About Dominika Łysień

Junior Account Manager at BalticWind.EU. A graduate of the University of Groningen in the field of Energy and Climate Law. She completed a BlueBook Traineeship in the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy at the European Commission, where she gained experience in EU funds and energy policy.
26 01, 2023

Another location from Phase II for PGE Baltica 1

By |January 26th, 2023|POLAND, TOP NEWS|

The Ministry of Infrastructure announced on 25 January 2023 the results of the determination procedure for the location permit for another area from Phase II of the Polish offshore. The decision concerns area 60.E.3 located on the Central Shoal of the Baltic Sea. Elektrownia Wiatrowa Baltica 1, which is SPV of PGE Baltica of the [...]

26 01, 2023

WindEurope: Ensuring access to critical materials for steel and wind sectors essential for EU clean-tech economy.

By |January 26th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Joint press release - The European wind industry and the European steel industry play a key role in enabling Europe’s clean tech economy. The upcoming EU Critical Raw Materials Act must account for the strategic role of this key value chain. It must ensure access to all critical materials for wind and steel, including rare [...]

24 01, 2023

Latvia to host largest wind power conference in the Baltics in April

By |January 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Latvia’s largest wind energy industry conference, WindWorks. Moving Energy, has evolved into the most prominent event of this kind in the Baltic region. Foreign and local experts will meet in Riga on April 19 this year to look for solutions for more successful and faster utilization of wind energy across the Baltics. The conference’s agenda [...]

24 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy

By |January 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

23 01, 2023

Gdynia Maritime University: Practitioners teach how to manage offshore projects

By |January 23rd, 2023|Uncategorized|

The offshore wind energy labour market in Poland could create up to 80,000 new jobs over the next few years. A major challenge will be the preparation of qualified personnel. One of the universities that is responding to market needs is the Gdynia Maritime University. In February, the first graduates of the one-year postgraduate course [...]

23 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Jarosław Broda, Member of the board, Baltic Power

By |January 23rd, 2023|Uncategorized|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

23 01, 2023

Gdynia Maritime University: Practitioners teach how to manage offshore projects

By |January 23rd, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND, POLAND|

The offshore wind energy labour market in Poland could create up to 80,000 new jobs over the next few years. A major challenge will be the preparation of qualified personnel. One of the universities that is responding to market needs is the Gdynia Maritime University. In February, the first graduates of the one-year postgraduate course [...]

20 01, 2023

Eolus and PNE start co-developing offshore wind in Latvia

By |January 20th, 2023|LATVIA, LATVIA|

Eolus and PNE have created a joint venture for developing the Kurzéme offshore wind project in Latvia. The wind farm will have approximately 1,000 MW installed capacity with planned commercial operation start before 2030. The project area is located in the Baltic Sea outside the west coast of Latvia and the wind farm will have [...]

20 01, 2023

President of Lithuania: Ambitious Lithuanian offshore wind farm project will open up new economic opportunities

By |January 20th, 2023|Uncategorized|

President Gitanas Nausėda met with Henrik Andersen, CEO of Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s leading Danish wind turbine manufacturer, at the World Economic Forum in Davos. “We are preparing to build one of the first offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea. This renewable energy project of exceptional size will not only significantly cut Lithuania’s [...]

19 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Kamil Kobyliński, Head of Offshore Wind Poland, TotalEnergies

By |January 19th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

19 01, 2023

LVEA: offshore wind energy in Lithuania is taking its first steps

By |January 19th, 2023|Uncategorized|

According to Lithuanian Wind Energy Association (LVEA) offshore wind energy in Lithuania is taking its first steps, with the Ministry of Energy planning to announce the first auction for a wind farm in the Baltic Sea in September 2023, and to select the winner in early 2024. The Seimas has already approved a proposal to [...]

19 01, 2023

Finnish Wind Power Association: the popularity of wind power is growing – 82% of Finns support increasing wind power

By |January 19th, 2023|FINLAND|

In Finnish Energy’s annual Energy Attitudes survey, wind power still holds its place as the second most desired form of electricity production in Finland. The survey also strongly highlights Finns’ willingness to increase Finland’s energy self-sufficiency, which brings security in an unstable world situation. A growing number of respondents see electricity as a potential export [...]

