TÜV Rheinland to test turbines at Arcadis Ost 1
TÜV Rheinland has been commissioned by Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas to test offshore wind turbines at the Arcadis Ost 1 project.
Tree Energy Solutions and EWE ink MoU for Wilhelmshaven green hydrogen hub
Tree Energy Solutions and EWE have signed of a Memorandum of Understanding to build an electrolyser in TES’ Green Energy Hub in Wilhelmshaven.
EirGrid and RTE ink key agreements for Celtic Interconnector
Ireland’s electricity grid operator EirGrid and its French counterpart Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) have signed key technical and financial agreements for the Celtic Interconnector.
Jan De Nul bolsters fleet
Jan De Nul revealed that it has signed a contract with Global Marine Systems Ltd. for the acquisition of the Offshore Support Vessel, Global Symphony.
Mingyang Smart Energy completes ClassNK's turbine conformity evaluation
Mingyang Smart Energy has completed the ClassNK’s wind turbine conformity evaluation, as part of the overall Wind Farm Certification, for the MySE 3.0-135 offshore wind turbine for a Japanese wind farm.
SSE sells 25% stake in transmission business for £1.465bn
SSE has reached agreement to sell a 25% minority stake in its electricity transmission network business, SSEN Transmission - to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board.
First turbine installed at Arcadis Ost 1
The first out of the 27 Vestas V174 – 9.5MW turbines has been installed at the Arcadis Ost 1 wind farm.
Hellenic Cables to connect Greek Islands
Hellenic Cables, the cables segment of Cenergy Holdings, has been commissioned by IPTO to help deliver the Lavrio-Serifos and Serifos-Milos interconnector projects.
Alternergy and Shell form Philippines offshore wind partnership
Renewable energy firm Alternergy Holdings Corp. and offshore energy giant Shell announced earlier this week they have formed a partnership to develop an offshore wind project in the Philippines.
SeaTwirl raising funds for vertical-axis turbine development
Swedish headquartered SeaTwirl announced that its board of directors have decided to do a rights issue to raise 64.5 MSEK.
Celtic Sea Cluster unveils floating wind strategy
The Celtic Sea Cluster has launched its new Regional Strategy, outlining how Wales and South West England can maximise the economic benefits of floating offshore wind technology, in line with the forthcoming Celtic Sea leasing process being delivered by The Crown Estate.
Geoquip Marine completes geotechnical investigations for Beacon Wind
Geoquip Marine has completed offshore investigations as part of an intensive contract for Equinor and bp’s Beacon Wind development offshore from Massachusetts, USA.
ENGIE and Google ink PPA for Scottish wind farm
ENGIE will provide Google with more than 5 TWh of green power from the Moray West project, a nearly 900 MW offshore wind farm set to begin generating power from 2025.
First French offshore wind farm fully operational
EDF Renewables and EIH S.à.r.l, a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. and CPP Investments, announced France's first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, the 480-MW Saint-Nazaire project, is now fully operational.
Xlinks appoints new board member
Xlinks announced that Fabienne Serfaty has been appointed to its Board of Directors as Non-Executive Director, effective immediately.
EnBW and Salzgitter Group ink PPA for a German wind farm
EnBW and Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH have signed a long-term electricity supply contract.
Vissim to supply marine optimisation system to Moray West
Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Limited has contracted Norwegian technology company Vissim AS to deliver a system designed to optimise marine operations at the Moray West offshore wind farm
Indian-Danish collaboration unveils plan for 15 Indian offshore wind farms
The Danish Energy Agency and the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy have published a conceptual plan with a pipeline identifying 15 locations for offshore wind in India.
Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna Announce forge offshore wind partnership
Ocean Winds and Bord na Móna launched a major new offshore wind partnership with Leo Varadkar, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment in Dublin.
Fugro scores Dutch wind site investigation contracts
Fugro has been awarded two geotechnical investigation contracts for the development of two Dutch offshore wind zones.
Pryme Group launches foundation installation solutions
Pryme Group has launched two specialist tooling systems for offshore wind installations, via Caley Ocean Systems.
ODE becomes DORIS
International engineering provider DORIS has begun a new chapter in its operations by rebranding across the group.
Marubeni Corporation opens first office in Scotland
Marubeni Europower Limited has opened of its first office in Glasgow. The investment follows a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which it signed with Scotland’s national economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise, last year.
