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Thailand headquartered power company Gulf Energy Development has completed its acquisition of a 50% stake in an offshore wind farm located off the coast of Germany.
EDS HV Group has secured a five-year framework contract with RWE Renewables.
Greenalia, an independent power producer that deals exclusively with renewable technologies, has initiated the process for the development of four new floating offshore wind projects.
EOLOS has deployed its FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy under contract with Royal Dutch Shell, 60km off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea.
Joint venture ENGIE Solutions – Iemants (a subsidiary of Smulders) has started cutting the first steel elements for the topside of the offshore transformer station for the Hollandse Kust Noord wind farm zone.
The Danish Energy Agency has announced the launch of the tendering process for the Thor offshore wind area.
DHSS has opened an extra support base at at the Port of IJmuiden opposite its current office and warehouse location.
Two of Seacontractors' multi-purpose vessels recently supported Jan de Nul to assist at Taiwanese offshore wind farm.
The Wind Energy Cluster WAB e.V. has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with its Scottish partner DeepWind.
The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has published energy statistics for the second quarter of 2020.
Siemens Energy commissioned an eco-friendly power transmission system complementing one of China’s largest offshore 8 MW wind turbines.
50 Hertz has announced that during work on the cable route for its Ostwind 2 grid connection project, a glider bomb was found in July.
A cross-sector consortium has announced a project to design and manufacture the wind industry’s first 100% recyclable wind turbine blade.
Siemens Gamesa, MHI Vestas, Blue Water Shipping, the Dockers Union, and Port Esbjerg have come together to in an effort to improve safety within the Port of Esbjerg.
Sea and Land Project Engineering has been awarded the turbine foundation concept design contract for the Inch Cape offshore wind farm.
Van Oord’s Deep Dig-It trencher crossed the busy shipping route Rotterdam Maasmond and is on its way to the offshore Alpha jacket in the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm area.
The first of three semi-submersible floating foundations for the Kincardine offshore wind farm is being loaded out from Navantia's shipyard in Fene, Spain.
INEOS has concluded a 10-year purchase agreement for offshore wind energy with ENGIE.
Swancor Renewable Energy has announced plans to develop a 4.4 GW portfolio of offshore wind projects in the northwestern territorial waters of Miaoli County.
Ørsted held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction of a new green building at the Port of Taichung to serve as the Operations and Maintenance base for two of its offshore wind farms.
The Danish Energy Agency and the World Bank Group have presented their studies and recommendations on the development of a new offshore wind sector to the Vietnamese government.
National Grid and TenneT have announced a cooperation agreement to explore the feasibility of connecting Dutch and British wind farms to the energy systems of both countries via subsea electricity cables.
Dogger Bank Wind Farm and GE Renewable Energy have announced contracts confirming the 13 MW Haliade-X turbine for the Dogger Bank A and Dogger Bank B offshore wind farms.
Energy company Eneco has become a member of the Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports association, which represents over 85 companies and organisations active in the North Sea Canal region, with a focus on the offshore sector.
Norsk Industri will lead a project to map supply chains and develop delivery models for offshore wind in Norway.
MHI Vestas CEO Philippe Kavafyan has been elected Chair of WindEurope by the association’s Board of Directors.
The EU-funded Horizon2020 project ‘Progress on Meshed HVDC Offshore Transmission Networks’ (PROMOTioN) has presented its research results at a final online conference.
Ørsted's new Service Operations Vessel was launched this week.
Seacat Services has ordered two "next generation" multi-hull crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from naval architects, BAR Technologies, designed in partnership with Chartwell Marine. The new BARTech 30 design will work in tandem with Seacat’s existing vessel and have a focus on reducing emissions.
GMB London has called for a halt on new offshore wind farms until a local supply chain, like that for nuclear, is in place.
The Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure and Latvian Minister of Economic Affairs have signed a memorandum of understanding for the two countries to develop an offshore wind farm.
The Nezzy² floating wind turbine is being tested at sea for the first time in Greifswald Bay.
Airbus Helicopters and HTM Helicopters have signed a contract for the purchase of two additional H145 helicopters.
While the final decision is not yet in place, the Icebreaker offshore wind farm received a critical lifeline thanks to an amendment offered by Mary Mertz, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
LOC Germany has been awarded works with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement to provide remote Dynamic Positioning trials for two offshore supply vessels of the BSM fleet.
South Korean pipe manufacturer SeAH has signed an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding with Able UK to use the Able Marine Energy Park development.
A jack-up vessel is working close to shore off a Norfolk beach collecting seabed data to shape the design of Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas developments.
On the 11th, a fire broke out onboard cable lay vessel Responder off the coast of Tongyeong, South Korea.
AqualisBraemar is set to ramp up its ports and harbours unit and combine resources with offshore wind consultancy unit OWC following a surge in assignments driven by renewable energy developments.
A “fit for purpose” offshore wind planning regime is crucial if the UK is to meet its clean energy targets, Vattenfall’s UK country manager Danielle Lane told Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng yesterday.
EDS HV Group completed the substation maintenance works at RWE Renewables' Rhyl Flats project during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Iberdrola has reached an agreement with Macquarie's Green Investment Group to acquire 100% of the Japanese developer Acacia Renewables.
ODE has been awarded a contract by a Polish offshore wind developer for a wind farm in the Baltic Sea.
NKT has announced new investments in power cable transportation and logistics to support the offshore wind and interconnector markets.
Ten companies from the Norfolk and Suffolk region have secured a place in the first intake of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s industry-backed Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) New Anglia Programme.
Swire Blue Ocean intends to order a new vessel with an option for a second new-build, while planning to invest in new cranes for both Pacific Orca and Pacific Osprey.
