Search results for: Cape Wind offshore wind farm

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  • 22 August 2017

    In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd., Montrose Port Authority, a support and service hub for the energy sector, has participated in the Hywind Scotland offshore wind project in the North Sea, the companies’ first in this sector.

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

    The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland has applied directly to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the recent decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firth of Forth offshore wind farm judicial review.

  • 7 August 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Cape Wind Energy Project offshore Massachusetts.

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Despite President Donald Trump’s pro-oil and gas stance and his decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord, there are some positive signs that US offshore wind is gaining momentum, Westwood Global Energy Group writes.

  • 7 July 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Ibaraki Prefectural Government in Japan has selected the Kajima offshore wind power consortium comprising Wind Power Energy and Hitachi Wind Power to develop the 93.6MW Kashima Port offshore wind project.

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore wind market size will surpass 60GW by 2024, according to the latest report by Global Market Insights.

  • 12 June 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Scotland has decided to appeal against the recent decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session which allowed further development of four wind projects in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay.

  • 8 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Statoil has chosen Ampelmann, Axtech and Largeway as the winners of the Norwegian energy company’s innovation challenge on heavy maintenance of offshore wind turbines.

  • 19 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A Norwegian technology company, Blueye Robotics, has developed an underwater drone that allows offshore wind companies to perform inspection of underwater structures and power cables without the need for divers or remotely operated vehicles.

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

    The Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay.

  • 8 May 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The Siemens-led research partnership in Denmark has demonstrated that there are significant benefits to gain from introducing a simpler plug-and-play connection for offshore wind turbines, Offshoreenergy.dk reports. To improve offshore wind energy competitiveness, Siemens Wind Power, Øglænd System and ALL NRG are working on a project that seeks to reduce the cost of offshore transformer modules by […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Authorities

    On March 30, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Cape Wind offshore wind project.

  • 20 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Opponents of a wind farm planned to be installed off the coast of Normandy will gather in front of the D-Day Landing Museum in Arromanches, France, on 8 April for demonstration against the project, claiming it will ruin the landscape of the historic site of Normandy landings from WWII, for which a UNESCO World Heritage classification procedure is under way.

  • 22 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator announced a new GBP 2.4 million project aiming to cut the cost of offshore wind by optimising the design of jacket foundations through improved fatigue standards and validation of faster testing and fabrication methods. Jacket foundations are set to become a more dominant design solution, as monopiles are unlikely […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Representatives from Vineyard Power and Vineyard Wind met the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance on Wednesday in Chatham to get the fishermen’s feedback on an offshore wind project planned to be developed off Martha’s Vineyard.

  • 16 February 2017

    By Charles Hill, Renewables Consultant at Pangea Resourcing An important milestone in the development of renewable energy in the United States was reached in December 2016 as the $300m Block Island Wind Farm, the country’s first operational offshore wind farm, began feeding energy into the New England grid. Barack Obama insists that the clean energy […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    K2 Management has been awarded a contract for a feasibility study for an offshore wind farm in South Korea. The company said that, on its client’s request, it will not disclose any project-related information. K2 Management will partner up with a local engineering company for the development of wind farm layout, review and assessment of […]

  • 7 December 2016

    CAPE Holland extracted a wind turbine foundation monopile at the Maasvlakte area in Rotterdam last week, as part of a demonstration project for its CAPE Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT). The 4m diameter pile was installed in May 2016 for the purpose of demonstration, which resulted in loosening and extracting the pile completely in 12 minutes. Although a single CV-320 […]

  • 25 November 2016

    DNV GL-led WIN WIN joint industry project (JIP) results indicate that, especially for marginal oil & gas fields supplying production to a major field, floating wind-powered water injection is technically feasible in general. This specific application is claimed to offer an excellent business case too. A major contributing factor favouring the positive overall outcomes is […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The US President-Elect Donald Trump has reportedly advised UK politician Nigel Farage and his team, with whom Trump met on 13 November, to campaign against onshore wind farms in Scotland, suggesting that they should be moved offshore.  “He thinks Scotland is the most beautiful country in the world,” Andy Wigmore, who was at the meeting, said in […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Authorities

    Renewable energy as a vital part of the future US energy mix has been put under a question mark after the announcement that Donald Trump won the presidential elections, given that his energy policy is most likely to revolve around fossil fuels. If this will affect the country’s offshore wind industry in any way is […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DNV GL has awarded Vattenfall with a final statement of compliance for its DanTysk offshore accommodation platform recently installed in the North Sea. This is the first offshore platform in the North Sea to host up to 50 operation and maintenance staff members working at the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind farm. As the offshore wind […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Offshore wind construction activity has surged in recent years and the trend is likely to continue with the industry’s engineering projects set to reach a EUR 286 billion Capex from 2017 to 2025, Douglas-Westwood (DW) reports in its new Offshore Wind Market Briefing. Often running counter-cyclical to the offshore oil and gas industry, the wind business is now […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The EU-funded TowerPower project is developing a system which will allow maintenance and inspection teams to continuously monitor the structural condition of offshore wind turbines on land via real-time wireless links. The project, which is entering its final year, is currently integrating this pioneering inspection technique and preparing for final testing on offshore wind turbines,  European Commission’s Community […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates has dismissed its appeal against a decision by the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board to deny the company a two-year extension on permits for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland, according to local media. Cape Wind has reportedly instructed its attorneys not to proceed […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    In total, 130 jobs are to be filled within the next twelve months in Vattenfall’s Business Area Wind, as the company is investing EUR 5 billion in the expansion of wind and other renewable energy production. Offshore wind projects like Sandbank wind farm in Germany, Aberdeen wind farm in the UK or Horns Rev 3 in Denmark, […]