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8 June 2011 Business & Finance

  Offshore wind farm operators could be facing O&M costs as high as €100,000 to €300,000 per year, per turbine, according to the latest Wind Energy Update Operations and Maintenance report. This figure could be spiked by an additional 20 percent over the short term, as innovative 5MW variable-speed and direct-drive designs enter the market. […]

13 May 2011 Business & Finance

  Progress in internationalisation, efficient management and the recovery in all business lines enabled Gamesa to end the first quarter of 2011 with solid results and notable growth in its key figures; as a result, the company has already covered the bulk of its wind turbine sales guidance for the year and maintains earnings, working […]

8 May 2011

  Global renewable energy consulting firm PMSS announced that Sebastian Chivers, a group Director and long-term employee of the company has been named as the new Senior Vice President for its North America business unit - PMSS America, Inc. (“PMSSA”). Sebastian has worked for the past 9 years on a wide variety of renewable energy […]

5 May 2011 Business & Finance

  CENTRICA, the energy group whose businesses include British Gas, has signed a long-term lease that will enable it to build an operation and maintenance base at Grimsby docks to serve its wind farms in the Greater Wash. The facility will be completed by the end of this year. Centrica operates the 194MW Lynn and […]

26 April 2011

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announces the launch and commissioning of its 44th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MCS Zephyr’. The vessel is a South Catamaran 18m and is the first of a two boat order from Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd. to be delivered. ‘MCS Zephyr’ is the first vessel in the world […]

25 April 2011

  South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 43rd offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MPI Dorothea’. The vessel is a first of class South Catamaran 17m and is the first of a two boat order from MPI Workboats Ltd. to be delivered. This vessel compliments the […]

18 April 2011

The KFELS MPSEP vessel will be deployed for foundation works at DanTysk in the German Sector of the North Sea, starting 4Q2012. Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) is pleased to announce that a contract from the joint-venture Aarsleff Bilfinger Berger (ABJV) Dan Tysk, worth in excess of EUR 35 million, has been secured for SEAFOX […]

7 April 2011

EYEMOUTH Harbour could soon become an operations and maintenance (O&M) port for offshore windfarms with Michael Moore labelling it as an...   (ecofriendnews) [mappress] Source: ecofriendnews, April 07, 2011

7 April 2011 Business & Finance, R&D

Belwind NV, the leading Belgian producer of alternative energy from offshore wind farms, is pleased to announce that, provided NER300 funding is approved, it will be making part of its latest wind farm concession site off the Bligh Bank on the Belgian continental shelf available for a project. This project will test the latest turbines […]

1 April 2011

Whilst offshore wind is booming in many countries, offshore wind farms require additional capital investment due to more expensive marine foundations, integration in to the electrical network, and installation procedures in addition to limited access for O&M during operation. The new Offshore Wind Installations and Constructions Report published by Wind Energy Update has found that […]

30 March 2011

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The World Offshore Wind Market Report 2011-2015" report to their offering. The new edition of The World Offshore Wind Market Report examines the current and future prospects, technologies and markets for the offshore wind energy sector. It is the definitive report of the sector, used by […]

16 March 2011

For the fourth year in a row, UWIG conducted its Workshop on Variable Generation Forecasting Applications to Utility Planning and Operations in Albany, New York, February 23-24. With over a hundred attendees from the U.S., Canada, and Europe, the workshop, which traditionally has focused on wind forecasting, featured a session devoted to solar power production […]

13 March 2011

3E, global sustainable energy consultancy and software products company, will be launching the first multi-technology, multi-vendor, multi-user portfolio management software platform for wind and solar energy at the EWEA 2011 event next week in Brussels. The platform, called 3E SynaptiQ, enables asset managers and developers to increase the performance of their renewable energy portfolios with […]

9 March 2011 Training & Education

Over the last three years, the EU funded Reliawind Project has been conducting research to improve the reliability of wind turbines. In his presentation at EWEA 2011 in Brussels, Michael Wilkinson, GL Garrad Hassan, gives insights to the results of the Reliawind Project. The presentation will be held on Wednesday, 16.03.2010, from 9:00 - 10:30 […]

9 February 2011

ODS-Petrodata today announces the release of the International Offshore Wind Vessels Market Report. Covering the growth of the global offshore wind vessel market, this report examines market dynamics such as the events leading us to an oversupply of installation vessels in the near future. With 23 new and specialised installation vessels due to be delivered […]

8 February 2011

International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power announced today the signing of a joint services agreement with US wind turbine inspection and maintenance services company Rev1 Renewables, part of Rev1 Power Services, Inc. The announcement comes days after in depth discussions at AWEA’s Power Performance & Reliability Conference in San Diego, CA regarding 24/7/365 monitoring of […]

7 February 2011 R&D

Gamesa has further enhanced its customer-focused strategy with the launch of a new website exclusively reserved for all of the company’s operation and maintenance services customers, who total more than 130 clients and over 12,000 MW of wind assets worldwide. Using Gamesa’s new services web portal, clients can access customised, quick and easy-to-use information and […]

20 January 2011 Business & Finance

* Proposals unveiled for technology centre in Glasgow, creating 130 jobs * Scottish authorities have been informed of the company’s interest in developing an industrial base for manufacturing, logistics and operation and maintenance (O&M) activities in the Dundee area, conditional upon development of offshore wind projects in the area, securing government support and the availability […]

9 June 2010 Operations & Maintenance

Operation and maintenance (O&M) costs account for a significant portion of the overall costs of all wind farm projects, but it will take a... [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, June 08, 2010;

26 February 2010 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Andrew Mill, CEO of Narec, responds to the announcement by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) of an £18.5 million grant to fund an offshore wind test site at Narec in Blyth, Northumberland: “We very much welcome this funding award and the continued support we have received from Central Government and Regional Development […]