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  • 11 June 2015

    ASV in association with Planet Ocean will hold an Autonomous Surface Vehicle demonstration next week at Stokes Bay Sailing Club, Gosport. With the demonstration of two vehicles, the C-Worker and C-Enduro, they will showcase the potential uses of ASVs in offshore wind farm industry to reduce the cost of tasks related to the construction, operation […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Grid Connection, Training & Education

    CWind has completed a week of cable team demonstrations at its training facility in Barrow-in-Furness. CWind utilised the Barrow-in-Furness training tower of NWFTC, its training centre, to demonstrate the pull-in in a realistic scenario. The tower, which is also used for pre-project scenario testing, is the UK’s only onshore training tower with a real transition […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has signed an agreement with EDF Energies Nouvelles under which the company will acquire DONG Energy’s lease for the offshore wind demonstration site in Frederikshavn in the northern part of Denmark. The demonstration project is located approximately 4 kilometres east of the harbour of Frederikshavn. “I’m very pleased with the fact that we’ve […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy has demonstrated the ability to swap CETO units during plant operation by retrieving the second CETO 5 unit and deploying CETO unit #1 in its place last week. The retrieval of the second CETO 5 unit was informed by lessons learnt during the retrieval of the first CETO 5 unit earlier this year. As with […]

  • 24 October 2011

    E.ON has released new figures demonstrating the benefit offshore wind brings to the UK economy. The report based on E.ON’s Robin Rigg offshore wind farm in the Solway Firth highlights that 32% of the development, manufacture and construction for the site was carried out by UK-based business.  Dave Rogers, UK Regional Director for Renewables at […]

  • 1 October 2014

    ORPC concluded its RivGen® Power System demonstration project in the Kvichak River at the remote river village of Igiugig, Alaska, 275 miles southwest of Anchorage. ORPC’s RivGen® Power System is a 25 kilowatt system designed to reduce and stabilize the cost of power in remote communities located near rivers and tidal estuaries that currently use diesel fuel […]

  • 5 December 2016

    Atkins, which has been acting as Technical Advisor to EDF Energy Renewables for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm, is moving into a delivery role on the project as the wind farm is now under construction. Experts from Atkins joined the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project team to review the designs and provide additional assurance and risk management […]

  • 4 December 2014

    In Cuxhaven in Lower Saxony, Germany, Bilfinger is supporting RWE and other energy providers by testing what is known as the vibration piling procedure. This enables wind park foundations to be counterbored into the seabed by loosening the sand with vibrations, which allows the pile to sink in under the pressure of its own weight. […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    After the UK government awarded three offshore wind projects with Contracts for Difference (CfDs), RenewableUK and Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult commented on the news, highlighting the major decline in the cost of offshore wind.

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Finish Ministry of Employment and the Economy has selected Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy’s plan for a wind power farm as an experimental project for offshore wind power. The MEE granted EUR 20 million in investment subsidies for the implementation of the project on 19 November 2014. However, the support must not exceed 18.5 percent of […]

  • 9 September 2014

    The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), detailed the recent successful offshore demonstration of AdBm Technologies’ underwater noise abatement system. AdBm, a portfolio company of ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator, worked with its Dutch partner, Ballast Nedam, to deploy its system at the in the […]

  • 11 June 2014

    A group of Orkney school pupils have proved they have what it takes to become renewable energy experts of the future. Sanday Community School claimed the top prize in the S1 to S3 category of the 2014 Junior Saltire Awards for their tidal powered generator. The competition is managed by Skills Development Scotland (SDS), in […]

  • 19 June 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables will be carrying out site investigations within the area of its planned Blyth Offshore Demonstration Project during June. There are two key areas of work planned, geophysical, by EGS (International), Ltd, which looks at the seabed and geotechnical, by GEO (Denmark), which will drill boreholes into the seabed to understand rock formation. […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Subsea specialist Tekmar Energy is holding a series of live events to demonstrate its industry-leading cable protection systems (CPS), installation techniques and engineering developments.  The demonstration days are taking place at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s (ORE Catapult) National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, Northumberland, where the company is showcasing its TekTube® J-tube replacement system […]

  • 17 June 2015

    Today, the Carbon Trust hosted the first UK demonstration of a new vessel designed to reach offshore wind farms more cheaply and easily. The Wave Craft, developed by Norwegian shipbuilder Umoe Mandal with support from the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), was put through its paces at Seawork International 2015 in Southampton. Umoe Mandal’s […]

  • 6 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    By Nathalie Stevenson As we near the end of the first year of the project, I wanted to take the opportunity to recap the significant progress that has been made by Narec as we work towards our target to have first demonstrator deployments by the end of 2013/early 2014. Our proposed facility was awarded a […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    During the quarter Carnegie Wave Energy Limited made significant progress on its commercial demonstration project, the Perth Wave Energy Project. In addition, Carnegie continued to make technical and commercial progress on its proprietary CETO wave energy technology and commercial site development. Highlights from this quarter include: $9.9m in grant funding from the Australian Government’s Emerging […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Sea Installer managed to complete the installation of its 14th wind turbine in Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, wind turbine A19, on 4 April at 03:30 in the morning before heading for one of DONG Energy’s other offshore projects, West of Duddon Sands, in the Irish Sea. Even though Sea Installer is still at commissioning, it […]

  • 20 April 2010

    The Norwegian Energy Ministry today signed a deal to build a demonstration offshore wind turbine plant with energy companies Statoil,…   [mappress] Source: upstreamonline, April 20, 2010;

  • 28 May 2014

    The Ferguson Group’s multi-purpose offshore service vessel, the ASV Pioneer, has demonstrated exactly how these vessels can be used, supporting a North Sea wind farm project which involved the installation of 140 wind turbines, with a total capacity of 500 megawatts – enough to power around 530,000 homes. For the wind farm project ASV Pioneer’s 1100 […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Jee Ltd has been awarded phase two of a contract with Scottish Enterprise, which will see them undertake the demonstration of their innovative “U-tube” solution in Scottish tidal waters. In September 2014, Jee secured a phase one contract with Scottish Enterprise, which involved a pioneering study for the marine energy industry in Scotland. The contract tasked companies […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy’s next generation demonstration site at Gunfleet Sands has been officially opened by Greg Barker MP, the Minister for Climate Change at a ceremony in Harwich. Located next to the existing 172MW Gunfleet Sands wind farm off the coast of Clacton-on-Sea in Essex, the new two Siemens 6 megawatt wind turbines mark a significant […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    Bureau of Energy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) reports that the previous target, as set out in the Renewable Energy Development Act 2009, was 6,500MW of newly installed capacity from renewable energy sources over next 20 years, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), led by growing public preference over the renewable energy, determines to accelerate […]

  • 5 December 2013

    Terma’s SCANTER 4002 radar demonstrated exceptional results during a test performed in late 2012 in Abilene, Texas, U.S. with more than 500 wind turbines within line of sight. The entire test area was covered by one single SCANTER 4002. The radar detected and tracked a variety of aircraft with an unsurpassed track probability of 98% […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will install four to five 6MW offshore wind turbines at Arichamunai in the state of Tamil Nadu, according to The Hindu. The wind turbines will be set up as a demonstration facility and the investment to build the project and put it into operation would cost around ₹300 crore (approx. EUR 37.4 million). 

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

    French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has issued a call for proposals for floating offshore wind, wave and tidal projects. ADEME aims to fund demonstration projects and testing of technological components of renewable energy systems. The call comprises three parts: – Implementation of innovative demonstration units for tidal and wave power sector. Unit demonstrator projects include demonstration of a […]