About Maja Mos

Junior Editor in charge of editing articles and linguistic revisions as well as social media publications. Member of the Baltic Wind team since December 2021.
12 04, 2024

50Hertz begins work on the Ostwind 3 grid connection for the offshore wind farm Windanker

By |April 12th, 2024|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS, PROJECTS|

50Hertz can finally begin work on the Ostwind 3 grid connection for the offshore wind farm Windanker in the Baltic Sea. The Ministry for Economics, Infrastructure, Tourism and Labour of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania has now issued the permits for the onshore route of four kilometers as well as a substation with a surface of approx. ten hectares in the municipality [...]

10 04, 2024

Ørsted and Cadeler Sign Long-term Agreement for Offshore Wind Installation Vessel Capacity

By |April 10th, 2024|OFFSHORE NEWS, PROJECTS|

Ørsted and Cadeler signed a firm long-term lease agreement for a newbuilt Wind Farm Installation Vessel. With the agreement, Ørsted secures installation vessel capacity from Q1 2027 to end of 2030 for upcoming construction projects. The signing of the long-term agreement on April 8, 2024 discloses Ørsted as the client in Cadeler’s announcement made on October [...]

9 04, 2024

“Energy of wind – Energy of freedom” educational program of the Pomeranian Centre of Competence for Marine Renewable Energy

By |April 9th, 2024|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

"Energy of wind - Energy of freedom" - 1044 students from 16 elementary and secondary schools in Rumia and the districts of Wejherowo, Słupsk and Lębork participated in the educational program of the Pomeranian Centre of Competence for Marine Renewable Energy. This was another initiative of the Pomeranian Centre of Competence for Marine Renewable Energy. [...]

5 04, 2024

50Hertz Restructures Leadership to Navigate Energy Transition Challenges

By |April 5th, 2024|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY|

The transmission system operator 50Hertz has restructured its organizational setup to effectively tackle the demanding investment and construction program anticipated in the coming years. This restructuring entails expanded and new responsibilities at the management level. Stefan Kapferer, Chairman of the Management Board, stated, "We are now entering a new phase of the company. We are [...]

3 04, 2024

Next Step Milestone: Estonian-Latvian Joint Offshore Wind Farm Project

By |April 3rd, 2024|ESTONIA, LATVIA, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority (CPTRA) has recently taken a significant step towards advancing an offshore wind farm project. In a recent development, CPTRA initiated superficies licence proceedings and environmental impact assessment in response to an application submitted by the Environmental Investment Centre (EIC). This move marks a pivotal moment in the project's [...]

29 03, 2024

PGE and Ørsted sign contract for transportation and installation of offshore substations for Baltica 2 project

By |March 29th, 2024|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS, TOP|

PGE Group and Ørsted have selected a supplier to transport to the area of the future farm and install offshore substations for the Baltica 2 project - one of two phases of the Baltica Offshore Wind Farm. The successful bidder, Seaway7, is a world leader in offshore wind power projects. The company will use both [...]

25 03, 2024

Equinor and Polenergia with agreements to design foundations for Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III offshore wind farms

By |March 25th, 2024|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

Equinor and Polenergia have signed final agreements for the design of foundations for the Bałtyk II and Bałtyk III projects being developed by the two companies in the Baltic Sea. The development of design documentation for the locations of the two offshore wind farms, including the detailed design of the foundations, was entrusted to Rambøll. [...]

7 03, 2024

Polish companies conduct geological research for PGE offshore wind project

By |March 7th, 2024|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

PGE Baltica, a PGE Group company, has signed an agreement with a consortium of companies: Geofizyka Toruń S.A., Przedsiębiorstwo Geologiczne GEOPROJEKT Szczecin sp. z o.o. and "PROJMORS" Biuro Projektów Budownictwa Morskiego sp. z o.o. to perform geological surveys, including geotechnical and geophysical surveys and resultant documentation for the land-sea drilling for the Baltica 1 offshore [...]

