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14 June 2019 R&D

The US National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium has announced the availability of funding for additional offshore wind R&D topics. The new funding is set aside for offshore wind plant technology advancement, which includes optimizing the performance of wind plants; reducing the costs of turbine support structures; developing innovative mooring and anchoring technologies for floating wind; and […]

29 September 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

A report by KIC InnoEnergy and BVG Associates has identified fifty offshore wind innovations which have the potential to make a substantial reduction in the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) through changes to design, hardware, software or process. The report, ‘Future renewable energy costs: offshore wind’, found that the technologies could reduce the LCOE by a […]

5 January 2016 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Frost & Sullivan published a report on anti-corrosion technologies for offshore structures on 24 December, 2015. The recent boom in the oil and gas sector, especially in North America is driving growth opportunities for anti-corrosion coatings in the offshore oil & gas segment while other industries, such as offshore wind, wave, and tidal power also hold […]

29 October 2015

Over 70 organisations, including SMEs and research institutions, gathered in Glasgow earlier this week for the ‘Cross Catapult’ networking meeting. They learned about how they could benefit from Innovate UK’s drive to support innovation in high-growth industries, including offshore renewable energy, transport systems, satellite applications and future cities. Eight out of the UK’s ten Catapults were represented. […]

11 June 2015 R&D

Wave Energy Scotland’s (WES) second competitive project call is now underway with the search for novel wave energy converter devices. The national research and development body for the wave energy sector in Scotland is inviting applications for project costs via a contract for research and development services to develop novel wave energy converters. Applicants will […]

26 February 2015 R&D, Technology

The international wind energy conference EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen in early March will see Siemens focusing on innovations supporting cutting the costs of offshore wind power. In addition to further developing the technology of its wind turbines, the company is advancing the efficiency of turbine-to-grid connections and creating new offshore logistics concepts for turbine […]

25 February 2015 R&D, Technology

Tidal stream energy can have a significant role to play in the UK’s future energy system and has the potential to compete with other low carbon energy sources on cost, according to a new report published today by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). However, the future for a cost competitive wave energy industry is less […]

9 February 2015 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, education and business creation in sustainable energy, has announced the launch of a new call for proposals to develop innovative products and services, as part of their ambitious support programme dedicated to boosting sustainable innovations in Europe. KIC InnoEnergy’s objective is to offer comprehensive support to public and […]

10 October 2014

The Offshore WIND Installation and Maintenance Conference takes place on 29 October in Amsterdam. This educational day provides an overview of wind farm developments, innovations in wind farm installation and maintenance and discusses the challenges of grid integration. The conference addresses the technical, operational, commercial and managerial challenges associated with future industry growth. Setting the […]

18 September 2014 Technology

Ricardo has chosen WindEnergy Hamburg – Europe’s premier wind energy event, to be hosted on 23-26 Sept – to launch an extended range of technological innovations aimed at improving the performance and reliability of wind turbine drivelines, hence reducing the total cost of energy generated. Ricardo has been in the business of assisting wind farm […]

10 July 2014 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

Subsea specialist Tekmar Energy is holding a series of live events to demonstrate its industry-leading cable protection systems (CPS), installation techniques and engineering developments.  The demonstration days are taking place at the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult’s (ORE Catapult) National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, Northumberland, where the company is showcasing its TekTube® J-tube replacement system […]

5 March 2014 R&D, Technology

A comparative patent analysis between the leading offshore wind nations: Denmark, England and Germany, has set the German offshore wind industry as a clear frontrunner in the field of innovation. The subsidiary of Wind Energy Agency WAB e.V., germanwind GmbH, came to this conclusion after examining more than 3,000 patents through its scientific research. "65% […]

25 March 2013 Technology

Houlder and BMT Nigel Gee announced that their jointly developed Turbine Access System (TAS™) has won the Safety Innovations Award at the 27th Offshore Achievement Awards organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Aberdeen Section. The award was presented to Frederic Perderix, Houlder Chief Technical Officer by Walter Thain Vice President, Operations for Petrofac, […]

