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  • 19 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      The DeepCwind Consortium reviewed dozens of applications and placed 12 students around Maine and Washington, D.C. for eight-week-long summer internships. Follow this series to hear from the mouths of interns what it’s like to work for companies that are launching the floating deepwater offshore wind industry.  Dustin Jalbert, Masters Candidate International Finance and Economics […]

  • 18 January 2023
    Authorities

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has shifted responsibility for offshore renewable energy-related safety and environmental protections from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). Some key authorities that are transferred to BSEE include, but are not limited to: evaluating and overseeing facility design, fabrication, […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Offshore renewable energies are expanding to meet the EU’s 2020 renewable energy targets, but renewables are one of many activities competing for space at sea. Meanwhile, Europe’s maritime nations are currently operating under their own planning rules and guidelines, which often conflict with their neighbours and waste time and money. This was the focus of […]

  • 24 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Can developers, offshore construction companies, and shipbuilders map a road for the offshore wind sector to reach massive capacity targets while avoiding bottlenecks caused by vessel shortages and port over-capacitation? But also, are some of these challenges in the industry providing opportunities for the supply chain?   On 30 November, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference will […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Marking another major Cape Wind financing milestone, Cape Wind and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU) today added Natixis and Rabobank to serve as the project’s Lead Arrangers, to work with BTMU to structure and arrange the syndication of the senior debt financing to additional lenders. The Lead Arrangers are expected themselves to make […]

  • 31 August 2015

    The cost of producing electricity from renewable sources like wind and solar has been falling for several years. The report, Projected Costs of Generating Electricity: 2015 Edition, a joint project by the International Energy Agency and the Nuclear Energy Agency, calculates the cost of producing electricity from different types of new power plants. Compared with […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Drawing on its considerable experience in the field of offshore oil production, which resulted in bringing to market numerous innovations, in 2011, IFP Energies nouvelles turned its attention to research aimed at coming up with technologies enabling the development of offshore wind power, along with the conversion of wave energy, tidal energy and ocean thermal […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a new feed-in-tariff and increasing number of certified ongoing/future projects, Japan’s wind energy industry seems to be showing positive growth. To further facilitate the growth of the Japanese wind energy industry, Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding WIND EXPO – Int’l Wind Energy Expo & Conference for the third time running, to serve as […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Scotland-based kite power generation technology developer, Kite Power Systems (KPS), has appointed Simon Heyes as Chief Executive and Dr Andrew Tyler CBE as non-executive Chair.

  • 11 April 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    President Obama’s fiscal year 2014 budget request, announced yesterday, includes $169.4 million to fund the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which is charged with managing the Nation’s offshore energy and mineral resources in a way that promotes efficient and environmentally responsible energy development through oil and gas leasing, renewable energy development, and a commitment […]

  • 6 April 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and Naturgy have partnered up and entered a development agreement prior to Spain’s first upcoming offshore wind auction off the coast of the Canary Islands. The Spanish government aims to transform its energy mix and plans to develop up to 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030. The first Spanish offshore wind auction is […]

  • 7 October 2011

    Apex Offshore Wind, LLC and Maersk Line, Limited today announced that they have established a working relationship to support the development, financing and construction of utility-scale offshore wind energy facilities in North America. Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) is a subsidiary of A.P. Moller-Maersk, a global corporation with a long history of successful operation in offshore […]

  • 2 December 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of November 2019. Japanese Trio Orders Big Wind Turbine Installer Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Australian Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) committed new investments of close to A$500m in the past 12 months, taking its total commitments to invest over the two years since inception to more than A$1.4 billion. These projects and programs have catalysed a further A$2.2 billion in other investment. During its second full year of operation, the […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    US-based GZA GeoEnvironmental has begun a multi-million dollar offshore geotechnical engineering program for Deepwater Wind in Rhode Island Sound at the sites of the proposed South Fork Wind and Revolution Wind projects. Working from a 200-foot class lift boat mobilized earlier this month from Quonset Point, Rhode Island, a 28-person GZA-led crew is now taking and […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The offshore marine energy project in Cornwall, which allows developers to test new wave energy technology, will be taken on by the Government to secure its future as a vital part of the UK’s green energy sources. The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) will take over ownership of the Wave Hub asset from […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Fivium has been awarded a contract to deliver an IT system to support the modernisation and consolidation of UK marine licensing processes. The project will align business processes and IT systems supporting UK marine licences to enable greater transparency for users and the public. Fivium and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) will work together to […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) will procure approximately 800MW of offshore wind through a solicitation issued in the fourth quarter of 2018. 

  • 3 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines (Video) Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland’s Siemens […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Technology

      The new full-power converter design by The Switch features top fault ride-through (FRT) capability, allowing better grid side performance. The new converters match the most stringent grid code in the world to date, the German BDEW 2008 directive, and they also comply with E.ON 2006, Transmission Code 2007, and Chinese grid code 2008. During […]

  • 6 June 2013

    A senior engineer with DNV has received a prestigious award for his thesis on offshore renewable energy. Philimon Gonidakis was named the recipient of Cranfield University’s Professor John Sharp Prize at a graduation ceremony on June 6. Philimon has just completed an MSc in Offshore and Ocean Technology at the university which was jointly funded […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Toho Gas, and Hokuriku Electric Power Company have agreed to acquire a 25 per cent stake in Formosa I International Investment from Macquarie’s Green Investment Group in order to participate in Taiwan’s offshore wind power business. This will mark the first investment made into the offshore wind power generation space […]

  • 2 January 2017

    As always, we bring you a list of the most read articles of the previous month. Since several news from December 2016 made it to our yearly overviews, also published today, they are omitted in this edition of Offshore WIND’s Highlights of the Month.  Shell to Buy All Egmond aan Zee OWF Power Shell Energy Europe has entered […]

  • 25 August 2022
    Business & Finance

    DEME Offshore and Havfram have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly offer construction services to the offshore wind farm sector in Norway, starting with projects to be selected through the upcoming lease auction for the Sørlige Nordsjø II area. The companies say they plan to play an important role in the Norwegian offshore […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    U.S. President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, announced yesterday, includes $169.8 million to fund the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which is charged with managing the Nation’s offshore energy and mineral resources in a way that promotes efficient and environmentally responsible energy development through oil and gas leasing, renewable energy development, and a […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Italy-headquartered offshore engineering and construction services provider, Saipem, and Norwegian offshore wind contractor Havfram will evaluate a potential collaboration in the offshore wind sector. The companies will assess the potential collaboration under a non-binding agreement signed between Saipem, Havfram Holding, and HVAS Invest Kappa, a holding company controlled by Havfram’s majority owner HitecVision. A final […]