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  • 31 October 2013
    Grid Connection

    Deltares aims to team up with the corporate sector and top research institutes to launch an international research project focusing on the safe burial depth of sea cables against encounters with ships’ anchors. The R&D project will be conducted in the form of a Joint Industry Project (JIP) named SAFETRENCH. Interested parties are invited to […]

  • 13 January 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) is set to begin the development of a new floating offshore wind turbine system, with an aim to lower the cost of energy by JPY 20/kWh (approx. EUR 0.16/kWh) after 2030. During the project, NEDO will conduct multiple activities aimed at reducing the cost of the system, […]

  • 5 March 2019
    R&D

    DNV GL has launched a joint industry project with ten commercial partners to develop a comprehensive methodology for blade rain erosion analysis (COBRA). DNV GL has partnered with Vestas, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, Ørsted, Mankeweicz, Akzonobel, Aerox-CEU, Polytech, Hempel and PPG, to take up the challenge of analysing the effect that rain […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has contracted ABB to deliver its WindSTAR transformers specifically designed for floating wind turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project offshore Portugal.

  • 28 November 2013

    DNV GL is initiating a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to provide guidance on an alternative means of personnel transfer onto offshore installations. The “Walk to Work” (W2W) approach, where offshore installations are manned from a ship via gangway is being increasingly considered and used in the North Sea and other oil and gas regions to […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Ireland’s Marine Institute has applied for a foreshore lease for the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test site which would potentially allow the installation of floating wind turbines at the site. The Marine Institute denied seeking permission from the country’s Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government to install three turbines at Galway Bay, as reported by […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Four Scottish Offshore Wind Projects Back in Business The Inner House of the Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay. France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders France’s […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, Technology

    ABS has granted approval in principle (AIP) to Maryland-based OTEC International LLC (OTI) for its 5–7 megawatt ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) Floating Power Plant (FPP). The FPP is designed to generate consistent electrical power for a commercial utility grid in the world’s tropical and sub-tropical zones. The FPP design uses seawater to turn solar […]

  • 29 July 2019
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has invited wind energy stakeholders to join a new Joint Industry Project (JIP) to explore the potential of using light detection and ranging (LIDAR) to measure wind speed turbulence intensity (TI) for various applications in the wind industry. LIDAR is becoming the preferred technology for wind resource measurements, and various methods for deriving […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    DNV GL is launching a joint industry project (JIP) to improve risk assessment of offshore helideck turbulence through the use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The project’s aim is to bridge the gap between advised and actual hazardous flight conditions, ensuring cost-effective designs and helicopter operations without compromising safety. CFD is widely used in high-level analyses of […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall Gives Reasons for Choosing Siemens Gamesa 8MW Turbine Vattenfall has chosen the new 8MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbine for its Danish offshore wind farms because it “was simply the cheapest choice in the market measured by cost per generated megawatt-hour electricity,” Michael Simmelsgaard, Head of Offshore Wind and Country Manager for Vattenfall in Denmark, said. Spain: […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Vessels

    Huisman has received an order from Boskalis to deliver an offshore mast crane (OMC) for its crane vessel Bokalift 2. With a lifting capacity of 4,000mt at 100m above deck, this crane is capable of lifting jackets for wind turbines off the deck of the vessel, Huisman said. According to the company, a fly jib […]

  • 7 February 2011

    A joint industry project (JIP) led by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has looked at offshore monopile wind turbine structures to improve the… (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, February 07, 2011

  • 29 March 2017
    R&D, Technology

    A consortium of MARIN, Deltares, Witteveen + Bos, Vuyk Engineering and ECN has set up a Joint Industry Project to investigate the critical aspects in the transportation, installation and project logistics of gravity-based support structures for offshore wind turbines.

  • 5 March 2013
    Authorities

    Delphine Batho, French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy announced the launch of a call for expressions of interest to promote demonstration projects in offshore renewables on Monday, according to UPI.com news site. The projects include tidal energy, wave energy, floating wind and ocean thermal technologies. Furthermore, Ms. Batho disclosed information on exploiting the […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    DNV GL, Deltares, ECN and other partners are joining forces in Cables Lifetime Monitoring, a joint industry project (JIP) expected to reduce power-cable failures affecting the development and operation of offshore wind farms.

  • 16 December 2019
    R&D

    Star of the South Wind Farm Pty Ltd. has shared a video showing the deployment of wind and wave monitoring equipment at the project site offshore Gippsland in Australia. Akrocean deployed two floating LiDARs and a wave buoy at the end of November to collect data on the wind profile and conditions in the Bass […]

  • 24 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    OWI-Lab has been accepted as an additional partner in the European project WIFI JIP. The Joint Industry Project WIFI will investigate wave run-up on fixed foundations for offshore wind turbines by numerical modeling, model testing, offshore measurements and design and classification methods. The objective of the WiFi JIP (Wave impacts on Fixed turbines) is to […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Wind turbines at sea could be much cheaper. The members of the Joint Industry Project ‘Wave Impact on Fixed turbine’ (JIP WiFi) are convinced that cost reductions are achievable. The design rules currently used to determine the impact of breaking waves on the turbines are very conservative. The thinking is that improving design guidelines and […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Training & Education

    On October 10, China Longyuan Power held the 2014 offshore wind power reverse roadshow and gave a systematic introduction to the development status and future plan of offshore wind power in Rudong County, Jiangsu Province. Jia Nansong, the Vice President of the Company and secretary of the Board, attended to give a lecture and answered […]

  • 18 October 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The W2POWER prototype, the first multi-turbine wind floating platform in Spain designed by the Spanish company ENEROCEAN S.L., was decommissioned from the PLOCAN’s test site on 17 October. The testing of the 1:6 scale prototype was carried out between June and October with an aim to collect information from different parameters that will allow further development […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Recruitment specialist ersg has won a tender to be the sole supplier of fabrication management personnel to two undisclosed offshore wind farms in Asia. Additionally, ersg has also agreed terms with a company building floating wind foundations to supply contractors for the entire project lifecycle, project planners and WTG package managers have already been deployed. […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Grid Connection

    DNV GL announced the launch of its guideline “Subsea power cables in shallow water renewable energy applications” (DNV-RP-J301), which provides a comprehensive review of subsea power cable practice and advice for managing the risk commonly associated with the cables. The recommended practice is the most comprehensive of its type in the industry. Technical guideline covers […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hitachi Zosen Corp., Japanese industrial and engineering company, has revealed its plan to generate JPY 50 million (EUR 393 million, USD 419 million) in sales through its wind energy business in the next ten years.  The company has not disclosed its current sales earnings. The company explained that it aims to widen its wind energy business to include developing, […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc has completed pre-commissioning of a WindSentinel platform for the United States Navy project to validate an offshore floating LiDAR wind resource assessment system. AXYS teamed up with Sound & Sea Technology (SST) as well as DNV GL to secure the US Navy contract and supply the system. The LiDAR underwent an initial […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ESG Edelstahl und Umwelttechnik Stralsund GmbH will begin the construction of a transport structure intended for rotor blades of offshore wind turbines for EnBW Baltic 2 GmbH in April 2014. Specialist company ESG will build the so-called “Blade Rack System” at the Volkswerft shipyard in Stralsund within two months. The system will then be mounted […]