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  • 6 July 2010
    Technology

    JDR has been awarded a £2million grant to develop high voltage cables. The award forms part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC’s) plans to help UK companies invest in the equipment and technology required to support the country’s transition to a low carbon future. As a leader in the renewable energy market, […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The supply chain in the UK is struggling to gain access to the offshore wind market, one expert has suggested.   [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, July 05, 2010;

  • 5 July 2010
    R&D

    As more and more windy areas on land fill with rotors to convert wind power to electricity, manufacturers are pushing to move their…   [mappress] Source: windpowerspot, July 05, 2010;

  • 5 July 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Siemens Windpower has been awarded £5 million of Government funding in the first round of grants for developing next-generation offshore…   [mappress] Source: greenwisebusiness, July 05, 2010;

  • 4 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy A/S has today signed a GBP 250 million loan facility with European Investment Bank intermediated by a leading international bank. The loan is related to the construction of the London Array offshore wind farm and can be drawn throughout the construction period. The financing is in line with DONG Energy’s strategy to diversify […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ruukki has agreed with the Norwegian company Aker Verdal AS on the delivery of steel structures for the Nordsee Ost wind farm project to be built offshore from Germany in the North Sea. Steel structure deliveries for the jacket foundations of offshore wind turbines are a new entry for Ruukki. Offshore wind turbine towers are […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. has today announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Neil Ackroyd, commencing 1st July 2010. Neil has been given the remit to grow the business and take advantage of the huge potential in the offshore wind services sector. Speaking at an official announcement Neil stated, “South Boats is […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a significant part of the frame agreement for inspection services on all of their offshore installations and onshore plants in Norway. The contract period is for four years with options for further extensions up to four years. The yearly volume of the contract will fluctuate, but Aker Solutions estimates the […]

  • 2 July 2010
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    One of Lancashire’s new MPs has called for a rethink on windfarms being built in the countryside.   [mappress] Source: lep, July 02, 2010;

  • 2 July 2010
    R&D, Technology

    While solar energy can only be harnessed during the day, wind power may be one of the best renewable energy solutions.However, as turbines… [mappress] Source: ecofriend, July 02, 2010;

  • 1 July 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Leading French wind project developer and renewable energy producer VALOREM recently added a Triton Sonic Wind Profiler to its wind resource assessment program. The purchase, which followed an initial rental Triton deployment, represents a significant endorsement by a leader in the French wind industry. VALOREM’s acquisition followed a four-month performance validation study at a site […]

  • 1 July 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall reached an important construction milestone this weekend, when the 100th, and final, turbine was installed at Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, which has been under construction since 2008 and is due to be finished in early autumn 2010. The installation of the final wind turbine at Thanet Offshore Wind […]

  • 1 July 2010
    R&D, Technology

    The scientists have invented floating ocean-based wind turbines, which could be the next big thing in the renewable energy solutions.   [mappress] Source: oneindia, July 01, 2010;

  • 30 June 2010
    Training & Education

    · RenewableUK’s ‘Building an Industry’ report released · Government must act now and commit to the £60m offshore wind infrastructure competition to ensure key port infrastructure upgrades will go ahead as a key requirement to attracting manufacturing jobs · Government in conjunction with industry needs to agree a realistic target for delivery if sector is […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Training & Education

    Exclusive from Offshore wind 2010 conference in Liverpool. David Still, managing director of CBE talked today on Offshore Wind 2010 Conference about building the industry and offshore wind supply chain. Supply chain is all about timing, we can’t relie on given time frames. He also added they are building the Britannia 10MW turbine which is […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Business prospects in the Energy Sector of Siemens AG have improved. “There are signs of an upturn in sections of the market for infrastructure in the field of energy technology. Our customers are again increasing their investments in new projects and placing orders. The number of invitations to tender, for which we have submitted bids, […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Alfa Laval – a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling – has signed a purchase agreement with Vestas, world leading manufacturer of wind turbines. The agreement, which is for oil coolers, is valid for five years with an estimated total value of about SEK 150 million. The agreement means that Alfa […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Eagle Claw on Tuesday announced plans to build a 150,000-square-foot manufacturing center at the Port of Muskogee. The center, which is… Jay F. Marks [mappress] Source: newsok, June 30, 2010;

  • 30 June 2010
    R&D, Technology

    At the Offshore Wind Conference 2010 in Liverpool, Scottish based SeaEnergy PLC signed a Letter of Intent with Ulstein Group to co-develop new service vessels for the offshore wind industry. Deputy CEO Tore Ulstein says that renewable energy is important and interesting and look forward to see what we can come up with together. As […]

  • 29 June 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens will become shareholder (49 percent) in A2SEA A/S, a supplier of installation services for the construction of offshore wind farms. The Danish energy company, DONG Energy, will continue to be the main shareholder of the company. A2SEA in Fredericia, Denmark, employs about 200 people. Siemens´ goal of the engagement in A2SEA is to advance […]

  • 29 June 2010
    Authorities

    Ontario is seeking input on proposed rules for offshore wind turbines, including keeping them at least 5 km from the shoreline. A shoreline… Naw Staff [mappress] Source: nawindpower, June 29, 2010;

  • 29 June 2010
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pentwater-based Lake Michigan P.O.W.E.R. Coalition is hoping to educate local residents about wind energy before any decisions are made… Alex  Doty [mappress] Source: grandhaventribune, June 29, 2010;

  • 29 June 2010
    R&D

    Concerned about future costs and obligations, Georgia officials want more information before they get involved in a plan to generate energy… [mappress] Source: ajc, June 29, 2010;

  • 28 June 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Tony Trapp, founder of what is now IHC The Engineering Business, has announced the creation of a new business, called O-Power Limited.   [mappress] Source:  worldnews, June 28, 2010;

  • 28 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    On behalf of Stadtwerke München (SWM), MECAL has accomplished the technical due diligence of the Offshore-Windfarm „Gwynt y Môr“, which has a planned capacity of 576 MW, one of the biggest wind farms in the world. The wind farm is to be realised of the coast of North Wales in the United Kingdom. The technical […]