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  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update has invited potential contractors to prequalify for an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey to be carried out in 2015 at the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm site.  The Danish transmission system operator (TSO) is preparing the installation of a 33 km export cable from the planned offshore wind farm Horns Rev 3. The cable extends from the […]

  • 3 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Developing offshore wind farms on the Great Lakes has been touted as an overlooked resource in a number of studies and indeed a few projects… [mappress] Source: treehugger, June 02, 2010;

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Environment

    A Norwegian company that originally proposed wind farms to four West Michigan counties encountered a setback: the Mason County board… [mappress] Source:woodtv , June 10, 2010;

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Warwickshire firm hoping to build a £1.3 billion offshore wind farm off the coast of Norfolk has encountered a major setback following…   By Anna Blackaby (birminghampost) [mappress] Source: birminghampost, October 15, 2010;

  • 6 January 2012

    There are many reasons for slow energy reform in Germany. One of them is unwillingness of the banks to approve funds for offshore wind development. Alstom Deutschland AG offers a wide range of offshore wind related products, but they have also been encountering project financing related issues. These difficulties are in close connection to offshore […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Plans to pin offshore wind turbines to the seafloor in the Atlantic Ocean has raised questions about potential risks to commercial shipping traffic, as vessels maneuver around the installations. To address this potential risk, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) scientists have developed an assessment of navigation safety risks, with support from the U.S. Bureau of […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Environment, R&D

    As a part of an investigation of wind and tidal energy potential of the Channel Islands, the Alderney Wildlife Trust is conducting a study on the island’s seabirds. The trust will observe feeding and foraging habits of shags and gannets for three years, using GPS technology to track their movements, the BBC reports. As explained […]

  • 9 November 2012

    The process for development of wave, tidal and wind power off the Oregon coast continues through updating the state’s Territorial Sea Plan and holding public forums, with the last one held in Astoria on November 7. The state’s public forums have shown the concerns on preserving the natural beauty of the coast, which many people […]

  • 16 August 2010

    In the months leading up to this week’s PUC decision, Block Island residents have debated the merits of the proposed wind farm, focusing… by Jane Vercelli (blockislandtimes) [mappress] Source: blockislandtimes, August 16, 2010;

  • 26 February 2014

    The AR1500 is the latest tidal power turbine system under development at Atlantis. The AR1500 will have a rated capacity of 1.5MW at 3.0 m/s and will be designed to withstand the extreme environmental conditions expected to be encountered in the Pentland Firth in Scotland and the Bay of Fundy in Canada. The detailed design […]

  • 18 February 2014

    The offshore foundation installation for the Perth Wave Energy Project off Garden Island, is now complete, Carnegie Wave Energy informed. The subsea drilling and installation of all pile type foundations were successfully completed with the third and final pile completed over the weekend. The installation vessel will be demobilising from the site this week clearing […]

  • 15 January 2015

    Japanese government, led by Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, has pledged to increase its efforts to promote renewable energy in the next fiscal year after feed-in tariff system, aimed to boost renewable energy generation, faced some problems, Japanese media reported. The Abe administration has allocated in total EUR 0.94 billion (JPY 130.7 billion) for renewables, out of which […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    A wave energy park proposed to be developed off the coast of Reedsport, Oregon, has been cancelled due to financial issues. Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) agreed in principle on March 28, 2014 to proceed with a termination by mutual agreement of the company’s contract with the DOE covering […]

  • 24 June 2015

    CIRIA, an independent supplier of construction industry guidance and best practice, is working on a guidance for horizontal directional drilling (HDD), which will cover all aspects of planning, designing, constructing, maintaining and decommissioning a horizontal directional drilling installation. Cathie Associates have announced that they are supporting and actively engaging with CIRIA in the initiation of the new project, […]

  • 14 April 2015

    GreenWAVE wave energy device, developed by Oceanlinx, is still in water approximately one kilometre off Carrickalinga Beach in the Encounter Marine Park, South Australia, Victor Harbor Times writes. A year ago, the structure got stranded in Yankalilla Bay after difficulties arose while it was being towed from Port Adelaide to Port MacDonnell, where it was to be situated as a […]

  • 3 November 2014

    Forewind’s 3D computer generated simulation of the proposed Dogger Bank offshore development can now be downloaded by anyone with a keen interest in visualising, or navigating through the wind farms. The model, which was developed to enable fishermen and offshore authorities to better understand and see how the development will look once constructed, can be […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Oceanlinx’s greenWAVE wave energy generator is currently stranded approximately one kilometre off Carrickalinga Beach in the Encounter Marine Park, South Australia. The State Government is working with the owners, insurers and the District Council of Yankalilla to ensure the structure is clearly marked as a navigational hazard for boat operators and to determine the most […]

  • 23 November 2010

    Tuesday 11 January 2011 Moller Centre, Cambridge Will current challenges in the supply chain be addressed in time to deliver up to 33GW in the UK by 2020? Building the North Sea offshore wind energy market is encountering a crucial phase where a further developed supply chain needs to be in place to support the […]

  • 12 July 2016

    Last month, a joint rescue exercise was carried out on Teesside Offshore Wind Farm, with MPI Dulcinea as the centre vessel. The large-scale exercise was overseen by EDF Renewable’s HSE, Siemens HSE and the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA). The Master of MPI Ducinea, Adam Reith, was required to maintain on-site co-ordination between the Coastguard, two teams of wind […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Partrac will be hosting the “Unique Challenges of Site Characterisation in Wave & Tidal Projects” workshop on 14th March 2012 from 14:00 – 17:00 in the EICC, Edinburgh. This event will take place the day before RenewableUK Wave & Tidal 2012 Conference and Exhibition This free workshop will comprise a series of presentations from key […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind energy bill will face strong opposition tomorrow during the Senate Finance Committee hearing, reports Hometown Annapolis. Some business owners said that the utility bill is their single biggest bill after payroll. The bill would increase the energy bills for Maryland residents at USD 2 a month and nonresidential users’ rates […]

  • 20 May 2014

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth is hosting one of the wind industry’s most influential global organisations this week (19-22 May), as the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Wind Executive Committee visits Newcastle. The four day programme includes visits to Narec’s world-class renewable energy testing and demonstration facilities in […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the announcement by Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing that Wave Energy Scotland (WES) will receive a total of £14.3 million over the next thirteen months, Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager, Offshore Wind & Marine at Scottish Renewables, said that this reflects Scottish Government’s continued commitment to the wave energy sector, especially after a recent challenging period. […]

  • 26 June 2015

    Just over a month after it was inaugurated, German 295MW Nordsee Ost wind farm encountered a problem. RWE Innogy was forced to shut down the wind farm after one of Senvion 6.2M126 wind turbines suffered a blade loss last Friday. “The turbine has been shut down immediately. Nobody was injured,” said RWE Innogy in a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 August 2012

    Leo Hambro from Tidal Transit announced that the developers of the 140-turbine Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm off the Suffolk coast, the SSE and RWE npower renewables partnership, has extended the contract for the company’s crew transfer vessel Ginny Louise. The Ginny Louise and its sister vessel Eden Rose, are state-of-the-art, high specification and purpose-designed […]