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  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Commission yesterday awarded €1 billion funding to 19 projects to fight climate change under the second call of the so-called NER 300 funding programme. The funding for the projects comes from revenues resulting from the sale of emission allowances in the EU Emissions Trading System. This makes the polluters the driving force behind developing new low-carbon […]

  • 13 July 2014

    Siemens to Revolutionize Offshore Wind Turbine Service Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Man Severely Injured in Accident at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm Yesterday morning (July 7), sea rescuers from List medevaced a severely injured worker from the heavy […]

  • 9 August 2015

    Barge Accident Scars Foundation Off Rhode Island Following the commencement of Block Island offshore wind farm construction, the developer was struck by a hazard. Leeghwater Offshore Wind Project Cancelled Leeghwater, a Dutch pilot project proposing to install fifty to seventy offshore wind turbines off the coast of Zeeland, has been cancelled, Dutch media reports. Germany: […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Basque Energy Agency (Ente Vasco de la Energía; EVE) is looking to award a grant woth EUR 2.5 Mln for the development of a wave energy project, which will be designed and built to best suit the conditions off the Basque coast.  The objective of the agency’s call is pre-commercial public procurement of technology development of an […]

  • 2 February 2014

    Under-Manning and Fatigue Threaten WFSV Safety As offshore wind farm developments move further out to sea and demands on the vessels and crews that service them increase, a rising number of wind farm crew transfer vessel incidents has become a growing cause of concern. DONG Gets GBP 6 Mln for Suction Bucket Jacket Through its […]

  • 23 March 2014

    Jack-Up Barge Presents New Installation Method Jack-Up Barge, the offshore self-elevating platform supplier, has pioneered a new cost-effective installation method that promises to revolutionise offshore wind turbine construction. Scotland Gives Thumbs Up to Two Offshore Wind Farms Scottish Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, has announced the formal consent of two adjacent offshore wind farm applications in […]

  • 4 May 2014

    Jack-Up Barge Strengthens Its Fleet with Hochtief’s Self-Elevating Platform Jack-Up Barge, the offshore self-elevating platform supplier, has acquired the Odin self-elevating platform from Hochtief. Siemens Expresses Interest in Alstom’s Power Units Siemens, a German energy giant, has expressed its intent about Alstom takeover negotiations. Quadcopter Inspects Dogger Bank Met Mast A remote-controlled drone with four […]

  • 2 March 2015

    Video: Construction of DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm Vattenfall has recently published a video showing the construction of its DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border in the North Sea. Weserwind Files for Bankruptcy German steel construction company, Weserwind, filed for bankruptcy yesterday, that will affect 370 […]

  • 22 December 2013

    Seafox 5 Finishes DanTysk Foundation Installation (Germany) As announced on December 13, all of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm are now installed. TU Delft`s Researcher Develops Method for Offshore Wind Cost Reduction The costs of generating electricity through wind farms at sea still need to be lower. Researcher Michiel Zaayer of […]

  • 8 February 2015

    Three out of five hits for Vattenfall in Offshore WIND‘s most read news this week. Nevertheless, EWEA’s infographic on offshore wind in Europe seems to be the most interesting read these days.  Infographic: European Offshore Wind in 2014 Along with its annual report on offshore wind in Europe last year, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has also […]

  • 5 July 2015

    Eneco Says It Will no Longer Invest in Renewables Dutch energy company, Eneco, said it will no longer invest in renewable energy projects since that is not possible without losing money and jobs, the Dutch media reported. Boskalis, VolkerWessels Bag EUR 500 Mln Veja Mate Job Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V and VolkerWessels (Volker Stevin International) […]

  • 6 April 2014

    VIDEO: World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbine As the MHI Vestas Offshore Wind joint venture has been formally established as of today, the newborn company released a video (see below) on their main focus, the 8 MW wind turbine. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Established Following the approval from all relevant authorities, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Humber LEP is celebrating fruitful cooperation with Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) and North Lincolnshire Council to secure the project £14.9m from the Enterprise Zone Capital Grant Fund. The Humber was one of 12 Local Enterprise Partnerships to successfully bid for a slice of the £100m Enterprise Zone Capital Grant Fund from the Department for Communities […]

