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  • 26 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc will today hold its Annual General Meeting in Bournemouth. This Interim Management Statement summarises SSE’s performance since the start of the current financial year, which began on 1 April 2012, and includes updates on operations and investments in SSE’s Networks, Retail and Wholesale businesses and on the financial outlook. Operations In the three […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Technology

    STX Finland Oy and Gaiamare Ltd signed a contract for the construction of an innovative and versatile multipurpose deck cargo vessel. The ship will be delivered during spring 2012 and has a length of 105 metres and a width of 19 metres. The environmentally friendly ship will provide work for about 300 persons. The concept […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Less than 15 months after setting up in the Canary Islands, Langlee has signed agreements with clients, local government, and technology partners. Industrial partners and investors are now invited to participate in the commercialisation phase. Canary Islands Regional Minister of Employment, Industry and Commerce, Francisca Luengo, recently announced that the Islands need this type of […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) has announced that its FCA regulated subsidiary, UK Green Investment Bank Financial Services Limited (GIBFS), has reached first close on commitments of £463m on its planned £1bn fund to invest in operating offshore wind farms in the UK. First close marks the completion of the first stage of […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Offshore renewable energy is evolving rapidly, with offshore wind being one of the pioneer sectors. Energy generated from offshore wind farms needs an efficient transmission system of subsea power cables to connect to the onshore network. Energy transmission networks can form the most expensive components of offshore wind farms. Setting aside the actual manufacturing and installation costs, the potential costs related to a […]

  • 21 December 2010
    Authorities

    A broken campaign pledge by Gov. Deval Patrick could end up costing Massachusetts ratepayers big bucks if yet another massive wind farm is built off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard. When he first ran for governor in 2005, the then-relatively unknown Patrick broke out of the Democratic pack by endorsing the controversial Cape Wind project. […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    New figures published by industry body, Scottish Renewables, have revealed for the first time that Scotland’s offshore wind developers have invested around £165m in the Scottish economy so far. Scottish Renewables asked its members developing offshore wind projects in Scottish waters how much they had invested in the sector to date. The results showed that […]

  • 23 February 2015

    Sandbank  Foundation construction work has started for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, approximately 100km North West of the island Sylt, which will comprise 72 Siemens 4MW turbines. The 72 steel monopile foundations, with diameters of up to 6.8m and lengths of up to 70m, are built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new major contract worth in excess of € 350 million by Alstom Grid for the connection project DolWin3 linking offshore wind farms in the North Sea to mainland Germany on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT. The project […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The new boat was handed-over in Southampton, UK, and is now based in Barrow in Furness from where it is currently providing support services for the Walney Wind Farm. The new boat, “Wildcat 3”, is the largest catamaran ever built by Blyth Workcats and the company is confident that it will introduce a new standard […]

  • 10 February 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    As part of an international collaboration with the International Energy Agency, the Energy Department has launched a new database that includes results of environmental monitoring and research efforts on wave, tidal, and current energy development worldwide. Called “Tethys,” after the Greek titaness of the ocean, the database will help industry regulators and energy project developers […]

  • 8 December 2010
    Technology

    Power conversion specialist Converteam and SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy) have entered into an agreement to jointly develop innovative fully direct current (DC) technologies to reduce total cost of ownership of offshore wind power generation and distribution by 10-20%. The partners aim to demonstrate the benefits of Converteam’s advanced DC technologies (4) in the reduction […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has established the Virginia Energy Council, which will assist in the development and implementation of a cohesive, comprehensive, and aggressive energy strategy for Virginia and deliver recommendations for the Virginia Energy Plan. The Plan will be submitted to the General Assembly on October 1, 2014.   Secretary of Commerce and Trade […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has identified operations and maintenance (O&M) – particularly inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) activities – as the highest potential area for subsea companies to diversify into offshore wind. In a new report titled ‘Subsea Technological Challenges in Offshore Wind’, NSRI highlighted opportunities the offshore wind industry holds for UK subsea companies, […]

  • 26 July 2013

    In the frame of the Winflo consortium, and on the occasion of the 8th “Renewable energy 2013 exhibition” from July 24 to 26 in Tokyo, DCNS and partner Nass&Wind will present their floating wind turbine project. An opportunity to revisit this ambitious technology programme. In offshore waters the winds are stronger and steadier and the […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. today announces financial results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter and nine months ended January 31, 2012. Recent Highlights Operating loss at $12.4 million was significantly reduced for the nine months ended January 31, 2012, compared with $15.8 million for the nine months ended January 31, 2011, primarily reflecting a 33% […]

  • 7 January 2014

    Trident Energy, the independent developer of generator solutions for the offshore renewable energy industry, has announced the successful demonstration of real-time control of low cost linear generator technology for wave energy – a global first. Major barriers to the success and commercial viability of wave energy are the difficulties in adapting to changing wave conditions, […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Authorities

    93% of Scots polled are either more supportive or their views unchanged by Trump’s comments on wind power. Poll also suggests 85% of Scots surveyed believe Scottish Government should place little or no weight on Donald Trump’s views when making decisions about energy policy The majority of people polled in a YouGov survey in Scotland […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Vessels

    Class-leading offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services today unveils Seacat Intrepid, the first DNV GL certified 26m-crew transfer vessel to profit from a unique workboat tank-testing programme. With preliminary sea trials now complete, the official unveiling of Seacat Intrepid marks a turning point in the evolution of workboat craftsmanship and design. Seacat Intrepid is […]

  • 12 October 2011

      Plans by Marine Current Turbines and its project partner RWE npower renewables to install and operate Wales’s first-ever tidal energy farm have moved a step closer with the granting of an Agreement for Lease by The Crown Estate for the Skerries Tidal Stream Array, which is proposed for the waters off the coast of […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Echoing President Obama’s State of the Union call for an “all of the above” energy strategy, the Department of the Interior marked a major milestone for offshore wind energy along the Atlantic coast. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced that the department’s renewable […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) will enter into force internationally on 20 August 2013. This is a new international convention which will be the ‘fourth pillar’ of the international regulatory regime for quality shipping, sitting alongside the MARPOL, STCW and SOLAS conventions. The aim of the MLC is to ensure that all seafarers globally (of […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Vestas has announced that the nacelles for prototype and pre-series versions of their new dedicated offshore turbine, the V164-7.0 MW, will be assembled at Lindø, Denmark. For these purposes, Vestas has signed a fixed period business lease agreement with Lindø Industrial Park. The agreement, which takes effect on 1 January 2012, covers the lease of […]

  • 31 August 2015

    Nordergründe The 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm reached financial closure. The project developer WPD announced that it has secured funding for the next €410m phase of the wind farm. The funding includes loans from KfW IPEX-Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) and equity from WPD. Nordergründe will have 18 Senvion turbines installed 16km off the German coast in the Weser Estatuary, in water depths varying from […]

  • 1 May 2012
    Authorities

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announces the award of a $9.9m Federal Government grant from the Australian Government’s Emerging Renewables Program (ERP) to support Carnegie’s world leading, grid-connected wave energy project. The Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson AM MP, announced the grant today at Carnegie’s Wave Energy Research Facility inWestern Australia. […]

  • 12 December 2012

    An offshore wind test turbine has been erected behind the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center on campus to evaluate sensor systems and controls in preparation for the installation of a floating turbine in the Gulf of Maine this spring as part of the DeepCwind Consortium project. The temporary 1:8 scale wind turbine […]