Offshore Wind News

Eni's Plentitude, Simply Blue Group to Build Floating Offshore Wind Farms in Italy

Jan 17, 2023

Plenitude, a division of Eni, and Simply Blue Group, an Irish developer of offshore renewable energy, have signed a deal to work together on a pipeline of new floating offshore wind projects in Italy. 'Through this collaboration, the parties…

Statkraft and CIP Team Up for Large-scale Offshore Wind Development in Ireland

Jan 17, 2023

Norway's Statkraft and Denmark's Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have partnered up to develop up to 2.2 gigawatts of offshore wind in Ireland. This partnership will see CIP acquire a 50% stake in Statkraft’s offshore wind portfolio in Ireland…

First Turbines at Parkwind's Baltic Sea Wind Farm Start Generating Power

Jan 17, 2023

The first turbines at Parkwind's Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany have started electricity production. According to Parkwind, Arcadis Ost 1 has been delivering power to the German grid since January 12, 2023.The 257 MW offshore wind farm is located in the German section of the Baltic Sea…

US Offshore Wind: Our Interconnected Future

Jan 16, 2023

It will take a team effort that spans sectors and even industries to meet the United States’ goal of 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030, writes Greg Lennon, ABS Vice President, Global Offshore Wind.As the United States offshore wind (OSW) industry…

Naming Ceremony Held for Edda Wind's CSOV

Jan 16, 2023

Edda Wind, the Norwegian offshore wind vessel owner, held a naming ceremony for its 'Edda Boreas' commissioning service operation vessel on Saturday.The traditional ceremony where a bottle of champagne was sacrificed for good luck took place at Gondan Shipbuilders in Spain…

RWE Agrees to Sell Electricity from German North Sea Wind Farms to 12 Large Clients

Jan 16, 2023

German offshore wind developer RWE has signed deals with eleven German industrial clients and one large municipal utility to supply them with electricity generated by its offshore wind farms Nordsee Ost and Amrumbank West.Both wind farms are…

Ørsted Seeks Permits for 15 GW New Offshore Wind in Sweden

Jan 16, 2023

Denmark's Ørsted has applied for permits to build 15 gigawatts (GW) of new Swedish offshore wind capacity, which could be up and running by 2032, helping to lower power prices and foster new green industries, the company said on Monday. These applications come on top of existing plans for 3 GW…

Boskalis Wins U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Installation Deal

Jan 16, 2023

Dutch marine services firm Boskalis has won a contract with an undisclosed client to construct a large offshore wind farm in the United States.Boskalis will transport and install the wind turbine foundations and power cables. The company said it would deploy two crane vessels…

Marco Polo Marine Partners Up with S. Korean Firms for Offshore Wind Work

Jan 13, 2023

Marco Polo Marine, a Singapore-listed offshore vessel company, has entered the South Korean market with a 'landmark' Memorandum of Understanding signed with South Korean companies Namsung Shipping Co., Ltd. and HA Energy Co., Ltd. (“HA-E”).Under the MoU…

Vessel Retrofits Could Accelerate U.S. Offshore Wind Development

Jan 13, 2023

The U.S. Administration’s strategy to fast-track offshore wind development is exciting for overseas shipbuilders and service providers in the field. Joint ventures meeting Jones Act requirements will support accelerating development. Some question…

Mingyang Unveils Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine with 'Beyond 18MW' Capacity

Jan 13, 2023

China's Mingyang Smart Energy on Friday announced the launch of next flagship offshore wind turbine – the MySE 18.X-28X - 'going beyond the 18MW threshold.' This means that, at the time of writing, this is the most powerful offshore wind turbine announced so far…

Gusting Forward: U.S. Gov't to Simplify Offshore Wind Rules to Meet Climate Goals

Jan 13, 2023

The U.S. Department of the Interior will reform its regulations for the development of wind energy facilities on the country's outer continental shelf to help meet crucial climate goals, it said in a statement on Thursday.The proposed rule changes…

TenneT, Petrofac, Hitachi Energy Pen Deals for 2GW Offshore Converter Stations

Jan 13, 2023

Today Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT has signed deals with Hitachi Energy and Petrofac for early works in support of TenneT’s 2GW Program. The companies will start preparatory work and detailed engineering to ensure timely…

Offshore Wind: Allseas Wins Deal to Install HVDC Converter Station in UK North Sea

Jan 12, 2023

Offshore installation services firm Allseas has won a transport and installation contract as part of Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project offshore Norfolk, UK.Aker Solutions and Siemens Energy will provide grid connection infrastructure for the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm…

RWE Selects Siemens Gamesa's Giant Wind Turbines for Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 12, 2023

German offshore wind farm developer RWE has selected Siemens Gamesa's SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines, of almost 15 MW each, for its Thor wind farm in the Danish North Sea. With its 1GW capacity, Thor will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm once completed…

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