Fraunhofer IWES completes measuring campaign for Baltic Sea
The Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES has completed a boulder detection campaign off the coast of the island of Rügen in the German Baltic Sea on behalf of 50Hertz.
Vestas strengthens ties with long-time blades partner
Vestas has signed multi-year framework agreement with long-time partner TPI Composites Inc. to strengthen its supply chain network for current and future wind turbine blades.
DEME kicks off works for Dominion Energy's project
DEME revealed in its Q3 2022 results that is has kicked off works for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm project in the United States.
Prysmian Group expands cables lay fleet
Prysmian Group announced an investment of approximately €200 million in a new cable-lay vessel plus adjustment for cables equipment of approximately €40 million.
Royal Courts of Justice review AQUIND's consent case
The Royal Courts of Justice is hearing a judicial review regarding the Secretary of State's decision to refuse the approval of Development Consent Order for the AQUIND project back in January this year.
Cadeler bolsters fleet with second F-class installation vessel
Cadeler has ordered its second F-class vessel. The hybrid design allows the vessel to convert from being a foundation installation unit to a wind turbine generator installation vessel within a short period of time.
American Offshore Energy unveils floating vertical-axis wind turbine
American Offshore Energy unveiled its patents for a floating vertical-axis wind turbine.
All turbines installed at Kaskasi
The last turbine at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm has now been installed 35 kilometres north of the German island of Heligoland.
HSM Offshore secures contract for electrified gas production platform
HSM Offshore Energy has secures a contract award for the first electrified ONE-Dyas' N05-A Gas Production Platform in the North Sea, which will run entirely on offshore wind power.
Bureau Veritas and Korean Register to certify Korean floating project
Bureau Veritas and Korean Register, have been appointed to lead the project certification of a major floating offshore wind farm project in Ulsan, Republic of Korea.
Fugro secures survey contract for New York Bight
Community Offshore Wind, a joint venture between RWE Renewables and National Grid, has awarded Fugro an offshore survey contract to support site appraisal and concept design activities in the New York Bight.
Scottish wind farms submit Supply Chain Development Statement
Supply Chain Development Statement Outlooks for each of the three ScotWind clearing projects have now been published.
Mayflower developers affirm commitment to the project
According to a recent filing from Mayflower Wind with the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB), the project developers remain fully committed to the project.
Cecon Contracting enters agreement for cable vessel
Cecon Contracting AS announced that it has together with partners, recently entered into an agreement for building a cable installation vessel.
ABP issues design and build contract for Lowestoft Eastern Energy Facility
Associated British Ports has awarded the design and build contract for its ambitious Lowestoft Eastern Energy Facility to McLaughlin & Harvey.
Mingyang Smart Energy secures first order for MySE 14-260 turbines
Mingyang Smart Energy has won the bids from CGN for 700 MW of the 1 GW Fanshiyi offshore wind farm in Yangjiang, Guangdong.
IberBlue Wind to develop floating project off Andalusia
IberBlue Wind, a joint venture set up to develop floating offshore wind farms on the Iberian Peninsula, has chosen the waters off Andalusia to develop the first of its offshore wind projects.
Lhyfe and Nantes – Saint Nazaire Port forge hydrogen alliance
Green hydrogen specialist Lhyfe and French harbour Nantes – Saint Port have reached a partnership agreement to combine their efforts and expertise to explore the establishment of an offshore hydrogen production supply chain.
Explosion aboard vessel in Le Havre
According to local media, a small explosion occurred aboard the Trenching Support Vessel Athena whilst it was berthed at Le Havre last week (17 November 2022).
Rovco and Horizon Ocean Management form partnership for Japanese market
Horizon Ocean Management a subsidiary joint venture between Mitsui and Hokutaku, and Rovco have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for through-life subsea asset integrity and balance of plant survey solutions for the Japanese offshore wind market.
Steel cut for Olympic CSOVs
The steel cutting ceremony of Ulstein Verft’s yard number 318 was carried out at the hull yard, Crist, on 18 November 2022.
IPTO issues subsea cable contracts for greek islands
Independent Power Transmission Operator S.A., the Transmission System Operator for the Hellenic Electricity Transmission System has moved closer the electrical interconnection of Folegandros, Milos and Serifos with Santorini and Lavrio.
