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  • 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, […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global installed wind power capacity continued to grow in 2011, albeit at a slightly lower rate than in 2009 and 2010, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online service. The world now has approximately four times the installed wind capacity that it did in 2005, reflecting the combined […]

  • 23 May 2012

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announced the acceptance of its 61st offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Offshore West Hinder’ by Offshore Wind Services BV at Seawork 2012, where the vessel is currently on display. Her sister ship ‘Offshore Wandelaar’ has passaged to a contract in Denmark following successful trials and acceptance. Offshore Wind Services […]

  • 16 May 2012

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announce the launch and commissioning of its 60th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Offshore Wandelaar’. The vessel is the first of two South Catamaran 19m WFSV designs to be delivered to Offshore Wind Services BV, ahead of its sister ship ‘Offshore West Hinder’ which can be seen at Seawork […]

  • 28 September 2010

    China is Expected to Expand Its Wind Power Capacity by 500% by 2020. GE Extends Its Commitment to Delivering Cleaner, Efficient, Reliable Technology for Its Customers. GE  today announced a joint venture with Harbin Electric Machinery Co., Ltd. (HEC), a subsidiary of Harbin Power Equipment Co., Ltd. (HPEC), to manufacture and supply wind turbines to […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Eric Finé, Business Development Manager at Smulders and one of the speakers at the “Supply chain in detail” session at the Offshore WIND Conference, has given his insight into the matters revolving around the offshore wind sector from the standpoint of an industry player focused on offshore wind farm substructures. Smulders is looking to capitalize […]

  • 26 March 2013

    Ignacio Galan, Chairman of Iberdrola and ScottishPower, has called on the UK government to provide more clarity on details of the energy reform currently going through Parliament if investments in new plants are to be made in time to avoid energy shortages in the next few years. “Although the Energy Bill (Electricity Market Reform) currently […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Karlsruhe. In the first six months of 2011 EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG increased its revenue by 5.1% to a total of € 9,409.8 million. In contrast, there was a decline in earnings as expected. Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (adjusted EBIT) fell by 24.2% in comparison to the corresponding prior-year period to € 878.1 […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Ports & Logistics, R&D

    North Carolinians overwhelmingly support the increased use of clean energy sources like solar or wind energy, according to poll results released on February 28 by the NC Sustainable Energy Association. A recent statewide public opinion survey conducted by Fallon Research found that 75.7% of Republicans, 89% of Democrats, and 81.6% of Independents (82.6% overall) said […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    TWD develops the methods and designs the equipment contractors need to efficiently realize major construction projects. Through the years we have built up a track record full of engaging projects. We are, amongst other, active in the heavy civil industry. A project we are proud of is the ‘walking piling gate’, a piling solution which […]

  • 24 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Anglo-American joint venture Hecate Independent Power Limited (HIP) has launched its HIP Atlantic Project for installing 10,000 MW of fixed and floating wind turbines in the North Atlantic connected to the UK grid. The long-length, high-capacity, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission cables which will connect the wind farms to the UK grid are to be […]

  • 2 October 2017

    Europe is the leader of the growing market for the offshore wind energy. Most of the activities take place in the wet conditions of the North Sea. As the people work in varying temperatures and under dire weather conditions, it is most important that their personal protective equipment (PPE) is not only up-for-the-job and in accordance with all regulations, it should also raise the feeling of comfort for the user. While it is true that wet or sweat drenched PPE is not one of the main problems for offshore operators, many small issues can lead to bigger ones.

  • 18 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Budding engineers will gather at the EDF Energy London Eye on Wednesday (19 Dec) as EDF Energy launches its first annual Energy Day to highlight career opportunities and the importance of engineering to the UK economy. With a drive to recruit more engineers – and a particular focus on the Women in Engineering initiative – […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Essential legislation to power low-carbon economic growth, to protect consumers, and to keep the lights on was introduced to Parliament by Edward Davey today. Following extensive consultation and pre-legislative scrutiny, the Bill sets out radical reforms to the design of the electricity market that will kick-start a renaissance in construction of low-carbon energy infrastructure and […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities

    Governor McDonnell announced that the Virginia Marine Resources Commission has voted unanimously to approve proposed construction of a 479-foot-tall, five-megawatt wind turbine generator prototype in the lower Chesapeake Bay, three miles off the Eastern Shore town of Cape Charles. The construction of the prototype turbine is scheduled to be completed in late 2013, which would […]

  • 31 January 2012

    First Minister Alex Salmond today welcomed the news that Korean giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is to base its first European offshore wind project in Fife in an inward venture worth up to £100m that is expected to create more than 500 new jobs in Scotland. The announcement came at the Scottish Offshore Wind and […]

  • 20 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of five U.S. Senators introduced legislation today that would spur research on potential offshore wind projects, expand incentives for offshore wind development, and require the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a comprehensive roadmap for the deployment of offshore wind.

  • 26 March 2010

    GE announced yesterday plans to invest approximately €340 million to develop or expand its wind turbine manufacturing, engineering and service facilities in four European countries—the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden and Germany—signaling GE’s deep commitment to the promising European offshore wind sector. “Offshore wind will play a vital role in meeting the growing global demand for […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Authorities

    United States President Barack Obama released a presidential memorandum on December 5, in which he guides all federal agencies to pursue a target of generating 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020. In order to create a clean energy economy that will increase our Nation’s prosperity, promote energy security, combat climate change, protect the […]

  • 1 September 2021

    Written by Javier Lanfranchi – Senior Sales Area Manager at Faccin Wind Energy in the US The US government has announced in March this year its plan to install 30 gigawatts—to power 10 million homes—of offshore wind capacity in US waters by 2030, creating in the process thousands of jobs for manufacturing first, and then installing, […]

  • 19 October 2015

    On 6 September 2013 the Energieakkoord voor Duurzame Groei (the Energy Agreement for Sustainable Growth) was signed by (semi) governmental bodies and various other industry parties. The proposal outlines the agreements for the development of renewable energy in the Netherlands. The set goals seemed ambitious and overreaching at the time and unfortunately, due to the […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters in the North of Scotland will today confirm their place on the global marine energy map with the launch of the area as a Marine Energy Park. Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker will welcome the launch of the marine park during a visit to Thurso in Caithness, […]

  • 2 June 2011

      An industry that is often affected by local opposition in the United States is that of wind energy development. It seems odd that businesses that attempt to bring clean energy and preserve the environment are frequently faced with disapproval from local communities. We talk about the necessary changes in our lifestyles in order to […]

  • 10 August 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed a lightning protection system for wind turbine blades using a new composite and an innovative thermal welding process. Created in partnership with General Electric and LM Wind Power and with funding from the US Department of Energy’s Technology Commercialization Fund, the wind turbine ”lightning shield” […]

  • 29 May 2013
    R&D

    About 1.2 billion people – almost the population of India – don’t have access to electricity, 2.8 billion have to rely on wood or other biomass to cook and heat their homes, renewable energy accounts for 18 percent of the global energy mix, and the largest energy savings and greatest expansion of renewables happened in […]

  • 5 June 2012

    WINDREICH, AREVA, ALSTOM, HOCHTIEF, Nordseewerke and the Offshore Wind Energy Foundation clear up prejudices of an allegedly difficult sector and present their successful model for planning, financing, establishment and start-up of offshore wind farms. Thanks to the effective cooperation of experienced partners the opportunities of the energy transition can be utilised. Logistics and cabling challenges […]