Oil industry should contribute to funding offshore wind

Offshore wind turbines

Plans are underway to electrify two oil platforms off the coast of Central Norway with electricity sourced from the mainland. Meanwhile, the government is exploring opportunities for offshore wind power near these platforms.

NorthWind at Arendalsuka 2023

Arendalsuka 2023

NorthWind will participate in several panel debates and discussions centred around offshore wind and related technologies, at Arendalsuka this year.

Towing of offshore wind structures

SINTEF and NTNU's Ocean Laboratory, located in Trondheim, Norway

This meeting is part of the “Expertise forum for demanding vessel operations”, and is organised in collaboration with FME NorthWind.

Seminar – Model for regulating safety and the working environment in renewable energy production at sea – the long and windy road

Workers on a wind turbine

NorthWind and UiO (University of Oslo, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law) organised this seminar about regulating safety and working environment in renewable energy production at sea. The Petroleum Safety Authority (Ptil) has been delegated the authority to draft and establish regulations in accordance with Section 5-1 of the Ocean Energy Act (preparedness, safety and working […]

Offshore wind at NTNU

NTNU main building

Employees in the oil and gas industry have much of what it takes to work in the industry that will supply Norway and the world with clean energy in the coming decades. NTNU therefore offers an introductory course in offshore wind for oil and gas workers funded by the Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and […]

Fish thriving at Hywind Scotland

Hywind Scotland wind farm - Photo: Equinor

The population of herring and sprat may be higher in the area where the wind turbines are installed compared to an area 10 kilometers from Equinor’s Hywind Scotland offshore wind farm, a new study shows.