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  • 13 October 2011

    The European offshore wind sector will continue to lead the world market for the foreseeable future, according to a new report showing that the region will have 75% of global installations in six years. Conducted by Pike Research, the report launched on Tuesday found revenues from offshore wind power production around the world would reach […]

  • 3 October 2011

    A provincially-commissioned consultant’s report has put Digby atop the list of Nova Scotian ports able to service the tidal industry…   (novanewsnow) [mappress] Source: novanewsnow, October 03, 2011

  • 21 January 2011

    Other major manufacturers in the wind industry are interested in setting up bases in the Humber, according to Yorkshire Forward, as it… (insidermedia) [mappress] Source: insidermedia, January 21, 2011

  • 14 January 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    A collaboration between the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and GnoSys Global Ltd is supporting the development of a new insulation material for power cables to improve their performance in the onshore and offshore renewable energy industries and drive down whole life network costs. New, more reliable electrical connections are needed to meet the growing […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The Chinese subsidiary Jade Werke will begin production of steel fundaments for offshore wind parks in Germany as early as 2013. The company is investing EUR 50 million in a production plant in Wilhelmshaven, with construction planned to begin this summer. Germany Trade & Invest experts will share the latest news and business opportunities in […]

  • 8 January 2019
    R&D

    Fraunhofer IWES has launched a research project called ReCoWind (Reliable Power Converters for Wind Turbines) that aims to bring forward effective protection measures for power converters.  The three-year project, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), joins a consortium comprising operators and manufacturers of wind turbines, semiconductors, and converters with research and academic […]

  • 12 November 2018

    The effects and causes of fatigue that offshore wind crews experience are not fully understood within the sector, however, sharing health and safety (HSE) lessons can ultimately make the industry stronger, Kerrie Forster, Chairman of the UK National Workboat Association (NWA) Safety Forum and Operations Coordinator at Acta Marine, said in an interview with Offshore WIND.

  • 7 February 2011
    Training & Education

    Over 200,000 people make the European wind industry tick. Who are they and what exactly do they do? Wind Directions met some ’wind workers’ to find out. Martin Mortensen spends most of the year out of his home country, Denmark. A commissioning engineer with Suzlon for nearly 11 years, Mortensen’s job involves starting up the […]

  • 23 March 2010
    R&D

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analyzing the Wind Power Industry in Denmark” report to their offering.Wind power… [mappress] Source: yourrenewablenews, March 22, 2010;

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vestas has received a record number of wind turbine orders per month in December, which amount to 1,346 MW. The record was triggered by wind energy developers in the United States, who were under pressure to meet the deadline to qualify for a tax credit, Reuters informs. A year ago, the U.S. Congress extended the […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Bladt Industries has entered the Taiwanese offshore wind market by signing two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with CSBC Corporation and Century Wind Power (CWP), a subsidiary of Century Iron and Steel Industrial.

  • 31 July 2015

    Capital & Centric is under construction with 20,599 sq ft (1,914sq m) of office and warehouse accommodation, including laboratory, research and development space. The accommodation, known as Lightbox, located on Abbey Street in Birkenhead, is targeted towards small to medium sized enterprises within the Offshore Wind Sector. The 1.5 acre (0.6 hectare) site, which Capital […]

  • 8 August 2011

    Energy saving efforts by firms across the UK over the coming years could be set to get a major boost as a result of the emergence of… (rapidonline) [mappress] Source: rapidonline, August 08, 2011

  • 16 August 2012

    The global wind industry once again expects fresh inspiration and new impetus from the 2012 gathering in Husum. Important industry topics will be discussed at the congress held parallel to HUSUM WindEnergy, the leading international trade fair. The congress programme includes panel discussions, lectures, product presentations, workshops and consultation sessions for professionals. Admission to the […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Navingo BV, a maritime and offshore media group based in Rotterdam, has launched a new worldwide job portal specialized in the offshore wind industry. Offshore wind contractors, suppliers and job seekers are now able to find each other at OffshoreWIND.Jobs. OffshoreWIND.Jobs offers companies related to the offshore wind industry a platform for recruiting staff and […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Following Minister Greg Barker’s announcement regarding the UK’s first Marine Energy Park, marine industry jobs in Falmouth are expected to grow rapidly over the next five years, reports Falmouth Packet. Minister Barker made the announcement on a visit to Bristol where he met with key members of the new initiative. Covering an area stretching from […]

  • 26 March 2012
    R&D

    The Logistics Institute, Hull University Business School, is leading a new research project to help businesses in the Humber region get involved in the offshore wind initiatives. Until now, the majority of offshore wind equipment manufacturers have been located outside of the UK. With the prospect of a new wind turbine factory by Siemens and […]

  • 27 September 2016

    WindEurope has launched its Making Transition Work report today in Hamburg. The report details specific policy proposals on how Europe can remain a leading force in wind energy and renewables.  The report provides recommendations to policymakers on how to facilitate a swift transformation of the energy system and considers the policies that will make Europe the best choice […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Cost reductions are a huge industry focus. I am confident that we can lower the levelized costs of energy by 30 to 40  percent for those projects that will achieve FID in 2020. Of all the possible reductions in CapEx and OpEx, one of the innovations that needs to come forward is standardization of offshore […]

  • 13 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Technology

    A dramatic increase in offshore wind manufacturing is needed to meet the scale-up required for Round 3 projects, a report published by AMA…   (newenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, August 13, 2010;

  • 1 April 2011

    Siemens could create about 800 jobs in Hull if its project for a £80m turbine manufacturing plant on Alexandra Dock is approved, and Vestas…   (themanufacturer) [mappress] Source: themanufacturer, April 01, 2011

  • 15 March 2011

    The wind industry supply chain of Germany has been the most extensive in the world. The country has export ratio of 75% which it supplies to… (biofuelswatch) [mappress] Source: biofuelswatch, March 15, 2011

  • 17 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    You would think that a cut to future subsidies for solar power in Spain would have minimal impact on northern European wind developers. (blogs.ft ) [mappress] Source: blogs.ft, February 17, 2011

  • 2 February 2011
    R&D

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analyzing the Renewable Energy Industry in Australia” report to their offering.   (sunherald) [mappress] Source: sunherald, February 02, 2011

  • 6 May 2011

      In order for consumers to receive cheap energy from renewable sources, the offshore wind industry will have to work with the oil and gas sector. This is the opinion of Finlay Crossan, a partner in legal firm Bond Pearce, who told Renewableenergyfocus.com that both sectors have to co-operate if we are to make the […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities

    As the Crown Estate is setting the stage for new offshore wind leasing, the authority governing the UK seabed will host a session with potential leasing process participants on 25 July, aiming to gather initial feedback from the industry.