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6 September 2013

A three year EU funded FP7 Project - OPTIMUS - has officially kicked off. Twelve consortium partners from six EU member states are involved in the project with Narec acting as the project coordinator. OPTIMUS will develop and demonstrate, in the field, novel methods and tools for delivering the prognostic technology necessary to evolve to […]

5 September 2013

The second round of Information Days hosted by First Flight Wind will commence on Monday 9th September at Ardglass Golf Club. Open to the public from 10am – 8pm those who attend can meet members of the Project Team and learn about the project’s development activities. First Flight Wind is proposing to develop an offshore […]

10 June 2013

Energy Ocean International will be host to the United States Senator for Rhode Island, Sheldon Whitehouse, who will kick-off the 10th Annual Conference at 9:45 a.m. EST on Monday, June 10th. The Energy Ocean International Conference and Exhibition, which will be held June 10-12, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, Rhode Island, has been […]

7 June 2013

The first commercial offshore wind measurement campaign using floating LiDAR in European waters has kicked off in the Irish Sea. FLiDAR NV has deployed one of its innovative LiDAR buoys for DONG Energy in the southern East Irish Sea. DONG Energy, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, selected the FLiDAR equipment due to its high […]

6 June 2013

May will see the launch of Ocean Industry Week 2014. The successor to Oslo Maritime Week 2012, the event will broaden its scope beyond shipping to include the Ocean Industry super-cluster. These so-called Ocean Industries – maritime, offshore energy and seafood – were in sharp focus at Nor-Shipping 2013 and featured in events such as […]

30 May 2013

KIC-OffWindTech project and IREC are organizing “Symposium on Offshore wind technologies (OffWindTech)”, to be held at ETSEIB (UPC, Barcelona) premises, on June 20th, 2013.  The goal of this workshop is providing a space to discuss the challenges of the offshore wind power by two thematic sessions: Offshore wind farm grid integration and offshore wind farm […]

6 May 2013

Generating a sense of electricity like the thousands of wind turbines in the region, the WINDPOWER 2013 Conference & Exhibition officially went online yesterday in Chicago, a hub for the American wind energy industry. New leadership for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) was inducted yesterday, followed Monday by a packed schedule of educational sessions […]

30 April 2013

Forewind will hold a series of six public events next week as part of the final consultation for its first stage of development, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck (starting Tuesday, 7 May). The events will enable stakeholders, in particular people living or working by the proposed 30 kilometre cable route and converter stations near Cottingham, to […]

21 March 2013

This morning, exhibition boss Peter Becker and experts from the fields of industry and politics opened New Energy Husum, the leading renewable energy trade fair, with a keynote speech and a panel discussion about the energy transition. More than 300 exhibitors will be exhibiting the complete range of renewable energy products and services at the […]

29 January 2013

Today, Offshore Wind and Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition kicks off at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) for the third year running. The conference will debate, discuss and define the next chapter of the industry. The two-day conference runs this week on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th January 2013 and over 1000 delegates […]

6 December 2012

'Wind Power Korea 2012' is held from 5th to 7th December by Gyeongsangnam-do, a hub of east south area of Korea. 94 companies participate in the exhibition running at CECO (Changwon Exhibition Convention Center) located in Gyeongsangnam-do, a city taking 80% of Korean Wind Power System and 50% of component industry in Wind Power industry. Gyeongsangnam-do is […]

23 November 2012

Offshore wind manager at Carbon Trust, Jan Matthiesen, will open International Vessels for Offshore Wind Park Supply and Installation conference on Monday at the Grand Elysée in Hamburg. This conference will provide cutting edge case study presentations on the following topics: The latest foundation installation vessels for deep water projects that deliver significant cost savings […]

31 October 2012

RenewableUK 34th annual conference and exhibition opened its door yesterday to more than 150 of the industry's key players who will speak at the conference and nearly 300 exhibitors involved in the UK’s wind, wave and tidal energy sector. Maria McCaffery, Chief Executive of the RenewableUK, welcomed everyone at the opening speech. Announcing some of […]

