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20 December 2010

Offshore windmills used to create energy are unfamiliar territory to most in south Louisiana. But some say the technology, which is undergoing a big push for development by the Obama administration, could be a new growth area for shipbuilding and fabrication companies. Trade associations, including the Shipbuilders Council of America, say clusters of wind turbines […]

16 December 2010

Even with $6 billion in renewable-energy investments, GE Energy Financial Services plans new bets on offshore wind and solar power plants, an executive said Wednesday. Kevin Walsh, managing director at the General Electric Co. unit /quotes/comstock/13*!ge/quotes/nls/ge (GE 17.50, +0.01, +0.06%) , didn’t lay out a timetable for investing in offshore wind, but said it could […]

14 December 2010

A Massahusetts business group on Monday appealed a power purchase agreement between National Grid and the 130-turbine Cape Wind that state regulators approved last month. The Associated Industries of Massachusetts, which represents about 6,000 businesses in the state, argues in a brief filed before the state Supreme Judicial Court that the contract between the utility […]

6 December 2010 Business & Finance

New Jersey is far out in front of other East Coast states with its plans for offshore wind power — and could become a front line in the gathering political battle between old and new energy industries. Four proposed projects would build up to 1,750 megawatts of wind-driven power off New Jersey. One early demonstration […]

2 December 2010 Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

Experts say a coordinated effort by government and the market is still needed to propel wind projects across the finish line Up and down the Atlantic coast, states and offshore wind developers are making significant progress in advancing offshore projects, according to a new report. The report finds up to six gigawatts (GW) of offshore […]

24 November 2010

Scott Jennings, president of PSEG Global, issued the following statement regarding Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announcing an initiative to facilitate siting, leasing and construction of offshore wind projects off the Atlantic Coast: “This is welcome news, a promising step forward. Secretary Salazar should be commended for taking this initiative to reduce red […]

24 November 2010 R&D

In 2013, Sway will be deploying their 5 MW floating wind turbine off the coast of Karmøy, Norway. To prepare for this deployment Sway will begin building a 1:6 scale model in late 2010. The model will help to provide technical verification and funding for the 5 MW turbine. On June 22nd, 2010, Sway received […]

24 November 2010 Authorities

The EU and Member States need to acknowledge the urgency and importance of major grid investments, according to a joint statement by the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E), the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), the German Engineering Federation (VDMA Power Systems) and the German Wind Energy Association (BWE). The statement was […]

17 November 2010

People seeking a state permit to develop small wind-energy projects in Virginia may receive a quicker answer from the Department of... By Julian Walker (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, November 17, 2010;

16 November 2010

The European Wind Energy Association expects the European Commission to estimate Wednesday that the EU needs to spend Eur140 billion ($192 billion) on power infrastructure in the next 10 years, EWEA press officer Peter Sennekamp said Monday. The EC said in its 2020 energy strategy unveiled on November 10 that the EU would need to […]

16 November 2010 R&D

First annual 2010 Patents and Inventors Contest The company is a driver of technological development: it will open five technology centres around the world and invest 150 million euros in R&D (2011-2013) Madrid/Bilbao, 15 November 2010. Gamesa, one of the world’s leaders in the manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines and a top wind farm […]

15 November 2010

At the beginning of September, Liebherr delivered the second heavy lift offshore crane type MTC 78000 straight from its manufacturing plant in Rostock. The MTC 78000 is one of the biggest offshore slewing cranes worldwide. With a maximum dynamic torque of 78,000 mT, the MTC 78000 is the most powerful machine within the extensive range […]

2 November 2010 Business & Finance

BARD Holding and the Netherlands based green investment firm Typhoon Offshore have signed an agreement to jointly build windfarms on the North Sea. BARD Holding will focus mainly on the technical realization of the wind farms and Typhoon Offshore mainly on the structuring and financing thereof. Dr. Stephan Bormann, deputy managing director BARD Holding GmbH […]

