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  • 4 June 2013

    Fred. Olsen United is one of those few players that plays a role in almost all aspects of the offshore wind industry and is able to offer a fully integrated turnkey solution. This diverse company has been active in the offshore wind industry since the early days and is now uniting capabilities to provide a single interface with the client. In 2007, installation […]

  • 22 June 2015

    To quote the British Government: “Enterprise Zones create jobs and boost businesses…. They are great places to do business for both new and expanding firms, benefiting from government backing.” The largest Enterprise Zone in the UK is on the Humber Estuary – both sides, North and South of the River Humber. The zone includes the […]

  • 21 July 2014

    DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm is back on schedule – albeit a revised schedule – with more than half of its 80 wind turbines installed. Gunnar Groebler, Head of the Business Unit Renewables at Vattenfall’s Continental/UK regional organisation, reflects on progress and outlines the company’s view as to whether offshore wind will remain an important strategic […]

  • 10 February 2014

    Despite announcing a substantial divestment programme, which included selling off several onshore wind farms, Spanish energy giant Iberdrola is still believed to be the world’s largest wind energy developer, with an operating portfolio of more than 13,830MW. In 2012, Iberdrola chairman Ignacio Galán, announced that its onshore wind assets in ‘non-core’ countries and other businesses […]

  • 26 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Transition

    Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has entered into a collaboration with a consortium consisting of Odfjell Oceanwind and Source Galileo to explore opportunities for floating offshore wind through a pilot project at a field located in the Barents Sea off Norway.  Vår Energi disclosed the deal on Wednesday, 26 April 2023, explaining that […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved today the Company’s consolidated financial statements and separate financial statements for 2011 .  ” Technological innovation and production flexibility have enabled the Group to achieve more than satisfactory results even in a market where signs of recovery are still weak – comments CEO Valerio Battista. Financial […]

  • 6 October 2015

    The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]

  • 14 October 2019

        By Jakub Vastmans, Interim Director Service Product Management at NKT For decades, the power cable industry has been pushing the boundaries of high-voltage (HV) submarine power transmission. Over the years, new insulation technologies have emerged, voltage levels have increased, protection methods have improved, and novel monitoring technologies have been developed. The objective is […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As an alternative to fossil fuels, wind power is plentiful, renewable, clean and produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation. The effects on the environment are generally less problematic than those from other power sources. In 2010, wind energy production was more than 2.5 percent of total worldwide electricity usage, and growing rapidly at more […]

  • 1 October 2012

    A few months ago Spanish energy giant Iberdrola was crowned the world’s largest wind energy developer with an operating portfolio of more than 14,000MW. The promotion of offshore wind energy is a key platform for Iberdrola’s future growth plans. Iberdrola’s Offshore Business Division, based in Scotland with offices in London, Berlin and Paris, is busy […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved the Group’s consolidated results for the first quarter of 2012 (which are not subject to audit). ” The integration with Draka has led to a significant growth in size – comments CEO Valerio Battista -, allowing sales to be better distributed geographically and the range of […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Authorities

    Department of Energy and Climate Change Released following speech of Charles Hendry: Thank you for inviting me to your conference today. I’m delighted to have been given this opportunity to say a few words to this gathering of leading figures in Ireland’s energy sector. The energy challenge  I’d like to start by recognising Ireland’s strong […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has awarded an additional scope to the contract with Aibel. This week, an amendment giving Aibel responsibility for procurement of material and equipment to the project was signed. In the summer of 2014 Aibel was awarded a contract for a FEED study, Engineering, and Management Assistance for the Statoil project. Since then, detailed engineering […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Centrica expects to deliver year on year earnings growth in 2012 in line with market expectations, subject to the usual variables of weather and commodity prices, in a continuing weak economic environment. Average UK residential gas consumption for the first ten months of 2012 was 9% higher than for the same period of 2011, while […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has shipped out the fifth and final floating wind platform for the Scottish Kincardine offshore wind farm from the Fene Shipyard in Spain. The five floating platforms were built under a contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd., a subsidiary of the Cobra Group. The five floating platforms will support Vestas 9.5 MW […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Plans to build an offshore windfarm in the Firth of Forth that could create 700 jobs in Leith have been welcomed by politicians and locals.     [mappress] Source: journal-online, February 17, 2010;

  • 29 March 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s Port of Cromarty Firth has been awarded two contracts by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to support the installation of the 580MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in Outer Moray Firth.

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL), the company behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), has invited members of the regional business community to the second local supply chain event to be held at Chester Hotel, Aberdeen, on 9 September. Vattenfall, the sole owner of the wind farm, will provide a project update which will be […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On 15 May, the Scottish government approved the variation application submitted by Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) in November 2017 for the floating wind project to be built some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 25 September 2014
    R&D

    Scotland’s flourishing wave and tidal energy sector has invested more than £217m in the country to date, with £31.8m spent in the last 12 months alone, a new Scottish Renewables report shows. Crucially, the study revealed almost two-thirds (62%) of the growing industry’s supply chain is Scottish. Marine energy – in which Scotland is recognised […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has completed the second phase of its ongoing engagement with the market and stakeholders on plans for up to 4 GW of floating wind leasing in the Celtic Sea. Last month, the Crown Estate held a stakeholder workshop and reopened the market engagement, with the latter reaffirming “the strong appetite for early commercial […]

  • 20 October 2020

    About us F.lli Righini Srl supports its Clients during all phases of each project. Conceptual and Basic Design, 3D Modelling and Structural Analysis at Finite Elements (FEM) are standard practice conducted in order to reach the optimisation of the weight and dimension. Design, Fabrication and Testing, all carried out in-house, increase the overall operational reliability […]