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  • 20 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The “COAST” (Customized Offshore Awareness and Safety Training) training course from Deutsche WindGuard Offshore GmbH, Bremerhaven has been certified by GL Renewables Certification (GL RC), according to the GL RC standard. In addition, it demonstrates that the course fulfils the requirements of the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). The training course includes first aid, manual handling, […]

  • 20 September 2012

    RWE Innogy, together with the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, is to trial new methods of collecting wind speed data at the site of Gwynt y Môr, one of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms. Two Light Detection and Ranging units (LIDAR) will be mounted on buoys and be temporarily installed ten miles off […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind and marine energy industries, has welcomed the publication of a new Government survey which confirms that public support for wind energy remains overwhelmingly high. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published an update of its Public Attitudes Tracker, showing that 77% of people support […]

  • 18 September 2012

    Offshore Energy 2012 Exhibition & Conference, the only event dedicated to the offshore energy in The Netherlands, is almost fully booked. The two-day event on 23 & 24 October in Amsterdam RAI will welcome an expected 400 exhibitors, 6.500 visitors and 600 delegates from over 30 nationalities. More than 370 exhibitors have already secured their […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Recently, Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) was awarded an order by TenneT TSO GmbH (TenneT), a German-based transmission network operator, to supply and install 2 x 8.5 kilometers of 155 kV AC submarine transmission cable system. The cable will provide the connection of the transformer platform of the future offshore wind park Gode Wind I to […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) and J-Power Systems Corporation (JPS) have been awarded a contract with TenneT TSO GmbH (TenneT). The contract is for the supply, installation and commissioning of the 155kV grid connection system for the Innogy Nordsee 1 Offshore Wind Farm (Cable System) project. The contract award marks a further key milestone as part […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Essential legislation to power low-carbon economic growth, to protect consumers, and to keep the lights on was introduced to Parliament by Edward Davey today. Following extensive consultation and pre-legislative scrutiny, the Bill sets out radical reforms to the design of the electricity market that will kick-start a renaissance in construction of low-carbon energy infrastructure and […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Croatian-based shipyard Brodosplit hosted a keel laying ceremony for the second heavy lift vessel ordered by Jumbo Shipping, a leading Dutch heavy lift company. A complex project like this was never before built in Croatian shipyards. The heavy lift vessels with 152m in length, 27m width and 14.000t deadweight at draft of 8,1m, will be […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Responding to the new UK Energy Bill set out in Westminster by Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said: “It is a long time since a UK Bill was introduced that will have such important consequences for Scotland, given the importance of renewable energy […]

  • 28 November 2012

    For the second year running, North Norfolk’s Tidal Transit Limited, which provides state-of-the-art, purpose-designed crew transfer vessels for use by workers on the North Sea’s offshore wind farms, has made the Eastern Daily Press’s Future 50 List. Future 50 is a list of companies that, in the opinion of the judges are the ones to […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced the completion of a successful $5.8m (USD 6.06m) funding initiative for its Perth Wave Energy Project (PWEP) from a combination of Government and private funding. In line with its stated strategy of commercialising its CETO wave technology globally, Carnegie has taken a further step in the delivery […]

  • 27 November 2012

    Dorset- based small wind turbine and power system manufacturer Ampair announced that it has won a major contract to supply GL Garrad Hassan with a hybrid renewable energy system and control room for Celtic Arrays potential wind farms in the Irish Sea. The equipment will be manufactured at Ampair’s factory in Dorset. Ampair’s sales & […]

  • 26 November 2012

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry has officially launched its new Great Yarmouth Headquarters following an investment of £500,000 into the facility. Team GB Olympic Bronze Medallist Anthony Ogogo, from the Lowestoft area, officiated at the event and presented a plaque to 3sun Group managing director Graham Hacon […]

  • 26 November 2012

    On the 31st of October 2012, Chevalier Floatels commissioned Holland Shipyards to undertake the conversion of DP Gezina. The vessel will be converted and upgraded to DP2 Service Support Vessel for staff accommodation and transport to offshore wind farms installations. The key words: wellbeing and comfort of the staff, reducing operating costs and of course […]

  • 25 November 2012
    Training & Education

    As thousands of soldiers gear up to face redundancy in the New Year, one former serviceman is celebrating after scooping a job in the rapidly growing wind sector. Jamie Isbister, 41, from North Shields has become a wind instructor at Maersk Training Newcastle, training people who want a new career in the wind industry or […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Authorities

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, is urging the Prime Minister to get a firmer grip on energy policy, after two Conservative MPs, including the Energy Minister John Hayes, sought to undermine the renewables sector. Last night on Channel 4 News, Mr Hayes repeated his view that […]

  • 14 November 2012

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has launched its new corporate website, www.prysmiangroup.com, which represents the entire Group following the merger between Prysmian and Draka and supersedes about 50 websites previously operated by the two multinational companies. The new website is intended to be an effective reference point […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Authorities

    The Crown Estate has today confirmed that three organisations have secured rights to progress with the development of tidal energy projects at sites around the UK. The announcement of these three projects signals the continued growth in both interest in the development of marine renewables across the whole of the UK and in the variety […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Esbjerg Business Development Centre is continuing its ambitious growth strategy for the Municipality of Esbjerg, Denmark, as a focal point for the energy sector, through the appointment of Lone Aaboe Jessen as its new Marketing Manager. Ms Jessen has considerable international and regional business experience, and offers particular insight in the offshore sector, one of […]

  • 12 November 2012

    The Atlantic Array foes claim that the offshore wind farm would ruin one of Wales’ most beautiful coastal landscapes, writes Wales Online news portal. Namely, the offshore wind project between Lundy Island and Gower could have 180 to 250 wind turbines erected. Their height would be from 100m to 200m, which is higher than all […]

  • 12 November 2012
    R&D, Technology

    As a member of the HYDRALAB-IV consortium, DHI offers access to research groups to conduct experimental studies in its wave basins. One of the projects selected by HYDRALAB’s user selection panel for Transnational Access to the facilities concerns ‘Dynamic Response of Floating offshore Structures under Random Waves and Wind Action’. The project was formulated by […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Authorities

    In October 2010, the Government published the findings of a feasibility study into Severn tidal power. It looked at five different schemes, including three barrages and two lagoons. One of the schemes investigated was the Cardiff-Weston barrage – this was the largest scheme to be considered. The study concluded that despite its high capital costs […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP Renewables (EDP Renováveis, Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world’s third-largest wind energy producer, announced that in the first nine months of 2012 electricity output increased by 11% YoY to 13.3 TWh, as a result of the capacity growth over the last 12 months ( 458 MW),an average […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Dr. Robert Habeck, Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister for Energy Transition, stated clearly at the beginning of the Offshore Conference OBMC, “We want offshore wind farms for Schleswig-Holstein. The wind blows steadily offshore, so they are an important component of the energy transition. And they offer good opportunities for our ports and economy.” In the panel discussion which […]

  • 2 November 2012

    Today, the full size transition piece mock-up for West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm was successfully upended at Bladt facilities in Aalborg, Denmark, and on Wednesday, the transition piece mock-up for Borkum Riffgrund 01 project will be upended  – also in Aalborg. Bladt Industries’ scope of delivery on the two projects is to manufacture […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Training & Education

    heightec to announce that following a recent SGS RUK audit, they now have joint approval from the RenewableUK (RUK) and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) for the delivery of work at height safety training. heightec, a leading UK provider of RUK work at height and rescue training for wind turbines, is now the first specialist training […]