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  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    French energy company EDF has signed an agreement with the Chinese utility China Energy Investment Corporation (CEI) to jointly deliver two offshore wind power projects in China. The Dongtai IV and V offshore wind farms account for a total installed capacity of 500MW and will be the EDF Group’s first offshore projects in China. Through […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated USD 6.2 million for nine projects expected to reduce environmental compliance costs and environmental impacts of offshore and onshore wind energy. The early-stage research projects, funded by the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, are expected to total USD 9.5 million […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    E.ON has reported an increase in earnings in the renewables segment for the 2018 financial year, principally due to the commissioning of a new offshore wind project in the UK and the inclusion of wind farms in the U.S. The company’s renewables segment saw EUR 521 million in adjusted EBIT, a EUR 67 million rise, […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Taipower has signed power purchase agreements (PPAs) with China Steel Corp (CSC) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for three offshore wind projects, the local media reported. The PPAs were signed for the 300MW Chong Neng project, developed jointly by CIP and CSC, as well as for CIP’s 552MW ChangFang and 48MW Xidao, all located offshore the Changhua County. Under […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has issued its first Euro-denominated Green Bond. The sale of EUR 1 billion in 10-year fixed-rate notes will enable CPPIB to invest further in eligible assets such as renewables, water, and real estate projects, as well as diversify the fund’s investor base. Among the Green Bond-eligible investments recently made by […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The 900MW Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind projects will move forward, Ørsted said in response to the announced 6% Feed-in-Tariff reduction, but the final investment decision depends on the outcome of supply contract renegotiations and relevant project milestones being achieved in time to keep the projects on track for commissioning in 2021. Developers who sign their […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has obtained additional federal consistency oversight regarding offshore wind development projects in the federal waters off its coast, as well as that of Massachusetts.  The CRMC has been granted this jurisdiction expansion by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through a new Geographic Location Description (GLD 2018) […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    OutSmart has contracted Whiffle to provide weather and production forecasts for a portfolio of wind energy projects, including the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The offshore wind industry cannot operate a zero-subsidy project in the same way as an EUR 100 per megawatt-hour wind farm, according to Clym Stock-Williams, Wind Energy Consultant at TNO.

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The next round of offshore wind projects coming from New Jersey and New York will come at a strike price which is higher than that of the 800MW Vineyard Wind project in Massachusetts, mainly due to the local content requirements, Liz Burdock, the President and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind USA, said.

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

    The three offshore wind projects selected in the UK’s second Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round have passed their 12-month milestone requirement, Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) said.

  • 4 October 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has completed its initial assessment of offshore wind extension applications in UK waters, confirming that the eight proposed projects, representing up to 3.4GW of potential new capacity, have satisfied the application criteria.

  • 27 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules Belgium’s support of a maximum of EUR 3.5 billion for three offshore wind projects in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 25 September 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian power company Northland Power Inc. has opened an offshore wind operations hub in Germany.

  • 23 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded USD 650,000 to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for two floating wind demonstration and testing projects.

  • 24 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables is planning to start a number of onshore and offshore surveys this summer as part of the 900MW East Anglia Two and the 800MW East Anglia One North offshore wind projects.

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Mermaid and the Seastar wind farms in the Belgian North Sea have merged the two projects into one – the 487.2MW Seamade.

  • 21 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has opened a new facility in Norddeich, Germany, which will be used for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 project, currently under construction, as well as the developer’s future projects in the German North Sea.

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France has re-negotiated feed-in tariffs for six previously approved offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 3GW.

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    International marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has appointed ex-Head of Engineering at BP, Ian Cummins as its new Energy Projects Development Director. 

  • 30 April 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs has awarded grid capacity to eleven offshore wind projects under the first process of its kind in Taiwan.

  • 27 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has selected six offshore wind projects in the second tendering round with at least one of the projects reaching the zero-subsidy level.

  • 12 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will decide on the fate of the six already approved offshore wind projects in the next few days, according to Le Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables (SER), a French renewables lobby.

  • 11 April 2018
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership has kicked off two new studies to investigate critical issues for large-scale floating wind farms.

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    International recruitment company Quanta Consultancy Services has launched its subsidiary in the Netherlands, as the offshore wind activity in the Borssele and Hollandse Kust zones is upcoming, along with the country’s expansions plans for energy from waste, tidal and solar energy. 

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Norfolk-based unexploded ordnance (UXO) specialist Ordtek has won contracts to support Ørsted on offshore wind farm projects in the United States and Taiwan. Ordtek will be supporting Ørsted on two offshore wind farms to be developed off the US east coast, Bay State Wind and Ocean Wind, as well as on the Formosa 1 and […]