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  • 7 February 2011
    Business & Finance, Technology

    IHS Fairplay reports that Lloyd Werft is reportedly close to sealing an order for a cable-laying vessel from Bremen’s Beluga Shipping. The vessel, with a length of 110m and breadth of 28m, is to be delivered in mid-2012 for deployment on a North Sea offshore windfarm, the German daily newspaper NWZ reported. Beluga’s managing director […]

  • 18 June 2020

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has developed a new design of recommended boat landing geometry for vessels working in the offshore wind sector. The design, developed with support from Atkins, offers a consistent fender geometry for use on crew transfer vessels (CTVs) across different wind farms, reducing the time and cost of changing fenders, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Energy Management Inc. has abandoned the development of the 468MW Cape Wind offshore wind farm and notified the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) that it terminated the development lease, Bloomberg reports.

  • 21 May 2014

    Strainstall’s Vessel Motion Monitoring System (VMMS) has been successfully installed on a vessel running trials for the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, a joint industry program aiming to reduce the cost of offshore wind by 10% for UK Round 3 sites. The OWA trial focuses on turbine access systems, proving and de-risking design […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D

    The Carbon Trust, as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), has launched a new competition to fast track the development of new 66kV cables to be used by the offshore wind industry. The goal is to ensure that new 66kV cables are developed in time to be used on Round 3 projects in the […]

  • 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

  • 2 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    EON is the latest energy supplier to invest money in the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) initiative. In total, the project… By Kate Burrows (managers) [mappress] Source: managers, August 02, 2010;

  • 29 June 2010

    Ontario is seeking input on proposed rules for offshore wind turbines, including keeping them at least 5 km from the shoreline. A shoreline… Naw Staff [mappress] Source: nawindpower, June 29, 2010;

  • 1 November 2012

    The No Tiree Array (NTA) campaign, which opposes to Scottish Power Renewables’ proposal for Argyll Array offshore wind farm, warns about the company’s latest update on the proposal. The NTA published the following on its website: SPR announced ,at their 30th Oct Update that  they are considering a revision to the design of the proposed Array […]

  • 15 August 2013

    A National Offshore Wind Energy Authority (NOWA) under the aegis of Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy will be constituted and will act as the nodal agency for Offshore Wind Projects in the country. NOWA will carry out resource assessment and surveys in the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) of the country and simultaneously enter […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai has launched a UK-China hub for offshore wind.

  • 4 April 2017

    On March 30, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Cape Wind offshore wind project.

  • 12 February 2016

    The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published a new report to inform industry on how to apply the Cable Burial Risk Assessment Guidance (CBRA), following its launch in 2015. The new Application Guide for the Specification of the Depth of Lowering using CBRA explains how the probabilistic methodology can be applied to real offshore projects based […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    As part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program, Carbon Trust has issued a tender seeking companies interested in undertaking a study to provide a reference document for active fender systems.

  • 18 June 2013

    Cost reduction is the number one priority for the offshore wind industry and operations and maintenance (O&M), representing about a quarter of overall costs, is a significant opportunity for delivering savings. As wind farms get bigger and are built further from shore, in harsher met ocean conditions, the challenge of undertaking O&M will become even greater. To illustrate this challenge, if today’s […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Sea Puffin 1, the world’s first daughter craft based on surface-effect-ship (SES) technology, has kicked off two months of sea trials at Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 1 and Ørsted’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farms in the Danish North Sea.

  • 8 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published guidance for the geophysical surveying for unexploded ordnance (UXO) and boulders that is being carried out to support subsea cable installation at offshore wind farm sites.

  • 7 August 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Cape Wind Energy Project offshore Massachusetts.

  • 2 April 2013

    On December 19, 2012, NMFS received an application from CWA for the taking of marine mammals incidental to high resolution survey activities. NMFS determined that the application was adequate and complete on December 31, 2012. CWA plans to conduct a high resolution geophysical survey in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts. The survey would occur during daylight hours […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif and Japan-based East Winds Asia (EWA) have developed a method to transport and store offshore wind foundations in Asian harbors which is said to eliminate the need for additional infrastructural investments.

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Technology

    With support from Flemish Government, a newly launched joint venture, FLiDAR nv, starts product trials in North Sea with aim to deliver tools to drastically reduce costs of offshore wind developments. 3E and OWA (DEME Group) have announced the official launch of FLiDAR N.V. Based in Oostende, FLiDAR is a joint venture established between 3E […]

  • 12 February 2016
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust has today started the world’s largest trial of scanning Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology in Dublin Bay, Ireland, the latest Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) project designed to help reduce the cost of energy from offshore wind. Over the next three months, four different scanning LiDAR systems will be put through their paces, […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Xodus Group, Cathie Associates and UTEC Geomarine have teamed up to deliver a landmark study which will aim to reduce the costs of generating electricity from offshore wind farms in UK waters. The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), which brings together nine offshore wind developers (DONG Energy, E.ON, Mainstream Renewable Power, RWE Innogy, ScottishPower […]