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  • 15 October 2014

    TC’s Energy will hold a ceremony for the wave energy project being developed jointly by TC’s Energy and Swedish company Seabased AB at the Ghanaian town of Ada. The event will mark the commencement of the project on 17th October at District Assembly Office in Ada Foah. TC’s Energy and Seabased have signed Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Swede Energy has signed an agreement with TC Energy Ltd in Ghana to jointly develop the largest wave power project in the world. The project is situated outside the coast of Ghana and will be built in blocks with a total targeted installed capacity of 1000MW.  TC Energy Ltd is the holder of permits and […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC) has been employed by Transmission Capital Services Limited (TCS) to provide technical consultancy services on contingency planning and other services relating to the OFTO assets managed by TCS. TCS manages six OFTOs, namely TC Barrow OFTO Limited, TC Gunfleet Sands OFTO Limited, TC Ormonde OFTO Limited, TC Robin Rigg OFTO […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    TC’s Energy today signed a contract with Swedish company Seabased for a 14MW wave energy farm in Ghanaian waters. The contract, which is pending approval by the Swedish agency EKN, is worth over EUR 43 million. The wave farm is the first step towards total targeted installed capacity of 1000MW. The contract was signed by […]

  • 10 December 2012

    In its World Energy Outlook 2012, the IEA (International Energy Agency) forecasts that renewables could “become the world’s second-largest source of power generation by 2015”. Governments throughout the world are trying to increase the share of renewables in their electricity generation portfolio both as a precaution against fluctuating prices for fossil fuels and for environmental […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Westermost Rough Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of DONG Energy, the UK Green Investment Bank and Marubeni Corporation, has signed an agreement for the sale of its transmission assets to TC Westermost Rough OFTO Limited. The transmission assets, valued at GBP 157 million, include the onshore substation, export cables and the offshore substation. TC Westermost Rough […]

  • 10 February 2015

    Ghanaian company developing wave energy project at the Ada Estuary will put to the test first six generators next month. “We do not use oil or gas. We only use the waves from the sea and once the initial capital is set in place, the installation proceeds,” said Anothy Opoku, Chief Executive Officer of TC […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Seabased Industry AB, in collaboration with TC’s Energy, has set up Africa’s first wave power plant south of Ada, Ghana. The onshore grid connected switchgear was installed one week ago and the first phase of the wave power park was connected on May 8. Comprising 6 wave energy converters and switchgear, this is the first phase […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ofgem today granted Transmission Capital (TC) Lincs OFTO Limited a licence to own and operate the transmission link to the Lincs wind farm. Lincs is located eight kilometres off the coast of Skegness and comprises 75 turbines generating 270MW, which is enough to provide clean energy to 200,000 homes. The Lincs project was tendered under […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine Renewables Canada has issued a request for proposals for research projects to be funded by Marine Renewables Canada in conjunction with the Standards Council of Canada’s Mirror Committee (SMC) to the International Electrotechnical Committee’s (IEC) Technical Committee 114 (TC114) – “Marine energy – Wave, tidal and other water current converters”. To ensure that Canada maintains its leading role in the development of […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Recognized as a leading wind expert, Bureau Veritas is a member of the Technical Committee 88 (TC 88) for the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) responsible for preparing international standards for wind turbines. The TC 88 is composed of wind turbine industry stakeholders such as turbine designers, component manufacturers and certification bodies. The Committee was formed […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    On Friday night, Swedish company Seabased and Ghanaian TC Energy signed a contract for the development of a large wave power park in Ghana. Seabased CEO Billy Johansson and TC Energy’s Executive Chairman Anthony Opoku inked the first deal to install a first smaller plant that will be part of agreements giving a total plant of […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Transmission assets owner and operator Transmission Capital Services (TCS) has chartered one of CWind’s crew transfer vessels (CTV) on a five-year contract to support works at several of their offshore substations in the United Kingdom. CWind is using one of its MPC19 resin infused composite catamarans to provide the crew transfer services. In February this […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Petrofac has completed a risk assessment and engineering support project for Transmission Capital Lincs OFTO on two 48km subsea cables connecting the Lincs offshore wind farm with the onshore transmission system. Following a full assessment of the impact of external risks to the cable, such as fishing and anchor damage in areas where the seabed […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    TC Westermost Rough OFTO Limited has appointed CWind to maintain offshore and onshore assets at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. Timed to coincide with the handover of the OFTO assets to TC Westermost Rough OFTO Limited, the company has signed up CWind to maintain the mechanical and electrical systems of both the offshore and […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem E-Serve has today confirmed that TC Barrow OFTO Limited (Transmission Capital Partners) has secured a licence to operate the high voltage link to the 90 MW Barrow offshore wind farm, near Barrow-in-Furness. TC Barrow OFTO Limited has taken over ownership of the £33.6m link from Dong Energy and Centrica, owners of the wind farm […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Ofgem E Serve has today announced that TC Gunfleet Sands OFTO Limited (Transmission Capital Partners) has secured a licence to operate the high voltage link to the Gunfleet Sands wind farm. TC Gunfleet Sands OFTO Limited can now operate the £49.5 million link to the onshore grid for a period of 20 years. The wind […]

