offshore wind farm News

  • SgurrEnergy advises on investment in world’s first floating offshore wind farm

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, acted as technical advisor for the investment in Hywind floating offshore wind farm. Located off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, it is the world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore wind farm. This project is an important milestone between demonstration and full commercialisation of floating wind.  ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing Worldwide

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing Worldwide' which gives Product Innovation, Public Policy and development in Offshore wind farm Manufacturing worldwide. Offshore Wind Farm Manufacturing WorldwideThe global move to offshore wind farm ...


  • Kent offshore wind farm to be extended

    One of the first offshore wind farms built in the UK has been given the go-ahead for an extension today by Energy Secretary Edward Davey. Up to 17 new turbines will be added to Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, which already hosts 30 turbines. The wind farm – off the coast of North Kent - has been operational since 2005. Its existing capacity level would be expected ...

  • RWE offshore wind farm attracts new investor

    RWE Innogy has today agreed terms for the sale of a 10% share in its Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm with the UK Green Investment Bank. RWE Innogy will generate £220m of new capital as a result of the sale, which will be reinvested into other renewable energy projects within its extensive portfolio. The transaction will close when the construction of Gwynt y Môr is ...


    By RWE AG

  • Offshore wind farm gets the go ahead

    Planning consent was given today for construction of an offshore windfarm off the UK North East coast, in a boost to the local economy and a low carbon, home grown energy mix. If built, Dogger Bank Teesside A and B Offshore wind project will include up to 400 wind turbines in total, across two offshore wind generating stations, each with an installed capacity of up to 1.2 GW. With the onshore ...

  • U.S. launches first offshore wind farm

    Twenty-five years behind its European counterparts, the U.S. has finally entered the offshore wind energy market after its first offshore wind farm began operations late last month. Using large steel platforms and offshore installation techniques borrowed from the oil and gas industry, the five-turbine, 30-megawatt Block Island Wind Farm off the coast of Rhode Island will generate enough ...

  • Galloper offshore wind farm gets green light

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited have been granted permission by Government to construct a 504MW wind farm off the coast of Suffolk and related infrastructure at Sizewell which will connect the wind farm to the electricity grid system. The developer estimates that the 140 turbine development will provide enough electricity to power the equivalent of as many as 500,000 homes a year when completed in ...

  • Worlds largest offshore wind farm opens in UK

    The world's largest offshore wind farm opened Thursday off the British coast, with 100 wind turbines capable of supplying enough electricity for 200,000 homes a year. The farm, off the coast of Kent in southern England, is part of a major renewable energy initiative spearheaded by the previous British government. Swedish energy company Vattenfall will operate the farm after having invested around ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • NIB finances the Anholt offshore wind farm

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Danish energy company DONG Energy have signed a loan totalling EUR 240 million (DKK 1.8 billion) for financing the Anholt offshore wind farm. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Masdar to invest in London Array offshore wind farm

    E.ON and Masdar have today joined forces to partner in the London Array offshore wind farm project – which, when built, will be the world’s largest offshore scheme. The two partners will also extend their relationship further and intend to work together across a range of potential projects that will complement their existing renewable energy strategies. Masdar has entered into the London Array ...


    By E.ON AG

  • What drives general acceptance of offshore wind farms?

    General acceptance of offshore wind farms is most positively influenced by reductions in fossil fuel imports and contributions to global warming mitigation, and most negatively by concerns about increases in electricity price and impacts on scenic views, US research suggests. Other factors, such as reductions in air pollution, were not closely related to general acceptance even though on average ...

  • Oregon offshore wind energy farm project announced

    A Seattle company is being given the green light to develop plans to build the West Coast's first offshore wind energy farm - five floating turbines off Oregon's Coos Bay, federal and state officials said Wednesday. The 30-megawatt pilot project was announced at a press conference by Gov. John Kitzhaber, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell ...


    By Associated Press

  • Regulators: Safety, welding problems at offshore wind farm

    The nation's first offshore wind farm has experienced safety and welding problems, and regulators are closely monitoring construction, according to the regulatory agency that issued a permit for the work. Deepwater Wind is building a five-turbine wind farm off Block Island and began construction in July. Inspection reports about the initial weeks of construction identified "numerous" health and ...


    By Associated Press

  • E.ON takes 50% stake in world’s largest offshore wind farm

    E.ON have joined with Danish utility DONG Energy to buy out Shell’s stake in the London Array offshore wind farm. E.ON and DONG Energy will become 50:50 partners in the project. London Array is the world’s largest offshore wind farm project with an estimated total power up to 1,000 megawatt (MW). It is located around 15km from the Kent and Essex coasts in the outer Thames Estuary, and may include ...


    By E.ON AG

  • Siemens to connect Thanet offshore wind farm to the British power grid

    Siemens Energy and consortium partner Prysmian Cables & Systems, have been awarded an order worth approximately EUR 87 million by Thanet Offshore Wind Ltd. to connect the Thanet offshore wind farm to the British power grid. Generating enough electricity to power over 167,000 homes, the wind farm with an installed capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) will be constructed in the North Sea, eleven ...


    By Siemens Energy, Inc.

  • RWE Innogy commences with turbine installation for the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm

    At RWE’s base port in Bremerhaven the go-ahead was given yesterday for the installation of the 48 wind turbines that will comprise the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm: Four 240-tonnes tubular steel towers, together with the associated hubs and nacelles, were loaded onto the installation vessel “Victoria Mathias” which will transport them for installation at sea over the coming ...


    By RWE AG

  • Iberdrola Opens West Of Duddon Sands, The Group’s First Offshore Wind Farm

    Today, the UK Secretary for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, IBERDROLA Chairman, Ignacio Galan, and DONG Energy Executive Vice President, Samuel Leupold opened West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) offshore windfarm. With an investment of €2 billion, this offshore wind facility developed by IBERDROLA, through its subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, in a joint-venture with Dong Energy was ...


    By Iberdrola

  • Half of the turbines operational at the world’s second largest offshore wind farm

    More than half of the 160 turbines at RWE Innogy UK’s flagship offshore wind farm, Gwynt y Môr, off the North Wales coast, have been commissioned and are generating electricity. The milestone was reached last week with the 81st turbine connected to the National Grid. Construction of the world’s second largest offshore wind farm will be completed later this year with final ...


    By RWE AG

  • World`s second largest offshore wind farm gets green light

    Potential for more than a half million homes to be powered from wind. The world's second largest offshore wind farm has been given the green light to be built off the coast of North Wales. Gwynt y Mor Offshore Wind Farm combined with three other nearby wind farms off the North Wales coast will provide enough clean, green electricity to power the equivalent of 680,000 homes. The 750MW development ...


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