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  • 8 May 2015

    Deepwater Wind, the developer of the first U.S. offshore wind farm, has published videos of the construction phase launch.  The kick-off was celebrated on April 27 at Specialty Diving Services, a company in charge of manufacturing components of the wind turbine foundations. The Block Island offshore wind farm, comprising five Alstom’s Haliade 150 6 MW wind turbines, is expected to […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Nobelwind has announced the beginning of construction works for Belgian Nobelwind offshore wind farm, also known as Belwind 2 or Bligh Bank II. The first activities will be performed in the port of Oostende, on the REBO site, where the first foundation components are expected to arrive today (March 23). As of the end of […]

  • 10 August 2014

    VIDEO: Installation of Borkum Riffgrund Foundations Last week, all 77 monopile foundations were installed at the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 in the German North Sea. Ballast Nedam to Install Amrumbank West Monopiles Ballast Nedam has signed a contract for the installation of monopiles at the German Amrumbank West offshore wind farm with E.ON. […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Germany is offering 5 billion euros (7 billion dollars) in soft loans to kick-start investment in renewable energy, Chancellor Angela Merkel… (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, May 03, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 23 June 2011

    Alex Salmond has demanded control of Scotland’s waters be handed over to Holyrood to help kick-start a marine renewables revolution.   By Scott Macnab (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, June 23, 2011;

  • 10 January 2011

    China’s Vice Premier Li Keqiang will kick off a four-day visit to the U.K. Sunday in Edinburgh, focusing on Scotland’s renewables and low-… By Jean Yung (nasdaq) [mappress] Source: nasdaq, January 10, 2011

  • 12 October 2011

      As the AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference and Exhibition kicks off today, many companies, research centers and interest groups… By Matthew Allen (renewableenergyworld) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyworld, October 12, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2014

    Reflecting the busy pace of wind turbine construction this year, North America’s biggest wind energy conference and exhibition started ramping up yesterday with a packed schedule of educational sessions, installation of new board leaders for the American Wind Energy Association, and an expansive exhibition show-floor that will turn into a bustling marketplace when WINDPOWER 2014 […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    Germany’s Minister for Economics Sigmar Gabriel has officially opened the second edition of WindEnergy Hamburg, a biennial trade fair focussing on wind energy. The WindEnergy Hamburg 2016 will run from September 27 to September 30 in Hamburg’s fairgrounds where over 1,200 exhibitors from 34 countries are expected to present their innovations in the onshore and offshore industry […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Offshore renewable energy could kick off the next billion-dollar “gold rush” in the continent’s coastal waters, and that could be good news… (cnbc) [mappress] Source: cnbc, October 28, 2010;

  • 29 November 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has kicked off engineering activities for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project in Scotland as part of its EPCI contract for the inter-array and interconnector cables. DEME’s scope includes the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of the subsea cables for the 450MW wind farm, with execution expected in 2021. According to the […]

  • 7 September 2015

    China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) has installed the first wind turbine at its Rudong offshore wind farm. Located around 25 kilometers offshore Shayang Yangkou Port, the project will comprise 38 Siemens 4 MW turbines with a total capacity of 152MW. The project construction kicked off in late May 2015 with the installation of the […]

  • 18 February 2013

    Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has assembled a team of local experts and world-class partners to develop the “Icebreaker”, the first freshwater offshore wind project in the nation. The team gathered for a kick off meeting on February 5, 2013. The following is a video of an interview with LEEDCo’s partners: [mappress] Offshore WIND […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Energinet has commenced the feasibility studies for the Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. Preliminary investigations start immediately, while the first vessels will begin working on the project site after the summer holidays, the Danish transmission system operator said. Energinet’s Board of Directors decided that approximately DKK 180 million (some EUR 24 million) […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    Rhenus Offshore Logistics has completed the first supply trip to the Borssele Alpha offshore high voltage substation in the Dutch North Sea. Rhenus, which completed the first trip on 23 April, is providing all logistics services that are required for the project, including the supply trips, handling at the port, customs clearance and waste disposal. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Development of Ocenalinx’s wave energy project offshore Port MacDonnell has kicked off, reports ABC News. The trenching work for cables has also begun according to Oceanlinx CEO Ali Baghaei, who continued by saying that they have also done “part of the drilling under the ground where the sea cable will pass through.” A 20-square metre […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Fishermen’s Energy held a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday in Atlantic City for its 25MW renewable energy project. The New Jersey renewable energy developer kicked off onshore cable work for the project that would see  five wind turbines installed off Atlantic City. The project obtained needed building permits but failed to get the approval for financial support […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Onshore works for the Hornsea Project One wind farm are scheduled to start this month with the construction of an onshore substation at North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire.   This will be followed by burying an onshore cable underground and works around the landfall site where the onshore cable meets the offshore cable. The cable route on land will run approximately […]

  • 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 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) will announce significant milestone reached in the Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project. ORPC President & CEO Chris Sauer will be joined by Senator Angus S. King, Jr. and Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition President Sean O’Neill for the announcement which will be made during the kick-off for the 6th annual Global […]

  • 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 […]