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  • 8 February 2012

    Ocean Energy Limited, Ireland’s leading wave energy company, is working with Wave Hub, the world’s largest grid connected offshore marine energy test site, to deploy its technology at the site later this year. Cork-based Ocean Energy, in collaboration with its partner Dresser-Rand, one of the largest global suppliers of custom-engineered rotating equipment solutions, expects to […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    A survey team from Geomara onboard the vessel Norfolk Swif has completed a full site survey of E.ON’s Robin Rigg offshore wind farm and export cables.

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland has  announced funding of €1.3m for environmental and feasibility studies at ESB’s Westwave project which aims to deploy five wave energy devices off the coast of County Clare by 2018. SEAI has been working closely with ESB for the past three years on the ESB Westwave project which represents […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power has withdrawn its lease request for a site approximately 25 kilometres west of Oregon’s Port of Coos Bay, where the company had planned to set up its WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project. The project was proposed by Principle Power in May 2013 and the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) gave its approval in early 2014. […]

  • 12 March 2015

    Dong Energy has chosen Siemens as preferred supplier for delivery of their 7.0MW wind turbine for the second phase of the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The second phase of the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm will have a total capacity of 330MW. Mats Vikholm, Senior Vice President for Dong Energy Wind Power, said: “The […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Pelamis Wave Power, the world’s most advanced wave energy company, has secured an agreement for lease from The Crown Estate to develop a wave farm, large enough to power some 7,000 homes on average – more than meeting the average electricity requirements of Stornoway. The 10MW lease is for a site located off the […]

  • 16 September 2014

    Vancouver-based Water Wall Turbine Inc. (WWT) has selected The Switch to provide a 500 kW full-power converter for its innovative self-floating power plant. This new commercially viable system extracts potential and kinetic energy from large, fast moving water currents for conversion into electric energy. The Switch will supply its first 500 kW full-power converter in […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Watson, Farley & Williams (“WFW”) has advised DONG Energy on its successful application for a development consent order (“DCO”) for the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The DCO, which was granted by the Secretary of State for Energy Climate Change today, authorises a 750MW extension to the existing Walney I & II offshore wind farms. […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    CWind, part of Global Marine Group (GMG), has completed a remedial cable burial project for Prinses Amaliawindpark (Princess Amalia Wind Farm), a wind farm off the Netherlands’ west coast.

  • 9 September 2011

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy advises that independent engineering firm, Frazer-Nash, has verified the positive results of its CETO 3 device. The results were unveiled today by Carnegie’s Technology Development Manager, Jonathan Fievez, at the European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference in Southampton, England. Carnegie had previously advised that a competitive tender process for […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The launch of “VolturnUS 1:8,” the first grid-connected floating offshore wind turbine to be deployed in the U.S., is “another signal of steady progress toward development of an American offshore wind industry,” according to Christopher Long, Manager of Offshore and Siting Policy for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The floating turbine’s launch in Brewer, […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea has awarded SAL Heavy Lift with a contract for shipment of a total of 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea.

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    German energy company EnBW and Seattle-based Trident Winds have formed a joint venture to develop the Morro Bay floating wind project off the coast of Central California.

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, has welcomed an announcement by the Crown Estate, which supports the Welsh Government’s vision of developing a thriving marine renewable energy industry in Wales. The Crown Estate has announced the successful Third Party Managers of two areas of water off the Welsh coast designated for testing and demonstrating wave […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is holding the New York Bight Renewable Energy Intergovernmental Task Force on 9 May in Newark, New Jersey.

  • 8 January 2013

    Significant new contracts have boosted fledgling East of England company Inspection Verification Bureau Ltd (IVB). Launched less than two years ago but led by a small team with combined experience of more than 100 years, the latest business will allow the Norfolk-based business to hit its annual growth target of 20% on current turnover of […]

  • 1 April 2020

    The second phase of offshore soil investigations at the Hudson North and Hudson South wind zones off new York has started, the Netherlands-based consultancy, BLIX, said. The second stage of the investigation started in February, the consultancy said. BLIX defined a program for the offshore soil investigations commissioned by New York State Energy Research and […]

  • 3 October 2013

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS), working in conjunction with Sound and Sea Technology (SST), have developed an innovative sea lion protection barrier system for their WindSentinel™ offshore wind resource assessment system. The barrier is designed to ensure that seals and sea lions are prevented from climbing onto the WindSentinel during long term deployments in their habitation […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Authorities, Environment

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has extended the comment period for information and industry interest in offshore wind energy development within the New York Bight region.

  • 22 May 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has announced a shortlist of nominations for the association’s inaugural Energy Awards. More than five hundred guests, including business leaders and politicians, will attend the awards ceremony at a hotel in central London on 27th June. A member of the panel […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Nasdaq has announced that the trading in SeaTwirl AB’s shares (STW) commenced today, 22 December, on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Founded in 2012, SeaTwirl is a company developing a floating offshore wind turbine customized for the ocean. By using a vertical axis wind turbine, SeaTwirl’s technology can generate electricity regardless of the wind’s direction and […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    THE European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Scotland’s world-leading marine and tidal energy development facility, today (Wednesday, May 23) announces a major collaboration with Oregon Wave Energy Trust and its partner, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Centre (NNMREC). EMEC will deliver advice and support on the design, set up and operation for the NNMREC Pacific Marine […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      A number of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have agreed to form a new umbrella group, Citizen Partnerships for Offshore Wind (CPOW), to promote offshore wind power. According to its newly established website, CPOW is “a collaboration of communities and organizations that believe the United States must move towards indigenous clean energy sources like offshore wind […]

  • 26 April 2016

    Danish Energy and Climate Minister, Lars Christian Lilleholt, yesterday officially inaugurated the 16MW Måde project in Denmark, featuring the first MHI Vestas’ 8MW turbines used in commercial operation. MHI Vestas Offshore Wind delivered the two turbines to European Energy A/S, which developed the Måde project in the port of Esbjerg in cooperation with their local partner […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In completing over 85% of all energy resources assessments for the domestic scene, Partrac have established themselves as the leading survey company able to deliver high quality data from these environments. Technical Director Kevin Black said: “We have just completed internal reviews for our 2012 Annual  Report, and last year was an exciting year for […]

  • 3 October 2013

    Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), in partnership with Statoil and Scottish Enterprise will host Meet the Buyer event today at Norwood Hotel, Aberdeen where Statoil will give a presentation about their Hywind Project. The Statoil Hywind project is the world’s first, full-scale, floating wind turbine, located ten kilometres off the south west coast of Norway. […]