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  • 15 August 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    LocalGrid Technologies has partnered with National Instruments (NI) to develop a smart grid-ready platform that can be customized to meet the needs of different grid applications. At the heart of the innovative platform is embedded database technology from Raima. As countries across the world look to secure their energy supplies and reduce reliance on traditional […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Anholt offshore wind farm electricity production has been halted yesterday morning due to a grid connection problem. According to the transmission system operator the 400MW wind farm has been offline since 8:35 yesterday because of an unknown fault in its export connection. After a night of trying to pinpoint the error, decided to […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The submarine cable connecting the first American offshore wind farm to Block Island has been installed. National Grid has completed the landing of a subsea cable between the Rhode Island mainland and Block Island, with inter-array cabling scheduled to be done this month.  National Grid’s sea2shore cable will bring power generated by Deepwater Wind’s five-turbine Block Island Wind Farm to the mainland […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    The European Commission’s ”leaked” plan to end the “priority dispatch” for renewable energy in electricity grids is set to harm investments in European wind and solar power systems to the tune of billions of Euros, according to European industry initiative EU ProSun.  According to an article published in the Guardian newspaper on 1 November, the European […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Grid Connection

      Equipment made by PCS Power Converter Solutions in Berlin enables wind turbine type e.n.o. 82 by e.n.o. energy to meet the German SDL bonus requirements. So far, 26 MW worth of wind turbines have been fitted with the Green Line 1000 reactive power converter. The accelerated expansion of renewable energy calls for more adaptive […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Swiss technology company ABB Ltd. (ABBN.VX) wants to invest in more new technology companies to expand its presence in the fast- growing… By John Revill (nasdaq) [mappress] Source: nasdaq, January 12, 2011

  • 20 November 2012

    Many researchers noted that the impact of wind, tidal and wave energy on marine wildlife is still unknown. This is due to the fact that the marine energy is a sector in its early development. Experts from the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) in Thurso are measuring the potential threat of these industries on sea birds, […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    innogy, a renewable energy, retail and grid spin-off of the German energy company RWE, issued its first independent financial report following the Initial Public Offering (IPO) in October, reporting a dip in earnings in the first nine months of 2016. The results were negatively affected by  high expenditure on grids and absence of positive one-off effects […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is losing her two greatest allies in the renewable energy shift as EON SE (EOAN) and RWE AG (RWE) announced to slash their combined debt and curb costs of $ 88 billion, writes Bloomberg. After the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011, Chancellor Merkel decided to shut down all nuclear reactors […]

  • 23 November 2014

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Takes On Another OW Deal in U.S. The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that experienced wind turbine installation firm Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS is joining the development team for Project Icebreaker, an offshore wind demonstration project in Lake Erie. Offshore Wind Developers to Face Financing Problems, Moody’s Says While […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Grid Connection

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA),, and Kriegers Flak tenderers will hold a meeting on 2 February.  They will discuss grid connection, platforms and technical issues regarding the 600MW offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The DEA has prequalified seven companies and consortia to participate in the tender for the project. The decision of the winner is expected […]

  • 23 April 2015

    On April 21, the County Council of Erie County, Pennsylvania voted unanimously to join the Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), the non-profit organization based in Northeast Ohio leading the effort to develop the offshore wind industry in Lake Erie. Erie County becomes the first county outside of Ohio to join the public-private partnership. Membership […]

  • 21 June 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens and the utility company Allgäuer Überlandwerk (AÜW) in the city of Kempten, Germany, together with the RWTH university in Aachen and Kempten University, are testing a smart grid in the Allgäu village of Wildpoldsried. The joint project IRENE was launched in 2011 and will run for two years. A smart grid ensures that renewable […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Energy Management has received a firm order to design, supply and build the grid connection for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm by German customer innogy SE.

  • 14 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has granted Anbaric Development Partners (ADP) the rights to solicit customers and sell transmission rights to a 2GW–2.4GW offshore wind transmission system in southern New England called the Massachusetts Ocean Grid. ADP will offer its offshore grid to developers that currently hold federal offshore wind leases as well as to those that are yet to obtain them.

  • 20 September 2011
    Grid Connection

      The onshore substation and the export cable are now energised and connected to the national grid. The Stanah 132kV onshore substation near Blackpool was energised on 22 August, and the export cable and the offshore transformer were energised on 29 August.  Upon completion, Walney 1 + 2 will be the world’s largest offshore wind […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    An excavator stranded while working on the Rampion offshore wind project in Sussex has been lifted and brought to dry land.

  • 18 November 2014

    The first Alstom Grid Digital Application is now available for download for PC on Alstom Partners and for mobile devices on iTunes and Android Marketplace. The app allows users to better visualise and understand the energy landscape, explore Alstom Grid’s complete portfolio and access additional videos and brochures. Featuring real-time 3D, this tool can be […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Grid Connection

    Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. has been selected as an intended outsource company for the “Next-Generation Offshore DC Power Transmission System Development Project” run by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). The development of the project will start this year and run for five years, with the goal of establishing fundamental technologies toward […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The Sandbank offshore wind farm, located in the North Sea, 90km west of German island of Sylt, has fed the first power to the German grid. The 72 wind turbines will be put into operation successively, with the entire wind farm expected to be on the network in the spring of 2017. The first wind turbine was installed at the […]

  • 8 June 2012

      BFL Management will hold two public consultations this month regarding the amended proposal for £750 million green energy park at the former Richborough Towers site, This is Kent news portal reports. Namely, the BLF was appointed by the Richborough A Ltd to develop a master plan for the site. It is expected that the […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has opened its first German business unit in Hamburg.  Fred. Olsen Windcarrier GmbH, which opened officially on January 1st 2015, will be the centre of business development activity for the company’s interests in the German offshore wind market, focused on identifying and securing new business opportunities. The office will also support the interests […]

  • 22 December 2010

    Scientists from the BioDiversity Research Institute in Gorham have documented what they say is a significant migratory pathway for several species of falcons and northern saw-whet owls. The new study could have a bearing on where and how off-shore wind projects are sited in the future. Every spring and fall, thousands of eagles, falcons, hawks […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Icebreaker Windpower Inc. has filed an application for a certificate to construct the 20.7MW Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie with the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB).

  • 7 June 2013

    Information, data and lessons learnt by the renewable energy industry will be shared in a $60 million initiative launched today by Resources and Energy Minister Gary Gray. The goal is to overcome barriers and increase the use of renewable energy. Mr Gray said the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) was driving a range of knowledge […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) are inviting the public to provide comments on the infrastructure for connecting the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind project to the grid. The parties said that by gathering feedback on the 700MW Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden (TNW) project now, most promising routes are included in […]