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4 June 2010 Technology, Wind Farm Update

Detailed marine mapping from SeaZone is helping Forewind Ltd plan and deliver its offshore wind energy project in the North Sea.Using… [mappress] Source: spatialnews, June 03, 2010;

3 June 2010 R&D

They might produce renewable energy, but offshore wind farms are a scourge for porpoises. Researchers have found that construction noise at… [mappress] Source: spiegel, June 03, 2010;

3 June 2010 Business & Finance

NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (“NaiKun Wind”) (TSX VENTURE: NKW) announced today that effective June 15, 2010, Paul Taylor, President & CEO, [mappress] Source: marketwatch, June 02, 2010;

2 June 2010

On a recent press visit to renewable energy companies in the North East, learnt how different parts of the offshore wind… [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, June 01, 2010;

2 June 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The prospects of offshore wind power in northern Europe depend on two key factors: the ability of industry to reduce costs significantly and… [mappress] Source: europeanenergyreview, June 01, 2010;

1 June 2010

Today, Monday, 31st May 2010, the All for Offshore GmbH sets in as the first service provider for wind energy projects at the main offering from one single source all services from logistic planning through to transport to maintenance and repair of the turbines. The company is a co-operation between the Schrammgroup and wpd offshore […]

31 May 2010 Business & Finance

Leading European energy company, Vattenfall, has awarded A2SEA a contract to transport 30 5MW RePower turbines from Belfast Harbour to the Ormonde Offshore Wind Farm, 10km off the coast of Barrow-in-Furness in the Irish Sea. In addition to providing the specialist jack-up barge SEA JACK and its experienced crew, A2SEA will take care of all […]

30 May 2010 Business & Finance

A supply chain for offshore wind is needed urgently, according to engineering companies in the north-east of England, as business leaders in Scotland meet to discuss the potential benefits to investing in wind power. Speaking to NewEnergyFocus, several bosses from the region expressed concerns that the UK would fall behind China in the delivery of […]

30 May 2010 Business & Finance

Environmental Resources Management, a global provider of consultancy services in renewable energy and the environment, has appointed… [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, May 28, 2010;

28 May 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

Postgraduate student Nathalie Kolasa who is currently studying for an MSc in Management at the Ashcroft International Business School (AIBS) at Anglia Ruskin University has secured a research project with a difference – she is set to work with the London Array offshore wind farm project. Nathalie approached the London Array project and has successfully […]

27 May 2010 Authorities

There is nothing to suggest that Denmark lags behind other countries as an investment country for offshore wind turbines as Børsen wrote the19 May 2010. Within the last to three years we have commissioned or committed to new wind farms, which more than triples our electricity capacity at sea, Climate and Energy minister Lykke Friis […]

26 May 2010 R&D

SCOTS are more in favour of using wind farms than nuclear power stations to produce electricity, a poll commissioned by EDF Energy has shown [mappress] Source: Scotsman, May 25, 2010;

26 May 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

After almost a decade long fight, the federal government has approved the first offshore wind farm in the United States in the waters off Cape Cod. The Cape Wind project entails the construction of 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts and will start generating electricity by 2012. The Cape Wind project is a major […]

26 May 2010 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

The Crown Estate and SeaEnergy PLC are pleased to confirm developments concerning SeaEnergy Renewables Limited’s (SERL) interest in the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm (Inch Cape). In February 2009, The Crown Estate awarded the Inch Cape site to a consortium comprised of SERL, SeaEnergy’s 80% owned subsidiary, and RWE npower renewables as a part of […]

25 May 2010 Environment

With the aim of promoting the sound development of China’s offshore wind industry, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd (SIEC), a subsidiary of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-council once again join forces to build Asia’s first professional platform focused […]

25 May 2010

LOWESTOFT’S growing position as a leading centre for the offshore wind energy industry was presented to an international audience at the….   [mappress] Source: lowestoftjournal, May 25, 2010;

25 May 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The Scottish government has given its stamp of approval to 10 offshore windfarm projects with a combined capacity of 6.4 gigawatts (GW). The 10 projects in Scottish territorial waters were originally outlined in February 2009 by the Crown Estate, which oversees the development of the U.K.’s seabed. The Scottish government’s approval was outlined in “The […]

24 May 2010 Authorities

Clean-energy proponents who want to reduce the country’s dependence on fossil fuels celebrated last month when the federal government… [mappress] Source: knoxnews, May 24, 2010;

21 May 2010 Authorities, Ports & Logistics

Washington, DC – In an effort to expand and diversify American energy resources, improve our environment, reduce our dependence on foreign oil and create thousands of new, clean energy jobs, U.S. Senator Susan Collins is urging Senate Appropriators to allocate federal funding to support the development of deepwater offshore wind technology. The University of Maine […]

21 May 2010 Business & Finance

NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has initiated a process to retain an advisory firm to assist the Company in undertaking a review of the strategic alternatives available to ensure maximum shareholder value. Since the recent announcement by BC Hydro that NaiKun Wind’s 396 MW […]

20 May 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

SeaEnergy plc, formerly Ramco, has revealed that RWE npower renewables wishes to exit the Inch Cape wind farm project.RWE were part of a… [mappress] Source: bfnnews, May 20, 2010;

20 May 2010

The Bonfiglioli Group is pleased to announce that its yaw and pitch drives are among the cutting-edge products included in Germany’s “Alpha Ventus” offshore wind farm, the country’s first. Located in 30 meter (32 yards) waters, 45 kilometers (28 miles) off the German island of Borkum in the North Sea, the wind park features 12 […]

20 May 2010

BOWind has awarded the survey inspection and remedial works contract for the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm export cable to subsea cable specialists, Offshore Marine Management (OMM). OMM has also been awarded the cable surveys contract for Burbo Bank by developer DONG Energy. The Barrow work will include the subsea inspection of the entire 27km export […]

18 May 2010 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Subsea cable specialist, Offshore Marine Management (OMM), yesterday (May 17) announced that it has been awarded two separate contracts to…   [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, May 18, 2010;

17 May 2010 Business & Finance, Technology

Power and automation technology group ABB has secured contracts for supply of electrical propulsion systems for windmill installation…   [mappress] Source:, May 16, 2010;

17 May 2010 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Draka Offshore announced today they have been awarded the array cabling contract for the Walney 2 project from Dong Energy in Denmark. This announcement follows the recent completion of the company’s expansion to its subsea production facility. “The Walney 2 project represents our first major wind farm project following our expansion,” said Martin Dale, commercial […]