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15 May 2019 R&D

Hydraulic engineering and offshore renewable energy specialist HR Wallingford is conducting physical model testing for a new offshore wind foundation known as the Gravity Tripod. The company is working with Offshore Design Engineering (ODE), DNV-GL, Cambridge University and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to test and certify the new offshore wind foundation concept designed […]

10 October 2014

The Offshore WIND Installation and Maintenance Conference takes place on 29 October in Amsterdam. This educational day provides an overview of wind farm developments, innovations in wind farm installation and maintenance and discusses the challenges of grid integration. The conference addresses the technical, operational, commercial and managerial challenges associated with future industry growth. Setting the […]

21 November 2016 R&D, Technology

Offshore wind foundations segment is expected to witness revenue growth at a CAGR of 14.9% from 2016 to 2024, making it the fastest growing segment for wind energy foundations over the forecast period on account of increasing offshore installations coupled with technological innovations, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc.  Overall, the demand […]

23 April 2015 Technology

FMGC, the European company specialised in cast iron counterweights and ballast solutions, cooperated with Sabella in production of its tidal turbine. In June, the first Sabella D10 will be immersed in the waters of the Fromveur strait near Ushant (French: Ouessant) in Brittany. The foundry manufactured a new type of tidal turbine ballast for the […]

5 February 2015

Along with its annual report on offshore wind in Europe last year, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has also published an infographic that shows statistical details of the industry.  Here are some other fun facts about the European offshore wind from EWEA's report: -  The average water depth of wind farms completed, or partially completed, in 2014 was 22.4 […]

3 December 2013 Technology

Sif Group has established a new company strategy: Sif Works for offshore foundations.  At this year's EWEA Offshore event in Frankfurt, the company showcased its services based on this new strategy. In March, Sif secured a contract for the manufacturing of monopiles and transition pieces for 73 wind turbines for UK's Humber Gateway offshore wind […]

19 June 2013 Technology

Leading industry experts will be present at IQPC’s 3rd International Conference Offshore Foundations, July 3-5, 2013 in Hamburg, where attendees will have an opportunity to find out how which foundation designs offer the greatest potential. The optimisation of offshore foundations is a key challenge in reducing the overall carbon dioxide emissions and thus making offshore […]

10 June 2013

Giant offshore wind parks are being developed along the coasts to produce tremendous amounts of green power. The offshore wind power sector is seen as a major renewable energy growth market. Latest expert studies are estimating Europe’s operating offshore wind power generation capacity to be at 40 GW by 2020. The global offshore wind investment […]

24 August 2012 Training & Education

Haus der Technik e.V., together with the ForWind Academy organizes a seminar called "Offshore Wind Energy: Design and Installation of Support Structures in the North Sea" on 5 - 6 September 2012 in Bremerhaven, Germany. The two-day seminar, conducted by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Schaumann (ForWind), aims to provide participants with well-founded, up-to-date knowledge on drafting […]

28 June 2012

The Belgian company Sarens and Verbrugge Terminals from Flushing (Vlissingen) in the Netherlands announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership, resulting in a synergy of know-how and capability. Both partners have signed an exclusive agreement to work intensively together for all onshore logistics related to offshore wind farms. Verbrugge Terminals is a leading […]

15 March 2012 Technology

Floating foundations for the offshore wind industry are increasingly gaining attention and interest within the industry as well as among government and permitting institutions and also investors. This interest is driven by the conditions found in the US and Japan where the vast majority of offshore wind resources is found in water depths of more […]

17 May 2011 R&D

The logistical challenge and its anticipated cost have galvanized designers, developers, and government-backed agencies to reset the thinking on subsea foundation design. But the task has by no means been easy. “With wind turbine sizes now scaling up to 5MW and beyond, the top-head mass is virtually double that of the current mainstream sizes,” says […]