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25 February 2011 R&D, Technology

Van Oord has received an assignment from RWE to build a 100-metre high mast in the North Sea to measure maritime meteorological influences. The meteorological mast will be built 75 kilometres from the coast in the 'IJmuiden' offshore wind region, which is part of the National Water Plan. The mast will be built on a […]

15 February 2011

In March GEO returns to Sweden to conduct the geotechnical site investigation for Kårehamn Offshore Wind Farm. The project includes high quality core drilling followed by laboratory testing and reporting. The 50 MW offshore planned wind farm is owned by E.ON and situated 4 kilometres East of Öland. About GEO: Founded in 1943 as a […]

15 February 2011 Business & Finance

A team of interdisciplinary researchers from the DeepCwind Consortium attended the Maine Wind Energy Conference in Augusta January 24 and 25. The conference provided a forum to discuss milestones thus far to develop floating wind turbines in the Gulf of Maine. Researchers answered questions from interested stakeholders, briefed policy-makers and local media, and forged new […]

9 February 2011 R&D

Grontmij in the Netherlands has developed a concept known as the Sand wind turbine, according to which wind turbines are able to generate energy to transport sand, through pipelines, to the shoreline. Grontmij is further elaborating this concept with the Dutch Department of Transport, Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat). Other market parties may become […]

31 December 2010

Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd. (“MORL”), the joint venture company owned by EDP Renewables and SeaEnergy Renewables, have signed three Agreements for Lease with The Crown Estate Commissioners which will lead to further development of offshore wind power generation at three sites in the outer Moray Firth. The proposed sites are all within the Eastern Development […]

24 December 2010

A controversial radio ad attacking Governor Deval Patrick’s support for an offshore wind farm that aired during the final days of the governor’s race was funded in part with a donation from a prominent fund-raiser for Patrick’s Republican rival, Charles D. Baker. The fund-raiser, Christopher F. Egan, was cochairman of Baker’s finance committee, according to […]

22 September 2010 Wind Farm Update

On Thursday Vattenfall inaugurates Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm. This is a milestone in the development of renewable energy for a sustainable society. For Vattenfall, it is a springboard to the future – both to the British market and to large-scale offshore wind power. Only some two years after the […]

17 September 2010 R&D, Wind Farm Update

The Government has proposed allowing Hongkong Electric to undertake site investigation and install eight marine piles within 2,030 square...     (news) [mappress] Source: news, September 17, 2010;

1 September 2010 R&D

The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the Trianel West Borkum II wind farm, 45 km north of the East Frisian Island Borkum in German waters.

11 August 2010 Technology

GEMS has commissioned a high spec DP2 vessel, the MV Normand Tonjer, for geotechnical wind farm work in the North Sea. The MV Normand Tonjer is fully equipped by GEMS for geotechnical services for wind farm turbine site investigations with new geotechnical drilling spread. A specialist deep 20 ton seabed CPT system will also be […]

6 May 2010 Authorities, R&D

Lapland's Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment wants a thorough investigation carried out into the impact of sea...   [mappress] Source: yle, May 06, 2010;

15 April 2010 Wind Farm Update

Scandia Wind Offshore continues to pursue support from four West Michigan lakeshore counties for the company’s further investigation of wind...   [mappress] Source: mlive, April 13, 2010;