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  • 1 October 2012

    A few months ago Spanish energy giant Iberdrola was crowned the world’s largest wind energy developer with an operating portfolio of more than 14,000MW. The promotion of offshore wind energy is a key platform for Iberdrola’s future growth plans. Iberdrola’s Offshore Business Division, based in Scotland with offices in London, Berlin and Paris, is busy […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The offshore segment is one of the most promising fields of activity for the maritime industry ‑ with the main focus on provision of hardware and services both for wind energy as a growth market and for the boom sector of offshore oil and gas production. The technical challenges and economic opportunities will be addressed […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sir Roy Gardner, Chairman of the Mainstream Renewable Power’s Board of Directors, last night addressed delegates at the Sustainable Brands Conference in London. In his address he told delegates: “It’s a smart move to replace expensive dirty fuels with cheap clean energy. It’s good for business and good for the environment. It is rightly claimed […]

  • 8 December 2015

    Huisman recently delivered the cranes for the Seajacks Scylla, the new build wind turbine installation vessel for Seajacks UK Ltd. This jack up vessel is currently nearing completion at the yard of Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. The Seajacks Scylla, based on the Gusto MSC NG14000X design, has been specifically designed to meet the […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    A new report by the Floating Wind Offshore Wind Taskforce says up to eleven ports around the UK will need to be transformed as fast as possible into new industrial hubs to enable the roll-out of floating offshore wind at scale. The report contains a series of recommendations which could see 34 GW of floating […]

  • 15 September 2011
    Ports & Logistics

      Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA), the port authority of Cherbourg and Caen-Ouistreham, has just finalised its comprehensive proposal to assist in the development of offshore wind energy in the Channel. PNA has published information concerning the capacity and characteristics of the ports it owns, with a view to supporting a European-level wind-energy sector that […]

  • 20 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The 487 MW SeaMade offshore wind farm was officially inaugurated at an event in the Hippodrome in Ostend, Belgium, on Wednesday, 20 October 2021. SeaMade NV, a joint venture between Otary, Ocean Winds, and Eneco, is responsible for the simultaneous development of both the Mermaid and Seastar offshore wind farms, resulting in the largest wind […]

  • 18 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Electricity transmission operator TenneT has maintained a high security of supply in 2011, while transmission rates remained at a low level. TenneT also contributed to making the energy supply in north-west Europe more sustainable. Major investments have gone into strengthening and expanding the grids in the Dutch and German markets in order to meet increasing […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Being known as one of the world’s biggest classification societies within the offshore and maritime sectors, DNV has also been a major player in the wind industry for over 25 years. After the recent acquisition of KEMA, the new company, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, is today undoubtedly one of the world’s largest wind energy […]

  • 8 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Business Plan 2011-2013 focuses on three strategic vectors: a reduction in the Cost of Energy (CoE), growth and improved efficiency. * Steady recovery in the EBIT margin (WTG), to 6%-7% in 2013. * Orders will provide a solid foundation for growth: backlog of 7,500 MW (including framework agreements) and orders of 719 MW through September […]

  • 3 July 2013
    R&D

    Christine M. Voss, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute of Marine Sciences is leading the next discussion on off-shore wind energy in North Carolina, at the next Coastal Science Cafe on July 8th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Capt. Bill’s Waterfront Restaurant located at 701 Evans […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to move economy toward domestic clean energy sources and begin to slow the effects of climate change, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced that BOEM will hold its second competitive lease sale for renewable energy on […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters in the North of Scotland will today confirm their place on the global marine energy map with the launch of the area as a Marine Energy Park. Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker will welcome the launch of the marine park during a visit to Thurso in Caithness, […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Grid Connection

    General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company), a global leader in the wire and cable industry, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW), has been awarded a major order by 50Hertz Offshore GmbH, a subsidiary of the German-based transmission network operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, to provide a complete turn-key solution including the supply and […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the UK’s lead in developing wave and tidal energy solutions, and Scotland’s exceptional levels of activity, it is not surprising that All-Energy 2013 (Aberdeen, 22-23 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, looks seriously at this developing sector of the renewables industry. Nearly 210 exhibiting companies, of the total of 580, have […]

  • 6 August 2012

    In April 2012 the French Government under President Sarkozy announced the results of the first round for offshore wind energy licences. Companies and consortia had been invited to tender for the licences following the terms and conditions set out by the Commission of Energy Regulation (CRE). The tenders were for a total maximum power of […]

  • 27 April 2015

    As the first anniversary of the creation of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind approaches the company looks back on a pretty good year as it lands its first commercial order for the much heralded V164-8.0 MW® and is named the preferred supplier for the Walney Extension project. The company has already seen employee numbers grow and […]

  • 17 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has called on the Irish Government to expand its renewable energy ambition and increase its current 5 GW target of installed offshore wind energy by 2030. Speaking at the Irish Renewable Energy Summit at Croke Park, Dublin, the company’s Director of Development Maria Ryan said the offshore wind was key to addressing the […]

  • 17 August 2012
    R&D

    Wind power is the world’s leading source of renewable electricity, excluding hydropower, with 238,000 megawatts of capacity installed at the start of 2012. Thus far, almost all of this wind power has been tapped on land; worldwide just 4,600 megawatts of offshore wind farms were operating as of mid-2012. Offshore wind capacity is growing quickly, […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Two Ambassadors have been given an in-depth insight into the North East’s expertise and exporting prowess during a two-day visit hosted by UK Trade & Investment. Scott Wightman, the British Ambassador to the Republic of Korea and Sungnam Lim, the Republic of Korea’s Ambassador to the UK, were in the North East to learn more […]

  • 18 August 2014
    R&D

    Offshore WIND brings the following article with permission from the LatinAmericanScience.org. The article on offshore wind potential in Latin America has been written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones, who is specializing in the production of drinking water by desalination systems using offshore wind power.  Written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones Despite having over 50,000 kilometers of coastline, Latin America […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The European Marine Energy Centre – the world’s first and only test centre for wave and tidal energy devices – celebrates its tenth anniversary this month, with the pioneering Orkney based facility planning a host of events to mark its milestone year. The centre, which started off with just four wave test berths at Billia […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      A boat with suspension, a giant robotic arm and a vessel resembling a seahorse are just three of the innovative concepts shortlisted by the Carbon Trust as part of a competition to solve the problem of transferring engineers and equipment safely on to wind turbines as far as 300km offshore in wave heights up […]

  • 16 January 2012

    “Oceanology International is a unique event; there is nowhere else where such a broad range of providers of technologies and users of technologies and the applications of technology come together,” says the event’s Conference Chairman, Ralph Rayner, Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics; and Sector Director, Energy and Environment for the BMT Group. “It […]

  • 27 August 2010
    R&D

    Renewable energy is receiving a big push from the Obama Administration and from governments around the globe. Stimulus packages and government incentives for green technology has created jobs and established new industry, which in turn has sparked a brighter outlook on the world’s economy. Going into 2011 and beyond, SBI Energy has identified six clean […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The offshore wind energy industry is growing and several European ports have prepared, or are preparing, to provide the necessary logistics and storage services and facilities related to different construction & installation, O&M, and production phases of this industry. The wind farms are getting larger and moving into deeper waters further offshore resulting in bigger […]