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  • 2 November 2011

      Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Offshore Wind Power Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 – China’s Capacity Investments Position It to Overtake Germany by 2018, Second Only to the UK” report to their offering. GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, Offshore Wind Power Market […]

  • 1 November 2011

    WFS Technologies announces the appointment of Derek Blackwood, OBE, President of Wood Group PSN Americas region, to its Board of Directors. Derek began his career as a student apprentice with BP Tanker Company gaining an HND in Marine Engineering. He worked in a variety of roles within the oil & gas industry with John Brown […]

  • 31 October 2011

    Today, the General Assembly of the World Wind Energy Association elected Dr. He Dexin, Chairman of the Chinese Wind Energy Association, as new WWEA President. Former President Dr. Anil Kane was appointed as President Emeritus. After his election, Dr. He thanked his predecessor Anil Kane for the important and successful work that he had done […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has achieved a significant milestone in the deployment of tidal energy technology with confirmation that its prototype tidal turbine, located subsea off the Orkney Islands, Scotland​, has successfully generated and fed over 100 megawatt hours (MWh) of electrical power into the national grid. Harnessing the reliable and predictable energy […]

  • 26 October 2011

    “Tidal power generation has the same working theory as hydropower. You have to build dams aside lochs or river mouths where the tide emerges and place hydroelectric generating sets in the dams so that they can generate power due to the difference of tides level. From the angle of energy, hydroelectric generating sets translate tide […]

  • 25 October 2011

    Market Drivers for Onshore and Offshore Wind Power, Regulatory and Policy Issues, Technology Issues, Key Industry Players, and Wind Capacity & Revenue Forecasts. The North American wind energy industry is lagging in key areas compared to Europe and Asia, but many key industry players are optimistic about the North American market as turbine costs continue […]

  • 19 October 2011

    While the financial crisis of 2008-2009 and the recession had a strong impact on the wind energy industry in terms of new installations, the sector has continued to mature. Wind power now accounts for the majority of the world’s installed capacity of non-hydropower renewable energy generation, and most people in the energy industry have come […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    “When people on average earnings start to fall into ‘fuel poverty,’ it is clear that Britain is in the grip of a living standards crisis,”… By Dennis Avery (canadafreepress) [mappress] Source: canadafreepress, October 17, 2011

  • 14 October 2011

      Natural Power’s marine renewables team have been working with Shetland Islands Council over the past 12 months to map their marine renewable resources as a follow on to the Council’s successful Marine Spatial Planning exercise and are looking forward to publishing the results in the spring of 2011. Building on their successful resource modelling […]

  • 7 October 2011

      As wind energy is being called to provide a greater share of the world’s energy burden, more turbines are operating in areas where temperature tests the machinery to its limits. Wind turbines are usually designed to operate in a temperature range from –10°C to +40°C, but at some current installations temperatures can drop to […]

  • 5 October 2011

      AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and information services, will be attending three renewable energy conferences during October and presenting the latest information on wind and solar. The events include: • CanWEA -Vancouver, Canada; Oct.4-6 Booth #1422 • AWEA Offshore Conference & Exhibition – Baltimore, Maryland; Oct. 11-13 Booth #623 […]

  • 4 October 2011

      AXYS Technologies Inc. congratulates Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Centre (MAREC) on the deployment of their first WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoy. The WindSentinel™ will be used to help conduct a comprehensive Great Lakes wind assessment review that features offshore wind assessment and related environmental studies on Lake Michigan. The […]

  • 3 October 2011

      Lyman Morse Boatyard launches into the offshore wind workboat market at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition on October 11-13, in booth 331 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. To keep up with demand, UK-based Alicat Workboats, part of the UK based Gardline Group of companies, will be working with Lyman Morse […]

  • 30 September 2011

      The Maine Composites Alliance (MCA) will call attention to Maine’s strong and expanding composites capabilities at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, in booth 331, on October 11-13 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland.  “MCA attends these AWEA national events to make sure that wind developers, manufacturers, and construction companies recognize that […]

  • 29 September 2011

    The Maine Wind Industry Initiative (MWII) is diligently working to develop Maine’s competitive advantages and to attract business opportunities for Maine companies in the wind industry sector. On October 11-13, MWII will spearhead a Maine wind business exhibit at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, taking place at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      A boat with suspension, a giant robotic arm and a vessel resembling a seahorse are just three of the innovative concepts shortlisted by the Carbon Trust as part of a competition to solve the problem of transferring engineers and equipment safely on to wind turbines as far as 300km offshore in wave heights up […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 July 2011

    Clean energy entrepreneurs are exploring how to turn tidal power into zero-emissions electricity with very little environmental impact. The motion of the rise and fall of the tides carries enormous potential energy to the coasts twice a day, like clockwork. However, harnessing that power has long proved problematic. At the Bay of Fundy — near […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 June 2011

    Global wind power is forecast to more than double from 194.4GW at the end of 2010 to 450GW by 2015 according to a five-year industry forecast by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) – thanks to a growing trend toward offshore wind, primarily in the North Sea. The report highlighted the strong global investment in […]

  • 24 June 2011
    R&D

    A growing number of global wind resource assessments have demonstrated that the world’s technical potential for wind power exceeds current global electricity production. The theoretical potential for wind, as estimated by the global annual flux, has been estimated at 6,000 EJ/yr (Rogner et al., 2000). The global technical potential for wind energy, meanwhile, is not […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Marine engineering company SeaRoc, part of the Natural Power group, will be hosting a two hour webinar which will provide an interactive demonstration of SeaPlanner, the innovative suite of modular, web-based management tools. Presented by Dominic Stratton, SeaPlanner GIS Manager at SeaRoc, the webinar will provide a full insight into the functionality of this […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Over the next two years Siemens is to invest over EUR150 million in further expansion of its wind business. Two new Research and Development (R&D) Centers are to be set up in the Danish towns of Brande and Aalborg. In addition, Siemens will match the capacity of its Danish production plants to the growing demand […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Today thousands of people in more than 30 countries around the world will hold events to celebrate wind energy and its environmental, social and economic benefits during the third annual Global Wind Day. The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and DMI Industries are teaming up to celebrate with a tour of DMI’s Fort Erie manufacturing […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

      OpenHydro, an Irish energy technology company, whose business is the design and manufacture of marine turbines for generating renewable energy from tidal streams has announced plans to recruit a number of additional positions over the next 12 – 18 months. This latest recruitment drive by OpenHydro to attract up to 20 new employees coincides […]