Jan De Nul has installed the first turbine at the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project – Demonstration.
The Galloper Wind Farm team is celebrating the recent award of an ISO 14001 certificate in recognition of improved environmental performance.
GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions has secured a substation contract for the Saint-Brieuc wind farm.
Ingeteam has secured a contract as the electrical system integrator for Jan De Nul Group's heavy lift vessel.
Longitude has completed a range of environmental engineering analyses supporting the planning for upcoming export cable installation operations for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm.
Avangrid Renewables developer of the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project, has announced the opening of a new Virginia field office to support project development and help ignite a new industry off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina.
DNV GL has been appointed by National Grid ESO as a lead partner in the Offshore Wind Coordination project in Great Britain.
James Fisher Asset Information Services has provided its R2S digital twin technology to help offshore wind developer Vattenfall understand how visualisation can optimise asset management and project lifecycles.
AB Ignitis Grupė and OW Ocean Winds have formed a joint bidding agreement with for offshore wind development in Lithuania.
East Hampton Town, the East Hampton Town Trustees, and offshore wind developer Ørsted have reached agreement on the terms of a contract that would go into effect only if and when the project, known as the South Fork wind farm, gets state approval.
OHT has signed a contract for installation works at Dogger Bank B.
Ampelmann has signed its first contract in Taiwan with Seaway 7.
Japan Renewable Energy Corporation (JRE) has announced that Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. (Tohoku Electric Power) and ENEOS Corporation (ENEOS) have agreed to invest in the Happo Noshiro offshore wind project.
The Government of Ceará has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Chinese company Mingyang Smart Energy, with the intention of installing offshore wind technology off the coast of northeastern Brazil.
Orient Cable has secured a contract to provide a subsea cable system for Binh Dai offshore wind project in Vietnam.
Cloudberry Clean Energy AS's offer to the shareholders in Scanvind2 AS, the holding company of the offshore wind project Rewind Vänern, has been accepted.
MHI Vestas has finalised a purchase agreement in Taiwan to secure transformer technology, which converts electricity to a higher voltage for long range transmission to shore. The technology will be used at three offshore wind farms.
Pilot Energy Limited has moved to acquire complete ownership in Offshore Petroleum Exploration License WA-481-P. It contains one of the highest quality offshore wind resources in all of Australia and covers the area where Pilot aims to develop of the Mid West Wind & Solar Project.
Ørsted has selected banks as Lead Arrangers for its second green bond offering in Taiwan
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has voted unanimously to open the application window for the State’s second solicitation of offshore wind capacity.
European Energy A/S has closed the book on a new oversubscribed hybrid green bond at EUR 75 million at 6.125 per cent interest.
Express Offshore Solutions and its Taiwanese partner Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd have completed the transportation of 84 pin piles for the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Wind farm Phase 1 Project.
Anna Borg has been appointed President and CEO of Vattenfall.
ENGIE Fabricom has secured a contract with a major offshore wind provider to analyse the current performance and suitability of its monopile foundations on over 50 wind turbines.
Equinor has entered into an agreement with BP to sell 50% of non-operated interests in two of its offshore wind assets on the US east coast.
Ørsted's Board of Directors has appointed Mads Nipper CEO and Group President of Ørsted as of 1 January 2021.
Equinor, Jera and J-Power have partnered up to jointly evaluate and work towards submitting a bid for offshore wind power projects off the coasts of Noshiro and Yurihonjo in Akita Prefecture in Japan.
MHI Vestas has concluded a purchase agreement with the Fassmer Atech Composites Taiwan Ltd. (FACT) joint venture for local supply of spinner covers and nacelle covers.
Ørsted has signed crew transfer vessels contracts to charter five ships for two of its Taiwanese offshore wind farms.
The first six transition pieces for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm have arrived from Great Britain at the Buss Terminal in Eemshaven, Netherlands.
Montrose Port Authority and SSE Renewables have finalised plans for the operations and maintenance base for the Seagreen offshore wind farm.
Solstad Offshore ASA has signed an agreement with Ørsted for hire of one of its vessels to support Ørsted on its two of its offshore wind farms in Taiwan.
Scottish Borders Council’s planning committee has approved plans for an Operations and Maintenance building for Neart na Gaoithe.
On 7th September 2020, the construction of Windpark Fryslân kicked off with the driving of the first of the 89 foundation piles in the bottom of the IJsselmeer.
The Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha substation jacket foundation was installed off the Dutch coast over the weekend.
Ailes Marines has awarded two French companies contracts to construct the electrical substation for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm.
Iemants and ENGIE Solutions have secured a contract to construct an offshore substation for the Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm.
Windhoist has secured a contract to support the Moray East offshore wind farm off the Scottish coast.
Huisman has completed the lifting of the first batch of offshore wind monopiles with its 2,600mt Skyhook quayside crane at its facility in China.
Pilot Energy Limited has announced that it is commencing a detailed feasibility study to pursue the development of a project to combine offshore and onshore wind energy with solar power.
IDEOL and BRIDON-BEKAERT ROPES GROUP (BBRG) have signed a partnership aimed to develop a new synthetic mooring solution to for floating offshore wind developments.
Ailes Marines has launched a drilling testing campaign off northwestern France for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm.
Donfang Wind Power and Shanghai Electric have been commissioned to deliver turbines and ancillary equipment for the Changle Area C in China.
Crown Estate Scotland has announced a £500,000 fund for the development of offshore wind in Scotland.
The Lithuanian Ministry of Energy has submitted draft legislation to support the development of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea.
Van Oord has installed the final foundation for the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, ahead of schedule.