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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2013

    This autumn marked the start up of the three year project “Decision Support for Installation of Offshore Wind Turbines”, which was presented at the conference Offshore Wind Operations/Science Meets Industry in Bergen in September. The project involves NORCOWE partners CMR, Uni Research, University of Bergen, University of Stavanger, University of Agder, Aalborg University and Statoil […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following the financial close for the Nobelwind offshore wind farm, MHI Vestas received the order for the supply of 50 V112-3.3 MW turbines for the 165 MW Nobelwind project off the Belgian coast, including a a 15-year full-scope service agreement. This is the third project between the two companies, MHI Vestas pointed out in a press release. The […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Finnish wind power producer Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy has chosen Jan De Nul as the main contractor for marine construction, and Prysmian Finland as the supplier of the undersea cable for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in Pori. The construction of the wind farm will begin in April. The Luxembourg-based Jan De Nul NV will be responsible for dredging, seabed construction work, and […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is currently looking into concerns about noise in Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire and the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm.  The MMO regulates development in the seas around England, this includes offshore wind farms construction with a capacity of up to 100 megawatts. The organization licensed DONG Energy to […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Technology

    Insurers, banks and construction authorities usually require wind turbine manufacturers and operators to have a certification according to the applicable guidelines. Up until now, the safety functions required within this context, for example, switching off wind turbines in case of excessive rotor speed, have been implemented with relatively costly and frequently redundant constructions. With its […]

  • 30 June 2016

    STX France has cut the first steel for the Arkona electrical offshore substation, thus launching the first production works for the project after a year of detailed design phase. The structure will be built by the end of 2016, followed by upending and painting, with hundred people mobilized for the works. Under the EPCI contract signed with AWE Arkona Windpark Entwicklungs GmbH (50% E.ON and […]

  • 20 January 2014

    REpower Systems SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifthlargest manufacturer of wind turbines, is changing its name as announced: from today, the company will be known as Senvion SE. The Hamburg-based wind turbine manufacturer will now identify itself using the new Senvion branding worldwide. The company has been using the […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wind energy is developing itself to one of the world’s largest source of renewable energy. However, the erection wind energy converters (WEC) not only concerns efficient, environmental friendly generation of electricity. First and foremost, is the design of safe substructures for the ever greater dimensioned wind turbines, which must be able to withstand the static […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Navitus Bay Development Limited has submitted an alternative proposal for fewer turbines that will be further from the Coast. The examining authority for the Navitus Bay Wind Park Application recently set out a number of written questions and requests for information. A question aimed at Navitus Bay Development Limited (the Applicant) asked whether it was […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following media reports from April saying ASM Industries (ASMI) had been planning to boost its involvement in the offshore wind sector and had pinpointed the port of Aveiro as a location for its new plant, the Portuguese company confirmed to Offshore WIND that it had decided to invest in the new facility, specialised in bigger products – mostly for offshore application.

  • 15 March 2013
    R&D, Technology

    GE’s Power Conversion business  has signed a turnkey contract with the Lindoe Offshore Renewables Center (LORC), a Danish center for test of renewable energy technology, for the construction, commissioning and handover of one of the world’s most advanced facilities to test wind turbine nacelles with an output power of up to 10 Megawatts (MW). The […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Hexicon Ltd has successfully completed a rights issue of 11.4 MSEK (EUR 1.23 million) to secure the development of Hexicon’s innovation for offshore wind at deep waters. The rights issue allows a faster and more robust implementation of the new strategy to develop floating platforms for offshore wind energy, and demonstrate its innovation by building […]

  • 14 September 2012

    The report issued by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has raised some discussions over the potential and benefits that New Hampshire has in offshore wind. The NWF says in the report that, eventually, offshore wind could provide four-fifths of the state’s power supply, but spokesman from Public Service of New Hampshire(PSNH) does not think this […]

  • 15 February 2013

    There are different restrictions for maritime pile driving operations in place in the North European countries to protect the local sea life. It is quite right and proper that there should be restrictions. However, it could be argued that it is probably not so right and proper that the individual legislation for each country for the restrictions is not […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Mr Christopher Chope, Conservative MP for Christchurch, who recently referred to offshore wind players as “subsidy junkies“, has taken another step in an effort to restrict large-scale offshore wind development off the coasts of the UK by proposing a bill called “Control of Offshore Wind Turbines”.  Mr Chope yesterday proposed a private member’s bill at the House of Commons, […]

  • 25 July 2017

    8.2 Consulting AG, with its Dutch partner OrangeWind, was awarded a four-year framework contract by Vattenfall with reference to wind turbine project engineering and interface management tasks for offshore wind farms in Europe.

  • 18 June 2012
    Authorities

    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) employees felt political pressure to approve Cape Wind, says the Associated Press. Internal documents, obtained by the Cape Wind project opponents, imply it was approved amid internal disagreement over the best way to avoid the turbines interfering with radar and jeopardizing airplane safety. Finally, the FAA decided that the answer to […]

  • 22 May 2012

    During the public comment part of the Barnstable Town Council Meeting, president of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, Audra Parker, protested against Cape Wind referring to great increase in future cost of electricity for local residents. She pointed out that the initial annual increase in utility bills for the Town of Barnstable would be […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Swedish offshore wind energy developer Hexicon has attracted SEK 11.4 million (EUR 1.24 million) in the form of a rights issue to existing owners. Hexicon develops floating platforms for offshore wind energy. Swedish offshore wind energy company Hexicon, which recently announced an agreement with steel maker giant SSAB to develop offshore wind power platforms at […]

  • 14 June 2019
    R&D

    The US National Offshore Wind R&D Consortium has announced the availability of funding for additional offshore wind R&D topics. The new funding is set aside for offshore wind plant technology advancement, which includes optimizing the performance of wind plants; reducing the costs of turbine support structures; developing innovative mooring and anchoring technologies for floating wind; and […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Statoil is seeking proposals for equipment and procedures to facilitate efficient heavy maintenance operations on floating and far offshore wind turbines without the use of jack-up vessels or large floating crane vessels.

  • 25 January 2019

    “As California goes, so does the rest of the country”, Liz Burdock, the Executive Director of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, told Offshore WIND in an Expertise Hub interview. Burdock is referring to the fierce competition between the U.S. states related to renewable energy portfolio. As there is no federal outline for renewable energy, each state decides […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Vessels

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik Shipyard has delivered the multi-purpose, self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo to GeoSea.

  • 12 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    A full nine months before its final completion, BARD Offshore 1 is already by far the largest and most powerful German wind farm on the high seas. The 40th of a total of 80 turbines belonging to the 5-megawatt-class and located around 100 kilometres off the island coast of Borkum has now been connected to […]