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  • 7 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy plan to jointly apply for one or more seabed leases in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing round for offshore wind projects. The two companies will look to develop floating wind projects if successful in obtaining the leases. “We have over 15 years of experience of working closely with local […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Ramboll has completed a pilot test of its True Digital Twin technology at Iberdrola’s 350 MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The results of the pilot test, carried out as part of the EU Horizon 2020’s ROMEO project, have been summarised in two reports, according to which the […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has submitted a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The COP includes information about the construction, operations and conceptual decommissioning plans for the wind farm to be installed within a 112,800ha area located 27 miles […]

  • 15 December 2020

    Job Title: Project Director – EPC TransmissionReporting to: Local Operations ManagerGrade: PM3Department: Local OperationsLocation: United Kingdom Purpose of the Job:Project Director has overall responsible for safely managing projects, both strategically and operationally, to ensure the appropriate use of technical and human resources to achieve on-time completion according to specifications and within budgeted costs. The role […]

  • 15 December 2020

    Reporting to: Local Operations ManagerGrade: PM3Department: Local OperationsLocation: United Kingdom Purpose of the Job:Project Director has overall responsible for safely managing projects, both strategically and operationally, to ensure the appropriate use of technical and human resources to achieve on-time completion according to specifications and within budgeted costs. The role acts as the senior leader interface […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has commissioned Reygar to develop an industry-first motion comfort monitoring tool capability within its monitoring and reporting platform BareFLEET. The new tool will track and analyze motion, fuel consumption and crew sickness in different cabin locations, with a focus on boosting safety and fitness to work aboard vessels supporting critical multi-day work at […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Ørsted has joined the SteelZero initiative to drive the market demand for net-zero emissions steel. SteelZero is a new global initiative from the non-profit Climate Group, run in partnership with ResponsibleSteel. Organisations that join SteelZero commit to a transition to procuring, specifying, or stocking 100 per cent net-zero steel by 2050. The commitment framework also […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    A consortium led by Atos has secured a contract to implement mission-critical communication solutions for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France. Atos will implement a full operational marine coordination center located in Pleudaniel, Brittany, to coordinate, monitor and document all traffic in and around the project construction area. The center will enable Ailes Marines teams to […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Australia’s state of Victoria is pouring the first AUD 108 million (around EUR 67 million) from its clean energy 2020/21 budget into the first steps toward bringing new renewable energy and hydrogen projects, such as the country’s first offshore wind farm, to realisation. The funds will support research, start-ups and innovation, and […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has disclosed plans to develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6 GW off the coast of Incheon City. The projects will be located more than 70 kilometres from the main parts of Incheon City and have relatively shallow water depths at the target project site to allow […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has entered into a Preferred Supplier Agreement (PSA) as the main contractor to deliver and install export cable systems on an unnamed European offshore wind farm. Under the contract, NKT will deliver and install high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems for the project. The potential order for NKT will comprise the manufacture […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 300 MW Zhuhai Jinwan offshore wind farm has entered the trial operation stage after the first MySE5.5MW wind turbines came online, MingYang Smart Energy said. In total, MingYang will deliver 55 MySE5.5MW units for the project, with the delivery now ”well on track”, the turbine maker said. The first wind turbine was installed at […]

  • 23 November 2020
    R&D

    A new concept for a floating wind turbine platform that aligns itself depending on wind conditions is being developed in Germany under the framework of the joint research project HyStOH, set up by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi). The Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) has investigated and optimised the concept for […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has completed a six-month site characterisation campaign at the Mayflower Wind project area off the coast of Massachusetts, where Shell and Ocean Winds are developing an 804 MW offshore wind farm. The company carried out high‑resolution surveys within the project’s lease area and along the export cable routes, with the acquired geo-data to support […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) and RWE Supply & Trading have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for electricity produced at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The PPA will begin in 2024 and run until 2039. The 288 MW Amrumbank West is located around 30 kilometres off the coast of Heligoland in the German […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has appointed Marc Becker as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Offshore business. Becker served as Managing Director for Germany and Head of Offshore Sales and Projects at Siemens Gamesa before leaving the company in early 2020. Prior to that, Becker had served as COO of […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has invited the offshore wind sector to sign up to a world-first data collection platform that aims to vastly reduce subsea cable failures. ELECTRODE will track cable failure trends and service downtime, as well as the effectiveness of current methods of monitoring, detection and response. Subsea cable failures account […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Aker Offshore Wind has increased its ownership in Principle Power Inc from approximately 20 per cent to an expected 39 per cent, after exercising an option to buy further shares in the floating wind technology company. “Principle Power is established as the industry leading provider of floating wind foundation technology, with more than 100MW of […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Bladt Industries A/S and the US-based Burns & McDonnell have formed a strategic alliance to provide steel and other offshore wind components along the Eastern Seaboard, USA. Under the alliance, Bladt and Burns & McDonnell plan to source, fabricate, produce and assemble steel, concrete and electrical components for individual US offshore wind projects. Burns […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Irish-owned data centre owner and operator, Echelon Data Centres have agreed to develop a joint 220kV substation at the Avoca River Business Park in Arklow, Ireland. The new infrastructure will facilitate the development of Ireland’s first large-scale offshore wind farm, Arklow Bank, off the coast of Co. Wicklow with an export capacity […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Authorities

    UK citizens continue being majorly in favour of renewable energy, with offshore wind still boding well on the renewables list, with 77 per cent of people in the UK supporting the deployment of this technology. This is according to the latest Public Attitudes Tracker survey by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    In the next five years, the offshore wind supply chain could create 4,500 new jobs in the North East England, with the turnover of the UK region’s supply chain companies to more than double in their offshore wind activities over the same period. This is according to the Supply Chain Mapping 2020 research project, managed […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Partrac has completed an offshore wind resource measurement campaign at the Oriel wind farm offshore Ireland using floating LiDAR technology. Partrac deployed EOLOS’s FLS200 Floating LiDAR in mid-October 2019 and has now completed a 12-month offshore measurement campaign. According to Partrac, the floating lidar continued to report excellent availability even through severe storms during the […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Equinor plans to expand its acquisition of wind acreage and will continue to leverage its position in offshore wind, the company said in a press release from 2 November. The oil and gas major, which has been making significant renewable energy steps over the past several years, will establish renewables as a separate reporting segment […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Vessels

    Chinese provider of submarine cable installation and maintenance solutions S.B. Submarine Systems (SBSS) has taken delivery of Fu Yong 6, a 5,500t power cable installation and maintenance barge. On a long-term charter with Zhoushan Yongbo Shipping, Fu Yong 6 was delivered from Zhoushan Huafeng yard, where the ex-transportation barge was converted into a multi-purpose cable […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The following article is a guest post by Maren Strandevold, an energy lawyer and an associate at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. In response to the recent offshore wind announcement by the UK’s Prime Minister, Maren Strandevold discusses the need for adequate funding allocated in the correct areas, a streamlined regulatory regime, and […]