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  • 29 May 2015

    NOF Energy, the business development organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors, has entered a new partnership with BVG Associates to support supply chain development. As one of NOF Energy’s Consultancy Partners, BVG Associates will assist NOF Energy members’ activities in the offshore wind industry. As part of its support to NOF Energy […]

  • 23 November 2012

    BVG Associates, a highly respected consultancy with expertise in wind and marine energy technology and supply chain development, has chosen to locate their new Scottish office in Burntisland, Fife. The renewable energy sector is set to become one of Scotland’s major growth areas in the next decade and Fife is perfectly located on the East […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) has selected BVG Associates to help develop strategies to strengthen Virginia’s position in attracting the offshore wind supply chain and service industry to the Commonwealth.

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    There is every reason to believe that 2016 will see a series of developments for renewable energy, especially in new markets in offshore wind, according to Bruce Valpy, Director at BVG Associates. The year ahead of us will see the commissioning of the first offshore farm in the US, at Block Island, off Rhode Island State. 2016 will […]

  • 11 April 2014

    The news of the newly-merged National Centre for Renewable Energy and the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult gives the UK the chance to develop R&D for offshore renewables at a greater pace, utilising fully the indigenous world-class expertise that the country has, BVG Associates says. Bruce Valpy, director of BVG Associates, commented: “We are delighted to […]

  • 18 February 2011

    BVG Associates haspublished an analysis of the supply chain for the offshore wind sector, which identified areas requiring focus if the… (windtech-international) [mappress] Source: windtech-international, February 18, 2011

  • 1 December 2016
    Authorities, R&D

    The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has launched a new study titled “Characterisation of technological innovations and industrial maturity in the wind sector”. The study will use global technology expertise, industry engagement and expert cost of energy modelling to assess the opportunities for the French market and supply chain in offshore, both fixed […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following the UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd’s announcement that the government will hold three Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions before 2020, the first of which will kick off this year, Chris Willow, Senior Associate at BVG Associates, has selected front runners in the race to win the first auction. In terms of projects that could win the auction, […]

  • 1 July 2011

    A report commissioned by The Crown Estate, UK, and undertaken by BVG Associates, concludes that £2 billion will be spent annually on the … (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, July 01, 2011;

  • 10 January 2016

    Hornsea One Onshore Construction to Kick Off Onshore works for the Hornsea Project One wind farm are scheduled to start this month with the construction of an onshore substation at North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire. E.ON Splits Its Business Operations As announced earlier, E.ON separated its operations from Uniper’s effective 1 January, 2016. Ulstein Welcomes First […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A report by KIC InnoEnergy and BVG Associates has identified fifty offshore wind innovations which have the potential to make a substantial reduction in the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) through changes to design, hardware, software or process. The report, ‘Future renewable energy costs: offshore wind’, found that the technologies could reduce the LCOE by a […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) Offshore Wind Strategic Plan Team is holding a supply chain networking event in Princeton, U.S.

  • 19 July 2011

      BVG Associates in a report commissioned by The Crown Estate, concludes that, by 2020, £2 billion will be spent annually on the manufacture of wind turbine blades alone for offshore wind farms in Europe. The report also shows that the annual composites demand for European offshore wind will reach 100,000 tonnes by the end […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Several offshore wind farm projects planned in the Southern North Sea open up a sea of opportunities for UK suppliers who can demonstrate their value proposition and long-term commitment to the industry, Bruce Valpy of BVG Associates said today during the SNS2016 conference held in Norwich. Companies such as DONG, RWE, ScottishPower Renewables and Statkraft are […]

  • 16 May 2017

    BVG Associates (BVGA) and Green Port Hull have launched a guide to the potential job opportunities available in offshore wind to people in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Cost reductions in the offshore wind industry will continue and we expect to see a further 30 percent cut to the current Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) by 2030, Mike Blanch, Associate Director, BVG Associates, said.

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the development of offshore wind industry on the United States’ horizon, the country is embarking on a journey Europe has been on for a while now, and is facing the same challenges, especially when it comes to reducing the cost of electricity generated by turbines at sea. On the other hand, companies with expertise gained […]

  • 2 January 2017

      The first Offshore WIND Expertise Hub was set up during the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC), held in October 2016 in Amsterdam. With a spotlight on cost reduction, transferable knowledge from oil & gas, and forecast for the future, more than 20 companies shared their insights with Offshore WIND. Here, we bring you five most watched […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, along with the Department for Energy & Climate Change, has published a report on capabilities and opportunities of the UK’s offshore wind supply chain. The report, produced by BVG Associates, presents a first ‘map’ of the UK offshore wind supply chain in the UK. It identifies its strengths […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Statkraft has welcomed the latest report by BVG Associates, which outlines how advances in technology, the supply chain and policy have combined to put the industry on track to become sustainable without financial support from consumers. BVG’s report highlights the costs of offshore wind are starting to fall sharply as a result of the introduction […]

  • 17 June 2016

    The two day program for Offshore WIND Conference 2016 is set and a great speaker faculty is already confirmed! Leading experts from the industry like David Molenaar (Siemens), Andreas Wagner (German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation) and Alun Roberts (BVG Associates) will discuss and present global business opportunities. Next to that, building on the experiences of others will play […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    BVG Associates (BVGA) and Renewable Resources International (RRI) have formed a partnership that will see RRI’s Managing Partner Andy Geissbuehler leading BVGA’s offshore wind business in the U.S.

  • 25 August 2016

    Very soon, postmen will be carrying the 2016 summer edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine in their bags. This is the same edition that will be distributed at the WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition next month.  But that is not the only thing that makes this edition interesting. DONG Energy broke the pattern when they tendered the lowest […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Using High Wind’s Boom Lock tool to increase the wind speed limit for turbine component lifts from 11m/s to 16m/s leads to an average of 1.3% decrease in the levelised cost of energy (LCOE), a study carried out by BVG Associates on a representative 500MW wind farm has shown. An increase in the wind speed limit for […]

  • 9 August 2017

    This year Offshore WIND Conference will boast two chairmen who will be guiding and moderating the sessions while also offering their vision on the challenges and opportunities on the road ahead. A first for the event.

  • 24 January 2019

    The Crown Estate and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have published an updated and extended version of ‘A Guide to an Offshore Wind Farm’. The guide is intended to help a range of stakeholders and potential new market entrants understand how an offshore wind farm is built, operated and maintained. It is said to […]