Search results for: Elia

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  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Elia Asset NV is looking for a contractor which will design and construct an offshore high voltage substation (Beta OHVS) for the project “Belgian Offshore Grid” (BOG). The OHVS will be situated in front of the Belgian coastline, and located within the windfarm, 25 kms offshore with averages depths between 20m and 30m. The contract […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein officially launched a new 100 megawatts marine cable line from the national grid (Tanzania mainland) on April 10, a sign of energy progress which is expected to lead Zanzibar towards its own “reliable power”. At the celebration of this move, some members of the Zanzibar House of Representatives urged the […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Elia Asset nv is looking for contractors who will undertake the design, engineering, supply, construction, installation and commissioning of an Offshore High Voltage Substation with jacket substructure and top structure (Alpha and/or Beta OHVS) and/or a topside modular construction of an OHVS (Alpha OHVS for an artificial island) for the project Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG). […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Grid Connection

    Offshore wind power generation is one of the world’s most promising renewable energy sources, and is set to play an increasingly significant role in our economic growth, energy security and environmental protection. Strong, steady winds at sea where there are no obstructions mean wind turbines can generate substantially more energy offshore than onshore. As promising […]

  • 22 February 2013

    Elia System Operator SA is seeking contractors for land reclamation work related to the connection of Belgian offshore wind farms. The contract will be awarded via Elia Asset nv or some other subsidiary of the Elia group. Under the Belgian Offshore Grid project (BOG), Elia wants to build offshore infrastructures off the Belgian coast in […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Grid Connection

    Elia is seeking contractors for submarine HVAC cable system of Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG). The scope of the contract entails  a complete installed cable system, which involves design, engineering, construction, supply, installation, burial, handling and commissioning of submarine 220KV AC power cables including all necessary accessories, such as joints and terminations. After commissioning, the tenderer […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    Elia is looking for a contractor to undertake offshore certification services in various offshore fields related to grid development. This 5 year agreement includes all given certification tasks in the Belgian Offshore Grid, compliant with Belgian and European laws and regulations. Certification can be done in the design, manufacturing, installation and commissioning stages of the […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    Elia is seeking for a contractor to erect offshore infrastructures off the Belgian coast in order to connect the wind farms in the Belgian North Sea. The contract stipulates the possibility of land reclamation and/or the possibility of contracting an offshore platform. Namely, the grid operator in Belgium is legally obligated to connect offshore wind […]

  • 8 October 2012

    On 27 September, Offshore WIND was present, along with other press and 250 industry representatives, at the official inauguration of the Large Climate Test Chamber which forms part of the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), strategically located in a warehouse on the Churchill Dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. This public testing and […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Technology

    Schaeffler has introduced a new Wind Power Standard (WPOS) for its INA and FAG brand bearings for wind power applications, which fulfills the increasing demands in terms of reliability placed on wind turbines and components in the wind power sector. This new standard for products and processes means Schaeffler is ensuring outstanding quality and reliability […]

  • 30 August 2012

    A new report published by renewable energy consultancy GL Garrad Hassan and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) shows how wind power can provide reliable, economic and secure energy generation capacity for the United Kingdom. The report, titled “Beyond the Bluster”, examines common misconceptions about the effectiveness about wind power. It contains analysis of […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Technology

    As the Ocean Power Technologies acquired Federal Energy Regulatory Commission permit last week for the deployment of up to ten PowerBuoys off the coast near Reedsport, the theory of wave power being the most reliable renewable energy source has yet to be proven. Namely, the company will first deploy one of its buoys and observe […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The renewable energy industry is advancing worldwide and the wind industry is growing in both the energy marketplace and in the size of turbines. As energy providers add up the costs of maintenance, the demands are on wind turbine makers to ensure reliability particularly in the blades, which are exposed to extremes of weather. AMI‘s […]

  • 23 July 2012

    IMDC has been appointed by Elia as Marine Consultant for the realization of the Belgian Offshore Grid (BOG). The BOG consists of 2 OHVS platforms, 1 submarine interconnection cable and 4 submarine cables to the onshore grid, of which the connection point is the Stevin location near Zeebgugge. One of the OHVS will be integrated […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Due to the fact that Elia, transmission system operator in Belgium and Germany, is legally obligated to connect offshore wind turbines to the grid, the company is planning to invest 3 billion euros in grid development over the next 10 years, writes Trends news portal. Jacques Vandermeiren, the newly elected CEO at Elia, said that […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Grid Connection

       Elia has released early information regarding a contract for an offshore wind farms in North Sea. The contract is for the design and construction of offshore platforms and HVAC-cables for the connection of the wind farms in the Belgian North Sea. Preliminary design activities include: • Marine consulting, • Seabed survey, • Platform conceptual […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Elia’s Board of Directors  approved the appointment of Jacques Vandermeiren as the future CEO and Chairman of Elia’s Executive Committee. He will assume his new positions in the second half of 2012. Speaking on behalf of the Board of Directors, Chairman Luc Van Nevel thanked Daniel Dobbeni for all the work he did as part […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As reported in the 2011 half-yearly results, Elia is unable to give any concrete profit forecasts since the annual result is dependent upon parameters that will either not be known until the end of 2011 (such as the inflation figure for December 2011) or else can only be calculated at that time (e.g. average Belgian […]

  • 7 September 2011

      The East Anglian region is at the centre of the world’s largest market for offshore wind deployment and the UK’s most dense area of offshore wind energy development. That’s why OrbisEnergy, the offshore renewables hub based in Lowestoft, is spearheading a bid to host a UK wide Technology and Innovation Centre for the offshore […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Wind turbine blade manufacturing is a developing business as the wind energy industry looks to have fewer, larger turbines offshore, which presents performance challenges for composite materials. The situation is complicated by the cost pressures in the renewable energy markets, wanting turbines at a cheaper price, so some of the types of technology used in […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Elia, the Belgian Transmission System Operator, joins Google, Marubeni, Good Energies and Atlantic Grid Investments (“AGI”) in the Atlantic Wind Connection project for the development of the first high voltage direct current (“HVDC”) offshore backbone in the U.S., that will enable the connection of 6.000 MW of offshore wind produced off the coasts of […]

  • 7 July 2011
    R&D, Training & Education

      Vattenfall has been participating in a EU project on challenges on up scaling wind power technology. The project came to an end in March 2011, which resulted in reliability modelling and design criteria of future wind turbines / wind farms and improvements on the grid integration issues. The UPWIND European project was initiated in […]

  • 13 April 2011

    Jan Burgess, a partner at the European law firm CMS Cameron Mckenna, is set to deliver a presentation into the overlaps in liability during… (benzinga) [mappress] Source: benzinga, April 13, 2011

  • 12 April 2011
    Environment

    WALES’ burgeoning wind farms could be producing far less energy than supporters claim, a new report has suggested.   By Graham Henry (walesonline) [mappress] Source: walesonline, April 12, 2011

  • 17 March 2011

    Recently, a DNV-led joint industry project suggested a new assessment methodology for grouted connections in monopile wind turbine structures without shear keys. The reason for upgrading the industry design practices was that that the previous practices did not properly describe the physical behaviour of such connections. The project suggested a design practice using conical shaped […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Training & Education

    Over the last three years, the EU funded Reliawind Project has been conducting research to improve the reliability of wind turbines. In his presentation at EWEA 2011 in Brussels, Michael Wilkinson, GL Garrad Hassan, gives insights to the results of the Reliawind Project. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, 16.03.2010, from 9:00 – 10:30 […]