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  • 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 […]

  • 5 March 2019

    The festive Opening Gala Dinner and Awards show will be back on 7 October 2019. With each edition the event becomes a greater staple in the industry. Join 450 high-level members from the whole offshore energy industry – it is a must attend event for all. The three Offshore Energy Awards will be handed out […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    NASA is helping the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) harness the power of the oceans by first harnessing the power of the crowd. Ocean waves hold a tremendous amount of energy that is almost entirely untapped, despite our ever-growing need for sustainable, non-polluting electricity. Part of the reason USA has not yet plugged into this potential […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2013

    Aibel, which traditionally has been an oil service company, is currently also established in renewable energy. With the DolWin Beta platform the company has taken the step into the offshore wind sector. This is a platform for the conversion of alternating current to direct current from a wind park in the North Sea. New business […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2012

    The Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance has fined the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound with$22,500 for improperly engaging in and failing to properly report ‘electioneering activities’. In 2010, the anti-wind farm group emitted radio ads before gubernatorial election that advocated against Cape Wind proposal. The ad stated that if Gov. Deval Patrick had […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind and Water Power Technology Office (WWPTO) has issued a request for information (RFI) on facilitating the development of offshore wind energy in the United States.    WWPTO seeks input from any of the stakeholders in the broader U.S. offshore wind energy community. The purpose of the RFI is to solicit feedback from […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has launched a tender seeking marine geophysical UXO surveys, as well as identification and clearance of cable routes at grid connection projects offshore Germany. The selected company will be responsible for performing all survey, identification and disposal activities, and providing the final route and target clearance certification. The tender is divided into three lots, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Energy Department (DoE) has announced $10.5 million in available funding to support the design and operation of innovative marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems through survivability and reliability-related testing of these systems. Such advances will help these devices harness even more sustainable energy from the enormous potential of the nation’s oceans and rivers, the […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Authorities

    The Department of Energy (DoE) is targeting 50 GW of offshore wind until 2030. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), to… [mappress] Source: reinforcedplastics, August 17, 2010;

  • 4 April 2019
    R&D

    The implementation of U.S. offshore wind targets will not be as simple or, potentially, as green as it may seem since certain issues can “cause a bottleneck in the supply chain”,  according to research by Yale University. Researchers from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies challenged the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) offshore wind plans, focusing specifically […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Brazil is hot. Right now the whole world is glued to the television because of the World Cup. But also business wise all eyes are on the home of samba.  The Dutch government is exploring possibilities of collaboration between The Netherlands and Brazil in the field of on- and offshore wind energy. Brazil has one […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    What does ocean biology have to do with offshore wind energy? Quite a lot, according to this video by US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which explains how scientists carefully study underwater areas to map out the best locations for potential future wind energy projects. The outer continental shelf of North Carolina supports some of the […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Following rigorous testing and inspection, the current version of WindSafe®, an online condition monitoring system built by DMT GmbH & Co KG, has been certified by Germanischer Lloyd Industrial Services GmbH. Even in 2003, a machinery diagnostics system developed especially for wind turbines was the first online system of its type to gain AZT approval. […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    From being a project of nightmares, the lessons learned from the offshore wind farm at Horns Reef and the progress made since has evolved Vestas Offshore into a unique bank of knowledge. “Yes, the offshore wind power plant at Horns Reef was a mess in the beginning,” says Chief Operations Officer Flemming Ougaard. “But I […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The US President-Elect Donald Trump has reportedly advised UK politician Nigel Farage and his team, with whom Trump met on 13 November, to campaign against onshore wind farms in Scotland, suggesting that they should be moved offshore.  “He thinks Scotland is the most beautiful country in the world,” Andy Wigmore, who was at the meeting, said in […]

  • 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, […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The growth in off-shore wind farms has helped environmental consultancy APEM achieve rapid growth in the last year. The Stockport-based company’s turnover jumped 48 per cent to £4.3m last year and it is set to repeat the feat with revenues of £6.1m this year. The success has seen the company open two new offices in […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Welcon A/S and HighTek-Century have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a turbine tower factory in Taiwan. The factory will manufacture wind turbine towers, including Stiesdal Offshore Technologies’ (SOT) Tetra foundation concept for the Taiwanese and Asian markets. According to Welcon, the final agreement will be negotiated during the next months. Construction […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s Budget for FY 2019, proposed to the U.S. Congress on 12 February, requests USD 30.6 billion for the Department of Energy (DOE), with DOE’s Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Office witnessing a cut of a little more than 65% compared to the budget enacted for 2017. 

  • 15 September 2011

      A dearth of public information, complicated marine environments and even the corrosive effects of bubbles are among the challenges for companies trying to produce energy from river currents, tides and waves, but Sandia National Laboratories is working on solutions. Sandia is helping companies on the frontier of the coming marine hydrokinetics (MHK) industry navigate […]

  • 31 October 2012

    On the second day of the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam RAI, one of our reporters made an exclusive interview with the project and sales director of MMT SE Mr. Nils Ingvarson. Hereby we are bringing you a part of their conversation. – What do your activities in the subsea world include? […]