National Grid submits application Yorkshire Green Energy Enablement Project
National Grid has submitted its application for development consent to the Planning Inspectorate for the Yorkshire Green Energy Enablement Project.
Prysmian awarded €60 m subsea cable contract in UAE
Prysmian Group has been awarded a €60 million contract for laying submarine cables for the already secured Project Lighting HVDC 320 kV interconnection project in the UAE.
Sunrise Wind transmission line gets approved
The New York State Public Service Commission approved a transmission line that aims to deliver electricity from the Sunrise Wind project, a proposed wind farm off the coast of Long Island, to the existing electrical grid in New York State.
Hai Long and TECO ink EPC contract for onshore substation
Hai Long Offshore Wind Project and TECO Electric & Machinery Co., Ltd. held a signing ceremony for the EPC contract of the onshore substation in Changhua Binhai Industrial Zone, Changhua County.
Ørsted to establish a new office in Houston
Ørsted announced that it will be opening a new office in Texas that will serve as an engineering, procurement and construction hub for its portfolio of clean energy solutions
Vineyard Wind enters collaboration to use marine mammal detection system
Vineyard Wind and Charles River Analytics announced a new collaboration aimed at further protecting marine mammals during the construction of the Vineyard Wind 1 project.
Concerns raised over windfall tax for renewables
The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt has unveiled changes to the Energy Profits Levy which he stated is aimed to target businesses making extraordinary profits as a result of high energy prices.
Energia Renewables completes seabed surveys for North Celtic Sea
Irish energy provider Energia Renewables has reached a key milestone in the development of the North Celtic Sea offshore renewable energy project, as seabed surveys off the coast of Waterford have been successfully completed.
Rotech Subsea completes trio of cable burial operations off Germany
Aberdeen-based Rotech Subsea has completed three remedial cable burial scopes of work offshore Germany for an undisclosed European electricity cabling giant.
Lithuania unveils plans for another Baltic Sea wind farm
As Lithuania prepares to launch an auction next year for the development of the first offshore wind park, plans for an additional offshore wind farm has been unveiled.
Octopus Renewables increases interest in Simply Blue Group
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust plc has increased its ownership interest in Simply Blue Holdings Limited, the parent company of the Simply Blue Group, an Irish developer of predominantly floating offshore wind projects.
BOEM unveils draft wind energy areas in the Central Atlantic
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced eight draft Wind Energy Areas offshore the U.S. central Atlantic coast for public review and comment.
Seagreen incurs increased costs due to delays
SSE has revealed that completion of the Seagreen project, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed based offshore wind farm, has been pushed back several months.
Vestas V236-15.0 MW nacelle arrives at Østerild Test Centre
Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas announced its V236-15.0 MW prototype nacelle has arrived at Østerild National Test Centre.
Plans sink for floating French wind farm
Shell, CGN Europe Energy and Caisse des dépôts abandoned plans for for the Groix & Belle-Île floating wind farm proposed to be installed off the coast of Brittany, France due to rising costs.
Ingeteam designs converters for up to 18MW offshore turbines
Ingeteam has developed the INGECON WIND FULL CONVERTER MV, a new product range of medium voltage full power converters designed to improve the performance of offshore wind turbines.
Letter of Intent signed for Pomerania Offshore Wind Energy Competence Centre
The Polenergia Group, together with Equinor, Rumia Municipality and Rumia Invest Park signed a Letter of Intent to establish a Pomerania Offshore Wind Energy Competence Centre.
COWI secures Master Service Agreement with Equinor
COWI has been awarded a Master Service Agreement by Norwegian energy major Equinor.
Fugro to survey Danish wind energy area
Fugro has secured a contract with Energinet for geotechnical site investigations for the North Sea I offshore wind development.
ABL Group secures framework agreement for Iberdrola's Baltic Hub
ABL Group has signed a framework agreement to provide engineering and marine services to support the construction as well as operations & maintenance campaigns for Iberdrola’s German offshore wind farms.
ACWA Power and TSFE explore investment in 1.1 GW Suez wind farm
ACWA Power signed a memorandum of Understanding with The Sovereign Fund of Egypt to explore a joint investment in the 1.1 GW Wind Energy project, located in the Gulf of Suez in Egypt.
DHI launches bird recognition technology to reduce turbine collisions
DHI A/S has developed a new solution for automatic recognition of endangered bird species. MUSE AI is based on artificial intelligence and advanced video analysis and allows for reducing speed of offshore wind turbines.
