New Jersey and Orsted Settle Offshore Wind Dispute for $125 Million
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New Jersey and Orsted Settle Offshore Wind Dispute for $125 Million

The State of New Jersey and Danish energy company Orsted have reached a $125 million settlement concerning the halted development of the Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2 projects. This agreement resolves all claims related to the discontinuation of these offshore wind initiatives. The settlement follows Orsted’s decision to cease development on the Ocean…

Van Oord Secures Contract for Nordseecluster foundations
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Van Oord Secures Contract for Nordseecluster foundations

Van Oord, a Dutch maritime contracting company, has been awarded the contract for the transport and installation of monopile foundations for the Nordseecluster offshore wind project in Germany by RWE. This significant project involves the installation of foundations for a 1.6 GW wind farm cluster, which is expected to generate enough renewable energy to power…

Sweden Designates Areas for Offshore Wind Farms
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Sweden Designates Areas for Offshore Wind Farms

The Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management has designated several offshore areas, where Ørsted plans to build wind farms, as energy zones in the draft of the new Baltic Sea marine plans. These areas include Kattegat, Gävle Öst, Baltic Central, and Skåne. Ørsted’s Skåne offshore wind farm, located 22 kilometers south of the Skåne…

Deep Wind Offshore Submits Application for 1.5 GW Floating Wind Farm in Sweden
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Deep Wind Offshore Submits Application for 1.5 GW Floating Wind Farm in Sweden

Offshore wind developer Deep Wind Offshore has submitted an application to the Swedish government to develop and operate a floating offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea, located approximately 74 kilometers east of Nynäshamn, outside Stockholm. This project, named Erik Segersäll, marks the company’s second major wind farm proposal in Sweden, following their earlier application…

Construction Begins on Germany’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea
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Construction Begins on Germany’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea

EnBW, one of Germany’s leading energy companies, has commenced construction on what will become the country’s largest offshore wind farm. Named “He Dreiht,” which translates to “He rotates” in Low German, the project boasts an impressive 960 megawatts capacity, enough to power 1.1 million households. The He Dreiht wind farm will feature 64 state-of-the-art wind…

RWE Invests in 1.6 GW Nordseecluster Offshore Wind Farm in Germany
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RWE Invests in 1.6 GW Nordseecluster Offshore Wind Farm in Germany

RWE has announced its investment decision for the Nordseecluster, a major offshore wind project consisting of two wind farms with a total capacity of 1.6 gigawatts. The new wind farms are expected to generate approximately 6.5 terawatt hours of green electricity annually, significantly contributing to the decarbonisation of Germany’s industrial sector. The Nordseecluster will be…

First Monopile installs for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm
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First Monopile installs for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm

Dominion Energy announced today the successful installation of the first monopile foundation for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, marking a significant milestone for the largest offshore wind farm currently under construction in the United States. The installation took place approximately 29 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, using the Orion, a heavy…

Iberdrola Acquires Remaining Shares in US Subsidiary Avangrid
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Iberdrola Acquires Remaining Shares in US Subsidiary Avangrid

Iberdrola, which already owns approximately 81.6% of Avangrid, has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 18.4% minority stake at $35.75 per share. This move follows approval from Avangrid’s Board of Directors and a recommendation by an independent Special Committee overseeing the operation. The transaction, disclosed in a filing with the National Securities Market Commission…

Van Oord Secures Contract for German Windanker Offshore Wind Farm
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Van Oord Secures Contract for German Windanker Offshore Wind Farm

Van Oord, a Dutch marine contractor, has been awarded a contract by the Spanish energy giant Iberdrola for the construction of the Windanker offshore wind farm in Germany. This project marks another significant addition to Van Oord’s portfolio of offshore wind projects in the Baltic Sea, underscoring its expertise and leadership in the renewable energy…

Van Oord Installs First Monopile at RWE Sofia Offshore Wind Farm in UK
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Van Oord Installs First Monopile at RWE Sofia Offshore Wind Farm in UK

Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, has successfully installed the first monopile foundation at the RWE Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, marking a significant milestone in the construction of one of the largest offshore wind projects in the world. Located on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea, 195 kilometers from the North East coast of…

Corio Chief Warns Against Ostracizing Chinese Wind Turbines, Citing Risks to Energy Transition
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Corio Chief Warns Against Ostracizing Chinese Wind Turbines, Citing Risks to Energy Transition

In a recent statement, Jonathan Cole, CEO of Corio Generation, has raised concerns about the implications of excluding Chinese wind turbine manufacturers from the global supply chain. He warned that such a move could severely hinder the world’s efforts to transition to renewable energy, which is essential for combating climate change and achieving energy security….

Japan’s largest Power company JERA, Sets Up Renewables Headquarters in London
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Japan’s largest Power company JERA, Sets Up Renewables Headquarters in London

Japan’s largest power company, JERA, has chosen London as the global headquarters for its brand new renewable energy business, JERA Nex. This move is seen as a significant vote of confidence in the UK’s booming renewable energy sector. JERA Nex will focus on developing, owning, and operating renewable energy projects across the globe, including offshore…

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Acquires 1.3GW Onshore Wind Portfolio from Liberty Renewables in New York
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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Acquires 1.3GW Onshore Wind Portfolio from Liberty Renewables in New York

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Acquires Liberty Renewables, Bolstering New York’s Clean Energy Vision In a move aimed at accelerating New York’s transition to renewable energy, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has announced the acquisition of Liberty Renewables, a significant player in the state’s renewable energy landscape. Through its flagship fund, CI V, CIP has sealed the deal…

Blade Mold Damage at GE’s LM Wind Power factory in Cherbourg Halts Production
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Blade Mold Damage at GE’s LM Wind Power factory in Cherbourg Halts Production

Cherbourg, France – An operational incident at GE Vernova’s LM Wind Power facility in Cherbourg has caused significant disruption to production, halting the manufacture of blades for the Haliade-X offshore wind turbines and placing half the facility’s employees on partial unemployment. The company has confirmed that the incident damaged a mold used in the manufacturing…

16 MW Offshore Wind Turbine installed in Fujian Wind farm,China
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16 MW Offshore Wind Turbine installed in Fujian Wind farm,China

China makes history with the world’s first 16 MW offshore wind turbine installation It has achieved a groundbreaking milestone by successfully installing the world’s first 16 MW offshore wind turbine near a wind farm located in the southeastern province of Fujian. located 35 kilometers offshore. With its record-breaking capacity, it generates an incredible 34.2 kWh…