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  • 17 October 2014
    Grid Connection

    With arrival of the export cable at the Dutch shore on Wednesday, the Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, located 23 kilometers off the coast of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, has reached another important realisation step. The cable will transport the energy of 43 wind turbines with a total capacity of 129MW to shore. It will take the […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The development of offshore wind operations and maintenance in the North Sea comes under the spotlight at a high profile international three-day conference next week. North Sea Offshore Wind 2014 calls on the collective resources of Enterprise Europe Network, WindCluster Norway, Innovation Norway, Targeting Innovation, who have organised the event with Hull-based Team Humber Marine […]

  • 15 October 2014

    Activists from the Greenpeace’s ship Rainbow Warrior have peacefully occupied the ‘Prezioso’ offshore oil rig in the Sicilian Channel, operated by the Italian oil company ENI. The activists unfurled a 120 meter square banner yesterday, depicting the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi with a satirical message promising more offshore drilling for Italy and Greenpeace’s demand STOP FOSSIL, […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The final rotor blade of the 24th wind turbine was successfully installed at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm over the weekend. This marks the halfway milestone of the total 48 wind turbines at RWE’s offshore wind farm, three months after the installation kicked off. “In a football match we would now have reached halftime. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Training & Education

    ‘Love the Wind’ event took place in LEGOLAND® on Saturday, 4 October, providing visitors with fun activities and learning about the wind energy.  Children and adults poured in from the entrance to LEGOLAND®. Everyone was welcomed with a smile and small paper wind turbines were handed out to the children. The sun was high in the […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Pronomar has received an order from A2SEA, a Danish specialist in providing offshore wind transport, installation and service solutions. A2SEA runs a fleet of specially designed vessels and equipment for their many offshore installations. One of them is the jack-up vessel Sea Challenger and it was for her that A2SEA ordered an efficient Pronomar multipurpose drying systems. […]

  • 25 August 2014

    MarketResearchReports.Biz include new market research report “Offshore Wind Turbines And Foundations Global Market Size, Market Share, Regulations And Key Country Analysis To 2020” to its huge collection of research reports.  The report analyzes offshore installed capacity, power generation, average wind turbine sizes, average installation prices and annual investment by turbine and foundations, both globally and […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Last week, the Cargo Transfer System (CTS), the latest innovation of the Ampelmann fleet, has been successfully tested. Besides the traditional Ampelmann gangway which provides safe people transfer, the CTS is equipped with a crane that allows safe cargo transfer from a moving vessel to any fixed or floating structure at sea. The CTS is […]

  • 5 August 2014

    New climate change minister Amber Rudd MP found out first-hand about the UK’s leading role in ocean energy research and development when she officially opened the world’s most sophisticated tide and wave simulator in Edinburgh today (August 5). The FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility, located at Edinburgh University’s King’s Buildings campus, is a 25 metre […]

  • 30 July 2014

    Euskalforging has won a contract to supply 48 Ø 5.000mm MP flanges for the Dutch Westermeerwind offshore wind park. Euskalforging confirms its technical leadership as the flanges are manufactured in a particular steel grade that incorporates a specific chemical analysis that facilitates the weldability together with higher mechanical properties. Detailed information at that stage is kept […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil and Statkraft have decided to start building the Dudgeon offshore wind farm off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The project aims for full production in late 2017. When completed, Dudgeon will provide renewable energy for up to 410,000 households in the UK. The Dudgeon development will now move into a new phase, starting with […]

  • 13 June 2014

    Despite an overall slump in installations in 2013, the global cumulative wind power capacity will more than double from 319.6 Gigawatts (GW) at the end of 2013 to 678.5 GW by 2020, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest repor states that China, the largest single wind power market responsible for 45% of […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    Scotland’s struggling seabird populations are in need of urgent action to halt significant, long-term declines, according to a new report by RSPB Scotland. The wildlife conservation charity is calling on the Scottish Government to urgently address the fundamental lack of protection for seabirds at sea. The report proposes an initial 7 key sites to be […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cork based DP Energy is set to become Europe’s largest independent developer of tidal stream projects following SSE Renewables’ transfer of an Agreement for Lease (AfL) with The Crown Estate. The transfer will see DP Energy take on the development of the Westray South project in Orkney, Scotland, with the potential to install up to […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems (Vestas) has regained its position as the world-leading turbine installer, reaching first place in the top five companies in terms of total capacity installed, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData’s unique wind turbine installation figures for 2013. The company’s latest research shows that Vestas has knocked GE […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Designs for an iconic offshore visitor, operations and maintenance building have been finalised, providing an educational, cultural and leisure base for local people and the 100,000 visitors expected to want to come and see Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon each year once it is up and running in 2018. The 3,500 m2 landmark building has been […]

  • 30 December 2013
    R&D has published a new market research report: Wind Power in India, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles.  Wind Power in India, Market Outlook to 2025, 2013 Update – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    MAKE – a leading strategic advisor to the wind power industry – expands its global footprint with the establishment of a Hamburg based branch office. This office will be managed and led by MAKE’s newly appointed Managing Consultant – Jean Huby – former CEO of AREVA Wind and an accomplished expert in the field of […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The global High-Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) converter stations market will expand significantly in the next few years, driven by the rising demand for electricity in the Asia-Pacific region and the growth in renewable energy generation, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. According to the company’s latest report, the revenue of the global HVDC converter station […]

  • 6 September 2013

    Fast Market Research recommends “Monopile Foundation: Dominance in Offshore Wind Foundation Industry” from GlobalData, now available in its offering. The global offshore wind power industry has grown rapidly in recent years. Countries looking to increase their dependency on wind energy are increasingly looking to offshore wind projects due to high capacity factors and high wind […]

  • 20 August 2013

    Powered by policy support from the government, India and Australia will increase their share of renewable energy projects in the  near future, while China will remain the largest market in the Asia-Pacific region, says research and consultancy firm GlobalData. According to the company’s latest report, Australia’s cumulative installed capacity for renewable power surged from 849 […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    With wind energy capacity growing at a rapid pace, the value of the operations and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to increase from $3 billion in 2008 to $19 billion by 2020, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. According to the company’s latest report, more than 191 GW of wind power capacity was added between […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D

    A rising demand for electricity coupled with environmental concerns across Europe is leading countries to look for more diverse energy sources, which will in turn boost investment in their Transmission and Distribution (T&D) infrastructure, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that key European countries, including  Germany, France, UK, Norway, […]

  • 5 August 2013

    East Mildands Euro MP, Roger Helmer, has marked last-week’s announcement by Deputy Prime Minister of the UK, Nick Clegg, to invest in offshore wind as ”useless“, writes the Express. The Deputy Prime Minister plans to invest GBP 66 million to boost offshore wind supply chain development. Helmer said: “Not only is Nick Clegg mad, he […]

  • 30 July 2013 include new market research report ‘Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) – Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country Analysis to 2030’ to its huge collection of research reports. Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country […]