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  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    On 9 September, a supply chain event was held to enable potential bidders for work on the 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen offshore wind farm, to meet main contractors and to discuss available work packages and local opportunities. Tier One contractors, J Murphy & Sons, MHI Vestas and Boskalis, gave […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    German unit of Vattenfall says that the German energy strategy will hit the consumers’ pockets as costs for new renewable power generation units and networks must be passed on. Vattenfall Europe chief Tuomo Hatakka told the Sueddeutsche Zeitung that he expects the electricity bill for private customers to rise by up to 30 percent to […]

  • 23 December 2012
    R&D, Technology

    After the Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) published a study called “The Performance of Wind Farms in the United Kingdom and Denmark”, conducted by Professor Gordon Hughes of the University of Edinburgh, EWEA’s Julian Scola has published a comment on Professor Hughes’s findings on wind turbine lifespan. By taking into account that it has been anonymously […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    As announced yesterday, Ofgem has awarded GBP 46.4 million for eight energy-related projects. Among them, a company running transmission assets of the Ormonde offshore wind farm proposes to develop an offshore cable repair vessel and universal cable jointing system in a way that would significantly reduce costs. TC Ormonde OFTO Limited plans to convert an existing telecom-cable repair vessel  […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    Operation and maintenance (O&M) costs account for a significant portion of the overall costs of all wind farm projects, but it will take a… [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, June 08, 2010;

  • 21 January 2014
    R&D

    Deutsche WindGuard, German company specializing in wind energy project development and consulting, analyzed the status of the offshore wind energy development for the year 2013 in Germany, on behalf of VDMA Power Systems and the German Wind Energy Association (BWE). According to Deutsche WindGuard, 48 offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 240 MW were […]

  • 4 April 2014
    R&D

    Ocean energy can make a significant contribution to European energy security, but the EU and its Member States must act now in a coordinated manner to make this happen, according to the ocean energy industry. This call to action comes ahead of the first convening of the Ocean Energy Forum today in Brussels, which brings […]

  • 16 May 2014

    Offshore wind, wave and tidal all play key roles in next week’s All-Energy 2014 (Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre – AECC, 21-22 May). Nearly 11 hours of conference time at the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference is devoted to offshore wind –including 105 minutes to floating offshore wind; a further nine and a […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Supported by aggressive renewable targets, policy backing and a shift towards a greener climate, the UK propelled itself to the head of the global offshore wind power market in 2013, boasting a cumulative installed capacity share of around 52%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report titled “Offshore Wind Turbines and […]

  • 7 June 2016

    RenewableUK has welcomed the announcement that EDF Energy Renewables (EDF ER) is to start work on the Blyth offshore wind farm. The implementation of innovative new technology, such as 66 kilovolt cabling and concrete gravity base foundations for the first time in British waters, are significant steps in the evolution of the offshore wind industry, RenewableUK stated. […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Authorities

    Polish Minister of Transport, Construction and Maritime Economy, Slawomir Nowak, was speaking about the country’s plans for offshore wind development at the 7th Energy Forum in Sopot.  “Plans of coastal countries are impressive and offshore wind power is likely to become a significant part of the energy mix in coming years,” said Sławomir Nowak, Minister of […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction of offshore wind farms off Germany’s northern coast in the North and Baltic Seas has faced significant delays, even as the … By Frank Dohmen and Christian Schwägerl (spiegel) [mappress] Source: spiegel, March 17, 2011  

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted reported an operating profit (EBITDA) of DKK 6.8 billion (EUR 912 million) for the first quarter of 2020, a 33 percent increase compared to the same period the year before. Net profit amounted to DKK 3.3 billion and return on capital employed (ROCE) came in at 11 percent for the […]

  • 12 October 2010
    R&D

    A large offshore project in the Moray Firth could bring “significant opportunities” to the area, developers said last night. Community…   (pressandjournal) [mappress] Source: pressandjournal,October 12, 2010;

  • 21 July 2011
    Grid Connection

    The high-voltage submarine cable market is, by all definitions, a niche market with few purchasers and even fewer manufacturers and installers. The demand for these products is rapidly moving beyond the traditional role slotted for high-voltage submarine cables, connecting islands to nearby national grids. The usage of high-voltage submarine cables for grid interconnections and connecting […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Technology

    A gathering of many leading Chinese wind project developers, consultants and stakeholders has welcomed the introduction of wind lidar provider, ZephIR Lidar, to the local market, working in collaboration with Saiwind Inc. during a technology workshop held in Beijing. ZephIR provides remote wind speed measurements and characteristics from ground level, both onshore and offshore, in […]

  • 8 September 2011
    R&D

      Development of Shipping and Ports Facilities will play significant role in supporting growth of ocean energy industry The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) in conjunction with the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) have published the first report on the future shipping and ports requirements for the Irish marine renewable energy industry. The study […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    PNE WIND AG has issued its financial results for the first nine months of 2013, and stated that this period of the financial year was characterised by the setting of a decisive operational course. During this period, the PNE WIND successfully concluded the biggest capital transaction in the company’s history with a bond issue amounting […]

  • 20 August 2013
    R&D

    Powered by policy support from the government, India and Australia will increase their share of renewable energy projects in the  near future, while China will remain the largest market in the Asia-Pacific region, says research and consultancy firm GlobalData. According to the company’s latest report, Australia’s cumulative installed capacity for renewable power surged from 849 […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Rob van der Hage, Business Manager Offshore at TenneT Netherlands, will be one of the panellists in the closing discussion on short and long term potential at the Offshore WIND Conference and has provided an insight into the sector from an interesting point of view – that of an electricity transmission system operator. Regarding his […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Recent statements by German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on exports of Greek sun to his country were not occasional. According to … By Apostolos Papapostolou (greekreporter) [mappress] Source: greekreporter, July 07, 2011;

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    As the UK strives to meet its EU target of 15% renewable energy consumption by 2020, the government has taken several steps to reduce the country’s carbon emissions by 34% and 80% by 2020 and 2050, respectively, compared with 1990 levels, according to a report by research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report […]

  • 15 March 2011

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Switch Engineering Oy, a power technologies company headquartered in Finland. The 190-million-Euro acquisition (approximately US$265 million based on current exchange rates) is expected to be immediately accretive and support AMSC’s growth to US$1 […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Windstream’s Wolfe Island Shoals Offshore Wind Power Project will create 1900 jobs during the current five-year development and construction period and 175 long-term jobs during the subsequent operational period, a large portion of which will be in eastern Ontario. The project will generate over $700 million in direct Ontario-based capital expenditures. The Wolfe Island Shoals […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Jeremy Thompson is to be the new Chairman of Commerce and Employment Department’s (C&E) Renewable Energy Team (RET) and is joined by new political members C&E Deputy Minister Al Brouard and Deputy David de Lisle. Jeremy Thompson has been involved in RET (and predecessor groups) from the outset in 2008 and has gained significant expertise […]