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11 April 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels

Bibby Line Group has appointed Stephen Bolton to the position of operations director for Bibby Marine Services Limited, a newly formed company serving the marine needs of the offshore renewables market. Bolton will oversee the build and ongoing operation of Bibby WaveMaster 1, the new walk to work (W2W) service operations vessel (SOV) that will serve offshore wind farm operators. The […]

22 March 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

A Remotely Operated Aerial Vehicle (ROAV) inspection and survey company, Cyberhawk, is targeting expansion following an agreement on a new £2 million funding package from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks’ Growth Finance team. Cyberhawk said the funding will enable it to accelerate growth, create jobs, develop its products and services and expand its global footprint, ensuring […]

2 February 2016 Vessels

The first steel was cut this week at Damen Shipyards Galati for Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first ever Damen Service Operations Vessel (SOV) ordered by Bibby Marine Services. The two companies signed a contract for the vessel last month. The new SOV with walk-to-work capability will be deployed in the North Sea to support forthcoming offshore wind construction and […]

28 June 2015

Fukushima’s 7MW Floating Turbine almost There Assembly works of the 7MW oil pressure drive-type wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port has been completed and delivery of the floater to testing area is going to start shortly as part of the second phase of the Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project. […]

22 March 2015

Siemens Installs First Westermeerwind Foundation Siemens kicked off Westermeerwind offshore wind farm construction by installing the first monopile foundation at the Ijsselmeer last week. GE to Combine Onshore and Offshore Activities The USA energy giant, GE, will combine its onshore wind activities into the renewable energy joint venture with Alstom. Smulders: Making of Transition Piece […]

18 March 2015 Business & Finance

Global expenditure for wind turbine Operations and Maintenance (O&M) will rise from $9.25 billion in 2014 to an estimated $17 billion by 2020, driven by increasing numbers of installations and aging turbines, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that on average, offshore O&M is two to four times more […]

25 February 2015 R&D

McLaughlin & Harvey and SeaRoc have formed a new team to deliver their project to demonstrate a novel foundation system in a tidal stream site, using rock anchor drilling technology. The companies are working in partnership to deliver a mooring system for the SR2000 floating tidal turbine, which will be deployed at the European Marine […]

5 August 2014

Specialising in the Offshore Wind, Marine Construction and Oil & Gas industries, Offshore Marine Chartering Ltd has been established as a service provider to offer expertise and independent vessel chartering services to projects worldwide. The company's experience spans through vessel operations on offshore windfarms, oil & gas fields, ports and sea defenses to vessel sales, […]

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 […]

24 April 2014 Authorities

The Crown Estate has welcomed the contracts announcement by the UK Government for eight renewable electricity projects, including five for offshore wind farms. The contracts represents a total of 4.5 GW potential capacity - enough clean electricity to power over three million homes - with more than 3.1 GW of that from offshore wind. The […]

17 April 2014 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has developed a pioneering system for the prevention of ice formation on wind turbine blades. This solution, called Bladeshield, consists of an anti-icing ‘paint' which not only prevents the formation of ice but also boosts the paint's resistance to erosion, instead of reducing it as other solutions […]

3 November 2013 R&D

Offshore wind power installations are on track to hit a seventh consecutive annual record in 2013. Written by J. Matthew Roney, Earth Policy Institute  Developers added 1,080 megawatts of generating capacity in the first half of the year, expanding the world total by 20 percent in just six months. Fifteen countries host some 6,500 megawatts […]

5 February 2013 Technology

Siemens Energy today launched its new offshore wind turbine - the SWT 4.0-130 at the annual conference of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) in Vienna. This new wind turbine features a generating capacity of four megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 130 meters. The new design is a further advancement of the popular […]

6 December 2012 Authorities

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind and marine energy industry, has pointed to positive elements in the Autumn Statement, but warned key uncertainties remain on the future of the energy mix, which have been heightened by the gas strategy. The Statement itself contains a number of welcome elements, designed to increase growth […]

13 November 2012

The global energy map is changing in dramatic fashion, the International Energy Agency said as it launched the 2012 edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO). The Agency's flagship publication, released in London, said these changes will recast expectations about the role of different countries, regions and fuels in the global energy system over the […]

14 September 2012

For 25 years the HUSUM WindEnergy conference has been attracting international experts and decision makers from the wind energy industry, giving them the opportunity to discuss new technologies, innovative products and future market trends. GL Garrad Hassan will be at HUSUM WindEnergy 2012, with experts giving presentations at GL Garrad Hassan’s exhibition stand 2G03, hall […]

20 June 2012 R&D

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has published a study called Renewable Electricity Futures, which says that 80% of electricity demand in 2050 could be adequately supplied by renewable sources. Moreover, the agency says that this could be achieved by using the technologies that are currently available, the IEEE Spectrum writes. Wind and photovoltaics could provide […]

11 June 2012 R&D, Training & Education

A cash injection of £6.7 million will complete the funding for a major centre for research and innovation in Glasgow, Alex Neil said today. The European Funding for the Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC) at Strathclyde University will help develop a world leading centre for the development of renewable energy technologies and enabling technologies, including […]

21 March 2012

 In a study just published in Geophysical Research Letters, a team of engineers at Stanford has harnessed a sophisticated weather model to recommend optimal placement of four interconnected wind farms off the coast of the Eastern United States, a region that accounts for 34 percent of the nation’s electrical demand and 35 percent of carbon […]

10 February 2012

Gov. Bev Perdue today released the final report of the Governor’s Scientific Advisory Panel on Offshore Energy providing effective guidance to address North Carolina’s offshore potential energy resources – oil, natural gas, wind, thermal and hydrokinetic technologies. “Our state and nation have critical energy needs if we are going to compete and win in the […]

25 January 2012 Technology

Ioxus, Inc., a manufacturer of premium performance ultracapacitor technology for transportation, alternative energy, medical, industrial and consumer product markets, announced it is providing ultracapacitors for pitch control and main control systems independently researched and developed by REenergy Electric (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of wind turbine power control systems in Suzhou, China. This effort helps […]

29 November 2011

Siemens Energy today launched its new 6-megawatt (MW) direct drive wind turbine at the European Offshore Wind Energy Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The new SWT-6.0 will be available with rotor diameters of 120 and 154 meters and is designed for the most challenging offshore sites. It features the Siemens direct drive design with 50 […]

5 April 2011 Technology

At this year's Hanover Fair Siemens Energy presented smart, eco-friendly solutions for power generation, transmission and distribution. The highlights included a new 2.3-MW gearless wind turbine for low wind speeds, solutions for the connection of offshore wind farms to the grid using high-voltage direct-current transmission technology (HVDC) as well as a charging point, which can […]

15 March 2011

Siemens Energy today launched a new direct drive gearless wind turbine for low to moderate wind speeds at the EWEA 2011 wind power exhibition and conference in Brussels. The core feature of the new SWT-2.3-113 wind turbine is an innovative drive concept with a compact permanent magnet generator. This type of generator is characterized by […]

10 March 2011 Business & Finance

HOPES that the UK's new Green Investment Bank will be based in Edinburgh have been given a boost by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.   (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, March 10, 2011  

3 February 2011

• New wind class rating for the entire range optimizing portfolio for all wind regimes • New efficiency packages boosting the annual energy yield of all Gamma Generation wind power systems Nordex SE will be unveiling its new N117/2400 wind power system at the European wind power conference EWEA, which is taking place on March […]