Offshore Wind News


Naval Energies, SIDS DOCK to Support OTEC

Oct 17, 2019

A UN-recognized initiative Small Island Developing States (SIDS DOCK) and Naval Energies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support the development of marine renewable energy.Under the agreement SIDS and Naval Energies will collaborate…

Seagreen Opts for MHI Vestas Turbines

Oct 17, 2019

Danish wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for Scotland’s newest and largest offshore wind farm.SSE Renewables is building Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm…

Orsted Chooses CWind Hybrid SES

Oct 16, 2019

Offshore wind farms service provider has signed a long-term charter contract agreement with Ørsted, to deliver the world’s first hybrid powered Surface Effect Ship (SES) to Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farms.The agreement between Ørsted and CWind…

Deutsche Windtechnik Bags Borkum West Deal

Oct 15, 2019

Deutsche Windtechnik,  a specialist in the maintenance and repair of wind turbines, has secured a turbine maintenance contract from Trianel for a 200MW offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.The deal covers the Borkum West 2.2 project, with…

Dominion Gets BOEM Nod Virginia OWF

Oct 15, 2019

American power and energy company  Dominion Energy has received two key determinations from the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding the design, fabrication and installation of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project…

Denmark to Help Vietnam for Offshore Wind

Oct 14, 2019

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Electricity and Renewable Energy Authority (EREA) of Vietnam have initiated a partnership with the purpose of mapping the potential for offshore wind off the coast of Vietnam.The Southeast Asian nation…

Crown Estate Opens Offshore Wind Round 4

Oct 14, 2019

The Crown Estate has officially opened the Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, which will offer seabed rights for at least 7GW of new projects in the waters around England and Wales.'The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) for Offshore Wind Leasing…

UK to Account for 35% Offshore Wind in Europe

Oct 13, 2019

The UK will account for 35% of the growth in offshore wind over the next five years, followed by the Netherlands and Germany, said , according to WindEurope’s new ‘Wind Energy Outlook to 2023’.In the next five years 22 GW of wind energy capacity…

Windhoist Completes Hornsea One work

Oct 10, 2019

Windhoist UK, the wind turbine erection company, have now successfully completed all Pre-assembly operations at Hornsea 1, the world’s largest offshore wind power plant to date, comprising of 174 x Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbines…

Ideol, Taisei Sign Floating Wind Deal in Japan

Oct 10, 2019

French floating foundations specialist Ideol and Taisei Corp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint development and promotion of concrete foundations for floating offshore wind in Japan using Ideol’s Damping Pool technology…

EDS HV Wins Kincardine Grid Contract

Oct 09, 2019

UK based high voltage engineering company EDS HV Group has provided grid connection system studies to the 50MW Kincardine floating offshore wind farm off Scotland's Aberdeen coast.EDS was contracted by Spanish developer and construction company…

JERA Buys Majority Stake in Taiwan's Formosa 2

Oct 09, 2019

Japanese energy group JERA, , a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric Power, has agreed to acquire a 49% stake in the 376MW Formosa 2 project being developed off the west coast of Taiwan.Completion of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals…

Crown Estate Hosts Round 4 Bid Talks

Oct 09, 2019

The Crown Estate, which acts as manager of the seabed around England, Wales and Northern Ireland, has hosted a Round 4 bidders day to give offshore wind developers further insight into how it will run the 7GW seabed rights auction.More than…

Final Turbine Installed at Taiwan 1st OWF

Oct 09, 2019

Formosa 1 announced that the installation of all 20 wind turbines for phase 2 of the project has now been completed.Formosa 1 is the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan and will be able to supply 128,000 households with clean power…

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