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  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Turbine Transfer Ltd. announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of seven offshore wind farm support catamarans. Five of the craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in Cowes and two will be sub-contracted to Buckie Ship Yard. The order is spread across […]

  • 5 January 2015

    An important tool for reducing risks and costs in offshore wind is integrated, intelligent monitoring of the foundation structures. If well implemented an integrated monitoring approach will continuously track the ‘state of health’ of a foundation and identify in a very early stage the onset of structural problems. This allows early, low cost repairs, optimal […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Authorities

    Department of Energy and Climate Change Released following speech of Charles Hendry: Thank you for inviting me to your conference today. I’m delighted to have been given this opportunity to say a few words to this gathering of leading figures in Ireland’s energy sector. The energy challenge  I’d like to start by recognising Ireland’s strong […]

  • 17 August 2016

    A wind farm construction project should be meticulously planned involving, as near as possible, the complete supply chain from the very start if the execution is to be as successful as possible. On top of the large Tier 1 organisations involved, delivery of a project often involves a significant number of small to medium sized companies each with their […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maggie McGinlay, Director of Energy and Clean Technologies at Scottish Enterprise, has written an article on using oil and gas sector knowledge in the offshore wind industry and companies from the oil and gas sector that can use vast opportunities in the offshore wind market. There are plenty of opportunities in offshore wind for oil and gas […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seven years ago Dr Peter Poon made a judgement that renewable energy generation was set to be a big issue for business and society in general. So, he got his company Romax Technology to initiate two new and related areas of R&D (research and development). One concerned the drive-train efficiency of vehicles; the other was […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Environment, R&D

    In just the last year, New York State began developing at least 25 percent of the alternative electricity sources necessary to replace the Indian Point nuclear power plant, according to a new report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Riverkeeper. The report also provides a detailed roadmap for fully and cost-effectively replacing […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The team behind FaB Test, Cornwall’s pioneering marine energy test site in Falmouth, has welcomed the first wave device to be installed in its waters. Fred Olsen’s BOLT “Lifesaver” wave energy converter, which is ultimately capable of producing clean and efficient electricity, is now being tested in the sheltered waters off FalmouthBay, with easy access […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    German wind energy agency WAB has brought into question the results of a report recently published by WindEurope, saying that Germany’s offshore wind potential is around 21GW higher than stated in the report. According to the report, the potential of offshore wind capacity in German waters by 2050 accounts to some 36GW. However, WAB has […]

  • 25 January 2016

    Adwen’s 8 MW turbine is already competitive in the offshore wind market, which is continuously working on lowering the Cost of Energy (CoE), Rémi Coulon, Chief Commercial Officer of the joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, told Offshore WIND in an interview. Meeting the goal of €100/MWh by 2020 for offshore wind power is attainable, […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (“Goldwind”) has announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2012 (the “reporting period”). According to unaudited financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards, the Group generated revenues of RMB3,451.01 million, net profits of RMB72.07million, basic earnings per share of RMB 0.03 […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Training & Education

    As the UK prepares for the future development of larger wind farms in deeper waters, as part of Round Three leasing, the techniques and experience that has been perfected will now need to be adapted to cope with the harsher conditions of working further offshore. The German renewables market has vast experience of this type […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Offshore renewable energy is evolving rapidly, with offshore wind being one of the pioneer sectors. Energy generated from offshore wind farms needs an efficient transmission system of subsea power cables to connect to the onshore network. Energy transmission networks can form the most expensive components of offshore wind farms. Setting aside the actual manufacturing and installation costs, the potential costs related to a […]

  • 15 November 2010

    At the beginning of September, Liebherr delivered the second heavy lift offshore crane type MTC 78000 straight from its manufacturing plant in Rostock. The MTC 78000 is one of the biggest offshore slewing cranes worldwide. With a maximum dynamic torque of 78,000 mT, the MTC 78000 is the most powerful machine within the extensive range […]

  • 17 March 2014
    R&D

    Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust, presented a diagnose of renewable energy sector’s weaknesses and proposed solutions to overcome them, in an article published at the organization’s official website. Here’s a thought.  If necessity is the motherhood of invention how come we are so far away from the wholesale deployment of low carbon energy technologies […]

  • 22 July 2014

    It is always good when you can go to a pretty village on the coast on a bright summer’s day; just imagine how good this is when you do this every day for your work. DONG Energy were probably not too concerned about this aspect when they chose the small North German port of Norddeich […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Alstom Grid has been pioneering the way for offshore wind grid connections from the very early days when it built the first substations for both UK and Germany. Alstom Grid has over 100 years of expertise in electrical grids and ranks among the top three in the electrical transmission sector with an annual sales turnover […]

  • 17 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power, Energias de Portugal, Repsol, A. Silva Matos (ASM), Vestas Wind Systems A/S and InovCapital announced the inauguration of Portugal’s first offshore wind turbine on June 16th, 2012. The turbine is installed on an innovative floating foundation called the WindFloat. In addition to being the first offshore wind turbine in Portugal, this is the first offshore wind turbine to be […]

  • 26 April 2011

    Quietly operating in the background, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) plays an important role in the UK’s offshore wind industry. As an executive agency of the UK government’s Department for Transport, it is involved in the consents process and safety of navigation, and as HM Coastguard in liaison for search and rescue. In addition, […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate, an independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament, has today announced another record return for the benefit of the public finances and an overall performance which is significantly ahead of the market, as its portfolio value hits an all-time high. Results summary Record return to Treasury for the benefit of the public finances:£267.1 […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    We are leaving what has arguably been the best year for offshore wind so far with a hope that the one ahead of us will be at least as eventful and successful as 2016 was, if not better. The Eurocents This year, we saw several tenders resulting in remarkably low prices. First, there was Borssele […]

  • 23 February 2012

    SeaEnergy today announces the appointment of a permanent Chief Executive, together with further details of a proposed return of value to shareholders, its future business plans, certain other board changes and a review of executive remuneration. Board changes and employment terms The Board is pleased to announce the immediate appointment of John Aldersey-Williams as Chief […]

  • 29 August 2011

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved the consolidated results for the first half of 2011. “The first half of 2011 has confirmed the signs of recovery in demand seen from the second half of last year, resulting in a volume increase for the majority of businesses”, states CEO Valerio Battista. “The half-year […]

  • 5 April 2017

      By André van der Mout, Managing Director at Oil Control Systems “How can electricity be brought to the mainland safely, undamaged and quickly?” It’s a question many offshore companies have asked with the increasing focus on wind energy as a sustainable source of energy. It’s one of the world’s fastest growing sustainable energy sources; […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Jeroen de Haas, chairman of the Board of Management: “We are proud of this result. It was achieved in a year in which great uncertainty affected economic activities and the confidence of businesses and consumers. In that context, it is satisfying to note that Eneco is able to realise further growth with its sustainability strategy. […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The cost of energy generated by tidal power generation is, at this stage of device development, still more expensive than that offered by offshore and onshore wind, and solar arrays in sunnier climes; however, fossil fuels will not last forever and investment is still going into accessing tidal power, one of the most reliable and […]