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  • 19 June 2017

    MHI Vestas hosted His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince of Japan at the company’s factory in Lindø today.

  • 14 August 2015

    The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has announced the funding of MAXFARM, a three-year project to improve the reliability, lifespan and efficiency of offshore wind farms. The consortium includes researchers from Imperial College London’s Department of Aeronautics alongside other academic institutions and a number of commercial partners. MAXFARM (MAXimizing wind Farm Aerodynamic Resource via […]

  • 13 June 2019
    R&D

    The Imperial College London has conducted wind tunnel tests of energy kites, said to have helped the concept by Kite Power Systems (KPS) on its way to commercialization. Conducted by the Department of Aeronautics, the research is said to have produced data that helped KPS optimize its device to improve its efficiency and effectiveness, allowing it to […]

  • 23 September 2011

    Bristow Helicopters Ltd. announced that it will exhibit at Helitech 2011, Europe’s largest helicopter exhibition, at the Imperial War… (rotor) [mappress] Source: rotor, September 23, 2011

  • 19 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Ørsted-led PISA (Pile Soil Analysis) project has won the Fleming award from the British Geotechnical Association for the new shorter design of monopile foundations said to reduce green energy costs.

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beothuk Energy Inc. (BEI) has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to merge with Canadian Imperial Venture Corp. Under the terms of the LOI, CIVC will issue one common share for every issued and outstanding share of BEI, up to a maximum of sixty-two million common shares. Over the last several years, BEI has […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A large collaboration, which aims to reduce costs of offshore wind by decreasing the amount of steel used in foundations, has emerged under the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) scheme. Led by DONG Energy, the partners working on this research project intend to find a solution to design foundations that will require less steel […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The ORCA Hub, a consortium of five UK universities, has unveiled fully autonomous drones that can inspect offshore energy infrastructure. The ORCA Hub is led by the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, a partnership between Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh. The consortium also includes Imperial College London, the University of Oxford and the University of Liverpool. […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    David Scott has joined CLS Offshore as General Manager for the company’s Hull Division. David comes to CLS with over 20 years of international experience in the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) sectors, at both technical and managerial levels. He joins CLS from The IBS Group, a large multi-segment group providing integrated oilfield […]

  • 18 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Researchers from the University of Edinburgh, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden and Imperial College London investigated fire incidents on wind turbines and released their findings under the title: “Overview of Problems and Solutions in Fire Protection Engineering of Wind Turbines”. Authors of the study, S. Uadiale, E. Urban, R. Carvel, D. Lange and G. […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D

    The North Seas contain vast and largely untapped renewable energy resources. Whether or not these resources are ultimately exploited remains a matter of great uncertainty. However, important decisions on grid development in the North Seas will need to be taken before the amount of offshore wind and other renewable generation is fully known.  If the […]

  • 1 September 2015

    DONG Energy and ESG have tested 28 piles on two different onshore sites in order to assist the development of new design methods for offshore wind farms. Initial results show great cost reduction potential. The testing has been undertaken by the joint industry project PISA and was performed to assess and validate a new design method […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Dr Andrew Garrad will hand day-to-day leadership responsibility for the GL Group’s renewable energy business segment to Dr RV Ahilan, who will become President of the business in mid-October. Dr Andrew Garrad will take up the position of Non-Executive Chairman. The GL Group’s Renewables business segment consists of consultancy GL Garrad Hassan and the independent […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Environment, R&D

    A new study by climate scientists has shown that wind farms produce more energy during the coldest spells of the winter compared to milder winter periods.

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The scene is set for a highly successful Oceanology International 2012 – over 525 exhibitors from 33 countries in the major exhibition and seven separate one day conferences. Being held 13-15 March at London’s ExCeL, Oceanology International 2012 is the global forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine technology […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH opened its site office in Bremerhaven. It is located at the old ferry house at the Geeste, which was built in 1912 by the Weser River Navigation Company to operate a ferry service from Bremerhaven to Nordenham. From this historic building 30-person team will build the North Sea wind farm Global […]

  • 23 July 2010

    THE initial stage of an ambitious green scheme to build one of the nation’s largest offshore wind farms off the East Anglian coast received…   (greatyarmouthmercury) [mappress] Source: greatyarmouthmercury, July 23, 2010;

  • 31 May 2012

    On Wednesday 30th May Alicat Workboats held a naming ceremony for the third London Array Crew transfer vessel. A competition was run to name the vessel and this was won by an eight-year-old Thanet schoolgirl , as part of her prize she won a VIP family break and £500 for her school. Cerys Jones, who […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    The integration of approximately 60% of renewables into the European electricity system will be feasible by 2030, but will come with an extensive expansion of infrastructure, including transmission and distribution networks as well as conventional backup generation, DNV GL said. The challenges of grid integration of renewables can be mitigated by a number of technical […]

  • 21 July 2011

    Offshore wind farms are expected to make a significant contribution to European electricity demand over the next 40 years, according to a report being published this month by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). While onshore wind farms currently represent 96.5% of total installed wind energy capacity, the offshore wind sector is growing fast and […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Environment, Grid Connection

    Britain’s total capacity available from renewables has overtaken fossil fuels for the first time, according to the latest Drax Electric Insights report.

  • 9 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A consortium of five UK universities, working with 31 industrial and innovation partners, will deploy up to GBP 36 million of support to advance robotics and Artificial Intelligence technologies for the inspection, repair, maintenance and certification of offshore energy platforms and assets.

  • 21 January 2016
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Whilst undertaking detailed seabed scanning for the development of wind farm projects in the East Anglia Zone, off the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk, wind farm developers ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall uncovered something they weren’t expecting – an ‘uncharted’ wreck of a WWI German submarine, missing in action since 1915. At first it was […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A British engineering consortium led by Kite Power Solutions Ltd (KPS) has secured a GBP 1 million grant from the UK Government’s Innovate UK Energy Catalyst to accelerate the development of its kite power generation technology. The GBP 1m Innovate UK grant will be used to scale-up KPS’s technology to a 500kW kite turbine and validate the […]

  • 21 October 2015

    The East of England’s unique all-energy coast is key to the East Anglian powerhouse alongside new technology and science, the Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis told energy leaders at the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) annual general meeting. “The opportunities are here – in decommissioning in the Southern North Sea offshore wind and nuclear. There is […]