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  • 9 August 2010

    A University of Maine task force is in the process of reviewing pre-qualification questionnaires from 11 engineering and design firms from around the world.

  • 6 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is one of the exhibitors at the Husum Wind Energy 2010 Trade Fair in Husum, Germany. The services offered by SGS Global Competence Center Renewable Energy will be presented throughout the exhibition at stand no. 3A09 in sector A of hall 3. The Husum Wind […]

  • 6 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announces today that it has been appointed preferred bidder for the transmission assets of the Thanet offshore wind farm project, located off the most eastern part of Kent, as part of the Offshore Transmission Owners (“OFTO”) regulatory regime.

  • 6 August 2010

    The Crown Estate today has announced that four companies have been awarded offshore wind demonstration sites. The awards follow an application process conducted in response to the UK offshore wind industry’s need to demonstrate new offshore wind turbines and other technologies in the marine environment. These demonstration projects will play a key part in addressing […]

  • 5 August 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    • Competitive tender for transmission links forecast to deliver £350 million of savings for consumers • 2 GW of offshore wind to be connected • Almost £4 billion of investment appetite to own and run nine transmission links worth £1.1 billion • Preferred and reserve bidders chosen for seven projects, with two to be decided […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The Patrick administration’s environment and energy chief yesterday expressed confidence that the state’s renewable energy bidding process… Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, August 05 , 2010;

  • 4 August 2010

    As wind farms spring up inland and offshore and turbines get larger, so demands are increasing on windmill blade manufacturers. This will be discussed at the new AMI global conference on Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture, which takes place 7-9 December 2010 in Düsseldorf. The event starts with a review by LM Wind Power of blade […]

  • 2 August 2010

    Development of offshore wind farms in Poland has been slow, despite the country’s leadership of the wind energy sector in Central and Eastern Europe. Although the offshore wind energy market is well-established in Western Europe, primarily in the UK and Denmark, central and eastern European nations have yet to appear on the offshore wind energy […]

  • 30 July 2010

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, today reported financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2010 ended June 30, 2010. Revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 increased 33 percent to $97.2 million from $73.0 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2009. Gross margin for the […]

  • 27 July 2010
    R&D, Technology

    British company Wind Power Limited has unveiled the new embodiment of its innovative Aerogenerator project visualised by leading international architects Grimshaw. The Aerogenerator X is twice the power and half the weight of Wind Power’s original Aerogenerator design. The Aerogenerator X is considered one of the only real alternative solutions available to help deliver the […]

  • 15 July 2010

    Massachusetts House lawmakers are weighing a bill designed to streamline the permitting process for wind energy facilities over the…   [mappress] Source: businessweek, July 15, 2010;

  • 14 July 2010
    Training & Education

    Jan Behrendt Ibsoe, Vice President, ABS Consulting Renewable Energy, has been named a member of the National Research Council (NRC) Committee on Offshore Wind Energy Turbine Structural and Operating Safety. The study will provide guidance to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), formerly the Minerals Management Service, on its proposed approach […]

  • 13 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Technology

    A2SEA has signed a contract with Chinese company, COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd., for the construction of a new vessel specially designed for the purpose of installation of offshore wind turbines. The contract has a value of USD 139 million (approx. DKK 820 million). A2SEA is a market leader within installation services for the construction […]

  • 7 July 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    On June 24, the installation of the 100th and final wind turbine was finished five weeks earlier than planned. “The Installation team has had a huge mountain to climb taking into account the new vessel layout, new subcontractor, new installation equipment, and starting the work during wintertime. However, the installation has gone exceptionally well,” said […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a significant part of the frame agreement for inspection services on all of their offshore installations and onshore plants in Norway. The contract period is for four years with options for further extensions up to four years. The yearly volume of the contract will fluctuate, but Aker Solutions estimates the […]

  • 1 July 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The US Department of the Interior and Department of Energy plan to increase offshore renewable energy development together, under a formal agreement signed Tuesday. Interior and the DOE would develop “attainable” goals for constructing renewable energy projects on the US Outer Continental Shelf, determine how to streamline federal and state approval processes and identify areas […]

  • 29 June 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens will become shareholder (49 percent) in A2SEA A/S, a supplier of installation services for the construction of offshore wind farms. The Danish energy company, DONG Energy, will continue to be the main shareholder of the company. A2SEA in Fredericia, Denmark, employs about 200 people. Siemens´ goal of the engagement in A2SEA is to advance […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Istanbul/Bonn (WWEA) – On the occasion of the 9th World Wind Energy Conference 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Board of the World Wind Energy Association has decided to give the World Wind Energy Award 2010 to the Founding Member States of the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA and hand it over to IRENA’s Interim Director […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Technology, Training & Education

    A one day course for industry professionals who wish to acquire a comprehensive overview of the subject and have the latest technology and issues clearly explained. Grid connections, technical issues and administrative processes are covered, including grid code compliance. Course Background For several years Garrad Hassan has been running training courses on Wind Farm Electrical […]

  • 28 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

    Postgraduate student Nathalie Kolasa who is currently studying for an MSc in Management at the Ashcroft International Business School (AIBS) at Anglia Ruskin University has secured a research project with a difference – she is set to work with the London Array offshore wind farm project. Nathalie approached the London Array project and has successfully […]

  • 27 May 2010

    There is nothing to suggest that Denmark lags behind other countries as an investment country for offshore wind turbines as Børsen wrote the19 May 2010. Within the last to three years we have commissioned or committed to new wind farms, which more than triples our electricity capacity at sea, Climate and Energy minister Lykke Friis […]

  • 25 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Scottish government has given its stamp of approval to 10 offshore windfarm projects with a combined capacity of 6.4 gigawatts (GW). The 10 projects in Scottish territorial waters were originally outlined in February 2009 by the Crown Estate, which oversees the development of the U.K.’s seabed. The Scottish government’s approval was outlined in “The […]

  • 21 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has initiated a process to retain an advisory firm to assist the Company in undertaking a review of the strategic alternatives available to ensure maximum shareholder value. Since the recent announcement by BC Hydro that NaiKun Wind’s 396 MW […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ambitious plans for the development of offshore wind energy projects in Scotland took a significant step forward today. The Scottish Government launched a 12 week consultation detailing draft plans to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and realise Scotland’s multi-billion pound potential in renewables. The Strategic Environmental Assessment and Development Plan for Offshore Wind sets out […]

  • 6 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A proposed bill in Rhode Island attempts to “save” Deepwater Wind’s proposed offshore wind farm by establishing an expanded process to… [mappress] Source: snl, May 06, 2010;

  • 5 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The city on Saturday released a Request for Information seeking wind farm proposals and set a June 30 deadline for developers to submit ideas. City staff prepared the five-page document after the Evanston City Council voted unanimously April 13 in favor of completing an RFI.