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  • 3 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has named its wind project off the coast of New England, US, Beacon Wind. “Beacon conveys a sense of hope and guidance, qualities that we value very highly at Equinor, especially now,” said Siri Espedal Kindem, President of Equinor Wind U.S. “Equinor is making substantial progress, even during these challenging times, in strengthening our […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MMT’s DP2 multipurpose support vessel Stril Explorer is on its way to the Beacon Wind project site offshore Massachusetts, where MMT will carry out geophysical survey. In April, Equinor Wind US awarded MMT US with a contract for survey work at its offshore wind lease area off New England. The contract includes high resolution geophysical, benthic […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    MMT US Inc. has awarded Vento Maritime with a contract for MetOcean forecasts and weather support at Equinor’s Beacon Wind project offshore Massachusetts. Earlier this year, Equinor Wind US contracted MMT for geophysical survey services at the offshore wind lease area in New England. The project covers high resolution geophysical, benthic surveys and shallow subsurface […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    British multinational oil and gas company BP is moving into offshore wind for the first time with a new strategic partnership with Equinor. BP has entered into an agreement with Equinor to buy 50 per cent non-operated interests in the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the US east coast for a total consideration […]

  • 19 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    ​Dong Energy has chosen SmartWind Technologies for the supply of a dual-Doppler radar system for offshore wind measurement. The two radars are to be installed in 2016 on the coast near the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm. They will produce high-resolution dynamic maps of the wind flow through and around the wind farm. The measurement […]

  • 12 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Though its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), the Carbon Trust is backing trial to understand the viability of using dual Doppler radar to produce high-resolution dynamic maps of the wind flow through and around a wind farm. Recently announced, the measurement campaign is part of OWA partner Dong Energy’s BEACon (Beamed Radar for Energy Assessment and […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The renewal of tax credits could benefit an offshore wind project off Cuyahoga County in Lake Erie, planned by Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), by attracting private investment. The offshore wind project, which comprises between 20 and 30 MW of generating capacity, would not be qualified for the production tax credit this year, given […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy recently started receiving three-dimensional data collected by the BEACon radar on the wind flow at the 210MW Westermost Rough offshore wind farm on England’s east coast.  The advanced radar system was installed by DONG Energy and SmartWind Technologies and it is the first of its kind in the world. “This is a huge step forward for […]

  • 5 September 2012

    McMurdo, a business of the Orolia Group is showcasing its range of Aids to Navigation (AtoNs) at the Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology International Trade Fair taking place in Hamburg, Germany from 4th – 7th September 2012. The world leading KanAToN range of AIS AtoN Beacons and accessories are on display on the McMurdo stand, […]

  • 21 July 2011

    The New Jersey Offshore Wind Economic Development Act turns out to be more like the “perfect storm” for that state’s economy — news that does not bode well for supporters of developing an industrial wind park in Lake Michigan. The Beacon Hill Institute has released a cost-benefit study that concludes that off-shore wind development in […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Seabed surveys at the South Fork offshore wind farm site in the state of New York will commence in late May/ early June.

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This week, Electro-tech, a specialist source and supply company servicing the energy sector, is moving into the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone, created by the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. Electro-tech offers UK and global clients a simple and cost effective way to purchase goods from one supplier. Items range from audio cables to […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Tideland Signal will be showing its comprehensive range of aids to navigation (AtoN) equipment and systems for offshore oil and gas platforms, wind farms, ports and harbours on stand 495B at Offshore Energy 12 at the Amsterdam RAI from 23 to 24 October. Tideland Signal has many years’ experience protecting offshore installations of every type […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Eric Pickles, visited Beacon Park, which forms part of the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone, in a meeting hosted by New Anglia LEP and Brandon Lewis, MP. The New Anglia Enterprise Zone is part of the first wave of Local Development Orders (LDOs) which have been approved in EZs across England. 6 out of […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    While the East of England energy industry is poised for a massive portion of the £50bn capital investment over the coming decades, there are signs that the region’s businesses are already spending a small fortune to ensure they are properly prepared to fight for a slice of the cake. “There’s clearly tremendous confidence and professional […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held a meeting with Montauk fishermen yesterday to discuss the offshore wind energy leasing process and best management practices. BOEM is examining the impact of the proposed Deepwater Wind’s offshore wind farms on fishery. The offshore wind developer plans to set up four offshore wind farms at the […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      RenewableUK, Britain’s largest wind and marine energy association, and The Crown Estate announces the creation of the first ever health and safety awards scheme, to recognise outstanding performance in the renewable energy sector. The initiative will be open to all renewable energy technologies, and is another example of renewable industries working together to take […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H135 to HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH for offshore wind operations, marking a new milestone for the enhanced version of Airbus Helicopters’ lightweight rotorcraft previously known as the EC135 T3. The H135 is well adapted to the full range of offshore operations, benefitting from the helicopter’s excellent performance, especially in […]

  • 28 July 2015

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper joined Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, the state’s congressional delegation and representatives of Deepwater Wind – the project developers – in celebrating an historic “steel in the water” milestone for America’s first commercial scale offshore wind […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Cost cutting, calls for innovation in the industry and calls for industry cooperation across Europe – these were just some of the hot topics at the opening session of the European Wind Energy Association’s OFFSHORE 2011 conference and exhibition in Amsterdam today. Ian Marchant, CEO of SSE Renewables and chair of OFFSHORE 2011 said that […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Peel Ports Great Yarmouth expect to finalise their agreement to locate the Swedish energy group’s offshore wind operations base at the East Anglian facility by summer 2018.

  • 9 October 2012

    The University of Delaware’s Kent Messer leads a research team that is conducting two studies at the Delaware coast to determine how people would react to offshore energy production and how that could impact the state’s economy. The first study was conducted at Cape Henlopen and Rehoboth Beach and involved students surveying beachgoers to see […]

  • 19 August 2013

    Tideland Signal will be showing its comprehensive range of aids to navigation (AtoN) equipment and systems for offshore oil and gas platforms, offshore wind farms (OWF), ports and harbours on stand 11.012 at Offshore Energy 13 at the Amsterdam RAI from 15-16 October. Tideland Signal has many years’ experience protecting offshore installations of every type […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), which helps to grow jobs and remove the barriers to business growth in Suffolk and Norfolk, will be targeting a new Enterprise Zone fund. The fund has been created by Government so that key infrastructure projects can be completed quickly. Funding will be targeted at sites capable of […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    DNV has, as part of a strategic partnership with StormGeo, acquired the right to purchase 22,7 % of StormGeo’s shares through a mutually convertible capital issue. The core focus of StormGeo will remain within the fields of oil exploration, renewable energy as well as shipping, media and aviation. Following strong growth since inception in 1998, […]

  • 26 November 2012

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry has officially launched its new Great Yarmouth Headquarters following an investment of £500,000 into the facility. Team GB Olympic Bronze Medallist Anthony Ogogo, from the Lowestoft area, officiated at the event and presented a plaque to 3sun Group managing director Graham Hacon […]