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  • 24 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Japan has issued a call for developers interested in building and operating a floating offshore wind farm off Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture. The invitation for developers to participate in the auction opened on 24 June and will close on 24 December, 2020. Two of Japan’s ministries, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; and the […]

  • 1 July 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of June 2020. Aegir Suffers Dropfall Incident Offshore Taiwan Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan on 15 June at 16:42 local time. Siemens Gamesa 14 MW Turbine to Make European Debut Offshore […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities

    In a bid to develop more offshore wind the Japanese Environment Ministry has selected three sites with combined capacity of 1.42GW. Iwate Prefecture and the town of Hirono were selected by the ministry to study community acceptance and environmental impact on the construction of a 200MW offshore wind farm. Also, the authorities in the city […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    City Councils of Bristol, Sedgemoor, West Somerset and Cardiff will submit an application for a GBP 3 million grant to the European Union, which would allow financing the development of a tidal lagoon in Severn Estuary. Specifically, the EU funds would be used to finance a feasibility research. So far, the Estuary’s tidal potential was […]

  • 12 November 2010

    Plans to construct a massive wind farm off the coast of Ocean City got a significant boost this week when the federal government issued both… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, November 12, 2010;

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US Wind Inc. has appointed Natixis Securities Americas LLC as the sole and exclusive financial advisor for its 268.8MW Maryland offshore wind project. The project involves a total investment of USD 1.6 billion, US Wind, a subsidiary of Toto Holdings SpA, said. It is located 17 miles offshore of Ocean City, Maryland and is expected to be operational […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Authorities

    The City of Corner Brook is encouraged by the announcement that Beothuk Energy is working toward establishing a manufacturing facility in Corner Brook for offshore wind farm gravity based structures. “This announcement, with the promise of as many as 600 to 1000 jobs, is excellent news for Corner Brook and the entire west coast,” said […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    US Wind has signed a letter of intent with Devreco to establish and operate an O&M facility in Ocean City, as well as a laydown and handling facility at Tradepoint Atlantic in Baltimore.

  • 24 November 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    RENEWABLE energy jobs could help Hull ride out the economic crisis, it has been claimed. However, city council leader Steve Brady said the prospect of energy firms bringing new investment and jobs to the region was the only bright spot on an otherwise gloomy horizon. He spoke out after latest figures showed almost one in […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Authorities

    The EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven got high-profile visitors from New Bedford in the US state of Massachusetts. The 26-strong delegation from this small port city on the East coast was led by mayor Jonathan Mitchell. Most of the delegates work in urban and harbour development for the city of New Bedford and in research enterprises […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    GE Energy Financial Services, a GE unit, and Citi, a multinational investment banking and financial services corporation, have announced the closing of tax equity financing on Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm, the first offshore wind farm in the United States. ”An innovative project takes thoughtful and hard-working partners to navigate all of the ‘first mover’ considerations. We couldn’t […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Aberdeen City Council is disappointed that the All-Energy conference is moving out of the city, but remains confident that the Granite City continues to be the home of the renewables and broader energy industry. The council, working in partnership with the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) plans to continue promoting the city as a renewables […]

  • 4 June 2014

    The 9th edition of the Barcelona Global Energy Challenges 2014 will be held on June 19. The conference is supported by the Government of Catalonia and the City Council of Barcelona, as well as the centres of research and investigation of the IREC and the MIT. This 9th edition is structured in 5 plenary sessions led […]

  • 20 July 2012
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer, Fishermen’s Energy, has now got all the necessary federal and state documentation to start building the first U.S. demonstration offshore wind farm. Namely, the developer has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) gave a Clean Water Act permit for the project, the NJ.com, a New Jersey based news portal […]

  • 22 July 2011

    The latest phase in the debate over an off-shore wind farm in Lake Michigan was played out in a City Council meeting on Monday, when the council reviewed a report from the Mayor’s Wind Farm Committee. City Council voted 5-2 to keep pursuing the wind farm, attempt to place someone on the state wind farm […]

  • 11 April 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Fishermen’s Energy of New Jersey is eyeing the Clemson University’s SCE&G Energy Innovation Center as a place where the company could test the drivetrain of its wind turbine, which is planned to be used in the Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project. The proposed project was rejected a few days ago by the New […]

  • 7 December 2010

    Carrying banners that read “Maryland: Got Wind?,” a small group of environmental activists marched down West Street toward the State House… By Tina Reed (istockanalyst) [mappress] Source: istockanalyst, December 07, 2010

  • 20 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Baltimore-based offshore wind developer US Wind Inc. has signed an agreement with EPIC Applied Technologies for the installation of its meteorological tower at the site of the proposed 268MW wind farm offshore Maryland. Installation of the MET Mast tower is scheduled to begin on 14 July, with installation anticipated to be completed by 8 August, […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Authorities

    Steve Brady, Leader of the Hull City Council, expressed his concerns over the Government’s uncertain support for the renewables. Since Siemens is one of the signatories of the letter sent to the British Government regarding energy policies, Mr. Brady is worried about the company’s plan to build a GBP 60 million offshore wind turbine assembly […]

  • 30 August 2012

    As the UPI reports, Japanese officials have announced that the country’s first floating wind farm is operational from Wednesday. The wind farm is located about a half mile off the coast of Kabashima island, one of the Goto Islands. Next summer, the 100-kilowatt turbine will be replaced by a larger 2-megawatt generator after collecting performance […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Authorities

    The Japanese government has designated eleven areas as potentially suitable for the development of offshore wind farms. The areas have been identified jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), and the Port Authority of Japan. Four areas lie offshore Akita prefecture: Noshiro (Mitane and […]

  • 22 July 2011

    Sinovel Wind Group plans to move its wind power packaging and transportation base from Changxing Island Industrial Park in Dalian city, Liaoning province, to Sheyang Port District in Yancheng city, Jiangsu province, reports yicai.com, citing a company filing. The move comes after the Beijing-based wind turbine producer won contracts for 600,000 kilowatts in the coastal […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Authorities

    At a meeting held on Tuesday in New Bedford, offshore wind development in Massachusetts Wind Energy Area was strongly supported by the attendees. The support is based on the fact that offshore wind projects will bring great economy boost and job creation, especially for the city’s young people. The focus of the meeting was federal […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    CWind and wind turbine O&M specialist Rotos 360 have joined forces to provide blade repair and maritime logistics services working out of the port of Grimsby in the UK. Rotos 360 is using the Gurit Renuvo UV cured blade repair method on the unnamed project, while CWind is providing two vessels. One of the two CWind vessels used, CWind […]

  • 7 June 2010

    A wind farm off the coast of Gozo is “not being excluded” and will be “considered further” as part of the Eco Gozo initiative, even though… [mappress] Source: timesofmalta, June 07, 2010;