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  • 13 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    M.C. Construction (Cleveland) has completed the fabrication and mobilisation of steelwork for MPI Adventure ahead of the vessel’s upcoming works on the removal, upgrade and re-installation of turbine blades at the London Array offshore wind farm.

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Two new publications in the series “Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science” are released this week providing new spatial data adding to the evidence base for the development of marine planning in Scottish waters. The first, published today by scientists from the Marine Planning and Environmental Advice Programme at MSS presents new maps of sensitive areas […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Environment

    New research by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) has used GPS tags to show how Lesser Black-backed Gulls breeding at a protected site in Suffolk use areas of sea where offshore wind farms already exist, and where future developments are earmarked. Dr Chris Thaxter of the BTO said, “These results indicate just how varied […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The world’s biggest chemical company in the world, headquartered in Ludwigshafen, BASF, has launched two new coating material technologies for the wind energy industry: RELEST Wind Leading Edge and RELEST Wind RepKit. The new coating system RELEST® Wind Leading Edge improves the economic efficiency of wind turbines. It provides excellent protection of the front and […]

  • 27 November 2013
    R&D

    Atlas Material Testing Technology, a company specialized in weathering technology and services, will present state-of-the-art solutions for weathering testing of rotor blade coatings at the upcoming Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture Conference, December 3 – 5, 2013, in Duesseldorf, Germany, booth 25. Wind turbines are installed in some of the harshest climates on earth, ranging from […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) is set to commence the first pre-lay grapnel run campaign at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site to clear the inter-array cable routes from debris and prepare them for cable installation.

  • 15 July 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Government will define new plans in the Energy Bill, which involves cutting long-term subsidies for new wind farms by 25%. This week, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, will announce this cut, which will be done by reducing the time during which consumers are obligated to pay for […]

  • 5 January 2011

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, announced today that the company will be presenting at the Needham & Company 13th Annual Growth Conference in New York on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. ET. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Greg Yurek will discuss AMSC’s growth strategies and market opportunities at […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Nexans Subsea Operations and Ulstein Verft have signed a contract for the construction of a large, DP3 cable laying vessel, to be named Nexans Aurora and delivered in 2021.

  • 6 March 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave and tidal industry, has dismissed the AF Consulting report ‘Powerful Targets’ released today as too simplistic to contribute meaningfully to the current energy debate. The report was originally commissioned by the accounting firm KPMG, which has since refused to publish it – in part because of the […]

  • 20 March 2014

    Lowestoft-based business Scour Prevention Systems Ltd (SPSL) was shortlisted as one of eight companies to present in Ultralight Startups Online Investor Challenge, where they presented their innovative Scour Prevention Mats to a panel of investors from around the world. Supported by the Shell Game Changer Programme, this high profile event featured eight early-stage energy and […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    German wind energy services provider REETEC has presented the newly developed REETEC Multi Connection Cabinet (RE-MCC) for offshore wind turbines at WindEnergy Hamburg 2016. The system had been developed based on REETEC’s experience in the field service and in the context of aviation obstruction markers. With the RE-MCC, the company developed ”a reliable, modular constructed technical solution […]

  • 20 April 2012

    RenewableUK published charter set out how the wind energy industry is delivering significant benefits to the UK and its economy, and how it intends to deliver continued investment which will help the UK to prosper in the future. The UK wind energy industry, in partnership with the UK and Devolved Governments, the investor community and […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wave Hub Limited has awarded a contract for the marine operational management and electrical engineering services in order to ensure a safe and efficient facility, Wave Hub. Red Penguin Associates Limited was chosen for this contract on January 11, 2012, thus it is most likely that the company will sub-contract electrical engineering services. Wave Hub […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has presented a study, according to which wind farms can benefit biodiversity. The data have been collected from the demonstration offshore wind farm Alpha Ventus. The foundations of the wind turbines have become “artificial reefs” at which shells, starfish, sea anemones, sea lilies, and various fish settled, the […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Authorities

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) and the Bureau of Energy Technology Policy have issued a Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to 2,000MW of offshore wind energy. The RFP comes as Connecticut’s Governor Ned Lamont signed into law the House Bill 7156, An Act Concerning the Procurement of Energy Derived From Offshore […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    UK subsea company Rovco has been awarded a three-year contract for inspection services at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, after winning a tender launched by innogy. 

  • 9 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch port of IJmuiden has installed two floating jetties at the recently renovated Trawlerkade quay, thus adding 46 metres of extra berthing space for crew transfer vessels used for offshore wind farm operations and maintenance, Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Port (AYOP) reports. The floating jetties will offer berths for six of Windcat Workboat’s CTVs. A wave protection barrier gives access to both pontoons […]

  • 7 March 2014
    R&D

    The construction of the first offshore wind farms in the German North Sea represents pioneering achievements. In addition to a suitable port infrastructure, handling equipment, specialized ships and technical personnel, new logistics concepts were needed. The dimensions and weight of the components, as well as the large distances of the wind farms from the shore […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has established the Virginia Energy Council, which will assist in the development and implementation of a cohesive, comprehensive, and aggressive energy strategy for Virginia and deliver recommendations for the Virginia Energy Plan. The Plan will be submitted to the General Assembly on October 1, 2014.   Secretary of Commerce and Trade […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem, the UK energy watchdog, today acted to remove uncertainty from the energy market by proposing a market investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). A market investigation will once and for all clear the air and allow the CMA to ensure that there are no further barriers to effective competition. An investigation would […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energia Group is implementing a EUR 3 billion investment program in Ireland’s renewable energy sector, which will include the offshore wind market. In addition to offshore wind, the Positive Energy program will include investments for onshore wind, solar power, hydrogen fuel, bio-energy and smart grids. The five-year program is expected to create 200 new jobs across Energia […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Norther BV, the developer of the 370MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Belgium, has posted a photo of the transition piece (TP) for the Norther substation waiting to be transported to Rotterdam, from where it will be installed at the site by Aeolus. 

  • 5 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Frost & Sullivan published a report on anti-corrosion technologies for offshore structures on 24 December, 2015. The recent boom in the oil and gas sector, especially in North America is driving growth opportunities for anti-corrosion coatings in the offshore oil & gas segment while other industries, such as offshore wind, wave, and tidal power also hold […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Dalby Offshore is currently trialling a new system for motion and impact monitoring of offshore vessels, Oceanic Dynamics, on the recently delivered crew transfer vessel Dalby Ouse. Oceanic Dynamics is created by UK Electronic Solutions, part of NSSLGlobal Group, and is designed to protect the longevity of offshore assets by monitoring and reporting vessel impact on structures, passenger comfort […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Authorities

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced on March 28 that DOI is taking steps to assess the conventional and renewable energy resource potential in the Mid- and South Atlantic. The draft programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) released for public comment will help inform future decisions […]