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  • 15 February 2011
    Authorities

    The wind energy industry cannot support the guidance on wildlife issued last week by the Department of the Interior and its U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (referring to both the wind energy guidelines and the eagle-specific guidance). The wind industry participated for more than two years in a public, collaborative Federal Advisory Committee (FAC) process, […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    WindEnergy Hamburg was opened on Monday evening by Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, and Vice-Chancellor of Germany. This is the premiere for WindEnergy at the Hamburg Fair site. “Wind power has established itself worldwide, both as an economically viable industry and as a major element in energy policy,” said Sigmar Gabriel. […]

  • 26 June 2013

    With a history of serving the oil & gas industry dating back over 40 years, Danish steel manufacturer Bladt Industries A/S (Bladt) held all the essential knowledge and in house skills to take this experience into the offshore wind industry over ten years ago. It all started in 2002 when the company installed their very […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Innovation, Technology

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected nine floating wind foundation projects in Phase One of the FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize. Each project will receive USD 100,000 in funding and USD 75,000 in vouchers for technical support provided by DOE national laboratories. Skip to: The winners of the first phase of the […]

  • 1 December 2021
    R&D, Technology

    The TetraSpar Demonstrator floating wind turbine has been commissioned and is now operating some 10 miles off Norway’s coast in water depths of 200 metres. The fully-assembled floating wind turbine, comprising the TetraSpar floating foundation and a 3.6 MW Siemens Gamesa direct-drive wind turbine, was towed from Denmark and installed at the METCentre test site […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

      Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich delivered opening remarks at the bureau’s Atlantic Wind Energy Workshop in Herndon, Va. The bureau hosted the three-day workshop as part of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of the Interior and the Deparment of Energy to coordinate environmental monitoring […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    35 Minnesota business leaders, elected officials, sportsmen, and environmental groups delivered a letter to Congress asking them to extend the Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) and the Offshore Wind Investment Tax Credit (ITC) before they expire at the end of the year.  “Clean energy, including wind power, is an important part of our state […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Turbine Transfer Ltd. announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of seven offshore wind farm support catamarans. Five of the craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in Cowes and two will be sub-contracted to Buckie Ship Yard. The order is spread across […]

  • 30 July 2021
    Authorities, Industry

    Boosting offshore renewables will accelerate the energy transition and allow G20 countries to build a resilient and sustainable energy system, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has found. The report has also outlined specific courses of action to make this happen. The report titled Offshore Renewables: An Action Agenda for Deployment […]

  • 24 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind, a 50/50 joint venture between Shell New Energies US LLC and Ocean Winds, has filed proposals as part of Massachusetts’ 83C III offshore wind energy procurement. Mayflower submitted multiple bids, each with an accompanying economic development package. Under the largest scenario, which involves interconnecting 1,200 MW at Brayton Point, Mayflower is committing to […]

  • 19 October 2021
    Business & Finance

    Spanish renewable energy major Iberdrola and its Portuguese counterpart EDP have reaffirmed their investment plans for offshore wind projects in the UK, as well as other renewable energy and energy transition initiatives in the country. Iberdrola has confirmed its intent to invest GBP 6 billion in the 3.1 GW East Anglia Hub offshore wind complex […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has applied for a rehearing and reconsideration of Ohio Power Sitting Board’s ”fatal May 21 ruling” on the Icebreaker Wind project, arguing that the ”board stepped outside its statutory authority and violated Ohio law.” Back in May, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) approved the construction of the […]

  • 14 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa, the world’s leading wind energy technology company, today received a certificate from GL Renewables Certification (GL) for its G52-850 kW Class I 60 HZ wind turbine. The certification ceremony, held this morning at Gamesa’s stand at the EWEA 2011 international trade fair in Brussels, featured Gamesa Chairman Jorge Calvet and GL Vice President Mike […]

  • 14 September 2015

    With a reserved maximum of €18bn for offshore wind development the Dutch Government’s ‘Energie Akkoord’ outlines the instructions and deadlines for the future of this industry in the Netherlands. In the same agreement it states that a cost reduction of 40% should be achieved. Included in this is Operation & Maintenance (O&M) which takes up […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Environment

    Partners behind economically strategic offshore wind development promise to improve environment near Blackdog if substation proposal approved. Site investigations carried out near Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, as part of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) development have shown, as predicted by the project partners, low level tracesof asbestos in the ground. The findingsof a detailed report […]

  • 18 January 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland made headlines yesterday (17 January) by awarding seabed lease rights to 17 offshore wind projects totalling almost 25 GW in capacity, well beyond the expected 10 GW, and by the fact that more than half of this massive capacity is coming from floating wind farms. With many details about the selected proposals yet to […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Authorities, Environment

    Scotland’s Environment Minister, Stewart Stevenson, has highlighted Scotland’s world-leading role in both the development of renewables and in championing the need for climate justice for the world’s poorest communities as he marks World Environment Day. The theme for World Environment Day is ‘The Green Economy’, Scotland has around a quarter of Europe’s offshore wind and […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that four Virginia businesses have been selected for awards totaling $860,000 for research having a total value of more than $3 million that will give the Commonwealth a competitive advantage and accelerate the development of offshore wind power and its associated industry supply chain.   Alstom Power Inc, a global […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    On December 15, 2014, a launching ceremony was held at the terminal in Emden’s outer harbour for a further Windea catamaran that is entering service under the German flag. The ship’s godmother Miranda van Laar-Prikkel, wife of co-partner Paul van Laar from IJmuiden in the Netherlands, gave the “Twin Axe Bow” type catamaran from Damen […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Deepwater Wind announced its selection as the provisional winner of two offshore wind energy sites located in the federal waters off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. A competitive lease auction – the first-ever auction held in the United States for commercial offshore wind development – was held today by the U.S. Department of […]

  • 22 October 2013

    The world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine is now standing at Energy Park Fife. The Samsung Heavy Industries prototype offshore turbine is due to become operational later this year. The structure is situated 50 metres offshore in the Firth of Forth and the tip of its blades stretch 196 metres above the sea. […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The United Kingdom’s track record of expertise and leadership in the wind energy industry is demonstrated this week during WINDPOWER 2012, the world’s largest annual gathering of wind power professionals. The UK – the world leader in offshore wind power capacity – will lead two panel discussions, while a number of British wind companies will […]

  • 18 July 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Wind measurement experts, gathered at a seminar hosted by Leosphere in June, claimed LiDAR is becoming the clear choice for bankable offshore wind measurements, saving millions on costs.

  • 22 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind, a company based in Providence, Rhode Island, has drawn up plans for what could be the largest wind farm in U.S. waters, the company announced last week. The proposed farm would generate a huge 1,000 megawatts of power and would be located 18 to 27 miles off the coast of Rhode Island and […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Servicing around 2,200 wind turbines and 56 substations under fixed maintenance contracts, as well as repairs and assessments for a further 1,500 plants, Deutsche Windtechnik AG has experienced rapid growth since being established in 2007. Last year, the company experienced a near 40% in turnover, which passed the 70 million Euro mark for the first […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    To remind you of just how interesting the first half of 2017 was, the Offshore WIND editorial staff compiled a list of the most read articles published during first six months of this year. Even though the industry has been notably active since the beginning of July as well, our team has decided to set the time parameter to end with 30 June and thus provide a new overview in addition to our annual Offshore ReWIND.