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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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
    Technology

    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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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. 

  • 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. […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    Fugro has successfully completed 2 positional and depth of burial surveys on export cables for SSE’s 500MW Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm off the Suffolk coast on behalf of installation contractor Fluor. The main objective is to provide a final report with the final position including depth of bury of the L2 export cable and […]

  • 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) […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Representative Scott Rigell (VA-2) introduced the Virginia Jobs and Energy Act (H.R. 1782) on Friday to open the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) off the coast of Virginia for energy development. Original co-sponsors of the bill include Virginia Representatives Rob Wittman (VA-1), Robert Hurt (VA-5), and Morgan Griffith (VA-9). Governor Bob McDonnell and Virginia’s U.S. Senators, […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore crew transfer specialist Rix Sea Shuttle has doubled the passenger capacity of one of its vessels to fulfil a contract at Scotland’s largest wind farm.

  • 3 March 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Former Texas Governor Rick Perry was sworn in on Thursday, 2 March, as the 14th Secretary of the United States Department of Energy (DoE).

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Aibel employees doing their job on the DolWin beta converter station.  “Small people, great effort,” says Aibel AS in a description of the photo that shows work on the DolWin beta offshore converter station outside the company’s yard in Haugesund, Norway. With a capacity of more than 900 MW, the converter station will host […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly USD 32 million in funding for small business-led projects to further develop clean energy technologies that have a strong potential for commercialisation and job creation.

  • 12 September 2016

    The US Departments of Energy and Interior (DOE and DOI) have published the National Offshore Wind Strategy: Facilitating the Development of the Offshore Wind Industry in the United States, which could help enable 86GW of offshore wind in the country by 2050.  The strategy details the current state of offshore wind in the US, presents the […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    US Department of Energy decided to terminate the negotiations over the USD 1 million grant awarded to Ocean Power Technologies. The company accepted the decision without protest. The grant was awarded last year as part of Marine and Hydrokinetic System Performance Advancement programme aiming to improve materials, manufacturability, and durability of the float and spar. […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The launch of “VolturnUS 1:8,” the first grid-connected floating offshore wind turbine to be deployed in the U.S., is “another signal of steady progress toward development of an American offshore wind industry,” according to Christopher Long, Manager of Offshore and Siting Policy for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The floating turbine’s launch in Brewer, […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities

    Yesterday, the White House hosted the Summit on Offshore Wind, a gathering of leading federal, state and industry stakeholders committed to the long-term and sustainable development of offshore wind in the United States. By 2030, offshore wind is projected to supply 22,000 megawatts of clean and abundant energy to cities and communities in America, enough to […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Environment

    Environmental campaign group, the South Downs Society, yesterday called on energy company E.ON to justify its plans to run 8 miles of power cables across England’s newest national park in the South Downs. The company’s plans to erect between 100 and 200 huge turbines offshore from Brighton and the Sussex coast – the Rampion offshore […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities

    As a part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in federal and state waters by 2017. These projects – located off the coast of New […]

  • 20 January 2017

    At a nomination hearing held by the US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources yesterday, Rick Perry, who has been chosen by the newly-elected US president Donald Trump to lead the Department of Energy (DoE), reflected on his statement made several years ago that led to concerns on him being in charge of DoE.  Namely, with […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S. Energy Department announced $4 million to engage America’s research universities in the effort to accelerate the development of the emerging marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy industry in the United States. This funding will support high-impact research projects designed to enable the capture of renewable wave and tidal energy, while supporting the growth of […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s ‘all-of-the-above’ strategy to responsibly develop America’s domestic energy resources, the Department of the Interior and the Department of Defense are teaming up to strengthen the nation’s energy security and reduce military utility costs. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar have signed a Memorandum of […]