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  • 5 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The leader of Hull City Council said that plans for wind turbine manufacture at Alexandra Dock could usher in new era of prosperity for the region. At a meeting this morning, Councillor Carl Minns delivered a rousing speech in which he said that the bid to bring offshore wind industry to Hull was an important […]

  • 2 November 2010

    Natural Power have announced the release of an evolution in lidar technology – ZephIR 300 – which draws upon the 6 years field experience and 450 deployments of the existing ZephIR system which has operated in over 25 countries worldwide. ZephIR 300 represents a validated, traceable and affordable continuous wave (CW) lidar system calibrated to […]

  • 25 March 2014

    13 of the world’s leading companies in aerodynamics have now teamed up in the AVATAR project. They are developing the most advanced aerodynamic models for the next generation of large wind turbines, up to 20MW. These models are essential ingredients for integral design codes for large scale wind turbines and will be thoroughly validated. Ambitions […]

  • 25 August 2015

    A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by an international group headed by scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry in Jena evaluated the effects of large wind farms on the atmospheric flow and its implications for how much renewable energy these can generate. As every wind turbine […]

  • 7 January 2013

    China’s offshore wind industry is entering an era of large-scale development, as the country’s wind power development is the most rapid in the world. “Wind power has become the third-largest electric power in China,” said Liu Qi, deputy director general of the National Energy Administration. “There is no electric power to substitute the position of […]

  • 28 December 2011
    Ports & Logistics

    On 25 December MPI Discovery arrived at the Port of Esbjerg, where it will load wind turbines for the World’s largest offshore wind farm – London Array. Blue Water Shipping is agent on behalf of MPI Offshore, and is responsible for the loading of the wind turbines for London Array – all together 175 turbines […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new era is coming for offshore wind in Europe. Investments in this industry are going to double in next ten years. It is the fastest rising industry at the moment. In 2010, approximately USD 82 billion investments in wind industry were recorded. There is a plan to reach USD 140 billion by 2020 and […]

  • 30 August 2015

    First Gemini Offshore Substation in Place (11 Photos) The first offshore transformer station at the Gemini offshore wind farm was placed on top of the jacket foundation. World’s Largest Floating Turbine Sails Out “Fukushima Shimpuu”, the largest floating offshore wind turbine in the world, left Onahama port on July 28th and arrived at the testing […]

  • 10 January 2014

    The rebranding of Eurocopter as Airbus Helicopters, effective today, marks a new era in the history of the company, which joins Airbus and Airbus Defense & Space within the new Airbus Group – the global leader in aerospace, defense and related services. Airbus Helicopters will benefit from and enrich the Airbus brand as it develops, […]

  • 4 January 2018

    Not all heroes wear capes, and not all sunsets look (and feel) the same. Especially when we realise we live in an era of wind turbines spinning at sea, allowing us to turn on our lights while knowing our homes are powered by clean energy, and on top of that we now have one more image of a sunset that was not the luxury previous generations had. 

  • 14 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    In March 2013, Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) inaugurated a measurement campaign at Sola airport outside of Stavanger, Norway. The equipment installed consisted of one scanning and one static wind LiDAR system. In addition a second static wind LiDAR was installed some 3 km further away, side by side with an automatic radiosonde […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    The Nova Scotia Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) awarded funding to Fundy Tidal Inc., the Canadian Whale Institute (CWI), and Conserve.iO for a marine life observation program including public participation. Free smartphone applications will be available to public (“citizen scientists”), whale tour operators, and other users (including trained dedicated observers) to participate in recording marine life observations for tidal energy and […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against three anti-nuclear groups, after they filed a petition against 20- year extension of the operating licence for the NextEra Energy Seabrook’s nuclear power plant, writes Newburyport News. Last year, Maryland-based Beyond Nuclear, Exeter’s Seacoast Anti-Pollution League and the New Hampshire Chapter of the Sierra Club […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Orkney marine energy consultancies, Orcades Marine Management Consultants Ltd (OMMC), and Aquatera have formed Singapore based partnership with local company OceanPixel to provide marine operations planning, management and verification services.

