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21 May 2013 R&D

Geotechnical investigation work for the proposed tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay is about to begin as Tidal Lagoon Power Plc starts the process of determining seabed conditions in the area. Undertaken by contractor ESG, Environmental Scientifics Group, the seabed investigation work will be carried out over a four week period via vessels and a jack-up […]

13 May 2013 Wind Farm Update

Coastline Surveys has completed a geotechnical investigation of the seabed cable route at the proposed Navitus Bay offshore wind park, off the South coast of England. Coastline Surveys, the Falmouth-based marine data consultancy, was delighted to be chosen to extend previous phases of work as the main contractor on such a high profile project. The […]

30 April 2013 Business & Finance

Vattenfall has launched an independent inquiry to investigate claims according to which its CEO Oystein Loseth received a cash bribe during a takeover of the Dutch company Nuon in 2009, The Press and Journal Energy writes. Mr. Loseth has welcomed the investigation and said that it will “put an end to this rumour” by making […]

8 March 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance

On March 5, police searched the headquarters of the German wind developer Windreich, which is under investigation by the Stuttgart Public Prosecution Office, Frankfurter Allgemeine Wirtschaft reports. The Stuttgart Prosecution Office is investigating the wind farm developer, suspected of balance sheet manipulation, investment fraud, market manipulation and credit fraud. About 35 officers from the Office […]

3 December 2012 Ports & Logistics, R&D

Scottish Enterprise, in association with Forth Ports Limited and City of Edinburgh Council, is considering investment options for the Port of Leith. The aim will be to provide flexible facilities at Leith for a range of possible industry uses including dry bulk cargo, cruise shipping, offshore wind turbine manufacturing, installation and maintenance vessels, oil and […]

18 July 2012

Following FAA Investigation on Cape Wind, Communications Director Mark Rodgers released the following statement: Cape Wind has been closely reviewed and considered for 10 years by Republican and Democratic administrations, which have both come to the same conclusion: Cape Wind will provide substantial benefits to the nation by jumpstarting the clean energy future, creating hundreds […]

28 March 2012

At a meeting of the Board of Directors of DONG Energy A/S on 9 March 2012, the Board decided to ask the law firm Norrbom Vinding to conduct a legal investigation to assess whether, in connection with the establishment of salary and employment terms for specific existing and former employees, Anders Eldrup, in his capacity […]

13 March 2012

Kvaerner's internal investigation following from the serious crane accident at the Verdal yard 8 February 2012 has been completed and the main findings have been presented to the Police and the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority. The investigation report examines the accident in detail, reviews the existing health and safety procedures in place for work at […]

23 December 2011

At the request of Innogy Nordsee 1 GmbH, Gardline Geosciences Limited performed a marine soil investigation for the proposed offshore wind farm Innogy Nordsee 1 which is located off the German coastline and 40 km to the north of the island of Juist. The projected area of the proposed site was 145.6km². The objective of […]

8 August 2011 Grid Connection

  GEO has finished the geotechnical site investigations for the projected German offshore wind farm, Gode Wind I. The investigations consisted of 77 deep CPTs, carried out from the vessel Blue Alfa. The offshore wind farm is located 40 km off the German coast, west of Cuxhaven. It will generate 231 MW and is owned […]

10 March 2011 Business & Finance

According to an official statement from Die Staatsanwaltschaft Bremen, an investigation has been launched in Bremen against former directors... (heavyliftpfi) [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, March 10, 2011  

16 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

Japan's Sumitomo Corporation and Electric Power Development Co., Ltd. (J-POWER) have begun an offshore ground investigation around Hirashima and Enoshima islands off the coast of Saikai City, Nagasaki Prefecture, to explore the possibility of developing an offshore wind farm. The Japanese government is currently in the process of determining areas to be designated as offshore […]

3 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency has awarded MMT with a contract to perform a geophysical soil investigation of the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm zone. Project preparations are currently underway, with the fieldwork planned to be performed in July and August from MMT’s survey vessel Franklin. The geophysical survey comprises the collection of high-resolution bathymetry […]

