Archive for offshore wind – Page 27

Siemens Wins Offshore Order For 385 MW German Baltic Sea Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 25, 2016

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation and commissioning of 60 direct-drive offshore turbines for the Arkona wind farm, located roughly 35 kilometers northeast of the island of Rugen in the German Baltic Sea. When it comes online [Read More]

DONG Energy Signs Workboat Deal For 580 MW Race Bank Offshore Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 22, 2016

DONG Energy and Seacat Services, a U.K.-based vessel operator supporting the offshore energy industry, have confirmed a two-year, four-workboat deal to support construction of the 580 MW Race Bank offshore wind farm, located about 16.8 miles off Blakeney Point on [Read More]

Northland Announces Project Milestone For 332 MW Nordsee One

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2016

Toronto, Ontario-based Northland Power Inc. says the installation of all 54 foundations, including monopiles and transition pieces, for the 332 MW Nordsee One offshore wind project has been completed six weeks ahead of schedule. The work was done by Nordsee [Read More]

In Letter To Governor, Fishermen’s Urges Passage Of N.J. Offshore Wind Bill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2016

Wind developer Fishermen’s Energy is urging Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., to sign S.988, an offshore wind bill recently passed by the New Jersey General Assembly. In a March 23 letter to the governor, Chris Wissemann, CEO of Fishermen’s, says the [Read More]

Statoil, Scottish Partners Launch Battery Storage Project For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 21, 2016

Under a new memorandum of understanding (MOU), the Scottish government, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and Scottish Enterprise are developing Batwind, a battery storage solution for offshore wind. Batwind – to be piloted at the Hywind project, located 25 [Read More]

N.J. Assembly OKs Offshore Bill Fishermen’s Says ‘Cannot Be Ignored’

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2016

A similar bill was pocket vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie earlier this year, but the offshore developer believes the “political calculus” is different now.

BOEM Defines 81,000-Acre Wind Energy Area Offshore New York

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2016

As part of President Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has defined an approximately 81,130-acre wind energy area (WEA) in federal waters offshore New York for potential commercial [Read More]

Another 400 MW Floating Wind Request Comes In For BOEM

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

Following the receipt of another unsolicited lease request for a floating offshore wind project offshore Oahu, Hawaii, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is publishing a call for information and nominations in order to initiate a competitive planning [Read More]

MHI Vestas Named Preferred Supplier For Belgian Offshore Wind Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 18, 2016

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been awarded preferred-supplier status with its V164-8.0 MW turbines for the 370 MW Norther offshore wind power plant in the Belgian North Sea. The project is owned by Norther N.V., with two shareholders, Eneco (50%) [Read More]

N.J. Senate Passes Another Bill That Could Help Fishermen’s Offshore Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 12, 2016

New Jersey state legislators continue to show their support for offshore wind energy, having advanced another bill that would make utility regulators review Fishermen’s Energy’s proposed project yet again. In a 23-11 vote Thursday, the New Jersey Senate passed S.B.988, [Read More]