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  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT has signed framework agreements for the future supply of Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS) with Alstom Grid Netherlands, and the supply of power transformers with CG Power Systems Belgium, for the Dutch offshore power grid. This equipment will form the ‘heart’ of five offshore platforms that will transmit the power from five new wind locations to […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded Seaproof Solutions with a contract extension to supply all inter-array cable protection systems (CPS) for its 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 17 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Holland Home of Wind Energy (HHWE) the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) and Consulate General of the Netherlands in Guangzhou are organising an offshore wind mission to Guangdong and Fujian, China in May.

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy has won multiple contracts by Van Oord to supply its Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm and the BorWin3 grid connection system in the German North Sea.

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Polish wind farm developer PGE Energia Odnawialna S.A. has invited tenders for a study on the EW Baltica-3 offshore wind farm project. The project is located in the Polish Exclusive Economic Zone of the Baltic Sea, some 33km off the coast at the border of Slupsk Bank. The aim of the study is to conduct a two-year […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables has agreed on a GBP 25 million, thirty-year deal with the Port of Lowestoft to act as a construction and operations hub for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. Following discussions with Associated British Ports, ScottishPower Renewables will utilise the Port of Lowestoft as its construction management base for East Anglia ONE, […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The second day of the Offshore WIND Conference held in Amsterdam on 25 October kicked off with a presentation by Jasper Vis, Country Manager Netherlands at Dong Energy. Vis discussed the result of the Borssele 1 and 2 tender in the perspective of international cost reduction of offshore wind. “First the offshore wind industry needs […]

  • 30 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Sea Worker Runs Aground off Denmark, Crew Evacuated Offshore installation vessel Sea Worker ran aground south of Denmark’s Hvide Sande on the night between 26 and 27 January while under tow to Esbjerg, A2SEA said in a statement. Interview: Adwen’s 8 MW Turbine an Arrow to Hit 100€/MWh by 2020 Target Adwen’s 8 MW turbine is […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Today’s speech by the UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd which has set out the Government’s future direction for energy policy has given offshore wind developers confidence to make further investments in the British economy, according to RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Maf Smith. According to Smith, the industry needed ”clear signals from Government on energy policy to enable […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A delegation from the Brazilian multi-national oil and gas company Petrobras is visiting the North East England to meet with major supply chain companies in the offshore wind sector.

  • 25 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Horns Rev 3 Mine Goes Out With a Bang (Videos) Vattenfall has shared two videos of a WW2 mine with a 700kg explosive charge being unearthed from the seabed where Denmark’s 400MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm will be constructed, and subsequently detonated. DONG Energy to Set Up UK’s Largest O&M Hub DONG Energy […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    France will announce the results of the call for expressions of interest to develop floating offshore wind projects in July 2016, Ségolène Royal, the French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, said. The quality and the number of applications received under the tender reflect the dynamism of the sector and have led the government to potentially go over EUR […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands will reveal the winner of the permit to build and operate the Borssele V Innovation Site by the end of April.

  • 26 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Lays Out Cost Cutting Strategy Siemens stated that its offshore wind projects from 2025 onward will be capable of generating electricity at a Levelized Cost of Energy (LCoE) level below eight euro cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), with the price also including the costs for grid access to shore. Adwen, LM Wind Power Present […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has invited applications for funding under a EUR 3 million scientific research programme at the company’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland, to understand the impacts of offshore wind on the environment. A scientific panel has been assembled to advise on the allocation of the funding to study the environment around […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables, developer of the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, held a supply chain event at the Norfolk Showground which saw hundreds of business from across the region and further afield attend to hear about the opportunities on the project.

  • 26 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark Makes Room for Testing 330m Tall Wind Turbines Danish Government has approved the expansion of the national wind turbine test centres in Østerild and Høvsøre. Four new sites will be added, facilitating testing of turbines of up to 330 metres. BNEF: 237MW of Floating Offshore Wind by 2020 The world could see as much […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) and DUWIND/TU Delft have designed a long-term training programme for future South Korean experts who will work on developing offshore wind potential off the Jeju Island. Over a five-year period, academic-level Koreans will receive training in basic theory, applied knowledge and practical knowledge, ECN said. ”Starting in summer 2017, 10 Koreans will […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The cost of energy from offshore wind has fallen by 32% since 2012 and is now below the joint UK government and industry target of GBP 100 per megawatt hour (MWh) four years ahead of schedule, according to a report delivered by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult on behalf of the Offshore Wind Programme […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    Germany’s Minister for Economics Sigmar Gabriel has officially opened the second edition of WindEnergy Hamburg, a biennial trade fair focussing on wind energy. The WindEnergy Hamburg 2016 will run from September 27 to September 30 in Hamburg’s fairgrounds where over 1,200 exhibitors from 34 countries are expected to present their innovations in the onshore and offshore industry […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil has awarded a contract to Younicos to deliver a 1MW battery system that will be connected to Hywind Scotland, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based offshore wind power developer DONG Energy plans to invest GBP 6 billion in the Humber region over the period of 2013 – 2019, according to a new report released during the UK’s first Offshore Wind Week. The report titled Impact of DONG Energy Investments in the Humber Area  shows that over the period 2015 – 2020, DONG […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    With 667 exhibitors, 25,000m² floor space and visitors representing 99 nationalities, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2016 (OEEC) was not only a great success, the event also grew compared to last year. A great achievement in the current offshore energy market. 11,989 people came to Amsterdam RAI to network and meet companies or to attend […]

  • 15 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Buys 584MW Offshore Wind Project in German North Sea Swedish utility Vattenfall has bought the 584MW Atlantis I offshore wind project in the German North Sea from PNE Wind AG. Sea Mine Found at Gode Wind 2 Goes Kaboom The sea mine which was found floating near the Gode Wind 2 wind farm site […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    As previously announced, Offshore WIND will today be live streaming a talk-show from the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam. The talk-show, taking place at Community Square of the exhibition floor in the Amsterdam Rai Convention Center, is themed “We’ll always have Paris”. To remind, almost a year ago, France’s capital Paris hosted a historic […]

  • 12 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT Presents ‘Hub and Spoke’ Offshore Wind Concept (VIDEO) TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Van Oord, Highland Group Team Up for Deutsche Bucht OWF Van Oord and Highland Group Holdings […]