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  • 9 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A consortium of five UK universities, working with 31 industrial and innovation partners, will deploy up to GBP 36 million of support to advance robotics and Artificial Intelligence technologies for the inspection, repair, maintenance and certification of offshore energy platforms and assets.

  • 17 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The EUR 17 million SWARMs European project is developing autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) which are expected to reduce the risks associated with the construction and repair of offshore platforms, offshore wind turbines, and other underwater structures, Acciona, one of the participants in the project, said.

  • 22 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has published a position paper on artificial intelligence (AI) in solar and wind energy industries, saying AI will increasingly automate operations over the next several years and boost efficiencies across the renewable energy sector.

  • 22 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Artificial intelligence and 3D printing can help in solving the problem of erosion on wind turbine blades, according to a project conducted by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. The antiAGE project saw VTT develop an optimized solution to the material problem through a design process using virtual testing and machine learning in less than a […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The UK government is investing GBP 26.6 million to build micro-robots, including flying and underwater versions, which, among other uses, will inspect and maintain offshore wind turbines.

  • 23 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Starting in April 2017, five universities in the UK will launch a three-year project to combine drone technology for the robotic inspection of offshore wind turbines, artificial intelligence (AI) to discover the fault patterns, and intelligent physics modelling to reduce costs and improve performance levels in this rapidly growing industry. The GBP 3.8 million project, funded by […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Austrian-based Aero Enterprise has performed its first offshore wind turbine inspection using the in-house developed helicopter drone AERO-SensorCopter. Back in July, Aero Enterprise carried out inspection flights around the offshore wind turbines some 70 kilometers from the German/Dutch coastline of the North Sea. Prior to this campaign, So far, the AERO-SensorCopter had operated only onshore. According to the company, the AERO-SensorCopter, […]

  • 11 February 2019

    Coda Octopus has trialed its new Survey Engine Automatic Object Detection (SEADP) package,  which is said to have shown a 91% accuracy rate. As a result of the trials, Coda Octopus introduced additional reporting tools in the new automatic boulder detection package which cover detection rates and qualitative analysis, among other data. According to the company, SEADP has been […]

  • 29 August 2019
    R&D, Technology

    German research institutes Fraunhofer IFAM and DFKI Robotics Innovation Center have opened a test centre for maritime technologies on the Heligoland Island and in the sea area offshore. The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM) and the German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) aim to develop and test complex robotic systems that […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Clir Renewables has optimized the performance of more than 1 GW of offshore wind assets in Europe by the end of the first quarter of 2020. According to Clir Renewables, this milestone follows 2019’s mammoth year of offshore wind construction, with 3 GW installed in Europe alone. The company explains that its artificial intelligence analyses […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Esvagt and Wind Power LAB, an Artificial Intelligence and blade specialist, have teamed up to offer a series of services that are said to support the control of offshore assets and expand their lifetime without any weather risk for the owners.

  • 27 October 2017

    Avitas Systems, a GE Venture, and Kraken Robotics have entered a strategic partnership to develop novel subsea inspection solutions for the offshore renewable energy, oil and gas, and shipping industries.

  • 23 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    UK-based Texo Drone Survey and Inspection (DSI) has become an industrial partner of HOME Offshore – Holistic Operation and Maintenance for Energy from Offshore Wind Farms.

  • 5 December 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has inaugurated its new centre in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India which will support global engineering and technology requirements pertaining to software and design engineering for onshore and offshore wind turbines.

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Subsea technology company Rovco has secured Innovate UK funding to develop a 3D visualisation system as part of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) demonstrator project potentially worth GBP 1 million.

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Subsea 7 has acquired 4Subsea, the Norway-based provider of technology and solutions for the offshore wind and oil & gas markets. 4Subsea will function autonomously within Subsea 7, maintaining an independent brand and management team, as well as Peter Jenkins keeping his role as CEO of the company. An early priority project will be towards monitoring of […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Subsea services company Rovco has secured additional funding from Innovate UK to develop the next stage of its 3D vision and Artificial Intelligence (AI) survey technology.

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Rovco has secured a GBP 1.2 million funding for the launch of its new live 3D subsea survey system, which is said to cut down the cost of underwater inspections and maintenance.

  • 16 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind, LLC has awarded Prysmian Group with a contract  to provide a submarine power cable system for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project offshore Massachusetts. The value of the contract is approximately EUR 200 million, Prysmian said. With the notice to proceed expected at the end of 2019, Prysmian Group will be […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    ESVAGT, Siemens Gamesa and Ørsted are looking into using drones for spare parts and tools transfer from service operation vessels (SOVs) to offshore wind turbines. The three companies will examine the potential in meeting offshore wind turbine technicians’ needs in an easier way within a project called Operative package deliveries by drones. The project, scheduled […]

  • 1 January 2019

    Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

  • 28 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A survey commissioned by the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has revealed that more needs to be done when it comes to adopting and sharing new data and digital technologies. 94% of the participants in the Digital Innovation Priorities Survey said there is a gap between the way in which the offshore wind industry currently operates, and […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    A new joint industry project led by ASV Global is set to explore the technical, regulatory and societal issues of using autonomous surface vessels, integrated with existing manned shipping operations, to support offshore wind farm operations and maintenance.

  • 23 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Innogy Venture Capital and High-Tech Gründerfonds are going to invest in a first round of financing up to EUR 2.25 million in the start-up company enercast GmbH. The young technology company provides electricity generation forecasts from wind and solar which lead to significant cost savings along the energy supply chain.  “enercast addresses a fundamental problem […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A new GBP 4 million cross-sector project is set to develop the world’s first fully autonomous robotic inspection and repair solution for offshore wind farms. The Innovate UK-funded MIMRee (Multi-Platform Inspection, Maintenance and Repair in Extreme Environments) is a two-year project bringing in expertise from the fields of robotics, non-destructive testing, artificial intelligence, space mission […]

  • 8 November 2018

    The United States has a lot to offer on the digitization of offshore wind, especially regarding artificial intelligence which can make the supply chain more efficient and potentially speed up the permitting and siting processes, Liz Burdock, President and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, said in an interview with Offshore WIND.