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  • 25 August 2016

    Very soon, postmen will be carrying the 2016 summer edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine in their bags. This is the same edition that will be distributed at the WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition next month.  But that is not the only thing that makes this edition interesting. DONG Energy broke the pattern when they tendered the lowest […]

  • 22 December 2010

    If you’ve ever asked yourself, or want to show someone else, how a wind turbine works, check out EWEA’s easy-to-use interactive tool. It allows you to play with the three main variables that determine how much electricity a wind turbine can produce: The wind speed: Stronger winds produce more energy. Wind turbines generate energy at […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Head-high waves, harsh wind and teetering wind turbines – the maintenance of offshore wind plants involves many risks. Siemens brings the second part of “No Job for Wimps” series, in which service technician André Carstens takes us on the high seas to show how you prepare for critical situations. Enjoy the video. First part: VIDEO: Behind […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but the success of early pilot schemes and the plunging prices of fixed foundation machines mean investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open. According to the latest […]

  • 14 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The University of Dundee is to lead a major research project to determine whether cheaper, more environmentally friendly, and more effective foundations can be developed for the offshore renewables industry. The project, funded by a £ 1 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, will look at the use of screw piles […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The UK could borrow some of its know-how in renewables to Taiwan since both countries have limited resources as they are looking for energy security, writes Focus Taiwan. An engineer from Industrial Technology Research Institute Hu Ssu-yuan thinks that Taiwan should develop offshore wind farms due to the fact that the Taiwan Strait holds one […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Danish Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Christian Lilleholt met on Thursday, 26 October, in Washington DC to discuss formal cooperation between the two countries and give a boost to US offshore wind. 

  • 6 March 2011
    Training & Education

    Fighting climate change is a bit like climbing a mountain with hundreds of false peaks – get to one summit, then you look around and find… By Kim Bryan (guardian) [mappress]   Source: guardian, March 07, 2011  

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    After reaching the Final Investment Decision for the 1.2 GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm earlier today, Dong Energy has published this short video to put into perspective the size of what is to be by far the largest offshore wind farm ever built. Once completed, Hornsea Project One will be able to meet the electricity […]

  • 22 May 2015
    R&D, Technology

    In the last couple of days, a wind energy innovation has attracted so much attention that it has not gone unnoticed on Offshore WIND either, even though it involves only small-scale wind. Vortex Bladeless, a Spanish start-up, has developed a bladeless wind turbine and is set to launch its crowdfunding campaign on June 1 to fund part of its commercialization […]

  • 28 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Chief Executive Officer Peter Löscher still recalls the blank stares he received when he asked about the company’s green strategy… (eco-business) [mappress] Source: eco-business, January 28, 2011

  • 9 March 2020
    Industry Contribution

    The US is expecting to create a whole manufacturing industry which will grow on the back of investments, contracts, manufacturing, jobs and services, for the OW sector. Written by Julian Jackson for New Energy Update by Reuters Events How Likely Is This? In the longer term it is obvious that having significant manufacturing capacity in coastal US […]

  • 6 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    AW-Energy Ltd is a Finnish company developing the patented WaveRoller, which is the first device to utilize the well known form of ocean wave energy – the surge phenomenon. Recently, Memorandum of Understanding of cooperation in the energy sector between Chile and Finland was signed. The agreement includes an initial statement to set up a […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Lincs wind farm, located off the Lincolnshire coast, is a joint venture between leading UK energy company Centrica Energy, offshore wind market leader DONG Energy and Siemens Project Ventures. The last of the wind farm’s 75 wind turbines was connected to the National Grid on Wednesday 24th July, bringing the 270MW project up to […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Brazil is hot. Right now the whole world is glued to the television because of the World Cup. But also business wise all eyes are on the home of samba.  The Dutch government is exploring possibilities of collaboration between The Netherlands and Brazil in the field of on- and offshore wind energy. Brazil has one […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    In this video, Siemens Gamesa navigates you through the installation process of the offshore wind turbines. Get up close and personal with these behemoths and see how they come together at sea.

  • 20 August 2012

    Three years ago, the government announced plans to deploy wind turbines 13 miles off the Delaware coast. Two companies have joined their forces to lead this offshore wind project, writes New Jersey. This year NRG has pulled out of the deal due to the lack of support, leaving Bluewater Wind in this project. Delaware Gov. […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    In July of this year, Loïg Chesnais-Girard, Vice President of the Bretagne Regional Council and responsible for Economy and Innovation, oversaw the annual Bretagne Commerce International-led economic mission aimed at meeting with heads of Japanese companies in Bretagne. The 2012 mission established a new objective, which involved fostering awareness among Japanese leaders on Bretagne’s leading […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Niras and New Power Partners (NPP) have agreed a memorandum of understanding to offer shared services related to development, engineering and project execution expertise to the offshore wind community.

  • 20 March 2020

    The coronavirus is turning our daily lives upside down. Contact with colleagues, customers and suppliers has completely changed and many people are in isolation. One thing is certain; only together we can recover. Our editors can work “almost” as normal in this situation. From home the reporting continues as usual in combination with children who […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) and DUWIND/TU Delft have designed a long-term training programme for future South Korean experts who will work on developing offshore wind potential off the Jeju Island. Over a five-year period, academic-level Koreans will receive training in basic theory, applied knowledge and practical knowledge, ECN said. ”Starting in summer 2017, 10 Koreans will […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Training & Education

    · RenewableUK’s ‘Building an Industry’ report released · Government must act now and commit to the £60m offshore wind infrastructure competition to ensure key port infrastructure upgrades will go ahead as a key requirement to attracting manufacturing jobs · Government in conjunction with industry needs to agree a realistic target for delivery if sector is […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A trade and technology mission from the UK is visiting Taiwan from 30 May to 1 June to share the UK’s experience on renewable energy, especially on the offshore wind energy industry. With the largest ever number of UK renewable energy delegates to Taiwan, this mission is the first major event of the British Office’s 6-month […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is seeking ideas from qualified entities with perspectives on offshore wind port infrastructure and supply chain development in New Jersey.

  • 12 October 2011

      As the AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference and Exhibition kicks off today, many companies, research centers and interest groups… By Matthew Allen (renewableenergyworld) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyworld, October 12, 2011

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The Carbon Trust and the Business Network for Offshore Wind, the US-based offshore wind supply chain organisation, have agreed to collaborate on supporting the development of the offshore wind sector in North America. The organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which details activities that the Carbon Trust and the Business Network for Offshore Wind will […]