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  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Scotland’s marine energy sector has benefited from WATERS funding of almost £3.7million to further test and develop new marine energy prototypes in the seas around Scotland. Awards have been made to three companies – Albatern, Nova Innovation and Sustainable Marine Energy – to support total project costs of £7million for the development of new wave […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall Wind Power has won the bidding in the process to build the offshore wind farm Horns Rev 3 outside the Danish west coast. Now the company awaits approval from the Danish Parliament and EU. With a total capacity of 400 MW, the wind farm will produce electricity for 450 000 households from 2017. “This […]

  • 1 September 2011

      Starting in 2014 project company Norderland/Northern Energy will begin building the far-shore wind farm in the North Sea and by 2015… (renewablesinternational) [mappress] Source: renewablesinternational, September 01, 2011

  • 28 October 2011

    Wind turbines that float hundreds of feet above the ground or sea and are deployable in 24 hours are the focus of the “Aerostat Platform for Rapid Deployment Airborne Wind Turbine” project that is the winner of the 2011 ConocoPhillips Energy Prize, awarded by ConocoPhillips and Penn State. The ConocoPhillips Energy Prize recognizes new ideas […]

  • 14 September 2016

    Norwegian-based Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore wind sector, has established a Technical Authority Board. The Technical Authority Board will promote excellence throughout Global Maritime, ensuring consistent and high-quality technical standards, the company said. Each board member, who will be nominated for a two-year […]

  • 13 June 2013

    The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) of Germany has approved the offshore wind farm “Kaikas” in the North Sea. The wind farm will cover an area of around 65 km2 where 83 wind turbines will be installed in a water depth of 39-41 meters. The new wind farm will be built northwest of the […]

  • 22 May 2013

    In response to the latest announcement from The Crown Estate on leasing rounds;  Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager for Scottish Renewables, said: “Scotland has already quickly established itself as the key destination for testing and delivery of wave and tidal devices with the world leading European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney.  “We therefore welcome The […]

  • 9 May 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Norway-based shipbuilding company Vard has signed new contracts for the design and construction of two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) for the UK support vessel operator North Star. The ships are of VARD 4 22 design, produced in collaboration with Vard Design in Ålesund, Norway. The vessels feature the latest hull design optimised for low […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has loaded out the first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm.

  • 7 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Iberdrola USA Foundation, in conjunction with Fundacion Iberdrola of Spain and Scottish Power have announced this year’s Iberdrola Scholarship Program for Energy and Environment Postgraduate Studies in the U.S. recipients. The following students will receive more than $300,000 in total for graduate studies in Maine or New York for the 2013/2014 academic year. University […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Gulf Marine Services’ Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) GMS Evolution has joined her sister vessel GMS Endeavour in the Port of Blyth to undergo mobilisation for operations at the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 6 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The Component Analysis Workshop, jointly hosted by EMEC, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) in Glasgow, saw a great turn out on Wednesday 1st July. The workshop was run as part of a project looking to foster industry knowledge sharing around components that have failed in real-sea conditions and the […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, Technology

    Global certification body DNV GL has awarded component certification to Spanish technology company Ingeteam for its new frequency converter – the DFM 3000 Ingecon® Wind – which can be integrated in on- and offshore wind turbines up to 3.5 MW. This is the first component certificate to be awarded by DNV GL according to its own […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT’s) vessel Albatross arrived at the Port of Nigg on 6 June with the second load of Moray East jacket foundations, after more than 40 days of sailing to transport the six jackets from the United Arab Emirates. Meanwhile, OHT Hawk is en route to Scotland, carrying the next batch of foundations […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have arrived to the project’s assembly base in Stord, Norway. The two floating foundations were loaded onto the semi-submersible vessel Albatross at Navantia’s Fene shipyard in Spain in early May. The two foundations […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT’s) vessel Hawk arrived at the Port of Nigg on 21 July, carrying nine jacket foundations for Moray East wind turbines and one for the project’s offshore substation. The jackets will now be offloaded at Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg and will go through final preparations before Seajacks Scylla picks them […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Rosetti Marino has been contracted by Agnes to prepare the conceptual design for the wind turbines of the AGNES Romagna project offshore Italy. Under the contract, Rosetti Marino will analyse alternative foundation options for AGNES Romagna and provide input in terms of technical solutions to the forthcoming environmental impact assessment (EIA) and authorisation process. The […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating project in Portugal has used the first ever Lankhorst Dyneema DM20 mooring tethers.

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Aquamarine Power, together with a number of leading wave energy firms, has joined forces with global drive and control manufacturer Bosch Rexroth in a bid to create a standardised, self-contained offshore electricity generator for the wave industry. The project tackles head-on one of the biggest challenges in wave energy – how to generate electricity reliably […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The last jacket foundation produced for the Moray East offshore wind farm at Lamprell’s yard in Hamriyah has now been unloaded from OHT’s Hawk heavy transportation vessel in the Port of Nigg. The vessel arrived at the Port of Nigg on 12 November with the last batch of ten jackets, completing its second trip to […]

  • 1 December 2016

    DNV GL has awarded a component certificate to Spanish technology company Ingeteam for its new wind frequency converter INGECON® WIND Full Converter MV Series 3000-10000. DNV GL examined the converter according to all aspects of design and manufacture to ensure safety, functioning and quality. The certificate confirms that the INGECON® WIND Full Converter MV Series […]

  • 23 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has announced that its collaborative project to develop a standardised, self-contained offshore electricity generator for the wave industry moved a step closer last week when a tenth-scale WavePOD prototype moved to the world-leading Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Controls (IFAS) at Aachen University, Germany.  The WavePOD wave […]

  • 29 December 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Sweden’s Hexicon has created a 50-50 joint venture – AvenHexicon SRL – with Avapa Energy to jointly develop floating wind power projects in waters offshore Italy. In addition, Hexicon will license its patented technology to AvenHexicon for use in its projects and by third parties. Italy is one of the main recipients of the EU […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has expanded its green guarantee line to EUR 1.25 billion which the company will use to fund its business of manufacturing and selling onshore and offshore wind turbines worldwide. In a deal arranged with BNP Paribas, the company converted a EUR 240 million guarantee line into a “green” line and signed an additional line […]

  • 19 November 2014
    R&D, Technology

    WavePOD prototype produced its first power in laboratory tests this week. The tenth-scale WavePOD was officially switched on by David Waldron, Bosch Rexroth’s UK Business Manager for Machinery Applications and Renewables, to mark the start of the test programme at the world-leading Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Controls (IFAS) at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. […]

  • 20 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish floating wind specialist Hexicon has secured permits from the Italian transmission system operator (TSO), Terna SpA, to connect six of the company’s seven floating wind power projects proposed offshore Italy to the national grid. Hexicon, operating in Italy through its joint venture AvenHexicon, has a portfolio of seven development sites for floating wind along […]