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  • 17 August 2012
    R&D

    Wind power is the world’s leading source of renewable electricity, excluding hydropower, with 238,000 megawatts of capacity installed at the start of 2012. Thus far, almost all of this wind power has been tapped on land; worldwide just 4,600 megawatts of offshore wind farms were operating as of mid-2012. Offshore wind capacity is growing quickly, […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    POSCO has received approval from DNV for its Gwangyang Works plant, which produces eco-friendly ‘Greenable’ steel plates and has certified the company’s standard plate product EN-S355 as steel for renewable energy. The certification process in March, after POSCO and DNV signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the certification of steel products applied in the […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts. With more than 80 countries now harnessing the wind, there is enough installed wind power capacity worldwide to meet the residential electricity needs of 380 million people at the European level of consumption. China led […]

  • 8 April 2021
    Vessels

    South Korean ship designer and shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has received Approvals in Principle (AiPs) from three classification societies for its wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) design. SHI’s low carbon emission ECO-WTIV (LNG Fuel + SOFC) model named SLW-FUEL CELL received AiPs from American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), DNV, and Lloyd’s Register at the […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Authorities

    Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond today met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Premier Wen of China and shared his vision of a global society with a secure energy future. The First Minister took part in a majilis – a public audience held by the ruler Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince […]

  • 29 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    South Korean wind turbine tower manufacturer CS Wind has received an order worth tens of millions of Euros in Taiwan, which the company will deliver through its Taiwanese subsidiary. This is an excerpt from a Premium article published on our sister site Offshore Energy. You can read the original article by clicking on the link […]

  • 28 July 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    French transmission system operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has issued a contract notice seeking contractors to perform unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey for the connection of the AO6 Méditerranée and AO7 Oléron offshore wind farms. Through this contract notice, RTE’s objective is to contractualise the performance of UXO survey services necessary for the connection of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The European Marine Energy Centre – the world’s first and only test centre for wave and tidal energy devices – celebrates its tenth anniversary this month, with the pioneering Orkney based facility planning a host of events to mark its milestone year. The centre, which started off with just four wave test berths at Billia […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and DNV GL have entered into an agreement to jointly develop floating wind technology, including floating foundations and remote maintenance solutions. According to a press release from 26 October, the South Korean company decided to venture into designing and manufacturing this technology as there is an increasing demand for floating offshore […]

  • 30 May 2023
    Business development, Environment, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development, Transition

    The world’s population is expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, and with it, global energy demand is projected to rise by as much as 50%. But as society continues to grapple with the challenges of climate change, governments across the globe are looking to offshore energy to help meet these increasing energy demands while […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    The following is a guest post by Westwood Global Energy Group’s Senior Analysts Michelle Gomez, Bahzad Ayoub and Ruth Chen. The offshore wind sector had another record-breaking year in 2021. Some 18.6 GW of capacity was put into operation – the industry’s highest level of annual capacity additions.   Mainland China’s push to bring capacity […]

  • 5 May 2014

    SgurrEnergy’s pioneering scanning lidar device, Galion Lidar, has been deployed to conduct a 12-month wind measurement campaign for South Korean construction company, SK Engineering & Construction, as part of wind flow modelling and pre-construction development work for a proposed offshore wind farm. A Galion Lidar G4000 Offshore device was deployed onshore, near the coast, in […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) and the South Korean POSCO Power have officially joined forces. By signing a Memorandum of Understanding on 15 December, both parties have agreed on future collaboration in wind, solar and bio-energy. The joint POSCO-ECN collaboration will focus mainly on the application of ECN’s extensive know-how and experience […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Written by David Matthews, Head of Strategy Clarksons Renewables Clarksons sets out today’s reality if the Wind sector is to achieve its ambitious targets for tomorrow Countries around the world have set ambitious targets around Wind energy production for 2030. But with Wind booming and Oil & Gas back in a big way – does […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    South Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has entered into a five-year framework agreement with Ørsted for the opportunity to supply high voltage export cables for offshore wind farms. Roe-hyun Myung, President & CEO of LS C&S, said: “The trend of investing in renewable energy will continue, even under the current COVID_19-situation. We are […]

  • 6 October 2015

    The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Following the first load-out of the jacket foundations built by Samkang M&T for the TPC Phase 1 wind farm in Taiwan, the South Korean manufacturer has now shared a video showing the process. Back in May, Jan De Nul completed the load-out of the first four of the 21 jacket foundations built for the 109.2 […]

  • 6 May 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published a patent of a combined offshore power generation structure on May 2, designed by a South Korean inventor Hwal Jin Jang. The summary of the invention says: In recent years, offshore wind power generation structures, offshore tidal power generation structures, and offshore wave power generation structures have been […]

  • 12 May 2013

    Denmark: Dong Saves Three Days Per Installed Cable Each time, a cable is installed between wind turbines at an offshore wind farm, time spent offshore can be reduced by approximately three days. A new cable laying concept from DONG Energy points the way to reducing costs.  First Wind Turbine Installed at Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Technology

    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published a patent of a pitch bearing of a wind power generator on March 21, which was designed by a Korean inventor Yong Chun Kim. Besides Mr. Kim, South Korean company Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd (DSME) is registered as an applicant of the patent. The summary […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Being known as one of the world’s biggest classification societies within the offshore and maritime sectors, DNV has also been a major player in the wind industry for over 25 years. After the recent acquisition of KEMA, the new company, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, is today undoubtedly one of the world’s largest wind energy […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The South Korean LS Cable & System has won a contract to manufacture submarine power cables for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan.

  • 13 February 2013
    Authorities

    The South Korean Ministry of National Defense has halted development of Saemangeum wind power cluster project and the 200MW wind power project in Daejeong-ri, Jeju due to a concern that the radar signal can be disturbed by wind turbines, reports Etnews. In order to get a green light from the Ministry, the developers will have […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine renewables developer Atlantis Resources has signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with South Korean offshore construction giant Hyundai Engineering & Construction to collaborate on the development of ocean power renewable projects globally.

  • 22 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    South Korean cable manufacturer LS Cable & System has shipped off the first batch of submarine power cables for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. This is also the company’s first shipment of submarine cables for an offshore wind project in Taiwan. Last year, LS C&S won the right to supply all the high-voltage […]