Search results for: ROMEO

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  • 16 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    An Iberdrola-led industry based consortium has launched the ROMEO project aimed at reducing offshore wind O&M costs.

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The partners of the Iberdrola-led ROMEO project have created Work Package 7, designed to test concepts/tools integrated into O&M information management systems in a real operational environment of the Teesside, Wikinger and East Anglia ONE offshore wind farms. The WP7 will include all the necessary testing to verify the diverse functionality associated with the data […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Prysmian, world leader in the energy and telecommunications cables and systems industry, has been awarded a new major contract worth in excess of € 200 million by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT for the connection project HelWin2, linking offshore wind farms in the North Sea to mainland Germany. Prysmian will provide complete supply, installation […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded a new major contract worth in excess of € 350 million by Alstom Grid for the connection project DolWin3 linking offshore wind farms in the North Sea to mainland Germany on behalf of the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT. The project […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has been awarded a record contract worth approximately 800 million Euro, the highest value ever awarded in the cable business, for the development of Western HVDC Link, a new submarine High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) interconnector between Scotland and England. The whole […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Romo Port on the West coast of Denmark has signed a contract with WPD for the Butendiek project consisting of 80 turbines. “This marks an important step for Romo port that has struggled to be noticed in the offshore wind industry as suitable port for operation in competition with the larger ports. From Blue Water […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The Danish-Swiss wind turbine optimizer ROMO Wind is extending its business activities to France, offering local contact and support for the company’s spinner anemometer technology iSpin which is now available to French wind farm operators. Guillaume Steinmetz has been appointed to the position of a business manager for France and will lead ROMO Wind’s activites from Paris. […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    AGI reported that the Sicilian regional government has voted against offshore wind farm permits. The issue was forwarded to Rome after voting by the Sicilian Regional Council. Councillor Sebastiano Di Betta explained “the waters off the coast of Sicily – including protected waters and marine reserves – are the subject of a long-standing interest on behalf […]

  • 17 August 2010

    SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is one of the exhibitors at the Eolica Expo Mediterranean 2010 in Rome, Italy. SGS will present its wide range of services for the wind energy sector at stand no. 8 B32. Ecolica Expo Mediterranenan is the leading international event for the wind energy sector […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has begun a new study to conduct real-time, independent observations and data collection during construction of offshore wind turbines. Field work took place in August and September of this year through the Real-time Opportunity for Development Environmental Observations study, or RODEO, which is taking direct measurements of […]

  • 13 May 2014

    Following the meeting of G7 Energy Ministers in Rome, UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey said: “Today in Rome, the G7 has started a process of disarmament to prevent energy being used as a weapon in the future. “We agree that we need a more energy secure future, meaning that no single state […]

  • 17 December 2014
    R&D, Technology

    French  engineering firm in the field of marine energies, Sabella, is currently testing its tidal energy generator at INSEAN research institute in Italy. With blades diameter of 15 meters, Sabella D15 has a capacity of 2.5MW in water speeds of 4m/s. This is company’s largest bi-directional turbine that can be installed in marine or estuarine […]

  • 15 July 2013

    A comparative “Round Robin” testing programme is being conducted by MARINET to test an identical tidal energy model at four different tidal test facilities to characterise and verify the performance behaviour of the test facilities. The facilities involved are CNR-INSEAN (Rome), Strathclyde University (Glasgow), Edinburgh University and Ifremer (Boulogne sur mer). The findings of these […]

  • 22 June 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The first offshore wind turbine with Elisa technology is expected to be installed soon at Grand Canaria, the second most populous island of the Canary Islands.

  • 29 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The third step of tidal energy testing called Round Robin took place at CNR-INSEAN this month. Comparisons were based on the performance measurements of the device (torque and thrust) in a flow velocity range from 0.6 to 1.2 m/s, as was done in the first and second leg of testing.  The use of the same […]

  • 5 June 2015

    Gamesa has celebrated the fifth edition of its Patents and Inventors Competition. This year’s prize has gone to a rotor positioning invention for which the patent application has already been filed. The invention is the brainchild of Ignacio Fernández Romero and Eugenio Plano Morillo, two engineers that currently work for Adwen, the offshore wind joint venture […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind industry could potentially create 10,000 jobs in the Spanish region of Galicia in the coming years, Enrique Mallon, the Secretary General of the association of metal workers of Galicia (ASIME), said during Galician Offshore International HUB 2016 forum held in Ferrol on 12 and 13 May. “If we do things right, both the administration […]

  • 26 March 2015

    The Danish Energy Agency has just launched the bidding process for possible locations for new offshore wind farms close to the shore. One of these wind farms is Smaalandsfarvandets Offshore Wind Farm. If Smaalandsfarvandets Offshore Wind Farm is chosen, it will create many new possibilities for local companies on Lolland and Falster. Therefore, the FB […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S. State Department has updated its policy guidance to include a visa category for crewmembers who will work onboard vessels deployed in offshore wind operations. The new guidance, part of the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), solves a regulatory hurdle that was causing logistical problems for the industry by clarifying the correct type of visa to be issued […]

  • 31 October 2013

    A multi-million Euro project has advanced global progress on capturing tidal and wave energy thus bringing the EU closer to its target of generating 20% of its energy consumption from renewable sources by 2020. Co-ordinated by University College Cork, Ireland, the EUR 11 million initiative with the help of EUR 9 million in EU funding […]

  • 14 November 2011

    Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company has signed a Global Partnership agreement with EcoIsland, the ambitious project to make the Isle of Wight a model sustainable community offering a high quality of life. Deeply grounded in a partnership with the local community, EcoIsland will explore solutions that harness renewable energy and advanced technology to […]

  • 16 November 2010

    First annual 2010 Patents and Inventors Contest The company is a driver of technological development: it will open five technology centres around the world and invest 150 million euros in R&D (2011-2013) Madrid/Bilbao, 15 November 2010. Gamesa, one of the world’s leaders in the manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines and a top wind farm […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, has released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector during the second quarter of 2013. Wind venture capital (VC) funding picked up significantly this quarter amounting to $210 million with the help of some large deals […]

  • 15 April 2019

    The Jones Act in US offshore wind: challenge or opportunity? The Jones Act, long seen as a challenge for the US offshore wind industry, could potentially be an opportunity for the sector, experts have said. “I like to look at the Jones Act as an incentive for shipyards, not an impediment,” said Joan Bondareff, chair […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Now recognised as one of the world’s leading wind developers and Independent Renewable Power Producers (IRPP), wpd group has a staff of about 700 people around the world. Founded in 1996, wpd has been one of the key players in the wind sector right from its very inception, wpd has constructed and financed more than […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    It takes a daring attitude to invest €4.5m in a 410m quay length, suited for oversized cargos, when one’s annual turnover does not exceed €600,000. The Port of Rama did exactly that two years ago, in anticipation of the Butendiek wind farm project starting just 40km from the port. The port’s Md Kristen Zedergaard is […]