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Fugro Netherlands Marine B.V. has won a contract to provide meteorological and oceanographic data for the Hollandse Kust (west) and Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind zones in the Dutch North Sea. The field data will be obtained by means of two individual systems equipped with a LiDAR system to measure wind properties and dedicated instrumentation […]
ABPmer has expanded its metocean information service SeaStates with Global Data Explorer, which provides access to the world’s wind and wave climate, as well as metocean analyses and statistics.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to collect meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) data off the New York coast, in areas with the potential for future offshore wind development, and announced USD 5 million available to support the works.
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has launched a tender for the supply of metocean data for the Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm zone.
Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, through the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl), will launch a EUR 1.5 million worth tender for the supply of metocean data for the Hollandse Kust Noord (north) Wind Farm Zone on 23 January.
DHI Group has unveiled a new MetOcean Data Portal which is said to deliver validated metocean data and analytics within minutes.
Ecofys WTTS will assist the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) in performing a data quality review on the Hollandse Kust (noord) metocean measurement campaign.
Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland or RVO.nl) has invited tenders for the collection of meteorological and oceanographic data obtained through real time field measurements at the Wind Farm Zone Hollandse Kust (Zuid). The objective of this tender is to conclude an agreement with 1 or 2 suppliers to provide the metocean data by means of 2 […]
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 […]
In order to reduce costs and increase competitiveness for offshore wind farm developments, Dong Energy wanted to be able to establish local certified MetOcean criteria in less than four months. To do this, they needed to establish MetOcean conditions for the structural design and operation of offshore wind turbines, substations, and related infrastructure. In close […]
Cefas has signed a major contract with East Anglia Offshore Wind Ltd (EAOW) to provide metocean data that will support the development of the East Anglia Zone in the North Sea. EAOW is a joint venture owned 50:50 by ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, and has been created for the development of the East Anglia Zone. […]
Marine data experts Partrac announced recently that Dr Emmanuel Osalusi, a numerical hydrodynamic engineer, has joined the company. Emmanuel completed his PhD thesis (‘Analysis of Wave and Current Data in a Tidal Energy Test Site’) at the UK European Marine Energy Centre, Orkney, in 2009. His research focused on developing a better understanding of […]
The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has contracted DNV GL and Ocean Tech Services to study the metocean conditions in the New York Bight area. Under the two multi-year contracts, the companies will support the deployment of two floating LiDAR systems mounted on buoys more than 20 miles off the Atlantic […]
ABPmer has expanded its metocean team with three new appointments as part of its aim to broaden the scope of metocean consultancy services.
Norway’s Equinor (formerly Statoil) has contracted RPS engineers and scientists from Australia and the US to develop a long-term meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) measurement program for a potential wind farm development off the east coast of the US.
Open Ocean and VORTEX have teamed up to create what will be, according to the two companies, the most complete online solution for site analysis during offshore wind project development, based on the Metocean Analytics platform.
Swedish energy company Vattenfall has contracted Lowestoft-based Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cesta) to measure offshore weather and sea conditions for its 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.
Glasgow-based offshore survey specialist Partrac has been selected by Statoil to provide real-time wave and current measurement services for Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm.
The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) has awarded a group of 13 Dutch companies and research bodies a framework contract to support RVO.nl with collecting site data for future offshore wind farm zones in the Netherlands.
DCNS Energies, a new DCNS subsidiary dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal energy and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), has chosen Open Ocean’s software for the analysis of metocean conditions at potential project sites.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is seeking comments on a draft plan to measure wind speed and ocean waves at the federal ocean site off the coast of Long Island on which it plans to bid on 15 December, 2016 alongside thirteen other applicants. The draft plan, called MetOcean, calls for […]
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), working with AWS Truepower of Albany, New York, has installed a WINDCUBE vertical profiling lidar at WHOI’s Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Observatory (MVCO), located two miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, in the Outer Continental Shelf. Funding for the installation was provided by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) as part […]
Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has issued a tender for metocean desk study for Hollandse Kust (noord) and Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore wind farm zones. The purpose of the assignment will be to provide the metocean conditions to serve as input for the design, installation and maintenance of wind turbines, inter-array cables, substations and their support structures at […]
Statoil has selected Partrac to provide real-time wave and current measurement services for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm. Partrac has been contracted to manage the deployment and maintenance of the equipment and the delivery of real-time waves and current data over the duration of the construction phase of the development. Partrac selected a Triaxys […]
Partrac Ltd has been contracted to carry out metocean support services for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. The company will manage the supply, deployment, maintenance and delivery of metocean monitoring buoys over the duration of the construction phase of the wind farm. Partrac selected three Triaxys wave buoys equipped to measure currents to meet the data […]
Following the completion of tests on the EOLOS FLS200 metocean buoy, RWE Innogy has ended its research series into four floating measuring platforms which have all fulfilled the availability and measuring accuracy requirements specified by the Carbon Trust as conditions for the stage of pre-commercial maturity. Two buoys were tested in the Netherlands, and two in RWE Innogy’s offshore wind farm, Gwynt y […]