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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2011

    The Board of Directors of C-Power has appointed the 56 year old Jaak Rutten as CEO of C-Power as from 1 January 2012 as the successor of Filip Martens who passed away recently. Jaak Rutten holds a master degree in agricultural engineering. He held various national and international commercial and management positions in the food […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Sea-based wind turbines, enhanced grids and project financing shared centre stage at the EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 event in Amsterdam this week as it became clear the industry has the potential of becoming a driving economic force for many European coastal areas. Hosted by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), the bi-annual conference was told more […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    American Superconductor Corporation today announced that it is now doing business as AMSC and introduced a new corporate identity in order to foster strong, sustainable growth. AMSC’s wind and grid offerings are now branded as Windtec Solutions and Gridtec Solutions to better reflect the company’s expertise across the power lifecycle. The value of AMSC’s solutions […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A new report out today from Cambridge Econometrics in collaboration with Pr. Paul Ekins of University College London, shows that meeting the UK climate targets recommended by the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) makes clear economic sense for the UK. Reducing the UK’s carbon emissions in line with these budgets would, by 2030, increase […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    As the need for energy security drives investment in renewable energy, the insurance industry is responding by providing innovative products to mitigate some of the potential volatility. Global investment in renewables fell by 14% during 2013, but the percentage of electricity generated by renewable sources still grew, according to the United Nations Environment Program. Renewables […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa has presented its Business Plan 2013-2015, with the goal of addressing the immediate situation while laying the foundation to emerge stronger, in a position of leadership in the wind industry, through the following strategies and actions:  recovering and maintaining profitability, reducing fixed and variable costs (structure size and an industrial and procurement strategy), while […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    On a recent project, DONG Energy contracted VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting), an international submarine power cables installation contractor specialising in intertidal and offshore markets, for the laying of two high voltage cables to the wind farm of West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) in the East Irish Sea. The project utilised two major vessels: […]

  • 6 October 2010
    R&D

    American Superconductor Corporation, a global power technologies company, today introduced its Amperium wire, the new brand name for the company’s proprietary second generation (2G) high temperature superconductor (HTS) wire. Previously called “344 superconductors,” the new name reflects the product’s ability to conduct more than 100 times the electrical current (“amperage”) of copper wire of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (“Ming Yang” or the “Company”), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Second Quarter 2011 Financial Highlights: Total wind turbine generators (“WTGs”) commissioned amounted to an equivalent wind power projects output of 367.5MW, or […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Technology

    On her visit to Germany’s Hannover Messe 2014, Chancellor Angela Merkel got a glimpse of ABB’s new hybrid HVDC (high-voltage direct current) circuit breaker, a critical technology in enabling the transition to renewable energy. “Let’s get started with building the new power grid!” Merkel told ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, who was briefing her on how […]

  • 18 November 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The New York State Public Service Commission has approved a transmission line that will deliver electricity from the Sunrise Wind farm off the coast of Long Island, to the existing electrical grid in New York State. The 25-mile offshore/onshore transmission line will carry electricity from the wind farm to an existing substation in Brookhaven, Suffolk […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Dutch engineering and fabrication company Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) was already a well known player in the oil & gas industry, when around five years ago, the offshore wind industry was just really setting off. Then HFG was asked whether they could build some small platforms for this new industry. With the company’s vast experience […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Grid Connection

    Together with the operating company BritNed Development Ltd., Siemens Energy has placed the BritNed HVDC transmission link between Britain and the Netherlands into operation. BritNed is a joint venture of National Grid, the international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the world, and TenneT, the Dutch grid operator based […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Alstom and the leading Scottish marine developer SSE Renewables have signed a new joint venture agreement to develop the Costa Head Wave Project, an up to 200 Megawatts (MW) wave energy site located north of mainland Orkney, in The Crown Estate’s Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Strategic Area. Alstom and SSE Renewables will work together […]