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Ten Monopiles and TPs Already Installed at Westermost Rough »

With the departure of the installation vessel Innovation from the port Aalborg, GeoSea has recently started the 3rd foundation installation cycle on the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. Innovation has loaded 5 large monopiles and...

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‘Innovation’ Uses Large Pile Gripper to Install Westermost Rough Foundations »

A 395-tonne pile gripper left the Aelterman quay at the Kluizendok in the port of Ghent in January. The structure, which is 30m long, 25m wide and 20m high, is being used at the Westermost...

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EDF Could Create 300 Local Offshore Wind Jobs in France »

With its 1.4 GW portfolio of renewable energy power plants under contract, including 30% growth in 2013, EDF Energies Nouvelles through EDF EN Services, its subsidiary dedicated to the Operations & Maintenance activities, has become...

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RWE Innogy Issues New Turbine Tender for Nordsee One »

RWE Innogy has issued a new tender for the supply of 54 turbines for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm in German part of the North Sea. The tender follows a recent discovery of a...

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EU Parliament Adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Legislation »

The European Parliament endorsed on April 17th a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help Member States develop plans to better coordinate the various activities that take place at sea, ensuring they are as...

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Work at DanTysk OWF Ramping Up »

Since the construction on Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm kicked off at the beginning of this month, the site has been crowded with vessels, massive components and workers. Vattenfall’s Holger Grubel wrote an update on...

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Senvion’s Bearings Heat Up »

Senvion, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wind turbines, has detected anomalies in the rotor bearings of their offshore turbines in 5M and 6XM series. Unusual rise in temperature in the bearings was a...

April 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Court Rules against MT Højgaard for Robin Rigg Work »

The High Court of London has found MT Højgaard liable for the grouted connections on E.ON’s 180MW Robin Rigg Wind Farm. The company will seek permission to appeal the ruling, but the ruling will have a negative effect on the...

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Top News of the Week Apr 14 ‒ 20, 2014 »

Top News of the Week Apr 14 ‒ 20, 2014

40th AREVA Wind Turbine Installed at Global Tech I The construction of towers and nacelles in the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I...

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EDF Inaugurates Teesside Offshore Wind Farm »

EDF Inaugurates Teesside Offshore Wind Farm

EDF Energy has opened its Teesside offshore wind farm located 1.5km off the North East coast at Redcar. The plaque was unveiled today by...

Apr 16 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Siemens Bags BorWin3 Contract from TenneT »

Siemens Bags BorWin3 Contract from TenneT

Siemens has received an order from TenneT for an offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea. In a consortium with Petrofac Siemens...

Apr 15 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Top News of the Week Apr 7 – 13, 2014 »

Top News of the Week Apr 7 – 13, 2014

VIDEO: Alstom’s 6MW Turbine Spinning at Belwind Site  Last year in November, Alsom installed 6-MW Haliade™ 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site...

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Atkins to Design Five Substations for Dong Energy »

Atkins to Design Five Substations for Dong Energy

Atkins has been awarded an additional contract by Dong Energy. Atkins is now contracted to design five offshore substations for Dong Energy. The contract...

Apr 8 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Texas Gives USD 2.2 Mln for Development of Offshore Wind Technology »

Texas Gives USD 2.2 Mln for Development of Offshore Wind Technology

Governor of Texas Rick Perry has announced that the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is awarding $2.2 million to the Texas A&M University (TAMU)...

Apr 8 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Top News of the Week March 31 – April 6, 2014 »

Top News of the Week March 31 – April 6, 2014

VIDEO: World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine As the MHI Vestas Offshore Wind joint venture has been formally established as of today, the newborn company...

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Highlights of the Month: March 2014 »

Highlights of the Month: March 2014

Jack-Up Barge Presents New Installation Method Jack-Up Barge, the offshore self-elevating platform supplier, has pioneered a new cost-effective installation method that promises to revolutionise...

