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  • 6 July 2015
    Technology

    Policy makers and other energy sector players can now access the world’s largest collection of global renewable energy standards and patents, thanks to a new online platform launched today by IRENA. The International Standards and Patents in Renewable Energy platform, also known as INSPIRE, is the first and most complete solution of its kind, helping […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has secured a patent from the European Patent Office (EPO) for its divisible offshore wind turbine. SeaTwirl said that the notice about the patent is dependent on paying the required fees. The solution includes a turbine that is divisible above and below the house that holds the generator and bearing, meaning […]

  • 23 May 2018
    R&D

    Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has begun a research project with Chalmers and RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden) aiming to investigate how to best design vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) to be as robust as possible.

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has appointed Peter Laurits, Vice Chairman of the Board, as the company’s new CEO, effective immediately. With Laurits now taking the helm, the interim CEO Peter Schou, who was heading the company during the spring, will work in parallel with the new CEO during a transition […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Eco-friendly electricity from wave energy: in a Bosch laboratory, a first demonstrator model shows how wave energy can be converted into electricity. A research network made up of four companies and two universities aims to establish sustainable power generation along the world’s coastlines. Until January 2015, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has granted SeaTwirl a patent for a dynamic floating offshore wind turbine.

  • 3 February 2020

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most-read news on the site in the first month of 2020.

  • 18 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    When fed into medium-voltage power grids, large loads of renewable or other decentralized energies – which are generated when winds are strong or the sun is very bright – can produce short circuits that endanger the power supply. Superconducting network technologies can ensure reliable grid operation even under these conditions. Siemens is installing a superconducting […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd. announced the opening of WIND EXPO 2013 – 1st Int’l Wind Energy Expo & Conference. It is the very first exhibition and conference in Japan specialised in wind energy and will be held within World Smart Energy Week 2013 – a collective gathering of 8 specialised exhibitions and conferences related to […]

  • 16 December 2011

    At this year’s EWEA Offshore exhibition Amsterdam many new contacts could be established and the relationship of ep4 offshore  business partner BBB Umwelttechnik could be intensified. The this year’s offshore exhibition EWEA Offshore 2011 in Amsterdam Die turned out as complete success. The joint exhibition stand with their partner BBB Umwelttechnik was all the time […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a new feed-in-tariff and increasing number of certified ongoing/future projects, Japan’s wind energy industry seems to be showing positive growth. To further facilitate the growth of the Japanese wind energy industry, Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding WIND EXPO – Int’l Wind Energy Expo & Conference for the third time running, to serve as […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    The joint exhibition stand of BBB Umwelttechnik GmbH and ‘ep4 offshore’ at the EWEA Offshore event 2011 in Amsterdam was very well attended. “We raised BBB’s visibility on the offshore market and strengthened our partnership with Heinrich Duden and ‘ep4 offshore’ “ said Joachim Binotsch . Both companies are planning to further intensify their joint […]

  • 11 May 2015

    EOLOS LiDAR, one of KIC InnoEnergy’s start-up projects, won the EIT Innovators Award at last weeks’ InnovEIT conference being held in Budapest. This award recognises teams made up from across the KIC communities that have developed a product that has the potential to have a significant societal and economic impact. The business, the Barcelona based creator […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Munich City Utility (Stadtwerke München) has assigned BBB Umwelttechnik GmbH (BBB) to conduct a technical due diligence on the Sandbank project in the German North Sea. The transaction between SWM and Vattenfall has now been successfully completed. The offshore wind farm is planned to be implemented from 2015 onwards by a project company that […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A group of Danish offshore wind industry investors, developers and manufacturers is heading to Japan to meet with this country’s key stakeholders in Kitakyushu and Tokyo.

  • 5 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG, the operator of the Trianel Windpark Borkum offshore wind farm, has awarded a new crew transfer contract to EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO), thus extending the cooperation for another year.  The one-year contract covers crew transfer services during the O&M phase. The vessel operating at the offshore wind […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    After a good and successful year 2013, the EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) continued its story of success already in the first month of 2014. Beside long-term clients, the EMO also attracts new customers. The EMO finds success in the offshore wind market due to its high standards in quality and safety and extended scope of […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has celebrated the topping-out ceremony of its second building for the Merkur offshore wind farm service base in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, and expects to have it fully built on time with no delays despite winter weather.

  • 28 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    On behalf of Stadtwerke München (SWM), MECAL has accomplished the technical due diligence of the Offshore-Windfarm „Gwynt y Môr“, which has a planned capacity of 576 MW, one of the biggest wind farms in the world. The wind farm is to be realised of the coast of North Wales in the United Kingdom. The technical […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Energy consultancy EPI Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Offshore Power LLC to collaborate in the U.S. offshore wind sector. Under the agreement, the companies plan to combine resources in business development, marketing and delivering their services to the U.S. market. EPI said it will bring its geophysical, geotechnical, environmental and UXO […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has secured a contract to provide wind turbines and long-term operation and maintenance services for the 78 MW Hiep Thanh nearshore wind farm in Vietnam. The Hiep Thanh wind farm will be located between one and three kilometres off the coast of Tra Vinh Province. The wind farm will feature 18 units of […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Nederland N.V. has signed a contract with EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) for the construction and operation of an offshore wind base at the port of Eemshaven. The existing EMO Terminal in Eemshaven, operated by EMO’s subsidiary Ems Maritime Offshore Nederland B.V., will by autumn 2016 get a new 600m² warehouse and a 500m² office building, parts of which will […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    German wind turbine maker Senvion has decided not to pursue the previously announced private placement and listing of shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, saying ”recent market volatility” is the main reason for the company abandoning IPO plans. Earlier this month, Senvion announced plans to offer up to 29.9 million of its shares at a price range of  between EUR 20 to […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has once again chosen EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) to provide a Maritime Coordination team for the construction phase of the 350 MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. Last week, EnBW and Iberdrola, the developer of the Wikinger OWF, signed a contract under which EnBW will handle the coordination of shipping traffic, health and […]

  • 14 November 2011

    Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company has signed a Global Partnership agreement with EcoIsland, the ambitious project to make the Isle of Wight a model sustainable community offering a high quality of life. Deeply grounded in a partnership with the local community, EcoIsland will explore solutions that harness renewable energy and advanced technology to […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Dong Energy’s committee for the initial public offering (IPO) has chosen JP Morgan Securities, Morgan Stanley, and Nordea Markets, a division of Nordea Bank Denmark, to manage the company’s planned IPO, Denmark’s Ministry of Finance reports. The IPO is expected within the next 15 months, and is projected to value the company at between DKK 50 and […]