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  • 7 December 2010

    GL Exchange Forum in Madrid looks at the offshore wind market through the lens of the future. By 2020, the EU aims to get 20% of its electricity produced by wind energy technologies. That number is well within reach, since wind power’s share of total installed capacity has quadrupled in the past 10 years from […]

  • 6 December 2010
    Training & Education

    GL Garrad Hassan is offering expert offshore training courses to develop skills within the wind power industry. Its Offshore Wind Energy course is specifically created for professionals. GL Garrad Hassan offers offshore wind energy engineering expertise in Germany The aim is set: 10.000 Megawatt – this much electricity should be produced by German offshore wind […]

  • 6 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey is far out in front of other East Coast states with its plans for offshore wind power — and could become a front line in the gathering political battle between old and new energy industries. Four proposed projects would build up to 1,750 megawatts of wind-driven power off New Jersey. One early demonstration […]

  • 6 December 2010

    In May 2006, the Danish Government presented a report on promoting environmentally effective technology and established a number of innovative partnerships. The partnerships intend to strengthen public-private cooperation between the state, industry, universities and venture capital to accelerate innovation for a number of green technologies. The partnership for wind energy is called Megavind. Megavind’s vision […]

  • 3 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Windpower Intelligence, the specialist research division of Windpower Monthly is launching a new market study for the wind power industry in China. China is now one of the world’s fastest growing markets for wind power and is on course to become the biggest of all. This extensive investment report provides reliable, robust estimates of likely […]

  • 2 December 2010
    Technology

    Leading international renewable energy consultancy Natural Power are pleased to announce a new free web based service providing an estimation of wind flow complexity on potential wind farm sites. As potential development sites with simple, flat terrain become fewer and fewer, more and more projects are built in, or near, forests and complex terrain. It […]

  • 24 November 2010

    On September 9 2010 it was announced that PensionDanmark would become equity partner in Nysted offshore wind farm. All conditions in relation to the transaction have now been fulfilled and it is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2010. With reference to the company’s ongoing offer of new hybrid debt instruments and […]

  • 23 November 2010
    R&D

    Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology Co., Ltd., the Chinese leader in R&D and manufacturing of wind power equipments, today signed a license agreement for core components needed in manufacturing of wind turbines. According to the agreement, Goldwind gains the license to produce Infineon IGBT (Insulated Gate […]

  • 23 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Vestas is pleased to officially announce the opening of its office in Berlin, which will allow Vestas to better serve its customers in Eastern Germany and to better participate in important national debates about wind energy policy in Europe’s largest wind energy market. The office opening was celebrated by Vestas’ customers, key political representatives and […]

  • 17 November 2010

    ABB Power Systems UK has become the first engineering company to use cutting-edge Augmented Reality (AR) technology to showcase an example of critical energy infrastructure. Among the first people to try out the new animation were Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Chris Huhne. Produced by leading […]

  • 16 November 2010
    R&D

    First annual 2010 Patents and Inventors Contest The company is a driver of technological development: it will open five technology centres around the world and invest 150 million euros in R&D (2011-2013) Madrid/Bilbao, 15 November 2010. Gamesa, one of the world’s leaders in the manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines and a top wind farm […]

  • 16 November 2010

    Liverpool City Region could become the west coast’s major hub in development of the UK’s offshore wind industry, according to a new report… By Angela Johnson (clickliverpool) [mappress] Source: clickliverpool, November 15, 2010;

  • 10 November 2010

    Vestas latest turbine wins the Gold Award for Most Innovative Power Technology of the Year award competing with technology across all sources of energy. Vestas latest product offering – the V112-3.0 MW turbine was judged and awarded by independent judges as the “Most Innovative Power Technology of the Year.” in the 2010 Asian Power Awards […]

