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  • 27 September 2012

    The Sarens Group ltd. (Wolvertem) and REBO ltd (Oostende) have signed a memorandum of understanding on the Rebo site in Oostende on Tuesday 11th September. In this agreement both partners commit themselves to cooperate intensively in the field of logistics of offshore related assignments. The Rebo site, situated at the Zeewezendock in the port of […]

  • 1 March 2010
    Technology

    Eco Factor: Floating platform to harvest wind energy to generate up to 40MW of renewable power. With nations pledging to reduce the carbon footprint to counter global warming, the need for systems that generate renewable energy has been on a rise. While most energy companies are trying to find locations for renewable energy power plants, […]

  • 1 August 2017

    One Missing After 19 Workers Jump Off Binhai North H2 Offshore Substation on Fire One person is missing as 19 people jumped off of the Binhai North Phase 2 wind farm’s offshore substation into the sea after a fire broke out on 14 July.  Siemens Gamesa Integrates Adwen in Its Offshore Business Siemens Gamesa has […]

  • 28 November 2011

    At the beginning of the EWEA Offshore exhibition in Amsterdam, REpower Systems SE and RWE Innogy have concluded a contract for the delivery of two REpower 6M wind turbines. The turbines, each with a rated power of 6.15 MW and a hub height of 114 metres, will be installed in the Westereems wind farm near […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Training & Education

    BZEE Academy offers on-and offshore training under one roof and from summer 2013 the entire BZEE training program of the Husum BZEE Academy will be available in Hamburg as well. At the same time the offer will be expanded in cooperation with new partners. Namely, in the middle of the Elbe river arises the world’s […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The Netherlands could have its first multifunctional energy island ready by 2025, Ernst van Zuijlen, Project Director at Offshore Service Facilities, said at the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.

  • 5 October 2011
    Grid Connection

      New results on offshore electricity grid infrastructure in Europe: the EU “OffshoreGrid” project analysis reveals tremendous cost saving potential. Report published in Brussels today. Offshore grids, connecting North and Baltic Sea wind farms to electricity consumers, will be substantially cheaper to build than expected. Building “hub connections” at sea instead of using cables to […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Decommissioning of offshore oil and gas structures should be the last resort, an industry event was told recently. To make the most of the last reserves of near-end-of-life wells and platforms, operators must look for synergies with other energies, like offshore wind, to share facilities for the greatest cost efficiencies. New technologies and different working […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Grid Connection

    Offshore wind farms in combination with meshed offshore grids and cross-border interconnectors, powered by appropriate regulatory frameworks, can largely contribute to energy security in the European Union.

  • 20 May 2014

    At RWE’s base port in Bremerhaven the go-ahead was given yesterday for the installation of the 48 wind turbines that will comprise the Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm. Four 240-tonnes tubular steel towers, together with the associated hubs and nacelles, were loaded onto the installation vessel “Victoria Mathias” which will transport them for installation at […]

  • 23 November 2012

    BVG Associates, a highly respected consultancy with expertise in wind and marine energy technology and supply chain development, has chosen to locate their new Scottish office in Burntisland, Fife. The renewable energy sector is set to become one of Scotland’s major growth areas in the next decade and Fife is perfectly located on the East […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    THE FIRST of 160 wind turbines has been installed at the flagship North Wales Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, the largest renewables project under construction by RWE npower renewables. It marks a major milestone in the construction of the €2billion windfarm which, once fully operational, will be capable of generating enough energy from the […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and its Race Bank project partners, Macquarie and Sumitomo, will hold an inauguration ceremony for the 573MW offshore wind farm in Grimsby, UK, on 13 June.

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Swedish offshore wind power developer and operator Vattenfall has signed a five-year cable repair framework agreement with power cable and asset management services provider CWind covering Vattenfall’s European assets.

  • 16 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    In an interview for Bloomberg, Scotland’s Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced intention of reducing corporate tax levied by the UK with an aim of bringing more investors in the oil and gas industry and laying foundations for fast-tracked development of offshore wind power. “The budget was difficult for us. Oil and gas producers want stability […]

  • 29 April 2011

      The Bureau Veritas Industry Services GmbH is awarded by RWE Innogy GmbH with the contract to supervise production and quality assurance in the production of 48 wind turbines for the offshore wind farm. The contract is worth over 2 million €. The order covers the continuous monitoring of the production of all 48 future […]

  • 17 September 2012

    A programme, created to cultivate and promote the energy sector across the eastern region, is building momentum towards its ultimate goal of attracting £31 billion of investment to the region over the next 8 years following a string of financial successes across regionally based energy businesses. The East of England Energy Zone was launched back […]

  • 10 October 2017

    Sometimes, one can be reading a map only to end up in space, which is not a bad thing at all if that is where they want to go. However, we ought to make sure where we are and which road we need to take to reach our “outer space” goals. Luckily, the second day of the Offshore Wind Conference (OWC) in Amsterdam gathered speakers who can guide us through the offshore wind journey.  

  • 10 June 2016
    R&D

    TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Numerous wind farms can be connected to the artificial island – a total capacity of over 30 GW can be connected on an island of roughly 6 km² – from […]

  • 22 October 2010
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Narec, the national centre for the UK dedicated to advancing the development, demonstration, deployment and grid integration of renewable energy and low carbon generation technologies, is developing an offshore wind farm site in the North Sea comprising up to 20 pre-consented “pods”, at which tenants may deploy their prototype or pre-commercial turbines and foundations. As […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Shell and Eneco have jointly submitted a bid in a zero-subsidy round of the tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The two companies are, through their CrossWind joint venture, competing with several other bidders including Ørsted, to develop a wind farm with a capacity of up […]

  • 11 April 2012

    MeteoGroup, Europe’s largest private weather forecasting company, is a leading player in the provision of wind and power forecasts for the renewables market and has doubled its market share in the past year. MeteoGroup has proven experience in the wind energy market and has supplied wind forecasts to major contractors throughout Europe for a number […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Billingham-based Able UK has revealed plans to develop a major offshore wind hub at South Bank, South Tees Area, Redcar to support the assembly, installation, and servicing of the offshore wind power sector. Able UK has engaged Prism Planning to prepare a planning application submission for the proposed development. Prism Planning has submitted an application for […]

  • 22 March 2019
    R&D

    The UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is exploring the potential for a more integrated offshore energy sector which includes closer links between oil & gas and offshore renewables, including offshore wind. The new project, for which OGA secured a GBP 900,000 grant, will focus on the mix of energy sources and storage solutions necessary for […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT is holding market consultation for grid connection concepts for IJmuiden Ver wind energy area, which is farther from the coast than currently developed areas. The company is consulting on HVDC platforms and an artificial island as potential solutions.

  • 8 June 2012
    Authorities

    Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond and Lower Saxony’s Prime Minister David McAllister yesterday discussed co-operation opportunities in the developing European clean energy market. Mr McAllister arrived in Edinburgh yesterday, where he joined Energy & Enterprise Minister Fergus Ewing for the official opening of new premises for Germany’s largest wind turbine manufacturer, Enercon, which is headquartered […]