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  • 21 December 2010
    Authorities

    A broken campaign pledge by Gov. Deval Patrick could end up costing Massachusetts ratepayers big bucks if yet another massive wind farm is built off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard. When he first ran for governor in 2005, the then-relatively unknown Patrick broke out of the Democratic pack by endorsing the controversial Cape Wind project. […]

  • 3 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported a 43 per cent increase in revenue in its Offshore segment for the third quarter and a 32 per cent increase for the first nine months of this year, both compared to the same periods of 2020. While the company’s operating profit (EBITDA) in the Offshore segment halved in the third quarter […]

  • 3 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), one of the largest ocean shipping companies in the world, and Scotland’s Flotation Energy plc. have agreed to jointly evaluate offshore wind development opportunities in Japan. The agreement builds on the 2 GW portfolio of offshore floating wind projects in Japan being developed by Flotation Energy (Japan) Co. Ltd., […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Malaysian utility Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has acquired a 49 per cent stake in the existing Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm and a yet-to-be-built floating wind farm in northeast England from EDF Renewables UK. TNB acquired the stake in the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Limited (BODL) through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vantage RE Ltd. EDF Renewables UK […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has received a unanimous approval from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for the 90MW Deepwater ONE South Fork wind farm, the nation’s largest offshore wind farm and the first one to be built off New York. Speaking ahead of the vote and to a room packed with the supporters […]

  • 14 September 2010
    R&D

    Gamesa, a global leader in the manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines, continues to strengthen its position in China, where it will triple its investment through 2012 to expand and adapt its manufacturing centres for the development of its new turbine systems. Gamesa, which by 2009 had invested a total of 42 million euros on […]

  • 4 September 2013

    The Anholt offshore wind power plant was officially inaugurated today. For Denmark’s largest wind power project, Siemens supplied, installed, and commissioned 111 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120 meters. The owners of the wind project are the Danish utility company DONG Energy (50 percent) as […]

  • 29 March 2010
    Technology

    Siemens Energy is to build a new production plant for offshore wind turbines in the UK. With the new plant Siemens wants to meet the growing demand for wind turbines for British offshore projects. As world market leader in the offshore sector Siemens has already successfully implemented eleven projects with a combined capacity in excess […]

  • 27 January 2012

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. yesterday announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2011, a fiscal period during which the Company continued forwarding the NaiKun Wind Project while reducing the Company’s operating costs as compared to the previous year. A substantial restructuring effort was undertaken in the third quarter of fiscal 2010 […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farm will hold a series of supply chain events throughout 2022 aimed at showcasing opportunities during the operations and maintenance phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank offshore wind farm. Dogger Bank is located more than 130 kilometres off the north-east coast of England and is being delivered by joint venture partners […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) are restructuring their 50/50 offshore wind joint venture partnership in the United States which owns several offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 5.3 GW. The 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 project, America’s first large-scale offshore wind farm, will remain a 50/50 joint venture between the companies. […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Beothuk Energy has revealed plans to build a 1 gigawatt offshore wind farm off the coast of Nova Scotia. The project is estimated to cost CAD 4 billion (USD 2.87bn). Beothuk is proposing to manufacture and install the wind farm in shallow waters off Canada’s southwest coast. The power generated by the wind farm will be exported to New England via a […]

  • 24 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Anglo-American joint venture Hecate Independent Power Limited (HIP) has launched its HIP Atlantic Project for installing 10,000 MW of fixed and floating wind turbines in the North Atlantic connected to the UK grid. The long-length, high-capacity, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission cables which will connect the wind farms to the UK grid are to be […]

  • 2 December 2010
    Authorities

    New Jersey is leading other East Coast states with its plans for offshore wind energy, but the federal government still needs to expedite its permitting process for those projects to move forward, said members of a new national pro-wind power coalition. New Jersey’s offshore waters have enough reliable wind to power “more than every household […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Environment

    On December 19, 2012, NMFS received an application from CWA for the taking of marine mammals incidental to high resolution survey activities. NMFS determined that the application was adequate and complete on December 31, 2012. CWA plans to conduct a high resolution geophysical survey in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts. The survey would occur during daylight hours […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Grid Connection

    General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company), a global leader in the wire and cable industry, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW), has been awarded a major order by 50Hertz Offshore GmbH, a subsidiary of the German-based transmission network operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, to provide a complete turn-key solution including the supply and […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      WindMW GmbH , a company majority owned by funds managed by Blackstone , has completed the financing for “Meerwind,” the largest German offshore wind farm to complete its full financing process. Meerwind is also the first German wind farm to be fully financed by private investors. The 80 turbine wind farm will be situated […]

  • 24 December 2012

    Demand for access to wave and tidal test sites at the European Marine Energy Centre has never been higher as the pioneering Orkney based facility gears up for its tenth anniversary year. All 14 of EMEC’s test berths – at its Billia Croo and Fall of Warness wave and tidal sites – are now contracted […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Floating wind farms, ocean wave power, hydrofracking, and the state of climate science will be among the featured discussions at NYIT’s sixth annual Energy Conference on Thursday, June 2 at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury. The conference, “Beyond Carbon: OffShore Energy and Technologies,” brings together government, business, industry, and academic experts […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The pressure on markets was undiminished in the first quarter, leading to fierce competition, price pressure and bankruptcies. The competition faced by capacity-driven markets in particular has been cut-throat. This market situation led in late 2012 to accelerated execution of the strategy of focusing on integrated projects and the niche markets of industrial construction, offshore […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The US State of New Jersey plans to build the New Jersey Wind Port on the eastern shore of the Delaware River, with the construction expected to begin in 2021. The New Jersey Wind Port is described as a first-in-the-nation infrastructure investment that will provide a location for staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to […]

  • 20 May 2011

    Floating wind farms, ocean wave power, hydrofracking, and the state of climate science will be among the featured topics discussed at NYIT’s sixth annual Energy Conference on Thursday, June 2, at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury. The conference, “Beyond Carbon: Offshore Energy and Technologies,” brings together government, business, industry, and academic experts […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Welsh marine energy company Tidal Energy Ltd is preparing to deploy a prototype of its DeltaStream device in the Ramsey Sound off St Davids Head, southwest Wales. Tidal Energy, which is controlled by principal shareholder Eco2, a company committed to financing and developing renewable energy projects throughout the UK and Europe, plans to test the […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The offshore wind energy industry is growing and several European ports have prepared, or are preparing, to provide the necessary logistics and storage services and facilities related to different construction & installation, O&M, and production phases of this industry. The wind farms are getting larger and moving into deeper waters further offshore resulting in bigger […]

  • 28 July 2011
    R&D

    Migratory birds, sea turtles, jobs and aesthetics were among the issues raised Tuesday night at a presentation by Mark Leyland, senior vice president of offshore wind projects for Baryonyx Corporation, which plans to build offshore wind farms off the South Texas coast — including South Padre Island. Leyland discussed details of the company’s proposal, speaking […]

  • 28 June 2011

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or the “Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, announced that the first of its new generation utility-scale PowerBuoy(R) device, the PB150, has delivered better-than-expected initial results from tests being conducted off the northeast coast of Scotland. Rated at 150 kilowatts, this device was designed and developed by OPT to […]