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

    The French government has submitted to the Senate a package of laws which includes a proposal to renegotiate the terms of the six offshore wind projects selected in the first two tender rounds, the French financial daily Les Echos reports.

  • 28 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Seagreen Wind Energy Limited will apply to Scottish Ministers to vary the existing Seagreen Alpha and Seagreen Bravo consents that would allow the combined maximum capacity of the two wind farms to be increased from 1,050MW to 1,500MW.

  • 21 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RenewableUK has asked the UK government to review the Renewables Obligation (RO) accreditation deadline for three upcoming floating wind projects in Scotland and proposed a deadline extension from October 2018 to April 2020. Namely, two out of the three projects will miss becoming eligible to receive Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs) due to delays that were out of the developers’ control.

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Netherlands-headquartered offshore wind O&M and IRM specialist, C-Ventus, opened an office in the OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft, UK, in January. Following the announcement, Offshore WIND spoke with the company’s Managing Director Hans Reinigert, Peter van Veen Commercial Manager in the Netherlands, and Jeremy Hardin, who has been appointed as the Commercial Manager at C-Ventus UK.

  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) in Taiwan has approved the Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) of three offshore wind projects proposed to be built off Changhua County by Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable, according to local media.

  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the first of the four projects could potentially start as early as 2019, Ørsted said.

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind developer wpd has appointed Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) as their financial advisor for its projects in Taiwan.

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    UK-based cable protection system specialist Tekmar and China’s cable installation services provider S.B. Submarine Systems (SBSS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate as each other’s preferred partner in offering export and inter-array cable protection to the Chinese offshore wind market.

  • 29 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    KCI The Engineers is supporting Tractebel at the Dieppe et Le Tréport and Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier offshore wind farms in France by providing the structural know-how to the engineering team for the offshore substations. KCI’s scope will be to assist by setting up the engineering packages for the OSS topsides and foundations from […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    Southern China’s Guangdong Province is planning to begin construction of more than ten offshore wind farms this year, Xinhua News Agency reported the province’s governor Ma Xingrui as saying.

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall’s three Danish offshore wind projects are progressing on schedule following the order of wind turbines from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Gunnar Groebler, Senior Vice President Business Area Wind at Vattenfall, said.

  • 5 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Innovate UK has launched a funding competition to encourage innovation in infrastructure systems that provide critical services for economy, environment and society, including offshore wind.

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following reports on Naval Energies (former DCNS Energies) cutting 100 jobs, the company issued a statement saying it is now at a decisive crossroad, with challenges in the marine renewables market leading it to focus its financial and human resources on the highest-priority projects in tidal, floating wind and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC).

  • 13 November 2017

    Smulders has published a photo of its Newscastle site at night, housing jacket foundations for the Beatrice and Aberdeen Bay offshore wind farms that find their mirror in the Tyne river.

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Supreme Court in London has rejected RSPB Scotland’s application for leave to appeal the decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firths of Forth and Tay offshore wind farm judicial review.

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts, has applied for a USD 15 million government grant to make room for an increase in activities, including offshore wind.

  • 26 September 2017

    Vattenfall has awarded ODE, an integral part of the DORIS Group, with two framework agreements for its offshore wind projects across Europe. 

  • 22 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has invited foundation manufacturers to pre-qualify to be able to participate in the tender for the delivery of monopile foundations for three projects in Denmark: Kriegers Flak and Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd nearshore wind farms.

  • 15 September 2017
    Vessels

    Acta Marine has deployed two vessels on unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey projects for two future European subsea cable routes.

  • 13 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Vattenfall has invited tenders for the provision of wind turbine installation vessels that will work on Kriegers Flak and the two nearshore projects, Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd.

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK government has awarded three offshore wind projects with Contracts for Difference (CfD) in the second round of auctions with strike prices going as low as GBP 57.50/MWh for projects scheduled for commissioning in 2022/23.

  • 7 September 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Researchers from the UK and China will collaborate on five projects to develop the next generation of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) said.

  • 29 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Danish engineering consultancy LICengineering has won a contract to provide Vattenfall with design solutions for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm and the Vesterhav Nord and Vesterhav Syd nearshore wind farms in the Danish North Sea.

  • 3 August 2017
    Authorities, Environment

    More than 50 elected officials, small businesses, community groups, environmental organizations, and health professionals have sent a letter to Virginia’s Governor Terry McAuliffe calling on him to embrace offshore wind as a key part of the Commonwealth’s energy plan.

  • 27 July 2017

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) today (27 July) informed that it had designed, built and delivered a 700Te carousel to a major international infrastructure group, which will be used for the storage of cables required for UK offshore wind farm projects. ESS did not disclose the name of the client.

  • 21 July 2017

    Discussing jacket foundations standardisation as a way of optimising production and cutting down the costs, Jorge López Novo, Navantia’s Commercial Manager, said that the foundation builders should be involved in offshore wind projects at an earlier stage, together with developers and designers. Since some concerns were raised over local content after Iberdrola awarded Navantia with […]