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  • 27 July 2012

    REpower Systems SE yesterday afternoon installed the last of the 30 total REpower 6M wind turbines in the Belgian offshore wind farm Thornton Bank Phase II. The customer for this project is the Belgian offshore project development company C-Power, which was set up by four Belgian investors and counts REpower customers RWE Innogy and EDF […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2012
    R&D, Technology

    HRH The Duke of Edinburgh publicly unveiled the £19m facility, which contains the country’s most sophisticated wave tank testing facilities, and a state-of-the-art ship simulator used to train the next generation of mariner at the University of Plymouth. The Duke was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Marine Science by the University, in recognition of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    With ample capacity and ambitious targets for growth, Thailand is seeking to establish itself as one of the leaders in South East Asia in the development of renewable energy sources. In an effort to reduce its current dependence on imported oil, the nation is moving rapidly to build up its solar, wind and biomass generation […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    ScottishPower Renewables is to help fund courses at Dumfries and Galloway College and Ayr College that will allow students to gain industry recognised qualifications and help them on their way to becoming wind turbine technicians. The company’s funding and support will aid the introduction of courses in 2013. For more than 2 years ScottishPower Renewables […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Belfast Harbour has published its new Corporate Plan for 2011-2013, detailing plans to invest £92m in capital projects related to the Port and Harbour Estate. The single largest investment is a £40m proposal to develop a logistics terminal to support Danish-based DONG Energy’s offshore wind farm operations in the Irish Sea and boost Belfast’s ‘green […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Mediterranean countries have set targets for offshore wind development in the Mediterranean Sea by 2020. Greece has a relatively very low target of 200MW installed offshore wind capacity. This offshore development mainly concerns conventional offshore wind farm project designs. But Greece’s energy market is at the forefront of transformative changes that are attracting investors from […]

  • 12 August 2013

    The Swedish port of Karlskrona is the home to the ABB High Voltage cables division. This is where HVDC and HVAC cables for the offshore industry are designed and produced since mid of last century. Today the infield and the export cables for offshore wind farms are part of the portfolio. The offshore cable installation works are also coordinated from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In fiscal 2012, Siemens achieved a seven percent gain in revenue and a strong profit. Income from continuing operations was €5.2 billion and thus in line with expectations. New orders declined ten percent year-over-year. “A strong fourth quarter enabled us to fulfill our expectations for fiscal 2012 and achieve one of our best years ever,” […]

  • 22 January 2014

    A major new report has found record numbers of people are now employed in the renewable energy sector in Scotland. Scottish Renewables commissioned independent researchers to survey more than 540 companies in what is the most comprehensive study to date. The findings suggest 11,695 people are currently in full-time employment, an increase of 5% from […]

  • 7 February 2011
    Authorities

    In November the European Commission published its communication on the EU’s new energy strategy for the years up to 2020 in a fl urry of excitement. But what exactly does the communication say, and how will this affect Europe’s wind energy industry? As EWEA fl agged up in its initial press release, part of the […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    US Congress agreed on a multi-year extension of renewable energy tax credits on December 15, expected to secure several years of predictable policies that encourage private investment in wind energy, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) cited industry leaders as saying. According to the agreement, the Production Tax Credit and alternate Investment Tax Credit would be extended […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Businesses of all shapes and sizes can now bid for a share of £30 million to boost growth, and build on the Humber’s position as the UK’s energy estuary, Business Minister Michael Fallon announced on February 8. The launch of the Humber local enterprise partnership’s (LEP) scheme came as part of the Minister’s tour of […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A report into the state of Europe’s offshore wind sector by international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has revealed how uncertainty around subsidies and the need to unlock new capital are holding back investment in the development of European offshore wind farms. The report ’European Offshore Wind 2013: Realising The Opportunity’, published on June 26, […]

  • 30 September 2011

      Energy Secretary Chris Huhne visited MTL Group’s new 300,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Rotherham to witness UK manufacturing at its best. Following a £250,000 grant awarded to MTL Group in 2010 for developing the offshore wind supply chain in the UK, the Secretary of State was present at MTL Group’s £5m state-of-the-art manufacturing […]

  • 15 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company (GE), today announced research that could significantly impact the design of future wind turbine blades. Utilizing the power of high-performance computing (HPC) to perform complex calculations, GE engineers have overcome previous design constraints, allowing them to begin exploring ways to design reengineered wind […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities

    As a part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in federal and state waters by 2017. These projects – located off the coast of New […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Environment

    The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has awarded the UK’s first accreditation for the identification and enumeration of birds from aerial photographs to APEM Ltd. The results of the analysis provide information on bird populations, which can form an integral part of environmental monitoring or impact assessment processes such as the citing of wind farms. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 March 2015

    In the previous article we spoke about the importance of accurate wind measurement for an optimum wind farm design. But also underwater there are elements that need to be taken into consideration when designing the foundation and cable structures for each wind turbine. Waves and currents can cause erosion of the seabed around a fixed […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc has launched a £10m investment offering, providing private investors with a tax efficient opportunity to back the development of the UK’s largest tidal range power project based in Swansea Bay.  A further local community share offering will be launched within the next few months. With technology similar to large scale […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Environment

    Partners behind economically strategic offshore wind development promise to improve environment near Blackdog if substation proposal approved. Site investigations carried out near Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, as part of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) development have shown, as predicted by the project partners, low level tracesof asbestos in the ground. The findingsof a detailed report […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Authorities

    Governor Martin O’Malley introduced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. Identical in all substantive respects to the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House of Delegates last year, this measure will operate within Maryland’s existing Renewable Portfolio Standard to create a framework that will support a major offshore wind project. Based on a report […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    BOSSES at a Spanish offshore firm are poised to make an announcement over a multi-million pound factory which could bring 1,000 jobs to Hartlepool. Madrid-based Gamesa will choose either Hartlepool or Dundee to build a UK base to construct wind turbines, and with all other contenders ruled out it is now a two-horse race between […]