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  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The deadline for submitting the offers for Edinburgh-based wave energy company has passed. Earlier this month, joint administrators Blair Nimmo and Gary Fraser from KPMG said interested parties have until 9 November to make an offer for Pelamis Wave Energy. Mr Nimmo said: “We have been encouraged by the level of initial interest in Pelamis […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Climate change represents a serious threat to our welfare society, the business community and individual citizens. However, with the Climate Change Act – passed by the Danish Parliament on January 12 – Denmark is taking its share of responsibility for limiting climate change, according to Minister for Climate, Energy and Building Rasmus Helveg Petersen.  The Climate […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    In an effort to stabilize and reduce energy prices, False Pass is looking into harnessing tidal power, writes Alaska Public Media. A study that kicked off in 2012 found “only the best tidal current we’ve ever measured,” said the lead scientist Bruce Wright. According to Wright, this would enable the production of enough electricity for […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Cowes-based Seacat Services has accepted the 27-metre High Speed Utility Vessel (HSUV) Seacat Enterprise following the completion of sea trials and a series of tests on the vessel’s equipment.

  • 31 March 2015
    Training & Education

    Dalby Offshore Apprentices Josh Goodwill and Lewis Wright have passed their exams for their ‘Workboat Apprenticeship’ with Whitby & District Fishing Industry Training School. They will now return to work for the Summer on the Dalby Fleet. This will be the boys third trip to sea, working alongside the Dalby Crew, where they will be […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Authorities

    The Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, proposed by Governor Martin O’Malley, passed the House Economic Matters Committee on Friday, the Baltimore Sun reports. Last year, Governor O’Malley’s similar offshore wind bill passed the House of Delegates, but failed to pass the Senate Finance Committee. On February 13, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The New Jersey Senate passed a bill last week that should help Fishermen’s Energy to get the approval for its proposed offshore wind project from the Board of Public Utilities (BPU).  With the new bill in place, cost-benefit analysis would not be required to be submitted with an application, local media writes. This would clear a major obstacle […]

  • 11 August 2011

      NaiKun Wind Energy Group  (the “Company”) – Company announces the passing of one of its directors, Kenneth F. McCready. Ken passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2011 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Ken’s wealth of experience in the Energy Industry, practical common sense approach to issues, sense of humour and quick […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities

    The due date for submitting an objection against a wind energy project located around 10km south of Dorset and the Isle of Wight has passed yesterday. The Planning Inspectorate is now set to consider the Navitus Bay wind farm application which consists of up to 194 wind turbines. An approximate installed capacity of 970 MW […]

  • 14 October 2011

    International Power Plc (IPR) said the engineering challenges of building offshore windfarms in the U.K. and their overdependence… By Kari Lundgren (bloomberg) [mappress] Source: bloomberg, October 14, 2011

  • 27 September 2016
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy’s 90-megawatt Burbo Bank offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay has successfully completed tests demonstrating its ability to provide frequency response to support the national grid network. As system operator, National Grid has a licence obligation to maintain a stable frequency on the electricity system to within plus or minus one per cent of […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities

    Hawaii State Legislature has passed a bill that sets the state on course towards being fully powered by renewable energy.  The bill increases renewable portfolio standards to 30 percent by December 31, 2020, 70 percent by December 31, 2040, and 100 percent by December 31, 2045. “The purpose of this Act is to update and […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maryland needed to pass a piece of legislation that would create a larger carve-out for offshore wind in order to stay competitive in attracting the supply chain, Liz Burdock, President and CEO of the U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind commented on Maryland passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA). In an interview held with Offshore WIND at […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK government has passed the law to bring all its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. The UK has become the first major economy to pass the net zero emissions law committing to end its contribution to global warming by 2050. According to the government, net zero means any emissions would be balanced […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Vineyard Wind offshore wind project has passed the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) review process following the certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). According to Vineyard Wind, the Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Matthew A. Beaton certified the FEIR for the 800MW project, which brought to the finalization of MEPA. The […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Authorities

    The Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, Senate Bill 275, was put before the Senate Finance Committee yesterday, where Governor Martin O’Malley gave his testimony in favour of offshore wind. The first thing that Governor O’Malley highlighted was the offshore wind’s impact on employment in Maryland. Governor O’Malley told the Committee: “Off-Shore wind would […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Although the liability-sharing mechanism introduced by Germany’s draft law, dated 29 August 2012 and reviewed by the German parliament in October 2012, improves planning visibility and allows affected transmission system operators (TSOs) to pass on the costs for delays in network connections to end consumers, some uncertainties remain regarding the application of the law, says […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK has passed the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Operational Conditions Precedent (OCPs) for its second phase. The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) began allocating the CfD payments for the 336MW of the project’s second phase on 28 April. Beatrice joins four UK onshore wind farms that have passed all […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    National Grid UK has started raising the height of a power line across the River Tyne Engineers to allow ships carrying offshore wind turbine parts to pass safely underneath.

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Haizhuang  Windpower Equipment reached major milestone in the development of its 5MW wind turbine. Namely, the company announced its H151-5.0MW offshore wind turbine at Rudong National Intertidal Zone Demonstration Wind Farm Jiangsu Province has passed all test for LVRT, and received satisfied records. H151 is the largest offshore wind turbine in operation in Chinese waters, and […]

  • 9 June 2016

    Massachusetts House of Representatives yesterday passed a bill that requires power distribution companies to enter into long-term contracts to buy 1,200MW of offshore wind power by 2027. The H.4377 bill, which was passed by a landslide vote of 154:1, also requires distribution companies to solicit long-term contracts for purchasing 1,200MW of hydropower. … distribution companies shall jointly enter into cost-effective […]

  • 2 April 2012

      According to the Associated Press, advocates of offshore wind development are to hold a rally, in order to voice their support to the passing of a Bill, aimed at introducing more favourable conditions for development of offshore wind off the coast of Ocean City. The rally will be held on Monday night, in Annapolis […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    US Wind Inc and Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind have expressed their support to Maryland passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) and the plans to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2040. As reported, CEJA will see the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity in Maryland by 2030. In May 2017, this US East Coast […]

  • 3 December 2010

    State Rep. Dan Scripps, D-Leland, is comfortable with passing off to the next legislature Great Lakes offshore wind regulations he spent… (ludingtondailynews) [mappress] Source: ludingtondailynews, December 03, 2010

  • 6 March 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    SMC has completed a full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of its deployment to Taiwan in the coming weeks. Seajacks Zaratan will be utilised as an installation vessel in the coming months for construction of the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm. The installation works are scheduled to start in the second […]

  • 12 June 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Mocean/DBD Systems/Ewind was selected by Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) to conduct a 2 week long wave tank tests on a unique TLP foundation for deep water sites suitable for the Siemens SWT 6.0-154 6MW offshore wind turbine generators (WTG) and other similar WTGs. The results of the tests conducted on a 1:50 scale model […]