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  • 26 March 2012

    GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has appointed Fabio Pollicino as new Head of International Operations. In his new role Mr. Pollicino will be responsible for further evolving GL RC’s worldwide business, especially in North America, China and India. GL Renewables Certification is one of the leading certification bodies in the renewable energies sector, particularly in […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Maria McCaffery, chief executive of trade body Renewables UK, will use the opportunity on wave and tidal conference in Edinburgh to warn that The Green Investment Bank needs to think again about its strategy of avoiding investment in early-stage renewable energy projects. That strategy could be unfavorable for reaching the UK government’s 2020 renewable energy […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      Reportlinker announced a new market research report “Global Alternative Energy Industry”. The global outlook series on Alternative Energy provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global Alternative Energy industry, identifies major short to medium term market challenges, and growth […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ballast Nedam has performed well, certainly considering the bleak market conditions, increasing competition and price pressure. This situation will persist in the coming years. The operating profit achieved of € 19 million was in line with the forecast issued in March last year of between € 15 million and € 20 million. The profit for […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Fluor Corporation today announced financial results for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. Net earnings attributable to Fluor for 2011 were $594 million, or $3.40 per diluted share, compared with $357 million, or $1.98 per diluted share in 2010. Consolidated segment profit for the year was $1.0 billion, compared with $621 million in 2010 […]

  • 22 February 2012

    T.O.S. (Transport & Offshore Services) and the German towing company Hans Schramm & Sohn Schleppschifffahrt have signed a contract for the ship delivery and total crewing of the NavTug FlatTop “Torsten”. In the beginning of this month Mr Torsten Andritter-Witt (Managing Director) and Mr. Kees Wagenaar (Managing Director T.O.S.) signed the total crewing contract. The […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Environment

    Biologists from the University of Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and other agencies have implanted satellite transmitters in sea ducks to learn about the birds’ daily movements and identify important wintering locations. The baseline data the scientists collect will be used when government officials and offshore wind farm developers make decisions […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Siemens has acquired the majority stake in Marine Current Turbines Ltd., the UK company based in Bristol, which develops and builds tidal power systems. “The acquisition of Marine Current Turbines is an important step forward for the Solar & Hydro Division,” said Ted Scheidegger, CEO of the Solar & Hydro Division of Siemens Energy. “We […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Installed wind power capacity continued to grow around the world last year despite the ongoing financial uncertainty with Europe remaining the number one regional leader, according to a new report. Europe’s installed wind capacity increased by 10,281 MW to 96,616 MW by the end of 2011, the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) annual statistics show. […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    GL Renewables Certification appointed Rüdiger Urhahn as Vice President Project Management & Sales, with responsibility for worldwide customer management in the area of certification services, in January 2012. In addition to sales duties, Mr Urhahn has been given the task of overseeing all customer projects relating to wind, solar and marine energy. GL Renewables Certification […]

  • 8 February 2012

    The marine and hydrokinetic industry, which aims to harness various marine and hydrokinetic resources including ocean waves, tidal streams, river flows, ocean currents, and ocean thermal differences for power generation, stands at a critical point. The technologies are improving, major energy companies and utilities are making investments, industry associations are gaining lobbying power, and governments […]

  • 8 February 2012

    The world market for wind turbines set a new record in the year 2011 and reached a total size of 42 Gigawatt, after 37,6 Gigawatt in 2010. According to the preliminary data gathered by WWEA and published on the occasion of the 3rd WE20 by 2020 conference in Coimbatore/India, the total capacity worldwide has come […]

  • 5 February 2012

    MAKE Consulting – a leading strategic advisor to the wind power industry – has published its FY/2011 Global Wind Turbine Orders ResearchNote . Analyzing an industry which has seen an overall drop in YoY order volumes, MAKE Consulting approximates Global Wind Turbine Order Intake in FY/2011 to be 26GW. While the traditional high volume order […]

  • 24 January 2012

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) congratulated Grand Valley State University (GVSU) on the successful completion of the first phase of their offshore wind resource assessment campaign on Lake Michigan. The WindSentinel™ has been retrieved from its offshore deployment location and returned to its home base, where it will spend the next 3 months. During this time […]

  • 16 January 2012

    “Oceanology International is a unique event; there is nowhere else where such a broad range of providers of technologies and users of technologies and the applications of technology come together,” says the event’s Conference Chairman, Ralph Rayner, Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics; and Sector Director, Energy and Environment for the BMT Group. “It […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, yesterday released its annual and fourth quarter funding and merger & acquisition (M&A) activity report for the wind sector in 2011. In 2011, venture capital (VC) funding for wind energy continued to increase past previous years, totaling $369 million in 14 deals, […]

  • 22 December 2011

     In order to manage wind generation in its real-time and day-ahead markets, the system operator for the New England area of the U.S., ISO New England Inc., has awarded GL Garrad Hassan a two-year contract to provide wind power forecasting services to all wind in the ISO’s footprint, including generation within the states of Connecticut, […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Authorities

    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has Research & Demonstration and Technology Demonstration policy for producing electricity from sea tides. Giving this information in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today, Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah said that the MNRE has sanctioned a demonstration project for setting […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Energias de Portugal Renováveis SA has become the first World Ocean Council (WOC) member from the offshore renewable energy sector, and the first member from Portugal. Energias de Portugal Renováveis SA (EDPR) is a world leader in renewable energy. The company is present in the US, Canada, Brazil, UK, Spain, France, Italy, Belgium, Romania and […]

  • 12 December 2011

    FoundOcean hit a milestone in its 45 year history in November, with a record number of personnel mobilised on offshore projects. “This is a very exciting and busy time for FoundOcean. The success of the company relies on the dedication and skill of our offshore personnel who provide our clients with the high quality, safe […]

  • 5 December 2011

    “Green” was the predominant color as the 2011 Platts Global Energy Awards were presented to 21 companies and industry leaders at a gala dinner in New York. Clean energy and sustainability themes prevailed in the entries for this year’s awards, not only setting the criteria for honors in energy efficiency and technology categories, but also […]

  • 30 November 2011

    XYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) announced that the Baltic Wind Park (BWP) have confirmed their reputation as the leading offshore wind energy provider in the Baltic States by selecting the WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoy to be deployed off Latvia as part of their wind resource assessment program. The AXYS WindSentinel™ will be used not only […]

  • 14 November 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of La Tene Maps’s new map “North America Offshore Wind Projects – 1st Edition” to their offering. The 1st edition was launched at the AWEA offshore wind conference in Baltimore, USA in October 2011. This map shows all areas in the USA and Canada including the Great Lakes […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    ACCIONA obtained a net profit of 314 million euros in 9M 2011, tripling the 101 million euros reported in the same period of 2010. Group EBITDA amounted to 934 million euros, a 14.8% increase vs. 9M 2010 and revenues grew 5% to 4,796 million euros. EBITDA growth was mainly due to the positive performance of […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    British tidal energy company, Marine Current Turbines Ltd, today announces that Siemens is increasing its share in the company to 45%.  “With this increase in its stake, Siemens is strengthening its activities in ocean power generation. We will actively shape the commercialization process of innovative marine current power plants,” said Michael Axmann, CFO of the […]

  • 3 November 2011

      Wind is one of the fastest growing energy sources in the world. From an emerging fuel source 20 years ago, wind energy has grown to become a commercial electricity generating technology in over 87 countries. Developments in technology have paved the way for more effective and reliable equipment and machinery, which has led to […]