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  • 20 December 2011

    A further testing milestone was achieved when the SR250 was put through its paces in a first full-power tow test. On 7th December the multicat MV Orcadia towed the SR250, north of Kirkwall harbour, achieving full-power of 250kW for the first time. Scotrenewables CTO Mark Hamilton stated “Tow trials allow us to simulate real tidal […]

  • 25 May 2012

    Continuing on from the successful grid connection last month, Scotrenewables Tidal Power Ltd. has forged ahead with their testing plan and have just completed a 4 day deployment of the SR250. Using the locally owned multi-cat ‘MV Orcadia’, the device was towed to site on Thursday morning and connected to their mooring at The Fall […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Scotrenewables Tidal Power Limited, founded and based in Stromness, was this week awarded an ‘Agreement for Lease’ from the Crown Estate for a commercial tidal energy demonstrator project to be located at Lashy Sound between the islands of Eday and Sanday in Orkney. The award from Crown Estate, the body that holds the rights to […]

  • 23 April 2012

    In the latest of a series of onsite tests at EMEC Stromness based Scotrenewables Tidal Power Limited has successfully generated and exported power into the UK national grid for the first time. On the 18th of April the SR250 full-scale prototype was towed to EMEC Fall of Warness tidal test site and connected to it’s […]

  • 1 May 2013

    The company’s SR250 prototype has now been connected continuously at the EMEC tidal test site for over a month. An independent performance assessment is currently being carried out by EMEC. The turbine is operating completely autonomously and has continued to exceed expectations – operating in strong current and significant swell conditions without any failures. The […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Deepwater Wind will invest USD 250 million locally for its Revolution Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, US, including a USD 40 million private investment in Rhode Island ports ProvPort and Quonset Point.

  • 31 October 2013

    Scotrenewables’ SR250 tidal turbine resumed operation in September following redeployment to a site with more powerful tidal currents in the Fall of Warness. The device is now consistently exporting electricity to the national grid at the new site at its rated capacity of 250kW. Check out this video of SR250 tidal turbine in action. [mappress] […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Best practice health and safety is fundamental to Forewind’s activities and is essential to its success. During the past 12 months more than 250,000 work hours were completed with no lost time incidents. Most of these worked hours involved high-risk activities during the installation of the second meteorological mast, and the operations and maintenance work […]

  • 15 March 2012

    EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, Karlsruhe, successfully increased the hybrid bond issued in October 2011, which had an initial volume of € 750 million, by a further € 250 million. The bond met great investor interest and was oversubscribed several times. The terms of the increase correspond to those of the bond issued in October and […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract worth around EUR 250 million by TenneT TSO B.V. and for COBRAcable, the HVDC submarine interconnector that will link Denmark and the Netherlands. The contract awarded to Prysmian involves the turn-key supply and installation of an HVDC bipole – using single core cables with extruded insulation technology – […]

  • 11 October 2012

    SgurrEnergy’s flagship product, Galion Lidar, was deployed last month on FINO1, Europe’s most established offshore met mast. Located in the German North Sea, the offshore research platform is equipped by German Wind Energy Institute, DEWI, with meteorological sensors to study the offshore environment. The three month deployment of the Galion G250 Offshore model on the […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is seeking views from Thanet and Sandwich residents on plans to use 34 250-metre tall wind turbines for its proposed Thanet Extension wind farm offshore Kent, UK.

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a EUR 250 million loan to Rentel NV for the development of the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm in Belgian waters of the North Sea. Rentel was founded by a consortium of 8 Belgian shareholders, including Otary Offshore Energy and DEME Group. The consortium aims to complete the EUR 1.25 […]

  • 25 December 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Chinese energy company, GD Power Development Co., announced that its unit has won approval for an offshore wind farm in the eastern province of Zhejiang, writes Bloomberg. Zhejiang Zhoushan Offshore Wind Power Development Co. is planning to invest 4.45 billion yuan ($733 million) in the newly approved 250 MW offshore wind farm, stated GD in […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Two wind energy giants receive up to GBP 250 million a year in subsidies, reports North West Evening Mail A Swedish company, Vattenfall, which owns six windfarms in Britain, including the Ormonde windfarm off Walney, will receive GBP 139 million. Dong Energy, a wind power company from Denmark, with four windfarms – two off Walney, […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Proposed expansion of a Liverpool Bay offshore wind farm could trigger the setting up of an annual £250,000 community fund as well as investment and new jobs in Wirral’s energy sector. Dong Energy, one of Europe’s leading energy groups, has submitted proposals to expand its existing Burbo Bank wind farm. If the proposal is approved […]

  • 31 May 2010
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    After a long debate, the Environment Minister Karen Ellemann has announced that is has now been decided that the test center with 250 meter high wind turbines is to be located in Østerild in Thy. The purpose of the new test center is to test the future’s offshore wind turbines with a height of up […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has today signed a GBP 250 million Loan Facility with the European Investment Bank (EIB), guaranteed by the Danish Export Credit Agency (Eksport Kredit Fonden, EKF) on the basis of deliveries from Siemens Wind Power and Per Aarsleff. The loan is part of the financing for the construction of the London Array offshore […]

  • 2 September 2011

      Ballast Nedam has signed a l contract around 250 million Euro with wpd for the engineering, supply and installation of 80 foundations at the Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany. The Butendiek offshore wind farm is located in the German Bight, 32 kilometer west of the German island Sylt. It is expected that financial […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems (BPS), and global engineering services provider, WorleyParsons, have jointly announced that the two companies have completed the final engineering and design for a 250kW grid-connected wave energy project in Victoria, Australia. The project is being funded by the Australian Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), the Victorian Government, […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Gemini, the largest offshore wind farm in The Netherlands, located 55 kilometers above the island Schiermonnikoog in the North Sea, will generate an additional 250.000MWh annual green electricity. This is 10% more than was originally expected, and is sufficient energy to meet the consumption of approximately 75,000 extra households. This is the direct result of […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Exhibition Hall 5 at the Bremen Fair is almost fully booked. WINDFORCE 2012, Germany’s first trade fair for the offshore wind energy industry, will present more than 250 international exhibitors, including global businesses and young start-ups representing the entire value-added chain. “To exceed the number of exhibitors we expected in our first year is of […]

  • 4 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy A/S has today signed a GBP 250 million loan facility with European Investment Bank intermediated by a leading international bank. The loan is related to the construction of the London Array offshore wind farm and can be drawn throughout the construction period. The financing is in line with DONG Energy’s strategy to diversify […]

  • 9 March 2015

    The steel structures that make up the bioWAVE 250kW pilot unit have been fabricated and are currently undergoing machining, painting, and assembly. The complete bioWAVE, with integrated O-Drive, will undergo onshore tests and commissioning in the coming months, before being transported to the ocean site near Port Fairy in Victoria, Australia, for deployment. The 250kW bioWAVE pilot […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Federal Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson AM MP, announced a $5.6 million grant for BioPower Systems’ $15 million bioWAVE Pilot Demonstration Project off the coast of Victoria. These funds add to the $5 million recently awarded to the project by the Victorian Government, confirming all funds required to complete the project are now […]

  • 23 October 2015

    TOPBOND has announced the arrival of its new jack-up barge called TOPJACK. TOPJACK is has a 250t lift capacity and a modular construction, thus it can be transported by road or sea. It has 36m legs and is able to operate in water depths of up to 25m. Being 24.4m long and 17.08m wide, it offers a large deck capacity […]