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  • 7 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Carbon Trust has opened a tender seeking mesoscale wake modeling research as part of its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program. The tender invites companies and consortia to undertake a study looking to understand the current landscape of mesoscale wake models available to the offshore wind industry. Main objectives include reviewing existing mesoscale wake modeling tools currently […]

  • 23 May 2013

    Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants (CERC) is currently working for the Carbon Trust to develop a mesoscale modelling approach to the investigation of offshore wind farm wake effects, as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) Programme. The main objective is to investigate the capability of a mesoscale modelling approach to estimating long-range wake effects from […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    The Dutch government has selected a consortium led by Tractebel to perform the wind resource assessment (WRA) for the Hollandse Kust (West) offshore wind farm zone. The consortium which includes the Von Karman Institute (VKI) and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) will perform the assignment on behalf of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). With the expertise of the VKI, the […]

  • 17 August 2015

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has completed the analysis of the data gathered from the pioneering £2 million measurement campaign at E.ON’s Rødsand 2 wind farm, and has now launched a call for Expressions of Interest from other organisations who want to access and continue research of the data. The campaign consisted of […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Mapping the wind patterns off the Oregon coast is just one part of the innovative work that scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will be performing in a new demonstration project just announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). As part of the U.S. government’s “all of the above” strategy to develop more secure, […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Dr Clive Wilson, one of the Met Office’s leading scientists in mesoscale model development and diagnostics, will be a key speaker at an international event focussing on Wind Resource Assessment. Taking place in London on 27-28 March, the Windpower Monthly Wind Resource Assessment Forum has attracted interest from an international audience keen to understand how […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( has released a call for an independent assessment of the wind resources at the Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm zone.

  • 5 March 2015

    NORCOWE partners held the workshop on “Development of wind-farm power-prediction tools” on Tuesday. Idar Barstad and Henning Heiberg-Andersen described power-prediction methodology in the case of a mesoscale numerical weather model, while Alla Sapronova spoke about the case of artificial neural networks. Each presentation was followed by questions from the attendees, followed by a discussion of […]

  • 11 November 2014

    Researchers in the UCD School of Mathematical Sciences, in collaboration with Met Éireann, have created a new wind and wave atlas for Ireland for the period 2000-2012. The study was supported by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) through the Renewable Energy Research Development & Demonstration Programme. Ireland is uniquely placed in terms of […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Today, at the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) in Dublin, GL Garrad Hassan will release WaveDyn, the first independently developed wave energy converter design tool to be made commercially available. WaveDyn allows users to model a wide range of wave energy conversion device types. Its flexible, multi-body modelling approach, coupled with a hydrodynamic flow […]

  • 28 August 2015

    Ecofys has assessed the offshore wind climate for the Borssele offshore wind farm zone in the Dutch North Sea. Combining offshore wind measurements with mesoscale model data, Ecofys found all of the analysed trends reasonable for an offshore site and consistent across modelled heights from 10 to 150 m. The calculated mean wind speed at […]

  • 3 December 2015

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2014

    FOCUS6, a wind turbine design package developed by the Knowledge Centre Wind turbine Materials and Constructions (WMC), has now been extended with an offshore design module, enabling its users to model the next generation of large offshore wind turbines. The FOCUS6 Offshore module is used in combination with Aeroelasticity II, the Wind Turbine Design module […]

  • 15 April 2014

    International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has confirmed that the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has selected Jim Adams, the company’s President of US Operations, as session chair at this year’s annual AWEA Wind Power conference. The third day of the conference, Thursday May 8th, will see Mr. Adams chair the morning session in the […]

  • 13 August 2012

    Global renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has been appointed to speak and chair a number of sessions at Windpower Monthly Offshore Consenting Conference, London, AWEA Offshore 2012 and EWEA 2013. The company’s Director of French Operations, Oisin Brady, has been nominated as a lead session chair at EWEA 2013. The European Wind Energy Association’s annual […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    DTU Wind Energy has launched Global Wind Atlas (GWA) version 3.0, a free web-based application containing new data about wind resources worldwide. According to DTU, GWA 3.0 continues to help policymakers, planners and investors identify global, national, regional and local high-wind areas for wind power generation. For this latest atlas, Vortex was commissioned by ESMAP to carry out 10 years of mesoscale […]

  • 23 March 2015

    In the design phase of an offshore wind farm, met data will be one of the influencing factors that play a part in the choice of WTG. The meteorological services that can be involved in the decision at this stage are detailed model data sets of wave and wind conditions to input into Computational Fluid […]

  • 17 November 2014

    Increased interest in new development areas for oil and gas and renewable energy is resulting in a growing demand for high-quality metocean data relating to these largely unexplored regions. In response, Fugro has strengthened its numerical modelling capabilities. Modelling the complexities of local environmental conditions requires refinement, both in the wind fields driving the models […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has introduced a new operating model for its offshore wind business with an aim to support the further development, execution and operation of its project pipeline and future growth. Ørsted’s offshore business will be organized into four regions, including Asia Pacific, the UK, Continental Europe and North America. According to the company, each region […]

  • 2 November 2015

    Principia, a French engineering and software development company, has launched DeepLines Wind™, a finite element analysis (FEA) software for offshore wind turbines. The software results from joined development efforts of Principia and IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN), a public research, innovation and training center, active in the fields of energy, transport and the environment. Simulating the dynamic […]

  • 13 February 2012

    With the emergence of ‘ocean energy’ there is a need for testing of power take-off equipment as well as control and grid integration systems. At the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) at University College Cork, a laboratory scale rig has been developed to emulate the power testing required at sea. With requirements for flexibility, […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    NASA is helping the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) harness the power of the oceans by first harnessing the power of the crowd. Ocean waves hold a tremendous amount of energy that is almost entirely untapped, despite our ever-growing need for sustainable, non-polluting electricity. Part of the reason USA has not yet plugged into this potential […]

  • 6 February 2013

    At the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) Conference in Vienna, GL Garrad Hassan marked the 20th anniversary of the launch of Bladed, the wind turbine design software trusted and used by manufacturers and certification agencies around the world. Over the last two decades, as commercial wind turbines have grown in scale, from 500kW to over […]

  • 3 January 2012

    Eco Wave Power has completed the construction and testing phase of its first sea wave energy generation models the “Wave Clapper”, and the “Power Wing”. The testing took place in the wave pool of the Hydro-Mechanical National Institute of Kiev. The “wave pool”, 2.5 meters depth, and 18 meters length, provided Eco Wave Power with […]

  • 15 April 2013

    The offshore wind turbine industry will benefit from this new and innovative, user-friendly software solution including dynamic simulations, advanced fatigue calculation and code check in one complete analysis package. The new module for coupled analysis is powered by FEDEM Windpower, and is well integrated with Sesam. It is the most recent addition to DNV Software’s […]