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  • 3 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Developing offshore wind farms on the Great Lakes has been touted as an overlooked resource in a number of studies and indeed a few projects… [mappress] Source: treehugger, June 02, 2010;

  • 10 October 2011

      A recent poll said 63 percent of Americans support renewable energy investment… in theory. by Silvio Marcacci (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, October 10, 2011

  • 17 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    C-bed’s accommodation vessel Wind Innovation is servicing the installation and commissioning phases of the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) project in Germany. The DP2 walk-to-work vessel began its deployment at the project site some 45km off the coast of the Borkum island at the end of July. C-bed is using Eemshaven as the base port for crew change and […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jack-up vessel Sea Challenger arrived and positioned herself at the offshore substation at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm off Norfolk, UK, on 31 August, A2SEA reports. Statoil hired Sea Challenger to serve as an accommodation platform from September until the end of 2016, with the start of turbine installation phase scheduled for January 2017. Hull […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca arrived some 27 kilometres off Suffolk in the afternoon hours of Sunday, 14 May to kick off the installation of the 56 Siemens 6MW turbines on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind.

  • 8 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine project has reached another milestone with the installation of the transition piece onto the recently completed concrete floating wind foundation in the Port of Saint-Nazaire, France.

  • 28 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore piling works have been completed on the Moray East wind farm in the Moray Firth off the North East coast of Scotland, the developers of the 950MW project said. Work to install the pin-piles in the seabed commenced in May of last year, using DEME Offshore’s jack-up installation vessel Apollo which worked out of […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Optimism prevails in the offshore wind industry in the UK when it comes to new vacancies in the long term, especially taking into account the demand for new work force in renewables markets on global level, writes Recruiter. Based on the reports of the Renewable Energy Association, RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables, the surging demand […]

  • 19 March 2015

    Fugro has introduced a high accuracy G2+ service, designed to benefit offshore operators around the globe who require positioning and measurement accuracy at centimetre level. G2+ is an enhancement of Fugro’s highly regarded G2 service (based on GPS and GLONASS) and utilises highly advanced GNSS augmentation algorithms developed in-house by its GNSS augmentation experts. The […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Grid Connection

    The jacket foundation for TenneT’s 900MW BorWin3 HVDC platform has been installed in the German North Sea.

  • 19 August 2013

    RWE’s Atlantic Array offshore wind farm raises further concerns and disapproval from residents in Devon and Lundy and environmental and heritage groups, The Telegraph writes. Those opposing the offshore wind project say that it will cause permanent damage primarily to tourism and, through that, to the local economy, because of its scale that would ruin […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    France and Australia move in opposite directions with renewable energy policies, says GlobalData analyst. While France has set ambitious targets to increase the share of renewables in its total energy consumption, Australia has taken a contrasting approach by repealing its 2011 Clean Energy Act, which established the carbon pricing mechanism, according to an analyst with […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Public inquiry regarding plans for a substation at Little Dunham, which would connect the Dudgeon offshore wind farm with the national grid, ended last week at the EcoTech Centre in Swaffham with strong public opposition.  Little Dunham Parish Council chairman Simon Fowler is cited by the EDP24 news site as saying that the residents are […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    C-bed’s floating hotel Wind Innovation has started 2017 by heading off to the German North Sea and starting a new charter on the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The new project is located 95 kilometres off Borkum Island. In total, the wind farm will comprise 67 Siemens 6MW turbines. The project is expected to be concluded […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Sonardyne International Ltd. will be attending its first Sea Tech Week exhibition in Brest, France, taking place from 8th-12th October at the Congress Centre Le Quartz. Located on Stand 9, Sonardyne will be demonstrating Scout, a portable acoustic positioning system designed for tracking divers, ROV and towfish in waters up to 1,000 metres. The system’s […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Deutsche Offshore Consult GmbH (DOC) has completed the supervision of the inter-array cable installation at the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 4 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Opponents of Cape Wind, the still-embattled herald of offshore wind in the U.S., have raised an array of unsubstantiated objections, but the… By Herman K. Trabish (greentechmedia) [mappress] Source: greentechmedia, February 04, 2011

  • 2 January 2011

    The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, the group that has fought the Cape Wind project off Martha’s Vineyard, has sounded the first… (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, January 03, 2011

  • 11 December 2012

    David Morris, Member of the UK Parliament for Morecambe and Lunesdale has supported the residents of Isle of Man regarding disapproval of the Celtic Array’s Rhiannon offshore wind farm, which is proposed to be built in the Irish Sea. After Mr. Morris met with House of Keys Speaker Steve Rodan to discuss concerns about the […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The advanced spar floating foundation built to support the 5MW Fukushima Hamakaze structure off Japan has recovered stability after it tilted while under tow in Osaka Bay last week. The advanced spar floater was en route from Hitachi-Zosen’s dockyard in Sakai to the Sumoto port when it tilted due to an uncontrolled water ingress during the planned […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Drydocks World lifted the 10,000-tonne topside of the first gravity base of the semi-submersible and world’s largest offshore HVDC platform structure DolWin beta to a height of 52.8 metres from the dock bottom. On Saturday the substructure was moved in position under the topside. Project Director at Aibel, Kjetil V. Jacobsen, reported that the mating […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Petrofac Limited (Petrofac) today announces its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2013. Ayman Asfari, Petrofac’s Group Chief Executive commented on the interim results: “Operationally, we have made a good start to the year on our portfolio of projects and we have built good momentum in securing new awards. As previously signalled […]

  • 1 February 2011

    The UK is followed by Denmark (854MW), the Netherlands (249MW), Belgium (195MW) and Sweden (164MW). Germany, Ireland, Finland and Norway… (mercopress) [mappress] Source: mercopress, February 01, 2011

  • 15 December 2011

    Milborne St Andrew, Dorset based small wind and hydro turbine manufacturer Ampair has announced that it is has created eight new job positions after experiencing solid growth in 2011 as a result of its continued international success in the hybrid power systems sector. Ampair started making wind turbines for yachts in Poole, Dorset UK in […]

  • 11 November 2011

    More than 300 campaigners are expected to lay out their opposition to the Scottish government’s wind farm policy at a national conference…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, November 11, 2011

  • 21 November 2012
    Grid Connection

    National Grid, an international electricity and gas company, has faced opposition in their intention to install electricity pylons across North Wales, BBC informs. Namely, the grid would connect Horizon’s proposed nuclear power station at Wylfa of up to 3.6 gigawatts (GW), together with 2 GW of offshore Irish Sea wind energy being proposed by Celtic […]