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  • 30 June 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The first set of transition pieces (TPs) for EnBW’s Baltic 2 offshore wind farm has left the port in Rostock on board the installation jack-up platform Goliath on Friday. Two transition pieces per shipment are loaded on the Goliath and then transported in around 12 hours of sailing to their destination in the Baltic 2 […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Xrgia and Danish K2 Management have together landed a contract for the Norwegian utility, Statkraft. Winning a bid contest, the two consultancy companies will in a joint team establish a Quality Management System for Statkraft’ offshore wind operations. Over the years, Xrgia and K2 Management have worked for Statkraft several times, where Xrgia has been […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) called on businesses to avail of enterprise opportunities in Ireland’s sustainable energy sector with a projected value of €2.5 billion per annum by 2020. This is according to a new report launched by the Authority at an event in Dublin today. The report, Ireland’s Sustainable Energy Supply Chain Opportunity, which […]

  • 8 June 2014

    Westermost Rough Offshore Substation Installed Offshore construction at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm has completed its next significant milestone with the successful installation of the project’s offshore substation on site in the North Sea. Jan De Nul’s New Multi-Purpose Vessel Under Construction This week, Uljanik Brodogradilište (Uljanik Shipyard) in Pula, Croatia, started with the […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Two Pelamis P2 machines, currently deployed at the wave test site of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, have this week collectively reached a milestone 10,000 hours of grid connected operations. The machines, which are undergoing a progressive test programme at the Billia Croo wave test site, hit the 10,000th hour on Tuesday […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Large component for offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2 come in the port of Sassnitz. Located 32 kilometres north of the Baltic Sea island of Rügen, this wind farm will consist of 80 wind power plants with a total output of 288 MW. Baltic 2 will produce enough electricity […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Naruto Strait, situated between Japanese islands of Shikoku and Awaji, has a tidal energy capacity that could replace four nuclear reactors. The tidal energy potential of the Naruto Strait has been discovered by the University of Tokushima, which conducted the research on behalf of the Tokushima Prefecture, the Japan Times writes. The university has […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Danish cable installation company, CT Offshore, has been awarded a contract at the DONG Energy’s Gode Wind OWF 1 + 2. The scope of work covers the cable installation and burial of 97 inter-array cables.  ”In the current market this is an important contract for CT Offshore. While new and larger cable laying vessels are […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Technology

    Last year, Mojo Maritime launched the design of its patented HiFlo-4 Installation Vessel (HF4) at the Renewable UK 2013 Wave and Tidal Event. The vessel is designed to operate in extreme tidal races and is set to revolutionise the tidal energy sector, according to the developer. This capability enables the vessel to reduce the installation […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. released its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014, a fiscal period in which the company continued to explore ways to forward the NaiKun Wind Project while controlling its costs. A substantial restructuring was undertaken in the third quarter of fiscal 2010 and the company has maintained […]

  • 2 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Less than six months after Dong Energy ordered a second FLiDAR wind measuring device, the buoy has been installed on site and is fully operational. Dong Energy also signed a long term operation and maintenance agreement. The deployment, which involved specialized FLiDAR personnel took just 1 day to complete, and thanks to detailed onshore commissioning […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Technology

    MacArtney has performed a major upgrade of two FOCUS-2 ROTV systems belonging to Swedish marine survey contractor and specialist, MMT. Both vehicles have been fitted with new state-of-the-art equipment to carry out geophysical survey missions for clients within oil, gas and renewable energy industries. Upgrades boost performance and cost efficiency Complementing the side scan sonar […]

  • 30 April 2014

    CWind won a contract from EnBW to provide temporary power supply for the 288MW EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm under construction in the German Baltic Sea. CWind was successful in its proposal to provide an integrated turnkey solution that includes the rental of generators, the servicing, maintenance and refuelling as well as the bunkerage and CTVs required. CWind expects […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The work on the cable connection of the EnBW Baltic 2 offshore wind farm to the grid is progressing at full speed off the Baltic coast of the German Federal State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. More than half of the project’s cables are now lying on the seabed. A total of sixty kilometers of submarine cables will […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    In support of the Administration’s all of the above energy strategy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases. When finalized, the solicitation is expected to make as much as $4 […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    All jacket pin piles have been installed at the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm, the project’s developer EnBW confirmed to Offshore WIND. Workers on the jack-up vessel Goliath have driven the jacket pin piles into the seabed. An important part of the work on the foundations is now complete, the company said. Baltic 2 consists […]

  • 9 April 2014

    CWind announced that it won a renewal of its contact to provide turbine technician services to Siemens. Over the next two years CWind will be providing turbine technicians for the offshore installation of Siemens turbines during the construction of a number of UK offshore wind farms. CWind has worked with Siemens UK for over a year now, providing […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Governor of Texas Rick Perry has announced that the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is awarding $2.2 million to the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Wind Energy Center for a collaborative project that brings together researchers from universities across the state to develop and increase the capacity of offshore wind energy technology, and help bring it […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    COSCO shipyard has delivered the wind turbine installation vessel SEA CHALLENGER to A2SEA. SEA CHALLENGER’s first assignment  is scheduled for the summer, when it will start working on the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. A2SEA’s new vessel is almost identical to SEA INSTALLER. The new wind turbine installation vessel features a larger crane that can […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ESG Edelstahl und Umwelttechnik Stralsund GmbH will begin the construction of a transport structure intended for rotor blades of offshore wind turbines for EnBW Baltic 2 GmbH in April 2014. Specialist company ESG will build the so-called “Blade Rack System” at the Volkswerft shipyard in Stralsund within two months. The system will then be mounted […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Technology

    Marine Current Turbines Ltd. (MCT), a Siemens company, and Bluewater Energy Services B.V. (Bluewater) have agreed to jointly develop a 2 megawatt floating tidal current turbine, called SeaGen F. This turbine will be the first of its kind to be installed in Canada’s Bay of Fundy, in cooperation with Nova Scotian project developer Minas Energy. […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Four businesses have been awarded over £4million to spur on innovation in lowering the costs of generating offshore wind energy, UK’s Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. The grants have been awarded to 2-B Energy, High Voltage Partial Discharge Ltd, SgurrControl Ltd and Ocean Resource Ltd as part of the Department of […]

  • 18 February 2014
    R&D

    First Flight Wind recently completed its second round of technical working group meetings. These meetings are designed to allow First Flight Wind and stakeholders to discuss issues and exchange information related to the offshore project’s environmental impact. There are six working groups in total. The four most recent meetings were held in January and February […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has received $937,200 for completion of two milestones from the Western Australian State Government and has submitted $1,043,127 in payment claims to the Australian Government. The milestone payments were awarded for Carnegie’s progress including the testing and delivery of pipeline materials and advancement of the manufacturing of CETO units. The […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    A2SEA has sold its offshore wind installation vessel SEA ENERGY.  In the future, the vessel will be engaged in maintenance of oil installations in the Gulf of Guinea, Africa for the company O. I. S. International Ltd. SEA ENERGY has been a part of the A2SEA fleet since 2002 and has installed turbines on Horns […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Technology

    Bladt Industries has commissioned L-3 SAM Electronics to outfit transition pieces for the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, which is scheduled to become operational this year. L-3 will supply and install low-voltage switchgear and transformers and all lighting, in addition to providing and installing ventilation facilities, sea markings and sonar transponders, as well as a […]