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  • 14 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas plans to lay off around 220 people in the process of integrating its offshore and onshore wind organisations. Vestas has recently acquired MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, and following the closing of the agreement with MHI, the company has begun the integration of Vestas and MHI Vestas into one organisation that […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall’s results for the second quarter of the year show a decrease in net sales and underlying operating profit of its wind business, compered to the same period in 2019. The company posted the Q2 results on 21 July, stating that the decrease is due to lower wind speeds, lower electricity prices and lower availability, […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    France will launch a new offshore wind tender off Oléron in response to the announced increase in offshore wind targets, François de Rugy, France’s minister for ecological transition, said. The new project will have the capacity of between 500MW and 1,000MW, de Rugy said at the launch of the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project. No timeline was […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The floating wind turbine installed on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland has started delivering power to the grid, Spain’s Cobra Group, the majority owner of the 50MW project, said.

  • 13 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall Vindkraft AB has issued a contract notice for the provision of statutory inspections and recertification of the company’s onshore and offshore wind assets across Europe.

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Esbjerg’s board of directors will soon launch a recruitment process to find a new CEO after Ole Ingrisch announced he will retire by the end of February 2019.

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Prysmian will invest more than EUR 170 million in a new cable laying vessel, the company informed today (14 March), saying the vessel is a strategic asset which will, among other things, strengthen Prysmian’s offshore wind project execution capabilities. The new cable laying vessel is expected to be delivered by the second quarter of 2020.

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Savvy Technologies Ltd, the owner of HiDef Aerial Surveying Inc, will launch a new camera rig on 1 March. According to the company, the new technology is less expensive to produce and will thus decrease the cost of surveying. The current version of the HiDef technology, which has been operating since 2012, will no longer be built.

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Innogy has informed that it achieved its financial independence from RWE on 6 October by signing a stand-alone credit agreement of EUR 2 billion.

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Twelve local organisations around Liverpool Bay have been awarded grants from the Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund under the fourth round of funding.

  • 20 June 2017

    The Offshore WIND Conference 2017 programme has been announced in further detail. As well as the very first speakers from Siemens, Falck, TNO, and the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.

  • 19 June 2017

    South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in, elected last month, today announced plans for the country’s transition to renewables and phase-out of nuclear and coal plants in a speech during the official ceremony of the permanent shutdown of the country’s oldest nuclear power plant. Moon added he will focus on developing solar and offshore wind power.

  • 14 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    OutSmart, a Dutch-German group providing offshore wind farm management services – in which Deutsche Windtechnik recently acquired 70% stake – has announced new offshore wind contracts in three European countries.

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has completed a study into the costs of its head office organisation, and will target total cost savings of EUR 30-35 million, resulting in the loss of around 230 jobs.

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy’s UK Country Chairman Brent Cheshire will retire in June after 13 years with the company. Matthew Wright, who comes from a position as CEO of Southern Water, has been appointed to succeed Brent Cheshire and will become the new Managing Director of DONG Energy UK effective of 1 June 2017. Brent Cheshire was […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) today informed that it had been awarded a contract for the seabed clearance at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site in the Outer Moray Firth. Offshore WIND reported on the start of the works in early March, when Siem Offshore Contractors was set to begin the boulder removal and SCAR plough campaign at the project site.

  • 4 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ Office of Coastal Zone Management and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will host public information meetings to discuss recent and upcoming planning and assessment activities related to future offshore wind projects in federal waters off Massachusetts. Topics will include an overview of the state’s new energy […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT will invest a total of EUR 6 billion in Dutch high-voltage grid in the next decade. Driven by significant growth in renewable energy capacity in the Netherlands and surrounding countries, the transmission system operator will commit some EUR 2 billion for the expansion and replacement of Dutch high-voltage grid on land and will pour approximately EUR 4 […]

  • 7 June 2016

    Shell plans to establish a New Energies business as part of future opportunities that company wants to take advantage of, according to an update on Shell’s strategy provided by the company’s CEO, Ben van Beurden. Van Beurden defined three categories of Shell’s portfolio priorities: cash engines, growth priorities and future opportunities. In the period to 2020, the oil and gas giant […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a provider of diversified fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, has announced several changes to the Board and senior management of the Company. James Moffat has decided to retire effective 30 June 2016 and will stand down as Chief Executive Officer and as […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has announced the list of successful contract awards following its first international, competitive open call. The first call focused on innovative Power Take-Off systems for wave energy devices. Over £7m has been awarded to 16 technology developers and consortia, from countries including UK, USA, Italy and Sweden, all looking for investment […]

  • 14 July 2015

    The Energy Institute (EI), the professional body for the energy industry, delivering good practice and professionalism, has had new additions to its team. The EI Council is composed of volunteers representing all aspects of energy and works on the strategic direction of the EI. The newest additions to the Council, elected on 23 June 2015, […]

  • 9 July 2015

      Eco Wave Power (EWP) installed its improved wave energy power plant in Jaffa Port, Israel, earlier this month. The upgraded power plant will be working with two floaters. One is “the 1st Generation Floater” and the other is the new and improved “2nd Generation Floater” , which will be tested by EWP, towards its deployment in […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Grid Connection

    STX France has inaugurated its ANEMOS facility, dedicated for marine energy, in the presence of Véronique Schaaf, state representative of Chateaubriand, Christophe Clergeau, vice-president of the Pays-de-la-Loire Region and David Samzun, President of CARENE. During the ceremony, STX France announced an order for two 500 MW substations. Both clients based in Northern Europe, who wished to […]

  • 18 June 2015

    At Seawork’s Network and Awards Evening, winners of the Innovations Showcase, the overall Sprit of Innovation Award, the Maritime Professional of the Year Award as well as the Seawork Lifetime Achievement Award were announced.  Compere for the evening was Southampton’s  power boat champion, and TV and radio pundit Shelley Jory. The winner in the category […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, has sent a letter to the House of Parliament with details about the offshore wind energy tender 2015. Subsidy for two sites in the Borssele zone will be made available with this tender. In the letter, the Minister has highlighted recent developments about the conditions of the first tender […]