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  • 5 June 2020

    Denmark has mapped out areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea suitable for the development of up to 18 GW of offshore wind capacity. COWI has, on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency, conducted ”a fine screening” of areas in Danish territorial waters to investigate the possibility of establishing both standalone offshore wind […]

  • 14 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The National Renewable Energy Centre, Narec, has launched a new service allowing LiDAR manufacturers and project developers the ability to compare and trial new techniques and technologies against traditional wind measurement methods to measure the wind resource offshore. The new service will utilise Narec’s high-tech Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH), installed three nautical miles offshore, which […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The Crown Estate has announced three further agreements for lease for wave and tidal energy projects. The sites result from the third application window in the leasing process for projects in connection with the Scottish Government’s Saltire Prize (in Scottish waters) and demonstration projects (all around the UK), which opened in October 2011. Voith Hydro […]

  • 30 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Rovco has signed a contract with Van Oord to carry out subsea investigation works on the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Dutch Sea. Under the contract, Rovco will perform unexploded ordnance (UXO) investigation and identification campaign, as well as survey work across nominated locations on the offshore wind farm […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Titan Survey has been involved in marine surveys both in the UK and worldwide for over 30 years and is increasingly involved in offshore renewable energy schemes, particularly wind farm projects, where an accurate interrogation of the subsea geology is so crucial to turbine foundation design, as well as route selection for the cabling to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2014

    The cancellation of the 4.2GW Celtic Array wind farm by the development partnership of Centrica and DONG, represents a “real blow” to the economy on the west coast of the UK, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, according to independent experts, Regen SW. The announcement comes just eight months after the cancellation of RWE’s […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Polish Minister of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy, Slawomir Nowak, was speaking about the country’s plans for offshore wind development at the 7th Energy Forum in Sopot.  “Plans of coastal countries are impressive and offshore wind power is likely to become a significant part of the energy mix in coming years,” said Sławomir Nowak, Minister of […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Shell and Eneco have jointly submitted a bid in a zero-subsidy round of the tender to develop the Hollandse Kust (noord) offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The two companies are, through their CrossWind joint venture, competing with several other bidders including Ørsted, to develop a wind farm with a capacity of up […]

  • 31 January 2023
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    With 4 GW of floating wind capacity to soon be awarded in the Celtic Sea, and more planned to come after that, ports in the UK are preparing to accommodate the construction and maintenance operations for the emerging industry. At Pembroke Port, a project simulating the processes of manoeuvring floating wind turbines into and out […]

  • 23 April 2013

    In June 2011, E.ON and MPI entered into a long-term partnership for a six-year charter of MPI Discovery. Nearly two years later, 28 March 2013 marked the first day of the charter period. Over this time, both sides have put a lot of work into the planning and preparation for safely using the vessel on […]

  • 12 January 2012

    The government is to invest over £10 million in new research and development to help demonstrate that wave and tidal energy can be generated at scale, and with lower energy production costs. Marine Energy – Supporting Array Technologies is a competition for collaborative R&D funding that will support the applied research, experimental development and demonstration […]

  • 4 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    DNV has been contracted to undertake an independent assessment of the design of the energy island planned to be built in Belgium. The assessment will provide Elia with guidance on any improvements required to minimise risk throughout its construction and operation through a combination of workshops and continuous assurance reviews, according to DNV. “Key areas […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    BARD Offshore 1, the first commercial offshore wind farm in Germany, marked five years of service on 26 August.

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels

    Seawork International, a three-day commercial marine and workboat exhibition, opened its doors for the nineteenth successive time in Southampton on Tuesday, 14 June. The exhibition has been moved to its new permanent home at Mayflower Park, which was unveiled today. The new location has enabled Seawork to expand its offerings to the anticipated 7,500 attendees, which includes over […]

  • 29 November 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Driven by innovation and further cost reduction, offshore wind has the potential to grow to 100GW in 2030, according to ‘Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind’, a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched on 31 October at the World Wind Energy Conference in Tokyo.  Next-generation wind turbines with larger blades and floating turbines are expected to […]

  • 17 December 2021
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Tractebel and partner companies have developed what they describe as the world’s first offshore infrastructure and processing facilities concept for the storage of hydrogen in offshore caverns. The design study, unveiled by Tractebel Overdick GmbH, is said to outline an innovative solution for large-scale hydrogen storage on the high seas: a scalable offshore platform for […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      National Wind Farm Training Centre, which provides training to the wind energy industry, has been awarded RenewablesUK’s renowned Training Standards and Accreditation for promoting and delivering best practice health and safety training and competence standards. The RenewableUK training standards are only intended to address the most significant health and safety training issues as they […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Training & Education

    In conjunction with Hull College and Jobcentre Plus, Maersk Training is hosting an Open Day on Tuesday, 21 July, to showcase the Level 1 Certificate in Safe Working Practice in the Wind Turbine Industry (QCF). The open day will take place from 13:00 to 16:00 at Hull College, Room QG413, Queens Gardens, Wilberforce Drive, Hull […]

  • 11 April 2023

    Maersk Supply Service has entered into a collaboration with GustoMSC to design the next-generation wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) for the offshore wind market in Europe. As previously reported, Maersk Supply Service has developed an installation concept for the US market that combines a new WTIV design with a patented load transfer system that should […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Taipower has signed a contract with NIRAS and Sinotech as advisors for a new Taiwanese wind farm of up to 100MW. In a joint venture, the companies will provide client advice for Changhua Offshore Wind Farm, for which the construction is due to begin in 2018. The wind farm will have a capacity of about 100MW. The […]

  • 21 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    A group of 19* of North East England’s leading energy sector companies, including TAG Energy Solutions, have invested almost £400million to help realise the region’s ambition to become a global hub for offshore renewable energy solutions. The companies have now formed Energi Coast, North East England’s Renewables Group, to promote the extensive expertise of the […]

  • 2 April 2014

    UK Shadow Energy Minister Tom Greatrex will speak at EEEGR’s flagship summer conference in Norwich in July. The EEEGR2014 Conference will look at how the East of England can continue its leading role in generating energy for the UK from a wide range of resources – and the opportunities created for the regional supply chain. […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Consultant engineers from WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff will provide quality inspection services on the 336MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. The company’s engineers will undertake inspection and surveillance planning services including assurance, quality, control and audit services on the sub-sea high voltage cable and the offshore platform that are currently under construction off the coast of Suffolk. Galloper Wind Farm Ltd […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Denmark has initiated studies to find possible locations for one or more energy islands supporting at least 10GW of offshore wind capacity. This corresponds to ten large offshore wind farms that could meet the electricity demand of more than ten million European households. The total investment needed for the project is estimated to be between […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has announced new investments worth over € 40 million to upgrade production capabilities in its cable plants in Pikkala, Finland and in Arco Felice, Italy. The factories are already the Group’s centres of excellence for high voltage and submarine cable production. These new investments will enable both plants to be fully equipped to […]