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  • 7 January 2013

    China’s offshore wind industry is entering an era of large-scale development, as the country’s wind power development is the most rapid in the world. “Wind power has become the third-largest electric power in China,” said Liu Qi, deputy director general of the National Energy Administration. “There is no electric power to substitute the position of […]

  • 6 December 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Trident Energy, the independent developer of generator solutions for the offshore renewable energy industry, announces the agreement of a lease with Kishorn Port Ltd. Following a recent fundraise and the award of a SMART:Scotland grant earlier this year, the company will now test its PowerPod co-located wave energy generation technology at Kishorn in the North […]

  • 26 June 2013

    With a history of serving the oil & gas industry dating back over 40 years, Danish steel manufacturer Bladt Industries A/S (Bladt) held all the essential knowledge and in house skills to take this experience into the offshore wind industry over ten years ago. It all started in 2002 when the company installed their very […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Fred. Olsen Renewables Ltd. has confirmed that it has signed a grid connection offer of 1GW for Codling Wind Park, with co-owners Hazel Shore Ltd satisfying the typical power requirements of more than 160,000 homes. The Irish Waters project, which is situated in shallow waters, currently consented for 220 turbines with a further 200 turbines […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Grid Connection

    Government leaders of five German states, the national wind industry representatives, and metal and electrical workers’ associations have released the “Wismar Appeal”, calling for further expansion of wind energy, both onshore and offshore, and changes to the reform of the Renewable Energy Act (EEG). As part of the federal government’s reform considerations to the law for the […]

  • 8 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The company is listed on Dow Jones global and European sustainability indices for the fourth consecutive year Gamesa is rated the global leader in the renewable energy equipment industry, according to sustainability ranking the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World), which tracks the world’s top sustainability-driven corporations. Gamesa is listed on the global index […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ireland is the only European Union country with an Atlantic coastline that is not developing its offshore wind resource, which is not only placing the country at an economic and competitive disadvantage, but also results in missing out on a large number of associated economic and social benefits, according to the latest report from KPMG.

  • 22 September 2015

    The Sea Slice is currently being shipped by the Hamburg based shipping company SAL Heavy Lift Vessel Frauke from San Diego, USA, to Rotterdam. Transportation of the specialist vessel, which is 34 metres long and weighs 137 tonnes, will take about 30 days. The Sea Slice will then be handed over to its new owner, […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Renewable energy could fully power a large electric grid 99.9 percent of the time by 2030 at costs comparable to today’s electricity expenses, according to new research by the University of Delaware and Delaware Technical Community College. A well-designed combination of wind power, solar power and storage in batteries and fuel cells would nearly always […]

  • 7 March 2013

    The Dutch Minister of Economics Henk Kamp visited Heerema Fabrication Group’s fabrication location in Zwijndrecht on 4 March. HFG showed the Minister 2 offshore wind platforms under construction. Grid operator TenneT will connect these so called ‘power sockets at sea’ windfarms in the German part of the North Sea to the high voltage grid onshore. […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Environment, R&D

    The Southern New England Offshore Wind Energy Science Forum is taking place on 11 and 12 December at the University of Rhode Island (URI) Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) in Narragansett to discuss developments related to the Block Island offshore wind farm.

  • 21 August 2014

    DNV GL (uniting DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification) will offer key insights into the most pressing issues facing the energy industry today and in the future at the CIGRE session for electric power systems in Paris between the 25th and 29th of August 2014 (stand number 355). “At a time of great […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Matthew Knight, Director of Strategy and Government Affairs for Siemens Energy, has been elected as a Director on the Board of RenewableUK. Mr. Knight has a background in grid projects and offshore wind farms. He is a Chartered Engineer, a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Energy Policy Panel and has been […]

  • 20 April 2015

    In our first edition of 2015 you could read all about the developments regarding renewable energy. One point in matter that was not yet touched upon is how classification companies are involved in renewable energy. Maritime Holland speaks to DNV GL and ClassNK on their involvement. On 1 October 2014 classification society ClassNK announced they […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The increasing length of offshore wind turbine blades has prompted the use of advanced composite materials, with positive operational experiences so far, but with a limited range of supporting analysis and testing methods that can be directly applied to large scale wind turbines. DNV initiated the innovation project to develop improved integrity assessment procedures for […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Japanese classification society ClassNK held a press conference on 20 April in Singapore to promote the activities of its new Global Research and Innovation Center (GRIC). Joined by representatives from Nanyang Technological University, ClassNK Executive Vice President Tetsuya Kinoshita explained the rationale behind GRIC and the current goals for the center. The two main […]

  • 9 October 2012

    In little over a month, the first-ever Offshore Wind Energy Summit with an exclusive focus on grids, foundations and installation technology will take place in Hamburg, the principal location for offshore wind in Europe. More than 150 senior level wind industry executives – already comprised of 25 Utilities and 80 installation specialists – have begun […]

  • 16 September 2015

    The UK is to host the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) for the first time. The event, now in its tenth year, will come to Edinburgh from February 23-25, 2016, and will be designed by an international committee of experts and industry organisations. Previous ICOE events have been held in Spain, Nova Scotia, France, […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced the signing of key agreements with the Australian Department of Defence unveiled today by the Australian Prime Minister, the Honourable Julia Gillard, and the Federal Member for Brand, the Honourable Gary Gray, at Carnegie’s Wave Energy Research facility at Fremantle, Western Australia. Australian Department of Defence (Defence) […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Researchers at Cardiff University are working on technology which will contribute to the development of a ‘super- grid’ for sharing renewable power across Europe. Working with Leuven University (KU Leuven) in Belgium, the MEDOW project is investigating ways of sharing offshore wind power via a grid system. Professor Nick Jenkins, Leader of Energy at Cardiff […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Even though the Scotland’s First Minister is planning to meet 100 % of Scotland’s electricity needs from renewable energy, North Sea industry officials think this will be hard to achieve. The leaders from the oil and gas industry will tell MSPs this week that the renewable energy plans are likely to be ten years late, […]

  • 17 March 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Recent technological advances by leading engineering companies to improve the integration of renewable energy, especially wind energy, within Europe’s power grid by 2020, will bring a pan-European electricity grid closer to reality. Last year, the Swiss-based engineering company ABB announced the development of the world’s first circuit breaker for high voltage direct current (HVDC). “This […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Grid Connection

    MarketsandMarkets released a new report on power grid system market in subsea. The report covers the global power grid system market in subsea which includes different components of subsea power grid system, types of power supply sources for subsea power grid system, and other related segments. It studies the extent of end use of subsea […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Power Grid System Market In Subsea, By Offshore Power (Captive Generation, Wind Power, Others), Components (Cables, Variable Speed Drives, Transformers, Switchgears, Others) and Geography – Global Trends & Forecast To 2018.  The report covers the global power grid system market in subsea […]

  • 3 June 2013

    Andrew Garrad, non executive chairman of GL Garrad Hassan, had a positive message for the future of renewable energy at his keynote address at the SUPERGEN Wind Annual Assembly in Bristol recently. He predicted that, while there may be a few bumpy years ahead, the long-term global outlook for renewables was bright. Mr Garrad looked […]

  • 4 October 2012

    TAG Energy Solutions believes the formation of norstec demonstrates the will of government and the industry to maximise the offshore wind opportunities, which exist in the North Sea. As one of the founder members of norstec, which was officially launched on 4 October at the Tate Modern in London, by the Secretary of State for […]