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  • 14 April 2017

    The Ontario government has paid more than CAD 28.1 million in damages to Windstream Energy for the company’s stalled 300MW project in Lake Ontario following Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms in 2011, according to The Canadian Press.

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Aerogenerator Project is the latest company to be awarded funding from the Supply Chain Innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE) programme. The Aerogenerator Project, which is developing next generation 10MW+ wind turbine technology, has been awarded a £45,000 grant to assist in the development and commercialisation of a spin out technology “Smart Structural Health […]

  • 18 February 2016

    GEV Wind Power has developed a ‘factory to site’ Quality Assurance Programme to tackle the risk of wind turbine blades and generators being damaged during the transit.  Over 90% of turbine blades are damaged to some degree in transit, GEV said, and with the new service, the company’s technicians will inspect and monitor wind turbine blades for transit […]

  • 6 November 2017

    A component damaged during installation within the converter module of MHI Vestas V164 prototype in Østerild had led to the turbine catching fire on 4 August, the company informed, adding that this was a standard industry component with a solid track record.

  • 1 September 2017
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Samsø Havvind A / S has received permission from the Danish Energy Agency to replace the wind turbine at the Samsø offshore wind farm which was damaged in an accident in November 2015.

  • 15 August 2014

    Liverpool Coastguard is coordinating the recovery of a ship damaged following an allision with a wind turbine pile at Walney Wind Farm, off Barrow-in-Furness. The Liverpool Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) received a call at 9:05 yesterday morning, reporting that the standby safety vessel OMS Pollux had allided with a pile supporting a turbine. The vessel has since been […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Since May 12, the Lillgrund offshore wind farm has been standing still. The work to repair the export cable – which transmits the electricity from the wind farm to the substation on land – is underway. “Our focus is to replace the damaged section of the cable as soon as possible and get the production […]

  • 18 August 2011

    As the wave power research project gets underway, DexaWave Energy is not worried about high waves damaging their converters, but the ideal… by Francesca Vella (independent) [mappress] Source: independent, August 18, 2011

  • 4 December 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Altitec has completed lightning damage inspection and repairs at the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm as part of its maintenance work at the site.

  • 18 October 2012

    Trillium Wind Power Corp.’s claim, in which the company was seeking USD 2.5 billion for damages caused by a moratorium on offshore wind development, was dismissed by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. When the moratorium was placed, the company had plans for four offshore wind farms. Trillium’s CEO, Jeff Kourtoff, said that they will […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Five crew transfer vessels (CTVs) owned and operated by Turbine Transfers Limited were beached and suffered damage as Storm Emma was ravaging through Holyhead Marina.

  • 28 September 2015

    ECN (Energy research Centre of the Netherlands) has released results of a test campaign that took place in June 2014 in the Bremerhaven where IHC IQIP, together with other industrial parties, measured the behaviour of monopile foundations under different driving methods in onshore conditions. Three piles were driven in the soil by hydraulic hammers of […]

  • 5 November 2013

    Paramarine software has been selected by Mojo Maritime Ltd. to support the design of a new dynamic positioning (DP) offshore construction vessel, the HiFlo-4 (HF4,) which will have applications for the tidal energy industry. The purpose of the HF4 is to reduce the installed cost of marine renewable energy devices to initiate industrialisation. The vessel […]

  • 25 November 2011

    From the 29th of November to the 1st of December nkt cables will show its capabilities within the area of Intelligent Energy Transmission Solution for On and Offshore at the biggest and worldwide most important wind energy fair, the “Offshore 2011 Amsterdam” On the stand in Hall 11 nkt cables presents turnkey transmission solutions with […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Parties of the German ruling coalition agreed yesterday to lower the limit on damages that grid operators must pay for delays when connecting offshore wind farms to the grid, Joachim Pfeiffer from the Christian Democratic Union told Bloomberg. The limit on damages when grid companies are found negligent was reduced to EUR 17.5 million from […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the operator of the nine year old Kentish Flats Offshore Wind Farm, is this week set to replace a single blade on one of the project’s 30 wind turbines due to lightning strikes. The Swedish firm decided on the blade replacement after routine maintenance inspections. The damage was caused by multiple lightning strikes more […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    RenewableUK today commented on a report by the cross-party Environmental Audit Committee, which warned that the UK’s financial stability could be threatened because of fossil fuel companies being overvalued. The reason for this over-valuation is that if climate change targets are to be met estimates suggest that between 60% and 80% of coal, oil and […]

  • 15 July 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) has welcomed the Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) study showing that the UK’s climate change policies are expensive relative to other major economies and damaging for UK industry. REF has consistently argued since its creation in 2004 that UK’s renewable energy and low carbon policies are counterproductive, since […]

  • 19 February 2019

    All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the Rügen island in the German Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning, 19 February. Several people sustained serious injuries in the collision, according to the German Maritime Search and Rescue Association […]

  • 19 February 2013

    A ship has collided with the offshore wind farm foundation in the German part of the North Sea, reports German news site Jeversches Wochenblatt. The offshore wind farm Bard 1, currently under construction, is located around 90 kilometres northwest of the isle Borkum. The wind farm will cover an area of 60 square kilometres with […]

  • 20 March 2015

    Anholt offshore wind farm export cable has been connected, said the Danish grid operator, However, the cable is still not bringing the electricity from 400MW wind farm to shore as it is undergoing testing at the moment. The damaged piece of cable is being studied in the laboratory in order to determine the cause […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Yeovil-based Atlantas Marine has recently completed a week long project at an offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea, undertaking an array of underwater inspection and de-fouling tasks. Pertinent to this project was the ability to clean marine growth from the seal glands and sacrificial anodes without causing any damage to the structure, for which […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

      Vos Prodect is proud to announce that the Cable Hang-off System has been qualified with the final product test, that had been executed with the presence of a well-known cable manufacturer on 13th July. The Cable Hang-off System has been engineered & developed in 6 months time frame in accordance with the settled specifications […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The North Devon Coast Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) says that the proposed Atlantic Array offshore wind project will have ‘serious detrimental impact’ on the natural beauty of the coastline. The proposed project has raised AONB´s concerns over its industrial aspect and its proximity to the shore. According to the partnership the project development […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The nacelle of the damaged Adwen M5000 (AD 5-116) wind turbine will be replaced on the Alpha Ventus, Germany’s first offshore wind farm, with preparatory work scheduled to begin soon, the wind farm’s operator said.

  • 17 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Industry and research communities from five different European countries have launched a project aiming to develop composite materials expected to allow a 30% increase in wind turbine blade durability and a considerable reduction in blade-related costs.