15 March 2013 R&D, Technology

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) have launched the sixth solicitation for the MassCEC Catalyst Program, which is aimed at commercializing the game-changing clean energy technologies coming out of Massachusetts. “These grants support Massachusetts clean energy innovations and help to expand the Commonwealth’s growing clean energy sector, which […]

29 November 2012

The 2012 TOP 100 Independent Innovations of Chinese Enterprises was revealed on Nov. 24, and China Longyuan Power listed on it. Its “Ten Technical Support Systems for Wind Power” won the 2012 Independent Innovation Achievements Award, and Xie Changjun, the president, won the honorary title of “2012 Top Ten Figures for Chinese Enterprises Independent Innovation”. […]

5 November 2012 Authorities

Innovators with novel ideas to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy are today being invited to get their ideas off the drawing board and into turbines out at sea with the launch of two competitions. As highlighted in the Offshore Wind Technology Innovation Needs Assessment (TINA) published by the Low Carbon Innovation Coordination Group […]

11 September 2012

Following the variation order for the supply of sealed hang-off systems for an offshore wind farm project in the North Sea, in order to validate the functionality of the sealing concept, Vos Prodect Innovations has performed a real life sealing test with a piece of yarned submarine cable positioned in the cable hang-off system. The […]

1 February 2012

Sustainability and efficiency are increasingly at the center of industrial development around the world. Assessments of companies’ performance no longer focus purely on commercial factors, but also take into account their use of energy and raw materials. Today’s investors clearly favor enterprises that use sustainable and efficient technologies. HANNOVER MESSE 2012, which runs from 23 […]

18 January 2012

On January 16-19, the annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES) will gather in Abu Dhabi for the fifth time key political, business, academic and industry players from different parts of the world committed to satisfy our growing need for sustainable energy. As this year's summit program is focusing on Powering Sustainable Innovation, the global wind […]

21 November 2011

Vos Prodect Innovations will be exhibiting at the world's largest offshore wind energy event "EWEA OFFSHORE 2011", which will be held between 29th November - 1st December 2011, in Amsterdam - The Netherlands. Amsterdam Rai will be hosting the event with 8,000m2 exhibition space and over 7,500 participant are expected to attend. You can visit […]

7 October 2011

  Vos Prodect Innovations is going to be represented at the Renewable UK annual event, which will be held between 25th - 27th of September 2011, in Manchester. With 5000+ delegates, Renewable UK 2011 annual conference and exhibition is the UK's premier energy event. Therefore, it's a great opportunity to extend the business and keep […]

9 June 2011 Business & Finance

Vos Prodect Innovations is going to be represented at Renewable UK's annual offshore wind event which will be held on 29th - 30th of June 2011, in Liverpool. In addition to the well-known unique cable protection systems Vos Prodect is going to introduce our newest development ''Cable Hang-off System'' with the first prototype that is […]

11 April 2011 Business & Finance

Vos Prodect Innovations B.V. is pleased to announce Mr. Wout de Graaf as new Managing Director of Vos Prodect Innovations B.V.   (vos-prodect) [mappress] Source: vos-prodect, April 11, 2011

25 January 2011 R&D

By many accounts, wind energy, a relative veteran among alternative energy sources, is well-positioned for a perfect storm around growth:... By Beth Stackpole (designnews) [mappress] Source: designnews, January 25, 2011

12 August 2010 R&D, Technology

WindPower Innovations, Inc. (Pink Sheets: WPNV), today announces Permanent Magnet Direct Drive wind turbine solutions as a key component in its overall mission to provide unique and efficient ways for the wind industry to economically transition into its eminent future. “Permanent Magnet Direct-Drive turbines are the future of wind energy generation,” says Ian Griffiths, Chief […]

12 May 2010 Business & Finance

Subsea cable specialist, Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has strengthened its position in Germany through its registration as a GmbH... [mappress] Source: thecrownestate, May 12, 2010;