18 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Jarosław Trybuchowicz, CEO of Orlen NEPTUN and Baltic Power

By |January 18th, 2023|OPINIONS|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – [...]

17 01, 2023

German offshore wind industry: Implementation of expansion targets for offshore wind energy – planning alone is not enough!

By |January 17th, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Berlin, Bremerhaven, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Rostock, January 16, 2023 - Yesterday, the expansion figures for offshore wind energy 2022 were presented by the German offshore wind industry. According to the figures, 38 offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 342 MW were connected to the grid for the first time in the Kaskasi project last year. [...]

16 01, 2023

Ørsted seeks to realise Sweden’s vast offshore wind potential with four new offshore wind farms

By |January 16th, 2023|AUTHORS, SWEDEN|

Ørsted has applied for permits to build four additional large-scale offshore wind farms in Sweden, bringing its Swedish portfolio to a potential total capacity of 18 GW. If fully developed, the new wind farms could cover more than half of Sweden's total electricity consumption. The world's first, largest and most experienced offshore wind developer sees [...]

16 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Rytis Kėvelaitis, CEO of Energy Unlimited

By |January 16th, 2023|ESTONIA|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

13 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Janusz Gajowiecki, President of the Polish Wind Energy Association

By |January 13th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

13 01, 2023

The Utilitas Saare-Liivi offshore wind farm development received an important approval

By |January 13th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The Consumer Protection and Technical Supervision Agency (TTJA) approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) program of the Saare-Liivi offshore wind farm developed by Utilitas Wind. Usually, the environmental studies begin after the program is approved. In the case of the Saare-Liivi offshore wind farm, the surveys started already during the compilation of the program and [...]

12 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Daniel Badman, CEO of the Swedish Wind Energy Association

By |January 12th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

11 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Morten Helveg Petersen, Member of the European Parliament (Denmark, Renew Europe)

By |January 11th, 2023|DENMARK, DENMARK, DENMARK, DENMARK, DENMARK, DENMARK, DENMARK|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

10 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Jakub Budzyński, Vice President of the Management Board of the Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society

By |January 10th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

10 01, 2023

Sweden approves the construction of Harmony Link in its area in the Baltic Sea

By |January 10th, 2023|LITHUANIA|

The Government of the Kingdom of Sweden has granted permission for the construction of Harmony Link, Lithuania's offshore link to Poland, in its exclusive economic zone, Lithuanian electricity transmission system operator Litgrid has announced. The HVDC cable will run for about 15 kilometres in Sweden's exclusive economic zone. "The Swedish government's approval of Harmony Link [...]

9 01, 2023

Permits for two offshore wind projects in Finland for Eolus

By |January 9th, 2023|FINLAND, FINLAND, FINLAND, FINLAND|

Finnish Government gave consent regarding research permits to Eolus for the two offshore wind projects Wellamo and Tuulia in the Finnish Bothnian Sea in 29 December. The Environmental Impact Assessment will begin in January 2023 and the seabed investigations will be carried out in 2023. "This is an important step towards realizing our first offshore [...]

9 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Ditlev Engel, CEO, Energy Systems at DNV

By |January 9th, 2023|OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS, OPINIONS|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

4 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Jaidev Dhavle, Associate Programme Officer – Innovation for the Energy Transition, IRENA

By |January 4th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

3 01, 2023

Vestas’ V236-15.0 MW prototype wind turbine produces first kWh

By |January 3rd, 2023|TECHNOLOGY|

Vestas has finalised installation of the V236-15.0 MW prototype turbine at the Østerild National test centre for large wind turbines in Western Jutland, Denmark. The prototype has successfully produced its first kWh of power and will now undergo an extensive test and verification programme to ensure reliability before full type certification and serial production begins. “This [...]

2 01, 2023

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Lasma Livzeniece, Executive Director of the Latvian Wind Energy Association

By |January 2nd, 2023|LATVIA|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

30 12, 2022

50Hertz awards platform contracts for grid connection of largest wind farm project in Baltic Sea

By |December 30th, 2022|GERMANY|

50Hertz and wind farm operator Skyborn Renewables (Skyborn) seek to jointly implement Gennaker, the currently largest offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea. To accomplish this, essential preconditions were now established. 50Hertz has laid the foundations for the development of two substations by a Dutch-Belgian consortium and Skyborn has fulfilled the requirements for a [...]

