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James Fisher Renewables, the UK’s provider of marine services, has conducted an innovative trial of Ship-to-Turbine (STT), an oil change system set to significantly improve safety, efficiency and reduce down time in offshore wind turbine gearbox oil changes. The company has successfully implemented an innovative oil transfer system for the direct extraction and refill of […]
Together with the Technical University of Dresden and the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Munich, Siemens has carried out research work into a highly efficient and robust medium-voltage converter for feeding electrical energy into power supply grids. The insights gained were successfully implemented within the scope of the research project funded by Germany‘s […]
BARD Engineering from Emden, a company specialized in planning, implementation and operation of offshore wind farms, has implemented a Dell Compellent Storage System with a total capacity of 120 TB. In this way, the company automatically and continuously collects daily measurements from wind farms and archives them reliably and dynamically throughout the life cycle of […]
U.K based Marine Software Ltd have recently delivered Marine Planned Maintenance software to Njord Offshore, to manage planned maintenance activities for their 21m crew transfer vessels (CTVs) "Njord Avocet" and "Njord Kittiwake". These two vessels are purpose built for the Offshore Wind Farm Industry in a series of vessels managed by Njord Offshore. Designed by […]
“The past fiscal year was not an easy year for the energy industry and therefore also not for EnBW. It is all the more pleasing that we were able to create the main conditions for further forward-looking investments, despite the difficult general environment. The measures we have taken to safeguard EnBW’s financial stability and its […]
The Wind and Water Power Program recently implemented a programmatic and functional alignment focusing on the advancement of a variety of land-based and offshore wind and water power technologies. The program reallocated staff and realigned projects to advance offshore wind, marine and hydrokinetic, hydropower, and land-based wind energies. As the national leader in wind and […]
Wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has now fully implemented its cost-cutting programme with which it plans to return to the black next year. After trimming its operating expenses, the company has now also made the necessary adjustments to its European workforce. All told, around 260 jobs are affected by the programme. “In the interests of industrial […]
Ramboll's Vice Director of the Global Wind Divison has joined the Board of Directors for the U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind. According to the Danish company, Dr. Tim Fischer is responsible for the offshore wind service line that operates from several of the company's global offices. Ramboll stated that one of Fischer's current focus areas is to […]
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has approved an order that implements Governor Phil Murphy’s executive order which calls for the full implementation of the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act (OWEDA) and to begin moving the state toward a solicitation of 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind energy capacity.
UK-based Quortus and Belgian e-BO Enterprises are collaborating on enabling an LTE voice and data solution for offshore wind farms.
Half of the wind turbine foundation piles have been installed at the Beatrice offshore wind site, the developer informed via social media. The piling is being carried out by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) with their heavy lift vessel Stanislav Yudin.
German Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) has confirmed a plan for the offshore grid development by 2025 (Offshore-Netzentwicklungsplan 2025), which regulates the connections of wind farms in the North and Baltic Seas to the German transmission network. "Electricity generation from wind farms in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea is a central component of the energy […]
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called for a new approach to the UK’s relationship with Scotland on energy issues, with key decisions on energy policy made following a process of consultation and agreement with the Scottish Government. The First Minister’s call came as industry experts met for the latest meeting of the Scottish Energy […]
Ballast Nedam was awarded the contract for the subsea inspection and maintenance of Offshore Wind Farm Butendiek by OWP Butendiek GmbH & Co KG, a company managed by German developer and wind farm operator wpd AG. The contract commences on 1 January 2015 and has an initial duration of 5 years. The contract comprises the subsea […]
DNV Group CEO Henrik O. Madsen says 2012 can be characterised as “a year of financial uncertainty and rapid technological change” which has led to an increasing complex risk environment for customers and, in turn, a continued demand for DNV’s technology and risk management services. “The need to manage technical, societal and business risks is […]
TÜV Rheinland has certified the HybridDrive system from wind turbines component manufacturer, Winergy, according to the GL2010 Guideline. The system consists of a gearbox and generator. “We are very glad that the certification could be accomplished so quickly,” said Matthias Deicke, Winergy Project Manager. “The fact that the HybridDrive has been inspected prior to the […]
Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has appointed Thomas Maetzel as its new Chief Financial Officer. With effect from 1st April, he assumed the responsibility for the commercial and corporate aspect of the North Sea wind farms. He replaces Dr. Thomas Meerpohl, who Iis taking over the position of Head of Strategy and Group Management […]
SeaEnergy PLC announces the appointment of two senior executives, to enhance its management team as it implements its energy services strategy. Mike Comerford (51) has been appointed as Director of Operations and will have responsibility for the operational and technical aspects of SeaEnergy's businesses, including R2S, which was recently acquired. As a consultant to SeaEnergy, […]
SCOTLAND'S renewable energy target of 80 per cent by 2020 has been boosted by the arrival of a major wind farm developer. PNE WIND UK Limited is planning to invest intensively in Britain over the next three years. The company has recently acquired offices in Edinburgh city centre which was officially opened by Anne MacColl, […]
The wind farm developer, PNE WIND AG, continued on its successful course during the first nine months of the 2010 financial year. The company was able to increase the operating result (EBIT), the definitive key value for the wind farm project developer, to 7.9 million euros after having posted an EBIT of 5.1 million euros […]
The wpd group has acquired 100% of the shares of Butendiek Offshore Windpark Holding GmbH, Hamburg, from SSE Renewables Germany Holdings GmbH, Hamburg. The offshore wind farm Butendiek is located 34 km west of the Sylt Island in the North Sea and is one of the most advanced offshore wind farms in German waters. It […]