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  • 8 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

    HeliOffshore, a safety-focused association for the offshore helicopter industry, has formed a new work group to focus the implementation of its safety strategy with regard to offshore wind farm support.

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based Global Maritime has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a number of Taiwanese organisations to develop closer cooperation on offshore wind technologies including marine warranty surveys, inspections and testing services.

  • 26 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark Makes Room for Testing 330m Tall Wind Turbines Danish Government has approved the expansion of the national wind turbine test centres in Østerild and Høvsøre. Four new sites will be added, facilitating testing of turbines of up to 330 metres. BNEF: 237MW of Floating Offshore Wind by 2020 The world could see as much […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The results of the latest Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round have shown that offshore wind has now become the cheapest source of electricity in the UK, RenewableUK said. RenewableUK estimates that the 5.5GW of offshore wind projects selected in the CfD Allocation Round 3 will support over 7,000 jobs on the six projects and […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Today, the Port of Esbjerg is hosting Siemens Wind Power’s official presentation of its first customised “roll on/roll off ” (RoRo) transport vessel, Rotra Vente. “We look forward to seeing the vessels frequently at the Port, where we are currently building two new RoRo ramps and expanding our piers to accommodate even more vessels,” the Port […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Energy Ocean International will be host to the United States Senator for Rhode Island, Sheldon Whitehouse, who will kick-off the 10th Annual Conference at 9:45 a.m. EST on Monday, June 10th. The Energy Ocean International Conference and Exhibition, which will be held June 10-12, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, Rhode Island, has been […]

  • 24 April 2014

    With a month to go before All-Energy 2014, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, opens in Aberdeen (Wednesday 21- Thursday 22 May) the international renewables community is busy making its travel plans. “All-Energy really brings the global world of renewables together,” says Event Director, Jonathan Heastie of Reed Exhibitions. “With exhibitors from 20 […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish government is proposing to build two energy islands in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030 in its Climate Action Plan. The plan includes using the Bornholm island in the Baltic Sea as a 2 GW energy island, as well as establishing a 2 GW artificial energy island in the North Sea that […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Environment

      The NFFO West Coast Committee has made substantial progress in establishing a working dialogue with the growing marine renewables interests in the Irish Sea, following a period of soured relations and misunderstandings. The Committee observed at its recent meeting in Morecambe on 29th March that a new era of dialogue had opened up. The […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) has opened today at the Convention Centre Dublin. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), in association with the European Ocean Energy Association have organised this event. Around 900 international experts and world-leading companies in ocean energy from Australia, Europe and the United States have gathered in […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has kicked off construction works in Taiwan for the 376 MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm. Nearshore and onshore construction works have started at the landfall site in Miaoli County and Taichung port, Jan De Nul said. Offshore installation works will commence later this year. At the landfall site in Miaoli County, […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    All 20 foundation monopiles built for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 have left the EEW SPC yard in Germany onboard two heavy load transport vessels and are en route to Taichung port in Taiwan, Jan De Nul said. Now that these components for the offshore construction are mobilized, the actual installation operations on site can be kicked […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc is getting right behind Swansea Bay’s bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2017. “Swansea has a proud history, amazing people and strong cultural traditions all of its own. We would love to see that showcased to the world during the 2017 Year of Culture at the same […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Gamesa’s shareholders representing 99.75% of the company’s share capital ratified the merger with Siemens Wind Power during an Extraordinary General Meeting held in Zamudio, Spain, on 25 October. Through this transaction, Gamesa will absorb Siemens’s wind power assets in exchange for newly-issued shares in Gamesa. Siemens will own 59% of the new company, while Iberdrola will retain […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Crown Estate published a report today, one of the largest of its kind, which compares the data used from satellites against that of meteorological data gathered by offshore masts, which are both used to inform investment and design decisions for offshore wind farms.  The ‘UK MERRA offshore validation’ study provides fresh insight into whether […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anbaric has entered into an agreement with Commercial Development Company (CDC) to launch a center dedicated to offshore wind on the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant in Massachusetts, U.S. The USD 650 million Anbaric Renewable Energy Center follows CDC’s plan to transform the former power plant site into a logistics port, manufacturing hub and […]

  • 13 January 2015

    Rémi Gruet has been appointed CEO of Ocean Energy Europe – the trade association for ocean renewable energy. Gruet joined Ocean Energy Europe as Policy & Operations Director last year and succeeds Dr Sian George, who was appointed to oversee the reinvention of the association as Ocean Energy Europe in 2012. Gruet will be tasked […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection

    Renewable generation capacity increased by 152 gigawatts (GW) or 8.3% during 2015, the highest annual growth rate on record, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Capacity Statistics 2016 finds that as of the end of 2015, 1,985GW of renewable generation capacity existed globally. “Renewable energy deployment continues to […]

  • 25 March 2013

    At the dawn of a new era in offshore support vessels, SHC Wavedancer™ provides a world-first with its new patents pending design making it the only vessel on the world capable of transforming from a high speed catamaran to a semi-submersible platform. This innovation has enormous global potential for use in the offshore energy markets, […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide GBP 500 million loan for a GBP 1.2 billion Caithness Moray transmission network project aimed at improving connections between offshore renewable energy schemes in the north of Scotland and the national power network. The new investment includes a new 1,200 megawatt subsea cable between Spittal in Caithness and Blackhillock […]

  • 5 December 2013

    With everyone looking forward to a new era of business, the main feeling at Offshore 2014 this year was one of optimism and huge excitement. Business is still quite slow. But future plans look bright with turbine manufacturers getting their offshore products ready, and marine infrastructure is ready to support the growth. Jussi Vanhanen, marketing […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has met with the supplier industry in Norway to discuss cost-effective solutions for floating offshore wind farms on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Equinor got together with Global Center of Expertise (GCE) NODE companies in Agder to talk about finding cost-optimal solutions related to designing floating foundations for turbines in the 10-15MW range. Additionally, the meetings were […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Firms hoping to install wind turbines off the New Jersey coast increased lobbying-related spending 234 percent from USD 261,664 in 2017 to USD 874,679 in 2018, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. Several firms ramped up their lobbying activity in 2018 in anticipation of the deep sea “gold rush” that will create […]

  • 26 October 2012

    The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has announced the election of the following industry professionals to its Board of Directors for 2012-2013 at the organization’s Annual General Meeting in Toronto Oct. 16: Adarsh Mehta, Director of Development, Acciona Wind Energy Canada – Ms. Mehta has been involved in the wind industry for the past 14 […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Environment

    Ørsted and Equinor are spearheading a new Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition established to represent the offshore wind sector in the global dialogue on climate action. The Action Coalition also includes CWind, Global Marine Group, JERA, MHI Vestas, Mainstream Renewable Power, Shell, Siemens Gamesa, TenneT, and The Crown Estate. The goal of the coalition is […]