Top News of the Week Sep 13 – 19, 2014

Top News of the Week Sep 13 – 19, 2014

Billions Set to Be Invested in German Offshore Wind Projects A downturn in the German offshore wind industry could soon come to an end. RWE Abandons Galloper OWF Project RWE has recently reviewed the development status ...

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Ofgem Shortlists Five Interconnector Projects

Ofgem Shortlists Five Interconnector Projects

Ofgem announced the names of five new interconnector projects that could be built in the future. Together with the ...

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RSPB Worried over Offshore Wind Consents in Scotland

RSPB Concerned Over New Offshore Wind Consents in Scotland

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland has expressed concerns about the granting of consent ...

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First Flight Wind Holds Fourth Stakeholder Panel

First Flight Wind Holds Fourth Stakeholder Panel

The venue for the fourth independent community stakeholder panel meeting was the Life Adventure Centre in Annalong. ...

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NIRAS to Work on Taiwanese Offshore Wind Project

NIRAS to Work on Taiwanese Offshore Wind Project (2)

Taiwanese offshore wind farm developer, Taiwan Generations Corp. (TGC), has appointed NIRAS to act as Owner’s ...

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MHI Vestas 8 MW Turbine Breaks World Record

MHI Vestas 8 MW Turbine Breaks World Record

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s V164-8.0 MW prototype set a new benchmark for power production recently when the turbine ...

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Lamprell CFO Steps Down

Lamprell CFO Steps Down

Lamprell, a provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas ...

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CG Net Profit Up 15%

CG Net Profit Up 15 Pct

Avantha Group Company CG reported Consolidated Revenue of EUR 8.7 billion crore for the half-year ended September ...

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The Netherlands: Offshore Wind Creates 2150 Full-Time Jobs

The Netherlands Social and Political Discussion on Offshore Wind

In a study released yesterday, Ecofys  assessed the economic impact of Dutch offshore wind energy. Commissioned by ...

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A2SEA Signs Dudgeon OWF Installation Deal

A2SEA Signs Dudgeon OWF Installation Deal

From autumn 2016, A2SEA will play a key role in helping build the 402MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the UK for ...

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China Longyuan Hosts Offshore Wind Reverse Roadshow

China Longyuan Hosts Offshore Wind Reverse Roadshow

On October 10, China Longyuan Power held the 2014 offshore wind power reverse roadshow and gave a systematic ...

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Eneco Luchterduinen Export Cable Makes Beach Landing ...

Eneco Luchterduinen Export Cable Beach Landing

With arrival of the export cable at the Dutch shore on Wednesday, the Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, located 23 ...

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Photo of the Day: Sif Group and Smulders’ 1000th ...

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Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: The 1000th transition piece manufactured by Sif Group and Smulders. It is also ...

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Vattenfall to Compete with Dong Energy’s Offshore ...

Vattenfall to Compete with Dong Energy's Offshore Wind Prices

Vattenfall to enter race with Dong Energy for best and cheapest offshore wind turbines, writes Danish business ...

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Dalby Recruits Two Apprentices

Dalby Recruits Two Apprentices

Dalby Offshore have recruited two apprentices to gain a ‘Workboat Apprenticeship’ working in ...

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AMEP Development Could Affect ‘UK War Response’

Able UK to Present Plans for AMEP

Able UK’s plans for offshore renewable energy port hit another hurdle, writes Hull Daily Mail. According to ...

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Autonomous Surface Vehicles Could Help Reduce Offshore ...

Autonomous Surface Vehicles Could Help Reduce Offshore Wind Costs

ASV and Planet Ocean are investigating how Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASVs) can be used to reduce the cost of ...

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German Offshore Wind Farm Builders Respect Noise ...

German Offshore Wind Farm Builders Respect Noise Mitigation Rules

German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has revealed that the noise created during the construction ...

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GeoSea Buys HOCHTIEF’s Offshore Assets, Becomes ...

GeoSea Buys HOCHTIEF Offshore Assets, Becomes Full Owner of 'Innovation'

DEME’s marine engineering specialist GeoSea acquires offshore assets of HOCHTIEF, one of Germany’s leading ...

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