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  • 26 February 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian energy company Northland Power may cancel the Deutsche Bucht Demonstrator Project in the German North Sea after encountering technical issues during the installation of the two mono bucket foundations. The installation of the two turbines utilizing mono bucket foundations was paused in the fourth quarter of 2019 following the identification of the technical issues. […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Langlee Wave Power is preparing for a full scale demonstrator project that will launch in Norway next year. The renewable energy company has secured £1.8 million (18 million NOK) for the year-long test of its E1 Wave Energy Converter. Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Government’s organisation for innovation and development of enterprises and industry, has awarded […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Authorities

    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has Research & Demonstration and Technology Demonstration policy for producing electricity from sea tides. Giving this information in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today, Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah said that the MNRE has sanctioned a demonstration project for setting […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has successfully completed six of eleven cable pull-in operations under its new ‘Tower Support Services’ package. The package, which was formed to provide clients with a clearly defined set of support services, also includes hang-off as well as termination and testing operations. John Lawton, Director from OMM, commented: “Our Tower Support […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The European Commission has found a Portuguese scheme that will support demonstration projects producing wave, tidal and offshore wind energy to be in line with EU state aid rules. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “The development of new renewable technologies is crucial to help Europe meet its environmental commitments. Today’s approved scheme is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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). 

  • 25 May 2011

      Germany’s Seaports of Niedersachsen has launched a new website to demonstrate the capabilities of the various ports within the group in… (heavyliftpfi) [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, May 25, 2011

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance

     A project by the Energy Technologies Institute to identify ways of providing a cost effective deployment of tidal stream technologies at commercial scale in UK waters, has been announced at All-Energy by Charles Hendry, the Minister of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The Tidal Energy Converter (TEC) System Demonstrator project will […]

  • 30 January 2012

    DONG Energy has decided to focus the company’s demonstration activities within wind turbine testing in Frederikshavn and Gunfleet (UK), and has consequently discontinued its demonstration project near Kappel on Lolland. Recent years’ technological development in the wind industry, with the development of larger wind turbines specifically for offshore use, underpins DONG Energy’s development of offshore […]

  • 22 October 2010
    R&D

    Narec has released further details of its proposed offshore demonstration site to turbine manufacturers, as part of plans to secure financial commitment from tenants in the form of deposits payable in March 2011. Eighteen prospective tenants, all global turbine manufacturers who have been involved in industry consultation for the development of the facility thus far, […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Katanes wind-wave project located off Caithness and  Sutherland in the north of Scotland could deliver first power by 2022, DP Energy and Floating Power Plant, the developers of the project, said.

  • 22 July 2014

    A SmartBuoy was deployed to the National Test and Demonstration Site – Galway on April 15th 2014. The test site is a specially marked area about 1.5 km off the northern shore of the bay, close to Spiddal, where ocean energy conversion devices and new marine instruments and technologies can be tested. This Mobilis DB800 […]

  • 31 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Black Rock Tidal Power (BRTP) has been awarded one of only two demonstration berths by the Nova Scotia Government. The Honourable Andrew Younger, Minister of Energy announecd this at the Nova Scotia Comunity College in Dartmouth on Friday. The company will showcase its innovative technology at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE), Canada’s leading […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Narec is seeking consent from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to construct and operate, for up to 22 years, a 99.9MW offshore wind demonstration site at Blyth, Northumberland. The proposed project will comprise a maximum of 15 turbines, to be constructed across 3 arrays, with a maximum number of 5 turbines in each array, at water […]

  • 4 February 2013

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, is exhibiting for the 10th consecutive year at the European Wind Energy Association’s (EWEA) trade fair, one of the industry’s premier events, in Vienna from 4-7 February. At this year’s fair, the company is showcasing the development and evolution of its portfolio of products, all designed to […]

  • 29 January 2012
    R&D

    Offshore wind farms could generate more than enough energy to meet Maryland’s annual electricity consumption, according to a just-published study by researchers at the University of Delaware. The potential power output is nearly double current energy demands for the state, even when taking into account various limitations on where to place equipment in the Atlantic. […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Houlder, UK employee- owned business will showcase its Turbine Access System (TAS) at Seawork 2012, taking place from May 22-24. The system is a hydraulically controlled motion-compensated gangway that provides safe personnel transfer between workboats and offshore wind turbine platforms. It provides an improved operation and maintenance capability in higher sea states in comparison to […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Technology

    Manufacturers of outdoor electronic cabinets and similar components with strict leak specification for wind turbines, solar systems, and other alternative energy products seeking continuous quality improvements and/or faster leak test cycle times while maintaining Gage R&R can now schedule customized videoconference demonstrations of the of mathematical functions built into USON’s recently unveiled Optima vT Leak […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Authorities

    The Energy Department has announced seven offshore wind awards for projects in Maine, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia. As part of the Energy Department’s broader efforts to launch an offshore wind industry in the United States, these engineering, design, and deployment projects will support innovative offshore installations in state and federal waters for […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input from the public on the research,… [mappress] Source: allvoices, June 16, 2010;

  • 24 April 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Narec (National Renewable Energy Centre) has officially submitted an application to the Marine Management Organisation for permission to develop the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstrator Centre, reported News Post Leader. Narec has placed the infrastructure for an offshore demonstration platform with grid connection having been awarded with a grant from the Department for Business, Innovation and […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    The first phase of offshore construction at DONG Energy’s Gunfleet Sands Demonstration Project is now complete following installation of the two monopiles and transition pieces. Work on connecting the offshore and onshore elements of the project has now also reached the halfway point. Marking an important milestone in the development of this ground breaking test […]