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The Offshore WIND Expertise Hub returned in 2017 to gather offshore wind experts representing the entire industry, including wind farm developers, governmental bodies, original equipment manufacturers, and specialized companies spanning the entire supply chain. Here, we bring you five most watched interviews: Bent Christensen, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy: Bruno Geschier, Ideol: Jasper Vis, Ørsted Netherlands: […]
The first Offshore WIND Expertise Hub was set up during the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC), held in October 2016 in Amsterdam. With a spotlight on cost reduction, transferable knowledge from oil & gas, and forecast for the future, more than 20 companies shared their insights with Offshore WIND. Here, we bring you five most watched […]
Our Offshore ReWIND 2016 segment continues with a list of our top five interviews for the year behind us. The Big League Offering Lowest Offshore Wind Prices (Interview with Vattenfall) When you are talking with people working in real estate, there is a small chance you would not hear them saying: “Location, location, location!” at […]
As the year draws to a close, Offshore WIND staff bring a reminder of interviews which caught our readers' attention the most in 2015! GE Has the World’s 2nd Largest Order Backlog Offshore WIND has spoken to Anders Søe-Jensen, CEO of GE’s offshore wind unit, at the EWEA 2015 event in Paris, where the company introduced […]
Today we bring you top interviews Offshore WIND team made over the course of 2014. Alstom Taking Big Offshore Wind Steps At the WindEnergy event held in Hamburg, Offshore WIND spoke to Markus Rieck, General Manager of ALSTOM Renewable Germany GmbH. The company proves its position as one of the biggest renewable energy players with […]
Offshore Wind Magazine interviews Brent Wanner, the International Energy Agency’s lead of power generation analysis in the World Energy Outlook team, to find out more about what its global comprehensive analysis, which extends beyond the memberships, is revealing about the future development of offshore wind. Brent Wanner has been with the IEA focused on power […]
Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry's hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the 'Learn More' button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.
International recruitment company Atlas Professionals has won a tender to produce an in-depth report for the Topsector Energy about employment opportunities in the Dutch offshore wind industry.
Early October will see the release of the fourth edition of Offshore WIND. Find out what the International Energy Agency has to say about the outlook for offshore wind in our main interview with Brent Wanner, WEO energy analyst at IEA.
Lincolnshire businesses have been given an insight into opportunities with Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm and its contractors, thanks to the project’s first ‘Meet The Buyer’ event.
The latest edition of the Offshore WIND magazine is now available in a digital format.
Aon is currently involved in several developments of offshore wind projects. Peter van den Brink, Aon Risk Solutions’ Industry Director for Energy and Marine Logistics in the Netherlands, sees challenges and opportunities in this fast-evolving market.
First wind turbines could be installed offshore India by as early as 2020, however, several pre-conditions must be met for this to be achieved, Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said.
Aluminium nacelle covers are lightweight, they provide more space for the nacelle components, and are faster to produce at a lower overall cost, according to Sapa Extrusion, part of the Hydro Group.
Bibby Marine Services plans to have up to 30% share in the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) market, roughly corresponding to a fleet of five to six SOVs by 2025, the company’s CEO Stephen Bolton said.
Offshore wind will be extremely important to Red7Marine going forward, and the new Eurojack 3923 barge is seen as an ideal bridge to renewable energy industry, Nick Offord, Managing Director at Red7Marine, said.
Land reclamation works on the site of the Offshore Center Rotterdam were started without any client commitment because the port believes the center will be in demand with the offshore wind industry, Joost Eenhuizen, Business Manager, Maritime & Offshore Industry at the Port of Rotterdam, said.
Vattenfall’s three Danish offshore wind projects are progressing on schedule following the order of wind turbines from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Gunnar Groebler, Senior Vice President Business Area Wind at Vattenfall, said.
Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has been undergoing certain modifications to the layout of the deck prior to heading out to the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm, Carl Heiremans, Jan De Nul’s Senior Business Development Manager, said.
We are working with several shipyards on developing a new, larger crew transfer vessel (CTV) which could operate for up to 14 days offshore, Jan Reier Arends, Owner and Managing Director of SeaZip Offshore Service, said.
Floating LiDAR solutions provider EOLOS plans to enter offshore wind markets in America and Asia in 2018, Julian Harland, Sales Director at EOLOS, said.
A Dutch start-up Offshore Wind Innovators is gaining momentum and has reached its goal to attract 100 companies to join the network by year-end, as Martin Weissmann, Innovation Manager at Offshore Wind Innovators, hoped for.
Cost reductions in the offshore wind industry will continue and we expect to see a further 30 percent cut to the current Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE) by 2030, Mike Blanch, Associate Director, BVG Associates, said.
Zero subsidy offshore wind projects leave the actual electricity price as the only source of income and it is quite difficult for traditional investors such as banks to finance these projects, because that would mean that the banks lending the money must agree to take on the merchant risk, said Christoph Mertens, CEO Summit Renewable Power Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation.
Ampelmann will introduce a new balanced gangway system, the S-type, in the first half of 2018, Jan van der Tempel, Ampelmann’s CEO said.
Senvion plans to launch a prototype of the 10MW+ offshore wind turbine by late 2019 or early 2020, Jörg Philp, Head of Sales Offshore at Senvion, said.