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Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has reached an agreement with administrators KPMG to acquire intellectual property and a range of physical assets previously owned by Pelamis, which went into administration in November 2014. HIE has obtained the assets on behalf of Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a new body which is being established to […]
Wobben Properties is taking to court Siemens, companies that have purchased wind turbines from Siemens, companies that install the wind turbines for Siemens and some of Siemens’ customers, for patent infringement. The patented invention on Enercon’s Storm Control technology relates to a method of operating a pitch-controlled wind turbine. Wobben Properties, who owns Enercon’s patents, […]
Henrik Stiesdal, Chief Technology Officer of Siemens Wind Power will use his seminar at CWIEME Berlin to reveal how permanent magnet generators (PMGs) can be used in an affordable way to increase the durability of wind turbines. It’s a well-known principle of engineering that the more components in a mechanism, the more likely it is […]
Nigel Webb, formally a Director of DTZ and Midas Commercial Developments, has joined Tidal Lagoon Power as Head of Property. Mark Shorrock, Chief Executive of Tidal Lagoon Power said: “Having been a property consultant and a successful developer, Nigel has a unique combination of consultancy and practical property development experience. He will be responsible for […]
Proposed Inchcape offshore wind farm faced discussion between the companies, engaged in project development, and the public, especially landowners and farmers in Angus area. A week ago, cable connecting to the grid worried local residents. However, according to the latest developments it appears that the reported information were inaccurate. “This is incorrect. The Inchcape offshore […]
A group of marine industry executives and investors who hope to convert the former Stinson Seafood property in Belfast into a shipyard… By Ethan Andrews (villagesoup) [mappress] Source: villagesoup, January 17, 2011
A group of veteran Midcoast marine industry players appears poised to buy the former Stinson Seafood Company property on the Belfast … By Ethan Andrews (villagesoup) [mappress] Source: villagesoup, January 13, 2011
The use of renewable energy will increase over the next few years, according to experts. Green energy organisation Renewable UK has said… [mappress] Source: envirotech-online, July 14, 2010;
The implementation of U.S. offshore wind targets will not be as simple or, potentially, as green as it may seem since certain issues can “cause a bottleneck in the supply chain”, according to research by Yale University. Researchers from Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies challenged the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) offshore wind plans, focusing specifically […]
By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]
The European Court of Justice has annulled the Commission’s decision that feed-in tariffs, as provided by the German 2012 renewables law EEG, constitute state aid. The World Wind Energy Association explains that the European Commission pressured Germany and other governments to wrongly notify feed-in legislation as state aid, which caused feed-in legislation to be substituted […]
Siemens Gamesa has contracted TÜV NORD to provide certification for the SG 10.0-193 DD turbine, the company’s first 10+ MW unit. TÜV NORD will carry out turbine design checks and prototype and type testing campaigns which will include load validation measurements, safety and functional tests, as well as performance measurements. Based on the data obtained, the company will […]
Vattenfall has commenced the initial physical preparatory works for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 offshore wind project in the Netherlands. The Swedish company has started setting up a project team and has performed the first studies necessary to properly estimate the activities involved in building the project. The actual offshore works and various […]
Fugro Netherlands Marine B.V. has won a contract to provide meteorological and oceanographic data for the Hollandse Kust (west) and Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind zones in the Dutch North Sea. The field data will be obtained by means of two individual systems equipped with a LiDAR system to measure wind properties and dedicated instrumentation […]
Kent Wildlife Trust has outlined environmental concerns about a proposed extension to the Thanet offshore wind farm at a Planning Inspectorate hearing. The application, which was submitted by Vattenfall last year, includes plans to run a cable through Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve. According to the conservation charity, ”the land affected by this […]
By Remco van der List, Design Manager GustoMSC Digitalization is an establishing technological driver of change in the offshore industry. The potential is huge in terms of increasing safety and operational efficiency, whilst at the same time reducing operational costs. This article addresses some of the recent pioneering technologies that benefit from this transformation. Analysis software GustoMSC […]
Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has joined the QUALIFY project dedicated to increasing the usage of adhesively bonded hybrid structures in shipbuilding and generating spin-offs to other industries. The R&D project, part of the EU program Interreg 2 Seas, will see a multi-scale testing plan implemented to provide insights into the long-term performance of hybrid joints […]
Offshore WIND, part of Navingo BV, has released its 2019 business guide for the offshore wind industry. The 8th edition of the Offshore WIND International Business Guide features 70 full company profiles, with 141 companies joining us online. This year’s publication – issued in 3,000 copies – also contains six market outlooks. While the companies […]
A growing disparity between the turbine megawatt growth and units deployed will impact component suppliers as price pressure percolates down the supply chain, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. The report – Global wind turbine supply chain trends – estimates that global turbine supply chain potential sits at USD 540 […]
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 […]
Vineyard Wind has signed an agreement committing to implement protective measures for North Atlantic right whales during construction and operation of its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. The U.S. company signed the deal to protect the critically endangered species with the National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Conservation Law Foundation. Among a […]
Ørsted has taken a concrete step towards protecting marine flora and fauna at its offshore wind farm sites with its offshore wind biodiversity policy, announced on 13 December.
SeaZip will soon put a new fender system to test on one of its crew transfer vessels (CTVs), after the Dutch company Ridderflex provided an innovative solution at the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge 2018 as a response to SeaZip’s quest for “The Perfect Fender”.
The Scottish Parliament has approved a legislation which enables local authorities and communities to have a stronger voice in the management of the Crown Estate’s assets.
JDR Cable Systems (JDR) and McAllister Towing have established a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development and collaborative operation of a US East Coast Offshore Wind subsea power cable service base with an integrated cable training center.
Commercial Development Company (CDC) is rebranding the retired coal-fired power plant Brayton Point Power Station in Massachusetts, U.S., to a support center for the offshore wind industry.