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  • 29 December 2014

    While the industry is looking at ways to assemble a turbine onshore so it can be installed at sea in one operation, at the moment the common method still is to install it in several stages at sea. The foundations are installed first and followed by the tower and the WTG. Whether the foundations are […]

  • 6 October 2014

    The weather is becoming increasingly important to many of Vattenfall’s operations. Managing the weather is of course impossible, but an R&D programme will aid the company to manage the impact of weather conditions. In 2011, a programme was initiated with the purpose of developing the capability to run in-house forecasts of weather and wind power […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Technology

      The Easytrak Nexus has been successfully deployed on various subsea tracking surveys across the globe since its introduction in 2009 and is currently being used nearer to home during the geophysical survey of sections of North Sea, close to shore. The Geosurvey Department of Emu Ltd, a marine development, research and planning company based […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Subsea IMR provider N-Sea has developed Magsense, a vertical gradiometer array said to be specifically designed for highly accurate Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) campaigns.

  • 9 December 2011
    Technology

    G&G International has awarded Enerpac B.V. the contract to supply high pressure hydraulic equipment for the 30 Transition Pieces of the Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm. The Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm, located in Borkum (Germany) is currently being developed by German Groups EWE and ENOVA Energiesysteme GmbH & Co.KG and will be completed in 2012. The […]

  • 18 July 2014

    FORCE, in partnership with Nortek Scientific, a Canadian centre of excellence in acoustic Doppler processing, is developing the world’s first instrument to accurately measure turbulence throughout the water column – called a Vectron. A leap forward in site characterization, the Vectron generates high fidelity measurements of turbulence through turbine hub height. These measurements include turbulence […]

  • 29 January 2013

    Following months of analysis DONG Energy has selected FLiDAR to implement the latest generation of wind resource measurement technology. The partnership initially involves a one year measurement campaign in the Irish Sea. Benj Sykes, UK Country Manager for DONG Energy’s Wind business said; “FLIDAR represents a step forward in how we are developing offshore wind […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Technology

    Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed the world’s first Intelligent Fender System (IFS) trial with energy companies SSE and RWE at their Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm. The Intelligent Fender System is an in-house developed technology which provides accurate and recordable data to improve safety and increase operational efficiency for vessels and offshore wind […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Met Office experts will be at the RenewableUK 2011 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Manchester 25 – 27 October to demonstrate how its world leading science can make a valuable contribution to the wind energy market. The renewable power generation industry, dominated by wind power in the UK, is growing significantly to meet the country’s […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Offshore wind farms are built in areas where it has been determined, by monitoring with met masts and floating met buoys, that there is enough of the turbine ‘fuel’ under normal circumstances. It is not just the remote location and water depth that determines that you will not find any offshore wind farms in the […]

  • 4 November 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Natural Power has invested in a wind farm modelling software. The company said its technical team has been developing new models for a more accurate prediction of wind farm performance and has produced results from its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models at wind farm scale within five to six days, rather than the 60 days previously needed. Claude […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Met Office experts will be at the RenewableUK 2012 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Glasgow this week, demonstrating how investment in scientific research can be applied to weather and climate services to help the wind energy market onshore and offshore. Alasdair Skea, Renewables Science Manager at the Met Office, will take part in the RenewableUK […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    During the two first weeks of September, Wirescan had been performing LIRA measurements on three different export cables in the German North Sea.  The assignments were both baseline measurements (fingerprint) and second measurement for condition monitoring. The tests were performed from both the onshore and offshore substation of three different wind farms. The LIRA system can be used […]

  • 23 March 2015

    In the design phase of an offshore wind farm, met data will be one of the influencing factors that play a part in the choice of WTG. The meteorological services that can be involved in the decision at this stage are detailed model data sets of wave and wind conditions to input into Computational Fluid […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced that it will host Visual Simulation Open Houses to present the results of a visualization study that was conducted to accurately represent how wind turbines could be viewed from shore during various weather conditions and times of day. During BOEM’s North Carolina offshore wind planning process, […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. is enhancing the submarine cable lay software, MakaiLay, and its desktop simulation sister product, MakaiPlan Pro. Specifically, three key features are being integrated into the Power Cable modules for each of these products that are built specifically for power cable installers: 1. Cable Top Angle. MakaiLay now has the option to use […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Vessels

    This weekend, Mojo Maritime successfully completed the installation of cable protection works off the North Cornwall coast. The operation consisted of accurately placing rock filled filter units from the DP2 vessel Stril Explorer to create a protection berm for the Wave Hub 33KV export cable. The filter unit consists of a CE approved fibre mesh […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Met Office and WindSim AS have announced a new partnership with the objective of generating more accurate Wind Resource Assessments and Wind Power forecasts to meet increasing industry demand for improved short term power forecasting and longer term power yield analysis. Accurate short term power forecasts are becoming increasingly important as balancing costs are […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Technology

    Babcock’s innovative floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system to provide critical meteorological data for offshore wind farm developers at reduced cost, has been deployed to start a six month trial of the new system in the Irish Sea. The floating LiDAR system is being trialled at RWE’s Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, off […]

  • 14 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The test site of the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) will be one of the scenarios for the development of a project to develop predictive maintenance in offshore wind farms. The project, Operation & Maintenance tools integrating accurate structural health in offshore energy (WATEREYE), is expected to allow wind farm operators to accurately […]

  • 25 October 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Aquamarine Power is now gathering real-time wave data at their Oyster 800 test site, which is helping the wave energy firm produce more accurate energy forecasts, optimise production and drive the design of their future Oyster 801 machine. The data is being gathered by two devices, an acoustic doppler current profiler (ADCP) and an acoustic […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    DEME Offshore has partnered with the aerospace industry supplier SABCA to develop and deploy unmanned vehicles to perform surveillance and inspection works in the offshore industry. The companies are convinced that these technologies have a game-changing potential to increase health and safety of their employees, lower the impact on the environment in the O&M phase of […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Technology

    Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey plc, has launched a new grout monitoring system for offshore wind turbines and platform leg piling.

  • 3 July 2012
    Technology

    Sway continues the co-operation with National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of Colorado, USA. Early June, NREL re-installed scientific wind, wave and motion measurement equipment on the Sway prototype. This will greatly enhance the value of the Sway testing, and will provide accurate measurement to verify not only the Sway concept, but can also be used […]

  • 26 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has recognised Lloyd’s Register (LR) Consulting’s poster “New Method for Accurate Prediction of Underwater Noise from Pile Driving” with the Best Poster Award in the joined category: Planning and Environment / Health and Safety. This LR Consulting-headed contribution was recognised above nine other posters at EWEA Offshore 2015. The work […]

  • 3 November 2011

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of Colorado, USA, is currently installing scientific wind, wave and motion measurement equipment on the Sway prototype under a collaboration agreement. This will greatly enhance the value of the Sway testing, and will provide accurate measurement to verify not only the Sway concept, but can also be used to verify […]