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6 June 2012 R&D

ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has concluded a study on the technical feasibility of floating wind turbines for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). The goal of the study was to determine how floating structures and moorings would be affected by the strong interactions among the […]

9 May 2012 Environment

A number of delegates and exhibition visitors at EWEA 2012 found their way to the DHI booth. Of particular interest were their modeling services in relation to habitat assessment, radar technology and underwater noise impacts related to offshore projects. It’s obvious that the pace of offshore developments is increasing the risk for environmental barriers, not […]

2 May 2012

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today released the latest version of its SACS software for the analysis and design of new and existing fixed offshore oil and gas structures and wind farm structures. SACS supports wave, wind, and earthquake dynamic response analysis; special high-end analysis […]

16 April 2012

Dassault Systèmes, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, and the UK National Composites Centre (NCC), today announced the signature of a partnership to create a collaborative environment where the NCC and its partners will work on tomorrow’s advanced composites products, thanks to Dassault Systèmes’ Version […]

5 April 2012 R&D

GL Garrad Hassan will undertake a detailed analysis of the current and future needs of the US offshore wind industry for port facilities, namely by examining the suitability of ports to meet the technical requirements of the industry for the assembly, construction, and operational staging of offshore projects

29 March 2012 R&D

StormGeo will investigate the potential and consequences for developing Offshore Wind Power in Norwegian waters. In late spring/early summer 2012 the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate, NVE, on behalf of the Oil and Energy Ministry, will present the results of a major study examining the potential and consequences for developing Offshore Wind Power in […]

19 March 2012 Business & Finance

TÜV Rheinland and EuroWind have agreed a strategic cooperation to combine their wind energy services. The cooperation agreement was formally signed in Cologne recently. The aim of the cooperation is an intensive dovetailing of their services for global wind energy projects. TÜV Rheinland has developed a range of testing and certification services for the wind […]

5 March 2012

Due to the sustained expansion of global oil and gas activities, wind energy investments and a strong profile, GEO seeks 2-3 civil engineers specialized in geotechnical engineering. The candidates can be recent graduates with a strong academic background or senior engineers with Ms.C or Ph.D degree with interest or experience on offshore foundation design and […]

2 February 2012

Atlantis Resources Corporation will continue its AR1000 tidal turbine testing programme at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumberland. The company's AR1000 nacelle was retrieved from its test berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney in late November, following successful open ocean testing. It will be transported to Blyth for […]

30 November 2011

Since its launch in 1969, Sesam software has been a leading tool for engineering offshore structures. The new tailor-made module, GeniE Wind, can be used for design and fatigue analyses of wind turbine substructures. Its analysis functionality complies with the DNV offshore standard DNV-OS-J101 Design of Offshore Wind Turbines. Fatigue and ultimate strength calculations can […]

8 November 2011 Business & Finance

Be Inspired: Thought Leadership in Infrastructure – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of FormSys, based in Perth, Australia. This software development company has a proven, twenty-year track record in 3D design, analysis, and construction software for structural engineering, offshore engineering, and […]

1 November 2011 R&D

In response to the UK Government's £100/MWh target cost for offshore wind, UK-based engineering and consultancy company Enventi have announced the launch of a comprehensive study to examine the benefits of a floating wind solution. The UK Government's recent Electricity Market Reform (EMR) proposals highlighted the key role that offshore wind can play in future […]

7 October 2011 R&D

  AWS Truepower was recently awarded $900,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to help establish an enhanced National Offshore Wind Energy data network. The project will help facilitate public-private collaboration, assess quality and relevance of existing data sets, and provide guidance on all United States and international standards related to the design and […]

9 September 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

  U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $43 million over the next five years to speed technical innovations, lower costs, and shorten the timeline for deploying offshore wind energy systems. The 41 projects across 20 states will advance wind turbine design tools and hardware, improve information about U.S. offshore wind resources, and accelerate the […]

11 August 2011 Technology

SAMTECH, a European leader in non-linear CAE simulation, structural optimization and coupled multiphysics, announces the launch of the new commercial release 3 of SAMCEF for Wind Turbines, SAMTECH's professional product for advanced dynamic analysis and certification of Wind Turbines. Wind Energy is nowadays a booming industry and importance of simulation is growing in the global […]

16 March 2011

For the fourth year in a row, UWIG conducted its Workshop on Variable Generation Forecasting Applications to Utility Planning and Operations in Albany, New York, February 23-24. With over a hundred attendees from the U.S., Canada, and Europe, the workshop, which traditionally has focused on wind forecasting, featured a session devoted to solar power production […]

24 February 2011

SAMTECH, European specialist in development of Computer Aided Engineering software and advanced FEA modeling technology, announces its... (mcadcafe) [mappress] Source: mcadcafe, February 24, 2011

16 February 2011

The purchase of S4WT is the natural result of the confidence of REpower in SAMTECH's software solutions. The choice of S4WT was further consolidated through the outcome of validation campaigns. These tests proved the higher accuracy of S4WT over other multi body and aero-elastic approaches when comparing numerical results and experimental measurements. The S4WT solver […]

27 October 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

The Department of Energy (DOE), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), and the Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced eight joint research awards totaling nearly $5 million to support the responsible siting and permitting of offshore wind energy facilities and ocean energy generated from waves, tides, currents […]

14 September 2010 Business & Finance

Leading renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, is to merge their US and Canadian operations to provide seamless service offerings to clients active across North America’s national boundaries. Natural Power’s new North American hub will be a center of excellence for consultancy services and product support across the company’s range of offerings. Current President of US […]

14 July 2010 R&D

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory last month published the most comprehensive study to date of the country’s offshore wind resource. The study, Assessment of Offshore Wind Energy Resources for the United States, compiles data on Hawaii and much of the lower 48 continguous states. In most situations, mapping was conducted up to 50 nautical miles […]

15 March 2010 Environment, R&D

MIT analysis suggests generating electricity from large-scale wind farms could influence climate — and not necessarily in the desired way. Wind power has emerged as a viable renewable energy source in recent years — one that proponents say could lessen the threat of global warming. Although the American Wind Energy Association estimates that only about […]