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  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    New research has underlined the need for greater regional cooperation amongst offshore renewables projects. The research was conducted by Invest in Cornwall with 41 industry professionals at Wave & Tidtal 2015, held at the EICC between 25th and 26th February 2015. Acquiring funding is perceived to be the biggest challenge to the industry over the next five […]

  • 20 March 2015

    Recently, the company which carries out maintenance work on the wind farms in the North Sea celebrated 3,000 consecutive days with no accidents. Royal Netherlands Sea Rescue Institution (KNRM) benefited from this event as Dirk Dewettinck, Service Director of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind handed EUR 3,000 check to the organisation. “Although no accidents occurred for […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Siemens and GE led a group of multinational industrial conglomerates that improved their positioning within MAKE’s top 15 global rankings, according to MAKE’s Global Wind Turbine OEM 2014 Market Share analysis. Multi-industrial turbine OEMs accounted for 37% of the global market in 2014, an increase of twelve percentage points YoY. All pure play turbine OEMs […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector for 2014. Global venture capital (VC) funding in the wind sector decreased to $311 million in 2014 compared to $455 million in 2013. Total funding into the wind […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power’s subsidiary, Guangdong Mingyang Wind Power Industry Group Co., Ltd. (GMWP), has successfully repaid its EUR 136 million (RMB 1.0 billion) notes in full on time. The total payments of the principal amount and interests with respect to the Notes were approximately EUR 171.4 million (RMB 1.26 billion). The Notes were issued on […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine Renewables Canada has issued a request for proposals for research projects to be funded by Marine Renewables Canada in conjunction with the Standards Council of Canada’s Mirror Committee (SMC) to the International Electrotechnical Committee’s (IEC) Technical Committee 114 (TC114) – “Marine energy – Wave, tidal and other water current converters”. To ensure that Canada maintains its leading role in the development of […]

  • 16 December 2014

    Offshore wind will help keep electricity prices low during the coldest winter months, according to an article written on American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) blog: In states across the Northeast, including New York and throughout New England, residents are facing increased electricity prices this winter. For example, the price of electricity in Massachusetts could jump […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Technology

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied a request for a rehearing of orders for a tidal energy proposal in the Admiralty Inlet in Snohomish County, Washington, USA.  On March 20, FERC issued the license order and then the preemption order in June, both of which were objected by PC Landing Corp. and the Tulalip Tribes of Washington. PC Landing and the […]

  • 26 August 2014

    Javier Sanmartin joined QED Naval and in so doing builds on the fluid modelling capabilities. Javier is an accomplished ANSYS Fluent user having completed his Masters thesis on modelling wind turbines. With this latest recruit QED Naval maintains its capability to model the fluid and wave loading on marine structures such as offshore wind, wave […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Goltens Worldwide Management Corp. (GWMC) has appointed Roy Strand as Chief Operating Officer. Strand has previously served as the Vice President of Operations in the Americas and Europe, and will continue to serve as the Advisory Board Chairman within the Goltens Worldwide group of companies. Prior to joining Goltens, Strand held various managerial and global executive […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE was informed that the Alstom Board of Directors has unanimously decided to positively recommend GE’s offer to acquire the Power and Grid businesses of Alstom. With this decision, the transaction will proceed with Works Councils consultation, customary regulatory approvals and Alstom shareholder approval. The deal is expected to close in 2015. GE Chairman and […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Nauti-Craft will début its latest prototype vessel 2Play at Seawork 2014 on berth V38. The vessel is a first-of-its-kind 8 meter catamaran. At its core is the Nauti-Craft marine suspension system combined with the unique Deck Attitude Control System (D.A.C.S), which actively adjusts and maintains the vertical attitude of the deck to facilitate crew access […]

  • 23 April 2014

    Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector during the first quarter of 2014. Wind venture capital (VC) funding fell to $32 million compared to $93 million in Q4 2013. Total funding in the wind sector […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The High Court of London has found MT Højgaard liable for the grouted connections on E.ON’s 180MW Robin Rigg Wind Farm. The company will seek permission to appeal the ruling, but the ruling will have a negative effect on the financial result for 2014. In 2007-2008, MT Højgaard designed, manufactured and installed foundations for the Robin Rigg Wind Farm off […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    BGF (Business Growth Fund), the independent company established to help Britain’s growing businesses, has announced that it has made a £10m investment in energy-focused firm – 3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry.   Founded in 2007 by Graham Hacon, 3sun Group operates in the oil and gas onshore […]

  • 28 October 2013

    TÜV Rheinland will showcase its full-service portfolio for wind energy at the 2013 EWEA trade fair in Frankfurt/Main from November 19-21. The full range of wind energy services comprises project certification in accordance with the BSH standard, type and component certification as well as manufacturing surveillance and quality assurance for manufacturers. In addition to certification, […]

  • 14 October 2013

    Siemens has now installed a market-ready version of its new 6 megawatt (MW) gearless wind turbine on the test site of the power utility SSE, the UK’s largest generator of renewable energy. Together with its customer, Siemens plans to carry out final testing at the site before going ahead with series production for the UK […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On September 3 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) conducted a science class by request at Yoshima Dai-ni (2nd) Elementary School in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. The class, offered to fifth graders, explained the concept behind wind power generation, including an experiment enabling easy understanding, in a […]

  • 22 August 2013

    Visitors to this year’s Offshore Europe exhibition, can find out more about the new 1000 Series Offshore Wind Farm Immersion Suit from Survitec Group. The suit breaks new ground in the renewables industry, by providing customers with a one-suit option for equipping personnel travelling over water to offshore wind farms, whether by helicopter or supply […]

  • 16 August 2013

    ATLAS paint consultants B.V., the leading inspection and consultancy company, yesterday announced that the company had received the ISO 9001:2008 certification from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) for advising, inspection and surveys of insulation, paint and coating projects.  “Achieving ISO 9001:2008 certification is an important milestone for ATLAS because it demonstrates our commitment to delivering […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Training & Education

    RWE npower renewables (RWE NRL) is expanding its highly popular Wales wind farm apprenticeship programme with a second round of recruitment for new candidates. The Apprentice Scheme, first launched by RWE NRL in partnership with Grwp Llandrillo Menai, is the first of its kind in Wales and was fully supported at the official opening in […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell (ticker: LAM), a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announced that it has signed binding commitment letters and detailed heads of terms for the arrangement of a new secured banking facility with a reduced number of five core lending banks. […]

  • 21 May 2013

    Stephane Bourgeois, Head of Regulatory Affairs at the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), has commented on the MEPs’ adoption today in plenary of the Reul report, which calls on the European Commission to propose a mandatory renewable energy target for 2030. “By supporting a binding renewable energy target for 2030, the European Parliament has renewed […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, issues its latest Interim Management Statement in accordance with the EU Transparency Directive. This statement covers the period from 1 January 2013 to date, except as stated below. The performance in the year […]

  • 9 May 2013

    ZF Services UK will showcase examples from ZF Marine’s range of propulsion products for tugs, wind farm support vessels, fish farm vessels, OSVs, other workboats and patrol craft at Seawork (stand A97). Products featured on the ZF Services UK Ltd stand include the ZF 3060V: 10° V-drive, remote mount marine transmission, suitable for fast patrol […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vestas maintains its full-year guidance and the focus on cost reductions, low investments and increased capacity utilisation continues. In the first quarter of 2013, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 1,096m – a decrease of 1 per cent to the year-earlier period. EBIT before special items increased by EUR 96m to EUR (108)m. The EBIT margin […]