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  • 28 April 2014
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Naturschutzbund Deutschland e.V. (NABU) filed a complaint against the construction of the Butendiek offshore wind farm to the Administrative Court in Köln on April 17, with reference to the Environmental Damage Act. The environmental association is concerned about the possible effects on protected marine birds and porpoises. The Butendiek offshore wind farm will be located […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    According to a legal opinion issued by NABU (Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union), there were significant violations in the approval of several offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. Requirements of European environmental laws and critical opinion of the nature conservation authorities were ignored and existing knowledge gaps have been constantly interpreted in favor […]

  • 14 February 2020

    The German Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) has filed an objection against the building permit for the Gennaker offshore wind project.

  • 13 February 2012

    In spite of severe weather conditions in November and December last year, Trianel Borkum wind farm, located 60 kilometers off the East Frisian coast, continues on schedule and within budget. Five months after the start of construction, the jack-up barge Goliath has installed a total of 26 of the 40 foundations into the seabed. Underwater […]

  • 3 March 2014

    First Foundation Installed at Westermost Rough GeoSea Innovation has kicked off offshore construction at Dong Energy’s  Westermost Rough offshore wind farm by installing the first of 35 foundations. NABU: Violations in Offshore Wind Farm Approvals Revealed (Germany) According to a legal opinion issued by NABU (Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union), there were significant violations in […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Indian state of Tamil Nadu is waiting for the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to release guidelines for an early action plan to develop the offshore wind sector, according to Deccan Chronicle news site. Chairman of Tamil Nadu Energy Development Authority, Mr. Sudeep Jain, said that the Ministry has established a committee to see […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    At a recently held Renewable Energy to Tamil Nadu (RE2TN) seminar, Sudeep Jain, chairman and managing director of Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), has confirmed this Indian state’s efforts to develop offshore wind energy.  Since Tamil Nadu is planning to install 200 MW of offshore wind power by 2023, Jain said that Indian Government’s timely completion of a […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      As of today the contracts for the acquisition of the former HDW Gaarden GmbH in Kiel have entered into force. Abu Dhabi MAR Kiel GmbH starts with 172 employees, the facilities, equipment and infrastructure of the former HDW Gaarden, working on first orders of its target markets offshore, mega yachts and construction of special […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    An Indian state-owned electric utilities company, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), announced plans to install a system which would connect offshore wind turbines to the grid, according to DNA India news site. “Integration of electricity generated from renewable energy resources with the grid is our focus area. As part of this initiative, we […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Suzlon, Bharat Light and Power Pvt Ltd, and another company called Greenshore Energy, have shown interest in putting up large-scale wind farms in the seas near Tamil Nadu, it is reliably learnt. Sources in the Tamil Nadu Government have told Business Line that the Government has received four applications from these three companies. These companies […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the country’s medium and long-term targets for offshore wind capacity, aiming for 5GW by 2022 and as much as 30GW by 2030.  

  • 31 August 2012

    Tamil Nadu is eager to exploit its vast wind resources, both onshore and offshore. With 7,055 MW of wind power capacity, which is about 40% of all wind power capacity in the country, the State is seeking to install 6,000 MW by 2017. On that path, the State has formed a committee to examine the […]

  • 17 June 2015

    The FOWIND Consortium has released pre-feasibility reports (PFRs) for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The reports identify key offshore areas where detailed wind resource assessment should take place off the coasts of the two states. “This is a key first step in identifying sites for offshore wind development, and we are pleased […]

  • 14 August 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    The Indian Government’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy have today published a report written by Oldbaum Services detailing the huge potential for offshore wind energy in the country. Offshore Wind Potential Tamil Nadu was written by Oldbaum’s Technical Director Andy Oldroyd and Poushali Maji, Technical Lead in Mumbai. Its publication is a significant step […]

  • 18 July 2012

    India is preparing to harness great offshore wind potential in the coastal states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka, the Hindu news portal informs At a meeting held with the aim of preparing draft policy guidelines of the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy for development of offshore wind energy, Rajeev Ranjan, Tamil […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    While recently speaking at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi Greg Barker, the UK’s Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, said that British energy transformation to renewables will cost about GBP 200 billion and that it is reliant to UAE’s investments. “The latest energy law [is] going to substantially expand the […]

  • 5 September 2011

    Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency is awaiting clearance from the Centre to tap the offshore wind energy generation technology, a top… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, September 05, 2011

  • 19 March 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) will install four to five 6MW offshore wind turbines at Arichamunai in the state of Tamil Nadu, according to The Hindu. The wind turbines will be set up as a demonstration facility and the investment to build the project and put it into operation would cost around ₹300 crore (approx. EUR 37.4 million). 

  • 8 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The GWEC-led FOWIND (Facilitating Offshore Wind In India) consortium has published the feasibility reports for offshore wind development in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

  • 7 February 2011

    Dredging International and MEDCO, have been awarded a contract for mixed dredging and civil engineering works to construct two artificial energy islands, including their service harbours, aimed to provide Abu Dhabi with energy based on facilities for oil drilling, etc. from the previously untapped offshore Satah al-Razboot (SARB) field. Dredging International is part of the […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) today launched the “Supply Chain, Port Infrastructure and Logistics Study” report for offshore wind development in the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in India. The study is a significant step forward in preparing a roadmap for offshore wind power in India by the FOWIND consortium, GWEC said. The key […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s state-backed renewable energy company, is eyeing further opportunities to invest in the UK’s renewable energy projects. Following the official opening of the London Array offshore wind farm on July 4, in which Masdar invested a significant amount of money and is 20% stakeholder, the company’s CEO Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber said […]

  • 20 January 2012

      The 5th World Future Energy summit, which was closed Thursday in Abu Dhabi, does not only show “usual” renewable energy solutions like… By Mu Xuequan (xinhuanet) [mappress] Source: xinhuanet, January 20, 2012

  • 23 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    India has taken another step forward in its effort to develop offshore wind projects off its coast as the FOWIND Consortium launched a report looking at grid integration issues for offshore wind in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

  • 29 November 2012

    India is planning to become number one in wind power generation, writes India TV news portal. In order to do so, the country is considering installation of offshore wind turbines. This was announced at the “Wind Power India 2012” conference by Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah who said: “We are also thinking […]

  • 6 March 2013

    The Government has constituted an Offshore Wind Energy Steering Committee under the chairmanship of Secretary, M/o New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) associating the stakeholder Ministries to steer the offshore wind energy development in the country in a directed and focused manner including modality for inter-agency coordination. The development of offshore wind energy projects also depends […]