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  • 30 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GE Global Research has been awarded USD 2.8 million through the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), which will go towards design and development of optimized controls for a lightweight 12MW floating offshore wind turbine. ARPA-E funding was provided by their newest program, Aerodynamic Turbines, Lighter and Afloat, with Nautical Technologies and […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ new fund Copenhagen Infrastructure III had its third close on Thursday, 13 July with total commitments reaching EUR 1.9 billion, after 4 months of fundraising.

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Swedish floating multi-turbine platform designer Hexicon AB and South African wind developer Genesis Eco-Energy Developments are joining forces to explore the development of offshore wind in South Africa. The development program will be carried out via a joint venture company in South Africa named GenesisHexicon (Pty) Ltd. “This is the winning formula for large scale energy production […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities

    After a formal RFP process attracting responses from industry leaders, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DoE’s) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has awarded AXYS the contract to supply two WindSentinel floating LiDAR systems. The systems will be managed by PNNL to support research and development to help advance the U.S. offshore wind industry. “This award […]

  • 21 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The teams of Sound & Sea Technology Inc, AXYS Technologies Inc, and DNV GL Inc have announced the award of a contract from the U.S. Navy for the validation of an offshore floating LiDAR wind resource assessment system. Sound & Sea Technology (SST) will provide overall management of the program, coordination with the Navy, ocean […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The US Department of Energy has announced up to USD 28 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) programme to develop new technologies for floating offshore wind turbines using the discipline of control co-design (CCD). Floating wind turbines are currently designed to be large and heavy to replicate more familiar onshore wind […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities

    The Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) has lifted the bar for wind energy development in the country, now targeting 75 GW of installed wind capacity by 2050, Bloomberg writes. Under the newly set target, 37 GW of offshore wind power is expected to be installed by 2050, including both bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind turbines. […]

  • 12 January 2016
    R&D, Technology

    ECN has confirmed that the Fugro Oceanor Seawatch floating LiDAR is in the pre-commercial stage according to the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. In collaboration with RWE, Eneco and Fugro Oceanor, ECN has performed a Fugro Oceanor Seawatch floating LiDAR validation trial near the offshore meteorological mast IJmuiden, […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the Japan Wind Power Association (JWPA) have launched a joint Offshore Wind Task Force in Japan. The task force will address key bottlenecks to the growth of Japan’s offshore wind industry such as providing input to streamline the regulatory process for project development and building a local supply […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Seabed mapping specialists Osiris Hydrographic & Geophysical Projects were successful at the ECHO Regional Business Awards winning the MSIF Business of the Year award (51-250 employees). Osiris Projects, owned by the locally headquartered Bibby Line Group, were in attendance at the ceremony, held at St George’s Hall, Liverpool on the 3rd July and hosted by […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For jack-up wind turbine installation vessels the loads on the legs and the jacking system during touch-down and lift-off are considered the most critical aspects in the operational performance of the vessels. The aim of the JIP, which is in its second year, is to understand and predict this interaction between jack-up legs and the […]

  • 27 July 2012

    The kick off meeting of the Joint Industry Project (JIP) Wind Jack was held on 19 July. Deltares will carry out this project together with MARIN and with engineering offices, ship builders, ship owners and contractors from The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Singapore. Within the Wind Jack Joint Industry Project, the interaction between jack-up legs […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    With no floating offshore wind projects in the pipeline between 2021 and 2025, there is a window of opportunity for early movers willing to unlock new expanses of offshore wind energy, according to WindEurope CEO Giles Dickson.

  • 17 February 2012

    The effects of operational loads and wind loads on offshore wind turbines are well understood. At most sites, however, the water depth is such that breaking or near-breaking waves will occur causing impulsive excitation of the foundation and consequently, considerable stresses and displacements in the foundation, tower and turbine. WiFi aims to improve the way […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Effective immediately, AXYS Technologies Inc. has partnered with Optical Air Data Systems (OADS) to develop and manufacture the Vindicator® Generation 3 Laser Wind Sensor for the AXYS WindSentinel™ floating wind resource assessment system. Combining the current Vindicator® technology with lessons learned from the world’s first commercially deployed floating LIDAR systems, the Vindicator® Generation 3 Laser […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    French cable maker Nexans has awarded its compatriot, Bardot Group, with a contract to supply buoyancy modules for the power cables of Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. The 30MW floating wind farm, located 30 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead, will be operated by Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil. Hywind will consist of […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded USD 5.7 million in new funding to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for its activities in the field of floating offshore wind turbines. NREL will work as the prime contractor on three projects within ARPA-E’s Aerodynamic Turbines Lighter and Afloat with Nautical Technologies and Integrated […]

  • 22 November 2011

    On Ramsden Dock Road in Barrow in Furness, the construction of the new operation and maintenance facilities for the Walney Offshore Windfarm commenced in December 2010, and the construction is now near completion. The site facilities consist of two buildings; one being an office for administration, welfare and catering and the other being a warehouse/workshop […]

  • 22 April 2010
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    April 20, 2010 Rockwell Automation’s EtherNet/IP-based Wind Park Management solution offers a speed of response so fast that not only does it remove the need for millions of euro’s worth of capacitor banks, but it also surpasses the requirements of proposed 2013 utility-end-user requirements

  • 26 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A consortium of partners led by Principle Power has been awarded a USD 3.6 million grant from the U.S Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop, validate and operate DIGIFLOAT, the world’s first digital twin software tailored to floating offshore wind applications. This digital twin model will be a real-time, high-fidelity numerical […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Statoil has chosen Ampelmann, Axtech and Largeway as the winners of the Norwegian energy company’s innovation challenge on heavy maintenance of offshore wind turbines.

  • 15 June 2017
    R&D

    DNV GL has announced its latest Joint Industry Project (JIP), aiming to optimise the performance of wind farms by reducing the downtime and lower the costs of energy during the operational project life span of 25 years or more.

  • 24 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Following the launch of the global Lidar Research Programme earlier this year, the first award has been granted to novel floating mast provider, FloatMast®, in association with leading research institute CRES. The project will see a ZephIR 300 wind lidar deployed on the FloatMast platform to gather finance-grade wind data enhanced with a short mast […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On 15 May, the Scottish government approved the variation application submitted by Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) in November 2017 for the floating wind project to be built some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a new accelerator program focused on the commercialization of new technologies for the UK’s offshore wind supply chain. The Launch Academy is a national technology accelerator program designed to support innovative SMEs to commercialize technologies that will enhance the local offshore wind supply chain, enabling greater UK content, while supporting […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Vessels

    At the end of March, Harlingen-based SeaZip Offshore Service BV will bring two new service vessels into service for the support of wind farms at sea. The vessels,of Damen FCS 2610 type, called SeaZip 3 and SeaZip 4, are going to sail under the Dutch flag and were built by Damen Shipyards in Singapore. Both […]