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  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS) at the University of Western Australia has received Federal Government funding for a research project focused on offshore wind foundations.

  • 17 August 2015

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has completed the analysis of the data gathered from the pioneering £2 million measurement campaign at E.ON’s Rødsand 2 wind farm, and has now launched a call for Expressions of Interest from other organisations who want to access and continue research of the data. The campaign consisted of […]

  • 22 December 2011

    A broad coalition of New York’s environmental, business, and labor organizations called on state and federal leaders to move forward with…   By Catherine Bowes (nwf) [mappress] Source: nwf, December 22, 2011

  • 17 December 2012

    Vattenfall has tied up a strategic collaboration with the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator, as part of the European energy company’s commitment to help drive down the cost of offshore wind power. Vattenfall, the owner of the second largest fleet of offshore wind farms in the world and one half of a joint venture partnership […]

  • 17 August 2011

    NorWind Installer (NWI) provided the construction vessel “North Sea Giant” owned by North Sea Shipping when BAUER Renewables Ltd., a subsidiary of BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH, successfully installed a drilled-in monopile foundation structure for a tidal energy turbine at the offshore test site of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, in late July. […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched an international competition focused on improving offshore wind resource models. The competition will enable modelers to access six validation cases from operational offshore wind farms in the North Sea, owned by OWA’s industry partners, to improve and strengthen their wake models. According to the Carbon Trust, this open source, […]

  • 9 October 2011

    The Dutch government and the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA) have jointly signed a Green Deal on offshore wind energy. For further development of wind energy in the North Sea a substantial reduction of the cost is required, increasing to 40% in 2020. Innovation and policy adjustments form an essential part. The Green Deal incorporates […]

  • 23 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    At an exclusive event in London on 20th January 2014, DNV GL presented the outcomes of the Energy Technologies Institute’s (ETI) groundbreaking £8m PerAWaT wave and tidal energy project. Led by DNV GL, the PerAWaT consortium started with the underlying physical principles and built up a comprehensive description of the behaviour of individual wave and […]

  • 9 August 2018

    Offshore Energy is pleased to welcome the Netherlands Wind Energy Energy Association (NWEA) as supporting partner to the exhibition and conference.

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scotland-headquartered GSS Marine Services and Taiwan’s marine construction company Hwa Chi Construction Co. Ltd. have established a joint venture company to jointly support the Taiwanese booming offshore wind industry.

  • 5 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    China plans to invest CNY 2.5 trillion (USD 361 billion) in renewable energy projects by 2020, according to the country’s National Energy Administration (NEA). The announced investment is part of the country’s 13th Five-Year Plan for Renewable Energy Development which is expected to ensure that renewable energy projects contribute to half of the country’s electricity generation by […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The Scottish Government has invested a further GBP 1.5 million in the Carbon Trust’s collaborative research, development and demonstration (RD&D) programme – the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA).

  • 6 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Prysmian Group has signed a two-year framework agreement (FWA) extension with Bristol-based Offshore Marine Management (OMM) for the supply of a range of offshore support services to compliment Prysmian’s installation capacity.

  • 22 March 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    HydroVision International gained the support of six industry-leading associations for its 2013 event in Denver, Colorado, USA. The associations will assist in pre-event publicity and in on-site sessions. HydroVision International will take place July 23-26, 2013 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. HydroVision is the world’s largest hydropower conference and exhibition. It is […]

  • 10 July 2019

    European researchers have launched the New European Wind Atlas (NEWA) which is expected to support the identification of optimal sites for new wind farm projects. Thirty partners from academia and industry from eight European countries worked on developing and validating new methods for the assessment of wind conditions as part of the NEWA R&D project. The main aim […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Amongst great public interest, the vessels ‘Aquata’ and ‘Arista’ were named at the port of Ostend. Ms Evi Van Acker, Belgian sailor and bronze medal winner at the London 2012 Olympics, accepted to be godmother to the ‘Arista’. Mrs Sabine Cartrysse, spouse of Mr Kris Vanmassenhove, accepted to be godmother to the ‘Aquata’. The christening […]

  • 10 January 2017

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched a new innovation competition on monitoring the condition of subsea cables to ensure that they are not damaged during the load out and installation process.  The competition aims to solve this challenge by identifying and supporting the development of novel condition monitoring systems for subsea cables. Entries […]

  • 18 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    On behalf of Mainstream Renewable Power, DNV GL has successfully completed an independent validation assessment of the FLiDAR offshore wind measurement device. Based on the results, FLiDAR’s floating LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device has now formally reached Stage 2 on the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for commercial acceptance. Floating LiDAR technology uses […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will issue this week a Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) of the 800MW Vineyard Wind project offshore Massachusetts.

  • 30 June 2014

    Houlder’s TAS (Turbine Access System) has taken a step closer to meeting operator requirements by completing a trial period within the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme on the Vattenfall’s Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, Kent. The system has been installed on CWind’s Coastal Knight 20t composite crew transfer vessel throughout June 2014. During this […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has issued a call for expressions of interest in its new innovation competition, aiming to develop and enhance black start capabilities for offshore wind turbines.

  • 17 October 2018

    As reported recently, the upcoming offshore wind tender in the Netherlands will also have a zero-subsidy round, just like the one before it. According to Hans Timmers, Chairman of the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), the level of the electricity price, growing market and stable demand and supply make up the grounds for holding a subsidy-free tender. 

  • 12 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Though its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), the Carbon Trust is backing trial to understand the viability of using dual Doppler radar to produce high-resolution dynamic maps of the wind flow through and around a wind farm. Recently announced, the measurement campaign is part of OWA partner Dong Energy’s BEACon (Beamed Radar for Energy Assessment and […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Carnegie has agreed terms to act as the as exclusive agent for MAK Water’s products throughout the South American market. Carnegie has been active in desalination development for some years having first produced zero-emission desalinated water from earlier CETO prototypes and now from its desalination plant on Garden Island. The desalination plant is currently running […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wick Harbour Authority’s ambitious plans to attract new jobs to the area from the offshore wind industry have received a boost with the combined support of £450,000 from two partners in the Caithness & North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership (CNSRP). The Harbour Authority is positioning the port to attract business from the two large offshore wind […]

  • 16 September 2015

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM), has signed a frame work agreement (FWA) with Prysmian Group. The 3 year FWA, which was finalised in July 2015, covers the supply of a range of offshore support services to compliment Prysmian’s installation capability. The FWA has been awarded following a long term relationship for the supply of similar services […]