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  • 28 August 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has completed the plan level Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) for the 2017 offshore wind project extension applications confirming that seven out of the eight projects which applied will now progress to the award of rights. The HRA, which The Crown Estate has undertaken as a requirement of the Habitats Regulations, assesses the […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Marine renewables developer Atlantis Resources has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the French floating foundations designer Ideol to collaborate on a floating wind project off the UK. The collaboration will seek to initiate the development of a floating offshore wind project of up to 1.5 GW, with a pre-commercial phase of up to 100MW […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fife-based Burntisland Fabrications Ltd (BiFab) has won a GBP 100 million contract to supply 26 wind turbine jacket substructures for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. The fabrication contract, awarded to BiFab by the EPCI Contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting, is due for delivery in two campaigns. 10 of the jacket substructures will be ready for delivery […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based National Wind Farm Training Centers (NWFTC), part of CWind Limited, has developed a new SHEQ (safety, health, environment, and quality assurance) review and training service for its clients in the offshore wind industry. Following the recently completed pilot program to assist in the improvement of working at height, transfer and rescue procedures for an operational offshore wind […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Managing the working and rest hours of crews whilst ensuring the successful completion of technician transfers continues to pose a significant challenge in the safe operation of offshore wind crew transfer vessels (CTVs), according to the National Workboat Association (NWA).

  • 12 July 2012
    Technology

    Manufacturers of outdoor electronic cabinets and similar components with strict leak specification for wind turbines, solar systems, and other alternative energy products seeking continuous quality improvements and/or faster leak test cycle times while maintaining Gage R&R can now schedule customized videoconference demonstrations of the of mathematical functions built into USON’s recently unveiled Optima vT Leak […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or the “Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, announced the successful completion of extensive factory acceptance testing of the first of its next generation power take-off (“PTO”) units for the Company’s utility-scale PowerBuoy®, the PB150. The PTO has now been shipped from OPT’s facility in Pennington, New Jersey to […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Yesterday, a project team has began excavating small sections of the beach to help prepare for the installation of subsea cabling, which is being brought ashore at Pensarn, North Wales. The trials will be carried out by contractor Global Marine Systems Limited, on behalf of Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited, and will help […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, has signed connection agreements with National Grid for three further 1GW grid connections, adding to the 3GW signed since the zone was awarded in early-2010. These latest agreements for connections located in Teesside and Yorkshire mean Forewind can proceed with the development of a […]

  • 4 November 2012

    More than 20 community representatives from Redcar and Cleveland were updated on the progress of the Dogger Bank Teesside offshore wind development by wind farm consortium, Forewind last week in Eston, Middlesbrough. Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise up to four wind farms, each with a maximum installed capacity of 1.2GW. They are expected to connect […]

  • 11 October 2012
    R&D

    Intertek has signed a deal to evaluate and assess the offshore turbine design for a major European manufacturer to ensure compliance with US and Canadian electrical safety requirements. The work therefore forms a key part of the manufacture, preparation and assessment of the proposed turbines and will help to minimise any potential delays that are […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Kaj Lindvig, who has played a major role in A2SEA since the company’s founding in 2000, among others as CEO and latest as CSO, handed over the baton to Martin Huss who up till now has held the position as A2SEA’s Regional Manager for Germany and the Benelux Countries. After 5 years as CSO in […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Demand for submarine cables for electricity transmission is growing steadily, as national governments and regional organizations ramp up efforts to build offshore renewable power generation facilities, link remote landmasses, and interconnect their national grids. Even the most conservative models of existing and planned cables show that the industry will continue to experience substantial growth. According […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    CG has been awarded the contract for the grid connection study and supply of main transformer 275 MVA and 2 reactors of 65 MVAr at the Northwind offshore wind farm in Belgium. The Northwind wind farm, previously named “Eldepasco”, will have an installed production capacity of 216 MW. The connection between the Offshore High Voltage […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    EOLOS has signed further agreements with sole supplier ZephIR Lidar extending order coverage of the ZephIR 300M wind LiDARs used within the EOLOS FLS200.

  • 30 July 2014

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), a joint venture partnership formed between SSE Renewables (75%) and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%), announced that Wick Harbour is likely to become the future location of the Beatrice offshore wind farm Operation and Maintenance base (O&M). A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been finalised with Wick Harbour Authority and BOWL this week. Subject […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The consultancy company Navigant has delivered a report to Irish transmission system operator EirGrid, which will help determine the best grid development policy model for Ireland. Eirgrid commissioned the report from Navigant after being directed by the Irish government to develop an Options Paper on offshore grid models. Along with the report, the Irish government […]

  • 1 January 2019

    The Offshore WIND editorial staff brings the most read articles in 2018 chosen by you, our readers.

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    A total of $1.25 million will be invested in the Port of Davisville to expand the capacity for additional automobiles, project cargo, and offshore wind components. The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award a new $625,000 federal grant for the expansion, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC). The funding will help pave […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    With Offshore WIND heading towards the launch of its International Business Guide 2017, the new Business Focus articles will update you on the companies that appeared in the news over the past two weeks.  Deutsche Windtechnik  Starting in January 2017, Deutsche Windtechnik will be servicing six Senvion 5M turbines at the alpha ventus offshore wind farm. The […]

  • 6 August 2014
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A new concept conceived by twelve selected students in the DNV GL Summer Project makes a case for wave-powered desalination to help address global water scarcity challenges. Developed over the past two months by twelve cross-disciplinary fourth-year students, the concept, dubbed Ocean Oasis, is an environmentally friendly off-grid system. It comprises of a wave energy […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Day-ahead electricity prices in continental Europe recorded a fifth consecutive monthly decline in March as surging German solar and wind output helped chase prices lower in neighboring countries, according to data released by Platts, a leading global energy, petrochemicals and metals information provider. The Platts Continental Power Index (CONTI) fell 8.4% in March to €35.06 […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Prysmian Group has been awarded a major project worth in excess of € 250 million by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT for the grid connection of offshore wind farms in Germany. The project involves supply, installation and commissioning of a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) 320 kV extruded submarine and land power bipole connection with […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    At Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam, Fistuca is currently testing the BLUE Piling technology for driving the foundation piles of offshore wind turbines into the seabed. 

  • 27 September 2018
    R&D

    The offshore wind industry could support an annual average of 847 jobs in the U.S. state of South Carolina through 2035, according to The South Carolina Jobs Project: A Guide to Creating Jobs in Offshore Wind report.

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Offshore wind farm operators could be facing O&M costs as high as €100,000 to €300,000 per year, per turbine, according to the latest Wind Energy Update Operations and Maintenance report. This figure could be spiked by an additional 20 percent over the short term, as innovative 5MW variable-speed and direct-drive designs enter the market. […]