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7 February 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Aker Solutions has purchased an initial 5% stake in Principle Power, forming an alliance that brings its offshore oil & gas engineering expertise into the floating offshore wind market.

30 April 2014 Business & Finance

Aker Solutions will split into two companies to speed up a streamlining process that will reduce costs and better position all parts of the group to meet the needs of customers in an increasingly competitive global energy industry. The Subsea, Umbilicals, Engineering and Maintenance, Modifications and Operations (MMO) areas will form a new company under […]

29 March 2011 Business & Finance

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, and Aker Solutions, the international oil and gas services company, have agreed to combine their fields of expertise to develop a new and environmentally sound concept for offshore wind farm installation vessels. According to the contract, which was signed earlier this year, Wärtsilä will provide the new installation […]

19 January 2011

Aker Solutions has finished the vessel specifications of ‘AMC Connector’, a future newbuild subsea installation and construction vessel.   (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 19, 2011

2 July 2010 Business & Finance

Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a significant part of the frame agreement for inspection services on all of their offshore installations and onshore plants in Norway. The contract period is for four years with options for further extensions up to four years. The yearly volume of the contract will fluctuate, but Aker Solutions estimates the […]

3 August 2018

In 2018, the first subsidy-free tender was won. What will this mean for the future of offshore wind farms?

23 February 2018 Business & Finance, Technology

Aker Solutions has established a long-term collaboration with software company Cognite to accelerate the development of digital solutions that are expected to drive major efficiencies through the entire life of an energy asset, including offshore wind projects. According to Aker, the collaboration will lay the foundation for enhanced management of data across the life of an […]

4 October 2017 Contracts & Tenders

Q&A with Pieter van Oord, CEO Van Oord, speaker during Offshore WIND Conference, opening session.

3 October 2017

Q&A with Davide Coppola, Downstream Business Applications Department, European Space Agency Speaker during Offshore WIND Conference, session: Space meets Winds What is the relation between European Space Agency and offshore wind industry? The Integrated Application Promotion (IAP) programme of the European Space Agency (ESA) supports the development, implementation and pilot operations of downstream space‐based services. […]

27 January 2017 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

The APQP4Wind project has marked the official go-live of the new APQP4Wind manual, website, and coming training courses to deploy new common standards for quality assurance in the production of wind turbines. The manual, the website and the training concept were presented on January 25 at the APQP4Wind Kick-Off Event at Vestas Wind Systems in Aarhus. The […]

25 January 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

Massachusetts State Representatives Sean Garballey and Marjorie Decker, and State Senator Jamie Eldridge have filed a bill that would commit Massachusetts to obtain 100 per cent of its electricity from clean, renewable sources like solar and wind by 2035. The bill, An Act to transition Massachusetts to 100 per cent renewable energy, would require the state […]

8 December 2015 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Following media reports about Fred. Olsen Renewables pledging to invest in the US Icebreaker offshore wind project, the company said that such decision has not been made so far. “We have not taken a stake in the project at the present time – a decision on whether to invest will be taken later,” Fred. Olsen Renewables said in a […]

2 June 2015 Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that the Icebreaker offshore wind project, planned for the Ohio waters of Lake Erie, will utilize Mono Bucket foundations, developed by Denmark-based Universal Foundation (UF). “Universal Foundation’s Mono Bucket foundation recently emerged as one of the most promising technology developments in the European offshore wind industry,” […]

15 May 2015 Business & Finance

The Gemini offshore wind project transaction has been awarded “Wind Deal of the Year 2015” by Environmental Finance (EF).   “It was big, it was bold, and it broke new ground in the way it was financed,” EF said when it revealed the winners of its 8th Annual Deals of the Year Awards in April. A total […]

22 May 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, and the International Renewable Energy Agency have formalized a collaboration that will help accelerate the global deployment of renewable energy. The jointly-led Renewable Energy Policy Advice Network (REPAN) will leverage both organizations’ resources by coordinating a global network of experts and practitioners to […]

11 April 2014 Authorities, Grid Connection, Technology

On her visit to Germany’s Hannover Messe 2014, Chancellor Angela Merkel got a glimpse of ABB’s new hybrid HVDC (high-voltage direct current) circuit breaker, a critical technology in enabling the transition to renewable energy. “Let’s get started with building the new power grid!” Merkel told ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer, who was briefing her on how […]

5 February 2014 Business & Finance, Technology

ABB, which has over 30 years of wind power experience, released a video that shows its wind power solutions.  The company says that it delivers wind economy in every wind energy project it is involved in. ABB developed the world’s first circuit breaker for high voltage direct current (HVDC), which brought the company to be […]

28 August 2013

The tradeoff between rising energy costs and the low carbon agenda continues to see policy makers retreating from traditional renewable energy support mechanisms; forcing the industry to look for innovative financing solutions. At the same time, energy mix optimization has come to the fore, particularly in emerging markets, with governments increasingly seeing the need to […]

12 August 2013

The energy transition and offshore industry have been the focus of politicians and the public, and have also been discussed in a very controversial manner, with many falsehoods spread all over Germany. Triggered by such developments, relevant stakeholders are eager to give their own side of the story to the public. As a result, Dipl. […]

17 February 2013

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has assembled a team of local experts and world-class partners to create pioneering scientific and engineering solutions in the development of the first freshwater offshore wind project in the nation. LEEDCo’s “Icebreaker” project is receiving $4 million in Department of Energy (DOE) funding beginning February 15, 2013. The […]

28 September 2012

Last Saturday marked the end of this year’s HUSUM WindEnergy, in which Hauff-Technik was taking part for the first time and which is recognised internationally as one of the leading trade fairs in the area of renewable energy. This year, with more than 36,000 visitors from 90 countries visiting the 1200 or so exhibiting companies, […]

21 August 2012

Some of the leading companies, entrepreneurs and policy makers in the cleantech sector are among the headline speakers at nextgen, Britain’s fastest growing event showcasing emerging renewable energy technologies. Held at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire on 10-11 October, the speaker programme will feature dozens of presentations and topical panel discussions in six seminar theatres at […]

5 March 2012

CleanEquity Monaco, 29th & 30th March, the world forum for emerging cleantech companies, hosted by Innovator Capital and the Nobel Sustainability Trust,announces the collaboration of the Hinduja Foundation, chaired by Ms. Shanu SP Hinduja. The aims of the Hinduja Foundation, member of the Hinduja Group and a founding member of the Prince Albert II of […]

5 April 2011 Technology

At this year’s Hanover Fair Siemens Energy presented smart, eco-friendly solutions for power generation, transmission and distribution. The highlights included a new 2.3-MW gearless wind turbine for low wind speeds, solutions for the connection of offshore wind farms to the grid using high-voltage direct-current transmission technology (HVDC) as well as a charging point, which can […]

2 July 2010 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ruukki has agreed with the Norwegian company Aker Verdal AS on the delivery of steel structures for the Nordsee Ost wind farm project to be built offshore from Germany in the North Sea. Steel structure deliveries for the jacket foundations of offshore wind turbines are a new entry for Ruukki. Offshore wind turbine towers are […]

3 April 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

A consortium comprising Principle Power, EDPR Offshore North America, Aker Solutions, H. T. Harvey & Associates and Herrera Environmental Consultants has been selected to enter into a public-private partnership with Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) to develop a floating wind project offshore Humboldt County in Northern California, US