Valmont sells offshore wind business to a European steel supplier
Valmont Industries, Inc. announced that the it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its offshore wind business to Euro Steel.
Hengtong Submarine Power Cable secures Koh Tao cable contract
Hengtong Submarine Power Cable has been awarded the cable supplying contract for the Koh Tao 33kV subsea cable project in Thailand.
Certex UK partners with Mennens for Hollandse Kust Noord contract
Certex UK has partnered with its sister company Mennens to secure a major construction project contract on the Hollandse Kust Noord wind farm
Gulf Marine Services scores wind farm contract
Gulf Marine Services has received notification of the award of a new contract for one of its large class vessels in Europe. According to GMS, the contract is with one of the world's leading offshore wind farm developers.
Huisman awarded to deliver Japan's first monopile gripper
Huisman has been awarded a contract by TOA Corporation and Obayashi in Japan for the delivery of a monopile gripper.
EGAS, Seasplit Technologies and GE plan Gulf of Suez wind farm
Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company, Seasplit Technologies, and GE announced the signing of a Memorandum Of Understanding for the industrial decarbonisation of the Gulf of Suez.
BOEM seeks public comment on draft EIS for New York wind farm
The Bureau of Ocean Energy and Management announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Empire Wind energy project.
Kongsberg Maritime secures design and equipment contract for new CSOVs
Kongsberg Maritime has won a NOK 300 million contract with Pelagic Wind Services to supply advanced vessel design and equipment for two new CSOVs to be built at Cochin Shipyard in India.
First power produced at ChangFang and Xidao
A new milestone has been reached at the ChangFang and Xidao wind farms first power being produced.
AIS acquires CRP Subsea
AIS announced it has acquired CRP Subsea to add to its range of subsea offerings.
Copenhagen Energy divests share in Frederikshavn wind farm
Copenhagen Energy has divested of its share of the Frederikshavn offshore wind farm development project off the Danish coast.
Mammoet and Bay Crane forge offshore wind alliance
Mammoet and Bay Crane Services have formed a strategic partnership targeting the renewable offshore wind requirements of the Northeastern United States.
Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP unveils offshore wind plans
Dutch pension firm Stichting Pensioenfonds ABP has announced plans to compete in upcoming tenders for offshore wind leases off the coast of Netherlands.
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Edda Wind bolsters fleet and extends Race Bank charter
Edda Wind announced plans to add another to its fleet, boosting it to ten vessels. It has also extended the charter agreement for Edda Passat for seven months during 2023 at dayrates in excess of 25% over current level.
Strategic Marine to build 3 Chartwell Marine CTVs
Strategic Marine has signed an order to build three ‘Brevity’-class crew transfer vessels designed by naval architectural consultancy Chartwell Marine.
Hywind Tampen produces first power
Power production from the first turbine in the floating wind farm Hywind Tampen in the North Sea started at 12:55 CET on 13 November 2022.
Rovco and HOM form offshore wind partnership for Japanese market
Horizon Ocean Management (HOM) – a subsidiary joint venture between Mitsui and Hokutaku– and Rovco have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for through-life subsea asset integrity and balance of plant survey solutions for the Japanese offshore wind market.
JSHQS and STEEL INSPECT ink wind partnership agreement
J.S. Hamilton Quality Services and STEEL INSPECT have signed a Partnership agreement for cooperation in the field of Inspection and Expediting Services, particularly for Wind Energy Projects.
Pelagic Partners bolsters fleet with CSOV order
Pelagic Partners, as part of its third compartment under the name “Pelagic Wind Fund”, has inked an agreement for 2+2+2 newbuild Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (‘CSOVs’) with Cochin Shipyard in India.
CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering seals Hai Long Offshore Wind deal
CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering and Hai Long Offshore Wind have signed a contact valued in excess of €300 million.
Ingka Investments' 9 GW offshore wind deal gets the nod
OX2 announced an agreement Ingka Investments for the sale of 49 percent of three offshore wind projects in Sweden has received merger clearance and the transaction is expected to close within two weeks.
Nine new countries join Global Offshore Wind Alliance
OP27 has seen nine new countries including Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, the UK, the US join the Global Offshore Wind Alliance.
