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Shell Global Solutions International BV has officially joined the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), the Carbon Trust’s collaborative RD&D programme.
The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has issued a call for expressions of interest in its new innovation competition, aiming to develop and enhance black start capabilities for offshore wind turbines.
The Scottish Government has invested a further GBP 1.5 million in the Carbon Trust’s collaborative research, development and demonstration (RD&D) programme – the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA).
Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants (CERC) is currently working for the Carbon Trust to develop a mesoscale modelling approach to the investigation of offshore wind farm wake effects, as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) Programme. The main objective is to investigate the capability of a mesoscale modelling approach to estimating long-range wake effects from […]
Vattenfall has tied up a strategic collaboration with the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator, as part of the European energy company’s commitment to help drive down the cost of offshore wind power. Vattenfall, the owner of the second largest fleet of offshore wind farms in the world and one half of a joint venture partnership […]
Oldbaum Services, a leading wind energy consultancy have been selected to provide the LiDAR (Light Detecting And Ranging) instrumentation solution for the Offshore Wind Accelerator Wakes Measurement Campaign. Hosted and managed by E.On Climate and Renewables on behalf of the Carbon Trust and Offshore Wind Accelerator Partners, this project represents a major effort to fully […]
The Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator is a £40m collaborative RD&D project to reduce the costs of offshore wind by 10%. Run in partnership with 8 developers that have 30GW of licensed development capacity in the UK the team is working across four key areas; foundations, access, electrical systems and array design. The team […]
Solve the problem of accessing far-shore wind farms and you could land a £2 billion market opportunity. The competition closes at 1700 on 26... (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, November 05, 2010;
The Carbon Trust has launched tenders seeking pre and post-construction energy yield analysis and floating component exchange studies as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program. The first tender seeks companies and consortia to undertake a study to understand the different approaches in comparing pre-construction energy yield assessments to post-construction analysis in offshore wind. The key objective […]
The Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) plans to start a new industry competition next month with the aim of reducing emissions and fuel consumption in offshore wind vessels. OWA is now calling on the industry to respond to a Request for Information (RFI) to inform the scope of the competition. The RFI is the first […]
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The Fistuca BLUE 25M hammer has completed its offshore test in the Netherlands as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator BLUE PILOT project.
Vineyard Wind officials have visited the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant as part of efforts to explore its potential role in the construction of the company's 800MW offshore wind farm in Massachusetts, US.
Scottish government has awarded some GBP 2 million in funding to Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and, Energy Skills Partnership to support innovation across the offshore wind sector.
The UK government should establish a new 60 percent UK content target for British offshore wind projects, according to former UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon.
Vineyard Wind has applied for federal and state construction permits with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to construct a 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts.
UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, China’s Tus-Wind and TusPark Newcastle have signed a collaboration agreement to work together to advance offshore wind technology co-operation between the two nations.
The Carbon Trust has announced Wind Farm Control Trials (WFCT), a new project designed to demonstrate how effective implementation of control strategies can reduce the cost of offshore wind.
The Carbon Trust has selected Windar Photonics to supply LiDARs for a new project launched as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme.
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has announced a GBP 920,000 programme to advance offshore wind research in Scotland, based around its Levenmouth Demonstration Turbine.
The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator announced a new GBP 2.4 million project aiming to cut the cost of offshore wind by optimising the design of jacket foundations through improved fatigue standards and validation of faster testing and fabrication methods. Jacket foundations are set to become a more dominant design solution, as monopiles are unlikely […]
UK's Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry Nick Hurd announced GBP 28 million in funding for a series of energy innovation projects. The funding boost will be invested in smart systems, industrial energy reduction and offshore wind, Hurd said. A portion of the funds was set aside for the Offshore Wind Innovation Hub […]
The Carbon Trust and the Business Network for Offshore Wind, the US-based offshore wind supply chain organisation, have agreed to collaborate on supporting the development of the offshore wind sector in North America. The organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which details activities that the Carbon Trust and the Business Network for Offshore Wind will […]
DONG Energy, RWE, E.ON, Iberdrola, Vattenfall, Statoil, SSE, EnBW and Statkraft have joined Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, bringing in GBP 6.4 million (approx. EUR 7.5 million) to help reduce the cost of offshore wind power below GBP 100/MWh by 2020. The fund of EUR 7.5 million that the companies will jointly invest in […]
The Scottish Government has awarded GBP 1.5 million (approx. EUR 2 million) of funding to the Carbon Trust to support its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) research and design programme. The Carbon Trust will fund projects in regard to floating offshore wind technology in Scotland, international collaboration on efficiency of Scottish offshore wind projects, and knowledge sharing on innovation and […]
Energy cable systems provider Prysmian Group has gained verification of its 66kV cable system technology for offshore wind inter-array networks. “This new qualification milestone is a further advance along our path towards the development of innovative, sustainable and cost effective cable solutions for the offshore renewable power industry,” said Raul Gil, Prysmian PowerLink Chief Operating Officer. “Prysmian is both […]