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  • 4 November 2010
    Technology

    Digital marketing agency Hidden Creative has equipped ABB Power Systems UK with a dynamic method of demonstrating its technology by… Katy Cowan (creativeboom) [mappress] Source: creativeboom, November 04, 2010;

  • 17 November 2010

    ABB Power Systems UK has become the first engineering company to use cutting-edge Augmented Reality (AR) technology to showcase an example of critical energy infrastructure. Among the first people to try out the new animation were Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Chris Huhne. Produced by leading […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Norther N.V. has shared a video showing the transformers being lifted into the Offshore High Voltage Station (OHVS) for the Norther offshore wind farm located in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 11 July 2010
    R&D

    A new report on the financial threat posed by Cape Wind to consumers makes it even more clear that Attorney General Martha Coakley is taking the right steps by demanding more answers about the true cost — and true profits — of this beleaguered project. The Attorney General is demanding that Cape Wind and National […]

  • 24 June 2013

    How can offshore wind turbines be built more safely, quickly and cost-efficiently? What can be done to ensure that energy generated by wind farms is fed into the grid exactly when it is needed? How can transport losses be reduced? Is there any hidden potential to make wind turbines more efficient? To encourage young scientists […]

  • 19 March 2013

    German Renewable Energy Association and its member associations yesterday launched a series of posters across Berlin displaying the slogan “No Hidden Costs: Renewable Energy” within their joint initiative “Renewable Energy Revolution Now!”. The first motives on the posters present the “true” and unembellished cost drivers of Germany’s energy supply: fossil and nuclear energy sources, stressing […]

  • 18 February 2016

    UK consumers could save more than £2 billion if the Government’s planned renewable energy auctions are opened up to include a wider mix of technologies, according to a report published by Drax on 16 February. Drax, an electricity production and sales company also focused on biomass, informed that it commissioned NERA Economic Consulting and Imperial College […]

  • 19 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind opponents and proponents within the business community traded rhetorical blows yesterday over the costs of the proposed offshore…   By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, September 20, 2010;

  • 15 June 2012

    The so-called finance gap could be a drag on UK offshore wind deployment, according to a poll conducted at the RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind 2012 Conference in London. The survey, which was conducted by global renewable energy consultant GL Garrad Hassan, revealed that 59% of participants thought that it will have a detrimental effect on […]

  • 30 May 2012
    R&D, Technology

    The Aquamarine Power’s underwater base is coming to its completion and over the next few weeks the Oyster 800, producing 800KW is expected to be put into operation in Orkney waters, reports the Irish Times. At the time being, Aquamarine has its 300KW Oyster I operational for 6,000 hours. The company has spent GBP 60 […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Technology

    FORCE Technology has announced the latest development in automated ultrasonic scanning for non-destructive onsite inspection of rotor blades: the fully integrated P-scan AMS-64 scanner for rotor blades. It is a portable scanner system which can be mounted on rotor blades of all types in all worldwide locations. It provides a complete, deep penetration into the […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    At WindEnergy Hamburg 2014, TÜV SÜD will showcase its complete suite of services for the offshore and onshore wind energy industry. The international technical services company supports designers, suppliers, manufacturers and owners by providing testing, certification and inspection services (Hall A1, Stand 335). The trade fair will take place from 23 to 26 September 2014. […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    A stalwart vessel of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm fleet has left the Greater Wash after reaching another project milestone, the completion of the undersea works to prepare the site for the installation of the cables that transport the power generated by the wind turbines. The 77m vessel Smit Constructor has been home and […]

  • 23 July 2013

    Bulgarian firm Morphocode has proposed scenario which adopts the idea of domesticating a space originally made for industrial use: in that particular case a highly innovative branch of the energy industry. In the same time it evokes a spatial intention that resonates with Marcus Field’s statement on the essence of the loft-concept: “Lofts were once […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Archaeologists working for Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group developing Norfolk’s largest offshore wind farms, have recovered evidence in the North Sea which is hoped will tell a more detailed story of ‘Doggerland’, the submerged landscape which was flooded more than 8,000 years ago.

  • 20 December 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has teamed up with compatriot drone company Sky-Watch to develop a drone with magnetometers capable of mapping mines in former war zones, which will initially be used to identify potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the power cable routes of future offshore wind farms. Mines are usually made of magnetic steel, and the search […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Authorities

    As part of his “Future Energies” tour, North Rhine-Westphalia’s Environment Minister Johannes Remmel visited ThyssenKrupp Rothe Erde in Lippstadt on August 27. The Minister came to the company’s biggest German production location to find out about the manufacture of slewing bearings, a key component of wind turbines and other renewable energy generation equipment. Johannes Remmel, […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Canadian offshore wind developer Trillium Power has filed a spoliation motion with the Ontario Superior Court, scheduled to be heard by a Master of the Court on June 18th, the company’s CEO John Kourtoff confirmed to Offshore WIND. The latest legal action, added to their $500 million legal action, claims Ontario government officials have intentionally […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Do you really know how OEMs are running your wind farm? The fast-approaching expiry dates of many five-year equipment service warranties could spell uncertainties, opportunities and strategic decision-making for many offshore asset operators. Fortunately, there are attractive alternatives.  Article by Green Marine Solutions Time flies  The shape of O&M services could soon change quite radically […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The 1 May celebrations in Europe last week were tainted by historically high unemployment levels, a miserable macroeconomic outlook and a battered climate and energy policy.  Written by Thomas Becker, CEO at European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)  The challenges facing Europe’s economy are many. But it is beyond doubt that a thorough modernisation of our […]

  • 15 May 2017

    By John Spee, Investment Projects & Acquisition at Noord-Holland Noord The Dutch harbour city Den Helder has grown the last 40 years into a key offshore hub for the Central and Southern North Sea. Now with the transition from Oil & Gas to renewables on the horizon, the region sees a leading role for itself. The […]

  • 17 March 2014
    R&D

    Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust, presented a diagnose of renewable energy sector’s weaknesses and proposed solutions to overcome them, in an article published at the organization’s official website. Here’s a thought.  If necessity is the motherhood of invention how come we are so far away from the wholesale deployment of low carbon energy technologies […]

  • 30 November 2019

    2010, ZephIR HQ, Worcestershire, U.K.:  the ZephIR 300 Lidar – a remote sensing wind measurement tool capable of collecting wind data remotely from its installed location by use of a infra-red laser – was born, following an 18 month product development program that focused on improving the ‘usability’ of remote sensing devices. The resultant product […]

  • 21 December 2010

    Wind-energy projects are starting to pop up in New Hampshire, but people hoping to see off-shore wind farms are still treading water. And if coastal development ever does ever occur, it will come with a sizable price tag. Projects proposed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island are expected to cost billions of dollars to build, as […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    NHV Group has started carrying out its helicopter services for the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. The flights depart from NHV’s recently installed base in Arnemuiden, Midden-Zeeland, to the project site located 23km from Westkapelle. The company stated it had taken delivery of a new H145 aircraft for the Midden-Zeeland […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Fujian Zhongmin Offshore Wind Power Co. has issued a new tender call for the delivery of 24 wind turbines with a capacity of no less than 5MW for the second phase of the Putian Pinghai Bay (Fujian Putian City Flat Bay) offshore wind project.