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  • 22 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall strives to increase profit and value creation, reduce debt and CO2 exposure and be among the leaders in developing environmentally sustainable energy production. This is part of the new strategic direction of the company. Vattenfall will remain an integrated European company with a diversified production portfolio. The geographic focus is Sweden, Germany and the […]

  • 24 March 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Crown Estate is commencing work to design and deliver a new leasing opportunity for early commercial-scale floating offshore wind projects in the Celtic Sea.   The leasing process will focus on projects of circa 300 MW in scale, which is up to three times larger than any rights previously awarded to floating wind in the UK. The Crown Estate will also explore how best to support pre-commercial,  smaller […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Maximising the economic benefit from offshore wind is a key priority for the UK Government, reveals a new report. The Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB) annual report explains how the board is pursuing a comprehensive programme of real action to drive down costs and maximise benefits to the UK economy – tackling issues from skills […]

  • 20 May 2013

    A new concept in offshore support vessels, the Supacat Multi-purpose Vessel 24 (SMV24), is being unveiled at All Energy 2013 by the innovation house, Supacat. For the first time Supacat is displaying a 1:25 scale model of the 24metre vessel. The SMV24 has been designed as ‘one boat to replace many’ to offer a flexible, […]

  • 30 September 2011

      TAG Energy Solutions welcomed the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change who officially opened its new £20million offshore wind turbine tubular production facility. Chris Huhne MP took a tour of the 6,920 metre square facility before launching a roll of steel onto TAG Energy Solutions’ automated production process for the creation of […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Northern Ireland is demonstrating its expertise and experience in offshore wind and marine energy at Offshore Wind 2011. Invest Northern Ireland and Belfast Harbour have joined forces on the Northern Ireland stand to showcase the region’s capabilities in offshore wind and marine energy at the event, organised by Renewables UK, which runs on June 28 […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Canary Islands could meet their entire electricity requirements from renewable energy sources by 2050 at under half the price needed to finance the existing oil dependent system, according to a study produced and published by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) on behalf of Greenpeace. Spain’s archipelago currently meets almost all […]

  • 31 March 2011

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, and […]

  • 9 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Norway-based Akastor ASA and IKM Industrial Group have joined forces to launch an operations & maintenance (O&M) company targetting developers, operators, sub-suppliers, and owners of offshore renewables infrastructure, including offshore wind farms. The company, named Føn Energy Services, will provide a fully integrated service offering inspection and maintenance services for Balance of Plant (BoP) equipment, […]

  • 10 April 2017

    Knowledge of impact forces is an important aspect in the design and subsequent operation of offshore wind turbines. Offshore wind turbines are typically monopile or space frame structures. In addition to their basic operational loading, these structures are designed to withstand the environmental loads experienced offshore from waves, currents and wind.

  • 17 February 2016

    A research project has been launched to establish the foundations for the further development of blade bearings. The HAPT (Highly Accelerated Pitch Bearing Test) project has gathered researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES Nordwest, the Institute of Machine Elements, Engineering Design and Tribology (IMKT) at Leibniz Universität Hannover […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The South West has today been named as the UK’s first Marine Energy Park, firmly placing the region on the international map for leadership in marine renewable energy. Climate Change Minister Greg Barker made the announcement on a visit to Bristol where he met with key members of the new initiative. The South West Marine […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Lagendijk Equipment revealed the completion of an order from Van Oord for two electric/ hydraulic cranes to be installed on the innovative walking jack-up barge WaveWalker 1. Van Oord is a leading international contractor in dredging, marine engineering, and offshore oil, gas and wind projects. The first, Lagendijk’s LKB 13.0 / 20.0 – 10.0 Offshore […]

  • 18 June 2014

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank joined Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick to announce more than 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be available for commercial wind energy leasing. The proposed area is the largest in federal waters and will nearly double the federal offshore acreage […]

  • 5 November 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy is filing plans with the Virginia State Corporation Commission for approval to construct the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. The filing keeps the project on schedule and builds on recent economic development announcements, such as the Siemens Gamesa’s turbine blade factory at the Portsmouth Marine Terminal […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    US Wind has received its final air emissions permit from the Maryland Department of the Environment to install a meteorological tower in the Maryland Wind Energy Area, with the company set to begin the installation process immediately.

  • 17 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Bookings can now be made for one of the most significant events in the offshore wind industry – the Offshore Wind International Business2Business Event 2011 in Esbjerg, Denmark, on November 9. OWIB 2011 is business’s version of speed dating and gathers developers, manufactures, suppliers, consultants and knowledge institutions from wide range of offshore wind […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    We are just hours away from the first Offshore Energy Virtual Event and the 14th edition of the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) overall. With numerous Live Talk Shows, Showcases, Energy Talks by experts, Live Interviews, Matchmaking, a digital Pub Quiz and a lot more, this edition promises to be an energetic, fruitful and inspiring event, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper have announced that 79,350 acres offshore New York will be offered in commercial wind lease sale in December.  “Today’s announcement not only marks another milestone for the U.S. offshore wind energy program, but also demonstrates how […]

  • 27 June 2019

    The registration for the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2019 is now live! The event, to be held on (7), 8 & 9 October in Amsterdam will attract over 10,000 offshore professionals and more than 550 exhibiting companies. Offshore Energy is unique in bringing together the various offshore industries: oil and gas, offshore wind […]

  • 18 December 2011

    MAKE Consulting has published its annual Wind Turbine Trends report. Analyzing an industry that faces intensifying challenges of wind development constraints, higher demands of wind asset owners and narrowing price premiums, MAKE expects technology to play a critical role in determining the success of wind energy market players. Striking a balance between cost and performance […]

  • 15 July 2022
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Ocean Infinity has started a geophysical survey campaign at the South Irish Sea offshore wind farm in Ireland, off the coasts of Wexford and south Wicklow. The survey, which is carried out by the vessel Northern Maria, will last until 30 August, subject to weather conditions. For the survey, Ocean Infinity will utilise a multibeam […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    It takes a daring attitude to invest €4.5m in a 410m quay length, suited for oversized cargos, when one’s annual turnover does not exceed €600,000. The Port of Rama did exactly that two years ago, in anticipation of the Butendiek wind farm project starting just 40km from the port. The port’s Md Kristen Zedergaard is […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following UK Government’s decision to re-examine EDF’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power project, offshore wind has emerged as a potentially better solution for the country than nuclear power.  Namely, after the board of EDF approved Hinkley Point C, which would be built together with China General Nuclear (CGN), and was ready to enter into an agreement with […]

  • 18 June 2015

    MAKE’s Q2/2015 Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update presents an analysis of global and regional wind power installation forecasts through 2024. An urgency in China to connect projects to the grid in 2015 ahead of both a change in FIT levels and the end of the 12th Five-Year Plan, has the largest impact on MAKE’s […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO GmbH has invited tenders for offshore wind farm services as part of authorisation for planning approval process, divided into: engineering, environmental professional planning, and project coordination. The required services throughout the planning approval process for an offshore wind power connection systems comprise 2 phase elements. Phase 1: These services are to be provided […]