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The Crown Estate and SeaEnergy PLC are pleased to confirm developments concerning SeaEnergy Renewables Limited’s (SERL) interest in the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm (Inch Cape). In February 2009, The Crown Estate awarded the Inch Cape site to a consortium comprised of SERL, SeaEnergy’s 80% owned subsidiary, and RWE npower renewables as a part of […]
With the aim of promoting the sound development of China's offshore wind industry, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd (SIEC), a subsidiary of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-council once again join forces to build Asia's first professional platform focused […]
Representatives for the utility company NStar will meet with Cape Wind officials on Monday, NStar says. "They requested a meeting and we... [mappress] Source: boston, May 21, 2010;
Washington, DC - In an effort to expand and diversify American energy resources, improve our environment, reduce our dependence on foreign oil and create thousands of new, clean energy jobs, U.S. Senator Susan Collins is urging Senate Appropriators to allocate federal funding to support the development of deepwater offshore wind technology. The University of Maine […]
NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) announced today that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has initiated a process to retain an advisory firm to assist the Company in undertaking a review of the strategic alternatives available to ensure maximum shareholder value. Since the recent announcement by BC Hydro that NaiKun Wind’s 396 MW […]
BOWind has awarded the survey inspection and remedial works contract for the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm export cable to subsea cable specialists, Offshore Marine Management (OMM). OMM has also been awarded the cable surveys contract for Burbo Bank by developer DONG Energy. The Barrow work will include the subsea inspection of the entire 27km export […]
Ambitious plans for the development of offshore wind energy projects in Scotland took a significant step forward today. The Scottish Government launched a 12 week consultation detailing draft plans to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and realise Scotland's multi-billion pound potential in renewables. The Strategic Environmental Assessment and Development Plan for Offshore Wind sets out […]
Draka Offshore announced today they have been awarded the array cabling contract for the Walney 2 project from Dong Energy in Denmark. This announcement follows the recent completion of the company's expansion to its subsea production facility. "The Walney 2 project represents our first major wind farm project following our expansion,'' said Martin Dale, commercial […]
In a recent meeting of the Great Lakes Wind (GLOW) Council in Escanaba, both the possible benefits and drawbacks of offshore wind farms were discussed by local residents and council members.
Grouting seals for wind turbines are notoriously difficult to produce, with many failing during installation. With a recent Government announcement that 6,000 new wind turbines will be built around the coast of the UK in the next few years, this is a problem that needs a solution. That solution comes in the form of the […]
The city on Saturday released a Request for Information seeking wind farm proposals and set a June 30 deadline for developers to submit ideas. City staff prepared the five-page document after the Evanston City Council voted unanimously April 13 in favor of completing an RFI.
It is the country’s trump card for meeting its EU 2020 renewable energy target. But not just that: it also promises to deliver the UK from the black hole of energy dependency, kick-start the green economy, and restore Britain’s standing as an industrial, engineering and maritime nation.
The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday night in Muskegon and Thursday night in Ludington.
The completion of two new offshore wind farms has galvanized the UK's position as the world leader in offshore wind power generation. [mappress] Source: tradingcharts, April 29, 2010;
Today, Federal Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Röttgen together with Chief Executive Officers Dr. Werner Brinker of EWE, Dr. Wulf Bernotat of E.ON and Tuomo Hatakka of Vattenfall Europe are commissioning Germany's first offshore wind farm during a ceremony in Norddeich. Alpha ventus is the first open sea wind farm of its kind in Germany's territorial […]
Vestas has won the largest single order ever in Vestas' history for delivery of up to 2,100 MW. The order placed by EDP Renováveis (EDPR), the world third largest wind power company, has been awarded to Vestas after a competitive process launched more than one year ago in Chicago, USA. Today on 26 April, the […]
LM Glasfiber announced today that it is changing its name to LM Wind Power. The company has also taken the opportunity to update its whole brand presentation and corporate identity presenting a new logo to go
with the name.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A bipartisan group of five U.S. Senators introduced legislation today that would spur research on potential offshore wind projects, expand incentives for offshore wind development, and require the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a comprehensive roadmap for the deployment of offshore wind.
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Britain is tempting offshore wind turbine manufacturers to invest in its factories with a multi-million pound fund for transforming ports, but it may not be enough to lure all major turbine makers. Britain's ports need revamping if it wants to be an offshore wind manufacturing hotspot, with marine infrastructure essential for importing thousands of huge […]
The wind farm developer PNE WIND AG (ISIN: DE000A0JBPG2) has today published the certified figures for the past year together with the 2009 business report. According to IFRS accounting principles the company has generated an annual result of 10.1 million euros. Unlike the previous year’s amount of 17.1 million euros, the result for the business […]
GE announced yesterday plans to invest approximately €340 million to develop or expand its wind turbine manufacturing, engineering and service facilities in four European countries—the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden and Germany—signaling GE’s deep commitment to the promising European offshore wind sector. “Offshore wind will play a vital role in meeting the growing global demand for […]
Keppel Verolme BV (Keppel Verolme) and consortium partner AREVA Energietechnik GmbH, a German subsidiary of French energy company AREVA, have secured a EUR 62 million (S$117.6 million) contract from Wetfeet Offshore Windenergy GmbH (Wetfeet Offshore) to build a Mobile Offshore Application Barge (MOAB) for a new offshore wind farm in the German Exclusive Economic Zone […]
With immediate effect, Jens-Peter Saul (43) has been appointed CEO of the Siemens Wind Power Business Unit headquartered in Brande. Jens-Peter Saul succeeds Andreas Nauen, who is leaving Siemens at his own wish.
Elia System Operator (Elia), the Belgian transmission system operator (TSO), and Industry Funds Management (IFM), one of the largest global infrastructure investment managers, announced on 12 March the signing of an agreement under which they will acquire the German regional transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH (50Hertz) from Vattenfall Europe AG, Germany's third largest electricity […]
MIT analysis suggests generating electricity from large-scale wind farms could influence climate — and not necessarily in the desired way. Wind power has emerged as a viable renewable energy source in recent years — one that proponents say could lessen the threat of global warming. Although the American Wind Energy Association estimates that only about […]