17 07, 2022

This week in Baltic Offshore Wind in 5 minutes – Episode 22

By |2022-07-24T22:02:41+02:00July 17th, 2022|AUTHORS, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Episode 22 of our weekly podcast, summarising the most important news of the week, is ready to listen. You can listen to the new episode of "This week in Baltic Offshore Wind in 5 minutes" on Soundcloud, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. This podcast is prepared by especially for those who have little [...]

8 07, 2022

RWE and Siemens Gamesa join forces to boost Polish offshore wind industry

By |2022-07-08T08:50:51+02:00July 8th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

RWE and Siemens Gamesa join forces to accelerate the offshore wind growth in Poland. RWE selected Siemens Gamesa as preferred supplier for their F.E.W. Baltic II offshore wind project. The 350 MW wind farm is intended to utilize 25 of Siemens Gamesa’s flagship SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines. A Service agreement is included. Subject [...]

6 07, 2022

Vattenfall and Preem to explore potential for offshore wind and green hydrogen development

By |2022-07-05T12:36:39+02:00July 6th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, SWEDEN|

Swedish developer Vattenfall and Swedish fuel producer Preem will jointly explore opportunities to develop a value chain linking offshore wind and hydrogen with the refining industry on Sweden’s west coast. Investors want to explore the possibility of a rapid transition away from fossil fuels – from 2030 at latest. […]

19 06, 2022

This week in Baltic Offshore Wind in 5 minutes – Episode 19

By |2022-07-14T12:40:06+02:00June 19th, 2022|AUTHORS, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Episode 19 of our weekly podcast, summarising the most important news of the week, is ready to listen. You can listen to the new episode of "This week in Baltic Offshore Wind in 5 minutes" on Soundcloud, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. This podcast is prepared by especially for those who have little [...]

3 06, 2022

Kacper Kostrzewa, OW: The meeting on 9th of June is meant to be a conversation and answer specific questions from suppliers

By |2022-06-04T12:01:49+02:00June 3rd, 2022|OPINIONS|

Ocean Winds - one of the world's largest offshore developers - will hold a Suppliers Day for potential suppliers of services and components for offshore wind farms in Poland on 9 June 2022 in a hybrid format. It is an opportunity for Ocean Winds to show its key position on the Polish market and answer [...]

11 04, 2022

SSE Renewables with Acciona Energia to bid for an offshore location licence in the Polish Baltic Sea

By |2022-04-11T13:40:51+02:00April 11th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

SSE Renewables, part of UK FTSE-listed SSE Plc, has submitted an application for an Offshore Location License (OLL) for the allocation of development rights for an offshore wind farm at site 60.E.4 in the Baltic Sea in Poland. SSE Renewables and ACCIONA Energía will collaborate in the development of the [...]

11 04, 2022

Lhyfe and wpd to produce of green hydrogen in connection with offshore wind farm in Sweden

By |2022-04-11T09:25:04+02:00April 11th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, SWEDEN|

The renewable green hydrogen supplier Lhyfe and the wind power developer wpd Offshore Sweden AB have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly establish and directly connect a facility for green hydrogen production to wpd’s planned offshore wind farm Storgrundet in Söderhamn municipality, Sweden. […]

24 03, 2022

BASREHRT – Sweden and Baltic countries hold roundtable talks on RES and hydrogen

By |2022-03-24T10:04:19+01:00March 24th, 2022|ESTONIA, LATVIA, OFFSHORE NEWS, SWEDEN, TOP NEWS|

There is no longer any doubt that wind energy in the Baltic Sea region will play a key role in the development of green hydrogen production. Recently, the BASREHRT project – the Baltic Sea Renewable Energy and Hydrogen Experts Roundtable – was launched. It is a platform for cooperation in [...]

9 03, 2022

Development of offshore wind sector could help RePowerEU plan

By |2022-03-09T16:42:15+01:00March 9th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY|

The war in Ukraine, caused by Russia’s attack, has shown how damaging the toxic relationship between Europe and Russia is in the energy sector. The answer is REPowerEU – European Commission’s plan to make Europe independent from Russian fossil fuels by 2030. One of the pillars of action is RES investments. Offshore wind development, including [...]

9 03, 2022

ZE PAK considers using energy from offshore wind turbines to produce hydrogen

By |2022-04-08T09:38:28+02:00March 9th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

ZE PAK, a Polish company associated with the coal-fired power sector in Poland, has ambitious plans to transform its portfolio towards green energy. The company also wants to get involved in the development of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea. The energy from wind turbines will be used to produce, among others, green hydrogen, [...]

