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  • 15 November 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analyzing the Offshore Wind Power Market in EU” report to their offering. This research report Analyzing the Offshore Wind Power Market in EU starts off with an analysis of the basics about wind power and then takes a look at the various factors driving the wind […]

  • 17 November 2010

    A group of educational and research institutions is seeking a partner on the deployment of an offshore meteorological wind assessment…   (nawindpower) [mappress] Source: nawindpower, November 17, 2010;

  • 8 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Ten European partners have teamed up to develop novel offshore wind turbine blade technologies in an effort to lower the levelised cost of energy (LCOE).

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    New research has underlined the need for greater regional cooperation amongst offshore renewables projects. The research was conducted by Invest in Cornwall with 41 industry professionals at Wave & Tidtal 2015, held at the EICC between 25th and 26th February 2015. Acquiring funding is perceived to be the biggest challenge to the industry over the next five […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Researchers from the Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research of the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover Foundation (TiHo) are investigating the hearing of gray seals (Halichoerus grypus) under the leadership of Professor Dr. Ursula Siebert and Dr. Andreas Ruser. They published the first results in the online specialist magazine Plos one. The investigations were […]

  • 24 February 2015

    The University of Delaware (UD) is to hold the first Green Liaisons sustainability lecture of the spring tomorrow from 1p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Ewing Room. The lecture will feature UD researcher Jeremy Firestone, who will speak about the wind turbine located on the University’s Lewes campus. As a faculty member in the School […]

  • 21 July 2015
    R&D, Training & Education

    Along with some other researchers from the DTU Wind Energy Department, MEDOW’s researches visited the Middelgrunden offshore wind farm.  The trip was led by Hans Christian Sørensen of SPOK Consultancy, who oversaw the planning and commissioning of the wind farm. MEDOW ESR Gen Li said: “After around 20 minutes on the boat, we arrived at […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Denmark’s Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) has awarded financial support to the CORTIR project proposed by a partnership of 21 industry companies and 2 universities headed up by Bladena ApS.

  • 17 February 2016

    A research project has been launched to establish the foundations for the further development of blade bearings. The HAPT (Highly Accelerated Pitch Bearing Test) project has gathered researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology IWES Nordwest, the Institute of Machine Elements, Engineering Design and Tribology (IMKT) at Leibniz Universität Hannover […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Sixteen shortlisted candidates for a EUR 3 million scientific research programme to understand the environmental impacts of offshore wind at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen, Scotland, have submitted their final bids. The shortlisted projects span topics from analysis of distribution and movement of different bird, mammal and fish species, to looking at the […]

  • 10 February 2015

    With Denitsa Tineva recently joining German Renewables Shipbrokers, the company is now offering additional service of analytical market research. “Due to the rapid growth of the offshore market, market participants are increasingly required then to react quickly and adapt to the new market conditions,“ said GRS-Managing Partner, Matthias Mroß. GRS sees the potential of increasing demand […]

  • 9 September 2011

      The Biodiversity Research Institute will study the risks to sea birds and marine mammals from offshore wind-power development.   (mpbn) [mappress] Source: mpbn, September 09, 2011

  • 7 October 2015

    Dutch Ministers Schultz van Haegen (Ministry of Infrastructure & the Environment) and Kamp (Ministry of Economic Affairs) opened a new hydraulic research facility, one of a kind in the world, Deltares’ Delta Flume in Delft. The Delta Flume will be the location for full-scale studies of the effects of extreme waves on dikes and offshore structures – […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The research buoy that is collecting data for Grand Valley State University’s offshore wind assessment was placed 35 miles offshore of Lake Michigan May 7, where it remain until December. The buoy will continuously collect data about offshore wind characteristics, along with meteorological, marine and avian data, to help assess the viability of commercial-scale wind […]

  • 22 December 2011

      Research and Markets published Romania Energy Report – a November 2011 Update . The IntelliNews Romania Energy Sector Report offers an extensive summary of the Romanian energy sector, segmented into electricity, thermal, water, gas, oil and renewable energy markets. It includes a complete coverage of the latest developments, trends and corporate news, accompanied by […]

  • 19 April 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Department of the Interior’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) recently funded four research studies to identify technological and… [mappress] Source: marinelink, April 16, 2010;

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) has been commissioned by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy to execute a two stage Request for Proposals (RFP) process that will lead to retaining the services of a project team to undertake an in-stream energy resource characterization study for a prescribed area in the Bay of Fundy. Expressions […]

  • 21 December 2016

    The construction of a new maritime research centre in the industrial area of the Port of Oostende will start early next year. The centre will house a wave pool and a towing tank for research into the impact of waves, tides and wind on ships and objects at sea. The wave pool is a 30 x 30-meter […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Navigant has announced that it has expanded its energy sector market intelligence and industry report capabilities by adding the expertise of the professionals from Pike Research. Through the development and publication of more than 100 research reports annually, many of which are delivered via subscription, the Pike Research team develops market sizing, forecasting and segmentation […]

  • 9 October 2015

    Statkraft is supporting a new policy research programme at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The new programme of policy analysis will focus on the transition to the low-carbon economy and will contribute high quality independent analysis to support and inform the […]

  • 9 September 2010
    Authorities, R&D

    Five kilometres may not be far enough away from the shore for wind turbines in the lakes, says the local conservation authority’s submission…   By Sharon Hill (windsorstar) [mappress] Source: windsorstar,September 09 , 2010;

  • 13 July 2015

    An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. has officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, which will provide Ireland with infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’. The 4,700m squared five storey building features wave simulators, test tanks, workshops and offices. Named after the Irish hydrographer and globally adopted Beaufort Wind […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Wind energy can be converted into methane gas and stored in a natural gas grid, eliminating carbon emissions from biogas plants which use this method, a research project carried out by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Lemvig Biogas Plant has shown. Through the MeGA-StoRE project (Methane Gas Storage for Renewable Energy), DTU and Lemvig Biogas […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Sembcorp Marine and Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have signed a Master Research Collaboration Agreement (MRCA) focused on offshore wind energy, among others.

  • 23 April 2019
    Environment, R&D

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) and the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) have entered an agreement to together conduct studies on the U.S. Icebreaker offshore wind project. LEEDCo and CIGLR, part of the University of Michigan, will focus on research to monitor and understand large scale processes on Lake Erie, as well as […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Scientists at the University of Hull and the Holderness Fishing Industry Group are conducting a study on the environmental impact of offshore wind farms, reports BBC news portal. Namely, scientists are surveying the Westermost Rough location, where Done Energy is planning to install 35 wind turbines. They will also conduct a survey after the installation […]