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  • 15 November 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analyzing the Offshore Wind Power Market in EU” report to their offering. This research report Analyzing the Offshore Wind Power Market in EU starts off with an analysis of the basics about wind power and then takes a look at the various factors driving the wind […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    NKT’s revenue development for 3rd quarter 2011 was in line with expectations. Earnings increased by 15%, positively influenced by satisfactory results for both Nilfisk-Advance and NKT Flexibles. For nkt cables, the factory in Cologne showed improved productivity but continued to impact earnings negatively. The net interest bearing debt decreased by 169 mDKK, corresponding to 5.0x […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    International Crew Services and 7Seas Project Services B.V. have entered into a definitive agreement under which International Crew Services, a leading provider of Maritime personnel, will acquire 7Seas Project Services, a Dutch personnel provider for international operating jack-up rigs. 7Seas Project Services B.V. was established in 2007, primarily to meet the growing demand for (offshore) […]

  • 4 November 2011

     Atlantic Grid Development’s core project, the Atlantic Wind Connection, is an offshore high–voltage transmission backbone designed to serve efficiently mid-Atlantic region offshore wind energy parks while also making the congested land-based transmission grid more reliable and efficient. The system’s backbone cable will run in shallow trenches on the seabed in federal waters 15-20 miles offshore, […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      MILLIONS of pounds have been awarded to train East Yorkshire’s renewables workers of the future. The Government is giving £25 million to the region in a move that could eventually generate several thousand jobs in the offshore windfarm industry. The cash has been awarded as part of a joint bid by Hull City Council […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Business & Finance

     The commissioning of Vestas’ new generator factory in Travemünde, Germany, is not progressing as planned. In order not to compromise on safety and quality in an already very busy fourth quarter, Vestas has chosen to postpone the handing over of a number of projects, primarily in Europe. The changed delivery plans for the remaining part […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Technology

    Vestas will be supplying a V164-7.0 MW turbine, which is a dedicated offshore wind turbine designed specifically for the harsh conditions at sea. DONG Energy’s total investment in the establishment of the test site will amount to approx. 32 mio. Euros. The V164-7.0 MW turbine is scheduled for installation in 2013 at the demonstration site, […]

  • 26 October 2011

    SMart Wind, the joint venture between Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, today announced the successful installation of the first meteorological mast in the 4GW Hornsea Zone. One of nine zones awarded licences by the Crown Estate in 2009 this is the first zone to install a met mast. The meteorological mast uses the […]

  • 24 October 2011

    Kristian Marstrand Pladsen has been named the new communications director of Statnett. He comes from the position as director of communications and public affairs in Energy Norway. Kristian Marstrand Pladsen has about twenty years of experience with communications work and management in Norway and abroad. He has worked with a number of trade and interest […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Despite fears of sweeping cuts, Rick Eggleston, Managing Director of REpower UK, believes today’s ROC banding announcement by DECC is welcome and will ensure growth remains healthy across the wind sector. Reductions include a fall of 1 ROC to 0.9 ROC in 2013 for onshore wind, and from 2 ROCs to 1.9 ROCs from April […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Authorities

      Michelle T. Davies, Head of Clean Energy and Sustainability at international law firm Eversheds, has been appointed on the industry-led Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force, announced by the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change. The Task Force was announced as part of the Governments Renewable Energy Roadmap in July 2011, and will […]

  • 14 October 2011

    With the much-anticipated Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM)/Major Turbine Manufacturers panel punctuating Day 2, the Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition continued to inform attendees, make news and serve as an industry town square and marketplace. When heavy hitters comprising five of the top offshore OEMs come together for a chat, the wind power world listens. Answering […]

  • 13 October 2011

      GSG Towers and Budimex have signed contract for the construction of the wind tower factory hall. The new facility will be constructed on the grounds of the Gdańsk Shipyard. GSG Towers will be responsible for the production of masts. Both companies – Gdansk Shipyard and GSG Towers belong to one capital group – Gdansk […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Authorities

      Charles Hendry today announced the membership of the industry-led Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force. The group will be chaired by Andrew Jamieson, current Chair of industry-body Renewable UK. The Task Force was announced as part of the Governments Renewable Energy Roadmap in July 2011, and will set out a path and action plan […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Centrica plc announces that Lesley Knox is to be appointed a Non-Executive Director of the company, effective 1 January 2012. Mrs Knox will become a member of Centrica’s Audit, Nominations and Remuneration Committees. Mrs Knox is currently chairman of Alliance Trust plc, the senior independent non-executive director of Hays plc and a non-executive director […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Thomas Dalsgaard, age 45, is with effect from October 1st 2011 appointed Executive Vice President in DONG Energy and will be responsible for the business unit Generation. Thomas Dalsgaard previously served as Senior Vice President in DONG Energy Generation with responsibility for the commercial activities and Finance & Strategy. Thomas Dalsgaard holds a Master […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Grid Connection

      The onshore substation and the export cable are now energised and connected to the national grid. The Stanah 132kV onshore substation near Blackpool was energised on 22 August, and the export cable and the offshore transformer were energised on 29 August.  Upon completion, Walney 1 + 2 will be the world’s largest offshore wind […]

  • 19 September 2011

      Karsten Anker, age 41, has been employed as the new Head of Communications in DONG Energy. Until the Danish general election was called, Karsten Anker was employed as special advisor for Lykke Friis, Danish Minister for Climate and Energy, and he has previously been Head of Communications for the Danish Agriculture & Food Council […]

  • 1 September 2011

      Many countries have implemented ambitious plans to increase their sustainable energy resources and reduce their reliance on fossil fuels. One of the more common renewable energy solutions is the development of offshore wind farms which have become a feature along the coasts of many countries, particularly in Western Europe. While the construction of these […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

    Donjon Marine Co., Inc.’s Chesapeake 1000 derrick barge was recently used to unload 22 wind turbine nacelles, each weighing 87 metric…   (marinelog) [mappress] Source: marinelog, August 25, 2011;

  • 23 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth more than $30 million to supply frequency converters for the offshore wind park, Global Tech I, in Germany’s North Sea. The order was booked in the second quarter. ABB is supplying a range of medium-voltage frequency converters that are specifically designed for […]

  • 17 August 2011

      In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, […]

  • 9 August 2011

    A proposal to build one of the world’s largest tidal power plants is back on the agenda for the Kimberley region of Western Australia, eight years after the project was abandoned because of cost blowouts. Tidal Energy Australia has reapplied for environmental approval for a project which it says would cost around $400 million. Managing […]

  • 8 August 2011
    Grid Connection

      GEO has finished the geotechnical site investigations for the projected German offshore wind farm, Gode Wind I. The investigations consisted of 77 deep CPTs, carried out from the vessel Blue Alfa. The offshore wind farm is located 40 km off the German coast, west of Cuxhaven. It will generate 231 MW and is owned […]

  • 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 […]