26 02, 2022

This week in Baltic Offshore Wind in 5 minutes – Episode 4

By |2022-02-26T15:57:41+01:00February 26th, 2022|AUTHORS, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Episode 4 of our weekly podcast, summarising the most important news of the week, is ready to listen. You can listen to the new episode of  "This week in Baltic Offshore Wind in 5 minutes" on Soundcloud, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. This podcast is prepared by especially for those who have [...]

19 02, 2022

This week in Baltic Offshore Wind in 5 minutes – Episode 3

By |2022-02-19T11:56:25+01:00February 19th, 2022|AUTHORS, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Episode 3 of our weekly podcast, summarising the most important news of the week, is ready to listen. You can listen to the new episode of  "This week in Baltic Offshore Wind in 5 minutes" on Soundcloud, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and Stitcher. This podcast is prepared by especially for those who have [...]

15 02, 2022

First foundations for hydrogen era in Lithuania are being laid

By |2022-02-15T13:15:45+01:00February 15th, 2022|LITHUANIA, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Lithuania is preparing a national map of hydrogen technology development. The Ministry of Energy of Lithuania informs that after a comprehensive analysis, independent foreign experts, working with Lithuanian institutions and companies, will present possible solutions for the hydrogen value chain. This is an opportunity to implement green hydrogen production technology [...]

4 02, 2022

The Gulf of Bothnia has the potential to become the most important hydrogen cluster in Scandinavia

By |2022-02-04T01:38:17+01:00February 4th, 2022|FINLAND, OFFSHORE NEWS, SWEDEN|

Researchers at Finland’s LUT University of Applied Sciences, commissioned by St1 and Fortum, have mapped the conditions necessary for electricity production in the Perämeri region. The region has great potential to become a center for carbon-free steel, fuel, and chemical production. This development will require a significant increase in wind [...]

2 02, 2022

Ørsted to launch H2RES electrolyzer demonstrator in the first half of 2022

By |2022-02-02T15:52:33+01:00February 2nd, 2022|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Danish energy company Ørsted said in its latest 2021 report that the 2 MW H2RES electrolyzer demonstrator, which uses energy from offshore wind farms, will be activated in the first half of 2022. In May 2021, Dan Jørgensen, Denmark's The Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities , led the ceremony of laying a [...]

17 01, 2022

European Commission for BalticWind.EU: We are optimistic about further progress in offshore wind sector

By |2022-01-17T17:56:04+01:00January 17th, 2022|OPINIONS, REGULATORY|

An intense 2021 for offshore wind energy is behind us, particularly in terms of the implementation of European policy. We ask the European Commission about its summary of the past year and its plans for 2022 in offshore wind area policy. We invite you to read the text from the series “Key offshore wind stories [...]

11 01, 2022

Sweden could lead the Baltic region in ‘green’ steel production

By |2022-08-09T23:31:13+02:00January 11th, 2022|OFFSHORE NEWS, SWEDEN|

Produkcja stali i morska energetyka wiatrowa to dwa obszary, które są coraz bardziej zależne od siebie. Nie będzie wiatraków bez stali, natomiast „zielonej” stali – bez produkcji OZE i bezemisyjnego wodoru. Pierwsze kroki w bezemisyjnej produkcji stali poczyniła Szwecja i to właśnie ten kraj może zostać liderem regionu Morza Bałtyckiego [...]

31 12, 2021

Ditlev Engel: We are technology optimistic. DNV expects a massive scaling of global energy, including the Baltic Sea 

By |2021-12-28T15:12:25+01:00December 31st, 2021|OPINIONS, POLAND|

DNV plays a key role in the development of the offshore wind industry. Through its unique technological expertise, it supports developers to increase the efficiency of offshore projects at different stages of their development. DNV also provides certification services to the RES industry. We talked about the development of offshore [...]

29 12, 2021

Remigiusz Nowakowski: In Copenhagen we talked about the potential of green hydrogen in Poland 

By |2021-12-28T14:16:01+01:00December 29th, 2021|OPINIONS, POLAND|

During the Electric City 2021 conference the wind industry also discussed the development of RES in the context of green hydrogen production. Poland has big aspirations. The premiere of the report „Green hydrogen from RES in Poland” was announced in Copenhagen on 7 December. In Copenhagen, we talked to Remigiusz [...]

27 12, 2021

Janusz Gajowiecki: Today we can become electrified and make it as cheap as possible

By |2021-12-27T08:15:59+01:00December 27th, 2021|OPINIONS, POLAND|

Poland is currently a thriving market for renewable energy sources, in particular wind energy. The country has aspirations to develop offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea. Such large deposits of emission-free energy open up the opportunity to develop green hydrogen production. In Copenhagen, we talked to Janusz Gajowiecki, President [...]

