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  • 21 February 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is investigating whether it could use Wave Hub, the world’s largest wave energy test site, to accommodate floating offshore wind turbines as part of a demonstration project valued at over £25 million. Plans for the offshore wind floating system demonstration project, which would open up new areas off the coast […]

  • 12 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Netherlands-based offshore foundations manufacturer Sif Group is on track to take a Final Investment Decision on the investment plan to expand its production capabilities in July. According to Fred van Beers, CEO of Sif Group, market demand has made the need to increase the production of foundations, both in size and quantity, ”more obvious […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has completed the plan level Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) for the 2017 offshore wind project extension applications confirming that seven out of the eight projects which applied will now progress to the award of rights. The HRA, which The Crown Estate has undertaken as a requirement of the Habitats Regulations, assesses the […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Vessels

    ESNA AS, a Norwegian company specializing in Surface Effect Ship (SES) design, has introduced its new vessel design – an air cushion catamaran for offshore wind crew transfer, called the Tern. The crew transfer vessel (CTV) is partly supported by an air cushion in addition to the two side hulls. The Tern uses the air cushion not only for […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will present some of its leading power technologies at the Cigré conference in Paris. Running from August 27-31, 2012, the biennial event is a key platform for the discussion of global trends, technologies and future developments in the power sector, with delegates attending from all over the […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has received a unanimous approval from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for the 90MW Deepwater ONE South Fork wind farm, the nation’s largest offshore wind farm and the first one to be built off New York. Speaking ahead of the vote and to a room packed with the supporters […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group, has acquired a 70% stake in the French marine energy engineering company Innosea.

  • 12 February 2014
    Ports & Logistics

    After the hectic construction and installation phase of the offshore wind industry there is a long term legacy that will remain for the life time of the current wind farm, and who knows possibly the second generation wind farm. Operations and maintenance (O&M) will be there providing work for thousands of engineers and technicians around […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the announcement of Nordsee One project reaching financial close, SgurrEnergy presented its role in the Nordsee One offshore wind farm to financial close, providing technical advisory services to a consortium of international commercial lenders involved in the non-recourse financing. The 332MW project, located around 40km North of the island of Juist in the German North Sea, is […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper yesterday announced that an area of 343,833 acres (cca. 1,391km²) seven nautical miles off the New Jersey coast will be offered for commercial wind energy development in a competitive lease sale on November 9, 2015. The New Jersey Wind Energy […]

  • 11 August 2011

      The amount of wind blowing off the California coast has high potential. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory atmospheric scientists are working with a Norwegian company to leverage that wind as a valuable energy source. LLNL has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sway, a renewable energy company that has developed floating towers for placing wind […]

  • 10 February 2011
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $180 million from utilities Statnett of Norway and Energinet.dk of Denmark to supply an HVDC Light® (high-voltage direct current) converter solution to support the interconnection of the Norwegian and Danish power grids.The 500 kV (kilovolt) link is a new record in […]

  • 5 January 2023
    Technology

    Wind energy generation technology is one of the hottest topics on offshoreWIND.biz year after year and 2022 was no different. Over the past twelve months, various updates made headlines, from upgrades to existing platforms and rolling out new models to securing pilot projects for novel designs. Further below, you can find an overview of our […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Authorities

    Governor Martin O’Malley introduced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. Identical in all substantive respects to the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House of Delegates last year, this measure will operate within Maryland’s existing Renewable Portfolio Standard to create a framework that will support a major offshore wind project. Based on a report […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) and DUWIND/TU Delft have designed a long-term training programme for future South Korean experts who will work on developing offshore wind potential off the Jeju Island. Over a five-year period, academic-level Koreans will receive training in basic theory, applied knowledge and practical knowledge, ECN said. ”Starting in summer 2017, 10 Koreans will […]

  • 2 October 2013

    Gannon University hosted a panel to discuss the topic of Great Lakes Off-Shore Wind Power on Sept. 25. The first panelist to speak was Eric Ritter, the communications and strategy manager for Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo), a nonprofit organization based in Cleveland. This company is working with the Department of Energy to construct […]

  • 1 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    LM Wind Power Group made continued progress despite being faced with a range of external pressures, maintaining profitability for 2011 with revenue of EUR 707.5 million and EBITDA of EUR 73.9 million. The results are in line with expectations for the year, yet disappointing and lower than last year. The revenue for LM Wind Power […]

  • 22 June 2022
    Industry, R&D

    The global pipeline of offshore wind projects which are operational, under construction, consented, or being planned has almost doubled over the past twelve months, from 429 GW in 2021 to 846 GW today, new research published by RenewableUK shows. Europe has a pipeline of 350 GW (with 26 GW fully operational) and the pipeline in […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Authorities

    The European Energy Security Strategy, published today, shows that policymakers have opted to swap dependency on Russia for unstable regions in the Middle East and North Africa, while largely neglecting increased production of renewables as a key option for energy independence, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) stated. The European Commission has ignored its own 2030 […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Training & Education

    AIS Training’s brand new £2.5m state-of-the-art offshore survival training centre has opened its doors for business on North Tyneside. The new 20,000 sq ft centre is located beside its existing 120,000 sq ft training village in North Shields, comprising of 11 bespoke centres. Approved by industry bodies including OPITO (Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation), the Global Wind […]

  • 14 June 2011

      Tidal Transit Limited will be showing off a model of is 20m fibre glass catamaran, the first of which is due in UK waters in Q4 2011, to the visitors of Seaworks in Southampton next week. The boat has been designed by Adam Wright, of Thornham (Norfolk) to meet the specific needs of the […]

  • 25 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

      American Superconductor Corporation, a global power technologies company, reported financial results for fiscal year 2010 ended March 31, 2011, and the first quarter of fiscal year 2011 ended June 30, 2011. The company’s fiscal 2010 results include previously announced restatements of results for the second and third quarters of fiscal 2010. The company has […]

  • 1 April 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Ocean DEMO, a EUR 13 million Interreg-funded project, has recommended two floating wind technology developers for support packages under the second call.

  • 27 August 2014
    Technology

    Off the shores of South Korea, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology professor Sangchul Bang is making history. Designing suction pile foundations for a 2,500-megawatt (MW) wind farm, his nearly $200,000 contract with Korea Electric Power Corporation Research Institute (KEPRI) will result in foundations for 500 windmills ranging from 3 MW to 7 MW […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has produced two information notes – ‘Diving on Offshore Renewable Energy Projects: Regulations and Guidance’, and ‘The Inspection and Auditing of Manned and Unmanned Barges’ which are of use, and interest, to those involved with offshore renewable energy projects.  “As an increasing number of our members become involved with […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Servicing around 2,200 wind turbines and 56 substations under fixed maintenance contracts, as well as repairs and assessments for a further 1,500 plants, Deutsche Windtechnik AG has experienced rapid growth since being established in 2007. Last year, the company experienced a near 40% in turnover, which passed the 70 million Euro mark for the first […]