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  • 31 March 2011

    The fierce, consistent winds blowing through the Hecate Strait on the northwest coast of British Columbia would seem to make the site an… By Dave Simms (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, March 31, 2011

  • 13 December 2011

      Members of the Haida Nation have strongly rejected a proposed business partnership with the company wanting to build…   (cftktv) [mappress] Source: cftktv, December 13, 2011

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group has signed an indicative offer with an offshore wind developer to develop the NaiKun offshore wind project in British Columbia, Canada. The parties are working to negotiate and sign a definitive agreement in the next few weeks, which will provide technical expertise, dedicated financial resources, and will establish a framework for a […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) which gives DONG Energy the exclusive rights to negotiate a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and explore the potential for establishing a long-term partnership with Naikun Wind Energy Group.

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian energy company Northland Power has agreed to buy the NaiKun offshore wind farm project from compatriot NaiKun Wind Energy Group. The NaiKun offshore wind farm is located in the Hecate Strait between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert on the British Columbia mainland. The project is in the early stages of development. Upon successful completion […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Naikun Wind Energy Group have decided not to pursue further a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia, Canada, and to end partnership discussions.

  • 6 May 2011

    Europe’s love affair with offshore wind may at last be venturing across the Atlantic as the first approved project in the US continues apace. However, the switch to this large-scale renewable energy form – which has the potential to displace both coal and nuclear in providing the bulk of energy consumed by coastal populations – […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Naruto Strait, situated between Japanese islands of Shikoku and Awaji, has a tidal energy capacity that could replace four nuclear reactors. The tidal energy potential of the Naruto Strait has been discovered by the University of Tokushima, which conducted the research on behalf of the Tokushima Prefecture, the Japan Times writes. The university has […]

  • 6 March 2012

    There are several sites at Philippines that investors from UK find interesting for tidal energy ventures. Nautricity is a Scotland-based firm which develops technical solutions to generate electricity from current flows which occur naturally in the world’s oceans, seas, and estuaries. The company has already identified more than eight areas suitable for producing energy from […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Singapore-based upstream energy company Enterprize Energy and Canada’s Northland Power Inc. have launched an inaugural offshore wind farm project in the Taiwan Strait, the Hai Long offshore wind farm project. Hai Long is a joint venture between Yushan Energy, the wholly owned operating subsidiary of Enterprize Energy, and Northland Power, owning 40% and 60% of the […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Philippines’ Department of Energy has awarded Triconti Windkraft Group with a contract that gives the Group exclusive rights to study and develop the first offshore wind projects in the country.

  • 31 March 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in California, U.S., has been awarded USD 3.5 million (approximately EUR 3.2 million) in new grants to develop fiber optics for monitoring offshore wind operations and underground natural gas storage.

  • 10 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    The renewable energy sector in Europe would have been in dire straits over the last two and a half years, were it not for the role public… (climatespectator) [mappress] Source: climatespectator, August 10, 2011

  • 18 November 2011

    Viewing that Taiwan is suitable for developing offshore power in the Taiwan Strait, Germany-based Siemens has cooperated with four Taiwan…   (digitimes) [mappress] Source: digitimes, November 18, 2011; Image: siemens

  • 13 November 2015

    Ideol and Group China Steel Corporation (CSC) have agreed to collaborate on floating offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The collaboration includes designing, engineering and constructing floating offshore wind turbines by using the Damping Pool technology, developed by the French floating foundation specialist. Areas that have been identified for the first offshore wind projects in Taiwan have water depths ranging […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Environment, R&D

    The Northwest is home to powerful tides. In Puget Sound, water rushes in and out of the Strait of Juan de Fuca at speeds of almost 10 miles… By Ashley Ahearn (opb) [mappress] Source: opb, May 25, 2011

  • 19 January 2018
    Technology

    HBM, a supplier of foundation monitoring systems including both resistive and fiber-optical strain gauges, has weighed the technical advantages and costs of both technologies, ultimately advocating the use of fiber-optical strain gauges on offshore wind foundations. 

  • 21 September 2012

    Trade and conference organisation Messe Husum organised a chaired round of discussions on the future of wind power as part of the HUSUM WindEnergy exhibition. Politicians, power suppliers and manufacturers from Germany, Denmark and China discussed some of the industry’s most important topics. Heading the talks was Professor Dr. Jochen Twele, wind power expert and […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Strategic Marine has delivered StratCat, a multi-purpose service vessel to Njord Offshore, a European wind farm service sector operator. The StratCat, capable of transporting up to 24 crew, is first in its class in three particulars. “We are very pleased to have a supplied a ‘triple first’ to our client,” explains Reece Newbold, Group Business Development Manager […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Strategic Marine and BMT Nigel Gee will be displaying two new crew transfer vessel (CTV) designs at Seawork International in Southampton, United Kingdom.

  • 29 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has returned an Environmental Assesment Report (EIA) of a floating wind project developed by Eolfi back to the Bureau of Energy, citing navigation safety concerns.

  • 19 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Strainstall, a monitoring solutions developer and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a contract to provide mooring monitoring for the 30MW Hywind pilot park – the world’s first floating offshore wind farm being developed by Statoil off the coast of Peterhead, Scotland. The site will consist of five, 6MW floating turbines, with […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch subsea survey specialist Deep BV is carrying out unexploded ordnance (UXO) geophysical survey at the Formosa 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan. The survey is being carried out at the potential locations of the wind turbines, the company said. Deep BV did similar work on the 128MW Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The onshore construction of the Formosa 2 offshore wind project commenced today, 8 November, with a groundbreaking ceremony held in Taiwan. Formosa 2 will comprise 47 Siemens Gamesa 8.0 – 167 turbines mounted on jacket foundations which will be installed by Seaway 7 some 4km offshore Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait. The 376MW project is expected […]

  • 28 May 2013
    R&D, Technology

    National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, launched its floating LiDAR, an offshore wind resource assessment buoy, May 24, at Tainan Hydraulics Laboratory. “It is the Asia No. 1 and World No.4 of Floating LiDAR applications in wind profiler measurement at sea,” said NCKU President Hwung-Hweng Hwung at the launching ceremony. He added, “This will […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 Phase 2 project has entered the construction phase following a groundbreaking ceremony held in Taiwan’s Miaoli County over the past weekend. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will comprise 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines installed on monopile foundations some 6km off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait. The project is owned by Formosa I Wind […]