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The UK Energy Industries Council (EIC) and the World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind. Under the MoU signed in Aberdeen, the two parties agreed to cooperate on offshore wind supply chain project activities. "We work extensively with supply chain companies and especially those diversifying from oil […]
The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]
World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), the first organization dedicated to fostering and promoting the global growth of offshore wind, has officially been launched.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has created a new Offshore Wind Taskforce to accelerate the development of offshore wind technology in non-European markets such as Asia and North America.
On 23 April, University of Limerick (UL) launched a EUR 2 million Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), delivered by Forum Energy Technologies and fine-tuned by researches from UL’s Centre for Robotics and Intelligence Systems. The ROV will be used for inspection, repair and maintenance of underwater parts of offshore renewable energy structures.
By Astana EXPO 2017 EXPO 2017, an International Specialized Exhibition on “Future Energy”, opened its doors in the capital of Kazakhstan on June 10. It is inviting industry professionals and tourists from around the world to discover the most advanced technologies and the latest innovations in green energy. A global meeting point in Astana has […]
Atkins and Aditazz, a Silicon Valley-based software company, have jointly developed a novel approach for optimisation of offshore wind farm projects.
The Region of Southern Denmark has granted a subsidy of DKK 23 million (approx. EUR 3.1 million) to Offshoreenergy.dk for the period 2017-2019 to further drive development in the offshore industry and activities in the offshore sector. The grant will cover the following new cluster activities in the next three years: Cost Reduction & Innovation Forum: Working […]
Sharing technologies and solutions between the growing offshore wind industry and the space, defence and oil & gas sectors will be the theme of an event at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft. Lessons learned in the more mature industries to help the developing offshore wind business across the UK will be aired by experts at the event which will […]
Floating wind technology developer Principle Power has joined the World Ocean Council (WOC), the global, multi-industry alliance on “corporate ocean responsibility.” Principle Power CEO, Joao Metelo, said: “Principle Power believes that WOC provides a unique, international multi-sectoral ocean industry forum that is important to the growth of our company and the offshore wind energy sector overall. For […]
Shell has created a new division called New Energies, through which the oil and gas giant will invest in wind energy, along with its hydrogen, biofuels and electrical activities, according to The Guardian. Even though Shell has not yet officially confirmed this, it is expected that the new unit will be unveiled in early June. […]
Wind farm owners representing 12 % of global turbine assets have founded a new peer-to-peer online platform called o2o WIND International, dedicated to the exchange of knowledge and experience on operation and maintenance issues. The o2o (as in owner to owner) wind forum aims at fostering wind farm O&M best practice through a collaborative approach. […]
Representatives from the world’s most experienced offshore wind companies along with U.S. companies will attend the 2015 International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum– Stronger Together– scheduled for September 27-28th, 2015 in Baltimore Maryland. The Forum injects U.S. innovation into the global offshore wind dialogue, while highlighting European expertise. The event, hosted by the U.S. based Business […]
Global training provider Maersk Training confidently expects hundreds of job seekers to attend an Open Day event, which is held in conjunction with DONG Energy, highlighting career opportunities in the wind energy and renewables sector. Taking place on Friday 9th January 2015, from 10.00am to 3.00pm, it follows on from similar open days held earlier […]
Representatives of over 250 of the world’s most experienced offshore wind companies attended the Business Network for Maryland Offshore Wind’s (BizMDOSW) International Offshore Partnering Forum in Baltimore from November 12-14, 2014. This 3-day gathering of European and American business executives, government officials, technical experts and academics consisted of over 18 separate workshops and 88 speakers. […]
The world’s most experienced offshore wind companies are visiting Baltimore to share their knowledge and meet with Maryland companies who are looking to enter the offshore wind energy industry. The Business Network for Maryland Offshore Wind’s (BizMDOSW) is a 3-day gathering of European and American business executives, government officials, technical experts and academics brought together […]
A strong presence of leading international players and key markets makes WindEnergy Hamburg a global meeting point for the industry. WindEnergy Hamburg, the leading international fair for the wind industry, will be held for the first time in Germany’s second biggest city. From 23 to 26 September, the Hamburg Fair site will be the meeting point for […]
SMi will have Jeroen Kies, Assistant General Manager of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, discussing the financial structure of the Gemini Offshore Wind Farm at its 13th annual Benelux Infrastructure Forum. This wind farm, located in the Dutch part of the North Sea, will be one of the largest wind farms in the world when it comes […]
Transferring personnel to offshore installations using crew boats and crane-lifted carriers is a common operation around the world, however, practices, levels of training, standards and the equipment used vary greatly. Risk assessments currently use outdated statistics, and there is no central system for recording levels of activity and incidents. In order to improve safety performance […]
During his speech at Global Offshore Wind 2014, UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon disclosed that he recently initiated a review of the future of the UK offshore wind supply chain. The review will help find out what more can the industry and government do to support offshore wind development. Minister Fallon said that he will […]
The wind industry worldwide will be watching very closely what happens in Hamburg in almost exactly four months’ time – WindEnergy Hamburg has its premiere at the Hamburg Fair site from 23 to 26 September. “Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, will open WindEnergy Hamburg. That underscores the importance of this leading industry fair […]
The 6th Bristol Tidal Forum, a day full of information about global opportunities for tidal energy, will be held in Geographical Sciences Building of University of Bristol on April 24. There will be a great line up of speakers for the two morning sessions as well as a panel session in the afternoon with the […]
DONG Energy Wind Power’s Country manager, Benj Sykes, was today announced as the new co-chair of the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) by Business and Energy Minister, the Rt. Hon Michael Fallon MP, who also co-chairs the group. The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is the strategic partnership forum between Government and the offshore wind […]
Renewable UK has announced the programme for the 13th Annual Global Offshore Wind 2014, which will take place over two days, 11th - 12th June, in Glasgow. This time with a truly global focus, this event is designed to showcase the UK ofvfshore expertise. It offers a forum for over 3500 delegates and 250 international exhibitors from the emerging […]
Some of the leading figures in the offshore wind industry will be at a free two-day conference and forum this week, debating the Humber’s role in a £100bn UK investment opportunity. Senior executives from Able UK, AREVA Wind, Smart Wind/Mainstream Renewable Power, among others, are to speak at Offshore Wind Connections 2014. The second annual […]
ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, is establishing an office in Houston’s Energy Corridor near the intersection of Interstate 10 and Highway 6. The new facility will co-locate members from ABS engineering, project management, technology and business management, allowing ABS to better serve its client base in this significant […]