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  • 26 August 2014

    Javier Sanmartin joined QED Naval and in so doing builds on the fluid modelling capabilities. Javier is an accomplished ANSYS Fluent user having completed his Masters thesis on modelling wind turbines. With this latest recruit QED Naval maintains its capability to model the fluid and wave loading on marine structures such as offshore wind, wave […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Trawlercat Marine Designs (TMD), a specialised power catamaran design company, officially entered the 2010 UK Carbon Trust OWA competition with a very innovative 20m “North Sea-Cat” vessel design. However, the company has revised its 2010 competition entry design with two new models.  The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) competition was initiated by the UK Carbon Trust to encourage and […]

  • 22 August 2012

    With the new 6.3 version of Sesam GeniE, DNV Software introduces an innovative method of strength analysis through the entire lifecycle of fixed offshore structures. The solution improves the efficiency and reliability of the critical data handling, increasing the operation’s security and profitability. This launch makes Sesam GeniE the most comprehensive tool for strength analysis […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Training & Education

    DNV GL has confirmed 3sun Academy’s certification for the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Maintenance Training (BMT), making the 3sun Group’s training division one of only two UK centres accredited to deliver new mandatory safety and technical training for wind turbine technicians, the company said on 4 April.

  • 18 December 2011

    This month Norwegian wave energy developer, Intentium AS launches open wave energy project – owep. This is meant to be a hub where developers, decision makers, suppliers and students, can publish their own project or request for involvement. This will typically be a project for a complete ocean energy system, a sub-system, a scientific theory […]

  • 9 July 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Floating Power Plant (FPP), a developer of a wind-wave hybrid energy technology, has completed a three-week testing at Aalborg University’s new wave basin facilities.

  • 4 June 2015

    With construction activities for the Rampion offshore wind farm slated to commence this month, DHI has announced that it performed an extensive Metocean assessment of the wind farm.  DHI established an 18-year database of Metocean conditions at the site, including information on wind, waves, and tides, which are necessary for determining the design of wind turbine […]

  • 15 May 2019

    Hydraulic engineering and offshore renewable energy specialist HR Wallingford is conducting physical model testing for a new offshore wind foundation known as the Gravity Tripod. The company is working with Offshore Design Engineering (ODE), DNV-GL, Cambridge University and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to test and certify the new offshore wind foundation concept designed […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, held an investor presentation last month at which it updated the audience with the development of its  technology and importantly remains on schedule and within budget. MPS was co-founded by Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman […]

  • 12 November 2019

    Fraunhofer IWES has commenced a project focused on investigating how the wind conditions in the German Bight could change if offshore wind farms are expanded on a large scale. The X-Wakes “Interaction Between the Wakes of Large Offshore Wind Farms and Wind Farm Clusters With the Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer” research project is funded by […]

  • 17 October 2014

    Research into the optimal design for ocean wave energy converters is set to enter the next phase thanks to a partnership between Perth-based Bombora Wave Power and the Australian Maritime College (AMC). In conjunction with Bombora’s financial commitment, a $256,000 Australian Research Council Linkage Program funding injection will support a significant increase in research effort, […]

  • 2 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) is an open source wave energy converter simulation tool being developed as a joint effort between the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind and Water Power Technologies Office. The wave energy converter developers and researchers have informed that […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new financial modelling and analytics software tool for the renewable energy sector was licensed this week by University College Cork to spin out company, Exceedence Ltd. The company, founded and led by Dr. Ray Alcorn, will now bring to market the Exceedence FINANCE solution developed by software engineers, financial analysts, industry specialists and researchers […]

  • 12 November 2012
    R&D, Technology

    As a member of the HYDRALAB-IV consortium, DHI offers access to research groups to conduct experimental studies in its wave basins. One of the projects selected by HYDRALAB’s user selection panel for Transnational Access to the facilities concerns ‘Dynamic Response of Floating offshore Structures under Random Waves and Wind Action’. The project was formulated by […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind boosted RWE Innogy’s operating result, which rose by €251 million to €280 million year on year, RWE Group reported in its results for the first three quarters of 2015.  This was due in particular to the commissioning of the new wind farms Gwynt y Môr off the coast of North Wales and Nordsee Ost […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Wave energy technology developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) is expanding into the floating offshore wind sector with two new devices said to offer a solution to wind energy generation challenges in deep waters. The UK company stated that R&D of its wave energy device WaveSub brought to the development of the DualSub device, which captures […]

  • 6 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Work to create one of the world’s largest maritime test facilities has entered its final stage following the completion of a £3 million development at the HR Wallingford’s site in Oxfordshire, UK. Keys to the new 1,600 m2 building were presented to HR Wallingford by Kier Construction on Thursday 17 April, and work has now begun on the […]

  • 15 June 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    DTU Wind Energy, DHI and Stiesdal Offshore Technology A/S are currently testing Henrik Stiesdal’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept in the DHI offshore wave basin.

  • 30 July 2012

    Two Finnish inventors have developed devices that generate electricity from the power of waves, writes Yle news site. One of them is a diver Rauno Koivusaari, designer of the ‘WaveRoller’, which is ready for the deployment off the Portuguese coast after years of development. A WaveRoller device is a plate anchored on the sea bottom […]

  • 12 June 2013

    In a statement released today, The Switch called for the renewable energy sector to embrace Agile Positioning, an industrial model that allows for greater flexibility and responsiveness to market changes. “In the renewable energy industry, we can see enormous shifts during the past year from a mass-production, manufacturing focus to a more customer-centric approach. The […]

  • 30 October 2014

    The Rt. Hon. the Lord Heseltine CH will be amongst the first to see some of the world’s most sophisticated marine modelling facilities in operation today (30 October) when he officially opens HR Wallingford’s UK Ship Simulation Centre and the Fast Flow Facility at Howbery Business Park in Oxfordshire. Developments in the ocean can be […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    40South Energy announced on its official pages on social networks that it had received a firm order for one R115/150kW machine from a third client yesterday. The company further added: This new client is an Independent Power Producer, and wants its first machine at the Elba WEP once it is consented. This same client expressed […]

  • 8 May 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The Siemens-led research partnership in Denmark has demonstrated that there are significant benefits to gain from introducing a simpler plug-and-play connection for offshore wind turbines, reports. To improve offshore wind energy competitiveness, Siemens Wind Power, Øglænd System and ALL NRG are working on a project that seeks to reduce the cost of offshore transformer modules by […]

  • 16 June 2014

    Maryport-based company, MPM North West, has submitted an application for planning permission to test their wave paddle technology in waters off Maryport. Their wave paddle, which can produce electricity and conduct desalination of water, has already undergone initial trials. The testing of small prototype models in wave tanks and computer modeling has been conducted in […]

  • 22 July 2015

    To help DONG Energy gain a better understanding of the effects of wave loads on offshore wind turbine foundations including secondary structures, DHI has performed physical model tests and conducted numerical simulations to analyse wave-structure interaction. DONG Energy wanted to gain a better understanding of the hydrodynamic loading on wind turbine foundations with secondary structures attached and improve […]

  • 21 January 2015
    R&D, Technology

    DHI and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) are currently testing a scaled model of a 10 MW offshore wind turbine on a floating platform. The basin tests include simultaneous wind and waves and take place in DHI’s deep water basin as part of the INNWIND.EU project. Floating offshore wind turbines are relevant in areas […]