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  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Anglia LEP has welcomed a big new investment in a major wind farm planned off the coast of East Anglia which has won the UK Government approval. Mark Pendlington, Chairman of New Anglia LEP said: “This further confirms the place of East Anglia as a top location in the world for offshore wind. “The […]

  • 24 January 2011
    R&D, Technology

    Offshore Wind Power Systems of Texas announced today that it is releasing the Titan 200 demo video on its web site: The video demonstrates the unique design capabilities of the Titan 3.6 MW and 5 MW Titan platforms with a state of the art offshore turbine that is self installing, self supporting and portable […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    Eversendai Offshore has cut the first steel for the jacket foundation destined for the Alpha platform at the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm zone in the Netherlands. The wholly-owned subsidiary of Eversendai Corporation Berhad is in charge of the engineering and fabrication of the six-legged jacket at its fabrication yard in RAK Maritime City, Ras Al Khaimah in […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A new roadmap developed by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has identified the research and development areas that need to be addressed to make marine energy cost competitive with other energy technologies. Marine energy resources, consisting of wave and tidal stream energy, are abundant in UK waters. Although […]

  • 31 October 2012

    The wind industry is on track to power 1 in 10 homes by 2015, coming second only to natural gas as the largest single source of UK electricity by 2020. The latest projections, released by the trade association RenewableUK in its annual State of the Industry report, come during a record breaking year for wind […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Training & Education

    On December 4 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) will conduct a science class by request at the Iwaki Municipal Onahama Dai-ichi Elementary School in Fukushima Prefecture as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. The class, to be offered to approximately 120 fifth and sixth graders, will provide the students with knowledge about the […]

  • 11 October 2011

    Fortum and DCNS have today signed a Letter of Intent on cooperation in the field of wave power research and development in France. A joint feasibility study for a wave power demonstration project located in France is planned to be starting by the end of 2011. The project is in line with Fortum’s and DCNS’s […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Authorities, R&D

    ITPEnergised (ITPE), Ramboll and BMT Asia Pacific (BMT) have delivered their third and final set of best practice guidelines for development of offshore wind farms in Taiwan and presented them to the local industry.

  • 12 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    As a direct result of discussions with statutory consultees and local communities, Navitus Bay has announced a significant reduction to its proposed wind park in Poole Bay. The changes, which include moving the development further out to sea and making it smaller in scale, will reduce the potential visual impact of the project from key […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    On the way from the generator to converter, a wind system generates substantial losses in the transmission of electrical energy. In order to reduce these losses, especially in offshore wind turbines, scientists at the Technical University Dresden want to increase the electricity voltage.  If the generator voltage is doubled, losses on the way from the generator […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Narec’s (The National Renewable Energy Centre) new 100m Wind Turbine Blade Test Facility is nearing completion. The steel structure will be 28m high, 130m long and will be the largest of its kind, allowing it to test offshore wind turbine blades to a length of 100M.  The building is due to be commissioned in summer of 2012.  The facility is […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    830 wind turbines are currently under construction off the UK and seven new sites are expected to reach first power by the end of the year, according to the Offshore Wind Operational Report published by The Crown Estate.

  • 26 April 2012

    Central Maine Power, Bangor Hydro Electric Co. and Maine Public Service Co. will negotiate a 20-year contract with Ocean Renewable to put tide-generated electricity onto the grid this summer, reported Associated Press. The Maine Public Utilities Commission created a contract term sheet for the project. The contract regulates the rate to be paid for the […]

  • 9 December 2013

    During the visit of the French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault in China, AREVA participated in the celebration of the 30 years of cooperation between France and China in civil nuclear energy. This visit included, notably, a stop by Mr. Ayrault to the construction site for two EPR reactors at Taishan, a symbol of this successful […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Fishermen’s Energy will utilize Siemens 4MW turbines and traditional sources of project financing for its Atlantic City Demonstration project, the company reported in a press release.  “With the legal challenges behind us, we can now announce progress we have made to reconfigure the project to address the issues that the BPU raised in denying approval last year – namely cost, using […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    J. Murphy & Sons has been appointed to carry out the onshore work for the European Offshore Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (AOWF). This includes the pre-construction design, onshore cabling, construction of a substation, and connecting the wind farm to the national grid so that it can begin operations from […]

  • 22 July 2015

    Ofgem has decided to grant the FAB Link, IFA2 and Viking Link interconnectors a cap and floor regime in principle and subject to no material escalation in the costs as submitted to us to date by the project developers. This follows Ofgem’s March 2015 consultation on their proposals. Their March 2015 assessment demonstrated that FAB Link, IFA2 […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Florida-based company AML Superconductivity and Magnetics has been selected as one of fifty leading second-stage companies selected from approximately 600 nominations statewide, as this year’s class of Florida Companies to Watch.  Mark Senti, President and Chairman, said: “AML’s model has always been to take any challenge or task and provide a solution that has never been […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT launched and priced the first-ever green hybrid bond in an amount of EUR 1 billion on 29 March.

  • 28 January 2013

    GL Garrad Hassan has supported Mitsubishi Corporation (Mitsubishi) in making a major investment in the European offshore wind sector by providing strategic advice and technical due-diligence as part of a wider structure advisory team. Mitsubishi, Japan’s largest trading group has acquired a 50% interest in the 129 MW Luchterduinen project off the coast of the […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Beijing-based Huadian Heavy Industries has signed a contract with Hebei Construction & Investment Offshore Wind Power for the construction of the 300MW Laoting Body Island offshore wind farm in Tangshan, China.

  • 9 March 2012

    Alnmaritec recently successfully launched a new multi purpose offshore windfarm support vessel. ‘Ocean Wind 5’ is a variant of the extremely popular Wave Commander class from Alnmaritec. She measures 16m x 7m and is fitted with twin Scania DI16 engines giving her cruising speeds of over 24. On deck she is fitted with a payload […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate announces that it is considering investing in the UK’s first wave and tidal stream array projects, in support of its strategy to encourage growth of the emerging industry. This follows a report last year which found there is potential for tens of gigawatts of wave and tidal projects around the UK. The […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis Resources Limited has raised £2.5 million before expenses through the conditional placing of 5,952,380 new ordinary shares. Tim Cornelius, CEO of Atlantis, commented: “We are very pleased with the continued support of our shareholders demonstrated through this successful placing. The funds raised will allow us to replicate our success at the MeyGen project and bring […]

  • 28 January 2015

    Wind Energy Institute of Tokyo Inc. (WEIT) formed a capital alliance with a classification society, ClassNK, on 15 January. Under the agreement, ClassNK will acquire around 30% of WEIT’s shares enabling  both parties to leverage their wealth of experience and knowledge to develop solutions to issues currently faced by the renewable energy industry.  “Through this mutually […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy will build Dutch offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. The company won the concessions with an average bid strike price, excluding transmission costs of EUR 72.70 per MWh during the first 15 years of the contract. After that, the wind farms will receive the market price. Executive Vice President and Head of Wind Power […]