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.

DNV GL Finishes Final FOWIND Reports

DNV GL has completed the final reports in the four-year Facilitating Offshore Wind in India (FOWIND) project ...

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EOWDC Opens Doors to Offshore Wind Innovators

Swedish energy group Vattenfall and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have formed an alliance to allow ...

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GustoMSC and Barge Master Working Around US Jones Act

GustoMSC and Barge Master have joined forces to develop a motion-compensated feeder solution for the first wave of ...

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Catapult Makes Offshore Wind Data Available

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a new open-access service offering a series of data sets ...

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New York Takes Offshore Wind Lead

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority ...

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RVO.nl Seeks Hollandse Kust West Geophysical Surveyor

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has opened a tender for geophysical soil investigations at the Hollandse ...

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ABPmer Prepares Welsh EIA Guidebook

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has selected ABPmer to provide guidance on marine and coastal physical ...

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BiMEP Receives Green Light for Floating Wind Research

The open sea test platform Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) has obtained the permit from the Ministry of the ...

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ABS Consulting Joins Taiwanese Offshore Wind Consortium

ABS Consulting, a subsidiary of ABS Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate with a ...

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Wind-Solar Hybrid Takes Aim at Offshore Platforms

Rotterdam-based Amphibious Energy is testing the Hybrid EnergyPod, a container designed to generate, store and ...

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Vattenfall, TenneT Exploring Anglo-Dutch Offshore Wind Links

Vattenfall and TenneT have joined forces to assess the technical feasibility, regulatory challenges and the ...

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Innogy and TenneT Blaze North Sea Offshore Wind Hub Trail

International energy company innogy and Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT have signed a Letter of ...

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Australian COFS Shows Suction Bucket Cost Saving Potential

The Centre for Offshore Foundations Systems (COFS) at the University of Western Australia has completed several ...

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GROW Gets New Director

David de Jager has succeeded Ernst van Zuijlen as the Director of GROW (Growth through Research, development & ...

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Spaniards Make Offshore Wind Power Play

Scientists from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have designed a new control system for offshore wind farms ...

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EnBW Dives Deep Into US Offshore Wind

German energy company EnBW and Seattle-based Trident Winds have formed a joint venture to develop the Morro Bay ...

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EU Researchers Join Hands to Tackle Monopile Scour

European scour researchers have kicked off PROTEUS, a new EU Hydralab+ project, which aims to improve the design of ...

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Maine Offshore Wind Jobs Potential Probed

Offshore wind could support 2,144 Maine jobs annually through 2030, according to a report released by the American ...

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Floating Wind JIP Issues Cable Designs Call

The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership has issued a call for Expression of Interest (EoI) to ...

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Haliade-X 12 MW Prototype Coming in 2019

A full prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine will be installed at a yet-to-be-determined site in 2019, GE ...

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IRENA: International Standards Could Boost Offshore Wind

The development and adoption of international standards in the offshore wind sector could reduce transaction costs, ...

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DOT Monopile Installed at Princess Amalia OWF

Heerema Marine Contractors and CAPE Holland have installed a Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) monopile at the site of ...

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UK Offshore Wind Sector Charts Out Innovation Roadmaps

The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub (OWIH) has launched a guide to the future priorities and opportunities for ...

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IEA: Offshore Wind Needs to Pick Up Pace

Offshore wind showed strong signs of progress with 23% generation growth in 2017, but it needs to accelerate even ...

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Dutch Make Case For Offshore Wind – Gas Combo

Coupling of the existing oil and gas infrastructure with offshore wind farms in the North Sea can be technically ...

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Offshore Wind Opportunity to Redesign North Sea, Report Says

Offshore wind potential offers opportunity to redesign the North Sea and increase marine biodiversity, according to ...

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SeaTwirl Adds Niche Markets to Its Business Strategy

SeaTwirl, Unitech Offshore and Novaton Erneuebare Energien have signed a Letter of Intent to offer hybrid offshore ...

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