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  • 29 August 2013

    The Final Conference of the SOWFIA project (Streamlining of Ocean Wave Farms Impact Assessment ) will take place on Tuesday 3 September as a side event of the EWTEC 2013 Conference. The SOWFIA conference will provide an opportunity to overview the final findings of the project, and those who are interested can register at […]

  • 29 April 2013

    Information collected during impact assessment activities at wave energy test centres across Europe is to be released through a new website.  The site is designed to present detailed information to a non-technical audience, and will feature statistics on areas such as wave data, marine mammals, sea birds and reef ecology. It is targeted at anyone […]

  • 5 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    In early January 2015, a team of MBARI engineers, led by Andy Hamilton, recovered an experimental buoy that creates electrical energy from ocean waves. This power buoy had been deployed six miles southwest of Moss Landing Harbor for 131 days which was also the longest deployment out at sea. The power buoy has been in development […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Environment, R&D

    The U.S. NOAA Fisheries has started a study of Atlantic cod and other commercial fish in Southern New England to gather data on the potential impact of offshore wind development on the species. As part of the three-year study, an autonomous underwater glider is surveying areas in and around Cox’s Ledge, including the South Fork […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Ernst & Young (EY) has found that an average power and utility megaproject is delivered 35% over budget and two years behind schedule, with offshore wind and gas-powered generation projects suffering significantly less delays and cost overruns than water, hydropower, nuclear and coal projects. In its latest research on cost and schedule overruns on big infrastructure […]

  • 20 May 2010

    The Bonfiglioli Group is pleased to announce that its yaw and pitch drives are among the cutting-edge products included in Germany’s “Alpha Ventus” offshore wind farm, the country’s first. Located in 30 meter (32 yards) waters, 45 kilometers (28 miles) off the German island of Borkum in the North Sea, the wind park features 12 […]

  • 23 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Norway’s Bounheur ASA has established a new company, Fred. Olsen 1848, dedicated to developing and commercialising new technologies related to renewable energy such as floating offshore wind and floating solar. Fred. Olsen 1848 will focus on the development and commercialization of existing, but also new ideas and innovations from in-house engineers and technicians, Bounheur said. […]

  • 27 September 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Fred. Olsen 1848 and Huisman have developed a new concept for major component exchange on floating offshore wind farms and aim to bring the solution into operation before the end of this decade. The Floating Maintenance Solution enables major component exchange at a wind farm’s offshore site, with no need to disconnect the foundation and […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Industry, R&D, Technology

    Norway-based Fred. Olsen 1848 has launched a new floating offshore wind turbine foundation named BRUNEL after several years of development. According to Fred. Olsen 1848, the main challenge for floating offshore wind to become industrialized and respond to deployment at scale is the ability to manufacture and assemble floating foundations at a volume that is […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Governments must put a price on carbon emissions and make pledges early next year to move away from fossil fuels and increase the share of renewable energy into the global power mix, according to a signed statement from wind industry players. Wind energy associations, including those from emerging markets such as Brazil, China, South Africa, […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Prince and Princess of Asturias have hosted in Madrid the award ceremony of the Fundacion IBERDROLA scholarships for students and young researchers, granted every year through different programmes. The event was also attended by the Minister of Industry, Tourism and Trade, Jose Manuel Soria, the Chairman of IBERDROLA, Ignacio Galan, and the Chairman of the Fundacion IBERDROLA, Manuel […]

  • 22 October 2013

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, inaugurated the company’s maiden offshore wind turbine – and the first to be installed in Spain – in Arinaga Quay (Gran Canary Island). The inauguration ceremony was attended by the President of the Canary Islands regional government, Paulino Rivero, the Minister for Industry, Energy and Tourism, José […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk based Fendercare Marine, one of the world’s foremost suppliers of marine products and services, has won a significant contract to supply Yokohama fenders to Eastport UK, Norfolk’s premier port. The contract, won against strong international competition, is for the supply of 17 Yokohama pneumatic fenders measuring 2.0m x 3.5m to be used at the […]

  • 16 March 2015

    France is ranked 2nd in Europe regarding the offshore wind potential, just behind the United Kingdom. And while no wind farms are installed to date this will change in the next few years to come. Offshore WIND asked France Energie Eolienne (FEE), the French wind energy association, to provide an update on the current status and […]