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Ørsted is inviting applications for its apprenticeship program for offshore wind turbine technicians in the UK. Ørsted is offering 12 places for those that are looking to change their careers or are finishing their education, with the application period closing on 5 July. The three-year program is expected to begin in September and will see […]
The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) is launching a ten-year programme to support the growth of UK businesses looking to capitalise on the opportunities offered by offshore wind. The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) will be delivered by Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult which will support supply chain companies to enable their growth and increase their competitiveness. The GBP 100 […]
The Massachusetts Baker-Polito Administration is allocating USD 721,500 in grants to six academic institutions and labor organizations to establish workforce training and development programs to support the state’s offshore wind sector. The awards, which include USD 200,000 from Vineyard Wind’s Windward Workforce Fund, will be used to grow a workforce required to meet the needs […]
JDR Cable Systems and the U.S. Tufts University have established a collaboration which includes an education office for students who wish to pursue an offshore wind career. The undergraduate Engineering Cooperative Education Office is dedicated to students who are in their junior and senior year and want to pursue a career in the offshore wind […]
Now more than ever offshore wind is showing true global potential. Join the celebratory tenth edition of the Offshore Wind Conference on 7 and 8 October in Amsterdam to discover how offshore wind is powering the energy transition. We can already share a look at the Offshore Wind Conference programme with you. Tickets will be […]
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has opened for applications the [email protected] program focused on projects related to planning and O&M of offshore wind farms. The call focuses on cross-disciplinary research projects that can help realize the planning, operation and maintenance of projects across the different spatial and temporal scales involved. The program should be […]
Maersk Training has entered into a cooperation to establish a specialist wind energy program within the Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) in Taiwan. The new center is expected to come online in July 2020 and will train technicians for the local wind turbine industry. According to Maersk Training, ensuring that the MIRDC set-up attains the […]
The US Department of Energy has announced up to USD 28 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) programme to develop new technologies for floating offshore wind turbines using the discipline of control co-design (CCD). Floating wind turbines are currently designed to be large and heavy to replicate more familiar onshore wind […]
Ørsted has signed a cooperation agreement with the Dayeh University in Taiwan to jointly develop an offshore wind apprenticeship program.
The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College has received USD 230,000 from the New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office to promote offshore energy workforce development and training programs in New York.
In 2018, the first subsidy-free tender was won. What will this mean for the future of offshore wind farms?
Offshore WIND and its mother company Navingo BV are proud to present the programme outline for the Offshore Wind Event (previously known as Offshore WIND Conference), taking place on 22 and 23 October 2018 in Amsterdam.
On 26 June, the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Natural Resources will hold a legislative hearing on a bill that would amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for a leasing programme for offshore renewable energy.
Canada's Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr has announced the launch of a CAD 200 million expression of interest for the Emerging Renewable Power Program to expand renewable energy sources available to the country's provinces.
Polish offshore wind foundations manufacturer ST3 Offshore has withdrawn the bankruptcy petition after receiving positive feedback from a District Court on its application to open restructuring proceedings.
Poland's Foundation for Sustainable Energy (FNEZ) has, in cooperation with entities from the maritime industry, offshore energy, wind energy, steel industry and manufacturers of offshore constructions, ships, and cables, established a Memorandum of the Polish Offshore Energy Sector (PPPEM).
The 8th annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) on 9 and 10 October 2017, part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference, will focus on the opportunities for the offshore wind sector for the short-, medium- and long-term.
The Taiwanese Metal Industries Research & Development Center (MIRDC) has completed the 3-year training project with TÜV SÜD and is now accredited to carry out measurements related to their wind turbines.
The Scottish Government has invested a further GBP 1.5 million in the Carbon Trust’s collaborative research, development and demonstration (RD&D) programme – the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA).
Professor Deborah Greaves, Head of the School of Engineering and Director of the COAST (Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Transport) Laboratory at the University of Plymouth, has been selected to kick start the ORE Supergen programme.
The Offshore WIND Conference 2017 programme has been announced in further detail. As well as the very first speakers from Siemens, Falck, TNO, and the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
Denmark's Esvagt has implemented the MAINTSYS O&M simulation programme from Shoreline in an effort to optimise operations of existing offshore wind farms and offer more precise calculations for new projects.
The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has allocated a combined USD 1 million for two new grant programs specifically targeting the offshore wind industry.
Aberdeen Science Centre (ASC) and Vattenfall have joined forces to roll out an educational project for people across the UK's North East who are interested in learning more about offshore wind energy. ASC and Vattenfall, the company behind the 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), have developed a series of public events and outreach activities themed around offshore […]
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has implemented a loan program to lend its LiDAR buoys to qualified parties to acquire wind resource characterization data in areas of interest for offshore wind energy development. DOE currently owns two AXYS WindSentinel buoys that collect meteorological and oceanographic data to support resource characterization for offshore wind energy. In […]
ALE has transported a 75m long Siemens wind turbine blade, which is now installed across the Queen Victoria Square as part of the Hull UK City of Culture programme. The company transported the wind blade on SPMTs and bolsters from Siemens’ production facility, 5.6 kilometres away, through winding city streets to Queen Victoria Square. Once in […]