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  • 19 January 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade association representing the renewable energy industries, has announced that the country’s wind sector has reached a landmark 6 gigawatts of installed capacity – enough to supply electricity to 3,354,893 homes. The 6GW threshold was reached by the Ormonde offshore wind farm, off the coast of Cumbria, which now has 120 megawatts (MW) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has reached financial close on the Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s (CEFC) five-year, $20 million loan facility which will partly fund the CETO 6 Project off Garden Island, Western Australia. The CEFC facility will be used to part fund the construction of the project and will reduce the amount of equity Carnegie would otherwise […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Technology

    Last year in November, Alsom installed 6-MW Haliade™ 150, off Ostend harbour at the Belwind site in Belgium. This is the largest offshore wind turbine ever installed in sea waters. It consists of 150-metre rotor, and can power around 5,000 households. Check out this video of the most powerful offshore wind turbine made by Alstom. […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Technology

    At the Hannover Fair, Nordex SE has unveiled plans for its entry into the new offshore market segment. “Our strategy is being driven by the development of a competitive product. For this purpose, we are acting on the trend towards third-generation wind turbines, which are characterized by a substantially greater nominal output and lower specific […]

  • 29 June 2011

    E.ON Climate & Renewables and MPI-Vroon have today signed a 6 year charter for the MPI Discovery, a specialist vessel used in the construction of offshore wind farms. Securing this state of the art new build vessel underlines E.ON’s long term commitment to development of offshore wind projects in Europe and will help maintain E.ON’s […]

  • 31 May 2011

    A Sinovel made 6MW wind turbine prototype, fresh off the production line, can be used in onshore, offshore and inter-tidal wind farms, Tao… (interaksyon) [mappress] Source: interaksyon, May 31, 2011; Image: sinovel

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seawork 2012 saw a number of major deals being done and several high specification craft being officially handed over. Seawork has become not only an efficient one-stop-shop for seeing what’s new on the market, specifying future requirements and placing orders but also the event of choice for exhibitors to showcase the work they have completed […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and the Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) have approved two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) that will make nearly USD 6 million available to support offshore wind and other clean energy projects. Under the agreements, New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program (NJCEP) will provide USD 4.5 million to support NJEDA-led […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited was award a new AUD 11m (EUR 7.6m) Australian Federal Government grant to support Carnegie’s next wave power project. The AUD 11 million grant will be received from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency’s Emerging Renewables Program. This is matched by the $20m five-year loan facility from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    In 2013, approximately 6.5 million people were already employed in the renewable energy industry worldwide, a new study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) reveals. ‘Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2014’ underlines the important role that renewables continue to play in employment creation and growth in the global economy. The comprehensive annual review shows […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Authorities

    Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has announced £6.5 million for the development of the new quayside during a visit to Nigg Energy Park to witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) and Global Energy Group. The MoU will see the two companies enter discussions on a wide variety […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Technology

    China Ming Yang Wind Power (Ming Yang) has announced that its 6.0MW Super Compact Drive (SCD) wind turbine generator has won the silver award for the Best Offshore Wind Turbines in the Windpower Monthly Turbines of the Year Awards 2014. The wind turbine generators winning the Windpower Monthly Awards were assessed for the quality of design […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Technology

    FOCUS6, a wind turbine design package developed by the Knowledge Centre Wind turbine Materials and Constructions (WMC), has now been extended with an offshore design module, enabling its users to model the next generation of large offshore wind turbines. The FOCUS6 Offshore module is used in combination with Aeroelasticity II, the Wind Turbine Design module […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Authorities

    The Massachusetts House and Senate have approved a bill which could boost the state’s target of installed and procured offshore wind capacity to up to 3.2GW by 2035.

  • 4 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens will supply five of its SWT-6.0-154 direct drive offshore wind turbines for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Project, the world’s largest floating wind project.  The turbines will be installed on floating foundations operating in water depths between 90 and 120 meters. For the new Hywind Scotland Project, assembly in West Coast Norway is scheduled for first half […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    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.  The vessel, owned by Fred Olsen Windcarrier, specialists in the transport […]

  • 11 July 2012

    The now massive oversupply of CO2 emission allowances on the market must be addressed to avoid a collapse of the Emission Trading System (ETS) that was put in place to reduce CO2 emissions. The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) proposes the following two-step approach:  • Firstly: delay 2.6 billion emission allowances due to be auctioned from 2013. • […]

  • 24 November 2010
    R&D

    In 2013, Sway will be deploying their 5 MW floating wind turbine off the coast of Karmøy, Norway. To prepare for this deployment Sway will begin building a 1:6 scale model in late 2010. The model will help to provide technical verification and funding for the 5 MW turbine. On June 22nd, 2010, Sway received […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based InfraStrata has opened a share sale to raise a minimum of GBP 6 million to finalize the purchase of Harland and Wolff from administrator BDO NI. InfraStrata revealed it is seeking to raise the amount through a placing of new Ordinary Shares by way of an accelerated bookbuild at 0.3 pence per share. […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has supplied four panels of the 8VM1 gas-insulated SF6-free high-voltage switchgear (GIS) to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Navitus Bay has announced the creation of £8.6 million (€12.1 million) in funding for skills and supply chain engagement as part of its commitment to maximise the benefits felt across the South Coast from the proposed offshore wind park. The funding is part of the s.106 Agreement, negotiated with the local authorities within the project area […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Technology

    Chinese wind farm developer has connected its super compact drive (SCD) 6.5WM wind turbine to the grid. Installed in late 2014 by Zhenhua Heavy, the turbine is located in Jiangsu province at Longyuan Rudong Intertidal wind farm where it will undergo testing over the course of two years. Chuanwei Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer […]

  • 2 September 2011

    The Danish transport company, Brande Maskintransport, recently transported the prototype of the new Siemens SWT-6.0-120 nacelle using heavy goods vehicles from the French manufacturer NICOLAS Industrie. During the 138 km journey from Brande to the final destination of Høvsøre, the 58-m long convoy had to overcome numerous obstacles. Siemens Energy has erected the first prototype […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Polish energy company PGE plans to develop 6.5 GW of offshore wind capacity in the Baltic Sea as part of the strategy to become climate neutral by 2050. As part of its transformation plan, PGE intends to build two offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 2.5 GW by 2030. The utility said that […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy has selected Ramboll to support the development and engineering aspects of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project off Virginia. The 2.6GW offshore wind farm is expected to enter service by the end of 2026. The Denmark-based Ramboll will, as the Owner’s Engineer, provide consultancy to Dominion Energy on all […]