30 12, 2022

“Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 Summary & 2023 Outlook”: Paweł Leśniewski, Wind Energy Manager – Europe, MISTRAS Group

By |December 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|

The year 2022 was full of events that are permanently changing the conditions for the offshore wind industry. We asked industry leaders and key policy-makers for their assessment of what has been achieved in the past year and what the forecasts are for 2023. In today’s interview of the „Baltic Sea Offshore Wind – 2022 [...]

29 12, 2022

The DEA issues permits for preliminary site investigations of three possible Offshore Wind Farms sites

By |December 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|

On 16 December 2022, the Danish Energy Agency has issued permits to the Danish TSO, Energinet, regarding initiation of preliminary site investigations in the Kattegat II and Kriegers Flak II areas as well as the new location chosen for the Hesselø offshore wind farm. The site investigations will be initiated by Energinet in early Q1 [...]

29 12, 2022

Ørsted assumes full ownership and takes final investment decision on FlagshipONE, the largest green e-methanol project in Europe

By |December 29th, 2022|PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, PROJECTS, TECHNOLOGY|

Ørsted’s Board of Directors has taken final investment decision (FID) on the 50,000 tonnes/year FlagshipONE e-methanol project. FlagshipONE will be Ørsted’s first commercial-scale Power-to-X facility and is an important steppingstone towards Ørsted’s ambition of taking a leading position in renewable hydrogen and green fuels. Reinforcing the commitment to the FID, Ørsted has taken full ownership [...]

22 12, 2022

Vattenfall gets to build Finland’s first large offshore wind farm

By |December 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

Vattenfall has entered a joint venture with Metsähallitus to build and operate Finland’s first major offshore wind farm. The project, located at Korsnäs off the Finnish west coast, will have a capacity of 1.3 GW and a potential annual production of 5 TWh. Vattenfall was selected in the first of a number of international offshore [...]

21 12, 2022

REPowerEU: Council agrees on accelerated permitting rules for renewables

By |December 21st, 2022|REGULATORY|

The Council reached an agreement (general approach) on targeted amendments to the renewable energy directive, proposed under the REPowerEU plan. Member states will design dedicated ‘go-to areas' for renewables with shortened and simplified permitting processes in areas with lower environmental risks. This agreement is an important addition to the ongoing work on the renewable energy [...]

19 12, 2022

Gas Transmission Operators and renewable energy developers to launch the Baltic Sea Hydrogen Collector (BHC) project

By |December 19th, 2022|SWEDEN, SWEDEN, SWEDEN|

Gasgrid Finland, Nordion Energi, OX2, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners are taking concrete steps to realise the European Hydrogen Backbone vision, developed by 31 gas infrastructure companies, in the Baltic Sea region. The companies have agreed to investigate the possibility to develop new large-scale offshore hydrogen pipeline infrastructure connecting Finland, Sweden, and Central Europe by 2030 [...]

14 12, 2022

Baltica Offshore Wind Farm with confirmed level of support

By |December 14th, 2022|PROJECTS|

PGE and Ørsted were granted decisions of the President of the Energy Regulatory Office on individual prices in contracts for differences for both of jointly developed stages of the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm – Baltica 2 and Baltica 3. Earlier, in September 2022, the amount of the acceptable level of support for both stages of [...]

28 11, 2022

Bornholm energy island is blazing the trail for offshore expansion in the baltic sea

By |November 28th, 2022|TOP NEWS|

Energinet and 50Hertz (Danish and Germany’s TSO) have now reached an important next step in their cooperation on Energy Island Bornholm. In November, they expanded their existing cooperation with new agreements on, amongst other things, ownership and costs of the power cables and power installations. According to TSOs that is going to breathe life into [...]

24 11, 2022

Fraunhofer IWES: Successful measuring campaign for 50Hertz in the Baltic Sea

By |November 24th, 2022|GERMANY, GERMANY, GERMANY, GERMANY, GERMANY|

Sassnitz, November 2022. The Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES has successfully completed a boulder detection campaign off the coast of the island of Rügen in the German Baltic Sea on behalf of 50Hertz. In order to allow efficient planning of the grid operator’s new offshore platform seismic measuring techniques have been employed to [...]

