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  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The government of Canada’s province of Ontario has extended the moratorium on offshore wind projects imposed in 2011, according to local media. The province’s environment ministry said that after recently receiving results of two studies, one on the decommissioning requirements and the other on the above-water noise produced by offshore wind farms, it was decided that […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel MPI Enterprise has installed the first Senvion 6.2M-126 turbine at the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 17 March 2011

    Gowling Lafleur Henderson is sponsoring the EUCI Offshore Wind Canada Conference to be held on April 18 and 19 at Toronto’s Hyatt Regency. (financialpost) [mappress] Source: financialpost, March 17, 2011  

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Irish-based DP Energy has signed an agreement with the government of Canada’s province of Nova Scotia to join the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) and install a 4.5-megawatt in-stream tidal energy project at the FORCE test site in Parrsboro. DP Energy, the fifth developer to join the FORCE, has plans to install three 1.5-megawatt turbines […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Marine Renewables Canada (MRC) is offering workshops in locations across Nova Scotia for companies interested in exploring opportunities in the tidal energy supply chain. Three levels of government have partnered to contribute more than $100,000 to the initiative. Nova Scotia—with its strategy for tidal power development in the Bay of Fundy—is considered a world leader […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Technology

    A US-based company is set to test their tidal and river flow turbines in Kerala, India, reports The Times of India. Namely, Natural Power Concepts (NPC) plans to deploy pilot programs in Africa and India, as they have already deployed this technology in Canada. “The tidal and river flow auger turbine technology is currently used […]

  • 13 April 2015
    R&D

    Researchers from Thailand and Canada have published a paper on offshore wind potential in Thailand.  The paper presents offshore wind resource maps of the Gulf of Thailand. The offshore wind resource maps are validated using measured wind speeds obtained from 28 meteorological towers installed along the coast of the Gulf of Thailand. The study shows that the Bay of […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Authorities

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama yesterday released a joint statement on climate, energy and Arctic leadership.  The two leaders said they share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy, and the opportunities afforded by advancing clean growth. They emphasised the special relationship between the two countries and their history of close collaboration […]

  • 22 April 2014

    The International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) is the world’s largest and most significant event focused on the industrial development of marine renewable energy. It attracts between 700-900 participants representing utilities, project developers, device suppliers, supply chain companies, finance, government, and researchers from nearly 40 countries. ICOE 2014 will be taking place in Halifax, Nova […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    SRM Projects received Transport Canada Navigable Waters Protection Program’s (NWPP) approval in July 2013 for its proposed tidal energy investigative license applications at South Discovery Passage and Seymour Narrows. SRM Projects initiated tidal energy investigative license applications in 2012 for several sites around Vancouver Island. An investigative license gives a proponent the right to complete […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    OERA is inviting submissions of Expressions of Interest (EOI) as a first step, followed by a request for detailed proposals from qualified applicants – to provide a comprehensive assessment of the value proposition and potential economic value of tidal power development to Nova Scotia, the Atlantic region and Canada.    The value proposition will serve […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has started a geotechnical survey campaign on the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.

  • 1 April 2014

    All-Energy Canada Conference & Exhibition (AEC) is the third in the All-Energy series, preceded by conferences in the UK and Australia. AEC focuses on fostering international business relationships, financing and managing risk and powering prosperity for companies now and into the future. The conference brings together experts from the entire spectrum of the renewable energy […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    MPI Offshore’s wind turbine installation vessel MPI Enterprise has installed 44 out of 54 Senvion 6.2M126 wind turbines at the 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm in the German North Sea, Canada’s Northland Power reports.

  • 31 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Black Rock Tidal Power (BRTP) has been awarded one of only two demonstration berths by the Nova Scotia Government. The Honourable Andrew Younger, Minister of Energy announecd this at the Nova Scotia Comunity College in Dartmouth on Friday. The company will showcase its innovative technology at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE), Canada’s leading […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Export Development Canada (EDC) today announced financing of EUR 125 million for Toronto-based clean energy company Northland Power, the largest loan EDC has ever provided in the wind power sector. The financing will be used by Northland to purchase a 60 per cent ownership stake in Project Gemini, a 600 MW offshore wind farm in […]

  • 11 August 2011

      NaiKun Wind Energy Group  (the “Company”) – Company announces the passing of one of its directors, Kenneth F. McCready. Ken passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2011 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Ken’s wealth of experience in the Energy Industry, practical common sense approach to issues, sense of humour and quick […]

  • 10 September 2013

    Electricity generation from wind turbines and solar panels across Canada dropped more than 14% in the first five months of this year, according to Statistics Canada. For the January-to-June period, the output from windfarms was 4,032,649 MWh and 127,507 MWh from solar PV, notes CANSIM table127-0002 on electric power statistics. This compares with 4,712,058 MWh […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Authorities

    The wind energy industry in Ontario is pleased with today’s Ontario Divisional Court decision to uphold the current regulations for wind turbine setbacks. The application by Ontario resident Ian Hanna suggested, among other things, that the government did not adhere to their own Statement of Environmental Values (SEV) in developing a setback of 550 metres […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Nantes Administrative Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal filed by three environmental organisations which contested the environmental permit granted to the 480MW Parc du Banc de Guérande wind project located some 12 kilometres off the coast of Saint-Nazaire.

  • 10 May 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch maritime contractor Van Oord installed the 50th turbine at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands over the last weekend, according to Gemini Windpark.  The installation of the 150 4MW Siemens turbines started in February 2016 when Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, transported the first six turbines from the […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Canada-based Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has invited local firms to consider the offshore wind industry as an avenue for business growth.

  • 28 July 2010
    Authorities

    The state Public Utilities Commission will not rule on the latest motion to dismiss a case for a power-purchase agreement between offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind and National Grid until the final day of proceedings, Aug. 11.

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis has formed a joint venture partnership with the DP Energy group to develop a multi-turbine array at the FORCE facility in Nova Scotia, Canada. The two companies have entered into a sale and purchase agreement for the sale of a 50% interest in Atlantis Operations (Canada) Limited (AOCL). AOCL is the lease holder of a […]

  • 17 March 2020
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Northland Power has elected to permanently forego the installation of the Deutsche Bucht Mono Bucket Foundations Demonstrator Project. As reported earlier, the installation of the two turbines utilizing mono bucket foundations at the wind farm in the German North Sea was paused in the fourth quarter of 2019 following the identification of technical issues. […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A panel of international arbitrators will today start the hearing in an arbitration between the Windstream Energy LLC and the Government of Canada regarding the US-based company’s CAD 475 million claim for damages under North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for lost profit due to the Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms in 2011. In November 2009, Windstream submitted eleven FIT […]