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3 April 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Technology

Bay State Wind, the US-based 50-50 partnership between Ørsted and Eversource developing an offshore wind project in Massachusetts, has entered into an agreement with the steel pipe manufacturing specialist EEW to open and staff a Massachusetts facility to manufacture offshore wind turbine foundations.

15 June 2017 Wind Farm Update

Danish engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll has been appointed by Huadong Engineering Corporation to design foundations for the 300MW SPIC Binhai South H3 offshore wind farm in the Yellow Sea north of Shanghai.

21 November 2016 R&D, Technology

Offshore wind foundations segment is expected to witness revenue growth at a CAGR of 14.9% from 2016 to 2024, making it the fastest growing segment for wind energy foundations over the forecast period on account of increasing offshore installations coupled with technological innovations, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.  Overall, the demand […]

14 September 2016

Zensor, a Belgium-based provider of monitoring packages for offshore wind support structures, won the Rising Blue Star of the Year award at the first edition of the Blue Economy Business Awards. The ceremony was held as part of the first Blue Economy Business & Science Forum at the International Maritime Museum of Hamburg. Zensor provides condition monitoring systems for the foundation […]

20 June 2016 Authorities

The Netherlands Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Association (NOGEPA), the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), the Dutch Foundation for Nature Conservation and Environmental Protection, TenneT and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) have signed a Declaration of Coordination and Cooperation in the North Sea Region. The organisations, which signed the agreement for closer […]

26 May 2015 Business & Finance

Two Nova Scotian businesses have secured contracts worth $25 million as part of the first round of procurement awards on the Cape Sharp Tidal project, a 4MW tidal array in the Bay of Fundy. Aecon Group Inc. and Lengkeek Vessel Engineering have been selected by Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture between Emera Inc. and OpenHydro, […]

17 April 2015 R&D, Technology

A subsea cable laid from the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway Bay this week marks a major milestone in the development of Ireland’s national marine research and development infrastructure. The four kilometre cable, and a frame to which sensors and monitoring equipment will be attached is part of the development of an ocean observatory in […]

5 February 2015 Business & Finance

Ignacio Galán, the chairman and chief executive officer of Iberdrola, has outlined a strategy for further multi-billion pound investments in renewables in the UK, with a strong focus on Scotland, in a lecture at the University of Strathclyde.  Mr Galán was delivering the fourth James Blyth lecture at the university, in which he gave a detailed […]

18 December 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that it is leading an international engineering team to design an offshore wind turbine foundation optimized for fabrication in the United States. The design will catalyze domestic manufacturing growth by removing barriers to entry faced by U.S.-based steel fabricators that want to supply foundations for the […]

12 November 2014

The main interview in this edition covers Van Oord Offshore who has recently taken delivery of their new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Aeolus. We now look at what three other companies operating these types of vessels are thinking about now and for in the future. Depending on your definition of a WTIV there are […]

4 November 2014 Business & Finance

North Wales Tidal Energy & Coastal Protection, a company aiming to harness tidal energy along the North Wales coast, was launched at the end of last month.  The newly opened company plans to work with local communities and explore tidal resources in the area to eventually set up tidal systems, which will bring cheaper and […]

30 October 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Enel Green Power (EGP) and DCNS have been selected by the Chilean government’s economic development organization CORFO (Corporación de Fomento de la Producción) to establish a groundbreaking global centre of Marine Energy R&D excellence in the country, named Marine Energy Research and Innovation Centre (MERIC). The Centre will be supported by a contribution of approximate 20 […]

21 August 2014 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

In a few months, the first of a new generation of concrete foundations will be installed for the first time in the English Channel. Optimised production methods and easy installation concept opens up the possibility of major deepwater offshore wind turbine parks. There was applause all round when the base plate for the prototype for […]

22 July 2014

It is always good when you can go to a pretty village on the coast on a bright summer’s day; just imagine how good this is when you do this every day for your work. DONG Energy were probably not too concerned about this aspect when they chose the small North German port of Norddeich […]

