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26 February 2019 Business & Finance

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has submitted a building permit application for a wind turbine production plant in Le Havre, France. Siemens Gamesa submitted the application to the mayor of Le Havre on 25 February, a spokesperson from the company told Offshore WIND. According to the company, the turbine production facility will be focused on supplying the Dieppe-Le […]

12 December 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

SeaTwirl and Floating Power Plant have joined the Ocean Energy Scale-Up Alliance (OESA) which has been granted funding from the Interreg North Sea Region.

26 November 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

LM Wind Power, a subsidiary of GE Renewable Energy, has completed the recruitment phase for its new offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Cherbourg, France.

12 November 2018 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

Commercial Development Company (CDC) is rebranding the retired coal-fired power plant Brayton Point Power Station in Massachusetts, U.S., to a support center for the offshore wind industry. 

7 November 2018 Grid Connection

Belgian utility Elia has shared a video showing the installation of the jacket foundation for the Offshore Switchyard Platform (OSY) in the Belgian North Sea.

17 August 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Ports & Logistics

Haizea Wind Group's facility in the Port of Bilbao has obtained five Lloyd's ISO, EN and OSHAS certificates since its inauguration a little over two months ago.

10 August 2018

The costs of O&M activities represent between a quarter and a third of the total lifetime costs of offshore wind farms. During Offshore Energy offshore wind professionals can join the Thematic Session titled: Offshore operations and maintenance.

23 July 2018 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

Portugal's ASM Industries has signed a EUR 4.5 million investment agreement with an undisclosed institutional investor for ASM Offshore - the company's offshore wind foundations and towers manufacturing unit.

28 June 2018

LM Wind Power, a subsidiary of GE Renewable Energy, has launched its new offshore wind turbine blades plant in Cherbourg, France, where it plans to provide a significant number of jobs.

6 June 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated its offshore nacelle plant in Cuxhaven, Germany.

23 May 2018 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

Haizea Wind Group (HWG) has inaugurated its wind tower manufacturing plant at the Port of Bilbao in Spain.

16 April 2018 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

China Steel Corporation (CSC) has held a groundbreaking ceremony for an offshore wind foundations manufacturing plant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

3 April 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Technology

Bay State Wind, the US-based 50-50 partnership between Ørsted and Eversource developing an offshore wind project in Massachusetts, has entered into an agreement with the steel pipe manufacturing specialist EEW to open and staff a Massachusetts facility to manufacture offshore wind turbine foundations.

14 December 2017 Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D

The temporary consortium of INBISA Construcción, Gaimaz and Intxausti has completed the first phase in the construction of the new offshore wind tower manufacturing plant for Haizea Wind Group in the Port of Bilbao, Spain.

23 August 2017 Technology

While floating wind developers usually look for low wave energy sites, Floating Power Plant's device is meant to generate wind power in areas with medium to high wave energy, as the company's hybrid technology aims to harness energy from both sources. In such sea states, the wave absorbers also come in handy as they improve platform stability, according to Chris McConville, UK General Manager at Floating Power Plant (FPP).

10 March 2017 Business & Finance

German foundations manufacturer Erndtebrücker Eisenwerk (EEW) opened a new production facility at the Verbrugge Zeeland Terminal in Vlissingen on Thursday, 9 March.

24 August 2016 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

A paper proposing a novel computational tool for the reliability-based assessment of wave, tidal and offshore wind farms was published yesterday in the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. The paper presents the new tool to identify typical decision problems and to shed light on the complexity of optimising a wave power farm. Nevertheless, the […]

16 June 2016 Business & Finance

Liberty House Group has bought Mabey Bridge Renewables, which shut down its business in 2015, and will use its equipment in a new British manufacturing centre to supply the country’s offshore wind market and tidal lagoon power industry.  The new manufacturing centre, which will supply tubular steel structures to the offshore wind market and turbine casings for tidal […]

13 June 2016

Construction of Siemens' wind turbine plant in Cuxhaven officially kicked off today. Soil compaction and the preparation of the pile foundation, with 1,900 concrete piles, have already been completed. Construction of the actual building was officially started by Siemens with a groundbreaking ceremony. During the coming weeks, the concrete mixers will start working on the site covering […]

25 February 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Statkraft has appointed Adam Blake as Power Plant Manager for the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. Blake joined the Sheringham Shoal project in June 2011 as HSE Manager. More recently, he has been the wind farm's O&M Manager. Blake succeeds Jason Halsey, who moves within the organisation to a role where he will take the lead in […]

18 February 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

DNV GL has published a fully revised set of service specifications for project certification of wind power plants, the DNVGL-SE-0190, designed to ensure the safe and reliable operation of wind power plants, their assets and components throughout the project life cycle. DNV Gl says that this fully revised certification scheme is the most complete set […]

3 December 2015 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Offshore wind costs could fall to a point where it is cost competitive with new build gas plants in the UK provided they face the full cost of their carbon emissions, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said in its 2015 Progress Report to Parliament. Ongoing innovation in offshore wind relies upon a visible future market […]

26 November 2015 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

The tidal power plant in the Dutch Eastern Scheldt surge barrier was put into service on Wednesday, 25 November, heavy construction equipment maker Huisman said. The festive commissioning of the largest tidal energy project in the Netherlands, as well as the world’s largest commercial tidal installation of five turbines in an array, was performed by Diederik […]

23 October 2015 Technology

Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has announced that the world’s first wave energy powered seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant is fully integrated and operational. Carnegie’s desalination pilot plant on Garden Island (co-located with the Perth Wave Energy Project) was commissioned off the electricity grid earlier this year, and is now fully integrated with the CETO wave energy power plant, meaning […]

4 August 2015 Business & Finance

Blackbird International Corporation (BBRD), a wave energy technology company, through its wholly owned affiliate (WERPO) and Wadamba Technovations Pty Ltd have agreed to set up a joint venture to install a 500 MW power plant in South Africa. Daniel Naimi, head of operations, states: "We are most pleased with not only this joint venture but that this advances […]

14 July 2015 Technology

Blackbird International Corporation's fully owned subsidiary, WERPO, has received approval for a wave energy project from the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), the electricity provider in Sri Lanka. The initial plant would have a capacity of 10 megawatts, while 10 additional plants are proposed to be set up consequently. WERPO has created a local subsidiary in Sri […]