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16 July 2018 Business & Finance

Scotland-headquartered GSS Marine Services and Taiwan’s marine construction company Hwa Chi Construction Co. Ltd. have established a joint venture company to jointly support the Taiwanese booming offshore wind industry.

9 October 2013 R&D, Technology

The OWI-Lab climate chamber is a realization of the ‘Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab’ (OWI-Lab). This lab is a R&D initiative which aims to initiate and support innovation projects concerning offshore wind energy. The project’s purpose is to increase the reliability and efficiency of offshore wind farms by investing in open testing and monitoring equipment […]

10 September 2013

The buzzword of the Offshore Wind industry today is the Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) – the lifetime cost of the project, per unit of energy generated – which needs to be lowered in order to maximise the size of the industry. Many have worked to achieve this and now the results are to be […]

3 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The European Commission has selected a consortium led by eclareon, The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) and WindEurope to explore health, safety, and environment (HSE) best practice in the wind power sector. The “wind harmony” study will examine the alignment of HSE standards from construction, through operation and maintenance, to decommissioning, covering both onshore and offshore […]

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 […]

19 April 2018 Training & Education

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) respectively with Show Chwan Memorial Hospital and Changhua Christian Hospital in Taiwan to collaborate and build up a medical network for offshore wind farms.

18 April 2018 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Tideway BV, part of DEME Group, has laid the first offshore export cable section at Hornsea Project One, Ørsted’s 1.2GW wind farm offshore Yorkshire, UK.

15 October 2015

On October 1 and 2, 2015, the University of Maine hosted the inaugural “Matthew R. Simmons Memorial Summit: A Technology Roadmap for Floating Offshore Wind.” The summit gathered information from various perspectives of platform designers, researchers, turbine OEMs, permitting agencies, and developers with the goal of producing a roadmap that advances the floating offshore wind. […]

3 August 2015

Formosa 1 In June Siemens signed a Turbine Supply Agreement with Formosa Wind Power Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Swancor Enterprise and the developer of what could be Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm, the 128MW Formosa 1 offshore wind demonstration project. Formosa 1 is located 3 to 6km off Miaoli county, in north-west Taiwan, in water […]

14 May 2015 R&D

Ocean Energy Systems (OES) started to prepare an International Ocean Energy Technology Roadmap. The overall object of the ocean energy technology roadmap, initiated in April 2015, is to achieve Levelised Cost Of Energy (LCOE) targets within the ocean energy sector. This requires principal focus on two key areas: Reliability improvement and Performance Improvement. Ocean energy […]

23 April 2015

When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

26 March 2015 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Work has commenced in Norfolk to install the underground cables and construct the substations that will enable electricity produced by the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to be distributed into the UK National Grid electricity network. Two underground cables will run from Weybourne on the North Norfolk coast to Necton, near Swaffham where the new electricity […]

19 January 2015

With over 70GW planned to come online over the next ten years, offshore wind continues to show exceptional potential and offers some of the best industry growth prospects against a backdrop of maturing onshore developments in the EU. Indeed, the extreme weather conditions offer higher wind speeds, allowing turbines to produce more electricity than onshore, […]

2 October 2014 Environment, R&D

Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), has written a blog post on American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) website, in which he discusses offshore wind power in terms of its effect on wildlife.  Our treasured wildlife and wild places are sending powerful signals that now is the moment to act on […]

27 May 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

As an innovation promoter, KIC InnoEnergy is interested in evaluating the impact of visible innovations on the cost of energy from various renewable energy technologies. For this purpose, KIC InnoEnergy is developing credible future technology cost models for four technologies using a consistent and robust methodology. KIC InnoEnergy has released the first in a series of […]

8 May 2014

FTI Consulting, Inc. released an FTI Intelligence report, the first of a series of data-driven publications evaluating competitive markets, policy, finance, technology and business models across the energy spectrum. The report, Innovative Financing of Offshore Wind, focuses on renewable energy and explores the significant potential for cutting the cost of energy from offshore wind power […]

10 March 2014 Business & Finance

Ballast Nedam has issued its annual results for 2013, which show that the company had a difficult year. However, its results in the offshore wind energy market were rather good. Results in line with the press release of 5 February 2014 Operating loss of € 30 million, including € 18 million of restructuring costs and […]

3 September 2013 Grid Connection

Since being purchased by Statoil and Statkraft in October 2012, Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited has undertaken a comprehensive review of the plan for the development and construction of the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. This wind farm will generate sufficient electricity to power over 250,000 UK homes each year, but in order to reach these homes […]

27 August 2013 Business & Finance

Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, announced the signing of a Cooperation Agreement with the Water Corporation of Western Australia to support Carnegie’s ground breaking wave powered desalination pilot plant. The Cooperation Agreement allows the Water Corporation to provide support to Carnegie for its wave powered seawater desalination pilot plant. The wave powered desalination […]

17 July 2013 Business & Finance

The European offshore wind sector installed 277 turbines, with a capacity of 1045MW in the first half of 2013 according to a report by the European Wind Energy Association.  However, despite this growth the industry has noticed a slowdown in investments in new projects. This slow down can be attributed to the high cost of […]

8 May 2013 Business & Finance, Technology

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) announces that it has received $142,692 as the first payment of its $1.27m AusIndustry grant to support a CETO Seawater Desalination Demonstration Pilot Plant. The first and subsequent grant payments support the design, construction and operation of a CETO powered Desalination Plant which will desalinate seawater to […]

22 April 2013

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced the signing of the formal funding agreement, for the award of a $1.27m AusIndustry grant from the Clean Technology Innovation Program to support a CETO Seawater Desalination Demonstration Pilot Plant. The signed funding agreement supports the design and construction of a CETO Desalination Plant which will desalinate […]

11 March 2013

 Patrick Kron was appointed Chairman & CEO of Alstom on 11 March 2003. In the decade between 2003 and 2013, the company battled for survival from 2003 to 2005, then enjoyed strong growth in the years between 2006 and 2009, and finally coped with the global financial and economic crisis from 2010 onwards. On 21 […]

28 February 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, announced the award of a $1.27m AusIndustry grant from the Clean Technology Innovation Program to support a CETO Seawater Desalination Demonstration Pilot Plant. The award of the funding supports the design and construction of a CETO Desalination Plant which will desalinate seawater to produce freshwater. The plant will […]

14 February 2013

It was 40 years ago, in the time of the international oil crisis, that some of the first initiatives were undertaken by, what the Dutch now would call, ‘goat-hair wool sock men’ taking a look at wind as a source for generating energy. Reason enough for one of these ‘pioneers’, Chris Westra, to organise a day where the […]

20 November 2012 Authorities

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final approval to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to construct the South Terminal project, a 28-acre marine terminal in New Bedford Harbor, the primary purpose of which will be to provide critical infrastructure to serve offshore renewable energy facilities and accommodate future international shipping. The Commonwealth requested that EPA […]