Search results for: 2017

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  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    830 wind turbines are currently under construction off the UK and seven new sites are expected to reach first power by the end of the year, according to the Offshore Wind Operational Report published by The Crown Estate.

  • 27 April 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    German offshore wind farms generated 4.8 billion kWh of electricity in the first quarter of 2017, a 36.7 percent jump compared to 3.5 billion kWh of electricity generated offshore Germany in the first quarter of 2016.

  • 7 March 2013

    MAKE Consulting’s recently launched Q1/2013 Market Outlook Update provides an analysis of global and regional wind installations in 2012 and forecasts till 2020. The study shows that growth in wind power installations is likely to average around 4.6% CAGR globally every year till 2020, as wind power is expected to become one of the most […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The offshore wind terminal at the Belfast Harbour, Ireland, handled 305,000 tonnes of wind farm components in 2017, representing a record since it opened in 2013.

  • 21 July 2011
    R&D

    The world’s total wind power capacity, including both onshore and offshore projects, will triple by 2017, cleantech analyst Pike Research says in a new report. Pike predicts that the capacity for electricity generated from wind will jump from the 194.3GW the world saw in 2010 to 562.9GW as investment in wind power increases by a […]

  • 29 September 2017

    In the second quarter of 2017, offshore wind generation in the United Kingdom increased by 22 percent or 0.7TWh to 4.0TWh in comparison to the same period in 2016.

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch foundation components manufacturer Sif Holding NV has put into operation the second production line at the company’s assembly facility at Maasvlakte 2, Rotterdam, bringing the plant to full capacity. With the opening of the second production line this month, the company expects the capacity for XL monopiles to increase and reach a maximum capacity of […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The Supervisory Board of Sif Holding N.V. will nominate Fred van Beers for appointment as the company’s new CEO effective 1 September 2018.

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Esvagt’s Service Operation Vessel (SOV) business has become a focal point for the company in 2018, as the vessel owner and operator continues working on the optimisation of its core business areas and its finance took a hit by low activity in the oil and gas sector in 2017. 

  • 19 October 2011

    While the financial crisis of 2008-2009 and the recession had a strong impact on the wind energy industry in terms of new installations, the sector has continued to mature. Wind power now accounts for the majority of the world’s installed capacity of non-hydropower renewable energy generation, and most people in the energy industry have come […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Training & Education

    Maersk Training in Newcastle is hosting its first open evening of 2017 on 1 February to promote a training course which helps people looking to start a new career in the wind industry. The training experts, based in Newcastle, have been running the Level 2 Diploma in Staying Safe in the Wind Industry for over […]

  • 1 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    DEME Tries to Take Possession of Unfinished Living Stone from LaNaval Shipyard Belgium’s DEME Group has attempted to take possession of the advanced cable lay vessel Living Stone, currently under construction at the financially troubled LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain, and tow the vessel to another location where the delayed construction could be completed. Wiking […]

  • 18 July 2017

    Edition three of the Offshore WIND Magazine will boast an HR topic, including interviews with governmental bodies from three countries. Next to that Bent Christensen, Vice President Siemens Gamesa, will feature in the main interview and we will delve deeper into the future of ever-growing turbines with our foundations focus.

  • 29 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The jury of the Offshore Wind Innovation Award 2017 has announced ECE Offshore, Next Ocean and Jules Dock as three finalists for the most appealing innovation in offshore wind.

  • 13 April 2017

    The offshore wind industry will soon see the latest directory of vessels working in the sector, as the Offshore WIND Vessel Directory 2017 is set to be launched at Seawork International in June.

  • 17 January 2017

    Offshore WIND is starting the new year energetically with an aim to cover new topics, bring more relevant news to our readers, further improve all of its products, and thus move forward together with the ever-growing industry.

  • 5 March 2017

    GeoSea to Build Large Offshore Wind Farms with New Next-Gen Vessel As of 2019, GeoSea will use a next generation vessel – named Orion – for the construction of the large offshore wind farms, after its mother company DEME placed an order for the 216.5m DP3 installation vessel with COSCO shipyard in China. TenneT Consulting […]

  • 5 November 2017

    Most read news published by Offshore WIND in the past week.

  • 2 July 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 26 June to 1 July 2017.

  • 2 April 2017

    Photo of the Day: Galloper Nacelles Start Clicking in Esbjerg The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its ‘first-click’ test in Esbjerg on Tuesday, 28 March. Beatrice Offshore Construction Kicks Off Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) will begin installing piles for jacket foundations at the Beatrice offshore wind farm […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy reported an operating profit (EBITDA) from continuing operations of DKK 3.3 billion (EUR 443.5 million) in the first quarter of 2017, a 53.5% slide compared with DKK 7.1 billion in Q1 2016, despite a 21% jump in earnings from commissioned wind farms.

  • 9 November 2011

    Wind power now accounts for the majority of the world’s non-hydropower renewable electricity capacity. Now that wind power has reached approximately one-fifth of total electricity generation in some countries, most in the energy industry appreciate it as a mainstream technology that is key to not only reducing carbon emissions, but also meeting rapidly increasing electricity […]

  • 15 November 2012
    R&D

    According to the latest report by the four transmission system operators, Germany should have 111 GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2017, reports Reuters. EnBW, Tennet, Amprion and 50Hertz predict that 47GW will come from wind energy, both onshore and offshore, 55GW from solar power and the rest will come from hydro power, biomass […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    German wind turbine maker Senvion reported EUR 90.6 million revenue from the sale of offshore wind turbines in the first three months of 2017, a 217.9 jump compared to EUR 28.5 million revenue recorded in the first quarter of 2016.

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Subsea 7 reported a revenue of USD 1,063.3 million (approx. EUR 916 million) for the third quarter of 2017, a 15% increase compared to Q3 2016, largely due to increased activity in the renewables sector with the Beatrice project being in the spotlight. 

  • 5 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Although the North American wind energy industry lags in key areas compared to Europe and Asia, falling costs and larger, more efficient turbines are helping give rise to a sense of cautious optimism. Home to the second largest wind market in the world – the United States – the region saw a total of 5,784 […]