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  • 5 February 2013

    GL Garrad Hassan is at the EWEA 2013 conference in Vienna this week, with experts giving presentations, chairing sessions, while also being on hand to meet attendees at their exhibition stands. The topics GL Garrad Hassan experts are presenting include forecasting, yaw control and condition monitoring. GL Garrad Hassan Presentations at EWEA 2013: “Use of […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Oceanflow Development Limited has been successful in winning WATERS-2 (Wave and Tidal Energy R&D Support) funding from Scottish Enterprise for the development of a twin-turbine variant of its floating, tethered Evopod technology. This latest award follows WATERS 1 funding in 2010 to demonstrate Oceanflow’s mono-turbine device, a quarter scale version of which is currently being […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    HM MOS International Limited, parent company of Millennium  Offshore Services Superholdings LLC,  and Seafox Group, parent company of Seafox Contractors and  Workfox, will combine to form what they claim is the world’s largest offshore jack-up accommodation service vessels (ASV) and support company. The merged group will have a global reach spanning Europe, the Middle East & North […]

  • 1 November 2011

    500 delegates from all over the world have attended in Cairo the opening ceremony of the 10th World Wind Energy Conference & Renewable Energy Exhibition. Several speakers highlighted the huge potentials of wind and other renewable energies for economic growth, sustainable energy supply and the creation of green jobs. At the accompanying exhibition, companies from […]

  • 8 November 2010

    Steve Sawyer, CEO of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and a panel chair at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2011, Jan 17-20, in… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, November 08, 2010;

  • 14 May 2012

    Renaissance Services subsidiary, Topaz Engineering, a UAE-based full service ship building, ship repair and engineering services company, confirms it has completed the delivery of two wind farm support vessels (WFSV) to ASP Work Boats Ltd, part of the global ASP Ship Management Group. David Borcoski, Group MD and CEO of ASP Ship Management Group said: […]

  • 31 October 2011

    SIAG Schaaf Industrie AG – the leading supplier for towers and steel components for the onshore and offshore wind energy industry – enlarges its global sales team. As of October 1st 2011, Mr. Dipl.-Kfm. Claus Herting has acce pted the position as Group Sales Director, and is therefore responsible for the leadership and coordination of […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    CWind has created a new role in business to ensure that it continues to develop and maintain the highest levels of Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) as it expands its global footprint. Mr Kevin ‘Pat’ Paton has been appointed to the role of Global Head of SHEQ, making him responsible for the SHEQ functions […]

  • 31 October 2011

    SIAG Schaaf Industrie AG – the leading manufacturer of steel components for wind energy turbines – will participate at the World Wind Energy Conference for the first time this year. After a successful exhibition in Istanbul last year with 400 conference participants and 1000 exhibition visitors, the WWEC 2011 will take place in Cario, Egypt. […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its 2012 market statistics, showing continued expansion of the market, with annual market growth of almost 10%, and cumulative capacity growth of about 19%. A record year for US installations and a slower market in China mean that the two countries all but tied for the top […]

  • 19 April 2011

    On April 1, The Crown Estate launched a consultation with the renewable energy industry on the design and development of offshore wind and… By Anne Monaghan (belfasttelegraph) [mappress] Source: belfasttelegraph, April 19, 2011;

  • 24 May 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The expansion of Test Centre Østerild in Denmark has now reached the point when it is possible for the manufacturers to start casting the foundations on the two new test stands, according to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Last year, the Danish government decided to expand the Test Center in Østerild with an additional […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Northland Power Inc. has closed its offering of USD 231,000,000 in public shares.  The company has also announced the concurrent closing, on a private placement basis, of the previously announced issuance of 3,125,000 Common Shares representing USD 50,000,000 of gross proceeds to a subsidiary of Northland Power Holdings Inc., a company controlled by Mr. James C. Temerty, at the […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Danish test centre Oesterild is the first site in the world where wind turbines as high as sky scrapers can be tested and further developed under ideal wind conditions.  An answer to the world’s need for more renewable energy is to develop larger wind turbines that produce significantly more energy. To achieve exactly this, Denmark […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Grid Connection

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE)  started to install up to four underwater power cables in the world’s highest tides. These cables will allow tidal turbines in the Minas Passage, Bay of Fundy to deliver power to Nova Scotia’s electricity grid. The FORCE team successfully installed the second cable on Sunday, Oct. 19. […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Vineyard Wind offshore wind project has passed the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) review process following the certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). According to Vineyard Wind, the Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Matthew A. Beaton certified the FEIR for the 800MW project, which brought to the finalization of MEPA. The […]

  • 17 July 2017
    R&D, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) has tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island that could provide future-proof living and working space at sea for developing, generating, storing, and maintaining renewable energy, including offshore wind.

  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    The competition to build a new generation of mega turbines is heating up. Last November, British-led efforts to build a radically designed … [mappress] Source: guardian, February 10, 2011

  • 3 September 2019

    Japan’s Shimizu Corporation has awarded National Oilwell Varco (NOV) with a contract to provide equipment package and design for a newbuild offshore wind farm installation vessel. NOV, through its subsidiary GustoMSC, has worked with Shimizu on the customized jack-up design which has a total tonnage of 28,000t and is capable of accommodating 130 people. The vessel will […]

  • 4 May 2011

    Work is well underway in Hantsport to change the way people affect the environment around them.   (novanewsnow) [mappress] Source: novanewsnow, May 04, 2011;

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Liverpool-based Complete Training Solutions (CTS) has signed a partnership agreement with the renewable energy training academy at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, North Wales. The Welsh academy works in partnership with RWE, training apprentices who later go on to work on the company’s offshore projects. CTS and the academy have been in discussions for just under two years to […]

  • 25 July 2019

    Japanese engineering firm Shimizu Corporation has revealed plans to build a wind farm installation vessel to serve the budding offshore wind market in Japan. The self-elevating platform is designed to handle wind turbines with an individual capacity of 8MW or more, and is said to be the first such vessel to be built in Japan […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office (MEPA) has requested a supplemental filing to the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Vineyard Wind Connector project.

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The wind industry is facing tough times, as many industries in the ongoing economic crisis are, but what do industry leaders think are the consequences of this difficult period? The question of whether or not consolidation is or will be taking place in wind energy was key for the six CEOs sitting on the high-level […]

  • 31 March 2014

    Marine Current Turbines Ltd. (MCT), a Siemens company, and Bluewater Energy Services B.V. (Bluewater) have agreed to jointly develop a 2 megawatt floating tidal current turbine, called SeaGen F. This turbine will be the first of its kind to be installed in Canada’s Bay of Fundy, in cooperation with Nova Scotian project developer Minas Energy. […]