23 October 2012

Today Joep Athmer, the Director of Van Oord Offshore and Member of Offshore Energy Committee of Recommendation wished a warm welcome to the visitors of the Offshore Energy Conference and Exhibition 2012 on behalf of Navingo. The exhibition is being held in Amsterdam RAI for the second time in a row on a 12,000 m2 […]

17 October 2012

The 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) has opened today at the Convention Centre Dublin. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), in association with the European Ocean Energy Association have organised this event. Around 900 international experts and world-leading companies in ocean energy from Australia, Europe and the United States have gathered in […]

9 October 2012

The AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference and Exhibition in Virginia Beach kicks off as the people involved and interested in the offshore wind sector gather on its first day, the Associated Press reports. The featured speakers today are Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and the director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Tommy Beaudreau. The […]

1 October 2012

At the National STEM Centre in York, SMart Wind and HETA (Humberside Engineering Training Association) launched the next evolution of their awardwinning  SMart Futures community schools engagement programme to name the separate wind farms within the Hornsea Zone. Building on two successful years of collaboration, “SMart Futures Supergrid” will not only include technical classroom workshops […]

6 September 2012 Wind Farm Update

Ten partners from six European countries gathered in Paris on June 19 to kick-off a research project on offshore wind energy, featuring a world premiere: The INFLOW (INdustrialization setup of a FLoating Offshore Wind turbine) demo project, directed by French engineering company Technip, will see the deployment of a novel design commercial size floating vertical […]

27 July 2012

The kick off meeting of the Joint Industry Project (JIP) Wind Jack was held on 19 July. Deltares will carry out this project together with MARIN and with engineering offices, ship builders, ship owners and contractors from The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Singapore. Within the Wind Jack Joint Industry Project, the interaction between jack-up legs […]

22 May 2012

Seawork 2012 opens today, celebrating its 15th year, the show is now truly international with exhibitors from all over the world taking advantage of the special benefits it offers. Countries represented at this year’s event include: Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Italy, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and the United States […]

16 April 2012

“This is the place to be for renewable energy and green growth”, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark, said in Copenhagen this morning at the opening of the European Wind Energy Association’s Annual Event. And with 25,000 jobs in the Danish wind sector, which provides 60 billion in Danish Kroner in exports per year, she’s […]

29 March 2012

MAJOR components have begun arriving at new port facilities on the River Mersey in Birkenhead for the construction of Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm in Liverpool Bay. The €2billion (EURO) project, one of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms, 18km off the Wirral coast, is enabling significant new investment into Merseyside, the North West and […]

6 February 2012

Construction work has commenced on installation of 27 turbines at EDF Energy Renewables' Teesside offshore wind farm, a Round 1 project. Located 1.5 km off the coast at Redcar, initial work involves installing large diameter steel tubes into the seabed as foundations for the transition pieces. The first turbines are likely to be fitted in […]

24 January 2012 R&D

Barcelona reportedly hosted a Kick-off meeting for the H2Ocean Project. The aim of this meeting was the development of a wind-wave power open-sea platform equipped for hydrogen generation with support for multiple users of energy. At the end of the meeting, AWS Truepower announced the official start of the H2OCEAN project. The project builds on […]

5 December 2011

Forewind, development partner for the world's largest offshore wind farm, will today kick off five days community consultations for proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck. Developers plan to connect Dogger Bank Creyke Beck into the national grid at an existing substation at Creyke Beck, near Cottingham in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Community consultations will be […]

30 October 2011

London Array kick started this year’s Kent’s Coastal Week, by helping children learn more about renewable energy. The London Array team had a stand in Whitstable Harbour, and with 7,000 visitors over the weekend, the team were kept busy with people wanting to know more about what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm. […]