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  • 27 May 2016

    While the European wind energy association (EWEA) welcomes the landmark agreement achieved at the United Nations Paris Climate Summit – known as COP21 – whereby countries will aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a level that will restrict the global average temperature to a rise ‘well below’ a 2°C threshold, the new EWEA Chief […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Certainly there have been huge advances in offshore wind’s safety record, as it emerges from being somewhat of a ‘klondike’ industry in the early days. But there is still room for improvement, Martin Kjaer Mogensen, DONG Energy’s Senior Manager HSE, Centre of Excellence Wind Power, comments as he reflects on DONG Energy’s own Health and […]

  • 10 January 2012

      Progress is lagging behind the Crown Estate’s intended timescales for Round 3 of the UK’s offshore wind programme. Why is this so and what can be done to put Round 3 projects back on track? The UK is currently the world leader in the generation of offshore wind energy thanks to the first two […]

  • 20 April 2015

    In our first edition of 2015 you could read all about the developments regarding renewable energy. One point in matter that was not yet touched upon is how classification companies are involved in renewable energy. Maritime Holland speaks to DNV GL and ClassNK on their involvement. On 1 October 2014 classification society ClassNK announced they […]

  • 20 June 2011

      The primary use of wind power of relevance to climate change mitigation is to generate electricity from larger, grid-connected wind turbines, deployed either on- or offshore wind farm. Wind energy offers significant potential for near-term (2020) and long-term (2050) greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions. A number of different wind power technologies are available across […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The cost of energy generated by tidal power generation is, at this stage of device development, still more expensive than that offered by offshore and onshore wind, and solar arrays in sunnier climes; however, fossil fuels will not last forever and investment is still going into accessing tidal power, one of the most reliable and […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Caterpillar Marine Power Systems, together with SAM Electronics, SCHOTTEL and Zeppelin Power Systems, have delivered an integrated power and propulsion package for “M/V Innovation”, one of the largest and most innovative offshore wind turbine installation vessels to date. The consortium of globally renowned marine specialists provided both shipowner and shipyard a single-source solution for all […]

  • 20 December 2010

    Offshore windmills used to create energy are unfamiliar territory to most in south Louisiana. But some say the technology, which is undergoing a big push for development by the Obama administration, could be a new growth area for shipbuilding and fabrication companies. Trade associations, including the Shipbuilders Council of America, say clusters of wind turbines […]

  • 22 December 2014

    On a bright Sunday morning August 31st around 450 persons gathered in the Felison terminal of the DFDS Seaways in the port of IJmuiden where the Princess Seaways cruise liner was waiting to take them on a day trip to the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, Dutch utility Eneco’s second offshore wind farm in Dutch […]

  • 7 January 2014
    R&D

    Trident Energy has released White Paper on auxiliary power for offshore wind farms. Trident Energy has spotted an opportunity to reduce the risks and costs of providing offshore power. Offshore wind farms are being built in ever deeper, harsher waters. Diesel generators are used to provide power when these are without grid connection – but […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite the considerable challenges and bottlenecks faced by China’s offshore wind power market, the country’s efforts in technologies for development of offshore wind power have remained strong. Thanks to years of coordination and cooperation between the government and domestic offshore wind power players, the first batch of offshore wind power license projects, most of which […]

  • 25 July 2011

    Best practices for creating wind developments in the Great Lakes region are identified in a report that’s been in the making for more than a year and was just released earlier this week. The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative (GLWC) — which is a public/private coalition of interests advancing sustainable wind energy development within the Great […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As an alternative to fossil fuels, wind power is plentiful, renewable, clean and produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation. The effects on the environment are generally less problematic than those from other power sources. In 2010, wind energy production was more than 2.5 percent of total worldwide electricity usage, and growing rapidly at more […]

  • 19 January 2015

    With over 70GW planned to come online over the next ten years, offshore wind continues to show exceptional potential and offers some of the best industry growth prospects against a backdrop of maturing onshore developments in the EU. Indeed, the extreme weather conditions offer higher wind speeds, allowing turbines to produce more electricity than onshore, […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Authorities

    Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond today met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Premier Wen of China and shared his vision of a global society with a secure energy future. The First Minister took part in a majilis – a public audience held by the ruler Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince […]

  • 25 May 2010
    Environment

    With the aim of promoting the sound development of China’s offshore wind industry, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd (SIEC), a subsidiary of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-council once again join forces to build Asia’s first professional platform focused […]

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  • 22 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    IBERDROLA RENOVABLES has bought 100% of the rights to build the Ventotec Ost 2 offshore wind complex in the German zone of the Baltic Sea from a German joint venture comprising DEE Deutsche Erneuerbare Energien GmbH (Deutsche Bank Group) and Ventotec GmbH (GHF-Group). They were awarded the permit in 2007.

  • 2 November 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine, a two-turbine floating wind platform, completed its two-month tests in the Bay of Greifswald in the Baltic Sea and has now been dismantled. Over the coming weeks, the recorded data from the tests will be evaluated, with the findings to be incorporated in the design of […]

  • 18 September 2020
    R&D, Technology

    EnBW and aerodyn engineering have started testing the scaled-down version of the Nezzy² floating wind turbine in Greifswald Bay in the German Baltic Sea. The 18 metre tall, 1:10-scale prototype consists of two wind turbines on a floating platform made of precast concrete elements. The prototype was recently lowered into the water at the quay […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Swedish offshore wind energy developer Hexicon has attracted SEK 11.4 million (EUR 1.24 million) in the form of a rights issue to existing owners. Hexicon develops floating platforms for offshore wind energy. Swedish offshore wind energy company Hexicon, which recently announced an agreement with steel maker giant SSAB to develop offshore wind power platforms at […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Technology

    DNV GL has awarded aerodyn engineering with a statement of feasibility for its nezzy² double rotor floating wind turbine concept. According to DNV GL, this statement confirms that the floater is designed to state-of-the-art safety, quality and performance standards. It is said to allow aerodyn to secure investments and enter the next level of prototype […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Energinet.dk is looking for an EPCI contractor for two gravity-based substructures for substations at Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The scope of work includes detailed engineering, procurement, construction and offshore installation based on the basic design and general specifications of two gravity-based substructures (GBS) for KFA and KFBE offshore substations. The substructures will be used as foundations […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Smulders Product portfolio Smulders offers a product portfolio comprising transition pieces, jackets, tripods, secondary components and substations. The current annual production capacity covers more than 200 transition pieces, 100 jackets and 5 substations. To date, we have delivered over 1,900 transition pieces, over 100 jackets and 30 substations. Production facilities All aspects of the production […]

  • 7 April 2010

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