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  • 16 February 2011

    The purchase of S4WT is the natural result of the confidence of REpower in SAMTECH’s software solutions. The choice of S4WT was further consolidated through the outcome of validation campaigns. These tests proved the higher accuracy of S4WT over other multi body and aero-elastic approaches when comparing numerical results and experimental measurements. The S4WT solver […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Three high-profile business leaders have been appointed as directors to the Board of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), collectively bringing a considerable breadth of experience to help further position the region at the forefront of the sustainable energy industry. The appointments, which were elected by associate members, have been announced following AREG’s Annual General Meeting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 March 2011

    For the fourth year in a row, UWIG conducted its Workshop on Variable Generation Forecasting Applications to Utility Planning and Operations in Albany, New York, February 23-24. With over a hundred attendees from the U.S., Canada, and Europe, the workshop, which traditionally has focused on wind forecasting, featured a session devoted to solar power production […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    The year 2012 started with improved performance compared to the same period in 2011. The oil price remained on average around USD 120 per barrel (Brent). The sustained high levels of exploration and production spending by the oil and gas industry result in continued improvement of Fugro’s related activities. Geoscience Fugro has built good backlog […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sir Roy Gardner, Chairman of the Mainstream Renewable Power’s Board of Directors, last night addressed delegates at the Sustainable Brands Conference in London. In his address he told delegates: “It’s a smart move to replace expensive dirty fuels with cheap clean energy. It’s good for business and good for the environment. It is rightly claimed […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the UK’s lead in developing wave and tidal energy solutions, and Scotland’s exceptional levels of activity, it is not surprising that All-Energy 2013 (Aberdeen, 22-23 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, looks seriously at this developing sector of the renewables industry. Nearly 210 exhibiting companies, of the total of 580, have […]

  • 6 May 2014

    Although it currently represents only a fraction of global energy supply, ocean energy has picked up momentum recently, albeit not in U.S. waters. Mr. Kron wrote his view of current ocean energy development in the USA, where he believes that policymakers need to speed up the permitting procedures, as well as to give more financial support […]

  • 19 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Wind energy production is fast expanding in remote areas where wind turbines need to work under extreme climatic conditions. Such remote locations very often have profitable wind conditions and are not affected by the ‘not in my backyard syndrome’. On the other hand, the climatic conditions can be very harsh to operate such a remote […]

  • 11 October 2012

    ReportsnReports.com has added “Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) – Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country Analysis to 2030” market research report to its offering. Governments are embracing marine power as they attempt to combat climate change & an increasing dependence on fossil fuel and the UK has […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Freudenberg Group has developed a broad range of technically challenging product solutions and services for the fast growing American wind energy market. Various operating companies of the Freudenberg Group are dedicating considerable effort to the development of renewable energy resources. The extensive product portfolio ranges from sealing product innovations from Simrit, over several thousand […]

  • 10 May 2011

    The growth in revenue that commenced in the second half of 2010 continued, as expected, in the first months of 2011. This was despite somewhat lower utilisation of the vessel fleet due to such factors as a higher number of planned dry dockings for regular maintenance and the unexpected cancellation of a large offshore project […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Siemens is gearing up for further growth in renewables. Effective October 1, 2011, the company wants to realign its renewables business into two independent units. The existing Renewable Energy Division shall be divided into two new divisions Wind Power and Solar & Hydro. Dr. Felix Ferlemann, to date head of the Chassis Systems Division […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

        The president of ACCIONA Energy, Carmen Becerril, and the CEO of Navantia, Luis Cacho,signed a co-operation agreement in the field of offshore wind power. Both companies are committed to developing projects and industrial and technological activities with different institutions aiming to contribute to the launching of an offshore wind industry with great growth […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Muehlhan Wind Service (MWS) has entered the offshore wind market in Taiwan, the company’s Commercial Director Thomas Andersen revealed to Offshore WIND during an interview.

  • 10 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Once known for massive steel mills belching smoke into the sky, Cleveland could one day be known as the center of innovation for clean, alternative energy with wind turbines lining the edge of Lake Erie and spreading west across the northern portion of the state. Don’t hold your breath, you say? Consider this: LEEDCo, a […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    A strong presence of leading international players and key markets makes WindEnergy Hamburg a global meeting point for the industry. WindEnergy Hamburg, the leading international fair for the wind industry, will be held for the first time in Germany’s second biggest city. From 23 to 26 September, the Hamburg Fair site will be the meeting point for […]

  • 31 July 2013

    World leader for naval defence, DCNS has turned its knowledge of the sea and its unique experience of new technologies into an advantage to position itself on the renewable energy market. An ambitious plan that is already well on its way to being implemented. The theoretical potential of marine energy is unparalleled. Each year, the […]

  • 9 April 2012

    All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, opens in Aberdeen in under seven weeks (Wednesday-Thursday 23-24 May 2012) and it is set to be a true milestone event with world-class speakers in the conference, helpful sector trails around the show and important new zoned feature areas, country specialists from 14 nations on hand […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A busy winter with plenty of passenger ships was followed by a spring in which special ships dominated the scene: the half-year report of Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven mirrors the current climate in German shipbuilding. “It’s a changeable market,” says Rüdiger Pallentin in a comment which also describes prospects for the coming months. And yet the […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Hamburg has developed into Europe’s wind energy capital. It has attracted leading manufacturers and component suppliers, and other companies involved in the wind industry to settle in this international port and trading city. These companies are playing a major part in implementing Germany’s energy transformation. The international energy markets are watching Germany’s progress very carefully […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA projects average Ebitda and net earnings for the 2012-2014 period in line with the €7.65 billion and €2.8 billion recorded in 2011, enabling it to continue remunerating shareholders at a gross annual average of about €0.3 per share. The Group will achieve this through a strategy focused on moderating investments, which will be directed […]

  • 2 May 2013
    R&D, Technology

    New technology for harvesting energy from low velocity ocean and tidal currents multiplies the potential for marine energy. Written by Anders Jansson, CEO, Minesto  Marine energy – for instance energy from tidal and ocean currents – is the ‘best of the best’ amongst green energy sources: it has the greatest potential (in theory, the planet’s […]

  • 17 August 2012
    R&D

    Wind power is the world’s leading source of renewable electricity, excluding hydropower, with 238,000 megawatts of capacity installed at the start of 2012. Thus far, almost all of this wind power has been tapped on land; worldwide just 4,600 megawatts of offshore wind farms were operating as of mid-2012. Offshore wind capacity is growing quickly, […]

  • 20 November 2014
    R&D

    As most renewable energy systems are located outdoors, sometimes in harsh conditions ranging from the extreme cold of Inner Mongolia, Scandinavia, Canada and North Dakota to the scorching hot deserts of the United States and Australia, critical attention must be paid to the suitability and robustness of equipment in such hostile environments. Mitigating the risk […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    In 2011 TÜV SÜD set new records for revenue, income and headcount. Last year the international service corporation increased its revenue to almost EUR 1.7 billion (2010: EUR 1.55 billion); compared to the prior year, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose by 12 per cent to around EUR 160 million (2010: EUR 143 million). […]