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  • 12 January 2012

    European Commission is funding EUR 6 million worth wind-wave project with EUR 4.3 million. The goal of this project is to develop a platform that will harness wind and wave power and on-site convert the surplus energy into hydrogen. The project builds on already on-going R&D and commercial activities of a partnership involving the European […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Training & Education

    In a year since its launch, close to 1,500 APQP4Wind manuals has been distributed and over 450 APQP4Wind training courses held worldwide, with more training courses planned in the USA, China, Spain, Turkey, Denmark and possibly India in 2018.

  • 15 September 2015

    DONG Energy Wind Power A/S has issued a call for tenders for the supply of offshore wind turbines for five projects. The contracts will cover works in the form of a Turbine Supply Agreement and service and maintenance in the form of a Service & Warranty Agreement and potentially a Spare Part Agreement for offshore wind farm […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    UK-based recruitment company Advanced Global Energy (AGE) has become a member of the Green Port Project, a GBP 1 billion investment programme in Hull. The project aims to re-purpose over 500 hectares of land, designate enterprise incentive zones and will likely become the single biggest influence on the local economy for generations, AEG said. The […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based cable protection specialist Tekmar Energy has won three contracts through different customers for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Partners Group has provided equity financing for the 500MW Greenlink Interconnector, the subsea connection set to be built between Ireland and Great Britain. Greenlink has so far been developed by Element Power, which, together with funds managed by Hudson Sustainable Investments, is the other major shareholder in the project. “Greenlink Interconnector is a key electricity […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The 3 month process for the Examining Authority to write a recommendation for SMartWind’s Project One in the Hornsea Zone concluded last month. The report from the Examining Authority sets out their conclusions on the application, including giving reasons for those conclusions. The report will make a recommendation to the Secretary of State for Energy and […]

  • 4 February 2014

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has informed that the installation of foundations at its Perth Wave Energy Project has reached the final stage. The first two pile foundations have been installed and installation activities for the third and final pile are now underway. Completion of all foundation works is expected in the coming weeks. The […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Maine-based Cianbro Corporation has been subcontracted for the Cape Wind offshore project, after Cape Wind and Siemens entered into a Technical Services Agreement (TSA) contract for the project.   Cianbro will be designing and building the electrical service platform (ESP) for the project at the company’s modular manufacturing facility in Brewer, Maine. The ESP is […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    USA company, Ocean Power Technologies (OPT), announced it is terminating its plans to develop a wave energy project in Australia, writes Bloomberg. OPT, a developer of wave energy generators, stated that the project off the coast of Victoria near the city of Portland, developed by its unit Victorian Wave Partners (VWP) is not “commercially viable.” […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency BSH has halted licensing procedures for offshore wind projects until further notice. The decision covers projects that are over 100 kilometres offshore and not necessary to meet the revised 2030 renewable energy targets of 15GW, the agency reported. The reason for this move is the unavailability of grid connections […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Australian renewable energy developer, Carnegie, formally opened its Perth Wave Energy Project today. The Perth Project was officially “switched-on”  by Federal Minister for Industry and Science, the Hon Ian Macfarlane MP and the Commanding Officer of HMAS Stirling, Captain Angela Bond. The Australian Department of Defence is the purchaser of all of the Project’s power for use on Garden Island […]

  • 20 June 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Preliminary Environmental Information (PEI) for Project Two in the Hornsea Zone was released on 18th June 2014 for a 42 day consultation period. As part of this second and final phase of consultation, SMart Wind has invited all members of the public to a series of informative consultation events in North Lincolnshire. Statutory and non-statutory stakeholders […]

  • 11 June 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium behind the Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project has completed  the construction of a three-column semi-submersible floater as part of the second phase of the project. The floater has been moored at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works. One 7MW floating wind turbine and subsea cables have also been […]

  • 2 January 2013

    As has been previously announced, French power utility EDF EN and French maritime defense specialist DCNS, are deploying the current generation CETO 4 unit on La Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean. The Réunion Island Project is funded by EDF EN and both the French and La Réunion Governments. The manufacture and installation of the […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The UK Prime Minister David Cameron met the former Labour Minister Peter Hain last month to discuss the proposed tidal barrage project in the Severn Estuary, after which he has asked the Government officials to look into the proposal again. Mr. Hain, who left his position earlier this year to promote the project, says that […]

  • 27 June 2012

    RWE npower, the company that is building 576 MW Gwynt y Môr wind farm offshore North Wales, 13 kilometers off the coast in Liverpool Bay, is making GBP 690,000 available for two tourism boosting project in this area, ITV reports. The money will be used to make major improvements to the Victorian pier at Llandudno, […]

  • 7 November 2013

    In September, the first turbine was installed at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the East Irish Sea, approximately 14 km from the nearest coast on Walney Island, Cumbria. A total of 108 wind turbines will be installed by the Sea Installer and Pacific Orca, with the wind farm expected to be […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    French Energy Minister Ségolène Royal and Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron have announced state support for four new projects in the marine renewables sector within the framework supplied by the French public sector investment programme “Investing for the Future”. Among the initiatives supported by the French Environment and Energy Management Agency, the Ademe, three of them […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) reported that the 152 MW Rudong offshore wind farm demonstration project started producing power after the first six Siemens 4 MW turbines were connected to the grid. The Rudong project is located some 25 kilometers east of Nantong City, Jiangsu Province, in water depths of around 15 meters. The […]

  • 17 October 2014

    Taiwanese offshore wind farm developer, Taiwan Generations Corp. (TGC), has appointed NIRAS to act as Owner’s Engineer during the development of the Fuhai Deployment Zone on the west coast of Taiwan. The Fuhai Deployment Zone is sited approximately 8km off the western coast of Taiwan, in water depths of around 20m. The Zone will be […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Havvind Aarhus Bugt (HAB) selected Siemens as a preferred supplier for the wind energy project off east Jutland, Denmark. The German manufacturer confirmed they are in talks with the developer of the 80MW Mejlflak over the possible deal to deliver twenty 4MW offshore wind turbines for the project. The negotiations are expected to be completed […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Siemens has awarded a contract to Clugston, a family-owned business based in Humber, to build a 12,300m² service and logistics facility at Hull’s Alexandra Dock, which will support a wind turbine blade factory already under construction at the site. The building will house facilities for the service and maintenance of wind turbines as well as the […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Ørsted-led PISA (Pile Soil Analysis) project has won the Fleming award from the British Geotechnical Association for the new shorter design of monopile foundations said to reduce green energy costs.

  • 19 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted will host a series of local information events across the East Riding of Yorkshire this month to introduce early-stage proposals for the Hornsea Project Four offshore wind farm.

  • 16 January 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A forum will be held today at the University of Southern Maine, where the developers of Aqua Ventus project will give an update on its development and the performance of the VolturnUS wind turbine, as well as the offshore wind industry in general. The University of Maine-led offshore wind project, VolturnUS, located in Castine, is […]