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  • 16 December 2019
    R&D

    Saitec Offshore is taking part in the EU-funded ArcWind project focused on boosting floating offshore wind energy in the Atlantic Region. The Adaptation and Implementation of Floating Wind Energy Conversion Technology for the Atlantic Region (ArcWind) project aims to drive the floating wind energy forward to become a major contributor of green energy in the […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    As of the 19th of June 2015, Windependents is changing its name to ARC Sustainable Energy Solutions (ARC ses). ARC said it will no longer only focus on offshore wind, but will now cover the full spectrum of onshore and offshore sustainable energy projects. The company defines itself as a Project Partner specializing in project […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Technology

    European wind energy professionals gathered in Dublin, Ireland, recently to discuss innovative ways to meet renewable-energy demands using the Esri ArcGIS platform. Members of the Esri European Wind User Group shared how they apply ArcGIS maps, apps, and tools to offshore and onshore wind-farm development, planning, engineering, construction, operations, and maintenance. “GIS technology is improving […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The Harper Government is showing its commitment to stimulating innovation and job creation with an investment of $61.8 million to help 23 new clean technology projects from across the country reach commercialization. One of these projects is ARC-1000 full scale tidal turbine demonstration at FORCE, which got $5 million investment from Sustainable Development Technology Canada […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) at the University of Western Australia has received Federal Government funding for a research project focused on offshore wind foundations.

  • 8 February 2013

    Fishing port of the state of Bremen, represented by the Ministry of Economics, Labour and Ports, these represented by the bremenports GmbH & Co. KG, requires contractors who will undertake quay engineering design services. The client intends to build a port for handling components for offshore wind turbines in the area of the arc in […]

  • 25 May 2011
    R&D, Technology

      The Moog Industrial Group announced today a new electric pitch system which offers higher performance, reliability, additional safety and lower maintenance costs to address key challenges faced by wind turbine manufacturers and operators. The Moog Wind Turbine Pitch System is equipped with Moog’s new cost effective AC synchronous electromagnetic brushless servo motor with an […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Schneider Electric is launching a new 72.5kV variant of its WI switchgear range, developed to optimise the design, safety, cost and reliability of 72.5kV electrical systems in offshore wind farms.

  • 15 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GRI Renewable Industries has started manufacturing a tower for GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in Sevilla, Spain. The work on the tower for the prototype started at the end of December, the company said. GE announced in March 2018 its plans to invest over USD 400 million over the next three to five […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Technology

    Wind energy professionals across Europe now have a local source for the exchange of ideas, success stories, and information about geospatial technology for on- and offshore wind farms: the Esri European Wind User Group. The group’s mission is to discuss the best ways to meet daily challenges and learn how proven applications of geographic information […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Scottish Enterprise is inviting quotes for the provision of a study on cluster cooperation in the European Atlantic Area as detailed in the invitation to quote. The Scottish European Green Energy Centre (SEGEC) is a team within Scottish Enterprise responsible for supporting access to European Funding, as part of this role they are project partners in […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tata Steel, Europe’s second largest steel producer, in conjunction with German pipe manufacturer Eisenbau Krӓmer, has successfully completed delivery of 400 tonnes of 3D profiled and submerged arc welded (SAW) tubular steel to Bladt Industries, which is being used for an innovative suction bucket foundation being trialed in the North Sea. In a bid to […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has announced the completion of a GIS-based data study for the first stage of Forewind’s planned Round 3 Dogger Bank offshore wind farm development. Undertaken by OMM’s Survey and Subsea department, the work utilised the company’s in-house Esri GIS facilities to undertake an initial study of Forewind’s existing data as well […]

  • 10 December 2019
    R&D

    Marine Performance Systems is the winner of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge 2019 with its solution for noise reduction during piling, Offshore Wind Innovators said. The three other finalists were Arc Marine, Witteveen & Bos, and Tribosonics. They came up with solutions to optimize a cage construction for flat oysters and to measure torque of […]

  • 17 October 2014
    R&D

    Research into the optimal design for ocean wave energy converters is set to enter the next phase thanks to a partnership between Perth-based Bombora Wave Power and the Australian Maritime College (AMC). In conjunction with Bombora’s financial commitment, a $256,000 Australian Research Council Linkage Program funding injection will support a significant increase in research effort, […]

  • 27 November 2013
    R&D

    Atlas Material Testing Technology, a company specialized in weathering technology and services, will present state-of-the-art solutions for weathering testing of rotor blade coatings at the upcoming Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture Conference, December 3 – 5, 2013, in Duesseldorf, Germany, booth 25. Wind turbines are installed in some of the harshest climates on earth, ranging from […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    As energy cost reduction has become a buzzword in the renewables industry and a hot topic during European’s major wind fair EWEA 2012 starting from April 16, ABB brings to this event its complete wind portfolio as well as latest technologies to address the issue. One of the highlights of ABB’s booth is its offering […]

  • 11 February 2013

    A successful delivery of PEMA Windmill Tower Sections Assembly Lines of last year is now followed by an order for PEMA Offshore Foundation Welding Line. The previously delivered versatile PEMA assembly line has been in heavy use also in welding pressure vessels and extremely heavy jack-up legs. A new outcome of co-operation between G & […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy GE will invest more than USD 400 million over the next three to five years to develop and deploy the largest, most powerful offshore wind turbine – the Haliade-X 12 MW.

  • 1 December 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A corrosion protection process developed by E.ON and Ramboll and used for the first time on the Arkona offshore wind farm has won the German Renewables Award in the Innovation of the Year category. E.ON and Statoil’s joint project got the Innovation of the Year award from the Clusteragentur Erneuerbare Energien based in Hamburg. “The procedure developed […]

  • 10 January 2017

    ALE has transported a 75m long Siemens wind turbine blade, which is now installed across the Queen Victoria Square as part of the Hull UK City of Culture programme. The company transported the wind blade on SPMTs and bolsters from Siemens’ production facility, 5.6 kilometres away, through winding city streets to Queen Victoria Square. Once in […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    E.ON will protect all 60 steel foundations of the Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea with a special anti-corrosion coating developed in cooperation with Rambøll Germany and in coordination with the relevant authorities.

  • 23 September 2012
    Technology

    It is extremely difficult to extinguish a fire in a wind turbine using conventional methods. The 130-meter high turbines are effectively outside the range of the fire department, and when it comes to turbines at sea, human intervention in the event of fire is virtually impossible. That’s why a comprehensive fire safety concept needs to […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    E.ON is taking the next step in construction of its £736m Humber Gateway wind farm and will soon begin laying the onshore cable, which will be used to connect the offshore turbines to a new onshore substation at Salt End. The wind farm which will be located 8km off the East Yorkshire coast, is due […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    In a bid to help reduce offshore wind energy costs by 40% by 2020, Tata Steel recently delivered 400 tonnes of 3D profiled and submerged arc welded (SAW) tubular steel to Bladt Industries.  The Danish wind turbine foundation manufacturer will use the steel to build an innovative suction bucket foundation that will be tested at […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    When the Rhode Island Supreme Court issued a ruling earlier this month upholding a long-term contract for the sale of power from Deepwater Wind’s proposed wind farm off Block Island, it was a green light for the company to resume work on the project. As the case dragged on for nearly a year, with the […]