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  • 15 October 2015

    On October 1 and 2, 2015, the University of Maine hosted the inaugural “Matthew R. Simmons Memorial Summit: A Technology Roadmap for Floating Offshore Wind.” The summit gathered information from various perspectives of platform designers, researchers, turbine OEMs, permitting agencies, and developers with the goal of producing a roadmap that advances the floating offshore wind. […]

  • 4 May 2015

    It was only 4 years ago at Seawork International 2011 that a completely new class of offshore wind farm vessels was defined when a new vessel, 26 metres long with a 10 metres beam, was named Marineco Shamal and handed over to the owner Marineco. So began the class of 26. As this article is […]

  • 8 August 2016

    For the second 2016 edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine, we spoke to Blair Ainslie, CEO of Seajacks, on the company’s past and future projects, as well as the industry in general. Seajacks made its first dive into the offshore wind industry in 2009, when its jack-up vessel Seajacks Leviathan carried out the installation of Siemens’ 3.6MW turbines […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa fulfilled 2011 guidance in terms of volume, profitability and financial soundness. It also maintained profitable growth, supported by its globalisation strategy (which enables it to leverage growth in emerging markets and diversify market risks) and a rigorous efficiency programme, which led to double-digit growth in its key operating figures. The company also maintained margins […]

  • 9 April 2012

    All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, opens in Aberdeen in under seven weeks (Wednesday-Thursday 23-24 May 2012) and it is set to be a true milestone event with world-class speakers in the conference, helpful sector trails around the show and important new zoned feature areas, country specialists from 14 nations on hand […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Authorities

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has hailed 2011 as a ‘momentous’ and ‘ground breaking’ year for renewable energy in Scotland.The year to October 2011 saw a record breaking £750 million of investment in renewable energy in Scotland, and there is a pipeline of proposed projects with 17 gigawatts (GW) of generating capacity worth an estimated capital […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) today announced its financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2010, a fiscal period during which the Company realized the full impact of its restructuring and continued to progress the new strategies it began during the last quarter of fiscal 2010, all in an effort to […]

  • 4 November 2016

    There may be very few similarities between the Apollo 13 moon flight and Vattenfall’s Surveillance Centre in Esbjerg, bar one: The relaying of information due to technical malfunction. Offshore WIND speaks to Jan Jørgensen on the complex and challenging job of monitoring Vattenfall’s wind turbines. Jan Jorgensen from Vattenfall is manager of Vattenfall’s Surveillance Centre where he is […]

  • 24 July 2014

    The offshore wind energy industry has shown a considerable growth over the years which in turn has resulted in an increase in jobs. As the growth continues in the years to come so will the number of jobs. In the UK alone, there are 7,000 full time jobs in the sector, growing to a possible […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Project managers from ScottishPower Renewables met today with more than 90 potential suppliers in Dunstaffnage near Oban as the renewable energy company progresses with its plans to develop a tidal power array in The Sound of Islay, potentially the first of its kind in the world. ScottishPower Renewables was granted permission to install up to […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Wind turbine installation projects will face greater competition from oil and gas projects for chartering specialist vessels. Offshore wind farm developers in Europe and their contractors for engineering procurement, construction and installation are likely to struggle to secure specialist tonnage in the mid and long terms despite some current easing in the market due to […]

  • 28 June 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has announced the winners of the association’s inaugural Energy Awards.  More than three-hundred guests, including business leaders and politicians, attended the awards ceremony at the Intercontinental Park Lane last night (27th June). Maria McCaffery, Chief Executive said: “We created these awards […]

  • 26 April 2011

      LM Wind Power Group showed significant resilience in the light of continuing difficult global market conditions with revenue of EUR 727.5 million, 6.4% lower than previous year. Profit margin of EUR 125.1 million is 9% lower than EUR 137.4 million achieved in 2009. LM Wind Power’s revenues for the 12 months to 31 December […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Although a relatively new technology, off shore wind energy is the leader of the three technologies with 2,946 MW currently deployed in Europe, and plans for North America’s first off shore wind farm to be developed during 2012. Th e wave and tidal energy industries are at an earlier stage, lacking the head start […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Technology

