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  • 1 June 2015

    Dutch offshore wind solutions provider Seawind has developed a novel 6.2MW two-bladed upwind turbine with a 126 metre rotor diameter, plus additional technology for bottom-fixed and floating installations together aimed at driving down the cost of energy decisively. Offshore WIND spoke with chief technical officer Silvestro Caruso about product design philosophy, dedicated technology features and […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The European Marine Energy Centre – the world’s first and only test centre for wave and tidal energy devices – celebrates its tenth anniversary this month, with the pioneering Orkney based facility planning a host of events to mark its milestone year. The centre, which started off with just four wave test berths at Billia […]

  • 9 October 2012

    With offshore wind having become a busy and fast emerging business over the past few years, in which money seems to be present in abundance, the industry seems to be blind for lessons learned. Even to the point that fatal accidents have been accepted at a very early stage, in the development phase. Recent fatalities […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Leaders from the 23-government Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative today outlined specific commitments by participating countries and private sector leaders which will promote improved energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, and increased energy access around the world. The commitments build on two years of work […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, issues its latest Interim Management Statement in accordance with the EU Transparency Directive, which also provides a trading update in light of the previous announcement on 3 October 2012. The statement covers the […]

  • 1 May 2012

    General Cable Corporation, one of the most globally diversified industrial companies, reported today results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2012. Non-GAAP adjusted earnings per share for the first quarter were $0.48. Operating income of $53.4 million exceeded management’s expectation as metal cost headwinds subsided and volume was better than expected during the quarter. […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The offshore wind industry is very much dictated by large conglomerates. How is it for smaller companies to keep on their feet in this competitive environment when the stakes are not particular in their favour? Offshore WIND visited family-run towage and salvage company Otto Wulf GmbH and heard how the fourth generation Wulf is running […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 April 2014

    The UK currently has the largest offshore wind market in the world, with an installed capacity amounting to over 3.6GW, and a currrent development pipeline of up to almost 40GW capacity in the future. There are two development rounds in progress and an ambitious third round waiting to kick off. However, this third round is […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Offshore wind energy continues to experience an increasing share of the electricity generation market in Europe. Both the UK and Germany have set up ambitious goals to further expand their offshore wind energy capacity. Relatively smaller countries such as Belgium for example are also stepping up their offshore capacity and are investing in research projects […]

  • 30 October 2012
    R&D

    RenewableUK has issued a report on the ongoing state of the wind energy industry in the UK. In the first part of the report, wind energy performance is discussed, with a focus on the current status and electricity mix. The report also gives prediction for the future state of renewable energy in the country, which […]

  • 12 April 2018

    By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

  • 8 October 2012

    On 27 September, Offshore WIND was present, along with other press and 250 industry representatives, at the official inauguration of the Large Climate Test Chamber which forms part of the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), strategically located in a warehouse on the Churchill Dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. This public testing and […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Being known as one of the world’s biggest classification societies within the offshore and maritime sectors, DNV has also been a major player in the wind industry for over 25 years. After the recent acquisition of KEMA, the new company, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, is today undoubtedly one of the world’s largest wind energy […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The costs of restructuring Germany’s energy system are too high. With the present energy transition concept, it will not be possible to achieve security of supply while also ensuring sustainability and affordability. The current approach also establishes false incentives for investment and innovation. According to Siemens’ calculations, Germany could save more than €150 billion by […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Certainly there have been huge advances in offshore wind’s safety record, as it emerges from being somewhat of a ‘klondike’ industry in the early days. But there is still room for improvement, Martin Kjaer Mogensen, DONG Energy’s Senior Manager HSE, Centre of Excellence Wind Power, comments as he reflects on DONG Energy’s own Health and […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Centrica expects to deliver year on year earnings growth in 2012 in line with market expectations, subject to the usual variables of weather and commodity prices, in a continuing weak economic environment. Average UK residential gas consumption for the first ten months of 2012 was 9% higher than for the same period of 2011, while […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 April 2015

    As the first anniversary of the creation of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind approaches the company looks back on a pretty good year as it lands its first commercial order for the much heralded V164-8.0 MW® and is named the preferred supplier for the Walney Extension project. The company has already seen employee numbers grow and […]

  • 21 July 2014

    DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm is back on schedule – albeit a revised schedule – with more than half of its 80 wind turbines installed. Gunnar Groebler, Head of the Business Unit Renewables at Vattenfall’s Continental/UK regional organisation, reflects on progress and outlines the company’s view as to whether offshore wind will remain an important strategic […]

  • 2 October 2012

    In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger’wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Grid Connection

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue  HVDC and HVAC Submarine Power Cables: Supply Constraints, Demand Drivers, Technology Issues, Prominent Projects, Key Industry Players, and Global Market Forecasts The high-voltage submarine cable market is, by all definitions, a niche market with few purchasers and even fewer manufacturers and installers. […]

  • 24 June 2011
    R&D

    A growing number of global wind resource assessments have demonstrated that the world’s technical potential for wind power exceeds current global electricity production. The theoretical potential for wind, as estimated by the global annual flux, has been estimated at 6,000 EJ/yr (Rogner et al., 2000). The global technical potential for wind energy, meanwhile, is not […]

  • 8 January 2019

    Bourbon Subsea Services Bourbon Subsea Services supports its oil & gas and renewables energies clients at every stage of the life of their fields offering a wide range of solutions worldwide from marine & ROV asset chartering to full integrated services and project solutions. Our expertise covers four main domains: • Subsea construction (integrated projects […]

  • 30 May 2017