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  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    All-time high order intake. Results in line with expectations. Full-year guidance revised downwards. The second-quarter wind energy order intake was 3,031 MW, which was the highest level ever recorded and on a level with the order intake for the whole of 2009. Vestas generated second-quarter revenue of EUR 1,007m, a drop of 17 per cent […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE has begun construction of its 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm, the largest project currently in construction across the company’s entire renewables fleet. The official construction will start with onshore activities, which are also known as enabling works. UK firm Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has been contracted to carry out the work. These […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Shell and Eneco have jointly submitted a bid in a zero-subsidy round of the tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The two companies are, through their CrossWind joint venture, competing with several other bidders including Ørsted, to develop a wind farm with a capacity of up […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D, Technology

    Development of an indigenous green hydrogen industry could generate GBP 320 billion for the UK economy and sustain up to 120,000 jobs by 2050, a new report finds. The Offshore Wind and Hydrogen: Solving the Integration Challenge Report was released by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. The […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The net support costs for society of offshore wind in Belgium is lower than in neighbouring countries. Gross income for the various projects also lies below the European average. This appears from a comparative report by an independent consultancy firm, 3 E, in which the various support systems of 6 European countries were compared. Pursuant […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or “the Company”) today announced that its wholly-owned Oregon subsidiary, Reedsport OPT Wave Park, LLC, has received approval from the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) for the full build-out of its planned 1.5 megawatt, grid-connected wave power station off Reedsport, Oregon. This is the first FERC license for a […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Alstom, a world leading developer and manufacturer of the full range of hydro products and services, including turbines, generators, control systems, hydro-mechanical equipment and balance-of-plant, has signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Tidal Lagoon Power Limited to design and build the generating units required to power the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, […]

  • 31 August 2012
    R&D

    The world’s energy crisis has necessitated a radical shift among policy makers and industry participants. Increased awareness surrounding the impacts of climate change has driven an aggressive decarbonising strategy, spearheaded by the Renewable Energy industry. The United Kingdom currently supplies 8.6% of its total electricity from renewable sources, representing a significant increase from 1.5% in […]

  • 11 May 2020

    By Steelwind Nordenham. XXL-Monopiles have been successfully used for water depths of up to 40 metres. Now wind farm developers need monopiles “beyond XXL”. Evolution “At the beginning of this decade nobody could image that 10 MW turbines and XXL-monopiles will be state of the art in offshore wind foundations and now we are even […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The costs of restructuring Germany’s energy system are too high. With the present energy transition concept, it will not be possible to achieve security of supply while also ensuring sustainability and affordability. The current approach also establishes false incentives for investment and innovation. According to Siemens’ calculations, Germany could save more than €150 billion by […]

  • 25 January 2023
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The economic potential of the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC) proposed 100 MW floating offshore wind test and demonstration site off Orkney, Scotland has been estimated at GBP 690 million to UK economy. The Orkney-based EMEC concluded the concept design for a new floating offshore wind test and demonstration site in 2022 and is aiming […]

  • 26 April 2023
    Business development, Industry, Technology

    Ireland-based floating wind technology company Gazelle Wind Power unveiled the third generation of its floating wind technology this week at WindEurope 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company, which earlier this month announced that it partnered with the Portuguese renewable energy developer WAM Horizon for a pilot project in Aguçadoura, says that the new, enhanced design further […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Siem Offshore, an international supply and subsea shipping company, today announced results for the first quarter of 2011. The operating revenue for the first quarter was USD 68.9 million compared to USD 49.8 million for the same period of 2010. The operating margin was USD 21.8 million compared to USD 12.0 million for the […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    One of the UK’s leading renewable energy developers and operators today announced the preferred locations for the onshore infrastructure for the proposed offshore wind farm Triton Knoll. If built, Triton Knoll could generate enough clean energy to power hundreds of thousands of homes. It is also estimated that Triton Knoll could create 500 UK jobs […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the first quarter of 2013, Statkraft achieved an underlying operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) of NOK 4180 million, on par with the corresponding quarter in 2012. Negative currency effects resulted in a net profit of NOK 443 million, compared with NOK 3430 million in the first quarter last year.  “Increased production capacity and higher […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Business & Finance

    Irish floating wind developer Simply Blue Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Spanish companies Proes Consultores and FF New Energy Venture to explore the floating offshore wind opportunities in Spain and Portugal. The floating wind market in Spain got a kick start recently with the publication of the draft Marine Spatial Plan and […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Technology

    Alstom will introduce its latest technologies and wind power solutions, which aim to lower the cost of wind energy, during European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) annual event to be held on 10-13 March 2014 in Barcelona (Hall 6).  Onshore technologies: POWEROF3™ In onshore wind technologies, Alstom will present its upgraded ECO 100 platform, result of more […]

  • 25 February 2020

    As the offshore competition is growing in expanding new markets, the balance between productivity and profitability has never been so aligned with being competitive in the market of renewable energy. By: Mr Virginio Paratico – Area Sales Manager – FACCIN S.p.A Great advancements have been made in the offshore wind tower industry ever since it […]

  • 20 July 2011

    Clean energy entrepreneurs are exploring how to turn tidal power into zero-emissions electricity with very little environmental impact. The motion of the rise and fall of the tides carries enormous potential energy to the coasts twice a day, like clockwork. However, harnessing that power has long proved problematic. At the Bay of Fundy — near […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, has announced its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Chuanwei Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ming Yang commented: “Our financial performance in the third quarter continued to improve over the previous quarter, with […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A former opencast mining worker and executive has been named as the man that will front the Welsh development activities of Tidal Lagoon Power Limited, the company behind the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, in Wales. 52 year old Ioan Jenkins began his career with British Coal in South Wales prior to privatisation before then […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Northern Ireland is demonstrating its expertise and experience in offshore wind and marine energy at Offshore Wind 2011. Invest Northern Ireland and Belfast Harbour have joined forces on the Northern Ireland stand to showcase the region’s capabilities in offshore wind and marine energy at the event, organised by Renewables UK, which runs on June 28 […]

  • 5 November 2018

    By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Germany’s first offshore wind auction, in April 2017, was a watershed for the industry. Anticipating fierce competition, Ørsted and EnBW both pitched projects that would not require subsidy support, a concept undreamt of at the time. Since then, more than 2.5 GW […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group Company, which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution provider, along with The Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality established a permanent tidal station at Al Mamzaar. Dubai Municipality’s Geodesy and Hydrographic Survey Section of Dubai Municipality has several components comprising […]