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  • 10 April 2014

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched its Global Wind Report – Annual Market Update today, updating the status of the global industry, along with market projections for the years 2014-2018. GWEC expects installations of at least 47 GW in 2014, a dramatic increase over 2013 levels. The market will be led by China, but […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Alstom signed an exclusive partnership agreement with BFG France yesterday at the Thétis trade fair in Cherbourg. The agreement covers the supply of composite structures to produce the nacelle casings for Alstom’s Haliade™ 150-6MW wind turbine. The agreement was signed within the framework of the second call for tenders to manufacture offshore wind turbines and […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The REA praised the Government’s East Marine Plans, approved by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson and published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The Inshore and Offshore East Marine Plans are the first two of 11 Marine Plans the Government intends to complete by 2021. These will eventually set planning guidance for sustainable development in all […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cork based DP Energy is set to become Europe’s largest independent developer of tidal stream projects following SSE Renewables’ transfer of an Agreement for Lease (AfL) with The Crown Estate. The transfer will see DP Energy take on the development of the Westray South project in Orkney, Scotland, with the potential to install up to […]

  • 12 August 2014

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has defined three Wind Energy Areas offshore North Carolina, which total approximately 307,590 acres, for potential commercial wind energy development. The Wind Energy Areas, announced yesterday by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, include the Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Areas (about 122,405 acres), the Wilmington West Wind Energy Areas (about 51,595 […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Acciona Windpower has agreed with Moventas on prototype as well as serial deliveries of a 3 MW wind gearbox product based on Moventas’s new Exceed series of high torque density gearboxes. Deliveries of the new technology will take place in 2015, adding to the on-going 3 MW deliveries Moventas has been making to Acciona since […]

  • 7 August 2014

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd added two new members to its team, Caitlin Long and Danielle Wick. In her role as Research and Consents Officer, Caitlin will work closely with developers taking them through the consenting process at EMEC, and assisting with liaison between developers, regulators and regulatory consultees. She will also be […]

  • 6 August 2014
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A new concept conceived by twelve selected students in the DNV GL Summer Project makes a case for wave-powered desalination to help address global water scarcity challenges. Developed over the past two months by twelve cross-disciplinary fourth-year students, the concept, dubbed Ocean Oasis, is an environmentally friendly off-grid system. It comprises of a wave energy […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A renewable energy system which simultaneously utilizes wind, wave, and solar energy is being developed in Bosnia and Herzegovina by Josip Bilic, an innovator who aims at building a cost-effective device that can produce energy from more than one source.   Device Using Multiple Renewable Energy Sources (DUMRES) is based on a synergy between the […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Grid Connection

    Developer of Rampion offshore wind farm has released its plan to acquire land for the onshore cable connection. E.ON issued a plan whereby it will acquire agricultural land between landfall and the 400 kilovolt substation in Bolney. Simon Birnstingl, Council chairman of Upper Beeding Parish, one of the location affected by this decision, said: “As […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord kicked off the construction works on a 129MW wind farm located in the Dutch area of the North Sea. Yesterday, the wind turbine construction jack-up vessel  Aeolus commenced the foundation installation at Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm. The wind energy project will comprise 43 Vestas V112 wind turbines installed 23 kilometers off the […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Eolien Maritime France, a consortium of EDF EN and DONG Energy, is seeking contractors for geotechnical investigations at three wind farm locations off French coast. Up to six contractors will collect information which will be used for detailed design of wind turbine and potentially substation foundations. Wind farms included in the design work are the […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has concluded that a UK scheme called “Contracts for Difference” that promotes the generation of electricity from renewable sources is in line with EU state aid rules. In separate investigations, the Commission has also found that public support worth GBP 9.7 billion (around € 12.3 billion) to five offshore wind farms is […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Danish Energy Association (DEA) has investigated what it costs to set up different types of plants for electricity generation. According to the research, electricity generated by onshore wind turbines is the cheapest with just over 30 ører (4 cents) per kWh. Offshore wind power, new centralised coal and natural gas power plants and decentralised combined […]

  • 18 July 2014

    Siemens Wind Power has been shaken up by two senior executives’ resignations. Chief executive for onshore wind, Jan Kjaersgaard, is leaving Siemens to take the CEO position with an undisclosed Danish company. Henrik Stiesdal, chief technology officer, will also leave the company “to devote most of his time to family and private life.“ Morten Rasmussen, […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bonheur ASA, Norwegian holding company that operates in the offshore wind sector, among other activities, today released its financial results for the second quarter.   The Group of companies’ overall 2Q operating revenues were NOK 2 771 million, higher that in the same period of 2013 (NOK 2 607 million). Operating revenues in its Shipping/Offshore Wind division amounted […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global clean energy investment surged to $63.6bn in the second quarter of 2014, up 33% compared to the first quarter and 9% compared to Q2 2013, according to the latest authoritative figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Q2 2014 was the strongest quarter for investment since Q2 2012 which reached $69.6bn, and was […]

  • 13 July 2014

    Siemens to Revolutionize Offshore Wind Turbine Service Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Man Severely Injured in Accident at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm Yesterday morning (July 7), sea rescuers from List medevaced a severely injured worker from the heavy […]

  • 11 July 2014

    The developer of offshore wind farm project in Nantucket Sound, Cape Wind Associates, LLC, is looking to lease a property in Quonset Business Park for staging and assembly area for offshore wind construction. The proposal would provide the company with a twelve month option-to-lease nearly 14 acres at Quonset for one year, with the ability to extend for […]

  • 10 July 2014

    APEM Ltd has supported East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm from the project’s earliest days to its recent successful consent, providing data, assessment and expert advice on the development’s potential impacts on seabirds and marine mammals. The company planned and flew a two-year campaign of aerial surveys over the windfarm area to collect baseline bird and […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has begun another contract with Siemens Wind Power to provide marine coordination. The provision of services for the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm started at the beginning of July 2014 and sees SMC providing marine coordination on five offshore wind farm construction projects at once. Instructed by Siemens, SMC’s innovative […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm Remains Out of Operation Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice, informs the Spiegel. UK Signs FID Contracts for Five Offshore Wind Projects The UK Government has signed eight contracts awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    German engineering giant, Siemens, submitted detailed planning applications for a turbine production and installation plant in Hull to the city council. The plan comprises two sites which include the Green Port Hull project construction, assembly and service facility and a new rotor blade manufacturing facility in nearby Paull, in East Riding. This follows a recent […]

  • 30 June 2014

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited is continuing progress on the assembly and pre-deployment testing is at BAE Systems in Henderson south of Perth and at Carnegie’s onshore project site at Garden Island in Western Australia. Current assembly and testing at Perth Wave Energy Project has been focused on the buoyant actuators, pumps, energy relief […]

  • 26 June 2014

    Tomorrow, June 27, EU Heads of State and Government will meet in Brussels to debate on two burning issues: the EU’s energy dependence on Russia and an EU climate and energy framework for 2030 to be agreed in October. WWF stated that it fears that the discussion on who becomes the next president of the […]

  • 26 June 2014

    Most mechanical constructions that are 14 meters long, 8 meters tall and weigh 78 metric tons are not described as fast or flexible. Especially when the thing it lifts is 75 meters long and weighs 25 metric tons. Then again, the new B75 lifting yoke from the Siemens Wind Power Division is no average construction. […]