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  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Northland Power’s EUR 1.3 billion Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) project has reached financial close, with all of the equity contributed to the project and all debt required for the project now fully committed by the project lenders.

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis Resources Limited’s Canadian subsidiary has been awarded a Feed-in Tariff (FiT) for up to 4.5 megawatts of tidal generation to be deployed at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) in Nova Scotia, Canada. The Developmental Feed-In-Tariff award of C$530 (£292) per megawatt hour (MWh) provides revenue support for Atlantis to deploy and […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Siemens Gamesa turbine components destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project are being loaded onto Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent in the Port of Halifax, Canada. The vessel first departed from Canada to the project site offshore Virginia on 20 May, carrying the monopiles and transition pieces. After installing both foundations, Vole […]

  • 6 June 2017

    Canada’s Axys Technologies Inc. has met all of the Stage 3 performance criteria outlined in the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for Floating LiDAR Technology (OWA Roadmap).

  • 5 June 2014

    Nova Scotia is preparing to host up to 900 leaders and experts in the global marine renewable energy industry this November when the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) comes to town. The conference and Nova Scotia’s sector experts are being highlighted as part of Oceans Week. “ICOE has become the most significant event for […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will have an opportunity to showcase the province’s marine renewable energy resources, skills and expertise to more than 650 delegates from 25 countries attending the International Conference on Ocean Energy from Nov. 4-6 in Halifax, Canada. The fifth, bi-annual event is being held outside Europe for the first time. It will be hosted […]

  • 20 August 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Kim Trapani, Energy Researcher at MIRARCO in Sudbury, Canada, has been working on the development of a floating solar system, Canadian media writes. The system will be tested next year in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta. It is made of flexible solar panels, so they can be easily bent, which makes them move with the […]

  • 12 April 2011

    Trillium Power, the privately owned wind power developer based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is gearing up to develop what could be North… By Kari Williamson (renewableenergyfocususa) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocususa, April 12, 2011

  • 13 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    France’s minister for ecological transition, François de Rugy, will launch the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in Saint-Nazaire on Friday, 14 June. Minister de Rugy will launch the project at GE’s Montoir de Bretagne factory accompanied by Jean-Bernard Levy, CEO of EDF Group, and Hugh Bailey, General Manager of GE France. As reported last week, the Conseil […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian has started installing the export cables which will connect the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm to the French grid. The Italian cable manufacturer deployed its cable-laying vessel Cable Enterprise on the project. The cable pull-in operations started off the Courance beach on Sunday, 9 August, Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE), the French transmission […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    By the end of 2014, WPD AG had increased its own range of wind farms to a total capacity of 1,061 megawatts. This makes the mid cap company with its head office in Bremen one of the leading wind farm operators in the German and European markets. The wind farms are mainly in Germany and selected […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Nova Scotia has launched two new international research grants to further advance its position in the tidal industry. The two projects, worth $1.43 million, will help governments, industry and researchers better understand the effect tidal technology has on the marine environment, and the impact of the marine environment on that technology. This is the first announcement under […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will today auction off 122,405 acres offshore North Carolina for commercial wind energy leasing. The monetary auction will start at 9 AM Eastern Time (2 PM CET) with Offshore WIND providing updates as the action progresses. Six developers are left in contention for the offshore wind lease area off Kitty Hawk, including AVANGRID […]

  • 14 April 2017

    The Ontario government has paid more than CAD 28.1 million in damages to Windstream Energy for the company’s stalled 300MW project in Lake Ontario following Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms in 2011, according to The Canadian Press.

  • 16 September 2016
    R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies has completed a series of sea trials for its TRIAXYS g3 wave sensor in the German Bight and off the West Coast of Canada. During the trials, both AXYS’ own TRIAXYS wave buoy and other industry standard buoys were used as references. The TRIAXYS g3 demonstrated extremely high levels of correlation against all reference […]

  • 18 February 2011

    The past week has not been kind for renewable energy operators in Ontario.   By John Spears (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar , February 18, 2011

  • 17 October 2012
    R&D, Technology

    A research on an idea to develop a hybrid vessel for Digby County, partially powered by the tides, is under its way with a tidal energy developer from Nova Scotia Fundy Tidal Inc. leading the project. Greg Trowse, the company’s chief technology officer, confirmed this to The Chronicle Herald: “The evaluation is in the early […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy WS Atkins and Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group have reached agreement on the terms and conditions of a recommended all cash acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Atkins by SNC-Lavalin (GB) Holdings Limited.

  • 20 November 2013

    The Municipality of Digby, the Town of Digby and Fundy Tidal Inc. have entered into an agreement to develop the “Digby Community Energy Trust” to coordinate resources and investment into infrastructure in support of research, development and commercialization of tidal power systems and services in the region. The Trust also seeks to provide the core […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal energy company OpenHydro, a DCNS company, marks a major milestone this week as it celebrates a decade in business while preparing to deliver two of the world’s first grid connected tidal arrays in France and Canada later this year. In the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, OpenHydro is working with Emera to deploy and […]

  • 2 February 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Canada’s Axys Technologies has started collaborating with the Colorado-based Boulder Environmental Sciences & Technology (BEST) to design and deploy the world’s first buoy based microwave profiling radiometer on a floating platform, the FLiDAR WindSentinel.

  • 31 March 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm has started delivering power to the German grid, Nordsee One GmbH, the owner and developer of the project, reports.

  • 21 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of finalizing a turbine-supply contract in Quebec – where it will deliver, install and commission 150 turbines – Germany-based… By Mark Del Franco (nawindpower) [mappress] Source: nawindpower, January 21, 2011