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  • 9 November 2011

      The Isle of Wight is to become a test-bed for smart grid technology through a new partnership that brings together some of the leading… (greenwisebusiness) [mappress] Source: greenwisebusiness, November 09, 2011; Image: wightabout

  • 8 December 2010

    Green energy is all the rage, and Ohio is jumping on the bandwagon with little regard for financial considerations. The proposed offshore… By Mary McCleary (toledoblade) [mappress] Source: toledoblade, December 08, 2010

  • 14 February 2011

    Majestic white towers with powerful, spinning blades are beginning to dapple ridge lines along the Pennsylvania horizon. Supporters claim… By Shannon M. Nass (post-gazette) [mappress] Source: post-gazette, February 14, 2011

  • 14 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    TenneT has connected the Veja Mate offshore wind farm to the BorWin2 offshore grid connection. With wind turbines yet to be installed, the grid connection will be used to obtain power for the works carried out during the construction phase. The connection between BorWin beta and Veja Mate’s substation consists of two 11,4km AC cables with a voltage […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    German Renewables Shipbrokers will present its ship and service portfolio at booth A30 at the Windforce trade fair in Bremen. Hamburg-based shipbroker GRS team will showcase its 3D vessel portfolio in a 360° view in an animated short film and provide information on the various ways its offshore vessels can contribute to projects. Visitors to […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    In February 2015, three MEDOW researchers presented their work at the 11th IET International Conference on AC and DC Power Transmission (ACDC 2015) in Birmingham, UK. Robert Renner’s work concentrates on optimal DC reference voltage in HVDC grids. The paper introduces a method to find the optimal DC voltage in a HVDC grid based on power flow and line resistances. The method is […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D

    EDS HV Group has carried out studies on the grid connection system for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. Under a contract with Cobra Group, the UK-based company was in charge of power system research which included load flow, short circuit, fault ride through, reactive compensation and operation/contingency studies. “Floating wind is becoming an increasing part of […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Grid Connection

    TenneT and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) are holding a number of public meetings regarding the grid connection of the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm. The aim of the meetings is to learn the residents’ opinion on the cable connection route from the 700MW Ten Noorden van […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Environment, R&D

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) and the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) have entered an agreement to together conduct studies on the U.S. Icebreaker offshore wind project. LEEDCo and CIGLR, part of the University of Michigan, will focus on research to monitor and understand large scale processes on Lake Erie, as well as […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    German offshore grid network system is too expensive, inefficient, and will lead to billions of euros in additional costs by 2030 compared to its UK counterpart, according to a study commissioned by Ørsted. The study, Market Design for an Efficient Grid Connection of Offshore Wind Energy, carried out by DIW Econ, compared the market design of German offshore grid […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Prysmian Group brings optical fibre to Smart Grids to guarantee sustainable, economic and reliable electricity supply and data transmission. In this way, power grids will be able to achieve a synergistic and smart fusion between the actions of all their users, both producers and consumers. The Group, an active partner of Utilities in developing connections […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    German Federal Network Agency launched a new initiative to allocate the 1,722.7MW grid connection capacity for the offshore wind developers. The available capacity will allow the country to reach its offshore wind goal of 7.7 GW by 2020. According to the agency, interested parties have until 1 October 2014 to apply after which it will […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    EWE will have to make an unscheduled shutdown of its 108MW Riffgat offshore wind farm in September. A cable connecting the wind farm to the grid was affected during the work on Dolwin converter station, and, according to TenneT, the cable will need to be stabilised. Given that the cable did not suffered any damage […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Vessels

    The Hamburg-based shipbroker has arranged shipping of new-build CTV from Asia to Europe. Namely, Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) provided the appropriate tonnage for the transportation of 26-metre long Njord Freyr. The new-build, called Njord Freyr, had withstood the ordeal of the 30-day transit from Singapore in good shape. “GRS arranged a safe, high-quality and extremely low-cost […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Scottish Government has launched a smart grid strategy to capitalise on its expertise in this technology and to support the country’s transition to become a low carbon economy. The strategy plans to create 12,000 new jobs in this sector by 2020 by encouraging smart grid adoption and developing Scotland as a leading international provider […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Catherine Birkbeck, Grid and Markets Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “These new proposals by Ofgem means Scotland’s electricity generated from renewable sources such as onshore wind will reach more homes and businesses across the country than ever before.  “It is especially important for the north east of Scotland and the islands where we have […]

  • 25 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Germany is dealing with more delays in connecting planned offshore wind farms to the grid. That is, RWE Innogy has been notified by TenneT TSO GmbH that there will be much more than 12 months of delay in connecting the Nordsee Ost wind farm, the Dow Jones Newswires reported a confirmation from a RWE’s spokesman. […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    At today’s press conference held in Frankfurt chief executive officer of KfW, German development lender, Ulrich Schroeder, stated that KfW is considering the manners in which the production of renewable energy in Germany could be expanded, reported Bloomberg. He stated that there is a „room for manoeuvre“ since there is 5 billion-euro ($6.68 billion) financing […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Vessels

    Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) today informed it had completed its first assignment in Taiwan by providing brokerage services on turnkey solution basis for a geotechnical soil investigation campaign in Taiwanese waters.  GRS said it supported a European wind farm developer during the entire purchasing procedure for a one-stop-shop contractor and eventually partnered them up with an […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kishorn Port Ltd, a joint venture that is seeking to resurrect the redundant oil fabrication yard at Kishorn on the west coast of Scotland, has commenced the first phase of re-instating the dry dock on the site, in which it will invest GBP 500,000. Engineering company Harris Pye began working on refurbishing the dock gates […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 November 2014

    The first jacket for Zhuhai Gui Shanhai wind energy project has been assembled. Two crawler cranes lifted 400-tone jacket into crane, allowing Zhujiang Steel Pipe (Zhuhai) Co., Ltd. to undertake the assembly work. The four-legged jacket structure, with a vertical height of 30m, is 9 x 9m at the top and 15 x 15m at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT TSO GmbH got a lawsuit because of the grid connection delays on Trianel’s 200 MW North Sea offshore wind farm. Namely, Trianel is seeking compensation for the Borkum offshore wind farm related costs, which will increase from EUR 50 million to at least EUR 900 million, Bloomberg informs. The delay caused putting off the […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    As Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported, the German government might acquire stake in a new grid operator, planned to bring offshore wind power to shore. The government could realize its plans through KfW Group state development bank. This news comes after grid operator TenneT announced delay in connection of German offshore wind farms to the grid. […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Authorities

    State regulators have rebuffed another attempt to overturn an agreement for the sale of power from an offshore wind farm proposed near… By Alex Kuffner (providencejournal) [mappress] Source: providencejournal, December 02, 2011; Image: dwwind