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  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Dr. Niels Diepeveen (Civil Engineering and Geosciences) has engaged in studying the future of offshore wind turbines in his PhD-research, conducted under the supervision of Professor Gijs van Kuik, both working at TU Delft, the Netherlands.  Dr. Diepeveen claims that hydraulic pumps will replace gearboxes in the next generation of offshore wind turbines. As a […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ vessel Aegir has installed the Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) in the Netherlands.

  • 1 June 2018
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Heerema Marine Contractors and CAPE Holland have installed a Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT) monopile at the site of Eneco’s Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) by using a Vibro Lifting Tool from Heerema’s vessel Aegir.

  • 9 November 2015

    A new electrical engineering consultancy, Kinewell Energy, has been launched, introducing its specially developed software for the offshore wind industry. According to the newly set up company, the Kinewell Layout Optimisation of Cable (KLOC) software is a result of two years of research and development and is estimated to save £100m – £1bn to the UK offshore […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    Offshore wind turbines installed in the North Sea have been giving rise to sediment plumes, satellite images taken by NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) show. For at least the past decade, satellites have spotted white dots cropping up in the North Sea. If viewed from Earth’s surface, you would see that these dots are actually wind […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power hosted eleven students from the Norstec Academy at its London office as part of their one week tour of the offshore wind industry. The Norstec Academy skills programme was launched in May this year through a student competition and the winners spent one week visiting sites and […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has filed a petition to initiate a regulatory proceeding asking the New York Public Service Commission to authorize the 2020 offshore wind solicitation. As reported earlier this month, NYSERDA plans to issue the New York State’s second-ever offshore wind solicitation in 2020. The solicitation will […]

  • 1 December 2011

    It’s been another busy day at OFFSHORE 2011 in Amsterdam, and yesterday the focus was on audience participation. First up were five of offshore wind energy’s leading manufacturers – Alstom, Nordex, Gamesa, Siemens and Vestas – in the battle of the big turbines. Each manufacturer outlined the benefits of their future turbines, with the main […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will issue its second solicitation for at least 1GW of offshore wind capacity in 2020, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo said in his State of the State Address. The second solicitation could potentially yield ”substantially more” than 1GW in new capacity, according to the 2020 […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Economics Foundation (NEF) will launch its 20-point action plan to revitalise the UK coast in Parliament this afternoon. Called the Blue New Deal, the action plan identifies 20 priorities and outlines measures that could support up to 160,000 additional jobs and create GBP 7.2 billion of additional income in coastal Local Authorities.  Marc Stears, Chief […]

  • 27 March 2019

    A new research project is looking into ways to remove monopile foundations in a sustainable way. Currently, offshore monopiles are removed by cutting them off several metres below the seabed, which leaves behind tonnes of steel buried in the seabed. The Hydraulic Pile Extraction Scale Tests (HyPE-ST) project aims at developing innovative and smart technology […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Training & Education

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has revealed plans for a new offshore wind training institute on Long Island. The announcement comes from Cuomo’s 32nd proposal of his 2020 State of the State which includes expanding on New York’s USD 175 million Workforce Development Initiative to meet emerging job demand. The USD 20 million offshore wind […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. state of Maine is set to examine the Mack Port Terminal in Searsport for opportunities to support the local offshore wind sector. The assessment will review current site characteristics, provide an analysis of potential port users and identify structural improvements or capital investments that may be needed. Additional analysis and review will be […]

  • 2 October 2014

    AVEVA has announced additional speaker, sponsor and agenda details for this year’s AVEVA World Summit. The global event is being held in Berlin, Germany, from 14-16 October. AVEVA customers from across the world’s process, plant, power and marine industries are invited to the Summit to share their experiences and business challenges.  Industry giants AMEC and RasGas […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    New York State has launched a Request for Qualifications process to upgrade port infrastructure that will be used for the local offshore wind sector. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Empire State Development (ESD), and New York Department of Transportation (DOT) seek proposals for pre-qualification from port operators and market participants interested […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Lowestoft-based Scour Prevention Systems Ltd (SPSL) says it could have the solution to sediment plumes from wind turbines discovered in recent satellite images by NASA. Brown masses of suspended sediment were highlighted on the newly-released images from space of North Sea wind farms by NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI). SPSL’s mats, made from end-of-life car tyres fixed […]

  • 1 January 2019

    Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

  • 3 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The final Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbine has been installed at the 1,218MW Hornsea One offshore wind farm located 120 kilometres off Yorkshire, UK, Ørsted said. The final unit completes the 174-strong array of turbines dotted over 407 km2 of North Sea. Now the final turbine is installed, the project will undergo a period of commissioning, […]

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

    Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick will lead a coalition of the Commonwealth’s government and industry leaders on an innovation partnership mission to Denmark, the United Kingdom and France to expand opportunities between the Commonwealth and these three European countries for economic development and job creation in the innovation economy, clean tech, digital gaming, financial services, […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Dassault Systèmes, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, and the UK National Composites Centre (NCC), today announced the signature of a partnership to create a collaborative environment where the NCC and its partners will work on tomorrow’s advanced composites products, thanks to Dassault Systèmes’ Version […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The industry has been waiting for Vattenfall to give out more information on its Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 zero-subsidy bid after the company won the Dutch tender in March, especially since Ørsted – world’s leading offshore wind developer and one of the first to have unsubsidised projects in the pipeline – decided to pass on bidding to build the offshore wind farm. 

  • 12 December 2012

    The UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron said that Severn tidal barrage project and other projects like that are very interesting, with the Government always looking at them. However, such project is far away from being feasible at this time, Mr. Cameron told journalists at a lunch in Westminster,Western Morning News  reports.  “This project – I […]

  • 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.

  • 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. […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Tidal energy could be used to power homes in Jersey, Guernsey and Sark in the next 20 years. The French energy company, EDF, is trialling the first of four underwater turbines in the Bay of St Malo. If successful, it will pave the way for the world’s largest tidal energy station, capable of powering up […]