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  • 16 September 2012

    South Carolina’s officials, researchers and environmentalists held a discussion with reporters on Thursday focusing on conclusions of NWF’s report, according to the Associated Press. Steve Moore from the South Carolina Wildlife Federation explained that the state has the ability to make great economic gains from its offshore wind resources, though it seems that the other […]

  • 13 September 2012

    National Wildlife Federation (NWF) issued a new report, which says that mutual effort on building offshore wind farms in the Atlantic Ocean will help avoid climate change. Also, offshore wind turbines are estimated to create up to 300,000 overall working positions. Benefit of the offshore wind industry will affect Maine coastal cities and ports, creating […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Strengthening business ties within the offshore wind industry will be high on the agenda during the Dutch trade mission to France, led by Lilianne Ploumen, the country’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, scheduled for 10 and 11 March, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency reports. Hans Timmers, the President of the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), will join the mission and host the […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited will partner with the University of Western Australia (UWA) on a AUD 460,000 project part funded by an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant to research and develop more efficient anchoring systems for wave energy converters. The project will use a multidisciplinary approach to investigate unique anchoring concepts, with the aim of developing novel […]

  • 7 May 2015

    DNV GL and Chinese Qualification Certification (CQC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to better support and guide manufacturers of wind turbines and key components through the local Chinese regulatory compliance process. The MoU is particularly focused on the new standards and regulations from China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) that will come […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      Nautica Windpower LLC intends to produce electricity offshore at 7 cents per kilo-watt hour – a rate competitive with new fossil fueled power plants. This week Nautica Windpower LLC (NWP) was awarded Department of Energy (DOE) funding to spur offshore wind energy through innovation. NWP’s Advanced Floating Turbine (AFT) utilizes a U.S.-pioneered rotor and […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Energy cable systems provider Prysmian Group has gained verification of its 66kV cable system technology for offshore wind inter-array networks. “This new qualification milestone is a further advance along our path towards the development of innovative, sustainable and cost effective cable solutions for the offshore renewable power industry,” said Raul Gil, Prysmian PowerLink Chief Operating Officer. “Prysmian is both […]

  • 23 October 2015

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has announced that the world’s first wave energy powered seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant is fully integrated and operational. Carnegie’s desalination pilot plant on Garden Island (co-located with the Perth Wave Energy Project) was commissioned off the electricity grid earlier this year, and is now fully integrated with the CETO wave energy power plant, meaning […]

  • 11 June 2019
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched a competition to accelerate the development of technologies with the potential to reduce vessel emissions and fuel consumption. The OWA Low Emission Vessels competition will focus on innovations for crew transfer vessels (CTVs). Designs submitted to the competition will be assessed for overall cost, operations, and […]

  • 21 June 2018

    Shell Global Solutions International BV has officially joined the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), the Carbon Trust’s collaborative RD&D programme.

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Scottish Government has awarded GBP 1.5 million (approx. EUR 2 million) of funding to the Carbon Trust to support its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) research and design programme. The Carbon Trust will fund projects in regard to floating offshore wind technology in Scotland, international collaboration on efficiency of Scottish offshore wind projects, and knowledge sharing on innovation and […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    DTU Wind Energy has launched Global Wind Atlas (GWA) version 3.0, a free web-based application containing new data about wind resources worldwide. According to DTU, GWA 3.0 continues to help policymakers, planners and investors identify global, national, regional and local high-wind areas for wind power generation. For this latest atlas, Vortex was commissioned by ESMAP to carry out 10 years of mesoscale […]

  • 13 December 2013

    No Tiree Array, a campaigning group that opposes the development of the Argyll Array offshore wind farm, has issued the following press release regarding the latest news about the project: Scottish Power has announced dropping development of their proposed TIREE (Argyll) Array. The proposed TIREE (Argyll) Array was to be the largest offshore wind farm […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The King and Queen of Norway embarked on their first official visit to Australia on Monday, 23rd February, in Canberra. On Friday, 27th February, the last day of the visit, Their Majesties will be present at a mini-seminar in Perth, Western Australia, devoted to maritime and offshore related research and business. The royal visit from Norway […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) plans to start a new industry competition next month with the aim of reducing emissions and fuel consumption in offshore wind vessels. OWA is now calling on the industry to respond to a Request for Information (RFI) to inform the scope of the competition. The RFI is the first […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore maintenance contractors Offshore & Wind Assistance (OWA) and EWE Offshore Service & Solutions GmbH (EWE-OSS) have been hired to provide operation and maintenance services to the Gemini offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. The 600MW Gemini offshore wind park, located 85 km north of the Dutch coast, is being built on two locations close […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Offshore Transfer Devices Ltd has been awarded further funding from the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) that will support the commercialisation of the Tube Docking Device (TDD) access system. 

  • 29 September 2011

      IT Power has been awarded a contract by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), as part of its China Prosperity Strategic Programme, to establish co-operation between the UK and China on Ocean Energy. Working with the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) at the University of Southampton and Chinese partners including the China National […]

  • 14 September 2012

    The report issued by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has raised some discussions over the potential and benefits that New Hampshire has in offshore wind. The NWF says in the report that, eventually, offshore wind could provide four-fifths of the state’s power supply, but spokesman from Public Service of New Hampshire(PSNH) does not think this […]

  • 5 September 2017
    R&D, Technology

    UK-based Offshore Transfer Devices, developer of the Tube Docking Device (TDD) transfer system, is now looking to partner with an established marine engineering firm to help refine the patented product and bring it to the commercial market.

  • 1 March 2017

    Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry has held a steel cutting ceremony for a jack-up wind farm installation vessel being built for Nantong Ocean Water Construction.

  • 30 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has opened a tender dedicated to corrosion protection for secondary steel components of offshore wind substructures. The selected party will be in charge of carrying out a study looking into all aspects of corrosion, including problem identification, available protection measures and mitigation options for secondary steel components and construction […]

  • 25 February 2011
    Grid Connection

    The Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa) and British energy regulator (Ofgem) today approved the rules for auctioning capacity on the BritNed electricity interconnector linking Britain with the Netherlands. The link marks a significant step toward creating a single European energy market and the approval of the access rules has cleared the way for putting the cable […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced a possible postponement of the public meetings related to the Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project due to a lapse in funding.

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Carbon Trust, through its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, has issued a call for entries from companies interested to undertake a study aimed to assess the benefits of Integrated Design in a FEED level ‒ Front End Engineering and Integrated Design (FEEDID). The primary objectives of this work are to: To de-risk the Offshore […]

  • 23 September 2011

    China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) in early August approved a series of technical standards designed to better regulate the…   By Liu Yuanyuan (renewableenergyworld) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyworld, September 23, 2011