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  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    K2 Management has been awarded with an assignment from DBD Systems to assist on the design, engineering and project development on its floating foundation technology. Starting up K2 Management will, according to its US Managing Director Carsten Jensen, provide specific offshore project development advice and create a product and demonstrator development strategy for the intended demonstration […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has entered into an Agreement for Lease with Forthwind Limited, a subsidiary of 2-B Energy, for the UK’s first offshore demonstration of two-bladed turbines on the seabed at Methil in Scotland, consisting of two full scale units.  Two-bladed designs at this scale are a major innovation for the offshore wind industry and […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Glosten Associates (Glosten) has recently appointed RES Offshore to provide expert support for its pioneering floating offshore wind turbine demonstrator project. This project will demonstrate Glosten’s PelaStar tension leg platform (TLP) floating foundation system at the deep water Wave Hub demonstrator facility in Cornwall, UK. RES Offshore are providing a wide range of services […]

  • 18 April 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The two next-generation Siemens 6MW offshore wind turbines at the Gunfleet Sands demonstration project in the UK have produced the first power. DONG Energy will use Siemens 6MW wind turbines commercially for the first time at Westermost Rough off the Yorkshire coast in the United Kingdom and has recently entered an agreement with Siemens to […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved French plans to support four demonstration floating wind farms, one in the Atlantic Ocean and three in the Mediterranean. The projects include the Groix Belle Ile wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean, and the Golfe du Lion, Eolmed, and Provence Grand Large wind farms in the Mediterranean Sea. The demonstration floating wind […]

  • 12 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Tidal Energy Ltd will unveil the next steps for the DeltaStream Demonstration Project at Ramsey Sound at a public exhibition on 22nd and 23rd November at St Davids City Hall. The Welsh tidal energy company will also introduce plans for a proposed new project at St Davids Head. Assembly and testing of the DeltaStream device […]

  • 19 June 2018
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy group Vattenfall and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have formed an alliance to allow offshore wind innovators the opportunity to test and demonstrate new technology in real-world operating conditions at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen.

  • 29 June 2016

    Jan De Nul’s vessel Vole au vent will install MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Project. “Jan De Nul is one of the first to install this new mega turbine and is of course very proud to be a part of this innovative demonstrator project and to work for one of the […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    The Crown Estate is asking for responses to an industry questionnaire which will help shape the future of offshore wind test and demonstration (T&D) sites in UK waters. The UK is the world leader in terms of installed capacity of offshore wind, and with further projects under construction and coming to the consenting stage, looking […]

  • 15 August 2011

      National Renewable Energy Centre Limited (“Narec”) Awarded Geophysical Survey Contract to EGS International Limited. EGS is to undertake a geophysical survey for the Blyth Offshore wind demonstrator project. EGS will: Provide vessels and equipment suitable for undertaking geophysical survey at site, in the anticipated water depths and metocean conditions: Provide vessels that meet appropriate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2015

    Stonehenge Metals Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Yanchep Beach Joint Venture (YBJV)for collaboration on the development of a Protean Wave Energy Converter (WEC) wave farm off the coast of Western Australia. YBJV is part of one of the largest metropolitan urban development projects in Australia, SunCity, at Yanchep in Perth’s northern coastal transport corridor. […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan Generations Corporation (TGC) has been awarded as the first-place winner of the Offshore Wind Grant Scheme (the Grant Scheme) by the Bureau of Energy in Taiwan. The Grant Scheme will provide the financial support to the winners in order to realize a demonstration project composed of a 2-turbine pilot project and a 100MW-200MW offshore […]

  • 13 May 2014

    Over 12,000 people united in Berlin on May 10, on a demonstration against planned reform of the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG), proposed by the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU) and the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). The protest march started at Berlin’s central station, continued through the city center and ended in […]

  • 6 September 2013

    Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, has applied for consent to install and operate a floating wind platform demonstrator. The application for both a Section 36 electricity consent and a Marine Licence has been submitted to the UK’s Marine Management Organisation and follows Wave Hub’s selection by the Energy Technologies Institute […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Following reports in Norwegian media about wind energy technology developer Seawind filing for bankruptcy, Offshore WIND spoke with the company’s director for the Netherlands, Kees van de Kerk, who pointed out that only the company in Norway is affected by this and that Seawind is now working on resolving the situation to enable moving forward with the demonstration project. 

  • 10 November 2015

    The New Jersey Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities Committee approved an amendment to the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act yesterday, which requires the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to open a “window” to solicit new proposals for a small demonstration wind project off of Atlantic City.  Fishermen’s Energy, the company behind the Atlantic City Wind […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) are to invest up to £11.2m in technical feasibility studies; development and demonstration of component technologies; and knowledge transfer partnerships (KTP) to stimulate innovation in the UK offshore wind sector and to strengthen the supply chain.  The deployment of wind farms […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Ocean Energy Europe has called for a new EU funding programme for technology demonstration following the NER300 programme, in a joint letter with Europe’s renewable energy associations to the Commissioner Connie Hedegaard. This follows the second and final round of NER300 awards today, in which ESB’s pioneering WestWave project won €23m. NER300 has helped address […]

  • 3 September 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has secured a ten-year extension for operating its 7MW Levenmouth offshore wind demonstration turbine in Fife.

  • 24 December 2015
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Training & Education

    French engineering school and research institution École centrale de Nantes (ECN) has invited tenders for the provision of the anchoring system for maintaining in position the Énergie Marine Renouvelable (EMR) demonstrators at the SEM-REV offshore test site for marine renewable energy. The first application and use of the anchor will be for a floating wind turbine demonstrator. The deadline for submitting bids […]

  • 14 September 2015

    The Crown Estate has announced a new programme of leasing for small scale wave and tidal current test and demonstration projects under 3MW. The new leasing will open from 21st September 2015 and has been introduced following feedback from the industry that further opportunities for some technology types are required. This need has been identified where […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Two out of the five gravity-based foundations (GBFs) for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project have been fitted with a sensor system designed by ORE Catapult, with the first such GBF currently making its way up the River Tyne before being installed at the site.

  • 28 July 2017

    First Subsea has completed its first customer-witnessed open water demonstration of a new Cable Protection System (CPS) for offshore wind farms, the company informed.

  • 30 August 2012

    In order to speed up offshore wind farm development, and to promote green energy economics, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has publicly announced the implementation of “The Incentive Program of Offshore Wind Power Demonstration System” on July 03, 2012, and officially declared to the world that Taiwan wind farm development has moved from onshore to […]