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  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE Innogy UK has started the next round of the North Hoyle Offshore Wind Farm Community Fund, awarding nine local groups and charities with grants totalling over GBP 20,000. The North Hoyle Community Fund will invest over GBP 1.5 million into local community activities and projects over the lifetime of the wind farm. The fund benefits the communities […]

  • 11 July 2016

    Last September in Baltimore at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER conference the buzz words heard over and over again were “we have steel in the water.” This is, of course, a reference to the jacket foundations for the five French built GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines which will be installed on the first North American Offshore Wind Farm site almost 5km […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Waypoint North is a newly established consultancy company specializing in the offshore aviation segment within the Offshore Wind and Oil & Gas industry. “The demand for offshore aviation expertise is expected to increase as offshore wind projects are moving further offshore into harsher marine environments,” says Managing Director Johan Hansen. “We are seeing a large […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Sea Shipbrokers announced that as of July 1, 2013 it acquired all activities from North Sea Ship Agency. This acquisition is a significant step in achieving growth for North Sea Shipbrokers and to secure that the company offers the best-innovated services for its clients. This acquisition complements the wealth of experience and technical expertise […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The energy potential of the North Sea is to play a crucial role in the energy transition facing North-West Europe and can create between EUR 100 billion and EUR 200 billion in value by 2050, according to a report by the World Energy Council Netherlands (WEC).

  • 26 May 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Massive offshore platforms, which convert and transmit power from offshore wind farms, got a leading role in Siemens’ latest video called Giants of the North Sea. HelWin alpha, BorWin beta and SylWin alpha transformer platforms are built at Nordic Yards’ facilities in Wismar and Warnemünde. These structures are approximately high as a 10-story house, large as […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    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.

  • 2 June 2010

    On a recent press visit to renewable energy companies in the North East, NewEnergyFocus.com learnt how different parts of the offshore wind… [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, June 01, 2010;

  • 28 September 2012

    The self-propelled DP2 jack-up Seafox 5 is close to delivery in Singapore for subsequent dry-tow to the North Sea. Following the naming ceremony at Keppel FELS shipyard on 18 August 2012, the multi-purpose support vessel is currently carrying out sea trials and is expected in the North Sea early November. This new KFELS design is […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jifmar Offshore Services has acquired the Scotland-based North West Marine (NWM), combining its management of offshore projects and support for developers of bottom-fixed and floating wind farms with NWM’s territorial base.

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has named Doug Pfeister as a Director and Co-Regional Head for North America, based out of the company’s office in New York City. This addition to the RCG team underscores the firm’s focus on the U.S. renewable energy sector. Pfeister is working with a team of specialist engineers and subject matter experts […]

  • 5 June 2019

    The celebratory fifth edition of North Sea Offshore will be taking place on 6 June 2019 in Den Helder, the Netherlands. With a creative and interactive program focused on the future North Sea, it promises to be a great day. During the morning program, NSO partners and stakeholders will open their door to allow visitors […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Based in two North East England locations, an area known for its deep industrial heritage, A&P North East is a company with ship repair and conversion yards on the rivers Tyne and Tees. Part of the A&P Group which also includes A&P Falmouth where ship repair and conversion services have been taking place for more […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Vattenfall and North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers have signed a framework agreement for the provision of various shipbroking services for Vattenfall’s offshore wind farms.

  • 10 June 2011

    North Carolina’s wind resource is vast; however, no large-scale wind farms have been built onshore or offshore of the Tarheel state. Nearly 4,500 megawatts (MW) of onshore wind resource exists in North Carolina, and another 297,000 MW resides offshore. A single megawatt of wind capacity can generate enough electricity for up to 300 homes. Modern […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The operators of the Trianel Windpark Borkum and the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farms in the German North Sea have issued a tender for the provision of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). Infrastruktur Windkraftwerk Borkum, Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum, and Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II are seeking rescue services in accordance with the regulatory […]

  • 19 February 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    BWEA (RenewableUK), the UK’s leading trade association, welcomed today’s announcement from US company Clipper Windpower on plans to build the world’s largest turbine blade in Newcastle, for its proprietary 10 megawatt (MW) Britannia wind turbine. Each Britannia turbine will be able to satisfy the annual electricity consumption of over 6500 households. The factory building the […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Forewind is one of five international offshore wind energy developers to jointly initiate an ambitious research programme into how the harbour porpoise population in the North Sea is likely to be affected by the construction of offshore wind farms. The programme, called Disturbance Effects on the Harbour Porpoise Population in the North Sea (DEPONS) will […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    After Northland Power withdrew from the upcoming US offshore wind auction for a site off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Outer Banks Ocean Energy and Shell, which are also among the nine eligible bidders for the area, will not participate in the commercial lease sale to be held on 16 March, the Triangle Business Journal writes.

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    UK-based health-and-safety specialist Steel River Consultants (SRC) has been selected to act as hazard identification (HAZID) facilitator and provide CDM support and health and safety advisory services to cable supplier Prysmian on a project to construct an electricity link between the UK and Norway. The North Sea Link (NSL) project, a project owned 50 per cent each by […]

  • 25 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill will deploy two large buoys 20 miles offshore of the coast and 40 miles north and southwest from Cape Hatteras to capture wind, temperature and barometric pressure data for ongoing research on offshore wind energy. The data will also be made available to the public — […]

  • 17 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    On July 24th, in Charlotte, N.C., the Southeastern Coastal Wind Coalition will convene key stakeholders for a working session to discuss Wind Energy Resource Assessment and Data Collection in the Southeast. Experts from industry, national labs, and universities will explore wind energy resource assessment efforts related to coastal and offshore wind in the region, determine […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Technology

    Dong Energy has selected Danish contracting and engineering company Semco Maritime to establish a new offshore telecommunication infrastructure in the North Sea. With a total value of up to DKK 100 million, the order is Semco Maritime’s largest ever in offshore wind telecommunications. The order includes construction of inter-field and offshore-to-onshore communication networks for up […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Grid Connection

    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.

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities

    Energy leaders from Canada, Mexico and the United States have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Climate Change and Energy Collaboration. The MoU was signed during the North American Energy Ministers Meeting on 12 February, when the officials also launched a web platform where North American energy information can be easily accessed in one area. Under […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Hopper have announced the release of an Environmental Assessment (EA) supporting a potential lease sale for more than 300,000 acres of federal waters off the coast of North Carolina for wind energy development. “No challenge poses a greater threat to […]