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Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Aegir has installed the Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) in the Netherlands.
The deep-water heavy lift vessel Aegir has started lifting suction bucket jacket foundations, built for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), at the Port of Tyne’s Northumbrian Quay in North Shields.
Aegon Asset Management (AAM) and its French joint venture partner La Banque Postale Asset Management (LBPAM) have invested EUR 70 million in the 288MW Meerwind offshore wind farm. Aegon Asset Management has invested EUR 45 million in the wind farm, with LBPAM providing the remaining EUR 25 million. AAM, which recently signed the Paris Pledge for Action, […]
Aegir Wave Power, developers of the wave farm project off the south west of Shetland mainland, will be holding public drop-in sessions in Bigton, Scalloway and Hamnavoe (Burra Isle) from 26th–28th November 2012. The purpose of the information events are to update members of the public on project activities to date, and plans for future […]
Aegir Wave Power has recently redeployed a waverider buoy off the coast of Shetland. The buoy enables Aegir to measure the wave climate at the site of interest and inform decisions on the wave farm design. The NAFC Marine Centre will be maintaining the buoy while it is onsite, and monitoring its position and measurements […]
Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has today granted consent for the 370MW Viking wind farm on Shetland. The wind farm will allow the construction of an interconnector cable between the Shetland Isles and the Scottish mainland, allowing the export of electricity to the national grid. This interconnector is vital for the Aegir wave farm being developed […]
Aegir Wave Power has successfully deployed a second wave measurement buoy off the south west coast of Shetland. The buoy, which floats on the surface of the sea, will measure the wave height, direction and period at its location 2km offshore of Kettle Ness, West Burra. The information will be used by Aegir Wave […]
Aegir Wave Power has commenced vital wave resource monitoring for its wave energy project off south west Shetland. The deployment of a wave rider buoy was completed with the support of the Scalloway-based NAFC Marine Centre. The Marine Centre has signed a support agreement with Aegir to assist in project development activities, which includes […]
AEG Power Solutions (Amsterdam:3WP)(AEG PS), wholly owned by 3W Power(Euronext Amsterdam 3WP, Frankfurt 3W9, ISIN GG00B39QCR01, WKN A0Q5SX) and Moog, major supplier for the wind Energy industry, sign a frame agreement contract valued up to € 2 million for chargers delivery. Moog is a world-leading manufacturer of innovative control solutions, providing pitch systems, slip ring […]
UK energy market regulator Ofgem has shortlisted potential operators of three offshore transmission links – Beatrice, Hornsea Project One, and East Anglia ONE. Five potential operators are vying for all three transmission links: Aegir Energy Transmission, a consortium of Macquarie Corporate Holdings Pty Limited and Frontier Power Limited; Core Transmission Partners, a consortium of BBGI SICAV […]
Van Oord has started the next campaign to install jacket foundations at East Anglia One wind farm offshore Suffolk, UK, with twelve of the units now already in place.
Heerema Marine Contractors and CAPE Holland have installed a Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) monopile at the site of Eneco’s Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) by using a Vibro Lifting Tool from Heerema’s vessel Aegir.
Tideway BV, part of DEME Group, has laid the first offshore export cable section at Hornsea Project One, Ørsted’s 1.2GW wind farm offshore Yorkshire, UK.
Aeolus Energy Group (AEG) has awarded Ventower Industries with a contract for the fabrication of training towers to be installed at its two new offshore wind training facilities in Massachusetts and Maryland, US.
Florida-based Aeolus Energy Group (AEG) has committed to constructing a fleet of offshore wind farm vessels and port facilities as part of its expansion into the US offshore wind market.
Turkish government will hold the country’s first offshore wind tender this year, with the tender details set to be disclosed in the spring, Turkey’s Energy Minister Berat Albayrak announced on 22 February, according to Anadolu Agency (AA) and Daily Sabah. Turkey’s first offshore wind farm will be installed in the Aegean Sea, Daily Sabah writes.
Following reports in Norwegian media about wind energy technology developer Seawind filing for bankruptcy, Offshore WIND spoke with the company’s director for the Netherlands, Kees van de Kerk, who pointed out that only the company in Norway is affected by this and that Seawind is now working on resolving the situation to enable moving forward with the demonstration project.
Siemens Gamesa: 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine to Be Market-Ready in 2020 Siemens Gamesa has launched a new offshore wind turbine – SG 8.0-167 DD – said to increase the annual energy production (AEP) compared to the 7MW model by 20%. Seawind’s Two-Bladed Turbines to Power Greek Islands Seawind has signed an agreement with wind farm […]
Seawind has signed an agreement with wind farm and solar park operator WRE Hellas to develop small scale offshore wind farms in the Greek Aegan Sea.
UK-based recruitment company Advanced Global Energy (AGE) has become a member of the Green Port Project, a GBP 1 billion investment programme in Hull. The project aims to re-purpose over 500 hectares of land, designate enterprise incentive zones and will likely become the single biggest influence on the local economy for generations, AEG said. The […]
Thirty-nine Dutch business community leaders, including initiators Siemens, Van Oord, Eneco, Shell, and Rotterdam Port Authority, have joined forces in a Transition Coalition to request the Dutch government to draw up climate legislation to implement the agreements reached at the Paris summit. The Transition Coalition is calling on the government to draw up climate legislation […]
Wind Minds B.V., Doarm Engineering Co. Ltd., and Haechun Corporation will launch a new renewable energy company with a focus on offshore and onshore wind energy projects at the Green Energy Expo 2016 in Daegu, Korea, scheduled to take place between 6 and 9 April. The new joint-venture company, Wind Minds Korea, will provide its clients with engineering and consulting […]
Dutch Ministers Schultz van Haegen (Ministry of Infrastructure & the Environment) and Kamp (Ministry of Economic Affairs) opened a new hydraulic research facility, one of a kind in the world, Deltares’ Delta Flume in Delft. The Delta Flume will be the location for full-scale studies of the effects of extreme waves on dikes and offshore structures – […]
The Dutch Senate has adopted a new law on offshore wind energy, thus making a crucial step in the transition to a more sustainable energy mix. Offshore wind energy is one of the main pillars of the Dutch Energy Agreement (Energieakkoord). The European target of 14% of renewable energy by 2020 requires some catching up, […]
The latest research report from Totaro & Associates identifies the growth potential of offshore wind in the Turkish market. Offshore has been previously explored in Turkey, but the market potential was largely underestimated or ignored due to transmission complexities, water depths and the limited available wind data at 80m, Totaro & Associates says. Modern floating […]
Members of the Dutch House of Representatives have given the green light to three offshore wind farms proposed to be built 18 to 22 kilometers off North Holland, South Holland and (Borssele) Zeeland, Dutch news site NOS reports. The plan was proposed last year by the Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp and Minister of Infrastructure and […]