1144 results found for 'revolution wind'

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  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 2 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Today, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Director Michael R. Bromwich delivered remarks at the Second Annual Offshore Wind Power North America Conference in Boston, Mass. Director Bromwich discussed the current status of offshore renewable energy projects, how the reorganization of the former Minerals Management Service will affect future offshore renewable energy projects […]

  • 2 October 2012

    In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger’wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]

  • 31 January 2019
  • 17 October 2023
    Floating Wind, Technology

    The PivotBuoy Project, developed by X1 Wind in collaboration with nine industry and R&D partners, has finalized its offshore demonstration in Spain with what the partners describe as ”excellent results that promise to revolutionize the floating wind industry”. The Spanish firm’s X30 platform was tested in full operational conditions at PLOCAN offshore the Canary Islands […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Equipped with state-of-the-art features and technology, the SOVs will bring the next generation of offshore wind service, which will be safer, faster, and more reliable. When Siemens’ new SOVs begin operation in 2015, wind turbine technicians will be living and […]

  • 13 July 2014

    Siemens to Revolutionize Offshore Wind Turbine Service Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Man Severely Injured in Accident at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm Yesterday morning (July 7), sea rescuers from List medevaced a severely injured worker from the heavy […]

  • 7 August 2014

    Siemens to Revolutionize Offshore Wind Turbine Service Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Man Severely Injured in Accident at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm Yesterday morning (July 7), sea rescuers from List medevaced a severely injured worker from the heavy lift vessel […]

  • 1 January 2015

    Under-manning and fatigue threaten WFSV safety As offshore wind farm developments move further out to sea and demands on the vessels and crews that service them increase, a rising number of wind farm crew transfer vessel incidents has become a growing cause of concern. Marubeni and Technip to build Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2013  Type: MPC 19  Length (m): 18,50  Classification: BV WFS1  Deck Area (m2): 37  Max. Load (t): 20  Crane: Optional upon request  Engines: 2x Cummins 610 hp   Propulsion: 2x Rolls-Royce FF41 waterjets Fuel Load (l): 4,000, 20l/h @ 23kts  Sleeping Berths:  

  • 27 February 2012

    A “shallow water” Sway version with a shorter and wider tower has been adapted to as little as 55m water depth for installations in the UK and China. This will make it possible to bridge the gap between the jacket foundations and the cost effective Sway solution between 55-110m water depths. For larger water depths […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The US Department of Energy has announced up to USD 28 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) programme to develop new technologies for floating offshore wind turbines using the discipline of control co-design (CCD). Floating wind turbines are currently designed to be large and heavy to replicate more familiar onshore wind […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Environment, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    HARCO Heavy Lifting develops sustainable solutions for the offshore wind industry. Our team persists entirely of specialists in handling, servicing, and installation of offshore wind turbines. By applying our many years of experience, we assist our customers in achieving their goals. Our core business is to provide specialized operational services and to deliver in-house developed […]

  • 5 January 2015

    Incidents in Offshore Wind Industry A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea… Nordsee Ost Wind Turbines Installed The last of the in total 48 wind turbines was successfully installed over Christmas around 30 kilometers to the north of the island of Heligoland. Lely […]

  • 6 October 2010
    R&D

    American Superconductor Corporation, a global power technologies company, today introduced its Amperium wire, the new brand name for the company’s proprietary second generation (2G) high temperature superconductor (HTS) wire. Previously called “344 superconductors,” the new name reflects the product’s ability to conduct more than 100 times the electrical current (“amperage”) of copper wire of the […]

  • 3 October 2013

    Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), in partnership with Statoil and Scottish Enterprise will host Meet the Buyer event today at Norwood Hotel, Aberdeen where Statoil will give a presentation about their Hywind Project. The Statoil Hywind project is the world’s first, full-scale, floating wind turbine, located ten kilometres off the south west coast of Norway. […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Aker Solutions and Cognite have secured a USD 2 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for an offshore wind energy technology project. The NextWind Real Time Condition Monitoring project aims to develop a holistic digital solution that will enable monitoring the condition of an offshore floating wind farm and its impact on the […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Grid Connection

    Germany is planning an energy superhighway from north to south to connect its growing wind energy supply with high energy demand regions. Both onshore and offshore wind energy is so far generated primarily in northern Germany, whereas energy consumption is highest in southern and western regions. Today, more wind power is produced in Germany than […]

  • 4 March 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected the Ocean Wind project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Enel Green Power (EGP) and DCNS have been selected by the Chilean government’s economic development organization CORFO (Corporación de Fomento de la Producción) to establish a groundbreaking global centre of Marine Energy R&D excellence in the country, named Marine Energy Research and Innovation Centre (MERIC). The Centre will be supported by a contribution of approximate 20 […]

  • 15 March 2011

    Siemens Energy today launched a new direct drive gearless wind turbine for low to moderate wind speeds at the EWEA 2011 wind power exhibition and conference in Brussels. The core feature of the new SWT-2.3-113 wind turbine is an innovative drive concept with a compact permanent magnet generator. This type of generator is characterized by […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Technology

    The Switch, a Finnish manufacturer of permanent magnet generators and converters, announced that it entered the marine and shipbuilding sector with the launch of its next-generation drive trains for energy efficient power generation and propulsion of merchant vessels. Combining The Switch’s permanent magnet and frequency converter technology, this opens up all-new opportunities for hybrid propulsion […]

  • 7 May 2020

    EPI Group EPI Environmental EPI is committed to the conservation of the environment, specifically the impact on human health, climate change and biodiversity; providing a full suite of environmental services. We work in conjunction with our clients, local specialists and regulatory authorities on the development and management of all environmental requirements related to a client’s […]

  • 16 April 2020

    French Renewable Energy Trade Association Syndicat des énergies renouvelables French offshore wind objectives The French energy transition law (2015) and connectedregulatory texts has set a range of targets for thedevelopment of offshore wind in France: by 2024, Franceshould have installed the 3,000 MW already assigned bythe two first tenders for bottom fixed offshore wind and4 […]