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A new wind turbine installation and maintenance technology being developed by SENSE Offshore Limited could cut the cost of energy from future deepwater sites by around 9% and from nearshore sites by 4%, the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst study shows.
A new report out today from Cambridge Econometrics in collaboration with Pr. Paul Ekins of University College London, shows that meeting the UK climate targets recommended by the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) makes clear economic sense for the UK. Reducing the UK’s carbon emissions in line with these budgets would, by 2030, increase […]
Ipswich based Consense, the UK’s leading provider of online community and stakeholder engagement services, has been invited to present at next week’s prestigious All Energy Exhibition and Conference. The event, which takes place at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre from 23rd - 24th May, aims to showcase the latest renewable and sustainable energy technologies, whilst also […]
The U.S. Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has formed the OMSA Wind Committee said to be dedicated to supporting the local offshore wind industry and the Jones Act. The OMSA Board of Directors unanimously adopted the resolution to create the committee and charged it with making recommendations on strategies and initiatives that increase U.S. maritime industry involvement in […]
We are proud to announce Offshore Wind Conference 2019 will officially be opened by DEME Offshore Managing Director Hugo Bouvy. As the world transitions to lower-carbon energy solutions the energy industry needs to determine: what makes commercial and environmental sense and how does offshore wind fit in? Find out during Offshore Wind Conference. Join the […]
The WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) project is now ready for prototype development after two joint industry projects have shown the concept to be both cost-efficient and technically feasible, the project leader DNV GL said. The WIN WIN concept includes a floating wind turbine, which supplies power to a typical water injection process that […]
Siemens Gamesa and Aalborg University (AAU) in Denmark will lead the new i4Offshore research and development project focused on significantly reducing the cost of offshore wind power.
Damen Shipyards Group has designed a new Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) with features that are said to ensure its suitability for operations in the developing offshore wind market in North America.
Wind energy is set to overtake coal, nuclear and gas to become the EU’s largest power source well before 2030 according to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2018 World Energy Outlook, but additional efforts are needed if the entire energy system is to be decarbonised, WindEurope said.
Poland plans to develop 8GW of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea by 2035 and will soon pass a law to this effect, Polish State Secretary for Energy, Grzegorz Tobiszowski, said.
The Dutch government did not just single-handedly decide to go forward with zero-subsidy tenders, serious developers tell and show it is possible, and as long as this is the case the government will not provide unnecessary subsidies or other forms of market protection, Ruud de Bruijne from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) said in an interview with Offshore WIND.
We have been living in a double-digit MW wind turbine era for several days now after MHI Vestas hit the market with a 10MW machine, leaving other wind turbine OEMs behind in this market race. The first two 10MW turbines will be up and running next year to test and demonstrate the new machine within its type certificate.
DEME Group has selected Luc Vandenbulcke to succeed Alain Bernard as CEO, effective from 1 January 2019.
Blockchain remains a hard to understand concept. Some say it will change the way we do business, others fear what sharing data will mean for future transactions. Offshore WIND spoke to Tom Fürstner founder and CTO of Riddle&Code, who recently cooperated with Brazilian onshore energy provider EDP. So, let us start with: What is Blockchain? […]
The UK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has opened a new office in Taipei, Taiwan, to support the local offshore wind sector.
Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) and humidity control specialist Dehum have entered a strategic partnership to jointly bring solutions to issues in maintaining stable atmospheric environments within confined spaces of offshore wind farm assets.
High voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Group has completed Cable Sentry trials at the London Array offshore wind farm in the UK.
The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) is looking for contractors who will help develop and implement strategies that will establish the state as the hub for offshore wind development along the US east coast.
Muehlhan Wind Service has launched an office in the UK by taking a floor in Myton Law's offices in Hull.
Ampelmann has opened an office in Hamburg in response to the growing business in the German offshore wind sector.
LOC Group has promoted LOC Renewables Group Director Dr. RV Ahilan to the position of joint CEO, alongside Jerome Rutler.
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Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted for a renewable energy target of 35% by 2030, rather than 27% earlier proposed by the European Commission. The Parliament also voted that the member states set national targets, from which they would be allowed to deviate by a maximum of 10% under certain conditions, as well […]
Samuel Leupold, CEO of Ørsted Wind Power, has decided to resign from the company and will leave Ørsted on 28 February 2018. He will be succeeded by Martin Neubert, currently Senior Vice President at Ørsted Wind Power, who will take over the position from 1 February.
N-Sea has won a contract with 50Hertz for detection and disposal of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the area of export cable routes off the coast of Lubmin, which will connect future German offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea to the mainland.