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Poland’s Mostostal Pomorze has loaded out the substation topside built for the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm in Gdansk. The load-out operations were performed on 13 and 14 of April. The topside is currently travelling to Aalborg in Denmark where Bladt Industries will continue working on it. In June 2018, Mostostal Pomorze signed a contract for prefabrication of […]
The Ireland-based Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has won a contract by PGE Energia Odnawialna to provide geotechnical consultancy for the Baltica II and III offshore wind projects in Poland. GDG’s scope of work includes the analysis of geophysical data, management of the survey campaigns, integrating geotechnical and geophysical data, and developing a ground model for use in […]
Equinor has acquired a 50% stake in the offshore wind development project Bałtyk I in Poland from Polenergia.
Poland plans to develop 8GW of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea by 2035 and will soon pass a law to this effect, Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, said.
Poland has the highest unidentified offshore wind potential in the Baltic Sea, Janusz Gajowiecki, President of the Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA) said during a session at the Global Wind Summit in Hamburg.
Poland’s biggest oil and gas company, PKN Orlen, will sign a contract with a technical consultancy company for its offshore wind project in the Polish sector of the Baltic Sea by the end of July, according to Rzeczpospolita.
Polish state-owned power producer Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE) has withdrawn from bringing the country’s first nuclear power plant to realisation and decided to focus on building offshore wind farms instead, according to Reuters, which cites two sources confirming this.
K2 Management has opened an office in Gdynia, Poland, in support of the growing wind and solar markets in Eastern and Central Europe.
Statoil has signed an agreement with Polenergia to acquire a 50 % interest in the two early phase offshore wind development projects in Poland, Bałtyk Środkowy III (BSIII) and Bałtyk Środkowy II (BSII).
Poland’s Foundation for Sustainable Energy (FNEZ) is currently finalising a report that includes an analysis and conclusions on the potential of offshore wind in Poland, for which FNEZ hopes it will become a basis for industry and political discussion that will ultimately lead to realisation of the full potential of offshore wind energy in Poland.
PGE Energia Odnawialna started a two-year wind measurement campaign for its planned 1GW offshore wind farm project, after deploying a floating LiDAR in the Polish Baltic Sea at the end of January. As Offshore WIND reported earlier, Spanish floating LiDAR specialist EOLOS supplied the EOLOS FLS200 LiDAR, designed for the offshore industry incorporating the ZephIR 300M […]
Poland could have 4GW of installed offshore wind capacity in the Baltic Sea by the end of 2030 and 8GW by the end of 2035, according to the Foundation for Sustainable Energy (FNEZ).
The Wind Power Poland 2016 event, organised by the Polish Wind Energy Association and supported by EWEA, opened its door today. GE and Vestas are headlining as the two event ambassadors. Poland has installed a total of 1.3GW in new capacity as developers pushed forward on projects. To date, the wind industry in Poland supports […]
KIC InnoEnergy has recently made a number of new appointments in Poland and Germany, as part of its ongoing drive to connect industry with innovative products and solutions across east and west Europe. In Poland, Jakub Miler has been appointed as CEO and Marcin Lewenstein has been appointed as Clean Coal and Gas Thematic Leader. […]
The Baltic Sea holds an offshore wind potential of 40GW, according to a report by Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation (BASREC) from 2012. However, some of the countries whose coasts are splashed by the Baltic Sea are still struggling with regulatory framework when it comes to offshore wind development. One of these is Poland, which […]
Poland’s Nauta Shiprepair Yard today launched a partly outfitted offshore service vessel (OSV) – Esvagt Njord – destined to operate at the 400 MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm off Norfolk, UK , once completed. Nauta and Havyard Ship Technology of Norway, the designer of the vessel, signed a shipbuilding contract for the 84-meter-long, 17-meter-wide Esvagt Njord back […]
PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. has invited tenders for an environmental research with impact report that will assist in obtaining an environmental decision for an offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The research project concerns the proposed offshore wind farm with connecting marine and land infrastructure, aiming to carry out geophysical surveys and environmental studies to assess the impact of the […]
European Commission has approved subvention for Bilfinger Mars Offshore’s offshore wind turbine foundation plant in Szczecin, Poland. The project is in accordance with Innovative Economy Programe’s priorities and receives from the European Regional Development Fund financial subvention for about EUR 25 million. “It is a very good information for our investment. Documentation prepared by the […]
Europe must tear down the barriers that are hindering the free flow of electricity and drastically increase interconnection to push Member States toward an Energy Union, according to a paper released by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). EWEA has today published a position paper that outlines the wind industry’s vision of an Energy Union […]
DNV GL will soon hold one-day courses in Germany and Poland for offshore wind industry professionals who wish to acquire a comprehensive overview of the subject and to have the latest technology and issues clearly explained. Offshore wind resource and energy yield, wind turbine and support structure technology, installation logistics and operational activities will be covered, […]
The ceremonial raising of the flag on Vidar, the powerful jack-up vessel, took place in CRIST Shipyard (Gdynia, Poland) today (December 6). CRIST delivered Vidar, its second heavy lift jack-up barge for Hochtief Solutions. The vessel was developed for the construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Her spacious deck cargo (3400 sqm) and the […]
In June, components weighing up to 420 tonnes each for Liebherr’s new heavy lift offshore crane CAL 45000-1200 Litronic® were loaded from Liebherr MCCtec Rostock GmbH onto two ships in the port of Rostock. These components were subsequently transported to the Crist shipyard in the Polish town of Gdynia. There, the crane is currently being […]
Siem Offshore has entered into a shipbuilding-contract with Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. in Poland. The contract has been signed for the construction of a dynamically positioned Cable Lay Vessel (“CLV”) scheduled for delivery in April 2015. The associated gross project cost for the first vessel, ready for operation, is approx. USD 85 million. The CLV has […]
A major new research through training project – lead by the Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery of Polish Academy of Sciences – has been launched with the aim of training in the context of doctoral programmes for 14 researchers in multi-disciplinary area of future generation of Offshore Wind Turbines. One of the strategic objectives of […]
Poland The first efforts aiming at the development of the offshore wind farms in Poland took place in the last decade but were unsuccessful due to controversial location (within Natura2000), unfavourable legislation and the lack of relevant knowledge of public administration. Development of the technology and successful implementation of investment projects in other EU countries […]
Polish Minister of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy, Slawomir Nowak, was speaking about the country’s plans for offshore wind development at the 7th Energy Forum in Sopot. “Plans of coastal countries are impressive and offshore wind power is likely to become a significant part of the energy mix in coming years,” said Sławomir Nowak, Minister of […]