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  • 14 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Last week, all 150 wind turbines at the Gemini offshore wind farm produced power simultaneously. “Testing and final works will be continued, to ensure the wind park is completed on time in Q1/2 2017,” the project team said on their media pages. Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus installed the last of the 150 4MW Siemens […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Jee Ltd, a leading independent multi-discipline engineering and training firm, today announced further plans for expansion to accommodate the company’s growth strategy and the creation of 150 new jobs in the UK. The company which provides a complete range of subsea engineering expertise also announced the appointment of new board members Andrea Haywood, Finance Director, […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of 150 foundations at the Gemini offshore wind farm was installed on 17 October. On 1 July, Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus, together with Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Osprey, started the installation and completed the work one month earlier than scheduled. On 1 February 2016, both vessels will return to the project, completely modified for the installation of […]

  • 22 February 2010
    Jobs & Recruitment

    North East firms have won over £150m worth of offshore wind farm contracts making the region one of the biggest winners from the UK’s move…   [mappress] Source: egovmonitor, February 19, 2010;

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and TenneT have signed the latest contract for a EUR 150 million loan, part of a total EUR 450 million financing to TenneT Holding B.V. agreed in 2011. The financing is provided by the EIB to support construction and operation of ‘Randstad 380 kV’; a 83 km 380kV transmission connection […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power Inc. has closed $150 million of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures. The company intends to use the the money to fund a portion of its investments in the 332 megawatt (282 megawatt net to Northland) offshore wind development project located approximately 40 kilometers north of Juist Island in German territorial waters in the North Sea (“Nordsee […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Vestas Wind Systems is planning to cut 10 % of its workforce in order to save about EUR 150 Million. There is a great possibility that Vestas might fire around 2000 to 3000 workers, however the company will make its official announcement tomorrow morning. Considering Vestas’ financial results stated for 2011, they account for Kopenhagen’s […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), a shareholder of the London Array offshore wind farm, will invest USD 150 million in renewable energy in India. The Canadian institutional fund manager also established its Indian office in New Delhi, and appointed Anita Marangoly George as Managing Director, South Asia, with the objective of finding the best investment opportunities across all […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the Cape Wind offshore wind farm received a conditional loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), which would support the project with an additional USD 150 million.  The final decision to award the loan will be made after Cape Wind Associates LLC finalizes project financing. “When they come back to […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Installation of Alstom’s 6MW Haliade 150 offshore wind turbine at the Belwind offshore wind farm has been delayed because of some unexpected problems that occurred during the civil works, the company told Offshore WIND. The wind turbine was scheduled to be completely installed in July, however, pile dredging and grouting of the jacket installation have […]

  • 11 September 2011
    Grid Connection

      Visser & Smit Marine Contracting, a VolkerWessels company, has recently signed four contracts related to the installation of cables for offshore wind parks with a combined value of over € 150 million. This underlines the excellent qualities of VSMC as one of the leading European companies in the field of electrical energy connections for […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Over the next two years Siemens is to invest over EUR150 million in further expansion of its wind business. Two new Research and Development (R&D) Centers are to be set up in the Danish towns of Brande and Aalborg. In addition, Siemens will match the capacity of its Danish production plants to the growing demand […]

  • 28 June 2011

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or the “Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, announced that the first of its new generation utility-scale PowerBuoy(R) device, the PB150, has delivered better-than-expected initial results from tests being conducted off the northeast coast of Scotland. Rated at 150 kilowatts, this device was designed and developed by OPT to […]

  • 16 December 2010

    REpower Systems AG – one of the world’s leading turbine manufacturers and renewable energy consulting firm PMSS today announced that they have concluded an agreement for Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) management of the 150MW Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm. Under the agreement, PMSS will provide REpower with a comprehensive custom HSE solution for the installation […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    ONE of the companies building a windfarm off the Furness coast is netting more cash from the government than any other in the UK.   (nwemail) [mappress] Source: nwemail, September 22, 2011

  • 7 March 2011

    Engineers in Warwick have helped to create a giant wave power device which directors hope will make a big splash in a £150 billion market.   By Graeme Brown (birminghampost) [mappress]   Source: birminghampost, March 07, 2011

  • 26 June 2015

    The European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) has released the third edition of its annual report on the technology, market and economic aspects of Wind Energy in Europe and the world. Wind power is the renewable energy technology with the largest and most successful deployment over the last two decades, expanding from 3 GW to […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean continues to grow its market share in the offshore renewables industry with a contract award from Alstom to grout the foundations for the first offshore trial of its 6MW Haliade 150 turbine. The turbine will be located near Ostend, 45 km off the Belgian coast. The offshore tests will target specific marine operations and […]

  • 11 March 2011

    Meewind, an investment fund, will invest EUR 150 million in the BARD-Nederland wind farm, the largest renewable energy project in the Netherlands. Willem Smelik, director of Meewind, and Michael van der Heijden, managing director of Typhoon Offshore and responsible for financing the wind farm, announced this today after signing a cooperation agreement. “This wind farm […]

  • 30 May 2014

    Euskalforging is supplying the 150 Transition Piece Flange sets (150 TP Lower + 150 TP Top) and 150 Monopile Flanges for the 150 Joint Flange XL Monoplies. Euskalforging is the sole supplier selected for the Flange supply for the innovative Joint Flange XL Monopiles, achieving the demanding mechanical properties. Euskalforging exclusive flange manufacturing process fits […]

  • 14 February 2013

    A tidal energy platform specialist, Sustainable Marine Energy (SME), working closely with Cranfield University, has completed a £150k SEIS eligible funding round which was corner-stoned by a £133k investment by a London Business Angels (LBA) syndicate, including a £40k investment by the LBA SEIS Roundtable Syndicate Fund 2012. The company is bringing an innovative platform […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) today announced that the Company has been awarded a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant of approximately $150,000 to study advanced control methods for maximizing the wave energy harvesting capability of its PowerBuoy® products. Less than 12% of the DOE’s SBIR and related […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Avantha Group Company CG, along with the other consortium partners Fabricom and Iemants, has been selected by Van Oord, for the offshore wind project “Gemini” in the Netherlands. As part of the scope CG, will design, deliver and install 2 high voltage (HV) offshore substations and 1 HV onshore substation. The volume of the order […]

  • 25 November 2014

    On 2 December, Alstom will inaugurate its plants in Saint-Nazaire, dedicated to assembling nacelles and producing generators for the Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine. The plants, now in the phase of HEQ (High Environmental Quality) certification and design, are expected to be the first in France to obtain the label guaranteeing optimal working conditions for […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”, in the port of Ostend, Belgium. The vessel, owned by Fred Olsen Windcarrier, specialists in the transport […]

  • 20 June 2011

    If you’ve ever been surfing, or gone swimming in choppy water, you’ve experienced first-hand the striking power of waves. In fact, further offshore, wave activity becomes even more powerful, making it an excellent resource for generating clean, renewable energy. That’s exactly what the Department of Energy and its partner Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) are working […]