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  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Head of TAG Energy Solutions, Stuart Oakley, said the company is going through a sales process and is expected to fully open after the process is completed. “Contrary to reports, we are not in administration and not in receivership,” said Mr. Oakley. However, he confirmed 74 workers lost their job in September as the company […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has started a three-year permitting process for the 1.8 GW offshore wind farm, Norfolk Boreas, the sister project to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard.

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued a call for pre-qualification to bid for the construction of wind farms in six areas off the Danish coast. A maximum of 200 MW could be proposed for each area, except the one off the island of Bornholm, where a project of up to 50 MW is planned. The country aims to install […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Contracts & Tenders

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc will today begin the tendering process for three main operations and maintenance (O&M) contract packages to support the £1billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Having previously named General Electric and Andritz Hydro as preferred bidders to manage the operations and maintenance of the lagoon’s turbines and power generation facilities, Tidal Lagoon […]

  • 9 January 2011

    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 […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The 6-month examination process for SMart Wind’s Project One was formally concluded on 10th June 2014. The Examination Authority now have up to 3 months to write a report setting out their conclusions on the application, and stating the reasons for those conclusions. The report will make a recommendation to the Secretary of State for […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance

    North East Lincolnshire Council has approved a Local Development Order (LDO) for a 3.6 hectare part of the Enterprise Zone on Grimsby Docks, which is set to attract companies involved in renewable energy development. The LDO will simplify the planning process, thus enabling easier acquirement of planning permissions for local businesses. “Anything which simplifies the […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Head of the German giant, Siemens, said they are “comfortable” with the Alstom bidding process so far. Speaking at the Bernstein Strategic Decision conference in New York last week, Siemens CEO, Joe Kaeser, said: “So far we’ve had everything we want, we wanted to have a look at it, which we got.” “Now we will […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet has developed a procurement strategy aiming to involve all future suppliers in connecting future Dutch offshore wind farms to the grid. Under the document, the companies will be able to qualify to take part in future tenders for five wind connection projects offshore Dutch coast. The strategy is based upon […]

  • 18 September 2012

    The Federation of Business Associations in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein, which was acting as mediator, has announced that the mediation process between the trade fair organisers in Hamburg and Husum has failed. This was the result of a last telephone conference between the parties on Sunday, 16 September. No agreement will therefore be reached before HUSUM […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Vineyard Wind offshore wind project has passed the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) review process following the certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). According to Vineyard Wind, the Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Matthew A. Beaton certified the FEIR for the 800MW project, which brought to the finalization of MEPA. The […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    On behalf of its client, Highland Group Holding Limited and its partners, K2 Management is developing the 210MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm with the aim to reach financial close in Q2 2015. Suppliers have been pre-qualified and the project is now ready to send out Invitation to Tender (ITT).  “We have seen a great interest from […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    CE marking is an essential part of bringing products to the European market. It gives consumers the assurance that the product complies with European legislation and enables the free movement of those products throughout the European Economic Area (EEA). To enable manufacturers to more quickly and easily determine which of these standards they must consider, […]

  • 21 July 2015

    An industry led sub-group of Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP) has recently provided recommendations to assist Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Welsh Government in streamlining the marine energy consenting process in Wales. All marine renewable energy developments take place within a formal planning procedure which considers the impact of a new project on the environment and […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    The Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) has started the award process for Phase 1 of the ZÈFIR Test Station, the first offshore wind turbine platform of its kind in Spain for conducting technological and environmental research. The Zèfir Test Station is to become an international research platform for testing deep water wind turbines that […]

  • 16 September 2019

    Taiwan is establishing itself as one of the world’s fastest-growing new offshore wind markets and the Taiwanese manufacturers have been steadily getting ready to satisfy the production needs related to the projects to come. Following this tendency, several Taiwanese companies have recently visited Faccin’s factory in Visano, Italy to test their finished 4-rolls offshore-wind specially […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has initiated an additional environmental impact assessment (EIA) process for Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Nord offshore wind farm. The decision comes after Vattenfall submitted a complaint to the agency on 12 March requesting the EIA procedure to be reinitiated. Vattenfall now must prepare an EIA supplement, while the process will follow the general […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has initiated a new environmental impact assessment (EIA) process for Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Syd offshore wind farm due to a cancelation of a part of its license for the project construction. According to the Danish Energy Agency, the Energy Board of Appeal canceled the part of the license after completing the processing of […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM), together with project partner Siemens, have developed an optimised concept for constructing and commissioning the 72 wind turbines for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm which is expected to cut the time between erecting the first wind turbine and commissioning the last one to around 89 days, a 23% reduction compared […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    In March 2012, the Danish Government entered into an energy agreement with several other political parties from the Danish Parliament. The agreement secures the needed investments for a further step to improve Denmark’s production of renewable energy. By the agreement the parties have decided to initiate a tendering process covering the installation of offshore wind […]

  • 7 August 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    ABPmer has been commissioned to complete the physical process impact assessment in support of the Development Consent Order Application for the Erebus floating wind farm offshore Wales. Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between Simply Blue Energy and Total, is developing floating offshore wind sites in Welsh waters of the Celtic Sea. The first demonstration […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    New York State has launched a Request for Qualifications process to upgrade port infrastructure that will be used for the local offshore wind sector. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Empire State Development (ESD), and New York Department of Transportation (DOT) seek proposals for pre-qualification from port operators and market participants interested […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The MaRINET2 project has launched the second call for applications for offshore wind, wave and tidal energy developers who want to test their technology.

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The merger between Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power has become effective as of 3 April, after the registration of the combined company in the Mercantile Registry of Biscay, in Spain.

  • 28 December 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a guide to help the public understand BOEM’s  process for overseeing renewable energy projects on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and to highlight opportunities for public involvement. BOEM is the US federal agency responsible for issuing leases, easements, and rights-of-way for renewable energy projects on the OCS. The […]