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  • 8 March 2012

    FoundOcean has now completed the offshore foundation grouting at Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Farm Phase II, 30km off the coast of Oostende, Belgium. FoundOcean was contracted to Geosea, the specialist piling and jacket installation arm of the DEME group of companies. The wind farm is owned by Cpower.  Jim Bell, Managing Director for FoundOcean commented, […]

  • 18 January 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    On January 15, 2013 the University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute’s (UNC-CSI) research and education campus was dedicated and officially opened in Skyco, NC. This inter-university coastal and marine science institute will escalate the presence and impact of higher educational opportunities in northeastern North Carolina and promote economic enhancement for the region. Local and […]

  • 2 April 2015

    The World Energy Council (WEC) has welcomed DNV GL as the newest member of its Global Partner programme. DNV GL delivers testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Its expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, sustainable energy use, […]

  • 7 July 2015

    Almost a month after it was deployed by Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI) at the United States Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) near Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawai’i, Azura, the wave energy device, has started generating power. This pilot testing is now giving U.S. researchers the opportunity to monitor and evaluate the long-term performance of the nation’s […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The construction of new offshore wind farms off the US East Coast states could lead to the creation of more than 75,000 clean energy jobs, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress and the New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC).

  • 6 October 2015

    The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]

  • 31 October 2011

    SIAG Schaaf Industrie AG – the leading manufacturer of steel components for wind energy turbines – will participate at the World Wind Energy Conference for the first time this year. After a successful exhibition in Istanbul last year with 400 conference participants and 1000 exhibition visitors, the WWEC 2011 will take place in Cario, Egypt. […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Typhoon Offshore, the independent energy innovator, has opened an office in London to enhance its presence in one of the world’s largest, and fastest growing, markets for offshore wind power generation. This announcement follows Typhoon Offshore’s earlier announcement that it opened an office in Seoul, South Korea. The UK office, located in the City, will […]

  • 22 April 2010
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    April 20, 2010 Rockwell Automation’s EtherNet/IP-based Wind Park Management solution offers a speed of response so fast that not only does it remove the need for millions of euro’s worth of capacitor banks, but it also surpasses the requirements of proposed 2013 utility-end-user requirements

  • 16 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Alstom Board has approved a major reorganisation of the company proposed by Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom. This reorganisation is effective on 4 July 2011. Alstom has undergone a period of strong growth, followed by the necessary adaptation to a tougher economic environment created by the crisis. As the […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Ocean Energy Europe has called for a new EU funding programme for technology demonstration following the NER300 programme, in a joint letter with Europe’s renewable energy associations to the Commissioner Connie Hedegaard. This follows the second and final round of NER300 awards today, in which ESB’s pioneering WestWave project won €23m. NER300 has helped address […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Scotland-based kite power generation technology developer, Kite Power Systems (KPS), has appointed Simon Heyes as Chief Executive and Dr Andrew Tyler CBE as non-executive Chair.

  • 8 February 2012

    The world market for wind turbines set a new record in the year 2011 and reached a total size of 42 Gigawatt, after 37,6 Gigawatt in 2010. According to the preliminary data gathered by WWEA and published on the occasion of the 3rd WE20 by 2020 conference in Coimbatore/India, the total capacity worldwide has come […]

  • 17 June 2014

    CorPower Ocean AB was founded in 2009 by Dr. Stig Lundbäck, after he had spent about 30 years of his life imagining and designing various kinds of high efficiency pumping systems. Contrary to what might be expected, Dr. Lundbäck is not an engineer, but a medical doctor with a deep passion for the pumping principles […]

  • 28 September 2011

      The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced plans to take wave energy to the next level with a project to design and demonstrate a low-cost wave energy converter system. Marine energy technologies have the potential to play an important role with other offshore renewables in enabling the UK to meet its long-term CO2 emissions […]

  • 18 October 2012

    DCNS participates in the 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy. This conference gathered global industry and academic experts in marine renewable energy. They share on this growing new industry. DCNS, a world leader in naval defence and an innovative player in energy, showcases its developments in the emerging world market of ocean energy, in which […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The offshore segment is one of the most promising fields of activity for the maritime industry ‑ with the main focus on provision of hardware and services both for wind energy as a growth market and for the boom sector of offshore oil and gas production. The technical challenges and economic opportunities will be addressed […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Budding engineers will gather at the EDF Energy London Eye on Wednesday (19 Dec) as EDF Energy launches its first annual Energy Day to highlight career opportunities and the importance of engineering to the UK economy. With a drive to recruit more engineers – and a particular focus on the Women in Engineering initiative – […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Siemens has analyzed the electrical power producing systems across Europe and identified considerable potential for optimization, especially in connection with plans to expand power generation from renewable energy sources. The crux lies in the choice of location: If installations were built at the sites in Europe that offer the highest power yields, some EUR 45 […]

  • 2 September 2015

    The profile of Wales as a potential location for marine energy projects has increased dramatically over the past 12 months, demonstrated clearly by the growing number of developers from across the globe who are showing an active interest in developing projects in Welsh waters. Attracted initially by Wales’ excellent wave and tidal stream resource, the […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Five marine energy developers will benefit from £7.9 million funding to further develop testing of new wave and tidal prototypes in the seas around Scotland, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The second round of WATERS (Wave & Tidal Energy: Research, Development & Demonstration Support) funding is to enable Scottish developers and supply chain […]

  • 6 February 2020

    Japan Wind Power Association Japanese government moves to promote offshore wind power. • July 2016 : Port & Harbor Law has amended. • April 2019 : New Offshore Wind Promotion Law enforced. • July 2019 : 11 candidate promotion areas were announced. 4 out of 11 are classified as “promising areas”. More than 13GW of […]