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  • 28 October 2015
    Vessels

    As promised, we bring you the second part of the interview with Van Oord’s Commercial Manager of Offshore Wind Projects, Theo de Lange. In this part we have focused on new technological developments, offshore wind projects they worked on and their vessels. First part: Van Oord: Dredging Companies Venturing into Offshore Wind (Interview) OW: Earlier this year, you have […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The European wind energy market is just starting to recover from the economic downturn in 2009. As demand stabilises, steady growth is forecast. At the same time, the market is poised for greater consolidation that will result in the emergence of fewer but stronger participants. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan , European Wind Energy […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    In “Beyond Integration: Three dynamics reshaping renewables and the grid”, a recent global industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across more than 70 countries. The study addressed key questions on how to best move forward the integration of renewables into the global electricity grids to ensure the future […]

  • 16 January 2012

    “Oceanology International is a unique event; there is nowhere else where such a broad range of providers of technologies and users of technologies and the applications of technology come together,” says the event’s Conference Chairman, Ralph Rayner, Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics; and Sector Director, Energy and Environment for the BMT Group. “It […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The report ‘Renewable Energy: Vision or Mirage’, released today (MONDAY) by the Adam Smith Institute and Scientific Alliance, reveals that the government’s focus on renewable energy sources is misguided. The UK’s plans for renewables are unrealistic, and these technologies cannot provide the secure energy supply the country needs. Present policies will lead to an energy […]

  • 16 January 2014

    Recently released, the UK’s new national infrastructure plan saw the Government shifting incentives toward offshore wind power—and away from onshore wind farms and solar parks projects. Likewise, the recently published “Levy Control Framework” will see a boost to the UK’s spending on solar, wind and other renewable energy projects to £7.6 billion pounds a year […]

  • 28 March 2013

    The European Commission has released a Renewable energy progress report yesterday. The purpose of this progress report is to assess Member States’ progress in the promotion and use of renewable energy towards the 2020 targets. In addition, it contains sections on the sustainability scheme for biofuels and bioliquids consumed in the EU and on the […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Minimising the impacts of underwater noise from piling activities is an important environmental issue. Foundations for offshore wind farms require piling, either heavy piling for monopiles or piling to a lighter degree for jackets. Up to now the offshore wind industry has used hammers to carry out this work. Dutch engineering company Dieseko Group is […]

  • 15 March 2011

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Switch Engineering Oy, a power technologies company headquartered in Finland. The 190-million-Euro acquisition (approximately US$265 million based on current exchange rates) is expected to be immediately accretive and support AMSC’s growth to US$1 […]

  • 11 July 2010
    R&D

    A new report on the financial threat posed by Cape Wind to consumers makes it even more clear that Attorney General Martha Coakley is taking the right steps by demanding more answers about the true cost — and true profits — of this beleaguered project. The Attorney General is demanding that Cape Wind and National […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      SeaEnergy, the energy ventures company focused on growing oil and gas and renewables businesses, today announces half year results for the six months ended 30 June, 2011. Commenting on today’s announcement Steve Romp, Executive Chairman, said: “SeaEnergy is in a strong position. Following the successful and highly value accretive disposal of SERL to Repsol, […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Abu Dhabi-owned green energy giant Masdar has confirmed that it will invest £525 million for a 35% stake in the planned Dudgeon offshore wind farm, alongside Norweigan partners Statoil and Stakraft. Earlier this summer, the Dudgeon project passed a final investment decision. In conjunction with this a new partner acquired a 35 percent stake from […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s state-backed renewable energy company, is eyeing further opportunities to invest in the UK’s renewable energy projects. Following the official opening of the London Array offshore wind farm on July 4, in which Masdar invested a significant amount of money and is 20% stakeholder, the company’s CEO Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber said […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      WindMW GmbH , a company majority owned by funds managed by Blackstone , has completed the financing for “Meerwind,” the largest German offshore wind farm to complete its full financing process. Meerwind is also the first German wind farm to be fully financed by private investors. The 80 turbine wind farm will be situated […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Grid Connection

    Following the grid connections for the offshore wind farm clusters BorWin2 and HelWin1, Siemens Energy will also install a turnkey grid connection in the North Sea for the SylWin cluster. Purchaser is the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT. In a consortium with the Italian cable manufacturer Prysmian Powerlink, Siemens will connect DanTysk, located west of […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Authorities

    The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees voted yesterday to authorize staff to begin negotiating potential power purchase agreements (PPA) for new generating resources consistent with LIPA’s Electric Resource Energy Plan. The Trustees also authorized actions related to diversifying LIPA’s resource portfolio, including efforts and investments to improve energy efficiency through the Efficiency […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Hertel’s offshore rope access team worked with its client to overcome a number of unique logistical challenges when carrying out work at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the North Sea. This collaborative approach led to the development of a bespoke software package to help track long-term maintenance requirements at the site. The Princess […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Abu Dhabi-based Plambeck Emirates LLC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding as well as an exclusive agreement with Saipem for the development and realization of a 500MW floating wind farm offshore Saudi Arabia. The next steps in the development of the project will start in the following weeks via Plambeck Emirates entity Plambeck Saudi, located […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dolwin Beta project is now entering its final phase of construction at the Drydocks World yard in Dubai, with 2.5 million man hours without lost time incidents. This outstanding HSE result has been celebrated at Aibel’s subcontractor Drydocks World. “Behind the result is a lot of hard work. But even though we’re excited about […]

  • 14 September 2018

    Blockchain remains a hard to understand concept. Some say it will change the way we do business, others fear what sharing data will mean for future transactions. Offshore WIND spoke to Tom Fürstner founder and CTO of Riddle&Code, who recently cooperated with Brazilian onshore energy provider EDP. So, let us start with: What is Blockchain? […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    While recently speaking at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi Greg Barker, the UK’s Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, said that British energy transformation to renewables will cost about GBP 200 billion and that it is reliant to UAE’s investments. “The latest energy law [is] going to substantially expand the […]

  • 14 February 2014

    Lamprell has announced that Board has approved Peter Whitbread’s move from an executive to a non-executive role on the Board. Peter will be remunerated in accordance with the Company’s agreed remuneration structure for nonexecutive Directors. Lamprell is a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics

    The BorWin gamma topside has started its journey from the Drydocks World – Dubai to the German North Sea.

  • 26 January 2018
    Authorities

    On 24 January, Maine Governor Paul LePage issued an executive order setting up the Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission and placing a moratorium on new permits to wind energy projects until the newly-established commission releases its report after studying the economic impact wind turbines have on tourism. 

  • 31 July 2013

    World leader for naval defence, DCNS has turned its knowledge of the sea and its unique experience of new technologies into an advantage to position itself on the renewable energy market. An ambitious plan that is already well on its way to being implemented. The theoretical potential of marine energy is unparalleled. Each year, the […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Hamburg-based ONP Management GmbH has been named the Technical Advisor for the 500MW floating wind project offshore Saudi Arabia being developed by Plambeck Emirates LLC. As reported earlier this week, Plambeck Emirates and Italy’s Saipem signed a Memorandum of Understanding and an exclusive agreement for the development of the 500MW project. Saipem and Plambec will sign the EPCI […]