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  • 19 May 2015
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Wind Power with offshore prototype certification for its new 7-megawatt offshore wind turbine SWT-7.0-154 which will now undergo field testing in Østerild, Denmark. The prototype certificate confirms the compliance of the wind turbine design with the mandatory prototype requirements of the IEC 61400-22 standard and the Danish Executive Order (DEO). […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Authorities

    RenewableUK recognises the leadership shown by the Energy Secretary Edward Davey in his speech at the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow. The Secretary of State’s speech outlined his party’s proposals for the future of the UK’s energy market and for tackling climate change. His policy statements included: Banning electricity generation from coal by 2025. Boosting […]

  • 9 November 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The final section of the second of the three 220 kV export cable systems for the Ostwind 2 project is being laid in the German Baltic Sea, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH said. Around 170 kilometres of export cables have been laid at sea and on land over the past months to connect two offshore wind farms […]

  • 1 March 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Environmental Protection Agency has initiated a new environmental assessment of the onshore infrastructure of Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Nord and Syd offshore wind farms after the existing permits were rejected by the Environment and Food Appeals Board last year. This is the first step on the road to a new environmental permit, which is expected […]

  • 3 September 2012

    HGO InfraSea Solutions, a joint venture between HOCHTIEF and GeoSea—a subsidiary of the Belgian DEME Group—today officially commissioned the wind market’s most powerful jack-up vessel, the INNOVATION. In the company of around 600 guests from the European offshore market, Geertrui Van Rompuy-Windels, wife of the President of the European Council, christened the ship in Bremerhaven. […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Technology

    A pioneer for the development of marine turbines is the winner of this year’s Saltire Prize Medal Award. Professor Peter Fraenkel, MBE, who has been involved in the marine energy industry for more than thirty years, was presented with the award by Finance Secretary John Swinney at the Scottish Renewables Conference dinner in Edinburgh last night. […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities

    As MP Peter Hain describes the Severn Barrage project as ‘dead in the water’, Tom King considers where the Government’s energy priorities should really be: Peter Hain, who quit Labour’s frontbench to campaign for the Severn Barrage, has today announced the project is effectively dead in the water so long as the Coalition remains in […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Throughout the year behind us, we witnessed numerous business moves within the industry from mergers and takeovers to companies securing their positions in non-domestic markets where offshore wind is about to take off. Here, Offshore WIND is reminding of only few of the big business news from 2017. 

  • 27 January 2012

    On 24th January, Sirris launched its fourth Application Lab, the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), in the Port of Antwerp in the presence of more than 100 wind industry representatives. This lab will make state of the art measuring and test equipment available to businesses and start innovation projects in cooperation with these companies […]

  • 9 September 2021

    By Siddharth Uppal, Product Manager Service & Installation at NKT Meeting our energy targets – the importance of subsea cables for offshore wind farms and interconnecting power grids Subsea power cables are critical infrastructure for the transmission of renewable energy globally. Growing demand for renewable power has led to an exponential increase in the number […]

  • 9 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    The following is a press release from Navingo BV, the owner of offshoreWIND.biz and organiser of the annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  BP is joining this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) in Amsterdam as the sponsor of The Stage and one of its participants. In three weeks, this […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Technology

    With support from Flemish Government, a newly launched joint venture, FLiDAR nv, starts product trials in North Sea with aim to deliver tools to drastically reduce costs of offshore wind developments. 3E and OWA (DEME Group) have announced the official launch of FLiDAR N.V. Based in Oostende, FLiDAR is a joint venture established between 3E […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Commission yesterday awarded €1 billion funding to 19 projects to fight climate change under the second call of the so-called NER 300 funding programme. The funding for the projects comes from revenues resulting from the sale of emission allowances in the EU Emissions Trading System. This makes the polluters the driving force behind developing new low-carbon […]

  • 1 December 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry

    After two days of doing business, networking, celebrating innovation, and making new connections and collaborations, the 15th edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) can look back on a successful and inspiring event. The event brought together over 400 exhibitors and more than 6,500 registered visitors at the Home of Energy Transition in RAI […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As reported in the 2011 half-yearly results, Elia is unable to give any concrete profit forecasts since the annual result is dependent upon parameters that will either not be known until the end of 2011 (such as the inflation figure for December 2011) or else can only be calculated at that time (e.g. average Belgian […]

  • 28 October 2021
    Industry

    After two days of doing business, networking, celebrating innovation, and making new connections and collaborations, the 14th edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2021 (OEEC) can look back at a fruitful and inspiring event. The event brought together over 350 exhibitors and 5,000 visitors at the Home of Energy Transition in the RAI Amsterdam. […]

  • 1 March 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The first climatic tests (extreme temperature tests) have been carried out this week in the Port of Antwerp of a new generation of transformers for large offshore wind turbines. The Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab for short) was built by the Sirris technology research centre and will be used to simulate a range of […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Istanbul/Bonn (WWEA) – On the occasion of the 9th World Wind Energy Conference 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Board of the World Wind Energy Association has decided to give the World Wind Energy Award 2010 to the Founding Member States of the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA and hand it over to IRENA’s Interim Director […]

  • 18 January 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland made headlines yesterday (17 January) by awarding seabed lease rights to 17 offshore wind projects totalling almost 25 GW in capacity, well beyond the expected 10 GW, and by the fact that more than half of this massive capacity is coming from floating wind farms. With many details about the selected proposals yet to […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Baker Consultants Limited, a seven year-old ecological consultancy that recently began work on Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind sites, has experienced significant growth in the last few years and proved its competence within the offshore wind industry by working on two major projects, including Borkum Riffgrund 1. In an interview with Offshore WIND, […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    The following is a guest post by Westwood Global Energy Group’s Senior Analysts Michelle Gomez, Bahzad Ayoub and Ruth Chen. The offshore wind sector had another record-breaking year in 2021. Some 18.6 GW of capacity was put into operation – the industry’s highest level of annual capacity additions.   Mainland China’s push to bring capacity […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Caterpillar Marine Power Systems, together with SAM Electronics, SCHOTTEL and Zeppelin Power Systems, have delivered an integrated power and propulsion package for “M/V Innovation”, one of the largest and most innovative offshore wind turbine installation vessels to date. The consortium of globally renowned marine specialists provided both shipowner and shipyard a single-source solution for all […]

  • 11 March 2013

     Patrick Kron was appointed Chairman & CEO of Alstom on 11 March 2003. In the decade between 2003 and 2013, the company battled for survival from 2003 to 2005, then enjoyed strong growth in the years between 2006 and 2009, and finally coped with the global financial and economic crisis from 2010 onwards. On 21 […]

  • 8 September 2014
    R&D

    The most extensive science and engineering research project to take place in Caithness for many years is occurring this month (September, 2014) from a base at Gills Harbour, on the shores of the ‘s Inner Sound. Expensive high-tech equipment, under the TIME initiative, has been laid on the Sound’s seabed from the 25-metre-long ‘multi-cat’ vessel […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Offshore wind energy continues to experience an increasing share of the electricity generation market in Europe. Both the UK and Germany have set up ambitious goals to further expand their offshore wind energy capacity. Relatively smaller countries such as Belgium for example are also stepping up their offshore capacity and are investing in research projects […]

  • 8 October 2012

    On 27 September, Offshore WIND was present, along with other press and 250 industry representatives, at the official inauguration of the Large Climate Test Chamber which forms part of the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), strategically located in a warehouse on the Churchill Dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. This public testing and […]