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  • 19 February 2015

    Boa Bison, an offshore support vessel, has just completed her work at the Fecamp offshore wind farm. During the installation of a met mast at the Fecamp offshore site, the vessel was in charge of the pre-lay of anchors for a gravity base structure and ROV work during submerging. Supplementing the data collected since 2007 in technical and environmental […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Vessels

    A helideck was installed on Seajacks Scylla installation vessel this week, Seajacks reported via social media. Recently, Scylla has been outfitted with 105 metre long legs that have the ability to install components in water depths of up to 65m. The vessel also features a Huisman 1500t leg-encircling crane, incorporates useable deck space in excess […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has submitted a bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to develop its Ocean Wind 2 project in response to New Jersey’s second request for proposals. This solicitation will award up to 2,400 MW. The New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s plan calls for 7,500 MW of offshore wind by 2035. Ørsted is […]

  • 22 September 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Dublin-headquartered Gazelle Wind Power Limited has received a statement of feasibility from DNV for its hybrid floating offshore wind platform with a mobile mooring system. The system is said to combine the best features of tension-leg and semi-submersible platforms, enabling wind farms to be placed in deep waters as far out as 400 metres. The […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm has marked a ten year anniversary since its official inauguration by HRH The Crown Prince of Denmark on 17 September 2009. At the time of the inauguration, the 209MW Horns Rev 2 was the world’s largest offshore wind farm. Located in the Danish North Sea at a distance […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables Starts Blyth Demo Public Sessions

  • 27 December 2018
    R&D

    The US could tap into a vast offshore wind energy resource and better steward its marine environment by galvanizing large-scale research and fostering public-private partnerships, according to a report by the Partnership for Offshore Wind Energy Research (POWER-US).

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The European Union’s Interreg North Sea will fund the DecomTools project to develop eco-innovative concepts for the end-of-life for offshore wind farms.

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Tideway B.V., part of DEME Group, has awarded Prysmian Group with a EUR 13 million contract to supply inter-array cables and accessories for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm in Belgian North Sea.  Prysmian is responsible for the design, manufacture and supply of the 33 kV submarine cables in various cross-sections, together with the related cable […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    About 200 representatives from the East of England’s energy sector will head to Westminster next month to reinforce its key role in keeping Britain lit and heated. A reception in the House of Commons is being organised by the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) to ensure that the government elected at next week’s polls […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Phase one of the Borkum West II offshore wind farm, a 200MW development in the German North Sea, completed construction, with lender’s technical advisor support from SgurrEnergy. The last of the 40 wind turbines, located approximately 45km north of the island of Borkum, was successfully installed during June 2014 and the project will now move […]

  • 23 September 2013

    German TÜV NORD has taken a share in OutSmart as of September 13th. Both parties have decided to join forces to strengthen their international presence in the energy market and to offer more services in the field of wind energy. Wide expertise Both OutSmart as TÜV NORD have the ambition to be leading in the […]

  • 17 September 2013

    The finalists for the first Wales Green Energy Awards have been announced today. The new awards, organised by RenewableUK Cymru, celebrate the achievements of the green energy industry in Wales. A panel of independent judges comprising Lee Water, Director of the Institute of Welsh Affairs, Peter Davies, Wales’ Commissioner for Sustainable Futures and Chris Kelsey, […]

  • 18 March 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    Recent figures by CBS (Statistics Netherlands) show that 4% of the energy produced in the Netherlands comes from renewable sources. Benjamin Sanderse, PhD at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) has developed advanced mathematical methods that are able to produce a reliable simulation of off-shore wind farms in the Netherlands. His research, carried out for ECN, […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    At the start of its sixth year in business, Baker Consultants has formalised its presence in Scotland with the appointment of Jane Forrest, to set-up and run a team near Aviemore, Inverness-shire. Jane joined the team at the beginning of April from a career supervising teams of site ecologists and managing large renewable energy projects. […]

  • 12 May 2014

    Over 600 local people packed a meeting held on Saturday, to hear about and give their views on the proposed Navitus Bay offshore wind farm development. Chaired by the Council’s Chief Executive Tony Williams, the meeting lasted almost three hours. Residents heard the case both for and against the Wind Farm from a selection of […]

  • 5 September 2011

      The newly elected government of Finland has recently decided to promote offshore wind power. The wpd Group management team is meeting today with several Finnish ministers and state secretaries to discuss the Suurhiekka offshore wind farm which is currently in the pipeline and set to be realised in the coming years. Dr. Gernot Blanke, […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Contracts & Tenders

    Seazip Offshore Service recently launched the first ad hoc tender service for the German Bight area. Only after a few hours’ notice the fast crew boat Seazip Hurricane carried out a successful crew change 90 miles offshore at the North sea for a major cable laying company with crew, equipment and provisions. This call was […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Technology

    Manufacturers of wind turbines (OEM) have to cope with a market stressed by serious overcapacity and ongoing price erosion. To ensure sustainability, wind turbine manufacturers can count on standardization and platform solutions from Siemens offering them a vast potential for rationalization. “We make it possible for manufacturers to develop wind turbines as modular platforms and […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, will attend the III Manten-er trade fair, which begins today in Valladolid, with new offerings in the area of operation and maintenance (O&M) services for the wind energy market. These developments include the European and international launch of Gamesa’s business for reconditioning major turbine components (gearboxes, generators […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Atlantis Resources Corporation will continue its AR1000 tidal turbine testing programme at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumberland. The company’s AR1000 nacelle was retrieved from its test berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney in late November, following successful open ocean testing. It will be transported to Blyth for […]

  • 22 February 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Department of the Interior has proposed the first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico. The Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) includes a 102,480-acre area offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana, and two areas offshore Galveston, Texas, one comprising 102,480 acres and the other comprising 96,786 acres. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts. With more than 80 countries now harnessing the wind, there is enough installed wind power capacity worldwide to meet the residential electricity needs of 380 million people at the European level of consumption. China led […]

  • 29 December 2011

    Yesterday, Audra Parker, President & CEO of Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound released a statement regarding SJC uphold of Cape Wind energy deal. “Today’s ruling is a blow to ratepayers, businesses, and municipalities who are being asked to bear billions of dollars in new electricity costs when other green energy alternatives are available at a […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Technology

    Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, based in the North-East of England, with offices in Aberdeen, launched a new and innovative subsea Trench ROV, Q1000 Jet Trencher, in Newcastle upon Tyne on October 4 2012. The Q1000 is a modern free flying ROV jet trencher which can operate in water depths of up to 2000m and […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Planning application for East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm has been submitted by East Anglia Offshore Wind (EAOW), a joint venture between Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables, EADT24 news site reports. National Infrastructure Directorate will now consider the planning application and, if approved, the onshore construction part could begin in 2016 and offshore work could begin […]