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  • 1 February 2011
    R&D

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Industry Primer: Wind Energy 2010” report to their offering. This comprehensive primer on the wind industry covers the entire wind value chain, from components manufacturers to wind farm owner/operators. The 122-page report is intended to help institutional investors, lenders and private equity professionals quickly get up […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Following the recent announcement that Barge Master and Bayards are working together on designing a Motion Compensated Helideck (MCH), the system has already raised quite an interest from the offshore energy industry. Engineer on the MCH project, Robert Valk and Karien Hofhuis, Barge Master’s Marketing Manager, provided Offshore WIND with details about the system and the […]

  • 14 September 2012

    The Hellas Committee of Germanischer Lloyd (GL) met on Wednesday at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens. The annual Committee Meeting, now a longstanding tradition in its 35th year, very much reflected the mood of the industry, with great challenges foreseen for traditional markets, but opportunities on offer for those with expanding perspectives. The Chairman of […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Following the launch of Austal’s Wind Express series in mid 2010, Austal announces the award of a contract for the design and construction of three purpose-built 21 metre offshore support vessels (OSVs) for Turbine Transfers Limited, based in Holyhead, United Kingdom. The Austal built OSV catamarans will be used to transport service crews and […]

  • 5 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Reducing costs for offshore wind generated electricity is one of the major challenges in the European energy market. The novelty about the jointly developed concept for reducing costs during installation, from the Bugsier-, Reederei- und Bergungs- GmbH & Co. KG and Wärtsilä is, that the tasks for transport and installation are separated, by which loading […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Authorities

    New analysis published today highlights the extent to which the government’s energy and climate change policies are tempering the impact on household energy bills of global gas prices and network costs. Although global gas prices and network costs have driven household energy bills up in recent years, and are predicted to continue to do so, […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, issues its latest Interim Management Statement in accordance with the EU Transparency Directive, which also provides a trading update in light of the previous announcement on 3 October 2012. The statement covers the […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Tyne is stepping up the pace in the race to provide clean, green renewable fuels for the future with £180m investment plans for its south bank estate in South Tyneside. On the back of several years of record growth, the Port has focussed its business strategy for further growth on renewable energy […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    In the first six months of 2011, E.ON, the Düsseldorf energy group, recorded a massive decrease for all key earnings indicators. While group sales rose by approximately 20 percent year-on-year to roughly EUR53 billion, the Adjusted EBITDA decreased by 45 percent to EUR4.3 billion. The main reasons for this are the amendment of the German […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Technology

    Japan is increasingly focusing on renewable power sources as it pushes to move away from nuclear energy. “By taking up cutting-edge technologies, Japan can be a catalyst for the development of new energy technologies, especially in the area of offshore floating wind turbines and grid transmission and distribution systems,” says Bjørn Tore Markussen, Chief Operating […]

  • 28 August 2013

    The tradeoff between rising energy costs and the low carbon agenda continues to see policy makers retreating from traditional renewable energy support mechanisms; forcing the industry to look for innovative financing solutions. At the same time, energy mix optimization has come to the fore, particularly in emerging markets, with governments increasingly seeing the need to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Authorities

    The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees voted yesterday to authorize staff to begin negotiating potential power purchase agreements (PPA) for new generating resources consistent with LIPA’s Electric Resource Energy Plan. The Trustees also authorized actions related to diversifying LIPA’s resource portfolio, including efforts and investments to improve energy efficiency through the Efficiency […]

  • 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 June 2012

    A new report launched today by the industry-led Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force shows that the UK is on course to reduce the cost of electricity from offshore wind substantially over the next seven years. The report builds on detailed evidence in a study by The Crown Estate, also published today, to show how […]

  • 1 May 2012

    General Cable Corporation, one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2012. Non-GAAP adjusted earnings per share for the first quarter were $0.48. Operating income of $53.4 million exceeded management’s expectation as metal cost headwinds subsided and volume was better than expected during the quarter. […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]