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  • 27 March 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy was selected by Chinese Fuqing Haixia Electricity Generation Company – a joint venture between China Three Gorges and Fujian Energy – to deliver three Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbines to the Fujian Xinghua Gulf demo project.

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    France plans to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of up to 6GW by 2028, according to the recently released Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)). This is nearly three times as much compared to a proposal floated in November 2018, where only 2.2GW of new offshore wind capacity was to […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Jiangsu Province in China has approved 24 offshore wind projects with a total capacity of 6.7GW. The total investment in the projects will amount to CNY 122.29 billion, which is approximately USD 18 billion, the provincial authorities stated. According to the government-supported Xinhua Daily news site, the announcement is part of the province’s 10GW offshore […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has shortlisted four sites for its CETO 6 project that will follow the Perth Wave Energy Project. The company announced that two possible sites have been identified in Australia and two more internationally: one in France and one in the UK. Carnegie is now in discussions with governments regarding grant […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The marine energy sector is to benefit from £6 million in funding to further develop testing of new wave and tidal energy prototypes in the seas around Scotland. Scottish Enterprise is launching the third round of the remaining competitive funding from the initial WATERS fund in collaboration with Highlands & Islands Enterprise. This latest round […]

  • 9 June 2011

    Siemens Energy has installed the first prototype of its next generation offshore wind turbine in Høvsøre, Denmark, and has today initiated the first trial operation. The new SWT-6.0-120 wind turbine with a power rating of 6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120 metres uses the innovative Siemens direct drive and proven rotor technology. […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s specialist jack-up vessel Sea Challenger has recently installed the last 6MW turbine at Westermost Rough. Developed by Dong Energy the wind farm, comprising 35 turbines, can produce enough power to cover the annual electricity consumption of more than 150,000 households. The wind turbines have three blades of 75 metres each and a total height of 177 […]

  • 6 November 2016

    Bladt Industries: Uniform Jacket Foundation Design Would Save Money (Interview) A standardised design of jacket foundations would greatly contribute to offshore wind cost reduction, according to Jan Kjærsgaard, CEO of Bladt Industries, a company whose foundations are supporting numerous turbines installed in European waters. ZPMC Found Responsible for Greater Gabbard Monopile Cracks The Technology and […]

  • 3 June 2019

    The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is calling on electric distribution companies to proceed with an additional 1,600MW of offshore wind solicitations in the state. The call follows the results from an offshore wind study which investigated the necessity, benefits and costs of requiring the electric distribution companies to conduct additional solicitations of up to 1,6GW. The […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has entered into an Agreement for Lease with Forthwind Limited, a subsidiary of 2-B Energy, for the UK’s first offshore demonstration of two-bladed turbines on the seabed at Methil in Scotland, consisting of two full scale units.  Two-bladed designs at this scale are a major innovation for the offshore wind industry and […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Centrica’s preliminary 2013 results have shown a loss of GBP 6 million on the disposal of the Race Bank offshore wind farm. The company decided to sell the wind farm in December after failing to receive a letter of eligibility for transitional Feed in Tariff. This was followed by Dong Energy’s acquisition of 100% interest […]

  • 6 October 2013

    Alstom’s 6 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Loaded at Ostend, Belgium  The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”,  in the port of Ostend, Belgium. Samsung’s […]

  • 22 August 2012

    With the new 6.3 version of Sesam GeniE, DNV Software introduces an innovative method of strength analysis through the entire lifecycle of fixed offshore structures. The solution improves the efficiency and reliability of the critical data handling, increasing the operation’s security and profitability. This launch makes Sesam GeniE the most comprehensive tool for strength analysis […]

  • 1 December 2013

    National Grid has confirmed that a record-breaking amount of clean electricity was generated by wind power in the UK on November 29 – achieving more than 6 gigawatts (over 6,000 megawatts) for the first time. From 2.30 till 3pm, wind power produced an average of 6,004 megawatts (MW), which accounted for 13.5% of the UK’s […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Through its Offshore Wind Accelerator programme (OWA ), the Carbon Trust has awarded DONG Energy GBP 6 million (DKK 54 million) to co-fund full scale demonstration of a new offshore wind turbine foundation called the Suction Bucket Jacket. If the demonstration is successful, it could be implemented in future commercial projects from 2017 – including […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    A new seabed leasing round in the UK could see a release of circa 6GW of offshore wind rights, the UK’s seabed manager, The Crown Estate, said during recent industry and stakeholder engagement sessions in London.

  • 6 March 2016

    EEW SPC Rolls Out World’s Heaviest Monopile The heaviest monopile ever produced for an offshore wind project left the production site of EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock on 2 March, and will be ready to be installed at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm within the next few months. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Chinese company, Ming Yang Wind Power has installed super compact drive (SCD) 6.5WM wind turbine at Longyuan Rudong Intertidal Wind Farm in Jiangsu province. Zhenhua Heavy’s construction vessel carried out the installation in calm weather. Longyuan Rudong wind farm is used as a testing ground for 9 domestic manufacturers where they will test their turbines. […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based offshore wind power developer DONG Energy plans to invest GBP 6 billion in the Humber region over the period of 2013 – 2019, according to a new report released during the UK’s first Offshore Wind Week. The report titled Impact of DONG Energy Investments in the Humber Area  shows that over the period 2015 – 2020, DONG […]

  • 6 July 2014

    MHI Vestas Invites Suppliers MVOW has now launched a new website which includes a supplier gateway which allows companies to submit their details online to request to become a supplier to MVOW. Sif Group Expands Its Production Capacity, Manufactures Supersize Monopiles In the future, the length and the diameters of the monopiles will continue to […]

  • 13 June 2014

    China Ming Yang Wind Power entered into a heads of agreement with Marin Energi Testcenter AS (“MetCentre”) to erect a 6.0MW Super Compact Drive (“SCD”) wind turbine generator in the Karmoy wind turbine demonstration area off the coast of Karmoy Island in Norway. MetCentre is a Norwegian test centre for marine energy offering infrastructure and […]

  • 9 September 2011

      Essen based renewable energy developer, RWE Innogy, is looking for 6MW wind turbine developer. The contract is for designing, production, installation and commissioning of 54 standard wind turbine generators, and its associated three blade systems and steel towers. Wind turbines will be approximately 100 meters high. Also an operation and maintenance agreement with a […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has reported a drop in the order book of 6.1% for the third quarter. Also, operating profit was lower than results in the first half of the year, as well as the same period last year. According to the company, the result was in line with expectations. “Market conditions remain challenging, particularly […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Pfisterer has expanded its line of gas-free joints with the dry, pluggable CONNEX size 6 cast resin joint. The new cable connection for voltages of up to 170 kV is particularly well suited to offshore assembly operations on ocean platforms, the company said. Pfisterer’s new cast resin joints are currently being used in offshore projects […]

  • 6 September 2015

    Dong, ESG Complete Largest Wind Turbine Piles Testing DONG Energy and ESG have tested 28 piles on two different onshore sites in order to assist the development of new design methods for offshore wind farms. Initial results show great cost reduction potential. Wind Farms Prove Themselves in Practice A recent news item on the Dutch […]