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  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2012
    R&D

    AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and information services, has joined a model inter-comparison task from the International Energy Agency (IEA) called WakeBench. More than 40 organizations in 12 countries are participating. The firms are charged with improving best practices for wind farm modeling techniques and providing a forum for industrial, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based developer of wave energy technology, welcomed Carl Sargeant AM, the Minister for Natural Resources in Wales, to its offices on Thursday, June 26. The Minister enjoyed a presentation and guided tour of the business, which showcased the potential of the WaveSub, a wave energy converter being developed and tested by the […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Technology

    JBA Consulting’s metocean planning and forecasting software, ForeCoast® Marine, has been employed during the first phase of offshore construction of the Rampion offshore wind farm, which ended earlier this month. Following an initial foundation construction campaign between January and March 2016, which was heavily affected by adverse weather early on, and a planned suspension of works due […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated USD 771,000 for the development of simulation software for floating offshore wind turbines. The grant has been allocated to the University of Central Florida professor Tuhin Das, who will develop software that will model floating wind turbines and simulate effects such as waves crashing against the platform […]

  • 17 September 2015

    MathWorks has announced that Carnegie Wave Energy used Model-Based Design, MATLAB and Simulink, to design and build the world’s only operating wave farm. As part of the Perth Wave Energy Project (PWEP), Carnegie needed to demonstrate the viability of its CETO technology, which generates power from ocean swells via submerged buoys. Engineers needed to analyze loads […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) today announced that the Company has been awarded a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant of approximately $150,000 to study advanced control methods for maximizing the wave energy harvesting capability of its PowerBuoy® products. Less than 12% of the DOE’s SBIR and related […]

  • 24 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    OWI-Lab has been accepted as an additional partner in the European project WIFI JIP. The Joint Industry Project WIFI will investigate wave run-up on fixed foundations for offshore wind turbines by numerical modeling, model testing, offshore measurements and design and classification methods. The objective of the WiFi JIP (Wave impacts on Fixed turbines) is to […]

  • 23 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    WaveRoller® has reached an important milestone with the validation by DNV GL of load calculation and structural analysis methods. Simulated results were compared to measurements made during sea trials of the WaveRoller® Pilot Power Plant in 2014. DNV GL used its wave energy converter modelling tool, WaveDyn, to simulate the loads on WaveRoller®’s structure. The response […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES has released an Offshore Wind Energy Index, the first wind index for offshore wind farms, or more specifically, for wind farms in the German Bight in the North Sea.

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched an international competition focused on improving offshore wind resource models. The competition will enable modelers to access six validation cases from operational offshore wind farms in the North Sea, owned by OWA’s industry partners, to improve and strengthen their wake models. According to the Carbon Trust, this open source, […]

  • 23 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Tank testing of scale models to develop the next generation of Pelamis Wave Power’s wave energy converter (WEC) machines have now been successfully completed. The tank testing process forms a key part of a £1.4m project commissioned and funded by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) which is looking to boost the cost-effectiveness of large-scale WEC […]

  • 3 October 2011

      Carnegie is an Australian Stock Exchange listed company focused solely on the development and commercialisation of its proprietary CETO wave energy technology. Carnegie’s West Australian base encompasses the West Perth head office, the Fremantle Private Wave Energy Research Facility and the commercial scale test site off Garden Island. The propriety CETO wave energy technology […]

  • 26 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    DTU Wind Energy has teamed up with a number of Danish researchers and companies to optimise the design of floating wind turbine foundations under the FloatStep project.

  • 27 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Seatricity had tested the Oceanus technology in the Beaufort Wave Basin of the Hydraulics and Marine Research Centre at the University of Cork from 13th to 17th July. The week was supported by the MARINET FP7 programme – a European Community – Research Infrastructure Action under the FP7 “Capacities” Specific Programme. During the week a number […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Environment

    Health Wales is highlighting the work of Welsh Crucible researchers – the cream of Welsh research talent. Dr Simon Neill explains his research into the impact of tidal energy and other sources of marine renewable energy ” ANYONE living by the sea will be familiar with the twice daily rise and fall of the tides. […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Since its launch in 1969, Sesam software has been a leading tool for engineering offshore structures. The new tailor-made module, GeniE Wind, can be used for design and fatigue analyses of wind turbine substructures. Its analysis functionality complies with the DNV offshore standard DNV-OS-J101 Design of Offshore Wind Turbines. Fatigue and ultimate strength calculations can […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Energy Department has launched the second round of a coding competition to help industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices. This innovative challenge brings together experts in data, business, and energy from academia and the public and private sectors to move the […]

  • 16 October 2015

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has completed the conceptual design phase of its CETO 6 Project at Garden Island. The CETO 6 concept design is the culmination of work commenced in 2012 and incorporates lessons learnt from the Perth Wave Energy Project, recent wave tank testing in Scotland, internal design and modelling studies […]

  • 19 April 2011
    Technology

    Designers of offshore structures could soon benefit from a new software tool under development at City University London. By Laura Hopperton (eurekamagazine) [mappress] Source: eurekamagazine, April 19, 2011

  • 30 January 2012

    The Crown Estate has commissioned ABPmer to develop a regional wave and tidal model for the Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters strategic area. The model aims to develop a refined description of the marine energy resource as well as help to better understand the magnitude and extent of cumulative effects from multiple planned developments. The […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Dr Lars Landberg, a meteorologist at DNV GL, has launched a book titled ”Meteorology for Wind Energy: An Introduction” at this year’s European Wind Energy conference in Paris, aimed at helping non-meteorologists understand the critical concepts that underpin wind energy technology and project success. The fundamentals of meteorology dictate the success or failure of wind projects, says […]

  • 22 June 2011
    R&D

    AWS Truepower today announced important updates and improvements to its Deep-Array Wake Model (DAWM), which was first released in openWind® Enterprise in 2010. Concluding a rigorous validation of plant production and wind data from several projects, AWS Truepower also confirmed that the so-called deep-array wake effect, which results in greater wake losses than predicted by […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $770,000 funding for Swinburne University of Technology to develop modelling on the performance of wave energy farms. The wave energy industry is emerging world-wide and there are few multiple device installations operating today. Predicting the best way to arrange future projects will help to better understand how different technologies […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy and Sandia National Laboratories have publicly released SNL-SWAN v1.0 (Sandia National Laboratories – Simulating WAves Nearshore). This tool is a result of a multi-year research study to accurately simulate altered wave propagation due to the operation of WEC arrays. SNL-SWAN is an open source code for wave energy converter (WEC) array […]