9 01, 2024

Germany Approves 1.2 GW Offshore Grid-Connection Projects

By |January 9th, 2024|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Germany has granted approval for two significant offshore grid connection projects, marking a milestone in the country's renewable energy goals. The approvals, granted by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH), pertain to the 300 MW Ostwind 3 project by 50Hertz and the 900 MW DolWin4 project by Amprion. These projects aim to harness power [...]

9 01, 2024

The Ministry of Climate Approves Report on the Environmental Impact Assessment of North-Western Estonian Offshore Wind Farm

By |January 9th, 2024|ESTONIA, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The Ministry of Climate has approved the report on the environmental impact assessment of the North-Western Estonian offshore wind farm being developed by Enefit Green, on the basis of which the development of the wind farm can move forward. Estonia has set a goal of producing 100% renewable electricity by 2030 covering all of Estonia's [...]

9 01, 2024

Global losses from biodiversity decline could reach $10 trillion by 2050

By |January 9th, 2024|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

The decline in biodiversity, one of the consequences of a resource-intensive economy, is now considered one of the greatest threats to humanity. The loss of submerged forests alone could cost the global economy as much as $500 billion annually, according to the report "Nature and Business: Navigating Risks and Opportunities in a Changing Landscape," prepared [...]

5 12, 2023

Wind sector launches Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda to boost Europe’s competitive edge

By |December 5th, 2023|EU policy, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The European Technology & Innovation Platform on wind energy (ETIPWind) launched its new Strategic R&I Agenda for the period 2025-2027. It calls for €1.8bn of public investment in wind energy research and innovation to boost the development of a resilient, competitive and sustainable European wind supply chain. On 4 December leading wind industry Chief Technology [...]

28 11, 2023

Commission sets out actions to accelerate the roll-out of electricity grids

By |November 28th, 2023|EU policy, OFFSHORE NEWS, PROJECTS, TOP|

Interconnected and stable energy networks are the backbone of the EU's internal energy market and key to enable the green transition. To help deliver the European Green Deal the Commission is proposing today an Action Plan to make sure our electricity grids will operate more efficiently and will be rolled out further and faster. The [...]

28 11, 2023

EU Grid Action Plan will help renewables, urgent action needed on excessive connection queues

By |November 28th, 2023|EU policy, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The EU Commission launched an Action Plan for Grids - a 14-point plan to modernise Europe’s electricity grid and prepare for the renewables-based electrification of the energy system. It says €584bn of new investments are required by 2030 to upgrade Europe’s grids. Absolutely. And these investments can’t come soon enough. The current grid can’t accommodate [...]

7 11, 2023

HOFOR’s investment in the Øresund offshore wind project is put on hold

By |November 7th, 2023|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS, PROJECTS|

HOFOR's Aflandshage project on green electricity for 300,000 households is put on hold. The project will be abandoned completely, unless it proves possible to continue the project in another form in the near future. During 2023, HOFOR has prepared agreements with suppliers to build the Aflandshage Wind Farm. The preparation has taken place on the [...]

7 11, 2023

OX2 and Nordkalk to collaborate on development of e-fuel production on Gotland, Sweden

By |November 7th, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, PROJECTS, SWEDEN|

OX2 and Nordkalk will together investigate the opportunities for production of e-fuel. The e-fuel could be used in Nordkalk’s own facilities, but also for shipping and other industries and to make Gotland a hub for green growth and development. The parties will now initiate a pilot study on how a facility should be planned. E-fuel [...]

17 10, 2023

Lack of ambition and attention risks making electricity grids the weak link in clean energy transitions

By |October 17th, 2023|CLIMATE CHANGE, OFFSHORE NEWS|

First-of-its-kind global study finds the world must add or replace 80 million km of grids by 2040, equal to all grids globally today, to meet national climate targets and support energy security Efforts to tackle climate change and ensure reliable supplies of electricity could be put at risk unless policy makers and companies quickly take [...]

