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  • 17 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A multidisciplinary consortium of six private and public organisations from five European countries, led by the French wind power specialist ASAH LM, will develop an innovative concept of floating wind turbine on GustoMSC’s Tri-Floater. Other members include: SSP Technology the Danish leading blade manufacturer, Fraunhofer IWES the German Institute for Wind Energy in charge of the drive train, […]

  • 12 April 2011

    The European Atlas of the Seas was one of the actions outlined by the European Commission when it launched an Integrated Maritime Policy for the European Union in 2007. A pilot version of the atlas has been available on DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries’ public website since May 2010. The latest version takes into account […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved three schemes to support electricity production from wind and solar power in Denmark in 2018 and 2019.

  • 5 January 2015

    Totaro & Associates (T+A), a market research and innovation strategy consultancy, has opened their European Headquarters in Hamburg, Germany as of 1 January, 2015. The company cites strong demand for competitive benchmarking as well as intellectual property (IP) risk mitigation services from existing and new European clients. In the midst of companies re-centralizing their research […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Canadian remote environmental monitoring systems provider Axys Technologies has appointed Guillaume Gautier to the position of Director of Field Services based in Nantes, France.

  • 12 January 2012

    European Commission is funding EUR 6 million worth wind-wave project with EUR 4.3 million. The goal of this project is to develop a platform that will harness wind and wave power and on-site convert the surplus energy into hydrogen. The project builds on already on-going R&D and commercial activities of a partnership involving the European […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The Irish Wind Energy Association has today released alarming statistics, asserting that Ireland is losing out to other European nations… By Carmel Doyle (siliconrepublic) [mappress] Source: siliconrepublic, October 07, 2011

  • 24 June 2016

    Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted in favour of increasing the European Union’s target for renewables to ‘at least’ 30% by 2030. Europe currently has a target of at least 27%, which was agreed by European leaders in October 2014. The parliamentary vote, which has no direct legislative impact, sends a clear message to […]

  • 2 August 2010

    Even though 2.1 GW of offshore wind power has already been installed in European water with a further 1.5 expected to be constructed by the end of the year [2010], reaching targets of 40-50GW by 2020 will be a struggle and will require a significant increase in developments costing roughly £550 billion There are huge […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 October 2014

    At the Ocean Energy Europe conference in Paris last week the atmosphere was quite upbeat. Of course, the major challenge in the industry remains – principally funding technology development. The good news is that Europe is taking ocean energy seriously. It will not be on the same stage as funding for the nuclear industry or […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Grid Connection

      An interconnecting transmission system linking the UK with other European countries could bring with it several benefits and a healthy boost… (smartgridnews) [mappress] Source: smartgridnews, September 26, 2011

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    E.ON has received the “European Cleantech Corporation of the Year” award at the 10th European Cleantech Forum in Stockholm (Sweden), organized by Cleantech Group, developer of the i3 market intelligence platform. Every year, one company gets awarded for its significant action to promote innovation in green technology and environmentally friendly products and services. “E.ON was […]

  • 12 October 2016

    European Commission Vice President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic met with 11 chief technical officers (CTOs) from the wind industry at the beginning of this month at the WindEurope Summit 2016 in Hamburg. CTOs from ABB, Iberdrola, Vestas, DONG Energy and Siemens presented Sefcovic with a new study on research and innovation (R&I) – known as the […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    LS Cable & System (President & CEO: Ja-Eun Koo) will be the first cable maker in Korea to introduce the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cables to the European market. On April 15 the company announced that it would supply 24.5km of 285kV extra high voltage submarine cables and connectors to, and 25.7km of […]

  • 5 February 2015

    Along with its annual report on offshore wind in Europe last year, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has also published an infographic that shows statistical details of the industry.  Here are some other fun facts about the European offshore wind from EWEA’s report: –  The average water depth of wind farms completed, or partially completed, in 2014 was 22.4 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Ramsgate has played host to a European renewable-energies conference. It was held at the Pegwell Bay Hotel and delegates looked at the… (yourthanet) [mappress] Source: yourthanet,October 13, 2010;

  • 21 January 2011

    Plans to explore linking up green energy projects in the North, Baltic and Irish Seas were backed by Prime Minister David Cameron today as part of the UK-Baltic-Nordic Summit held in London. The Prime Minister announced that Energy Ministers will work together through the North Seas Offshore Grid Initiative and share experience with Ministers in […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of joint control… (neurope) [mappress] Source: neurope, November 28, 2011

  • 3 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    Eleanore project launched: 3E, Alstom Grid, CG, CMI, DEME Blue Energy, Eurogrid International and SAG bring their engagement to foster the development of future offshore grids in Europe one step further 3E, Alstom Grid, CG, CMI, DEME Blue Energy, Eurogrid International (a holding company owned by Transmission System Operator Elia and infrastructure funds specialist IFM), […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has concluded that a UK scheme called “Contracts for Difference” that promotes the generation of electricity from renewable sources is in line with EU state aid rules. In separate investigations, the Commission has also found that public support worth GBP 9.7 billion (around € 12.3 billion) to five offshore wind farms is […]

  • 10 July 2019

    European researchers have launched the New European Wind Atlas (NEWA) which is expected to support the identification of optimal sites for new wind farm projects. Thirty partners from academia and industry from eight European countries worked on developing and validating new methods for the assessment of wind conditions as part of the NEWA R&D project. The main aim […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish renewable energy specialist European Energy Group has ordered a crew transfer vessel (CTV) which once delivered will service the 21MW Sprogø offshore wind farm.

  • 11 February 2016

    European offshore wind saw some big numbers last year, with EUR 13.3 billion invested in the sector and a total of 3,019 MW of new grid-connected capacity added. Even though 7 wind turbines were decommissioned (two at Robin Rigg and all five at Yttre Stengrund), 419 newly installed ones were there to overshadow this.  Fourteen projects were completed in 2015, with work […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the European Chamber of Commerce Taiwan (ECCT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on joint activities to support offshore wind development in Taiwan. The organisations will focus on developing opportunities and areas for cooperation through joint advocacy initiatives and other activities. GWEC and ECCT said they shared […]