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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) is holding three public stakeholder meetings focused on the state’s offshore wind goals and the 1,100MW solicitation.
The New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) is organising a New York Offshore Wind Supplier Forum to be held at the Roosevelt Hotel on 15 November.
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is holding a workshop together with Narec Distributed Energy on the topic of connecting renewable energy and battery technologies to the electricity grid.
The Mukran Port will host their annual offshore wind exhibition on 18 and 19 August.
Lowestoft-based OrbisEnergy will on 3 May host the first in a series of workshops tackling subsea engineering issues, ranging from corrosion and tidal scour at turbine towers, to keeping seals away from piling work.
Maryland-based offshore wind developer US Wind, Inc. partnered with Tradepoint Atlantic (TPA), the firm overseeing the 3,100-acre redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill, to host offshore wind supply chain manufacturers at TPA’s Port of Baltimore facility on 2 November. Representatives from turbine, electrical cable and steel manufacturing, vessel construction and local marine support services […]
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 […]
Atlas Professionals will host a recruitment day for DONG Energy’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm at the Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education on 25 April. Atlas is currently looking for professionals in the local area of Grimsby who are interested in working on the entire life cycle of the wind farm from the planning stage […]
ScottishPower Renewables has chosen Great Yarmouth port as the base for the construction and installation works at the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. The contract is worth GBP 5 million. ScottishPower Renewables reached the final investment decision for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm at the end of February, and will now move toward the development of the […]
Grimsby Institute yesterday played host to the iMPact Renewable Energy Skills Fair which saw major renewable energy employers and education and training specialists provide tips, advice and information to anyone interested in working in the renewable energy and supply chain industries. Melanie Onn, the MP for Great Grimsby, hosted the event which comprised of two sessions running from 4.30pm to […]
Third international conference dedicated to floating offshore wind turbines will be held in Marseilles from 10 to 11 March this year. Representatives from a large number of French and international companies and organisations involved in the sector will discuss their activities, present recent research and analysis and exchange information on the principal challenges in this domain. French Environment and Energy Management […]
The inaugural Sustainable Energy & Technology Asia exhibition & conference will be held in March in Thailand. The event, hosted by Thai Ministry of Energy and the national Nuclear Society, will take place from 23 to 25 March in Bangkok’s International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). Thailand has the second highest primary energy demand in the ASEAN region and […]
On October 15, the 10th Wind Energy and Development Dialogue (Windenergie- und Entwicklungsdialogs; WEED) was held in Berlin. The anniversary event was opened by Ursula Borak, sub-division head at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), and by GWEC President Dr. Klaus Rave. The event counted more than 100 participants from ten partner countries and […]
On October 1 and 2, 2015, the University of Maine hosted the inaugural “Matthew R. Simmons Memorial Summit: A Technology Roadmap for Floating Offshore Wind.” The summit gathered information from various perspectives of platform designers, researchers, turbine OEMs, permitting agencies, and developers with the goal of producing a roadmap that advances the floating offshore wind. […]
Iberdrola was joined yesterday (7th October) by Adwen, Navantia, Offshore WindForce and Prysmian to introduce the €1.4 bn Wikinger offshore wind energy project to German companies and open a forum where local supply chain businesses can investigate collaboration possibilities with Wikinger contractors and partners. Supported by Christian Pegel, Minister for Energy, Infrastructure and Regional Development for […]
Representatives from the world’s most experienced offshore wind companies along with U.S. companies will attend the 2015 International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum– Stronger Together– scheduled for September 27-28th, 2015 in Baltimore Maryland. The Forum injects U.S. innovation into the global offshore wind dialogue, while highlighting European expertise. The event, hosted by the U.S. based Business […]
Contract opportunities on the £2bn East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm were outlined by ScottishPower Renewables and turbine suppliers Siemens to more than 500 business people at an event in Norfolk. East Anglia ONE aims to create up to 3,000 jobs with at least 50% of its content sourced in the UK. The blades for […]
Leading organisations and figures for wave and tidal current energy are gathering in Cardiff today for a workshop to facilitate better collaboration across the sectors and help the development of demonstration zones and test sites across the UK. The UK has significant natural resources for the emerging wave and tidal current energy sectors. Demonstration zones […]
The first international Hybrid Marine Power & Propulsion Conference will be held at the RNLI Lifeboat College, Poole UK from 6 to 8 October 2015. Shock Mitigation is bringing together an international group of experts, armed with the latest knowledge that will identify the potential of utilising hybrid power and innovative propulsion systems for vessels in the […]
Today, the Carbon Trust hosted the first UK demonstration of a new vessel designed to reach offshore wind farms more cheaply and easily. The Wave Craft, developed by Norwegian shipbuilder Umoe Mandal with support from the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), was put through its paces at Seawork International 2015 in Southampton. Umoe Mandal’s […]
Paul Williamson, director of Maine Ocean & Wind Industry Initiative, is to hold a presentation on opportunities posed by the development of offshore wind technology and power production for the Gulf of Maine region on Wednesday. The event called “Building a Sustainable Seacoast Economy with Offshore Wind Power” is another in series sponsored by Seacoast […]
Following last week’s news that Atlantis had acquired Marine Current Turbines Limited (MCT) from Siemens, Global Energy Group (GEG) has announced that Atlantis has chosen it as preferred supplier for the provision of certain fabrication, manufacture, assembly and logistical support services. Atlantis will enter into a lease at Nigg Energy Park for Shop 1 and use the […]
Immediately following Seawork International 2015 in Southampton, The Hydrographic Society UK is to stage a one-day seminar and table-top exhibition on Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Surveys, at Southampton Solent University Conference Centre on Friday 19 June. Focussing on near and offshore marine environments including rivers and lakes, proceedings will look at methods for dealing with problems […]
Researchers from Thailand and Canada have published a paper on offshore wind potential in Thailand. The paper presents offshore wind resource maps of the Gulf of Thailand. The offshore wind resource maps are validated using measured wind speeds obtained from 28 meteorological towers installed along the coast of the Gulf of Thailand. The study shows that the Bay of […]
Shanghai will play a host for Offshore Wind China conference and exhibition from 10th to 12th June 2015. Organised by Chinese Renewable Energy Industry Association, National Renewable Energy Center, and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd, the event will create a professional, high-effective and one-stop communication platform where insiders can have intensive discussion and technology showcase […]
A2SEA will host an event in Legoland, Billund (DK), together with Dong Energy and Siemens Wind Power on Saturday 11 April. The three parties wish to teach the Danes and other visitors more about offshore wind, how energy is generated and what it is used for. During the day, visitors can among other things build their […]