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  • 26 March 2019

    Offshore wind in Germany has taken a remarkable development in the past decade. With the zero bids in the last tender round, economics are also very attractive. Many companies from Germany have enabled that learning curve and are looking forward to cooperating with other market actors to further advance offshore wind. “We need to talk […]

  • 28 September 2015

    ECN (Energy research Centre of the Netherlands) has released results of a test campaign that took place in June 2014 in the Bremerhaven where IHC IQIP, together with other industrial parties, measured the behaviour of monopile foundations under different driving methods in onshore conditions. Three piles were driven in the soil by hydraulic hammers of […]

  • 18 April 2012

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in cyclone-affected areas, mainly in China, Korea, Japan and the U.S. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the tropical storms that are likely to affect it within its lifetime. […]

  • 5 September 2016

    C-Power, which operates the first wind farm off the Belgian coast, has teamed up with Sirris/OWI-Lab and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) to keep track of the ageing process of foundations. This represents a unique European research into ageing process in offshore turbine foundations, the project partners said, which will allow optimising structural maintenance based on field data […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    NKT’s revenue development for 3rd quarter 2011 was in line with expectations. Earnings increased by 15%, positively influenced by satisfactory results for both Nilfisk-Advance and NKT Flexibles. For nkt cables, the factory in Cologne showed improved productivity but continued to impact earnings negatively. The net interest bearing debt decreased by 169 mDKK, corresponding to 5.0x […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ‘RWE AG Goes Green? The Energiewende and the End of RWE’s Nuclear Ambitions’ report to their offering. RWE is one of Europe’s leading energy utility companies, supplying 17 million customers with electricity and 8 million with gas. The German government’s energy policy reversal forced RWE to withdraw […]

  • 7 June 2012

    As wind energy production expands around the world, an increasing number of onshore and offshore wind farms are proposed which would lie in tropical cyclone-affected areas, mainly in the U.S., China, Korea and Japan. A properly designed wind farm should be able to withstand the severe storms that are likely to affect it within its […]

  • 29 November 2011

    In the beginning of 2011 the BSH (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie – Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency) established a new standard for analysis of the foundations of offshore wind turbine (OWT) support structures. In his presentation at EWEA Offshore 2011 in Amsterdam, Marc Mittelstaedt, GL Renewables Certification presents the research contribution to this new […]

  • 26 June 2015

    The City of Bremen and bremenports GmbH & Co. KG are seeking contractors for the construction of a wind energy terminal. The plan is to build a heavy-duty terminal for the wind energy industry in Bremerhaven Blexer, the Offshore Terminal Bremerhaven (OTB). The construction work is required for the terminal (quay and hinterland), terminal access and southern dike. All hydraulic […]

  • 17 April 2014

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has welcomed the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Report on Mitigation of Climate Change. The IPCC report highlights that whilst there are many pathways to emissions reduction the specific circumstances of individual countries and preferences of consumers and voters will influence the choice of pathway. Major technological change […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Bay State’s hard-pressed businesses, cash-strapped schools and expensive hospitals will get whacked especially hard by Cape Wind’s high… (tradingmarkets) [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets,October 05, 2010;

  • 12 December 2012

    Jukka-Pekka Mäkinen has been invited to become a member on the EWEA Board of Directors. His responsibilities in this new role began already at the start of November 2012. This gives The Switch a stronger opportunity to influence European policies and communicate with other main players within the wind power industry.  “We have always had […]

  • 5 May 2014

    Bayards Aluminium Constructies, a specialist in light weight and maintenance free structures for the offshore industry, has paired up with Barge Master, a pioneer in motion compensated equipment for the offshore industry, to design the first aluminium Motion Compensated Helideck. The new Motion Compensated Helideck (MCH) is driven by three actuators compensating two translations (sway […]

  • 25 April 2014

    INORE will be hosting a workshop at the OMAE conference 2014 in San Francisco in collaboration with the UC Berkley students and MI&T, at the University of California, Berkley. This workshop it is going to be celebrated on the last day of the conference, Friday the 13th of June in the afternoon (from 15:00-18:00). The workshop […]

  • 8 June 2018

    European scour researchers have kicked off PROTEUS, a new EU Hydralab+ project, which aims to improve the design of scour protection around offshore wind turbine monopiles and future-proof them against the impacts of climate change.

  • 20 October 2014

    Next week Pontis will exhibit at China Wind Power for the 5th time in a row. The China Wind Power exhibition is ranked among the top three global wind events in terms of scale. As its influence grows, international wind power equipment manufacturers and service providers are regarding it as their first choice for business […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the third quarter of 2012, Statkraft achieved an underlying operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) of NOK 1185 million, compared with NOK 1751 million in the corresponding quarter in 2011. The profit after tax was NOK 638 million, compared with a loss of NOK 1583 million in the third quarter of 2011. “Power prices in […]

  • 31 March 2015

    Wave Energy Scotland is seeking expressions of interest from appropriately qualified and experienced industry representatives to join its independent Advisory Group. The Advisory Group will play a critical role in supporting Wave Energy Scotland meet its objectives, and to support wider Scottish efforts to develop the wave energy sector into one which plays an important […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    The Scottish Government’s efforts to develop the renewable industry are supported by the Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee as necessary if the Government is to achieve its generation targets. The Scottish Government target of generating 100 per cent electricity by 2020 is achievable, but only if a number of issues are addressed, a report by […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    As the UK strives to meet its EU target of 15% renewable energy consumption by 2020, the government has taken several steps to reduce the country’s carbon emissions by 34% and 80% by 2020 and 2050, respectively, compared with 1990 levels, according to a report by research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report […]

  • 8 February 2017

    Annual global spending on transmission system infrastructure for large-scale renewable energy integration is expected to grow from USD 36.7 billion in 2016 to USD 46.7 billion in 2025, according to a new report from Navigant Research.

  • 6 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ramboll has secured a contract with the Obayashi Corporation to provide the foundation design for a new offshore wind project in Japan. Ramboll said its engineers will perform the detailed foundation design for the entire offshore wind farm which will be one of the largest in Japan. The design team will be employed on the […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) has halted its plan to build a GBP 50 million facility for the construction of jacket foundations for offshore wind turbines at Hadrian Yard in Wallsend. The 36,000-square metre factory had been expected to be completed in 2014, following a GBP 4.5 million grant from the Regional Growth Fund, but OGN has decided to […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Several sessions concerning climate change and the need to reduce society’s dependence on fossil fuels were held at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) general assembly in Vienna last month, PhysicsToday reports. Göran Broström of the Norwegian Meteorological Institute pointed out that the oceanographic and atmospheric community need to have a discussion about the influence before large offshore […]

  • 9 July 2013

    Shortage of skills is the biggest challenge facing the energy industry and a Norwich conference heard that recruiting more women could help resolve the problem. The need to develop more expertise to cope with growing demand for engineers in the East of England was a constant theme throughout the People: Powering The Future conference held […]

  • 8 October 2013

    A seminar on overall dynamics of offshore wind turbines will be held on October 24, 2013 at 17 hrs in Bremerhaven, and the speaker will be Dr. Holger Black from Fraunhofer IWES. The seminar will provide the participants with basics of the overall system dynamics, ranging from the structure and functioning of wind turbines to […]