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  • 15 March 2013

    Oceanlinx today unveiled the highly optimised blueWAVE design that is a smaller, lighter and a cheaper wave energy solution for deep water applications. Oceanlinx’s continued development and expertise in the wave energy sector has allowed the company to further improve the blueWAVE design to ensure even better performance and also a reduction in overall costs. […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

      Nordwest Assekuranzmakler Gmbh & Co. KG (NWA) has developed insurance programs for the Butendiek offshore wind project. An important component for the financing of the project was laid. Butendiek offshore wind project is located in the North Sea about 32 kilometers west of Sylt. The plan is to install 80 wind turbines with a […]

  • 20 February 2013

    A politician from Cornwall, Rob Simmons, wrote to Vince Cable, UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, saying that the Wave Hub energy project is “lamentable”, the BBC informs. Mr. Simmons told Secretary Cable that Wave Hub could help with employment in the Hayle area, but has now stalled. However, Wave HubLimitedsaid that […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Cornwall Council has signed a new Protocol of Co-operation with Penghu County Government in Taiwan to jointly promote the research and development of smart grids and renewable energy technologies via an international video link. Smart grids will ultimately allow energy networks to work more effectively, reducing energy costs and usage and allow investment in more […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]

  • 15 September 2011

      A new multi-million pound project is being launched to boost marine energy in the Duchy.    (piratefm) [mappress] Source: piratefm, September 15, 2011;

  • 7 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Parkwind has secured a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the construction of the 257 MW Arcadis Ost 1 wind farm. The amount approved is EUR 450 million. Located some 19 kilometres off the island of Rugen in the German Baltic Sea, Arcadis Ost 1 will comprise 27 MHI Vestas […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Falco Drone Technologies will commence trials of a prototype of its new drone in 2021, which is said to play a vital role in floating offshore wind inspection and maintenance.  In summer 2021, launch and recovery trials will begin at ORE Catapult’s Levenmouth Demonstration Turbine off the Fife coast. The newly developed drone addresses limitations […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Investments in offshore wind projects in new and emerging markets next year will result in offshore wind gaining a greater share of the total wind power market globally, according to the latest report from Fitch Solutions. There are currently over 66 GW of offshore wind in pre-construction or construction out of almost 162 GW of […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    French government has selected an area off Cotentin as the place where its eighth offshore wind farm will be built, and launched a competitive tender process with a plan to select a developer in 2022. French Ecological Transition Minister Barbara Pompili and Minister of the Sea Annick Girardin announced the selection of the offshore wind […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade has proposed new Feed-in Tariff (FIT) rates as part of the country’s plan for an extension of the FIT scheme for wind energy projects entering operation from November 2021 to December 2023. The new FIT proposal is reducing tariffs for intertidal/nearshore projects by 13.6 per cent and by 17.4 […]

  • 26 November 2020

    The market for vessels capable of installing large offshore wind components is quickly being outpaced by growing demand from the global development pipeline, a Rystad Energy analysis shows. With offshore wind booming, the global fleet of wind farm installation vessels will be insufficient to meet the demand after 2025, according to Rystad Energy. The analysis […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    The TUS-ORE Catapult Research Centre (TORC) has joined forces with the UK Energy Technology Platform (ETP) to support China’s growth in offshore renewables and showcase innovative UK energy transition technologies. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will see the organizations jointly promote the development of offshore renewable energy in the UK and China, supporting the Belt […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has disclosed plans to develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6 GW off the coast of Incheon City. The projects will be located more than 70 kilometres from the main parts of Incheon City and have relatively shallow water depths at the target project site to allow […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 300 MW Zhuhai Jinwan offshore wind farm has entered the trial operation stage after the first MySE5.5MW wind turbines came online, MingYang Smart Energy said. In total, MingYang will deliver 55 MySE5.5MW units for the project, with the delivery now ”well on track”, the turbine maker said. The first wind turbine was installed at […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    South Korea’s Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction and SK Engineering & Construction have signed a technical cooperation agreement for floating offshore wind farm projects. The two companies have agreed to implement a One Team Operation (OTO) cooperation system for the floating offshore wind farm business carried out by SK E&C. Under the agreement, SK E&C […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Equinor plans to expand its acquisition of wind acreage and will continue to leverage its position in offshore wind, the company said in a press release from 2 November. The oil and gas major, which has been making significant renewable energy steps over the past several years, will establish renewables as a separate reporting segment […]

  • 27 October 2020

    By Jakub Vastmans, Senior Manager Service Product Management at NKT Over the past decades, thousands of kilometres of high-voltage submarine cables have been installed, making them a critical element of our electricity infrastructure. Most prominently, they enable the transmission of offshore-generated wind energy by serving as array and export cables. However, the main application of […]

  • 26 October 2020

    Norway’s Østensjø Rederi has tapped Optimarin to provide ballast water treatment systems to four wind farm service vessels currently under construction at Spanish shipyards. The Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS) will be installed on Østensjø Rederi’s two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) and two service operations vessels (SOVs). The four vessels will be operated by Edda […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm and “famous” for being the offshore wind project the current U.S. President Donald Trump fought against, is estimated to bring the Aberdeenshire area more than GBP 100 million (around EUR 110 million) over its operational lifetime. Namely, according to a new socio-economic […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway-based OIM Wind, together with its financial partners, has signed an EPC contract with the CIMC Yantai Raffles Offshore shipyard in China for the construction of an installation vessel capable of installing giant next-generation offshore wind turbines. The vessel, currently referred to as BT-220IU Wind Installation Unit, will enter into service by the end of […]

  • 24 September 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-headquartered offshore wind developer Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) has installed a floating LiDAR off South Korea. According to the company’s post on social media, the LiDAR was “finally” deployed on 18 September following a series of typhoons in Korea. The floating LiDAR will carry out a range of measurements, including collecting offshore wind data that […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has held the groundbreaking ceremony in the Port of Taichung for the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base of the 900 MW Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. Scheduled to be operational from 2022 and onwards, the O&M base is the first of its kind that Ørsted has invested in building in Taiwan […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction and Hyundai Heavy Industries have signed agreements with Korea National Oil Corporation to join the Donghae 1 floating offshore wind project in South Korea. Under the agreements signed this week, Doosan Heavy will provide wind turbines for the project, and HHI, the world’s largest shipbuilding company, will deliver floating foundations. […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D, Technology

    Development of an indigenous green hydrogen industry could generate GBP 320 billion for the UK economy and sustain up to 120,000 jobs by 2050, a new report finds. The Offshore Wind and Hydrogen: Solving the Integration Challenge Report was released by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. The […]

  • 20 August 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and Advance Northumberland have established a partnership to develop a new facility for testing the next generation of offshore wind turbines. The Energy Central Offshore Wind Demonstrator will be designed to host one large prototype turbine for testing and will be locally managed by ORE Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre […]