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  • 8 November 2012

    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 […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of DONG Energy has today approved the interim financial report for the first nine months of 2012 with the following outlook and financial highlights compared with the first nine months of 2011: EBITDA for the first nine months of 2012 was DKK 6.7 billion compared with DKK 11.7 billion in the […]

  • 30 October 2012

    RenewableUK has issued a report on the ongoing state of the wind energy industry in the UK. In the first part of the report, wind energy performance is discussed, with a focus on the current status and electricity mix. The report also gives prediction for the future state of renewable energy in the country, which […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Over the last year, E.ON has listened to feedback received from over 1,000 people and organisations in Sussex through a major community consultation and has made changes to its Rampion Offshore Wind Farm proposals which were submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on Friday 14 December. The final plans will be publicly available once the Planning […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Even though the plans for Navitus Bay offshore wind farm have been recently changed, the project is still creating some concerns regarding its visual impact in relation with cultural significance of the Jurassic Coast, as it will be placed 14km (9 miles)off the coastline. Namely, the Jurassic Coast is one of eight in the world […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Newcastle College has launched a new Higher Apprenticeship to support the development of skilled personnel for the energy sector. Devised by the College’s School of Applied Science and Technology, the Higher Apprenticeship focus on the key growth areas in the energy sector supply chain, Wind Generation and Marine, which will require a substantial skilled and […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The offshore wind industry will meet in Stockholm on 20 and 21 February 2013. A first-time event, the WINDFORCE Baltic Sea conference will focus on the issues and challenges the industry faces to generate electricity at sea, and the developments and experiences which result from this undertaking. Speakers at the event will represent the Swedish […]

  • 12 December 2012

    From December 5th to 6th, Qiao Baoping, secretary of the Party Leadership Group and deputy president of China Guodian Corporation came to make an investigation in Jiangsu Rudong Offshore Wind Farm. Mr. Qiao highly recognized the development of Longyuan’s offshore wind power as well as put forward his sincere hope. Xie Changjun, president and vice […]

  • 11 June 2014

    Blue Water’s global sales team for the wind industry gathered in Esbjerg for a two-day seminar. Here, the team exchanged their views on innovation and creativity on the wind market.  In addition, the seminar included an interesting presentation from the consultant company Make Consulting which focus specifically on the market for wind turbines. “It was […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Samuel Leopold, Executive Vice President of DONG Energy Wind Power, has addressed the issue of safety in the offshore wind industry. A2SEA has published Mr. Leopold’s article on this subject: The offshore wind industry is facing two must-win battles. We need to reduce the cost of electricity from offshore wind turbines; and we need to improve […]

  • 6 June 2014

    Bureau Veritas is participating in Global Offshore Wind 2014 in Glasgow on 11 – 12 June 2014. Global testing, inspection and certification company Bureau Veritas will be welcoming the industry to its stand to discuss current and new projects. Bureau Veritas is making its mark in the industry; project certification, type certification, offshore HSE, turbine […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    This week, Uljanik Brodogradilište (Uljanik Shipyard) in Pula, Croatia, started with the construction of Jan De Nul’s new Multi-Purpose Vessel JDN8628. The versatile vessel will operate as a trenching and offshore support vessel, a subsea rock installation vessel and a cable laying vessel.  It can be equipped with two cable turntables with a total capacity of 10,000 […]

  • 4 June 2014

    UK-based Rix Sea Shuttle will shortly take delivery of their first ever Damen vessel – a Fast Crew Supplier 2610 – to support their growing involvement in the offshore crew transfer market. The new vessel, the Rix Lion, is due for delivery on July 4th, just 6 weeks after signing the contract. “Our yards in […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) will be attending the Global Offshore Wind in Glasgow from 11th – 12th June and Windforce in Bremen from 17th – 19th June. At both events, members of the OMM team will be on hand to discuss their services which include, but are not limited to: Management Services Tower Support Services Cable […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    At the direction of President Obama and after an unprecedented outreach effort, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States. The proposal will protect public health, move the United States toward a cleaner […]

  • 2 June 2014

    M3 Wave Energy Systems is getting closer to test its wave energy generator in the waters off the Oregon coast, according to NWNews. The Oregon-based company plans to deploy a small-scale Delos-Reyes Morrow Pressure (DMP) device on the seafloor off of Camp Rilea near Astoria for two to six weeks starting late summer. The DMP […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Work at height specialist heightec opened its latest Height Safety Centre in Leeds. This new facility has been purpose designed to meet increasing demand for specialist training in height safety rescue and across the East of England. The Leeds centre will focus on the delivery of training for the onshore and offshore renewable sector, offering […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today in Zamudio (Vizcaya, Spain) Gamesa held its Shareholders’ General Meeting, at second call, at which its stockholders ratified the company’s 2013 financial and management performance, among other motions. Ignacio Martín, Executive Chairman of Gamesa, briefly overviewed the company’s earnings performance in 2013, underscoring its enhanced profitability, having recorded a net profit of €45 million […]

  • 27 May 2014

    Electricity will increasingly power the world’s economies in the 21st century, rivaling oil as the dominant energy carrier, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Actively managing this transformation is the only way to ensure that global energy security and climate goals are met economically, the report says. The report, Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP 2014), offers […]

  • 27 May 2014

    Following over 26,000 installations worldwide, it was announced this week that FoundOcean is trialling its latest range of Marine Growth Prevention (MGP) units on an unnamed offshore wind farm jacket structure in the UK. “To demonstrate the effectiveness of controlling marine growth with this established technology, we have installed two units on a jacket structure […]

  • 27 May 2014

    The German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz, together with its exclusive Norwegian distributor Syberg AS, has been awarded a contract for the supply of an advanced Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS) to two new state-of-the-art windpark service vessels. The experienced Norwegian shipyard Havyard Ship Technology in Leirvik / Sogn is designing and building the new […]

  • 23 May 2014

    Deepwater Wind, a Rhode Island-based offshore wind developer, is conducting a study of marine life on the seafloor off Block Island that is paving the way for future harvesting of not only the fish but also of clean wind energy. As the company is planning to develop similar projects to the Block Island offshore wind […]