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  • 15 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    DEME Group’s offshore wind division is looking into the possibility of using drones to inspect the foundations of the offshore wind turbines for corrosion.

  • 17 October 2016

    As we are gearing up for the Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) we want to take you back a couple of months to how we developed the program together with our OWC advisor and partner Chris Westra. Looking back we asked Westra to reminisce on the initial idea of the program. “Our starting point was to […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York-based private investment firm Centerbridge Partners is reportedly planning to list the German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion less than seven months after completing the acquisition of a 100% stake in the company for EUR 1 billion, Reuters reports.  Centerbridge has partnered up with JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank on the listing which might put a value of EUR 1.5 […]

  • 9 December 2014

    IGERT student Wing Goodale and Environmental Conservation professor Dr. Anita Milman have published an article titled “The cumulative adverse effects of offshore wind energy development on wildlife” in the Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. Analysis of cumulative adverse effects (CAE) is both a requirement of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and necessary to […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    Essen based renewable energy developer, RWE Innogy, is looking for contractor do design, engineering, construct, supply and install the Innogy Nordsee 1(“IN1”) 155/33 kv substation including platform, substructure and foundation. Innogy Nordsee 1 is the largest single project RWE has undertaken so far in the area of renewables. With an anticipated 996 megawatts capacity this […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Siemens has released a video about the BorWin beta platform, which will transform the alternating current (AC) supplied by wind turbines from two offshore wind farms, Veja Mate and Global Tech 1, before converting it to the same voltage of direct current.  Check out the following video and find out more about the platform from […]

  • 1 April 2013

    Malta, the densely populated island in the Mediterranean  sea, is considering generating energy from resources off its coast, reports the Sunday Times. At the annual Sustainable Energy Conference, held last month in Qawra, Malta, there was much interest in Maltese wave and offshore wind potential. Nevertheless, concrete steps have not yet been realized. Last year, […]

  • 4 July 2016

    The view at Kalmar Sound in Sweden has changed considerably since November of last year. The five NEG Micon 2MW turbines have been dismantled. It had been operational since 2001 and Vattenfall has had ownership since 2006 when DONG Energy handed over to them. Why was the Yttre Stengrund wind farm dismantled? Offshore WIND magazine delves deeper into this […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Limited has filed an application to the UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) seeking to make changes to the project’s Development Consent Order (DCO).

  • 17 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    An independent nominations committee has been formed and has commenced the search for permanent independent trustees to run the Green Purposes Company Ltd (GPC), a newly incorporated organisation tasked with keeping the UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) green. The UK Business Secretary launched the GIB sale process on 3 March. As part of the process GIB […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lithuania’s state-owned energy company Lietuvos Energija is seeking strategic partners to jointly develop offshore energy projects internationally and domestically. The company has issued a call for Expressions of Interest (EoIs) to find an experienced partner and jointly develop offshore wind projects within the European Economic Area. The decision on potential partners is expected by the end of the year. Lietuvos Energija plans to […]

  • 8 July 2016

    Vattenfall has issued a call for tenders for the design of secondary and tertiary structures and electrical outfitting on offshore foundations such as monopiles and jackets. This includes items such as boat landings, ladders, platforms, railings, crane, skirts, attachments for corrosion protection systems, internal platforms, cable hang-off systems and other appurtenances, as well as interim or permanent structures for transportation […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The potential for the development of offshore wind energy in Mauritius exists, however, it is important to take into consideration environmental aspects such as cyclones and tsunamis and the coral reef, as well as respecting the different phases of the supply chain, according to GE Renewable Energy’s Gautier de Martene. De Martene, who oversees strategic […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Innogy has launched a recruitment process for a new wind turbine technician apprenticeship dedicated to the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm. The recruitment drive comes as innogy pilots a national apprenticeship hub at Coleg Llandrillo, part of Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, in North Wales, where 30 apprentices have been already trained. Eight selected candidates will train […]

  • 1 June 2016
    R&D, Training & Education

    The University of Limerick has invited tenders for the provision of marine ROV systems suitable for inspection and intervention on Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) infrastructure, with good thrust to drag ratio developed for subsea, offshore wind or similar applications. The marine ROV system will be housed at Limerick Docks where ROV systems experimentation, testing and demonstration will be carried out. For offshore […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    PGE SA is looking at acquisitions outside Poland as the country’s largest power utility prepares to release a new strategy in December to…   By Maciej Martewicz (bloomberg) [mappress] Source: bloomberg, November 14, 2011

  • 18 November 2010

    Chinese ZPMC, world’s biggest gantry crane maker, aims to boost its market shares in the global wind power industry and plans to set up an… By Johan Nylander (swedishwire) [mappress] Source: swedishwire, November 18, 2010;

  • 14 February 2014

     Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is looking for a Project Management , Engineering and Specialist Advisory services provider for its Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS). Namely, SEAI plans to develop a test site, located off Annagh Head, which would be focused on wave energy. The lease application for this project was submitted in […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    RENEWABLES firm Pelamis Wave Power is searching for a “strategic partner” that will allow it to become a large-scale manufacturer of marine energy devices. The Leith-based company, known for its “sea snake” technology, announced in September that it had hired Ernst & Young to conduct a review of the business and to explore growth options. […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Parkwind has issued a tender seeking companies to design, build, install and commission the offshore high voltage substation (OHVS) for its Northwester 2 wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    It’s almost time: on Wednesday the 28th of March, the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) takes place at WTC Rotterdam. It’s the twelfth edition, with lots of attention for offshore wind and inland shipping this year. Career opportunities within the entire supply chain are presented by over 100 companies to about 3,000 visitors, from […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Zanzibar is eyeing independence in terms of electricity supply, which it will try to achieve through focusing on renewable sources, as it currently relies on power from Dar es Salaam and Tanga, Tanzania Daily News informs. Inconsistent power supply of Zanzibar’s islands has led its Government to look into reliable alternative sources that could provide […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Singaporean tidal energy firm, Atlantis Resources is looking to cash in GBP 20 million on the London stock exchange, writes Green Wise news site. This would raise the total value of the company to GBP 80 million. The company recently appointed John Neill CBE as Non-Executive Chairman, on which occasion Tim Cornelius, CEO of Atlantis […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    O&M services provider Ingeteam Service has been chosen to lead the Nidaros R&D project awarded by Spain’s Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness and directed at increasing the competitiveness of offshore wind power. In collaboration with the Tecnalia technology centre, the Nidaros project is expected to lead to a reduction in offshore operating costs through improvements in maintenance management. The […]

  • 10 May 2013

    Trianel is looking for contractor for the performance of diving works including provision of a suitable vessel. During the installation of the foundation tripods onto the pre-installed piles a number of grout seals were ‘ripped out’.The function of the grout seals is to contain the grout within the sleeve annulus. Without a grout seal the […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released a summary of the latest industry developments in its annual Technical Bulletin, with one of the topics covering marine energy usage. The opening paper of the Bulletin explores the possibilities and challenges of tidal power, offshore wind power, and wave power, and outlines tidal power generation systems around the world. A […]