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  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK has today welcomed the news that the Coastal Communities Fund has been extended for a further year. The UK’s offshore wind and marine energy industries contribute to the fund which was established by the Government to help coastal communities to create jobs and support local projects. Established in 2012 the fund has now been […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The European wind power industry’s contribution to EU economic growth will increase almost threefold over the decade by 2020. More than half a million people will be working for the wind power industry in Europe by 2020. The sector has been proven to be a powerful motor against economic slowdown in Europe. This will be […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Industry Contribution

    By Jakub Vastmans, Senior Manager Service Product Management at NKT In case of a submarine cable fault, many components necessary for a repair can be obtained from external contractors (e.g. fault-finding equipment, jointer team, cable vessel). The cable operator can further reduce the associated risks by setting up Repair Preparedness Plans (RPPs) and Service Level […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Industry Contribution

    by Dario Mulazzani, Davi Product specialist Heavy duty and Wind department. The COVID-19 outbreak is becoming a global stress test. As the number of people infected with the virus continues to rise around the world, uncertainties about global economic growth increase. As an example, China hosted the first outbreak and, after more than 1 month […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Richard Yemm was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry at Thursday evening’s Scottish Green Energy Awards in Edinburgh. The award from Scottish Renewables was sponsored by Highlands & Islands Enterprise and recognises exceptional contribution to the renewables industry. In the announcement of the award, Scottish Renewables recognised Richard’s long standing and […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Industry Contribution

      For a long time, the development of offshore wind was little contested by other sea uses in the North Sea. Whilst there were objections from fishermen due to limiting their access to sea space and tourism representatives concerned by visual impacts on the coast, few spatial conflicts were the order of the day. But […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Jason Deign, for New Energy Update There is one subject that all commentators on the US offshore wind industry agree on: the sector is going to undergo rapid expansion over the next decade. What does provoke argument is the likely scale of this growth, and the relative importance of the factors that are going to […]

  • 2 September 2011

    MMT and NetSurvey are participating in two different events this September. The first event is The 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference Series (EWTEC) that takes place September 5th – 9th at the University of Southampton. EWTEC is an international, technical and scientific conference that focuses on ocean renewable energies. This conference is widely […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Industry Contribution

    By Steelwind Nordenham. XXL-Monopiles have been successfully used for water depths of up to 40 metres. Now wind farm developers need monopiles “beyond XXL”. Evolution “At the beginning of this decade nobody could image that 10 MW turbines and XXL-monopiles will be state of the art in offshore wind foundations and now we are even […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Industry Contribution

    La Tene Maps are happy to announce that the latest edition of the Europe Offshore Wind Projects map is now available in pdf format and is available on request from us. Due to the Corona Virus a print version won’t be available until our printer gets back to work. This map is published every year […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Industry Contribution

    Pioneering companies within the Oil and Gas sector are adopting Wind Lidar to provide them with valuable wind data to vastly improve their operational efficiency. Lidar is an established tool that provides sophisticated wind assessment and measurements within the wind energy industry. An infrared laser exploits the Doppler effect to provide horizontal and vertical wind […]

  • 28 June 2018

    Global business means global coverage 24/7 and, over the last eight years, OffshoreWIND.biz has been working on positioning itself as the number one information source for everyone active in or connected to the offshore wind industry.

  • 13 September 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Giordano Toninelli, Area Sales Manager, Faccin SPA In recent years, wind energy has become one of the most common renewable energy sources, leading the transition away from fossil fuels. The industry has been moving forward relentlessly throughout innovation and change, thus improving its competitive cost, and an assertive policy of developing renewable energies by […]

  • 7 November 2012

    The 1st AWTEC (Asia Wave and Tidal Energy Conference) will be held in Jeju, Korea – Nov. 27 to Nov. 30, 2012. AWTEC is an international technical and scientific conference under EWTEC organization, focused on ocean wave and tidal renewable energies and widely respected for its commitment to maintain high standards in the quality of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Industry Contribution

    Transition is a fact of life. Be it in your personal circumstances, as a company, but even as an industry. The need to innovate and transition to a new outlook are key in remaining relevant and future-proof. Being future-proof within oil, gas, offshore wind, marine energy and maritime industries means being part of the energy […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Industry Contribution

    Home of energy transition Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) is where the energy transition takes place. It is Europe’s leading gathering of the entire offshore energy industry and your opportunity to network with highly qualified experts and professionals across global markets – 7, 8 and 9 October in Amsterdam. Offshore Energy is the place […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Germany’s first offshore wind auction, in April 2017, was a watershed for the industry. Anticipating fierce competition, Ørsted and EnBW both pitched projects that would not require subsidy support, a concept undreamt of at the time. Since then, more than 2.5 GW […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Researchers from five UK universities have received a GBP 4 million grant to deliver a human-robotics hybrid solution for the maintenance and operation of offshore wind farms. The consortium, the Holistic Operation and Maintenance for Energy from Offshore Wind Farms or HOME-Offshore, brings together experts from the universities of Manchester (project lead), Warwick, Cranfield, Durham and Heriot-Watt University. […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Industry Contribution

    Written by:Javier Lanfranchi                            Eng. Diego MorbiniArea Sales Manager                      Senior Technical Sales Manager Spanish wind tower manufacturer has recently installed two automated plate rolling lines and it is already in full production. A global leader in the wind power industry with headquarters in Spain offering a wide range of solutions for manufacturing wind towers for wind turbines and […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Industry Contribution

    Are you an energy professional looking for a slice in the future floating wind industry? If yes – this webinar is perfect for you…  Quest unleash Q Vision’s real time data to map the current and forecasted global floating wind industry and identify the hottest markets and the biggest players.    You will learn: Global […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Industry Contribution

    The potential for the use of blockchain within the energy sector is in focus of the third video in the Horizons series, co-produced by DOB-Academy and Offshore WIND with an aim to cover offshore wind topics in an easily digestible way. Blockchain remains a hard to understand concept. Some say it will change the way […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Industry Contribution

    From today OffshoreWIND.biz readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance and a fresh look & feel. Great news for all those readers interested in the latest and in-depth news on all things offshore wind as the whole process of improving the website was driven by user experience. The new clean design […]

  • 11 April 2016
    R&D, Training & Education

    By Dr Ali Mehmanparast REMS CDT Manager The rapid growth of the wind energy sector relies on engineering know-how as much as it does on planning and regulatory changes. But the growth of the industry could be stunted if the sector doesn’t get enough doctoral-level graduates able to deliver the innovations needed. Thankfully, the UK […]

  • 10 July 2020
    industry, Industry Contribution

    Sif Group, producer of large tubular structures presents their latest innovation: Skybox, all the functionalities of the transition piece onto the monopile in one lift. Michel Kurstjens, CCO Sif Group: “We always try to be ahead of the pack and be a part of what is needed in offshore wind in order to have a […]