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Svea Vind Offshore, a recently established Swedish company, plans to build six new wind farms off the coasts of Gävle and Oxelösund in Sweden.
The Technical University of Denmark DTU has inaugurated a laboratory where researchers will complete a modular underwater robot for use on offshore wind farms.
Students from the University Technical College Norfolk have worked with energy company Vattenfall and 3D-visualisation firm 3DW to inform the development of software that will be used to show what the proposed Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project will look like.
The University of Malta is currently developing a compressed air energy storage technology integrated into a floating platform that can support a number of offshore systems, including wind turbines.
830 wind turbines are currently under construction off the UK and seven new sites are expected to reach first power by the end of the year, according to the Offshore Wind Operational Report published by The Crown Estate.
The World Bank has selected a consortium of DNV GL, the China Renewable Energy Engineering Institute (CREEI) and the East China Investigation and Design Institute (ECIDI) to draft Offshore Wind Technical Standards in China.
A preliminary feasibility study, carried out by Xodus Group and funded jointly by the States of Guernsey and Guernsey Electricity, has found that offshore wind technology could be viable in several locations off Guernsey and that there are a range of technically feasible options to develop a 30MW offshore wind project.
Altitec, a company specialising in wind turbine rotor blade access and repair, has won a GBP 50,000 grant to develop a new reporting system, designed to provide real-time data.
Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have developed a simple method for monitoring wind turbines using the symmetry created by the wind turbine when the blades rotate.
The winners of the tender to build the Hibikinada nearshore wind farm off Kitakyushu, Japan, have established a special purpose company (SPC) - Hibiki Wind Energy.
Aqualis Offshore has opened an office in Taiwan to support local offshore wind and oil and gas markets, as well as the development of its sister company Offshore Wind Consultants’ offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan.
Statoil has awarded 4Subsea with a master service agreement covering services and research projects related to structural integrity of fixed and floating offshore installations, including offshore and floating wind farms.
A new European project – H2020 marinerg-i – aimed at developing an integrated infrastructure to facilitate future growth and development in the offshore renewable energy sector, was launched in Brussels on 15 March.
UK-based independent research and technology organisation TWI Ltd has set its sights on harnessing digital twin technology to transform the process of monitoring and maintaining offshore wind turbines.
Engie and EDP Renewables (EDPR) have jointly submitted a pre-qualification bid to construct a wind farm with a capacity between 250MW and 750MW off the coast of Dunkirk in France. The bid is part of a competitive dialogue procedure in France's third round of tenders to select potential developers and define an area best suited for development […]
The government of Kitakyushu City, Japan, has announced that a consortium comprising Kyuden Mirai Energy, Kyuden Corporation (Kyushu Electric Power), Hokutaku Renewable Energy Service, J-Power, and SAIBUGAS has been selected to install and operate an offshore wind farm off the Port of Hibikinada.
Floating Power Plant (FPP), on behalf of the project companies jointly owned by FPP and DP Energy, has appointed Marine Space and Aquatera to provide Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Screening reports for the Dyfed and Katanes projects.
Dalby Offshore, in collaboration with Plymouth-based company Manuplas, has developed a new modular honeycomb bow fender to bring greater stability to its vessels in high seas, enabling wind turbine technicians to work longer in challenging sea conditions.
The European Commission has published a call for proposals to implement the first phase of the Blueprint for sectorial cooperation on skills throughout the maritime technology industries, including offshore wind.
Researchers from five UK universities have received a GBP 4 million grant to deliver a human-robotics hybrid solution for the maintenance and operation of offshore wind farms. The consortium, the Holistic Operation and Maintenance for Energy from Offshore Wind Farms or HOME-Offshore, brings together experts from the universities of Manchester (project lead), Warwick, Cranfield, Durham and Heriot-Watt University. […]
ITPEnergised (ITPE), Ramboll and BMT Asia Pacific (BMT) have delivered their third and final set of best practice guidelines for development of offshore wind farms in Taiwan and presented them to the local industry.
Limpet Technology, an Edinburgh-based engineering company, is developing a new offshore personnel transfer system and completed the first prototype in January.
US Wind held an informational meeting on 2 February in Baltimore, where the company proposing to build a large-scale offshore wind farm off Maryland met with offshore wind developers, supply chain industry leaders, economic development experts and federal and state agency officials.
Danish blade maker LM Wind Power and the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) have developed blade tips which are said to increase offshore wind farm yields.
Arild Bolsø, an engineer who worked for Statkraft in Norway and Forewind in the UK, has developed a new technical concept for offshore wind foundation installation. According to Bolsø, the concept would reduce installation time by 30-50%, compared to current methods. After Statkraft decided to stop new investments in offshore wind, Bolsø set up a new […]
The UK Planning Inspectorate has completed the examination of the application for an order granting development consent for the 1.2GW East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm. The findings and conclusions arising from the examination, together with a recommendation from the Examining Authority (ExA) panel, will be sent to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and […]