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A2SEA’s wind turbine installation vessel SEA POWER has been sold to Karpowership Americas Company, A2SEA informed on 12 April.
US-based Renewable NRG Systems and Belgium’s FLiDAR entered an exclusive partnership for the distribution of FLiDAR’s offshore wind measurement buoys in the Americas. Under this agreement, Renewable NRG Systems will provide the WindCube Lidar systems to FLiDAR to equip the floating wind measurement technology that the Belgian company is bringing into the offshore market in […]
RES announces the appointment of Glen Davis as Chief Executive Officer of RES Americas. Mr. Davis has served as RES Americas’ Chief Commercial Officer since September 2013 and previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Agile Energy. Among his priorities as CEO, Mr. Davis will focus on advancing RES Americas’ growth as a leading developer, […]
Arup, an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, has named Mark Gardner power business leader for the Americas. In this role, he will continue to advance Arup’s planning, engineering and management services for onshore and offshore wind projects in the Americas. Gardner brings 21 years of experience working in the power […]
JDR Cable Systems and the U.S. Tufts University have established a collaboration which includes an education office for students who wish to pursue an offshore wind career. The undergraduate Engineering Cooperative Education Office is dedicated to students who are in their junior and senior year and want to pursue a career in the offshore wind […]
DNV GL has launched a joint industry project with ten commercial partners to develop a comprehensive methodology for blade rain erosion analysis (COBRA). DNV GL has partnered with Vestas, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, Ørsted, Mankeweicz, Akzonobel, Aerox-CEU, Polytech, Hempel and PPG, to take up the challenge of analysing the effect that rain […]
Fugro has recently secured several offshore wind-related contract awards in the USA and in the Netherlands. The company has been selected to carry out geotechnical site investigations at the Hollandse Kust West offshore wind zone in the Dutch North Sea. The 1.4GW Hollandse Kust West is one of the three wind farm zones identified in the Offshore Wind Energy […]
US Wind Inc. has appointed Natixis Securities Americas LLC as the sole and exclusive financial advisor for its 268.8MW Maryland offshore wind project. The project involves a total investment of USD 1.6 billion, US Wind, a subsidiary of Toto Holdings SpA, said. It is located 17 miles offshore of Ocean City, Maryland and is expected to be operational […]
RWE, the renewables businesses of E.ON and innogy, is planning to set aside approximately EUR 1.5 billion net in annual funds for investment mainly in the offshore wind, onshore wind and solar PV sectors. According to RWE, the renewables business will focus on the Americas, key markets in Europe and new markets in the Asia-Pacific region. The […]
Markets Outlook: ASE Aeolus The offshore wind energy industry is growing so rapidly that the only way to keep up is with new innovative technologies. The students of the European Wind Energy Master try to solve these challenges and are undergoing preparation to become the niche engineers the industry needs. This article intends to identify crucial […]
Wood Mackenzie has recently upgraded its Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update: Q4 2018 by 2% compared to the outlook published in the third quarter, partly due to favourable developments in emerging offshore wind markets such as South Korea, Japan, and the USA. More than 680GW of new wind power capacity will come online globally […]
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.
LM Wind Power has inaugurated a new Technology Center Americas facility to develop and test new techniques for designing and building wind turbine blades at its facility on the NASA Michoud campus outside of New Orleans, Louisiana.
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) has selected the Copenhagen-headquartered engineering, design and consulting firm Ramboll to coordinate and facilitate the development of the state’s Offshore Wind (OSW) Strategic Plan.
Ørsted has deployed the AXYS FLiDAR WindSentinel floating LiDAR at the federally leased area some 10 miles (approx. 16 kilometres) off the coast of Atlantic City in New Jersey, where the Ocean Wind offshore wind farm is proposed to be built.
GE has installed all three HaliadeTM 150-6MW offshore wind turbines on the Xinghua Gulf demo project in China.
LOC Group has promoted LOC Renewables Group Director Dr. RV Ahilan to the position of joint CEO, alongside Jerome Rutler.
Offshore winds blowing off the US Atlantic Coast could produce four times more electricity each year than the region currently uses, according to a report by the Environment Maine Research and Policy Center.
Spain-based supplier of LiDARs to the offshore wind industry, EOLOS, is set to sign a memorandum of understanding with Japan Meteorological Corporation, thus making a significant step towards fulfilling its aim of entering the Japanese wind and ocean resource measurement market.
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW), based at the University of Delaware, released a new video that features never-before-seen underwater footage of fish feeding at America’s first offshore wind farm, as well as testimonials from local recreational fishermen and charter captains.
The US East Coast states have committed to developing over 8GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030.
New Jersey’s Environment and Energy Transition Advisory Committee has proposed that the newly elected Governor Phil Murphy jumpstarts the offshore wind industry by committing to the largest offshore wind solicitation in the US of 1,100MW of electric power.
The first out of three GE HaliadeTM 150-6MW offshore wind turbines has been installed in the Fujian Xinghua Gulf demo project, GE Renewable Energy reports.
The Southern New England Offshore Wind Energy Science Forum is taking place on 11 and 12 December at the University of Rhode Island (URI) Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) in Narragansett to discuss developments related to the Block Island offshore wind farm.
Deepwater Wind is currently preparing to submit more than 20 local, state and federal applications for its South Fork offshore wind farm in early 2018 and has now opened an office in East Hampton, New York, to support the development of the project, according to U.S. media.
Phil Murphy, a U.S. Democrat and a proponent of an ambitious offshore wind development plan for the State of New Jersey, has won the Garden State governor’s race.