10 12, 2021

Offshore wind energy may play a significant role in the production of green hydrogen in Poland

By |2021-12-10T12:52:00+01:00December 10th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, POLAND|

Experts from the Lower Silesian Institute for Energy Studies (DISE Energy) and the Polish Wind Energy Association have prepared a report on the green hydrogen production potential in Poland. By 2040, there is a realistic chance that electrolyzers above 20 GW will meet hydrogen demand. For this to be possible, [...]

23 11, 2021

Wind will be half of electricity in a climate neutral Europe. WindEurope Electric City 2021 starts today

By |2021-11-22T22:54:36+01:00November 23rd, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

WindEurope’s 2021 annual event, “Electric City”, starts today. The three-day conference and exhibition will gather 400 exhibitors and more than 8,000 participants in Copenhagen’s Bella Center to explore the role of wind-based electrification in Europe’s future energy system. By establishing new partnerships beyond wind, “Electric City” aims to promote the use of wind energy across [...]

23 11, 2021

Heerema: We are in the process of modifying Thialf’s cranes to unlock the Baltic Sea for upcoming wind project

By |2021-11-22T22:46:16+01:00November 23rd, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

Heerema Marine Contractors is committed to delivering solutions for clients worldwide. With Heerema Fabrication Group fabricating the required structures, the company is now modifying Thialf’s cranes capable of lifting 14,200 metric tons.  In 2022, Heerema will be installing 27 wind turbines for Parkwind’s Arcadis Ost I wind farm in the Baltic Sea using our novel Rotor [...]

8 11, 2021

The Windanker offshore wind farm will reinforce the Iberdrola’s Baltic Hub in Germany

By |2021-11-08T07:56:24+01:00November 8th, 2021|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS, PROJECTS|

Iberdrola remains committed to the deployment of renewables in international markets. Its third offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea, Windanker, will have 300 MW installed capacity and €800 million total investment. The project will reinforce the company’s Baltic Hub in Germany which also includes the operational Wikinger offshore wind farm (350 MW), and Baltic [...]

15 10, 2021

Lithuania holds talks on construction of second offshore wind farm with capacity of 700 MW

By |2022-04-08T09:20:35+02:00October 15th, 2021|LITHUANIA, OFFSHORE NEWS, TOP NEWS|

Vice-Minister of Energy of Lithuania Daiva Garbaliauskaitė attended the international conference “Baltic Offshore Wind Transmission” and a study visit to Denmark. During the event in Warsaw, she informed that the Ministry of Energy, together with the grid operator, is holding talks on the possibility of building a second offshore wind [...]

29 09, 2021

Wind Denmark calls for green energy policy plan

By |2021-09-30T09:30:36+02:00September 29th, 2021|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS, REGULATORY|

Danish wind energy association Wind Denmark presented a series of proposals to accelerate the expansion of wind and solar power at the Vindtræf 2021 industry conference. Denmark needs huge amounts of energy from RES to meet its growing electricity demand by 2030. "Wind Denmark estimates that 70-110 billion kWh of electricity will be needed in [...]

29 09, 2021

The offshore wind energy potential in Germany exceeds 60 GW

By |2021-09-27T00:28:25+02:00September 29th, 2021|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS, TOP NEWS|

The German OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE foundation has prepared an analysis of the demand and potential for the production of green hydrogen in combination with offshore wind energy in Germany. Calculations show that based on the new maritime spatial development plan, more than 60 GW of offshore capacity can be installed if all [...]

20 09, 2021

The BWO appeals to create the conditions for ambitious hydrogen production using offshore wind energy

By |2021-09-20T18:24:51+02:00September 20th, 2021|GERMANY, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Green hydrogen will play a key role in the future energy supply system. Areas that are difficult to electrify can only be decarbonised with hydrogen. This results in high demand for green hydrogen. “We therefore appeal to the future federal government to create the conditions for ambitious hydrogen production using [...]

8 09, 2021

Port of Tallinn will lead the establishing of the Baltic Sea green infrastructure hub in Estonia

By |2021-09-08T09:14:03+02:00September 8th, 2021|ESTONIA, OFFSHORE NEWS, TOP NEWS|

Port of Tallinn has unveiled an ambitious plan to design the hub of the Baltic Sea green infrastructure in Estonia together with the partners, which would contribute to Estonia’s climate neutrality goals and increase the country’s competitiveness. It is also looking for the best ways to convert ferries to hydrogen [...]

23 07, 2021

Lithuania is looking for a way to create a hydrogen economy. Will it take into account offshore wind energy?

By |2021-07-23T07:56:27+02:00July 23rd, 2021|LITHUANIA, OFFSHORE NEWS|

The Lithuanian Ministry of Energy is looking for a contractor for extensive and in-depth research on the development and use of hydrogen until 2050. This country is watching other countries in the Baltic Sea region that are developing, among others, offshore wind energy and plan to use energy from the [...]

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