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31 July 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Section 401 water quality certificate of approval to Icebreaker Windpower Inc., confirming that the Icebreaker offshore wind project in the Lake Erie complies with federal standards relating to water pollution.

27 September 2016 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

German renewables specialists 8.2 Consulting AG was contracted to assess the performance of Siemens Wind Power during the assembly of the 150 Siemens 4MW turbines built for the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm in the Dutch part of the North Sea. The assessment focused on timeliness for assembly of hubs, nacelles and blades in the different factories. Furthermore the […]

22 January 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Consultant engineers from WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff will provide quality inspection services on the 336MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. The company’s engineers will undertake inspection and surveillance planning services including assurance, quality, control and audit services on the sub-sea high voltage cable and the offshore platform that are currently under construction off the coast of Suffolk. Galloper Wind Farm Ltd […]

15 September 2014 Business & Finance, Technology

DNV GL and the wind turbine blade manufacturer Sinoma signed a partnership agreement for certification of Sinoma’s products to improve the reliability and quality of blades manufactured in China. Certification ensures that turbines that use blades produced by Sinoma comply to international safety and reliability standards throughout their lifespan, in onshore and offshore wind applications. […]

14 July 2014 Business & Finance, Technology

DNV GL and the wind turbine blade manufacturer Sinoma signed a partnership agreement for certification of Sinoma’s products to improve the reliability and quality of blades manufactured in China. Certification ensures that turbines that use blades produced by Sinoma comply to international safety and reliability standards throughout their lifespan, in onshore and offshore wind applications. […]

19 June 2014 Business & Finance

Norwegian Xrgia and Danish K2 Management have together landed a contract for the Norwegian utility, Statkraft. Winning a bid contest, the two consultancy companies will in a joint team establish a Quality Management System for Statkraft’ offshore wind operations. Over the years, Xrgia and K2 Management have worked for Statkraft several times, where Xrgia has been […]

13 January 2014

The British Standards Institute has certified Scour Prevention Systems Ltd (SPSL) with ISO 9001 accreditation for its Quality Management Systems. Namely, the Lowestoft-based SPSL has developed an innovative anti-scour system in the form of a mattress constructed from recycled tyres, termed the Scour Prevention Mat (SPM). The SPM is proven to be an effective solution […]

29 July 2013

There have been a lot of negative messages lately about quality problems related to various foreign wind turbine manufacturers. This mostly comes as a result of constructing cheap parts and applying onshore technology to offshore wind turbines by majority of large energy companies. In addition, the topics of performance, reliability, durability, safety and accessibility by […]

23 April 2013

Intertek Energy & Water consultancy services (formerly Metoc), is undertaking specialist studies for Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Ltd, to assess the potential impact of a tidal lagoon on marine water quality. Intertek is the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. The Swansea Bay project aims to provide enough power for 107,000 homes from 250MW […]

14 February 2012

Since 2005 BBB Umwelttechnik GmbH (BBB) is accredited for the preparation of wind resource- and energy yield assessments, and since 2010 as well for the execution of wind measurements. As part of the obligations connected to the certification regular audits are carried out – comprehensive examinations regarding the implementation of the strict quality standards in […]

1 July 2011 R&D, Technology

  A2LA’s accreditation for power quality testing of wind turbines is in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2005 for power quality testing per the IEC 61400-21 power quality testing standard for wind turbines. Only a handful of organizations worldwide have achieved accreditation in this area; DNV is the only private company in the U.S. to have successfully […]

22 September 2010 Authorities, R&D

Another modest step was taken in the advancement of offshore wind energy when U.S. EPA provided Delaware with the authority to implement and… (enviro) [mappress] Source: enviro, September 22, 2010;

17 April 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

DNV GL has awarded the Arkona offshore wind farm in Germany with the project certificate that confirms safe and reliable power supply. The certificate confirms all relevant safety features and validates the technical and quality compliance with the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH – Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie) standard requirements, DNV GL said. […]

15 April 2019 Authorities

India’s Union Cabinet has given its approval for a cooperation agreement between India and Denmark on strategic sector cooperation in the field of renewable energy with a focus on offshore wind. The Cabinet has also approved a Letter of Intent to establish an Indo-Danish Centre of Excellence for renewable energy in India. The areas of […]

9 April 2019 Vessels

Offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, has signed a multi-million-pound contract to build a catamaran for deployment in the offshore wind sector. Seacat Weatherly, designed by Southampton-based naval architect Chartwell Marine, will be constructed by Isle of Wight firms Diverse Marine and Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) in Cowes. Scheduled for completion in March 2020, […]

1 April 2019 Industry Contribution

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 […]

1 April 2019 Industry Contribution

By Alexandre Crochelet, Senior Engineer at G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates Company Pile Driving Monitoring (PDM) during driving and Pile Dynamic Testing (PDT) are widely used in onshore and offshore construction to ensure the structural integrity of the piles during driving and achieve a safe and economical pile installation. PDM helps in assessing the pile behaviour […]

29 March 2019 Industry Contribution

By Susanne den Hoed, HR Department at Temporary Works Design Temporary Works Design (TWD) is an ambitious and innovative engineering firm, working with major on- and offshore contractors to assist them with practical solutions for their wide variety of constructions and installation challenges. Specialized in the structural and mechanical design of custom installation equipment, TWD’s […]

18 March 2019 Industry Contribution

Pioneering companies within the Oil and Gas sector are adopting Wind Lidar to provide them with valuable wind data to vastly improve their operational efficiency. Lidar is an established tool that provides sophisticated wind assessment and measurements within the wind energy industry. An infrared laser exploits the Doppler effect to provide horizontal and vertical wind […]

7 March 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

BiFab has won a contract by GeoSea to produce piles worth up to GBP 26.5 million for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project. The contract represents the first in less than a year since DF Barnes, a subsidiary of the Canadian JV Drive, acquired BiFab. According to DF Barnes, the win will create 82 jobs at […]

7 March 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

The UK has launched the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal which will see offshore wind reach the connected capacity of 30GW and deliver one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Under the new deal, the number of jobs in the industry is expected to rise to 27,000 by 2030, up from 7,200 today. The deal […]

5 March 2019 R&D

DNV GL has launched a joint industry project with ten commercial partners to develop a comprehensive methodology for blade rain erosion analysis (COBRA). DNV GL has partnered with Vestas, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, LM Wind Power, Ørsted, Mankeweicz, Akzonobel, Aerox-CEU, Polytech, Hempel and PPG, to take up the challenge of analysing the effect that rain […]

4 March 2019 Industry Contribution

By Mr. Giordano Toninelli – Area Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Introduction Wind energy business has an historical background in Europe due to the high number of wind farms installed in the Old Continent, but in recent times the focus of offshore wind investments is starting to shift from Europe to Asia. Wind energy business […]

25 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders, R&D

DNV GL Denmark A/S has won a contract to provide the certification of site studies for the Hollandse Kust (west) and Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind farm zones in the Dutch North Sea. The contracting authority, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl), plans to conclude a contract for the certification […]

25 February 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

Hung Hua Construction (HHC), a Taiwanese dredging and nearshore construction company, has placed an order with Damen for two fast crew supply vessels of the latest FCS 2710 class. The two vessels, for which a contract was signed at the end of January, will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore and are scheduled for delivery […]

25 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Seacat Services has extended the vessel inspection agreement with Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC). The agreement marks the second year that SMC has been contracted to carry out the Marine Inspection for Small Workboats (eMISW) of Seacat Services’ 14 vessels. According to the UK-based company, through the eMISW inspections, SMC ensures that each vessel continues to meet the […]