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  • 5 February 2015
    Environment, Technology

    The Met Office has launched a new version of its Virtual Met Mast which provides revised wind statistics at higher levels of confidence. Designed to help large and smaller scale wind farm developers and wind farm consultants select the best onshore and offshore wind farm sites throughout Europe. It uses advanced downscaling processes to produce […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    Scottish Government is seeking for offshore consultancy services, with an aim to provide ‘best practice’ guidance on a standardised approach to survey design and statistical modelling (DSM) of cetacean and bird distributions at offshore renewable development areas (wind, wave and tidal). This is in order to improve the estimates of the densities of target species […]

  • 21 March 2012

    As of 20 March 2012, all array cables connecting the 51 turbines in Walney 2 to the offshore substation have been terminated, and the fibres have been tested. Of these, 41 array cables have been energised, and 34 turbines in Walney 2 have had first power and are in operation. Still, all periods with reasonable […]

  • 19 January 2018

    Wind farms in the UK have set a national record over the past few days with an output surpassing 10GW, according to UK media, which refers to information provided by Drax Electric Insights, based on data from Elexon and National Grid.

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    French nuclear and renewable energy company Areva has finalized the sale of its 50% stake in the offshore turbine manufacturer Adwen to Spain’s Gamesa. Gamesa and Areva formed the Adwen joint venture in March 2015, with both companies investing around EUR 200 million, offering two 5MW turbine types (AD 5-135 and AD 5-132 ) and […]

  • 5 February 2015

    Along with its annual report on offshore wind in Europe last year, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has also published an infographic that shows statistical details of the industry.  Here are some other fun facts about the European offshore wind from EWEA’s report: –  The average water depth of wind farms completed, or partially completed, in 2014 was 22.4 […]

  • 29 March 2012

      Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has welcomed new figures that demonstrate Scotland will beat the 2011 renewables target. Statistics published today show that the amount of renewable electricity generated in 2011 rose 45 per cent on 2010 to 13,750 Gigawatt hours. Assuming gross consumption in 2011 is similar to 2010, that means around 35 per […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    HiDef Aerial Surveying have strengthened their position in the European market with two new German offshore contracts. New orders include consenting surveys for Dong Energy consultant, BioConsult, as well as baseline data acquisition for the University of Kiel. Both contracts will provide marine bird and mammal population data using HiDef’s unique extreme definition video technology. […]

  • 16 April 2013

    The latest statistical data released by BTM of Denmark shows that, as of the end of 2012, China Longyuan Power continued to be the world’s second largest wind power operator with the installed capacity of 10,544MW, further narrowing the gap with the top wind power operator in the world. Iberdrola Renovables from Spain ranked first […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bladt has been announced the leading supplier of offshore substructures in EWEA’s annual report on key offshore trend statistics for 2012 – and with good reason. In 2012, it successfully completed some of the world’s largest offshore wind foundation projects with the London Array and Anholt offshore wind farms. Offshore foundation projects In Lubmin, Germany, […]

  • 10 April 2015

    A meeting on the project “Decision support for offshore wind turbine installation” (informally known as DECOFF) has been held at Christian Michelsen Research (CMR) in Bergen. The objective of the project is to develop methods for improved decision support when installing wind turbines offshore, where the cost to a large degree is driven by waiting for […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The public support for offshore wind in the UK is at an all-time high, according to the newly released statistics issued by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

  • 28 February 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) yesterday released its December energy statistics that allow a provisional assessment to be made of trends in energy production, transformation and consumption in 2013. “Primary energy production fell by 6.7 per cent on a year earlier to 113.9 million tonnes of oil equivalent. This decrease was […]

  • 10 December 2013

    Windpower Intelligence has published 2 new technology forecast reports which analyse the technological trends that will shape the global offshore wind cables and foundations markets to 2023. Based on extensive primary research these new studies offer an essential planning and strategy guide to developments within the fast growing offshore wind foundations and cables markets. The […]

  • 5 November 2015

    UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) have been appointed to provide the full Marine Coordination package for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in Germany. SMC will commence pre-construction start up works immediately and will be based in Hamburg.  The company’s Marine Coordination Manager, Dean Coates, will commence mobilisation today (5 November). Although located 115 km […]

  • 21 September 2015

    The UK’s trade organisation for the renewable energy industries, RenewableUK, has shortlisted  NWA Workboat Safety Forum for their “RenewableUK Breakthrough Award”, which is due to be presented to the winner at the RenewableUK Gala Dinner at Liverpool’s St. George’s Hall on 7th October. Philip Woodcock, Chairman of the NWA Workboat Safety Forum said: “I am incredibly proud […]

  • 8 February 2015

    Three out of five hits for Vattenfall in Offshore WIND‘s most read news this week. Nevertheless, EWEA’s infographic on offshore wind in Europe seems to be the most interesting read these days.  Infographic: European Offshore Wind in 2014 Along with its annual report on offshore wind in Europe last year, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has also […]

  • 29 September 2017

    In the second quarter of 2017, offshore wind generation in the United Kingdom increased by 22 percent or 0.7TWh to 4.0TWh in comparison to the same period in 2016.

  • 27 July 2012

    Government figures released yesterday in the annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics show that electricity production from renewable energy sources in 2011 was up by 33% on the previous year and accounted for 9.4% of all electricity generated in the year. This increase has predominately been driven by increases in electricity generation from both onshore […]

  • 27 May 2015

    SMRU Consulting Europe has promoted Dr Carol Sparling to Technical Director and Dr Cormac Booth to Director of Business Development. with 15 years’ experience as a marine mammal scientist and 7 years of experience in applied science consultancy working with both industry and government clients, Sparling’s new role will be to lead the Europe team forward. She […]

  • 5 April 2017

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) informed that the company had completed 1 million safe transfers in March 2017, with the number increasing daily.

  • 5 July 2012
    Environment, R&D

    Carried out by environmental specialists from Gardline Environmental and HiDef Aerial Surveying, the extensive surveys were commissioned to enable Forewind to gather vital information about the species and numbers of bird and marine mammal species, their distributions and seasonal variations across the 8660km2 zone. The information will be used to help Forewind plan the layout and […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    RES Offshore has designed a new rating method for export power cables set to vastly improve power transportation from offshore wind farms, with currents improved by up to 22%. The new cable rating method, developed in cooperation with University of Southampton, has moved away from the traditional power transmission models, which presume that maximum power […]

  • 20 December 2013

    All European Union Member States have reporting obligations in the framework of RES Directive 2009/28/EC. This is a European Directive on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources. It mandates renewable energy targets for all European Union Member States, and prescribes an indicative trajectory towards that target. ECN has bundled the data […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    UK Department of Energy & Climate Change has released energy statistics for second quarter of 2014. Total electricity generated fell 6.2 per cent from 83.9 TWh in 2013 Q2 to 78.7 TWh, reflecting lower demand. The generation by wind, PV, wave and tidal fell 10.2 per cent from 7.2 TWh to 6.5 TWh. In spite […]

  • 29 October 2013

    This autumn marked the start up of the three year project “Decision Support for Installation of Offshore Wind Turbines”, which was presented at the conference Offshore Wind Operations/Science Meets Industry in Bergen in September. The project involves NORCOWE partners CMR, Uni Research, University of Bergen, University of Stavanger, University of Agder, Aalborg University and Statoil […]