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  • 26 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) plans to issue a tender for the development of an integrated ground model for the 4 GW IJmuiden Ver wind farm zone in July. This integrated ground model should be of sufficient accuracy to allow (preliminary) foundation design, RVO said. The deliverables of this assignment will be made available to […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has issued a tender for geotechnical and ground model work at the North of the Wadden Sea Islands offshore wind farm zone. The tender comprises two lots in which two companies will be selected to respectively carry out a geotechnical survey and develop an integrated ground model at the 700MW zone also […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) has won a contract to develop an integrated ground model as part of a tender for geotechnical soil investigations at the Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea. The contract is valued at around EUR 300,000. As previously reported, under the same tender, the […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has secured a contract to develop a ground model for a U.S. offshore wind project and its cable route. OWC did not disclose the name of the client, but said it is a “confidential developer.” The ground model will be part of the site assessment plan and construction and operations plan […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The Ireland-based Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) has won a contract by PGE Energia Odnawialna to provide geotechnical consultancy for the Baltica II and III offshore wind projects in Poland. GDG’s scope of work includes the analysis of geophysical data, management of the survey campaigns, integrating geotechnical and geophysical data, and developing a ground model for use in […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Vessels

    The geotechnical work is being undertaken on behalf of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, part of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, and constitutes the final investigation at the Borssele wind farm sites before the final tender bidding rounds begin. This contract follows the previous geotechnical, geophysical and metocean investigations at the Borssele development. Fugro will execute […]

  • 14 November 2011

    Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company has signed a Global Partnership agreement with EcoIsland, the ambitious project to make the Isle of Wight a model sustainable community offering a high quality of life. Deeply grounded in a partnership with the local community, EcoIsland will explore solutions that harness renewable energy and advanced technology to […]

  • 24 April 2017

    Gardline and Sinotech held a knowledge-exchange seminar on 29 March in Taipei, where Sinotech shared their experience of the Taiwanese market, in particular the offshore renewables sector, and Gardline shared its experience and some of the lessons learned during the past 15 years working for the offshore wind industry in Europe and the United States.

  • 4 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has begun a site characterization program at the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project off the coast of New York. Fugro has mobilized two vessels to carry out the operation which will involve acquisition and analysis of integrated geotechnical and geophysical data to support multiple phases of the project, including cable corridor selection and turbine foundation design and installation. The […]

  • 30 November 2010

    Leading international renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, has been appointed as the environmental impact assessment (EIA) co-ordinators for the offshore elements of the Narec Offshore Wind Demonstrator Scheme after a competitive tendering exercise run by Turner and Townsend on Narec’s behalf. The Demonstrator will be located offshore from Narec’s Blyth headquarters, and will enable turbine […]

  • 24 September 2015

    Vision, innovation and investment into a new, better integrated energy system will help Scotland meet carbon targets, create jobs and secure an international leadership position says a new report from the Carbon Trust. The report outlines a vision for Scotland to harness its abundant natural resources and world class technology innovation capabilities to develop a […]

  • 3 June 2019

    By Alexandre Crochelet, Senior Engineer at G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates Company Pile Driving Monitoring (PDM) during driving and Pile Dynamic Testing (PDT) are widely used in onshore and offshore construction to ensure the structural integrity of the piles during driving and achieve a safe and economical pile installation. PDM helps in assessing the pile behaviour […]

  • 12 March 2013

    A sensing instrument which can measure ocean parameters such as sea surface roughness has been developed by experts at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL). In its more familiar usage, GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System – also known as GPS) pinpoints the geographic location of a user’s receiver anywhere in the world. However, in this small […]

  • 29 January 2013

    Two forces in the software industry, Fedem Technology and DNV Software, have joined forces to produce a new module for coupled analysis in Sesam Wind. The module for coupled analysis is an integration of FEDEM Windpower and Sesam. Fedem Technology, which has been developing software for more than 20 years, produces the leading software for […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Technology

    Barge Master has launched its new motion compensated gangway.  “While we are already known for our motion compensated lifting, customers asked us to deliver the complete package: one supplier for both cargo and people transfer,” said Martijn Koppert, CEO of Barge Master. “Based on the input of a team of industry experts we designed the gangway, taking into […]

  • 16 January 2012

      Many nations have set challenging targets for renewable energy production and it was in this setting that AMI held the latest global conference on Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture in December 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The UK Minister for the Environment had announced potential plans for another 29,000 wind turbines mainly offshore, and Siemens Energy […]

  • 21 May 2014
    R&D

    Improved use of the Ground Modelling approach could be significant contributor to the reduction of the costs of developing offshore wind farms. This is the theme of a paper that Senergy will present today at a conference session at the UK’s largest renewable energy conference, All-Energy in Aberdeen. Richard Orren, global technical head of Senergy’s Survey […]

  • 17 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    SmartBuoy, an integrated marine data acquisition platform developed and operated by the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas, UK), is celebrating 30,000 cumulative days of deployment in its 15th year of operation. In addition to providing essential calibration and verification of satellite acquired marine data and ecosystem models, SmartBuoy is assisting the development […]

  • 27 September 2016

    DNV GL has released Bladed modelling software, a new tool that reduces computing time for wind turbine designers and uses 3D animation to review turbine behaviour. The enhanced Bladed tool integrates cloud computing resources from Amazon Web Services, saving costly IT infrastructure upgrades and lessening design time, DNV GL said. It observes turbine structural behaviour in simulated […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Technology

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, has announced the release of SACS version 5.5 – software that expands installation capabilities, integrates new wind turbine platform design functionality, and introduces floating analysis for offshore vessels. Leveraging Bentley’s November 2011 acquisition of Perth-based FormSys and its Maxsurf technology, […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Authorities

    Scottish homes would see significantly increased electricity bills if it becomes independent, because the country would bear the cost of renewable energy subsidies and infrastructure, which are now distributed across the United Kingdom, Energy Secretary Edward Davey said in his speech held at an energy conference organised by the Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh. Following is […]

  • 23 January 2020
    R&D, Technology

    This 1:6 version of the BlueSATH turbine is scheduled to go online during the first quarter of 2020 in the open sea waters offshore Santander for a period of 12 months, after which the prototype will be completely decommissioned.

  • 28 March 2012

    Following the success of the preliminary geotechnical coring programme in 2010, Fugro has successfully performed a detailed geophysical survey of Navitus Bay for Eneco Round 3 Development Ltd. Navitus Bay is to the west of the Isle of Wight and lies within Zone 7 of the Crown Estate’s Round 3 UK offshore wind farm zones. […]

  • 25 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Saitec Offshore Technologies has hired Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, to supply four bespoke load shackles for the BlueSATH floating wind turbine prototype. Saitec started building the 1:6 version of the SATH (Swinging Around Twin Hull) prototype in January. This scaled-down version is scheduled to go online in April 2020 offshore Santander […]

  • 18 March 2020
    R&D, Technology

    After being fully assembled onshore, the scaled-down version of the BlueSATH floating wind turbine prototype has been lowered into water, Saitec Offshore Technologies said. The BlueSATH (Swinging Around Twin Hull) prototype is now ready to be transported to the installation site off Santander, Spain. Following the installation, this 1:6 version of the BlueSATH turbine will […]