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16 March 2015

France is ranked 2nd in Europe regarding the offshore wind potential, just behind the United Kingdom. And while no wind farms are installed to date this will change in the next few years to come. Offshore WIND asked France Energie Eolienne (FEE), the French wind energy association, to provide an update on the current status and […]

16 March 2015 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued updates on the latest developments in the country's offshore wind sector.  On Wednesday, March 11, the DEA held a presentation on the Danish tenders at the seminar ‘Experience and Explore Denmark’. Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm status: The contract notice and the results from the last round of dialogue […]

2 March 2015

Barrow & Burbo Bank Extension DONG Energy has become sole owner of the 90MW Barrow Offshore Wind Farm. In December the company announced that it acquired the remaining 50% ownership interest from its joint venture partner Centrica plc. The Barrow wind farm has been in full operation since 2006. Another announcement by the Danish company in December concerned the final investment decision for […]

23 February 2015

Sandbank  Foundation construction work has started for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, approximately 100km North West of the island Sylt, which will comprise 72 Siemens 4MW turbines. The 72 steel monopile foundations, with diameters of up to 6.8m and lengths of up to 70m, are built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending […]

16 February 2015

Borkum Riffgrund 1 At the end of October 2014 the first of in total 78 Siemens SWT-4.0-130 turbines was installed at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located 54km off the German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum. In December Danish CT Offshore completed the installation and burial of the 44 […]

9 February 2015

Borssele I and II The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs presented a road map to the parliament in September 2014 aimed at increasing the offshore wind capacity to 4,500MW. This new approach is presented in the Offshore Wind Energy Law which was sent to the parliament on 17 October and is expected to become law […]

4 February 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has called on the Scottish Government to help provide clarity over future funding arrangements for the wave energy sector. During General Questions in parliament at the end of January, Mr McArthur asked Finance Secretary John Swinney for an update on progress with establishing the objectives and budget for Wave Energy Scotland. […]

29 January 2015 Business & Finance, R&D

Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG), a specialist geotechnical engineering consultancy, has successfully completed Stage 1 of foundation testing for OpenHydro's tidal turbine project. GDG is exploring the interaction of the structure’s vertical self-weight and the horizontal environmental loading in order to optimise the turbine sub-base design. Stage 1 included site selection, geotechnical investigations, ground interpretation, foundation […]

21 January 2015 Business & Finance

Twelve French and English partners of the European project Channel Marine Offshore Renewables (MOR) will present the results of their work at the project’s final conference on 29 January in Norwich.   Channel MOR is a cluster set up to encourage small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Channel Area to expand into marine renewable […]

15 January 2015

Later this month, London will be a home to the Department of Economic Development’s seminar for Clean Tech/Energy industry. The aim of this event is to highlight the opportunities Isle of Man offers within the offshore energy. At the event, DONG Energy, Manx Tidal Energy Ltd and Tocardo Tidal Energy Ltd will give updates on […]

13 January 2015 Business & Finance

FTI Consulting, Inc., the global business advisory firm, released latest renewable energy publication, Global Wind Supply Chain Update 2015. This report is part of a series of data-driven publications evaluating competitive markets, policy, finance, technology and business models across the energy spectrum. The report, Global Wind Supply Chain Update 2015, examines the supply chain situation […]

29 December 2014 Business & Finance

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, held an investor presentation last month at which it updated the audience with the development of its  technology and importantly remains on schedule and within budget. MPS was co-founded by Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman […]

1 December 2014

In August Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Miinchen (SWM) reached an investment agreement for the Sandbank offshore wind project, with an investment value of approximately €1,2bn, to be built 90km west of the island of Sylt. A special project company, Sandbank Offshore GmbH, is set up for this purpose whereby Vattenfall holds 51% and SWM 49% of […]

24 November 2014 Business & Finance

On December 2, an event titled "Opportunities for UK Ports in the Energy Sector" will be held in London. Recent years have seen rapid development of offshore renewables and a number of changes to energy policy. With these changes, there are many available opportunities for ports to support the supply chain and help secure the […]

17 November 2014

At the end of July all foundations were in place at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1, located 54km off the  German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum and at the end of September, the innovative Suction Bucket Jacket test foundation was also installed. The 850t weighing foundation, consisting of a 3-legged jacket structure on top […]

22 October 2014 Business & Finance, R&D

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Wind Power in Japan, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles" report to their offering. The report provides in depth analysis on global renewable power market and global wind power market with forecasts […]

12 October 2014

Germany: Siemens in Offshore Wind Talks  Siemens has confirmed that they are in talks over future offshore wind contracts. Vattenfall Preparing ‘Offshore Hotel’ for Sandbank and DanTysk  During a press conference at WindEnergy Hamburg last week, Vattenfall stated that they will launch the Sandbank project in the summer of 2015, after they complete the DanTysk […]

9 October 2014

The Dutch National Energy Report reveals that the objectives for renewable energy and energy savings have not yet been achieved, but the climate objective has, and employment in the energy sector is shifting from fossil fuels to renewable energy and savings.  Thanks to energy savings and the increasing production of renewable energy, greenhouse gas emissions […]

25 September 2014 R&D

Scotland’s flourishing wave and tidal energy sector has invested more than £217m in the country to date, with £31.8m spent in the last 12 months alone, a new Scottish Renewables report shows. Crucially, the study revealed almost two-thirds (62%) of the growing industry’s supply chain is Scottish. Marine energy – in which Scotland is recognised […]

24 September 2014 R&D, Technology

A two-day conference in Inverness is playing host to experts in marine energy at an exciting time for the sector. With the recent green light for MeyGen – a major tidal stream project in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth – the Marine Conference has innovation as a key theme. Working in partnership with […]

10 September 2014 R&D, Technology

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has provided an update on the recent progress of the Perth Wave Energy Project.  Carnegie has made significant progress on the assembly and testing stage of the Perth Wave Energy Project in advance of the Project's final commissioning and operation phase. Noteworthy recent progress includes the completion of […]

3 September 2014 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

Following political negotiations between the Danish government and the opposition in the Parliament several amendments that concern the Danish offshore tenders have been made to the cross-party political energy agreement from 2012. The amendments to the offshore initiatives in the agreement are the following: The deadline for the commissioning of the whole of the Kriegers […]

18 August 2014 Business & Finance, R&D

Research and Markets has added the "Wind Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles" report to their offering.  The report provides in-depth analysis on global renewable power market and global wind power market with forecasts up to 2025. The […]

14 August 2014 Business & Finance

SeaEnergy PLC's growth trend continues, with new and extended contracts across all segments of the business in line with strategy, the company announced today in a trading update.  SeaEnergy's Consulting business is constantly growing. The contract with DONG Energy has been extended in scope and term, and now includes management of change aspects as well as technical […]

26 June 2014 Business & Finance

Blackbird International Corporation is in the final stages of the acquisition of SDE Ltd. It had previously released news that it had exchanged a Letter of Intent with SDE Ltd for purposes of a merger. Blackbird shall acquire 100% of the shares of the target company in exchange for restricted stock. "We are delighted to announce that […]

20 June 2014 Business & Finance

GE said it has updated its April 26 offer to acquire the Power and Grid businesses of Alstom in connection with discussions with Alstom management and the French government on jobs, decision-making in France, access to nuclear steam turbine technology, and support for Alstom Transport. GE’s valuation for Alstom remains unchanged. GE Chairman and CEO […]