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  • 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 […]

  • 28 December 2011
    Ports & Logistics

    On 25 December MPI Discovery arrived at the Port of Esbjerg, where it will load wind turbines for the World’s largest offshore wind farm – London Array. Blue Water Shipping is agent on behalf of MPI Offshore, and is responsible for the loading of the wind turbines for London Array – all together 175 turbines […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S.-based Deepwater Wind and Vineyard Wind have submitted bids to develop offshore wind projects in Rhode Island as part of the state’s competitive request for proposals (RFP) issued in September.

  • 17 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has posted a photo showing the first wind turbine components destined for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm lined up at the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first 75m long blades, 378t nacelles and 37m long tower sections began their journey to Taiwan from Aalborg, Denmark, and Cuxhaven, Germany, on board three vessels. Formosa 1 Phase 2 will […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and project partners have held an inauguration ceremony for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Formosa 1 Phase 2 is an extension of the existing two-turbine Formosa 1 Phase 1 project, which was officially commissioned in April 2017. The 120MW project comprises 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines installed approximately 2 […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    All 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines have been installed at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. To remind, jack-up vessel Seajacks Zaratan installed the first turbine at the project site 6km off the west coast of the Miaoli district in the Taiwan Strait in July. Prior to commercial operation, each turbine goes through […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new era is coming for offshore wind in Europe. Investments in this industry are going to double in next ten years. It is the fastest rising industry at the moment. In 2010, approximately USD 82 billion investments in wind industry were recorded. There is a plan to reach USD 140 billion by 2020 and […]

  • 18 October 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The W2POWER prototype, the first multi-turbine wind floating platform in Spain designed by the Spanish company ENEROCEAN S.L., was decommissioned from the PLOCAN’s test site on 17 October. The testing of the 1:6 scale prototype was carried out between June and October with an aim to collect information from different parameters that will allow further development […]

  • 30 January 2014

    Many offshore wind farms have been faced, and will face a problem with the unexploded World War II-era ordnance. As the industry moves further out to sea, there is a growing demand for contractors, who will make sure that the offshore wind farm installation can proceed safely. Former British Army Major Simon Cooke has established […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dropsafe has secured a contract to provide its Net dropped object prevention system for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The system has already been installed on six out of the 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines at the 128MW offshore wind project. The design, made of SUS 316 Japanese stainless-steel, has been installed between the […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Since the Extraordinary General meeting held on 19 December 2014 which approved the acquisition by General Electric of Alstom’s Energy businesses, both companies have been working with regulators around the world to secure competition and regulatory authorisations. Approvals have already been granted in 15 countries. The European Commission has been looking at the impact of […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Orkney marine energy consultancies, Orcades Marine Management Consultants Ltd (OMMC), and Aquatera have formed Singapore based partnership with local company OceanPixel to provide marine operations planning, management and verification services.

  • 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 […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The EGS Group has completed a series of geotechnical campaigns on offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The DP2 geotechnical vessel Greatship Rachna, equipped with EGS’s EGSA-25 twin derrick geotechnical drilling rig, worked continuously for ten months in Taiwanese waters on three geotechnical campaigns for two separate clients. The first investigation was for Ørsted’s Greater Changhua […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    DHL Industrial Projects has delivered first wind turbine components for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm to the Taichung Port in Taiwan. The first three vessels have been loaded in Aalborg, Denmark, Cuxhaven, Germany, and Phu My, Vietnam. The vessels are carrying 75-metre blades, 378-tonne nacelles, and tower sections up to 37 metres long. The two vessels carrying blades […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul will set up a logistics and operations hub for the 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project in the Port of Taichung, Taiwan. Jan De Nul and a subsidiary of the Taiwan International Port Corporation (TIPC) signed a lease and operating agreement covering a total of around 15 hectares of land. […]

  • 31 July 2013

    In the wake of the first auction for the two federal lease areas offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts, Jonathan Peress, vice president and director of Clean Energy and Climate Change, Conservation Law Foundation emphasized his support. Peress said for Business & Real Estate: “(Today’s) auction is the harbinger of an exciting new era in the […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against three anti-nuclear groups, after they filed a petition against 20- year extension of the operating licence for the NextEra Energy Seabrook’s nuclear power plant, writes Newburyport News. Last year, Maryland-based Beyond Nuclear, Exeter’s Seacoast Anti-Pollution League and the New Hampshire Chapter of the Sierra Club […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Several offshore wind companies and organisations have already become members of the World Forum Offshore Wind’s (WFO’s) Floating Offshore Wind Committee, launched in February 2020. The latest ones to get onboard the committee are Japan’s utility company JERA, French wind energy industry association FEE, and Norwegian company Aker Solutions. The three new members join RWE, […]

  • 27 June 2012

    On 26 and 27 June, in Brussels, DCNS will participate in the 3rd annual Ocean Energy Association (EU-OEA) conference: Ocean Energy 2012. This convention represents an opportunity to discuss the latest developments in the field of marine energies in Europe for all the sector’s stakeholders. DCNS invites you to attend the conference entitled “reducing technology […]

  • 22 October 2019

    By João Metelo, CEO of Principle Power The first WindFloat Atlantic unit, with the turbine fully installed, has just sailed from Ferrol, Spain, towards its destination, 20 km off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal. It will soon be joined by two more units, which by the end of the year will produce […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW’s manufacturing facilities in Asia have produced half of the total of 188 pin piles for Taiwan’s Formosa 2 offshore wind farm. Formosa 2 will comprise 47 jacket foundations, with each jacket secured to the seabed with four pin piles. Each pin pile is up to 78.9 metres long, has an outside diameter of 2.4 metres, […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    CWind Taiwan has secured two crew transfer vessel (CTV) charters for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. CWind Taiwan secured a 90-day extension with Formosa Offshore Wind for the Taiwan-flagged Ocean Surveyor 3 in support of the project’s ongoing phase 1 maintenance requirements. The second contract was secured with Jan De Nul for […]

  • 30 June 2014

    The OCEANERA-NET programme has launched its new website. OCEANERA-NET is the Ocean Energy European Research Area Network (ERA-Net), a project funded by the European Union through the Framework Programme 7. The objective of OCEANERA-NET is to coordinate funding programmes between European countries and regions to support research and innovation in the ocean energy sector. Ocean […]

  • 25 June 2015

    Keith Anderson, CEO of ScottishPower Renewables, addressed the Renewable UK Global Offshore Wind Conference in London today. He called for stable regulation and close working between the industry and the Government in order to ensure that the UK gains the maximum benefits from the offshore wind power industry. In his speech, Keith Anderson said: “The […]

  • 16 April 2013

    The latest statistical data released by BTM of Denmark shows that, as of the end of 2012, China Longyuan Power continued to be the world’s second largest wind power operator with the installed capacity of 10,544MW, further narrowing the gap with the top wind power operator in the world. Iberdrola Renovables from Spain ranked first […]