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13 July 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer vying to build the first utility-scale project off the coast of Massachusetts, has hired Jack Arruda to serve as Technical Development Manager for the company.

13 July 2017 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

The engineering company INNAS and technology company Hydrautrans are developing a mechanical-hydraulic transmission for offshore wind turbines with a capacity of more than 12MW.

22 June 2017 Wind Farm Update

Svea Vind Offshore, a recently established Swedish company, plans to build six new wind farms off the coasts of Gävle and Oxelösund in Sweden.

21 June 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

The Technical University of Denmark DTU has inaugurated a laboratory where researchers will complete a modular underwater robot for use on offshore wind farms.

20 June 2017 R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

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.

13 June 2017 R&D, Technology

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.

6 June 2017 Business & Finance, R&D

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.

2 June 2017 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

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.

18 May 2017 Contracts & Tenders, R&D

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.

10 May 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

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.

5 May 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

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.

28 April 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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.

11 April 2017 Business & Finance

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.

22 March 2017 R&D, Technology

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.

16 March 2017 R&D

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.

14 March 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

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.

6 March 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update


17 February 2017 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

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.

17 February 2017 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

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.

14 February 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

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.

9 February 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education

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.

7 February 2017 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education


7 February 2017 Authorities, R&D

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.

7 February 2017 R&D, Technology, Vessels

Limpet Technology, an Edinburgh-based engineering company, is developing a new offshore personnel transfer system and completed the first prototype in January.

7 February 2017 Business & Finance

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.

31 January 2017 R&D, Technology

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.