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  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    KIC InnoEnergy has launched Delphos, a revolutionary online tool, which is now available on KIC InnoEnergy website. Delphos aims to make it easier for innovators to bring products to market by predicting the impact that innovation will have on the cost of energy. Currently available for innovations in the field of wind energy (onshore and offshore), it will soon […]

  • 6 May 2015

    All-Energy conference and exhibition opened its doors today at Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow.  The move from Aberdeen to Glasgow has been greeted with enthusiasm by exhibitors, visitors and speakers. The event plays an important role for Glasgow during its Green Year. All-Energy is expected to bring a GBP 4.6 million boost to Glasgow’s economy, […]

  • 6 May 2015

    The Scottish Energy Minister has today launched a competition run by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) offering free Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) to successful technology developers. In his keynote address at the All-Energy conference in Glasgow, Fergus Ewing announced that the winner of the competition will be taken through the full ETV process, and […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Today, Deepwater Wind is set to officially start the construction phase of its Block Island offshore wind farm, according to Providence Journal. The construction start will be celebrated at Specialty Diving Services, a company which will manufacture components of the foundation substructures for Block Island OWF’s wind turbines. Steel jacket structures for five offshore wind foundations are being built […]

  • 15 April 2015

    KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, education and business creation in sustainable energy, has nominated five innovators for the 2015 European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Awards. The winners will be announced at INNOVEIT 2015 in Budapest, Hungary on 6th May. “Our goal is to support innovation in Europe’s sustainable energy sector, and […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    ANTS Offshore has started its new service for the supply of the North Sea offshore wind farms with the chartered DP II ship ABIS Dundee. It offers constant and unscheduled supply and waste disposal of the offshore stations, the wind parks of the different North Sea wind clusters and the offshore construction sites. The settlement is […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    KIC InnoEnergy has announced the 2014 results of its sustainable energy innovation project support programme, which recorded 28 newly enrolled high potential project consortia in just one year, adding up to 65 new projects since 2013, for which KIC InnoEnergy mobilized 80 million euros of investment. The success of this investment programme, which aims to boost […]

  • 13 February 2015

    A special interest group for the marine industry in the east of England energy sector is to be launched next month. The group will examine how the industry uses the diverse range of vessels across the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors in the Southern North Sea – from catamarans to huge jack-ups used to […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, education and business creation in sustainable energy, has announced the launch of a new call for proposals to develop innovative products and services, as part of their ambitious support programme dedicated to boosting sustainable innovations in Europe. KIC InnoEnergy’s objective is to offer comprehensive support to public and […]

  • 22 January 2015

    Danish energy company, Dong Energy, welcomed today’s ground-breaking ceremony of Siemens’ wind turbine manufacturing and assembly facilities in Hull. Brent Cheshire, UK Country Chairman of DONG Energy commented: “As the market leader in offshore wind energy, we are delighted to see that construction is underway for Siemens’ project construction, assembly and service centre at Green Port Hull. […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    KIC InnoEnergy has published, together with Questel Consulting, a unique report on innovation to provide an in-depth understanding of the global competitive energy landscape. The Top 10 Energy Innovators in 100 Energy Priorities report is the first to identify and rank the top industry and academic players worldwide at the same time according to their […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Energy 2014 Exhibition & Conference opened its door to this year’s participants and visitors this morning in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  Mr. Pieter van Oord, CEO of Van Oord, Dr. María de Lourdes Melgar Palacios, Under Secretary Hydrocarbons of Mexico, and Coert van Zijll Langhout, Director of Navingo BV, were the keynote speakers at the official opening of […]

  • 24 October 2014

    The world’s most experienced offshore wind companies are visiting Baltimore to share their knowledge and meet with Maryland companies who are looking to enter the offshore wind energy industry. The Business Network for Maryland Offshore Wind’s (BizMDOSW) is a 3-day gathering of European and American business executives, government officials, technical experts and academics brought together […]

