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  • 12 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      On July 8, 2011 WindMW GmbH and Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) signed a contract for the delivery and installation of 108 km medium-voltage submarine cables for the inter-array cabling of the wind farm project Meerwind. With the installation scheduled to start in the second half of 2012, completion is planned in 2013. The project […]

  • 8 July 2013

    Power generation from hydro, wind, solar and other renewable sources worldwide will exceed that from gas and be twice that from nuclear by 2016, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its second annual Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report (MTRMR).     According to the MTRMR, despite a difficult economic context, renewable power is expected […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Anbaric Development Partners has submitted a portfolio of 19 offshore wind power transmission projects in New Jersey, called the Boardwalk Power Link projects, to PJM Interconnection in the solicitation the regional electricity grid operator is conducting on behalf of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU). PJM Interconnection launched the solicitation in April, looking for qualified […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) and PJM Interconnection have received 80 different proposals for offshore wind transmission solutions through solicitation launched last year. NJBPU and PJM are currently reviewing the applications, with a determination expected later in 2022, when the two will decide on which applications, if any, will be approved. This is […]

  • 2 March 2011
    Technology

    American Superconductor Corporation, a global power technologies company, today announced that it has received initial wind turbine electrical control system orders from China’s Dongfang Turbine Co. Ltd. (DTC). The systems will be utilized in DTC’s 3 megawatt (MW) and 5 MW full conversion wind turbines, which were designed by and jointly developed with AMSC. AMSC […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    In the third quarter of fiscal 2014, Siemens posted strong results in most areas, which were affected by challenges in the Energy Sector. Net income rose to €1.4 billion, from €1.1 billion in the prior-year-period. Corresponding earnings per share increased to €1.62 year-over-year from €1.27. Total Sectors profit rose to €1.7 billion, but was held […]

  • 11 September 2013

    Rhenus operates the largest publically accessible private port in Germany at Nordenham: the Rhenus Midgard terminal has developed into an important partner for power generation companies and their suppliers as a result of its transhipment and warehousing facilities. This applies to both conventional and renewable energy sources. Another company, TenneT, will start using the facilities […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    The Norwegian power grid operator Statnett, KfW IPEX-Bank on behalf of KfW and TenneT TSO GmbH, transmission system operator for the German North Sea region, have concluded a cooperation agreement to develop and construct a subsea cable between Germany and Norway. The high voltage direct current interconnector will enable energy to flow between Germany and […]

  • 24 August 2011
    R&D, Training & Education

      U.S. officials recently announced that they are conducting a study on regulating worker safety in the offshore renewable energy industry – an important move that could protect the lives of thousands of offshore employees on the Gulf Coast, Texas maritime attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of Arnold & Itkin LLP said today. The […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Germany connected 546 offshore wind turbines with a total capacity of 2,282.4 megawatts to the grid in 2015, a record unlikely to be beaten any time soon as it was based on ”the catch-up effects of grid connections,” the German Wind Energy Association (BWE) said in a release. Further 41 wind turbines with 246 megawatts […]

  • 12 April 2011

    Sea Asia, the leading maritime exhibition and conference in Singapore showcasing the international and regional maritime industries, opened today with fanfare at a packed opening ceremony in Singapore (April 12, 2011). The show, which articulates the Voice of the Asian maritime communities, has captured the imagination of the global shipping community. It was officially opened […]

  • 15 October 2013

    With four decades of experience, and providing a wide portfolio of Operations & Maintenance services in the oil & gas industry, Fabricom Offshore Services B.V. is still a relative newcomer to offshore wind. But it has been taken by hand by sister company Cofely Fabricom – which pioneered the Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS) – and has adapted very quickly. The company, which is part of the Benelux Division […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Anbaric Development Partners has released a Notice of Solicitation for offshore wind developers with projects in the New York Bight who wish to deliver energy and renewable energy credits into the New York State Bulk Power System via the transmission facility Juno Power Express. The US electric transmission system developer wants to join forces with developers […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    German electricity transmission system operator (TSO), 50Hertz, will increase investments in the infrastructure required for the transport of renewable energies, with one of the focus areas being grid connections for large offshore wind farms in the Baltic and the North Seas. 50Hertz said it wanted to boost the connection capacity for offshore wind farms from […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Siemens released its financial figures for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 today, reporting that its fourth-quarter profit in the Energy Sector declined to €403 million, as ongoing challenges within the Sector led to lower results year-over-year. A year earlier, fourth-quarter profit of €564 million was burdened primarily by €151 million in “Siemens 2014” charges. […]

  • 3 January 2012

    Eco Wave Power has completed the construction and testing phase of its first sea wave energy generation models the “Wave Clapper”, and the “Power Wing”. The testing took place in the wave pool of the Hydro-Mechanical National Institute of Kiev. The “wave pool”, 2.5 meters depth, and 18 meters length, provided Eco Wave Power with […]

  • 4 January 2011

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, today announced that it has received an initial order worth more than $10 million for wind turbine electrical control systems from South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd. (Doosan). The systems will be utilized in Doosan’s onshore and offshore 3 megawatt (MW) full […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Authorities, Environment

    With critical federal tax incentives set to expire on December 31, more than 230 faith, conservation, and public health organizations; small businesses; and elected officials joined Environment America, the National Wildlife Federation, Conservation Law Foundation, and Southern Environmental Law Center Wednesday in a letter supporting swift, bold action by the Obama administration to facilitate the […]

  • 16 September 2020

    When it comes to cable damage it is crucial to get the cable up and running again quickly. Any downtime caused by external cable failure or other damage to grid infrastructures carries a number of risks, especially economic ones. Costs in terms of revenue losses, penalties and fines may run into millions. NKT has equipment […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    6 Alpha Associates, the strategic advisor for managing high risk offshore energy initiatives, this year marks its 10th year in business having successfully and safely completed a multitude of complex energy and construction development briefs. Since the firm’s inception in 2004, 6 Alpha Associates has implemented and introduced its unique unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk certification […]

  • 14 January 2011
    Grid Connection

    AMC Connector, a future new-build subsea installation and construction vessel from Aker Solutions, has finalised its vessel specs. With a total payload capacity of 9 000 tonnes of subsea power cables or umbilicals, the vessel will be well equipped to target the deepwater installation segment. AMC Connector – previously called Aker Connector – will be […]

  • 2 August 2010
    R&D

    Development of offshore wind farms in Poland has been slow, despite the country’s leadership of the wind energy sector in Central and Eastern Europe. Although the offshore wind energy market is well-established in Western Europe, primarily in the UK and Denmark, central and eastern European nations have yet to appear on the offshore wind energy […]

  • 25 October 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    * The development of the world’s biggest offshore wind project has now been launched * 9,000 to 13,000 megawatts of wind power are planned by 2020 The development consortium Forewind, which also includes RWE Innogy, has announced the first stage in building the biggest offshore wind farm project in the world. Dogger Bank is a […]

  • 24 November 2015

    French offshore wind projects French transmission system operator RTE France has awarded ABB with a $25m contract to supply nine 400MVA booster transformers and accompanying services, which will help regulate the voltage of power transmitted from four large-scale offshore wind projects. ABB will deliver the transformers in 2017 and 2020. The four French offshore wind […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines has selected Eiffage Métal and Engie Solutions to manufacture the offshore substation for the 496 MW wind farm in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc. Eiffage Métal will be in charge of the engineering and construction of the upper part of the substation, housing the transformers and electrical equipment. The company will also fabricate the […]