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  • 21 December 2010

    The federal approval of the first wind farm to be built on water in the United States marks a new era for renewable energy projects, said Peter Mavraganis, who was recently appointed leader of Marsh’s U.S. renewable energy practice. “It’s a great new area for all of us, carriers and brokers,” Mavraganis said. U.S. Interior […]

  • 24 May 2011

      ForWind, the Center for Wind Energy Research of the Universities of Oldenburg, Hanover and Bremen, and the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) have joined forces to form the “National Wind Energy Research Association”. This was announced today by ForWind Managing Director Dr. Stephan Barth and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Reuter, […]

  • 9 February 2012

    The £1 billion Walney wind farm, which is a joint venture between DONG Energy (50.1%), SSE (25.1%) and OPW ( 24.8%), is being officially opened by Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. With 102 turbines and a total capacity of 367.2 MW, Walney can supply up to 320,000 households a year […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Authorities

    In order to speed up offshore wind farm development, and to promote green energy economics, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has publicly announced the implementation of “The Incentive Program of Offshore Wind Power Demonstration System” on July 03, 2012, and officially declared to the world that Taiwan wind farm development has moved from onshore to […]

  • 30 November 2016
    R&D

    As a result of major transformations in the global energy system that will take place over the next decades, renewables and natural gas are the big winners in the race to meet energy demand growth until 2040, according to the latest edition of the World Energy Outlook, published by International Energy Agency (IEA). IEA today presented […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Authorities

    In order to speed up offshore wind farm development, and to promote green energy economics, Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has publicly announced the implementation of “The Incentive Program of Offshore Wind Power Demonstration System” on July 03, 2012, and officially declared to the world that Taiwan wind farm development has moved from onshore to […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The constant drive to innovate has taken the wind industry from its humble beginnings to its current prominence as the state of the art in energy generation. For the industry to continue to develop and lead the globe to a new era of sustainable energy, innovation must be ongoing, global, and part of every facet […]

  • 25 July 2011

    The Gdansk Shipyard, where the Solidarity movement that ended the communist era in Poland was born, is now trying to lead another Polish revolution … in offshore wind power. The European Union has laid out clean energy targets to be reached by its 27-members by 2020. To hit those marks Poland must break its coal […]

  • 13 June 2013

    The number of firms in China exiting or reducing their exposure to the wind power sector is expected to significantly level off, as new policies supporting renewable energy being developed at the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC) come on line. At the end of last year, China Longyuan […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry, has announced the acquisition of RRC Controls Services Ltd, based in Gourdon Aberdeenshire. The deal, worth a six figure sum, is part of 3sun Group’s plans to expand its footprint in Aberdeen and enhance its service offering to the energy industry. […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Technology

    Drydocks World has successfully completed the pioneering HVDC converter platform DolWin beta.  The platform, the world’s largest in terms of capacity, was built at Drydocks World – Dubai. Completion of Dolwin beta heralds a new era for Drydocks World’s expertise and catapults the facility into the top league of a few specialized shipyards in the world capable […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Technology

    A new era in offshore working has begun, with the launch last December of Barge-Master: a unique invention of motion-compensation platforms to be used on board of flat top barges and supply vessels. The platforms prove a stable base for cargo during vessel to platform transfers. They can also be used as a steady foundation […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Press release: General Electric of the US and Vestas of Denmark were tied for pole position among turbine manufacturers in the world wind market in 2012 – a record year that saw 48.4GW of new capacity installed. Research by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, published for clients today, finds that a surge of development activity in […]

  • 27 April 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Today, Federal Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Röttgen together with Chief Executive Officers Dr. Werner Brinker of EWE, Dr. Wulf Bernotat of E.ON and Tuomo Hatakka of Vattenfall Europe are commissioning Germany’s first offshore wind farm during a ceremony in Norddeich. Alpha ventus is the first open sea wind farm of its kind in Germany’s territorial […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global clean energy investment surged to $63.6bn in the second quarter of 2014, up 33% compared to the first quarter and 9% compared to Q2 2013, according to the latest authoritative figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Q2 2014 was the strongest quarter for investment since Q2 2012 which reached $69.6bn, and was […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Essential legislation to power low-carbon economic growth, to protect consumers, and to keep the lights on was introduced to Parliament by Edward Davey today. Following extensive consultation and pre-legislative scrutiny, the Bill sets out radical reforms to the design of the electricity market that will kick-start a renaissance in construction of low-carbon energy infrastructure and […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that he will return to his home state of Colorado, having fulfilled his promise to President Obama to serve four years as Secretary. Secretary Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the Department by the end of March.  “Colorado is and will always be my […]

  • 17 February 2016

    The Baltic Sea holds an offshore wind potential of 40GW, according to a report by Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation (BASREC) from 2012. However, some of the countries whose coasts are splashed by the Baltic Sea are still struggling with regulatory framework when it comes to offshore wind development. One of these is Poland, which […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency.  “Investing in infrastructure just like […]

  • 17 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power, Energias de Portugal, Repsol, A. Silva Matos (ASM), Vestas Wind Systems A/S and InovCapital announced the inauguration of Portugal’s first offshore wind turbine on June 16th, 2012. The turbine is installed on an innovative floating foundation called the WindFloat. In addition to being the first offshore wind turbine in Portugal, this is the first offshore wind turbine to be […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Technology

    We have been living in a double-digit MW wind turbine era for several days now after MHI Vestas hit the market with a 10MW machine, leaving other wind turbine OEMs behind in this market race. The first two 10MW turbines will be up and running next year to test and demonstrate the new machine within its type certificate.

  • 12 May 2016

    Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

  • 24 August 2010
    R&D

    Since its introduction five years ago, the ULSTEIN X-BOW® concept has proven its added value to customers when it comes to enhanced performances in operations, fuel economy, comfort and safety. However, innovation is a continuous process within ULSTEIN, finding new combinations of potential markets, products and services that allow customers to expand their positions. “Innovation […]

  • 19 January 2011

    World energy growth over the next twenty years is expected to be dominated by emerging economies such as China, India, Russia and Brazil while improvements in energy efficiency measures are set to accelerate, according to BP’s latest projection of energy trends, the BP Energy Outlook 2030. BP’s ‘base case’ – or most likely projection – […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shell has created a new division called New Energies, through which the oil and gas giant will invest in wind energy, along with its hydrogen, biofuels and electrical activities, according to The Guardian. Even though Shell has not yet officially confirmed this, it is expected that the new unit will be unveiled in early June. […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Authorities

    Pat Rabbitte, Irish Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources this morning addressed the Irish Wind Energy Asssociation (IWEA) Conference with the following speech:  Thank you for your invitation to deliver the keynote address at today’s Autumn Conference of the Irish Wind Energy Association on the occasion of your organisation being in operation for 20 […]