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  • 25 July 2018
    Authorities

    On Tuesday, 24 July, the Irish government approved a new scheme that will support renewable energy projects through a series of auction, with the first competitive process scheduled to take place in 2019 and set to deliver ‘shovel ready’ projects.

  • 2 December 2019
    Authorities

    Ireland has revealed details of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction which has received government approval as the country looks to move to 70% renewable electricity by 2030. RESS is an auction-based scheme which invites renewable electricity projects, including offshore wind, to bid for capacity and receive a guaranteed price for the electricity they […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Geoquip AS has completed a geotechnical survey campaign at the Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland. The month-long campaign complements the geophysical survey completed by Alpha Marine in August last year. Data collected during these surveys contributes to the foundation design, as well as also the future wind farm layout. According to Parkwind, the outbreak […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    If approved, the surveys would start in the summer of 2020 with a geophysical survey and run until 2024 when the final geotechnical campaigns and the final engineering is completed.

  • 25 July 2018

    SSE has welcomed the approval of the new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) in Ireland, however, the company said it had concerns that the potential size of the future individual auctions outlined in the RESS design “may be too small to allow large-scale offshore wind projects to commercially progress forward.”

  • 2 January 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of December 2019. Turbines Wanted for 900MW German Offshore Wind Farm EnBW He Dreiht GmbH is seeking a turbine supplier for the 900MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Ming Yang Rolls Out First 10MW Turbine Nacelle China’s Ming […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The consultancy company Navigant has delivered a report to Irish transmission system operator EirGrid, which will help determine the best grid development policy model for Ireland. Eirgrid commissioned the report from Navigant after being directed by the Irish government to develop an Options Paper on offshore grid models. Along with the report, the Irish government […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ireland needs to install 1 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2025 if it is to meet the new Irish government’s target of 5GW of installed offshore wind by 2030, SSE Renewables said. Paul Cooley, Director of Capital Projects at SSE Renewables, told the Energy Ireland ‘Offshore Energy Conference’ that the new Coalition Government’s […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ireland is the only European Union country with an Atlantic coastline that is not developing its offshore wind resource, which is not only placing the country at an economic and competitive disadvantage, but also results in missing out on a large number of associated economic and social benefits, according to the latest report from KPMG.

  • 25 May 2015

    Events such as the EWEA OFFSHORE that took place in March, are providing excellent opportunities to hear all about the latest developments and challenges to overcome in the vibrant industry that is offshore wind. But reading and hearing is one thing… Experiencing the real thing is another. To give Offshore WIND and the articles we write as […]

  • 15 August 2013

    Renewable energy developer Renewable Energy Systems Ltd (RES) started over 30 years ago and nowadays the company has around 1,000 employees working world wide from 100 offices, in 10 different countries. The company’s portfolio includes 127 projects, both on and offshore, worth 7.5GW. Most of these projects are done in joint ventures but 700MW is […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    While Vattenfall’s Danish nearshore wind farms – Vesterhav Syd and Nord – will power numerous light bulbs, the developer has requested permission from the authorities to reduce the night-time light markings on the wind turbines themselves.

  • 2 April 2014

    Tocardo Tidal Turbines, Dutch producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, will exhibit its expertise at the Hannover Messe from April 6 to 11. Invited by Top Sector Energy and FME, Tocardo will, together with nine other clean energy companies, participate in the themed exhibition entitled Holland: Sustainable Urban Delta in Hall 16. The exhibition […]

  • 14 April 2013

    HANNOVER MESSE 2013 drew to a successful close on Friday. “Over the past several days, the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology has underscored its role as a key driver of the fourth industrial revolution,” commented Dr. Jochen Köckler, member of the Managing Board at Deutsche Messe AG. “Exhibitors and visitors alike have given […]

  • 10 December 2010

    Statements of community benefit would have to accompany applications for onshore and offshore wind farms under proposals from the Scottish…   By Robert Boddy (planningresource) [mappress] Source: planningresource, December 10, 2010

  • 25 June 2012
    Environment

    The rise of ocean infrastructure development to tap energy sources such as tides, offshore wind and natural gas will require more pile driving, the practice of pounding long, hollow steel pipes called piles into the ocean floor to support energy turbines and other structures. But pile driving creates loud, underwater booms that can harm fish […]

  • 2 October 2012

    With the Offshore Wind Messe- und Veranstaltungs GmbH, Bremen, the Windallianz has gained a new partner, which complements the industry network established in October 2011 in an ideal way. The Bremen-based company is the organizer of the Windforce, Germany’s first offshore fair, which had about 260 exhibitors when it was organized for the first time […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr Ian Mays, RES Group’s CEO since its beginnings in 1981, will retire at the end of October to be succeeded by Ivor Catto, former CEO of Hyder Consulting. Catto will join RES in May as deputy CEO and will be based at RES’ headquarters in Kings Langley. He will assume the role of CEO on 1 […]

  • 21 May 2015

    RES has signed a five-year framework agreement with Statkraft to provide engineering and project management support to its portfolio of projects. The scope of the partnership covers project management, package management, engineering, engineering management and technical input. The focus is on current UK projects, with the possibility of extending to span a European brief too. […]

  • 29 May 2014

    RES Offshore will exhibit at Seawork 2014, on the Team Humber Marine Alliance stand (B83). RES Offshore is a provider of integrated development, engineering, construction and Administration, Operations, & Maintenance (AO&M) services for utility-scale offshore renewable energy projects. Its in-house expertise includes resource measurement and prediction, performance optimisation, environmental and consenting capabilities, front-end engineering design, equipment procurement, construction […]

  • 8 June 2015

    RES has signed an agreement with Blue Wind Engineering to expand consultancy services into South Korea, capitalising on the country’s ambition to develop its offshore wind industry. RES’ Korean business activities will be led by Dr. Jone Oh, founder of Blue Wind Engineering, who is tasked with assisting with the establishment of a consulting business, raising […]

  • 14 January 2014

    British renewable energy company RES (Renewable Energy Systems) has announced the opening of a new office in Stuttgart, Germany with ambitious plans for business in this market – Europe’s biggest market for wind energy. The office has been fully operational since the beginning of December. Dr Frank Finzel, General Manager of the new subsidiary; RES […]

  • 31 August 2012

    INTPOW won the ONS 2012 Roger Vielvoye Memorial Award on Thursday, August 30, 2012. Managing Director Geir Elsebutangen accepted the award from Darius Snieckus, technology editor of Recharge. “The Vielvoye committee was impressed by INTPOW’s spearheading this year of two high-level seminars: one looking at development of the offshore wind power sector based on technology […]

  • 4 October 2011

      RES Offshore announced that they will be working with EOLE-RES and Iberdrola. This follows today’s exclusive agreement to jointly bid for two of the five offshore areas that the French Government has offered for competitive tender. RES Offshore has a wealth of in-house experience built on participation in UK Rounds 1, 2 and 3, […]

  • 3 October 2014

    RES announces the appointment of Glen Davis as Chief Executive Officer of RES Americas. Mr. Davis has served as RES Americas’ Chief Commercial Officer since September 2013 and previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Agile Energy. Among his priorities as CEO, Mr. Davis will focus on advancing RES Americas’ growth as a leading developer, […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) today informed that it had been awarded a contract for the seabed clearance at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site in the Outer Moray Firth. Offshore WIND reported on the start of the works in early March, when Siem Offshore Contractors was set to begin the boulder removal and SCAR plough campaign at the project site.