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  • 21 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has reported a EUR 309 million loss in the preliminary results for the first quarter of the Fiscal Year 2022 (October 2021 – December 2021). According to Siemens Gamesa, the company’s performance in Q1 FY 2022 was negatively impacted by supply chain-related disruptions, which are now expected to […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The use of real offshore technology is indispensable for sound training of personnel for deployment in offshore wind farms, and for their safety on site. “Preparedness for emergencies, concepts for the saving and recovery of employees in emergency situations, and the maintenance of industrial health and safety standards are prerequisite for the safe erection and […]

  • 15 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    A consortium comprising McDermott and Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute and C-EPRI Electric Power Engineering (GEIRI / C-EPRI) has been awarded a contract for offshore and onshore converter stations for the German BorWin6 offshore grid connection which will be delivered by TenneT to link 980 MW of offshore wind capacity to the German grid. “With […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher and Sons has reported a revenue that climbed 9% in 2017 compared to the previous year, exceeding GBP 500 million for the first time. With an underlying operating profit of GBP 55.8 million, the company marked a 10% increase from GBP 50.8 million posted for 2016. Three out of four James Fisher’s business divisions saw a boost in their profits, with the Marine Support division – which serves the offshore renewables sector – leading with an increase of 17%.

  • 2 May 2016

    World’s Largest OW Jack-Up Vessel Installs World’s Heaviest Monopile at Veja Mate OWF Offshore construction of the Veja Mate offshore wind farm has started with Seajacks Scylla having installed the heaviest monopile produced so far at the project site, according to DGI Doedijns, which provided hydraulic and software equipment for the pile-gripper used at the […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Today, the offshore wind farm DanTysk, located 70 kilometres west of the island of Sylt, will supply the German electricity network with its first wind power from the North Sea. The 80 wind turbines are now successively in the commissioning phase for the production of electricity. DanTysk is then expected to be fully connected to the […]

  • 6 February 2013

    At the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) Conference in Vienna, GL Garrad Hassan marked the 20th anniversary of the launch of Bladed, the wind turbine design software trusted and used by manufacturers and certification agencies around the world. Over the last two decades, as commercial wind turbines have grown in scale, from 500kW to over […]

  • 17 January 2013

    DNV will open a new Strategic Research Unit at DNV KEMA’s global headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands, which will focus exclusively on the further development of smart grids and super grids. Smart grids and super grids are key elements and a prerequisite to integrate large-scale renewable energy in the future energy system. The opening of […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Parker Hannifin Corporation, the leader in motion and control technologies, announced it will be launching its line of precision cooling units for wind turbines for the European wind market, utilizing the company’s two-phase evaporative cooling technology for large and offshore wind turbines, at the upcoming HUSUM Wind Energy 2012 exposition in Germany, September 18-22. The […]

  • 20 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola Deutschland and SHS – Stahl Holding Saar, an operational management holding company that performs tasks for the two major steel companies in the German state of Saarland, Dillinger and Saarstahl, have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm. Under the PPA, SHS will cover 200 GWh of […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The renewable energy industry could be spending three times as much on insurance every year by 2020 to mitigate risks to projects, says a new report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance sponsored by Swiss Re. The report looked at six of the world’s leading markets for solar and wind, including Australia, China, France, Germany, the […]

  • 23 January 2023
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    A project, funded by the European Union and the industry, that will help define the future interoperability standards of the multi-terminal high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grids in offshore electricity has been launched in Lyon, France. The project “Enabling interoperability of multi-vendor HVDC grids” (InterOPERA), funded by the EU programme for research and innovation, unites more […]

  • 3 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, through the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), has launched a tender for geophysical investigations in an extended area in the North of the IJmuiden Ver Wind Farm Zone (WFZ), where an additional 2 GW of offshore wind capacity could be accommodated on top of the 4 GW […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    National Grid has outlined plans to connect new sources of electricity generation in Cumbria to the national power network by creating a ‘North West Coast Power Ring’. The company has been asked to provide a connection into the electricity transmission system for the proposed new 3.2 GW nuclear power station, Moorside, near Sellafield in West […]

  • 20 September 2012

    The Siemens Drive Technologies Division is showcasing Direct Drive Wind, its new gearless wind generator, at the Husum WindEnergy 2012 trade fair. Comprised of individual, preassembled generator segments, it is able to offer a high degree of flexibility in the implementation of a wide range of turbine solutions and system concepts. The generator, designed as […]

  • 7 December 2011

    They say that the best way to predict the future is to invent it. And for The Switch, this holds true. They’ve created every bit of their present success by working closely with their customers, shaping the industry by making permanent magnet generators the technology of choice in the wind power industry and then cutting […]

  • 2 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Moray West has selected the Siemens Energy/Iemants consortium for the supply of the project’s two offshore substation platforms using Siemens Energy’s Offshore Transformer Module (OTM®) technology. The contract is subject to the award of a Contract for Difference in 2022 and financial close for the 860 MW Moray West wind farm in the Outer Moray […]

  • 1 February 2018

    Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]

  • 26 August 2014

    DNV GL (uniting DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification), has together with STRI (the Swedish Transmission Research Institute) and ten industry players developed a methodology for technology qualification of offshore HVDC technologies through a joint industry project. As offshore wind farms are being built farther from the coast and more offshore oil and […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Oceanflow Energy’s Evopod is a tidal turbine with a difference. A semi-submersible turbine design, it has shown excellent seakeeping performance in tests, and it incorporates Siemens gear and inverter units. As a floating, tethered device, it has lower deployment costs than seabed mounted devices, and it is claimed to impose less disturbance on sensitive seabed […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will present its state-of-the-art range of products and services for the wind power industry at the 2013 edition of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) Annual Event, that will take place in Vienna (Austria) from February 4 to 7, hall B, booth […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      American Superconductor Corporation, a global power technologies company, today announced that Daniel P. McGahn, President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, effective June 1, 2011. Dan McGahn succeeds founder Gregory J. Yurek, who is retiring after more than two decades of service […]

  • 10 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Supergrid (FOSG), the organisation launched in March of this year by ten global companies to progress policy towards the construction of a pan-European Supergrid, is pleased to announce the appointment of its first CEO Ana Aguado and three new founding members: Nexans, wpd offshore and CG Power Systems. Ana joins the group […]

  • 10 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has signed an agreement with KK Wind Solutions (KK) for the acquisition of Vestas’ converters and controls business. The deal includes Vestas’ three converters and control panels factories in Denmark, India, and China and associated staff functions. In total, around 600 Vestas employees are in scope for being part of KK. […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Energy Pty Ltd (OEPL) has requested a permit from the Australian Government to conduct a feasibility study for a proposed offshore wind farm off the coast of south-eastern Victoria, which would have up to 250 turbines and a capacity of at least 2GW.

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT Holding B.V. yesterday launched and priced its inaugural Green Bond issue, a EUR 1 billion dual tranche (6 and 12 year) bond issue, each sized at EUR 500 million with coupons of 0.875% and 1.750% respectively with the support of five banks, HSBC Bank plc., ING Bank N.V., Royal Bank of Scotland, Lloyds TSB Bank […]