1 July 2019 Wind Farm Update

Avangrid Renewables is conducting geophysical surveys at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease area off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. The work is being carried out in and near the wind lease area and proposed cable corridor from Sandbridge, Virginia, to the east of Corolla, North Carolina. The purpose of the surveys, scheduled for […]

28 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

K2 Management has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taean Wind Power and Dohwa Engineering for the Taean offshore wind farm in South Korea. K2 Management will work as the owner’s engineer and consult on the financing and construction of the offshore wind project located in the Yellow Sea. The company has also entered a service contract […]

27 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

German transmission system operator 50Hertz Offshore GmbH is seeking geotechnical survey services for a project in the German Baltic Sea. 50Hertz has issued a tender for a geotechnical investigation and an accompanying report for an offshore transformer platform. The duration of the contract would be ten months, 50Hertz said. The value of the contract is undisclosed. […]

25 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

The Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland is getting ready for the start of site surveys after having secured a license by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The investigation works are scheduled to commence in August at the site off the coast of Dundalk in dialogue with the stakeholders and the local […]

20 June 2019 Business & Finance

SSE Renewables has applied for Foreshore Licences to carry our surveys at two offshore wind sites in Ireland that could accommodate approximately 1.6GW of capacity. The applications to the Irish Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government seek approval for conducting geophysical, geotechnical and environmental investigations offshore Clogher Head and Bunmahon Bay. Both sites have the […]

18 June 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Scottish government has approved the proposed changes to the Inch Cape offshore wind farm which allows for the installation of fewer bat larger capacity wind turbines. Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) said this is a key milestone for the project as it prepares to bid for the third Contract for Difference (CfD) funding allocation […]

24 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

Energinet has commenced the feasibility studies for the Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. Preliminary investigations start immediately, while the first vessels will begin working on the project site after the summer holidays, the Danish transmission system operator said. Energinet's Board of Directors decided that approximately DKK 180 million (some EUR 24 million) […]

13 May 2019 Business & Finance

Essen-based energy company E.ON reported EUR 211 million adjusted EBIT for its Renewables segment in the first quarter of 2019, a 23% increase compared to EUR 171 million adjusted EBIT recorded in the first quarter of 2018. The increase resulted primarily from an increase in output due to the commissioning of offshore wind farms in Germany and […]

7 May 2019 Business & Finance

Researchers at the University of Rhode Island who analyzed AirBnB rental data before and after the construction of the Block Island Wind Farm have found that, contrary to some concerns, the turbines have increased tourism on the island. Corey Lang, URI associate professor of environmental economics, and doctoral student Andrew Carr-Harris, said that many coastal […]

12 April 2019 Business & Finance

The Danish Energy Agency is holding a technical meeting on site investigations for the Thor offshore wind farm tender. The event will take place on 13 May from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. local time at Denmark's National Aquarium and will gather potential developers and relevant experts for the project. According to the Danish Energy Agency, the dialogue will […]

8 April 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

The European Commission has fined General Electric (GE) EUR 52 million for providing incorrect information during the investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of GE's planned acquisition of LM Wind Power. On 11 January 2017, GE notified its proposed acquisition of the blade manufacturer. In this notification, GE stated that it did not have any […]

1 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has awarded Belgium's G-tec with contracts to provide geotechnical engineering services on two offshore wind farms in the German Bight. Under the two individual contracts, G-tec will in 2019 carry out geotechnical investigations and laboratory analysis of samples taken from the seabed in various depths within the Gode Wind offshore wind farm 03 and 04 and […]

14 March 2019 Grid Connection

Dutch transmission system operator TenneT has selected Arcadis and Pondera to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and provide permit applications with associated investigations for high-voltage connections which will link the IJmuiden Ver wind farm to the grid. The two subsea high-voltage connections will each have the capacity to bring  2GW of energy to land, the […]