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  • 6 December 2016

    With the offshore wind industry still in process of reaching its full technological and economical potential, innovation and cost reduction are inevitable subject whichever part of the industry one refers to. This might especially be true with design and engineering, where companies are trying to come up with novel and cost-effective solutions to advance the […]

  • 6 June 2016

    Join, listen, learn and network. Four words that must tickle your fancy! Would you like to know more about what is happening within the offshore wind industry? Listen to leading industry players talk about innovations and developments? Than you must join the Offshore WIND Expertise Hub during Offshore Energy 2016. The fact that renewables are […]

  • 6 July 2017

    Offshore WIND marked the beginning of this month by posting the first videos from its latest Expertise Hub series on Monday, 3 July, and our team decided to add a new batch of interviews each week with the final Expertise Hub interviews scheduled to go online by the end of August.

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    During the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2016 there was a new place on the exhibition floor called the Offshore WIND Expertise HUB. On the HUB, 22 companies were interviewed on various topics within the industry, from foundations to innovations and vessels in offshore wind to future prognosis. No stone was left unturned. Thank you […]

  • 13 December 2016

    Tonnes of steel are being used to produce structures that support wind turbines installed at sea, erected at various distances from shore and featuring various generating capacity. As the offshore wind sector moves forward, wind farms are growing in scale, turbine capacity is increasing and the infrastructure is moving more and more away from land. These facts, […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The growth of the offshore wind industry, bringing in increased investment in new wind farms that will feature bigger components installed farther from shore, is set to spur the demand for specialist vessels, says Clarksons Research, a provider of global shipping and offshore market intelligence. These include larger installation vessels that will be able to […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    It has been projected that global offshore wind expenditure will reach GBP 210 billion (approx. EUR 247 billion) by 2025. Investments in the offshore wind sector depend on the certainty within the market, and this is subject to favourable governmental policies and the industry’s ability to cut down the costs, which create a solid ground […]

  • 29 November 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Driven by innovation and further cost reduction, offshore wind has the potential to grow to 100GW in 2030, according to ‘Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind’, a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched on 31 October at the World Wind Energy Conference in Tokyo.  Next-generation wind turbines with larger blades and floating turbines are expected to […]

  • 19 May 2017

    Join, listen, learn and network. Four words that must tickle your fancy! Would you like to know more about what is happening within the offshore wind industry? Listen to leading industry players talk about innovations and developments? Then you must join the Offshore WIND Expertise Hub during Offshore Wind Energy XL.

  • 2 January 2018

    The Offshore WIND Expertise Hub returned in 2017 to gather offshore wind experts representing the entire industry, including wind farm developers, governmental bodies, original equipment manufacturers, and specialized companies spanning the entire supply chain. Here, we bring you five most watched interviews: Bent Christensen, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy: Bruno Geschier, Ideol: Jasper Vis, Ørsted Netherlands: […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Vessels

    While there is a downturn in the oil and gas market, Boskalis – which serves the offshore energy sector – can count on its flexibility, as it can tap into offshore wind with its large range of vessels and skilled personnel, according to Pieter Wijnmaalen, Commercial Manager at VBMS, Boskalis’ daughter company working in the offshore wind market. 

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Esvagt’s Service Operations Vessels (SOVs) currently working, and those set to work, in the offshore wind sector have a bright future after their initial offshore wind contracts expire as they will still be in demand, according to Ole Ditlev Nielsen, the company’s Business Development Manager, who joined Offshore WIND Expertise Hub at the beginning of June.

  • 31 January 2018

    Offshore WIND Expertise Hub interview with Max De Feber, a student at the Delft University of Technology, Offshore & Dredging Engineering Department.

  • 31 January 2018

    Offshore WIND Expertise Hub interview with Rene Bos, Project Engineer at Eneco.

  • 3 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    By 2020, 60% of Danish electricity consumption will be based on wind power.

  • 2 January 2017

      The first Offshore WIND Expertise Hub was set up during the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC), held in October 2016 in Amsterdam. With a spotlight on cost reduction, transferable knowledge from oil & gas, and forecast for the future, more than 20 companies shared their insights with Offshore WIND. Here, we bring you five most watched […]

  • 17 October 2018

    As reported recently, the upcoming offshore wind tender in the Netherlands will also have a zero-subsidy round, just like the one before it. According to Hans Timmers, Chairman of the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), the level of the electricity price, growing market and stable demand and supply make up the grounds for holding a subsidy-free tender. 

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    While offshore wind developers are expecting turbines of 13-15MW capacity to be rolled out over the next few years (by 2024), MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched its 9.5MW turbine and brought the market only 0.5MW (500kW) away from the two-figure-megawatt point.

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    For offshore wind farms to properly deliver power to households on land, not only do professionals using gigantic vessels and high-tech machinery need to install massive and complex infrastructure, but the selected sites also must be thoroughly surveyed before the construction can start. Once all set up, those turbines sticking out way above the sea […]

  • 21 February 2018

    Watch our Expertise Hub video interview with Philipp Stukenbrock, Head of Sales & marketing at 8.2 Consulting.

  • 17 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The introduction of innovations in the offshore wind operations and maintenance segment (O&M) is a constant balancing act and the companies must always have their finger on the trigger and evaluate every day when to pull it, Bent Thambo Jensen, Chief Commercial Officer of ZITON, said.

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Floating LiDAR solutions provider EOLOS plans to enter offshore wind markets in America and Asia in 2018, Julian Harland, Sales Director at EOLOS, said.

  • 20 September 2017

    Join, listen, learn and network. Four words that must tickle your fancy! Would you like to know more about what is happening within the offshore wind industry? Listen to leading industry players talk about innovations and developments? Then you must join the Offshore WIND Expertise Hub during the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference 2017 (OEEC)!

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    If 5% of an offshore wind project’s CAPEX is accounting for around 82% of failure claims, there is an obvious mismatch to look into, according to CEO and founder of Seaproof Solutions, Henrik Bang-Andreasen, who referred to reports revealing that a big percentage of offshore wind farm failures came from cable-related issues.

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A Dutch start-up Offshore Wind Innovators is gaining momentum and has reached its goal to attract 100 companies to join the network by year-end, as Martin Weissmann, Innovation Manager at Offshore Wind Innovators, hoped for.

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall’s three Danish offshore wind projects are progressing on schedule following the order of wind turbines from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Gunnar Groebler, Senior Vice President Business Area Wind at Vattenfall, said.