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International energy company innogy and Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT have signed a Letter of Intent to jointly investigate the opportunities and challenges of offshore wind cross-border interconnectors across a North Sea Wind Power Hub system. Sea.
Navingo has embraced another event, aside from Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference and Maritime & Offshore Career Event, dedicated to companies from the oil, gas and wind industry: North Sea offshore (NSO) which will take place on 7 June 2018 in Den Helder.
Dutch researchers are working on a new atlas featuring accurate information about North Sea winds for use in wind energy applications.
A European consortium has launched a new four-year project, ‘Inn2POWER’ – Innovation to Push Offshore Wind Energy Regions – inviting offshore wind companies and supply chains to explore collaborations across the North Sea region.
Italy-based cable manufacturer to deliver inter-array cable systems for the 400MW Merkur and the 407MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm
Several offshore wind farm projects planned in the Southern North Sea open up a sea of opportunities for UK suppliers who can demonstrate their value proposition and long-term commitment to the industry, Bruce Valpy of BVG Associates said today during the SNS2016 conference held in Norwich. Companies such as DONG, RWE, ScottishPower Renewables and Statkraft are […]
The Netherlands EU Presidency will hold a high-level meeting on regional maritime cooperation on sustainable energy on 4 February, 2016. The meeting will be attended by Directors-General whose portfolios include energy policy, and will focus on regional cooperation in the North Sea. In the context of the EU’s transition to a more sustainable energy supply, the cost benefits […]
The development of offshore wind operations and maintenance in the North Sea comes under the spotlight at a high profile international three-day conference next week. North Sea Offshore Wind 2014 calls on the collective resources of Enterprise Europe Network, WindCluster Norway, Innovation Norway, Targeting Innovation, who have organised the event with Hull-based Team Humber Marine […]
TAG Energy Solutions believes the formation of norstec demonstrates the will of government and the industry to maximise the offshore wind opportunities, which exist in the North Sea. As one of the founder members of norstec, which was officially launched on 4 October at the Tate Modern in London, by the Secretary of State for […]
Renewable energy has to be affordable, predictable, and available. What has to date been considered a vision is now being implemented by offshore wind parks. The Eemshaven offshore base port in the Netherlands is proving to be the ideal location for German wind park projects in the North Sea. Buss, the port services provider, with […]
DONG Energy has confirmed its participation as a speaker in the North Sea Offshore Wind conference to be held on 10th October 2012 in Hull. The Danish owned energy company’s announcement finalises an all star line-up of speakers alongside SMart Wind, Forewind, the Crown Estates, Reef Subsea Technocean, InTurbine and Fedem Technology. Tim Johnson, Contract […]
Hull will host the North Sea Offshore Wind conference on October 10, reports Yorkshire Post. The Yorkshire and Humber is home to over 20 wind energy projects and centrally located to Britain’s three largest Round 3 offshore wind development zones – Dogger Bank, Hornsea and Norfolk. The event will consist of a conference, brokerage event […]
Roughly 90% of global offshore wind capacity comes from Europe, with the UK, Denmark, the Netherlands and Germany at the forefront. Developments progressed slower in 2011 than in 2010 with only 788.1 MW of additional offshore wind capacity installed as opposed to 1139.9 MW in 2010, leading to a total capacity of 3820.1 MW. The […]
On Wednesday 27 June, Mr Wathelet, State Secretary for Environment, Energy, Mobility and Institutional reforms has awarded a concession to THV Mermaid for construction of the seventh and final wind farm in the North Sea in the region provided by the Royal Decrees of 12 December 2000 and 3 February 2011 for development of installations […]
The fact that Britain’s oil and gas production has been reduced in half since 1999 attracted oil service companies to work with wind energy developers in the North sea, reported Bloomberg. Companies led by Technip SA (TEC) and Subsea 7 SA (SUBC) are working for the first time in the North Sea’s EUR 14 billion a year market, and […]
The Danish firm SSP Technologies Holding ApS, a portfolio company of Ventizz Capital Fund IV, LP (“Ventizz IV”), has ended a legal dispute with PNE Wind AG via an amicable settlement. The dispute, which began in 2009, was in relation to the acquisition of the Danish rotor blade specialist SSP in 2008. Alongside an arrangement […]
German wind farm developer, PNE WIND AG, and the wind turbine supplier Vestas have agreed to an exclusive cooperation agreement for offshore wind farms in the North Sea. Building upon the successful cooperation on the development of the Gode Wind II offshore wind farm, PNE WIND’s Gode Wind I and III projects will also be […]
Amsterdam Ijmuiden Offshore Ports AYOP, East of England Energy Group (EEEGR), North Sea Energy Gateway Den Helder NSEG and Team Humber Marine Alliance have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation during the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) in Amsterdam.
First calculations show that cost-reduction of up to 30% could be achieved by the North Sea countries cooperating on offshore wind roll-out in comparison to each country connecting its own wind farms, according to Lars Barfoed, Board Chairman at Energinet.
Offshore wind potential offers opportunity to redesign the North Sea and increase marine biodiversity, according to the latest white paper from Ecofys, which also pointed out that there is an urgent need to improve collaboration and understanding to facilitate the development of a net-positive approach towards the future offshore wind roll-out across the North Sea countries.
Northern HeliCopter (NHC) has won a contract by 50Hertz Transmission (50HzT) to provide a rescue helicopter with pilots and medical crew for emergencies on offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea.
Dutch engineering and consulting company Enersea will take care of the owner’s engineering for the 370MW Norther offshore wind farm located in the Belgian part of the North Sea.
Prysmian has awarded Canyon Offshore with a multi-million pound contract for the provision of offshore cable trenching services on the North Sea Link interconnector, the 1.4GW subsea HVDC system with cables linking the UK and Norway.
Standardised working practices, regulations and shared resources for the UK and Netherlands would bring much needed savings and operational excellence in the “small basin” of the Southern North Sea, industry experts were told.
Swedish utility Vattenfall has bought the 584MW Atlantis I offshore wind project in the German North Sea from PNE Wind AG. The Atlantis I project will be handed over to Vattenfall upon closing of the sale and purchase agreement, which is still subject to various closing conditions. PNE Wind sold the project to Vattenfall ”for a […]
Offshore wind turbines installed in the North Sea have been giving rise to sediment plumes, satellite images taken by NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) show. For at least the past decade, satellites have spotted white dots cropping up in the North Sea. If viewed from Earth’s surface, you would see that these dots are actually wind […]