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  • 29 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engineering and technology group SENER has announced its involvement in the 50MW Kincardine floating wind project offshore Scotland. Fitted with a 2MW turbine and five other 9.525MW turbines, the project is expected to be operational by 2020, making it the largest floating offshore wind farm in the world. The project is being developed by Kincardine […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust-led Floating Wind Joint Industry Partnership has kicked off two new studies to investigate critical issues for large-scale floating wind farms.

  • 27 July 2015

    The TiME (Turbulence in Marine Environments) project, developed to improve the understanding of the effect of marine turbulence on tidal arrays in Scottish waters, is entering the final stages of data analysis following the success of turbulence measurement surveys. The project is being delivered Partrac, Ocean Array Systems, ABPmer, and IT Power, whilst being funded by […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vietnam’s BIDV Insurance Corporation (BIC) and Ben Tre Renewable Energy Joint Stock company (BTRE) have signed an insurance contract for the 110 MW Ben Tre V1-3 intertidal wind project. BIC, part of the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), will provide insurance during the installation of the BTRE V1-3 Ben Tre wind farm. […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Red Rock Power has appointed Adam Ezzamel as Project Director of the Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. According to Red Rock Power, Ezzamel will engage with the project’s key stakeholders in the coming weeks. This June, the Scottish government approved the proposed changes to the wind farm which allow for the installation of […]

  • 24 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Following the completion of the initial phase, SeeByte, ASV and the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom have been awarded funding to carry out phase two of the Adaptive Autonomous Ocean Sampling Networks (AAOSN) SBRI call. The aim of the project is to reduce the complexity and frequency of operator input when supervising large […]

  • 29 June 2015

    Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is recruiting two project managers for Wave Energy Scotland (WES). The deadline for applications is July 15 and interviews will be held on July 24. Reporting to a programme manager, project managers will have a key role in running the innovation programme. They will manage the projects accepted onto the […]

  • 20 March 2014

    EDP Inovação (EDPi) has selected the AXYS WindSentinel™ for deployment off the coast of Portugal in support of their Demowfloat Initiative. The Demowfloat project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 296050 and gathers 12 entities of 5 different countries who aim to […]

  • 7 August 2014

    The Offshore & Pilotage Services Group of Dirkzwager has started its contribution to the Luchterduinen Windfarm construction project. This project will be executed by Van Oord Offshore Wind Project for the partnership of Eneco and Mitsuibishi and will deliver an offshore wind farm consisting of 43 wind turbines. Together with its Norwegian technology partner Vissim, Royal Dirkzwager […]

  • 4 August 2014

    Last week, Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) held its third presentation to promote offshore wind energy. Eric Ritter, LEEDCo communications manager, discussed the Icebreaker offshore wind project in front of the crowd at the Jefferson Educational Society. The company plans to build a six-turbine pilot project in Lake Erie. Some residents voiced their concerns […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Siemens halted development of tidal energy 10MW Skerries tidal array two months after UK Government withdrew £10m. The company said in its statement: “Following discussion with our partners we have decided to suspend our work on the Skerries Tidal Array Project in Anglesey, Wales.” Siemens has been developing Skerries project through its Bristol-based subsidiary Marine Current […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    Eleanore project launched: 3E, Alstom Grid, CG, CMI, DEME Blue Energy, Eurogrid International and SAG bring their engagement to foster the development of future offshore grids in Europe one step further 3E, Alstom Grid, CG, CMI, DEME Blue Energy, Eurogrid International (a holding company owned by Transmission System Operator Elia and infrastructure funds specialist IFM), […]

  • 9 August 2011

    A proposal to build one of the world’s largest tidal power plants is back on the agenda for the Kimberley region of Western Australia, eight years after the project was abandoned because of cost blowouts. Tidal Energy Australia has reapplied for environmental approval for a project which it says would cost around $400 million. Managing […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      IREC participes in EMERGE, a research project aimed at developing a system for generating offshore wind energy. The project has been allocated a budget of 3,910,275.80 euros It is partly financed by the Ministry of Science and Innovation and co-financed with ERDF funds as part of the INNPACTO 2010 Project. Also involved in the […]

  • 17 October 2011

    The marine energy projects are a wave energy device at Stewart Island, a cable linking to another device at Wellington’s Moa Point and turbines at Parnell Baths in Auckland. New Zealand’s huge potential for generating electricity through marine energy will be explored with three different marine energy projects. Acting Energy Minister Hekia Parata says they […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Environment, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has published updated plans for the proposed Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm, highlighting the changes that have been made as a result of feedback received through consultation events, one-to-one meetings and wider briefings with statutory bodies and interested parties. 

  • 1 April 2015

    Marine South East (MSE) and Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) have concluded the ‘SAMED’ project to develop a novel low cost screw-in subsea anchor technology. SAMED was conceived by Marine South East as a means of reducing significantly the high cost of installing offshore and marine renewable energy devices. Screw piles have for many years been […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Consortium partners of OptiWind and their event partners OWI-Lab and Gen4Wave are organizing an open project meeting on December 17. Three speakers will present their real life experiences with Operations & Maintenance of offshore renewable energy assets. O&M is also the leitmotiv within Optiwind. OptiWind is an IWT SBO project. SBO projects are research projects […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Hellenic Cables has signed a contract with Vos Prodect Innovations for the design and delivery of sealed cable hang-off systems for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) in Belgium.

  • 14 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Partrac has provided metocean survey and consultancy services for three offshore wind projects currently under development in Ireland. Partrac said it had provided scoping and planning of hydrographic and metocean surveys, and the deployment and servicing of floating lidar and metocean measurement equipment in support of site characterization and feasibility studies. The company was also […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Spectrum Geosurvey has secured a construction survey support contract for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. Under the two-year contract, Spectrum will provide on-demand geophysical survey capacity for the wind farm. “We are delighted to secure another long-term contract allowing us to further invest in new technology and our highly skilled workforce,” […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised on the project financing of the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 18 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Ørsted has contracted Hellenic Cables to supply subsea cable that will be used as spares for its offshore wind farms in the UK. Under the contract, Hellenic Cables is in charge of the design, manufacture and testing of the 33kV inter-array submarine cable. The company will produce 23km of cable at its plant in Corinth, Greece, and is […]

  • 14 June 2019

    iXblue has begun conducting the geophysical survey at the site of the Groix & Belle-Île pilot offshore wind project in France. Under a contract secured with EOLFI, iXblue’s crew of hydrographic surveyors and geophysicist engineers is carrying out the survey onboard the company’s hydrographic research vessel FeliX. According to the company, the survey began this week […]

  • 29 October 2015

    Blackbird International Corporation (BBRD) has reported that its fully owned subsidiary, Wave Electricity Renewable Power Ocean (WERPO) was invited to meet the Indian Government in Gujarat, a state in western India. Israel Enden from WERPO traveled to its capital, Ahmadabad and met the Cabinet Minister of Energy and his personnel. WERPO was introduced to GEDA, India’s Government agency […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    UK government has rejected the GBP 3.5bn Navitus Bay wind farm project planned off the south coast of England. The decision to dismiss a planning application for up to 194-turbine project was announced by Energy minister Lord Bourne today. A reduced project version, comprising of up to 105 turbines, was also rejected. Minister named “seascape, […]