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Fujian Zhongmin Offshore Wind Power Co. has issued a new tender call for the delivery of 24 wind turbines with a capacity of no less than 5MW for the second phase of the Putian Pinghai Bay (Fujian Putian City Flat Bay) offshore wind project.
France will start the first phase of the competitive dialogue procedure for the offshore wind area off Oléron in the Atlantic in the following months as part of the country’s Round 3 tender.
UK's energy market regulator Ofgem has invited companies to submit bids to own and run links to the 336MW Galloper and the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.
Maryland Offshore Wind Industry Breakfast attracted more than 150 local companies who met with representatives form Deepwater Wind and US Wind to discuss their potential involvement in the two projects currently in contention for the state's Offshore Renewable Energy Credit (OREC), the Business Network for Offshore Wind, the organiser of the event, said.
After Engie and EDP Renewable (EDPR) announced they are jointly taking part in the next stage of the third offshore wind call for tenders in France, the country will further see Iberdrola, EDF EN, and wpd participating in the new "competitive dialogue" tendering process.
Fujian Zhongmin Offshore Wind Power Co. has issued a second call for tenders for the delivery of 20 wind turbines with an individual capacity of at least 5MW for the Putian Pinghai Bay Phase II (Fujian Putian City Flat Bay Phase II) offshore wind project.
Vattenfall is expected to participate in the first competitive offshore wind tender in Germany with three projects.
German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) today issued an invitation to tender as part of the first competitive bidding process for offshore wind under which the bidders with the lowest offered prices will be awarded contracts.
Danish transmission systems operator Energinet.dk and the UK-based National Grid Viking Link Ltd (NGVL) are looking for providers of high voltage direct current (HVDC) cables and converters for the Viking Link Interconnector. The Viking Link is a proposed 1,400 MW HVDC electricity link between the British and Danish transmission systems, connecting at Bicker Fen substation in […]
The Carbon Trust has launched tenders to assess the challenges of electrical systems, mooring systems, and logistics in large arrays of floating wind turbines.
In the first quarter of 2017, the Spanish Government will carry out a new renewable energy tender and has submitted a regulatory proposal to the National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC) to be able to incorporate 3,000MW of new renewable energy into the electricity system through a competitive tender. The tender will be carried out as a […]
Public consultation for the tender regulations related to the fifth site at the Borssele Zone in the Netherlands opened today and will close on 1 February. The purpose of the consultation is to get feedback from the stakeholders on the draft regulation, which will shape the tender, and to receive improvement proposals for the final regulation, which will be published in […]
For the latest article on Dutch tender, see: Oil & Gas Giant to Build Dutch Borssele III & IV Offshore Wind Farms The Dutch government will announce the result of the second Borssele Zone tender at 6 p.m. (CET) today, 12 December. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) received 26 applications for Borssele III and IV offshore wind […]
Fujian Zhongmin Offshore Wind Power Co. has invited tenders for the delivery of 20 wind turbines for the second phase of the Putian Pinghai Bay (Fujian Putian City Flat Bay) offshore wind project. The turbines should have an individual capacity of at least 5MW. The offshore wind turbines are required to meet IEC I standard or GL I […]
Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, has issued a letter to the House of Representatives, informing it about the opening of the SDE+ subsidy scheme for renewable energy in 2017. Through tendering processes to be launched in spring and autumn of 2017, Minister Kamp plans to make EUR 12 billion available through SDE+. SDE+ (Stimulering Duurzame Energieproductie/Encouraging […]
Today (25 November), Navantia reported that it signed a contract for 42 East Anglia One jacket foundations, eight more than the initial number of foundations it was supposed to build, thus solving the equation that emerged after Lamprell announced it will build 60 jackets for the 102-turbine project.
Ségolène Royal, France's Minister of Environment, Energy and the Sea, has announced the launch of a new call for tenders for offshore wind projects off the island of Oléron in the Atlantic as part of the country's Round 3 offshore wind tender. The new zone, added to the one off Dunkirk announced back in April, has been unanimously […]
Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won the tender to build the 600MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea with the lowest ever bid of EUR 49.9 per MWh, 58% below the original cap of EUR 120 per MWh. “The announcement is an essential milestone for our ambition to increase our production […]
The announcement of the Borssele auction results was greeted by the offshore wind industry with a mixture of astonishment, delight and (from competitors) a little concern. DONG had beaten not just the 37 other bidders but also smashed the €100/MWh levellised cost of energy (LCOE) barrier well ahead of schedule! The offshore wind community was astonished that this […]
DONG Energy has added a new category covering geotechnical investigation services in Northern European waters to the DONG Energy's Tendering System (DETS). DETS has been established as a scheme in order to improve efficiency and reduce costs of sourcing various services related to offshore wind farms. The system was originally launched in April 2014 as the […]
UK's Ofgem will launch competitive tenders for offshore transmission licences for the 336MW Galloper and the 660MW Walney Extension wind farm on 27 February, 2017. Ofgem initially planned to kick off the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) tender for the two wind farms in March 2017. The two links are part of Ofgem's OFTO Tender Round 5. The tendering procedure for the remaining […]
UK's energy market regulator Ofgem will start the fifth tender round (TR5) for offshore transmission owners (OFTOs) where companies will bid to become owners of five transmission links to offshore wind farms on 10 October 2016. The five links have an estimated value of GBP 2 billion in total and a generation capacity of 2.3 GW – […]
The Dutch government's call for tenders for Borssele III and IV offshore wind sites is set to be launched today, with the period for submitting bids ending at 5 p.m. on 29 September. As of this tender round, turbines used for projects must have a nominal capacity of 6MW at least, in line with market trends, according […]
The government of Denmark will announce the winners of the nearshore wind farm tender on Monday, 12 September, according to the Danish Wind Industry Association (DWIA). The three pre-qualified bidders - Wpd Hofor Danish Offshore Consortium, European Energy Nearshore Consortium and Vattenfall Vindkraft A/S - submitted their bids on 1 September. The bidders are competing for the […]
Three pre-qualified bidders are expected to submit their bids for development of nearshore wind farms in Denmark on Thursday, 1 September, in the midst of great political uncertainty caused by the Danish government's decision to withdraw their support and cut funding for these projects, according to the Danish Wind Industry Association (DWIA). The wind industry now expects a […]
UK's energy market regulator Ofgem plans to launch Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) Tender Round Five (TR5) in October 2016 which will enable bidders to compete to own the transmission assets of five offshore wind farm projects. The five offshore wind projects have a combined capacity of 2.3GW. The Tender Round 5 will include the transmission systems […]