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  • 20 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Project & Tenders

    The Danish government is proposing to build two energy islands in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030 in its Climate Action Plan. The plan includes using the Bornholm island in the Baltic Sea as a 2 GW energy island, as well as establishing a 2 GW artificial energy island in the North Sea that […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Environment, Infrastructure, Outlook & strategy, Regulation & policy, Transition

    Denmark has given a go-ahead for the development of the energy islands, and the second of the three 1 GW offshore wind farms proposed in the Energy Agreement 2018. The 1 GW offshore wind project will be developed at the Hesselø zone in the Baltic Sea and is expected to be commissioned by 2027. The […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Authorities & Government

    Governor Martin O’Malley yesterday released the following statement on President Obama’s climate action plan: “Climate change is real. We in Maryland applaud the vision that President Obama offered to the American people today. By targeting the number one source of greenhouse gas emissions, President Obama is moving the United States in the right direction toward […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Partrac has provided metocean survey and consultancy services for three offshore wind projects currently under development in Ireland. Partrac said it had provided scoping and planning of hydrographic and metocean surveys, and the deployment and servicing of floating lidar and metocean measurement equipment in support of site characterization and feasibility studies. The company was also […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Ireland’s Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) has launched consultation on the country’s grid development policy for offshore wind. The consultation period was opened on 10 June and will close on 1 July. In its Climate Action Plan published in June 2019, the Irish government committed to having at least 3.5 GW of offshore […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    CEO of the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) David Connolly has called for greater urgency from the Irish government and political system to support the development of offshore wind. According to Connolly, Ireland’s Climate Action Plan sets out the vision and actions on how offshore wind can be developed, but a sense of urgency is also necessary, from both […]

  • 25 June 2019

    The Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland is getting ready for the start of site surveys after having secured a license by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The investigation works are scheduled to commence in August at the site off the coast of Dundalk in dialogue with the stakeholders and the local […]

  • 25 June 2019

    The Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland is getting ready for the start of site surveys after having secured a license by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The investigation works are scheduled to commence in August at the site off the coast of Dundalk in dialogue with the stakeholders and the local […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Environment, Project & Tenders

    Energinet has launched a tender searching for environmental engineering consultancy services for the Hesselø offshore wind project in Denmark. The tender concerns consultancy services for preparing environmental assessments, planning consents and marine environmental baseline investigations for the project that will have an installed capacity of between 800 MW and 1,200 MW. The duration of the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment in the Climate Action Plan to make local communities more resilient against future storms, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants to support 54 projects along the Atlantic coast. The grants will fund science-based solutions to restore wetlands and other natural areas, […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The EDF Group has acquired a 50% interest in the 1GW Codling offshore wind farm project in Ireland from Hazel Shore. Its subsidiary EDF Renewables, dedicated to wind and solar energy across the globe, will now partner with Fred Olsen Renewables Ltd, which already owns 50% to develop and build the project. The Codling project […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Authorities & Government

    U.S. Department of Interior has released a notice that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join Governor Martin O’Malley and others today, in order to make an important announcement on progress for wind leasing offshore Maryland. Efforts to spur responsible development of offshore wind energy are part of a series of Obama Administration actions […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    The Irish government has designated seven offshore wind projects as relevant, meaning they will be fast-tracked through the new marine planning regime. The selected projects include the Oriel, innogy’s Bray and Kish Banks, Codling I and II, Skerd Rocks and North Irish Sea Array (NISA) wind farms. The announcement means the projects are allowed to […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    European Commission has invested €530 million in the Celtic Interconnector, a link between Ireland and the Europe’s energy grid. An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar and Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton have confirmed the investment on Wednesday. The €1 billion Celtic Interconnector will connect Ireland’s electricity network to France via an underwater connection. […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Ireland has revealed details of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction which has received government approval as the country looks to move to 70% renewable electricity by 2030. RESS is an auction-based scheme which invites renewable electricity projects, including offshore wind, to bid for capacity and receive a guaranteed price for the electricity they […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Outlook & strategy, Project & Tenders, Transition

    Ireland needs to install 1 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2025 if it is to meet the new Irish government’s target of 5GW of installed offshore wind by 2030, SSE Renewables said. Paul Cooley, Director of Capital Projects at SSE Renewables, told the Energy Ireland ‘Offshore Energy Conference’ that the new Coalition Government’s […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Research & Development

    Geoquip AS has completed a geotechnical survey campaign at the Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland. The month-long campaign complements the geophysical survey completed by Alpha Marine in August last year. Data collected during these surveys contributes to the foundation design, as well as also the future wind farm layout. According to Parkwind, the outbreak […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Encinitas will receive 45,000 cubic yards of sand just south of Ponto State Beach as a result of the Encinitas Beach Hotel Project. The sand placement started earlier this week, and will continue through the end of February, reported the City officials. “The sand is a great match for Encinitas beaches, as […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will announce a major milestone for Massachusetts offshore wind energy today. Joining them at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center wind testing facility will be Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BEOM). As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A coalition of scientists, business owners, Australian elected officials, and civil society groups from the U.S. and Australia, including the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth U.S., have sent a letter to U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) Chairman Fred Hochberg calling on the Bank to reject any proposal to finance Adani’s coal mine, railways and export […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a call for tenders for LiDAR measurements at the Hesselø offshore wind project area in Kattegatt, 30 kilometres north of the coast of the island of Seeland (Zealand). The tender call states that a floating LiDAR buoy will be deployed at the project site for twelve months to […]

  • 5 September 2013

    As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Interior Department completed the nation’s second competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, garnering $1,600,000 in high bids for 112,799 acres on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Virginia. Virginia Electric and […]