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  • 14 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released open-access designs of the International Energy Agency (IEA) 15MW reference offshore wind turbine.

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has allocated a grant to the start-up RCAM Technologies to develop its modular concrete offshore wind foundation. The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium selected RCAM Technologies for contract negotiation as part of its second round of wind research and development projects. RCAM’s award, which […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of Australia’s first offshore wind farm have started environmental assessment process and referred the Star of the South project to state and federal planning and environment ministries.

  • 27 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    As part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program, Carbon Trust has issued a tender seeking companies interested in undertaking a study to provide a reference document for active fender systems.

  • 20 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A pioneering offshore wind measurement campaign by SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has completed the first ever power performance assessment (PPA) using a scanning lidar deployed on the transition piece (TP) of an AREVA M5000 offshore wind turbine. This success has huge implications for the offshore wind industry as this study shows that PPAs can successfully […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A group of international researchers led by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have teamed up to investigate the causes of wind turbine fires and to determine how to improve fire safety. Fires in wind turbine, both on land and offshore, have huge human, financial and environmental consequences, DTU said. In the field of fire safety it […]

  • 24 June 2014

    Today, the wind turbine crew transfer is done by jamming the vessel bow against the windmill tower. The UPTIME gangway allows the crew via a motion compensated gangway to transfer safely from the transport vessel to the turbine. The vessel is free to move with the sea, but the gangway is stationary against the tower. […]

  • 12 November 2012

    Cathelco have won contracts to supply impressed current corrosion protection (ICCP) systems for two transformer platforms, HelWin Alpha and SylWin Alpha, which are being built for Siemens Energy in Germany for offshore wind farm applications. When completed the HelWin Alpha will be positioned near Helgoland as part of the HelWin1 offshore wind farm project where […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    A collaborative research project at the U.S. Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has shown that the Wind Iris nacelle-mounted LIDAR from Avent Lidar Technology is an effective diagnostic tool for identifying wind turbine yaw misalignment, allowing users to improve wind turbine performance.  This is the first independent scientific field study validating the […]

  • 24 December 2012

    Bureau Veritas Certification has published a Technical Guide on Offshore Wind Farm Project Certification in order to clarify all aspects of the certification process. From initial design through construction and operation, their guide allows for easily understand the certification process in order to render it more efficient and effective. The guide refers to the certification […]

  • 7 June 2012

    At the same time as the foundation for Anholt Offshore Wind Farm is being installed, Siemens Wind Power has started the production of the elements which will become a wind turbine in Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. The production of nacelles (wind turbine cabinets) has already begun in Brande, and in Ølgod the production of the […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

      Leading renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has delivered comprehensive energy yield, site assessment and wind turbine comparison studies on two proposed wind farms in Thailand for the purposes of future project financing. Natural Power worked collaboratively with OWL Energy (OWL), the Association of South East Asian Nation’s (ASEAN) leading power engineering consultant, to assess […]

  • 13 July 2015

    International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Wind unit issued a proposal for a new task called “Wind Energy Systems Engineering: Integrated RD&D” in May, which was approved by the IEA Wind Executive Committee. The task consists of three parts: Developing a framework for multi-disciplinary design and evaluation activities for wind energy. Formulating reference wind farms and wind turbines. Conducting […]

  • 1 May 2015

    Carbon Trust has awarded a contract for research and development services to Danish consultancy firm, Ramboll. The key objective of the contract is to finalise the technical de-risking of the OWA supported foundations and assess the benefits for the integrated design of offshore wind support structures. The project will compare two different design approaches (at […]

  • 19 November 2013

    Siemens Wind Power has received the Provisional Type Certificate from GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) for its 6 megawatt offshore wind turbine. The Provisional Type Certificate is a milestone towards the final certification of the wind turbine. It attests the conformity of the wind turbine design, manufacturing and testing processes for all safety relevant items […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Groningen Seaports plans to construct the west side quay of the Beatrixhaven, which will be used for purposes of the offshore wind industry. The offshore terminal, which is also referred to as Beatrixhaven Quay, Stage 5, will be used for storage of construction elements of wind turbines and a loading dock for goods. The quay […]

  • 2 March 2020

    We are bringing you a list of ten most-read articles on the site for the month of February. Haliade X-12 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Has Another Record-Breaking Day The HaliadeX-12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam has set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Recognized as a leading wind expert, Bureau Veritas is a member of the Technical Committee 88 (TC 88) for the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) responsible for preparing international standards for wind turbines. The TC 88 is composed of wind turbine industry stakeholders such as turbine designers, component manufacturers and certification bodies. The Committee was formed […]

  • 7 February 2012

    NorWind Installer AS, together with partners OWEC Tower AS, Vestavind Offshore AS, MENCK GmbH, BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH, Strathclyde University, Glasgow and the Centre for Integrated Petroleum Research (CIPR) at UNI Research, have been awarded support from the Norwegian Research Council for an innovation project for renewable energy. “The project will develop new and improved solutions […]

  • 24 February 2015

    Greensolver has launched its wind turbine blade inspection service thanks to Cornis Blade Inspection Camera.  The service, based on a Cornis camera, enables owners and operators to assess 6-7 onshore turbines, or a minimum of 3 offshore turbines, every day. This significantly increases the current speed and accuracy at which most traditional blade inspections are undertaken and […]

  • 11 December 2016

    First Galloper Monopiles Ready to Go First monopiles for the Galloper offshore wind farm have been loaded onto a barge and will soon be transported to the main installation vessel, according to Innogy’s social media pages. Block Island Wind Farm to Go Online with 4 Turbines Block Island Wind Farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    The Navigant Consortium released the “U.S. Offshore Wind Market and Economic Analysis: Annual Market Assessment 2012” report, prepared under an award by DOE in order to provide objective economic analysis and reporting of market activities and progress related to offshore wind energy in the United States. This report provides the first comprehensive annual assessment of […]

  • 9 October 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Pacific Crossing, a Japanese company that owns an underwater fiber optic telecommunications cable that connects the U.S. to Asia, expressed its concerns about the tidal power project for which the Snohomish County Public Utility District (SNOPUD) had applied with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. As there is no U.S. regulation on how close tidal turbines […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (NYSE: MY) (“Ming Yang”, or the “Company”), a leading and fast-growing wind turbine manufacturer in China, provided an update through a conference call with investors today on certain developments in the China wind power industry since Ming Yang’s ADSs began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and DNV GL have formed an alliance with Singapore- and Vietnam-based partners to develop multi-phased, utility-scale wind projects offshore Southern Vietnam.

  • 8 January 2018

    Wind farms across Denmark, both on land and those in Danish waters, broke record in 2017 by producing electricity equivalent to 43.6% of the country’s total consumption. Until the end of 2017, the record year was 2015, when wind power delivered an equivalent of 42% of Danish electricity consumption, according to Dansk Energi.