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  • 11 April 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection

    Renewable generation capacity increased by 152 gigawatts (GW) or 8.3% during 2015, the highest annual growth rate on record, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Capacity Statistics 2016 finds that as of the end of 2015, 1,985GW of renewable generation capacity existed globally. “Renewable energy deployment continues to […]

  • 2 March 2015

    Video: Construction of DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm Vattenfall has recently published a video showing the construction of its DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border in the North Sea. Weserwind Files for Bankruptcy German steel construction company, Weserwind, filed for bankruptcy yesterday, that will affect 370 […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    China-based wind turbine manufacturer Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology (Goldwind) ended the Fiscal Year 2015 with CNY 2.85 billion (EUR 398 million) net profit, a near 56% increase compared to a year earlier, making 2015 the company’s best year ever in terms of wind turbine sales and overall financial results. Goldwind became the world’s largest […]

  • 1 July 2015

    Turbine Blade Breaks at Nordsee Ost Just over a month after it was inaugurated, German 295MW Nordsee Ost wind farm encountered a problem. Siemens Nets Massive Offshore Wind Turbine Deal ScottishPower Renewables has selected Siemens as its preferred turbine supplier for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. USA: Icebreaker OW Project to Use Mono […]

  • 3 September 2015

    First Gemini Offshore Substation in Place (11 Photos) The first offshore transformer station at the Gemini offshore wind farm was placed on top of the jacket foundation yesterday. ABB Installs World’s Most Powerful Substation ABB has installed DolWin beta, the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea. Barge Accident Scars Foundation Off […]

  • 3 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Windpower Intelligence, the specialist research division of Windpower Monthly is launching a new market study for the wind power industry in China. China is now one of the world’s fastest growing markets for wind power and is on course to become the biggest of all. This extensive investment report provides reliable, robust estimates of likely […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    With 2016 fast approaching, Offshore WIND staff have today compiled a list of the five most popular videos in 2015. Take a look of what was watched the most in the year coming to an end. Behind the Offshore Wind Maintenance Scene During high waves, storm and hail, André Carstens goes out to sea to maintain […]

  • 3 December 2015

    DONG Unveils U.S. Offshore Wind Project Details DONG Energy has released project details for its offshore wind farm proposed to be built off Massachusetts, USA. Scotland Greenlights World’s Largest Floating Wind Project The Scottish Government has granted a marine licence to Statoil for the construction of Hywind Scotland project, the world’s largest floating offshore wind […]

  • 7 April 2015

    New Foundation Installation System Developed Conquest Offshore, together with deugro Denmark A/S, has developed a highly efficient installation system for monopiles and transition pieces, supported by the engineering knowledge and experience of Temporary Works Design (TWD) and Barge Master. Siemens Unveils 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Siemens has presented its new SWT-7.0-154 wind turbine at EWEA […]

  • 4 August 2015

    Eneco Says It Will no Longer Invest in Renewables Dutch energy company, Eneco, said it will no longer invest in renewable energy projects since that is not possible without losing money and jobs, the Dutch media reported. France Ready to Issue Floating Wind Call for Tenders French wind industry group (FEE) announced Tuesday that the […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    2015 has been a momentous year for the offshore wind industry, and creating a list of highlights is not an easy task. However, after much deliberation, our editors have compiled a subjective overview of significant changes in the offshore wind landscape in 2015. DONG to Build World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm DONG Energy today decided to construct the […]

  • 1 June 2015

    Siemens Reorganizes Company. 4,500 People to Lose Jobs Siemens announced today that it is on track with the implementation of its concept for the company’s strategic realignment. MT Højgaard Found Not Guilty in Robin Rigg Trial Today, the Court of Appeal in London has ruled that MT Højgaard is not liable for the costs of […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG to Build World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm DONG Energy decided to construct the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, located in the Irish Sea, approximately 19 km off the west coast of Britain. Van Oord: Dredging Companies Venturing into Offshore Wind (Interview) During the Offshore Energy 2015 Exhibition and Conference, Offshore WIND met with […]

