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  • 8 May 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Jason Deign, for New Energy Update There is one subject that all commentators on the US offshore wind industry agree on: the sector is going to undergo rapid expansion over the next decade. What does provoke argument is the likely scale of this growth, and the relative importance of the factors that are going to […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Electricity transporter and high-voltage grid operator TenneT has again made huge efforts in 2012 to strengthen and expand its grids in the Netherlands and Germany. Revenues and profit increased in accordance with this growth. In 2012 TenneT invested EUR 1.6 billion. By doing this TenneT is facilitating the further sustainability of energy supplies and the […]

  • 29 September 2010
    R&D

    The strong winds off the Atlantic Ocean could become a cost-effective way to power much of the East Coast — especially North and South Carolina, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia, a new study released Tuesday says.

  • 17 February 2016

    The Baltic Sea holds an offshore wind potential of 40GW, according to a report by Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation (BASREC) from 2012. However, some of the countries whose coasts are splashed by the Baltic Sea are still struggling with regulatory framework when it comes to offshore wind development. One of these is Poland, which […]

  • 22 November 2011

    In the next five years, China’s investment in offshore wind is expected to exceed 25 billion RMB. This figure is set to increase along the years with the installed capacity of offshore wind will reach 10 million KWs in 2015 and 30 million KWs in 2020. Noppen hosted the 2nd Offshore Wind Power Technology and […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) and Siemens AG have joined forces and provided a proposal for the French multinational conglomerate, Alstom. Pursuant to this, MHI and Siemens propose several transactions in order to preserve Alstom’s current perimeter in almost all its activities, enhance its industrial sustainability, strengthen its position as a diversified global player in […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Based on its recent analysis of the wave energy generation market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Eco Wave Power with the 2012 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation for developing and implementing an all-round solution for effective energy harvesting from waves.  “Driven by the energy crisis around the globe, an escalation of activities […]

  • 17 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power, Energias de Portugal, Repsol, A. Silva Matos (ASM), Vestas Wind Systems A/S and InovCapital announced the inauguration of Portugal’s first offshore wind turbine on June 16th, 2012. The turbine is installed on an innovative floating foundation called the WindFloat. In addition to being the first offshore wind turbine in Portugal, this is the first offshore wind turbine to be […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Alstom Grid has been pioneering the way for offshore wind grid connections from the very early days when it built the first substations for both UK and Germany. Alstom Grid has over 100 years of expertise in electrical grids and ranks among the top three in the electrical transmission sector with an annual sales turnover […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Giordano Toninelli, Area Sales Manager, Faccin SPA In recent years, wind energy has become one of the most common renewable energy sources, leading the transition away from fossil fuels. The industry has been moving forward relentlessly throughout innovation and change, thus improving its competitive cost, and an assertive policy of developing renewable energies by […]

  • 20 August 2013

    As one of the leading offshore wind players, Siemens Wind Power faces the challenges of recruitment more than most. In 2004, when Siemens acquired Danish wind turbine manufacturer Bonus Energy AS, it began with only 800 staff. Since that time huge investments have been made and now nearly 8,000 people are employed globally. Between October 2010 and October 2011, an astonishing 2,000 […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of DONG Energy has today approved the interim financial report for the first nine months of 2013 with the following financial highlights compared with the first nine months of 2012: — EBITDA for the first nine months of 2013 was DKK 11.2 billion compared with DKK 6.6 billion for the first […]

  • 12 January 2011

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, announced today that it has licensed several of its proprietary AMSC Windtec(TM) wind turbine designs to Beijing JINGCHENG New Energy Co., Ltd. (JCNE), a subsidiary of state-owned Beijing JINGCHENG Machinery Electric Holding Co., Ltd., which also owns Beijing BEIZHONG Steam Turbine Generator Co., Ltd. (BSTG). […]

