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  • 27 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      LEEDCo, the non-profit, private corporation spearheading the development of a Lake Erie wind farm, and its four-county members — Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Lake and Lorain — today announced the signing of a revenue-sharing agreement that will give each county a percentage of income generated by the annual submerged land lease payment. “This first-of-a-kind revenue-sharing agreement […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Floating wind farms, ocean wave power, hydrofracking, and the state of climate science will be among the featured discussions at NYIT’s sixth annual Energy Conference on Thursday, June 2 at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury. The conference, “Beyond Carbon: OffShore Energy and Technologies,” brings together government, business, industry, and academic experts […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The pressure on markets was undiminished in the first quarter, leading to fierce competition, price pressure and bankruptcies. The competition faced by capacity-driven markets in particular has been cut-throat. This market situation led in late 2012 to accelerated execution of the strategy of focusing on integrated projects and the niche markets of industrial construction, offshore […]

  • 28 July 2011
    R&D

    Migratory birds, sea turtles, jobs and aesthetics were among the issues raised Tuesday night at a presentation by Mark Leyland, senior vice president of offshore wind projects for Baryonyx Corporation, which plans to build offshore wind farms off the South Texas coast — including South Padre Island. Leyland discussed details of the company’s proposal, speaking […]

  • 4 September 2013

    The Anholt offshore wind power plant was officially inaugurated today. For Denmark’s largest wind power project, Siemens supplied, installed, and commissioned 111 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120 meters. The owners of the wind project are the Danish utility company DONG Energy (50 percent) as […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Environment, R&D

      The University of Washington, working with NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC), recently retrieved a BioSonics DT-X SUB split beam echosounder after a 1-month deployment in northern Admiralty Inlet, WA. The study location is a proposed Snohomish Public Utility District tidal energy demonstration project site. The BioSonics DTX-SUB is an autonomous scientific echosounder packaged […]

  • 16 December 2016

    [The auction has ended after the 33rd round.] Rounds (reverse chronological order): 16 December: 32nd round (closed at 16:00 CET): asking price – USD 39,469,725; 2 bidders. 31st round (closed at 15:40 CET): asking price – USD 36,469,725; 2 bidders. 30th round (closed at 15:20 CET): asking price – USD 33,469,725; 2 bidders. 29th round (closed at 15:00 […]

  • 2 December 2010
    Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    Experts say a coordinated effort by government and the market is still needed to propel wind projects across the finish line Up and down the Atlantic coast, states and offshore wind developers are making significant progress in advancing offshore projects, according to a new report. The report finds up to six gigawatts (GW) of offshore […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work at the Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) located off Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kāneʻohe has received an infusion of $9 million from the U.S. Navy. The funds, from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), are directed to the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH), working with UH Mānoa’s Hawaii Natural […]

  • 29 March 2010
    Technology

    Siemens Energy is to build a new production plant for offshore wind turbines in the UK. With the new plant Siemens wants to meet the growing demand for wind turbines for British offshore projects. As world market leader in the offshore sector Siemens has already successfully implemented eleven projects with a combined capacity in excess […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Acknowledging the monumental challenges in developing a new domestic industry, NRG Energy announced that it is putting active development of offshore wind projects on hold for the near term. NRG’s subsidiary and lead developer of the Mid-Atlantic Wind Park (the Wind Park) off the coast of Delaware, Bluewater Wind, has been unable to find an […]

  • 30 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Typhoon Offshore, the green investment company, and HVC, the Alkmaar-based energy provider to municipalities and water districts, have acquired from BARD Holding GmbH the 600MW wind farm that will be constructed in the North Sea, 55 kilometers North East of Schiermonnikoog. With this acquisition, the largest renewable energy project in The Netherlands is now fully […]

  • 12 May 2016

    Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Commitment by Massachusetts to develop offshore wind energy at a scale of 2,000 MW, combined with ongoing technology and industry advances, will lower previously projected costs for the clean energy source by as much as 55 percent in the next decade, according to a new study by the University of Delaware’s Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW). […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Global offshore wind capacity may increase 15-fold and attract around USD 1 trillion of cumulative investment by 2040, according to a new report published by the International Energy Agency. This is driven by falling costs, supportive government policies and some remarkable technological progress, such as larger turbines and floating foundations, IEA said. That’s just the start […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Maryland Offshore Wind Industry Breakfast attracted more than 150 local companies who met with representatives form Deepwater Wind and US Wind to discuss their potential involvement in the two projects currently in contention for the state’s Offshore Renewable Energy Credit (OREC), the Business Network for Offshore Wind, the organiser of the event, said.

  • 28 June 2011

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or the “Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, announced that the first of its new generation utility-scale PowerBuoy(R) device, the PB150, has delivered better-than-expected initial results from tests being conducted off the northeast coast of Scotland. Rated at 150 kilowatts, this device was designed and developed by OPT to […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Germany’s ambition is to have 2.500 turbines installed in its territorial waters in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030. This means that on an average of 250 turbines will have to be produced and installed each year. This cannot be handled by one port alone and therefore several German ports are now trying to […]

  • 29 July 2011

    From his office in a converted Victorian schoolhouse, Neil Kermode can see little more than centuries-old stone buildings and narrow streets better suited to horse carts than Land Rovers. Yet Kermode, head of the European Marine Energy Centre in Scotland’s Orkney Islands, will tell you he can also see the future. Orkney, a collection of […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Authorities

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to developing the nation’s vast renewable energy resources, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced yesterday that two major wind energy initiatives have completed important environmental reviews, clearing the way for public comment and final review. Onshore, Salazar announced the release of final environmental impact statements for […]

  • 25 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Typhoon Offshore B.V. and Korwind GMBH have reached an agreement for Korwind to acquire a substantial minority share in Typhoon Offshore. In Europe, Korwind serves as a representative of top South Korean industrial firms looking to gain a leading position in the international offshore wind industry, including such prominent firms as Daewoo Construction, Hankook Machine […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Authorities

    At the 82ndWinter Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was named Vice Chairman for Renewable Energy of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Energy Committee. The Energy Standing Committee is one of eleven Standing Committees that formulate the Conference of Mayors’ positions on important topics and is focused on […]

  • 7 January 2013

    China’s offshore wind industry is entering an era of large-scale development, as the country’s wind power development is the most rapid in the world. “Wind power has become the third-largest electric power in China,” said Liu Qi, deputy director general of the National Energy Administration. “There is no electric power to substitute the position of […]

  • 5 December 2012
    R&D

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd, based in Orkney, Scotland, has announced another major international collaboration agreement, in which the world-leading test facility will assist in the development of a marine energy test centre in Taiwan. Speaking at the inaugural Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC-2012) on Jeju Island, Korea, EMEC’s commercial director […]

  • 10 May 2011

    The growth in revenue that commenced in the second half of 2010 continued, as expected, in the first months of 2011. This was despite somewhat lower utilisation of the vessel fleet due to such factors as a higher number of planned dry dockings for regular maintenance and the unexpected cancellation of a large offshore project […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ballast Nedam today released its financial results for the first half of 2013. Operating profit of € 1 million (1st half of 2012: € 4 million) Profit for the period: loss of € 3 million (1st half-year 2012: break-even) Revenue 14% lower at € 496 million (1st half of 2012: € 575 million) Order book […]