21 11, 2022

Energy islands are the future of offshore wind energy

By |November 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|

So far 30 GW offshore wind farms in Europe are nearly all connected to the energy system through subsea power cables that run to mother country. As WindEurope indicates in the not-too-distant future many of them will connect to new “energy islands” which will centralise the transmission of the energy they produce. Some of these [...]

15 11, 2022

Estonian government: we aim to expedite development of renewable energy

By |November 15th, 2022|ESTONIA, ESTONIA|

Estonian government approved activities designed to streamline the transition to the use of renewable energy at cabinet meeting on November 10th. The country has set itself the goal of producing as much renewable electricity by 2030 as its total annual consumption. The accelerated development of renewable energy will focus on wind power, with the government [...]

9 11, 2022

Lithuania begins legislative work on second offshore wind farm

By |November 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Last week the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania has presented a draft legislative act on offshore wind development that will enable works on the second offshore wind park. As summarized on Linkedin by Dr Paulius Zapolskis, dealing with offshore legal issues – the second farm is not supposed to be financed through [...]

3 11, 2022

Ilmatar begins comprehensive seabed survey for 2.1 GW offshore wind energy project north of Åland

By |November 3rd, 2022|Uncategorized|

The Finnish energy company Ilmatar is starting a technical survey of the seabed over an area of 600 square kilometres north of Åland. The planned wind farm is intended to be connected to both Sweden and Finland and is projected to supply around 10 per cent of Finland’s annual electricity consumption. – This is the operational launch of Ilmatar’s investment [...]

26 10, 2022

Ørsted and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners join forces to develop approx. 5.2 GW of offshore wind in Denmark

By |October 26th, 2022|DENMARK|

Ørsted and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have entered into a partnership to develop approx. 5.2 gigawatts of offshore wind in Denmark across four projects – 3 GW of which are in the Baltic Sea. The partnership can accelerate the green transformation greatly, create value in the offshore wind industry, strengthen value- and job creation, and create [...]

25 10, 2022

Lithuanian government approves requirements for prospective offshore wind park developers

By |October 25th, 2022|LITHUANIA, LITHUANIA, LITHUANIA, LITHUANIA, LITHUANIA|

Last week, the Government of Lithuania approved the requirements for prospective offshore wind park developers to participate in next year’s tender. The Government decision confirmed the requirements for tender participants’ financial capacity and experience in carrying out projects of this kind, as well as obligations to contribute to environmental protection and the well-being of the [...]

25 10, 2022

Ocean Winds was awarded a positive environmental decision for the BC-Wind offshore wind farm

By |October 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Ocean Winds, an international company dedicated to offshore wind energy and created as a 50-50 joint venture by EDP Renewables and ENGIE, received for its BC-Wind project in the Baltic Sea a so-called “Environmental Decision” that successfully completed the environmental impact assessment process. The decision was taken by the Regional Directorate for Environmental Protection (RDOŚ) in Gdańsk, Poland, [...]

24 10, 2022

Baltic Power met for the third time with companies interested in participating in the construction and operation of an offshore wind farm

By |October 24th, 2022|POLAND|

More than 400 people from 215 companies met at the Baltic Power Supply Chain Meeting 2022 in Sopot. The third edition of the Baltic Power conference focused on the key suppliers, who presented the scopes of the planned works, the schedules for their execution and the areas in which they are looking for Polish suppliers. [...]

20 10, 2022

Baltica Offshore Wind Farm with Environmental Decision for Connection Infrastructure

By |October 20th, 2022|Uncategorized|

The Regional Director of Environmental Protection in Gdansk issued a decision on the environmental conditions for the connection infrastructure, i.e. the transport of the produced power from Baltica  Offshore Wind Farm, Baltica 2 and Baltica 3, to be implemented in two stages.  This allows the project’s investors – PGE and Ørsted – to continue the [...]

13 10, 2022

Copenhagen GWO Training & Safety Forum: Workshops on the Entry Level Wind Technician Framework

By |October 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Human capital is an essential and key element in both the construction and operation of offshore and onshore wind farms. The industry is rapidly growing and skilled workers are still in short supply. On 4th October 2022 Global Wind Organisation held its Training & Safety Forum in GWO headquarters in Copenhagen. The meeting aimed to [...]

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