  • 10 November 2010

    South Korea has confirmed it intends to become a major player in the offshore wind sector with an announcement last week that an $8.2 billion (€5.9 bn) wind farm will be built in the Yellow Sea. With an eye to reducing its dependence on expensive imported fossil fuels, the nation will begin testing 20 5-MW […]

  • 10 November 2010

    Statoil has resolved to concentrate even more strongly on offshore wind turbines as part of its strategy for renewable energy. This decision reflects the strong international growth in this segment, combined with the group’s unique offshore experience from the oil and gas industry. As part of its commitment to marine turbines, the group will make […]

  • 9 November 2010

    More and more multi‐national companies have discovered wind energy as a growth market and are getting involved in the production of wind turbines as well as the development and operation of onand offshore wind farms. By the end of 2010, wind farms all over the world with a total installed power of 200,000 MW will […]

  • 5 November 2010

    Mammoet Benelux, with headquarters in Schiedam (the Netherlands), recently acquired an 8 ha undeveloped harbor site on the Axel Plain (Axelse Vlakte) at Autrichehaven in Westdorpe, near Terneuzen. In the coming year Mammoet intends to develop a third Multi-Purpose Terminal for Mammoet in the Netherlands on this site. It will include their own 300-metre quay […]

  • 3 November 2010

    Over 11GW of new capacity to be installed within five years. China third largest market by 2015 – biggest by 2020. New research released today by energy business analysts Douglas-Westwood reveals the world offshore wind market will see expenditure of €38 billion over the next five years. By 2015, annual expenditure will be in excess […]

  • 29 October 2010
    Training & Education

    At a glittering ceremony in Singapore last night, Sea Asia 2009 won the prestigious ‘Exhibition of the Year’ award at the Singapore Experience Awards hosted by the Singapore Tourism Board. Sea Asia is the region’s premier maritime gathering, organised jointly by Seatrade and the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF). Michael Chia, the Chairman of the SMF, […]

  • 29 October 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Visitors to RenewableUK 2010 will hear at first hand from OSBIT Power Ltd (OP), about plans for a turbine access system that can operate in safety in higher sea states than any system currently available. OP is the newly established renewable energy engineering design, manufacture and supply company in the North East of England, (Stand […]

  • 26 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    A month ago, as the battle over a proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound was being heard by state regulators, William I. Koch, the fossil fuel magnate and Cape Cod summer resident, donated $100,000 to the Republican Governors Association. Koch, a longtime opponent of Cape Wind and cochairman of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, […]

  • 26 October 2010
    R&D

    Today nkt cables opens its new cable factory “f2c” – which is an abbreviation of “flow to customer” – in Cologne. The factory has been constructed on the basis of facilitating optimal cable production. Unique and specialized technical innovations have been integrated into the factory to make the production as efficient as possible. In 2011, […]

  • 20 October 2010
    R&D

    The world market for wind turbines saw robust growth in the first half of the year 2010, with approximately 16 Gigawatt of new capacity added worldwide. Again China represents the by far largest market and added 7800 MW within only six months, reaching total installations of almost 34 Gigawatt. The USA, still number one in […]

  • 20 October 2010
    R&D

    Marine Board of the ESF presents vision for marine renewable energies at the EurOCEAN 2010 conference. By 2050 Europe could get up to 50% of its electricity needs from renewable marine sources according to a report presented today by the Marine Board of the European Science Foundation at the EurOCEAN 2010 conference. Marine renewable energies […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Authorities

    Yesterday morning, Dr. Hermann Scheer, Member of the German Parliament, President of Eurosolar and General Chairman of the World Council for Renewable Energy, died unexpectedly in Berlin. One of his greatest achievements, next to many books and inspiring speeches, was to initiate the successful feed-in tariff legislation for renewable energy which is today used in […]

  • 13 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    On June 29 2010 it was announced that Siemens would become equity partner in offshore wind park installation specialist A2SEA A/S. The investment has now been approved by the German antitrust authority and is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2010. The information provided in this announcement will not change DONG Energy’s […]