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  • 9 October 2013

    On September 27, the “Observation and Evaluation Technology Research for Wind Resource and Hydrological Information of Offshore Wind Plant” project approved and established by China Guodian Corporation and completed by Zhongneng Power-Tech Development Co., Ltd. subordinate to China Longyuan Power passed the acceptance of China Guodian Corporation as well as the technical evaluation of the […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a budget of USD 179.3 million for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, under a total budget for the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) of USD 11.7 billion. 

  • 12 September 2012

    Finnish wave energy developer, Wello Ltd, has on September the 11th released further test results of the Penguin wave energy converter installed in Orkney, Scotland. The Penguin wave energy converter survived first heavy storms in Orkney when the device was battered with over 12 meters waves. Even the mooring system appeared to work as designed. Additional […]

  • 30 March 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterda held its first offshore renewable energy task force meeting in cooperation with South Carolina’s Energy Office. This intergovernmental task force was established to facilitate communication between BOEM and state, local, tribal and federal stakeholders concerning commercial renewable energy leasing and development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Back in Business The Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay. France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders France’s […]

  • 31 May 2012

    As part of Secretary of the Interior’s Smart from the Start Atlantic Offshore Wind Initiative, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it is moving forward with the next step to consider commercial wind energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore Massachusetts. Together with the commonwealth of Massachusetts, BOEM has completed […]

  • 14 March 2023
    Business development, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource, the developers of the 704 MW Revolution Wind project offshore Connecticut and Rhode Island, have filed a proposal in Rhode Island’s offshore wind solicitation for Revolution Wind 2 which would have a generation capacity of 884 MW. According to the developers, the new offshore wind farm represents more than USD 2 billion […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The Offshore Wind China 2012 Conference and Exhibition, Asia’s largest and the world’s second largest wind power event, will take place in Shanghai between 30 May and 1 June 2012, with the aim of promoting offshore wind power development not only locally in the Shanghai area but also worldwide. The exhibition session will take place […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind has installed a wildlife tracking station on the easternmost foundation platform at the Block Island wind farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, to assist researchers in their studies of bird and bat activity off the Atlantic Coast.

  • 1 December 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Bureau Veritas has delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for its design and development of the Hi-Float floating offshore wind turbine foundation. Hi-Float is designed to support a 10 MW wind turbine with proven semi-submersible and mooring technology, Bureau Veritas said. A passive ballast system is said to […]

  • 10 November 2014

    Bourne has developed a solar-hydro hybrid generator  in an effort to find a potential energy site that has more than one type of renewable energy and capture both with one device. The potential for this approach is significant. There are many regions of the world that not only have high solar power potential but also hydropower […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    At the end of 2012, New England’s first two offshore wind projects, Cape Wind and the Block Island Wind Farm, each moved steps closer to fruition. Maine’s efforts to stimulate an offshore wind industry comprised of floating wind turbines took several key steps forward, while Statoil, developer of the first planned pilot-scale floating project, awaits […]

  • 27 March 2017

    Fourteen years ago in 2002 the Sif Group made 80 monopiles for the Horns Rev wind farm off the Danish coast near Esbjerg. These piles were four metres in diameter, the thickness of the steel was five centimetres, and they weighed between 180-230 tonnes depending on their length. In 2016, Offshore WIND was invited to visit the new Sif Group production, storage and load-out terminal built on Maasvlakte 2, the new area of reclaimed land extending the Port of Rotterdam even further out into the Southern part of the North Sea.

  • 9 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The two side-compartments for the Vestas V236-15.0 MW™ prototype wind turbine nacelle have arrived in Denmark. The side-compartments were then transported to Vestas’ factory in Esbjerg, where the full power converter system will be installed. According to Vestas, the modular nacelle components take full advantage of industrial standards, as the side-compartments are dimensionally designed to […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The fact that Ireland is one of the countries that has the best waves is not a secret, but how to make use of those waves in terms of making energy? reports that this has been a crucial question for many years now and Ireland has invested a vast amount of money and time […]

  • 24 December 2010

    Offshore Wind Power Systems of Texas ( President Douglas Hines announced today the release of the state of the art Titan series of designs for immediate sale, the Model Titan 3.6 WMPS and Titan 5 WMPS wind measurement platform systems. The design incorporates the Titan 3.6 MW and 5 MW Titan platforms capable of 35 […]

  • 31 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore, using its installation vessel Innovation has now installed all 80 foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, the industry’s first project to employ drilling to install XL monopiles. Eolien Maritime France (EMF), the consortium that owns the wind farm, awarded an EPCI contract for the 80 foundations to DEME Offshore and Eiffage […]

  • 17 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics

    The Ireland-based Shannon Foynes Port Company is investing EUR 28 million in jetty infrastructure and a port logistics park, aimed at transforming the Shannon Estuary into an international supply chain hub for floating offshore wind. The investment, co-funded by the EU’s “Connecting Europe Facility”, will help expand the quayside area by an additional 117 metres […]

  • 23 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Scotland is to establish a wave energy technology development body to encourage innovation in the industry, Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism Fergus Ewing has announced. Wave Energy Scotland will bring together the best engineering and academic minds to collaborate in a research and development programme to accelerate wave technology further. Mr Ewing will provide […]

  • 14 March 2014

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it is seeking public comment as it prepares an Environmental Assessment (EA) to analyze potential impacts from proposed wind energy research activities offshore Virginia. The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) has requested a research lease and proposes to design, develop, and demonstrate a […]

  • 8 June 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Ørsted and venture capital firms Nysnø Climate Investments (Nysnø), Wiski Capital, Norrsken Foundation, and Antler have invested, via a seed funding round, in a “deep-tech” start-up Spoor that is developing an artificial intelligence (AI) system to monitor and track birdlife at offshore wind farms. Ørsted will enter into a partnership with Spoor to help test […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A trade and technology mission from the UK is visiting Taiwan from 30 May to 1 June to share the UK’s experience on renewable energy, especially on the offshore wind energy industry. With the largest ever number of UK renewable energy delegates to Taiwan, this mission is the first major event of the British Office’s 6-month […]

  • 18 September 2015

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed an environmental review, allowing it to move forward with its process for considering a renewable energy lease sale offshore North Carolina. BOEM’s revised environmental assessment (EA), which was conducted according to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements, found there would be no significant environmental or socioeconomic impacts from […]

  • 31 August 2022
    Contribution, Environment

    The UK could move forward with its ambitious plans for offshore wind while strengthening approaches to protect nature, according to a new report published by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). Through a new “Nature Positive” approach the expansion of offshore wind over the next decade can be delivered without jeopardising the […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has hired Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) to carry out a study into the techno-economic benefits of shared services and infrastructure for wind and wave energy technologies and projects. AqualisBraemar‘s offshore wind consultancy unit OWC will through a four-month study assess the various levels of sharing of supply chains, physical infrastructure and […]

  • 18 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted said that the full-scale offshore construction activities at the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a wind farms are moving full speed ahead after the developer secured all the permits and EIA approvals for the project. Ørsted will begin export and array cable laying, installation of the offshore substations and foundations in 2021, and […]