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DEME Offshore, previously GeoSea, has selected tier 1 suppliers for the foundations of the Moray East offshore wind project in the UK. According to DEME, Smulders will carry out a major part of the fabrication works on 55 of 100 jackets in Newcastle, including all final assembly, with Lamprell producing the remaining 45. The balance […]
Canadian Northland Power and Taiwan's Yushan Energy, the developers of the 300MW Hai Long 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan that received an approval for its share of the grid capacity on 30 April, are currently working on the selection of the turbine supplier and negotiating construction contracts for the project.
The second edition of Offshore WIND Magazine will be out at the beginning of June. As this edition is bound for Seawork 2019 in Southampton and Global Offshore Wind in London, it will have a significant UK focus with an in-depth look at offshore wind developments in the country and the potential threat of Brexit. […]
Siemens Gamesa has secured a Provisional Type Certificate for the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The new direct-drive offshore wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 167 metres, with its B82 blades allowing for an 18% greater swept area compared to the SWT-7.0-154 unit, Siemens Gamesa said. The first prototype was installed in Østerild, Denmark in September […]
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy signed ten Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with a range of suppliers during the Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind Localization Day in Taipei, Taiwan on Wednesday, 8 August.
Canadian power company Northland Power reported CAD 178 million net income in the first quarter of 2018, a 78% increase compared to the same quarter last year primarily due to higher operating income from the Gemini and the Nordsee One offshore wind farms.
The French government has submitted to the Senate a package of laws which includes a proposal to renegotiate the terms of the six offshore wind projects selected in the first two tender rounds, the French financial daily Les Echos reports.
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UK-based Automated Ships Ltd and Norway's Kongsberg Maritime have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build the world's first unmanned and fully-automated vessel for offshore operations. In January 2017, Automated Ships Ltd will contract 'Hrönn', which will be designed and built in Norway in cooperation with Kongsberg, and will be in operation in 2018, the […]
New York State senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman released a letter signed by 20 state senators to Governor Andrew Cuomo and Audrey Zibelman, Chair of the New York State Public Service Commission, calling for the inclusion of an offshore wind tier in the forthcoming Clean Energy Standard. The Public Service Commission (PSC) recently published a […]
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will host European Space Agency (ESA) Ambassadors for its Integrated Application Programme (IAP) as part of an opportunity to identify and facilitate offshore energy needs that can be fulfilled and supported by space assets. This activity, part of ESA’s broader network of Ambassador Platforms, is aimed at all aspects […]
According to a new report from BTM Consult, a part of Navigant Research, worldwide wind power installations grew by 42 percent year-over-year in 2014.Growth in China, Germany, and the United States led to a record year for wind installations. The new report covers developments in the wind energy sector during 2014, including an analysis of the important changes […]
GROW:OffshoreWind programme has been granted a six-month extension as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy to help more manufacturers take advantage of investment in supply chain infrastructure. Over £1m of funding has been put aside to assist more firms to overcome barriers to entry by giving them access to specialist support on developing sales strategy, […]
Avantha Group Company CG reported Consolidated Revenue of EUR 8.7 billion crore for the half-year ended September 30, 2014 up 7% as against EUR 8.1 billion on September 30, 2013. The net profit for the period stood at EUR 0.17 billion up 13% as against EUR 0.15 billion in H1FY14. CG bagged orders worth EUR […]
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank announced that nearly 80,000 acres offshore Maryland will be offered for commercial wind energy development in an August 19, 2014 competitive lease sale. “Thanks to Governor O’Malley’s leadership and significant stakeholder involvement through BOEM’s […]
Avantha Group Company CG, along with the other consortium partners Fabricom and Iemants, has been selected by Van Oord, for the offshore wind project “Gemini” in the Netherlands. As part of the scope CG, will design, deliver and install 2 high voltage (HV) offshore substations and 1 HV onshore substation. The volume of the order […]
Siemens to Use ‘Wind Server’ Jack-Up Vessel for Three Years Siemens Energy has entered into a charter agreement with DBB Jack-Up Services A/S for the use of a new purpose-built jack-up vessel, the Wind Server, designed for the service and maintenance of the rising number of large scaled offshore wind power projects across Northern Europe. […]
GDF Team Wins French Offshore Wind Tender Following a national public tender process, the French State has selected the group comprising GDF SUEZ, EDP Renewables, Neoen Marine and AREVA to install and operate offshore wind farms in the areas of Tréport (Upper Normandy, 500MW) and the Isles of Yeu and Noirmoutier (Pays de la Loire, […]
Vestas Makes Major Progress in Wind Industry Vestas has received a record number of wind turbine orders per month in December, which amount to 1,346 MW. Germany: A2SEA to Install 97 Turbines on Gode Wind A2SEA has signed a contract with DONG Energy to install 97 turbines on Gode Wind 1 + 2 in the […]
The Bureau of Energy, Ministry of Economic Affairs, held the "2013 Taiwan Energy Exposition" in Huashan Creative Park in Taipei from September 20th to 23th. The exposition not only provided a wealth of knowledge regarding green energy information, but also arranged many activities and performances, such as quiz contests, micro medias, energy theater for children, […]
With less than 2 months to go the registration for both Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference and Offshore WIND Installation and Maintenance (OWIM) 2013 is now open at www.offshore-energy.biz. Hosted in Amsterdam RAI on October 15 & 16 the events expect some 500 exhibitors, 8,500 visitors and 900 conference delegates. Attendance at the exhibition is […]
The cost of delivering offshore wind schemes could be reduced by up to 15% by the end of this decade through more effective supply chain engagement, according to research by global built asset consultancy, EC Harris. With the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) estimating that by 2020, €10.4bn could be invested in Europe’s offshore wind […]
The second, final day of Offshore Energy offered conference sessions ranging from the latest in renewable energy to frontier oil and gas exploration and production. Menno Broers of IHC Tidal Energy presented IHC's strategy for commercializing tidal energy. In the same session, Berend Jan Kleute of Bluerise presented research developments in another promising energy resource: […]
The exhibitors were satisfied, and there were streams of trade visitors from all parts of the world – SMM impressively confirmed its position again, as the number one stimulus event for the maritime industry in 2012. The 25th shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology international trade fair hamburg ended on 7 September, after four days of […]
In April 2012 the French Government under President Sarkozy announced the results of the first round for offshore wind energy licences. Companies and consortia had been invited to tender for the licences following the terms and conditions set out by the Commission of Energy Regulation (CRE). The tenders were for a total maximum power of […]