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23 June 2010 Business & Finance, Training & Education

On 1 October, Andreas Regnell will take up the position of Head of Strategies for Vattenfall AB. Andreas Regnell has previously been employed at Boston Consulting Group, where he was Senior Partner & Managing Director at their Nordic division. He has primarily worked with strategic issues and major change programs. He has also obtained extensive […]

16 June 2010 Business & Finance

Istanbul/Bonn (WWEA) – On the occasion of the 9th World Wind Energy Conference 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Board of the World Wind Energy Association has decided to give the World Wind Energy Award 2010 to the Founding Member States of the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA and hand it over to IRENA’s Interim Director […]

15 June 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The Spanish government has lowered its installed capacity targets for solar and offshore wind power, although it is maintaining plans to... Juan Montes (nasdaq) [mappress] Source: nasdaq, June 15, 2010;

15 June 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Today, Danish energy company DONG Energy inaugurates its latest British offshore wind farm, Gunfleet Sands. The wind farm, located in the Thames Estuary off the Essex coast, will supply green power corresponding to the annual power consumption of some 125,000 British households. Thus, Gunfleet Sands will contribute significantly to the British ambition of markedly increasing […]

13 June 2010 Authorities

Gov. Chris Christie has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the federal government and fellow East Coast governors to promote the... [mappress] Source: globest, June 11, 2010;

11 June 2010 Authorities

Georgia intends to join the Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Consortium, which was recently formed by the US federal government and 10 East... [mappress] Source: dailypost, June 10, 2010;

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 […]

8 June 2010

The World Bank launched two new reports on wind power today. The reports, titled “Regulatory Review of Offshore Wind in Five European Countries” and “Strategic Guidance,” present examples and options for consideration by China in meeting the challenges of offshore and large scale onshore wind power development. In recent years, China’s achievements in wind power […]

31 May 2010 Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

After a long debate, the Environment Minister Karen Ellemann has announced that is has now been decided that the test center with 250 meter high wind turbines is to be located in Østerild in Thy. The purpose of the new test center is to test the future’s offshore wind turbines with a height of up […]

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 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 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;

24 May 2010 Environment, R&D

The discovery of two large underwater ‘caves' on the reef where the government plans to build an offshore wind farm, could pose a threat to...   [mappress] Source: timesofmalta, May 23, 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 […]

19 May 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

Ambitious plans for the development of offshore wind energy projects in Scotland took a significant step forward today. The Scottish Government launched a 12 week consultation detailing draft plans to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and realise Scotland's multi-billion pound potential in renewables. The Strategic Environmental Assessment and Development Plan for Offshore Wind sets out […]

14 May 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

There are reports in the Dutch Press that government subsidies have been awarded to companies tendering for wind farms 56 km offshore from Schiermonnikoog in the Netherlands. We will publish more details about this news as soon as possible. [mappress]

12 May 2010 R&D

Japan, which saw its first offshore wind farm begin operations in 2004, lags far behind Europe in promoting offshore wind energy. In another positive development for the global offshore wind energy industry, it appears that the world’s number two economy is getting ready to harness a massive amount of additional offshore wind energy to help […]

11 May 2010 Business & Finance

Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa is planning to enter China's offshore wind power sector by the end of next year, a top company official said on Monday.

10 May 2010 Authorities, R&D

A high-powered government panel has drafted a plan that calls for the establishment by 2020 of massive offshore wind farms capable of ... [mappress] Source: istockanalyst, May 08, 2010;

6 May 2010 Technology

Grouting seals for wind turbines are notoriously difficult to produce, with many failing during installation. With a recent Government announcement that 6,000 new wind turbines will be built around the coast of the UK in the next few years, this is a problem that needs a solution. That solution comes in the form of the […]

2 April 2010 Authorities

Britain is tempting offshore wind turbine manufacturers to invest in its factories with a multi-million pound fund for transforming ports, but it may not be enough to lure all major turbine makers. Britain's ports need revamping if it wants to be an offshore wind manufacturing hotspot, with marine infrastructure essential for importing thousands of huge […]

29 March 2010 Technology

Siemens Energy is to build a new production plant for offshore wind turbines in the UK. With the new plant Siemens wants to meet the growing demand for wind turbines for British offshore projects. As world market leader in the offshore sector Siemens has already successfully implemented eleven projects with a combined capacity in excess […]