Search results for: UMBC

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  • 22 May 2013
    R&D

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) have announced a new partnership to advance research for the strategic planning and development of offshore wind energy projects. Under this partnership, UMBC will draw on its expertise with light detection and ranging, or LIDAR, to conduct critical wind speed and direction […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    TenneT Holding B.V. refinanced its existing EUR 1,125 million and EUR 500 million revolving credit facilities with a single facility of EUR 2 billion. The pricing of the facility, which can be used for general corporate purposes, was decreased and the maturity date was extended to July 2019 with two one-year extension options. Participating banks […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    TenneT Holding B.V. has launched and priced another Green Bond issue of EUR 1.25 billion, with proceeds set to be used for investing in offshore wind. The green bond is split into a tranche of EUR 500 million, under an 11-year term and a coupon of 0.875%, and EUR 750 million, under a 20-year term and a […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sumitomo Corporation, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and Development Bank of Japan have established their first fund dedicated to overseas offshore wind projects. Established through the fund management company Spring Infrastructure Capital, the fund will acquire the assets Sumitomo Corporation holds in the Race Bank and Galloper offshore wind farms in the UK as seed assets. […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind developer wpd has appointed Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) as their financial advisor for its projects in Taiwan.

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Environment

    UMBO GmbH i. G. has issued an invitation for tenders regarding qualification system for the purpose of conducting environmental monitorings for offshore windfarms in Germany. Prerequisite for the awarding of contracts is pre-qualification in compliance with the qualification system (Connexio) described here. On the basis of this pre-qualification, suitable suppliers of the following services: CPV […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Environment, R&D

    Scheduling wind farm construction activities in the Maryland Wind Energy Area (WEA) to take place during summer months, from June to September, could reduce the likelihood of disturbance to harbour porpoises, according to a new study.

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The 396MW Merkur offshore wind project has reached financial close and is now moving into the construction phase. Merkur is a construction-ready wind farm located approximately 45km north of the islands of Borkum, Germany, in the North Sea. It will consist of 66 turbines and will generate approximately 1,750 GWh annually, once complete. The construction will start […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Project costs of the two offshore wind farms wpd will build in Taiwan amount to EUR 4 billion, according to the latest news from the company, which aims to have closed agreements with manufacturers and suppliers for the Yunlin and Guanyin projects at the end of 2018.

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Funding for wpd’s Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan is close to completion and negotiations with a group of investors and banks will be finalised in a few weeks, the German developer said.

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium including Highland Group Holdings Ltd., Siemens Financial Services and Copenhagen Infrastructure II, a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, announced today that it arranged the successful financing of the 400 MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm project, for a total project investment of EUR 1.9 billion. The Veja Mate offshore wind farm will operate 95 km North West from […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Amsterdam Capital Partners (Amscap) has acted as an adviser to Merkur Offshore GmbH on arranging the EUR 1.6 billion financing for the 396MW Merkur Offshore wind project, which confirmed financial close today. Michael van der Heijden, Managing Director of Amscap, said: “Merkur is another record breaking transaction in the offshore wind sector, and Amscap is very proud […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Three large offshore wind players, DONG Energy, E.ON and Strabag have established a joint venture company to perform an environmental study in waters off Borkum in the German North Sea. The joint venture aims at not only reducing the project costs of offshore wind farms, but also at mitigating their environmental impact. The investigation will […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hogan Lovells advised the bank lenders to the Blue Transmission consortium of Macquarie Capital Group Limited and Barclays Integrated Infrastructure Fund on the consortium’s successful bid to acquire and operate the transmission link to the Walney 2 offshore wind farm for £110 million. The lending group comprised Lloyds Banking Group, SMBC, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Environment

    Pinpointing the best location for tidal energy turbines and providing a picture of seafloor conditions underneath fish pens are two research projects benefiting from the autonomous underwater technologies expertise at the Australian Maritime College. The projects were funded by the University of Tasmania’s research enhancement scheme, designed to help early to mid-career academics increase their […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    A group of researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) and Cornell University are investigating how the proposed offshore wind farms off Ocean City, Maryland, could affect the travels of marine mammals in the area. Every three months, a crew of scientists and assistants rides a boat out into the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT Holding B.V. has launched and priced its second EUR 1 billion Green Bond issue to finance the transmission system operator’s offshore wind-related projects.  The EUR 1bn dual tranche (10 and 20 year) bond issue, each sized at EUR 500 million with coupons of 1.000% and 1.875% respectively, has been issued with the support of five banks, Barclays […]

  • 1 March 2018

    World’s First Floating Wind Farm Outdelivers The 30MW Hywind Scotland, the world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, performed better than expected in its first three full months in production, Statoil, the operator of the wind farm said. Ørsted Streamlines Hornsea Project Three Ørsted has published updated plans for the proposed Hornsea Project Three offshore wind […]