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Offshore Wind Innovators, a community for companies active in the Dutch offshore wind industry, has added two new challenges to the latest Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge. In the new round, Van Oord is seeking a robust and cost-effective solution to reduce noise emissions at sea during offshore piling by optimizing the pressure control of the Big Bubble […]
The Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) is launching a new initiative aimed at giving Scottish businesses a head start in developing offshore wind products and services with the help of academic expertise. The initiative features the Energy Technology Partnership (ETP), an alliance of 13 Scottish universities offering resources in energy technology development to provide developers with access to academics and […]
Swedish energy group Vattenfall and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have formed an alliance to allow offshore wind innovators the opportunity to test and demonstrate new technology in real-world operating conditions at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen.
Offshore Wind Innovators, a community for companies active in the Dutch offshore wind industry, has launched a tailor-made package of financial services for SMEs to increase private investment opportunities and help bring their innovations to the market.
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.
Offshore Wind Innovators announced the Offshore Wind Innovators Award 2017 winners at the Netherlands Offshore Wind Q-meeting organized by Siemens and Van Oord on 6 December.
The jury of the Offshore Wind Innovation Award 2017 has announced ECE Offshore, Next Ocean and Jules Dock as three finalists for the most appealing innovation in offshore wind.
Offshore Wind Innovators, a community for companies active in the Dutch offshore wind industry, has launched its first ever innovation award.
The UK-based Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched the Offshore Wind Innovation Competition, which calls on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to apply with technological solutions for specific industry innovation challenges and connects them with potential investors and clients.
Companies hoping to win contracts in the GBP 25 billion UK offshore wind farm investment must be innovative and cut their costs to be part of it, over 250 supply chain representatives heard during an event to celebrate Offshore Wind Week held in Lowestoft. Businesses supplying services, products and skills to help meet the target of […]
The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland, is calling for innovators to bring their... (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, May 19, 2011;
Offshore Wind Innovators, a community for companies active in the Dutch offshore wind industry, has opened the new edition of Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge for applications. In the first challenge of the competition, Deutsche Windtechnik is seeking a device or method to measure the present stress within the elongated bolt, without knowing the initial length of […]
Offshore Wind Innovators, a community for companies active in the Dutch offshore wind industry, is launching the second edition of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge in May. The Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge aims to accelerate applied innovations in the offshore wind industry and is open for companies that are looking for an innovative solution to the technical […]
The UK government is investing GBP 26.6 million to build micro-robots, including flying and underwater versions, which, among other uses, will inspect and maintain offshore wind turbines.
Offshore Wind Innovators has launched a new innovation challenge developed for Dutch small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), start-ups and students to offer innovative offshore wind solutions to local corporates.
The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub (OWIH) has launched a guide to the future priorities and opportunities for innovation that will help the sector achieve the goal of having 30GW of offshore wind capacity in the UK by 2030.
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is inviting UK companies to apply for the GBP 19 million InnovateUK funding for novel technologies that can service the offshore renewables sector.
Three Scottish innovators are testing sensor technology that could be deployed on offshore wind farms on the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Levenmouth offshore wind demonstration turbine in Fife.
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.
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.
Sharing technologies and solutions between the growing offshore wind industry and the space, defence and oil & gas sectors will be the theme of an event at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft. Lessons learned in the more mature industries to help the developing offshore wind business across the UK will be aired by experts at the event which will […]
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 […]
A new funding of GBP 57.5 million was announced for the UK’s energy and infrastructure, biomedical and quantum technology sectors, with GBP 28 million set aside for innovation in infrastructure systems and first of a kind deployment of innovation, both including offshore wind projects. A series of competitions will open over the next 2 weeks and be run […]
ECN has reported that EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR performs in compliance with the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) of the Carbon Trust’s roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. In October 2015, the EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy completed a 6-month validation campaign next to the IEC-compliant IJmuiden offshore meteorological mast in the North Sea. The campaign has been carried […]
A new Carbon Trust report, launched yesterday by Minister for Energy Fergus Ewing MSP at Global Offshore Wind 2015 conference, sets out the current state of the floating wind industry and identifies key technical barriers that need to be addressed to make it a commercial reality. The study, commissioned by the Scottish Government, is the most […]
EOLOS LiDAR, one of KIC InnoEnergy's start-up projects, won the EIT Innovators Award at last weeks’ InnovEIT conference being held in Budapest. This award recognises teams made up from across the KIC communities that have developed a product that has the potential to have a significant societal and economic impact. The business, the Barcelona based creator […]