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  • 29 July 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    When the Rhode Island Supreme Court issued a ruling earlier this month upholding a long-term contract for the sale of power from Deepwater Wind’s proposed wind farm off Block Island, it was a green light for the company to resume work on the project. As the case dragged on for nearly a year, with the […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

      A Rhode Island Supreme Court paves the way for Deepwater Wind to advance the permitting and development of its planned Block Island Wind Farm, which remains on track to be the first offshore wind farm in the nation. The Supreme Court upheld Deepwater Wind’s power purchase agreement with National Grid for the renewable energy […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch government did not just single-handedly decide to go forward with zero-subsidy tenders, serious developers tell and show it is possible, and as long as this is the case the government will not provide unnecessary subsidies or other forms of market protection, Ruud de Bruijne from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) said in an interview with Offshore WIND.

  • 10 December 2015

    On 1 July the Dutch offshore wind farm Eneco Luchterduinen became fully operational. On 21 September this milestone will be celebrated with an official opening ceremony in IJmuiden, the port town from where the main construction activities have taken place and from where the wind farm will be maintained throughout its lifespan. The wind farm […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    In October 2014 the first phase of the pile testing campaign for the Wikinger offshore wind farm project was launched, after the site’s geotechnical investigation on the Baltic Sea had been completed. German engineering and services group Bilfinger was awarded the test pile contract and chose SAL Heavy Lift as subcontractor to transport and install […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities

    Governor McDonnell announced that the Virginia Marine Resources Commission has voted unanimously to approve proposed construction of a 479-foot-tall, five-megawatt wind turbine generator prototype in the lower Chesapeake Bay, three miles off the Eastern Shore town of Cape Charles. The construction of the prototype turbine is scheduled to be completed in late 2013, which would […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Karlsruhe. In the first six months of 2011 EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG increased its revenue by 5.1% to a total of € 9,409.8 million. In contrast, there was a decline in earnings as expected. Adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (adjusted EBIT) fell by 24.2% in comparison to the corresponding prior-year period to € 878.1 […]

  • 15 March 2010
    Grid Connection

    Elia System Operator (Elia), the Belgian transmission system operator (TSO), and Industry Funds Management (IFM), one of the largest global infrastructure investment managers, announced on 12 March the signing of an agreement under which they will acquire the German regional transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH (50Hertz) from Vattenfall Europe AG, Germany’s third largest electricity […]

  • 22 February 2012

    The Technology and Innovation Centre will bring together academics and partners from industry and business – from across the international scene – to develop solutions to challenges which are central to economic regeneration and to address key technological challenges faced by society. It is due to be open for business in 2014. Professor Jim McDonald, […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As reported in the 2011 half-yearly results, Elia is unable to give any concrete profit forecasts since the annual result is dependent upon parameters that will either not be known until the end of 2011 (such as the inflation figure for December 2011) or else can only be calculated at that time (e.g. average Belgian […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Siemens has analyzed the electrical power producing systems across Europe and identified considerable potential for optimization, especially in connection with plans to expand power generation from renewable energy sources. The crux lies in the choice of location: If installations were built at the sites in Europe that offer the highest power yields, some EUR 45 […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    For CT Offshore, planning Borkum Riffgrund 1 from a cabling installation point of view has required more than a little creativity. For A2SEA, getting to and from DONG Energy’s Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind farm development, located 45 km off the German coast, is pretty much a straight-lined round trip from the port of Esbjerg in Denmark, […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that he will return to his home state of Colorado, having fulfilled his promise to President Obama to serve four years as Secretary. Secretary Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the Department by the end of March.  “Colorado is and will always be my […]

  • 25 February 2020

    As the offshore competition is growing in expanding new markets, the balance between productivity and profitability has never been so aligned with being competitive in the market of renewable energy. By: Mr Virginio Paratico – Area Sales Manager – FACCIN S.p.A Great advancements have been made in the offshore wind tower industry ever since it […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global clean energy investment surged to $63.6bn in the second quarter of 2014, up 33% compared to the first quarter and 9% compared to Q2 2013, according to the latest authoritative figures from research company Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Q2 2014 was the strongest quarter for investment since Q2 2012 which reached $69.6bn, and was […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Meeting the world’s growing need for energy will require more than $48 trillion in investment over the period to 2035, according to a special report on investment released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) as part of the World Energy Outlook series. Today’s annual investment in energy supply of $1.6 trillion needs to rise […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Vestas Wind Systems A/S (Randers, Denmark) on March 30 announced the launch of its newest dedicated offshore turbine, called the V164-7.0 MW, with a rotor diameter of 164m/538 ft. According to Anders Søe-Jensen, president of Vestas Offshore, the offshore wind market is set to take off in the coming years, but more so in […]

  • 26 September 2011

      The new Siemens Wind Power Division headquartered in Hamburg will start operations on October 1. “Hamburg is a highly attractive location and at the same time one of the world’s most important wind power centers. For that reason we will in the future be running our fast-growing wind power business from this city,” said […]

  • 31 May 2013

    WINDFORCE has been a fixed date in the calendars of national and international experts in the offshore wind energy industry for the past nine years. Many have registered again this year to attend the German offshore wind conference. “We are very pleased that we can welcome more than 650 participants to this year’s WINDFORCE in […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Grid Connection

    The creation of hundreds of jobs and production of huge amounts of home grown renewable energy is one step closer today as RWE npower renewables makes a series of announcements about the Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm. The company, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy developers, is announcing a consultation on the wind farm’s […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Authorities

    United States President Barack Obama released a presidential memorandum on December 5, in which he guides all federal agencies to pursue a target of generating 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020. In order to create a clean energy economy that will increase our Nation’s prosperity, promote energy security, combat climate change, protect the […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    In the first half of 2014, the EnBW Group achieved an operating result (adjusted EBITDA) of 1,271.5 million euros with 19,926 employees and almost unchanged revenue of around 10.4 billion euros. Earnings were 9.9 per cent below the figure for the first half of 2013. The operating result is thus developing in line with our […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Authorities

    Governor Martin O’Malley, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr, House Speaker Michael E. Busch, joined by Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown, signed important legislation on April 9, which will create jobs and expand opportunity for more Marylanders. Among the bills signed into law are the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, the Employment […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) announced it has entered into agreements for the rights to acquire a majority equity stake in Gemini, a 600MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development. Gemini is located 85 kilometres off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea, which combines one of the strongest and most reliable wind […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    A range of activities to generate economic and community development across the Highlands and Islands over the next three years is outlined in the latest Operating Plan published today [Wednesday 11 April, 2012] by the region’s development agency. Ambitious plans to roll out superfast broadband throughout the region, grow key economic sectors and address challenges […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Clean Energy Pipeline has released its preliminary analysis of venture capital, private equity, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and public markets activity during 1Q14 in the clean energy sector. New investment in the global clean energy sector totalled $61.0 billion in 1Q14, representing a 14% increase on the $53.4 billion invested in the corresponding period […]