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  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ingka Group, the largest IKEA franchisee with 367 IKEA stores in 30 markets, has acquired a 25% stake in the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Ingka Group is part of a consortium which recently bought an 80% stake in Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH, the owner and operator of the wind […]

  • 4 March 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mainstream Renewable Power today announced the closing of the €100 million equity investment by global Japanese Trading Company Marubeni Corporation. The deal, which was announced in August, has been approved by Mainstream’s shareholders and makes Marubeni the largest institutional investor in Mainstream with a significant minority stake of approximately 25%. Commenting on the closing of […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The 4th Annual Wind Turbine Supply Chain Conference 2012 by Wind Energy Update will address the recommendations from the Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force to provide delegates with the best supply chain strategy for themselves and the industry.  Whilst investment is still rife, IKEA recently purchased 30 of Vestas 30 V90-3.0 MW wind turbines, […]

  • 14 September 2012
    R&D

    Two global studies commissioned by Vestas reveal 85% of consumers want more renewable energy and 49% show a willingness to pay more for products made with renewable energy, while corporations are continuing to show preference for investing in renewable energy. This data is drawn from two global surveys: the Global Consumer Wind Study 2012 (GCWS), […]

  • 28 December 2010

    Reviewing a year’s worth of work can focus the mind on important developments. That seems especially true for wind power, which in 2010 was embraced by, among other organisations, Ikea, Google, Bacardi and the US Army. With those eclectic endorsements in mind, here are 10 developments from 2010 that have stuck with me: 1. Thumbs […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sir Roy Gardner, Chairman of the Mainstream Renewable Power’s Board of Directors, last night addressed delegates at the Sustainable Brands Conference in London. In his address he told delegates: “It’s a smart move to replace expensive dirty fuels with cheap clean energy. It’s good for business and good for the environment. It is rightly claimed […]

  • 22 April 2013
    R&D

    IEA-RETD has announced the release of a report providing best practice for renewable energy communication campaigns. IEA-RETD commissioned the scoping study with the objective to provide ideas, techniques and case studies on how the benefits of renewable energies can be better communicated to and by policy makers, decision makers and other stakeholders. The project has […]

  • 20 May 2014
    R&D

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth is hosting one of the wind industry’s most influential global organisations this week (19-22 May), as the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Wind Executive Committee visits Newcastle. The four day programme includes visits to Narec’s world-class renewable energy testing and demonstration facilities in […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Environment

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is inviting input in identifying potential study ideas for consideration on Alaska, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Pacific OCS areas. BOEM is responsible for ensuring that the effects on the natural and human environment are taken into consideration during the leasing and development of oil, natural gas, renewable […]

  • 22 October 2010
    R&D

    Solve the problem of accessing wind farms 160 km offshore and you could land a £2billion opportunity. Offshore wind farms are in the right places to capture wind resource but challenging to access for operations and maintenance. So we need solutions for transporting and transferring personnel and equipment to turbines in far-shore sites around the […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Hamburg-based Buss Offshore Solutions and the St. Nazaire-based logistics services provider IDEA Groupe have established a joint venture, Buss IDEA Offshore, to offer a wide range of logistics services for the French offshore market.

  • 20 September 2011
    R&D

    Any competition that has winners will inevitably have losers too. So as the Carbon Trust​ yesterday revealed 13 new concepts that it… By Jessica Shankleman (businessgreen) [mappress] Source: businessgreen, September 20, 2011

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    French energy company EDF sees the recently merged GE and Alstom Energy as the perfect partner for the company’s plan to diversify its energy mix by further expanding into renewable energy sector, GE quoted Antoine Cahuzac, the CEO of EDF Énergies Nouvelles, as saying. By partnering with GE & Alstom Energy, Cahuzac believes that the recently merged company’s global footprint, […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    CEO of the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) David Connolly has called for greater urgency from the Irish government and political system to support the development of offshore wind. According to Connolly, Ireland’s Climate Action Plan sets out the vision and actions on how offshore wind can be developed, but a sense of urgency is also necessary, from both […]

  • 28 January 2011
    Authorities

    Gov. Martin O’Malley’s legislative agenda includes several excellent proposals that merit enactment at this year’s session of the General… (gazette) [mappress] Source: gazette, January 28, 2011

  • 9 October 2012
    Authorities

    The national body representing the wind energy sector in Ireland, the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) has launched a new policy paper “Export Policy – A Renewables Development Policy Framework for Ireland” at its autumn conference in Killarney. The policy paper outlines specific areas of the Irish economy which would benefit economically if Ireland’s domestic […]

  • 27 March 2013

    The Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA), the national body representing the wind energy sector in Ireland has today (27 March) strongly welcomed an opinion poll conducted on its behalf by Ipsos MRBI which revealed that 80% of the Irish public support wind developments. This opinion poll was taken from 916 respondents. Reacting to this opinion […]

  • 13 July 2015
    R&D

    International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Wind unit issued a proposal for a new task called “Wind Energy Systems Engineering: Integrated RD&D” in May, which was approved by the IEA Wind Executive Committee. The task consists of three parts: Developing a framework for multi-disciplinary design and evaluation activities for wind energy. Formulating reference wind farms and wind turbines. Conducting […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The German Buss Offshore Solutions and French logistics services provider IDEA Groupe have officially entered into a joint venture dedicated to the offshore wind market in France. The news follows the signing of a declaration of intent for establishing the Buss IDEA Offshore joint venture which took place in September last year. Buss IDEA Offshore will be […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Dutch based Offshore Windforce (OWF) has awarded Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions BV the contract for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of 2 pile gripper frames for the West Duddon Sands wind farm installation project. The pile gripper frames will be installed on board jack-up units and used to support mono-piles when placed onto the […]

  • 1 June 2012

    The Irish Wind Energy Association welcomes the Renewable Energy Strategy published (28 May 2012) by the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte TD, and applauds the Government’s commitment to reaching Ireland’s 2020 renewable targets. The Renewable Energy Strategy reaffirms Government support for the development of the wind energy sector in Ireland, stating […]

  • 14 June 2017

    The Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange (OWiX) has announced the opening of a Call for Ideas for its first four innovation challenges, as identified by key players in the offshore wind industry.

  • 3 October 2013
    Authorities

    Pat Rabbitte, Irish Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources this morning addressed the Irish Wind Energy Asssociation (IWEA) Conference with the following speech:  Thank you for your invitation to deliver the keynote address at today’s Autumn Conference of the Irish Wind Energy Association on the occasion of your organisation being in operation for 20 […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The team behind the GBP 6 million SCORE grant fund is looking to support companies from the oil & gas industry that can bring new ideas for long-term offshore asset management in the offshore wind sector.

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Parkwind-Valeco consortium, pre-selected for developing an offshore wind farm in the Dunkirk area in France, is calling for contributions which could help in the future realization of the project.