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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;
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 […]
KIC InnoEnergy, the European company for innovation, education and business creation in sustainable energy, has nominated five innovators for the 2015 European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Awards. The winners will be announced at INNOVEIT 2015 in Budapest, Hungary on 6th May. “Our goal is to support innovation in Europe’s sustainable energy sector, and […]
Manufacturers looking to take advantage of the growth in the offshore wind market have received a £7m windfall of business support and capital funding. Bosses at the GROW:OffshoreWind service made the announcement at a recent supplier event to promote the £1.5bn Dudgeon Wind Farm project in Norfolk and immediately pointed to further investment in Hornsea […]
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate started reviewing the Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act, that would renew more than $80 billion in expired tax credits for two years, including the wind production tax credit (PTC) and investment tax credit (ITC). Yesterday, the vote on further advancing the bill was 53-40, as Republican Senators […]
ABB, which has over 30 years of wind power experience, released a video that shows its wind power solutions. The company says that it delivers wind economy in every wind energy project it is involved in. ABB developed the world’s first circuit breaker for high voltage direct current (HVDC), which brought the company to be […]