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  • 23 June 2014

    Saving critical minutes during the construction of offshore wind farms can also save large amounts of money. The skill is in ensuring that the right people are always in the right place at the right time – and that no-one else is delayed by avoidable bottlenecks. Small delays with big consequences Good marine coordination on […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Fishermen from the South West will now be able to access new marine training opportunities in the region. A £300,000 grant from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and European Fisheries Fund (EFF) has helped the Western Training Association to install a full ship’s bridge and radar simulator at its centre in Crownhill, Plymouth. The new […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Sustainability researchers at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen have been awarded more than £300,000 in funding to further develop their work which aims to create a viable marine energy industry in Indonesia. The Centre for Understanding Sustainable Practice (CUSP) at RGU, led by Dr. Alan Owen, have been awarded £183,000 from two UK Government […]

  • 29 April 2010
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    With a three-year, $300,000 award from the National Science Foundation, a research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is studying the… [mappress] Source: physorg, April 28, 2010;

  • 24 July 2012
    Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment

    According to a new study by IHS Emerging Energy Research, wind power development offshore U.S. coast will boost the economy of the region as well as create new jobs, writes North American Windpower. The study states that the offshore wind development in relation to the Atlantic Wind Connection would create a total of 300,000 jobs […]

  • 7 July 2010
    R&D, Technology

    With $300,000 of matching funds from Progress Energy, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will be able to start a detailed study…   [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, July 07, 2010;

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The EolMed consortium developing a floating wind project in the French Mediterranean has launched a crowdfunding campaign with the aim of raising EUR 300 000 to finance the deployment of a Floating LiDAR. 

  • 31 July 2012

    The Iowa Alliance for Wind Innovation and Novel Development (IAWIND) has awarded a $300,000 research grant to Eugene S. Takle, professor of agricultural meteorology and director of the climate science program at Iowa State University.  The grant – to be matched by Anemometry Specialists, Alta and Cedar Crest, IA — will be used by Takle, the […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    In an interview with GROW:OffshoreWind, Imma Foix, Global Sourcing Director at Alstom Wind, spoke about the opportunities available for manufacturers to supply the UK offshore wind market. The UK offshore wind market, estimated to be worth more than £100bn over the next 20 years, offers manufacturers a significant, sustained growth opportunity. With 30,000 jobs expected to be […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will start the offshore construction at the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm off Cumbria next week with initial preliminary installation works on the seabed. The project, located next to the 367.2MW Walney 1 & 2 offshore wind farms, will be the largest wind farm in the world when built and is expected to be generating […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Tidal energy developer, Oceanflow Energy Limited, has attracted a £300,000 package of support to further develop and commercialise its second generation tidal energy device, Evopod. The company, which has been supported by Scottish Enterprise through its WATERS scheme, has developed and patented a technology to generate electricity from tidal streams and ocean currents. Its product, […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The UK winner of the James Dyson Award is Renewable Wave Power generator developed by Sam Etherington, Brunel University, writes BBC. It is a wave power generator that can harvest energy no matter which way the sea is running. Inspiration for this came from when Etherington was kite surfing off the west coast of Cumbria, […]

  • 9 September 2019

    The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has selected the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to carry out a project focused on reducing costs and improving the economic feasibility of floating wind technology. NREL has been awarded USD 300,000 for its Shared Mooring Systems for Deep Floating Wind Farms project, in which it […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy’s Offshore Wind business John Lavelle has revealed details about the Haliade-X 12MW turbine to the Offshore WIND team during the inauguration ceremony held on 17 December in Rotterdam. The Haliade-X 12MW prototype set a new world record the past weekend by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 262MWh […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: The installation of the first wind turbine at RWE’s Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm.   The rotor blades for the Senvion 6MW wind turbine were not preassembled into a rotor spider, but were fitted to the hub at the Nordsee Ost construction site at sea.  The Nordsee Ost offshore wind […]

  • 11 December 2014

    From 2012 to 2014, a joint venture between ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy was constructing the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm, located approximately 15km off Walney Island, Cumbria, in the Irish Sea in the UK.  The West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm comprises 108 wind turbines with a total installed capacity of 389MW […]

  • 13 September 2012

    National Wildlife Federation (NWF) issued a new report, which says that mutual effort on building offshore wind farms in the Atlantic Ocean will help avoid climate change. Also, offshore wind turbines are estimated to create up to 300,000 overall working positions. Benefit of the offshore wind industry will affect Maine coastal cities and ports, creating […]

  • 24 August 2015

    MPI Enterprise has completed works on E.ON’s Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm thus wrapping up its first charter under MPI ownership. MPI Offshore acquired the wind turbine installation vessel from RWE Innogy earlier this year after which the vessel embarked on its first assignment as part of MPI in May 2015. MPI Enterprise has acted as an […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The West of Duddon Sands offshore wind project could get a EUR 850 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB). Each of the developers, Dong Energy and Iberdrola, would be entitled to up to 50% of the proposed EIB finance. The EIB published this on its website, noting that the loan is currently under […]

  • 1 December 2014

    Turbine installation is progressing at the NordSee Ost, which is being built 35km north-east off the isle of Helgoland, in an area of around 24km² with water depths ranging from 22 to 25m. In total 48 Senvion 6MW turbines are installed on jacket foundations. This is performed by the Victoria Mathias. And sister vessel Friedrich Ernestine which is helping out by installing rotor blades. Full […]

  • 10 June 2014

    A meteorological mast is shortly to be installed at the West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) Wind Farm. GEOSEA’s self-propelled jack-up ‘Innovation’ started carrying out the installation on Wednesday, 4th of June. The vessel will be on site for approximately 6 days, depending on weather. West of Duddon Sands Wind Farm is located 14 kilometres southwest of Walney Island, off […]

  • 17 November 2014

    Foundation installation work at the 288MW Amrumbank West offshore wind farm is in full progress. At the end of September Ballast Nedam Offshore completed their contract for 19 foundations, using their heavy-lift vessel Svanen after which the MPI Discovery, which was previously working on the Humber Gateway wind farm, continued installing the remaining foundations. The […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Grid Connection

    The East West Interconnector, the highest capacity link of its kind, officially opened in September of last year. This 500MW transmission connection between UK and Ireland now goes into commercial operation, as ABB has delivered it to EirGrid, the Irish transmission system operator. The EirGrid East West Interconnector runs between Deeside in north Wales and […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Deep Ocean Engineering Inc. (DOE) has unveiled a new Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) which can be used for the maintenance of offshore wind farms. The Phantom X8 is a work-class vehicle configured with six vectored horizontal and two vertical 2.2 kW Tecnadyne brushless thrusters. It boasts high definition (1080p) front (+/-90°) (pan optional) and rear (low light) […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    At the All Energy Conference today in Aberdeen, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey announced new regional renewables job and investment figures for the UK. Mr. Davey also called on Scotland to remain in the UK to protect current high levels of renewable investment. New research shows that since 2010 more than £29 billion […]

  • 17 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    SmartBuoy, an integrated marine data acquisition platform developed and operated by the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas, UK), is celebrating 30,000 cumulative days of deployment in its 15th year of operation. In addition to providing essential calibration and verification of satellite acquired marine data and ecosystem models, SmartBuoy is assisting the development […]