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  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry, has announced the acquisition of RRC Controls Services Ltd, based in Gourdon Aberdeenshire. The deal, worth a six figure sum, is part of 3sun Group’s plans to expand its footprint in Aberdeen and enhance its service offering to the energy industry. […]

  • 13 June 2013

    The number of firms in China exiting or reducing their exposure to the wind power sector is expected to significantly level off, as new policies supporting renewable energy being developed at the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People’s Congress (NPC) come on line. At the end of last year, China Longyuan […]

  • 27 April 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Today, Federal Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Röttgen together with Chief Executive Officers Dr. Werner Brinker of EWE, Dr. Wulf Bernotat of E.ON and Tuomo Hatakka of Vattenfall Europe are commissioning Germany’s first offshore wind farm during a ceremony in Norddeich. Alpha ventus is the first open sea wind farm of its kind in Germany’s territorial […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Press release: General Electric of the US and Vestas of Denmark were tied for pole position among turbine manufacturers in the world wind market in 2012 – a record year that saw 48.4GW of new capacity installed. Research by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, published for clients today, finds that a surge of development activity in […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Technology

    A new era in offshore working has begun, with the launch last December of Barge-Master: a unique invention of motion-compensation platforms to be used on board of flat top barges and supply vessels. The platforms prove a stable base for cargo during vessel to platform transfers. They can also be used as a steady foundation […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that he will return to his home state of Colorado, having fulfilled his promise to President Obama to serve four years as Secretary. Secretary Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the Department by the end of March.  “Colorado is and will always be my […]

  • 17 February 2016

    The Baltic Sea holds an offshore wind potential of 40GW, according to a report by Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation (BASREC) from 2012. However, some of the countries whose coasts are splashed by the Baltic Sea are still struggling with regulatory framework when it comes to offshore wind development. One of these is Poland, which […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Essential legislation to power low-carbon economic growth, to protect consumers, and to keep the lights on was introduced to Parliament by Edward Davey today. Following extensive consultation and pre-legislative scrutiny, the Bill sets out radical reforms to the design of the electricity market that will kick-start a renaissance in construction of low-carbon energy infrastructure and […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global clean energy investment surged to $63.6bn in the second quarter of 2014, up 33% compared to the first quarter and 9% compared to Q2 2013, according to the latest authoritative figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Q2 2014 was the strongest quarter for investment since Q2 2012 which reached $69.6bn, and was […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    What a national-level push for offshore wind can do in a relatively short time is perhaps best visible from Japan’s example, with some of the biggest offshore wind names now making concrete business moves in the country whose government put a new law into effect last year, and announced new promotion zones and offshore wind […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency.  “Investing in infrastructure just like […]

  • 17 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power, Energias de Portugal, Repsol, A. Silva Matos (ASM), Vestas Wind Systems A/S and InovCapital announced the inauguration of Portugal’s first offshore wind turbine on June 16th, 2012. The turbine is installed on an innovative floating foundation called the WindFloat. In addition to being the first offshore wind turbine in Portugal, this is the first offshore wind turbine to be […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Technology

    We have been living in a double-digit MW wind turbine era for several days now after MHI Vestas hit the market with a 10MW machine, leaving other wind turbine OEMs behind in this market race. The first two 10MW turbines will be up and running next year to test and demonstrate the new machine within its type certificate.

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2010
    R&D

    Since its introduction five years ago, the ULSTEIN X-BOW® concept has proven its added value to customers when it comes to enhanced performances in operations, fuel economy, comfort and safety. However, innovation is a continuous process within ULSTEIN, finding new combinations of potential markets, products and services that allow customers to expand their positions. “Innovation […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shell has created a new division called New Energies, through which the oil and gas giant will invest in wind energy, along with its hydrogen, biofuels and electrical activities, according to The Guardian. Even though Shell has not yet officially confirmed this, it is expected that the new unit will be unveiled in early June. […]

  • 19 January 2011

    World energy growth over the next twenty years is expected to be dominated by emerging economies such as China, India, Russia and Brazil while improvements in energy efficiency measures are set to accelerate, according to BP’s latest projection of energy trends, the BP Energy Outlook 2030. BP’s ‘base case’ – or most likely projection – […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Authorities

    Pat Rabbitte, Irish Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources this morning addressed the Irish Wind Energy Asssociation (IWEA) Conference with the following speech:  Thank you for your invitation to deliver the keynote address at today’s Autumn Conference of the Irish Wind Energy Association on the occasion of your organisation being in operation for 20 […]

  • 12 April 2018

    By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

  • 8 January 2019

    Markets Outlook: Belgian Offshore Platform Offshore wind energy in Belgium Today, 6 projects, C-Power, Belwind, Northwind, Nobelwind, Rentel and Norther, representing 1,556 MW, are fully operational and meet the electricity needs of about 1.5 million homes. The projects Northwester II (219 MW) and SeaMade (487 MW) are currently being constructed and will be commissioned in […]