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  • 31 January 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center has been awarded the first phase of a potential $93.2 million deepwater offshore wind demonstration project by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The UMaine Composites Center-led team of industry leaders and national laboratories is one of five awardees selected from over 70 competing proposals. In […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited  has completed its detailed site evaluation and conceptual design study of a proposed 5MW CETO commercial demonstration project in Irish waters. The conceptual design and site project study was 50% funded by the Irish Government’s Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) under the Ocean Energy Prototype Research […]

  • 25 October 2011

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced plans to invest up to £25m in an offshore wind floating system demonstration project which would open up new areas off the coast of the UK and help bring generation costs down. It is estimated that the UK has over a third of the total European potential offshore […]

  • 18 July 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Aveillant has completed live demonstrations which show that its Holographic Radar™ reliably removes wind turbines from airport radar with no degradation to radar performance. The two week showcase demonstrated the technology in action at Prestwick airport, where live data from two Holographic Radars™ was integrated into an offline Air Traffic Control system. Aveillant began developing […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Renewables developer Tidal Energy has been awarded £390,000 by the Carbon Trust to help fund environmental monitoring at its consented Ramsey Sound demonstration site off the Pembrokeshire coast. The grant comes weeks after the firm announced an £11M funding package for the manufacture and deployment of its 1.2MW DeltaStream device, which sits on the seabed […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Liverpool City Region took centre stage at a major Offshore Wind Energy event opening in London on the 13th of June.  Global Offshore Wind 2012 Conference & Exhibition attracts leading players among the world’s biggest suppliers to this rapidly growing sector. The City Region’s presence has been facilitated and co-ordinated by the Local Enterprise Partnership […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Marine engineering company SeaRoc, part of the Natural Power group, will be hosting a two hour webinar which will provide an interactive demonstration of SeaPlanner, the innovative suite of modular, web-based management tools. Presented by Dominic Stratton, SeaPlanner GIS Manager at SeaRoc, the webinar will provide a full insight into the functionality of this […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Delays to the Energy Bill could affect the National Renewable Energy Centre’s (Narec) Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Project, along with other large offshore wind projects in the North Sea, The Journal cites Steve Abbott, Narec’s marketing and communications manager, as saying. The British Government’s delays in electricity market reform are momentarily not an issue, as […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

      McNulty offshore are seeking innovative proposals from the supply chain to install the Narec offshore demonstrator platform off Blyth. The structure comprises 398te drilled tripod foundation and transition piece, 45te platform deck, 23te met mast to 108m AMSL and ancillary environmental monitoring equipment. Suppliers must be able to install over an autumn/winter 2011 window. […]

  • 10 June 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Today, the offshore demonstration wind farm in the Dutch Borssele offshore wind zone was launched. The objective is to accelerate cost reduction of offshore wind energy in the long term and to stimulate innovation in the Dutch offshore wind sector. Peter Terium, Chair of the Executive Board of the TKI Wind op Zee and CEO […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Ten European partners have teamed up to develop novel offshore wind turbine blade technologies in an effort to lower the levelised cost of energy (LCOE).

  • 23 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Bibby HydroMap has conducted a demonstration of DriX, an 8-metre Autonomous Unmanned Survey Vessel (AUSV), at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult facility in Blyth. The key purpose of the demonstration was to showcase DriX being used in the offshore renewables sector to capture essential information at all stages of renewable projects. During the demonstration, two Blyth offshore […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following The Crown Estate’s announcement of a competition for the offshore land rights of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will in parallel shortly be launching a process for the sale of the remaining complementary assets, comprising primarily the grid connection, associated onshore land rights and wind data. ORE Catapult […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    As part of the offshore wind test and demonstration leasing programme launched in June, The Crown Estate today issued a call for expressions of interest (EOI) in non-grid connected (off-grid) projects and variations to existing offshore wind projects. The Crown Estate manages the UK seabed, investing alongside renewable energy developers to facilitate the growth of […]

  • 29 November 2016
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will run a competition for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to gain access to its 7MW Levenmouth offshore wind demonstration turbine to prove and commercialise new sensing technologies. In a programme co-funded with the Scottish Government, ORE Catapult is developing a digital Clone of the Levenmouth Offshore Wind Turbine […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The Crown Estate has recently announced a new leasing programme for offshore wind test and demonstration projects, including a leasing round for floating offshore wind technology. The Crown Estate is offering organisations the opportunity to use their existing development rights and/or obtain new development rights in areas of seabed within United Kingdom territorial waters for […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate is kick-starting the search for a developer to take forward the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstrator, the UK’s largest consented offshore wind demonstration site. The decision to offer the site to the market has been taken in consultation with Government and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, which recently merged with the National Renewable […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Offshore wind services provider CWind has completed a week of cable team demonstrations at its training facility in Barrow-in-Furness, where wind farm owners, cable-laying companies and inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) service providers from the UK, Benelux and Germany, were given the opportunity to observe the company’s pull-in of an offshore wind power cable. The […]

  • 17 April 2012

    DONG Energy has received full consent to test two next generation offshore wind turbines at their Gunfleet Sands site in South East England. It is the first time that the Siemens 6 MW turbine will be tested offshore and DONG Energy’s first demonstration project in the UK. The two Siemens 6 MW machines will be […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The Norwegian government plans to open one to two offshore areas for the development of floating wind power demonstration projects.

  • 8 July 2014

    Manager of the UK seabed, The Crown Estate,  agreed seabed rights for six new wave and tidal current demonstration zones, which for the first time will enable locally-based organisations to manage and sub-let parts of the seabed to a range of wave and tidal stream developers, and for five new wave and tidal current sites, […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is allocating up to USD 28.1 million in funding for wind energy research, of which more than half will be awarded for offshore wind. DOE will give up to USD 7 million for projects conducting testing in support of innovative offshore wind research and development using national-level testing facilities, including […]

  • 17 January 2012

     Demonstration of first ocean energy farms, is now open. DEXAWAVE had the first and initial consortium meeting in Malta in week 2. The target is to collaborate with up to 18 different partners across Europe, and involving smaller and larger companies, universities and other RTD’s. In particular, this project aims at continuing and accelerating the […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) will re-allocate around USD 80 million in funding, initially intended for projects off Oregon and Virginia, to support Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation’s (LEEDCo’s) 27MW Icebreaker and the University of Maine’s 12MW New England Aqua Ventus I which ”have demonstrated significant progress toward being successfully completed and producing power.” The US Department of Energy has decided to […]

  • 14 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    On Tuesday, Siemens signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French renewable energy producer UNITe to join forces in responding to the Call for Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the installation of demonstration tidal energy projects off Cotentin and Finistère. Under the MoU, the two companies will participate actively in the development of marine energy […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Crown Estate has announced a new leasing programme to encourage further investment in a range of offshore wind test and demonstration projects, including a leasing round for floating offshore wind technology. Other components will include calls for interest in for non-grid connected projects and variations to existing projects. The plans were announced at the […]