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  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Crown Estate published a report today, one of the largest of its kind, which compares the data used from satellites against that of meteorological data gathered by offshore masts, which are both used to inform investment and design decisions for offshore wind farms.  The ‘UK MERRA offshore validation’ study provides fresh insight into whether […]

  • 22 November 2012

    Centrica has awarded a contract to GL Garrad Hassan, the renewable energy consulting business of the GL Group, for the design, supply, installation and operation of an offshore meteorological mast system for their Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea. Located 15km north of Anglesey, the system includes a meteorological mast, power supply system, navigational […]

  • 20 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A pioneering offshore wind measurement campaign by SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has completed the first ever power performance assessment (PPA) using a scanning lidar deployed on the transition piece (TP) of an AREVA M5000 offshore wind turbine. This success has huge implications for the offshore wind industry as this study shows that PPAs can successfully […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Services Corporation (TOWSC) and OutSmart have joined forces to establish a fully integrated wind farm management system for the development of offshore wind in Taiwan.

  • 18 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a new open-access service offering a series of data sets from the 7MW Levenmouth Demonstration Turbine in Fife, as well as the turbine’s met mast and electrical substation.

  • 27 September 2017
    R&D

    French floating wind energy technology developer, Eolfi, has retrieved the LIDAR1 buoy developed as part of the BLIDAR project from its mooring in the Mediterranean. 

  • 22 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The innovative suction-installed foundations that represent the first stage of construction at the world’s largest offshore wind farm are now on their way to the site at Dogger Bank, 125 kilometres off the UK’s east coast. The structures, known as Bucket Foundations, will support two meteorological masts that will provide essential weather information. They were […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Vessels

    DBB Jack-Up’s newbuild WIND SERVER was awarded the Offshore Renewables Award 2015 at the Annual Offshore Support Journal’s conference held on Wednesday in London. The award was given to J/U WIND SERVER as the vessel provides a new way to service and maintain offshore wind turbines and fills a gap in the market between larger, more costly […]

  • 18 February 2019
    R&D

    Wood has completed the first commercial lidar test at Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Levenmouth offshore wind demonstration turbine. Wood tested its Galion lidar system at the onshore met mast of the 7MW Levenmouth Demonstration Turbine located on the Fife coast in the UK. According to the UK company, the test was completed ahead of schedule, in one month […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 April 2014

    RES Offshore has secured the first charter of James Fisher Marine Services’ latest vessel SMV1, soon to be named Dart Fisher, as it sails to the Dogger Bank site, writes the Grimsby Telegraph. Last year in August, RES secured an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with Forewind for two met masts in the Dogger […]

  • 27 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Mojo Maritime Ltd, the Falmouth-based marine renewable energy experts, has secured funding to develop, build and test their low motion floating platform for offshore LiDAR measurements at sea. Concept development and tank testing of the platform performed during 2013 has resulted in a solid design, capable of withstanding the most challenging offshore conditions. The platform […]

  • 2 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust today announced details of the world’s largest and most challenging validation trials of floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology. Up to five different offshore wind measurement devices will be subjected to an extensive testing and validation against the state-of-the-art meteorological masts at three North Sea Round 3 sites. This campaign is […]

  • 20 November 2012

    The Energy research Centre for the Netherlands (ECN) has completed a 12 month offshore measurement campaign with the novel ZephIR 300 system as part of a 4 year campaign within the Dutch project “Meteorological Research Wind at Sea” where the ZephIR has been compared against the 108 metre Met Mast Ijmuiden (MMIJM) at the ECN […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Technology

    At this year’s EWEA, Offshore WIND took the opportunity to interview Rajai Aghabi, CEO of EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions, a newly launched company specializing in floating wind lidars. Offshore WIND: How did EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions enter the offshore wind market? Was the cooperation with KIC InnoEnergy crucial in launching your company? Rajai Aghabi: EOLOS came […]

  • 4 March 2019

    Offshore wind farm development and operation are by nature more challenging than onshore, with additional environmental parameters to control and design for. More than 12 years ago, floating LiDAR (lidar) devices were introduced to the offshore wind industry – to meet a specific market need. Developers in the growing, but not yet mature, offshore wind […]

  • 9 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published an update of the Floating LiDAR (light detection and ranging) Roadmap, accepted as the international industry framework for technology maturity.

  • 4 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Walk-to-Work Offshore Support Accommodation vessel DP GALYNA was contracted by Forewind for operation and maintenance work to its two meteorological masts on North Sea’s Dogger Bank, located approximately 150 km off the east coast of Yorkshire. DP GALYNA sailed to Great Yarmouth to take on board the technicians of SeaRoc Group for scheduled operation and […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Chalkis Shipyards and a number of Greek institutions are collaborating on a project seeking to study the potential of floating offshore wind in the Greek Seas. The WIndfloat.gr – Innovative Design of Floating Wind Plants for the Greek Seas project seeks to exploit the wind potential of the Greek Seas with the aim of boosting […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Authorities

    The consortium, made of representatives from Malta, Scotland, Holland and Switzerland, has recently applied to the European Commission for EUR 30 million deep offshore wind farm fund, announced Resources Minister George Pullicino, according to the Times of Malta. In 2009, the Maltese government commenced the studies by installing a met mast at Sikka l-Bajda reef, […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Technology

    Canada’s Axys Technologies Inc. has met all of the Stage 3 performance criteria outlined in the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for Floating LiDAR Technology (OWA Roadmap).

  • 16 November 2012
    R&D

    Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) this week successfully deployed a state-of-the-art offshore research buoy 23 miles off of the coast of Atlantic City. The 25-ton buoy, equipped with sophisticated meteorological measurement devices, will measure atmospheric and sea conditions offshore for up to two years in support of GSOE’s evaluation of a potential offshore wind farm […]

  • 30 November 2019

    2010, ZephIR HQ, Worcestershire, U.K.:  the ZephIR 300 Lidar – a remote sensing wind measurement tool capable of collecting wind data remotely from its installed location by use of a infra-red laser – was born, following an 18 month product development program that focused on improving the ‘usability’ of remote sensing devices. The resultant product […]

  • 27 March 2013

    The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving to be a site for innovation as a new and safer installation technique has been used to lift Forewind’s initial meteorological mast tower on top of the innovative suction-installed bucket foundation. The use of the Bucket Foundation was also a UK industry first when placed on site […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Around 100 international delegates met in Hamburg last week for the first technical conference led by Universal Foundation, focused on knowledge sharing for offshore wind suction bucket foundation technology. The technical workshop brought together industry specialists, developers, turbine suppliers, certifiers and approval bodies, engineering, fabrication and installation contractors, authorities as well as academic experts to […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Vessels

    Last week, DBB Jack-Up’s new purpose-built vessel J/U WIND SERVER commenced a new contract. The vessel has been chartered by Siemens AG to perform offshore installation support and function as accommodation vessel for Siemens’ commissioning teams on the installation of the Borkum Riffgrund 1 project in the German North Sea. The Borkum Riffgrund 1 project […]