Odfjell Oceanwind and Source Galileo Norge forge floating wind cooperation
Odfjell Oceanwind and Source Galileo’s Norwegian branch, Source Galileo Norge AS, have signed an MoU to cooperate on developing floating wind parks using Odfjell Oceanwind’s technologies.
RPS support New Zealand project
RPS revealed it is working on the first phase of a potential offshore wind farm development off the west coast of New Zealand / Aotearoa.
Ocean Winds selects Seaway7 and JDR for Moray West cables
Moray West Offshore Wind Farm, part of Ocean Winds portfolio of UK projects, announced that it has signed a contract for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables with Seaway 7 ASA. The contract includes the supply of IACs by JDR.
C1 Connections and Heerema Marine Contractors test wedge connection
C1 Connections BV and Heerema Marine Contractors have tested the C1 Wedge Connection offshore.
Rosetti Marino to deliver foundation conceptual design for Italian project
Rosetti Marino has has been contracted by Agnes to prepare the conceptual design for the foundations of the AGNES Romagna Project, planned to be built in the Adriatic Sea, off Italy.
HOM And Briggs Marine forge alliance for Japanese market
Horizon Ocean Management and Briggs Marine plan to establish an offshore wind operations and maintenance consultancy and service provision offering within the Japanese market.
PetroGreen and Copenhagen Energy join forces for offshore wind in Philippines
PetroGreen Energy Corp. and its partner Copenhagen Energy will form three separate special purpose vehicles that will oversee the investment and development of their offshore wind service contracts awarded by the Department of Energy Philippines in 2021.
Enemalta begins repairs for Malta-Italy Interconnector
Enemalta undertaking the final repairs of the Malta-Italy Interconnector after it was damaged by a ship’s anchor earlier this year.
Gwynt Glas inks floating wind MoU with South Wales Ports
Gwynt Glas Offshore Wind Farm has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Associated British Ports and the Port of Milford Haven to ready the South Wales ports for the future needs of floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea.
JDR Cables commences construction of £130m subsea cable plant
JDR Cable Systems has commenced construction for its new subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland.
Sandbrook Capital invests $250 million in Havfram
Havfram, an offshore wind services company based in Norway, announced that it has received investment from Sandbrook Capital. As part of the transaction, Sandbrook has committed $250 million (NOK 2.65 billion) of equity capital to Havfram.
K2 Management supports BlueFloat Energy on floating Taiwanese project
K2 Management has been selected to support BlueFloat Energy in the development of its first offshore floating wind project in Taiwan ahead of upcoming round three market auction.
Doosan Enerbility inks monopile MoU with Ørsted
Doosan Enerbility announced that its Vietnamese subsidiary Doosan Vina has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ørsted on “Cooperation for the Supply of Offshore Wind Turbine Substructures.”
ConocoPhillips and CNOOC to install turbines for Penglai Oilfield
ConocoPhillips China Inc. and CNOOC Limited officially announced the commencement of the Penglai Offshore Windfarm Pilot Project at the fifth China International Import Expo in Shanghai.
Siemens Energy gets takeover nod for Siemens Gamesa
Spain’s National Securities Market Commission has authorised the voluntary cash tender offer of Siemens Energy Global GmbH & Co. KG for the remaining shares of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, S.A.
Equinor sets eyes on Celtic Sea floating wind lease auction
Equinor announced its interest in developing gigawatt scale floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea, with the upcoming Celtic Sea floating wind seabed leasing round in view.
Sumitomo Electric secures NeuConnect contract
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. has been awarded a contract from the Prysmian Group to supply 150 km of High Voltage Direct Current submarine cable for the 1.4 GW NeuConnect Interconnector.
Bechtel delivers Shannon Foynes Port Company's Vision 2041 masterplan
According to a new report, the Shannon Estuary in Ireland presents a unique opportunity and is best placed in Ireland and Europe to develop the Atlantic floating offshore wind industry and help the country reach its climate goals.
Surveys scheduled for North Irish Sea Array
Developers of the North Irish Sea Array wind farm intends to undertake a Geotechnical Site Investigation campaign on the proposed project area 7.3km from Rush, County Dublin.
First steel cutting held for Hai Long wind farm substations
Hai Long Offshore Wind Project and the consortium of Semco Maritime and PTSC Mechanical & Construction Co., Ltd. held the ceremonial first cut of steel in Vietnam in early November for two offshore substations.
