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  • 23 May 2018
    R&D

    Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has begun a research project with Chalmers and RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden) aiming to investigate how to best design vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) to be as robust as possible.

  • 18 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Researchers from the University of Edinburgh, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden and Imperial College London investigated fire incidents on wind turbines and released their findings under the title: “Overview of Problems and Solutions in Fire Protection Engineering of Wind Turbines”. Authors of the study, S. Uadiale, E. Urban, R. Carvel, D. Lange and G. […]

  • 21 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The National Renewable Energy Centre, Narec, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Technical Research Institute of Sweden (SP), to further combined collaborative R&D activities and establish a formalised strategic partnership to strengthen existing capability in the area of offshore renewable energy. There already exists a great deal of synergy between the two […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A group of international researchers led by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have teamed up to investigate the causes of wind turbine fires and to determine how to improve fire safety. Fires in wind turbine, both on land and offshore, have huge human, financial and environmental consequences, DTU said. In the field of fire safety it […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    SeaTwirl, Unitech Offshore and Novaton Erneuebare Energien have signed a Letter of Intent to offer hybrid offshore wind and solar power solutions to islands, remote seaside villages, fish farms and desalination plants, which will also give a boost to SeaTwirl in reaching its main target of making its floating wind technology part of the future floating wind market.

  • 14 February 2012

    EUROMECH Colloquium 528 will be hosting a “Wind Energy and the Impact of Turbulence on the Conversion Process” event from 22 to 24 February at the University of Oldenburg. The conference has been organized by ForWind, the Centre for Wind Energy Research of the University of Oldenburg, Hanover and Bremen. More than 80 experts from […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The EU Committee of Regions (CoR) has called for greater public and private support for ocean energy to boost economic growth and secure jobs in the EU’s regions. CoR argues that greater commitment would boost energy security and enable the European Union to retain its competitive advantage in a pioneering sector. The opinion, which was drafted […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The Swedish Energy Agency has granted the company Corpower Ocean AB 2 million EUR to conduct tests of its innovative concept for wave power. The project is part of a larger collaboration with KIC InnoEnergy, the Spanish energy company Iberdrola and the Portuguese Research Institute WavEC Offshore Renewables. Corpower will build a new prototype wave […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    20 countries have launched Mission Innovation in Paris today, committing to double their governmental and/or state-directed clean energy research and development investment over five years and make clean energy widely affordable. The countries participating in the new initiative include: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Republic of Korea, […]

  • 24 April 2015

    Fortum Corporation, headquartered in Espoo, Finland, is now the newest member of Ocean Energy Europe.  Fortum is participating in three strategically diverse wave power demo projects. The first one, implemented in France, uses AW Energy’s WaveRoller™ technology. Fortum will be responsible for the project development and will be the owner of the demonstration park, while […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities

    The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden and Norway have vowed to collaborate in terms of planning and constructing offshore wind farms. Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, is the initiator of the cooperation, under which the countries will also investigate other technologies for generating renewable energy at the North Sea. The nine North Sea […]

  • 13 January 2014

    The programme for WINDFORCE Baltic Sea is impressive. In two days, more than 100 conference participants will get a comprehensive view of issues related to renewable energy production in the Baltic Sea. Eight theme sessions and 30 international speakers will deal with nearly everything in the value-adding chain, from research, installation and logistics to financing, […]

  • 20 January 2011

    With 308 new offshore wind turbines installed in 2010 – an increase of 51% in installed wind power capacity on the previous year – offshore wind power experienced a new record growth in Europe. In total, 883 Megawatt (MW) of new capacity, worth some €2.6 billion, were installed in 2010 in nine wind farms in […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Rostock is Germany’s largest and the deepest port in the Southern part of the Baltic Sea. It was near the Port of Rostock where the first German commercial offshore wind farm, EnBW Baltic 1, was erected in 2010 and it also served as one of the base ports for Kriegers Flak. Although […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A busy winter with plenty of passenger ships was followed by a spring in which special ships dominated the scene: the half-year report of Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven mirrors the current climate in German shipbuilding. “It’s a changeable market,” says Rüdiger Pallentin in a comment which also describes prospects for the coming months. And yet the […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Poland The first efforts aiming at the development of the offshore wind farms in Poland took place in the last decade but were unsuccessful due to controversial location (within Natura2000), unfavourable legislation and the lack of relevant knowledge of public administration. Development of the technology and successful implementation of investment projects in other EU countries […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Swede Energy has signed an agreement with TC Energy Ltd in Ghana to jointly develop the largest wave power project in the world. The project is situated outside the coast of Ghana and will be built in blocks with a total targeted installed capacity of 1000MW.  TC Energy Ltd is the holder of permits and […]

  • 9 October 2015
    R&D

    Statkraft is supporting a new policy research programme at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The new programme of policy analysis will focus on the transition to the low-carbon economy and will contribute high quality independent analysis to support and inform the […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Wind Power in Sweden, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Investment Trends, Regulations and Company Profiles” report to their offering. The report provides an in-depth analysis on global renewable power market and global Wind market with forecasts up […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of Swedish onshore wind power companies have raised their voices against a separate new support system for offshore wind power. According to them, it is an expensive and unnecessary way to increase the share of renewable energy in Sweden, since the same benefits can be achieved through onshore wind power. Arise, Swedish developer of onshore […]

  • 12 March 2013

    The wind energy industry is continuing to expand worldwide with the industry ebbing and flowing as global governments decide policy on supporting renewable power and then reconsider the economics, causing delays in financing major projects. The industry is caught in the financial tide but is growing with offshore and new countries coming into the marketplace. […]

  • 27 June 2012
    R&D

    The Structural Wind Engineering Research Institute jointly founded by Guangdong Electric Power Design Institute (GEDI) and Wuhan University was inaugurated. GEDI Chief Engineer Peng Xueping and Wuhan University Vice-President Jiang Changzhong attended the inauguration ceremony.  The research institute is a critical collaboration between the two organizations, further to the Smart Grid Research Center. Structural wind […]

  • 25 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    ZephIR Lidar has launched a research programme for Research Institutes. The Lidar Research Programme provides Research Institutes with the ability to apply for a complimentary loan of the latest generation ZephIR 300 lidar (including technical support and guidance) with the objective of demonstrating the effective use of wind lidar in varying applications. ZephIR was the […]

  • 10 October 2011
    R&D

    Wind measurement stations have been installed atop Housing and Development Board (HDB) blocks since June, as part of a study to measure… by Esther Ng (todayonline) [mappress] Source: todayonline, October 10, 2011

  • 26 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The GICON® SOF floating offshore foundation is an exceptional innovation and provides new opportunities for offshore wind park development. Final wind and wave tank tests were conducted at the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) from June 17th to June 24th, 2013, to confirm the final design prior to construction of a full-scale prototype which is […]

  • 24 January 2013

    The wind energy industry is continuing to expand worldwide with the industry ebbing and flowing as global governments decide policy on supporting renewable power and then reconsider the economics, causing delays in financing major projects. The industry is caught in the financial tide but is growing with offshore and new countries coming into the marketplace. […]