  • 4 January 2016

    Samso Turbine Breaks Off and Crashes into Sea Denmark’s Samso offshore wind farm, also known as Paludans Flak, is out of action after one of the turbines collapsed and crashed into the sea early Saturday morning, Søren Hermansen, Director of the Samso Energy Academy, confirmed to Offshore WIND. Photo of the Day: Port of Esbjerg’s […]

  • 5 May 2015

    DEME Joins MEG I Crew DEME Concessions has entered into a partnership with Nordsee Offshore MEG I GmbH to co-develop the MEG I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea last Thursday. Siem Offshore Contractors to Deliver Veja Mate’s Inner Array Grid Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore […]

  • 2 October 2015

    Jan De Nul Takes Over Hochtief’s WTIV On Tuesday 15 September, Jan De Nul Group signed the taking-over of the offshore jack-up crane vessel Vidar, formerly operating for the German company Hochtief. Navitus Bay Unlikely to Go Ahead UK Secretary of State is to issue a decision about up to 121-turbine wind farm in the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    PNE WIND Group generated sales totaling euro 15.2 million (previous year: euro 32.9 million), an operating result (EBIT) of euro -6.0 million (previous year: euro -0.8 million) in the first three months of 2015. Martin Billhardt CEO of PNE WIND AG, “With our well filled onshore and offshore project pipeline, we have made a good start […]

  • 23 May 2014

    After 14 highly successful years in Aberdeen, 2015 sees the UK’s largest renewable energy event move to a new home in Glasgow. Like Aberdeen, Glasgow understands and appreciates the strategic importance of renewable energy and is rapidly emerging as a leading international hub for energy expertise, particularly due to its well-developed R&D and technical engineering […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Following a record final month, 2015 proved to be a “huge year” for wind power in Scotland, with wind turbines providing enough electricity to meet the electrical needs of 97% of Scottish households, according to the data gathered by WeatherEnergy and analyzed by WWF Scotland. Wind turbines generated a record 10,392,439MWh of electricity in 2015, an increase of 16% […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Vessels

    A new report analysing the market for offshore wind installation vessels has been published, according to ResearchMoz, which reported the addition of the new report to its database.  QYResearch’s report titled “Global Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Industry 2015: World Market Research, Analysis, Shares, Size, Trends, Growth, Survey, Forecast” provides an in-depth study on the current state of […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Dutch subsea cable logistics specialist WIND has been nominated by The Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KNVR) for the  dutch Shipping Award 2015. WIND received the nomination for its pioneering role in the development of recovery of long distance, out-of-service subsea cable systems. The concept, developed by WIND in 2009, consists of converting cargo vessels […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    130MW of offshore wind capacity added to the Dutch grid in 2015 helped the country grow its generation of electricity from wind turbines by nearly 20 percent last year, according to the data gathered by Statistics Netherlands (CBS). In 2015, 13 billion KW of electricity was generated from renewable sources in The Netherlands, approximately 11 percent of total […]

  • 25 February 2016

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) today released its December 2015 energy statistics that allow a provisional assessment to be made of trends in energy production and consumption in 2015. Low carbon energy production rose by 13.8%, with growth due to increased nuclear availability following outages towards the end of 2014, and […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Vessels

    Europe’s largest commercial marine exhibition and conference, Seawork International 2015, has opened its doors again for the eighteenth year running. Over 600 exhibitors have filled the halls, quayside and marina to the gunnels at the ABP Port of Southampton, with over 10,000 products and more than 7,350 visitors due on site over the three days […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP has been confirmed as the Political Keynote Speaker for Day 1 of Global Offshore Wind 2015. Amber Rudd MP was appointed Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change on 11 May 2015. She had previously been Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Department since July 2014. She […]