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  • 5 March 2012

    The first transition piece for Anholt Offshore Wind Farm has seen the light of day at Bladt Industries in Aalborg. The transition pieces must be installed on top of the monopile and cast together with the monopile by means of special-purpose concrete. However, as the concrete can be used only at temperatures above approximately 5°C, […]

  • 8 November 2011

    BTM Consult, a premier forecaster and data source for the international wind industry and part of Navigant’s global Energy practice, announced today that it has released International Wind Energy Development – Supply Chain Assessment 2012-2015. The 200+ page report is the fourth and most comprehensive Supply Chain Assessment report ever from Navigant’s BTM Consult team. […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Danish Wind Industry Association warned that the government is creating uncertainty within the country’s industry and energy sectors, following news that Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt wants to abandon nearshore wind farms. Should that happen, promises made in the Energy Agreement would be broken and the move would cost jobs and harm opportunities for Denmark to ensure cost-effective green […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The port of Saint-Quay-Portrieux has been chosen by an advisory committee as maintenance port of the future wind farm in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc. The port outclassed the towns of Saint-Cast-le-Guildo and Erquy, which had also submitted bids for the offshore wind project. The port that won the project will be officially announced on 26th […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt’s new facilities at Lindø Industrial Park are nearly all set and the production of the 41 jackets for ENBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm is well under way. At the moment, almost 100 men are in full swing in the workshops where they have spent the last months preparing these with the so called […]

  • 3 January 2014

    Wind power production broke a record last month in the UK. A total of 2,841,080 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity were generated by wind power for the National Grid, enough to power 5.7 million British homes. The previous monthly record was achieved in October 2013 and amounted to 1,956,437 MWh. Maf Smith, Deputy Chief Executive […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the decision by the UK’s Supreme Court to dismiss the appeal by Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd, Donald Trump might take the case against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) to European courts, according to BBC.  In June, Trump announced he will take the fight to European courts if he loses in the Supreme Court. “We […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has started producing the blades for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The company said the blades were cast at its Aalborg factory in Denmark using Swancor resin and hardener. Siemens Gamesa won the contract to supply 20 SWT-6.0-154 turbines, which will produce a capacity of 120MW, for the project in April last […]

  • 21 August 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    In a few months, the first of a new generation of concrete foundations will be installed for the first time in the English Channel. Optimised production methods and easy installation concept opens up the possibility of major deepwater offshore wind turbine parks. There was applause all round when the base plate for the prototype for […]

  • 5 June 2011

    New energy, enterprise and tourism minister and Inverness and Nairn MSP Fergus Ewing officially launched ENERGY NORTH, the region’s leading organisation for energy and engineering business, in Invergordon on Friday (June 3) as one of his first public events in the new Scottish Government. The event was held at the Kincraig Castle Hotel and was […]

  • 3 May 2013

    Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power today announced its sponsorship of a rowing expedition attempting a world first through the infamous Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic this summer. Three experienced Irish adventurers and one Canadian are attempting to become the first ever people to cross the 3,000 km passage by human power […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education

    Delegates from the United States are visiting the Humber area as part of a fact-finding mission to gather evidence on the socioeconomic impact of offshore wind in this UK renewable energy hub.

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Topbond plc, which employs 30 people at its Castle Road Facility in Sittingbourne, is a civil engineering specialist working across construction, marine and rail. It combines technically innovative project management expertise with traditional skills to offer services, including refurbishment of bridges and structures, bespoke joinery and design and build of footbridges. Challenge Approaching its 40th […]

  • 10 November 2011

    THE man behind the Atlantic Array development has hinted North Devon would be the most likely place to benefit from jobs created by the offshore wind farm – not South Wales. Peter Crone, director of Farm Energy, spoke at a North Devon Green Party event at the Castle Centre, in Barnstaple on Tuesday night, to […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    TÜV SÜD has allocated a certificate to Esteyco for the floating foundation used for the 5MW Elisa self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine in Spain. Within the scope of the EU-funded Elican project, TÜV SÜD said it developed a new certification procedure to ensure the safe and reliable use of the foundation. The project’s goal was to […]

  • 8 May 2012

    West Midlands engineering firm and bolt tensioning specialist, Tentec Ltd, announce the appointment of Richard Outram as its new Business Manager for the UK. Richard will be responsible for the further development of sales of Tentec’s bolt tightening equipment and custom-designed engineering products in growing market areas such as oil & gas, offshore, power generation […]

  • 7 June 2013

    The three-hour drop-in sessions will be held in eight different locations across the region and will give local communities an opportunity to learn more about the development, which, if granted planning permission, could generate enough electricity to power up to 790,000 homes each year. These informal events follow a series of public exhibitions in February […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    AREVA and STX France today announced a cooperation agreement with a view to optimizing foundations for offshore wind turbines. AREVA will bring its expertise in design and production of wind turbines and STX France its know-how in specialized offshore foundations, with a view to strengthen competitiveness of offshore wind power in European market that should […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    In cooperation with British cable manufacturer JDR, Pfisterer has received an order for the delivery of CONNEX cast resin joints and CONNEX plug connectors for up to 72.5kV for the networking of the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

  • 3 April 2013
    R&D, Technology

    From Wednesday, March 27, a scale model of a bladeless windmill can be viewed in front of the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science at Delft University of Technology. Mecanoo Architects designed the model EWICON (Electrostatic WIndenergy CONvertor) using technology developed by researchers Johan Smit and Dhiradj Djairam from the Delft University of […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Commenting on today’s report by the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, which shows that the UK economy could gain £6.7billion per year and create 150,000 jobs by 2020 in offshore wind, wave and tidal energy, RenewableUK’s Director of External Affairs, Jennifer Webber, said: “This new report makes a cast-iron case for maximum political support and investment […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa plans to expand its nacelle assembly facility in Taichung to form a regional offshore wind nacelle industrial hub together with Taiwan-based suppliers. The first project to be supported by the broader manufacturing plant will be the 300 MW Hai Long 2 project, the turbine manufacturer said. The expansion is subject to certain conditions […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Training & Education

    The Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), Atlas Professionals and DOB-Academy have launched an initiative to increase the pool of qualified personnel in the offshore wind sector. The Renewables Roadshow has an aim to promote working in the wind industry among adolescents and create the foundation for a strong future workforce and specialists in the sector. […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    CPNL Engineering GmbH, engineer and supplier of cable protection equipment, announced that a customer placed 2 orders in a row for a joint solution with bend restrictors and 21 hang-offs. The reason for choosing CPNL was found in adaptability and robustness of the products. “Thanks to our efforts we have created a unique position with […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Eurotech Benelux has teamed up with Jan de Nul Group for the winning bid to design and manufacture sixteen anchor cage structures for a major offshore wind farm. The wind farm, in the Swedish region of the Baltic Sea, will be owned and run by E.ON Sweden. Eurotech Benelux is creating the anchor-bolted cages to […]

  • 6 November 2020

    The University of Southampton and Flightform Insights have teamed up to develop a novel wake and wind generation model to minimize energy losses from offshore wind farms. The aim is to help offshore wind developers optimize the turbine layout of their wind farms by minimizing the losses caused by the influence of the turbine wake on […]