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  • 17 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A consortium comprising of the R&D UK Centre of EDF Energy, UTEC, an Acteon company, and Partrac Ltd completed an offshore trial designed to assess the performance of a commercial Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) for mapping seabed bathymetry.

  • 8 February 2019
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor Wind US has deployed a Floating LiDAR at its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight. The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device will measure wind speed, wind direction, wave conditions and several other marine characteristics that help inform decisions in regard to the resource potential and eventual development of the […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Energy Department has announced $7.25 million for six organizations that will continue to advance water power as a viable resource for America’s clean energy portfolio. Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies convert the energy of waves, tides, rivers, and ocean currents into electricity that can be used by homes and businesses, especially in coastal […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A Norwegian technology company, Blueye Robotics, has developed an underwater drone that allows offshore wind companies to perform inspection of underwater structures and power cables without the need for divers or remotely operated vehicles.

  • 10 September 2015

    Ocean Power Technologies has formed a Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) as part of its intensified efforts to accelerate PowerBuoy commercialization and market adoption. The TAP consists of selected potential customers, end-users, technical stakeholders, and scientific consultants from various markets to incorporate a wide spectrum of applications and market requirements. The six companies that make up […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Technology

    It is important to understand the status of marine mammals in an area prior to any development and understand potential impacts during and after development. Offshore wind developments may adversely affect species, including those protected by European and domestic law. Mitigation of such impacts forms an intrinsic part of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process […]

  • 15 February 2013

    Installing tidal energy devices is both costly and technically challenging, but a new Dynamic Positioning (DP) flat-top barge could be the answer that the industry has been waiting for. Adding DP capability to a versatile flat-top barge offers a real cost effective tidal energy installation solution with multiple benefits. Successfully installing devices in locations with […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Bibby HydroMap has conducted a demonstration of DriX, an 8-metre Autonomous Unmanned Survey Vessel (AUSV), at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult facility in Blyth. The key purpose of the demonstration was to showcase DriX being used in the offshore renewables sector to capture essential information at all stages of renewable projects. During the demonstration, two Blyth offshore […]

  • 20 March 2015
    R&D

    Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) is starting up an extensive offshore measurement campaign at the German research platform FINO1 close to Alpha Ventus wind farm. The campaign will take place from May 2015 to June 2016, and is carried out by CMR and UIB in close cooperation with the other NORCOWE partners, FuE-Zentrum […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) today announced financial results for its Fiscal 2014 first quarter ended July 31, 2013. Highlights The Company’s net loss for first quarter of Fiscal 2014 declined to $3.8 million from $4.4 million in the first quarter of Fiscal 2013. OPT also recently announced the following developments: — Deployment of the […]

  • 26 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    DeepCLiDAR, a floating light detection and ranging (LiDAR) system developed by the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, has completed a new deployment performance test 12 miles off the Maine coast in 65 meters of water. AWS Truepower validated DeepCLiDAR’s data recovery and measurement accuracy against Carbon Trust’s industry-standard performance criteria. With the third-party […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Environment, R&D

      The University of Washington, working with NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC), recently retrieved a BioSonics DT-X SUB split beam echosounder after a 1-month deployment in northern Admiralty Inlet, WA. The study location is a proposed Snohomish Public Utility District tidal energy demonstration project site. The BioSonics DTX-SUB is an autonomous scientific echosounder packaged […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has invested in conversion of its vessel “Cable Enterprise” from a moored cable laying barge into a DP2 cable laying barge able to use its own propulsion within the work site. “Our objective is to have a more comprehensive control over the supply chain by insourcing a greater part of the installation work […]

  • 20 May 2013

    Babcock has commenced construction of its innovative floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) system, designed to provide critical meteorological data for offshore wind farm developers safely, reliably and more cost-effectively than has previously been feasible. While met monitoring systems, including LiDAR, are commonly used on-shore by the renewable energy industry and by military and aviation […]

  • 16 May 2013

    Modus Seabed Intervention, the leading subsea engineering and specialist Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) service provider, has confirmed an investment into a new advanced Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to further enhance its fleet of subsea vehicles. Manufactured by SMD in North East England, the cutting edge 150hp Quasar ROV ordered by Modus will be the first […]

  • 16 July 2012

    UK scientists will measure the effect on the marine environment and wildlife of devices that harness tide and wave energy using sonar technology that has, for the first time, been successfully deployed on the seabed. Renewable energy from tidal currents can be generated using turbines in the tidal flow, and wave energy can be captured […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Trident Energy announces completion of a second close of its funding round to finance pier-based sea trials of the company’s enabling technology for the offshore renewable energy industry. The new investment takes the total equity raised by the company since October 2012 to £1mil. This second close of £440k includes further investment from a syndicate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2011

      Wind turbines operating in Spain show important seasonal behavior. Total electricity generated by wind power was more than 42,702 GWh. The promotion of renewable energies has been a stable national policy for several years. All political parties have similar policies regarding support of renewable energies. The main tools within this policy at a national […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended April 30, 2011. Highlights *Contract backlog increased to a record $8.9 million as of April 30, 2011. This reflects $10.3 million of new orders brought in during fiscal year 2011, including recent US Department of Energy (“DOE”) awards for the […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels

    Bibby HydroMap has partnered with the Paris-based provider of navigation, positioning and imaging services iXblue to bring DriX, a new autonomous unmanned surface vessel (AUSV), to the European market.

  • 3 April 2017
    R&D, Technology

    4D Ocean, a new company providing autonomous survey services to the offshore renewable energy sector was launched on the 3 April.

  • 11 June 2015
    Vessels

    ASV in association with Planet Ocean will hold an Autonomous Surface Vehicle demonstration next week at Stokes Bay Sailing Club, Gosport. With the demonstration of two vehicles, the C-Worker and C-Enduro, they will showcase the potential uses of ASVs in offshore wind farm industry to reduce the cost of tasks related to the construction, operation […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Researchers from five UK universities have received a GBP 4 million grant to deliver a human-robotics hybrid solution for the maintenance and operation of offshore wind farms. The consortium, the Holistic Operation and Maintenance for Energy from Offshore Wind Farms or HOME-Offshore, brings together experts from the universities of Manchester (project lead), Warwick, Cranfield, Durham and Heriot-Watt University. […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies,Inc., a leading wave energy technology company, today announces the results of the ocean operations of its autonomous PowerBuoy recently deployed off the coast of New Jersey for the US Navy. The system delivered a very strong performance, meeting all of its mission specifications. The autonomous PowerBuoy is a self-sustaining persistent power source […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities

    Ente Vasco de la Energía, Basque Government’s energy agency, has awarded marine renewables contract to Oceantec Energías Marinas. Derio-based company will supply the floating wave energy converter to EVE. A total of EUR 2.5 million will be made available for pilot projects demonstrating and validating full scale, or almost full scale, prototypes of wave energy […]