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  • 10 October 2017

    Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference on Tuesday hosted ‘The rise of renewables session’ that offered a quick-scan of various renewable energy technologies currently under development and the markets set for their commercial implementation.

  • 10 December 2012

    In its World Energy Outlook 2012, the IEA (International Energy Agency) forecasts that renewables could “become the world’s second-largest source of power generation by 2015”. Governments throughout the world are trying to increase the share of renewables in their electricity generation portfolio both as a precaution against fluctuating prices for fossil fuels and for environmental […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Seacat Services Ltd. is a new company founded by Ian and Nia Baylis who have extensive offshore and class experience.The company has significant investment and support from a Dutch private investor with extensive offshore experience and are now building a fleet of vessels to meet the requirements and demands of the rapidly growing offshore wind […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Wood Group announced a number of Board changes that will become effective 1 November 2012. * Chairman, Sir Ian Wood, will retire as Chairman and from the Board. Sir Ian has been Chairman since 1982 and was CEO from 1967 to 2006 * CEO, Allister Langlands, will become Chairman. Allister has been with Wood Group […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Renewable energy will represent the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years, driven by falling costs and aggressive expansion in emerging economies, the IEA said Friday in an annual market report. Pointing to the great promise renewables hold for affordably mitigating climate change and enhancing energy security, the report warns governments […]

  • 5 August 2015

      According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), energy demand will rise by almost 40 percent in 2040. But at the same time, the energy industry faces challenges with a changing climate which requires a drastic reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. So, it’s no surprise that renewable energy will be a very important part of the […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Rust, the corrosive effect of water and oxygen on iron and its alloys, such as steel, is well documented. When the water is contaminated with salt, such as with seawater, or when dissimilar metals are in contact with each other, the effect is even faster. Take one of these elements away from the metal and […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) ships, small boats, and hydrographic services contractors have their sailing orders to survey more than 2,000 square nautical miles in U.S. coastal waters this year, collecting data that will strengthen the foundation of the nation’s environmental intelligence. Most of the vessels are sailing to their initial project […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The Obama Administration’s renewable energy program has authorized dozens of renewable energy projects on public lands and will hold the first-ever auctions for commercial wind development in the Atlantic this year, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar told offshore wind stakeholders at a conference in Boston. Salazar noted that the rapid progress – as well […]

  • 14 August 2012

    RWE improved its earnings performance in the first half of 2012 compared to the same period in the previous year. While revenue remained almost constant at 27.1 billion Euro, the operating result increased by 9 percent to 3.6 billion Euro and EBITDA also rose by 9 percent to 5 billion Euro. However, the first half […]

  • 2 May 2012

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announce the launch and commissioning of its 57th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Caernarfon Bay’. The vessel is the first of the South Catamaran 19m WFSV designs to be delivered and features a host of developments. Built for Turbine Transfers Ltd. the vessel has passaged to a contract in […]

  • 12 November 2014

    The main interview in this edition covers Van Oord Offshore who has recently taken delivery of their new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Aeolus. We now look at what three other companies operating these types of vessels are thinking about now and for in the future. Depending on your definition of a WTIV there are […]

  • 30 May 2012

      The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound urged residents and businesses to speak out against the wildly overpriced Cape Wind project that would cost Massachusetts ratepayers billions during a Department of Public Utilities hearing in Boston on Wednesday, May 30th at 7 p.m. NStar is seeking approval to purchase 27.5 percent of Cape Wind’s power […]

  • 24 August 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Researchers at the Michigan State University have developed new composite material for wind turbine blades that can be recycled into, among other things, sweet treats such as gummy bears. This adds to the momentum within the industry which, along with the reuse of other wind turbine components, is recycling existing end-of-life blades into products such as […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      GE today announced the successful completion of its $3.2 billion acquisition of Converteam, a leading provider of power conversion and automation systems and high-efficiency power electronics, motors and generators. Converteam’s solutions enable customers in a variety of industries to replace or improve mechanical processes with high-efficiency electric alternatives that deliver better reliability, less maintenance […]

  • 5 March 2017

    Times are changing in the offshore energy market. Investments in the oil & gas industry are low, while development and investments in offshore renewable energy are high and very much increasing. The shallow waters of the North Sea area, in particular, show an increasing level of investments in renewable energy and more specifically, in wind energy.

  • 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 […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DJURS Wind Power’s member companies have secured orders for DKK 450 million and directly related employment for 330 employees in connection with the construction of Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. Djurs Wind Power  Apro Wind is one of the specific examples Very important locally Network produces results This is the result of the latest count made […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    WindEnergy Hamburg was opened on Monday evening by Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, and Vice-Chancellor of Germany. This is the premiere for WindEnergy at the Hamburg Fair site. “Wind power has established itself worldwide, both as an economically viable industry and as a major element in energy policy,” said Sigmar Gabriel. […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Spanish Mercurio Group found that attending the SeaWorks trade fair in Southampton lead to dedicated shipbuilding for the offshore wind industry. In 2011 they were commissioned by offshore logistics provider Tidal Transit to build two purpose built support vessels for this sector. The Ginny Louise arrived in December 2011 and started work on Greater Gabbard […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A new report, published by the UK Centre for Policy Studies, claims that renewable energy policy is the most expensive domestic policy disaster in modern British history.  Read the official press release below: In a new report Central Planning with Market Features: how renewable subsidies destroyed the UK electricity market, published Wednesday 18 March, Rupert Darwall shows that […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Authorities

    The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees voted yesterday to authorize staff to begin negotiating potential power purchase agreements (PPA) for new generating resources consistent with LIPA’s Electric Resource Energy Plan. The Trustees also authorized actions related to diversifying LIPA’s resource portfolio, including efforts and investments to improve energy efficiency through the Efficiency […]

  • 15 October 2015

    On October 1 and 2, 2015, the University of Maine hosted the inaugural “Matthew R. Simmons Memorial Summit: A Technology Roadmap for Floating Offshore Wind.” The summit gathered information from various perspectives of platform designers, researchers, turbine OEMs, permitting agencies, and developers with the goal of producing a roadmap that advances the floating offshore wind. […]

  • 5 April 2013

    Environmental friendly power generation, a mixture of renewable and fossil energy sources, efficient energy transmission in powerful grids with state-of-the-art high-tech components – these are the major themes of Alstom’s presence at the Hannover Messe trade fair from 8 to 12 April. The international technology group will be presenting itself in Hall 27 as an […]

  • 29 July 2011

    From his office in a converted Victorian schoolhouse, Neil Kermode can see little more than centuries-old stone buildings and narrow streets better suited to horse carts than Land Rovers. Yet Kermode, head of the European Marine Energy Centre in Scotland’s Orkney Islands, will tell you he can also see the future. Orkney, a collection of […]

  • 13 September 2011

      On October 19-21, 2011, SGS will be attending China Wind Power 2011 in Beijing, China. Throughout the event, SGS will showcase a wide portfolio of Renewable Energy services, including Wind Turbine Blade Testing, Manufacturing Inspection, In-Service Inspection, and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) at stand EB27. SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, […]