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  • 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? […]

  • 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).

  • 6 December 2011

    THE owner of a former Tyneside shipyard is preparing to invest £50m in converting part of the site into a facility to make wind turbine foundations – creating hundreds of jobs. OGN Group is already using a section of Hadrian Yard in Wallsend to build an oil production platform for American firm Apache, a deal […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Today, the Department of Energy announced that it has issued a conditional commitment for a $150 million loan guarantee to the Cape Wind Project, which would be the first commercial-scale offshore wind energy project in the U.S. Cape Wind President Jim Gordon said: “Today’s announcement by the Department of Energy represents an important endorsement by […]

  • 24 December 2010

    With Rhode Island Sound now looming as the next frontier for wind development near the Vineyard, the Ocean State’s Gov. Donald Carcieri summed up his state’s energy policy this month with a single phrase: “Spin, baby, spin!” The governor spoke at Roger Williams University on Dec. 10 at a meeting of the Rhode Island/Massachusetts joint […]

  • 21 October 2015

    During the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference 2015, Offshore WIND met with Yarco Hoddenbach, Business Analyst at Seaway Heavy Lifting. As the offshore wind market is maturing in Europe, we looked into how government is supporting the further expansion of the industry. Also, we bring you a glimpse of other regions with aspiration towards developing offshore wind. […]

  • 28 May 2012

    The Faculty of Physics of the University of Barcelona has developed an innovative wind prospecting system designed to being used especially in marine environments. The project is based on a hot air balloon which has a module with meteorological sensors and other positioning systems which allow knowing at all times wind strength and direction, regardless […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    The share of renewable energy input into Germany’s gross national energy requirement is set to hit the 33% mark in 2015 if the unpredictable late autumn stats do not throw a spanner in the works, Germany Trade & Invest reports. Some 193 billion kilowatt hours will come from offshore and onshore wind, solar, and other renewable sources for 2015, […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Maximizing the availability of every wind turbine has long been the idealistic goal for the North American wind industry – the assumption being that there is a correlation between optimum availability and financial return. New benchmarking studies by renewable energy consultancy GL Garrad Hassan, show, however, that this is not always necessarily the case. In […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Authorities

    The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Bureau (BOEM) have announced the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The auction, scheduled to take place on July 31, will offer 164,750 acres offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing. […]

  • 26 October 2015

    During the Offshore Energy 2015 Exhibition and Conference, Offshore WIND met with Theo de Lange, Commercial Manager of Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects. De Lange gave us an overview of company’s activities in the offshore wind, as well as an insight into current market conditions. Hereby, we bring you the first part of an interview […]

  • 13 March 2012

    UK industry needs to pick up the challenge of providing the right kinds of green energy skills, or lose the opportunity of a lifetime, according to Tim Balcon, chief executive of Energy & Utility Skills. Mr Balcon, who is also chairman of the cross-government Green Economy Steering Group, and a speaker at the New Energy […]

  • 24 September 2014

    LEGOLAND® will launch an event called ‘Wild about Wind’ on 4 October at the LEGOLAND® event area. Since 2008, it has been possible to follow the energy’s journey from the bottom of the sea to the consumer by means of fantastic LEGO® animated models in the Miniland area ‘The energy in Denmark’ at LEGOLAND®. Now, the […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    The Interior Department has announced that the administration will hold the nation’s first offshore wind lease sale in late July. The area scheduled for lease consists of 164,750 acres off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In response to this announcement, Institute for Energy Research (IER) published a fact sheet on offshore wind energy development […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Energy Department has selected four entities to receive $7.4 million to spur innovation of next-generation water power component technologies, designed for manufacturability and built specifically for marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems.   The projects will address technical challenges in three areas: advanced controls, crosscutting power take-off (PTO)—which converts mechanical motion into electrical power—and innovative […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The progress offshore wind industry has made in Europe is making things easier when it comes to investments into such projects in the United States.

  • 9 October 2012

    With offshore wind having become a busy and fast emerging business over the past few years, in which money seems to be present in abundance, the industry seems to be blind for lessons learned. Even to the point that fatal accidents have been accepted at a very early stage, in the development phase. Recent fatalities […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Authorities

    American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has welcomed DOE’s investment in offshore wind industry. “AWEA applauds the winning teams and Secretary Chu and his staff at the Department of Energy for today’s announcement, which is a significant milestone in efforts to launch the first generation of offshore wind projects in the United States,” said Christopher Long, AWEA’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The following is a statement from Jim Gordon, President of Cape Wind, on the agreement in principle reached today with the Attorney General,…   (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, August 02, 2010;

  • 18 November 2011

      With less than two weeks to go until the European Wind Energy Association’s OFFSHORE 2011 conference and exhibition, EWEA found out what Heiko Ross from Windreich and Erwin Coolen from OutSmart will be discussing at their session…  Why is offshore wind energy expensive compared to onshore wind energy? We all are aware that at […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Stonehenge Metals Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) to support joint applications for two major funding opportunities with a combined total value pool of US$3.75m being offered by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The MOU includes a funding application for US$1.5m, […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    AREVA and the operating consortium DOTI (Deutsche Offshore-Testfeld und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co. KG) signed a five years contract for the service and maintenance of the AREVA turbines at the alpha ventus wind farm. This contract extends the previous service and maintenance agreement, initiated in 2009 with the commissioning of the six M5000-116 5 MW […]

  • 13 December 2012

    Dominion Virginia Power welcomed the news that the U.S. Department of Energy had selected a company-led team to begin award negotiations for initial engineering, design and permitting for an offshore wind turbine demonstration facility off the coast of Virginia. In its DOE application, Dominion proposed designing, developing, and demonstrating a grid-connected, 12-megawatt offshore wind facility […]

  • 19 May 2015

    TenneT will hold a converter station Open Day in Heede on Saturday, May 23, when three converter stations for grid connection projects DolWin1, DolWin2 and DolWin3 will be visited. TenneT has realized a total of twelve offshore grid connection projects, six of which are already in operation, two more are expected to follow in 2015, and the […]