Highlights of the Month: March 2015

New Foundation Installation System Developed

Conquest Offshore, together with deugro Denmark A/S, has developed a highly efficient installation system for monopiles and transition pieces, supported by the engineering knowledge and experience of Temporary Works Design (TWD) and Barge Master.

Siemens Unveils 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Siemens has presented its new SWT-7.0-154 wind turbine at EWEA Offshore conference in Copenhagen.

Floaters ‒ Game Changers for Offshore Wind?

At least nine floating projects are likely to come online by 2020, claims Douglas-Westwood.

Smulders: Making of Transition Piece (Video)

Always wanted to know how a transition piece for an offshore wind turbine is fabricated?

Danes Eye Floating Wind Projects Off Hawaii

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has received unsolicited lease requests for proposed floating wind projects offshore Oahu, Hawaii from Alpha Wind Energy.

Siemens Installs First Westermeerwind Foundation

Siemens kicked off Westermeerwind offshore wind farm construction by installing the first monopile foundation at the Ijsselmeer last week.

GE to Combine Onshore and Offshore Activities

The USA energy giant, GE, will combine its onshore wind activities into the renewable energy joint venture with Alstom.

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