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  • 24 February 2017

    What can be done to achieve lower costs? Which technology is required and where can companies and industries collaborate? Offshore WIND spoke to ECN’s expert in wind energy Peter Eecen on new insights that follow from ECN’s work within FLOW, the Far and Large Offshore Wind collaborative research programme.

  • 3 August 2010

    Some onshore wind turbines will be able to generate power without subsidies in two to three years, should energy prices rise, Sueddeutsche…   By Nicholas Comfort (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, August 03, 2010;

  • 5 November 2010

    Solve the problem of accessing far-shore wind farms and you could land a £2 billion market opportunity. The competition closes at 1700 on 26… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, November 05, 2010;

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    With an expected compound average growth rate of 28.3% from 2013-2020, the growth for the offshore wind industry remains solid. Short term demand in Europe – the main market region for offshore wind – is set to stabilise pending policy clarification and implementation. The outlook beyond 2020, however, remains highly dependent on timely clarification of […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    There are no local content requirements in offshore wind tenders in the Netherlands because the Dutch government sees competition as key to achieving cost reductions, Ruud de Bruijne, Project Manager Offshore Wind Energy at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( said during the Offshore WIND Conference in Amsterdam.

  • 10 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    The competition to build a new generation of mega turbines is heating up. Last November, British-led efforts to build a radically designed … [mappress] Source: guardian, February 10, 2011

  • 3 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The Norstec Academy, a community showcasing the offshore renewables industry to future industry employees, has prolonged the deadline for competition entries from 09 June to 13 June. The academy is organising a competition where winners will attend a week-long tour of the offshore wind industry where they will gain an unrivalled insight into the nature, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A second Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) application has recently been submitted by a second developer in Maryland, USA, the Business Network for Offshore Wind reports. This application will compete with US Wind, who filed in an OREC application in February. The window for any additional applications will close on 18 November. At that […]

  • 18 August 2014

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has been selected as a finalist in the Australian Technologies Competition.  Carnegie announced in May 2014 that it had been selected as a semi-finalist from 228 entries. It has now been informed that it has been selected as one of 3 finalists in the Energy Technologies Award […]

  • 4 September 2015

    Nova Scotia start-ups have a chance to compete for up to $225,000 through Innovacorp’s provincial I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition. The I-3 competition, finds and supports high potential, early stage knowledge-based companies, and encourages entrepreneurial activity across the province. “More and more people now see how empowering it is to be an entrepreneur,” said Stephen Duff, […]

  • 25 November 2011

    The sea may seem like a vast and empty place, but it is a potential conflict zone for the many sea-users. From fisheries to oil and gas, tourism to offshore wind energy, shipping lanes to military zones, sea space has many people vying for its use – and these conflicting interests will be the subject […]

  • 5 December 2014

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Marine Farm Accelerator (MFA) initiative, in collaboration with Carbon Trust, may shortly launch a competitive design competition. The objectives of the competition are to reduce the cost of the installation processes for seabed mounted tidal turbine foundations and to standardise the mechanical interface between the foundation structure and turbine.The […]

  • 23 May 2011

    The UK’s National Grid launched an unusual competition last week – to design the electricity pylons of the future that will carry green electricity from onshore and offshore wind farms, and other power sources, to the consumer. The UK has around 88,000 pylons built in a steel lattice tower using a design that has barely […]

  • 25 July 2018

    On Tuesday, 24 July, the Irish government approved a new scheme that will support renewable energy projects through a series of auction, with the first competitive process scheduled to take place in 2019 and set to deliver ‘shovel ready’ projects.

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The cost of generating power from renewable energy sources has reached parity or dropped below the cost of fossil fuels for many technologies in many parts of the world, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) revealed in a new report. The landmark report, Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014, concludes that biomass, hydropower, geothermal and […]

  • 14 November 2010

    The UK Carbon Trust’s competition for safe access to offshore wind turbines, has seen more than 600 organisations from all over the world…   (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, November 15, 2010;

  • 9 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    HARWICH faces competition from two other UK locations in the contest to be chosen by Spanish company Gamesa as a manufacturing base for wind…   (edp24) [mappress] Source: edp24, February 09, 2011

  • 21 October 2015

    Floating offshore wind has the potential to deliver cost effective, secure and safe low carbon energy for the UK from the mid 2020s according to the latest insights report published by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). With continued technology and supply chain development there is a clear and credible route to delivering commercial offshore wind […]

  • 23 February 2011

    Hoping to answer wind-power developers’ questions, researchers say the cost of producing electricity from wind mills off Maine’s coast can… (wgme) [mappress] Source: wgme, February 23, 2011

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Statoil plans to set up a competitive portfolio including new energy solutions with a focus on offshore wind, low carbon solutions, ventures and R&D.

  • 28 April 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a Wave Energy Prize competition with a prize purse totaling more than $2 million available for top ranking teams. In a keynote presentation yesterday during the joint opening session of the annual National Hydropower Association and International Marine Renewable Energy Conferences, DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable […]

  • 11 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) has launched the Floating Wind Technology Acceleration Competition to accelerate the development and commercialisation of floating wind. The Carbon Trust, the project lead, together with 14 offshore wind developers represented by the Floating Wind JIP, will select the best ideas with a particular emphasis on mooring systems and […]

  • 18 December 2012

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to expand domestic energy development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced its finding that there is no competitive interest in an area offshore Maine where Statoil North America (Statoil NA) has requested a commercial wind lease. The decision clears the way under BOEM’s non-competitive leasing […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    MeyGen is today announcing its entry into the Saltire Prize and welcomes the opportunity to challenge for this significant accolade. Meygen’s entry coincides with the launch of the Saltire Prize Grand Challenge Period, which is being formally announced today in Orkney by Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond. The MeyGen project is the largest tidal energy […]

  • 20 January 2012

    The jury decided that the WindPowerCluster is not among the winners in the competition organized by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). “It’s a shame because we had a good chance to win this competition. Nevertheless, the application process for the cluster partners paid off, because there were numerous networks, which gave new […]

  • 11 June 2019
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched a competition to accelerate the development of technologies with the potential to reduce vessel emissions and fuel consumption. The OWA Low Emission Vessels competition will focus on innovations for crew transfer vessels (CTVs). Designs submitted to the competition will be assessed for overall cost, operations, and […]