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  • 23 December 2013

    Electricity Supply Board (ESB), Ireland’s electricity utility, has invited Expressions of Interest in building a 5MW wave energy array at a potential location off the west coast of Ireland. The contract award relates to supply and installation of the wave energy array, including all ancillary requirements. The project is called WestWave Project, and it aims […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Opposers of wind power are to gather today in Dublin to express their disapproval of this form of energy generation, writes the Irish Independent news site. They believe ocean energy, especially wave power, has the potential to replace wind energy. Andrew Duncan, from the Lakelands Windfarm Information Group, said: “There is massive potential there with […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Electricity Supply Board (ESB), Ireland’s state-owned electricity company, has opened a tender for environmental impact assessment (EIA) services for offshore wind projects in Ireland and the UK. ESB plans to procure works, supplies and services through a framework agreement related to environmental assessment and consenting services for the offshore and onshore elements of offshore wind farms. […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ireland’s state owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of renewable energy marine services related to offshore wind farms.

  • 10 September 2017

    Ireland Reveals Big Offshore Wind Plans Ireland’s state owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of renewable energy marine services related to offshore wind farms. World’s First Offshore Wind Farm Disappears from Horizon (Video) DONG Energy has completed the decommissioning of the world’s first offshore wind farm, the […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor and the Irish state-owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) have entered into a partnership to cooperate on the offshore wind sector in Ireland. The partnership will work to identify suitable sites for new offshore wind farms in Irish waters and will work to mature potential future projects. Additionally, the potential for energy storage technology […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A consortium led by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has secured funding from Interreg North West Europe to test Saipem’s floating wind technology offshore Ireland. The Accelerating Market Uptake of Floating Offshore Wind Technology (AFLOWT) project is expected to demonstrate the survivability and cost-competitiveness of floating offshore wind. Under the EUR 31 million project, a floating wind turbine […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Andy Paine, the new program director for Vattenfall, has been cordially welcomed at the East Anglia Offshore Wind joint venture, reports reNews Europe. Upon assuming this new position, he will act as a spokesperson for the development to building stronger relationships with key stakeholders and he will also be in charge of ensuring projects are […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ireland’s state owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has acquired a 12.5% stake in the 353MW Galloper offshore wind farm from Macquarie Capital.

  • 25 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Electricity Supply Board (ESB), Ireland’s state owned electricity company, has issued a pre-qualification call for the provision of renewable energy ecological consultancy services related to offshore wind farms.

  • 25 July 2018

    SSE has welcomed the approval of the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) in Ireland, however, the company said it had concerns that the potential size of the future individual auctions outlined in the RESS design “may be too small to allow large-scale offshore wind projects to commercially progress forward.”

  • 24 October 2017

    Bakker Sliedrecht, which will provide the main electrical power package for GeoSea’s offshore wind installation vessel Orion, informed today that it had delivered the main electrical installations for Bibby WaveMaster 1 Service Operations Vessel (SOV).

  • 4 May 2010
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The number of wind farms generating sustainable energy is increasing steadily. These farms are supplied and maintained by tenders – vessels whose specialized design makes them impervious to heavy seas. “Thanks to our powerful propulsion plant, the special double-hull construction and our electronically controlled fin stabilizers, the crew can access the platforms even in seas […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Adam Bruce has accepted the position of Chairman of the new Offshore Wind Programme Board. The Offshore Wind Programme Board has been established following the recommendations in the Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force report. It will comprise a small number of senior representatives from industry (including developers and supply chain), Government and Statutory Nature […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Energy Europe’s Board of Directors has elected Rob Stevenson as its new President. Stevenson is Vice-President of Alstom’s Ocean Energy Business, having moved in 2013 from his position as Vice-President of Rolls-Royce Power Ventures and CEO of Tidal Generation Ltd. His appointment follows the election of 6 new Directors on Ocean Energy Europe’s Board. […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    TenneT CEO and Chairman of the Board of Management, Mel Kroon, will resign in the second half of 2018. TenneT’s Supervisory Board has already started the search for his successor, while Kroon will continue to fulfil his role until this process is completed.

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Babcock International Group plc to design and build switchboards and distribution boards for the world’s first offshore reactive compensation station, part of the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm project.

  • 30 October 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Businesses developing innovative solutions for wave, tidal and offshore wind technologies are to get extra help from the UK’s innovation agency, it was announced today. Speaking at the European Ocean Energy Conference in Edinburgh, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker revealed that up to £7m of support will be available through the Technology Strategy […]

  • 20 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) today announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2010, a fiscal period during which the Company undertook a substantial restructuring effort and conducted a strategic review to determine the optimal path forward for maximizing shareholder value. The strategic review concluded with the Board of Directors […]

  • 3 September 2019

    Dutch hydrographic survey specialist Geo Plus B.V. and the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard have held a keel laying ceremony for the survey/ROV vessel Geo Ranger. Expected to be delivered in April 2020, the 41-metre Geo Ranger will be available for charter by parties conducting hydrographic surveys, such as companies involved in dredging, and the building and […]

  • 1 September 2010

    At this year’s SMM shipbuilding exhibition from the 7th to the 10th of September, MTU’s exhibits will include a new genset for diesel-electric propulsion and on-board power generation which is specifically designed to meet the needs of supply ships for wind farms or oil and gas rigs. Developed on the basis of the proven and […]

  • 20 July 2011

    J. J. Sietas KG of Hamburg is the first German shipyard to build an installation vessel for the erection of offshore wind farms. Siemens Marine Solutions will supply the appropriate diesel-electric propulsion and automation system as well as the medium voltage system for power generation and distribution. The order has a value of several million […]

  • 26 October 2012

    The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has announced the election of the following industry professionals to its Board of Directors for 2012-2013 at the organization’s Annual General Meeting in Toronto Oct. 16: Adarsh Mehta, Director of Development, Acciona Wind Energy Canada – Ms. Mehta has been involved in the wind industry for the past 14 […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

      Demag Cranes has won an order from Granada Material Handling Ltd to supply 164 electric rope hoists for a renewable energy project – the new Gwynt y Môr offshore windfarm in Wales. The order comes in the wake of a contract, awarded to Granada by RWE npower renewables, to design, supply, certify, deliver, test […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The West of Duddon Sands offshore wind project could get a EUR 850 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB). Each of the developers, Dong Energy and Iberdrola, would be entitled to up to 50% of the proposed EIB finance. The EIB published this on its website, noting that the loan is currently under […]

  • 11 April 2011

    Homer Electric Association has taken a step toward using the power of Cook Inlet tides to supply the Kenai Peninsula’s electricity needs. The association announced in March that it will partner with Ocean Renewable Power Co., which received permits to do preliminary tidal power studies in the East Foreland area, near Nikiski, which is within […]