28 October 2010 Training & Education

Our next NWCC Transmission Update Briefing will take place on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 1:00 PM Eastern (12:00 CT / 11:00 MT / 10:00 PT). The Center for Advanced Energy Studies’ Energy Policy Institute (EPI) is leading a team of researchers from Boise State, Idaho State, and the Idaho National Laboratory in an innovative […]

27 October 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

As the offshore wind industry struggles to erect the first wind turbine off US shores, there are hurdles to financing and construction that are difficult, but not insurmountable, industry experts said Tuesday. Lengthy and onerous permitting requirements for offshore wind top the list of obstacles, which includes supply-chain issues, unstable federal incentives and the technical […]

27 October 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

The Department of Energy (DOE), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), and the Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced eight joint research awards totaling nearly $5 million to support the responsible siting and permitting of offshore wind energy facilities and ocean energy generated from waves, tides, currents […]

25 October 2010 Business & Finance, R&D

Gamesa, a world leader in wind energy technology, intends to choose the United Kingdom as the worldwide centre of its offshore wind energy business, and plans to invest up to 150 million euros there by 2014. The offshore industrial plan, which Gamesa plans to implement beginning in 2011 in the UK, calls for the creation […]

19 October 2010 Business & Finance

- Ebitda rose 25.3% and net earnings by 25.2% due to diversification and solid assets   - Ebitda rose 19.4% driven by an increased contribution from wind, higher production and capacity, as well as greater efficiency, offsetting the negative impact of gas   - Installed capacity exceeded 12,000 MW while operating capacity stood at 11,434 […]

6 October 2010 R&D

Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy business (through its U.S. based subsidiary), and the Newport News Shipbuilding operations of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leading American defence company and America’s largest shipbuilder, have signed an agreement to work together on offshore wind technology. The agreement calls for the companies to cooperate on the […]

5 October 2010 R&D

Preparing for deployment of monitoring equipment while saving New Jersey $1 million. Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) today announced it was moving forward with plans to install state-of-the-art mobile wind resource assessment equipment – SeaZephIR – a patented, floating platformwith an integrated ZephIR LIDAR system powered by solar and wind energy. The New Jersey Board […]

29 September 2010 R&D

The strong winds off the Atlantic Ocean could become a cost-effective way to power much of the East Coast — especially North and South Carolina, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia, a new study released Tuesday says.

28 September 2010

From November 2nd through to the 4th, SGS will be attending the Annual Conference and Exhibition “RenewableUK 2010” at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre in Glasgow. At stand no. 270A SGS experts will be promoting SGS’s extensive Renewable Energy Services for all phases of the wind farm project life cycle, including Technical Due Diligence, Risk […]

15 September 2010 Business & Finance

Deepwater Wind, the developer planning two offshore wind farms in Rhode Island, has moved its corporate headquarters here from New Jersey. The company announced Monday that it is now based out of what was a satellite office at 56 Exchange Terrace in Providence. The office, which opened in April 2009 with only one employee based […]

11 August 2010 Business & Finance, Technology

SeaEnergy is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusivity agreement with Ampelmann, a high-tech offshore access solutions developer, to secure use of Ampelmann’s ship-based self stabilizing platforms. This agreement takes SeaEnergy an important step closer to the launch of a marine services business aimed at providing support services for the construction, commissioning and […]

26 July 2010 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Consumers Energy has signed a contract with Vestas-American Wind Technology, Inc. to supply 56 wind turbine generators for the utility's Lake Winds Energy Park in Mason County. The wind park is scheduled to begin operation in late 2012. The contract calls for Vestas to manufacture, deliver and commission the V100-1.8 MW turbine units. The total […]

23 July 2010 Wind Farm Update

FoundOcean participates in the Ormonde Offshore Windfarm multiple four-legged jacket type foundation installation project FoundOcean, the subsea and offshore grouting specialist for the global energy construction industry, is mobilising to the Ormonde Offshore Windfarm today to commence grouting operations for a largescale multiple jacket type foundation installation project in UK waters. The Ormonde Offshore Wind […]