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  • 20 March 2012

    On 19 March, Alstom inaugurated the largest offshore wind turbine in the world, at Carnet in the Loire-Atlantique. The ceremony was attended by Eric Besson, Minister of Industry, Energy and the Digital Economy, and Patrick Kron, Chairman and CEO of Alstom. The 6 MW Haliade 150 wind turbine has been developed in response to a […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The momentum building for the development of offshore wind power in the U.S. was on full display over the last two days during the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland. AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER keynote speakers Abigail Ross Hopper, Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Last week, Niall Stuart, the Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables wrote to US tycoon Donald Trump regarding his statements on renewables and wind power over recent months. Scottish Renewables is the representative body for the renewable energy industry in Scotland, representing more than 300 organisations and companies working in the sector. I am writing in […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The persistence of adverse economic and sector conditions continue to erode Gamesa’s results which, nevertheless, in 1H12 recovers operating profitability and initiates its deleveraging process ahead of schedule in 1H12 (initially slated for the second half), generating a net cash inflow of €100MM in 2Q12:  EBIT of €3MM (EBIT margin: 0.2%), this rises to €12MM […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Following the disposal of SeaEnergy Renewables Limited in June 2011, the Company has been actively focusing its core strategy of developing new ventures in the energy sector. It has concluded that the Company should focus on the building and acquiring of complementary service businesses, including the provision of operations and maintenance to offshore wind farms […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Training & Education

    The world’s first training course in work class ROV operations delivered by an independent training provider has been launched by The Underwater Centre in Fort William. The first intake of students has started on the new five-week course – An Introduction to Work Class ROV Operations – which will change the way industry recruits and […]

  • 12 February 2021
    Grid Connection

    Belgian and Danish transmission system operators, Elia and Energinet, have signed an agreement to assess the possibility of connecting the countries’ grids via the energy island in the North Sea. The two TSOs will, by the end of 2021, carry out technical and cost-benefit analyses of the interconnection project. At the beginning of 2022, the […]

  • 14 May 2012
    R&D

    MBARI engineer Andy Hamilton looks out his office window in Moss Landing and points at the waves crashing on the beach below. “Pretty impressive, aren’t they? You’d think there’d be a way to make use of all that energy.” Since 2009, Hamilton has led a team of engineers trying to do just that. Their goal […]

  • 20 January 2014

    The wind industry needs to optimize its supplier base in order to reduce costs and improve turbine performance and reliability.  Written by Borje Axelsson from ABB: You have too many suppliers! Don’t worry, you are not alone. This is typical for a fast changing industry like Wind, where just finding suitable components is a higher […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The first sets of wind turbine towers, blades, hubs and nacelles have arrived into the Port of Mostyn for installation at RWE npower renewables’ Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm. The Siemens 3.6 megawatt turbine components arrived on board a RoRo ferry, SeaTruck Pace, from Denmark on Friday (18th Jan). The three sets of complete […]

  • 22 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind, a company based in Providence, Rhode Island, has drawn up plans for what could be the largest wind farm in U.S. waters, the company announced last week. The proposed farm would generate a huge 1,000 megawatts of power and would be located 18 to 27 miles off the coast of Rhode Island and […]

  • 13 December 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The biggest ever round of the UK government’s renewable energy support scheme opened on Monday, 13 December, with GBP 200 million a year allocated for fixed-bottom and GBP 24 million for floating offshore wind projects. Renewable energy projects across Great Britain can now bid for funding in the fourth round of the Contracts for Difference […]

  • 22 October 2013

    Atlantic Wind Connection said today it is unveiling a new contracting portal for the New Jersey Energy Link, the multi-year offshore transmission project planned off the New Jersey Coast, to help local contracting and service businesses to connect with one of New Jersey’s most exciting opportunities for new jobs. The New Jersey Energy Link is […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Nine finalists will line up to compete for the East of England’s top awards for new ideas in the energy industry. Companies from across all aspects of the energy world are challenging for the 2014 Energy Innovation Awards to be staged by EEEGR, the East of England Energy Group, at Norwich City Football Club’s Top […]

  • 20 November 2015

    During the EWEA 2015 in Paris, Offshore WIND met with Alfredo Parres, Head of Wind Sector Initative at ABB Group, whose main role within ABB is to integrate different wind-related activities under the same umbrella. This in turn is part of an overall strategy aimed at optimal positioning and to grow the company within the wind sector, by […]

  • 3 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted has recorded an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 25.4 billion (EUR 3.41 billion) for the first nine months of the year, of which DKK 10.9 billion related to the 50 per cent farm-downs of the Hornsea 2 and the Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farms. EBITDA excluding new partnerships increased […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Rust, the corrosive effect of water and oxygen on iron and its alloys, such as steel, is well documented. When the water is contaminated with salt, such as with seawater, or when dissimilar metals are in contact with each other, the effect is even faster. Take one of these elements away from the metal and […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed a fourth offshore platform in the North Sea, completing an important stage for grid connections of sea-based wind farms. This is the platform for the SylWin1 DC link, which is the most powerful of the four offshore wind power grid connections contracted to Siemens by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT between […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Full power output has been achieved more than two months ahead of schedule from West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a major renewable energy project which has been developed by ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy in the Irish Sea. The news came on the day that the 389 megawatt (MW) windfarm was officially opened by […]

  • 21 October 2015

    The Grid Code defines the working conditions for the operators of the grid administrators and the distributer or end user concerning the operation of, and the connection to, the grid, how the grid is functioning, and connections to other grids. They are the rules to which generating plants have to conform in order that their product, the electricity generated […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Pioneering marine renewable energy company Tidal Energy Limited (TEL) has announced the completion of the supply chain for its DeltaStream prototype, Wales’ first full-scale tidal turbine, with the confirmation of its three remaining contracts: •    Mustang Marine (Wales) Ltd will provide fabrication services, constructing the DeltaStream device at its Pembroke Port headquarters, •    marine contracting […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Technology

    Many countries are turning to solar technology and renewable energy because of a need for alternative energy sources and environmental concerns. To help meet these needs, DNV has developed SUNdy, a large-scale offshore solar field concept which has been launched at Singapore International Energy Week. Dubbed SUNdy, the core feature of the concept is a […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Reportlinker announced that the new market research report is available. The skyrocketing oil price during 2007-2008 sparked globally investment fever in marine engineering industry. However, from 2009 onwards, seeing globally economic recession and sluggish demand, many small and medium-sized marine engineering enterprises have taken a heavy toll on revenue in the wake of the nosedive […]

  • 12 May 2021

    Vos Prodect Innovations applies extensive offshore experience to the support of sustainable energy production. The company is a pioneer in the field of cable hang-off systems and other cable accessories for the offshore industries. Over the last 60 years the company has constantly reinvented itself in the face of shifting market demands and industry trends. […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Technology

    Cobham Technical Services is helping Colorado-based Boulder Wind Power (BWP) accelerate development of a radical new permanent magnet generator through use of advanced electromagnetic design software. Based on a permanent magnet, direct drive design, BWP’s generator uses a unique axial flux, air-core architecture that increases efficiency and reliability, and will ultimately reduce the cost of […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk have given their final approval for the development of COBRAcable. This new, over 300-km-long subsea direct-current electricity connection (interconnector), will directly connect the Dutch and Danish power grids. Completion of the cable is scheduled early 2019. ‘Green’ cable’  “An important purpose of […]