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  • 12 August 2013

    The Swedish port of Karlskrona is the home to the ABB High Voltage cables division. This is where HVDC and HVAC cables for the offshore industry are designed and produced since mid of last century. Today the infield and the export cables for offshore wind farms are part of the portfolio. The offshore cable installation works are also coordinated from […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Alstom CEO, Patrick Kron, and Alstom Renewable Power President, Jérôme Pécresse, accompanied Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, in Saint-Nazaire, when he officially launched construction works of Alstom’s first two offshore wind turbine factories on Monday 21 January. The exclusive supplier to the consortium headed by EDF EN within the framework of France’s first call for tenders […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A busy winter with plenty of passenger ships was followed by a spring in which special ships dominated the scene: the half-year report of Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven mirrors the current climate in German shipbuilding. “It’s a changeable market,” says Rüdiger Pallentin in a comment which also describes prospects for the coming months. And yet the […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Environment

    Partners behind economically strategic offshore wind development promise to improve environment near Blackdog if substation proposal approved. Site investigations carried out near Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, as part of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) development have shown, as predicted by the project partners, low level tracesof asbestos in the ground. The findingsof a detailed report […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Often, new technology doesn’t live up to expectations – and there have been plenty of expectations around second-generation vessels such as SEA INSTALLER. Has this much-awaited vessel delivered on its promises?  The first of A2SEA’s second-generation installation vessel designs, SEA INSTALLER incorporates innovation after innovation – all aimed at making installation faster, safer and less […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ambitious plans for the development of offshore wind energy projects in Scotland took a significant step forward today. The Scottish Government launched a 12 week consultation detailing draft plans to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and realise Scotland’s multi-billion pound potential in renewables. The Strategic Environmental Assessment and Development Plan for Offshore Wind sets out […]

  • 5 December 2011

    “Green” was the predominant color as the 2011 Platts Global Energy Awards were presented to 21 companies and industry leaders at a gala dinner in New York. Clean energy and sustainability themes prevailed in the entries for this year’s awards, not only setting the criteria for honors in energy efficiency and technology categories, but also […]

  • 27 May 2013

    Cape Wind has responded to Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM)  / Massachusetts Competitive Partnership (MCP) newspaper ad by issuing the following press release:  Big Picture: Cape Wind has been reviewed carefully for 12 years, during which time it has earned the approval of 17 Federal and State agencies that have confirmed Cape Wind would create […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Authorities

    As part of Interior’s “Smart from the Start” offshore wind energy initiative to spur rapid and responsible siting, leasing and construction of new wind projects, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich today announced the initial steps to develop commercial wind energy […]

  • 22 November 2011

    In the next five years, China’s investment in offshore wind is expected to exceed 25 billion RMB. This figure is set to increase along the years with the installed capacity of offshore wind will reach 10 million KWs in 2015 and 30 million KWs in 2020. Noppen hosted the 2nd Offshore Wind Power Technology and […]

  • 17 March 2014
    R&D

    Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust, presented a diagnose of renewable energy sector’s weaknesses and proposed solutions to overcome them, in an article published at the organization’s official website. Here’s a thought.  If necessity is the motherhood of invention how come we are so far away from the wholesale deployment of low carbon energy technologies […]

  • 29 September 2010
    R&D

    The strong winds off the Atlantic Ocean could become a cost-effective way to power much of the East Coast — especially North and South Carolina, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia, a new study released Tuesday says.

  • 15 November 2010

    At the beginning of September, Liebherr delivered the second heavy lift offshore crane type MTC 78000 straight from its manufacturing plant in Rostock. The MTC 78000 is one of the biggest offshore slewing cranes worldwide. With a maximum dynamic torque of 78,000 mT, the MTC 78000 is the most powerful machine within the extensive range […]

  • 26 July 2018

    By Gareth Ellery, Senior Engineer and Business Development Director, Cathie Associates Within the offshore wind industry, there has been a relentless and necessary drive towards cost reduction and commercialization of offshore wind. This cost reduction has been driven largely by the introduction of competition to the developers and operators of offshore wind farms through power […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Electricity transporter and high-voltage grid operator TenneT has again made huge efforts in 2012 to strengthen and expand its grids in the Netherlands and Germany. Revenues and profit increased in accordance with this growth. In 2012 TenneT invested EUR 1.6 billion. By doing this TenneT is facilitating the further sustainability of energy supplies and the […]

  • 10 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    In the first six months of 2011, E.ON, the Düsseldorf energy group, recorded a massive decrease for all key earnings indicators. While group sales rose by approximately 20 percent year-on-year to roughly EUR53 billion, the Adjusted EBITDA decreased by 45 percent to EUR4.3 billion. The main reasons for this are the amendment of the German […]

  • 1 February 2012

    PolycreteUSA President, Bruce Anderson participated in the launch of the Advanced Energy Economy of Virginia, an industry driven association dedicated to develop and grow Advanced Energy Industries throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. AEE Virginia’s strategy is to create a partnership between those who have a vested interest in advanced energy technologies and those who can […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Grid Connection

    General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) (the Company), a global leader in the wire and cable industry, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW), has been awarded a major order by 50Hertz Offshore GmbH, a subsidiary of the German-based transmission network operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, to provide a complete turn-key solution including the supply and […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    At the end of 2012, New England’s first two offshore wind projects, Cape Wind and the Block Island Wind Farm, each moved steps closer to fruition. Maine’s efforts to stimulate an offshore wind industry comprised of floating wind turbines took several key steps forward, while Statoil, developer of the first planned pilot-scale floating project, awaits […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seven years ago Dr Peter Poon made a judgement that renewable energy generation was set to be a big issue for business and society in general. So, he got his company Romax Technology to initiate two new and related areas of R&D (research and development). One concerned the drive-train efficiency of vehicles; the other was […]

  • 17 August 2016

    A wind farm construction project should be meticulously planned involving, as near as possible, the complete supply chain from the very start if the execution is to be as successful as possible. On top of the large Tier 1 organisations involved, delivery of a project often involves a significant number of small to medium sized companies each with their […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Jeroen de Haas, chairman of the Board of Management: “We are proud of this result. It was achieved in a year in which great uncertainty affected economic activities and the confidence of businesses and consumers. In that context, it is satisfying to note that Eneco is able to realise further growth with its sustainability strategy. […]

  • 1 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    LM Wind Power Group made continued progress despite being faced with a range of external pressures, maintaining profitability for 2011 with revenue of EUR 707.5 million and EBITDA of EUR 73.9 million. The results are in line with expectations for the year, yet disappointing and lower than last year. The revenue for LM Wind Power […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Caterpillar Marine Power Systems, together with SAM Electronics, SCHOTTEL and Zeppelin Power Systems, have delivered an integrated power and propulsion package for “M/V Innovation”, one of the largest and most innovative offshore wind turbine installation vessels to date. The consortium of globally renowned marine specialists provided both shipowner and shipyard a single-source solution for all […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Mediterranean countries have set targets for offshore wind development in the Mediterranean Sea by 2020. Greece has a relatively very low target of 200MW installed offshore wind capacity. This offshore development mainly concerns conventional offshore wind farm project designs. But Greece’s energy market is at the forefront of transformative changes that are attracting investors from […]

  • 13 March 2011
    Technology

    She perfectly resembles her sister, is just as strong and can be positioned to maximum precision: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the new building MV ‘Lone’ into service. Just three months after the German-based heavy-lift shipping company has sent the MV ‘Svenja’ – the world’s largest heavy-lift vessel – on its maiden voyage, the company’s […]