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  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui & Co., Ltd. has entered into an agreement to invest in Gonvarri Eólica, S.L., which controls the GRI Renewable Industries Group of Spain, a manufacturer of wind turbine towers and flanges for wind power generation. Agreement documents were signed on March 5, 2015. Subject to regulatory approvals by the relevant authorities, Mitsui will acquire a […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GRI Towers Seville has loaded and shipped out four pinpiles built for the East Anglia One wind farm from the Port of Seville in Spain.

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gestamp Wind Steel and the Port Authority of Seville (APS) have signed a 50-year concession agreement which allows the Madrid-headquartered company to build a EUR 54 million factory for offshore wind turbine towers within the port. The factory will cover an area of around 160,000 square metres, APS said. It will employ 400 people and produce […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Spanish turbine tower manufacturer GRI has shipped out the four tower sections that will be part of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed later this summer in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam. The four segments at GRI’s site in Seville will be arriving in the Netherlands before the end of the month, GE Renewable Energy said. Upon arrival […]

  • 15 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GRI Renewable Industries has started manufacturing a tower for GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in Sevilla, Spain. The work on the tower for the prototype started at the end of December, the company said. GE announced in March 2018 its plans to invest over USD 400 million over the next three to five […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The four tower sections that will be part of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine prototype have arrived in Rotterdam. The four segments left GRI’s site in Seville, Spain, earlier this month. After unloading the tower segments, a series of pre-assembly works will take place, including the installation of some tower segments, GE Renewable Energy said. The […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    LM Wind Power has rolled out the first blade for GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine at its factory in Cherbourg, France. According to the company, the 107m long blade, the world’s largest, has made its first trip outside the factory. Final preparations for the shipment of the LM 107.0 P blade to Maasvlakte-Rotterdam in the Netherlands are now […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind, a joint venture of Pondera Development and Sif, have signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12MW wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam this summer. The agreement, which will see the Haliade-X 12MW prototype installed onshore to facilitate access for testing, includes five years of testing and […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Jeroen de Haas, chairman of the Board of Management: “We are proud of this result. It was achieved in a year in which great uncertainty affected economic activities and the confidence of businesses and consumers. In that context, it is satisfying to note that Eneco is able to realise further growth with its sustainability strategy. […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Nick Winser, president of ENTSO-E and Executive Director of National Grid will join panel of executive experts at DNV GL’s (formerly DNV KEMA) Utility of the Future Leadership Forum, to identify how utilities, regulators, and customers should prepare for the grid challenges ahead. The forum will be held on June 2-4, 2014, at The Grand […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Authorities

    After last week’s tragedy in the Moray Firth, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has voiced its objections to the construction of a proposed offshore wind farm off the Caithness coast. A consortium led by SSE Renewables, namely Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (Bowl), submitted an application in April to install up to 277 wind turbines in […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Grid Connection

    The Renewables-Grid-Initiative (RGI) welcomes the official announcement of the development of two interconnectors from Norway to the UK and from Norway to Germany by the Transmission System Operators (TSOs) National Grid, TenneT and Statnett. The interconnectors will contribute to a higher share and more stable uptake of energy from renewable sources in the regions and […]

  • 15 March 2011
    Authorities

    Giant wind turbines in Lake Erie could generate power for part of the eastern electric grid one day.   By Valerie Myers (goerie) [mappress] Source: goerie, March 15, 2011  

  • 27 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The province halted a multi-billion dollar wind turbine project on Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair Friday — along with similar projects — … Gary Rennie [mappress] Source: windsorstar, June 27, 2010;

  • 16 June 2015

    Hamburg-based Global Renewables Shipbrokers has established a new branch office in Aberdeen. “The new UK office is an important step for us as part of our growth strategy,” said Matthias Mross, GRS Managing Partner. The decision to set up its first branch abroad was a real milestone for the company geared towards international business. From Aberdeen David Gault will […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Alstom Grid has been pioneering the way for offshore wind grid connections from the very early days when it built the first substations for both UK and Germany. Alstom Grid has over 100 years of expertise in electrical grids and ranks among the top three in the electrical transmission sector with an annual sales turnover […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Several key environmental groups support Icebreaker™, the 6-turbine offshore wind pilot project in Lake Erie that would be the first of its kind in the Great Lakes. In letters posted on Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation’s (LEEDCo) website, The Ohio Environmental Council, The Nature Conservancy, Environment Ohio, The Sierra Club, Mom’s Clean Air Force, Ohio […]

  • 6 January 2011
    R&D

    Is the global ocean energy industry at a turning point? With all the attention focused on energy efficiency and smart grid, and with more… By Rona Fried (sustainablebusiness) [mappress] Source: sustainablebusiness, January 06, 2011

  • 5 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Energinet.dk is preparing for the construction of a traditional grid connection system for the wind turbines at Kriegers Flak. This means that the system is based on AC like the systems connecting Denmark’s existing offshore wind farms with the electricity grid. Originally, the grid connection should have been based on a DC system to be […]

  • 11 December 2014

    MacArtney has chosen to unify a vast pool of its technical expertise, operational experience and marine renewable energy industry leading connectivity solutions under the new and dedicated ‘GreenLink’ brand. Given the finite nature of fossil energy sources such as coal, oil and natural gas, alternative marine based energy sources have seen a surge in global […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Training & Education

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is holding a workshop together with Narec Distributed Energy on the topic of connecting renewable energy and battery technologies to the electricity grid.

  • 26 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, potentially the world’s largest wind energy project, has signed an agreement with National Grid for two 1GW grid connections potentially located in Teesside. Subject to the results of technical studies, yet to be completed, indications are that both grid connections could be at an […]

  • 14 July 2016

    ABB has won an order worth more than USD 30 million (approx. EUR 27 million) from Statnett for two substations that will strengthen Norway’s grid reliability, boost power supplies, and facilitate the integration of new renewable energy sources. The substations will also play a key role in connecting the Norwegian grid to those of the UK […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Recently, Pronomar received three orders from Van Oord, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas, wind), headquartered in Rotterdam/NL and operating in more than 50 countries worldwide.  Among their many vessels is their new cable laying vessel NEXUS, which will be used to install the export cables for connecting […]

  • 23 September 2019

    Personal protective equipment, PPE, is used intensively in various industries to protect the wearer against dangers in the workplace. As a result, protective clothing, shoes, gloves, helmets and other types of PPE are exposed to dirty work environments. This can influence the protective function of PPE. Good maintenance is therefore essential to maintain its function. […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Grid Connection

    Baltic InteGrid, a project exploring the potential of meshed offshore grids in the Baltic Sea region, is in focus of the second video in the Horizons series, co-produced by DOB-Academy and Offshore WIND with an aim to cover offshore wind topics in an easily digestible way.