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  • 12 October 2015

    A conference dedicated to the offshore wind industry kicked off today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Those attending the Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) 2015, held by Dutch company Navingo BV, will get to hear some of the most prominent industry professionals discussing the most important topics in the offshore wind sector.  The theme of this year’s conference is […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Ulstein Design & Solutions, part of Ulstein Group, and SeaOwls are partnering up to jointly develop the next generation self-propelled heavy lift jack-up vessel. The joint effort will combine SeaOwls’ experience in jack-up technology and engineering and Ulstein’s track record in heavy lift vessel design to create a vessel which will serve the future needs […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    The outcome of the first subsidy-free offshore wind tender set up in the Netherlands gives confidence for future tenders in the country, however, there is no guarantee that these can also be realised without a subsidy, according to Eric Wiebes, the country’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate.

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    NT Offshore, specialised in services to the maritime industry, offshore renewables and the oil & gas industry, has expanded into offshore cable industry. New activity is called NTO Nordic, meaning all operational equipment to perform Route Clearance (RC)/Pre-lay grapnel run (PLGR) has been acquired from the former Nordic Offshore Marine A/S. NTO Nordic will focus […]

  • 29 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Items 1 to 4 of the agenda were discussed and approved as presented. There will be no distribution of dividend for 2010. Furthermore, the board members proposed by the Board of Directors were all re-elected or elected, ref. item 5 of the agenda. PricewaterhouseCoopers Statsautoriseret Revisionsaktieselskab was re-appointed as auditor of the company, ref. item […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Environment, R&D

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) and the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) have entered an agreement to together conduct studies on the U.S. Icebreaker offshore wind project. LEEDCo and CIGLR, part of the University of Michigan, will focus on research to monitor and understand large scale processes on Lake Erie, as well as […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics

    Dutch specialist in subsea cable logistics WIND has won a contract for the storage of 2 x 25km export cables for a wind farm in the Baltic Sea.

  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities

    On April 21, the County Council of Erie County, Pennsylvania voted unanimously to join the Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), the non-profit organization based in Northeast Ohio leading the effort to develop the offshore wind industry in Lake Erie. Erie County becomes the first county outside of Ohio to join the public-private partnership. Membership […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has selected a monopile foundation design for the offshore wind pilot project in Lake Erie, writes Cleveland news portal. This monopile would be fitted with ice cones, a proven technology which will protect wind turbines from crushing ice. Over the last six months, LEEDCo has been working with European […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Reference is made to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 7/2012 of 8 February 2012, which informed that the Vestas chairmanship, Mr Bent Erik Carlsen and Mr Torsten Erik Rasmussen, and board member Mr Freddy Frandsen, will not stand for re-election for the Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting on 29 March […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) is gaining more and more public support for its Icebreaker demonstration offshore wind project. Via the POWER Pledge, people can sign up and take the pledge to purchase a portion of their electricity from America’s first freshwater offshore wind project, located on Lake Erie. So far, more than 3,000 […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel and Norwegian Petroleum and Energy Minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg have officially opened the Arkona wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The commissioning comes after transmission system operator 50Hertz connected the Arkona and Wikinger offshore wind farms to its transmission grid. The projects were connected via the Ostwind 1 grid connection. “I […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    China has the most important marked for wind industry in the world. During the last five years, the Chinese wind power industry has doubled its capacity every year. Therefore, the Beijing International Wind Power Exhibition has grown year by year. A few years ago it was in a sports hall – this year there were […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Engineers at the Maritime Research Institute in the Netherlands (MARIN) are in the closing stages of testing three different floating wind turbine concepts — a spar, a tension-leg platform and a semi-submersible — for the DeepCwind Consortium, led by the University of Maine. Researchers there claim that it is the first time in the […]

  • 23 August 2013

    After the ‘POWER UP for Offshore Wind’ event, Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation’s (LEEDCo) POWER Pledge program has emerged with more than 4,500 signatures, writes WOIO. Via the POWER Pledge, people can sign up and take the pledge to purchase a portion of their electricity from America’s first freshwater offshore wind project, located on Lake […]

  • 9 January 2011

    Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), the non-profit organization spearheading Northeast Ohio’s efforts to develop a regional offshore wind sector, and Freshwater Wind, LLC, the private developer partnering with LEEDCo to catalyze this growth industry of the future, have signed an option with the State of Ohio to lease specified acreage for an initial offshore […]

  • 17 August 2011

      One wind turbine farm in Germany could be a model for the development of turbines in Lake Erie.   You can listen to update at wdok. [mappress] Source: wdok, August 17, 2011

  • 26 January 2014

    VIDEO: Anholt Offshore Wind Farm Construction DONG Energy has constructed the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, which is one of the largest construction projects in Denmark. First Monopile Installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 The first of 77 foundations has been installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 in Germany representing 277 MW when complete. NASA’s Image of the […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      LEEDCo, the non-profit, private corporation spearheading the development of a Lake Erie wind farm, and its four-county members — Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Lake and Lorain — today announced the signing of a revenue-sharing agreement that will give each county a percentage of income generated by the annual submerged land lease payment. “This first-of-a-kind revenue-sharing agreement […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Inocean, a leading Norwegian naval architect company, has signed an agreement with ABB, to set up an engineering services joint venture specializing in offshore wind integration projects. ABB will have a majority shareholding in the new entity, ABB Inocean AB which will be located in Gothenburg, Sweden, a region with a shipbuilding history and recognized […]

  • 11 February 2011
    Authorities

    State Senators Jane Earll and Mary Jo White will hold a joint public informational hearing about offshore wind energy in Lake Erie.   (goerie) [mappress] Source: goerie, February 11, 2011

  • 20 April 2010
    Authorities, Environment

    The group led by Cuyahoga County in Ohio that plans to put wind turbines in Lake Erie can’t disturb the birds. Or the fish. Or the boaters. [mappress] Source: crainsdetroit, April 19, 2010;

  • 6 May 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    That could change.

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that experienced wind turbine installation firm Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS is joining the development team for Project Icebreaker, an offshore wind demonstration project in Lake Erie. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, based in Oslo, Norway, provides innovative and tailored services for the transport, installation and maintenance of offshore […]

  • 11 March 2010

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier announced today it has placed an order with the Lamprell Energy Ltd. shipyard in Dubai for two self elevating vessels for installation of offshore wind turbines.

  • 17 January 2013
    Authorities

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur has secured the ranking member position on the Energy and Water Subcommittee of House Appropriations. Congresswoman Kaptur called the subcommittee position “a good fit” for Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, which stretches along the Lake Erie coast from Cleveland to Toledo. Among other areas, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over: renewable energy initiatives nationally […]