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  • 8 April 2014

    Atkins has been awarded an additional contract by Dong Energy. Atkins is now contracted to design five offshore substations for Dong Energy. The contract will see Atkins provide detailed substation designs for Race Bank, one of DONG Energy’s major offshore wind development projects in the UK. Atkins is also designing the substations for DONG Energy’s […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Growing interest from Japan, Korean and China in the world’s windpower market has extended to the massive wind farm developments planned off the East of England. The countries want to create more wind energy at home but also have a watchful eye on the potential of lucrative markets off the UK. James Gray, inward investment […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    DONG Energy has signed an Agreement for Lease with the government of the Isle of Man to explore the possibility of developing a wind farm in Manx waters off the north east coast of the island. The agreement with the Isle of Man’s Department of Infrastructure will enable DONG to carry out preliminary surveys to determine the practicality […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has completed the load-out of the wind turbine components for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project in the US. All turbine parts have now been loaded onto Jan De Nul’s jack-up Vole au vent at the port of Halifax in Canada and the vessel is now on her way […]

  • 3 May 2019

    Team Humber Marine Alliance and Aura Wind Energy have entered into a deal to develop an offshore wind strategy for the U.S. Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. The three parties signed a contract on 2 May said to be the result of work to develop relationships with the U.S. East Coast over the last three years. The […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has delivered the first of the three onshore transformers to the onshore substation at New Deer, Scotland, for the Moray East offshore wind farm development. Once the transformer has been skidded into position, the installation of associated electrical equipment will begin. Moray East is Siemens’ largest grid connection project in the UK and needs three transformers […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Bond Dickinson LLP Planning & Infrastructure lawyers have advised East Anglia offshore wind farm, a ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall joint-venture, on the full consenting matrix for the development of a 1.2 GW offshore wind farm in East Anglia. Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted consent for the development to go […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    JDR Cable Systems has secured a contract to provide the termination and testing of 100 inter-array cables and two offshore substation interconnector cables at the Moray East offshore wind farm. Under the contract signed with Boskalis, JDR will perform procedures for the stripping of the armor protection, fitment of the permanent hang-offs, routing, cleating, electrical and fiber termination, including […]

  • 1 June 2013
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    VolturnUS 1:8, the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S., was officially launched by the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and its partners yesterday at 11 am (5 pm CET/CEST). The 65-foot-tall VolturnUS prototype was lifted by a crane from the dock and lowered into the Penobscot River in Brewer. […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. political representatives are paying a visit to Denmark to learn from its experience in offshore wind and to meet with the local industry. During the four-day visit, political representatives from the U.S. east coast states will see Danish production and port facilities and will meet with the local supply chain companies. “The climate fight […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Authorities, R&D, Vessels

    Zentech Inc. and Renewables Resources International (RRI) have announced their plans to build the first Jones Act compliant, four legged, self-propelled Dynamically-Positioned Level 2 (DP2) jack-up vessel based on a US-built barge.

  • 25 August 2015

    Dong Energy has found seven unexploded bombs at one of its offshore wind farm sites. According to the local media, UXO have been found on the seabed of The Wash through which the export cables will be laid from the wind farm to the substation in Walpole. The Danish company is building a 75-turbine Race […]

  • 10 January 2014

    More top names have been lined up for the country’s most significant conference and exhibition focused on the Southern North Sea energy business to be held in Norwich this year. Shell, EDF Energy Schlumberger, East Anglia Offshore Wind and Aker Solutions are among companies which will feature at the two-day SNS2014: Sea of Opportunity event […]

  • 27 November 2014
    R&D

    East Anglian grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has awarded funding to Norwich based Norcom Technology. The SCORE programme offers East Anglian SMEs an exciting opportunity to access funds to drive forward innovative products and processes that benefit the region’s offshore renewable sector’s supply chain. The £20,000 grant is to enable […]

  • 20 October 2011

      More than 15 new staff have been recruited in East Anglia by PKF Accountants & business advisors during the summer, and that tally is expected to double with the number of posts currently being advertised. The expansion in Norwich, Great Yarmouth and Ipswich offices is to meet business expansion and to grow the firm’s […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Authorities

    The EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven got high-profile visitors from New Bedford in the US state of Massachusetts. The 26-strong delegation from this small port city on the East coast was led by mayor Jonathan Mitchell. Most of the delegates work in urban and harbour development for the city of New Bedford and in research enterprises […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    UK port operator Peel Ports Group and A&P Group, a ship repair, defence, conversion and marine specialist, have announced a strategic partnership at the Peel Ports Great Yarmouth to bolster the service offering to East of England’s thriving offshore energy sector.

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    EOLOS Floating LiDAR Solutions will provide two of its floating LiDARs for the New York Bight metocean campaign, for which NYSERDA just awarded contracts to Ocean Tech Services (OTS) and DNV GL. The Spanish company will supply the technology as part of its collaboration with the U.S.-based OTS. EOLOS said it is now working on the two […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The innovative suction-installed foundations that represent the first stage of construction at the world’s largest offshore wind farm are now on their way to the site at Dogger Bank, 125 kilometres off the UK’s east coast. The structures, known as Bucket Foundations, will support two meteorological masts that will provide essential weather information. They were […]

  • 23 October 2013

    A delegation of 20 businesses from the south east region of Northern Ireland were in the Great Yarmouth area this week to share thoughts and knowledge on the renewable energy sector with East of England experts. The visit, hosted by EEEGR (the East of England Energy Group), was for companies which are part of the […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Tidal Transit Limited has just achieved ISO 14001, the internationally recognised Environmental Management Standard for business. The certification defines controls for any activity that has an effect on the environment, including the use of natural resources, handling and treating of waste and energy consumption. Tidal Transit is a young company, growing in response to the […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    A meteorological tower for US Wind’s 268MW offshore wind farm in Maryland is scheduled to be installed at the offshore project site in August 2018. The met mast will be delivered by Gulf Island Fabrication, which signed a contract with US Wind in March.

  • 12 March 2019
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper has set aside USD 1.5 million to boost clean energy and green businesses in the proposed 2019-2021 budget, including a study on North Carolina’s potential to host offshore wind operations and associated jobs. The USD 300,000 study would evaluate state-owned and privately held ports with the potential to host offshore wind […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      PMSS America, Inc., the 100% owned US subsidiary of the leading renewable energy consulting firm PMSS, today announced another senior professional to their US headquarters in New York City. James Doane joins the expanding PMSS US team as a Senior Engineer to support the growing demand for PMSS’ offshore wind consulting services in this […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Invergordon-based PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd has started loading in and loading out the jacket prepiles and the related equipment from the Port of Cromarty Firth as part of the port marshalling contract awarded by DEME Offshore in support of the Moray East offshore wind project. As reported earlier, DEME’s installation vessel Apollo is carrying out […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The construction of floating offshore wind farms in California over the near- to long-term could contribute to economic development in the US West Coast state, especially if significant portions of equipment and services were procured locally, according to a report by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The report, Floating Offshore Wind in California: Gross […]