  • 18 October 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The W2POWER prototype, the first multi-turbine wind floating platform in Spain designed by the Spanish company ENEROCEAN S.L., was decommissioned from the PLOCAN’s test site on 17 October. The testing of the 1:6 scale prototype was carried out between June and October with an aim to collect information from different parameters that will allow further development […]

  • 30 January 2014

    Many offshore wind farms have been faced, and will face a problem with the unexploded World War II-era ordnance. As the industry moves further out to sea, there is a growing demand for contractors, who will make sure that the offshore wind farm installation can proceed safely. Former British Army Major Simon Cooke has established […]

  • 30 June 2014

    The OCEANERA-NET programme has launched its new website. OCEANERA-NET is the Ocean Energy European Research Area Network (ERA-Net), a project funded by the European Union through the Framework Programme 7. The objective of OCEANERA-NET is to coordinate funding programmes between European countries and regions to support research and innovation in the ocean energy sector. Ocean […]

  • 25 June 2015

    Keith Anderson, CEO of ScottishPower Renewables, addressed the Renewable UK Global Offshore Wind Conference in London today. He called for stable regulation and close working between the industry and the Government in order to ensure that the UK gains the maximum benefits from the offshore wind power industry. In his speech, Keith Anderson said: “The […]

  • 16 April 2013

    The latest statistical data released by BTM of Denmark shows that, as of the end of 2012, China Longyuan Power continued to be the world’s second largest wind power operator with the installed capacity of 10,544MW, further narrowing the gap with the top wind power operator in the world. Iberdrola Renovables from Spain ranked first […]

  • 31 July 2013

    In the wake of the first auction for the two federal lease areas offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Jonathan Peress, vice president and director of Clean Energy and Climate Change, Conservation Law Foundation emphasized his support. Peress said for Business & Real Estate: “(Today’s) auction is the harbinger of an exciting new era in the […]

  • 22 October 2019

    By João Metelo, CEO of Principle Power The first WindFloat Atlantic unit, with the turbine fully installed, has just sailed from Ferrol, Spain, towards its destination, 20 km off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. It will soon be joined by two more units, which by the end of the year will produce […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Some 1,500 offshore wind turbines have come out of their warranty and, as the offshore wind farm developers/ owners are now responsible for keeping them up and running, this is a whole new era for the industry, according to Bert van Dijk, Business Advisor Offshore Wind from Van Dijk E-Projects. 

  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    The Japanese government will submit a bill on offshore wind development to the National Diet on 22 January, according to Japan Times. Given that Japan does not have unified rules for offshore wind operations, the bill would bring more clarity within the industry as it specifies the rules.

  • 31 May 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Spain’s first floating offshore wind platform, the W2Power, has started generating first kilowatts of electricity at the Astican Shipyard in Gran Canaria. The 1:6 scale multi-turbine platform will soon be transported to its final destination at PLOCAN’s test site off the Gran Canaria, project partner Ingeteam said. W2Power is a joint project of EnerOcean, Ghenova, Ingeteam, and […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    W2Power, Spain’s first floating offshore wind platform, has officially been commissioned at the PLOCAN test site off Gran Canaria. The 1:6 scale multi-turbine platform started generating first kilowatts of electricity at the end of May at the Astican Shipyard before going to PLOCAN. W2Power is developed by a consortium in which EnerOcean is coordinating the full project and Ghenova […]

  • 3 September 2015

    First Gemini Offshore Substation in Place (11 Photos) The first offshore transformer station at the Gemini offshore wind farm was placed on top of the jacket foundation yesterday. ABB Installs World’s Most Powerful Substation ABB has installed DolWin beta, the world’s most powerful offshore converter station in the North Sea. Barge Accident Scars Foundation Off […]