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  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2016
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    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out commitments to ensure that offshore wind will produce more than enough electricity to power every home in the country by 2030, based on current electricity usage, boosting the government’s previous 30 GW target to 40 GW. The commitments, part of the Build Back Greener initiative, also include […]

  • 12 June 2016
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    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 […]

  • 25 October 2016
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    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 […]

  • 15 January 2017
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    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 […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Sixteen shortlisted candidates for a EUR 3 million scientific research programme to understand the environmental impacts of offshore wind at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen, Scotland, have submitted their final bids. The shortlisted projects span topics from analysis of distribution and movement of different bird, mammal and fish species, to looking at the […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    East of England companies looking at investing and expanding into the German offshore wind market can meet experts from Germany Trade and Invest at a ”Doing Business in Germany” event which will be held at OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft on 3 November. Germany Trade and Invest has partnered with OrbisEnergy to help establish itself as a partner for […]

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

    The annual Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) opened its doors to visitors for the ninth time on Tuesday, 25 October 2016, in Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam. This two-day event is focused on the complete offshore energy industry, from oil & gas to wind and marine energy, and will be held on 25 and 26 October 2016 in […]

  • 26 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Umoe Ventus Sinks After Catching Fire off Langeland The Wave Craft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Ventus sank yesterday after catching fire off Langeland, while en route to Bagenkop, according to local media and the police. German Offshore Wind Farms Over 6 Times Busier in 2015 Germany’s offshore wind farms have generated 1.3% of the overall […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    With 2016 fast approaching, Offshore WIND staff have today compiled a list of the five most popular videos in 2015. Take a look of what was watched the most in the year coming to an end. Behind the Offshore Wind Maintenance Scene During high waves, storm and hail, André Carstens goes out to sea to maintain […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The ninth Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) is starting on Tuesday, 25 October 2016, in Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam. OEEC is an annual event where companies from the oil & gas and renewable industries are provided with a chance to meet for networking, knowledge sharing and business. This annual event is focused on the complete […]

  • 29 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Crown Estate Creates Offshore Wind Interactive Map The Crown Estate has launched an interactive map that shows the estimated percentage of UK electricity demand being met by offshore wind on an hourly basis. Vibratory Piling Faster and Less Noisy, Tests Show Results of a project testing vibratory method of pile driving have shown the method […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    As the year draws to a close, Offshore WIND staff bring a reminder of interviews which caught our readers’ attention the most in 2015! GE Has the World’s 2nd Largest Order Backlog Offshore WIND has spoken to Anders Søe-Jensen, CEO of GE’s offshore wind unit, at the EWEA 2015 event in Paris, where the company introduced […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Eyes More Action in European Offshore Wind The Netherlands-based oil and gas giant, Shell, is looking to get on board further projects across Europe as it aims to dive deeper into the offshore wind market. Hywind Foundations On a Roll (Photos) The Navantia-Windar team has started the roll-out of the spar-type floating foundations built […]

  • 30 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Marks 1000th Turbine in Water DONG Energy has become the first company worldwide to have installed 1,000 offshore wind turbines, after recently installing the landmark turbine at the Gode Wind 2 offshore wind farm in German North Sea. DONG Upgrades Tendering System DONG Energy has added a new category covering geotechnical investigation services in […]