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  • 26 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK will speed up planning and development consent processes for projects from the recently completed, currently ongoing, and upcoming (floating) offshore wind leasing rounds to bring new energy capacity online faster and facilitate economic growth and job creation. In this article: Will the UK Now Need to Set New Offshore Wind Target? Pre-Brexit Era […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Indications that Public Service Enterprise Group Long Island (PSEG-LI) and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees could delay a much anticipated clean energy purchasing commitment is drawing criticism from groups who say the purchase is already long overdue. The LIPA Board, in coordination with PSEG-LI, was expected to make a decision on […]

  • 27 November 2015

    UK renewables and wind expert David Still lives in a country with huge onshore and offshore wind resource and additional major potential for exploiting waves and sea current energy. Still firmly believes in a sustainable future energy supply based upon renewables and provided as an essential public service to the people in the UK. Availability […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Energy experts from around the world are to come to Glasgow to study as part of an international MBA programme launched today by the First Minister. The bespoke MBA (Masters in Business Administration) will also give ScottishPower workers based in Scotland the opportunity to gain an international qualification. Alex Salmond announced details of the course […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A new report out today from Cambridge Econometrics in collaboration with Pr. Paul Ekins of University College London, shows that meeting the UK climate targets recommended by the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) makes clear economic sense for the UK. Reducing the UK’s carbon emissions in line with these budgets would, by 2030, increase […]

  • 25 November 2013

    Peter Madsen Rederi A/S has completed work on Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea. The Danish company has laid 45,000 sand bags around wind turbine foundations to prevent scour forming which would destabilise the foundation. The bags were filled with 60,000 tons of dredged sand, which were laid in a period of […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Atlantic Offshore’s oldest PSV is now sold and delivered to new owners. The vessel will leave the offshore supply market and enter the windmill support market. It was sold slightly above book value.  Atlantic Offshore, previously known as Sartor Offshore AS was established in 2008. The company  acquired Sartor Shippings operation in Norway and Ocean Mainports operation in Aberdeen and Ireland. […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT’s CEO Mel Kroon told Reuters that the company will finalize the sale of minority stakes in the SylWyn1 and DolWyn1 cables by the end of this year as it needs to raise funds to build new power links in Germany. This sale will total in 6 out of 10 TenneT’s German offshore projects valued […]

  • 20 June 2012
    R&D

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has published a study called Renewable Electricity Futures, which says that 80% of electricity demand in 2050 could be adequately supplied by renewable sources. Moreover, the agency says that this could be achieved by using the technologies that are currently available, the IEEE Spectrum writes. Wind and photovoltaics could provide […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT has contracted Ecofys to support the organisation in intensifying its stakeholder consultation process with regards to the intended offshore grid in the Dutch part of the North Sea. Ecofys will support TenneT in the stakeholder consultation with respect to all technical, legal and planning aspects of the realisation of the […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Bluestream Offshore has been awarded the Dutch Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Clearance Certificate by TÜV Netherlands, the company announced via social media. “The development of numerous, mainly offshore, wind projects which are often planned on relatively near shore locations, see project developers facing uncharted territory with a high possibility of Unexploded Ordnance,” Bluestream says on its website. […]

  • 11 October 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The port locations Büsum, Brunsbüttel, Dagebüll, Helgoland, Husum, Rendsburg-Osterrönfeld, Wyk / Foehr, Hörnum and List have agreed to have a close cooperation with the focus on offshore wind farm logistics. To meet the increasing demands of future offshore wind farms in the North Sea, economists and politicians have decided to work together. The collaboration is […]

  • 12 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    The Netherlands-headquartered Eneco has signed a five-year crew transfer vessel (CTV) charter and partnership agreement with offshore vessel owner Windcat. This long-term charter will allow the safe transport of technicians offshore and will also allow the companies to work together on decarbonisation of Eneco’s marine logistics using Windcat’s hydrogen dual-fuel solutions. The Windcat 32, the […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Two years have passed since BCC published its last report on the global market for advanced materials and devices used in renewable-energy systems. Since then, the global market for renewable energy has continued to grow and evolve. BCC therefore considers it important to update the earlier report’s findings and conclusions about the size and structure […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Prysmian, world leader in the energy and telecommunications cables and systems industry, has been awarded a new major contract worth in excess of € 200 million by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT for the connection project HelWin2, linking offshore wind farms in the North Sea to mainland Germany. Prysmian will provide complete supply, installation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2022
    R&D, Vessels

    Netherlands-headquartered Damen Shipyards has revealed it is developing a new vessel class that will be capable of supporting the growing floating offshore wind industry. Damen has cited forecasts which indicate that by 2050 over 200 GW or around 13,500 units of new floating offshore wind turbines will be in operation, and given the size of […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is publishing a Request for Competitive Interest for the development of the New York and New Jersey Wind Energy Transmission Line. Anbaric Development Partners, LLC (ADP) has requested a right-of-way grant to develop the NY/NJ Ocean Grid, but prior to reviewing the right-of-way application, BOEM must determine […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Western Isles Labour candidate Alasdair Morrison has called for Wave Energy Scotland (WES) to be located in Lewis so that it does not become “another distant quango living off peripheral resources”. Mr Morrison said: “It is now clear to everyone that, in order to give credibility to its otherwise incredible energy policy, the Scottish Government encouraged […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Marine Scotland has awarded a contract to ABPmer to prepare the necessary scoping documents to support the development of floating wind and/ or other possible deep water technologies in Scottish waters. 

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    As of today, maritime, offshore and logistics career hunters can register to visit the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) 2018 on www.MOCE.biz. On the 28th of March, WTC Rotterdam will be the location for career opportunities in the maritime, offshore & energy industry. Just like in the last 11 years, the organization welcomes different […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) presented its bid book ‘The Essential Guide for Installation and O&M Hollandse Kust Wind Farms’ to Vattenfall, which was recently awarded the permit for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I & II offshore wind farm, the Netherlands’ first non-subsidised offshore wind farm.

  • 3 November 2014
    Technology

    Makai’s Ocean Energy Research Center (OERC) in Kona, Hawaii has received several major pieces of equipment for its Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) demonstration plant. Two new heat exchangers (2-megawatt thermal duty each), and a 100 kilowatt ammonia turbine-generator have arrived and are in various stages of installation and testing. To date, Makai has tested […]

  • 1 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The Awel y Môr wind farm team has published the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR) for the project offshore North Wales, the UK. The PEIR contains detailed maps, plans and information on the project’s expected impacts and how they will be avoided, minimised and mitigated where possible. The developers have now invited local residents to […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The acquisition of the subsea business of Stork Technical Services in Aberdeen is a logical next step in the realisation of the growth strategy pursued by both companies and re-affirms the commitment of N-Sea to its strategy of becoming a leading Survey and IMR company. The combined businesses will have a strong position in North […]

  • 22 November 2012

    Centrica has awarded a contract to GL Garrad Hassan, the renewable energy consulting business of the GL Group, for the design, supply, installation and operation of an offshore meteorological mast system for their Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea. Located 15km north of Anglesey, the system includes a meteorological mast, power supply system, navigational […]