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  • 3 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The installation works on the Horns Rev C transformer platform, the heart of the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm, have finished.  The components of the platform, 1,888 tonne topside and the 1,300 tonne jacket, have been lifted off the transport barges and put in place by the heavy-lifting vessel Stanislav Yudin. The works were delayed due to […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Wind Farm Update

    Essen based renewable energy developer, RWE Innogy, is looking for contractor do design, engineering, construct, supply and install the Innogy Nordsee 1(“IN1”) 155/33 kv substation including platform, substructure and foundation. Innogy Nordsee 1 is the largest single project RWE has undertaken so far in the area of renewables. With an anticipated 996 megawatts capacity this […]

  • 21 February 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    This month, German first offshore wind farm alpha ventus surpassed the mark of one terawatt hour of generated power. With 12 wind turbines, alpha ventus has generated the equivalent of one billion kilowatt hours of climate-friendly power for the German transmission grid. This figure is equivalent to the annual consumption of 285,000 households. The operator […]

  • 28 June 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind, wave & tidal industries, has welcomed the publication of new Government statistics showing that the UK’s wind fleet produced over 50% more electricity in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. This corresponds to an output of 5,044 gigawatt-hours – equivalent […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Carnegie Wave Energy’s units at Perth Wave Energy Project off Garden Island, Western Australia have accumulated more than 7,500 continuous operating hours since the first CETO 5 unit was installed. Since the last unit was installed in early March, the full array has generated over 1,000 operating hours. Carnegie had previously planned to retrieve one of the first […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based CWind is relocating its headquarters to Grimsby with effect from 1 July. The company, part of the Global Marine Group (GMG), has also announced the restructuring of the business. The decision is said to have been made to position the UK company closer to customers and to refocus on key service areas. At the […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Authorities

    Governor Martin O’Malley introduced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. Identical in all substantive respects to the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House of Delegates last year, this measure will operate within Maryland’s existing Renewable Portfolio Standard to create a framework that will support a major offshore wind project. Based on a report […]

  • 3 October 2013

    Since spring 2012, DONG Energy has systematically established the operations organisation, which has gradually taken over operation and maintenance of the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. In the first five-year warranty period, DONG Energy will operate and be responsible for maintenance of the wind farm in cooperation with turbine supplier, Siemens Wind Power, but after the […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a tender searching for a provider of offshore helicopter services.

  • 1 June 2012

    The new Cooper Power Systems 36(42) kV bolted tee connector for IEC- rated wind farm applications helps users to increase capacity and reduce losses. Designed to meet higher voltage ratings and cable diameters of up to 800 mm, the new fully-screened bolted tee connectors can be used for both indoor and outdoor installations, but are […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 295MW Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm has generated one million megawatt-hours of electricity almost exactly a year after its full commissioning on 8 May 2015, RWE Innogy reports. “One year after the official opening of our wind farm, we have cracked the one million mark. I am proud because it shows that our systems can meet the planned targets and […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Technology

    Harnessing the reliable and predictable energy of tidal streams, Tidal Generation Limited has surpassed the 200 megawatt hours (MWh) mark of electrical power generated and fed into the national grid with its 500 kilowatt (kW) tidal turbine prototype, which operates subsea off the Orkney Islands, Scotland. Robert Stevenson, CEO, Tidal Generation Limited said: “We are […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland has applied directly to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the recent decision by the Inner House of the Court of Session on its Firth of Forth offshore wind farm judicial review.

  • 22 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Operators of alpha ventus, Riffgat, Global Tech I and Trianel Borkum offshore wind farms have joined to cooperate in emergency rescue at sea. For the first time, different operators have developed a unified rescue plan for four North Sea wind farms, located 15-95 kilometers off the island of Borkum. The aim is to create a high-quality emergency care from […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The foundations for the Nordsee Ost wind farm were loaded for the first time at the quay of RWE’s base port at Bremerhaven. This optimises the company’s port logistics and will reduce the time required to load the company’s installation vessel by some 12 hours in the future. The first six of the huge foundations, […]

  • 5 June 2015

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has cancelled four open houses for wind energy development zones offshore New York coast. Boem said: “In response to concerns raised by the State of New York, and because of the importance of this issue, we want to allow for additional coordination between the state and the federal […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Massachusetts State Senate has unanimously passed an omnibus energy bill which requires electric distribution companies to solicit long-term contracts for at least 2,000 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind by 2027. The Senate bill was offered as an amendment to the energy bill passed by the House of Representatives earlier in June, which called for 1,200 MW of […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind farm, Alpha Ventus achieved 16,582 full capacity hours and generated 994.9 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of electricity from 2011 to 2014, thus exceeded the generation forecasts by around seven per cent. According to the operators, EWE, E.ON and Vattenfall, the wind farm production for 2014 was 235.6 GWh, lower than four-year average of 248.73 GWh, but […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Heavy lift vessel Seaway Strashnov has installed the jacket foundation and the substation topside on the 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. “With the installation of the offshore substation completed, we have once more accomplished another milestone on schedule,” said Jens Poulsen, Project Director at Northland Deutsche Bucht GmbH. “In […]

  • 18 September 2015

    Cape Sharp Tidal will hold four open house meetings over the next few weeks, in preparation for its upcoming turbine deployment. Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture between Emera and OpenHydro, plans to install two 2 MW tidal turbines at the FORCE test site and connect them to Nova Scotia’s grid. Those who will be attending the meetings will get […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will be hosting four public open houses to share the results of a recently completed visualization study and seeks public input on its offshore wind planning efforts in Federal waters on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore New York. During the open houses, panoramic photographs and short videos will be shown […]

  • 29 October 2013

    Bluestream has taken delivery of the third of four ROVs ordered from Saab Seaeye in the last twelve months. Their new 2000 metre-rated Cougar XT is the second of this model to be added to the 11 strong ROV fleet operated by the Netherlands-based Offshore services company. Managing director, Rolf de Vries, sees the Cougar […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited’s CETO 5 Unit has now been operating for approximately 700 hours. Also, its second CETO 5 wave energy units is ready for deployment. The first CETO 5 Unit was installed four weeks ago and has now clocked up 700 in ocean operating hours. It has experienced a range […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München (SWM), together with project partner Siemens, have developed an optimised concept for constructing and commissioning the 72 wind turbines for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm which is expected to cut the time between erecting the first wind turbine and commissioning the last one to around 89 days, a 23% reduction compared […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Technology

      Turn a glass upside down and plunge it into a sink filled with water.   By Michael Kanellos (greentechmedia) [mappress] Source: greentechmedia, June 22, 2011;

  • 28 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore construction works at the site of the 40MW Tahkoluoto wind farm off Pori, Finland, are winding down ahead of the start of autumn storms and the subsequent winter period, Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, the owner and developer of the wind farm, reports. The marine construction works are scheduled to resume in April 2017, when the first wind turbine components […]