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10 October 2017

Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference on Tuesday hosted ‘The rise of renewables session’ that offered a quick-scan of various renewable energy technologies currently under development and the markets set for their commercial implementation.

13 September 2017

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold an Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting on 3 October in Riverhead, New York.

8 September 2017 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

DNV GL has opened the first control hardware in loop (CHIL) test facility for renewable energy generation plants.

9 March 2017 Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

Norwegian energy company Statoil plans to direct 25% of its research funds to new energy solutions such as offshore wind, carbon capture and storage, and hydrogen by 2020. At its recent Capital Markets update, Statoil announced plans to build a material industrial position in profitable renewables and low-carbon solutions, which could potentially constitute 15-20% of the company's […]

13 January 2017

Offshore Energy kicks off its 10th anniversary year with a bang and is proud to announce the launch of its new and improved website on www.offshore-energy.biz. Sleek design, easy navigation and updated functionality mean a better customer oriented website. “High customer satisfaction has always been one of our main goals. In the past ten years […]

28 December 2016 R&D, Training & Education

Northeast Wind Resource Center has updated the Offshore Wind Hub, a virtual resource library containing federal and state reports and documents on legislation, assessments, and policy related to offshore wind in the United States, from Maine south to Georgia. The Offshore Wind Hub now contains state summaries for Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The updated […]

14 December 2016

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help expand offshore renewable energy development. Under the agreement, California and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) will coordinate the environmental review of potential marine renewable energy projects, such as offshore wind and wave […]

23 November 2016 Business & Finance

With Offshore WIND heading towards the launch of its International Business Guide (IBG) 2017, the Business Focus articles will update you on the companies listed in our IBG that appeared in the news over the past few weeks.  Bladt Industries The last jacket foundations manufactured by Bladt Industries for the Wikinger offshore wind farm are now […]

11 November 2016

Since the last time we looked at the status of Germany's offshore wind industry only two years ago in July 2014, the number of operational offshore wind turbines has jumped from just 141 capable of producing 616MW to 835 grid connected turbines capable of 3,552MW in July 2016 and another 54 installed turbines not yet […]

2 November 2016 Business & Finance

With Offshore WIND heading towards the launch of its International Business Guide (IBG) 2017, the Business Focus articles will update you on the companies listed in our IBG that appeared in the news over the past few weeks.  Bladt Industries The final six transition pieces for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm were delivered to Offshore Windforce M […]

5 October 2016 Business & Finance

With Offshore WIND heading towards the launch of its International Business Guide 2017, the new Business Focus articles will update you on the companies that appeared in the news over the past two weeks.  Deutsche Windtechnik  Starting in January 2017, Deutsche Windtechnik will be servicing six Senvion 5M turbines at the alpha ventus offshore wind farm. The […]

22 September 2016

The US Bureau of Energy Management (BOEM) is holding the Virginia Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting today at Virginia Beach to discuss the current status of activities offshore Virginia. Participation during the meeting will be limited to Task Force members only. Task Force is an intergovernmental group, including federal officials and elected state, local, and […]

13 September 2016

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will host a Virginia Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting on 22 September in Virginia Beach to discuss the current status of activities offshore Virginia. The meeting will start at 10:00 a.m. and end around 3:45 p.m. with participation during the meeting limited to Task Force members only. A public question and […]

13 July 2016

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has set up a new webpage that serves as a single point of entry for updates on Atlantic offshore renewable energy planning and leasing efforts. The webpage, dedicated to the commercial fishing industry, will provide users with status updates, charts and maps, and project-specific developer contact information for fisheries liaisons and fishery representatives. The fishing […]

7 June 2016

Shell plans to establish a New Energies business as part of future opportunities that company wants to take advantage of, according to an update on Shell's strategy provided by the company's CEO, Ben van Beurden. Van Beurden defined three categories of Shell’s portfolio priorities: cash engines, growth priorities and future opportunities. In the period to 2020, the oil and gas giant […]

26 May 2016 Business & Finance, Training & Education

The registration for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2016 (OEEC 2016) is now open. The ninth edition of this event is expected to attract 11,500 offshore professionals and more than 650 exhibiting companies. Offshore Energy is an annual event focused on the complete offshore energy industry. It covers both the exploration and production of the […]

26 May 2016

The MEASNET (Measuring Network of Wind Energy Institutes) site assessment group has released a version 2 of their MEASNET procedure “Evaluation of Site-Specific Wind Conditions”. The procedure defines the scope of evaluations and requirements on the methodology for assessing site conditions relevant for the design and structural integrity of a wind turbine, with an aim to […]

12 May 2016

Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

9 May 2016 Authorities

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold two Renewable Energy Task Force meetings regarding offshore wind development off the coasts of South Carolina and New Jersey.  South Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force meeting, scheduled for 17 May, will be held via webinar and will focus on updating Task Force members on public input received in response […]

10 February 2016 Authorities, Technology

Adwen’s AD 5-135 turbine has obtained the first Type Certificate based on the Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines, Edition 2012, issued by DNV GL. The new guideline contains a type certification process especially developed for offshore wind turbines, and it updates the previous version from 2005 to fully comply with GL’s Guideline for […]

27 November 2015

Spanish engineering company SAITEC presented its floating platform for offshore wind applications – SATH© – at EWEA Paris 2015 on 19 November. SATH (Swinging Around Twin Hull) is a floating solution made of concrete, comprising two twin hulls bonded to a single point, with a bearing that allows the platform to swing around this point. The Single Point […]

26 November 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance

If the UK government keeps its promise to support up to 10 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind in the next decade, it would leave no room for other renewables after the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) slashed its forecasts for new renewable power capacity by more than a third for the period, Carbon Brief analysis […]

26 November 2015 Authorities

An update to New Jersey's Energy Master Plan has shown a non-enthusiastic and careful approach to offshore wind, referring to it as not being economically viable at this time.  On 20 November, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released a draft update to the 2011 New Jersey […]

24 November 2015

French offshore wind projects French transmission system operator RTE France has awarded ABB with a $25m contract to supply nine 400MVA booster transformers and accompanying services, which will help regulate the voltage of power transmitted from four large-scale offshore wind projects. ABB will deliver the transformers in 2017 and 2020. The four French offshore wind […]

13 November 2015

Race Bank In July, A2SEA won a contract to provide the SEA CHALLENGER offshore installation vessel for the installation of wind turbines at DONG Energy's Race Bank offshore wind farm from early 2017. Also, MMT has been contracted to carry out unexploded ordnance (UXO) inspections and removal MMT along the export cable routes and within […]

3 November 2015

Burbo Bank Extension Works for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind project are already underway, with Offshore Structures (Britain), a joint venture between EEW Special Pipe Construction GmbH and Bladt Industries, completing the first can for one of the wind farm's transition pieces in late August. OSB will fabricate 144 cans for 16 transition pieces. […]