Sardegna Sud Occidentale, comprising […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Finnish municipality of Korsnäs has approved plans for an offshore wind farm submitted by the state-owned enterprise Metsähallitus. The offshore wind farm is proposed to be built approximately 15 kilometres off the coast of Korsnäs, within a project area spanning some 180 square kilometres. The wind farm is planned to feature “up to dozens of” […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has disclosed plans to develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6 GW off the coast of Incheon City. The projects will be located more than 70 kilometres from the main parts of Incheon City and have relatively shallow water depths at the target project site to allow […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    U.S. Congress members from New York State, Jerrold Nadler and Nydia M. Velázquez, have sent a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in support of the Empire Wind offshore wind project, more specifically its Port Infrastructure Improvement Plan (PIIP) which would set up an offshore wind hub at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) […]

  • 13 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    If Equinor’s bids are successful at New York State’s latest offshore wind solicitation, that could lead to creation of up to 350 jobs related to manufacturing of wind turbine components at the Port of Albany in upstate New York. Namely, the developer included the Port of Albany in its proposals recently submitted at the state’s […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dolfines and 8.2 France are joining forces to offer integrated services to the wind energy market, especially the offshore one, by combining their technical expertise in wind turbines, electrical infrastructures and foundations. The offshore wind market’s growth represents a unique opportunity for an integrated player, according to the two companies, with strong growth in the […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Montrose Port Authority have finalized plans for the operations and maintenance base for the Seagreen offshore wind project. SSE Renewables selected Montrose Port in October last year as the home for the project’s O&M base and work has been underway since to agree on the plans. Located at the port’s South Quay, […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Saipem has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AGNES and QINT’X to develop a 450 MW offshore wind farm in Italy. The project will comprise approximately 56 turbines on fixed foundations at two different sites, respectively located more than 8 and 12 nautical miles offshore Ravenna in the Adriatic Sea. According to Saipem, innovations […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UK government has awarded a floating wind project led by Wave Hub with early-stage funding that could result in a further longer-term investment of later this year if the early stage of the project development is successful. The South West Floating Offshore Wind Accelerator is one of 17 projects shortlisted by UK Research and […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is investigating the possibility of developing a new offshore wind project in Sweden called Kattegatt Syd. The Kattegatt Syd project is located at a circa 177km2 area approximately 25km offshore Falkenberg, north of the planned Stora Middelgrund offshore wind project. The site is situated within the Swedish economic zone and outside the Natura 2000 […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs plans to hold three offshore wind auctions for a combined capacity of 5 GW by 2023. The ministry expects to hold what would be Taiwan’s third auction round in the second quarter of 2021, offering 1 GW capacity in the process. The country’s fourth and fifth auction rounds will be […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord plans to lay off approximately 500 employees globally due to COVID-19 impacts on the business. Van Oord stated that the coronavirus situation is having a major impact on the company as it is facing a decline in turnover and deterioration in results. The Rotterdam-headquartered company estimates a decrease of approximately 500 employees, of […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Spanish independent power producer focused on renewable energy, Greenalia, has submitted a planning application for what could be the first floating offshore wind farm off the island of Gran Canaria. The company filed its project and environmental documentation for a 50 MW project, named Parque Eólico Gofio, which will comprise four 12.5 MW wind turbines […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa plans to expand its nacelle assembly facility in Taichung to form a regional offshore wind nacelle industrial hub together with Taiwan-based suppliers. The first project to be supported by the broader manufacturing plant will be the 300 MW Hai Long 2 project, the turbine manufacturer said. The expansion is subject to certain conditions […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of Australia’s first offshore wind farm have started environmental assessment process and referred the Star of the South project to state and federal planning and environment ministries.

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    China Three Gorges New Energy (CTGNE) plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) of its A shares at a total value of CNY 25 billion (approximately EUR 3.3 billion), with most of the raised funds to be used to invest in seven offshore wind projects.

  • 20 February 2020
    Authorities

    U.S. Congressman Max Rose has called on New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to support the offshore wind development at Arthur Kill Terminal on Staten Island.

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dominion Energy has agreed to negotiate a Project Labor Agreement with three U.S. building and construction trade unions for its Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

  • 9 January 2020
    Training & Education

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has revealed plans for a new offshore wind training institute on Long Island. The announcement comes from Cuomo’s 32nd proposal of his 2020 State of the State which includes expanding on New York’s USD 175 million Workforce Development Initiative to meet emerging job demand. The USD 20 million offshore wind […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has revealed plans to open a base of operations in Grimsby which would service the offshore wind sector. The announcement is part of ORE Catapult’s expansion plans in the Humber, which would create 50 to 70 jobs in the region in the next 10 years. With a portfolio of […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have submitted updated development plans to the Norwegian government for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will consist of 11 8MW wind turbines located some 140 kilometres from shore in 260-300 metres of water between the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas platforms. Equinor and […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Vineyard Wind has revealed the plans to transform Bridgeport in Connecticut into an offshore wind hub as part of its proposed Park City Wind project. As reported earlier, Vineyard Wind submitted the proposal to develop the up to 1.2GW offshore wind project in response to Connecticut’s recent Request for Proposals (RfP). The company stated it is committed to […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Lamprell is set to make incremental investments in equipment and operational set-up at its Hamriyah facility in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to a growing number of planned offshore wind projects. According to Lamprell, the decision comes as a number of significant offshore wind projects are expected to be sanctioned over the coming 5-10 years. […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    TenneT TSO is planning to issue two tenders in September regarding surveys for three offshore wind zones in the Netherlands. TenneT will be seeking a party to carry out non-UXO offshore and nearshore route survey activities at the Hollandse Kust (West Beta), Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden and IJmuiden Ver wind farm zones. In the second tender, the transmission operator will […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Billingham-based Able UK has revealed plans to develop a major offshore wind hub at South Bank, South Tees Area, Redcar to support the assembly, installation, and servicing of the offshore wind power sector. Able UK has engaged Prism Planning to prepare a planning application submission for the proposed development. Prism Planning has submitted an application for […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Authorities

    The Massachusetts distribution companies have jointly submitted a request for approval of a new request for proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. The new RFP was developed by the distribution companies in coordination with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and in consultation with the Massachusetts Attorney […]