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  • 2 September 2015

    The profile of Wales as a potential location for marine energy projects has increased dramatically over the past 12 months, demonstrated clearly by the growing number of developers from across the globe who are showing an active interest in developing projects in Welsh waters. Attracted initially by Wales’ excellent wave and tidal stream resource, the […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Offshore renewable energy is evolving rapidly, with offshore wind being one of the pioneer sectors. Energy generated from offshore wind farms needs an efficient transmission system of subsea power cables to connect to the onshore network. Energy transmission networks can form the most expensive components of offshore wind farms. Setting aside the actual manufacturing and installation costs, the potential costs related to a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 March 2014
    R&D

    Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust, presented a diagnose of renewable energy sector’s weaknesses and proposed solutions to overcome them, in an article published at the organization’s official website. Here’s a thought.  If necessity is the motherhood of invention how come we are so far away from the wholesale deployment of low carbon energy technologies […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) and Siemens AG have joined forces and provided a proposal for the French multinational conglomerate, Alstom. Pursuant to this, MHI and Siemens propose several transactions in order to preserve Alstom’s current perimeter in almost all its activities, enhance its industrial sustainability, strengthen its position as a diversified global player in […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The Offshore Wind China 2012 Conference and Exhibition, Asia’s largest and the world’s second largest wind power event, will take place in Shanghai between 30 May and 1 June 2012, with the aim of promoting offshore wind power development not only locally in the Shanghai area but also worldwide. The exhibition session will take place […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Environment, R&D

    In just the last year, New York State began developing at least 25 percent of the alternative electricity sources necessary to replace the Indian Point nuclear power plant, according to a new report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Riverkeeper. The report also provides a detailed roadmap for fully and cost-effectively replacing […]

  • 26 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    A month ago, as the battle over a proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound was being heard by state regulators, William I. Koch, the fossil fuel magnate and Cape Cod summer resident, donated $100,000 to the Republican Governors Association. Koch, a longtime opponent of Cape Wind and cochairman of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    At this year’s Offshore Energy exhibition and conference in Amsterdam, Offshore WIND had a conversation with Anne-Bénédicte Genachte, Corporate Relations Manager at the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), which is pushing for the 2030 binding renewable energy target. Offshore WIND: As we are always covering EWEA’s news, could you tell us if there are any […]

  • 12 November 2012

    On the second day of the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference held in Amsterdam RAI, one of our reporters made an exclusive interview with the Director Industry of Bureau Veritas Mr. Yvo Jansen. Hereby we are bringing you a part of their conversation. – What is the process behind acquiring a regulatory certificate in the […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Environment

    On December 19, 2012, NMFS received an application from CWA for the taking of marine mammals incidental to high resolution survey activities. NMFS determined that the application was adequate and complete on December 31, 2012. CWA plans to conduct a high resolution geophysical survey in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts. The survey would occur during daylight hours […]

  • 19 November 2010
    Technology

    Polarcus, a leading provider of marine geophysical services, is building two seismic vessels of the new generation type SX134 at the Ulstein Verft shipyard. ULSTEIN has designed and built a number of state-of-the-art seismic vessels the past few years, and the contracts attest to the company’s leading role in designing and building seismic ships. Polarcus […]

  • 29 July 2011
    R&D, Technology

    Wind turbines are getting really big — some with blades as long as a football field — and more powerful, often generating 50 times more electricity than the first generation of wind power machines built in the 1980s. But scientists are also studying how to harness the wind in different ways that could help allay […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Operating and financial overview: *On track to deliver full year earnings growth in 2011, despite commodity price volatility, challenging economic environment and higher UK upstream gas and oil tax rates *shift in profits from the downstream to the upstream *UK residential energy operating profit* halved from the exceptional levels recorded in 2010 *progress in challenging […]

  • 8 November 2019

    The Wind Energy sector has been experiencing a solid growth in the recent years, with a total installed capacity increasing over threefold in the 2010-2018 period, passing from 185 GW to 600 GW. While the on-shore wind Industry reached its maturity and it is expected to keep delivering a steady 45-50 GW of additional capacity […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    In 2011 TÜV SÜD set new records for revenue, income and headcount. Last year the international service corporation increased its revenue to almost EUR 1.7 billion (2010: EUR 1.55 billion); compared to the prior year, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose by 12 per cent to around EUR 160 million (2010: EUR 143 million). […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

      The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced that it will invest £25m into a state-of-the art, open access, wind turbine drive train test rig seen as crucial for the continued success and further expansion of the UK’s offshore wind industry. The indoor rig will be sited at Narec in Blyth, Northumberland and will be […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Petrofac Limited (Petrofac) today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2013. Ayman Asfari, Petrofac’s Group Chief Executive commented on the interim results: “Operationally, we have made a good start to the year on our portfolio of projects and we have built good momentum in securing new awards. As previously signalled […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency.  “Investing in infrastructure just like […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but the success of early pilot schemes and the plunging prices of fixed foundation machines mean investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open. According to the latest […]

  • 11 March 2013

     Patrick Kron was appointed Chairman & CEO of Alstom on 11 March 2003. In the decade between 2003 and 2013, the company battled for survival from 2003 to 2005, then enjoyed strong growth in the years between 2006 and 2009, and finally coped with the global financial and economic crisis from 2010 onwards. On 21 […]

  • 13 March 2011
    Technology

    She perfectly resembles her sister, is just as strong and can be positioned to maximum precision: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the new building MV ‘Lone’ into service. Just three months after the German-based heavy-lift shipping company has sent the MV ‘Svenja’ – the world’s largest heavy-lift vessel – on its maiden voyage, the company’s […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The University of Delaware’s Kent Messer leads a research team that is conducting two studies at the Delaware coast to determine how people would react to offshore energy production and how that could impact the state’s economy. The first study was conducted at Cape Henlopen and Rehoboth Beach and involved students surveying beachgoers to see […]