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  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power has unveiled a new brand identity and logo as part of a rebranding initiative that embodies the company’s new stage in the deployment and commercialization of its floating wind technology.

  • 20 November 2014

    ABS Group,provider of technical solutions to support safe and reliable operations for high-performance assets in the energy and marine industries, has been selected as the Certified Verification Agent (CVA) for the Block Island Wind Farm Project off of Rhode Island, which is anticipated to be one of the first operational wind farms in the US. […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the owner of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm, has achieved a financial close on a refinancing of its senior debt facilities. The refinancing comprises primarily commercial bank debt and also includes an institutional tranche. Several of the project’s original lenders have remained in the refinancing and the project has […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Investment in renewable energy rose from GBP 3.1 billion to a record GBP 6.6 billion in 2016, with offshore wind representing the bulk of the investment value according to data gathered for UK law firm TLT’s Renewable Energy Finance report with industry analysts Clean Energy Pipeline (CEP).

  • 1 September 2015

    The 2015 Rhode Island Clean Energy Jobs Report states that Rhode Island’s clean energy economy currently supports nearly 10,000 jobs and suggests that the state is expected to add approximately 1,600 new clean energy jobs over the next year. The report, funded by the OER in partnership with Commerce RI and produced by BW Research […]

  • 2 October 2017

    The offshore wind giant DONG Energy has changed its name to Ørsted, following the sale of its upstream oil and gas business to INEOS on 29 September and the decision to shift to green energy. While the acronym DONG, which stands for Dansk Olie og Naturgas (Danish Oil and Natural Gas), went in line with the company’s business in the past, the name no longer fits the renewable energy player. 

  • 29 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has completed the EPCI scope for foundations, power cables, and scour protection on the Formosa 1 (Phase 2) offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jan De Nul engineered, procured, and installed twenty offshore wind turbine foundations consisting of a monopile and transition piece with a grouted connection. Around the monopile foundations, 56,000 tonnes […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    The integration of approximately 60% of renewables into the European electricity system will be feasible by 2030, but will come with an extensive expansion of infrastructure, including transmission and distribution networks as well as conventional backup generation, DNV GL said. The challenges of grid integration of renewables can be mitigated by a number of technical […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited Chairman, Grant J Mooney, releases the following statement for the shareholders: Since we last met in 2011, Carnegie has continued to progress towards development of the Perth Wave Energy Project off Garden Island, here in Western Australia. In an era when global financial markets are reluctant to support investments in emerging […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Statnett, TenneT and KfW have agreed to develop an electricity interconnector between Germany and Norway with a goal to have it operational by 2018. The project is a key to further development of the North-European power grid, and of high priority to the partners. Statnett is the Norwegian Transmission System Operator (TSO) and owner of […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    DemoWind, the Offshore Wind European Research Area Network (ERA-NET) Cofund, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, launched a Joint Call 2015 on 25th February 2015.  DemoWind offers the opportunity for project consortia to participate in its first Joint Call this year for collaborative offshore wind demonstration projects. The total funding available for the DemoWind Joint Call 2015 projects is […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announces the appointment of Mr John Leggate, CBE, FREng to its Board of Directors as a non-executive director. Scottish-born and London-based, Mr Leggate is a highly experienced oil and gas and venture capital industry executive. He worked for over twenty seven years for BP, most recently as the Group Chief Information […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has been working with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) tariff department for months to determine the feed-in tariff for offshore wind, and the discussions between the two agencies are nearly finalised.  It is said that inter-tidal projects will enjoy a tariff of RMB 0.85 (USD 0.14) per kilowatt hour while the nearshore […]

  • 22 October 2018

    The ninth annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) is starting today, 22 October, at Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

  • 10 October 2017

    Sometimes, one can be reading a map only to end up in space, which is not a bad thing at all if that is where they want to go. However, we ought to make sure where we are and which road we need to take to reach our “outer space” goals. Luckily, the second day of the Offshore Wind Conference (OWC) in Amsterdam gathered speakers who can guide us through the offshore wind journey.  

  • 23 February 2016

    DemoWind is now accepting Stage 1 (Outline) proposal submissions for the Joint Call 2016, launched on 16 February. Interested parties can create an account, add consortium partners and submit an outline proposal for their DemoWind 2 projects. Stage 1 proposals will be accepted up until 2pm CET on 5 May, 2016. DemoWind 2 is a European […]

  • 8 February 2013

    Up to 500 delegates at a major energy conference near Norwich next month will discuss how the East of England is establishing itself as a global highway for the industry. EEEGR’s SNS2013 Sea of Opportunity Conference will look not only at local supply chain opportunities but how the windpower and gas resources are persuading worldwide […]

  • 4 May 2020

    China Merchant Heavy Industry (CMHI) has ordered 6 × MAN 12V32/44CR main engines for Jan De Nul’s 5,000-tonne floating installation crane vessel Les Alizés. Les Alizés will be built at CMHI’s shipyard in Jiangsu province, eastern China, and is scheduled for delivery in 2022. Lex Nijsen, Head of Four-Stroke Marine Sales – MAN Energy Solutions, […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Last week, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez visited Steel Pier in Atlantic City, where it was officially announced that Fishermen’s Energy will receive up to $47 million in federal grants over the next four years from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wind Program for its Atlantic City Wind Farm offshore wind energy demonstration pilot project. Senator Menendez discussed the […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    E.ON has today announced that Newhaven port would be the operations and maintenance base for its proposed Rampion Offshore Wind Farm if the development is granted approval.  The decision has been made following a rigorous technical assessment of both Newhaven and Shoreham Ports. The move could create up to 85 full time permanent jobs with […]

  • 25 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    ZephIR Lidar has launched a research programme for Research Institutes. The Lidar Research Programme provides Research Institutes with the ability to apply for a complimentary loan of the latest generation ZephIR 300 lidar (including technical support and guidance) with the objective of demonstrating the effective use of wind lidar in varying applications. ZephIR was the […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A consortium of partners led by Principle Power has been awarded a USD 3.6 million grant from the U.S Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop, validate and operate DIGIFLOAT, the world’s first digital twin software tailored to floating offshore wind applications. This digital twin model will be a real-time, high-fidelity numerical […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind will request a superseding order from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to overturn denial of the project’s application before the Edgartown Conservation Commission. As reported earlier, the Edgartown Conservation Commission denied the permit for cables that would connect the first large-scale US offshore wind farm to the grid in […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Japanese offshore wind-power resources have been largely overlooked but have tremendous potential, and can viably contribute to baseload power demand in the country’s post-nuclear era, according to a report released by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

  • 26 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    European wind turbine manufacturer Areva intends to bring wealth and jobs to the East of England even though it has ruled out the region for its new UK factory. Speakers from the energy group said this week they wanted to work closely with the region’s supply chain because of the offshore expertise and ports in […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

     Scotland has signed an international co-operation agreement with the Basse-Normandie region in France, to develop closer working between the two geographies in the field of marine energy. Scotland is currently a global leader in the development of wave and tidal energy, which it’s estimated could be worth a potential £1billion to the Scottish economy by […]