Offshore Wind News

US Approves Construction for Orsted's Ocean Wind Project off New Jersey

Jul 05, 2023

The Biden administration on Wednesday approved construction of an offshore windfarm that will generate 1,100 megawatts of power from up to 98 turbines off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, becoming the third such project in the United States…

McDermott Starts Construction of TenneT's BorWin6 HVDC Converter Platform

Jul 05, 2023

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott held a first steel-cutting ceremony at its Jebel Ali fabrication yard in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to mark the start of construction for the BorWin6 980MW high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) project for TenneT…

Glamox Illuminates World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 05, 2023

Glamox provided a lighting system for the first substation built for the world’s largest offshore wind farm at Dogger Bank, offshore the UK.The giant unmanned structure is one of three offshore high-voltage direct current (HVDC) substations being built for Dogger Bank…

Edda Boreas CSOV Starts Dogger Bank Contract

Jul 05, 2023

Edda Wind's recently delivered Edda Boreas Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) has started the contract to support commissioning operations at the world’s largest offshore wind farm - the Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm in the UK - for the next two years…

Report: Abu Dhabi's Masdar to Join Iberdrola's Baltic Sea Wind Farm Project

Jul 05, 2023

Spanish utility Iberdrola has signed an exclusive deal with Abu Dhabi's Masdar to develop a 476 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm in German waters in the Baltic Sea, Expansion newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified market sources…

Sevan Unveils Concrete Construction Option for Its Floating Wind Foundation

Jul 04, 2023

Offshore engineering and design company Sevan, best known for designing cylindrical offshore facilities such as FPSOs and offshore rigs, and which in 2021 announced entry in the floating wind game with its SWACH floating wind foundation design…

Subsea 7 and EnBW Join Forces to Explore Offshore Wind-Powered Hydrogen Production

Jul 04, 2023

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 and German power supplier EnBW have signed a  Memorandum of Understanding to jointly explore offshore wind-powered hydrogen production concepts. Subsea 7 and EnBW will study the technical and commercial elements of green offshore hydrogen production…

'World's First' 115m+ Rotor Blade Test Rig for Offshore Wind Turbines Unveiled in Germany

Jul 04, 2023

Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES’ new 115m+ rotor blade test rig was recently inaugurated in Bremerhaven, Germany.The new rotor blade test rig, dubbed the first of its kind in the world, according to Fraunhofer IWES, offers…

Norway: Consortium Chooses Preferred Floating Wind Foundations Supplier

Jul 04, 2023

EDF Renewables and Deep Wind Offshore said Tuesday they were cooperating with Norwegian supplier Moreld Ocean Wind for the floating solution at the offshore wind development on Utsira Nord.EDF Renewables has been working with offshore wind developer…

Ocean Winds Pushes to Develop Offshore Wind Farms in Australia

Jul 04, 2023

Ocean Winds, a joint venture between Portugal's main utility EDP  and French company Engie, said on Tuesday it had lodged applications with the Australian government to develop offshore wind farms off the coast of Victoria.The JV, which participated…

In a First for Norway, TGS Deploys LiDAR Buoy for Offshore Wind Development

Jul 04, 2023

Offshore energy industry data services provider TGS has recently deployed the first-ever LiDAR buoy measurement campaign to support Norwegian offshore wind development. 'This event represents the first industry-led investment and installation…

Jan De Nul and Hellenic Cables to Deliver Offshore Cables for German Offshore Wind Projects

Jul 04, 2023

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul Group, in partnership with power cable maker Hellenic Cables, has won a contract from TenneT for the turnkey delivery of three HVAC offshore grid connection cables for the offshore wind farms to be developed in zones N-3…

HLP's Jacket Loading Approach Promises up to 60% Reduction in Offshore Wind Farm Logistics Costs

Jul 03, 2023

Adopting a new approach to marshaling and load-out of wind farm jackets could cut logistics costs for project developers by as much as 60%, according to Heavy Lift Projects (HLP).HLP is an offshore wind farm logistics firm set up in 2021 to…

ABS Issues Safety, Technical Guideline for Floating Offshore Wind Substations

Jul 03, 2023

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published requirements addressing safety and technical standards for floating offshore wind substations in what has been described as an industry first. Together with input from offshore wind project developers…

Prysmian to Supply Inter-Array Cables for Ørsted's Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 03, 2023

Prysmian Group said Monday it had been awarded a new contract by Denmark-based offshore wind farm giant Ørsted to supply inter-array subsea cables for the Hornsea 3 offshore wind farm, located 160 km off the Yorkshire coast, UK. Once constructed…

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