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  • 21 June 2013

    Corrosion to many people is the mysterious manifestation that those in the maritime industry all have to deal with at some point or other. It is often misunderstood and because it appears at first sight – in theory at least – a somewhat simple to explain electro-chemical action its understanding and methods of dealing with […]

  • 27 December 2010

    A bill requiring utilities to enter into long-term purchasing agreements for wind-generated power is in the works for the 2011 General Assembly, with supporters and opponents getting ready to air the issue. Prince George’s County Sen. Paul Pinsky and Montgomery County Del. Tom Hucker, both Democrats, are planning to refile legislation similar to the ones […]

  • 25 February 2020

    As the offshore competition is growing in expanding new markets, the balance between productivity and profitability has never been so aligned with being competitive in the market of renewable energy. By: Mr Virginio Paratico – Area Sales Manager – FACCIN S.p.A Great advancements have been made in the offshore wind tower industry ever since it […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Mediterranean countries have set targets for offshore wind development in the Mediterranean Sea by 2020. Greece has a relatively very low target of 200MW installed offshore wind capacity. This offshore development mainly concerns conventional offshore wind farm project designs. But Greece’s energy market is at the forefront of transformative changes that are attracting investors from […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Authorities

    The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Bureau (BOEM) have announced the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The auction, scheduled to take place on July 31, will offer 164,750 acres offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing. […]

  • 27 March 2017

    Fourteen years ago in 2002 the Sif Group made 80 monopiles for the Horns Rev wind farm off the Danish coast near Esbjerg. These piles were four metres in diameter, the thickness of the steel was five centimetres, and they weighed between 180-230 tonnes depending on their length. In 2016, Offshore WIND was invited to visit the new Sif Group production, storage and load-out terminal built on Maasvlakte 2, the new area of reclaimed land extending the Port of Rotterdam even further out into the Southern part of the North Sea.

  • 22 September 2011

      PLANS for wind farms in East Yorkshire have been criticised by an MP whose has branded them “costly and largely useless”. Greg Knight, who represents the region in Westminster, said energy companies should be focusing their efforts on offshore facilities rather than trying to install turbines in the countryside. It was revealed last week […]

  • 14 September 2015

    With a reserved maximum of €18bn for offshore wind development the Dutch Government’s ‘Energie Akkoord’ outlines the instructions and deadlines for the future of this industry in the Netherlands. In the same agreement it states that a cost reduction of 40% should be achieved. Included in this is Operation & Maintenance (O&M) which takes up […]

  • 31 January 2012

    For less than 2 years since its establishment on March 5, 2010, Jiangsu Ocean Longyuan Wind Power Co., Ltd, in the new energy development and construction field of ocean wind power, has successfully completed the construction of the 100MW capacity in Longyuan Rudong 32MW Ocean (Intertidal Zone) Trial Wind Farm and 150MW Intertidal Zone Pilot […]

  • 22 November 2011

    In the next five years, China’s investment in offshore wind is expected to exceed 25 billion RMB. This figure is set to increase along the years with the installed capacity of offshore wind will reach 10 million KWs in 2015 and 30 million KWs in 2020. Noppen hosted the 2nd Offshore Wind Power Technology and […]

  • 15 March 2011

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Switch Engineering Oy, a power technologies company headquartered in Finland. The 190-million-Euro acquisition (approximately US$265 million based on current exchange rates) is expected to be immediately accretive and support AMSC’s growth to US$1 […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Offshore wind power is about as pure as energy generation gets. However, it is frustrating that statutory regulations in a key area, the deployment of novel vessels that service the industry, muddy these crystal waters. While a wind farm is rooted to the seabed, generating clean energy for decades to come, owners and operators may wish to transport their valuable project experience […]

  • 10 October 2017

    Sometimes, one can be reading a map only to end up in space, which is not a bad thing at all if that is where they want to go. However, we ought to make sure where we are and which road we need to take to reach our “outer space” goals. Luckily, the second day of the Offshore Wind Conference (OWC) in Amsterdam gathered speakers who can guide us through the offshore wind journey.  