  • 31 July 2012
    R&D

    Sandia National Laboratories’ wind energy researchers are re-evaluating vertical axis wind turbines (VAWTs) to help solve some of the problems of generating energy from offshore breezes. Though VAWTs have been around since the earliest days of wind energy research at Sandia and elsewhere, VAWT architecture could transform offshore wind technology. The economics of offshore windpower […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc will today hold its Annual General Meeting in Bournemouth. This Interim Management Statement summarises SSE’s performance since the start of the current financial year, which began on 1 April 2012, and includes updates on operations and investments in SSE’s Networks, Retail and Wholesale businesses and on the financial outlook. Operations In the three […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    The most compelling action to encourage offshore wind development in the United States is to have real live examples of successful offshore wind projects, Charles Nordstrom, a Senior Associate and Head of the US team at BVG Associates, told Offshore WIND in an interview. The first offshore wind farm in US waters, currently under construction off […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Contracts & Tenders

    The announcement of the Borssele auction results was greeted by the offshore wind industry with a mixture of astonishment, delight and (from competitors) a little concern. DONG had beaten not just the 37 other bidders but also smashed the €100/MWh levellised cost of energy (LCOE) barrier well ahead of schedule! The offshore wind community was astonished that this […]

  • 30 October 2012
    R&D

    RenewableUK has issued a report on the ongoing state of the wind energy industry in the UK. In the first part of the report, wind energy performance is discussed, with a focus on the current status and electricity mix. The report also gives prediction for the future state of renewable energy in the country, which […]

  • 8 November 2019

    The Wind Energy sector has been experiencing a solid growth in the recent years, with a total installed capacity increasing over threefold in the 2010-2018 period, passing from 185 GW to 600 GW. While the on-shore wind Industry reached its maturity and it is expected to keep delivering a steady 45-50 GW of additional capacity […]

  • 11 March 2016

    The long term employment prospects within the offshore wind industry lie with the Operation and Maintenance work that will keep the turbines producing electricity for the next 20+ years.  Hundreds of men and women will be climbing up the towers from boats, or down from helicopter dropping areas, into the nacelles for a long time […]

  • 14 April 2014

    In just four years Damen Shipyards’ presence in the offshore wind market has grown exponentially and the sector continues to be a key focus of the Dutch group. Headquartered in Gorinchem in the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards Group operates 40 ship and repair yards, employs 8,000 people world wide and has delivered more than 5,000 vessels in over 100 countries. While Damen’s survey vessels, Shoalbusters and […]

  • 12 March 2013

    The wind energy industry is continuing to expand worldwide with the industry ebbing and flowing as global governments decide policy on supporting renewable power and then reconsider the economics, causing delays in financing major projects. The industry is caught in the financial tide but is growing with offshore and new countries coming into the marketplace. […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    SeaEnergy, an innovative energy services group, has announced half year results for the six months ended 30 June, 2012. In the Annual Report for 2011, SeaEnergy’s Chief Executive and Chairman have described in some detail the changes made to the  strategic direction and governance of the Company. In this Interim Report, for the period to 30th […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Servicing around 2,200 wind turbines and 56 substations under fixed maintenance contracts, as well as repairs and assessments for a further 1,500 plants, Deutsche Windtechnik AG has experienced rapid growth since being established in 2007. Last year, the company experienced a near 40% in turnover, which passed the 70 million Euro mark for the first […]

  • 11 May 2012

    Centrica has published an interim management statement. “Overall, Centrica is trading in line with expectations, with the benefit of higher wholesale gas and power prices upstream broadly offsetting the impact of mild weather in the first quarter on the downstream business. We are beginning to see a contribution from our recent acquisitions, in both UK […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite the considerable challenges and bottlenecks faced by China’s offshore wind power market, the country’s efforts in technologies for development of offshore wind power have remained strong. Thanks to years of coordination and cooperation between the government and domestic offshore wind power players, the first batch of offshore wind power license projects, most of which […]