5 June 2014 Business & Finance, R&D

Wind power capacity is an indicator of building a sustainable economy because wind is poised to become the foundation of the new energy economy, the Earth Policy Institute (EPI) says. With total capacity exceeding 318,000 megawatts, wind farms generate carbon-free electricity in more than 85 countries. Twenty-four countries have at least 1,000 megawatts. The wind […]

27 May 2014 Training & Education

The Focus-Abengoa Foundation has opened the Energy Transition and Climate Change School. Officials present at the opening session were Josep Borrell Fontelles, Vice-president of the Focus-Abengoa Foundation, Director of the Energy Transition and Climate Change Forum and Chairman of Abengoa’s International Advisory Board; José Domínguez Abascal, Technical General Secretary of Abengoa; and Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of […]

23 May 2014 Authorities

The wind industry worldwide will be watching very closely what happens in Hamburg in almost exactly four months’ time – WindEnergy Hamburg has its premiere at the Hamburg Fair site from 23 to 26 September.  “Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, will open WindEnergy Hamburg. That underscores the importance of this leading industry fair […]

3 April 2014 Wind Farm Update

RWE Innogy has commissioned Dutch company Fabricom Offshore Services BV to maintain the foundations of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm over the coming four years. The contract includes the inspection and maintenance of the 49 jacket foundations of the wind turbines and the transformer substation, together with the monopile foundations of the measurement mast. […]

17 September 2013

The finalists for the first Wales Green Energy Awards have been announced today. The new awards, organised by RenewableUK Cymru, celebrate the achievements of the green energy industry in Wales. A panel of independent judges comprising Lee Water, Director of the Institute of Welsh Affairs, Peter Davies, Wales’ Commissioner for Sustainable Futures and Chris Kelsey, […]

19 June 2013

Currently most of the licences for offshore wind farm development zones are granted with a lease period of 20 to 25 years. As a consequence the turbines have to be built to last for at least that period. There are several elements that can affect the life span of a turbine once it is installed […]

11 April 2013 Technology

ArcelorMittal is presenting its steel for wind energy at Hannover Messe, the world’s most important technology show, from 8-12 April. ArcelorMittal is actively involved in offering the energy industry a complete range of products and solutions for each step of the energy lifecycle, from production to transformation and transport. At Hannover Messe the group is […]

22 February 2013 R&D

New Danish surveys confirm that it’s possible to construct offshore wind farms in an environmentally sustainable manner that does not lead to significant damage to nature if proper planning is applied. From 2007 to 2012 the follow up of the environmental monitoring programme for Danish large-scale offshore wind farms has been conducted. The programme is […]

20 February 2013

Poland The first efforts aiming at the development of the offshore wind farms in Poland took place in the last decade but were unsuccessful due to controversial location (within Natura2000), unfavourable legislation and the lack of relevant knowledge of public administration. Development of the technology and successful implementation of investment projects in other EU countries […]

11 February 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance

As part of President’s Obama’s all-of-the-above approach to American energy, the U.S. Departments of Energy and the Treasury today announced the availability of $150 million in Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits for clean energy and energy efficiency manufacturing projects across the United States. This important tax program is focused on strengthening America’s global competitiveness in […]

12 December 2012 Environment

In a first of its kind collaboration, a coalition of leading environmental organizations and offshore wind developers has agreed to a series of voluntary measures that will protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, while helping to expedite responsible offshore wind development, in the Mid-Atlantic. Building upon proposed federally mandated protections, the Conservation Law Foundation […]

10 December 2012

In its World Energy Outlook 2012, the IEA (International Energy Agency) forecasts that renewables could “become the world’s second-largest source of power generation by 2015”. Governments throughout the world are trying to increase the share of renewables in their electricity generation portfolio both as a precaution against fluctuating prices for fossil fuels and for environmental […]