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Ireland Grants MACs for Seven Proposed Offshore Wind Projects

Dec 27, 2022

Ireland's Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, on Friday issued Maritime Area Consents (MACs) to the first phase of seven offshore wind projects.The government said the MACs granting represented a significant…

Norwegian Government Backs Project to Develop Offshore Charging Solutions

Dec 21, 2022

The Norwegian government awarded Maritime CleanTech partner Vard Group and the Ocean Charger project partners 38 million NOK (approx. US$3.9 million) for the development of offshore charging solutions that would support zero-emissions operations at offshore wind farms…

Poland and the Baltics Eye Growth in Offshore Wind

Dec 21, 2022

Poland and the three Baltic countries, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, present a significant opportunity to expand offshore wind generation beyond the Baltic waters of Denmark, Germany and Sweden. Driven by the need to decarbonize energy supply and increase energy security…

Vattenfall: Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone's Capacity Expanded to More Than 4.2 GW

Dec 21, 2022

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall said Wednesday that the capacity for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone in the UK would be increased to more than 4.2 GW.Vattenfall said that the expansion would not have any extra impact on local residents, with the construction taking place within existing plans…

RWE Selects Offshore Construction Base for Giant Offshore Wind Project in the UK

Dec 21, 2022

German renewable energy firm RWE has selected Port of Blyth as offshore construction base for its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects.'Commissioned in December 2000, Blyth was home to the UK’s first offshore wind turbine pilot project…

Seajacks Lines Up Transport & Install Work for WTIV Nessie

Dec 19, 2022

Eneti announced on Monday that its subsidiary Seajacks UK has signed a contract with an undisclosed client to transport and install offshore wind turbines for a project commencing in the first half of 2025.The contract will be performed by the…

Shell, Mitsubishi's Eneco Win Rights to Build 760MW Wind Farm in Dutch North Sea

Dec 16, 2022

Shell and Mitsubishi's subsidiary Eneco have won the bid to build an offshore wind farm at Hollandse Kust (west) lot VI, located in the North Seaoffshore the Netherlands. Shell said Thursday that the project would have an installed capacity of approximately 760 MW…

How Do Floating Wind Turbines Work?

Dec 12, 2022

Northern California has some of the strongest offshore winds in the U.S., with immense potential to produce clean energy. But it also has a problem. Its continental shelf drops off quickly, making building traditional wind turbines directly on the seafloor costly if not impossible…

First US Floating Wind Auction Closes

Dec 07, 2022

Five developers selected to build the first floating wind farms in U.S. federal watersTo support the California Energy Commission’s planning goals of 2-5 GW of offshore wind by 2030 and 25 GW by 2045 as well as a federal target to deploy 15 GW of floating wind by 2035…

Update: European Firms Capture Most Leases in California Offshore Wind Auction

Dec 07, 2022

The U.S. government's first-ever sale of offshore wind development rights off the coast of California drew $757.1 million in high bids, mainly from European companies seeking a foothold in the U.S. wind-power industry's expansion to the Pacific Ocean…

California Offshore Wind Sale Ends First Day with $400M in High Bids

Dec 07, 2022

The United States' first sale of offshore wind development rights off the coast of California attracted more than $400 million in bids on Tuesday from companies seeking a foothold in the domestic industry's expansion to the Pacific Ocean.The auction…

U.S. Starts First California Coast Offshore Wind Lease Sale

Dec 06, 2022

The United States on Tuesday is set to kick off the first sale of offshore wind development rights for waters off the coast of California, expanding the nascent domestic industry to the Pacific Ocean.The auction is a major milestone in the Biden…

BOEM and NOAA Announce Joint Strategy for Fisheries Surveys

Dec 05, 2022

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries will work together to address potential impacts of offshore wind energy development on NOAA Fisheries’ scientific surveys, which help to manage the United States’s fisheries…

SSE Renewables Says 75% of Jacket Foundations Installed at Seagreen Wind Farm

Dec 05, 2022

SSE Renewables has informed that 75% of the jacket foundation substructures have been installed at the Seagreen offshore wind farm site. SSE Renewables is developing the wind farm in partnership with the French firm TotalEnergies.'We’re celebrating a new milestone at Seagreen…

Equinor Sticks to Renewables Profit Goal amid Bottlenecks and Competition

Dec 02, 2022

Norwegian energy firm Equinor's renewables business faces rising supply chain bottlenecks and strong rivalry for new projects, but will not compromise on its 4-8% investment return target, the head of the unit told Reuters.While still largely an oil and gas producer…

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