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  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables has confirmed that they will not be taking forward their lease option to develop the Argyll Array Offshore Windfarm in the near future. The company has stated that the project may be viable to reconsider as offshore wind technology develops in the longer term, but estimates that will not be within the next […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    As energy cost reduction has become a buzzword in the renewables industry and a hot topic during European’s major wind fair EWEA 2012 starting from April 16, ABB brings to this event its complete wind portfolio as well as latest technologies to address the issue. One of the highlights of ABB’s booth is its offering […]

  • 29 April 2015

    EnBW made good progress in the previous financial year in implementing its 2020 business strategy, while it reported that its adjusted EBITDA in 2014 was 2.6% lower than in previous year.  As a result of expectations of a continued fall in electricity prices, it was however necessary to make significant write-downs on the EnBW power plant […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Life on the green front has been admittedly glum in 2010. A series of deadly spills and explosions, only the least of which was the BP Gulf mess, haven’t yet led to serious reforms; what’s more, the climate bill died a tortured death in the U.S. Senate this summer. All while we are on track […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of DONG Energy has today approved the interim financial report for the first half of 2013 with the following financial highlights and outlook compared with the first half of 2012:  — First-half 2013 EBITDA was DKK 7.8 billion against DKK 6.6 billion in the first half of 2012, primarily reflecting higher […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    A strong presence of leading international players and key markets makes WindEnergy Hamburg a global meeting point for the industry. WindEnergy Hamburg, the leading international fair for the wind industry, will be held for the first time in Germany’s second biggest city. From 23 to 26 September, the Hamburg Fair site will be the meeting point for […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new Chief Executive Officer of Nordex SE, Dr. Jürgen Zeschky, presents the group accounts for the first time today. In addition, Zeschky underscores that the Management Board, acting with the approval of the Supervisory Board, has decided to continue on the path of strategic reorientation already announced in recent months. Nordex will focus on […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Authorities

    Two tidal energy and two wave power developers have entered into the race for Scotland’s £10 million Saltire Prize as the competition’s Grand Challenge phase begins. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed senior representatives of the four teams to a Grand Challenge launch event in Orkney, where MeyGen was unveiled as the fourth Saltire Prize […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new Chief Executive Officer of Nordex SE, Dr. Jürgen Zeschky, presents the group accounts for the first time. In addition, Zeschky underscores that the Management Board, acting with the approval of the Supervisory Board, has decided to continue on the path of strategic reorientation already announced in recent months. Nordex will focus on its […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent is now on its way back to the Port of Halifax from the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project site off Virginia, U.S., according to the vessel’s AIS data. This second trip to the Halifax port will see the Vole au vent picking up turbine towers […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Installing 7-9GW of offshore wind in California by 2040 could save local ratepayers up to USD 2 billion, according to a new study by E3. Modeling results across all scenarios in the study found that including 7-9GW of offshore wind capacity in California’s energy mix by 2040 would produce ratepayer savings of circa USD 1 to 2 billion […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has selected Green Wind to organise and supervise all switching operations during the commissioning of the offshore transformer platform and the wind turbines at the 112MW EnBW Albatros wind farm in the German North Sea. The transformer platform and the wind farm’s 16 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines are scheduled to be commissioned by […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Vineyard Wind is sponsoring a fisheries event in Massachusetts as part of its efforts to connect with the fishing industry in New England. The Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association Annual Weekend and Trade Show began today, 17 January, and will be taking place until 20 January at the Resort and Conference Center of Hyannis. Representatives from Vineyard Wind are […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall will start the first phase of public consultation on the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm with a series of Public Information Days across Norfolk in the second half of October 2016. The first event in the series will be held at Aylsham on 18 October, with the seventh and […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Authorities

    Sen. Kay Hagan and Representatives David Price and Mike McIntyre have joined the call for offshore wind development in North Carolina.  The members issued a letter to the U.S. Department of Interior on February 28, urging it to move forward quickly in developing the state’s offshore wind resources.  “Offshore wind energy development enjoys broad public […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Global Offshore has signed an export cable repair framework agreement with Balfour Beatty Investments and Equitix (BBE), covering the Humber Gateway, Gwynt Y Môr and Thanet Offshore Transmission Owners (OTFOs). The framework agreement, which began in February, covers a total of 152km of export cable. The service is supported by Global Marine Group’s fleet of […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), a new Scottish company in the offshore wind market, is planning to participate in the ScotWind leasing round. RIDG has revealed it is working towards the next round of offshore wind in Scotland due to be launched by The Crown Estate Scotland after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine […]

  • 6 June 2013

    May will see the launch of Ocean Industry Week 2014. The successor to Oslo Maritime Week 2012, the event will broaden its scope beyond shipping to include the Ocean Industry super-cluster. These so-called Ocean Industries – maritime, offshore energy and seafood – were in sharp focus at Nor-Shipping 2013 and featured in events such as […]

  • 22 November 2011

    ABPmer has recently been appointed to lead three studies for Marine Scotland under a Scottish Government Framework contract. Following on from an earlier commission to prepare a Habitats Regulations Appraisal (HRA) for the draft plan for offshore wind energy in Scottish territorial waters, ABPmer have now been commissioned to prepare a similar HRA to support […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Authorities

    Benj Sykes, Head of DONG Energy’s UK Wind business will be one of eleven industry members sitting on the Offshore wind programme board. The board has been set up as recommended in the Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Taskforce’s report this year as part of their action plan to reduce the costs of offshore wind. The […]

  • 6 August 2017

    E.ON Wins Robin Rigg Dispute Against MT Højgaard The UK Supreme Court has ruled against MT Højgaard (MTH) in the Robin Rigg offshore wind farm dispute and in favour of E.ON Climate and Renewables. Deepwater Wind Teams Up with Tesla for 144MW OWF in Massachusetts Deepwater Wind unveiled plans for its newest project off the […]

  • 29 June 2016

    Boston-based company Inexhaustible has introduced a method of over-the-water energy transport for offshore generation projects. The method eliminates the high cost and high risk subsea transmission cable while greatly improving the value of the electricity generated, according to the company. It uses marine vessels or articulated tug-barges laden with utility scale energy storage systems, such as Battery Energy […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bonheur ASA, a specialist in shipping, offshore drilling, renewable energy and cruise, has reported a net loss of NOK 2,390 million for the second quarter of 2015, compared to profit of NOK 130 million a year before. According to their report, EBITDA for this period more than doubled mainly due to higher EBITDA within Offshore […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Hopper has announced Joan Barminski as the Regional Director of the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region. Barminski, who starts her position immediately, will be responsible for managing the development of energy and mineral resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore California, Oregon, Washington, […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has signed framework agreements with Royal Smit Transformers and Siemens for the delivery of components for the Dutch offshore grid in the North Sea. Under the contracts, Royal Smit Transformers will supply reactive current compensation coils for the transformer station on land and Siemens will deliver reactive current compensation coils for the offshore transformer station as well […]

  • 7 May 2018
    R&D, Technology

    MacGregor and Kongsberg Maritime have unveiled a new monopile installation solution which is said to eliminate the need for temporary mooring during the installation process.