German federal government inks offshore wind agreement with grid operators
The German federal government has signed an agreement with the three transmission system operators concerning connections for 30 GW of offshore wind energy to come online by 2030.
Scottish wind farm identifies potential for capacity expansion
An increase in the potential overall project capacit has been identified for the proposed Ossian Wind Farm off the East Coast of Scotland.
Sembmarine SLP celebrates Hornsea 2 contract win
Sembcorp Marine Ltd, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sembmarine SLP Limited, has been awarded the Planned Preventative Maintenance contract by Ørsted for the Hornsea 2 Offshore Wind Farm.
Crown Estate's offshore wind evidence & knowledge hub enters discovery phase
An initiative funded by The Crown Estate seeks to design and build a sector-wide open portal to help streamline the consenting process, in addition to supporting wider efforts to develop digital strategy within the UK's offshore wind industry.
Oyster tables installed at Dutch wind farm
Four oyster tables – structures made of concrete and other material on which live oysters are placed – have been installed at Luchterduinen wind farm.
French floating project secures €14.9 million in funding
Eolink, Valorem and Centrale Nantes have received a €14.9 million in funding from the French funding program “France 2030".
Prysmian Group bolsters fleet with new cable barge
Prysmian Group announced its fleet of four cable laying vessels Leonardo Da Vinci, Giulio Verne, Cable Enterprise, and Ulisse has now increased to five and the company has secured work for three French offshore wind farms.
Evonik and EnBW ink PPA for He Dreiht wind farm
Evonik has signed a long-term power purchase agreement for wind energy with the energy supplier EnBW.
Public consultation events scheduled for Caledonia wind farm
The Caledonia offshore wind farm is holding a series of public consultation events for its Offshore Scoping Report.
DNV supports Ørsted as Lenders’ Technical Advisor for Hornsea 2
DNV has completed Lenders’ Technical Due Diligence on Ørsted’s Hornsea 2 project, the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
Three UK interconnectors submit electricity licence applications
Three subsea interconnector developers have separately submitted applications to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority for an electricity interconnector licence in the UK.
Offshore wind farm divestments lift Ørsted's profits
Ørsted issued it interim report for the first nine months of 2022 and has raised its full-year EBITDA guidance.
JF Renewables and HLPE supporting Greater Changhua cable works
James Fisher Renewables announced it is working with Ho Lung Power Engineering to support offshore wind cable testing and terminations works at Ørsted’s Greater Changhua wind farm in the Taiwan Strait.
BOEM designates wind energy areas in Gulf of Mexico
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced it has finalised two Wind Energy Areas in the Gulf of Mexico which it claims has the potential to produce enough wind energy to power nearly 3 million homes.
Mainprize Offshore scores charter for MO6
Mainprize Offshore announced that following the delivery of its vessel MO6, she will be contracted to Vattenfall in March 2023 for the construction phase of Vesterhav offshore wind farms.
TEPCO Renewable Power to acquire Flotation Energy
TEPCO Renewable Power, Inc. has signed a contract with the shareholders of Flotation Energy to purchase 100% of its issued shares.
BlueFloat, Energy Estate and Elemental Group unveil New Zealand wind plans
The consortium of BlueFloat Energy, Energy Estate and Elemental Group unveiled plans to build an offshore wind farm 22 kilometres off the coast of South Taranaki, New Zealand.
First 100km of subsea cable installed for Shetland link
The first 100km of subsea cable has been installed in the North Sea as part of SSEN Transmission’s Shetland High Voltage Direct-Current link project.
Crown Estate Scotland inks agreements with ScotWind clearing projects
Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed that all three successful ScotWind Clearing applicants now have seabed option agreements in place meaning that their projects can move into the development stage.
Marsun and BAR Technologies cooperate to build workboats in Thailand
Marsun Public Limited Company, a shipbuilder and repairer in Thailand, has confirmed cooperation with marine engineering consultancy BAR Technologies.
Onshore application submitted for Pentland floating wind farm
The onshore planning application for the 100 MW Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm has now been submitted to The Highland Council.
Mainstream and Ocean Winds ink lease agreement for Shetland project
Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds have signed the seabed lease agreement with Crown Estate Scotland to the value of £36 million for the development of a 1.8 GW floating offshore wind farm off the Shetland Islands in Scotland.