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10 April 2019 Environment

Equinor Wind US, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have launched a joint project to expand the detection and monitoring of whale species found in the waters of New York Bight. The partners will deploy two acoustic buoys designed to provide near real-time monitoring of species such as […]

8 April 2019 R&D, Wind Farm Update

Vineyard Wind will implement recommendations from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) to guide the fisheries monitoring studies during the construction of the 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts. The recommendations will also be used to initiate longer-term studies as part of a regional approach to fisheries studies. SMAST’s studies […]

20 March 2019 Environment, Technology

Oregon State University is set to develop a monitoring system for offshore wind turbines under the recently announced USD 2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The university will design, manufacture and test an autonomous monitoring system for the detection of bird and bat collisions with offshore wind turbines. The system is […]

19 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

The Belgium-based Marlinks has secured a contract for monitoring the cable burial depth of the Northwester 2 offshore wind farm. Marlinks will monitor the burial depth of six inter-array cables and one export cable, which will be equipped by the company's distributed temperature sensing (DTS) measurement system. According to Parkwind, the majority owner of the 219MW project, the system uses the […]

13 December 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

Seacat Services has installed Reygar’s BareFLEET monitoring system across its entire fleet of offshore energy support vessels.

13 December 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

Ørsted has awarded BMO Offshore with a contract extension for the supply of vessel motion monitoring systems onboard its crew transfer vessels (CTVs).

31 August 2018 R&D, Technology

A new system for monitoring subsea cables in the offshore renewables sector has completed tests at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, aimed at demonstrating technical and commercial viability of the technology.

27 June 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

MHI Vestas has ordered 193 turbine condition monitoring (TCM) systems from Gram & Juhl destined to be installed on its V164 turbines in Europe.

18 May 2018 R&D, Technology

GyroMetric, a spin-out of the Nottingham Trent University, has developed a turbine drivetrain monitoring technology for application in the offshore wind industry.

19 January 2018 Technology

HBM, a supplier of foundation monitoring systems including both resistive and fiber-optical strain gauges, has weighed the technical advantages and costs of both technologies, ultimately advocating the use of fiber-optical strain gauges on offshore wind foundations. 

4 January 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Delft-based high voltage engineering and consultancy company Energy Solutions BV has won a contract to provide the Dutch transmission system operator TenneT with heat monitoring systems for sea and land cables.

29 November 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

DNV GL has launched WindGEMINI, its first online digital twin tool said to enable better informed wind operation decisions by giving wind farm owners and operators insights into turbine condition and performance.

12 October 2017 Technology

Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has chosen RED Engineering's new monitoring technology for the installation of jacket foundations for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth, Scotland.

27 September 2017 Technology, Vessels

DONG Energy has contracted BMO Offshore to equip their crew transfer vessels with Vessel Motion Monitoring Systems (VMMS) in the UK.

15 September 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

MHI Vestas had installed SPM Instrument's Intellinova Parallel MB condition monitoring system on the 8MW wind turbines, 32 of which were erected at the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm, according to SPM's article from 11 September.

17 August 2017 Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

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.

2 August 2017 Technology

Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey plc, has launched a new grout monitoring system for offshore wind turbines and platform leg piling.

25 May 2017 R&D, Technology, Training & Education

Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd has partnered with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to launch an innovation challenge to help wind farm developers better monitor and understand the behaviour of important species.

5 May 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have developed a simple method for monitoring wind turbines using the symmetry created by the wind turbine when the blades rotate.

24 April 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

Transmission system operator TenneT TSO is looking for a provider of DTS/RTTR cable monitoring systems for subsea and land cables in the Netherlands.

24 March 2017 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

North Yorkshire-based Specialist Marine Consultants has won a contract to provide client representatives to monitor turbine installation and inter-array cable installation works on DONG Energy's 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm off North Norfolk.

10 January 2017

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched a new innovation competition on monitoring the condition of subsea cables to ensure that they are not damaged during the load out and installation process.  The competition aims to solve this challenge by identifying and supporting the development of novel condition monitoring systems for subsea cables. Entries […]

27 October 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

North Carolina-based Duke Energy Renewables has signed an agreement with Deepwater Wind to perform remote monitoring and control services for the first offshore wind project in the United States, the 30MW Block Island wind farm, located off the coast of Rhode Island. Duke Energy's Renewable Control Center (RCC) will supply 24/7 monitoring and control services, data […]

11 October 2016 R&D, Technology

Aquaterra Energy and Proeon Systems have developed a new integrated structural monitoring system with the goal of improving the integrity of offshore wind structures and reducing O&M costs. With global offshore wind expenditure forecast to reach GBP 210 billion over the next ten years, the offshore wind energy monitoring system aims to improve inspection and repair planning, […]

19 September 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Strainstall, a monitoring solutions developer and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a contract to provide mooring monitoring for the 30MW Hywind pilot park – the world’s first floating offshore wind farm being developed by Statoil off the coast of Peterhead, Scotland. The site will consist of five, 6MW floating turbines, with […]

14 September 2016

Zensor, a Belgium-based provider of monitoring packages for offshore wind support structures, won the Rising Blue Star of the Year award at the first edition of the Blue Economy Business Awards. The ceremony was held as part of the first Blue Economy Business & Science Forum at the International Maritime Museum of Hamburg. Zensor provides condition monitoring systems for the foundation […]