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  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has released a report detailing a high-resolution geophysical and oceanographic survey of the entire Maryland Wind Energy Area. The survey was the first by any state to map the seafloor geology of a complete Wind Energy Area. This information is critical to optimizing the siting, design and layout of an offshore […]

  • 5 October 2012

    As reported a few days ago, the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner on environmental surveys to spur the offshore wind development. Using funds acquired from the 2011 merger settlement of Exelon and Constellation Energy, this partnership will allow DNR […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is set to launch an innovative program aimed at supporting state-of-the-art and pioneering business development in the state of Maryland. The Market Entry Assistance Grant Program is the first initiative to originate from the Offshore Wind Business Development Fund, and is designed to help Maryland businesses become integral participants in […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is seeking feedback from stakeholders and potential contractors who can provide valuable information regarding offshore meteorological (MET) tower deployment. Specifically, MEA is reaching out to stakeholders to gather information relevant to the design, manufacture and ultimate deployment of MET tower. The data gathered may be used to support the deployment […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Training & Education

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has made available Offshore Wind Business and Workforce Development Grant Programs for the Fiscal Year 2019.

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has awarded grants to five companies under its two initiatives to prepare Maryland’s businesses and workforce to participate in the two offshore wind projects approved by the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) in May 2017.

  • 21 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has allocated a combined USD 1 million for two new grant programs specifically targeting the offshore wind industry.

  • 1 March 2012

    Kinetik Partners released three offshore wind supply chain analyses commissioned by the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) in response to questions raised during the General Assembly’s legislative summer study. These reports assessed the sufficiency, competitiveness and opportunities for development of several of Maryland sectors critical for […]

  • 22 May 2013

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) have announced a new partnership to advance research for the strategic planning and development of offshore wind energy projects. Under this partnership, UMBC will draw on its expertise with light detection and ranging, or LIDAR, to conduct critical wind speed and direction […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is launching two offshore wind grants for the 2020 fiscal year, with combined funds of USD 2.8 million. The Maryland Offshore Wind Capex program, with allotted funds of USD 1.6 million, provides grant funding to help defray capital expenditure investments for Maryland’s emerging businesses entering the offshore wind industry. Capital expenditures […]

  • 5 March 2013

    The Renewable Energy Association (REA) welcomes the news that several marine renewables projects are set to progress having been successful in securing funding. MeyGen Ltd and Sea Generation Wales Ltd have won £10 million each under the Government’s Marine Energy Array Demonstrator scheme (MEAD), which will progress their tidal stream projects at Pentland Firth and […]

  • 2 February 2015

    Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has released initial environmental assessment (IEA) for Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm. The technical background reports supporting the marine part of the IEA are available to all interested parties and are free to download. The offshore wind farm will have a total capacity of 600MW and is located at Kriegers Flak in […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    SeaRoc Group, a specialist provider of marine and engineering services for offshore renewable energy projects, has successfully completed the first major maintenance visit to Forewind’s meteorological (met) masts in the North Sea at the beginning of June. The East (DB-MME) and West (DB-MMW) masts have been installed for 15 and 8 months respectively and scheduled […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Today Xanthus Energy is announcing a fully functional 100m high meteorological masts offshore in water from depths up to 60m for £2,000,000; and that’s installed and transmitting. Sea met mast is based on tried and tested buoyant gravity base designs developed over forty years and used to great effect in the oil and gas industry. […]

  • 26 December 2017
    R&D, Technology

    India’s Suzlon Group and its associates have commissioned their first operational offshore met station in the Arabian Sea.

  • 28 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The SeaRoc Group has completed a maintenance visit to the two Forewind meteorological masts, installed at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm site in 2013. SeaRoc team of 9 personnel included an operations manager, rope access riggers and engineers to undertake inspections and scheduled maintenance on both Dogger Bank Met Mast East, located approximately 100 […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection

    Twenty Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have signed the “Northern Seas as the Power House of North-Western Europe” Manifesto which sees offshore wind energy as a way to make the Northern Seas the “power house” of Europe.  MEPs believe that the progressive, large-scale, deployment of offshore wind farms and emerging marine renewables, along with the completion of a […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Sea Generation Wales Ltd has been awarded a share of £20 million funding under the government’s Marine Energy Array Demonstrator scheme (MEAD), launched in April last year, to support the development and testing of pre-commercial marine devices in array formations out at sea. Besides Sea Generation Wales Ltd, MeyGen Ltd also received share of this […]

  • 1 November 2012

    SeaRoc has awarded FoundOcean the grouting contract for Narec’s Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH), which is located three nautical miles off the coast of Blyth. The installation will be equipped with a variety of monitoring sensors to collect the necessary environmental data to inform the development, construction and operation of the proposed Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration […]

  • 7 January 2019

    Irish engineering consultancy company, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), has been awarded a contract to investigate sediment dynamic processes in the Irish Sea and their impact on planned offshore wind farm developments.

  • 14 July 2015

    The Energy Institute (EI), the professional body for the energy industry, delivering good practice and professionalism, has had new additions to its team. The EI Council is composed of volunteers representing all aspects of energy and works on the strategic direction of the EI. The newest additions to the Council, elected on 23 June 2015, […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Grid Connection

    Willi Balz, CEO of Windreich AG welcomed the signing of the agreement between TenneT TSO, Stattnet and KfW on a submarine cable between Norway and Germany. He said that this is an important first step towards establishing a genuine European interconnection network. Thus, the integration of efficient base load generation from wind power in the […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    After a one-year detailed consideration, a confirmation has been given for EUR 500 million to serve for financing Windreich AG’s MEG 1 project. The Deutsch Bank will team up with other banks to approve additional investments of over EUR 1 billion, therefore, just EUR 100 million will be needed for project implementation.   Due to […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy’s 312MW offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 1 has encountered an obstacle, as Siemens cannot deliver the 77 wind turbines on time, Danish media reported. The 4 MW turbine is an upgraded version of Siemens’ bestseller 3.6 MW, which was originally slated to be used at Borkum Riffgrund 1. In the spring, Dong announced […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Sea Puffin 1, the world’s first daughter craft based on surface-effect-ship (SES) technology, has kicked off two months of sea trials at Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 1 and Ørsted’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farms in the Danish North Sea.

  • 24 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Following the launch of the global Lidar Research Programme earlier this year, the first award has been granted to novel floating mast provider, FloatMast®, in association with leading research institute CRES. The project will see a ZephIR 300 wind lidar deployed on the FloatMast platform to gather finance-grade wind data enhanced with a short mast […]