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The Flushing-based BOW Terminal has definitively decided to expand its future offshore wind activities with a new logistics hub in the northern part of Groningen, the Netherlands, following an agreement to purchase a total of 22ha of land in Eemshaven.
International energy company innogy and Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT have signed a Letter of Intent to jointly investigate the opportunities and challenges of offshore wind cross-border interconnectors across a North Sea Wind Power Hub system. Sea.
US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has indicated its interest in establishing a hub on the Brooklyn waterfront to support its South Fork Wind Farm and future projects off New York, subject to necessary approvals.
ScottishPower has officially opened its new headquarters in Glasgow in the presence of Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.
The Port of Taichung has been identified as the optimal port to support offshore wind farm construction works in Taiwan, according to a review carried out by the Executive Yuan and the country’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in coordination with relevant industry representatives.
The British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai has launched a UK-China hub for offshore wind.
Northeast Wind Resource Center has updated the Offshore Wind Hub, a virtual resource library containing federal and state reports and documents on legislation, assessments, and policy related to offshore wind in the United States, from Maine south to Georgia. The Offshore Wind Hub now contains state summaries for Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The updated […]
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has kicked of a search for underdeveloped waterfront sites within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that could be acquired and potentially improved through private investment to become suitable facilities to support near-term and long-term offshore wind activities. MassCEC is now seeking proposals from an engineering team with the necessary expertise to […]
Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME inaugurated its new office in Bremen, Germany, on Monday, 17 October. The Bremen office currently employs around 100 people. It will serve as the headquarters for the company’s operations in Germany, and for its subsidiaries – Nordsee Nassbagger-und Tiefbau and GeoSea. The Bremen team is currently involved in the construction of the 396MW Merkur offshore […]
DONG Energy has decided not to invest in a GBP 450 million offshore wind hub at the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) in the Humber after a recent report showed that UK east coast ports have the capability to support the pipeline of offshore wind projects which will be built out in the North Sea in […]
Representatives from the Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port have used the International Week of Transport and Logistics to provide an update on the expansion project which is expected to turn the port into a link between factories in the region and future offshore wind farms. At this event, Jean-Pierre Chalus, CEO of Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port, made a presentation […]
A £5 million investment in a new lock system at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Grimsby will make its Royal Dock more attractive to energy companies looking to base their offshore wind operations and maintenance activities at the port. The project forms part of an agreement between ABP and DONG Energy, which is building […]
The Mayor of Hedon, Councillor John Dennis, has warned that the manufacturing facilities in Hull, planned by Siemens, could have a negative impact on the countryside. Mr. Dennis has pointed out that he is not against the project itself, but that its impact in terms of emissions, noise and industrialization of the area has to […]
In an interview for Bloomberg, Scotland’s Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced intention of reducing corporate tax levied by the UK with an aim of bringing more investors in the oil and gas industry and laying foundations for fast-tracked development of offshore wind power. “The budget was difficult for us. Oil and gas producers want stability […]
POLITICIANS from all the major parties today give their backing the Yorkshire Post campaign to create a manufacturing hub for wind turbines… [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, May 03, 2010;
As reported recently, the upcoming offshore wind tender in the Netherlands will also have a zero-subsidy round, just like the one before it. According to Hans Timmers, Chairman of the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), the level of the electricity price, growing market and stable demand and supply make up the grounds for holding a subsidy-free tender.
Keeping pace with offshore wind is not only on top of the list for the supply chain that delivers its products and services to the fast-growing industry, but also for the sector in its entirety in terms of people working in it and the need for (more) offshore wind professionals.
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Aon is currently involved in several developments of offshore wind projects. Peter van den Brink, Aon Risk Solutions’ Industry Director for Energy and Marine Logistics in the Netherlands, sees challenges and opportunities in this fast-evolving market.
Offshore wind will be extremely important to Red7Marine going forward, and the new Eurojack 3923 barge is seen as an ideal bridge to renewable energy industry, Nick Offord, Managing Director at Red7Marine, said.
Vattenfall’s three Danish offshore wind projects are progressing on schedule following the order of wind turbines from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Gunnar Groebler, Senior Vice President Business Area Wind at Vattenfall, said.
A Dutch start-up Offshore Wind Innovators is gaining momentum and has reached its goal to attract 100 companies to join the network by year-end, as Martin Weissmann, Innovation Manager at Offshore Wind Innovators, hoped for.
Zero subsidy offshore wind projects leave the actual electricity price as the only source of income and it is quite difficult for traditional investors such as banks to finance these projects, because that would mean that the banks lending the money must agree to take on the merchant risk, said Christoph Mertens, CEO Summit Renewable Power Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation.
Senvion plans to launch a prototype of the 10MW+ offshore wind turbine by late 2019 or early 2020, Jörg Philp, Head of Sales Offshore at Senvion, said.
The Netherlands is serious about renewables and has ambitious plans for the development of offshore wind capacity which could lead to the country becoming one of the largest markets for offshore wind, Jasper Vis, Country Manager for Ørsted Netherlands (formerly DONG Energy Netherlands), said.
Oilfield Machinery Ltd (OilMac) has announced that it will set up an East Coast Centre for Energy Logistics (ECCEL) to support offshore wind farms in the North East UK. The centre will launch its new heavy lift division, OM Heavy Lift, into the offshore wind sector, according to the company.