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  • 22 December 2011

    The City of Kingston is the latest Ontario community to express its support for offshore wind in Ontario. At its December 20 Council meeting, Kingston City Council approved a motion supporting the efforts of The Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON) – a newly formed consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations that have come together to […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Hopes of bringing 1,000 manufacturing jobs to Tyneside appear to have been dashed.   by Adrian Pearson (chroniclelive) [mappress] Source: chroniclelive, August 25, 2011;  

  • 9 September 2010

    Thanks to concerns brought to the fore at Huron County Council’s Sept. 1 session, county councillors are set to address concerns surrounding…   By Cheryl Heath (goderichsignalstar) [mappress] Source: goderichsignalstar, September 09, 2010

  • 28 February 2011

    A coalition of environmental groups is launching a website Monday urging the Ontario government and opposition parties to “come clean” on…   (thestar) [mappress] Source:thestar , February 28, 2011

  • 20 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has unveiled two advanced underwater monitoring platforms, now in their final stages of testing in Dartmouth before sea trials in the Bay of Fundy. “To harness the enormous power of the Bay of Fundy responsibly, we have to understand it,” said FORCE general manager Tony Wright. “We’ve built two subsea instrument platforms that will give […]

  • 17 January 2013

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (the “Company” or “NaiKun Wind”) announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2012, a fiscal period during which the Company continued to explore ways to forward the NaiKun Wind Project while controlling its costs. A substantial restructuring effort was undertaken in fiscal 2010 and the Company has […]

  • 5 April 2012

    A few hundred protestors from rural communities voiced their dissatisfaction with the Ontario’s Liberal Government in Toronto Tuesday amid the announced construction of wind turbines in the Lake Erie communities of Leamington, Union and Kingsville, the Canadian Press informs. The dissatisfaction has been caused by the harmful effects of the wind turbines on the health […]

  • 18 November 2011

    City councillors are asking the provincial government to do what they say, not what they do.   By Andrew Dreschel (thespec) [mappress] Source: thespec, November 18, 2011

  • 13 January 2011

    Estimates that Ontario construction could account for almost half of the jobs created as the province’s potential offshore wind industry… (dcnonl) [mappress] Source: dcnonl, January 13, 2011

  • 14 June 2013

    AXYS will hold “Customer Support for AXYS Monitoring Systems” webinar next Wednesday. In this webinar our Services Manager, Gabe Joseph, will give an overview of the variety of services the AXYS customer support team provides. Attendants will: – Understand the many services we offer, including training, commissioning, deployment, etc. – Learn ways to reduce the […]

  • 30 December 2010

    Now that Ted Kennedy is no longer able to halt the Cape Wind project in the waters off of Cape Cod, the Department of Interior has approved… (canadafreepress) [mappress] Source: canadafreepress, December 30, 2010

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tribute Resources Inc. (Tribute), a developer of natural gas storage and renewable energy projects, has announced the appointment of Mr. Rob Savard to the Board of Directors. The appointment is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Rob Savard is currently the President and CEO of Western Tidal Holdings Ltd., a developer […]

  • 14 November 2012

    SRM will hold a public consultation with Quadra residents regarding the tidal energy potential around their island, writes Campbell River Mirror. Namely, the company applied for licenses to determine the tidal potential in south Discovery Passage and Seymour Narrows, Strathcona Regional District (SRD). The consultation meeting will be held on Wednesday Nov. 21 at the […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 112MW EnBW Albatros offshore wind project has commenced operations in the German North Sea. The EnBW Albatros project comprises 16 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 turbines, the last of which was installed by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier in September. The 112MW offshore wind farm is located some 104km off the coast of Germany, in the immediate vicinity of […]

  • 29 April 2015

    At the beginning of March, Vancouver-based Weyl Power Ltd submitted an application to BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to investigate the tidal energy potential of two sites off Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada.  Following concerns raised over safety of whales during the investigation, the company said that the applications are only for the acoustic […]

  • 16 December 2011

    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 […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Turbine installation works at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm reached a halfway point after the Dutch maritime contractor Van Oord placed the farm’s 75th 4MW Siemens wind turbine into position on Monday, 13 June. The installation of the 150 4MW Siemens turbines started in February 2016 when Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, transported the first six […]

  • 27 July 2015

    The growing emphasis on renewable and carbon neutral energy generation has pushed tidal energy into the spotlight. Tidal energy being more reliable than wave energy has a few operational plants with substantial capacity across the globe. New, experimental concepts such as dynamic tidal power, which enable production even in low-tide regions, possess the potential to […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Northland Power Inc. has decided to raise money for the investment in the Gemini offshore wind project by offering its shares to the public in Canada. The company announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC and BMO Capital Markets to issue to the public in […]

  • 15 July 2015

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has unveiled two advanced underwater monitoring platforms, now in their final stages of testing in Dartmouth before sea trials in the Bay of Fundy. “To harness the enormous power of the Bay of Fundy responsibly, we have to understand it,” said FORCE general manager Tony Wright. “We’ve […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Environment

    More than 20 nations and states committed to phase out coal by 2030 and move to cleaner power sources on 16 November at the COP23 UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany.

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Naikun Wind Energy Group have decided not to pursue further a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia, Canada, and to end partnership discussions.

  • 9 August 2012

    The Chronicle Herald says that the Nova Scotia Energy Department asked the provincial Utility and Review Board to begin with the process of setting a price for electricity from test turbines in the Bay of Fundy, which are scheduled to be connected to the power grid next year. This move will help the government’s plans […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has won a contract to provide the Canadian offshore wind developer Beothuk Energy with the constraints analysis, wind resource and energy assessment, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) modeling and a preliminary wind farm layout for the 180MW St. George’s Bay project off western Newfoundland and Labrador. Beothuk awarded the contract to DNV GL through its engineering […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Gemini offshore wind project shareholders, headed by Canada’s Northland Power Inc., reached an agreement with the banks on the project’s financing. The financial close will contribute EUR 2.3 billion to the overall construction costs of EUR 2.8 billion. Van Oord has a 10% equity stake in this project. The other shareholders are Northland Power Inc. (60%), Siemens Project Ventures […]

  • 21 November 2011

    The City of Hamilton has placed its support behind the Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON), a consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations formed last week to encourage and facilitate the development of offshore wind power in Ontario. At its meeting on Wednesday, the City of Hamilton passed a Council motion supporting the formation of the […]