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  • 18 August 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D

    The North Seas contain vast and largely untapped renewable energy resources. Whether or not these resources are ultimately exploited remains a matter of great uncertainty. However, important decisions on grid development in the North Seas will need to be taken before the amount of offshore wind and other renewable generation is fully known.  If the […]

  • 1 March 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    In association with the European Commission, the 2011 Scottish European Green Energy Centre Conference will open in Edinburgh tomorrow with a keynote address by First Minister, Alex Salmond MSP, followed by leading experts and practitioners from E3G, Grant Thornton, Aquamarine Power, SSE, National Grid, and the Scottish Centre for Carbon Capture and Storage. Scotland is […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Friends of the Supergrid (FOSG) teamed up with EASE, ECI, ESTELA, EWEA, and E3G to comment in a joint letter on key elements of the European Commission’s public consultation on the new electricity market design. These leading associations, NGOs and industry groups from Europe’s energy sector share the common objective of promoting the prompt, affordable […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    UK-based civil society and business groups have set 5 tests against which any prospective buyers of the Green Investment Bank will be assessed, calling on them to commit to measures that will ensure it continues to act and invest in the public interest. The Green Investment Bank ‘Public Interest Prospectus’, launched today, sets out the […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Companies in the offshore wind industry have written a letter to the 10 energy ministers of the North Sea region ahead of the informal energy council next week in Luxembourg. The letter, sent last night, calls for enhanced regional cooperation. North Seas Offshore Grid and Europe’s Energy Union Dear Energy Minister, The Informal Energy Council […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Total spending on the plan from 2014 and 2020 would amount to just 0.4 percent of EU annual GDP, but the European Commission said it expected the funds to attract extra public and private money by lowering the risk profile of key infrastructure projects. “Today we are making a down payment for Europe’s future growth […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Today, students from universities around the UK and one from the Netherlands will kick off their tour of the offshore wind industry as part of the Norstec Academy skills pilot. Launched in May this year through a student competition, winners will participate in a one week tailored tour visiting sites and meeting experts across the […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    UK-based Quortus and Belgian e-BO Enterprises are collaborating on enabling an LTE voice and data solution for offshore wind farms.

  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Progress in internationalisation together with efficiency and sustained performance in all business lines placed Gamesa in a strong growth position in the first half of 2011, with results in line with annual guidance in terms of volume, profitability and debt. Gamesa’s consolidated revenues amounted to 1,297 million euro (+26%) in 1H11, EBIT was 62 million […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The rise of wind energy is no longer being looked upon as an alternate source of energy. The United States is a leader in the field of wind energy and the US in 2010 was the second largest user of wind energy in the world, just behind China. In fact, the US had over […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    The second report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) assessing the impact of carbon budgets on energy bills confirms that annual household energy bills could increase by GBP 100 in 2020 to support development of low-carbon technologies. The report, Energy prices and bills – impacts of meeting carbon budgets, says expected bill increases beyond […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa fulfilled 2011 guidance in terms of volume, profitability and financial soundness. It also maintained profitable growth, supported by its globalisation strategy (which enables it to leverage growth in emerging markets and diversify market risks) and a rigorous efficiency programme, which led to double-digit growth in its key operating figures. The company also maintained margins […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator (TSO) Tennet has developed a procurement strategy aiming to involve all future suppliers in connecting future Dutch offshore wind farms to the grid. Under the document, the companies will be able to qualify to take part in future tenders for five wind connection projects offshore Dutch coast. The strategy is based upon […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa continued to expand profitably during the first nine months of 2011, throughout which it continued to focus on strengthening expansion abroad, efficient management and cost control, launching new products, and maintaining the pace of activity in all business areas, with results in line with 2011 guidance in terms of volume, profitability and debt. Between […]

  • 23 November 2015

    ELA Container Offshore GmbH has delivered a 10ft (3m) Offshore Container solution for WINDEA Offshore GmbH & Co. KG that is equipped as a Mobile Rescue Container, the MEDICbox. The solution called the MEDICbox is a mobile 10ft container, which provides an adequate alternative to flight solutions whenever medical care cannot be provided by helicopter. Part […]

  • 22 December 2011

     The Carbon Trust is currently working on a major new Technology Accelerator initiative focused on reducing the cost of energy (£/MWh) from offshore wind by more than 10 %. The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) is funding large-scale research, development and demonstration (RD&D) projects to unlock technological barriers to advance the industry, and thereby accelerate its […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Ulstein Group did well also in 2010 with NOK 2.4 billion in operating income and an operating profit of NOK 354 million. ”We have a solid organisation of competent employees with a strong focus on delivery precision. Through good project management, we have achieved the goals set within our main business areas. This provides […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Progress in internationalisation, efficient management and the recovery in all business lines enabled Gamesa to end the first quarter of 2011 with solid results and notable growth in its key figures; as a result, the company has already covered the bulk of its wind turbine sales guidance for the year and maintains earnings, working […]

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

    DEME’s marine engineering specialist GeoSea has consolidated its position in the renewable energy market by securing geotechnical site investigation works for the Fécamp offshore wind farm site in France, along with G-tec SAS. Works will be executed during summer 2014 for the account of WPD Offshore France SAS. Just a few weeks ago, GeoSea finished […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Grid Connection

    HMB Lintec marine GmbH has signed contracts for the supply of pedestal offshore cranes for three offshore substations located in German waters.

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Moventas officially launched its new high torque density gearbox platform Exceed in Hamburg today. In addition to Acciona Windpower, another customer has also now placed orders for the Exceed. The Exceed Series is a 3 MW and up product platform for medium and high speed drivetrains, with the best ratio price/nominal torque in the market that’s now […]

  • 8 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Business Plan 2011-2013 focuses on three strategic vectors: a reduction in the Cost of Energy (CoE), growth and improved efficiency. * Steady recovery in the EBIT margin (WTG), to 6%-7% in 2013. * Orders will provide a solid foundation for growth: backlog of 7,500 MW (including framework agreements) and orders of 719 MW through September […]

  • 19 September 2019

    Figure 1. Submarine cable overboarding during repair operations Given the inherent risks associated with submarine power cables, it is essential for their operators to have a rock-solid contingency plan for dealing with the rare event of a cable failure. As those plans become increasingly common and repair timelines are condensed, the criticality of flawless execution […]

  • 14 September 2012

    TÜV Rheinland has been accredited by the German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) as a certification body for type and component certification of wind turbines in accordance with international standard IEC 61400-22. This authorizes the company to conduct conformity assessments of onshore and offshore turbines and their components and to issue certificates accordingly. “With this successful accreditation, […]

  • 8 December 2015

    Huisman recently delivered the cranes for the Seajacks Scylla, the new build wind turbine installation vessel for Seajacks UK Ltd. This jack up vessel is currently nearing completion at the yard of Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. The Seajacks Scylla, based on the Gusto MSC NG14000X design, has been specifically designed to meet the […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    International technology Group ANDRITZ increased its stake in Hammerfest Strøm AS from 33.3% to 55.4%. The other major shareholders are the local Norwegian utility company Hammerfest Energi and the Spanish utility company Iberdrola. The company will operate under the name of ANDRITZ HYDRO Hammerfest in the future and is a world market leader in technologies […]