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  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Italian oil & gas and renewables industry contractor Saipem has signed a contract with Statoil for the lift and mating operations of offshore floating wind turbines for the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park project. The deal is part of EUR 430 million worth of E&C contracts this subsidiary of the Italian oil and gas major Eni announced today. Hywind […]

  • 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.

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Mermaid and the Seastar wind farms in the Belgian North Sea have merged the two projects into one – the 487.2MW Seamade.

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following the UK Government’s consent given for Forewind’s Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea, law firm Eversheds has announced that it successfully advised the Forewind consortium on the largest renewable energy development ever to receive planning consent in the UK. The consent is the result of more than four years of comprehensive assessments, […]

  • 22 May 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Thursday gave conditional approval to the Atlantic Wind Connection project -… (sustainablebusiness) [mappress] Source: sustainablebusiness, May 23, 2011;

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    LOC Group has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the TWIND project, focused on creating a network of research professionals for the offshore wind industry in Portugal. The EUR 796,000 three-year project, launched in July, has the objective of dynamizing a pool of specialized research professionals and trainees in support of Portugal’s emerging offshore wind […]

  • 26 January 2016

    “It is almost like winning the lottery,” Meewind Director Willem Smelik says when reflecting on how a group of small investors have managed to participate in three major offshore wind farm projects. “We are now investing in a third wind farm ‘Nobelwind’ and raising funding of €25 million a year!” Meewind is an umbrella investment […]

  • 23 September 2015

    SgurrEnergy has been involved in 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm since 2011 and has completed construction monitoring services on behalf of the project lenders. The Butendiek wind farm, located approximately 32 km west of the German island of Sylt, was developed by wpd AG and comprises of 80 Siemens wind turbines which will be a […]

  • 19 May 2014

    Last month, Seajacks completed the installation work at the Meerwind project, a German offshore wind farm. Seajacks Zaratan worked alongside Seajacks Leviathan, self-propelled jack-ups, on the project, where they installed 80 wind turbines, including monopiles, transition pieces, towers and nacelles. Seajacks also managed the scour protection installation around the monopiles. The rock material, which was loaded […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Last month, Siemens announced that it was investing more than 190 million euros in new offshore production facilities in Great Britain. The British Prime Minister David Cameron and Michael Suess, CEO Siemens Energy, confirmed the construction of the factory at the East cost of Great Britain. Production of rotor blades for offshore wind turbines of […]

  • 7 October 2014

    DCNS will participate in the Caribbean Renewable Energy forum in Miami (USA) from October 6 to 8. CREF is the hub for the Caribbean energy markets. It represents an opportunity for DCNS to meet Caribbean decision-takers and industrialists to develop future ocean energy solutions in the region, in particular in the Ocean Thermal Energy Convertors […]

  • 16 March 2011

    The New York Power Authority’s so-called GLOW (Great Lakes Offshore Wind) project appears to be moving forward, despite the fact that the… (penfieldpost) [mappress]   Source: penfieldpost ,March 16, 2011  

  • 7 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH) has issued a construction and operating license for the OWP WEST offshore wind farm. The decision comes as a result of an eight-year approval process amid which extensive studies on marine safety, environmental protection, geology, as well as technological feasibility, were conducted. The OWP WEST is located […]

  • 26 October 2015

    GoBe Consultants has appointed Angie de Burgh to take the lead role working on GoBe’s recently awarded Rampion contract with E.On. De Burgh has project management and technical environmental experience gained working across the marine aggregates and renewables industries. Tim Golding, Director at GoBe said: “We are delighted that such a capable and technically strong consultant as Angie has joined […]

  • 30 January 2015

    Two of APEM’s experienced ornithologists provided expert opinion at an inquiry in Bournemouth on the potential effects on birds of the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park. Principal ornithologist, Dr Roger Buisson, along with technical specialist, Sean Sweeney, answered questions on the potential effects of the proposed windfarm on bird populations in and around the proposed […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    A new UK consortium is developing a self-installing scour protection system said to be able to save an average offshore wind farm approximately GBP 8.6 million over its lifetime. The Self-Installing Scour Protection for Offshore Wind Farms (SISProtect) project is being led by Seabed Scour Control Systems (SSCS), who will carry out the design of the prototype Frond […]

  • 11 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The town of Hull is poised to reject a small offshore wind farm due to high costs that could have boosted electricity rates by up to 25…   [mappress] Source: bostonherald, May 11, 2010;

  • 24 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has entered into a contract to provide technical advisory services for the Hiep Thanh nearshore wind farm in Vietnam. RCG’s Richard Clarkson has been appointed Project Director for the 78 MW project, which is due to start permanent construction works in September 2020. The project is scheduled to be completed […]

  • 6 August 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The University of Maine will collaborate with the Mitsubishi Corporation and RWE Renewables to develop UMaine’s floating offshore wind technology demonstration project off the coast of Maine. New England Aqua Ventus, LLC (NEAV), a joint venture between Diamond Offshore Wind, a subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation, and RWE Renewables, will as the developer own and […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Saipem and Equinor have signed a two-year frame agreement, under which Saipem will provide engineering services to Equinor, as well as assistance for the developer’s offshore wind projects. The agreement covers feasibility and conceptual studies, FEED, detailed engineering and related follow-on and support for R&D activities, and assisting Equinor with its upcoming projects, including those […]

  • 14 February 2020

    The German Nature And Biodiversity Conservation Union (NABU) has filed an objection against the building permit for the Gennaker offshore wind project.

  • 10 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is merging the Borkum Riffgrund West 1 & 2 and OWP West offshore wind projects in Germany under the name Borkum Riffgrund 3, as well as the Gode Wind 3 and 4 under the name Gode Wind 3. Ørsted said the merger of the project companies has already been completed, while the German Federal Maritime and […]

  • 2 July 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Denmark’s EUDP program has awarded DKK 4.79 million (EUR 642,000) to a floating wind – wave technology project as part of an effort to de-carbonise oil and gas production. The project gathers Floating Power Plant, Lundin Norway AS, NOV APL Limited, Semco Maritime, CEFRONT, and Aalborg University. With FPP’s combined floating wind and wave technology as […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) is inviting input for the environmental impact report (EIR) which will be prepared for the Frederikshavn offshore wind project. Denmark’s Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Chr. Lilleholt gave permission to European Energy at the end of last year to conduct surveys at the project site offshore Frederikshavn. All survey data […]

  • 18 November 2011

    Osiris Projects will be exhibiting at the Science, Technology & Engineering Placements and Graduate Recruitment Fair at Plymouth University next week. If you are attending and interesting in pursuing a career in hydrographic survey, you can visit them on the 23rd November. More information about the event can be found on the Plymouth University website. […]

  • 20 January 2012

    IN LATE 2009, Energy Minister Martin Ferguson shocked analysts by awarding a $66 million grant to a little-known wave power project off the…   By Tom Arup (smh) [mappress] Source: smh, January 20, 2012; Image: oceanpowertechnologies