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  • 5 September 2012
    Technology

    An independent jury has nominated HOCHTIEF Solutions, Kenersys Europe and SkyWind for the international Windalliance Technology Award. The award ceremony will take place at the leading international trade fair HUSUM WindEnergy on 19 September in Husum. In addition to the innovative character of the products and solutions submitted, the selection criteria of the four-person jury […]

  • 15 June 2011

    The London Array Consortium today marked the Global Wind Day to announce progress on the 630 MW first phase of London Array, the offshore wind farm that is under construction in the outer Thames Estuary. Global Wind Day on 15 June gives the industry a chance to showcase the virtues of wind to a public […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its 2012 market statistics, showing continued expansion of the market, with annual market growth of almost 10%, and cumulative capacity growth of about 19%. A record year for US installations and a slower market in China mean that the two countries all but tied for the top […]

  • 26 June 2014

    Wind energy now forms a vital part of the economy in many global regions and is expanding into new arenas. The Chinese market is strong, the US is recovering and with emerging nations now increasingly adopting renewable energy solutions, global growth is predicted to continue at a steady rate with doubling of installations from 2013 […]

  • 29 September 2014

    It was an ideal start for the new event, WindEnergy Hamburg, which came to a close on Friday after four exhibition days at the Hamburg Fair site. “It was simply fantastic,” says Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO Hamburg Messe und Congress. “The companies clearly met the right customers and did good business. And the visitors […]

  • 21 September 2012

    The leading wind energy trade fair, which saw approx. 36,000 visitors and 1171 exhibitors, ends tomorrow, Saturday. This represents a 20% increase in the number of exhibitors over the last WindEnergy in 2010. This is a record in the 23-year history of the wind trade fair in Husum. 60% of the 58,000 m² exhibition site […]

  • 13 September 2011

      On October 19-21, 2011, SGS will be attending China Wind Power 2011 in Beijing, China. Throughout the event, SGS will showcase a wide portfolio of Renewable Energy services, including Wind Turbine Blade Testing, Manufacturing Inspection, In-Service Inspection, and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) at stand EB27. SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, […]

  • 9 February 2011

    The year’s order intake of 8,673 MW had a value of EUR 8.6bn, corresponding to EUR 1m per MW, which is on level with 2009, with an order intake of 3,072 MW at a value of EUR 3.2bn. Measured in MW, the order intake rose by 182 per cent. In 2010, Vestas reached its expected […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The Offshore Wind China 2012 Conference and Exhibition, Asia’s largest and the world’s second largest wind power event, will take place in Shanghai between 30 May and 1 June 2012, with the aim of promoting offshore wind power development not only locally in the Shanghai area but also worldwide. The exhibition session will take place […]

  • 8 November 2019

    The Wind Energy sector has been experiencing a solid growth in the recent years, with a total installed capacity increasing over threefold in the 2010-2018 period, passing from 185 GW to 600 GW. While the on-shore wind Industry reached its maturity and it is expected to keep delivering a steady 45-50 GW of additional capacity […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Today just over 6GW of offshore wind generation capacity is inst alled world wide, with an equal amount in development or under construction. While the top offshore wind markets are still found in Europe, representing more than 90% of the current installed capacity, a number of Asian countries including China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and India, have ambitious plans, some of […]

  • 25 May 2010
    Environment

    With the aim of promoting the sound development of China’s offshore wind industry, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd (SIEC), a subsidiary of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-council once again join forces to build Asia’s first professional platform focused […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Goldwind) announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2011 (the “reporting period”). In 2011, volatility in the domestic and global economies presented great challenges for China’s wind power industry. During the reporting period, to the Group generated revenues of RMB12,755.97 million and net profits of […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Corporation’s wholly owned subsidiary KV Ventus B.V. has acquired a 50.1% equity interest in OWEC Tower, from NorWind AS, TronderEnergi AS, InnoVent GmbH, Per Bull Haugsoen and Gunnar Foss for NOK 2,8 million (approx. EUR 327,827).  As KV Ventus already holds the remaining 49.9% equity interest in OWEC Tower (AS) following an acquisition in January […]

  • 10 October 2011

      Deepwater Wind this week officially submitted its plan to develop a utility-scale offshore wind farm off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)’s Call for Information and Nominations for offshore wind energy projects in the federal […]

  • 3 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    KV Ventus B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Corporation Ltd. (Keppel) has today entered into a share purchase and subscription agreement and shareholders’ agreement to acquire a 49.9% stake in offshore wind turbine foundation designer OWEC Tower (AS) for about NOK 61 million. OWEC Tower, headquartered in Norway, is a leader in the design and […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The programme of the forthcoming 11th World Wind Energy Conference 2012 has been published: The WWEC2012 will discuss all aspects of wind power utilization in 40 sessions. 200 speakers from all over the world, leading experts in their fields, will contribute to a top-class wind event. In accordance with the main topic of the WWEC2012 […]

  • 29 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The fully assembled workshop testing of the core energy conversion system components of the Protean™ Wave Energy Converter (WEC) has been concluded. Building on the success of the workshop testing, the Protean™ WEC technology program has now advanced to the ocean based or “wet” testing phase. Stonehenge MD, Bruce Lane said: “The successful conclusion of the workshop testing of the single […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy and Sandia National Laboratories have publicly released SNL-SWAN v1.0 (Sandia National Laboratories – Simulating WAves Nearshore). This tool is a result of a multi-year research study to accurately simulate altered wave propagation due to the operation of WEC arrays. SNL-SWAN is an open source code for wave energy converter (WEC) array […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

      Stonehenge Metals Limited is looking to acquire funds for exploration of the existing projects in South Korea, as well for the development of Protean Wave Energy Converter (WEC) technology. The company plans to issue 300,728,672 new shares with a total value of around AUD 1.5 million (EUR 1.07 million). A month ago, Stonehenge Metals […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    On Tuesday, March 20, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Program notified potential future applicants of an upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement tentatively titled, “In-Water Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) Device Testing Support.” DOE intends to fund one industry-led project that will deploy and test a WEC device for one year. The device will be […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bombora Wave Power has signed a Technology Evaluation Agreement with Anoa Power of Indonesia. This agreement is a precursor to formulation of a manufacturing and distribution arrangement for Bombora Wave Energy Collectors (WEC) into Indonesia. Indonesia’s extensive archipelago faces significant challenges with its complex power network. The deployment of Bombora WEC in the remote coastal […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Haus der Technik e.V., together with the ForWind Academy organizes a seminar called “Offshore Wind Energy: Design and Installation of Support Structures in the North Sea” on 5 – 6 September 2012 in Bremerhaven, Germany. The two-day seminar, conducted by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Schaumann (ForWind), aims to provide participants with well-founded, up-to-date knowledge on drafting […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Stonehenge Metals has signed a binding option agreement to acquire the Protean™ Wave Energy Converter (WEC) from Protean Energy Limited, which is positioned to disrupt the global renewable energy market through its potential to produce scalable cost effective energy. The Protean WEC has been reviewed and reported on by two reputable independent bodies and Stonehenge stated […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Deepwater Wind announced its selection as the provisional winner of two offshore wind energy sites located in the federal waters off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. A competitive lease auction – the first-ever auction held in the United States for commercial offshore wind development – was held today by the U.S. Department of […]

  • 2 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) is an open source wave energy converter simulation tool being developed as a joint effort between the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind and Water Power Technologies Office. The wave energy converter developers and researchers have informed that […]