Orsted, ARK Nature Study Marine Rewilding and Offshore Wind

Still image from an Ørsted and ARK Nature video A new partnership between Ørsted and ARK Nature is testing the potential of rewilding principles to restore vital ocean biodiversity even with the global transition to renewable energy. One initial focus … Read More

Orsted Acquires Ford County Wind in Illinois from Ares

Ørsted is acquiring Ford County Wind, a 121 MW wind farm in Ford County, Ill., from funds managed by Ares Management Corp.’s infrastructure opportunities strategy. The wind farm is located in Midwest Independent System Operator’s (MISO) territory, further strengthening Ørsted’s … Read More

PGE, Ørsted to re-tender Baltica 2 offshore substation topsides

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna and Ørsted have removed the tender lot for the Baltica 2 offshore substation topsides from the call launched in September last year, and will now consider how to re-tender it while they continue the process for … Read More

TotalEnergies, Orsted Jointly Submit Bids for Offshore Wind

Photo: Orsted / Lester Hsu TotalEnergies and Ørsted have joined forces to jointly submit bids for the Holland Coast West offshore wind tenders, with the aim to achieve net positive impact on biodiversity and the Dutch energy system. The Holland … Read More

Trade Unions, Orsted Bolster Offshore Wind Construction with American Workforce

Photo: Orsted / Lester Hsu North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted have signed a project labor agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s U.S. offshore wind farms with an American union workforce. Authorized by 15 international union presidents and … Read More

Researchers to Use Wind Turbine Foundations for Coral Support, Growth

Artist’s impression of future coral growth potential. This is not a scientific illustration of the possible scale, species or size of the corals. Still from the ReCoral explainer video. Ørsted is planning an attempt to support coral reefs by growing … Read More

Ørsted expects much lower hit from cable protection system issues than anticipated

Ørsted now expects costs to reinstate the integrity of inter-array cables affected by cable protection issues at some of the company’s offshore wind farms to amount to up to DKK 1.3 billion (around EUR 175 million) and not up to … Read More

Orsted Plans Wind Farm in Kansas

Ørsted’s board of directors has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the Sunflower Wind development in Kansas. The 201 MW wind farm will be located in Marion County in mid-Kansas. It will become Ørsted’s fourth onshore wind farm in … Read More

Orsted Turns On the Power for Taiwan’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Photo: Orsted / Lester Hsu Ørsted has successfully delivered the first power from the Greater Changhua 2a Offshore Wind Farm. Greater Changhua 1 & 2a is the largest offshore wind project in Taiwan and the company’s first large-scale offshore wind … Read More

Falck, BlueFloat Sign Agreements for ScotWind Offshore Wind Projects

Richard Dibley The Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy partnership participating in the current ScotWind offshore leasing round has signed option agreements on its two successful bids. The site east of Aberdeen in Plan Option E1 will be known as Bellrock, … Read More