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14 February 2018 Contracts & Tenders

MHI Vestas has awarded Boston Energy with three Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) Statutory Inspection contracts in the UK, commencing in early April 2018.

6 February 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment

Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo has directed the Office of Energy Resources to work with the state's utilities to issue a procurement for up to 400MW of clean energy by this summer.

5 February 2018 R&D, Technology

A start-up from the University of Malta is developing a floating energy storage system that uses pressurised seawater and compressed air, and can be integrated directly into a platform of a floating renewable energy device such as a floating wind turbine. 

1 February 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted and the US utility Dominion Energy have signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for the 12MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project.

26 January 2018 Authorities

On 24 January, Maine Governor Paul LePage issued an executive order setting up the Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission and placing a moratorium on new permits to wind energy projects until the newly-established commission releases its report after studying the economic impact wind turbines have on tourism. 

23 January 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Hibiki Wind Energy signed an agreement with Kitakyushu city on 10 January, laying out the basic matters regarding the project to set up and operate the 229MW Hibikinada offshore wind farm in the Kitakyushu Port area. 

16 January 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

Vincent DeVito, Counselor to the US Secretary for Energy Policy, has arrived in Denmark on a two-day, fact-finding offshore wind tour.

8 January 2018 R&D, Technology

SeaTwirl has won a patent in the USA for a storage solution for kinetic energy that is said to optimize the rotational speed of a wind turbine.

5 January 2018 Business & Finance, R&D

Ramboll is merging its energy and oil & gas divisions into Ramboll Energy in response to a changing world energy market and a strong push towards renewables.

4 January 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Delft-based high voltage engineering and consultancy company Energy Solutions BV has won a contract to provide the Dutch transmission system operator TenneT with heat monitoring systems for sea and land cables.

7 December 2017 Ports & Logistics, R&D

BVG Associates (BVGA) has published an updated report on future costs of energy for offshore wind for InnoEnergy, examining how technology innovation is anticipated to reduce the cost of energy from European offshore wind farms up to 2030.

6 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has won a contract to supply temporary power, personnel and a multi-purpose vessel to GE Renewable Energy for the Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

30 November 2017 Business & Finance, R&D

Supplier of generators, vessels and personnel to the offshore renewables sector Manor Renewable Energy Ltd. (MRE) has acquired the entire share capital of UK ship builders Manor Marine UK Limited (MM).

21 November 2017 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), Scottish Enterprise (SE) and the British Ports Association (BPA) have launched a Scottish ports directory which provides technical information on active Scottish marine energy industry ports covering the oil and gas, decommissioning, subsea and renewable sectors.

20 November 2017 Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

VBMS and Kintech Energy Ltd. have jointly developed a resin-free hang-off solution for fixing and sealing subsea cables in offshore structures which could potentially be used on the Horns Rev 3 wind farm off Denmark. 

14 November 2017 Vessels

OOS Energy has unveiled a new vessel design that will serve the offshore wind sector, in addition to oil & gas. The company will build two units of the vessel and is now in final talks with shipyards for the construction with an expected delivery in 2020/ 2021.

10 November 2017

Portugal's renewable energy mix could be boosted by offshore – and especially floating – wind, as the country could meet 39% of its electricity demand with wind power by 2030, while 25% is currently covered with 5GW of wind turbines on land. 

9 November 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

A consortium of five UK universities, working with 31 industrial and innovation partners, will deploy up to GBP 36 million of support to advance robotics and Artificial Intelligence technologies for the inspection, repair, maintenance and certification of offshore energy platforms and assets.

6 November 2017 Vessels

Iceni Marine Services is supporting Manor Renewable Energy's work at the Galloper offshore wind farm off the coast of Suffolk, where Manor is providing a temporary power solution during the wind turbine installation and commissioning.

2 November 2017 Vessels

One of SSI Energy's HSE Offshore Medics, who are often trained technicians working as part of a maintenance team, is now permanently based on the Bibby Wavemaster 1 vessel, supporting the works on the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK.

30 October 2017 Authorities, Grid Connection

Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Christian Lilleholt gave an approval to the Viking Link project, almost 760km long 1,400MW HVDC interconnector that will link the British and Danish transmission systems.

30 October 2017 Vessels

DONG Energy has chosen Esvagt's standby safety vessel Esvagt Castor to assist in establishing the 1.2GW Hornsea One offshore wind farm located off Grimsby in the UK part of North Sea.

26 October 2017 Authorities

The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published an independent review of energy costs, looking into reducing costs in the electricity supply chain.

24 October 2017 Environment

Environment Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have proposed that the share of renewable energy in the European Union’s gross final consumption of energy should be at least 35% by 2030.

16 October 2017

Marine Energy Event, held on October 11, 2017, as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2017 in Amsterdam, gathered a great number of industry experts who discussed the latest in marine energy with a focus on conditions for commercial success which was also the topic of this year’s event.

16 October 2017 Business & Finance

The European Union (EU) and India have adopted a joint statement on clean energy and climate change at the EU-India summit on 6 October in Delhi, India.