  • 31 August 2016

      The Offshore WIND International Business Guide (IBG) is the definitive reference book for the offshore wind industry, your industry. A detailed guide with a clean A-Z index and a sectored directory to enable your clients to quickly find you. Whether you make the key decisions in the industry or you want key decisions made […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been appointed preferred supplier for the delivery of V164-8.0 MW turbines for the Navitus Bay project in the UK. As soon as the project translates into a firm and unconditional order, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind will disclose further details about this, the company said. CEO Jens Tommerup said: “If the project […]

  • 8 October 2012

    On 27 September, Offshore WIND was present, along with other press and 250 industry representatives, at the official inauguration of the Large Climate Test Chamber which forms part of the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), strategically located in a warehouse on the Churchill Dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. This public testing and […]

  • 12 April 2013

    European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) spoke to Andreas Wagner, CEO of the Offshore Wind Foundation (Stiftung Offshore-Windenergie) and part of the team negotiating with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, trying to find out what is the future of German offshore wind power, as the country is said to be facing support cuts, besides the already known […]

  • 27 April 2011

    A poll of Wisconsin residents finds strong support for increasing the use of wind energy, even if doing so would raise electricity bills… (chicagotribune) [mappress] Source: chicagotribune, April 27, 2011;

  • 27 August 2010
    R&D

    Renewable energy is receiving a big push from the Obama Administration and from governments around the globe. Stimulus packages and government incentives for green technology has created jobs and established new industry, which in turn has sparked a brighter outlook on the world’s economy. Going into 2011 and beyond, SBI Energy has identified six clean […]

  • 18 June 2013

    Cost reduction is the number one priority for the offshore wind industry and operations and maintenance (O&M), representing about a quarter of overall costs, is a significant opportunity for delivering savings. As wind farms get bigger and are built further from shore, in harsher met ocean conditions, the challenge of undertaking O&M will become even greater. To illustrate this challenge, if today’s […]

  • 1 October 2013

    Although the offshore wind industry has not necessarily grown as fast as Belgium’s DEME Group originally expected, the sector is now responsible for 10% of its business. The company is continuing to eye targets for possible acquisitions and weighing up fleet expansion possibilities in the offshore wind sector. Alongside this, DEME is striving to seek further cuts in Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) in order to ensure that […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    SSE believes that the energy market in Great Britain is competitive, has brought significant benefits for customers, and that much has been done in recent years to make it more transparent and easier to understand, ranging from greater liquidity in the wholesale electricity market to simplification of tariffs in the retail markets. In addition, there […]

  • 20 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Siemens and Associated British Ports (ABP) have announced today (20 January) that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in connection with ABP’s proposed Green Port Hull development at Alexandra Dock, Port of Hull. The parties have agreed to work together to develop plans for the construction of a new Siemens offshore wind turbine manufacturing […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    DBR Generatorsets has successfully completed commissioning and start-up of its custom-built auxiliary power package for E.ON’s Amrumbank West wind farm substation. DBR delivered and installed two 1,250kVA diesel generator sets and one 250kVA set. Cofely Fabricom is assembling the topsides at its Hoboken, Belgium yard before installation in the German Bight. “This was a challenging […]

  • 27 January 2014
    R&D

    ABPmer, in association with The Crown Estate and DECC, has today launched an online survey to support a further update to the Atlas of UK Marine Renewable Energy. The survey invites users to nominate their preferences for extending the Atlas with a wider range of free thematic information that describes winds, waves and tides and […]

  • 26 April 2011

    Quietly operating in the background, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) plays an important role in the UK’s offshore wind industry. As an executive agency of the UK government’s Department for Transport, it is involved in the consents process and safety of navigation, and as HM Coastguard in liaison for search and rescue. In addition, […]