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  • 4 October 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Norfolk-based marine service company Gardline Marine Sciences has been supporting Kite Power Solutions (KPS) in characterising the low level wind environment at the KPS test site at West Freugh in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Kite Power Solutions is developing an Airborne Wind Energy system that uses kites to harness the energy from the wind. The KPS technology […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The team behind the GBP 6 million SCORE grant fund is looking to support companies from the oil & gas industry that can bring new ideas for long-term offshore asset management in the offshore wind sector.

  • 9 July 2013

    Shortage of skills is the biggest challenge facing the energy industry and a Norwich conference heard that recruiting more women could help resolve the problem. The need to develop more expertise to cope with growing demand for engineers in the East of England was a constant theme throughout the People: Powering The Future conference held […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Lincolnshire businesses have been given an insight into opportunities with Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm and its contractors, thanks to the project’s first ‘Meet The Buyer’ event.

  • 18 December 2012

    Scira Offshore Energy has awarded a new contract for the provision of a range of support services for its £1bn Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of North Norfolk, to a local energy services company GEV Offshore Limited. From its base in Great Yarmouth, GEV Offshore will provide rope access led fabric maintenance […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Plans are still underway to build the 68-turbine offshore East Anglian windfarm, Galloper – estimated to be worth £20million and 850 jobs to the local economy. RWE Innogy said it hoped to make an announcement in the spring on the future of the 340MW windfarm, despite announcing two months ago it would not continue with […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Ports & Logistics

    After the hectic construction and installation phase of the offshore wind industry there is a long term legacy that will remain for the life time of the current wind farm, and who knows possibly the second generation wind farm. Operations and maintenance (O&M) will be there providing work for thousands of engineers and technicians around […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Unprecedented opportunities await young people joining the energy industry, a leading figure in the sector told students at an awards ceremony in Hopton, Norfolk. Nigel Spencer, of the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB), said the students were entering a fantastic industry at a time of amazing opportunities for the future. Over the next 25 […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Prime Minister David Cameron and the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg agreed a landmark energy partnership between the UK and Norway designed to secure affordable and sustainable long term energy supplies. The Norway-UK Energy Partnership for Sustainable Growth heralds closer collaboration between the two countries across a wide range of energy activities, including safe and […]

  • 7 December 2021
    Technology

    In this article: What’s Under the Price Tag? Recyclability Is One More Safe Bet. For Developers. We have seen offshore wind turbines beyond 15 MW being launched this year, new technologies introduced, and multiple wind turbine reuse and recycling initiatives kick-started. And while some OEMs have announced upcoming ‘upgrades’ to their portfolio that evoke excitement […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ballast Nedam is accelerating its execution of the strategy of focusing on the growth market of integrated projects and specific niche markets. This decision was prompted by the sustained poor market outlook. The company’s profile will change faster as a result, with substantial consequences for several companies that operate in strongly capacity-driven markets. Accordingly there […]

  • 15 August 2014
    R&D, Training & Education

    Statoil has accepted to support a PhD work of Ole-Erik Vestøl Endrerudat at University of Stavanger with Dr. Nenad Keseric from Statoil Wind Operations being a co-supervisor. The PhD work examines ways to the most cost effective operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Statoil wind operation department has recognised the potential of the agent-based model developed […]

  • 11 October 2011

      E-Tech Group, headquartered in Great Yarmouth with 20 engineering and supply bases throughout the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, were this weekend recognised for their international endeavours by being chosen as a finalist in the 2011 EDP Business Awards. E-Tech Group was founded in 1993 by four local entrepreneurs Gary Williams, Paul […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Governor Bob McDonnell announced that Virginia has landed a collaborative project to establish a facility for the testing and certification of large offshore and land-based electricity-producing wind turbines. The project, called Poseidon Atlantic, will be the first such facility in the United States and will help fill a growing need globally for facilities that test […]

  • 13 July 2015

    Race Bank DONG Energy signed a contract with Belgian contractor Jan de Nul during the EWA OFFSHORE event in March for the installation of the export cables for the 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm. The full scope includes around 148km of cables to interconnect the 2 offshore substations and to connect each of them […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector for 2014. Global venture capital (VC) funding in the wind sector decreased to $311 million in 2014 compared to $455 million in 2013. Total funding into the wind […]

  • 13 November 2015

    Race Bank In July, A2SEA won a contract to provide the SEA CHALLENGER offshore installation vessel for the installation of wind turbines at DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm from early 2017. Also, MMT has been contracted to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) inspections and removal MMT along the export cable routes and within […]

  • 3 April 2012

    The one sector of the whole offshore wind energy industry where the British Isles stand in a commanding position is in the building of wind farm support vessels, of all shapes and sizes. The name “British Isles” is used because it includes the Republic of Ireland, and the yards there, including Arklow Marine, and Safehaven Marine, are just as much […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Government and business have today published a long-term strategy that will strengthen the UK’s position in the offshore wind industry. The multi-million pound investment has the potential to unlock £7 billion in the economy by 2020. Investments by the government will include £20 million from the Regional Growth Fund to improve the UK wind industry’s […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global coatings supplier Hempel has launched HEMPADUR AvantGuard®, a portfolio of three new anti-corrosive zinc primers. Based on unique, patented AvantGuard® technology, HEMPADUR AvantGuard® coatings provide better anti-corrosion protection than zinc epoxies without AvantGuard®. AvantGuard OGAvantGuard OGZinc coatings are used to protect industrial structures and equipment in C4 and C5 corrosive conditions, where saltwater and high […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to move economy toward domestic clean energy sources and begin to slow the effects of climate change, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced that BOEM will hold its second competitive lease sale for renewable energy on […]

  • 10 October 2016

    John Verdonk Business Unit Manager Offshore Temporary Living Quarters at Seafox As wind farms go further and further offshore into more challenging waters and harsher environments, the industry is developing a number of solutions to cope with the demands of the wind farm’s initial construction period and following on from that, Operations & Maintenance activities. […]

  • 4 March 2013

    The East of England is home to an energy industry that spans all sectors with a well-established and sizeable supply chain and workforce. Around 6,200 businesses are currently active in the region from all energy sectors, between them responsible for a total annual turnover of £12.9 billion and the employment of approximately 103,400 people. There […]

  • 4 April 2012

    With the unenviable task of selecting the right boat goes the privilege of leading the designers and yards to build the boats they want. While the hulls are built in different materials and with beam and lengths in various dimensions, the engines, propulsion systems and the fittings remain the choice of the buyer. Even then […]

  • 5 January 2023
    Technology

    Wind energy generation technology is one of the hottest topics on offshoreWIND.biz year after year and 2022 was no different. Over the past twelve months, various updates made headlines, from upgrades to existing platforms and rolling out new models to securing pilot projects for novel designs. Further below, you can find an overview of our […]