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  • 18 December 2012
    Authorities

    Off the shores of the United States and the Great Lakes is a power source with four times the energy potential of the entire U.S. electric power system: the wind. Offshore winds blow stronger and more uniformly than on land, resulting in greater potential to generate energy. The development of the United States’ plentiful offshore […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    We are leaving what has arguably been the best year for offshore wind so far with a hope that the one ahead of us will be at least as eventful and successful as 2016 was, if not better. The Eurocents This year, we saw several tenders resulting in remarkably low prices. First, there was Borssele […]

  • 31 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and HOFOR (Greater Copenhagen Utility) entered into an agreement that will secure green power for part of the potential 1.3 GW Green Fuels for Denmark project to produce sustainable fuels in the Greater Copenhagen area. As part of the agreement, Ørsted and HOFOR will work towards enabling Ørsted to offtake the power produced at […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa is planning to pause the manufacturing of offshore nacelles at its plant in Brande, Denmark, citing delays in offshore wind projects as the reason. This, combined with the discontinuation of the production of the onshore Direct Drive (DD) technology in Brande and onshore blade production in Aalborg, could potentially lead to the lay off of up […]

  • 29 September 2011
    R&D

      A new £12.5 million (14 million euros) centre to develop next-generation offshore wind technology in Scotland was officially opened today by First Minister Alex Salmond and Jorge Calvet, Chairman and CEO of leading international turbine manufacturer Gamesa. The Spanish-based company has located its Offshore Wind Technology Centre at Strathclyde Business Park, in Bellshill, some […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM) have now erected the first of 72 Siemens SWT- 4.0 130 wind turbines at the 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm being built 90 kilometers west of the island of Sylt in the German part of the North Sea. The erection of the towers on the foundations and the installation of the nacelles […]

  • 3 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Conservative wind turbine design lifetime limits are a costly distraction from the potential of offshore wind projects to continue to help meet decarbonisation targets, K2 Management said, calling on the offshore wind industry to be better aligned in project timelines and equipment lifecycles. As the latest offshore wind leasing rounds propose a 60-year project lifespan, […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Technology

    Space-based radar technology could be harnessed by the renewable energy sector to drive down costs, according to academics at the University of Strathclyde. The SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) technology is currently used to help protect and manage marine environments, to detect illegal logging in tropical forests, and to aid disaster relief efforts. However, its use […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Ports & Logistics

    Governor Martin O’Malley today appeared before the House of Delegates’ Economic Matters Committee to testify in support of the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2011, which will require that public utilities leverage Maryland’s outstanding offshore wind resources by entering into long-term purchase agreements with wind power generation facilities off of the Mid-Atlantic coast. The […]

  • 27 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has completed the acquisition of a site at the port of Łeba to serve as the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Polish Baltic Sea offshore wind projects. This makes Equinor the first developer to confirm an offshore wind maintenance port in Poland together with the joint venture partner Polenergia, the Norwegian offshore […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    German wind turbine maker Senvion GmbH has selected Eurogate Container Terminal Bremerhaven as base port for the transportation and installation of wind turbines for the 110MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm. wpd AG, the developer and the future operator of the wind farm, commissioned Senvion to supply 18 type 6.2M126 wind turbines to be installed close to the shore in the […]

  • 16 September 2020

    When it comes to cable damage it is crucial to get the cable up and running again quickly. Any downtime caused by external cable failure or other damage to grid infrastructures carries a number of risks, especially economic ones. Costs in terms of revenue losses, penalties and fines may run into millions. NKT has equipment […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The European Commission will decide on the Siemens-Gamesa merger by 13 March. The deal involves Gamesa absorbing Siemens’s wind power assets in exchange for newly-issued shares in Gamesa, with Siemens owning 59% of the new company and Iberdrola retaining an 8% interest.

  • 20 September 2010

    The world’s largest networking event for the international offshore wind industry takes place on November 17 in Denmark. This November international businesses in design, production, setting-up and operation of offshore wind turbines gather at the OWIB – the Offshore Wind International Business2Business Event – to discuss opportunities for collaboration on future offshore wind projects. OWIB […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    USA Just Got Its First Offshore Wind Farm “The Block Island Wind Farm is now fully constructed,” Jeff Grybowski, Deepwater Wind’s CEO, informed via social media on 18 August. Bilfinger Exits Offshore Wind Foundations Business Germany’s VTC Group Munich has bought Bilfinger’s share in Bilfinger Mars Offshore, a Poland-based manufacturer of steel foundations for offshore […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc has announced the launch of a £2m local community share offer to give the people of Wales the opportunity to be early stage investors in the planning and design development phase of the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon proposal. The £2m Community Share offer is part of the Company’s current fundraising […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Group Newcastle Ltd. (OGN), a Tyneside-based company working within the offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, is looking for ways to become a larger player in the renewables market by spreading its business. “The River Tyne is ideal for wind turbine companies with its location for access to the proposed Round 3 […]

  • 29 February 2012

    HOCHTIEF, one of the leading international providers of construction-related services, releases 2011 Annual Report marked by negative nonrecurring items, but also by operational strength. Inherited issues put pressure on earnings thus a consolidated net loss of EUR 160 million is reported. However, order backlog and work done exceed levels of record year 2010. Estimations for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has received an order from TenneT for an offshore wind farm grid connection in the North Sea. In a consortium with Petrofac Siemens will supply the complete technology for efficient direct-current transmission for the BorWin3 grid connection as the consortium leader. The consortium partner Petrofac, with over 30 years of experience as a leading […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The schedule for a cutting-edge offshore wind demonstration scheme off the north east coast has been amended to help secure the development’s future, the project’s backers said. Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the shareholders in Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL) – the company behind the 11-turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) […]

  • 20 January 2011

    With 308 new offshore wind turbines installed in 2010 – an increase of 51% in installed wind power capacity on the previous year – offshore wind power experienced a new record growth in Europe. In total, 883 Megawatt (MW) of new capacity, worth some €2.6 billion, were installed in 2010 in nine wind farms in […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    WindEnergy Hamburg was opened on Monday evening by Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, and Vice-Chancellor of Germany. This is the premiere for WindEnergy at the Hamburg Fair site. “Wind power has established itself worldwide, both as an economically viable industry and as a major element in energy policy,” said Sigmar Gabriel. […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Computer simulations by Professor Mark Z. Jacobson from Stanford University have shown that offshore wind farms with thousands of wind turbines could have sapped the power of three real-life hurricanes, significantly decreasing their winds and accompanying storm surge, and possibly preventing billions of dollars in damages. For the past 24 years, Mark Z. Jacobson, a […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) selected 32 UK companies working in industries such as oil and gas, aerospace and defence for its Wind Expert Support Toolkit (WEST) Pilot Programme, within which the companies will join those already involved in the renewable energy sector. The programme will support companies with products and services across the […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm has officially generated and exported its first electricity, on track to become the second largest operational offshore wind farm in the world. The milestone builds on other recent good news for developer RWE npower renewables (RWE), its project partners, and the wider offshore wind industry. First generation at Gwynt […]