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  • 20 March 2012

    GRIMSBY’S potential as a centre for the multi-billion pound offshore wind industry has been highlighted as part of national television coverage about the UK economy. Viewers of the BBC’s Breakfast programme were shown workers leaving the town’s docks on boats bound for offshore wind farm sites. During the broadcast, Sam Pick, business development director of […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Developers of the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm will hold a public consultation event in Albourne tomorrow, reports Mid Sussex Times. Residents will get the chance to learn more about the proposed offshore wind farm located 13km off the Sussex coast, and discuss the proposals with the wind farm developer, E.ON. The company is considering a […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The continuing economic crisis has created a need for alternative sources of capital for the renewable energy sector, people attending a panel session at the EWEA 2012 Annual Event in Copenhagen heard on Wednesday. Torben Pedersen, of PensionDanmark, also said there are considerable pressures on public finances due to debt issues and on the banking […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The programme of the forthcoming 11th World Wind Energy Conference 2012 has been published: The WWEC2012 will discuss all aspects of wind power utilization in 40 sessions. 200 speakers from all over the world, leading experts in their fields, will contribute to a top-class wind event. In accordance with the main topic of the WWEC2012 […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries A/S have within 15 months built the 1,800 tons large substation, to be installed at Anholt offshore wind farm. Bladt Industries has just completed the work on the 15.5 meter high and about 880 m2 large transformer platform for Energinet.dk, which is the developer of the technical plant, bringing the power from the […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The 3GW of wind energy generated and serviced by Siemens represents around 50% of the UK’s total wind power generation capacity. The milestone has been achieved less than two years after Siemens completed installation of its second gigawatt of wind turbine capacity at Gunfleet Sands in Essex. Siemens’ onshore installations represent a very significant part […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Donald Trump will come to Holyrood on Wednesday to state his opinion on the renewable energy proposals of the Scottish Government, both inside and outside the Parliament, reported Scotsman.  He will join anti-wind farm protesters who will gather to join forces against the Government’s strategy to increase the number of turbines across the country. If […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Authorities

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled against a bid by beachfront property owner to stop the Cape Wind development. Namely, Thomas Melone argued that the wind farm would ruin the view and decrease the value of his property. “The environmental and other concerns raised by Melone … were beyond the scope of the proceeding. Nothing […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Research house Edison says that SeaEnergy should see the gap between its market price and the value of its assets close, the ProactiveInvestors reports. Edison analyst Graeme Moyse said that there is a significant gap between the market price of SeaEnergy and the value of its cash balance, and also in its stake in Lansdowne. […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    As energy cost reduction has become a buzzword in the renewables industry and a hot topic during European’s major wind fair EWEA 2012 starting from April 16, ABB brings to this event its complete wind portfolio as well as latest technologies to address the issue. One of the highlights of ABB’s booth is its offering […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The project partners behind Shetland’s first wave power scheme said that the Scottish Government decision to approve a major wind farm on the island gives the proposal a significant boost. The 10 megawatt (MW) Aegir Wave Power scheme, backed by European energy company Vattenfall and Edinburgh based technology developer Pelamis Wave Power (PWP), could only […]

  • 2 April 2012

     The Crown Estate can announce the dates of third series of UK supply chain events for the offshore wind industry. Five events, being hosted with partners across the country, will bring together key industry players to promote the development of specialist supply chains, maintain confidence in the market and boost the drive to increase offshore […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley joined students from across the state of Maryland in front of the State House at noon yesterday to show support for the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2012 (HB 441/SB 237). Holding banners and signs asserting their support for clean energy, more than one hundred young people from an unprecedented […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Wind energy is the most mature technology among all renewable energy solutions. Finding appropriate sites for developing onshore wind farms might, however, soon pose a challenge due to dense urbanization (especially in western Europe) and concerns about the negative visual impact that wind farms could have on the surrounding environment. This is creating a promising […]

  • 26 March 2013
    R&D

    Navigant Research announced today that it has released the annual BTM wind report International Wind Energy Development: World Market Update 2012. The 180+ page BTM wind report, World Market Update 2012, published by Navigant Research, is the eighteenth edition of this annual wind energy market report. The report includes more than 80 tables, charts and […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) officially issued a second call for tenders for construction of offshore wind farms, which was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on March 16. The launch of this tender was announced in January by the French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Delphine Batho. It […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Environment

    Together with associations and companies in the offshore wind industry, including RWE Innogy, the OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY Foundation has commissioned two studies in an effort to create a strong basis for the current discussion and a meaningful adjustment of the renewable energy act. Both studies will be closely coordinated. The results are to be presented […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Authorities

    Governor Martin O’Malley’s Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act is headed for his desk for a signature, after its full passage on Monday. However, there is a lot more work to be done regarding offshore wind development in the state. The bill will establish a mechanism to incentivize the development of a 200 megawatt offshore wind […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Authorities

    The Highland Council has raised no objections to a consultation from the Scottish Government (Marine Scotland) regarding an application by Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd for the construction and operation of 3 offshore wind farms and associated electricity transmission works in the Outer Moray Firth. The application has been submitted under section 36 of the Electricity […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Environment, R&D

    In a research project called “Intelligent Foundation Structure for Offshore Wind Turbines”, Professor Christine Döbert from the Technical University of Mittelhessen wants to develop cost effective and environmentally friendly alternatives to conventional techniques of building offshore wind foundations. Cooperation partner in this project is the Bremer Maritime Offshore Group. Coastal wind turbines, which are installed […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    After the news that Cape Wind offshore project will get a further USD 600 million from Denmark, the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) yesterday released the following statement: Today’s announcement is another example of Cape Wind’s reliance on conditional foreign investments.  The high priced and controversial project has yet to receive any U.S. financing […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Authorities

    The wind energy project offshore Block Island has received another thumbs up by a subcommittee of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), reports the Providence Journal. Yesterday, the CRMC unanimously voted in favor of the Deepwater Wind’s 30MW Block Island wind farm at a meeting held at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett […]

  • 3 April 2014
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The University of Oldenburg will showcase its equipment and training opportunities in the field of wind energy at this year’s Hannover Messe, in Hall 27, Stand E50, from 7 to 11 April. ForWind, the Center for Wind Energy Research of the Universities of Oldenburg, Hanover and Bremen, will present MULTI-LIDAR, an optical laser-based wind scanner […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    SSE has disclosed its intention to narrow significantly the focus of its near term development plans for its offshore wind projects. Following the conclusion of a strategic review of its offshore wind development portfolio, the company decided to focus its efforts and resources on progressing the Beatrice project. Beatrice In view of the fact it […]

  • 18 March 2014

    Oxford University professor, Guy Houlsby, will deliver the 54th Rankine Lecture on Interactions in Offshore Foundation Design on Wednesday 19 March. The Rankine Lecture is the most prestigious of the invited lectures in geotechnics. The topic that he has chosen is highly relevant to DONG Energy’s goal of cutting costs by 35 – 40% for […]

  • 19 June 2014

    UK-headquartered FoundOcean secured the final foundations for three of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms in the second quarter, which once operational will have a total installed capacity of over one gigawatt. FoundOcean grouted the 160th transition piece foundation on Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm in April 2014. At 576MW, it will be capable of […]