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  • 28 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch utility Nuon, part of Vattenfall, has started dismantling the four turbines at the 2MW Lely wind farm in the IJsselmeer. The wind farm, located some 800 metres offshore, was built in 1992 and was in service for 22 years. It is the first offshore wind farm operated by Nuon to be dismantled. Lely made the news […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind O&M specialist Ziton has completed the decommissioning of the Utgrunden offshore wind farm off the east coast of Sweden on behalf of Vattenfall.

  • 18 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Plans to build an offshore windfarm in the Firth of Forth that could create 700 jobs in Leith have been welcomed by politicians and locals.     [mappress] Source: journal-online, February 17, 2010;

  • 27 April 2011

    With Chancellor Merkel’s government turning its back on nuclear power, offshore wind parks are to pick up the slack. By Frank Dohmen and Alexander Jung (spiegel) [mappress] Source: spiegel, April 27, 2011;

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based fund manager Glennmont Partners has entered into an agreement with Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) to acquire a 25% stake in the Gode Wind 1 offshore wind farm in Germany. The acquisition is the first offshore wind investment to be realised from Glennmont’s EUR 850 million Clean Energy Fund III, which achieved its final close […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Riffgat offshore wind farm, Germany’s first commercial wind farm in the North Sea, has exceeded expectations in power production, even though it has been feeding power since February. The offshore wind farm was officially launched on August 10 last year. However, due to the delayed grid connection, it started supplying power on February 13 of […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy has opened its Teesside offshore wind farm located 1.5km off the North East coast at Redcar. The plaque was unveiled today by EDF Chairman, Henri Proglio, and Energy Minister, Michael Fallon. “These projects show our commitment to investing in low carbon generation in the UK,” said Proglio. The wind farm consists of 27 […]

  • 1 October 2012

    Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference brings you a series of columns in which prominent industry representatives share their views on key developments in the offshore oil, gas and energy markets. This edition, Michael Kahn, Managing Director Jumbo, calls for some re-design in the offshore wind turbine industry. Renewable energy is a growing market, especially in […]

  • 26 April 2010
    Authorities

    The Lake Michigan POWER Coalition is holding a town hall meeting this afternoon to discuss concerns about and alternative to the offshore…   [mappress] Source: wkla, April 26, 2010;

  • 13 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Ambitions are high in DONG Energy when it comes to renewable energy. At the moment, the energy company is constructing Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm between Grenaa and the island of Anholt in the Kattegat. The first LEGO bricks for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm have now been laid in LEGOLAND®, where both adults and […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Centrica Energy’s Lincs offshore wind farm has today (Thursday) been officially opened by the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. The last of the wind farm’s 75 wind turbines was connected to the National Grid on Wednesday 24th July, bringing the 270MW project up to full strength for the first time. Lincs is now capable of […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Winter is for real, and in January, massive frost covered Denmark and the installation area at Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. Danish Meteorological Institute, DMI, is making weather forecasts and preparing satellite photos to follow the ice formation in the Danish waters. The prognosis for ice formation in the Danish waters issued on 25 January 2013 […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japan’s offshore wind sector seems to have surged lately, as news about planned offshore wind farms off the country’s coast keep coming to news desks. According to Nikkei Asian Review, Japanese engineering company Hitachi Zosen has teamed up with Mitsubishi and Sumitomo Electric Industries to build an offshore wind farm off the coast of Murakami, Niigata Prefecture. The proposed offshore […]

  • 20 August 2019
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Non-intrusive magnetometer surveys and a side-scan sonar (SSS) survey have been carried out at the Tra Vinh offshore wind farm in Vietnam. The survey area, located within the Duyên Hải district, comprised a 300m corridor, 4km long, with the main transmission line at its center, for a total surface of 1.2km2. The region is said to be contaminated […]

  • 9 May 2013

    China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding (CGNPC) has revealed a plan to build an offshore wind farm off Dalian Island in Pingtan county, Fujian province, next year. The company will invest USD 731.25 million (4.5 billion yuan) in the project, according to Pingtan Times. The company’s vice-general manager Tang Jiansheng has visited Pingtan to discuss the […]

  • 6 November 2012

    China Three Gorges Invited Energias de Portugal (EDP) to codevelop an offshore wind farm in the province of Jiangsu with Furnas, writes Macauhub. Namely, the wind farm project is worth EUR 560 million and will have a total capacity of 200MW. The construction work is expected to begin by the end of this year. [mappress] […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Authorities

      Starting in 2014 project company Norderland/Northern Energy will begin building the far-shore wind farm in the North Sea and by 2015… (renewablesinternational) [mappress] Source: renewablesinternational, September 01, 2011

  • 10 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Islanders are being invited to view the proposals for offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea. Centrica Renewable Energy, the company which… [mappress] Source: iomtoday, March 08, 2010;

  • 11 April 2011

    Offshore wind farming has picked up steam during the last decade, with more & more countries installing these gigantic turbines in their… By Sean (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, April 11, 2011

  • 22 December 2014

    On a bright Sunday morning August 31st around 450 persons gathered in the Felison terminal of the DFDS Seaways in the port of IJmuiden where the Princess Seaways cruise liner was waiting to take them on a day trip to the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, Dutch utility Eneco’s second offshore wind farm in Dutch […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Opponents of a wind farm planned to be installed off the coast of Normandy will gather in front of the D-Day Landing Museum in Arromanches, France, on 8 April for demonstration against the project, claiming it will ruin the landscape of the historic site of Normandy landings from WWII, for which a UNESCO World Heritage classification procedure is under way.

  • 3 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Vietnam’s Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). The Korea- Tra Vinh intertidal wind farm (Phase 1) will comprise 24 2MW wind turbines installed offshore the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh. The project will reportedly feature Vestas wind turbines […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Germany’s RWE Group recorded an operating result of EUR 154 million at its renewables division in the first quarter of 2016, a slight increase compared to EUR 153 million reported for the same period a year earlier, with two newly commissioned offshore wind farms in the UK and Germany helping offset a one-off income included in […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Intertek Energy & Water consultancy services (formerly Metoc), the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, is providing marine advisory services for offshore surveys and export cable installation to Réseau de Transporte d’Electricité (RTE) for two French offshore wind projects. RTE is the French electricity transmission services operator and an independent subsidiary of the French […]

  • 24 February 2010
    Environment, R&D

    While the EU announced that it will exceed its target to produce 20 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, a new study by… [mappress] Source: global-adventures, February 24, 2010;

  • 6 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Taiwan is looking for suppliers of seismometer monitoring equipment as part of an unnamed offshore wind project.  The local company is looking for three to four seismometers to be used on an unidentified offshore wind farm, according to the UK’s Exporting Is Great programme. Seismometers are to monitor the natural frequency (fn) of offshore […]