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  • 5 January 2016

    Giant technology and scaling steps The world’s first close to shore offshore wind farm, Vindeby, built in Denmark in 1991, features 11 semi-standard 450kW Bonus B35/450kW turbines (now Siemens) and is still in operation today. From today’s perspective the look of these tiny three-bladed turbines in shallow water is largely similar with today’s 6 to […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. has appointed Arthur Willms as its director. Willms joined Westcoast Energy in 1971 and in 1991 he was named President and Chief Operating Officer and held this position until his retirement in 1999. In 2001, Willms was appointed to the board of directors of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. In addition, he has […]

  • 16 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    What does offshore wind technology have in common with a trip to Mars? Well, along with space tourism, interplanetary exploration, physicists’ search for dark matter, Formula E and electric cars, offshore wind power will become one of the coolest technologies in 2014 in the United States, according to CNN. This year, the U.S is set […]

  • 24 November 2014

    LORC plays a central role in Danish wind industry supplying state-of-the-art testing of wind turbine nacelles. The non-profit and independent commercial foundation was founded in 2009 by the major players in the offshore renewables sector with an aim to improve product reliability and consequently lower the Cost of Energy extracted from green offshore sources. In 1991, […]

  • 25 March 2012

    Alf Henryk Wulf will join Alstom as CEO of the Alstom Germany Management Board. Mr Wulf was appointed in his new function on 19 March by the Supervisory Board of ALSTOM Deutschland AG. Mr Wulf was previously Chairman of the Board at Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG. Patrick Kron, Alstom Chairman and CEO, said “that Alf Henryk […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy is preparing to decommission world’s first offshore wind farm, located off Danish island of Lolland. After 25 years of operation, Vindeby’s turbines are worn down and therefore the company is preparing to retire the wind farm, said Leif Winther, who is responsible for DONG Energy’s Danish offshore wind farms. In the summer of 1991, the 4.95MW […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has installed its 1,500th offshore wind turbine with which the world’s leading offshore wind developer reached 7 GW of capacity installed. Ørsted achieved this milestone recently after installing the 25th Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbine on the 752 MW Borssele 1 & 2 wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Before construction start […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ‘Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market 2011-2015’ to their offering. TechNavio launched its report Global Offshore Wind Turbine Market 2011-2015 based on an in-depth study covering the EMEA and APAC regions. The report aims to aid decision makers’ understanding of the present and future landscape of the […]

  • 10 September 2017

    Ireland Reveals Big Offshore Wind Plans Ireland’s state owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of renewable energy marine services related to offshore wind farms. World’s First Offshore Wind Farm Disappears from Horizon (Video) DONG Energy has completed the decommissioning of the world’s first offshore wind farm, the […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Several European developers, including Iberdrola (Spain), Electricite de France and Mainstream Renewable Power (Ireland), have officially filed “indications of interest” for the first competitive lease auction to develop offshore wind projects in two wind energy areas in the U.S. waters. After a decade of the U.S. struggle for energy produced by offshore wind, this is […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    M3Wave announced that the company has surpassed the $500,000 mark in grant awards in the last 18 months. M3 Wave Energy Systems LLC was formed to commercialize the DMP ocean power device. Funding for M3 Wave Energy Systems LLC is predominantly a combination of US Government grants and private investors. The Delos-Reyes Morrow Pressure Device, […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Ingrid Bonde has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer and new CFO of Vattenfall. She will take her position from 1 July 2012, at the latest. As Deputy Chief Executive Officer and CFO, Chief Financial Officer, Ingrid Bonde will increase her areas of responsibility. Besides Finance, she will also be responsible for the company’s Strategy […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    German gearbox manufacturer Winergy is exhibiting a gearbox from the world’s first offshore wind farm, the recently decommissioned Vindeby wind farm off Denmark, at Husum Wind.

  • 18 August 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    “The Block Island Wind Farm is now fully constructed,” Jeff Grybowski, Deepwater Wind’s CEO, informed via social media this evening.  The installation of wind turbines at the first American offshore wind farm was completed today with the last blade attached to the fifth GE Renewable Energy Haliade 150-6MW turbine. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Brave Tern installed the first wind […]

  • 16 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Providing offshore wind developers with the best modelling data possible in the early stages of project development translates into significant cost reductions, according to Dr. Thor Ugelvig Petersen, Head of Department Ports & Offshore Technology at DHI Group.

  • 17 September 2018

    The UK has reached over 20 gigawatts (GW) of wind generation capacity following this month’s opening of Ørsted’s 659MW Walney Extension wind farm off the coast of Cumbria, RenewableUK said. Total operational capacity of onshore and offshore wind in the UK currently stands at 20,128MW, which is enough to meet the annual power needs of […]

  • 15 October 2012

    IT Power and the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES announce their new partnership to provide the marine energy sector with a comprehensive end-to-end technical design, consulting and R&D service offering. As the marine energy sector continues to evolve from early stage concepts towards project arrays, IT Power and Fraunhofer IWES […]

  • 1 July 2014

    Former CEO of Laing O’Rourke Australia, Steve Hollingshead has joined Tidal Lagoon Power as Construction Director with Electro-Mechanical and Power-Systems Engineer Peter Wright joining as Senior Electrical Engineer. With over 35 years of experience of delivering major global infrastructure projects, Steve began his career with Taylor Woodrow Construction. He joined R.O’Rourke & Son Ltd in […]

  • 1 January 2018

    As 2017 reached its end, we thought looking back at what it brought to the offshore wind industry might be a good idea. As every year, we bring you the five most popular videos of 2017: Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind […]

  • 29 September 2015

    U.S. Senator for Delaware Tom Carper addressed participants in the Environmental and Energy Study Institute’s (EESI) briefing on the status of offshore wind energy projects in the United States in comparison to Europe, which has deployed more than 50 offshore wind projects since 1991. Industry has shown tremendous interest in developing offshore wind in the […]

  • 22 November 2013
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Clemson University Restoration Institute officially opened their 82,000-square-foot Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility and Electrical Grid Simulator yesterday in North Charleston, South Carolina. “The Southeast has a world-class offshore wind resource, and now also has a world-class research center to develop the technology to capture this resource and turn it into clean, affordable energy for […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Today, with the installation of turbine number 76, at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Germany, DONG Energy reaches a total of 3,000MW of installed offshore wind capacity. The total capacity of 3,000MW – of which approximately half is installed in the UK – can supply enough electricity to cover the consumption of […]

  • 18 April 2012

    RSA, the leading global insurer, launched its ‘Rethinking Risk: Renewable Energy’ campaign at the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) conference in Copenhagen. The global ‘Rethinking Risk’ campaign will see research and analysis published throughout the year covering a variety of risk areas, ranging from renewable energy to driving safety to shipping. Looking at the future […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The United States Government is on the edge of auctioning a total of 2,434 square miles area off the East Coast for development of offshore wind farms. The exact date of the auction is yet unfamiliar, however, it is expected by the end of this year. The biggest area to be leased is the one […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Renewable energy support schemes, such as Feed-in Tariffs (FiT), quota obligations, capital grants, and subsidies, will continue to be instrumental in promoting Europe’s renewable energy industry growth by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that of the various support mechanisms in Europe, FiTs have emerged as a particularly […]

  • 23 July 2014

    Companies worldwide are keen on developing innovative products in the Wind Energy industry to optimize the level of output. Vendors in the market are investing in R&D to reduce the weight of the rotor blades. For instance, Siemens has manufactured a blade from glass fiber-reinforced epoxy resin and balsa wood using a patented integral blade […]