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30 June 2010 R&D, Technology

At the Offshore Wind Conference 2010 in Liverpool, Scottish based SeaEnergy PLC signed a Letter of Intent with Ulstein Group to co-develop new service vessels for the offshore wind industry. Deputy CEO Tore Ulstein says that renewable energy is important and interesting and look forward to see what we can come up with together. As […]

28 June 2010 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

On behalf of Stadtwerke München (SWM), MECAL has accomplished the technical due diligence of the Offshore-Windfarm „Gwynt y Môr“, which has a planned capacity of 576 MW, one of the biggest wind farms in the world. The wind farm is to be realised of the coast of North Wales in the United Kingdom. The technical […]

24 June 2010 Business & Finance

DONG Energy has signed an agreement to sell its ownership interests in Nordkraft and Salten Kraftsamband, two energy companies based in northern Norway, to a company in the Troms Kraft Group. The selling price of Nordkraft is approx. DKK 1.1 billion (approx. NOK 1.2 billion) while the selling price of Salten Kraftsamband is approx. DKK […]

24 June 2010 Wind Farm Update

Development of the Walney 1 offshore wind farm has overcome a "major challenge" with the installation of the offshore substation, Danish...   [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, June 24, 2010;

23 June 2010 R&D, Technology

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading ship power systems integrator, has signed a contract with Lamprell plc of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply a complete ship power system for a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). Wärtsilä’s solution has been selected for its low fuel consumption, environmentally sound technology, and global service support. The […]

22 June 2010 Authorities, R&D

The chosen location is the northern part of Blexer Bogen, a bend in the River Weser. Following a meeting of the Senate in Bremerhaven, the Senator for Economic Affairs and Ports, was simultaneously asked to initiate the relevant approval proceedings. Senator Martin Günthner said: "The Senate has issued an unmistakable signal: we intend to provide […]

18 June 2010 Business & Finance

ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, the developers of the East Anglia offshore windfarm zone, have awarded local company, Gardline Hydro from Great Yarmouth, a multi million pound contract to conduct seabed surveys on the first section of the site. Gardline Hydro will complete extensive geo-physical surveys of one section of the development site and correlate crucial […]

17 June 2010 R&D, Training & Education

Aarkstore announce a new report "World Offshore Wind Market Report 2008-2012 " through its vast collection of market reserach report. This major new report examines the current and future prospects, technologies and markets for the offshore wind energy sector. Key industry issues are discussed in detail assessing the relative impact of factors such as costs, […]

17 June 2010 Authorities

The developer of Cape Wind is trying to blow off critics who want a say in the state’s regulatory review of the offshore project’s power-... Christine McConville (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, June 17, 2010;

15 June 2010 R&D, Technology

Austal has unveiled its new range of high speed transfer vessels specifically designed for the burgeoning offshore wind farm industry. The company’s Wind Express series of vessels combine fuel efficiency with advanced sea keeping characteristics to deliver a premier transportation solution for offshore wind farm operators. By utilising Austal’s world renowned advanced hull design and […]

15 June 2010

The University of Maine’s Advanced Engineered Wood Composites Center has designed and launched a website to provide up-to-date information regarding the DeepCwind Consortium. The U.S. Department of Energy awarded the University of Maine $7.1 million to fund the DeepCwind Consortium National Research Program, located at UMaine. The program consists of more than 30 members, including […]

15 June 2010 Authorities, Ports & Logistics

Bipartisan legislation to promote the development of offshore wind technology was approved Monday by the Senate Environment and Energy...   TOM HESTER (newjerseynewsroom) [mappress] Source: newjerseynewsroom, June 14, 2010;

14 June 2010

The wind farm developer PNE WIND AG (ISIN: DE000A0JBPG2) has successfully completed the capital measures required for the financing of further growth. In detail, a capital increase of 1,249,500 new shares was placed from authorised capital at a purchasing price of € 2.00 per share certificate. In addition, a convertible loan was offered that was […]

14 June 2010 Authorities

Gov. John Baldacci is giving thanks to Maine voters for approving a bond issue that invests in offshore wind energy development.   [mappress] Source: wgme, June 12, 2010

11 June 2010

Following its first visit to a trade fair in China, Seaports of Niedersachsen reports significant interest from participants in the group's capabilities to handle wind energy project cargoes. "The Chinese market offers many opportunities for us as a specialist in general and project cargoes," said Jorge Kaplan of J Müller Breakbulk Terminal GmbH & Co. […]

11 June 2010 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Order worth more than EUR500 million for the consortium A consortium of Siemens Energy and Prysmian Powerlink has received an order worth more than EUR500 million from the German transmission grid company transpower. The BorWin2 offshore consortium will connect two North Sea offshore wind farms to the grid on behalf of transpower, a subsidiary of […]

11 June 2010

Seasoned renewable industry experts Eric Briar and Toby Mead, both ex-Metoc plc, are set to join SeaRoc, the marine and offshore engineering experts within the Natural Power group of companies. Briar will take the newly formed Chief Operating Officer role building on the successes of former CEO Peter Hodgetts, whilst Mead joins as Head of […]

11 June 2010 Authorities

Gov. Donald L. Carcieri announced Thursday afternoon he plans to sign legislation that could speed the development of a proposed offshore...   [mappress] Source: pbn, June 10, 2010;

11 June 2010

  Wind turbine rotor blades are extremely fragile structures, created by combining materials with critical interconnections between sub-components. In addition, they are subjected to highly demanding forces during their operational life. Wind turbine blade failures can have a severe impact on safety, turbine downtime and public exposure. This event, dedicated solely to the topic of […]

11 June 2010 Business & Finance

Today, the outgoing Economic Affairs Minister Van der Hoeven granted funding of €19.5 million for the Far and Large Offshore Wind (FLOW) innovation project. The subsidy matches the same level of funding previously announced by the companies in the FLOW consortium. The budget will be spent on the first phase of the FLOW project. This […]

10 June 2010 Technology, Training & Education

A one day course for industry professionals who wish to acquire a comprehensive overview of the subject and have the latest technology and issues clearly explained. Grid connections, technical issues and administrative processes are covered, including grid code compliance. Course Background For several years Garrad Hassan has been running training courses on Wind Farm Electrical […]

10 June 2010 Wind Farm Update

EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH and Siemens Energy have today signed a contract for the supply of 80 wind turbines each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120 meters for the offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2. The order, which represents an investment volume in the triple-digit million range, marks […]

9 June 2010 Business & Finance

Team Developing 5 MW Wind Turbine for Rapidly Growing Global Offshore Market, HHI to Begin 5 MW Wind Turbine Production for the Offshore Market in 2011 DEVENS, Mass., U.S. and ULSAN, South Korea – June 9, 2010 – American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, and South Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., […]

8 June 2010 R&D

Soren Ditlev, head of MarketScape Renewable Energy, applauds this: "Our analysts have followed the developments around Gwynt y Mor closely, and we are exited about this major breakthrough." MarketScape supports the offshore wind energy community with the Offshore Wind NewsCatalyst - a global business information service, offering daily intelligence for business professionals with a focus […]