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  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    ESB’s ocean energy project, Westwave, has been awarded a grant of €238,000 by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). The grant is awarded under SEAI’s Ocean Energy Prototype Research and Development Programme which focuses on the development and deployment of ocean energy devices and systems, with an emphasis on industry-led projects. The grant is […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind project Global Tech I, for which AREVA is supplier of 80 M5000 turbines, has finalized raising debt financing for an amount in excess of 1 B€. This is the second AREVA-powered offshore wind project to achieve this and a new demonstration of the confidence of the financial community in the reliability of […]

  • 26 July 2011
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Scarborough Council says years of work to capitalise on an unprecedented period of economic opportunity with the arrival of the world’s largest wind farm is now paying off, with a host of companies focusing “serious inward investment” on the North Yorkshire coast. The announcement comes following top-level talks between Scarborough Council chiefs and Yorkshire and […]

  • 20 July 2011

    Even after 67 years, the memory of Normandy’s bloodied waters is still with Major Roy E. Eddy. The 87-year-old war veteran from Mississauga was just 20 on June 6, 1944, when he piloted a landing craft filled with soldiers on Juno Beach. Most of them he never saw again. Eddy — who has returned to […]

  • 18 July 2011
    Authorities

    I would like to address some of the points raised in Brian Wilson’s article on renewable energy in Wednesday’s Scotsman (“SNP’s plan for … By Fergus Ewing (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, July 18, 2011;

  • 11 July 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      The European Commission has approved an application from Denmark for assistance from the EU Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF). The grant of € 3.9m will help 325 redundant workers in the wind turbine industry to find new jobs. The application will now be sent to the European Parliament and the Council of the EU for […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Windreich AG from Wolfschlugen is issuing a new corporate bond, the Windreich Bond 2011, with a volume of up to 75 million euros. With a term of five years, a fixed interest rate of 6.5 per cent annually as well as a minimum investment and denomination of 1,000 euros, the Windreich Bond 2011  is […]

  • 3 July 2011
    Technology

    An Engineering student at Strathclyde has developed innovative technology to solve a problem which costs the offshore wind turbine industry millions of pounds each year. Robbie Macdonald, 23, from North Connel, near Oban, has come up with a flexible bridge system to get technicians more quickly and safely to turbines in need of repair. Under […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Authorities

      Brian O’Hara, President of the North Carolina Offshore Wind Coalition, issued the following statement today following news about the signing of Executive Order 96 creating the Offshore Wind Economic Development Task Force. “I am impressed with the vision shown by Governor Bev Perdue today in recognizing the potential economic benefits of offshore wind to […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Marine data experts the Partrac Group, are due to announce the official launch of Partrac Consulting, a marine geosciences consultancy headquartered in Newcastle, UK, at the RenewableUK Offshore Wind Conference 2011 (Stand 21). Already operational and working with a number of high profile clients on a range of specialist projects, Partrac Consulting provides professional […]

  • 23 June 2011

    The renewable energy industry is developing rapidly in response to ambitious targets set by the UK government. As a nation, they’ve got to reduce CO2 emissions and increase power generation from renewable sources such as wind, wave and tidal power. They are, literally, at sea in new territory and as a consequence may suffer from […]

  • 14 June 2011

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and MPI Workboats Ltd. are pleased to announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a pair of South Catamaran 17m Wind Farm Support Vessels. The two craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in Cowes and will be delivered in February and June […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      American Superconductor Corporation, a global power technologies company, today announced that Daniel P. McGahn, President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, effective June 1, 2011. Dan McGahn succeeds founder Gregory J. Yurek, who is retiring after more than two decades of service […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

      At Cleveleys near Blackpool, the Stemat Spirit cable barge arrived just off shore in the afternoon of Saturday 7 May. It beached in the early hours of Sunday 8 May in the morning, waiting for very low tide. At about 9 a.m., the process of pulling the cable from the spool on board the […]

  • 18 May 2011

      A new Scottish offshore wind web portal has been launched to provide up-to-the-minute signposting for all information relating to this rapidly-emerging industry. Offshore wind is arguably Scotland’s biggest economic opportunity for a generation. Recognising this, Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise have developed the web portal to help businesses and individuals […]

  • 16 May 2011

    The University of Maine’s AEWC Advanced Structures and Composites Center welcomed students from schools all across Maine to the first DeepCwind Consortium’s Windstorm Challenge on Friday, May 13. The events took place throughout the day in the University of Maine’s Memorial Gym, Wallace Pool, and Field House, and in conjunction with the 3rd Annual Maine […]

  • 10 May 2011

    Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, a provider of marine surveying and data collection services, announces the launch of the multi-use …   (alpineocean) [mappress] Source: alpineocean, May 10, 2011

  • 3 May 2011

      Nordic Yards, manufacturer of technologically sophisticated and innovative special ships and maritime structures, commences production today on BorWin beta, the first self-righting offshore transformer platform in Germany. In the presence of the Minister President of the federal state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Erwin Sellering, the Minister for Economics, Labour and Tourism of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania Jürgen […]

  • 2 May 2011

      EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG has officially taken the first commercial windfarm in Germany into operation today. In the presence of the Chancellor, Dr. Angela Merkel, Minister President, Erwin Sellering, and numerous representatives from business and politics, the start signal was given on the Baltic Sea coast for the commercial use of offshore wind power […]

  • 26 April 2011

    Vattenfall, currently installing a thirty-turbine wind farm off Barrow-in-Furness, finished three months of cable engineering works yesterday by completing the connection from the Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm to the National Grid. The 42km export cable, which will take power from the wind farm to the mainland National Grid was simultaneously laid and buried in one […]

  • 12 April 2011

    Sea Asia, the leading maritime exhibition and conference in Singapore showcasing the international and regional maritime industries, opened today with fanfare at a packed opening ceremony in Singapore (April 12, 2011). The show, which articulates the Voice of the Asian maritime communities, has captured the imagination of the global shipping community. It was officially opened […]

  • 31 March 2011

    According to the letter of intent, DONG Energy will perform a design review of the new V164-7.0 MW next generation offshore turbine. Additionally it is the intention that one or more V164-7.0 MW turbines could be installed at one of DONG Energy’s test sites for research and demonstration purposes and as such will allow DONG […]

  • 30 March 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan’s new report “Strategic Analysis of the Global Market for Materials in Wind Turbine Blades” to their offering. This research service presents a strategic analysis of the global market for materials in wind turbine blades. It provides definitions of the constituent market segments as well […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    From being a project of nightmares, the lessons learned from the offshore wind farm at Horns Reef and the progress made since has evolved Vestas Offshore into a unique bank of knowledge. “Yes, the offshore wind power plant at Horns Reef was a mess in the beginning,” says Chief Operations Officer Flemming Ougaard. “But I […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ten turbines at Tunoe Knob in Denmark mark the very beginning of the offshore era in Vestas. Built in 1995, they are the oldest Vestas turbines located offshore. Looking ahead properly sometimes also requires looking back. On the brink of a new era of offshore wind power plants and giant turbines, ten 500 kW turbines […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Environment

    Lost in the excitement of last week’s EWEA 2011 Annual Event in Brussels was a press release from the American Bird Conservancy noting that at least 500 million birds are killed in the US each year by cats. A comparison of that figure to the 440,000 birds reportedly killed annually in the US by collisions […]