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  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    German wind farm developer PNE Wind recorded EUR 1.4 million operating loss in the first six months of 2016, as compared to EUR 24 million operating profit reported for the same period a year earlier, as the high expenses related to the construction of wind farms dragged the company’s results down. In the first six months of 2016, the […]

  • 14 September 2010
    Grid Connection

    Contract value of around EUR 35 million. Preparation for construction of Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm on schedule. RWE Innogy and nkt cables GmbH have today signed a contract for the manufacture and delivery of high-voltage sea cable for the Welsh offshore wind farm “Gwynt y Môr”. In total, nkt cables will produce around […]

  • 21 March 2012

    THE European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is to begin consultations on the expansion of its pioneering facilities in response to rapidly growing demand for its full-scale test sites. The move comes as one of Europe’s largest electricity producers, Vattenfall, is confirmed as the latest utility to secure a test berth at the world-leading wave energy […]

  • 30 September 2012

    The effects of meteorology and oceanography (metocean) have a major impact on design and operations for all offshore industries – marine renewables, and offshore oil and gas. If users of metocean information are not aware of the implications that the weather, waves, currents and water levels can have on their operations or design work, then […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Environment, R&D

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), announced today that it is awarding contracts to the New England Aquarium and the College of Staten Island to collect migratory and habitat usage data on marine wildlife to help the Commonwealth and federal agencies evaluate sites […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Authorities

      The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to end the competitive solicitation process for the proposed Great Lakes Offshore Wind Project (GLOW), without awarding a contract for project development. The estimated annual cost of GLOW and the current economic conditions were the reasons for the Trustees’ action. Evaluation of […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Authorities

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau have announced that BOEM has reached agreement on a lease for commercial wind energy development in federal waters that covers 96,430 acres […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Authorities

    The Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, on Tuesday, July 31st, launched a Government plan to double the value of Ireland’s ocean wealth to 2.4% of GDP by 2030 and increase the turnover from ocean economy to exceed €6.4bn by 2020. The report, ‘Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth – An Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland’ was launched at […]

  • 24 December 2013
    R&D

    As part of the Patrick Administration’s efforts to support the development of an offshore wind industry hub in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has announced the preliminary results of a multi-year study of marine wildlife and launched an effort to study the logistics of interconnecting offshore wind to the New England power grid. […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Authorities

    Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) has responded to the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) by writing a letter to Rt Hon Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, after the news published a few days ago, where DECC was quoted as saying that REF’s figures regarding the future subsidy income for the […]

  • 23 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The University of Maine has been awarded nearly USD 1.4 million from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program to design an ultra-lightweight, corrosion-resistant, concrete floating offshore wind turbine. The floating turbine will be equipped with NASA motion mitigation technology originally developed to reduce vibrations in rockets. “With this funding, we plan […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Michigan and manufacturing go together. But it’s no secret the state has been hit hard by a generally shrinking U.S.-based manufacturing segment over the last several decades. Thanks in part to wind power, that’s changing in America, and in Michigan too. The story of recent wind power supply-chain entrant Energetx Composites of Hollland, Mich., and […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Business & Finance

      GE announced today that it will reorganize its Energy business into three standalone businesses effective in the fourth quarter of 2012. The Energy headquarters organizational layer will be phased out by the end of 2012. This change will speed decision making, reduce layers and decrease cost. GE Energy Infrastructure includes approximately 100,000 employees and […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    In just a few weeks, a remarkable new Fugro trenching system will start its first offshore deployment, working for Centrica on the 270MW, 75-turbine Lincs offshore windfarm. Fugro-Salt Subsea of Aberdeen has already run a series of successful jetting and cutting trials with the first of its state of-the-art Q1400 machines built by Soil Machine […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Authorities

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to developing the nation’s vast renewable energy resources, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced yesterday that two major wind energy initiatives have completed important environmental reviews, clearing the way for public comment and final review. Onshore, Salazar announced the release of final environmental impact statements for […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    PNE WIND AG has issued its financial results for the first nine months of 2013, and stated that this period of the financial year was characterised by the setting of a decisive operational course. During this period, the PNE WIND successfully concluded the biggest capital transaction in the company’s history with a bond issue amounting […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    SMD has been formally presented with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise by His Royal Highness, Prince Michael of Kent. His Royal Highness presented the Award in the innovation category as part of a visit to SMD’s head office and manufacturing facility in Wallsend, North East England. During the visit His Royal Highness was given […]

  • 6 October 2011

      Hamburg-based manufacturer HATLAPA Marine Equipment has purchased a majority shareholding in the Norwegian deck machinery company Triplex AS. In doing so HATLAPA’s traditional product portfolio of compressors, steering gear and winches has now been significantly expanded to include all components of a typical deck machinery package for supply vessels and AHTs. With oil and […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau yesterday joined Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to announce the proposed notice of sale for nearly 80,000 acres offshore Maryland for commercial wind energy leasing. BOEM identified the Maryland Wind Energy Area in consultation with members of its […]

  • 3 March 2013
    Authorities

    Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney (all D-Del.) introduced the Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act to provide critical financial incentives for investment in offshore wind energy. This legislation would provide the offshore wind industry with enhanced stability by extending investment tax credits for the first 3,000 Megawatts of offshore wind facilities […]

  • 5 September 2013

    As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Interior Department completed the nation’s second competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters, garnering $1,600,000 in high bids for 112,799 acres on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Virginia. Virginia Electric and […]

  • 2 January 2018

    The Offshore WIND editorial team brings you a list of what, in our opinion, were the most significant developments in the offshore wind industry in 2017. Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Auction Bid Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for […]

  • 3 July 2013
    R&D

    Christine M. Voss, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Sciences is leading the next discussion on off-shore wind energy in North Carolina, at the next Coastal Science Cafe on July 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Capt. Bill’s Waterfront Restaurant located at 701 Evans […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to move economy toward domestic clean energy sources and begin to slow the effects of climate change, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced that BOEM will hold its second competitive lease sale for renewable energy on […]

  • 11 July 2016

    Last September in Baltimore at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER conference the buzz words heard over and over again were “we have steel in the water.” This is, of course, a reference to the jacket foundations for the five French built GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines which will be installed on the first North American Offshore Wind Farm site almost 5km […]