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  • 3 September 2014
    R&D

     A leading wind turbine blade manufacturer delivered a 56 meter blade to the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center last week. The turbine blade will undergo rigorous testing at the lab that has the longest structural reaction floor in the U.S. According to UMaine spokesman Josh Plourde, the UMaine Composites Center is one […]

  • 6 July 2023
    Technology

    A new report from Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult outlines how the latest technology advancements can enable faster and more accurate data collection which could reduce consenting times for offshore wind farms by as much as 40 per cent. The report, Accelerating Offshore Wind: The Role of Innovation in Decision-Making and Faster Consenting, details how […]

  • 16 January 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A forum will be held today at the University of Southern Maine, where the developers of Aqua Ventus project will give an update on its development and the performance of the VolturnUS wind turbine, as well as the offshore wind industry in general. The University of Maine-led offshore wind project, VolturnUS, located in Castine, is […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) has opted to use Kishorn Dry Dock in Strathcarron, Wester Ross, during the construction of the 48MW Kincardine floating wind farm.

  • 7 March 2023
    Business development, Grid Connection, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    X1 Wind has announced that its floating offshore wind turbine prototype delivered first power to PLOCAN’s smart grid in the Canary Islands, Spain. First Power was fed from the prototype, installed at a 50-metre water depth in a downwind configuration, into PLOCAN’s offshore platform smart grid via a 1.4-kilometre subsea cable connected to a 20 […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Two Cornish companies have won an international contract to work on a multi-million pound project to develop a floating wind turbine at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility. The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) confirmed earlier this year that Wave Hub had been chosen as its preferred location to develop, build and test a […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    The US Senate has passed the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, a bipartisan legislation which includes a recommendation that USD 40 million be allocated to the offshore wind demonstration programs. Senator Angus King from Maine has urged the Appropriations Committee to include this language during its markup of the bill. The University of Maine leads the Aqua Ventus project, […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the European energy company, is to invest in leading radar technology to enable construction of an offshore wind farm in what is believed to be a world first deal. The contract, with American firm C Speed, heralds the world’s first ever permanent installation of a fully wind farm-capable radar system. Vattenfall and C Speed […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Technology

    Drydocks World has successfully completed the pioneering HVDC converter platform DolWin beta.  The platform, the world’s largest in terms of capacity, was built at Drydocks World – Dubai. Completion of Dolwin beta heralds a new era for Drydocks World’s expertise and catapults the facility into the top league of a few specialized shipyards in the world capable […]

  • 12 November 2014

    The main interview in this edition covers Van Oord Offshore who has recently taken delivery of their new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Aeolus. We now look at what three other companies operating these types of vessels are thinking about now and for in the future. Depending on your definition of a WTIV there are […]

  • 27 April 2015

    As the first anniversary of the creation of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind approaches the company looks back on a pretty good year as it lands its first commercial order for the much heralded V164-8.0 MW® and is named the preferred supplier for the Walney Extension project. The company has already seen employee numbers grow and […]