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  • 9 October 2013

    When the ‘battle of the currents’ ended in the late 19th century with Westinghouse and the AC lobby victorious over Edison’s DC lobby, AC became the dominant means for transmission of electrical power; a method which was to remain dominant for over a century. AC, with the ability for stepping the voltage up or down […]

  • 17 November 2014

    Establishing a safe foundation is a vital part of jack-up operations. The jack-up vessel needs to be supported by an absolutely solid foundation during the entire jack-up operation at any given site. As the vessel is jacked up, the weight is carried by the legs and onto the seabed. The seabed must be able to […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based construction consultancy Promontory has been selected to provide project-based contracts and commercial management during the construction of the 640MW Yunlin wind farm offshore Taiwan. Promontory said that the services will be provided ”to one of the global leaders in the construction of offshore wind.” ”We are proud to be supporting this marvellous industry and […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Scottish government is set to take over the Pelamis wave energy company’s assets after no final offer was made for the business. Although Highlights and island Enterprise was selected as the preferred bidder by KMPG administrators, the remaining 16 workers will lose their jobs. Blair Nimmo, joint administrator and head of restructuring at KPMG in […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group has awarded Global Wind Service (GWS) with the installation and completion scope for the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 12 October 2018

    The increase of power supply from renewable energy sources, in particular offshore wind, and the decrease of conventional supply demands a new energy system that offers energy security.

  • 27 July 2015

    Prontoport’s increasing presence in Europe has been marked by the successful application of its AUG ‘labour leasing’ license. The Arbeitnehmerüberlassungsgesetz (AUG) is the law which regulates the business of one company transferring its employees to work temporarily with another company within Germany. Obtaining the license involves rigorous due diligence and it’s a further endorsement that Prontoport’s financial management […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    BWTS GmbH has signed the contract for the execution of the statutory inspection, maintenance, and repair of all safety equipment at the Nordsee-Ost wind farm in the German North Sea. Furthermore, BWTS GmbH will take over the general overhaul of the service lifts. The 295 MW Nordsee-Ost consists of 48 Senvion 6.2M126 wind turbines located […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ignacio Galán, chairman of IBERDROLA and ScottishPower, today told the UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey in London that the company’s ambitious investment programme in the UK will help ensure security of energy supply and was optimistic on bringing its major offshore wind programme to fruition. Secretary of State Davey was visiting IBERDROLA’s […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Sparrows Group has achieved the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accreditation for its global offshore and onshore inspection activities. Sparrows has been accredited for the provision of thorough examination of lifting equipment under LOLER 98, inspection of work equipment under PUWER 98 and non-destructive testing. The award followed a three-day audit at its Aberdeen headquarters. […]

  • 16 March 2015

    De Vries & Van de Wiel, part of the DEME, has commissioned Nauplius Workboats to convert a high-speed ship into a survey vessel for hydrographic research. Over the recent weeks, a Nauplius team has been working on converting a high-speed work ship into a survey vessel. “We have made a number of structural and equipment modifications […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Kassel-based enercast GmbH, provider power forecasts for wind farms and solar energy plants, has secured the financing of its rapid expansion. Under the leadership of Innogy Venture Capital, the investors made additional capital commitments in the low single-digit million euro range. The reliable and precise forecasts facilitate the feeding of intermittent electricity production from renewable […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Germany’s energy company is planning to close a financial deal for its GBP 1.3 billion Galloper offshore wind project by “either October or November,” said Hans Buenting, RWE Innogy’s chief executive. According to the Reuters, RWE is close to making a deal with three partners which would leave it with 25% stake in the project. […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Energy recruitment agency ERSG has won an exclusive contract to supply platform and cable client representatives for TenneT’s projects for the Dutch offshore grid system.

  • 25 April 2011

      ScottishPower has secured a prestigious accolade in the Scotland plc Awards.   (scottishpower) [mappress] Source: scottishpower, April 25, 2011

  • 17 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Partrac has secured a contract to supply, install and maintain navigation and metocean equipment at the Triton Knoll offshore wind project in the UK. The UK-based company will supply and install 12 buoys to demarcate the offshore construction site and act as navigation aids to mariners. It will also supply, install and maintain two metocean buoys that […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Wpd AG has secured approval from Taiwan’s Investment Committee to invest NT$ 14.12 billion (circa EUR 409.5 million) in the Yunlin offshore wind project. Wpd owns 73% of Yunlin Holding GmbH, while the Sojitz Corp-led consortium, comprising Chugoku Electric Power, Chudenko Corporation, Shikoku Electric Power, and JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corp., owns the remaining 27%. […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has won a contract to deliver two converter stations for the 1,400MW Viking Link interconnector, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) link between Great Britain and Denmark. The interconnector is being jointly developed by National Grid Ventures, Great Britain, and Energinet, Denmark via National Grid Viking Link Ltd. and Energinet Eltransmission A/S. Viking Link is […]

  • 14 January 2019

    Offshore Wind Magazine interviews Brent Wanner, the International Energy Agency’s lead of power generation analysis in the World Energy Outlook team, to find out more about what its global comprehensive analysis, which extends beyond the memberships, is revealing about the future development of offshore wind. Brent Wanner has been with the IEA focused on power […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    wpd AG and its financing banks yesterday signed financing contracts in Frankfurt for the Nordergründe offshore project. According to these contracts, the loans will be provided by KfW IPEX-Bank and the European Investment Bank (EIB) while 100% of the equity will come from wpd offshore GmbH. This means that the finance for the entire investment […]

  • 7 May 2015

    Vattenfall has awarded the EPCI contract to Geosea NV to supply manpower for the secondary works on the monopile foundations for the Kentish Flats Extension. After securing the contract from Vattenfall, Geosea selected GEOEXO from a tender bid of among over 20 companies to supply three teams of Rope Access, Painters and Inspectors. “To win the […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion, its lenders, and main bond holders have signed a binding loan agreement, setting forth terms for a EUR 100 million debtor-in-possession (DIP) facility. According to Senvion, the DIP facility enables the company to continue its business operations following last week’s self-administration filing. The loan has received Board approvals and allows substantial […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Norway’s Ocean Yield ASA has entered into a time charter contract for the vessel Lewek Connector which will conduct cable lay operations for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm project in the UK.

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    RentOcean has signed a EUR 15 million revolving term loan facility provided by NIBC Bank N.V. The facility matures in 3 years after the facility start date. Proceeds of drawdowns under the facility will be used for investments in new rental equipment. “In line with our strategy of further enhancing the Company’s marine asset and […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation announced that its securities have been admitted to trade on the GXG Markets First Quote platform with the symbol OTEC. GXG Markets runs an SME dedicated exchange that operates a European Regulated Market, as well as two junior markets regulated under GXG Markets’ Multilateral Trading Facility authorization. Mr. Jeremy P. Feakins, […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Central Maine Power Company and Maine Aqua Ventus I have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the Aqua Ventus demonstration floating offshore wind project. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the parties signed the PPA on 9 December. It allows the project to sell its electricity to the Central Maine Power […]