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  • 18 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    The UK government has announced plans to close all unabated coal-fired power stations by 2025 and restrict their use by 2023. The government will consult early next year on when to close all unabated coal-fired power stations. Announcing the decision ahead of a speech which will set out a new direction for the country’s energy […]

  • 30 January 2015

    I C Brindle & Co. Ltd, a marine safety specialist, has published its new Workboat Code Training Manual meeting the requirements of the UK Workboat Code 2014 which came into effect on 1st January 2015. The manual is to provide crew members with information about the purpose and use of all life-saving appliances carried on board, the meaning of […]

  • 22 November 2011

    University of Queensland researchers want to set up wind or tidal turbines at suggested site for Dudgeon Point coal terminal. Mr Froome of University of Queensland thinks this renewable project could lower carbon footprint of terminal. Solar plant is unlikely to be installed at this site. Mr Froome is Renewable Energy Coordinator at UQ’s Global […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind has merged its two projects that were selected in Massachusetts’s offshore wind solicitations into one development now known as the SouthCoast Project. The first Mayflower Wind offshore wind farm has now been decided to also connect to the grid at Brayton Point in Somerset, instead in Falmouth on Cape Cod as initially planned. […]

  • 17 July 2014

    Last week, HelWin bèta platform reached its final destination in the German North Sea, where the platform will supply more than half a million households with sustainable energy. Imtech Marine is responsible for the design, construction and commissioning of the HVAC system, being the heating, ventilation and especially the cooling of all high-quality equipment on […]

  • 8 September 2011
    R&D

      Those commissioning maritime construction projects will soon be able to assure themselves that their jack-up operators are competent and safe. The International Jack-Up Barge Owners Association (IJUBOA) has published its Code of Practice and set up a scheme to recognise the competence of existing barge masters. The code provides a standard against which companies […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The rapid expansion of renewable technologies is one of the few bright spots in an otherwise bleak assessment of global progress towards low-carbon energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in an annual report to the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) yesterday. “The drive to clean up the world’s energy system has stalled,” IEA Executive Director […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Commercial Development Company (CDC) is rebranding the retired coal-fired power plant Brayton Point Power Station in Massachusetts, U.S., to a support center for the offshore wind industry. 

  • 27 June 2022
    Technology

    Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group has produced the first EW8.X-230 offshore wind turbine generator at the Putian manufacturing facility in China on 10 June. Based on the Poseidon platform, the EW8.X-230 is a generator designed for the medium-low wind speeds normally experienced just above the sea surface off the Chinese shoreline, as well as the […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    French multinational bank BNP Paribas will more than double the financing resources allocated to the renewable energy sector, from EUR 6.9 billion in 2014 to EUR 15 billion in 2020, and strengthen its policies for the management of carbon risk. The bank will also continue to promote Green Bonds to institutional investors, a market in which the bank […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed preferred supplier agreements in Taiwan with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and China Steel Corporation (CSC).

  • 28 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Around 12.5% of electricity generated in the UK in 2015 came from wind, according to the latest annual energy statistics issued today by the UK government. The contribution of offshore wind grew by 30% in 2015, while onshore wind grew by 23%. Total wind generation in 2015 increased by 26% compared to 2014.The UK Department for Business, […]

  • 9 October 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The OWI-Lab climate chamber is a realization of the ‘Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab’ (OWI-Lab). This lab is a R&D initiative which aims to initiate and support innovation projects concerning offshore wind energy. The project’s purpose is to increase the reliability and efficiency of offshore wind farms by investing in open testing and monitoring equipment […]

  • 21 October 2015

    The Grid Code defines the working conditions for the operators of the grid administrators and the distributer or end user concerning the operation of, and the connection to, the grid, how the grid is functioning, and connections to other grids. They are the rules to which generating plants have to conform in order that their product, the electricity generated […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Vietnamese government is planning to impose fees for sea-surface users. According to VietNamNet Bridge, the fees would range between VND 3 million (EUR 127) and VND 7.5 million (EUR 316) per hectare per year. The draft made by the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has identified five categories […]

  • 28 November 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Researchers from University of Wollongong (UOW) are developing technologies for next generation offshore wind turbines that are one-third the price and 1,000 times more efficient, and they could be installed off the coast of Australia in the next five years. Materials scientist Dr Shahriar Hossain, from the Institute for Superconducting and Electronic Materials at UOW, […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Munich-based insurance provider Allianz will stop financing coal-based business models and turn its focus to wind energy, the company’s chief investment officer Andreas Gruber said in an interview given to German TV station ZDF. Allianz will no longer invest in companies that derive more than 30 percent of revenue from coal mining or generate over 30 percent of their energy […]

  • 1 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Coda Octopus has developed a new sonar for ROV and AUV operations called Dimension. Based on Echoscope 3D imaging technology and software developed by Coda Octopus, Dimension provides real-time 3D imaging for subsea vehicle applications. Designed for deployment on a wide range of subsea vehicles, Dimension is a true real-time 3D sonar that transforms ROV […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Wind and solar power are likely to be less expensive than burning trees in order to replace coal in the United Kingdom, according to a new study released today by the U.S.-based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Conducted by London-based Vivid Economics, the study says these truly clean, renewable forms of energy also will help […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Vessels

    Prysmian has shared a video of its cable laying vessel Ulisse loading submarine power cables in Pikkala, Finland, in extremely cold weather and surrounded by ice.

  • 6 September 2013
    Environment

    The announcement today that five Nordic countries will stand with the US in ending public finance for new coal-fired power plants overseas, except in rare circumstances, is significant and builds on the growing movement away from coal, the most polluting energy source, says WWF. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden have joined the US in […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has recently completed a contract with AREVA supporting the cold commissioning of the 5MW wind turbines on the Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The scope of work covered the mechanical and electrical completion works. The contract was a continuation of the successful work already completed […]

  • 26 January 2011

    The Meteorological Office recently confirmed that December was the coldest December since records began in 1824 and, during this period… (halifaxcourier) [mappress] Source: halifaxcourier, January 26, 2011

  • 23 April 2015

    When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Vessels

    Belgium-headquartered DEME has revealed that the “revolutionary” offshore installation vessel Orion officially joined its fleet. The vessel arrived last month at DEME offshore base near Vlissingen in the Netherlands after sailing out of Bremerhaven, Germany. Orion is equipped with Liebherr’s Heavy Lift Crane 295000 which has a maximum capacity of 5,000 tonnes and a maximum […]

  • 15 November 2022
    Technology

    Ingeteam has developed the INGECON® WIND FULL CONVERTER MV, a new product range of medium voltage full power converters already available for offshore turbines up to 15 MW and projected to be ready for 18 MW machines by 2024. This latest innovation is part of Ingeteam’s suite of full power drive train components, including the […]