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  • 3 September 2015

    The League of European Research Universities (LERU) has called for the budget Horizon 2020 to be respected following multiple attacks. The organisation made the statement as the Council prepares to formally adopt its position on the 2016 EU draft budget. ECOFIN ministers are expected to endorse an agreement by the Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER) […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme, has issued a call for submission in renewable energy technologies and low carbon energy. A total of €118.3 million in total will be available for project proposals while a sum of €61.3 million will go for developing of the next generation technologies of renewable electricity and heating/cooling. Other categories […]

  • 30 July 2015

    The European Union Research and Innovation Programme HORIZON 2020, selects Modular INNODRIVE project of INNOVO for its programme. INNOVO pushed again technology beyond its limits implementing the Modular Reel Drive System “Modular INNODRIVE” for the SURF Business. The Modular INNODRIVE technology brings a number of relevant innovation and improvements to life. The proposed solution, compared to existing […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    UK participants of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme can rest assured that the approved projects applied for before the UK leaves the European Union will not be affected by the so-called Brexit, as the UK Treasury will underwrite funding for those Horizon 2020 projects. British businesses and universities will have certainty over future funding and should continue […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The European Parliament’s Energy and Research Committee (ITRE) has voted today to allocate three-quarters of the next energy research budget to renewables, energy efficiency, smart grids and storage. This would make a total of 6 billion Euros, including the Intelligent Energy Europe programme (1), out of an overall 80 billion Euros for R&D under Horizon […]

  • 3 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The floating island concept, revealed earlier this year, will now be further studied and developed through a Horizon 2020-funded project [email protected] that started on 1 November and will run for three years.

  • 1 December 2015
    R&D, Technology

    EDP has been granted European funding to develop new technology for offshore wind power. DEMOGRAVI3 is a project that aims to develop an innovative gravity based foundation for offshore wind turbines and will be funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. The project will last for four years and will include a full-scale demonstration […]

  • 1 December 2011

    EU funds for non-nuclear energy R&D double in the new research budget proposed by the European Commission – but are nothing like enough to fund what the European Commission says is necessary to achieve its 2020 targets. The European Commission today unveiled ‘Horizon 2020’ – its proposal for a new Framework Programme for Research and […]

  • 23 February 2016

    DemoWind is now accepting Stage 1 (Outline) proposal submissions for the Joint Call 2016, launched on 16 February. Interested parties can create an account, add consortium partners and submit an outline proposal for their DemoWind 2 projects. Stage 1 proposals will be accepted up until 2pm CET on 5 May, 2016. DemoWind 2 is a European […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    High voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Group has successfully completed trials at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm as part of its EU Funded Horizon 2020 project.

  • 3 December 2018

    “Bringing floating substations to commercial feasibility and utilizing serialization, industrialization and innovation to reduce the cost of floating wind”, said Ole Stobbe, Business Development Manager Northern Europe at Ideol, while speaking about what the company aims to do with a grant it recently received.

  • 3 June 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Training & Education

    Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) have joined the PROMOTioN European project to reduce the costs of the development of the offshore wind farms by scaling down offshore electrical installations up to 50%. The Instituto de Automática e Informática Industrial (ai2 Institute) from the Polytechnic University of Valencia is leading the initiative. The technology that […]

  • 22 January 2015
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Mojo Maritime and IKM Subsea, Norwegian ROV manufacturer and operator, have jointly secured a significant EU Horizon 2020 Grant to support a €1,200,000 R&D project to develop an ROV for use in high energy tidal sites, and capable of being operated from Mojo’s tidal energy vessel, the Hi Flo 4 (HF4). The two companies joined […]

  • 9 May 2018

    UK-based OceanFlow Energy Limited will put a scaled version of its Starfloat floating wind foundation to test after being awarded Marinet2 funds for the project.

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The European Patent Office (EPO) has granted SeaTwirl a patent for a dynamic floating offshore wind turbine.

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Technology

    Senvion plans to launch a prototype of the 10MW+ offshore wind turbine by late 2019 or early 2020, Jörg Philp, Head of Sales Offshore at Senvion, said.

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Commission’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020 has granted EUR 17 million in funding for the Clean Energy From Ocean Waves (CEFOW) research project that is coordinated by Fortum. The mission of the five-year project is to research and develop the use of the Penguin wave energy converter, developed by the Finnish company Wello, in electricity grid connected […]

  • 12 March 2020

    X1 Wind and its partners have completed the design of PivotBuoy, the single point mooring system platform for floating wind turbines. The prototype has now entered the manufacturing phase prior to assembly and installation which is planned this autumn at a test site at the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) in Spain. The […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    EDS HV Group has completed cable sentry trials at the Teesside offshore wind farm in the UK. According to EDS, significant amounts of data have been gathered and will be compared with the original data collected in early 2018. The trials are part of an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project which is expected to be completed […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    High voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Group has completed Cable Sentry trials at the London Array offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 21 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    W2Power, Spain’s first floating offshore wind platform, has officially been commissioned at the PLOCAN test site off Gran Canaria. The 1:6 scale multi-turbine platform started generating first kilowatts of electricity at the end of May at the Astican Shipyard before going to PLOCAN. W2Power is developed by a consortium in which EnerOcean is coordinating the full project and Ghenova […]

  • 21 May 2012

    European leaders meeting on 23 May to discuss how to achieve growth despite massive budgetary challenges must turn to wind energy for immediate job-creating and economic benefits. Every EU citizen is paying more than EUR 700 for energy imports and this is increasing as prices climb and domestic resources deplete. But wind energy replaces imported […]

  • 31 May 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Spain’s first floating offshore wind platform, the W2Power, has started generating first kilowatts of electricity at the Astican Shipyard in Gran Canaria. The 1:6 scale multi-turbine platform will soon be transported to its final destination at PLOCAN’s test site off the Gran Canaria, project partner Ingeteam said. W2Power is a joint project of EnerOcean, Ghenova, Ingeteam, and […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Since last year, Irish energy research projects have successfully secured €18m in EU funds for Ireland.  That is according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), which today launched a joint publication with Enterprise Ireland entitled “Building on Ireland’s Energy Research Performance”.  The report showcases academic and industry exemplars leading and participating in EU […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Aquamarine Power and the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM) have together secured an €800,000 EU Horizon 2020 grant to improve the performance of Aquamarine Power’s Oyster wave energy converter. The company has already built and operated two full-scale Oyster machines at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney. The new Brussels-backed programme – called […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The European Commission has issued a call for project proposals for new solutions in the operation and maintenance of offshore wind turbines/farms, and has set aside EUR 10 million to fund the winner(s).  The call was launched on 11 May, as part of the Horizon 2020 programme, with the period for submission of proposals set to expire on […]