  • 31 January 2014

    VIDEO: Anholt Offshore Wind Farm Construction DONG Energy has constructed the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, which is one of the largest construction projects in Denmark. Under-Manning and Fatigue Threaten WFSV Safety As offshore wind farm developments move further out to sea and demands on the vessels and crews that service them increase, a rising number […]

  • 7 August 2014

    Siemens to Revolutionize Offshore Wind Turbine Service Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Man Severely Injured in Accident at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm Yesterday morning (July 7), sea rescuers from List medevaced a severely injured worker from the heavy lift vessel […]

  • 13 April 2014

    VIDEO: Alstom’s 6MW Turbine Spinning at Belwind Site  Last year in November, Alsom installed 6-MW Haliade™ 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site in Belgium. Five Big OW Companies Test Vibratory Driving of Monopiles  RWE Innogy, DONG Energy, EnBW, E.ON and Vattenfall are running a one year onshore demonstration project near Cuxhaven on the […]

  • 22 September 2013

    VIDEO: Construction of West of Duddon Sands OWF  West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm, a project which is a joint development between ScottishPower Renewables and DONG Energy, is currently under construction in the East Irish Sea, approximately 14 km from the nearest coast on Walney Island, Cumbria. UK: South Boats and Seacat Services Ink GBP […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Research house Edison says that SeaEnergy should see the gap between its market price and the value of its assets close, the ProactiveInvestors reports. Edison analyst Graeme Moyse said that there is a significant gap between the market price of SeaEnergy and the value of its cash balance, and also in its stake in Lansdowne. […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Nenuphar SA, a Lille-based company, has secured €15 million of funding in an equity round. The transaction has attracted participation of new investors, Areva S.A. and FCPR Ecotechnologies and an existing investor, IDInvest Partners. Each partner will individually invest €5 million in the transaction. Nenuphar was founded in 2006 with the objective to design a […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    GROW:OffshoreWind programme has been granted a six-month extension as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy to help more manufacturers take advantage of investment in supply chain infrastructure. Over £1m of funding has been put aside to assist more firms to overcome barriers to entry by giving them access to specialist support on developing sales strategy, […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Global renewable energy developer, Mainstream Renewable Power, has successfully raised €40 million in loan notes in what was one of Ireland’s largest private fundraisings of 2011. The three year loan notes were raised by Dolmen Stockbrokers from Irish high-net-worth individuals and institutions. It is expected that the formal closing of this €40mln will complete in […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Horizon 2020, the biggest EU Research and Innovation programme, has issued a call for submission in renewable energy technologies and low carbon energy. A total of €118.3 million in total will be available for project proposals while a sum of €61.3 million will go for developing of the next generation technologies of renewable electricity and heating/cooling. Other categories […]

  • 2 January 2015

    A2SEA sells Sea Energy wind turbine installation vessel A2SEA has sold its offshore wind installation vessel SEA ENERGY. In the future, the vessel will be engaged in maintenance of oil installations in the Gulf of Guinea, Africa for the company O. I. S. International Ltd. Suction bucket jacket foundation installed at Borkum Riffgrund 1 (Gallery) DONG Energy has […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Swedish offshore wind energy developer Hexicon has attracted SEK 11.4 million (EUR 1.24 million) in the form of a rights issue to existing owners. Hexicon develops floating platforms for offshore wind energy. Swedish offshore wind energy company Hexicon, which recently announced an agreement with steel maker giant SSAB to develop offshore wind power platforms at […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited completed the final pipeline milestone and a progress milestone for the CETO unit component of the Perth Wave Energy Project with the approval of $1,072,880 from the Western Australian State Government and $2,095,024 in payment claims submitted to the Australian Government. Carnegie’s milestone claims for $1,072,880 for completion of two milestones were approved by the […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa obtained €97 million in net profit in the first half of 2015, more than double the figure in the same period of 2014, as a result of expanding commercial activity (+30.8%) and improved profitability. Revenues increased by 30.8% year-on-year in the first half of 2015, to €1,651 million, driven by 36% growth in revenues […]