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  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) have signed an investment and cooperation agreement to build a demonstration project using SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

  • 21 February 2013

    At the occasion of the International Tidal Energy Summit in November in London, SCHOTTEL presented the first SCHOTTEL TIDAL Generator (STG 50) to the public. Optimum generator size The SCHOTTEL Tidal Generator is a new approach on the market, focussing especially on high efficiency at relatively low investment and maintenance costs. STG 50 is the […]

  • 28 March 2014

    Boulder Wind Power (BWP), a developer of advanced permanent magnet generators and full power converter technology for utility-scale wind turbines, announced an expansion of its product portfolio for onshore and offshore applications. Originally focused on developing and testing the core technology in direct drive applications, BWP now offers solutions for geared turbines while expanding its […]

  • 17 September 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    CG Holdings Belgium N.V. (a subsidiary of CG and part of the Gautam Thapar-led US$ 4 billion Avantha Group) today announced the successful installation of the company’s first offshore wind generation project – Belwind. The windfarm is located in the North Sea, about 50 km from the Belgian shoreline. The project was set up in […]

  • 30 June 2011

      Gamesa is participating at the 2011 Offshore Wind Trade Fair in Liverpool (England), showcasing the progress made on its offshore strategy, specifically with respect to the technological design and development of the G11X-5.0 MW platform which will be equipped with a 128m rotor diameter and a modular and redundant design that will enable partial […]

  • 9 October 2013

    When the ‘battle of the currents’ ended in the late 19th century with Westinghouse and the AC lobby victorious over Edison’s DC lobby, AC became the dominant means for transmission of electrical power; a method which was to remain dominant for over a century. AC, with the ability for stepping the voltage up or down […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. HelWin1 will link the two offshore wind farms Nordsee Ost and Meerwind to the mainland. Using the Siemens technology installed on the platform, the alternating current power generated by the wind […]

  • 24 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    RWE Renewables and Saitec Offshore Technologies have joined forces to test new ways to install and operate offshore wind farms in deep waters. In a joint pilot project called “DemoSATH”, the RWE subsidiary specialising in renewable energy and the Spanish engineering company Saitec Offshore Technologies will start testing a floating platform for wind turbines off […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Winergy will exhibit its Fuhrlaender-3MW-HybridDrive at Husum WindEnergy 2012. Key characteristics include the very compact design as well as the high energy conversion efficiency of more than 96%. The concept study presented at Hanover Trade Fair in April 2011 generated a lot of interest and a very positive response. At Husum, Winergy will show a […]

  • 5 April 2011

    At this year’s Hanover Fair Siemens Energy presented smart, eco-friendly solutions for power generation, transmission and distribution. The highlights included a new 2.3-MW gearless wind turbine for low wind speeds, solutions for the connection of offshore wind farms to the grid using high-voltage direct-current transmission technology (HVDC) as well as a charging point, which can […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Two German companies have joined forces to sustainably optimize electricity generation from wind energy. For the first time ever, PCS Power Converter Solutions from Berlin and VEM Sachsenwerk from Dresden are offering a thoroughly tested and perfectly integrated combination of full power converters and synchronous generators. A beer reception at the HUSUM WindEnergy trade fair […]

  • 22 August 2011
    R&D, Technology

      Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. ,a leading wave energy technology company,announces the deployment for sea trials of a unique autonomous wave energy device, marking an important milestone in the expansion of the Company’s PowerBuoy product line. This latest deployment is an autonomous PowerBuoy® designed and manufactured by OPT under the US Navy’s Littoral Expeditionary Autonomous […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Grid integration is being discussed in this edition as one of the possible key elements to achieving the sorely needed cost reduction to make offshore wind development in Europe viable. It therefore seemed to us a right time and place to highlight a current development of a substation design that is claiming to do just […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or “the Company”) announces financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter ended July 31, 2011.  “In the past few months, Ocean Power Technologies has continued to make strides towards the commercialization of its PowerBuoy technology in our target markets around the globe,” said Charles F. Dunleavy, Chief Executive Officer […]

