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The floating crane Asian Hercules III has installed the first of eleven suction bucket jacket foundations on Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.
DNV GL has appointed Peter Brun as Global Offshore Wind Segment Leader. At the new position, Brun will be responsible for alliance building, stakeholder management and promoting offshore wind development. Brun held the role of Vice Chairman at WindEurope (former EWEA) and Global Wind Energy Council between 2009 and 2013, and was the Chairman of the Danish […]
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 30MW Hywind Scotland, the world's first commercial-scale floating wind farm, performed better than expected in its first three full months in production, Statoil, the operator of the wind farm said.
EnBW has selected the WINDEAcare medical care concept to be used during the construction of the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.
The Netherlands-headquartered offshore wind O&M and IRM specialist, C-Ventus, opened an office in the OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft, UK, in January. Following the announcement, Offshore WIND spoke with the company’s Managing Director Hans Reinigert, Peter van Veen Commercial Manager in the Netherlands, and Jeremy Hardin, who has been appointed as the Commercial Manager at C-Ventus UK.
HR Wallingford and the University of Rostock are conducting a research on the development of scour on offshore substation jacket foundations located in the German part of the North Sea.
SAL Heavy Lift’s crane vessel Svenja has delivered 12 monopile foundations for the Hornsea Project One wind farm to the Able Seaton Port on the River Tees.
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.
Denmark's DTU Wind Energy and Norway's Sintef Energi A/S have signed a Memorandum of Understanding as the first step towards a strong partnership on offshore wind energy R&D.
Marine Scotland has awarded a contract to ABPmer to prepare the necessary scoping documents to support the development of floating wind and/ or other possible deep water technologies in Scottish waters.
The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the European Subsea Cable Association (ESCA) have jointly developed a desk note to assist the subsea cable sector with marine licence applications.
As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.
On 4 January, Global Wind Service (GWS) celebrated ten years since it was founded. The company, now employing 600 people, worked on over 300 projects in 35 countries and has local business units in ten countries.
Peter Terium, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of innogy SE, is leaving the company with immediate effect in agreement with the Supervisory Board.
Floating crane Asian Hercules III has arrived to Peterhead Port to transfer and install suction bucket foundations on Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
The Able Group has upgraded its Able Seaton Port facility on the River Tees, UK, in order to offer facilities for a wider range of activities, including offshore wind installations.
Norwegian energy company Statoil has awarded a contract to Younicos to deliver a 1MW battery system that will be connected to Hywind Scotland, the world's first commercial floating wind farm.
Providing offshore wind developers with the best modelling data possible in the early stages of project development translates into significant cost reductions, according to Dr. Thor Ugelvig Petersen, Head of Department Ports & Offshore Technology at DHI Group.
An initiative led by the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) is investigating how to cut offshore wind costs even more by looking at how offshore services can be shared with the oil & gas sector, including supply vessels and helicopters, like in Dutch waters.
Bladt Industries reported that it had fabricated its 100th jacket foundation, stating that the company is now first in the world to complete the fabrication of 100 offshore jacket foundations.
Orga has provided aviation obstruction lighting solution for Statoil's 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world's first commercial floating wind farm.
The TetraSpar floating wind foundation, brought forward by Henrik Stiesdal – a Danish inventor and former Chief Technology Officer at Siemens Wind Power – has won a DKK 9 million grant (approx. EUR 1.2 million).
Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started delivering electricity to the Scottish grid and the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opened the wind farm on 18 October.
Marine Energy Event, held on October 11, 2017, as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2017 in Amsterdam, gathered a great number of industry experts who discussed the latest in marine energy with a focus on conditions for commercial success which was also the topic of this year’s event.
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.