  • 8 November 2011

    Mike Woebbeking, Vice President and Head of Certification Body at GL Renewables Certification, has been appointed to the chairmanship of the CLC/TC 88 Technical Committee of CENELEC (the European Committee for Electrotechnical standardisation). Alongside his new role as the chairman of the CLC/TC 88 Committee, Mr Woebbeking has also taken over the chairmanship of its […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    The terms regarding the divestment of the transmission assets relating to Gunfleet Sands I and II have now been agreed between DONG Energy and the purchaser TC Gunfleet Sands OFTO Limited (Transmission Capital Partners) at the sum of GBP 49.5 million. The financial closure of the transaction has been completed and the assets have been […]

  • 23 December 2014

    Resolute Marine Energy CEO Bill Staby has stepped down as the Chairman of the U.S. delegation to IEC TC-114, the committee that, since 2008, has been developing technical specifications and standards for the marine energy industry. He will be replaced by Jonathan Colby who is the Director of Technology Performance at Verdant Power. In his […]

  • 5 December 2011

    The international growth in renewable energy, with wind energy at the fore, has required the development of international standards – to build confidence and differentiate between products, ensure safety, and create a global market. The International Electrotechnical Commission Technical Committee (TC 88), which is charged with the preparation of international standards for wind turbines, met […]

  • 18 June 2015

    While largely based in Europe, the development of offshore wind structures is expanding around the world, with China, Japan, the USA and other countries rapidly moving forward. ISO announced today that its new International Standard for the port and marine operations associated with offshore wind farms will help that development, improving the safety and accessibility of […]

  • 11 September 2013

    Kimon Argyriadis, Head of Research and Development at GL Renewables Certification (GL RC), has been honoured with the IEC 1906 Award. The prize is awarded annually by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) to experts around the world whose work is fundamental to the commission. Kimon Argyriadis received the award in recognition of his broad technical […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ofgem has granted a licence to TC Dudgeon OFTO plc to own and operate the GBP 297.9 million high-voltage transmission link to the Dudgeon offshore wind farm for the next 20 years.

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Lincs Wind Farm Limited has completed the sale of the transmission assets at the 270MW Lincs offshore wind farm to TC Lincs OFTO Limited for £308 million. The disposal is in line with regulations requiring offshore wind farm generators to divest their transmission assets to an offshore transmission owner (OFTO) post-construction. Lincs Wind Farm Limited […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TC Ormonde OFTO Limited, an entity incorporated by the consortium Transmission Capital Partners (TCP), has been granted a licence by Ofgem E-Serve to own and operate the transmission link to the Ormonde wind farm. The TCP consortium are comprised of Transmission Capital, Amber Infrastructure Group and International Public Partnerships (INPP).  TCP was appointed by Ofgem […]