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  • 16 January 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Pilot floating wind farm projects such as the ones recently approved in France provide floating technology developers with a chance to demonstrate that their products can be a part of the future energy mix, Joost Heemskerk, SBM Offshore’s Renewable Energy Product Line Director told Offshore WIND.

  • 28 August 2013
    Environment

    Partners behind economically strategic offshore wind development promise to improve environment near Blackdog if substation proposal approved. Site investigations carried out near Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, as part of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) development have shown, as predicted by the project partners, low level tracesof asbestos in the ground. The findingsof a detailed report […]

  • 13 March 2012

    EVER since Siemens announced its intention to build a £230 million wind turbine factory in Hull in December 2010, the region has been waking up to the wealth of opportunities that the renewables industry will offer. But renewables is about so much more than wind power alone, and many companies have already started devising new […]

  • 9 April 2012

    All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, opens in Aberdeen in under seven weeks (Wednesday-Thursday 23-24 May 2012) and it is set to be a true milestone event with world-class speakers in the conference, helpful sector trails around the show and important new zoned feature areas, country specialists from 14 nations on hand […]

  • 20 November 2014
    R&D

    As most renewable energy systems are located outdoors, sometimes in harsh conditions ranging from the extreme cold of Inner Mongolia, Scandinavia, Canada and North Dakota to the scorching hot deserts of the United States and Australia, critical attention must be paid to the suitability and robustness of equipment in such hostile environments. Mitigating the risk […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The Nordic Baltic group of shipyards, part of the BLRT Grupp, cannot be accused of acting as an old age pensioner, despite its 100 year history. The group follows the various developments in the wind energy market with interest and is ideally placed in Denmark, Germany, Norway and the UK, where it is all happening.  “Customers come to us because they prefer customised […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Internationally recognized experts with lifelong experience in the wind industry will be among the speakers at the 10 September conference ‘Advanced Testing of Nacelles’. The conference marks the opening of the LORC Nacelle Testing facility, which provides the world’s most advanced and realistic tests of offshore wind turbines. The conference will focus on realistic validation […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    A strong presence of leading international players and key markets makes WindEnergy Hamburg a global meeting point for the industry. WindEnergy Hamburg, the leading international fair for the wind industry, will be held for the first time in Germany’s second biggest city. From 23 to 26 September, the Hamburg Fair site will be the meeting point for […]

  • 28 April 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Innovative storage system could enable offshore wind farms to deliver power whenever it’s needed.    Written by David L. Chandler, MIT News Offshore wind could provide abundant electricity — but as with solar energy, this power supply can be intermittent and unpredictable. But a new approach from researchers at MIT could mitigate that problem, allowing the […]

  • 15 September 2011
    Ports & Logistics

      Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA), the port authority of Cherbourg and Caen-Ouistreham, has just finalised its comprehensive proposal to assist in the development of offshore wind energy in the Channel. PNA has published information concerning the capacity and characteristics of the ports it owns, with a view to supporting a European-level wind-energy sector that […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    BLG is 135 years old. “When you have managed to mold the experience and performance of 135 years into a successful concept for the future, you’re on the right path,” stated BLG’s CEO Detthold Aden at the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting in Bremen on May 31. The present-day BLG LOGISTICS GROUP AG & Co. KG as […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Industry Contribution, Jobs & Recruitment

    TWD develops the methods and designs the equipment contractors need to efficiently realize major construction projects. Through the years we have built up a track record full of engaging projects. We are, amongst other, active in the heavy civil industry. A project we are proud of is the ‘walking piling gate’, a piling solution which […]

  • 1 May 2019

    By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]

  • 13 November 2012

    The global energy map is changing in dramatic fashion, the International Energy Agency said as it launched the 2012 edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO). The Agency’s flagship publication, released in London, said these changes will recast expectations about the role of different countries, regions and fuels in the global energy system over the […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) today announced financial results for its fiscal 2013 third quarter and the nine months ended January 31, 2013. OPT reported a decreased net loss of $10.6 million for the nine months ended January 31, 2013, versus $11.1 million from the comparable period in fiscal 2012. The company’s contract backlog as […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    When the Rhode Island Supreme Court issued a ruling earlier this month upholding a long-term contract for the sale of power from Deepwater Wind’s proposed wind farm off Block Island, it was a green light for the company to resume work on the project. As the case dragged on for nearly a year, with the […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate, an independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament, has today announced another record return for the benefit of the public finances and an overall performance which is significantly ahead of the market, as its portfolio value hits an all-time high. Results summary Record return to Treasury for the benefit of the public finances:£267.1 […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Aquamarine Power’s proposed wave farm on the Western Isles could create hundreds of long-term skilled jobs in one of Britain’s most remote communities, according to figures published today. The Edinburgh firm’s 40MW Lewis wave farm – which was fully consented by the Scottish Government earlier this year – could generate between 98 and 200 jobs […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HOCHTIEF’s operating business performed as planned in the third quarter of 2011: The Group is in the black, with profit before taxes of EUR 333.0 million and consolidated net profit of EUR 98.7 million. That means HOCHTIEF achieved turnaround in the operating business, although it has not yet fully made good the loss incurred in […]

  • 26 October 2015

    During the Offshore Energy 2015 Exhibition and Conference, Offshore WIND met with Theo de Lange, Commercial Manager of Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects. De Lange gave us an overview of company’s activities in the offshore wind, as well as an insight into current market conditions. Hereby, we bring you the first part of an interview […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global clean energy investment surged to $63.6bn in the second quarter of 2014, up 33% compared to the first quarter and 9% compared to Q2 2013, according to the latest authoritative figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Q2 2014 was the strongest quarter for investment since Q2 2012 which reached $69.6bn, and was […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Randers, Denmark) on March 30 announced the launch of its newest dedicated offshore turbine, called the V164-7.0 MW, with a rotor diameter of 164m/538 ft. According to Anders Søe-Jensen, president of Vestas Offshore, the offshore wind market is set to take off in the coming years, but more so in […]

  • 26 September 2011

      The new Siemens Wind Power Division headquartered in Hamburg will start operations on October 1. “Hamburg is a highly attractive location and at the same time one of the world’s most important wind power centers. For that reason we will in the future be running our fast-growing wind power business from this city,” said […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Ports & Logistics, R&D

    The New York State Department of State (NYSDOS) yesterday released a comprehensive study on the physical, biological, wildlife and geographic characteristics of the Atlantic Ocean impacting New Yorkers. The results of the New York Offshore Atlantic Ocean Study will lay the groundwork for selecting offshore areas where wind development could be most suitable and appropriate […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Karlsruhe. In the first six months of 2011 EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG increased its revenue by 5.1% to a total of € 9,409.8 million. In contrast, there was a decline in earnings as expected. Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (adjusted EBIT) fell by 24.2% in comparison to the corresponding prior-year period to € 878.1 […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

        The president of ACCIONA Energy, Carmen Becerril, and the CEO of Navantia, Luis Cacho,signed a co-operation agreement in the field of offshore wind power. Both companies are committed to developing projects and industrial and technological activities with different institutions aiming to contribute to the launching of an offshore wind industry with great growth […]