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  • 2 February 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Kem offshore wind project, proposed to be built off Kemsky District in Russian Republic of Karelia, could see a giant step forward this spring, when technical experts from China are scheduled to come and determine technical aspects for the construction of the 60MW offshore wind farm.

  • 7 December 2011

    “RusHydro”, the largest Hydro-company in the country, plans to construct next year a tidal power plant in Murmansk, said Igor Usachev, a tidal energy manager at RusHydro. Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko called the renewable energy direction very important and added that Russia has interests in the development of geothermal and tidal stations. The construction […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Chinese energy service provider Sinomec and the government of the Russian republic of Karelia have signed an agreement to cooperate on the development of the 60MW Kem offshore wind farm off Kemsky District. The project is valued at around RUB 9 billion (EUR 131 million) and will be financed by the government of Karelia, Sinomec, […]

  • 15 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Russia and Germany will set up an offshore wind joint venture, as stipulated by a partnership agreement signed between “Rostechnologies”… [mappress] Source: ruvr, July 15, 2010;

  • 27 April 2012

    Leading specialist subsea services group Acteon has appointed Lester Clark as vice president. Lester has more than 20 years of industry experience and joins Acteon from Baker Hughes, where he was director for drilling systems in the Russia Caspian region. This involved leading a multidisciplinary team and having responsibility for providing all drilling systems activity […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Taking advantage of the positive background of opening of gas pipeline Nord Stream and the statement of German Chancellor Angela… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, November 15, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 18 January 2012

    “There is an investment appetite from Russian investors,” said Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney following the meetings with Russian Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko, on Monday at the Russian Embassy in London. The talks were related to trade, investment and greater collaboration between Scotland and Russia. Since both of them have similar ambitions for economic growth, there […]

  • 21 October 2013

     A Russian company is planning to build a tidal power plant at Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland, writes the Belfast Telegraph. Based on the Kisloguskaya scheme in Russia, the tidal power plant would consist of a dam that will have a road on top, linking Ards Peninsula and Strangford. The plant would have a total capacity […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    OceanRusEnergy suggests its own solution to broaden the coverage of the network for Automated Information Systems (AIS) thanks to the additional sea-based Information System bases. Currently, Information Systems are based on sea lines, which put bounds to the coverage zones up to maximum 30-40 miles offshore. New e-Navigation concept assumes to introduce essentialy expensive new […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has Research & Demonstration and Technology Demonstration policy for producing electricity from sea tides. Giving this information in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today, Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah said that the MNRE has sanctioned a demonstration project for setting […]

  • 28 May 2014

    The European Energy Security Strategy, published today, shows that policymakers have opted to swap dependency on Russia for unstable regions in the Middle East and North Africa, while largely neglecting increased production of renewables as a key option for energy independence, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) stated. The European Commission has ignored its own 2030 […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Yards has appointed a new member to the Management Board, Hans Jürgen Wio, who will be responsible for sales in offshore wind sector. Wio, former senior vice president and CEO of the Power Plants at MAN, has many years of management and executive experience in the energy sector. He was twenty years in senior […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Environment, R&D

    A 30% renewables target for 2030 would cut Europe’s reliance on gas imports by almost three times as much as the European Commission’s proposal for 27%, the Commission’s own figures show. In a letter to EU foreign ministers, The European Wind Energy Association’s (EWEA) chief executive Thomas Becker said that a renewable energy target 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 […]

  • 6 February 2013

    On February 4, EWEA 2013 kicked off in Vienna, Austria. The following are videos bringing details on the first two days of the event: Day One: At the opening of Europe’s leading wind energy event, politicians and high level industry representatives also spoke of the need to secure the further growth of wind energy in Europe […]

  • 30 October 2013

    Sabik Group, with headquarters in Finland has established a new company in the U.K. This will enhance the worldwide distribution of the Carmanah/Sabik Marine Aids to Navigation. The new opening is a significant follow-on of the global Sabik group of companies in Finland, Germany and Singapore and the representative office in Russia. The new company […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    On 12 June, EU Environment Ministers will meet in Luxembourg, followed by Energy Ministers on 13 June, to debate on two burning and linked issues ahead of the June European Council later this month: the EU’s energy dependence on Russia and an EU climate and energy framework for 2030 to be agreed in October.  On […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Sabik Group, headquartered in Finland, has established a new company in the United Kingdom to enhance the worldwide distribution of the Carmanah/Sabik Marine Aids to Navigation. Sabik, a specialist in the marking of offshore wind farms, will be supplying the UK operators with a full solution including lights, fog signals and associated marks to meet […]

  • 21 August 2013

    Tessa Forsblad (35) has taken on a new managerial assignment in the HANNOVER MESSE business unit of the Deutsche Messe group of companies. Ms. Forsblad has been named the new Project Director of Industrial Automation, one of the 11 trade fairs under the unifying umbrella of HANNOVER MESSE. Forsblad will report directly to Marc Siemering […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Bewick’s swans currently inhabiting the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) centre at Welney, UK, are being equipped with a special GPS system that will help determine whether offshore wind farms have a significant effect on them.  The swans are preparing to fly away to Arctic Russia and researchers want to take this opportunity to learn their paths, […]

  • 4 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Germany Confirms Offshore Grid Development Plan by 2025 German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has confirmed a plan for the offshore grid development by 2025 (Offshore-Netzentwicklungsplan 2025), which regulates the connections of wind farms in the North and Baltic Seas to the German transmission network. Portugal Okays 25MW WindFloat Atlantic The Council of Ministers in Portugal […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      The board of directors of Russian hydro energy giant, RusHydro, has approved the decision to set up a subsidiary, the Innovative Centre of Tidal and… (hydroworld) [mappress] Source: hydroworld, August 04, 2011

  • 11 April 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Estonian government will not issue a building permit to the developer of a 600MW offshore wind farm in the Estonian Baltic Sea, citing national security concerns as the reason for the decision. The 600MW Saaremaa offshore wind farm is being developed by Saare Wind Energy OU. The company proposes to erect 100 turbines in the 6-megawatt class off […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Grid Connection

    Alstom has commissioned an AC offshore substation in the wind farm EnBW Baltic 2, Germany’s second offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The wind farm hosts 80 wind turbines feeding up to 288 MW into the grid, providing power to 340,000 households. The offshore substation transmits the electrical energy from the wind turbines to […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Through the undertaken surveys as part of its environmental impact assessment process, Forewind has extended the depth of knowledge about the geology of Dogger Bank. Geological maps used prior to Forewind’s work in the area were based on sparse data, gathered tens of kilometres apart in the late 1960s and 1970s. But since a far greater […]