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  • 21 October 2013

    EERA DeepWind’2014, the 11th Deep Sea Offshore Wind R&D Conference, has released Call for Papers. Organized by the research parties in NOWITECH in cooperation with the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) joint programme on wind energy and NORCOWE, this international event aims at presenting the best on-going R&D on deep sea offshore wind farms, both […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese utility JERA has submitted the Planning Phase Environmental Impact Statement for an offshore wind project off Ishikari Bay in Japan. The planned offshore wind farm will be located at least 2.5km offshore from Ishikari and Otaru and is expected to include up to 65 turbines with a maximum generation capacity of 520 MW. JERA […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RWE Innogy has issued a new tender for the supply of 54 turbines for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm in German part of the North Sea. The tender follows a recent discovery of a technical issue on Senvion’s 5M and 6XM offshore turbines. In an email statement, Jagna Jera, RWE Innogy spokeswoman, said that […]

  • 15 July 2014
    R&D

    ClusterDesign and DTOC project partners will organize a workshop where the design tools for future offshore wind farms will be revealed. The workshop will take place on Wednesday 24 September 2014 in Amsterdam. The project partners have been working together to make designs more efficient and less damage-prone and will present their latest results. The workshop […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The Ontario Energy Association (OEA) is disappointed by the Ontario government’s decision not to proceed with offshore wind projects across the province. The government announced the decision on Friday, February 11, 2011. “We are concerned that this postponement and other recent decisions are sending signals that have the potential to deter future investment in energy […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Technology

    Cobham Technical Services is helping Colorado-based Boulder Wind Power (BWP) accelerate development of a radical new permanent magnet generator through use of advanced electromagnetic design software. Based on a permanent magnet, direct drive design, BWP’s generator uses a unique axial flux, air-core architecture that increases efficiency and reliability, and will ultimately reduce the cost of […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    SeaTwirl and Floating Power Plant have joined the Ocean Energy Scale-Up Alliance (OESA) which has been granted funding from the Interreg North Sea Region.

  • 23 September 2016
    Vessels

    Teras Offshore, in collaboration with Attollo Offshore, has secured a 16‐month charter contract with DONG Energy for its jack‐up accommodation rig Atlantic Amsterdam, which will support the construction of the Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK. Atlantic Amsterdam was mobilized to Race Bank from the port of Hirtshals in northern Denmark and has been on the location since 27 […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Taiwanese state-owned utility Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) has selected a consortium of Shinfox Energy Group and Teras Offshore to build the 300 MW TPC Changhua Phase II offshore wind project. The wind farm is expected to come online by September 2025 and will feature Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, Taipower said. According to Taipower, the consortium […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan started commercial operation on 27 December, according to JERA. The 128MW wind farm consists of the 8MW Formosa 1 Phase 1, inaugurated in May 2017, and the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 which was officially commissioned in November. Formosa 1 comprises two Siemens Gamesa 4MW turbines from the first phase […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    JERA is set to acquire a 49% equity interest in the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan, the Japanese utility revealed shortly after it had secured joint control over the project with Macquarie and Swancor. Macquarie will hold a 26% stake and Swancor will hold 25% of the 376MW wind project located offshore Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait. The […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ezion Holdings and Sinotrans & CSC Holdings have established a new company, Sinomarine & Teras Offshore Co., Ltd, dedicated to the offshore wind industry in China. The opening ceremony was held in Tianjin, China, on 28 June and was attended by guests from the Chinese government, officials from the Tianjin Dongjiang Free Trade Port Area, Chinese Port Authorities, IE […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Authorities

      The seemingly never-ending saga of Cape Wind continues to pack in the twists and turns. After years of debate, the massive offshore wind project near By Rav Casley Gera (cleantechnica) [mappress] Source: cleantechnica, January 02, 2012;

  • 18 February 2016

    UK consumers could save more than £2 billion if the Government’s planned renewable energy auctions are opened up to include a wider mix of technologies, according to a report published by Drax on 16 February. Drax, an electricity production and sales company also focused on biomass, informed that it commissioned NERA Economic Consulting and Imperial College […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind has been faced with a new foe. Namely, a newly formed group called the New England Ratepayers Association has written to the United States Department of Energy to disapprove Cape Wind’s USD 300 million loan guarantee which will, as NERA believes, stop Cape Wind development, writes the Union Leader. In his letter, Marc […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Vessels

    Ezion Holdings Limited, a Singapore-based provider of liftboats and service rigs has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with a Chinese state-owned enterprise to support offshore wind projects in China. Under the agreement, Ezion will support the unnamed state-owned company by using its service rigs for loading, construction, transportation and installation of wind turbines. In addition, Ezion will also provide the relevant […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Funding of more than £1 million has been awarded to a Scottish-based project that will help to determine the limits to tidal and wave energy extraction before potential environmental and ecological impacts occur. The three year EcoWatt2050 project, is coordinated by the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) and funded by the […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Business & Finance

    Electric Power Development (J-Power), JERA and Equinor have formed a consortium to together work towards developing offshore wind projects off the Akita Prefecture in Japan. The consortium will see the three companies evaluate and work towards submitting a joint bid in Japan’s first offshore wind auction. The auction is anticipated to start within the next […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the new energy legislation which calls for development of 1,600MW of offshore wind capacity by 2027 into law on Monday, 8 August. An Act Relative to Energy Diversity (H. 4568) requires utilities to competitively solicit and contract for approximately 2,800MW of offshore wind and hydro energy in the next decade. “Massachusetts […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities

    As MP Peter Hain describes the Severn Barrage project as ‘dead in the water’, Tom King considers where the Government’s energy priorities should really be: Peter Hain, who quit Labour’s frontbench to campaign for the Severn Barrage, has today announced the project is effectively dead in the water so long as the Coalition remains in […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has generated its first power. According to Ørsted, 10 out of 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines have been installed at the project site, while six units began generating power. Prior to commercial operation, each turbine goes through a power generation test which takes 10 to 14 days […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    ERA-Net Smart Grids Plus, an initiative of funding programmes from 21 European countries and regions, will open the second call for proposals for European transnational projects on smart grids on 18 April, offering over EUR 20 million in funding for RDD projects.    European RDD consortia are invited to submit project proposals by 15 June. This initiative will, […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Scottish ocean energy companies will be able to bid for a share of a new €7 million funding pot, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing will say today. At the Ocean Energy Conference in Paris, Mr Ewing will announce Scottish Enterprise will contribute £450,000 towards the first joint call of the Ocean Energy European Research Area Network […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    EUROPE risks losing its lead in marine energy to America unless the European Union finds urgent funds to support the fledgling industry, … By Dominic Jeff (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, June 20, 2011;

  • 23 March 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ten turbines at Tunoe Knob in Denmark mark the very beginning of the offshore era in Vestas. Built in 1995, they are the oldest Vestas turbines located offshore. Looking ahead properly sometimes also requires looking back. On the brink of a new era of offshore wind power plants and giant turbines, ten 500 kW turbines […]

  • 1 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    The renewable energy sector requires “urgent action” to ensure that it does not miss its “potential boom era” through a lack of long-term… [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, July 01, 2010;