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The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has extended the decision period on the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV tendering round by up to 13 weeks as the agency ''needs more time to assess the applications''. The initial legal period of 13 weeks for the evaluation of the received applications expired on 13 June and […]
France has selected the consortium of EDF Renouvelables, innogy and Enbridge to construct and develop the Dunkirk offshore wind project. The tariff proposed by the consortium ''was significantly lower than EUR 50/MWh'', François de Rugy, said during the launch of the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in Saint-Nazaire. The strike price for this tender was initially expected […]
The Carbon Trust has launched tenders seeking pre and post-construction energy yield analysis and floating component exchange studies as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program. The first tender seeks companies and consortia to undertake a study to understand the different approaches in comparing pre-construction energy yield assessments to post-construction analysis in offshore wind. The key objective […]
France will increase its offshore wind tendering target from around 600MW a year to 1GW a year until 2028 as the Dunkirk tender has shown that the costs are decreasing, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said. ''Today, the project off Dunkirk shows that costs fall even faster when projects are well set up,'' Prime Minister Philippe […]
AQUIND Ltd has issued a EUR 1.3 billion tender for the 2GW AQUIND HVDC power transmission link that will connect the UK and France. The tender is divided into three lots, with the first including the design, engineering, manufacture, installation, commissioning and O&M of two converter stations to be located in Hampshire, UK, and Normandy, France. […]
The Carbon Trust has launched two tenders for subsea cables as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program. The first tender calls companies and consortia to carry out a study to evaluate the need for fault detection and monitoring on the inter-array system and how it would work with other systems and site processes to minimize […]
Vattenfall will cancel and reissue a number of tenders for the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord offshore wind projects in addition to the recently announced construction delay. Due to complications with the project environmental impact assessments (EIA), Vattenfall will reopen the tenders for the production and installation of foundations, transition pieces and cables, as well […]
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has opened a tender to build and operate offshore wind farms without subsidies at the Hollandse Kust (zuid) III and IV zones in the Dutch North Sea. The application period opened on 1 March and will run until 5 pm local time on Thursday, 14 March 2019. After the closure of […]
Vattenfall has decided to participate in the 750MW offshore wind tender for Hollandse Kust Zuid 3 & 4 in the Dutch part of the North Sea. In March 2018, the Swedish energy company won the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 tender with a zero subsidy bid. ''Vattenfall is strongly committed to the Dutch market. Through […]
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) expects to announce the winner of the 1,100MW offshore wind solicitation at the end of June. NJBPU is currently in the process of reviewing applications. As reported earlier, three bidders responded to the solicitation, Ørsted with its Ocean Wind project, Equinor with Boardwalk Wind, and Atlantic Shores […]
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) is planning to issue a tender in March for geophysical investigation at the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm zone. The awarded company will be responsible for carrying out the surveys in the months of July, August and/or September at the 700MW zone also known as Ten Noorden […]
France plans to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of up to 6GW by 2028, according to the recently released Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)). This is nearly three times as much compared to a proposal floated in November 2018, where only 2.2GW of new offshore wind capacity was to […]
The Carbon Trust has launched three tenders for floating wind technology as part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership (JIP). In the first tender, The Carbon Trust is inviting companies and consortia to undertake a study looking at the feasibility and technology development needs for heavy lift offshore operations in a floating wind farm. The scope […]
Boralex, Eneco, Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE) and Van Oord have established a consortium with an aim to submit a bid for the Dunkirk offshore wind project in France. The Vents de Dunkerque consortium will feature Eneco's experience in developing and building large-scale offshore wind farms, as well as Boralex' local roots in Hauts de France and […]
Germany's leading wind industry associations have urged the German government to issue a tender for 1.5GW of available offshore grid capacity in the first quarter of 2019, and to increase the 2030 and 2035 expansion volumes. The associations, BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB, said that the Omnibus Energy Act passed in December […]
SSE has re-issued a contract notice for offshore and nearshore geotechnical survey works at the Arklow Bank offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.
Following a delay of several months, France has launched a tender for the development and operation of a wind farm offshore Dunkerque.
The tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid/south) Sites III and IV will be opened for applications in January 2019 with a zero-subsidy opening round, according to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl).
UK energy market regulator Ofgem is opening a tender for owning the electricity transmission links to three offshore wind farms: the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One, the 714ME East Anglia One, and the 588MW Beatrice.
The Netherlands will invite tenders for the Hollandse Kust (zuid/south) III & IV offshore wind sites at the end of this year, Eric Wiebes, the country's Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy confirmed, adding that the upcoming process will see some changes despite running under the old regulation.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities will consider inviting bids for the development of up to 1,100MW of offshore wind capacity next week, the New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said during the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.
Vattenfall Vindkraft AB has issued a contract notice for the provision of statutory inspections and recertification of the company's onshore and offshore wind assets across Europe.
India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has extended the closing date of the tender for geotechnical investigation in the Gulf of Khambhat off the coast of Gujarat.
On Tuesday, 24 July, the Irish government approved a new scheme that will support renewable energy projects through a series of auction, with the first competitive process scheduled to take place in 2019 and set to deliver 'shovel ready' projects.
Parkwind has acquired full ownership of KNK Wind, the project company behind the 247MW Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea that won the concession rights at the latest offshore wind tender in Germany.
Two Towers BV, a consortium comprising Van Oord Renewable Finance, Investri Offshore and Green Giraffe Holding has won the Dutch tender for the fifth site at the Borssele zone, designated as the demonstration site for innovations in offshore wind.