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Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry's hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the 'Learn More' button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.
Siemens to Use ‘Wind Server’ Jack-Up Vessel for Three Years Siemens Energy has entered into a charter agreement with DBB Jack-Up Services A/S for the use of a new purpose-built jack-up vessel, the Wind Server, designed for the service and maintenance of the rising number of large scaled offshore wind power projects across Northern Europe. […]
Seafox 5 Finishes DanTysk Foundation Installation (Germany) As announced on December 13, all of the 80 foundations for the DanTysk offshore wind farm are now installed. TU Delft`s Researcher Develops Method for Offshore Wind Cost Reduction The costs of generating electricity through wind farms at sea still need to be lower. Researcher Michiel Zaayer of […]
HULL's growing status as a capital for renewable energy is to be reflected during the most important week in East Yorkshire's business... (footprintrenewables) [mappress] Source: footprintrenewables, May 26, 2011
Last August, when the state Public Utilities Commission approved a contract for the sale of power from what could be the first offshore... By Alex Kuffner (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, May 12, 2011
CompositesWorld, publisher of High-Performance Composites and Composites Technology magazines, reports that the hotel discount is today... (compositesworld) [mappress] Source: compositesworld, March 22, 2011
What are the solutions for offshore installations? What type of vessels are required? What kind of operational experience has been obtained... [mappress] Source: bymnews , June 23, 2010;
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“Ecology and offshore wind power plants have the potential to go hand in hand,” Peter Eecen, Program Development Manager Wind Energy, ECN/ TNO, said at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018.
The Global Wind Summit 2018 has officially started in Hamburg, Germany.
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The Tallinn Circuit Court has rejected an appeal filed by opponents of an up to 1.1GW offshore wind farm planned to be installed in Estonian Baltic Sea waters, thus upholding the decision from a first tier court made earlier this year, according to the Baltic News Service.
Offshore WIND magazine founded in 2010, was the very first, and remains to this day, independent international magazine exclusively dedicated to the global offshore wind industry. Published four times a year, the magazine successfully provides readers with an in-depth look at the development of and developments in the offshore wind industry. Topics range from country specific […]
Offshore WIND is starting the new year energetically with an aim to cover new topics, bring more relevant news to our readers, further improve all of its products, and thus move forward together with the ever-growing industry.
John Verdonk Business Unit Manager Offshore Temporary Living Quarters at Seafox As wind farms go further and further offshore into more challenging waters and harsher environments, the industry is developing a number of solutions to cope with the demands of the wind farm’s initial construction period and following on from that, Operations & Maintenance activities. […]
Shell has created a new division called New Energies, through which the oil and gas giant will invest in wind energy, along with its hydrogen, biofuels and electrical activities, according to The Guardian. Even though Shell has not yet officially confirmed this, it is expected that the new unit will be unveiled in early June. […]
Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released a summary of the latest industry developments in its annual Technical Bulletin, with one of the topics covering marine energy usage. The opening paper of the Bulletin explores the possibilities and challenges of tidal power, offshore wind power, and wave power, and outlines tidal power generation systems around the world. A […]
Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition (VOW). Under the MoU, the parities agree on future mutual collaboration and sharing of information regarding the development of offshore wind resources along the Mid-Atlantic coastline and its supply chain industries. Key amongst discussion topics is a goal of promoting […]
The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining 'ground'. Not only […]
Delft University of Technology (DUT) has kicked-off a new Ocean Energy Platform in order to increase research and education in Ocean Energy. DUT aims to play a major role in this upcoming renewable energy technology, including Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC). The primary focus of this effort is the development and provision of knowledge needed […]
Europe’s largest commercial marine exhibition and conference, Seawork International 2015, has opened its doors again for the eighteenth year running. Over 600 exhibitors have filled the halls, quayside and marina to the gunnels at the ABP Port of Southampton, with over 10,000 products and more than 7,350 visitors due on site over the three days […]
Following yesterday's CfD awards, Regen SW, an energy-focused independent not for profit organisation that uses its expertise to work with industry, communities and the public sector, issued an article that analyses offshore renewables sector: Two offshore wind farms have been awarded contracts in the first allocation round of the new Contracts for Difference (CfD) subsidy mechanism brought in under […]
On a bright Sunday morning August 31st around 450 persons gathered in the Felison terminal of the DFDS Seaways in the port of IJmuiden where the Princess Seaways cruise liner was waiting to take them on a day trip to the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, Dutch utility Eneco's second offshore wind farm in Dutch […]
Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy, FORCE, held a meeting yesterday in Truro where they met local fishermen. Besides upcoming activities, the main topic of this event was the proposed safety zone around recently laid cables in Minas Passage that sparked discussion with lobster fishermen in this area, according to Truro Daily News portal. They […]