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  • 18 January 2018

    To bring the industry easily digestible, in-depth and on-topic market information Offshore WIND and the DOB-Academy have started to co-produce HORIZONS. These are two minute (tops) animated explanation videos on various topics like technology, market developments or finance. Offshore WIND and DOB-Academy strive to bring overview in this fast paced and growing industry. Follow this link for the first edition. 

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch DOB-Academy has signed two agreements in Japan for cooperation on offshore wind. DOB-Academy signed a contract with Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association (NAMICPA) for an Ocean Human Resources Development Center (OHRDC) in Nagasaki which will organize a new academy to provide education for future local offshore engineers. Furthermore, the Dutch academy signed a Memorandum of […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    The former university library of the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is set to become a Dutch offshore energy knowledge hub following the opening of the De Oude Bibliotheek Academy (DOB-Academy). DOB-Academy is described as the new education centre and meeting place for professionals in the offshore energy industry. The academy offers training sessions, workshops, seminars for the […]

  • 13 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    DOB-Academy has shared a video showing the removal of the Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) as part of the Slip Joint Offshore Research project. The DOT unit was installed at Eneco’s Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) in the Dutch North Sea in June 2018. The installation was conducted via a Slip Joint connection, which means the […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Training & Education

    The Asia Wind Energy Association (AsiaWEA) and De Oude Bibliotheek Academy (DOB-Academy) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the Asia-Pacific Offshore Wind Academy in Singapore. The Asia-Pacific regional Academy will be the first dedicated academy for the offshore wind industry in Asia-Pacific focused on higher-level education, offering offshore wind education for professionals throughout […]

  • 18 January 2018

    Following multiple not yet realised 10MW+ concept plans, there is already much wind industry talk about the next-generation 12-15 MW turbines. The question is whether especially new concepts in the latter category will be mainly evolutionary scaling of current technology, or a radical departure to new concept solutions.

  • 2 October 2018
    Grid Connection

    Baltic InteGrid, a project exploring the potential of meshed offshore grids in the Baltic Sea region, is in focus of the second video in the Horizons series, co-produced by DOB-Academy and Offshore WIND with an aim to cover offshore wind topics in an easily digestible way. 

  • 5 February 2019
    Industry Contribution

    The potential for the use of blockchain within the energy sector is in focus of the third video in the Horizons series, co-produced by DOB-Academy and Offshore WIND with an aim to cover offshore wind topics in an easily digestible way. Blockchain remains a hard to understand concept. Some say it will change the way […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Training & Education

    The Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), Atlas Professionals and DOB-Academy have launched an initiative to increase the pool of qualified personnel in the offshore wind sector. The Renewables Roadshow has an aim to promote working in the wind industry among adolescents and create the foundation for a strong future workforce and specialists in the sector. […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Dutch government has launched an international campaign entitled Wind & Water Works during an offshore wind energy masterclass organised by the Netherlands for ten guest nations.

  • 1 February 2018

    Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Training & Education

    IMarEST has acquired Plymouth University’s Hydrographic Academy (HA). Launched on November 1, the new venture – Marine Learning Alliance Ltd. – will see IMarEST experts and HA academics develop a new suite of e-learning courses to run alongside existing Hydrographic Academy programmes. IMarEST will build on the HA’s existing innovative methods to provide blended distance […]

  • 23 August 2013

    It has become clear in the previous interviews with industry players that in certain areas of the offshore wind industry companies are ‘fighting’ over experienced and qualified people to fill their, mainly engineering related, job positions. They are not the only ones though. On an academic level, research departments of universities are also struggling to […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Osiris Projects today announced the launch of their new Career Development Academy. The programme is designed to provide employees with a bespoke structured development plan designed to optimise individual abilities and talent. The Academy will provide resources and opportunities for members to achieve their career goals; offering mentoring, access to external training and work experience, […]

  • 12 August 2015

    The Energy Technology Partnership (ETP) is seeking a new Executive Director. ETP is an alliance of Scottish Universities engaged in world class energy related research and development (R&D). With around 250 academics and 700 researchers, it is the largest, most broad-based power and energy research partnership in Europe. The Executive Director will provide overall leadership […]

  • 2 December 2015

    The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold the first meeting of the BOEM standing committee on environmental science and assessment for offshore energy and mineral resources on Tuesday, December 8, at the historic National Academies building. BOEM Director Abigail Ross Hopper will welcome the new committee, whose members were selected through […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Training & Education

    Three Massachusetts-based institutions for higher education have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), called Connect4Wind, to share resources and collaborate on the development of curriculum and programs centered on the offshore wind energy sector.

  • 19 October 2012

    Offshore Marine Academy trainee has been awarded JTL Apprentice of the Year. James Grant joined Offshore Marine Academy in September 2010 having already started his studies towards an apprenticeship in Electro Technical Science and was able to continue and subsequently complete the programme during his time with OMA. Support to enable him to achieve this […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The offshore renewables industry has launched a bid to attract the UK’s top talent. Further and Higher Education students are being given a chance to find out about the wealth of opportunities the offshore wind industry has to offer in a competition announced today by Norstec. Norstec is a network that brings together key players […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Training & Education

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Stockton University that will support research, academic programs, and events at the New Jersey-based university. The agreement could also provide Stockton students and faculty with opportunities to assist with the development of Ørsted proposed Ocean Wind project, should that project receive state approval. Ørsted has […]

  • 14 October 2015

    The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have selected 14 distinguished experts to serve on the new standing committee on environmental science and assessment for offshore energy and mineral resources. The committee will provide independent information on issues relevant to Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) environmental studies and assessment activities and support […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Training & Education

      A doubling of planned funding to improve oil and gas training facilities and develop other energy sector skills courses has been announced by the First Minister. Led by Skills Development Scotland and located at Robert Gordon University, Energy Skills Scotland (ESS) is being backed by an investment package worth £6.5 million – double the […]

  • 13 October 2014

    The Norstec Academy will be exhibiting in the Careers Fair at RenewableUK 2014 in Manchester. On Thursday 13th November 2014, at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, the Norstec Academy will be hosting the following: 13.30-14.15 Exchange Room 10 FREE Networking lunch for students interested in finding out about offshore renewables and the Norstec Academy 14.30-15.45 Charter […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals is set to open an office in Boston, the U.S., at the beginning of October. According to the company, Boston was chosen as the location for the new office due to it being a Bluetech hub and a project pipeline of offshore wind energy. The new office will be the company’s second in the […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The State of Massachusetts has set aside USD 700,000 to advance three studies relating to offshore wind development. The funds will be allocated to nine academic and research institutions across Massachusetts and it will support offshore wind research projects to identify industry workforce training and safety requirements; establish a multi-university partnership focused on innovation and driving down costs; and develop […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Since last year, Irish energy research projects have successfully secured €18m in EU funds for Ireland.  That is according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), which today launched a joint publication with Enterprise Ireland entitled “Building on Ireland’s Energy Research Performance”.  The report showcases academic and industry exemplars leading and participating in EU […]