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  • 24 October 2016

    Recently, it was announced that oil and gas giant Shell would unveil their ‘New Energies’ division, initiating their first move into the renewables market. With their latest bid already on the table with Eneco and Van Oord, if successful, the oil and gas corporation is set to build its first two offshore wind farms in the […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell (ticker: LAM), a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announced that it has signed binding commitment letters and detailed heads of terms for the arrangement of a new secured banking facility with a reduced number of five core lending banks. […]

  • 20 June 2011

    If you’ve ever been surfing, or gone swimming in choppy water, you’ve experienced first-hand the striking power of waves. In fact, further offshore, wave activity becomes even more powerful, making it an excellent resource for generating clean, renewable energy. That’s exactly what the Department of Energy and its partner Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) are working […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Technology

    IBM today announced an advanced power and weather modeling technology that will help utilities increase the reliability of renewable energy resources. The solution combines weather prediction and analytics to accurately forecast the availability of wind power and solar energy. This will enable utilities to integrate more renewable energy into the power grid, helping to reduce […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The constant drive to innovate has taken the wind industry from its humble beginnings to its current prominence as the state of the art in energy generation. For the industry to continue to develop and lead the globe to a new era of sustainable energy, innovation must be ongoing, global, and part of every facet […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The British ambassador in Denmark, Vivien Life, opened the international B2B event OWIB 2014 in Esbjerg on september 4. Over the years, offshore wind has evolved into a strong market, and this does not apply only in Denmark, but also in the UK, where a long-term strategy and unequivocal political backing have helped to make […]

  • 25 October 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Gamesa, a world leader in wind energy technology, intends to choose the United Kingdom as the worldwide centre of its offshore wind energy business, and plans to invest up to 150 million euros there by 2014. The offshore industrial plan, which Gamesa plans to implement beginning in 2011 in the UK, calls for the creation […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Imagine an area 93km by 93km and then fill this area with 3000 wind turbines. Some of the turbine foundations will have only one hole penetrating in the seabed, some will have 3 holes penetrating and some will even have 4 holes. This is what can happen in an area the size of the Dogger […]

  • 13 March 2012

    EVER since Siemens announced its intention to build a £230 million wind turbine factory in Hull in December 2010, the region has been waking up to the wealth of opportunities that the renewables industry will offer. But renewables is about so much more than wind power alone, and many companies have already started devising new […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has issued a preliminary environmental information report revealing project details related to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.

  • 16 April 2012

    “This is the place to be for renewable energy and green growth”, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark, said in Copenhagen this morning at the opening of the European Wind Energy Association’s Annual Event. And with 25,000 jobs in the Danish wind sector, which provides 60 billion in Danish Kroner in exports per year, she’s […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    American Superconductor Corporation today announced that it is now doing business as AMSC and introduced a new corporate identity in order to foster strong, sustainable growth. AMSC’s wind and grid offerings are now branded as Windtec Solutions and Gridtec Solutions to better reflect the company’s expertise across the power lifecycle. The value of AMSC’s solutions […]

  • 12 November 2014

    The main interview in this edition covers Van Oord Offshore who has recently taken delivery of their new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Aeolus. We now look at what three other companies operating these types of vessels are thinking about now and for in the future. Depending on your definition of a WTIV there are […]

  • 5 January 2012

    In recent times, the attention of project developers, policy makers and energy regulators has started shifting towards the construction of (transnational) large scale far offshore wind farms. This is due to their advantages over conventional energy production facilities, being larger in scale, inducing economies of scale; offering less nuisance related to visual or noise pollution […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Suzlon Energy Limited, the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine supplier, reported its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Mr. Tulsi R. Tanti, founder, Chairman and Managing Director – Suzlon Group, said: “We are pleased to report a strong first quarter on all operational parameters with an EBIT margin of 8.1 per cent. […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Authorities

    Scottish homes would see significantly increased electricity bills if it becomes independent, because the country would bear the cost of renewable energy subsidies and infrastructure, which are now distributed across the United Kingdom, Energy Secretary Edward Davey said in his speech held at an energy conference organised by the Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh. Following is […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Blade maker Global Blade Technology will spend $17.6 million to place two wind turbine blade factories in the state of Indiana, saying it’s expecting possible demand from renewable energy developers in the Midwest and future offshore wind projects in the country. The company will lease 45,000 square feet of space at Park 41 in Evansville, […]

  • 24 February 2012
    R&D

    UK wind farm service provider Enviroserve Ltd announces that it has ordered two 24 metre wind farm catamarans, from French work boat builder Navalu. The first boat will be named Sea Fox in keeping with the theme on Enviroserve’s other vessels. The first vessel is to be launched in January 2013. Working in close collaboration […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that he will return to his home state of Colorado, having fulfilled his promise to President Obama to serve four years as Secretary. Secretary Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the Department by the end of March.  “Colorado is and will always be my […]

  • 18 March 2019

    Pioneering companies within the Oil and Gas sector are adopting Wind Lidar to provide them with valuable wind data to vastly improve their operational efficiency. Lidar is an established tool that provides sophisticated wind assessment and measurements within the wind energy industry. An infrared laser exploits the Doppler effect to provide horizontal and vertical wind […]

  • 28 August 2013

    The Southeastern states from Virginia to Florida are home to over 65 wind related manufacturing facilities that support thousands of wind energy jobs in the Southeast region. These supply chain facilities could expand significantly as land-based and offshore wind developments begin in the region. Besides having a highly-skilled manufacturing base, the Southeast has several other […]

  • 13 June 2013

    The number of firms in China exiting or reducing their exposure to the wind power sector is expected to significantly level off, as new policies supporting renewable energy being developed at the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC) come on line. At the end of last year, China Longyuan […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Offshore wind farms are built in areas where it has been determined, by monitoring with met masts and floating met buoys, that there is enough of the turbine ‘fuel’ under normal circumstances. It is not just the remote location and water depth that determines that you will not find any offshore wind farms in the […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    Pharos Offshore Group has completed cable repair and burial for the London Array Offshore Wind Farm on a section of damaged subsea export cable. Pharos delivered a work package with the rapid mobilisation of engineering, fabrication and operational teams to locate, recover, re-lay and re-bury the power cable off the Kent coast. The 800mm² HVDC […]

  • 2 November 2011

    According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research, “Global Wind Energy & Wind Turbine Market (2011 – 2016)” The global market for wind turbineregistered growth rate of 25% CAGR over the last five years. The Global Wind Energy cumulative capacity accounted for 197,039 MW in 2010.Wind turbine expected to attain market size of […]

  • 20 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Leading renewable engineering consultancy, SgurrEnergy, in partnership with AREVA Wind, has announced the launch of the most comprehensive offshore wind energy measurement campaign ever conducted in the industry. The offshore measurement campaign involves the deployment of three of SgurrEnergy’s G4000 Offshore Galion Lidar devices, the most compact and advanced wind energy scanning Lidar in the […]