Offshore Wind News

HeliService to Provide Offshore Helicopter Services for Vestas in Taiwan

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore wind turbine maker Vestas has recently signed a long-term deal with German offshore helicopter service firm HeliService to support Vestas' offshore wind projects in Taiwan.Starting from the summer of 2023, HeliService will provide…

Norside to Convert Platform Supplier into Offshore Wind W2W Vessel

Jan 21, 2022

Norwegian shipowning company Norside has taken ownership of Blue Ship Invest’s platform supply vessel ‘Farland’ and will convert it into a walk-to-work vessel for the offshore wind industry.'The PX121 design by Ulstein has once more proven to be a preferred design for conversions into new segments…

Japanese Firms Team Up to Reduce Cost of Floating Offshore Wind

Jan 21, 2022

Japanese companies JERA, MODEC, Toyo Construction, and Furukawa Electric have received a notice of acceptance of their joint grant application, under the Green Innovation Fund program of NEDO, to conduct a project to develop cost-reducing technology…

Ørsted, S. Korean Utilities Sign Deals for 1.6 GW Incheon Offshore Wind Project

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore wind giant Ørsted has signed memoranda of understanding with Korean state-owned utilities Korea Southern Power (KOSPO) and Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) for the development of the 1.6 GW Incheon offshore wind project.The MoU signing…

Hellenic Cables Wins Another Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm Order

Jan 20, 2022

Cenergy Holdings' Hellenic Cables has won an offshore wind farm array cable contract with DEME Offshore, for the supply of cables for the Dogger Bank C, the third phase of the 3.6GW Dogger Bank project in the UK North Sea.'Already the designated cables’ supplier for Dogger Bank A and B…

EDS HV Secures Work on Iberdrola's Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 20, 2022

James Fisher Renewables's subsidiary EDS HV Group has won a contract to provide the high voltage safety management commissioning phase at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm, off the coast of the German region of Pomerania.The contract…

Aker Offshore Wind 'Confident' Despite ScotWind Disappointment

Jan 20, 2022

Norway-based offshore wind developer Aker Offshore Wind said Thursday it remained committed to its strategy and to developing its international project portfolio despite the disappointing result in the ScotWind leasing round where the company did not secure any project licenses…

Construction of New York’s First Offshore Wind Farm Set to Start as Final Approval Granted

Jan 20, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has granted Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for the South Fork Wind, New York’s first offshore wind farm, Ørsted confirmed Thursday. This is the final decision…

TenneT CEO Says Bringing in Private Investors Not Ruled Out

Jan 19, 2022

European power transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT might bring in private co-owners at some point to support huge investments needed to build up power links fit for the continent's renewable energy expansion, its CEO said.'We all agree that the energy transition in general…

UK: ABP Gets Marine License for Lowestoft Eastern Energy Facility for Offshore Wind Support

Jan 19, 2022

UK's Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has recently granted a marine license to Associated British Ports (ABP) for the development of the Lowestoft Eastern Energy Facility (LEEF) for offshore wind.This followed a period of collaboration and joint working…

BV to Provide Project Certification for 100MW Celtic Sea Floating Wind Farm

Jan 19, 2022

Bureau Veritas (BV) has said it has been selected to carry out the project certification of Erebus floating wind farm in the Celtic Sea, in Wales, UK.Located 44km from the Pembrokeshire coastline in up to 75 meters water depth, the 100MW Erebus…

NY Offshore Wind: Evaluating Sea-shore Interconnections

Jan 18, 2022

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced the start of a major analytical project to understand transmission interconnections between offshore wind turbines and land-based points of interconnection (POIs)…

Op/Ed: ScotWind Turns Blue Monday Green

Jan 18, 2022

Maybe yesterday should be renamed Green Monday rather than Blue Monday. It was certainly a day to celebrate the ambition for renewable energy in Scotland as the ScotWind licensing round was announced with provision for significantly more GW than anticipated…

Fred. Olsen, Vattenfall to Build 798MW Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Jan 18, 2022

Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall 50/50 partnership was successful as bidder in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind offshore wind leasing round.The partnership has been awarded the rights to develop a floating offshore wind farm site located 67km off the east coast…

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