  • 29 March 2012

    MAJOR components have begun arriving at new port facilities on the River Mersey in Birkenhead for the construction of Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm in Liverpool Bay. The €2billion (EURO) project, one of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms, 18km off the Wirral coast, is enabling significant new investment into Merseyside, the North West and […]

  • 10 October 2016

    Brandt’s passion for the renewables business was evident before he started his career. In 1999, he decided to do his masters in wind farm development focusing on large-scale wind farms. Then after managing several wind technology servicing units he joined Deutsche Windtechnik in 2004 becoming director of the Management Board in 2007. Established around 15 […]

  • 25 January 2012

    The Masdar Headquarters (“HQ”) reflects the agility and mission of the organization, promising carbon neutrality and a modular design that will ensure that the building adapts to the requirements and needs of partners, announced Hamad Al Matrooshi, Senior Project Manager for the Masdar City Headquarter building. The Facade of the HQ connects two separate buildings […]

  • 5 November 2010

    SMart Wind, the consortium lead by Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, has appointed GL Garrad Hassan to act as Independent Engineer for the first two 500MW projects in the 4GW ‘Hornsea’ zone located off the coast of Yorkshire. Last month the consortium announced it has secured grid connection for the first two 500MW […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies,Inc., a leading wave energy technology company, today announces the results of the ocean operations of its autonomous PowerBuoy recently deployed off the coast of New Jersey for the US Navy. The system delivered a very strong performance, meeting all of its mission specifications. The autonomous PowerBuoy is a self-sustaining persistent power source […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Jack-Up Barge has announced signing a multi-year charter agreement with the German BARD Group for Jack-Up Barge’s Self Elevating Platforms JB-115 and JB-117. The contract is valued at in excess of EUR 100 million. Both platforms will be deployed in the BARD Offshore 1 offshore wind farm – the largest German offshore wind farm to […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Ferguson Group, a leading supplier of high quality DNV 2.7-1 / EN 12079 certified offshore containers, refrigerated containers, accommodation/workspace modules and the accommodation service vessel ASV Pioneer to the offshore energy sector, is exhibiting this week at All Energy. Ferguson Group will be exhibiting at All Energy on 23-24 May 2012 at stand J119. Ferguson […]

  • 12 August 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Blade Dynamics’ prototype ‘D78’ blade has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s test, demonstration and research centre in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a planned six month testing programme. The blade has been designed and manufactured in both the UK and USA and made its way, from the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, to […]

  • 5 January 2016

    Giant technology and scaling steps The world’s first close to shore offshore wind farm, Vindeby, built in Denmark in 1991, features 11 semi-standard 450kW Bonus B35/450kW turbines (now Siemens) and is still in operation today. From today’s perspective the look of these tiny three-bladed turbines in shallow water is largely similar with today’s 6 to […]

  • 30 July 2015

    The European Union Research and Innovation Programme HORIZON 2020, selects Modular INNODRIVE project of INNOVO for its programme. INNOVO pushed again technology beyond its limits implementing the Modular Reel Drive System “Modular INNODRIVE” for the SURF Business. The Modular INNODRIVE technology brings a number of relevant innovation and improvements to life. The proposed solution, compared to existing […]

  • 8 October 2012

    On 27 September, Offshore WIND was present, along with other press and 250 industry representatives, at the official inauguration of the Large Climate Test Chamber which forms part of the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), strategically located in a warehouse on the Churchill Dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. This public testing and […]

  • 26 May 2014

    Blue Offshore has built its second basket carousel  for subsea cable installation.  Blue Offshore’s cable storage and installation system includes a modular basket carousel, a loading tower and loading arm, a 10 tonnes tower tensioner, a 10 tonnes aft deck tensioner, chute, roller guides and control cabin. Our System provides an increased choice in fit-for-purpose […]