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  • 8 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      IREC participes in EMERGE, a research project aimed at developing a system for generating offshore wind energy. The project has been allocated a budget of 3,910,275.80 euros It is partly financed by the Ministry of Science and Innovation and co-financed with ERDF funds as part of the INNPACTO 2010 Project. Also involved in the […]

  • 10 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Islanders are being invited to view the proposals for offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea. Centrica Renewable Energy, the company which… [mappress] Source: iomtoday, March 08, 2010;

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      SMart Wind, the joint venture between Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, today announced the signing of Agreements for Lease (AFLs) with The Crown Estate for the first two offshore wind projects in the Hornsea zone. The agreements, which secure options for the rights to use, as well as set out the commercial […]

  • 24 August 2011
    R&D

    UK and Germany now share a common goal: to rapidly accelerate the development and deployment of offshore wind energy to help their … (sciencebusiness) [mappress] Source: sciencebusiness, August 24, 2011

  • 2 August 2011
    R&D, Training & Education

    Gov. John Kitzhaber declared the week of July 31 – August 6 as Oregon Wave Week, providing a bureaucratic nod to the sixth annual Ocean Renewable… By Christina Williams (sustainablebusinessoregon) [mappress] Source: sustainablebusinessoregon, August 02, 2011; Image: governor

  • 8 July 2011
    R&D

      Wave Hub has been named Sustainable Project of the Year in the businessGreen Leaders Awards 2011.   By Nick Eyriey (businesscornwall) [mappress] Source: businesscornwall, July 08, 2011;

  • 23 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      Safety seals manufacturer Roxtec has reported a 20 per cent jump in UK sales for its last financial year, taking turnover to £3.2m.   (menmedia) [mappress] Source: menmedia, August 23, 2011

  • 24 August 2011
    R&D

    With SBM Offshore’s strong marine and offshore experience and skills base, the Group is well-suited to answer the expanding supply/… (Market Publishers) [mappress] Source: Market Publishers, August 24, 2011

  • 23 August 2011
    R&D

    NOF Energy, the business support organisation for Teesside’s oil, gas, nuclear and renewables, is leading a mission to explore… by Mike Hughes (nebusiness) [mappress] Source: nebusiness, August 23, 2011

  • 5 August 2011
    R&D

    Plans have been tabled for a £200million windfarm off the coast of Aberdeen which could help turn the north-east into a global leader in… By Calum Ross (pressandjournal) [mappress] Source: pressandjournal, August 05, 2011

  • 26 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Nordex SE is preparing for a change of CEO. The chief executive officer Thomas Richterich will be handing over responsibility to an as yet unnamed successor and will not renew his contract again, which will expire on June 30, 2012. As a result, Richterich will be leaving Nordex in his tenth year on the company’s […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

      More than 100 students from across Kent are competing to design a wind farm and win a trip to Denmark.   Matthew Valentine (engineeringapprentice) [mappress] Source: Eengineering Apprentice, July 11, 2011;

  • 11 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Wind Farm Update

      45 km to the north of the island of Borkum, twelve sets of rotors blades are driving a special wind power project. The first German offshore wind farm, “Alpha Ventus”, is situated in the North Sea. For transporting the huge installations, numerous SCHEUERLE heavy-duty vehicles were used. The development of offshore wind turbines naturally […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      nkt cables has announced half-year 2011 results . EBITDA expectations in NKT Holding for 2011 is downgraded to approx. 1.0-1.1 bnDKK from earlier approx. 1.2 bnDKK due to the fact that 2nd quarter earnings in nkt cables were not satisfactory. The adjustment primarily relates to the newly build submarine and high voltage cable factory […]

  • 15 July 2011
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

      Due to extensive utilisation for, eg harbour piers and coast protection facilities, rock reefs have become a rare natural element in Denmark. And this is a shame for the large variety of flora and fauna that lives on and by the reefs. Now, lobsters, crabs and a neumber of fish species will benefit from […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

      The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) today published its scenarios for onshore and offshore wind power deployment in the EU, ahead of the European Commission’s Energy Roadmap 2050, due to be published later this year. “Wind energy will more than triple its power output by 2020 with 194 billion Euros invested in European onshore […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, a provider of marine surveying and data collection services, announces the following changes to its executive leadership: Robert Mecarini has been promoted to President of the company, and Gino Mecarini assumed the role of Chairman. This planned succession enables Robert to take on all day-to-day responsibilities of the company, and […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      The first phase of the offshore wind farm being developed in the Irish Sea by Walney (UK) Offshore Windfarms Ltd, in which SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy plc) has a 25.1% stake, is now operational. This means that 51 turbines, with a total installed capacity of 183.6MW, have successfully completed commissioning tests and are […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      There are fresh hopes for the future of a major new facility to test tidal energy off the Isle of Wight.   by Emma Philo (iwradio) [mappress] Source: iwradio, July 15, 2011;        

  • 15 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited , Australia’s most advanced wave energy company, welcomed the Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Treasurer the Hon Wayne Swan MP, Senator the Hon Chris Evans and Melissa Parke MP to its Fremantle wave energy research facility . Carnegie’s Managing Director and CEO Dr Michael Ottaviano and its […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      A laser wind-profiling instrument to provide measured wind data for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm development has been deployed by Forewind on a gas platform 125 kilometres from shore. The ZephIR 300 wind lidar, which will measure wind speeds at heights of up to 200m using an infrared laser, has been installed on […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UK Government’s energy statistics for the first quarter of this year and 2010 paint a mixed picture with renewables output up by 27% but… (energyefficiencynews) [mappress] Source: energyefficiencynews, July 04, 2011;

  • 13 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Hertel’s offshore rope access team worked with its client to overcome a number of unique logistical challenges when carrying out work at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the North Sea. This collaborative approach led to the development of a bespoke software package to help track long-term maintenance requirements at the site. The Princess […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

      The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with the Georgia Institute of Technology introduced a new database highlighting the… (eere) [mappress] Source: eere, July 07, 2011;

  • 6 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Beyond the portals of the European Marine Energy Centre, researchers are seeking to transform this island archipelago into a global hub of… Alan Crawford, Tim Quinson (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, July 06, 2011;

  • 27 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    People from the Island are being asked to get involved in a public consultation over a wind farm which lies around 20 miles south west of the Island. DONG Energy plans to extend the Walney Wind Farm which is currently under construction in the east Irish Sea near Morcambe Bay. The company is consulting with […]