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  • 11 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has celebrated the topping-out ceremony of its second building for the Merkur offshore wind farm service base in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, and expects to have it fully built on time with no delays despite winter weather.

  • 24 January 2013
    Technology

    With advancements in technologies, Americans will soon be able to tap into energy derived from the ocean. Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies—which generate power from waves, tides or currents in ocean waters—are at an early but promising stage of development. Many coastal areas in the United States have strong wave and tidal resources close to […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has submitted a request to the Crown Estate for the seabed rights for the Thanet Extension offshore wind farm.

  • 28 September 2017

    After a likely record year in 2017 with 14GW, offshore wind energy in Europe continues its growing process with expectations that it will reach 25GW by 2020.

  • 23 January 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Ørsted U.S has formed a research partnership to study the North Atlantic right whale and use the learnings for its offshore wind portfolio. Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind partnered with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the University of Rhode Island (URI), and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to launch the Ecosystem and Passive Acoustic […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Energi Coast, North East England’s Renewables Supply Chain Group, has declared the Government’s financial support for five new UK offshore wind projects a major step forward for the industry.  The group, which represents the region’s experienced offshore renewables supply chain, also believes that these new projects are the perfect opportunity for wind farm developers to […]

  • 10 December 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Norwegian wave power developer Havkraft recently launched its first prototype of a wave power system. One and a half year after Havkraft received NOK 4.5 million (approximately EUR 506,015) in funding from Innovation Norway, the prototype of the wave power device was installed off the Norwegian municipality of Selje. Since the project began in 2012, everything has been going […]

  • 15 April 2013

    The Oyster wave energy device, developed by Aquamarine Power, has returned to the right track having met various development challenges on the way and “will get there” after achieving an uninterrupted 24 hours of electricity generation, 18 months after installation in the Pentland Firth, the Herald Scotland reports. Installed at the European Marine Energy Centre […]

  • 14 December 2011

    On December 7, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2360 – the Providing for Our Workforce and Energy Resources Act (POWER Act) – a bill introduced by Congressman Jeff Landry (R, LA-03) that clarifies that offshore wind farms must comply with the same laws as offshore oil and gas production. The vote makes Landry […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Nordic marine energy technology leader Minesto, with a proven technology to cost efficiently produce electricity from low velocity tidal and ocean currents, has been authorized by the Crown Estate in the UK to perform tidal energy tests in the waters off Northern Ireland. The upcoming tests of Minesto’s tidal and ocean current energy solution Deep […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    France has given itself more power over deciding on the fate of its nuclear giant Alstom. The French government has approved a decree allowing it to stop foreign bidders in acquiring assets in “strategic” energy, water, transport, telecom and health sectors. According to the decree, published in France’s Official Journal, the Economy Minister will have […]

  • 5 October 2018

    With wind energy to make up for around a third of global electricity production by 2050, there is a strong case for energy suppliers to be part of that energy landscape.

  • 15 December 2016

    DONG Energy is making a a multi-million pound investment in CS Wind’s new offshore tower manufacturing facility in Campbeltown, Scotland, which will give DONG Energy preferred access rights to towers for its offshore wind farms. The factory will be able to produce at least 50 towers a year and 70 jobs will be safeguarded as a result, […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has issued the following notice regarding its intention to enter into negotiations with the developer of the Dudgeon offshore wind farm: The Crown Estate intends to enter into negotiations with Dudgeon Offshore Wind Ltd in relation to the grant of further rights over the offshore wind farm project at Dudgeon, situated off […]

  • 2 May 2010
    Environment, R&D

    With thousands of gallons of crude oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico every day from an oil rig explosion, and the threat that it could… [mappress] Source: aolnews, May 01, 2010;

  • 15 July 2014

    The renewable energy team from Burges Salmon have assisted in securing seabed rights for a total of four wave and tidal energy zones for their clients Minesto and Wave Hub in a leasing process managed by The Crown Estate. Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto has acquired the rights to a tidal stream project site […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables (EDF ER) has acquired the rights to develop the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Project near the port of Blyth in Northumberland, securing both the seabed rights from The Crown Estate, and associated land rights and meteorological data from the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. The project could provide the company with an […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) announced it has entered into agreements for the rights to acquire a majority equity stake in Gemini, a 600MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development. Gemini is located 85 kilometres off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea, which combines one of the strongest and most reliable wind […]

  • 2 April 2010
    Authorities

    Britain is tempting offshore wind turbine manufacturers to invest in its factories with a multi-million pound fund for transforming ports, but it may not be enough to lure all major turbine makers. Britain’s ports need revamping if it wants to be an offshore wind manufacturing hotspot, with marine infrastructure essential for importing thousands of huge […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today in Zamudio (Vizcaya, Spain) Gamesa held its Shareholders’ General Meeting, at second call, at which its stockholders ratified the company’s 2013 financial and management performance, among other motions. Ignacio Martín, Executive Chairman of Gamesa, briefly overviewed the company’s earnings performance in 2013, underscoring its enhanced profitability, having recorded a net profit of €45 million […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Citing an unidentified source Rp.pl reported that Polish integrated electric company PGE SA and oil refiner PKN Orlen (PKN) are the winners of permits for construction of wind farms on the Baltic Sea, adding that the formal decision will be made public in a matter of days. Apparently the remaining 59 applications for the project […]

  • 12 May 2010

    After being granted permission for an added 1,000 megawatts of potential electricity production Dong’s UK wind farms can be the world’s…   [mappress] Source: cphpost, May 12, 2010;

  • 12 December 2012
    Environment

    In a first of its kind collaboration, a coalition of leading environmental organizations and offshore wind developers has agreed to a series of voluntary measures that will protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, while helping to expedite responsible offshore wind development, in the Mid-Atlantic. Building upon proposed federally mandated protections, the Conservation Law Foundation […]

  • 24 March 2010
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Brussels – Belgium Minister of Energy and Climate, Paul Magnette granted concession rights for one of the last offshore wind development zones off the Belgium coast to Seastar. Seastar is a consortium consisting of green energy company Electrawinds and development company [email protected] Both companies will equally share the rights. The planned 246MW wind farm will […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) have announced an agreement that will further protect endangered North Atlantic right whales during the construction of the Block Island Wind Farm. After extensive discussions with CLF, Deepwater Wind has agreed to voluntarily adjust its planned construction period to minimize potential impacts to migrating North Atlantic Right Whales. […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Eleven major energy companies have signed a declaration stating that offshore wind can be fully competitive with coal and gas by 2025, achieving a cost of EUR 80/MWh and below, but only if the industry achieves long-term stability through right policies and closer international cooperation.  Currently, an average cost of offshore wind power is EUR 141/MWh, according to […]