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  • 24 November 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Andrew Tongue, a Senior Research Assistant with the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science, has written an MSc dissertation titled “Implications for offshore wind farm ornithological Cumulative Impact Assessment: How the manipulation of density and breeding season parameters affects the outcomes of Collision Risk Modelling”.  Mr. Tongue’s current research interests include the impacts of renewable energy developments […]

  • 18 November 2015

    Eize de Vries has spoken to Anders Søe-Jensen, CEO of GE’s offshore wind unit, at the EWEA 2015 event in Paris, where the company introduced its new Renewable Energy business, following the acquisition of Alstom’s power and grid businesses. GE Offshore Wind’s brand new nacelle factory in St Nazaire is currently manufacturing five Haliade 150-6MW turbines for the US […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    E.ON’s transformation is the main topic at the company’s Annual Shareholders Meeting in Essen, Germany. Supervisory Board Chairman Werner Wenning and CEO Johannes Teyssen updated shareholders on the status of the project to divide the company into the future E.ON and a new company, Uniper. Starting in 2016, E.ON will focus on renewables, energy networks, […]

  • 24 March 2014
    R&D

    Royal HaskoningDHV and 6 Alpha Associates have signed a contract with the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA), to be the research contractor for a project which will develop good practice guidance on the assessment and management of unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in the marine environment. As offshore wind and cabling projects begin to […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover for 2012 amounted to EUR 1.676 million (2011: EUR 1,715 million), and net profits for 2012 were EUR 98 million (2011: EUR 118 million). Its order portfolio is well filled, rising to EUR 1.9 billion at the end of 2012. ‘Our net results are in line with our expectations’, says CEO Pieter […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      The management of Oveldi Worldwide has begun talks with Norwegian ship brokers TP Shipping of Grimstad, Norway. President Thomas Parlow, 16 year president of TP Shipping and formerly of TexShip Chartering of Houston, Texas, specializes in heavy lift transports, project cargo transports and IMO cargo movements. A partnership with Oveldi Worldwide and integration with […]

  • 22 June 2011

      China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (“Ming Yang” or the “Company”), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced detailed plans for the commercialization of its 2.5/3.0MW Super Compact Drive (“SCD”) prototype wind turbine generator (“WTG”). The Company also celebrated six months of successful operation of its 2.5/3.0MW SCD prototype in Rudong, […]

  • 8 December 2015

    Huisman recently delivered the cranes for the Seajacks Scylla, the new build wind turbine installation vessel for Seajacks UK Ltd. This jack up vessel is currently nearing completion at the yard of Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. The Seajacks Scylla, based on the Gusto MSC NG14000X design, has been specifically designed to meet the […]

  • 25 April 2013

    By unanimous vote of the Board of Directors, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today announced that Tom Kiernan has been named as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. Kiernan has served as President of the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) since 1998. On May 28, he will officially take the helm at AWEA, the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The UK could displace fossil fuel consumption up to the value of £60 billion by 2020 if it meets its European commitment to achieve 15% of its energy consumption from renewable sources by 2020, according to new research.  However, the report by the Renewable Energy Association (REA) warns that without Government action most of this […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Technology

    Australian-based specialist renewables technology company, Bombora Wave Power (“Bombora”) has launched its patented Wave Energy Converter Device (WECD), designed to harvest wave energy in an eco-friendly way and to produce zero-emission electricity. The WECD uses a simple, low impact and resilient design that offers inherent survivability from storms as well as resilience to rogue waves […]

  • 3 November 2013
    R&D

    Offshore wind power installations are on track to hit a seventh consecutive annual record in 2013. Written by J. Matthew Roney, Earth Policy Institute  Developers added 1,080 megawatts of generating capacity in the first half of the year, expanding the world total by 20 percent in just six months. Fifteen countries host some 6,500 megawatts […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ballast Nedam has performed well, certainly considering the bleak market conditions, increasing competition and price pressure. This situation will persist in the coming years. The operating profit achieved of € 19 million was in line with the forecast issued in March last year of between € 15 million and € 20 million. The profit for […]

  • 15 August 2013

    Renewable energy developer Renewable Energy Systems Ltd (RES) started over 30 years ago and nowadays the company has around 1,000 employees working world wide from 100 offices, in 10 different countries. The company’s portfolio includes 127 projects, both on and offshore, worth 7.5GW. Most of these projects are done in joint ventures but 700MW is […]

  • 10 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has provided an update on the recent progress of the Perth Wave Energy Project.  Carnegie has made significant progress on the assembly and testing stage of the Perth Wave Energy Project in advance of the Project’s final commissioning and operation phase. Noteworthy recent progress includes the completion of […]

  • 10 August 2015

    Gwynt y Môr The 576MW Gwynt y Môr wind farm, located 8 miles offshore in Liverpool Bay in water depths of over 28 metres, was officially inaugurated by Carwyn Jones, First Minister of Wales on 18 June. The offshore wind farm is the world’s second largest, with 160 Siemens 3.6MW wind turbines on monopile foundations and 2 offshore substations in an area of over 80km². […]

  • 11 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    BTM Consult, a leading forecaster and data source for the international wind industry, and part of Navigant’s Global Energy Practice, has announced its preliminary ranking for the top 5 turbine original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), due to be officially released in late March in the World Market Update 2012. Preliminary results show GE Wind dominating the […]

  • 5 December 2012
    R&D

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd, based in Orkney, Scotland, has announced another major international collaboration agreement, in which the world-leading test facility will assist in the development of a marine energy test centre in Taiwan. Speaking at the inaugural Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC-2012) on Jeju Island, Korea, EMEC’s commercial director […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Building on its initial success in the renewable energy market, Austal has confirmed a contract for a fourth wind farm support vessel for Turbine Transfers Limited. The order is the first for a new Austal design which will enable safer and more efficient offshore wind turbine service. Welcoming the follow-up order from the UK-based company, […]

  • 13 June 2011

      Choppy waters are curtailing offshore wind development and frustrating the industry’s cause. The race to be the first to generate electricity in this country may be a close call, although the guys in Texas say that they have the leading edge. Challenges are ahead and notably winning the regulatory permits and investment capital to […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Team Developing 5 MW Wind Turbine for Rapidly Growing Global Offshore Market, HHI to Begin 5 MW Wind Turbine Production for the Offshore Market in 2011 DEVENS, Mass., U.S. and ULSAN, South Korea – June 9, 2010 – American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, and South Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Wind Farm Update

      The German Groups EWE and ENOVA have placed an order with G&G International in Willebroek worth 55 million EUR for the construction of Riffgat, a new offshore wind farm close to German Borkum. G&G International will deliver 30 gigantic foundation structures for offshore wind turbines between May and July 2012. It is the largest […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities

    When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.  

  • 18 November 2012

    The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) hosted its Fifth Annual “Green Tie Gala,” celebrating the growth and successes of the clean energy industry. Companies and individuals from across New England were honored with awards, acknowledging their leadership and contributions to the region’s leading clean energy economy. Held at the Intercontinental Boston Hotel, the Gala […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Governor Bob McDonnell announced that Virginia has landed a collaborative project to establish a facility for the testing and certification of large offshore and land-based electricity-producing wind turbines. The project, called Poseidon Atlantic, will be the first such facility in the United States and will help fill a growing need globally for facilities that test […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Authorities

     In respect of the Scottish Government’s target based renewable energy programme, a serious complaint has been filed to hold both the UK and the Scottish Government to account via the United Nations. It should be appreciated that both the EU and the UK are now being held to account by the United Nations Economic Commission […]