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  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish state-owned energy company Vattenfall is about to start the construction of the 400MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm off the west coast of Denmark, which once commissioned in 2018 will be the largest offshore wind farm in Danish waters. The total investment into the project will be just over EUR 1 billion, Vattenfall said. The wind farm […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Europe’s leading provider of aerial surveys for the offshore wind industry, APEM, has joined forces with US environmental consultancy Normandeau as it targets growth in the emerging American market. The joint venture will be officially unveiled at Offshore Wind 2012 in Virginia on October 9th, America’s largest offshore wind event. It aims to bring the […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    US demand for wind turbine systems is forecast to increase 55 percent annually through 2018 to $18.9 billion, a nearly ninefold increase over depressed 2013 sales. Demand was adversely affected in 2013 by the record number of sales, valued at more than $25 billion, the previous year. The number of new installations in 2012 nearly […]

  • 17 March 2011

    The Scottish Government today (Thursday 17th March) approved ScottishPower Renewables’ plans to develop a 10MW tidal power array in The Sound of Islay on Scotland’s west coast. The project, the first of its kind in the world, envisages generating enough renewable electricity to power the equivalent of the whole island. It is also the first […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Working together for the development of future offshore renewable energy was the force behind a new Anglo-German agreement signed in Lowestoft. OrbisEnergy and WAB, the Wind Energy Agency for north-west Germany, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a collaborative working relationship for North Sea offshore wind during a visit of a German delegation to […]

  • 18 November 2010

    South Korea is expanding its activities in the renewable energy business. Inter alia, the government plans to install 500 wind turbines with a capacity of 2,500 MW off the country’s west coast. As a consequence, GL Garrad Hassan has now a representative on-site in Seoul, South Korea to provide locally services and support for designer, […]

  • 19 March 2013

    A pioneer for the development of marine turbines is the winner of this year’s Saltire Prize Medal Award. Professor Peter Fraenkel, MBE, who has been involved in the marine energy industry for more than thirty years, was presented with the award by Finance Secretary John Swinney at the Scottish Renewables Conference dinner in Edinburgh last night. […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Jason Deign, for New Energy Update There is one subject that all commentators on the US offshore wind industry agree on: the sector is going to undergo rapid expansion over the next decade. What does provoke argument is the likely scale of this growth, and the relative importance of the factors that are going to […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency has initiated a new environmental impact assessment (EIA) process for Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Syd offshore wind farm due to a cancelation of a part of its license for the project construction. According to the Danish Energy Agency, the Energy Board of Appeal canceled the part of the license after completing the processing of […]

  • 31 July 2014

    Osiris now has the capability to support East coast offshore renewables customers locally through a new shoreside support base in Grimsby. The Port of Grimsby East was chosen due to significant investment made in the area in recent years and the growing presence of renewable energy companies as an attractive location to service their wind […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil Wind US came out as the winner of the New York offshore wind lease sale, agreeing to pay USD 42.5 million for rights to build an offshore wind farm at the 79,350-acre area. The lease comprises an area that could potentially accommodate more than 1GW of offshore wind, with a phased development expected to start with […]

  • 2 April 2019

    Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Jumbo has secured a contract for the transportation and installation of turbine foundations at the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Preparation and planning works have already begun, with the first transportation commencing in the fourth quarter of the year and installation in mid-2020. Jumbo is responsible for transporting 40 monopiles and 120 monopile sections […]

  • 21 October 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Company also signs first maintenance contracts for North Sea power lines Siemens has clinched an order to supply 80 wind turbines for the Dan Tysk wind farm off Germany’s North Sea coast. With a total capacity of 288 megawatts, the farm will begin supplying clean electricity to 500,000 German households in 2014. Dan Tysk Offshore […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    FairWind has signed a Letter of Intent with Siemens Gamesa to collaborate on turbine pre-assembly for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Under the agreement, FairWind will hire and train Taiwanese technicians to prepare them for the pre-assembly operations, which are scheduled to begin in the spring this year. The training […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Grid Connection

    On June 2, 2011, Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) has been awarded a major order by TenneT TSO GmbH (TenneT), a German-based transmission network operator, for the supply and installation of 2 x 13 kilometers of 155 kV AC submarine transmission cables. The cable will provide the network connection of the offshore wind park transformer platform […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Baryonyx Corporation announced that it has been invited to negotiate a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy for an initial award under the Wind and Water Power Program. Subject to the outcome of environmental and feasibility assessments, a further phase would see a three-turbine, 18MW wind farm installed offshore Texas. The Gulf Offshore Wind […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Partners Walney Holdco Limited (OPW), minority shareholder in the Walney offshore wind farm located directly off the coast of Cumbria in north west England, has successfully restructured its debt facilities to enable access to more favourable interest rates in line with current market conditions. Mott MacDonald provided technical due diligence during the refinancing and […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Grid Connection

    European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd, based in Orkney, will share its knowledge on the performance of subsea cabling in high energy environments to support the development of commercial wave and tidal energy sites. Funded by The Crown Estate, the project will see EMEC and Engineering Technology Applications Ltd (ETA) carry out a review of […]

  • 3 July 2013

    Emperor cable cleats from Yorkshire manufacturer, Ellis are being installed on RWE npower renewables’ Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, which is under construction eight miles off the North Wales coast. The two billion euro development is currently one of the largest offshore construction projects anywhere in Europe and when operational in 2014 will feature […]

  • 24 May 2013

    RenewableUK has welcomed two key announcements in the wave energy sector which will help to spur growth and maintain the UK’s global lead in this innovative and dynamic field. The Edinburgh-based company Aquamarine Power has secured full consent to build the largest commercial wave energy array in the world. The 40-megawatt wave farm, off the […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies Ltd (“OPT”), a leading wave energy technology company, announces its support for the key conclusions of the UK’s Energy and Climate Change Select Committee report on the future of marine renewables in the UK. The Report’s key recommendations include: A formal cost of energy target of 14p/kWh by 2020 is adopted to […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A new report launched today suggests that a combination of innovative technologies could generate significant low carbon energy, and economic benefits from the Bristol Channel, without the need for a large scale barrage. The report has been issued by renewable energy experts Regen SW and consultancy firm Marine Energy Matters. The discussion document, “Bristol Channel […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has revealed its plans to submit a bid in the 760 MW Holland Coast North (Hollandse Kust (Noord)) tender in the Netherlands. The zero-subsidy round of the tender started on 2 April and will close on 30 April. “The Netherlands has ambitious climate targets for both the energy and industrial sectors and is an […]

  • 8 December 2010

    Marine Designs Ltd, part of the A&P Group, has scooped a Green Energy award for an innovative pontoon system designed to support the offshore renewables industry. The company, based in Falmouth in Cornwall, won the Best Business Innovation Award at the annual Regen SW Green Energy Awards in Bath for its patented Dockmaster pre-cast concrete […]