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  • 23 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    At an exclusive event in London on 20th January 2014, DNV GL presented the outcomes of the Energy Technologies Institute’s (ETI) groundbreaking £8m PerAWaT wave and tidal energy project. Led by DNV GL, the PerAWaT consortium started with the underlying physical principles and built up a comprehensive description of the behaviour of individual wave and […]

  • 4 November 2011

    Mike Caraher is a surveyor with 13 years experience, latterly working at director level in the offshore and coastal surveying environment. Mike has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Osiris Projects, originally working with them on a variety of coastal survey projects as a specialist sub-contractor. Osiris projects welcomed Mike into the company as Project Manager. […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Osiris Hydrographic & Geophysical Projects Ltd (Osiris Projects) announced that Michael Slater has joined their team as Project Manager. Mick previously spent 4 years with South West Surveys (UK) Ltd. based in Exeter, and prior to that was an officer in Hydrographic Survey with the Royal Navy for 34 years attaining the rank of Warrant […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind Rhode Island has hired David Muse as the company’s project director, where he will oversee the planning, logistics, procurement and management of the assembly and construction of the company’s planned offshore wind farms. Muse, a registered professional engineer in Texas, has more than three decades’ of experience in the oil, gas and coal […]

  • 4 June 2015

    Approximately 5 million tonnes of rock will be used in the construction of the Swansea Bay’s tidal lagoon. No decisions have been taken on the source of rock supply and the responsibility to source this rock and transport it to the site will sit with China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC), said Keith Clarke, Non-Executive Chairman of […]

  • 2 April 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    NaiKun Wind submitted a proposal to BC Hydro in November 2008 for a 396MW offshore wind energy project to be built in the Haida Energy Field   [mappress] Source: marketwire, April 01, 2010;

  • 8 June 2010

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd returns to Seawork this year with a considerable presence in three new catamarans afloat on the pontoons… [mappress] Source: seawork, June 07, 2010;

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The offshore wind industry cannot operate a zero-subsidy project in the same way as an EUR 100 per megawatt-hour wind farm, according to Clym Stock-Williams, Wind Energy Consultant at TNO.

  • 4 June 2013

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that it has placed orders for four of the 10 key project elements for the Perth Wave Energy Project. The placing of these four orders represents another significant step forward in the delivery of the Perth Wave Energy Project (PWEP). The suppliers have been carefully selected after […]

  • 30 October 2015

    Vattenfall is seeking specialists for quality control and site representation for the Sandbank offshore wind farm construction. According to the developer, the contract shall comprise pre-assembly, installation and commissioning phase. The Port of Esbjerg will serve as the pre-assembly site while the wind turbines will be installed 90 kilometres off the coast of Sylt in […]

  • 9 October 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola, via its engineering and construction subsidiary, the Scottish University of Strathclyde and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have started work on the TLPWIND project, an R&D initiative with a focus on the offshore wind power sector and a budget allocation in excess of €1 million. The goal of this project backed by innovation […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    One of the Dutch offshore wind farms, Eneco Luchterduinen is taking shape, according to Eneco. Van Oord’s jack-up vessel Aeolus installed a total of 16 foundations by 8 September. Eneco added that they faced windy weather at the beginning of August, “but the last few weeks are very good. We had some minor starting problems […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved project construction of the Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie, Ohio. USACE, the body administering and enforcing provisions of the Rivers and Harbors Act and the Clean Water Act, reviewed Icebreaker for more than two years. The permit follows last year’s decision from Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

  • 11 July 2019
    R&D

    A project to create a network of excellence that will dynamize a pool of specialized research professionals and trainees in support of emerging offshore wind industry in Portugal has secured funding under the EU Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. The TWIND project is coordinated by the Portugal-based WavEC Offshore Renewables and gathers three other internationally recognized research […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted’s construction projects are all progressing according to plans, the offshore wind developer reported on 25 March, referring to the current situation with the world fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Akuo Energy, the French independent renewable energy power producer, Bell Pirie Power Corp. and PNOC RC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of a next- generation renewable marine energy project. This cooperation agreement was signed during a luncheon organised by the Makati Business Club at the Fairmont Hotel, during which French […]

  • 29 April 2014
    R&D

    The Marine Energy Research Innovation and Knowledge Accelerator (MERIKA) Project was officially launched by the Project Manager Damian Collins last night at the EIMR conference in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. MERIKA is an ambitious initiative by University of the Highlands and the Islands (UHI), located in Scotland and the UK’s outermost region. The […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    UK-based Intertek has been appointed by FAB Link Ltd. to provide marine environmental and planning support for the France-Alderney-Britain (FAB) Project, a proposed electrical interconnector situated underwater between France and Great Britain via the island of Alderney. Intertek will be responsible for coordinating pre-application consultation, consent applications and consent compliance activities for FAB Link’s offshore […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Energy Management Inc. has abandoned the development of the 468MW Cape Wind offshore wind farm and notified the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) that it terminated the development lease, Bloomberg reports.

  • 25 November 2015

    Trident Winds will hold a public information session on its proposed offshore wind project off the city of Morro Bay, California.  The company is proposing an offshore wind farm comprising 100 floating turbines approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) from the coast, which would use the city’s outfall to hook to the electric grid at the PG&E substation. […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Grid Connection

    Construction work is under way on the first of two substations to be built at Spittal. The works, which began in November, sees SHE Transmission investing £39 million as part of the Caithness to Moray Transmission Project. The new subsea link, which will feature over 100 miles of underground and subsea cable, is needed to […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Malaysia started to actively eye offshore renewable power, according to the country’s media reports saying that Green Power Solutions, based in Malaysian state of Sabah, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Current2Current International.  The two partners plan to develop a 10MW tidal energy project, however, the first thing on their list is to thoroughly examine the […]

  • 24 February 2011
    Authorities

    Officials have identified four large swaths of ocean along the East Coast as ripe for offshore wind farm development, and leases could be… By Brock Vergakis (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, February 24, 2011

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has recently reviewed the development status of the Galloper offshore wind farm as a ROC accredited project. “Despite positive investor interest, including that of the Green Investment Bank, and support from the project’s supply chain partners we are disappointed to announce the decision not to continue with the development of Galloper in its current […]

  • 18 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The final phase of testing the HiWave technology is complete and the HiWave project can now focus on tackling the deployment of the technology at a full scale, KIC InnoEnergy informed. The HiWave project aims to industrialise a wave energy converter with five times higher energy density compared to existing technologies. The real size prototype of […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Elia, the operator of the Belgian high-voltage grid, have concluded a EUR 100 million loan agreement which will be used primarily for financing the Stevin project.