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  • 14 October 2013

    Adapting its service offering to steer a move into the offshore wind industry has paid off for FoundOcean. Jim Bell, Managing Director, tells Offshore WIND that activity went from ‘zero to 60’ in just a year and as renewable energy demand increases, FoundOcean is confident that it can gear up for any future growth.  Established […]

  • 2 May 2016

    Floating Power Plant A/S (FPP), the developer of a device that combines floating wind and wave energy, has entered into an design, engineering, and technology development agreement with Ocean Power & Energy Services AS (OPES), an affiliate of Cefront Technology AS. FPP said that the partnership provides an opportunity to draw on OPES’ knowledge within the design of […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Principle Power has secured an investment of over USD 22 million from Tokyo Gas to fund the company’s growth strategy and the continued commercialization of its floating wind technology. In addition, the accompanying Cooperation Agreement signed by Principle Power and Tokyo Gas sets a foundation for creating commercial-scale deployment opportunities for Principle Power’s WindFloat® technology […]

  • 1 May 2012

    In their intention to cut emissions Atle Rygg Ardal, a researcher for SINTEF Energy Research of Norway, has proposed wind power as a solution for powering the offshore oil and gas platforms, writes Fuel fix. Yesterday, at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston he presented a paper regarding this matter. “If you removed the cost […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment

    DONG Energy has decided to entirely phase out the use of coal as fuel at its power stations by 2023. Since 2006, DONG Energy has reduced its coal consumption by 73% and will replace it at the power stations with sustainable biomass to achieve the zero point.

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has teamed up with green energy producer Eoly, part of Colruyt Group, and gas transmission specialist Fluxys to build an industrial-scale power-to-gas installation that converts green electricity into green hydrogen that can be transported and stored in the existing natural gas infrastructure.

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Technology

    E.ON is developing a pilot plant in Falkenhagen in the north east of Germany to convert power from wind energy into hydrogen which can then be stored in the country’s gas grid. The company is investing over EUR5 million on the pilot plant and further research into this innovative technology. Using power from renewable energy […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Danish energy company DONG Energy is reviewing strategic options regarding the future of its oil & gas business and has hired J.P. Morgan to conduct a preliminary market assessment. However, DONG has not made a decision to divest the oil & gas business yet, the company said in response to recent media reports. In connection with its […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish energy company DONG Energy (Dansk Olie og Naturgas / Danish Oil and Natural Gas) is changing its name following the sale of its upstream oil and gas business to INEOS on 29 September.

  • 22 January 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Wind energy can be converted into methane gas and stored in a natural gas grid, eliminating carbon emissions from biogas plants which use this method, a research project carried out by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Lemvig Biogas Plant has shown. Through the MeGA-StoRE project (Methane Gas Storage for Renewable Energy), DTU and Lemvig Biogas […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Grid Connection

    The world’s leading cable protection company for the offshore wind industry, Tekmar Energy, has announced ambitious plans to return to the oil and gas market, whilst maintaining its leading position in offshore renewables. As part of the firm’s blueprint for growth it aims to generate £15million in turnover from its oil and gas operations by […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens is developing a gas-insulated transmission line for carrying large amounts of energy at high DC voltages. Berlin Technical University and Dresden University of Applied Sciences, among others, are working under the lead management of Siemens on developing a new gas-insulated DC transmission line known as the DC CTL (Compact Transmission Line for Direct-Current High […]

  • 6 May 2011

      In order for consumers to receive cheap energy from renewable sources, the offshore wind industry will have to work with the oil and gas sector. This is the opinion of Finlay Crossan, a partner in legal firm Bond Pearce, who told Renewableenergyfocus.com that both sectors have to co-operate if we are to make the […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon and the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing have given strong backing to the UK’s fast growing offshore wind industry at a major conference, with announcements designed to encourage the UK supply chain in offshore wind and remove important areas of uncertainty for developers taking forward offshore wind farms. During […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    DONG Energy completed the sale of its upstream oil and gas business to INEOS on Friday, 29 September, after receiving regulatory approvals necessary for the divestment of the business unit.

  • 14 March 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens AG (SIE) has revealed its intention to introduce technology in 2015 that will enable conversion of wind-turbine electricity into gas, providing wind farms with an alternative revenue stream when the grid is fully charged. Michael Weinhold, Chief Technology Officer of Siemens’ Energy Businesses, says the electrolyser, a soccer-field sized plant that converts power into […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Norway’s Atlantic Offshore has announced the sale and delivery of the 1984-built offshore support vessel Ocean King to an unnamed German buyer which will use the vessel on offshore wind projects.

  • 28 May 2018
    R&D

    Coupling of the existing oil and gas infrastructure with offshore wind farms in the North Sea can be technically and economically feasible, according to research carried out under the TKI North Sea Energy programme.

  • 8 June 2011
    R&D

    The rapidly developing offshore wind industry off the UK’s east coast must gather knowledge from the oil and gas sector’s 45 years experience of working in harsh offshore environments. That is the key conclusion from a major study by Natural Power on behalf of POWER cluster to look at challenges facing the offshore wind industry. […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Despite the lower prices of hydrocarbons, lower drilling activity in the North Sea could benefit marine renewables. The drop in the drilling activities in UK’s North Sea caused the reduction in day rates for the offshore contractors, as well as under-employment in the sector, Proactiveinvestors reports. As the same vessels are used for offshore drilling and […]

  • 12 September 2011

    The development of offshore wind provides a huge economic opportunity for Scotland over the next decade, with investment expected to top… By Finlay Crossan (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, September 12, 2011

  • 2 May 2012
    Authorities

    The Polish Environment Ministry and the State Geological Institute say that the most of the Baltic Sea area is rich in shale gas and reserves of aggregates. Therefore, it says that the area should be excluded from the offshore wind activity, according to Windpower Monthly. The Infrastructure Ministry has been reviewing applications from 59 investors that […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Technology

    A consortium comprising the Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind, Fluxys, and Eoly, is moving forward with a project to build a power-to-gas installation in Zeebrugge to convert renewable electricity into hydrogen through electrolysis. The developers gathered around the Hyoffwind project aim to install a 25MW electrolyzer in Zeebrugge to produce hydrogen on an industrial scale. […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Dutch energy company Eneco Group recorded EUR 139 million profit after income tax , slightly less than the EUR 144 million made by the company in the same period last year, as a result of lower prices for gas and, to a smaller extent, for electricity. The group’s grid operator, Stedin, and the energy company, Eneco, contributed more or […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Norwegian oil and gas major Aker BP has tabled a proposal to power the NOAKA project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf with electricity from shore combined with offshore wind.

  • 17 October 2018
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The grid operators TenneT, Gasunie Deutschland and Thyssengas have put forward detailed plans for coupling the electricity and gas grids and advancing Germany’s energy transition.