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Meerwind Süd │Ost Offshore Wind Farm Completed »

Meerwind Süd │Ost Offshore Wind Farm Completed

WindMW GmbH, a joint-venture of Blackstone Energy Partners, Blackstone’s energy-focused private equity business, and Windland Energieerzeugungs GmbH, today announced the completion of Meerwind Süd...

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Japanese SoftBank to Fund Ibaraki OWF »

Japanese SoftBank to Fund Ibaraki OWF

SB Energy Corp., a subsidiary of Japanese SoftBank Corp. focused on renewable energy development, intends to invest in an offshore wind farm to be...

Apr 4 2014 / No comment / Read More »




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APEM Helps with East Anglia ONE Application »

APEM Helps with East Anglia ONE Application

APEM recently worked on Scottish Power Renewables and Vattenfall’s application for a major new windfarm off the coast of East Anglia.  If approved by the government, East Anglia ONE would consist of up to 325 turbines generating 1,200MW, making it one of the biggest offshore...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

WWF: Investments in Renewables Must Be Scaled Up Rapidly »

WWF: Investments in Renewables Must Be Scaled Up Rapidly

WWF backs a call in a major UN scientific report that the world should more than triple investments in sustainable, safe low-carbon energy sources as the main measure to mitigate climate change. The report, agreed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), says that...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Central Industry Group Rebranded »

Central Industry Group Rebranded

Central Industry Group (CIG) announced a new repositioning and rebranding.  The group has renamed Vuyk Engineering Groningen to CIG Maritime Technology, Shipkits to CIG Shipbuilding and their German subsidiary Shippipe continues as CIG Piping Technology. This reflects their position within the supply chain. According to the...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

France: Thetis MRE 2014 Ends with Success »

France: Thetis MRE 2014 Ends with Success

Thetis MRE, the International Convention for Marine Renewable Energy, saw over 3,500 attendees at its 2014 edition in Cherbourg, France. The event hosted 262 exhibitors, with 35% international participants, representing 15 countries. Thirty world experts in marine renewable energy held their speeches at this year’s...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Viability Analysis of Greek Offshore Wind »

Viability Analysis of Greek Offshore Wind

A new paper, released by AIP Publishing, has been looking into the possibility of developing offshore wind power in the North Aegean Sea, Greece. The study found that the Greek archipelago, and especially the island of Limnos, has the sufficient offshore wind potential at low...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

New Jersey Congressman to Hold Keynote Session at Energy Ocean Conference »

New Jersey Congressman to Hold Keynote Session at Energy Ocean Conference

Energy Ocean will be the host to the United States Congressman for New Jersey, Frank Pallone, Jr., who will deliver the closing Keynote session at 12:15 p.m. EST on Thursday, June 5th. The Energy Ocean Conference and Exhibition, which will be held June 3-5, 2014...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Photo of the Day: DanTysk’s First Turbines Erected »

Photo of the Day: DanTysk’s First Turbines Erected

Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: first turbines installed at Vattenfall’s DanTysk offshore wind farm. At the beginning of April, Vattenfall commenced the installation of wind turbines at its DanTysk offshore wind farm site. Now, a couple of them are up and waiting to fulfill...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

DOE to Fund Two Wave Energy Projects (VIDEO) »

DOE to Fund Two Wave Energy Projects (VIDEO)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week selected two additional projects, which will get funds to demonstrate wave energy converter component technologies. Dresser-Rand will develop and test a power take-off component that converts pneumatic power into electricity for oscillating water columns, which are devices...

Apr 18 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Public to Voice Their Opinion on Inch Cape OWF’s Onshore Assets »

Public to Voice Their Opinion on Inch Cape OWF’s Onshore Assets

Inch Cape Offshore Limited, the developer of the proposed Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm, will hold community consultations on its onshore electrical infrastructure, which is planned to be set up in Cockenzie, East Lothian News informs. Residents of East Lothian are invited to attend these...

Apr 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

 

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