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  • 16 August 2012

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a “Does Not Exceed (DNE)” determination for the proposed construction of 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound. The FAA completed an aeronautical study and has determined that the proposed construction of the 130 wind turbines, individually and as a group, has no effect on aeronautical operations. Therefore, the […]

  • 11 January 2012

      Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables responds to Civitas wind power report.  “There are so many fundamental mistakes and flawed assumptions in this jaundiced report it’s hard not to see this as blatant prejudice masquerading as economics. Ruth Lea’s frequent asides show that she doesn’t believe in climate change or the need to […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern is leaving the Port of Hull with the 19th loadout of turbines destined for installation at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. According to the company, Bold Tern has so far installed 71 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the project site some 120km off Yorkshire. As recently reported, 124 out of […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mabey Bridge – the UK leading wind turbine tower manufacturer and international bridge builder – has appointed Gerry Voller as Sales Director – Tubular Products. The company – which employs 600 people in the UK and internationally with a turnover exceeding £80m per annum – is expanding and investing in sales leadership as it widens […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Technology

    A US-based company is set to test their tidal and river flow turbines in Kerala, India, reports The Times of India. Namely, Natural Power Concepts (NPC) plans to deploy pilot programs in Africa and India, as they have already deployed this technology in Canada. “The tidal and river flow auger turbine technology is currently used […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    German government-owned development bank, KfW group is considering increasing its presence in the shipping industry, writes Reuters. This announcement follows a previous withdrawal from the shipping business by a number of banks including Commerzbank, Lloyds and UniCredit. KfW doesn’t plan to acquire shipping loan portfolios from other companies but to finance ships for offshore wind […]

  • 31 October 2011

      Mark Rodgers, Communications Director of Cape Wind released statement on court of appeals opinion regarding the FAA. “The FAA has reviewed Cape Wind for eight years and repeatedly determined that Cape Wind did not pose a hazard to air navigation. The essence of today’s court ruling is that the FAA needs to better explain […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Authorities

    The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) launched a report today, in which it states clearly that there is no reason for the Government to reduce the Carbon Budget when it comes up for review in 2014, and that it needs to stay on course in the journey towards a decarbonised economy. In its review of […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Offshore wind farms that are not even built yet, but their link to the national electricity grid is being developed, are putting more expenses on German customers. Lex Hartman, a member of the TenneT TSO GmbH management board, told Bloomberg that German customers are paying millions of euros for the power transmission system of the […]

  • 1 April 2013

    Malta, the densely populated island in the Mediterranean  sea, is considering generating energy from resources off its coast, reports the Sunday Times. At the annual Sustainable Energy Conference, held last month in Qawra, Malta, there was much interest in Maltese wave and offshore wind potential. Nevertheless, concrete steps have not yet been realized. Last year, […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Plans to construct a tidal barrage across the River Severn could be delayed if the UK government doesn’t approve this project within next three years, reports BBC. Prof Brian Morgan, a member of Hafren’s regional board, said any delays could risk it “going into the long grass”. The company, Hafren Power, which is planning to […]

  • 24 August 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Researchers at the Michigan State University have developed new composite material for wind turbine blades that can be recycled into, among other things, sweet treats such as gummy bears. This adds to the momentum within the industry which, along with the reuse of other wind turbine components, is recycling existing end-of-life blades into products such as […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Authorities

    Yesterday, the Maine Public Utilities Commission discussed Statoil’s plans to moor four turbines in federal waters off the coast of Maine, reports Bangor Daily News. Two out of three commissioners said they will not support the project if Statoil doesn’t change its proposal to assure that Maine will benefit in the long term from the […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Last week leading safety training provider Safety Technology Ltd formally announced an alliance with Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) to deliver safety training to the Irish Wind Energy sector. Based in South Wales, Safety Technology has a long history in delivering RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited safety training to individuals working on wind […]

  • 23 February 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The R.I. Supreme Court is asking those suing to stop a wind farm proposed off Block Island to prove they have legal standing to bring the case. In an order issued Monday, the court directed the Conservation Law Foundation, Toray Plastics (America) and Polytop Corp. to file briefs defending their legal standing no later than […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Fishermen’s Energy announced that they have completed another significant step in building what may be the first offshore windfarm in the United States. Early in November, a team of Fishermen’s engineers and specialists from Lockheed Martin installed a sophisticated wind measurement device on the rooftop of a seaside apartment building in Margate, New Jersey. Typically […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    RentOcean, part of Oceanteam Shipping ASA’s solutions division, has been awarded a contract with Bohlen & Doyen GmbH for supplying a lay spread for a cable laying project in Germany.  The lay spread includes a 4000T demountable turntable and loading tower with built-in tensioner. The contract has a duration of 1 year, plus options. In […]

  • 8 October 2013

    Due to the U.S. government shutdown, Salem Sound Coastwatch was forced to prolong today’s “Climate Change in New England” lecture, which was supposed to be held at the National Park Service’s Visitor Center. This is the second lecture in a row to be postponed after National Park Service’s Visitor Center closed. Jonathan Parker of the […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadian offshore wind energy developer, Beothuk Energy, has discussed benefits of wind energy projects proposed off the western Newfoundland coast. In a report on the socioeconomic impacts, published by the company, the proposed wind energy project in St. George’s Bay would also include manufacturing of substructures as well as the operation and servicing of the […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    South Korea’s ocean exploration company, Geoview, has completed the marine geophysical survey for Equinor’s Firefly floating offshore wind farm in Ulsan. In the first half of 2022, Geoview won an ocean exploration project from Equinor for the first time as a Korean company. Geoview specializes in marine surveys such as seabed topography mapping, geophysical surveys, […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Eltek has secured a key order for advanced power supply systems for the operation of the DolWin3 offshore wind energy project in Germany.  Eltek equipment will supply secure power to protection and control equipment for the onshore high voltage DC (HVDC) substation that transfers electricity generated by offshore wind turbines in the North Sea to […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Grid Connection

    Oceanteam Solutions has been awarded a long-term contract to supply an Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) with port facilities, loadouts and storage of cables at Oceanteam’s own cable storage facility in Velsen Noord, The Netherlands. The transpooling of a cable will be performed by the company’s cable handling crew at the end of this month. The cable will […]

  • 26 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DORIS, a provider of engineering, advisory, and project management services for the energy sector, has secured another Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for BadaEnergy’s Gray Whale 3 floating offshore wind farm in South Korea. The scope of the FEED includes the project’s full electrical and communications system to the grid connection, array and export cabling, […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Norwegian based subsea operations company DOF Subsea has enhanced its management team to strengthen the company’s focus on the renewable energy sector and to further utilise DOF Subsea’s current and future construction fleet of vessels. The company has appointed Kevin Moran as Vice President of Renewables. Formerly Strategy and Business Development Director for Wood […]

  • 21 May 2010
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    Washington, DC – In an effort to expand and diversify American energy resources, improve our environment, reduce our dependence on foreign oil and create thousands of new, clean energy jobs, U.S. Senator Susan Collins is urging Senate Appropriators to allocate federal funding to support the development of deepwater offshore wind technology. The University of Maine […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Technology

    Proeon Systems has presented an integrated solution to complement changes in offshore working practices providing multi-level lines of communications to the shore. The company yesterday held an open event at their facilities in Norfolk, to showcase a technology collaboration with Danish company SAABand BARTEC. Dorian Hindmarsh, Proeon’s Business Development Manager, said: “The offshore industry is really starting […]