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  • 26 June 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind has collaborated with Rutgers University to deploy an onshore LiDAR at the university’s Marine Field Station in Tuckerton, New Jersey. The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL), the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS), and Atlantic Shores installed the wind LiDAR (light detection and ranging) […]

  • 7 June 2019

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rutgers University to advance ocean research and monitoring that will support offshore wind development off the coast of New Jersey. The five-year cooperative agreement term will initiate this summer and help to bolster on-going efforts at the Rutgers Center for Ocean […]

  • 10 October 2019

    The U.S. Department of Energy has allocated a circa USD 1.3 million grant to Rutgers University to develop a software for the design of floating offshore wind turbines. The university’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering secured the funding through ARPA-E’s  Aerodynamic Turbines, Lighter and Afloat, with Nautical Technologies and Integrated Servo-control (ATLANTIS) program. According to Rutgers University, Assistant Professor Onur Bilgen […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Ørsted U.S has formed a research partnership to study the North Atlantic right whale and use the learnings for its offshore wind portfolio. Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind partnered with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the University of Rhode Island (URI), and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to launch the Ecosystem and Passive Acoustic […]

  • 22 August 2011
    R&D, Technology

      Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. ,a leading wave energy technology company,announces the deployment for sea trials of a unique autonomous wave energy device, marking an important milestone in the expansion of the Company’s PowerBuoy product line. This latest deployment is an autonomous PowerBuoy® designed and manufactured by OPT under the US Navy’s Littoral Expeditionary Autonomous […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has awarded USD 5.7 million in new funding to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for its activities in the field of floating offshore wind turbines. NREL will work as the prime contractor on three projects within ARPA-E’s Aerodynamic Turbines Lighter and Afloat with Nautical Technologies and Integrated […]

  • 7 October 2011

      Offshore wind energy promises stronger breezes, cheaper real estate, and proximity to population centers. But difficulties in studying wind speeds over the open ocean leave energy producers unable to fully capitalize on the power of offshore wind. To address this problem, the Department of Energy funded a research collaboration, led by Dr. Thomas Herrington […]

  • 24 January 2019

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has developed a technique to assess sea breezes which could be beneficial for offshore wind projects in terms of energy predictability. The research team studied offshore and near-shore sea breezes that cross the New Jersey Wind Energy Area, a federally designated zone off Ocean, Atlantic and Cape May counties where […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) Offshore Wind Strategic Plan Team is holding a supply chain networking event in Princeton, U.S.

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Andrew Squire, Chief Executive of London Offshore Consultants (LOC) welcomed Captain Nick Haslam to the newly created Board position of Group Director, Shipping Services.  “Nick’s crucial new global role will involve working closely with the four regional directors in developing shipping services within the LOC Group,” Mr Squire confirmed. “These will include traditional P&I activities, […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    LOC Group has promoted LOC Renewables Group Director Dr. RV Ahilan to the position of joint CEO, alongside Jerome Rutler.

  • 17 June 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    LOC Group has appointed RV Ahilan to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who will continue leading the company’s renewables business activities. Ahilan previously held the role of Joint CEO at the company, alongside Jerome Rutler, who will take up the position of Deputy CEO overseeing Operations and Mergers & Acquisitions. The company said its […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    DISA International, its subsidiary C-Ventus and Steigerbouw (Scaffolding) Van der Panne have entered into a partnership to enhance their working at heights offering.

  • 15 September 2016

    C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services has become an operational member of the Industrial Rope Access Trade Organization (IRATA). C-Ventus is a provider of project and marine operations management, export and inter-array cable pull-ins, shore-landings, pre- and post-installation surveys, UXO remediation as well as subsea support by both divers and ROV’s, whereas its BoP services include inspection, repair and […]

  • 16 July 2013

    RenewableUK has hailed an authoritative new study from Cardiff University on people’s attitudes towards renewable energy. The study, conducted over two and a half years, with 2,441 participants, highlighted the fact that a massive 82% of people say that they are worried about the country becoming dependent on energy from other countries. A similar figure […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    RanaWorks – a joint venture company set up between Italian RANA Diving SpA and Dutch Workships Contractors BV in January 2018 – has been awarded its first contract that will see the company working on an offshore wind project in Germany.

  • 3 September 2012
    Grid Connection, R&D

    A key challenge facing the UK offshore renewables industry – how to monitor subsea cables that bring energy onshore – is set to be tackled by researchers at Heriot-Watt University. An intelligent monitoring system which will safeguard underwater cable networks is being developed, with funding from Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution (SHEPD), which is part […]

  • 14 September 2011

      THE Duke of York visited Strathclyde University to check out a device which is making big waves in the tidal energy industry.   (theglaswegian) [mappress] Source: theglaswegian, September 14, 2011

  • 9 July 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Floating Power Plant (FPP), a developer of a wind-wave hybrid energy technology, has completed a three-week testing at Aalborg University’s new wave basin facilities.

  • 17 August 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) has selected the Copenhagen-headquartered engineering, design and consulting firm Ramboll to coordinate and facilitate the development of the state’s Offshore Wind (OSW) Strategic Plan. 

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

     A group of banks led by ING and Rabobank in the role of structuring banks acted as financiers of the Westermeerwind wind farm in the Noordoostpolder that reached financial close. In addition to ING and Rabobank, ASN Bank and Triodos Bank were also is involved and Danish export credit agency EKF guarantees part of the financing. […]

  • 26 September 2012

    Myton Law is supporting a University of Hull research project, which is set to clarify current legislation governing the multiple uses of the UK’s coastal waters. The aim of the research is to provide a clearer legal framework for managing possible conflicts arising out of the development and operation of offshore energy installations, such as […]

  • 12 June 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The work of a masters student now working at Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company developing wave technology, has been recognised by MINES-ParisTech University, France. MINES-ParisTech University has requested that Jean-Baptiste Le Dreff, a specialist in computer modelling and design, presents his work and achievements in the institution’s quarterly newsletter. Only one or two […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Amsterdam office of law firm Clifford Chance has been advising Gemini offshore wind developers as lead counsel/project counsel since 2011. The offshore wind farm is the largest renewable energy project in both scope and funding ever conducted in the Netherlands.  Since 2011, Clifford Chance has acted as legal advisor with regard to the structuring of the […]

  • 1 June 2016
    R&D, Training & Education

    The University of Limerick has invited tenders for the provision of marine ROV systems suitable for inspection and intervention on Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) infrastructure, with good thrust to drag ratio developed for subsea, offshore wind or similar applications. The marine ROV system will be housed at Limerick Docks where ROV systems experimentation, testing and demonstration will be carried out. For offshore […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Kristian Ravn has been appointed as Managing Director of Universal Foundation, a Fred. Olsen related company. Ravn has joined Universal Foundation, the engineering and installation service provider for the Mono Bucket foundation, from the position of Managing Director at Semco Maritime Norway, an EPCI-contractor for the offshore Oil and Gas sector. “I have a strong belief in the Mono Bucket and […]