17 10, 2023

Suomen Hyötytuuli starts FEED for turbine foundations in Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm extension project

By |October 17th, 2023|FINLAND, OFFSHORE NEWS, PROJECTS|

Suomen Hyötytuuli is developing an extension to Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm on the west coast of Finland. The wind turbines of at least 15 megawatts will be built in deeper waters than ever before in Finland. The company has now launched FEED (Front End Engineering Design) for Suomen Hyötytuuli’s own concept, which is the base [...]

10 10, 2023

Jan De Nul Group and Hellenic Cables sign export cable contracts for Baltyk II & III offshore wind farms

By |October 10th, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

A consortium of Jan De Nul Group and Hellenic Cables will design, manufacture, transport and install a package of four 220 kV HVAC export cables to connect the Polish offshore wind farms Baltyk II and Baltyk III to shore. Upon completion, these wind farms developed by the joint venture of Equinor and Polenergia will provide [...]

28 09, 2023

Organised public market consultation on the development of the second Lithuanian offshore wind farm

By |September 28th, 2023|EVENT, LITHUANIA, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The Ministry of Energy invites offshore wind farm developers and those interested in the development of offshore wind farms to take part in a public consultation on the second offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The consultation will take place remotely in English on Tuesday, 10 October 2023, at 10:00 a.m. During the public [...]

6 09, 2023

100 Questions for Ocean Winds – BC-Wind Suppliers Day coming up on September 13 in Gdańsk

By |September 6th, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, TOP|

Ocean Winds (OW) invites you to their next Suppliers Day, which will be held under the formula "100 Questions for Ocean Winds - how to establish a cooperation". The goal is to continue the dialogue with companies interested in cooperation within the BC-Wind offshore wind farm supply chain. The meeting will provide an opportunity to [...]

1 09, 2023

Industrial Development Agency JSC begins construction of wind tower factory in Gdansk

By |September 1st, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

The Industrial Development Agency JSC (ARP S.A.), together with strategic partners GRI Renewable Industries, S.L. and Baltic Towers Sp. z o.o., is launching a new investment to support the development of Offshore Wind Energy (OWE). This is a landmark event for the Polish renewable energy sector. On August 31, 2023, construction of an offshore tower [...]

24 07, 2023

The 1st edition of “Education for sustainable development: offshore wind energy” postgraduate program ends

By |July 24th, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

The first edition of the postgraduate course "Education for sustainable development: offshore wind energy" conducted at the University of Gdańsk UG by the Center for Sustainable Development together with UG's Research Centre for Marine Economy (Centrum Badań nad Gospodarką Morską) concluded with a ceremonial meeting of the study's graduates with the Vice – Rector for [...]

17 03, 2023

Specialists examine the bottom of the Baltic Sea – PGE Baltica carries out geophysical surveys for the Baltica 1 project

By |March 17th, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND, PROJECTS|

Approximately 80 km from the Polish Baltic coast, in the Central Shoal area, in the area where one of PGE's offshore wind farms, Baltica 1, will be built, research is being carried out to identify the Baltic seabed. These activities are essential prior to construction of the offshore wind power plant. Since the end of [...]

15 03, 2023

The first day of EDU OFFSHORE WIND 2023 is completed

By |March 15th, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

The 1st Educational Career Fair EDU OFFSHORE WIND has started in Gdansk. In two days full of lectures, demonstrations of specialised equipment, discussions and panel debates, the Amber Expo hall is a place where experts in the offshore wind industry and young people interested in working in the sector can come together. The event is [...]

13 03, 2023

Work in offshore wind – career of the future

By |March 13th, 2023|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

Offshore wind energy is a promising economic sector that will provide employment for at least the next few decades. More and more Polish universities are opening new courses related to the preparation, construction and operation of offshore wind power plants - from engineering studies through master's specialisations to post-graduate and MBA studies. PGE Group is [...]

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