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  • 22 February 2013
    Authorities

    The new LeaderSHIP 2020 strategy to increase the competitiveness of European maritime technology was presented by Vice President of the European Commission responsible for enterprise and industry policy Antonio Tajani, together with SEA Europe, the European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association. The new strategy is the result of a close co-operation between the industry, the […]

  • 9 April 2012

    All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, opens in Aberdeen in under seven weeks (Wednesday-Thursday 23-24 May 2012) and it is set to be a true milestone event with world-class speakers in the conference, helpful sector trails around the show and important new zoned feature areas, country specialists from 14 nations on hand […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Following the recent announcement that Barge Master and Bayards are working together on designing a Motion Compensated Helideck (MCH), the system has already raised quite an interest from the offshore energy industry. Engineer on the MCH project, Robert Valk and Karien Hofhuis, Barge Master’s Marketing Manager, provided Offshore WIND with details about the system and the […]

  • 9 January 2012

    When the Belgian government allocated the zones for offshore wind farms, it heralded an unexpected boost for the sector. Yet success can turn into decline when the concession expires after twenty years of operation. The Brussels government not only made this stipulation but also that the offshore wind farm in question will have to be […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Hamburg has developed into Europe’s wind energy capital. It has attracted leading manufacturers and component suppliers, and other companies involved in the wind industry to settle in this international port and trading city. These companies are playing a major part in implementing Germany’s energy transformation. The international energy markets are watching Germany’s progress very carefully […]

  • 16 January 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Pilot floating wind farm projects such as the ones recently approved in France provide floating technology developers with a chance to demonstrate that their products can be a part of the future energy mix, Joost Heemskerk, SBM Offshore’s Renewable Energy Product Line Director told Offshore WIND.

  • 20 July 2011
    Authorities

    A Marshfield lawmaker is pushing to make one of the state’s oldest energy sources new again. State Rep. James Cantwell, D-Marshfield, wants the state to encourage research and investment in hydrokinetics – the harnessing of energy from moving water – by allowing private companies and municipalities to sell back any energy they create through this […]

  • 20 November 2014
    R&D

    As most renewable energy systems are located outdoors, sometimes in harsh conditions ranging from the extreme cold of Inner Mongolia, Scandinavia, Canada and North Dakota to the scorching hot deserts of the United States and Australia, critical attention must be paid to the suitability and robustness of equipment in such hostile environments. Mitigating the risk […]

  • 3 April 2010
    Authorities

    Norfolk, VA – Yesterday Governor McDonnell signed into law several bills that promote the development of an offshore wind industry in Virginia. These bills were part of the legislative package of the Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition (VOW), a stakeholder organization formed in 2009 by localities, manufacturers, utilities, developers and supply chain members to promote the […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Electricity transporter and high-voltage grid operator TenneT has again made huge efforts in 2012 to strengthen and expand its grids in the Netherlands and Germany. Revenues and profit increased in accordance with this growth. In 2012 TenneT invested EUR 1.6 billion. By doing this TenneT is facilitating the further sustainability of energy supplies and the […]

  • 25 January 2016

    Adwen’s 8 MW turbine is already competitive in the offshore wind market, which is continuously working on lowering the Cost of Energy (CoE), Rémi Coulon, Chief Commercial Officer of the joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, told Offshore WIND in an interview. Meeting the goal of €100/MWh by 2020 for offshore wind power is attainable, […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HOCHTIEF’s operating business performed as planned in the third quarter of 2011: The Group is in the black, with profit before taxes of EUR 333.0 million and consolidated net profit of EUR 98.7 million. That means HOCHTIEF achieved turnaround in the operating business, although it has not yet fully made good the loss incurred in […]

  • 14 October 2019

        By Jakub Vastmans, Interim Director Service Product Management at NKT For decades, the power cable industry has been pushing the boundaries of high-voltage (HV) submarine power transmission. Over the years, new insulation technologies have emerged, voltage levels have increased, protection methods have improved, and novel monitoring technologies have been developed. The objective is […]

  • 26 April 2011

    Quietly operating in the background, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) plays an important role in the UK’s offshore wind industry. As an executive agency of the UK government’s Department for Transport, it is involved in the consents process and safety of navigation, and as HM Coastguard in liaison for search and rescue. In addition, […]

  • 29 August 2011

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved the consolidated results for the first half of 2011. “The first half of 2011 has confirmed the signs of recovery in demand seen from the second half of last year, resulting in a volume increase for the majority of businesses”, states CEO Valerio Battista. “The half-year […]

  • 20 December 2012

    PROMOTING the region’s positive features is vital in attracting new business connected with renewable energy, according to a sponsor of a green awards event. George Baker, managing director of East Yorkshire-based KRL Group Ltd, said the “time has come” for the Hull and Humber area to be better at showcasing its qualities. Mr Baker said […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc has announced half year results for the six months to September 2012. Lord Smith of Kelvin, Chairman of SSE, said:  “SSE’s focus is always on full-year results, because the potential for volatility is always much greater in a half year period, but it is obviously encouraging that adjusted profit before tax in the […]

  • 5 April 2017

      By André van der Mout, Managing Director at Oil Control Systems “How can electricity be brought to the mainland safely, undamaged and quickly?” It’s a question many offshore companies have asked with the increasing focus on wind energy as a sustainable source of energy. It’s one of the world’s fastest growing sustainable energy sources; […]

  • 25 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Typhoon Offshore B.V. and Korwind GMBH have reached an agreement for Korwind to acquire a substantial minority share in Typhoon Offshore. In Europe, Korwind serves as a representative of top South Korean industrial firms looking to gain a leading position in the international offshore wind industry, including such prominent firms as Daewoo Construction, Hankook Machine […]

  • 16 January 2012

      Many nations have set challenging targets for renewable energy production and it was in this setting that AMI held the latest global conference on Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture in December 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The UK Minister for the Environment had announced potential plans for another 29,000 wind turbines mainly offshore, and Siemens Energy […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended April 30, 2011. Highlights *Contract backlog increased to a record $8.9 million as of April 30, 2011. This reflects $10.3 million of new orders brought in during fiscal year 2011, including recent US Department of Energy (“DOE”) awards for the […]

  • 4 January 2012

    Aside from upfront costs, the maintenance of offshore wind farm assets represents a sizeable cost of any project. It is therefore in the renewable industry’s interests to find ways to drive down this cost – while all the time guaranteeing the integrity of its installations. This article explains how a maintenance regime that borrows from […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind is the mean of a reliable, intensive and abundant renewable energy. This relatively new source of electricity generation, which is capable to meet much of the populated coastal areas need for power around the world, has been also stimulating the development of marine economies with thousands of new jobs. Recently, offshore wind power […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.

  • 25 March 2013

    Almost 200 senior figures from across the UK’s offshore wind industry descended upon Suffolk last week to debate the future of managing operational wind projects. Delegates assembled to hear what lessons can be learnt from pioneering wind farm operators off the East of England coast, and the sharing of experiences and thoughts from past and […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Technology

    Manufacturers of wind turbines (OEM) have to cope with a market stressed by serious overcapacity and ongoing price erosion. To ensure sustainability, wind turbine manufacturers can count on standardization and platform solutions from Siemens offering them a vast potential for rationalization. “We make it possible for manufacturers to develop wind turbines as modular platforms and […]