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  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) held the second offshore wind public hearing on 30 March and saw hundreds of Marylanders, including legislators, business leaders, labour groups, environmental organisations and other citizens joining the meeting.

  • 23 July 2012
    R&D, Technology

    The first Brazilian generation of power from ocean waves was obtained in a prototype of the Research and Technological Development Program of the Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency (ANEEL). The generation lasted 10 minutes on June 24th, and powered the auxiliary systems of the plant – lightning and air conditioning. Operations and trials continue in order […]

  • 24 May 2011

    On June 1, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge will present an Innovation Series event: “Offshore Wind in New England: Lessons Learned, the Way Forward,” which will feature an illustrious panel moderated by Ian Bowles, the former Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs. The Northeast coast of the United States is one of the […]

  • 18 July 2016

    At an event held today, E.ON, with the support of WindEnergy Network and Invest in MV, has put together a supplier agreement that will enable companies from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania to participate in the construction and operation of the Arkona offshore wind farm.  More than 170 representatives of companies in the area are using the platform to network […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) has deployed its APB350 A1 PowerBuoy approximately 14 miles northeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The APB350 A1 contains an improved Power Takeoff (PTO) system compared to the APB350 that was deployed in 2011 in connection with the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Expeditionary Autonomous PowerBuoy (“LEAP”) Program and then redeployed in 2013 […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    50Hertz and Parkwind have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the technical aspects of the Ostwind 2 grid connection project in the German Baltic Sea. The essential aspects of the MoU include specific agreements for the development, procurement, construction and operation of the shared offshore platform, Ostwind 2, covering basic technical details and […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Typhoon Offshore, the independent energy innovator, has opened an office in London to enhance its presence in one of the world’s largest, and fastest growing, markets for offshore wind power generation. This announcement follows Typhoon Offshore’s earlier announcement that it opened an office in Seoul, South Korea. The UK office, located in the City, will […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    After 10 hours of bidding, 27 rounds completed, and the lease price reaching USD 25.5 million, three currently undisclosed parties will continue competing to build an offshore wind farm off New York this afternoon, after BOEM called it a day at 18:30 EST/ 00:30 CET last night. So far, BOEM has awarded eleven commercial wind leases, nine […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The wind power cumulative installed capacity in Brazil rose by close to 50% during 2011 as analyzed by a recent research report “Brazil Wind Power Market Analysis” published by KuicK Research. According to the report, the wind power cumulative installed capacity surpassed 1 GW to reach close to 1.4 GW during 2011. The growth in […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW North America has opened an office in Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue offshore wind opportunities in the Northeast US. In New England, EnBW North America participated in last December’s auction for offshore lease areas off the Massachusetts coast, competing through the last round of bidding on the three sites. The company also became the first […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Cleveland-based Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has selected a local company, Middough Inc., to provide engineering services for the design and construction of the land based electric facilities needed to connect the Icebreaker offshore wind farm to the Cleveland Public Power (CPP) Lake Road substation. LEEDCo is the developer of Project Icebreaker, North America’s first freshwater […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A corrosion protection process developed by E.ON and Ramboll and used for the first time on the Arkona offshore wind farm has won the German Renewables Award in the Innovation of the Year category. E.ON and Statoil’s joint project got the Innovation of the Year award from the Clusteragentur Erneuerbare Energien based in Hamburg. “The procedure developed […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Maryland State Senate, in conjunction with the House of Delegates earlier this week, voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act. The bill, which was vetoed last May, will increase and accelerate the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) requirement from 20 percent by 2022 to 25 percent by 2020, […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind, the developer of the first and only offshore wind farm in US waters, has announced plans to construct a 120MW offshore wind farm, the Skipjack wind farm, some 17 nautical miles northeast of Ocean City, Maryland. Deepwater Wind has secured the rights to acquire the site’s federal lease, subject to regulatory approval. The developer also […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Technology

    The Glosten Associates, Inc. formally announced plans to commercialize their PelaStar floating wind turbine platform, and make the technology available to the global offshore wind energy industry within the year. The Glosten PelaStar technology was recently selected for an intermediate-scale prototype installation project with deployment planned for next summer in the northeast United States. This […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Joint venture partners Eversource and Ørsted have submitted their Constitution Wind project bid in response to Connecticut’s Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation. Constitution Wind included several project proposals that offer Connecticut flexibility in selecting its next offshore wind project, the developers said. The project, located 65 miles off the coast of […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Natural Power and its sister company SeaRoc have been awarded a contract by EDF to oversee the HSE and marine operations for the continued development of the Paimpol–Bréhat Tidal Farm in North Brittany, France. Natural Power France has provided consultancy services to EDF on a range of offshore developments in French waters. Until now, the services have […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday called on the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to approve Deepwater Wind’s South Fork offshore wind farm. LIPA has indicated that contract negotiations are close to final, and the 90MW project will be voted a meeting on 25 January. In his State of the State address, Governor Cuomo […]

  • 28 February 2012

    The Scottish port of Leith and the English town of Hartlepool are vying for a $237 million investment from Spanish wind-turbine manufacturer Gamesa, which plans to build a turbine and blades plant in the U.K. to be operational by 2014. Scotland and England are competing to create a hub for the country’s $52 billion offshore […]

  • 10 October 2011

      Deepwater Wind this week officially submitted its plan to develop a utility-scale offshore wind farm off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)’s Call for Information and Nominations for offshore wind energy projects in the federal […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Co. (LEEDCo) is looking for local companies that will be a part of the Icebreaker project and will hold a supply chain event on 8 December in Cleveland. In early 2017, Icebreaker Wind Requests for Proposals will be released and each bid specification package will contain the Icebreaker Wind Regional […]

  • 1 January 2020

    To remind how the offshore wind industry developed in 2019, the Offshore WIND editorial team compiled a list of the most read articles as chosen by our readers. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in […]

  • 4 March 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Environment

    The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) has condemned a decision by the Department of Public Utilities to approve a contract between Cape Wind and NStar, saying that it would cost ratepayers an additional one billion dollars in added electricity costs for only 27.5 percent of Cape Wind’s overpriced power.   NStar has received approval […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The carbon pollution from five coal plants could be eliminated in North Carolina if wind power is developed off the North Carolina coast, according to a new analysis by Environment North Carolina Research and Policy Center. The report comes right as Congress considers whether to renew tax credits critical to wind development. “Wind energy is […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind has announced additions to its leadership team as the company moves toward construction of its path-breaking Block Island Wind Farm and advances its plans for utility-scale offshore wind farms to power states along the East Coast. Jeffrey Grybowski, who has led Deepwater Wind’s regulatory and business strategy as Chief Administrative Officer, has been […]