The Offshore Wind Industry’s Urgent Need

The offshore wind industry is developing rapidly. Last year, the use of wind energy grew with 19% in the EU.

COFS Lands Grant for Offshore Wind Foundation Design

The Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) at the University of Western Australia has received Federal ...

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Japan’s Demo Floater Takes Final Shape

A consortium led by Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has fully ...

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New York to Study European OW Transmission Models

New York power agencies and partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct a study of successful ...

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Sea Puffin Takes to the Sea

Sea Puffin 1, the world’s first daughter craft based on surface-effect-ship (SES) technology, has kicked off two ...

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US Wants Cutting-Edge Offshore Wind Test Facilities

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has invited public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) regarding ...

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ESPRC Launches ORE Supergen Hub

The UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded GBP 5 million to a Supergen Energy ...

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ORE Catapult Seeks Turbine Bearing Test Facility Builders

UK's technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) ...

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Virginia Offshore Wind Pilot to Apply for SCC Approval

Virginia-based Dominion Energy plans to seek approval from the State Corporation Commission (SCC) for its proposed ...

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ORE Catapult Gathers Electrical Infrastructure Hub Team

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has selected the UK Universities of Strathclyde and Manchester as ...

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BLUE Hammer Strikes at Maasvlakte 2

At Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam, Fistuca is currently testing the BLUE Piling technology for driving the ...

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Tecnalia, BiMEP Launch Floating HarshLab

Tecnalia has launched HarshLab, a floating laboratory for offshore renewable energy technology, in Bermeo Port in ...

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US: DOE Makes USD 6 Million Available for Advanced Wind R&D

U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) has announced a funding opportunity for ...

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ScottishPower Renewables and Aveillant on OW Radar Watch

ScottishPower Renewables has partnered with Cambridge-based Aveillant, part of the Thales Group, to test a new ...

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LM Wind Power Swoops On WMC

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, has revealed plans to acquire the WMC test facilities in ...

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Flying Inspectors Whiz Through Burbo Bank Extension

Ørsted and robotics solutions provider SkySpecs have completed an automated inspection of wind turbine blades ...

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AUV Put Through Paces at Teesside Offshore Wind Farm

A consortium comprising of the R&D UK Centre of EDF Energy, UTEC, an Acteon company, and Partrac Ltd completed an ...

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Danes Track Offshore Wind Cost Slide

The Danish Energy Agency has launched an updated levelized cost of energy (LCoE) calculator which shows that costs ...

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FPP Tries Out Aalborg University's New Wave Lab

Floating Power Plant (FPP), a developer of a wind-wave hybrid energy technology, has completed a three-week testing ...

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US Court Imposes Maximum Fine on Sinovel

A US court in Wisconsin has sentenced Sinovel Wind Group, a Chinese manufacturer and exporter of wind turbines, for ...

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New Project Eyes Cutting Foundation-Related Costs by 40%

Danish Energy Ministry has awarded EUR 3.8 million through the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration ...

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MHI Vestas, Maersk Working on Cheaper Installation Solution

Vestas and Maersk Supply Service, in cooperation with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, are developing a crane solution ...

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The Public Health Benefits of Adding OW to the Grid

New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a ...

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APEM Begins Race Bank Wildlife Surveys

APEM has commenced aerial wildlife surveys at Ørsted's 573MW Race Bank wind farm located offshore North Norfolk in ...

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Gardline on Empire Wind Survey Duty

Gardline Limited is conducting geophysical survey operations at Equinor’s Empire Wind offshore wind project located ...

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German Bight 2017 Wind Conditions Show No Major Curves

Last year's offshore wind conditions in the German Bight compared well to the final index average of the preceding ...

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German Consortium Studies High-Altitude Wind Energy

The Germany-based SkySails Power, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, EWE Offshore Service & Solutions and Leibniz ...

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Spain Gets Its First Offshore Wind Turbine

The 5MW Elisa self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine, developed under the EU-funded Elican project, ...

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