July 12, 2023
With capacities of 2 GW and 1 GW respectively, these two offshore wind farms will provide a volume of electricity equivalent to the consumption of over 3,000,000 homes.
July 06, 2023
Avangrid has awarded TDI-Brooks a shallow water geotechnical site investigation survey at block OCSA-0508, also known as Kitty Hawk Wind. The data collected will inform the design of the export cable and inter-array packages.
ABS publishes “industry first” floating offshore wind substation safety, technical standards requirements
July 04, 2023
Together with input from offshore wind project developers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of substations, and transportation and installation (T&I) companies, ABS developed the Requirements for Offshore Substations and Electrical Service Platforms, which addresses not only fixed bottom substations but also includes new information for the rapidly increasing project size of global floating projects.
July 03, 2023
PGS was awarded a large offshore wind farm site characterization contract in the U.S. by a renewable energy company. PGS will use the Sanco Swift, which is rigged as an offshore wind site characterization vessel.
June 30, 2023
Seaway7’s scope of work includes the transport, logistics and installation of 95 monopile foundations, associated seabed preparation and scour protection along with the engineering, supply and installation of the 95 inner-array cables.
Many practices and technologies used in the offshore oil industry can be adapted to facilitate a timely, economically feasible energy transition. One example is transforming riserless casing drilling technology into a subsea anchoring system, which decreases the cost of offshore wind electricity by minimizing capital expenses.
June 20, 2023
For support vessels moving between turbines or rigs during a single shift, OCTOPUS Operational Planner forecasts vessel workability across multiple sites, benefiting decisions on deployment, safety, efficiency and sustainability.
June 15, 2023
Several of the Grampian Tyne crew have undertaken the firm’s bespoke pathway training developed for experienced seafarers to gain the required workboat qualifications, to push industry best practice, alongside hands on experience on the firm’s fleet of hybrid-electric powered SOV workboats.
Semco Maritime, partners awarded offshore wind contract for Poland’s largest renewable energy project
June 13, 2023
The offshore wind farm will have a capacity of approximately 1.5 GW and will be Poland’s largest-ever renewable energy project, with 107 wind turbines producing enough green energy to cover the power consumption of approximately 2.4 million Polish households.
May 31, 2023
The plan is part of a wider deal between the government and most of the opposition parties to build new offshore wind power capacity of as much as 14 gigawatts, or enough to provide electricity to about 14 million European households.
May 25, 2023
Supply Chain and People Director Katy Heidenreich says that unless development and approval processes are sped up, and the skills and expertise of the existing offshore oil and gas workforce are transferred, the UK could lose its early-mover advantage.
May 23, 2023
This decision is based on several challenges facing the project, including technology availability, rising cost and a strained timetable to deliver on the original concept. The authorities have been informed about the decision.
CNOOC connects world’s first semi-submersible “double hundred” deep-sea floating wind project to grid
May 22, 2023
The offshore wind project's main production facility, "Haiyou Guanlan," is China's first deep-sea floating wind power platform that supplies power to offshore oilfield under the most challenging oceanic conditions.
May 09, 2023
The scope of the project involves the engineering, procurement, construction, offshore hook-up and commissioning of two Offshore Substation Platforms for the Empire Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms located about 20 miles south of Long Island, east of the Rockaways.
May 05, 2023
Located over 130 km off the northeast coast of England, Dogger Bank Wind Farm will be, at the time of completion, the world’s largest offshore wind farm and will be capable of powering 6 million British homes.
In this executive summary of a larger strategy outline, the U.S. Department of Energy sets out its strategic contributions toward 30 gigawatts of offshore wind power generation and beyond.
April 21, 2023
The consortium made up of Dragados Offshore – a subsidiary of Cobra IS – and Siemens Energy has been awarded by TenneT a contract to design, build and install the three offshore windfarm energy converter platforms in the North Sea.
April 20, 2023
The joint venture would benefit from the best-in-class experience of both partners across their respective core businesses providing offshore services.
Havfram Wind orders “state-of-the-art” installation vessel to reduce emission for offshore wind projects
April 18, 2023
The NG20000X vessel has the capability of installing offshore wind turbines with a rotor diameter of more than 300 meters, as well as XXL monopiles weighing up to 3,000 tons at water depths of up to 70 meters.
April 18, 2023
Seagreen will be Scotland's largest offshore wind farm and will have the capacity to power over 1.6 million homes. The installation of the foundations has been carried out by the Saipem 7000 vessel, one of the largest semi-submersible crane vessels in the world, during a series of offshore campaigns.
April 17, 2023
The Defense Department’s concerns, which come on top of other conflicts identified by the U.S. Coast Guard, have spooked renewable power developers and U.S. East Coast states counting on mid-Atlantic wind farms to meet clean energy and climate goals.