    SAMTECH, a European leader in non-linear CAE simulation, structural optimization and coupled multiphysics, announces the launch of the new commercial release 3 of SAMCEF for Wind Turbines, SAMTECH’s professional product for advanced dynamic analysis and certification of Wind Turbines. Wind Energy is nowadays a booming industry and importance of simulation is growing in the global […]

  • 11 September 2012
    R&D

    Adapting a sophisticated climate model, researchers show that there is plenty of wind available to supply half to several times the world’s total energy needs within the next two decades. In 2030, if all energy is converted to clean energy, humans will consume about 11.5 terawatts of power every year, all sources combined. If there […]

  • 17 November 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    One year ago the last of the twelve turbines of alpha ventus was assembled – completing Germany’s first offshore wind farm. Since the gradual commissioning of the turbines, the offshore test field has fed some 170 gigawatt hours of climate friendly power into the national power grid and has already achieved an balanced EROEI (Energy […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Environment

    At a podium half-submerged in the Baltimore Harbor, public-interest leaders launched a broad-based campaign aimed at doubling Maryland’s clean energy goals for wind and solar power in the 2015 legislative session. Representatives from faith, health, social justice, student, business and environmental groups began Friday’s press conference standing up to their hips in water along Baltimore’s […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    A coalition recently launched at the climate talks in Lima aims to boost efforts to save billions of dollars and billions of tonnes of CO2 emissions each year by measuring and reporting reductions of greenhouse gas emissions resulting from projects and programmes that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency in developing countries. The 1 Gigaton […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Technology

    Ricardo has chosen WindEnergy Hamburg – Europe’s premier wind energy event, to be hosted on 23-26 Sept – to launch an extended range of technological innovations aimed at improving the performance and reliability of wind turbine drivelines, hence reducing the total cost of energy generated. Ricardo has been in the business of assisting wind farm […]

  • 12 November 2012

    On the second day of the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam RAI, one of our reporters made an exclusive interview with the Director Industry of Bureau Veritas Mr. Yvo Jansen. Hereby we are bringing you a part of their conversation. – What is the process behind acquiring a regulatory certificate in the […]

  • 2 May 2013
    R&D, Technology

    New technology for harvesting energy from low velocity ocean and tidal currents multiplies the potential for marine energy. Written by Anders Jansson, CEO, Minesto  Marine energy – for instance energy from tidal and ocean currents – is the ‘best of the best’ amongst green energy sources: it has the greatest potential (in theory, the planet’s […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    At this year’s Offshore Energy exhibition and conference in Amsterdam, Offshore WIND had a conversation with Anne-Bénédicte Genachte, Corporate Relations Manager at the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), which is pushing for the 2030 binding renewable energy target. Offshore WIND: As we are always covering EWEA’s news, could you tell us if there are any […]

  • 14 June 2011

      Tidal Transit Limited will be showing off a model of is 20m fibre glass catamaran, the first of which is due in UK waters in Q4 2011, to the visitors of Seaworks in Southampton next week. The boat has been designed by Adam Wright, of Thornham (Norfolk) to meet the specific needs of the […]

  • 27 May 2014
    R&D

    Electricity will increasingly power the world’s economies in the 21st century, rivaling oil as the dominant energy carrier, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Actively managing this transformation is the only way to ensure that global energy security and climate goals are met economically, the report says. The report, Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP 2014), offers […]

  • 16 January 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Pilot floating wind farm projects such as the ones recently approved in France provide floating technology developers with a chance to demonstrate that their products can be a part of the future energy mix, Joost Heemskerk, SBM Offshore’s Renewable Energy Product Line Director told Offshore WIND.