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  • 22 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beothuk Energy Inc. (“Beothuk”), an international company headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, announces its intention to develop large-scale offshore wind farms to meet the energy demands of Atlantic Canada and the North Eastern United States. Beothuk and the Corner Brook Port Corporation are presently in the evaluation and preplanning stages of identifying a […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank announced that nearly 80,000 acres offshore Maryland will be offered for commercial wind energy development in an August 19, 2014 competitive lease sale. “Thanks to Governor O’Malley’s leadership and significant stakeholder involvement through BOEM’s […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Floating wind farms, ocean wave power, hydrofracking, and the state of climate science will be among the featured discussions at NYIT’s sixth annual Energy Conference on Thursday, June 2 at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury. The conference, “Beyond Carbon: OffShore Energy and Technologies,” brings together government, business, industry, and academic experts […]

  • 2 April 2015
    R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) launched its flagship publication the Global Wind Report: Annual Market update yesterday in Istanbul. The report details wind power’s remarkable growth in 2014, as well as updating GWEC’s rolling 5 year market projections, which show continued growth for the rest of the decade. Led by China and Brazil in the first […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank announced that more than 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be offered for commercial wind energy development in a January 29, 2015, competitive lease sale. “Thanks to the leadership of Governor Patrick and the Commonwealth […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Under the series “Top Things You Didn’t Know About…”, US Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is now focusing on the offshore wind. Besides these facts, the department has released Energy 101: Wind Turbines video. 1. Offshore Wind Resources are Near Most Americans: More than 70 percent of the nation’s electricity consumption occurs in the […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Environment

    Biologists from the University of Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and other agencies have implanted satellite transmitters in sea ducks to learn about the birds’ daily movements and identify important wintering locations. The baseline data the scientists collect will be used when government officials and offshore wind farm developers make decisions […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The EU Commission’s goals for offshore wind of between 230 and 450 GW by 2050 are achievable provided the right investments in electricity grids and governments take the right approach to maritime spatial planning, according to a new WindEurope report. According to the report, ‘Our energy, our future’, building 450GW offshore wind by 2050 requires […]

  • 17 April 2015
    R&D, Technology

    A subsea cable laid from the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway Bay this week marks a major milestone in the development of Ireland’s national marine research and development infrastructure. The four kilometre cable, and a frame to which sensors and monitoring equipment will be attached is part of the development of an ocean observatory in […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Authorities, Environment

    As part of President Obama’s all-out, all-of-the-above approach to developing every domestic energy resource, Energy Secretary Steven Chu yesterday announced the start of an ambitious initiative to capture the potential of wind energy off American coasts. As part of a planned six-year $180 million initiative, an initial $20 million will be available this year as […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ex-Statkraft Engineer Develops New Foundation Installation Solution Arild Bolsø, an engineer who worked for Statkraft in Norway and Forewind in the UK, has developed a new technical concept for offshore wind foundation installation. According to Bolsø, the concept would reduce installation time by 30-50%, compared to current methods. Public Consultation for Borssele V Tender Opens […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Global Energy Group and Siemens have signed a contract for the use of Nigg Energy Park fabrication yard on the Cromarty Firth during the construction of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. This multi million pound contract award is scheduled to commence in the spring of 2018 with every likelihood of retaining and creating in excess of […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 7 April 2016
    R&D

    Wind turbines that could be spinning off the coast of North Carolina in the future would affect the state’s tourism, despite the fact that people generally support wind energy as a clean source of power. According to a study by economists at North Carolina State University (NCSU), nearshore wind farms are likely to negatively impact […]

  • 12 May 2011
    R&D

      SCIENTISTS who have begun evaluating the power of the seas for the first time believe the Welsh coastline has enough energy to supply four million homes. And they believe the potential of sea power is so great that Wales could eventually become “energy self sufficient” and a world leader in marine energy technology. From […]

  • 22 December 2010
    R&D

    Scientists from the BioDiversity Research Institute in Gorham have documented what they say is a significant migratory pathway for several species of falcons and northern saw-whet owls. The new study could have a bearing on where and how off-shore wind projects are sited in the future. Every spring and fall, thousands of eagles, falcons, hawks […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Acknowledging the monumental challenges in developing a new domestic industry, NRG Energy announced that it is putting active development of offshore wind projects on hold for the near term. NRG’s subsidiary and lead developer of the Mid-Atlantic Wind Park (the Wind Park) off the coast of Delaware, Bluewater Wind, has been unable to find an […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US electric utility company Dominion Energy Virginia has signed an agreement and strategic partnership with DONG Energy to build two 6-megawatt (MW) turbines off the coast of Virginia Beach.

  • 5 June 2012

    The United Kingdom’s track record of expertise and leadership in the wind energy industry is demonstrated this week during WINDPOWER 2012, the world’s largest annual gathering of wind power professionals. The UK – the world leader in offshore wind power capacity – will lead two panel discussions, while a number of British wind companies will […]

  • 24 December 2010

    With Rhode Island Sound now looming as the next frontier for wind development near the Vineyard, the Ocean State’s Gov. Donald Carcieri summed up his state’s energy policy this month with a single phrase: “Spin, baby, spin!” The governor spoke at Roger Williams University on Dec. 10 at a meeting of the Rhode Island/Massachusetts joint […]

  • 18 October 2012

    DCNS participates in the 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy. This conference gathered global industry and academic experts in marine renewable energy. They share on this growing new industry. DCNS, a world leader in naval defence and an innovative player in energy, showcases its developments in the emerging world market of ocean energy, in which […]

  • 28 October 2011

    As they prepare to make their bid for two offshore wind farming sites in France, Iberdrola, the parent company of ScottishPower, specialists in business electricity recently made the announcement they have welcomed EOLE-RES into their consortium to aid in making their bid. EOLE-RES hare renowned for their innovation in the design, development, construction and overall […]

  • 20 May 2011

    Floating wind farms, ocean wave power, hydrofracking, and the state of climate science will be among the featured topics discussed at NYIT’s sixth annual Energy Conference on Thursday, June 2, at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury. The conference, “Beyond Carbon: Offshore Energy and Technologies,” brings together government, business, industry, and academic experts […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that four Virginia businesses have been selected for awards totaling $860,000 for research having a total value of more than $3 million that will give the Commonwealth a competitive advantage and accelerate the development of offshore wind power and its associated industry supply chain.   Alstom Power Inc, a global […]

  • 13 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea AS announced that they have acquired from Rotech Group 100% of their Rotech Subsea group of companies headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland. With this friendly and strategic acquisition, Reef Subsea creates a world leader in Seabed Dredging and Mass Flow Excavation services with offices in the main subsea markets of the North Sea, Americas […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ireland is the only European Union country with an Atlantic coastline that is not developing its offshore wind resource, which is not only placing the country at an economic and competitive disadvantage, but also results in missing out on a large number of associated economic and social benefits, according to the latest report from KPMG.