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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is opening an office in Boston, Massachusetts, which will act as the company’s U.S. headquarters. The news follows MHI Vestas’ recent contract as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind project. The U.S. headquarters, which will officially open in the coming weeks, will initially focus on sales and strategy as the […]
The Masdar Headquarters (“HQ”) reflects the agility and mission of the organization, promising carbon neutrality and a modular design that will ensure that the building adapts to the requirements and needs of partners, announced Hamad Al Matrooshi, Senior Project Manager for the Masdar City Headquarter building. The Facade of the HQ connects two separate buildings […]
Deepwater Wind, the developer planning two offshore wind farms in Rhode Island, has moved its corporate headquarters here from New Jersey. The company announced Monday that it is now based out of what was a satellite office at 56 Exchange Terrace in Providence. The office, which opened in April 2009 with only one employee based […]
The UK-based CWind is relocating its headquarters to Grimsby with effect from 1 July. The company, part of the Global Marine Group (GMG), has also announced the restructuring of the business. The decision is said to have been made to position the UK company closer to customers and to refocus on key service areas. At the […]
JDR Cable Systems (JDR) and McAllister Towing have established a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development and collaborative operation of a US East Coast Offshore Wind subsea power cable service base with an integrated cable training center.
ASM Industries S.A. What we do: Wind towers - Complete steel tower sections both for onshore and offshore application. Offshore foundations – Complete or parts for foundations both fixed (monopiles, transition pieces, jackets) and floating. Marine structures - Wave energy, tidal energy, buoys, buoyancy modules, aquaculture. Where we do it: ASM Energia – Located in […]
Throughout the year behind us, we witnessed numerous business moves within the industry from mergers and takeovers to companies securing their positions in non-domestic markets where offshore wind is about to take off. Here, Offshore WIND is reminding of only few of the big business news from 2017.
Stockton-based supplier of fabrication and engineering services Francis Brown has fabricated and installed a 700Te carousel for Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) which will be used for the storage of spare cables for UK offshore wind farm projects.
Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) today (27 July) informed that it had designed, built and delivered a 700Te carousel to a major international infrastructure group, which will be used for the storage of cables required for UK offshore wind farm projects. ESS did not disclose the name of the client.
The offshore wind giant DONG Energy will open its U.S. headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, at the end April.
Markus Tacke, previously CEO of Siemens Wind Power, will head the Offshore business at the new company established by Siemens and Gamesa – Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.
Seacat Services informed today that it had moved into its new purpose-designed headquarters in Cowes, Isle of Wight, and strengthened its operational team ahead of the major offshore wind construction phase beginning in April this year. With a number of high-profile multi-gigawatt offshore wind developments poised to enter construction from April 2017, the industry is preparing for a prolonged period […]
Following the news that Deepwater Wind applied for building an offshore wind farm off Maryland's coast and the start of a 6-month application evaluation period, US Wind, the company which was first to submit an application to develop an offshore wind project in the state, made a case for its Maryland offshore wind project. The developer […]
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), working with AWS Truepower of Albany, New York, has installed a WINDCUBE vertical profiling lidar at WHOI’s Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Observatory (MVCO), located two miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, in the Outer Continental Shelf. Funding for the installation was provided by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) as part […]
Aberdeenshire-based Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded a GBP 3 million contract by an international infrastructure group to design and build a 1,500-ton carousel and associated spread. The carousel will be used for the storage of spare cables required for UK offshore wind farm projects and will be located at an undisclosed port on UK's north […]
Developing renewable power resources such as wind and solar presents a USD 12 trillion investment opportunity over the next 25 years, Michael Liebreich, chairman and founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, said during the Investor Summit on Climate Risk held at the United Nations' headquarters in New York yesterday. According to a study released by Ceres and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, renewable energy […]
As announced earlier, E.ON separated its operations from Uniper’s effective 1 January, 2016. E.ON will focus on renewables, energy networks, and customer solutions, whereas Uniper will operate a conventional energy business consisting of conventional power generation (including hydro) and global energy trading. E.ON will be doing business from its new campus in Essen, while Uniper will […]
The new Colchester head office of offshore wind services provider CWind Ltd was officially opened by Harwich and North Essex MP Bernard Jenkin last week. CWind moved to its new offices in the APEX 12 Business Park north of Colchester after outgrowing its previous premises in Westside, now occupying 6,800 sq ft of floor space […]
The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]
A new North-east engineering firm has been launched by two Insch businessmen following a six-figure investment. Engineering Solutions and Rental Limited (ESR), has been established by Fabritech UK’s managing director, Stuart Mackie, and engineering manager, Innes Smith, to meet demand from the energy, subsea and renewable sectors. ESR will offer a range of in-house design, […]
GE's Energy Management President & CEO Mark Begor announced the appointment of Stephan Reimelt as President and CEO of GE’s Power Conversion business, succeeding Joe Mastrangelo who becomes President and CEO of Power Generation Products for GE Power & Water. Power Conversion is GE's growing business, operating in 160 locations worldwide, with more than 7,000 […]
E.ON’s transformation is the main topic at the company’s Annual Shareholders Meeting in Essen, Germany. Supervisory Board Chairman Werner Wenning and CEO Johannes Teyssen updated shareholders on the status of the project to divide the company into the future E.ON and a new company, Uniper. Starting in 2016, E.ON will focus on renewables, energy networks, […]
Totaro & Associates (T+A), a market research and innovation strategy consultancy, has opened their European Headquarters in Hamburg, Germany as of 1 January, 2015. The company cites strong demand for competitive benchmarking as well as intellectual property (IP) risk mitigation services from existing and new European clients. In the midst of companies re-centralizing their research […]
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has appointed Iberdrola's Offshore Managing Director Jonathan Cole as Chairman of its Industry Advisory Group. The Industry Advisory Group (IAG) is made up of senior representation drawn from across the offshore renewables sector, including utilities, manufacturers, supply chain and marine organisations. It provides clear, consistent and representative industry advice […]
Siemens Power Generation Services, Wind Power & Renewables business has a new global CEO. Mark Albenze succeeds Tim Holt who is taking over new responsibilities within Siemens. Prior to assuming this new position, Albenze served as CEO of the Siemens Wind Power onshore business in the Americas from 2011 to 2014. He joined Siemens in […]
A company which strives to become Europe's largest provider of wind turbine blade maintenance is to establish its international headquarters in East Yorkshire. GEV Offshore, part of the global GEV Group, recently agreed to lease an office and warehouse unit at Priory Tec Park, Hessle, which will accommodate a team of six to eight people, […]