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2 October 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

Ricardo has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy to administer a unique ocean Wave Energy Converter (WEC) prize challenge, aimed at helping to bring this important potential source of clean energy to commercial scale. Wave energy conversion is technology that uses the motion of ocean […]

10 September 2014 Business & Finance, R&D

A new report out today from Cambridge Econometrics in collaboration with Pr. Paul Ekins of University College London, shows that meeting the UK climate targets recommended by the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) makes clear economic sense for the UK. Reducing the UK’s carbon emissions in line with these budgets would, by 2030, increase […]

5 September 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

The U.S. Energy Department has announced $7.25 million for six organizations that will continue to advance water power as a viable resource for America’s clean energy portfolio. Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies convert the energy of waves, tides, rivers, and ocean currents into electricity that can be used by homes and businesses, especially in coastal […]

29 August 2014 Business & Finance

Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal stream energy project, MeyGen, has been awarded a £7.5 million two year contract with the UK’s Energy Technologies Institute (“ETI”) to deliver a multi-turbine foundation structure which will support a further two turbines at the Atlantis-owned MeyGen tidal stream array in the Pentland Firth, Scotland. The agreement […]

18 August 2014 Technology

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has been selected as a finalist in the Australian Technologies Competition.  Carnegie announced in May 2014 that it had been selected as a semi-finalist from 228 entries. It has now been informed that it has been selected as one of 3 finalists in the Energy Technologies Award […]

17 July 2014 Environment, Wind Farm Update

The Bremen-situated planner and operator wpd takes positive stock for the construction of the offshore windfarm Butendiek. “We are about to complete pile driving, we are well within our time schedule and we have fallen short of the predefined sound levels”, said Achim Berge Olsen, managing director of Butendiek and wpd offshore. Of the 80 foundation […]

3 July 2014

AYOP, IRO, TKI Offshore Wind, Velzen Municipality and the Chamber of Commerce are jointly organizing a meeting today dedicated to offshore wind. The purpose of the meeting being which is held in Forteiland Ijmuiden is: provision information on funding opportunities and the tender process; linking industry and knowledge institutions; encouraging cooperation and generating ideas. The […]

19 June 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

Following the referral to a Joint Committee (of both Houses of Parliament) of the petitions of general objection and amendment against Able’s Marine Energy Park ((AMEP) Development Consent Order 2014, it has been reported by the Chairman of Committees that the members of this Committee have now been appointed.  The Development Consent Order, which if […]

13 June 2014 Business & Finance

Windcomm will host an offshore event OBMC (Offshore Business Meetings and Conference) on July 3, 2014 in Rendsburg, where effects of the EEG amendment on offshore industry will be one of the most important topics.  “The implementation of the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) and the development of a new energy market is a process […]

3 June 2014 Training & Education

The Norstec Academy, a community showcasing the offshore renewables industry to future industry employees, has prolonged the deadline for competition entries from 09 June to 13 June. The academy is organising a competition where winners will attend a week-long tour of the offshore wind industry where they will gain an unrivalled insight into the nature, […]

14 May 2014 Technology

Internal combustion engines (ICEs) are a promising technology for supporting wind and solar energy, a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) finds. Comparing different sources of flexibility for power systems, IEA says gas-fired ICE power plants are "very mature technology" and "cost-competitive to OCGTs" (Open Cycle Gas Turbines). Commenting on the alternative technologies, […]

13 May 2014 Authorities

Following the meeting of G7 Energy Ministers in Rome, UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey said: “Today in Rome, the G7 has started a process of disarmament to prevent energy being used as a weapon in the future. “We agree that we need a more energy secure future, meaning that no single state […]

11 May 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

The first of the ‘second generation’ of Carbon Fibre SWATHs from Danish Yachts is nearing completion and will be soon placed into the water for initial sea trials.  The fifth SWATH (four SWATHs were delivered in 2013), designed and built by Danish Yachts, has been further enhanced and developed in order to keep her at […]

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 […]

24 April 2014

Adrian "Ade" Edmondson, a British comedian and TV presenter, has visited RWE Innogy UK’s flagship offshore wind farm, Gwynt y Môr, which will be featured in a primetime ITV series called Ade at Sea. In the sixth and final episode of Ade at Sea, to be shown on Thursday 24th April at 8.30pm, Mr. Edmondson […]

22 April 2014 R&D, Technology

Chris Campbell, Executive Director of Marine Renewables Canada, has written an article after the organization's participation in Thetis 2014 marine renewable energy conference in France. At France’s Thetis 2014 conference and tradeshow, Marine Renewables Canada was engaged in intensive meetings with local development agencies and in the B2B meetings stimulated by the world’s interest in […]

21 April 2014

As part of the 11th Annual Baltimore Green Week, the Business Network for Maryland Offshore Wind (BizMDOSW) will be holding a conference about the offshore wind industry in Maryland. This event, which will update the public and private sector about the latest developments, will be held at the Perdue Hall at Salisbury University on April […]

18 April 2014 Business & Finance

Thetis MRE, the International Convention for Marine Renewable Energy, saw over 3,500 attendees at its 2014 edition in Cherbourg, France. The event hosted 262 exhibitors, with 35% international participants, representing 15 countries. Thirty world experts in marine renewable energy held their speeches at this year's Thetis MRE, and 800 B2B meetings were organized. Christophe Peseux, […]

17 April 2014 R&D

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has welcomed the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Report on Mitigation of Climate Change. The IPCC report highlights that whilst there are many pathways to emissions reduction the specific circumstances of individual countries and preferences of consumers and voters will influence the choice of pathway. Major technological change […]

9 April 2014

The Offshore WIND team will be at the International Convention for Marine Renewable Energy (THETIS MRE). More than 260 exhibitors and 30 conference speakers from all around the world will gather at the Cité de la Mer, Cherbourg, Normandy on 9th and 10th April 2014. Thetis MRE is an exhibition designed to bring together all […]

7 April 2014 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Six months after the beginning of the construction of the innovative Maritime Training Centre (MTC) in German Enge-Sande municipality, offshore training and development cluster OffTEC held a topping out ceremony on 4 April 2014, after successful completion of the first phase of construction. Around 200 guests attended the event, including Mayor of Enge-Sande Carsten-Peter Thomsen […]

4 April 2014

The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center hosted a public meeting regarding the potential offshore wind development off the Virginia's coast last night, reports the Associated Press. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) sponsored this meeting, which focused on environmental impact of a 12MW wind energy project located around 20 miles offshore. Namely, Dominion […]

31 March 2014

The high voltage supply for LORC Nacelle Testing is being prepared with the construction of a new local substation ensuring a 33 kV supply for the offshore wind turbine test centre. Also, the high voltage supply cables have been installed at both ends and the remaining installation in the utility area of the test hall […]

28 February 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance

Vestas confirmed today that its offshore wind joint venture with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has received final approval from the Chinese competition authorities. Consequently, all relevant approvals from both European and Asian competition authorities have now been received and final closing of the joint venture is expected to take place in the beginning of the […]

18 February 2014 R&D

First Flight Wind recently completed its second round of technical working group meetings. These meetings are designed to allow First Flight Wind and stakeholders to discuss issues and exchange information related to the offshore project’s environmental impact. There are six working groups in total. The four most recent meetings were held in January and February […]

13 February 2014 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

A six-month examination phase for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck starts next week with Planning Inspectorate's preliminary meeting. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 18, in Hull City Hall, and will be focused on the procedures that will be involved in the examination of the application for the project. The outcomes from that meeting […]