• France starts the second offshore round

    On 8 January, the French government declared the second bidding round for offshore wind farms off the French coast. This time a total of 1,000 MW are up for tender, divided into two farms. These are... read more
  • Senate finances offshore terminal in Bremerhaven

    On 4 December, the Bremen Senate approved the funding for the Bremerhaven offshore terminal. The total cost will amount to € 180 million and will be funded from the budget over a period of five years... read more
  • New offshore wind turbine blade testing facility

    The Duke of York visited the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) on December 3, to open two new facilities for the development of offshore renewable energy technologies. The new offshore wind... read more

  • Subsea cable between Norway and Germany is getting concrete

    Norwegian power grid operator Statnett , German KfW bank and TenneT TSO GmbH, transmission system operator for the German North Sea region, have concluded a cooperation agreement to develop and... read more
  • ITW has completed grouting at London Array

    ITW Densit , a pioneer in producing ultra high performance cementitious materials for the offshore industry, finalized its part in the London Array project. For almost two years, ITW has been working... read more
  • Met mast for Celtic Array

    Centrica plc has awarded a contract to GL Garrad Hassan for the design, supply, installation and operation of an offshore meteorological mast system for their Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea... read more
  • Narec installs anemometry platform for Blyth demonstration site

    The British National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) has completed the installation of an offshore research and anemometry platform, three nautical miles off the coast of Blyth. The platform is fitted... read more
  • Bard Offshore 1 not sold

    SüdWestStrom Windpark GmbH & Co. KG is not going to buy the 400 MW wind farm Bard Offshore 1 . Instead, the holding company SüdWestStrom Windpark GmbH & Co. KG and the project company... read more
  • Areva plans production plant in Scotland

    The French conglomerate Areva has signed an agreement of intent with the economic development agency Scottish Enterprise regarding a production site for wind turbines in the east of Scotland. The... read more
  • Debate over whale protection re-ignited

    In Germany, the debate over whale protection has been re-ignited: Ten nature conservation organizations, which are jointly active on this issue, see "a variety of critical and questionable conclusions... read more