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  • 29 May 2012

    In addition to the successfull realization of its cable hang-off system, Vos Prodect Innovations is looking for additional features to satisfy the new requirements of the offshore wind farm projects. Project developers are setting additional firm requirements that have to be met and relevant systems have to be qualified with product tests. The latest requirement […]

  • 12 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT Presents ‘Hub and Spoke’ Offshore Wind Concept (VIDEO) TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Van Oord, Highland Group Team Up for Deutsche Bucht OWF Van Oord and Highland Group Holdings […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    DNV Global Solutions Ltd has been contracted by the Carbon Trust to undertake a comparative study of lifted versus floated gravity base structures for offshore wind farms. The study involves cost assumptions of both the manufacturing/construction and the marine operations (transport and lowering/ballasting). The Carbon Trust is aiming to reduce costs of offshore wind energy, […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Engineers at the Maritime Research Institute in the Netherlands (MARIN) are in the closing stages of testing three different floating wind turbine concepts — a spar, a tension-leg platform and a semi-submersible — for the DeepCwind Consortium, led by the University of Maine. Researchers there claim that it is the first time in the […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Esvagt and Wind Power LAB have launched WTG Blade Assessment, a new service concept said to reduce weather risks and costs related to drone inspections of offshore wind turbines.

  • 3 December 2013
    Authorities, Environment

    From now on, new guidelines apply on the development of offshore wind power in German part of the North Sea, which regulate the protection of the North Sea harbor porpoises. As a result, the pile driving must be organized in a period when porpoises are in retreat, thus sufficiently far away from the place where […]

  • 10 June 2016

    TenneT has presented a ‘hub and spoke’ concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Numerous wind farms can be connected to the artificial island – a total capacity of over 30 GW can be connected on an island of roughly 6 km² – from […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is leading a new project that will develop methods to optimise the management of electrical connections and pave the way for an integrated energy system across the Nordic countries. The project, Multi-DC – Innovative Methods for Optimal Operation of Multiple HVDC Connections and Grids, is supported by Grand Solutions Innovation Fund Denmark.

  • 8 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Fred. Olsen Ocean has introduced a standalone offshore heliport concept expected to enable the offshore wind industry to integrate helicopter use into the operations and maintenance of its next generation of farshore wind farms. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s UK General Manager David Matthews has said that unlike the oil & gas sector, the offshore wind industry has until […]

  • 27 February 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Four weeks after the official go-live of the APQP4Wind project, the first participants have now completed APQP4wind training courses within Management Awareness Training and Specialist Training. The participants were representatives from various organization levels at Vestas Wind Systems, Siemens Wind Power, LM Wind Power and KK Wind Solutions, who have helped develop the new quality […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The first stage of the new CableFish test programme was completed last week and the results proved that this concept will revolutionise submarine cable installation for high flow environments. The trials were conducted on a simulated cable off the Dorset coast in flows of up to 2.5knots. The objective was to prove the concept, including the […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Sway continues the co-operation with National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of Colorado, USA. Early June, NREL re-installed scientific wind, wave and motion measurement equipment on the Sway prototype. This will greatly enhance the value of the Sway testing, and will provide accurate measurement to verify not only the Sway concept, but can also be used […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Mita-Teknik will be presenting new additions to their already extensive product portfolio at HUSUM WindEnergy 2012 at booth 7A11. Through several product seminars held at their booth, new insights to the company’s latest advances in Making Wind Competitive will be granted. The company will present the new Retrofit Concept, which focuses on prolonging the life-time […]

  • 16 September 2010

    REpower Systems AG (WKN 617 703) will present its new concept for the maintenance of future offshore wind farms at this year’s HUSUM WindEnergy. From 2013, the company will use a new, tailor-made jack-up vessel and two further special ships for this purpose. The Hamburg-based wind turbine manufacturer will also present a new variant of […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Sway is currently testing the concept in real life conditions in Hjeltefjorden outside Bergen. The conditions are harsher than for the full scale, which provides good verification for the concept. The testing has been according to expectations so far both in terms of motions of the system and power production. [mappress] Source: sway, November 03, […]

  • 4 August 2015

    Atkins, MODEC and Ulstein have been named as winners of Statoil’s most recent innovation campaign, the Hywind Installation Challenge. The chosen designs are now undergoing further study to help mature the winning concepts. The Innovation Challenge campaign looked to others within the energy sector to make the Hywind concept available in more markets around the world. […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched a tender for the investigation of the inter-array cable in pipe concept installed at the Nissum Bredning offshore wind project in Denmark.

  • 25 June 2020
    Grid Connection

    German transmission system operator Amprion has presented a concept for connecting offshore wind farms across Europe. The Eurobar (European Offshore Busbar) concept aims to integrate offshore wind power into the European power grid so that it makes the best possible contribution to climate objectives in Germany and Europe. The nations bordering the North Sea are […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D

    Poland’s biggest oil and gas company, PKN ORLEN (Polski Koncern Noftowy), has announced a tender for the development of a preliminary technical concept to determine the options for preparing and implementing a project involving the construction of offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea.

  • 19 October 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The TetraSpar floating wind foundation, brought forward by Henrik Stiesdal – a Danish inventor and former Chief Technology Officer at Siemens Wind Power – has won a DKK 9 million grant (approx. EUR 1.2 million).

  • 27 August 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    BLG WindEnergy Logistics, the youngest division of the international logistics provider BLG LOGISTICS GROUP, is among the pioneers of the German offshore logistics industry. The company has developed a suitable port infrastructure in Bremerhaven with the Offshore-Terminal ABC Peninsula and has also developed innovative logistics concepts and implemented wind energy jointly with leading manufacturers of […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Chevalier Floatels has made good progress with the development of its new offshore floatel concept. The design of the two DP2 floatels with Ampelmann Heave Compensated Gangway nears completion. With the Ampelmann located on the top deck a whole range of advantages are achieved. The high location of the Amplemann makes horizontal access to the […]

  • 3 November 2011

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of Colorado, USA, is currently installing scientific wind, wave and motion measurement equipment on the Sway prototype under a collaboration agreement. This will greatly enhance the value of the Sway testing, and will provide accurate measurement to verify not only the Sway concept, but can also be used to verify […]

  • 26 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The international wind energy conference EWEA Offshore 2015 in Copenhagen in early March will see Siemens focusing on innovations supporting cutting the costs of offshore wind power. In addition to further developing the technology of its wind turbines, the company is advancing the efficiency of turbine-to-grid connections and creating new offshore logistics concepts for turbine […]

  • 25 February 2011

    Vestavind Offshore AS (VOF) has a licence to construct Norway’s first full scale offshore wind park, Havsul. The realisation of the project requires new innovative systems and VOF would therefore like to enter into contracts with one or several actors for the development of new concepts for the design, composition and installation of foundations, towers […]

  • 18 March 2014

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (TLSB), what could be the world’s first purpose built tidal energy lagoon, has announced an open call for artists on its social media profile. Namely, under the company’s cultural programme, an opportunity is being given to local and international artists from all disciplines and ages to apply with proposals for potential […]