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  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has secured a patent from the European Patent Office (EPO) for its divisible offshore wind turbine. SeaTwirl said that the notice about the patent is dependent on paying the required fees. The solution includes a turbine that is divisible above and below the house that holds the generator and bearing, meaning […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has granted SeaTwirl a patent for a dynamic floating offshore wind turbine.

  • 3 February 2020

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most-read news on the site in the first month of 2020.

  • 23 May 2018

    Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has begun a research project with Chalmers and RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden) aiming to investigate how to best design vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) to be as robust as possible.

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has appointed Peter Laurits, Vice Chairman of the Board, as the company’s new CEO, effective immediately. With Laurits now taking the helm, the interim CEO Peter Schou, who was heading the company during the spring, will work in parallel with the new CEO during a transition […]

  • 6 July 2015

    Policy makers and other energy sector players can now access the world’s largest collection of global renewable energy standards and patents, thanks to a new online platform launched today by IRENA. The International Standards and Patents in Renewable Energy platform, also known as INSPIRE, is the first and most complete solution of its kind, helping […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has expanded its intellectual property (IP) to ensure its cutting edge innovations are protected around the world. The IP applies to Sea State Tuning, a revolutionary system that ensures that the WaveSub wave energy converter – […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    When fed into medium-voltage power grids, large loads of renewable or other decentralized energies – which are generated when winds are strong or the sun is very bright – can produce short circuits that endanger the power supply. Superconducting network technologies can ensure reliable grid operation even under these conditions. Siemens is installing a superconducting […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has raised more than £1 million from a panel of local business angels and the Welsh Government. The company, co-founded by Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman and Dr Graham Foster in 2009, will use […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy Limited has completed the delivery of TekLink® cable protection systems to DEME Offshore for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. SeaMade is a 487MW offshore wind farm currently under construction off the coast of Belgium and integrates two wind farm sites known as Mermaid and Seastar. Tekmar Energy was awarded a contract […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies’s Board of Directors has appointed George H. Kirby as President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Director effective January 20, 2015. Terence J. Cryan, Chairman of the Board of OPT, stated, “George has a broad wealth of experience in the energy sector and a proven track record in the growth of operating businesses. […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Wales’ first full-scale tidal energy generator has been awarded a £1.6m EU grant to fund its deployment in Ramsey Sound, Pembrokeshire – First Minister Carwyn Jones announced yesterday. The funding from the European Regional Development Fund, administered by the Welsh European Funding Office for Welsh Government, has been provided to Cardiff-based Tidal Energy Ltd for […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Subsea engineering specialist, Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd (ESS) has posted a 72% increase in revenue and a £1 million profit in its latest published accounts. The Aberdeenshire-based business has extended its oil and gas expertise into the emerging renewables market and forecasts turnover in the current year will increase to £13 million, and are targeting […]

  • 10 November 2011

    FoundOcean has been appointed as an exclusive agent by IEV International Limited (now a wholly-owned subsidiary of IEV Holdings Limited, a company listed on Catalist of the Singapore Exchange) to market their revolutionary Marine Growth Prevention and Control products in European waters. Until now, controlling marine growth has been an expensive and time-consuming process. This […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) has established a £2.8 million public-private initiative to support SMEs in the North East of England to move into the rapidly developing offshore wind and marine renewable energy supply chain. The Renewable Energy Technology Accelerator (RETA) project will launch with three new collaborations, involving companies developing innovative technologies to […]

  • 27 May 2016

    While the European wind energy association (EWEA) welcomes the landmark agreement achieved at the United Nations Paris Climate Summit – known as COP21 – whereby countries will aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a level that will restrict the global average temperature to a rise ‘well below’ a 2°C threshold, the new EWEA Chief […]

  • 16 November 2010

    First annual 2010 Patents and Inventors Contest The company is a driver of technological development: it will open five technology centres around the world and invest 150 million euros in R&D (2011-2013) Madrid/Bilbao, 15 November 2010. Gamesa, one of the world’s leaders in the manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines and a top wind farm […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Incat Crowther has opened an office in Southampton, United Kingdom, to support a growing European client base and meet the demand for Incat Crowther’s products and services in the region. The company said that this is a result of a strong track record, robust and innovative vessel designs and consulting services. The office in Southampton is a […]

  • 19 February 2013

    The Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks of Indian Government has recently published, in The Patent Office Journal (page 469), that a patent application has been filed for an invention in tidal power generation. Lee Han Seok and Moon Je Kyung, South Korean inventors, filed the application in January 2012 […]

  • 4 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    On January 7, the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent for the GICON ®-SOF (Floating Offshore Foundation). Thus, the GICON ®-SOF ensured patent protection as an invention in the United States as well. The patent grant certificate entitled “Floating foundation supporting framework with buoyancy components, having an open-relief design” will actively protect […]

  • 6 February 2014

    Business is already brisk at the new Hull base for energy sector services company CLS Offshore, which was officially opened by city councillor Martin Mancey today. The company have had several serious enquiries from major existing and potential clients since they moved in on January 2nd. “We’ve had many messages of welcome along with potential […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded the Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl with a patent for its dynamic floating wind turbine.

  • 24 May 2012

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced the participation of Mr Kieran O’Brien, Executive Director of European Business Development in a panel at the All Energy Conference in Aberdeen, Scotland today. The company is the ASX-listed inventor, owner and developer of the patented CETO wave energy technology that converts ocean swell into zero-emission renewable power and desalinated […]

  • 5 June 2015

    Gamesa has celebrated the fifth edition of its Patents and Inventors Competition. This year’s prize has gone to a rotor positioning invention for which the patent application has already been filed. The invention is the brainchild of Ignacio Fernández Romero and Eugenio Plano Morillo, two engineers that currently work for Adwen, the offshore wind joint venture […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The German Patent Office has decided to grant a patent to BLG Logistics Group for its innovative system called “Sleeper”, which is put to use during the storage of offshore wind foundations of up to 900 tons.  With the invention, BLG helps reduce costs in the offshore wind industry by avoiding cost intensive upgrading of surfaces to meet the requirements […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has today signed a GBP 250 million Loan Facility with the European Investment Bank (EIB), guaranteed by the Danish Export Credit Agency (Eksport Kredit Fonden, EKF) on the basis of deliveries from Siemens Wind Power and Per Aarsleff. The loan is part of the financing for the construction of the London Array offshore […]