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  • 12 January 2012

    AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and information services, has been selected to collaborate on the Carolinas Offshore Wind Integration Case Study with Duke Energy, ABB Inc., National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (UNC). The project is funded by the Department of Energy and designed […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    SSE has welcomed the UK Government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) budget announcement, however, the company added that setting out strike prices approaching subsidy-free levels was ambitious and that the capacity cap was disappointing. 

  • 9 February 2011
    Authorities

    The Yorkshire and Humber region could benefit from jobs and investment as E.on was granted permission to construct a 230MW wind farm off the coast of Humberside. Chris Huhne, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change said: “Offshore wind not only provides clean, green, secure energy, the investment that comes with it is great […]

  • 25 July 2012

    BBC Radio Solent had commissioned Bournemouth University to conduct a research about the visual impact of the Navitus Bay wind farm. The conclusion was that the wind turbines would appear three times as high as the Isle of Wight, writes BBC. Eneco, the wind farm developer, has not yet decided on the height of the […]

  • 1 December 2011

    The UK government named five sites as a national Centre for Offshore Renewable Engineering (CORE). Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft where among them. New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership earlier submitted application to the government for these two locations. It is hoped that the new status will attract thousands of new jobs to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has entered into a conditional agreement with Dong Energy regarding phase 1 of the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, comprising 330 MW. The company added, they will disclose a company announcement in case the project translates into a firm and unconditional order. Earlier this year, the Danish energy giant selected MHI […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Authorities

    According to Care2 news portal, Maine’s Public Utilities Commission recently approved ORPC’s power purchase agreements (PPAs). The 20-year agreements with the tidal energy developer will generate electricity from its Cobscook Bay site in the Gulf of Maine. The company’s Maine Tidal Energy Project began to develop in March, when the bottom support frame for the first grid-connected […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    DCNS Group has enhanced its ROV capability with a Saab Seaeye Tiger and Saab Seaeye Falcon. Both ROVs will be deployed by DCNS Far East – DCNS’ Singapore-based subsidiary across Asia – as the company extends its operations in the region. DCNS Far East chose the two ROVs for their versatility and reliability – and for […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Only one week to go for the 4th edition of Offshore Energy. For the first time in its existence, Offshore Energy takes place in Amsterdam and the event is bigger than ever. At 11 & 12 October, 300 exhibitors will show their products in an 8000 sq.m. hall of the Amsterdam RAI. 5000 visitors are […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Installed wind power capacity continued to grow around the world last year despite the ongoing financial uncertainty with Europe remaining the number one regional leader, according to a new report. Europe’s installed wind capacity increased by 10,281 MW to 96,616 MW by the end of 2011, the Global Wind Energy Council’s (GWEC) annual statistics show. […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA’s 9-months results have been negatively impacted by increased regulatory costs in Spain and the UK as well as other factors which have led the Company to reduce shareholder remuneration. Positive business activity, including efficiency gains, have reduced the impact on Ebitda to a net €240 million. These positive business developments plus improved efficiency also […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Dong Energy has denied recent suggestions of selling its offshore wind turbine division prior to an initial public offering. “It has been important for us to maintain our wind strategy,” said Chief Financial Officer Marianne Wiinholt. According to Bloomberg, Dong had plans to spin off the wind unit which later came to be unnecessary as […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Siemens announced its proposal to divest its ocean power generation business, in particular Marine Current Turbines (MCT), based in Bristol, United Kingdom. This restructuring would affect 45 employees in the Hydro & Ocean unit in Siemens Division Wind Power & Renewables. It is expected that the divestment will need several months to be completed. This […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for the solicitation of up to 800MW of offshore wind capacity.

  • 24 February 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Esvagt’s first offshore wind Service Operation Vessel (SOV), “ESVAGT FROUDE”, went on contract on Wednesday February 18th, while her sister ship, “ESVAGT FARADAY” is contracted  to start at the beginning of April – in both cases to work for Siemens Wind Power. The German energy company has provisionally chartered “ESVAGT FROUDE” for a five year contract  to […]

  • 12 November 2012

    The foundation structure for the transformer station of the Trianel’s wind farm Borkum was loaded on November 8 on the pontoon VIKING BARGE 7 at ABC-Halbinsel peninsula, an offshore terminal operated by BLG LOGISTICS GROUP/ Wind Energy Logistics in Bremerhaven. BLG loaded the 1,616 tonne and over 50m high steel structure with special heavy-duty vehicles […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Authorities

    President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget request, announced yesterday, includes $164.1 million to fund the recently established Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which oversees the environmentally responsible development of vital conventional and renewable energy resources in Federal waters offshore of the United States. FY 2013 funding will be critical to advance key priorities, including […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Technology

    Ready for new markets: Under the banner slogan “Green Energy. Made in Hamburg”, Siemens Energy is presenting its newest products at the wind power trade fair “WindEnergy 2014” in Hamburg, Germany from September 23 through 26. Innovations include high-efficiency wind turbines for onshore sites with low wind speeds and a state-of-the-art approach to servicing wind […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Global offshore wind power demand will increase almost sixfold over the coming 10 years with projects deployed commercially across 18 countries by 2027, according to a recent report from Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables. The deployment of next-generation turbines will double average turbine ratings globally over the next 10 years and in turn subdue growing demand […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) published the final contract material for the concession to build and operate the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm on Friday, following the final approval from the parties behind the Energy Agreement from 2012.  The deadline for bids for the 400MW Horns Rev 3 is February 16, 2015. A version with track-changes compared […]

  • 8 February 2016
    R&D, Technology

    German researchers gathered around the Research Alliance Wind Energy (FVWE) have completed a three-year Smart Blades project that resulted in new concepts for intelligent rotor blades which can adapt to the wind, thus allowing turbine rotor blades to produce electricity more efficiently, Fraunhofer IWES said in a statement. Rotor blades are subject to severely fluctuating wind loads due to the […]

  • 20 July 2016

    Knowing where you are and staying there within a certain degree of accuracy is no longer just a luxury but a necessity in offshore installation and maintenance work. The ability to get men and equipment onto wind turbine installation as and when required during installation or during operation for maintenance is imperative for the economics of cost reduction. For […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Carbon Trust reaction on publication of the UK Government’s Energy Bill – a legislative framework for delivering secure, affordable and low carbon energy. Tom Delay, Chief Executive of the Carbon Trust, said: “Is the Energy Bill bankable? That’s the question that now needs an answer as over the next decade £110 billion or so of […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Statkraft is a founding partner of the biggest International Student Energy Summit that is going to take place on 13th-15th of June in Trondheim. As a part of the conference Statkraft is arranging a challenging case competition in order to get insightful and innovative perspectives on future development of energy market from participants. “Being an […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Joulz has won a contract for the management and maintenance of Eneco Luchterduinen OHVS (offshore high-voltage station). Joulz will also take on the responsibility for keeping the wind farm operational, by taking over responsibility for the installation and maintaining a 24/7 emergency service, among other things. Anja Vijselaar, Managing Director of Joulz: “Joulz came out […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following the decision by the Court of Session to reject Donald Trump’s latest legal action against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), the Trump Organization announced it will take the case to the UK Supreme Court and European courts, saying that it was “impossible to have a fair hearing” in Scotland, Press and Journal informs.  Furthermore, the Trump […]