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  • 17 November 2014
    Environment

    Increased interest in new development areas for oil and gas and renewable energy is resulting in a growing demand for high-quality metocean data relating to these largely unexplored regions. In response, Fugro has strengthened its numerical modelling capabilities. Modelling the complexities of local environmental conditions requires refinement, both in the wind fields driving the models […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has secured a contract to develop a ground model for a U.S. offshore wind project and its cable route. OWC did not disclose the name of the client, but said it is a “confidential developer.” The ground model will be part of the site assessment plan and construction and operations plan […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts (United States) is currently visiting the sites of the German offshore industry in Cuxhaven and Bremerhaven, as we recently reported. The 40-member delegation will be informed about the industry directly from local companies in the following couple of days. “The visit of the delegation shows […]

  • 19 June 2014
    R&D

    Bethan Martin, Project Manager at North West Energy Squared – supported by the North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT) – presents the NWBLT tidal power model showcase on the IFB Hub Trading Floor.  The model shows plans for a series of tidal gateways across the estuaries on the North West coast with the potential to […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has introduced a new operating model for its offshore wind business with an aim to support the further development, execution and operation of its project pipeline and future growth. Ørsted’s offshore business will be organized into four regions, including Asia Pacific, the UK, Continental Europe and North America. According to the company, each region […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has pushed back the deadlines for the tender for geological modeling and reporting on wind areas in the North and Baltic Seas.

  • 9 December 2011

    The down-scaled 1:6 test model met the full scale extreme weather and sank during extreme storm “Berit”. This extreme wave height combined with a storm surge (high water level) caused water to enter into the tower through the inlet pipe for the power cable (the J-tube) causing the tower to fill with water. The J-tube […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Research in the growing renewable energies sector has received a national boost with a $770,000 Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) grant to develop modelling on the performance of wave energy farms. A collaborative project between Swinburne University of Technology and the Australian Maritime College will identify the impact of wave energy converters on each other […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Grid Connection

    Global renewable energy company Mainstream Renewable Power unveils the first three-dimensional scale model of the SuperNode which is set to fundamentally change the way electricity is delivered to homes. Developed by Mainstream, the SuperNode will, for the first time enable electricity to be collected from where it is generated and intelligently routed over long distances […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Mojo Maritime has added a new feature to its marine operations planning and weather risk analysis tool, Mermaid, allowing it to address technical breakdown on marine operations. Mojo Maritime, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons, says that Mermaid now allows the modelling of the breakdown of critical components and their repair process, in a predictable and deterministic […]

  • 4 November 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Natural Power has invested in a wind farm modelling software. The company said its technical team has been developing new models for a more accurate prediction of wind farm performance and has produced results from its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models at wind farm scale within five to six days, rather than the 60 days previously needed. Claude […]

  • 29 November 2011
    R&D

    The down-scaled 1:6 test model met full scale extreme weather and probably sank during last night’s extreme storm “Berit”. Once the turbine has been located and recovered the time to repair it will be assessed. Even though the effect of the extreme storm “Berit” would not be a problem for a full scale turbine this […]

  • 28 August 2014

    On 5, 6 and 7 September, Van Oord will be present with a stand and ship at the 37th World Port Days in Rotterdam. This year, the trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 317 will be moored alongside the Parkkade. HAM 317 has a length of nearly 100 meters and is accessible to the public during […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    New York power agencies and partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct a study of successful offshore wind transmission models with a specific focus on largescale European projects.

  • 30 November 2011
    Technology

    The down-scaled 1:6 test model met full scale extreme weather and sank during the extreme storm “Berit”. The turbine was located at the test site, and inspected by ROV. Structural damages are minor, and the model will be recovered soon. The time needed to repair it will then be assessed. Even though the effect of […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Subsea power cable installation specialists VBMS and High Voltage engineering company EDS have launched their Cable Integrity Solutions including the “Prepare to Repair” framework which is said to allow cable repairs to be carried out up to 70% faster.

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Chinese wind turbine maker Goldwind has launched three newly-developed smart offshore wind turbines including a model with a capacity of 8MW, and a model with the largest rotor diameter in the world.

  • 18 October 2011

    The UK’s tidal energy resources are to be modelled by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) in a project that will improve understanding of the possible interactions between tidal energy extraction systems as they are deployed between now and 2050. The £450,000 Tidal Modelling Project running until the end of 2012 will be led by consulting, […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    DNV GL has, together with global partners, launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP)  aimed at creating a better understanding of turbulence modelling to reduce uncertainty in the design of wind farms.  The JIP “Validation of Turbulence Models” will focus on developing a new Best Practice for the validation of turbulence models. By jointly developing guidelines in […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched an international competition focused on improving offshore wind resource models. The competition will enable modelers to access six validation cases from operational offshore wind farms in the North Sea, owned by OWA’s industry partners, to improve and strengthen their wake models. According to the Carbon Trust, this open source, […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The Met Office is supplying new modelled datasets for the UK’s offshore wind resource to The Crown Estate. The Met Office said the new data is more accurate than previous modelled datasets and backed up by 30 years of historic data. It provides a higher resolution picture of the UK’s offshore wind resource that will […]

  • 19 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based 3D graphics company 3DW has recently completed an interactive 3D model of the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm for Vattenfall. The Swedish energy company will use the 3D model of the wind farm at their public consultation for the scheme, which will be held across Norfolk, UK,  from 18 to 29 October. The […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) has issued a tender for geological modeling and reporting on wind areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. The tender is part of preliminary geological investigations on the N-3 zone in the German North Sea, and the O-1 zone in the German […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Contracts & Tenders

    On June 4 at the “WAB Offshore Legal Day 2015” in Hamburg, German offshore wind energy experts, companies and institutes will discuss major legal issues of the offshore wind industry. This includes, among others, future determination of the cost of electricity generated offshore through invitations to tender. For the price determination of the feed-in tariff for renewable […]

  • 30 May 2011

    As states around the country start to determine the best locations to develop offshore wind energy, a Rhode Island ocean zoning plan is… By Alex Kuffner (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, May 30, 2011

  • 16 July 2013

    The Glosten Associates (Glosten) announces that scale-model testing of the PelaStar tension-leg platform (TLP) was completed in June 2013. The three-week test program was conducted in support of the Offshore Wind Floating Platform Demonstration Project FEED Study awarded to Glosten by Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). The test results are being used to further demonstrate PelaStar’s […]