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19 July 2016

A new joint industry project (JIP) between fourteen global partners has been launched to develop a Recommended Practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines. Standardisation is a key milestone to guide the industry towards the development of reliable floating wind turbines, said DNV GL, the project leader. Guidance includes setting up minimum requirements […]

14 April 2015 Business & Finance

Blackbird International Corporation, an owner of WERPO renewable sea wave energy technology, will initiate a planned share buyback program of its common stock from the open market up to 7 million shares. Shmuel Ovadia, Director and inventor of BBRD's technology stated: "We believe the common shares of BBRD are very valuable and this share buyback […]

20 February 2015 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued a call for pre-qualification to bid for the construction of wind farms in six areas off the Danish coast. A maximum of 200 MW could be proposed for each area, except the one off the island of Bornholm, where a project of up to 50 MW is planned. The country aims to install […]

21 July 2014

GIA announced the launch of a major research program analysing the trends impacting the market for “Wind Power”. Invited to participate in this comprehensive grassroots level global research initiative are senior industry executives, domain experts, technologists and market strategists. The new report to be issued shortly will offer an accurate assessment of global market developments […]

27 February 2014 Training & Education

Safety Technology Ltd. has announced the launch of its new safety Certificate in Offshore Wind Energy (Level 3) this week. This fully accredited Level 3 training programme is targeted at individuals looking to work in the thriving offshore wind energy sector. The new three week programme covers all of the major industry required safety training, […]

28 November 2013

DNV GL is initiating a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to provide guidance on an alternative means of personnel transfer onto offshore installations. The “Walk to Work” (W2W) approach, where offshore installations are manned from a ship via gangway is being increasingly considered and used in the North Sea and other oil and gas regions to […]

22 February 2013 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

In March 2012, the Danish Government entered into an energy agreement with several other political parties from the Danish Parliament. The agreement secures the needed investments for a further step to improve Denmark's production of renewable energy. By the agreement the parties have decided to initiate a tendering process covering the installation of offshore wind […]

8 August 2012 Training & Education

Modus Seabed Intervention has teamed up with The TTE Technical Training Group to initiate an apprenticeship training programme to aid teenagers in their path towards full-time employment. Following an initial two years with TTE, 18-year-old Michael Gregory, from Teesville, Middlesbrough, has joined Darlington-based Modus as an Apprentice Electrical Technician. He will spend the following two […]

13 January 2012

The increasing length of offshore wind turbine blades has prompted the use of advanced composite materials, with positive operational experiences so far, but with a limited range of supporting analysis and testing methods that can be directly applied to large scale wind turbines. DNV initiated the innovation project to develop improved integrity assessment procedures for […]

20 April 2011 Authorities

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), in partnership with the state of New Jersey, today announced...   (boemre) [mappress] Source: boemre, April 20, 2011;

1 April 2011 R&D

Dominion Virginia Power, a subsidiary of Dominion , is initiating a study of what it would take to build a high-voltage underwater ... (dom) [mappress] Source: dom, April 01, 2011

30 March 2011

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Michael... (professionalmariner) [mappress]   Source: professionalmariner , March 30, 2011

25 March 2011 Authorities

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Michael R. Bromwich today announced that the Department is initiating the process to offer the first commercial wind lease under the “Smart from the Start” Atlantic Offshore Wind program, off the coast of Delaware. The decision […]

2 March 2018 R&D, Technology

The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership has selected partners in projects to investigate the impact of next-generation turbines and heavy lift operations on floating wind farms up to 1GW capacity.

5 January 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D

The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) has opened tenders for monitoring and inspection, as well as for dynamic export cable development.

1 August 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy Winner of Dutch Borssele I & II Tender DONG Energy will build Dutch offshore wind farms Borssele I and II. Borssele 1&2 World’s Cheapest Offshore Wind Farm The cost of building and operating the 700MW Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm is expected to be EUR 2.7 billion cheaper than previously estimated. […]

24 July 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Vessels

Rough Sea Ahead for German Offshore Wind, Industry Says The new German Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) means troubled waters for the German offshore wind industry, according to a press release jointly issued by AGOW (Arbeitsgemeinschaft Offshore-Windenergie), Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, BWE (Bundesverband WindEnergie) and WAB. Brave Tern Ready for First Transatlantic Voyage Brave […]

10 June 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy has awarded Dragados Offshore, a Spanish engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor and a part of the ACS Group, with a contract to deliver four substation jackets for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. The scope of work awarded to Dragados Offshore is the procurement and fabrication of the jackets and piles […]

13 May 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold the Hawaii intergovernmental renewable energy task force meeting in Honolulu on 16 May to discuss current and future plans for leasing areas in waters off Oahu for offshore wind development. Specifically, BOEM will present the details of BOEM's next step in the planning and leasing process, a […]

7 September 2015

Certainly there have been huge advances in offshore wind's safety record, as it emerges from being somewhat of a 'klondike' industry in the early days. But there is still room for improvement, Martin Kjaer Mogensen, DONG Energy's Senior Manager HSE, Centre of Excellence Wind Power, comments as he reflects on DONG Energy's own Health and […]

15 January 2015 R&D, Technology

Maurizio Collu from Cranfield University, UK, and Michael Borg from Technical University of Denmark have published a paper on horizontal and vertical axis offshore wind turbines, advocating the latter as more cost effective option.  The authors state that it is time to look at alternatives in wind turbine design, considering that more and more offshore wind projects are […]

28 June 2013 Authorities, R&D

Bureau of Energy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) reports that the previous target, as set out in the Renewable Energy Development Act 2009, was 6,500MW of newly installed capacity from renewable energy sources over next 20 years, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), led by growing public preference over the renewable energy, determines to accelerate […]

23 September 2012 Technology

It is extremely difficult to extinguish a fire in a wind turbine using conventional methods. The 130-meter high turbines are effectively outside the range of the fire department, and when it comes to turbines at sea, human intervention in the event of fire is virtually impossible. That’s why a comprehensive fire safety concept needs to […]

6 August 2012

Beckhoff will present its PC- and EtherCAT-based automation solutions for wind turbines from September 18 to 22, 2012 at Husum WindEnergy, Germany, the world’s largest wind energy trade show. Beckhoff has automated 7,000 wind turbines with a total output of 11.2 GW in 2011 alone. Worldwide, more than 20,000 wind turbines are equipped with Beckhoff […]

27 July 2012 Business & Finance

The persistence of adverse economic and sector conditions continue to erode Gamesa’s results which, nevertheless, in 1H12 recovers operating profitability and initiates its deleveraging process ahead of schedule in 1H12 (initially slated for the second half), generating a net cash inflow of €100MM in 2Q12:  EBIT of €3MM (EBIT margin: 0.2%), this rises to €12MM […]

16 February 2011 Authorities

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today announced it will solicit public comment on a proposed rule that will eliminate a redundant step in the noncompetitive leasing process for commercial renewable energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). BOEMRE originally published the proposed revision for comment as a direct final […]