  • 14 October 2014

    The UK Planning Inspectorate is holding the first open floor hearing for the Navitus Bay offshore wind farm in Bournemouth. In six open floor sessions, 84 speakers will comment on the offshore wind proposal and after each session the applicant will have an opportunity to respond. Due to the high level of interest, each interested party that has […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Canada’s test center for in-stream tidal energy technology FORCE has secured a power cable to a barge as part of its trials in the Minas Passage in Bay of Fundy, Canada.  FORCE is performing a series of marine trials to support the deployment of up to four underwater power cables in the near future. These cables are […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Zeeland Seaports recently made a start on work to extend the Westhofkade. BOW Terminal, Zeeland Seaports will extend the existing 300-metre quay by around 175 metres. The quay is expected to be ready for use in mid-2015. The Zeeland ports occupy a prominent position when it comes to the storage and handling of project cargo […]

  • 9 September 2014

    The SMM international trade fair has officially opened last night in Hamburg. More than 2,100 exhibitors and over 50,000 visitors are expected, more than ever in the history of this fair. “This is a very special SMM,” said Bernd Aufderheide, CEO and President, Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH. The enormous interest shown by exhibitors and visitors […]

  • 3 September 2014

    OWIB opened this morning in Esbjerg with delegates from all over Europe attending the networking and the conference sessions over the next 2 days. A special focus on the British market is being emphasized by the British Ambassador, Vivien Life, who opened the speaking after the opening of the event by Morten Holmager. The Ambassador […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord kicked off the construction works on a 129MW wind farm located in the Dutch area of the North Sea. Yesterday, the wind turbine construction jack-up vessel  Aeolus commenced the foundation installation at Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm. The wind energy project will comprise 43 Vestas V112 wind turbines installed 23 kilometers off the […]

  • 21 July 2014

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) is planning to conduct a barge anchoring project in the Minas Passage between July 21 and August 7, 2014. A number of vessels will be involved in this operation, including a barge and tugs. The vessels will maneuver and hold station in the Minas Passage while activity […]

  • 4 July 2014

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Tidal Energy Ltd (TEL) commenced work in Ramsey Sound, Wales’ first tidal energy test site. The company will install a single DeltaStream unit off the coast of Pembrokeshire. The project will be used to demonstrate the capability of DeltaStream as a tidal stream generator and will provide evidence on […]

  • 1 July 2014

    With the foundation of a joint venture between REEDEREI NSB and offshore specialist OFFCON GmbH, the MPOV (Multi-Purpose-Offshore-Vessel) project with the newly developed vessel types MPOV-62 and MPOV-32 takes a major step towards becoming reality. The MPOV-Wind family is tailor-made to the requirements of the offshore-wind market and offers a highly efficient and cost-optimized concept […]

  • 17 June 2014

    WINDFORCE 2014, the Germany’s key event of the offshore wind industry, is taking place in Bremen from 17th to 19th of June. The event comprises International Trade Fair, which is held every two years, and WAB’s 10th offshore conference. International experts will discuss markets, projects, environmental protection and research at the WINDFORCE conference which will […]

  • 4 June 2014

    The 9th edition of the Barcelona Global Energy Challenges 2014 will be held on June 19. The conference is supported by the Government of Catalonia and the City Council of Barcelona, as well as the centres of research and investigation of the IREC and the MIT. This 9th edition is structured in 5 plenary sessions led […]

  • 2 June 2014

    Global Offshore Wind 2014, taking place from June 11 to June 12 at Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre, is now in its 13th year.  The UK’s installed offshore wind capacity is greater than the rest of the world’s combined, and the country has an active, well established, local offshore wind industry, complemented by strong involvement from key […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    As an innovation promoter, KIC InnoEnergy is interested in evaluating the impact of visible innovations on the cost of energy from various renewable energy technologies. For this purpose, KIC InnoEnergy is developing credible future technology cost models for four technologies using a consistent and robust methodology. KIC InnoEnergy has released the first in a series of […]