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  • 22 July 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of pin piles for the Formosa 2 jacket foundations have been offloaded at the Port of Taichung and are now waiting for installation, which is about to start soon.  Each of the pin piles – produced by EEW Korea, EEW KHPC and EEW Malaysia – is up to 78.9 metres long, has […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has completed confined space and structural inspection works at the Gunfleet Sands Windfarm Offshore Substation. The inspection was carried out on behalf of Transmission Investment and TC Gunfleet Sands OFTO Ltd. SMC Operations Director, Dean Coates, said: “We were extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with Transmission Investment on this […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    The Japanese government will submit a bill on offshore wind development to the National Diet on 22 January, according to Japan Times. Given that Japan does not have unified rules for offshore wind operations, the bill would bring more clarity within the industry as it specifies the rules.

  • 5 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. As for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project, SMC will work with SeaPlanner and local communications company Mercury Data Systems to deliver a comprehensive marine coordination solution. This will comprise the design, communications […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Some 1,500 offshore wind turbines have come out of their warranty and, as the offshore wind farm developers/ owners are now responsible for keeping them up and running, this is a whole new era for the industry, according to Bert van Dijk, Business Advisor Offshore Wind from Van Dijk E-Projects. 

  • 16 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Group is producing the steel pipe components for the 47 jacket foundations to be installed on the Formosa 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan. The production of the steel pipes for the jackets started in January at EEW Korea, EEW KHPC, and EEW Malaysia and is expected to be completed in October 2020. With a […]

  • 9 July 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    China Longyuan Power has settled in Guodian New Energy Technology Research Institute. The ceremony was held in Future Science and Technology City in Xiaotangshan, Changping District, Beijing on June 28, at which President of China Longyuan Power Li Enyi, Secretary of Party Leadership Group Huang Qun, and Vice President Zhang Baoquan were present. As a […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    W2Power, Spain’s first floating offshore wind platform, has officially been commissioned at the PLOCAN test site off Gran Canaria. The 1:6 scale multi-turbine platform started generating first kilowatts of electricity at the end of May at the Astican Shipyard before going to PLOCAN. W2Power is developed by a consortium in which EnerOcean is coordinating the full project and Ghenova […]

  • 31 May 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Spain’s first floating offshore wind platform, the W2Power, has started generating first kilowatts of electricity at the Astican Shipyard in Gran Canaria. The 1:6 scale multi-turbine platform will soon be transported to its final destination at PLOCAN’s test site off the Gran Canaria, project partner Ingeteam said. W2Power is a joint project of EnerOcean, Ghenova, Ingeteam, and […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    IBERDROLA invested €145 million in the field of Research and Development (R&D) in 2013, a 10% increase on the previous financial year. Most of the investment went to offshore wind power project, smart grids, clean generation and new technologies and business models. Thanks to this unwavering commitment to remaining at the forefront, the company has […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    JIFMAR Offshore Services’ shallow draft DP1 workboat JIF Breizh has completed operations at the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan, under a contract with Jan De Nul. The vessel, which was contracted and transported to Taiwan earlier this year, worked on export cable pull-in landfall Horizontal Direction Drilling (HDD) operations for three months. Within […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has selected six companies through its Launch Academy North East to receive investment for offshore wind technology development. OxraGrid, Origin Tech, Beluga Seatech, Utility AR, Wootzano and Build Stream are all developing innovative cleantech solutions to enhance the North East of England’s offshore wind supply chain and drive cost reduction […]

  • 11 November 2014
    R&D

    Researchers in the UCD School of Mathematical Sciences, in collaboration with Met Éireann, have created a new wind and wave atlas for Ireland for the period 2000-2012. The study was supported by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) through the Renewable Energy Research Development & Demonstration Programme. Ireland is uniquely placed in terms of […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 26 February 2013, in Seoul, the Korean Register of Shipping (KR) launched “Innovation KR” (iKR), a new subsidiary company established to manage all non-traditional work. iKR will undertake engineering, consulting and, in particular, a wide range of R&D activity aimed at new and renewable energies and environmental issues. The new subsidiary will operate from […]

  • 10 October 2017

    The second day of the Offshore WIND Conference, chaired by Mike Blanch – Associate Director at BVG Associates – started with this morning’s session called “Future forecast: reading the map”, which addressed the path and challenges on the offshore wind road towards 2023, as well as up to 2050 and beyond. 

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Wind Consultants Limited, part of Oslo-listed Aqualis ASA, expands its physical footprint and opens a new office in Hamburg, Germany. The new Hamburg office will be used as the operating base for the company’s growing client and project work based in the region, and will also provide a base for other Aqualis Group services […]

  • 25 April 2013

      Renewable energy is facing a new era, both globally and in the European context. Whilst renewable energy is foreseen to play a key role in all routes towards decarbonisation of energy economy, fundamental questions of how to bring renewable energy from marginal to mainstream remain to be addressed. There is currently no European renewable […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    US-based Tideland Signal Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire IMT B.V. Group of Companies, the Netherlands-headquartered developer of lighting, navigation and signalization products and systems for offshore, marine, construction and governmental sectors. By acquiring IMT, Tideland expands its product portfolio with: offshore wind farm lighting and signalization, helideck and circle-H signalization and lighting control systems, aids […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The ‘Offshore Wind Projects in Mid-Atlantic Region’ seminar is scheduled for Thursday, May 24 in Washington. Markian Melnyk (Atlantic Wind Connection) will detail the project of wind farms from northern New Jersey to southern Virginia to be built in phases over a 10-year period. Keith Harrington (Chesapeake Climate Action Network) will focus on the proposed wind farm in […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Vessels

    Damen has cut the first steel for two new fast crew supply (FCS) vessels ordered by Hung Hua Construction (HHC) for the Taiwanese offshore wind market. The two FCS 2710 class vessels, being built at Damen Shipyards Singapore, will be named Falcon I and Falcon II. HHC will use them to support Taiwan Power Company, for which it recently […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities

    Scottish economic and community development agency, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed a new director of energy and low carbon.

  • 14 August 2015

    Following the 2011 disaster at a nuclear plant in Fukushima, Japan reduced its reliance on nuclear energy and now depends heavily on expensive and imported energy, mainly deriving from finite sources. A group of students has came up with solution for offshore production, storage and transportation of renewable hydrogen called Jidai. “We have developed Jidai, […]

  • 17 November 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    One year ago the last of the twelve turbines of alpha ventus was assembled – completing Germany’s first offshore wind farm. Since the gradual commissioning of the turbines, the offshore test field has fed some 170 gigawatt hours of climate friendly power into the national power grid and has already achieved an balanced EROEI (Energy […]

  • 1 August 2013

    As of August 1st, USG Energy will continue operations under the name RedWave! A new name – the same professionals, service and energy! The sale of USG Energy was announced by USG People on February 28th 2013. The sale was made official on March 28th, following approval by the NMa (Dutch Competition Authority). This development […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Technology

    DHI has expanded its Metocean Data Portal with a new dataset to be used for offshore wind development in Japan, South Korea and elsewhere in the APAC region.

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has named Carrie Cullen Hitt as its first Executive Director and has welcomed GE Renewable Energy to the Board of Directors. “The Consortium is very fortunate to have Carrie Cullen Hitt accept the position as Executive Director. This leadership position will benefit from her extensive experience, background, […]