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  • 28 February 2012

    Netherlands Northern Offshore Wind (NNOW) held a supply chain meeting on February 15 during which a Belgian Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering company (DEME) was introduced to some 40 representatives from the offshore wind industry and related courses. DEME is a consortium of companies involved in offshore projects around the port facilities, oil / gas […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Technology

    Chinese wind farm developer has connected its super compact drive (SCD) 6.5WM wind turbine to the grid. Installed in late 2014 by Zhenhua Heavy, the turbine is located in Jiangsu province at Longyuan Rudong Intertidal wind farm where it will undergo testing over the course of two years. Chuanwei Zhang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    GMB, the UK union for energy workers, has commented on the announcement of the construction start early next year for the £1.3 billion Rampion offshore wind farm, urging the government and industry to push for more UK content on the project. Gary Smith, GMB National Secretary for energy, said: “Unless Government insists on guarantees on local […]

  • 23 May 2018
    R&D

    Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl has begun a research project with Chalmers and RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden) aiming to investigate how to best design vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) to be as robust as possible.

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities

    As five hundred leaders from the electricity industry across the European Union gather in London for their annual convention, Angela Knight, CEO of Energy UK – the host organisation – called for decisions about meeting energy needs to be made with sensible timescales and price tags attached. At the EURELECTRIC Convention, which runs on Monday […]

  • 20 February 2013
    R&D

    Japan is set to collect power generation information from two offshore wind turbines, installed in different locations, in order to overcome technological barriers in this energy sector and use its offshore wind resources as an alternative to nuclear power, Bloomberg cites Masaharu Itoh, director of the new energy technology department of Japan’s New Energy and […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Training & Education

    In spring 2013, Alstom received an order from transmission grid operator TenneT to act as general contractor in the construction, installation and servicing of the HVDC offshore platform DolWin3. Selected TenneT employees are being systematically trained in the different disciplines so that the customer can operate its system to the highest possible standards following commissioning […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Technology, Vessels

    ACO Marine has won an order to supply its new range Clarimar MF wastewater treatment system for installation aboard Acta Orion, the wind farm support vessel (WFSV) under construction for Acta Marine at the Partner Stocznia shipyard in Police, Poland. Acta Orion will be the first reference for ACO Marine’s next generation sewage treatment system, […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has released a report detailing a high-resolution geophysical and oceanographic survey of the entire Maryland Wind Energy Area. The survey was the first by any state to map the seafloor geology of a complete Wind Energy Area. This information is critical to optimizing the siting, design and layout of an offshore […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based Nautilus Associates Ltd and a group of specialist investors have established a new seabed services company dedicated to the offshore renewables and oil & gas industries. Seabed and Offshore Solutions Ltd. (Seabed Solutions) is said to be established to address a gap in the seabed services market and to bring all technical skills required […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Installation of new wind energy projects in the U.S. will significantly increase between 2018 and 2020, before annual installation volumes decline as the production tax credit (PTC) phase-out begins, according to MAKE Consulting.

  • 1 March 2017
    Vessels

    As of 2019, GeoSea will use a next generation vessel – named Orion – for the construction of the large offshore wind farms, after its mother company DEME placed an order for the 216.5m DP3 installation vessel with COSCO shipyard in China.

  • 18 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Cotherm of America Corporation’s managing director Ted Jagusztyn, who holds a patent for drilled hydrothermal energy (DHE) technology, has set his eyes on developing this kind of energy infrastructure on the island of Guam, USA. He visited the island of Guam, where he met with the Guam Power Authority, the University of Guam, and Guam […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Environment, Technology

    Oregon State University is set to develop a monitoring system for offshore wind turbines under the recently announced USD 2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The university will design, manufacture and test an autonomous monitoring system for the detection of bird and bat collisions with offshore wind turbines. The system is […]

  • 21 March 2012

    NORWEGIAN businesses have been encouraged to partner Humber-based companies to secure work in the UK’s offshore wind market. A leading renewable energy expert has promoted the region’s potential and highlighted the readiness of its businesses to join Scandinavian firms in forming the industry’s emerging supply chain. Speaking at a major offshore wind power conference in […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola’s first half net earnings came to €1,503.1 million, down 13%, while Ebitda was in line with the same period last year at €3,744.7 million. Solid business performance, especially international businesses, again mitigated the negative impact of regulatory and fiscal measures in Spain which came to €369 million at gross margin level during the period. […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities

    As MP Peter Hain describes the Severn Barrage project as ‘dead in the water’, Tom King considers where the Government’s energy priorities should really be: Peter Hain, who quit Labour’s frontbench to campaign for the Severn Barrage, has today announced the project is effectively dead in the water so long as the Coalition remains in […]

  • 5 October 2011

      The management has an excellent track record of establishing businesses from the concept stage and adding value for shareholders SeaEnergy PLCs (earlier Ramco Energy PLC) strategic approach to growth entails entering new businesses at an early stage when the need for capital is low and exiting these ventures when the right value is attained. […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Except the fact that former Governor Don Carcieri and legislative leaders backed both companies, executives of Deepwater Wind disapprove of any link to 38 Studios. WPRI.com news portal reported that Deepwater CEO William Moore said he thinks the two companies are not similar since there is no subsidy from any taxpayer or federal taxpayer until […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The “Unique Challenges of Site Characterisation in Wave & Tidal Projects” workshop will bring together professionals in the wave and tidal energy sectors to share their unique experiences of characterising potential wave and tidal energy sites. Presenters will offer insights into the challenges they have encountered whilst acquiring data in complex marine environments and will […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Infocast has announced their 6th North American Offshore Wind Development & Finance Summit, which will be held June 17-18, 2015 in New York. Infocast’s 6th North American Offshore Wind Development & Finance Summit will explore the unique value of offshore wind, the latest financial innovations, public/private partnerships, and technological advances being developed to reduce development […]

  • 13 March 2015
    R&D

    The ECOWindS Consortium has welcomed the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to the ECOWindS project as an official third party associated partner. ORE Catapult is the UK’s flagship technology innovation and research centre for offshore wind, wave and tidal energy, and is the UK counterpart to other innovation centres across Europe such as the Fraunhofer […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind and Water Power Technology Office (WWPTO) has issued a request for information (RFI) on facilitating the development of offshore wind energy in the United States.    WWPTO seeks input from any of the stakeholders in the broader U.S. offshore wind energy community. The purpose of the RFI is to solicit feedback from […]

  • 10 April 2015
    R&D

    A meeting on the project “Decision support for offshore wind turbine installation” (informally known as DECOFF) has been held at Christian Michelsen Research (CMR) in Bergen. The objective of the project is to develop methods for improved decision support when installing wind turbines offshore, where the cost to a large degree is driven by waiting for […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The submarine cable that connects Anholt offshore wind farm to the grid has been repaired. Energinet.dk reported that the repair work has gone faster than expected and that DONG Energy’s 400MW Anholt offshore wind farm has been feeding power to the Danish grid since Saturday. The replacement of the two cable sections took 24 days, with a delay […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Korean CS Wind Corporation has been awarded Regional Growth Funding from the UK Government Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) to build an offshore wind tower manufacturing facility in the Humber, UK. However, the company will not start the construction of what would be first factory to commercially produce offshore wind turbines prior […]