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  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Cape Wind project have notified Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) that they are letting go of the lease for a marine terminal in New Bedford. The decision came after Cape Wind was asked by MassCEC to give the center an opportunity to make the best out of the terminal space this year, since […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) has signed up Aalco as its 200th member company,  nearly 20 years after the business development organisation was formed. John Coates, sales and marketing manager of Aalco, Hull, said: “With the recent announcements by and on Able Marine Energy Park, CS Wind, Dogger Bank and the development of Green Port […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    What was set out to be the US first offshore wind farm raised more doubt in the last week. The 468-MW Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts has been suspended from participating in New England’s wholesale electricity markets by ISO New England. A New England ISO spokeswoman said: “In general, suspensions are a […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Global training provider Maersk Training confidently expects hundreds of job seekers to attend an Open Day event, which is held in conjunction with DONG Energy, highlighting career opportunities in the wind energy and renewables sector. Taking place on Friday 9th January 2015, from 10.00am to 3.00pm, it follows on from similar open days held earlier […]

  • 8 December 2014

    At the start of August developer Cape Wind awarded a contract to Weeks/Manson Joint Venture (WMJV), a joint venture of marine contractor Weeks Marine and heavy civil marine contractor Manson Construction Co., to become lead construction contractor for the 468MW Cape Wind offshore wind farm. Cape Wind is to be located off the coast of […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    Maersk Training will be welcoming job seekers at the RenewableUK 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition’s careers day in Manchester, providing advice and information to those looking to take their first steps into the rapidly growing renewables sector. Focus will be on searching for the next generation of offshore technicians and helping unemployed get into the offshore […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Grid Connection

    RWE Innogy published a report outlining the results of a study undertaken with National Grid which considered the merits of 17 different substations across the east coast of England. The report highlights why Bicker Fen near Boston is the best location to connect the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm to the national grid. In addition, […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Twelve more careers are taking off in the wind industry thanks to Maersk Training’s Diploma scheme. The Level 2 Diploma “Staying Safe in the Wind Turbine Environment” is to be showcased at Open Day on September 4th 2014 – Old Assembly Rooms, Fenkle Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Johnny Chung, Shane Taylor and Michael Weightman have […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind has signed a contract with Weeks/Manson, a Joint Venture (WMJV) to serve as the lead construction contractor. The Boston & New England Maritime Trades Council, AFL-CIO, will provide skilled workers to WMJV to build Cape Wind.  WMJV is a partnership between two of the leading marine construction firms in the U.S., Weeks Marine […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global clean energy investment surged to $63.6bn in the second quarter of 2014, up 33% compared to the first quarter and 9% compared to Q2 2013, according to the latest authoritative figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Q2 2014 was the strongest quarter for investment since Q2 2012 which reached $69.6bn, and was […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Today, the Department of Energy announced that it has issued a conditional commitment for a $150 million loan guarantee to the Cape Wind Project, which would be the first commercial-scale offshore wind energy project in the U.S. Cape Wind President Jim Gordon said: “Today’s announcement by the Department of Energy represents an important endorsement by […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Christoph Vogel has been appointed new Group Senior Vice President of Vestas and President of Vestas Central Europe. Christoph, who comes from a position as Vice President & General Manager at Johnson Controls, enters into his new position on 1 June. Christoph has extensive global experiences across multiple businesses and functions. He has held […]

  • 28 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Orion Energy Centre (OEC) has recently completed a project for one of its first commercial customers, Resolute Marine Energy, Inc. (RME), a US-based wave technology developer with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.  OECs facilities and expertise will be used to carry out scale model wave tank testing on RMEs new ‘submerged flap wave energy converter’ – […]

  • 28 April 2014

    Local unemployed people in Tyneside are being offered free places on a new training course designed to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving offshore wind energy market. The course is open to people who are unemployed, a UK resident for the past 3 years, aged 19 or over and live in […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Nick Winser, president of ENTSO-E and Executive Director of National Grid will join panel of executive experts at DNV GL’s (formerly DNV KEMA) Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, to identify how utilities, regulators, and customers should prepare for the grid challenges ahead. The forum will be held on June 2-4, 2014, at The Grand […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fishermen’s Energy filed an appeal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), which rejected the construction of the company’s offshore wind project last month, claiming that the BPU had made its decision based on an error, the Associated Press informs. Namely, Fishermen’s Energy says that the project was evaluated with a price of […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind has ensured a cash injection worth USD 600 million for its Cape Wind offshore wind project from Danish Export Credit Agency (EKF), Jim Gordon, the company’s president, announced yesterday. Cape Wind informed via social media that Mr. Gordon brought the news while speaking at GreenPower’s USA Offshore Wind Conference in Boston, saying that […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Local unemployed people are benefiting from new Careers in the Offshore Wind industry following their successful completion of a newly developed qualification offered by Maersk Training in Newcastle, designed to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving UK offshore wind energy sector. Following the success of a pilot Diploma course earlier this […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Owned and operated by two international leaders in offshore engineering expertise, Pelagian and Pioneer Consulting announced their new joint venture: P2 Offshore Consulting. Based on its owners’ worldwide expertise in subsea cables, P2 Offshore Consulting offers specialist marine consulting and management services to U.S. offshore renewable energy projects. Currently attending the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2013 […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Local unemployed people are benefiting from free places on a newly developed qualification offered by Maersk Training in Newcastle designed to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving offshore wind energy sector. The Level 2 Diploma in Staying Safe in the Wind Turbine Environment (Onshore and Offshore) has been developed by Newcastle […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to deploy every available source of American energy, the Energy Department today announced $16 million for seventeen projects help sustainably and efficiently capture energy from waves, tides and currents. Together, these projects will increase the power production and reliability of wave and tidal devices and help gather […]

  • 15 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company (GE), today announced research that could significantly impact the design of future wind turbine blades. Utilizing the power of high-performance computing (HPC) to perform complex calculations, GE engineers have overcome previous design constraints, allowing them to begin exploring ways to design reengineered wind […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Driving home the point that the end of Cape Wind is near, the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound launched a new radio campaign across the Cape and the Islands. The radio spots highlight the costly threats associated with the proposed massive wind turbine project that would be located in Nantucket Sound – threats to fishermen, […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Grid Connection

    After RWE announced yesterday its preferred sites for onshore electrical infrastructure for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, residents of Bicker Fen voiced their disapproval of the company’s selection for the substation site. The residents say that a structure of that size would lower the prices of houses and ruin the landscape by turning the village […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    One of the UK’s leading renewable energy developers and operators today announced the preferred locations for the onshore infrastructure for the proposed offshore wind farm Triton Knoll. If built, Triton Knoll could generate enough clean energy to power hundreds of thousands of homes. It is also estimated that Triton Knoll could create 500 UK jobs […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Via the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure I, managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, the pension fund PensionDanmark is funding a conditional investment commitment of 200 million USD in America’s first offshore wind farm, Cape Wind. The aim is to close the deal to construct the wind farm this year. The wind farm is to supply up to […]