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  • 16 December 2016

    INTSOK and INTPOW are merging to form Norwegian Energy Partners, a new organisation that will also support Norwegian offshore wind industry including its supply chain. Norwegian Energy Partners has hired David Ottesen as a Director of the offshore wind unit. Until recently, Ottesen was CEO of Risavika Havn after a long tenure in the energy […]

  • 2 October 2019

    How will offshore wind play its part in the energy transition? Find out during Offshore Wind Conference 2019. This animation delves into the session Global potential of offshore wind. Climate change is a global issue and so solutions must also be found on a global scale. In regards to offshore wind, the global potential is growing each day […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Norway’s Equinor and the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy met with Nippon Foundation in Tokyo to discuss offshore wind collaboration, GCE NODE said.

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) was well represented at the EWEA Offshore exhibition by several partner stands, three presentations and four posters – of which Yngve Heggelund’s poster was declared the best in the category “Resource assessment”. The poster “A fast reduced order method for assessment of wind farm layouts” competed against almost forty other […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    On January 10, INTPOW attended an industrial lunch with the Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing in the run up to the Norwegian delegation visit to Scottish Offshore Wind Supply Chain event at the end of January. It was agreed that there were ample opportunities for Norwegian and Scottish companies from the offshore wind and hydropower […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and its partners in the Snorre and Gullfaks licences have secured a portion of funding necessary for the project to power these two oil and gas fields on the Norwegian continental shelf with floating offshore wind turbines. 

  • 16 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has given the green light to its participation in the construction of the NordLink cable from Germany to Norway. The power cable, which largely runs across the seabed, has a capacity of 1,400 MW, the equivalent of 466 wind turbines of 3 MW, 580,000 solar panels or a very large conventional power plant. Mel […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Norwegian offshore wind industry representatives have urged the government to create a working strategy for the establishment of full-scale demonstration sites after a survey showed that Norwegian companies valued their export potential in the North Sea offshore wind market between 2025 and 2040 at around EUR 6.45 billion. The companies and organisations interested in developing the country’s offshore […]

  • 21 February 2013

    Norway’s role as one of Germany’s most important energy suppliers is to be further reinforced, as advocated by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel during a state visit to Oslo on Wednesday.  “It is my firm conviction that Norway will also play a role in future as an important pillar of the German gas supply, and we […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian boat builder Maritime Partner AS has signed a contract with the Spanish shipyard Astilleros Gondan for the delivery of four boats which will be stationed onboard two new Service Operation Vessels (SOV) working for the offshore wind power industry. The SOV’s are ordered by the Norwegian ship owner Østensjø Rederi to service DONG Energy’s […]

  • 14 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    In March 2013, Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) inaugurated a measurement campaign at Sola airport outside of Stavanger, Norway. The equipment installed consisted of one scanning and one static wind LiDAR system. In addition a second static wind LiDAR was installed some 3 km further away, side by side with an automatic radiosonde […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Norway could become the home of the first offshore wind farm directly connected to oil and gas platforms, as Equinor and its partners at Gullfaks and Snorre have decided to explore the possibilities of supplying the five platforms at the oil and gas fields with power from a floating offshore wind.

  • 23 September 2013

    INTPOW partners and friends are cordially invited to take part in a business delegation organised by the Taipei Representative Office in Norway to Taiwan between the 26th of October and the 1st of November. Both solar, wind and thermal energy recovery companies will be able to explore business opportunities in Taiwan and capitalise on Taiwan’s […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Humber has seen significant developments and growth in the renewable sector over the past few years and is slowly undergoing a transformation into a key player in the North Sea offshore wind arena. With the launch of the Humber Renewables brand earlier this year, Siemens’ Green Port Hull plans being given the green light, […]

  • 19 November 2014

    NORCOWE, the Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy, has accepted FLiDAR, a leading provider of floating LIDAR based measurement solutions, as a new Consortium partner. “We welcome FLiDAR as new member in the Consortium”, said Kristin Guldbandsen Frøysa, Managing Director of NORCOWE. “FLiDAR will add valuable competence based on their commercially proven technology for accurate […]

  • 28 September 2012

    Norfolk’s majestic Holkham Hall was the setting for yesterday’s official opening of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm by His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway. The Crown Prince arrived via helicopter with representatives from the wind farm’s owner companies, Statoil and Statkraft, and Norwegian and British Ministers and Ambassadors. He was greeted […]

  • 19 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Google’s parent company Alphabet has decided that it will no longer invest in the energy kite developer Makani, according to Fort Felker, CEO of Makani. Alphabet bought Makani back in 2013. Since then, the concept technology advanced from a 20kW demonstrator kite to a utility-scale kite capable of generating 600kW, Felker said. In February 2019, […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ratos and the Sixth AP Fund together with the Norwegian industrial and financial group Ferd, have signed an agreement to acquire all the shares in Aibel, a leading Norwegian supplier of services related to oil, gas and renewable energy. The purchase price (enterprise value) amounts to approximately NOK 8 600m. Ratos will own 32% of […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Prime Minister David Cameron and the Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg agreed a landmark energy partnership between the UK and Norway designed to secure affordable and sustainable long term energy supplies. The Norway-UK Energy Partnership for Sustainable Growth heralds closer collaboration between the two countries across a wide range of energy activities, including safe and […]

  • 17 June 2015

    Today, the Carbon Trust hosted the first UK demonstration of a new vessel designed to reach offshore wind farms more cheaply and easily. The Wave Craft, developed by Norwegian shipbuilder Umoe Mandal with support from the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), was put through its paces at Seawork International 2015 in Southampton. Umoe Mandal’s […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    MMT has won ten new contracts within the offshore wind, renewable energy and oil & gas industry during the past two months.

  • 30 March 2012

    As reported by China daily, it appears that Norway is about to get its first full-scale offshore wind power plant, Havsul I. In September 2009 the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy granted a licence to Vestavind Offshore, to carry out the project which is expected to bring electricity to around 50,000 households. Havsul I is […]

  • 8 November 2019

    The Wind Energy sector has been experiencing a solid growth in the recent years, with a total installed capacity increasing over threefold in the 2010-2018 period, passing from 185 GW to 600 GW. While the on-shore wind Industry reached its maturity and it is expected to keep delivering a steady 45-50 GW of additional capacity […]

  • 21 March 2012

    NORWEGIAN businesses have been encouraged to partner Humber-based companies to secure work in the UK’s offshore wind market. A leading renewable energy expert has promoted the region’s potential and highlighted the readiness of its businesses to join Scandinavian firms in forming the industry’s emerging supply chain. Speaking at a major offshore wind power conference in […]

  • 3 June 2016

    Norwegian offshore vessels owner and operator Olympic Shipping has chartered out Olympic Delta to an unnamed international client for a project ”within renewable energy.” Commencement of the contract will be immediately and has a fixed period of 8 weeks plus options potentially extending the period further. Stig Remøy, CEO of Olympic Shipping: ”It’s with great pleasure […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy’s (NORCOWE) Work Package Meetings 2013 were hosted by the University of Stavanger and gathered almost 70 participants. Apart from presenting the newest results from the various work packages, speakers from the industry were also invited to give related talks. Statoil, one of NORCOWE’s industrial partners, was well represented with three talks. Elizabeth Baumann […]