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  • 4 December 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jumbo’s Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) Fairplayer is now installing transition pieces (TPs) at the Arkona offshore wind farm. The vessel was outfitted with an SMST gangway shortly before the works started in early November, according to SMST.

  • 26 January 2011
    Grid Connection

    Following the grid connections for the offshore wind farm clusters BorWin2 and HelWin1, Siemens Energy will also install a turnkey grid connection in the North Sea for the SylWin cluster. Purchaser is the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT. In a consortium with the Italian cable manufacturer Prysmian Powerlink, Siemens will connect DanTysk, located west of […]

  • 30 September 2011

      Marine engineering company SeaRoc, part of the Natural Power group, will be speaking on the second day of the Offshore Wind Technology conference, hosted by The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The session, entitled, “Building the next generation of wind farms”, will be taking place on Tuesday 13 December in the Lakeside Centre […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Elia Asset nv is looking for contractors who will undertake the design, engineering, supply, construction, installation and commissioning of an Offshore High Voltage Substation with jacket substructure and top structure (Alpha and/or Beta OHVS) and/or a topside modular construction of an OHVS (Alpha OHVS for an artificial island) for the project Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG). […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that it will participate in the 24th Annual Roth Capital Conference on March 14, 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel, CA. Brian M. Posner, Chief Financial Officer of OPT, is scheduled to give a presentation at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time.  About Ocean […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.  (“OPT” or “the Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that it will participate in the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 11, 2012. The conference will take place at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Brian M. Posner, Chief Financial Officer of OPT, is […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    On the way from the generator to converter, a wind system generates substantial losses in the transmission of electrical energy. In order to reduce these losses, especially in offshore wind turbines, scientists at the Technical University Dresden want to increase the electricity voltage.  If the generator voltage is doubled, losses on the way from the generator […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Offshore handling systems specialist, Caley Ocean Systems, has been awarded a contract to supply leading dredging and marine engineering company, Jan de Nul NV, with a 5,400Te capacity cable turntable for the MPV Willem De Vlamingh. Mid 2013, Jan de Nul is installing 245kV export cable connecting the Northwind Offshore Wind power plant, on the […]

  • 28 May 2013

    This morning Gamesa completed assembly of the main parts (tower, nacelle and blades) of Spain’s first prototype offshore wind turbine, which has been installed at the Arinaga Quay in Gran Canary Island. Installation of the tower, nacelle and the three blades, which were shipped from Bilbao port to the Canaries, began in the middle of […]

  • 11 November 2013

    Ingeteam will exhibit at EWEA Offshore 2013, the world’s largest offshore wind energy conference and exhibition that will take place in Frankfurt, Germany from 19-21 November. At the event, Ingeteam will be showcasing its electrical equipment for wind turbines up to 10 MW. The display at Stand 31D70 in Hall 3.1 will include a power […]

  • 12 August 2010
    R&D, Technology

    The newest Vestas turbine will generate business case certainty and lower the cost of energy for our customers. Today Vestas releases the V112-3.0 MW for sale. V112-3.0 MW Offshore This offshore turbine is based on the same superior technology as the onshore V112-3.0 MW turbine. Designed for reliability and robustness, the V112-3.0 MW offshore turbine […]

  • 28 October 2020

    Saitec Offshore Technologies and RWE Renewables have awarded Ferrovial with a contract for the manufacturing and assembly of the DemoSATH floating wind turbine. DemoSATH is a 2 MW turbine mounted onto a concrete floating foundation set to be deployed at the Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) open sea test site off the Basque Coast in northern […]

  • 10 February 2011
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $180 million from utilities Statnett of Norway and of Denmark to supply an HVDC Light® (high-voltage direct current) converter solution to support the interconnection of the Norwegian and Danish power grids.The 500 kV (kilovolt) link is a new record in […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Siemens has been awarded a major order with Lincs Wind Farm Ltd to implement the grid connection for the Lincs offshore wind farm. The order volume for the grid connection is GBP101 million (approximately EUR120 million). Siemens Energy announced in December it is also supplying 75 of its high-performance 3.6 megawatts (MW) wind turbines for […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Alstom Grid has been honoured with Frost & Sullivan’s 2012 European Award for Technology Innovation, for achievement in the voltage source converter (VSC) high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission technology market. This prestigious accolade was presented to the French industrial group at the 2012 Excellence in European Best Practices Awards Banquet, at the Jumeirah Carlton […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens has introduced a new solution for connecting offshore wind turbines to the grid. Presented at the National Maritime Conference in Bremerhaven, the direct-current technology enables a cost-efficient and simplified connection of offshore wind power plants far from the coast, Siemens said. The platform housing the transmission technology is much smaller and more compact than […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Technology, Vessels

    UK marine engineering company MAATS Tech has announced that it received a patent for its latest product, the Vessel Enabler, a modular chute that enables high-tension horizontal cable lay in deep waters and thus eliminates the need for a vertical lay tower or vertical lay system.

  • 25 June 2020
    Grid Connection

    German transmission system operator Amprion has presented a concept for connecting offshore wind farms across Europe. The Eurobar (European Offshore Busbar) concept aims to integrate offshore wind power into the European power grid so that it makes the best possible contribution to climate objectives in Germany and Europe. The nations bordering the North Sea are […]

  • 12 June 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Saitec Offshore Technologies and the Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) open sea test site have signed a contract to install the DemoSATH floating wind turbine off the Basque Coast, Spain. The project will test the very first floating wind foundation connected to the Spanish grid using SATH Technology. Marine operations are planned by the end […]

  • 12 June 2013

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, is exhibiting for the 3rd consecutive year at the Offshore Wind 2013 trade fair, one of the industry’s premier events, in Manchester, UK, from 12-13 June. At this year’s fair, the company is showcasing the development and evolution of its first offshore turbine platform: Gamesa 5.0 MW […]

  • 11 December 2014

    MacArtney has chosen to unify a vast pool of its technical expertise, operational experience and marine renewable energy industry leading connectivity solutions under the new and dedicated ‘GreenLink’ brand. Given the finite nature of fossil energy sources such as coal, oil and natural gas, alternative marine based energy sources have seen a surge in global […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    ABB has presented a new, compact, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) solution for offshore wind which is said to cut the weight and the volume of an offshore platform by more than half and eliminate the need for alternating current (AC) substation platforms. ABB’s new HVDC solution eliminates the need for AC platforms since the wind turbine generators can now […]

  • 11 June 2010
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Order worth more than EUR500 million for the consortium A consortium of Siemens Energy and Prysmian Powerlink has received an order worth more than EUR500 million from the German transmission grid company transpower. The BorWin2 offshore consortium will connect two North Sea offshore wind farms to the grid on behalf of transpower, a subsidiary of […]

  • 15 March 2013
    R&D, Technology

    GE’s Power Conversion business  has signed a turnkey contract with the Lindoe Offshore Renewables Center (LORC), a Danish center for test of renewable energy technology, for the construction, commissioning and handover of one of the world’s most advanced facilities to test wind turbine nacelles with an output power of up to 10 Megawatts (MW). The […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    PCS Power Converter Solutions GmbH in Berlin is further expanding its portfolio for generating electricity using wind turbines. The new Green Line Grid Stability product line supplements the existing product range to ensure the low voltage ride through capability (LVRT) of wind turbines. PCS will present examples from the Green Line Family of full power […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies (SOT) have reached the final investment decision on their EUR 18 million floating wind demonstration project in Norway. The project will feature SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation supporting a 3.6MW Siemens Gamesa direct-drive turbine which will be tested at the test site of the Marine Energy Test Centre (Metcentre) near Stavanger in […]