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  • 29 November 2011

    Siemens Energy today launched its new 6-megawatt (MW) direct drive wind turbine at the European Offshore Wind Energy Conference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The new SWT-6.0 will be available with rotor diameters of 120 and 154 meters and is designed for the most challenging offshore sites. It features the Siemens direct drive design with 50 […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The UK Business Secretary, Rt Hon Vince Cable, announced the development of a National College for Wind Energy. It will be the first National College dedicated to renewable energy in the UK. The National College, to be based in the Humber area, will provide a ‘hub’ for skills, training and education initiatives. In addition, there […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D

    In “Beyond Integration: Three dynamics reshaping renewables and the grid”, a recent global industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across more than 70 countries. The study addressed key questions on how to best move forward the integration of renewables into the global electricity grids to ensure the future […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The opening ceremony for the Orange Blue Terminal was held , just two years after the signing of the leasehold contract. The over 20 hectare large multipurpose terminal located on the Dutch side of the mouth of the Ems River was already operating as a marshalling port for offshore wind logistics during construction. This gave […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Domestic and international business opportunities and cutting-edge technologies are among the subjects to be discussed when Aberdeen City and Shire’s leading renewable energy industry body hosts a business seminar in Aberdeen on Wednesday (September 26). Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group will bring together industry representatives at their members meeting to be held in the Town and […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Willi Balz, Windreich AG, is the second largest shareholder of Fuhrländer AG with headquarters in Liebenscheid (Siegerland), and welcomes the change of ownership of Germany’s oldest wind turbine manufacturer and emphasis: The new owner structure ensures the future of the traditional manufacturer and opens up a large market. The Ukraine offers good locations […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Government has approved the Liverpool City Region as a Centre for Offshore Renewable Engineering (CORE). The City Region is the first on the West Coast to be awarded CORE status. The City Region was selected following a submission to Government by the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, supported by Cammell Laird, Peel Ports and […]

  • 15 March 2012

    BUSINESSES involved in the growing renewables sector are to be given practical industry support with the return of a flagship green energy conference. More than 200 industry leaders are expected at Renewing The Humber on May 1 at the KC Stadium, Hull. Organisers say the latest event will tackle some of the key issues that […]

  • 18 January 2012

    IHC Offshore Systems, part of IHC Merwede, announces it has been awarded a rental contract for the Noise Mitigation System NMS-6900. Dutch offshore contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting will operate the NMS-6900 during the installation of 30 monopile foundations for the Riffgat offshore wind farm off the north-west coast of Germany. The contract has been signed […]

  • 16 December 2011

    This calendar year, Siemens won six contracts for offshore wind farms with a total capacity of about 1.4 gigawatts (GW) – enough to supply clean electricity to more than 1.4 million homes. The latest success was the award of the Amrumbank West project in the North Sea, for Amrumbank West GmbH, a subsidiary of E.ON […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Suzlon Energy Limited, the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine supplier, reported its earnings for the quarter ended June 30, 2011. Mr. Tulsi R. Tanti, founder, Chairman and Managing Director – Suzlon Group, said: “We are pleased to report a strong first quarter on all operational parameters with an EBIT margin of 8.1 per cent. […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

      An Aberdeen company is developing a new generation offshore windfarm installation ship that draws on the success of oil and gas construction practices. Moreover, W3G Marine (W3GM) and Dutch shipyard/specialist engineering group IHC Merwede have agreed to collaborate on the development of W3GM`s patented design for the concept vessel, known as OWTIS (offshore wind […]

  • 23 June 2011

    The renewable energy industry is developing rapidly in response to ambitious targets set by the UK government. As a nation, they’ve got to reduce CO2 emissions and increase power generation from renewable sources such as wind, wave and tidal power. They are, literally, at sea in new territory and as a consequence may suffer from […]

  • 3 February 2011
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian, one of the leading worldwide players in the energy and telecommunications cable industry, is to showcase its latest technological innovations, specifically designed to support the development of smarter and greener power grids, at MEE 2011, the electrical industry’s largest tradeshow in the Middle East, taking place in Dubai from February 8th to 10th, 2011 […]

  • 6 October 2010

    American Superconductor Corporation, a global power technologies company, today introduced its Amperium wire, the new brand name for the company’s proprietary second generation (2G) high temperature superconductor (HTS) wire. Previously called “344 superconductors,” the new name reflects the product’s ability to conduct more than 100 times the electrical current (“amperage”) of copper wire of the […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    In his State of the State address delivered yesterday, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo expressed support for the development of offshore wind power in the lease area for which Statoil won the rights at the government’s lease sale in December, and proposed a commitment to develop up to 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030. To ensure the […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    European Commission, Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (Directorate C – Atlantic, Outermost Regions and Arctic), is seeking contractors for maritime consultancy and business services. The Commission will award four contracts, which amount from EUR 750,000 to EUR 4,350,000.  Contracts and their scopes are as follows: 1. Supporting services to the Ocean Energy Forum MARE/2014/12. An Ocean Energy […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    HOCHTIEF Solutions and Ventizz Capital Partners together want to acquire concessions, develop and sell farms With economic effect from February 1, 2012, HOCHTIEF Solutions and Ventizz Capital Partners have set up a joint venture for the development of offshore wind farms. The two partners each hold a 50 percent interest in the company HOCHTIEF Offshore […]

  • 27 January 2012

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. yesterday announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2011, a fiscal period during which the Company continued forwarding the NaiKun Wind Project while reducing the Company’s operating costs as compared to the previous year. A substantial restructuring effort was undertaken in the third quarter of fiscal 2010 […]

  • 17 January 2012

    As well as being a renewable energy success , SeaGen, the world’s first commercial tidal current energy turbine is also an environmental success. The tidal turbine, designed and deployed by Marine Current Turbines Ltd (MCT) and located in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough has had no major impact on the Lough’s marine life. This is the […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The World Wind Energy Association and the German Wind Energy Association welcome the presence of those 500 participants from 45 countries attending the conference, from wind and all other renewable energy technologies. The conference took place at a time which has brought “Energiewende” – the transformation of the energy system towards renewable energy – on […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The winners of an annual celebration of business excellence in the Great Yarmouth borough were announced at a trophy presentation ceremony, at the Town Hall, on Friday, November 21. The Spirit of Enterprise Awards, now in its seventh year, is organised by enterpriseGY, Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s business support service, and aims to recognise and raise […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Huub den Rooijen, Head of Offshore Wind at The Crown Estate which manages the UK seabed, assesses the case for offshore wind in turbulent times and calls for greater transparency in debating energy future. UK has seen significant milestones hit, such as 4 GW of capacity now in operation – enough to meet the electricity demands […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Hundreds of new jobs are set to be created in North East Lincolnshire after Danish utility giant DONG Energy was awarded up to  £1.1m from the ‘Growing the Humber’ Regional Growth Fund. The fund is run by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership and North East Lincolnshire Council and supported by the Government’s Regional Growth Fund. […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    An economic study into the cost profile of power from tidal lagoons has found that a portfolio of three UK tidal lagoons, in operation by 2021, would deliver large-scale low carbon power at a significantly cheaper price than offshore wind. The study, conducted by energy economists at Pӧyry, a management consultancy, identifies a volume-weighted levelised […]

  • 2 November 2011

    According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research, “Global Wind Energy & Wind Turbine Market (2011 – 2016)” The global market for wind turbineregistered growth rate of 25% CAGR over the last five years. The Global Wind Energy cumulative capacity accounted for 197,039 MW in 2010.Wind turbine expected to attain market size of […]