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  • 4 May 2020

    Several Norwegian ocean stakeholders have asked their country’s government to start the announcement of two full-scale floating offshore wind farms with the aim of granting licenses during 2020. In a letter sent to leading Norwegian politicians, the stakeholders said that the government should clarify licensing and framework conditions for two floating wind projects with a […]

  • 14 April 2020

    La Tene Maps are happy to announce that the latest edition of the Europe Offshore Wind Projects map is now available in pdf format and is available on request from us. Due to the Corona Virus a print version won’t be available until our printer gets back to work. This map is published every year […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    PGE will close projects with unsatisfactory rate of return and especially those not directly related to its core business.

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    EUR 6.1 billion was invested in four European offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.4 GW in 2019, marking the lowest amount invested and the capacity financed in a year since 2012, according to a report by WindEurope. The four wind farms that reached the Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2019 are […]

  • 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.

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola will put its investments in 2020 on a fast track with an aim to surpass last year’s investment record and reach EUR 10 billion. This will lead to some 4.5 GW of new capacity currently under construction to be commissioned this year.

  • 1 April 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Ocean DEMO, a EUR 13 million Interreg-funded project, has recommended two floating wind technology developers for support packages under the second call.

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted’s construction projects are all progressing according to plans, the offshore wind developer reported on 25 March, referring to the current situation with the world fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 26 February 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Preliminary agreements to ensure the grid connection for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France and the Baltic Eagle and Wikinger Süd projects in Germany have been concluded, Iberdrola said. For Saint-Brieuc, a preliminary agreement has been concluded with grid operator RTE to ensure the grid connection will be available in the second quarter of […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    China Three Gorges (CTG) has started construction on what the state-owned utility describes as offshore wind ‘’super projects’’ with a combined capacity of 2,200MW. The two wind farms in question are the 1,400MW Yangjiang Shapa Phases 2-5 project off the city of Yangjiang, Guangdong Province, and the Jiangsu Rudong 800MW (H6, H10) wind farm offshore […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Poland’s PGE Group has received environmental permits for the construction of the Baltica 2 and Baltica 3 offshore wind farms in the Polish Baltic Sea. The Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection issued a decision on environmental conditions for the two projects on 24 January, which now allows PGE Group to start working on the technical […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Scottish Government and Crown Estate Scotland have established an agreement on local content requirements for wind farm projects offshore Scotland. Under the agreement, offshore wind developers will have to agree on supply chain commitments when applying for leases. According to the government, Scottish companies will benefit from new steps to increase the number of […]

  • 6 January 2020

    ArcelorMittal Energy Projects Efficient & cost-effective solutions As every project is unique, we work closely with developers, EPCI contractors and Fabricators to tailor our Offshore Wind products and solutions to the specific needs and requirements of our customers. Our thorough understanding of the industry standards ensures that our high yield structural steel conforms to stringent […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is urging the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) to advance offshore wind projects. AWEA issued a statement this past weekend on the one-year anniversary of the record-breaking auction that saw winning bids from Mayflower Wind Energy, Equinor and Vineyard Wind for three lease areas offshore Massachusetts. “Last year’s auction […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has allocated more than GBP 50,000 from the Walney Extension Skills Fund to two groups from the Lancashire and Cumbria area, the UK, for STEM projects. Nearly GBP 40,000 goes to STEM Learning Ltd to develop two ENTHUSE Partnership projects, each of which will bring together eight schools and colleges from within the eligible funding […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region has awarded a contract for the port expansion of Port-La-Nouvelle in south-western France to the consortium of Bouygues Travaux Publics and Boskalis Nederland BV. The extension will enable the port to accommodate the construction and assembly of pilot floating wind farms planned off the coast of Occitanie, Bouygues Travaux Publics said. The total […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    All projects that secured Contracts for Difference (CfD) in the UK’s third allocation round have signed their contracts, according to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). In total, six offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 5,466MW were selected in the CfD Allocation Round 3, with the strike prices ranging from GBP 39.65/MWh to GBP 41.61/MWh. The awarded offshore […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Ideol’s concrete hulls for commercial-scale floating wind farms could be built and launched in at least five construction sites in California, with two being immediately suitable without any upgrades, the French company said. In addition, four sites were identified as suitable for wind turbine assembly and eight harbors are capable of storing mooring lines as […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK North Sea will not only be Norwegian energy major Equinor’s largest project through 2026, it will also rank as the sixth largest offshore development project in the world during this period, according to Rystad Energy. UK authorities announced last week that Equinor and joint venture partner […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Ørsted has contracted Hellenic Cables to supply subsea cable that will be used as spares for its offshore wind farms in the UK. Under the contract, Hellenic Cables is in charge of the design, manufacture and testing of the 33kV inter-array submarine cable. The company will produce 23km of cable at its plant in Corinth, Greece, and is […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is merging the Borkum Riffgrund West 1 & 2 and OWP West offshore wind projects in Germany under the name Borkum Riffgrund 3, as well as the Gode Wind 3 and 4 under the name Gode Wind 3. Ørsted said the merger of the project companies has already been completed, while the German Federal Maritime and […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT has entered into agreements with Ørsted and EnBW to use a grid connection concept on future wind farms in the German North Sea which will link the turbines directly to the converter platforms. Under the deals, Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund West 1 & 2 and OWP West, as well as EnBW’s He Dreiht offshore wind projects will […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has completed the plan level Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) for the 2017 offshore wind project extension applications confirming that seven out of the eight projects which applied will now progress to the award of rights. The HRA, which The Crown Estate has undertaken as a requirement of the Habitats Regulations, assesses the […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has conditionally received a record wind turbine order for 1,714MW from Ørsted and Eversource encompassing three US offshore wind projects. The signed conditional contract is the largest US offshore wind power order to date, Siemens Gamesa said. It covers the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has awarded Atos with a contract to supply critical communication solutions for two wind farms offshore Changhua County in Taiwan. Atos will provide solutions based on TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked radio) technology and will be responsible for the complete work, including engineering, design, installation, testing, commissioning and five-year maintenance. The solution will include a mobile radio […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding with Eolien Maritime France (EMF) to provide and service Haliade 150-6MW turbines to the first French EMF offshore wind farm to be cleared of any legal recourse. This memorandum of understanding terminates GE’s exclusive supplier status on the two other projects carried out by EMF for […]