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Equinor’s (EQNR) Empire Wind 1 Gets Final Approval in New York

NY, United States

Equinor ASA EQNR, the Norwegian state-owned energy giant, has secured approval from the New York State Public Service Commission to commence construction of its Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm, as announced by governor Kathy Hochul’s office on Thursday. The 810 MW Empire Wind 1 project is a significant step toward New York’s ambitious goal of… Read More

Floating turbines could be future of offshore wind industry

ME, United States

As waves grew and gusts increased, a wind turbine bobbed gently, its blades spinning with a gentle woosh. The tempest reached a crescendo with little drama other than splashing water. The uneventful outcome is exactly what engineers aimed for. The demonstration featuring a 13-foot-tall floating wind turbine in an indoor pool aimed to ensure it… Read More

Construction giant Skanska awarded multimillion-dollar contract to transform major seaport into one of nation’s largest offshore wind projects — here’s its expected potential

NY, United States

In a major step forward for clean energy, construction giant Skanska has been awarded an $861 million contract to transform the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into one of the nation’s largest offshore wind ports, according to Electrek. This critical infrastructure project, set to run through 2026, will support the 2.1-gigawatt Empire Wind project currently being developed in multiple… Read More

Vestas has signed a conditional agreement for an offshore project with a total capacity above 1 GW in Northern Europe


Vestas has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of turbines for a large-scale offshore wind power project with two construction phases in Northern Europe with a combined capacity above Vestas’ current disclosure threshold of 1 GW. If and when the agreement translates into firm and unconditional orders, Vestas will disclose these in accordance with… Read More

The Economic Promise of Offshore Wind in Maine

ME, United States

Offshore wind holds great promise for Maine. Floating offshore wind in the Gulf of Maine is expected to generate about half of the electricity Maine needs by 2040 by providing a reliable source of renewable energy. This will bring a once-in-a-century opportunity to create good-paying jobs for Maine workers now and into the future. And… Read More

Winds of change

World ,

As the world sets its sights on a decarbonised future, the power potential of the ocean beckons with a solution: floating offshore wind. This industry, buoyed by ambitious targets and technological advancements, promises to be a critical player in the production of clean, abundant renewable energy. However, harnessing its potential requires more than just new… Read More

Hy2Gen USA & Ocean Energy Sign MOU to Explore Offshore Wind Locations for Renewable Fuel Production

OR, United States

Wind power for renewable hydrogen: Hy2gen USA and Ocean Connect Energy sign Memorandum of Understanding Hy2gen USA Inc. and Ocean Connect Energy Inc. will explore offshore wind locations to supply renewable fuel production with wind energy   A collaborative working group is set to investigate opportunities for synergies in the USA and worldwide    Co-development between hydrogen… Read More

VARD to build two construction/service vessels for wind work offshore Taiwan


An unnamed Taiwanese company has contracted VARD to design and build two offshore wind commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV), both of the new VARD 4 39 design. These will operate both as a service vessel for the wind farms and for the offshore construction and installation phase. Both will have a large external deck and a hull… Read More

Heavy-lift vessel departs to install Dominion Energy offshore wind monopiles

VA, United States

The vessel carrying monopiles for Dominion Energy’s offshore wind project has departed the Port of Virginia (POV). Dominion Spokesperson Jeremy Slayton said crews loaded the Orion heavy lift vessel with six monopile foundations before its departure to the construction zone, nearly 30 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. “It is able to handle six monopile foundations… Read More

To go big on offshore wind, we must invest in seaport infrastructure

CA, United States

California has plans to tap into the abundant and reliable energy of offshore wind that blows far off our coastline to reach a much-needed future powered by 100% clean energy. The state established an ambitious goal to power more than 25 million homes with renewable offshore wind energy by 2045, which along with solar power and batteries… Read More

Jumbo Offshore set to start Yunlin monopiles removal


Jumbo Offshore will kick off its work on removing the monopiles at the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. In the coming days, the company’s DP2 heavy-lift crane vessel Fairplayer will commence work.  Earlier this year, Jumbo Offshore was able to add the monopile removal to its existing scope of work. Under the extended contract… Read More

Maryland signs new offshore wind law

MD, United States

The US east coast state of Maryland has signed new legislation aimed at keeping the state’s offshore wind goals on track. The law allows qualified offshore wind developers to apply for outstanding Offshore Renewable Energy Credits created as a result of changes in the market and to add additional capacity to existing projects. The new… Read More

1st-Ever American-Built Offshore Wind Service Operations Vessel

United States

600+ Workers Across Three U.S. Gulf States Built a “Floating Home Base” for Offshore Wind Technicians Supporting Ørsted’s Northeast Wind Farms America’s offshore wind energy supply chain is marking a major milestone, with the christening of the first-ever American-built, owned, and crewed offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV), which will play a key role in… Read More

Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Boreas successfully launched


Van Oord’s new offshore installation vessel Boreas was successfully launched at the Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd. shipyard in China. The Boreas’ dual fuel engine set is able to run on methanol and is purpose-built for the transport and installation of the next generation foundations and turbines at offshore wind farms. Commercial availably is expected in… Read More

QatarEnergy to acquire two new exploration blocks offshore Egypt


QatarEnergy has signed a farm-in agreement with ExxonMobil to acquire a 40% participating interest in two exploration blocks offshore Egypt. Under the terms of the agreement, which is subject to customary approvals by the government of Egypt, QatarEnergy will acquire a 40% working interest in each of the “Cairo” and “Masry” Offshore Concession Agreements, while… Read More

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