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  • 5 August 2015

      According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), energy demand will rise by almost 40 percent in 2040. But at the same time, the energy industry faces challenges with a changing climate which requires a drastic reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. So, it’s no surprise that renewable energy will be a very important part of the […]

  • 26 July 2018

    By Gareth Ellery, Senior Engineer and Business Development Director, Cathie Associates Within the offshore wind industry, there has been a relentless and necessary drive towards cost reduction and commercialization of offshore wind. This cost reduction has been driven largely by the introduction of competition to the developers and operators of offshore wind farms through power […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has started installing wind turbine towers on Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay.

  • 14 August 2018

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has shared a timelapse video of the jack-up vessel Bold Tern installing an MHI Vestas V164-8.0 MW wind turbine on a suction bucket jacket foundation at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 2 November 2018
    Ports & Logistics

    The first of the 174 wind turbine towers for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One has been upended at Siemens Gamesa’s pre-assembly site in Hull.

  • 8 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine number 18 is currently being installed on the 497MW Hohe See wind farm in the German North Sea, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said. Brave Tern has just finished installing its twelfth turbine, and Blue Tern is currently installing its sixth unit. The Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines are being loaded in sets of four […]

  • 15 March 2010
    Environment, R&D

    MIT analysis suggests generating electricity from large-scale wind farms could influence climate — and not necessarily in the desired way. Wind power has emerged as a viable renewable energy source in recent years — one that proponents say could lessen the threat of global warming. Although the American Wind Energy Association estimates that only about […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Recent political messaging risks undermining the new jobs and investments the renewable energy industry stands poised to deliver, the Renewable Energy Association (REA) warns. The REA’s latest twice-yearly members’ business confidence survey reveals that businesses are more confident now that they will boost turnover, new business and employment over the next six to twelve months […]

  • 12 November 2019

    GE Renewable Energy has posted a video showing the installation time-lapse of the Haliade-X 12MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam. The GE Haliade-X 12MW prototype wind turbine produced its first power at the beginning of November. It features three LM Wind Power 107-meter-long blades, currently the world’s largest, which were installed in […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW reported an operating result of EUR 298.6 million in the Renewable Energies division in the first nine months of 2019, a 38.5% growth compared to the year before. According to EnBW, the increase is due to the overall improvement in wind conditions at offshore and onshore wind farms in Germany, as well as due […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Subsea engineering specialist, Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd (ESS) has posted a 72% increase in revenue and a £1 million profit in its latest published accounts. The Aberdeenshire-based business has extended its oil and gas expertise into the emerging renewables market and forecasts turnover in the current year will increase to £13 million, and are targeting […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anbaric has entered into an agreement with Commercial Development Company (CDC) to launch a center dedicated to offshore wind on the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant in Massachusetts, U.S. The USD 650 million Anbaric Renewable Energy Center follows CDC’s plan to transform the former power plant site into a logistics port, manufacturing hub and […]

  • 22 June 2017

    Offshore Energy event not only offers an exhibition floor where companies and visitors can do business, network and learn more about products and services, we also offer an extensive conference program. Technical sessions, side events, keynote, Offshore WIND Conference and Marine Energy event, to name a few.

  • 23 November 2015

    Emission reductions from renewables, coupled with energy efficiency improvements, must be at the heart of any effort to limit global temperature rise to two degrees Celsius, according to a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). REthinking Energy 2015 – Renewable Energy and Climate, finds that achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable […]

  • 25 October 2019

    Offshore wind produced nearly 17 billion kWh of renewable energy in Germany in the first three quarters of 2019, representing a 31% increase compared to the previous year. The figures were released by the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research BadenWürttemberg (ZSW) and the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW) based on an initial assessment. […]

  • 5 June 2012

    As the environmentalists struggle with wind power pros and cons, a similar debate over UK’s Severn Estuary tidal power proposal is taking place. The Earth Techling news portal writes that the project was seen as feasible and likely to produce low-cost energy. On the other hand, it was determined to be the most environmentally risky. […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The German electricity system has reached a new milestone, generating 85.4 billion kWh of wind power in 2015, which is the highest amount ever recorded and 66% more than in 2014, according to Strom-Report. Nationwide, wind energy accounted for 13.3% of German electricity generation during the last year. According to grid operators, storm ”Bjarni” set […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Brave Tern has installed 56 out of 70 Adwen 5MW wind turbines on the Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea, Iberdrola, the owner and developer of the project, told Offshore WIND to mark a half way milestone on the project.

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    An estimated 5-10% of the global workforce in wind energy is trained to GWO standards, according to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). At the end of 2018, 74,432 persons, which represents a 65% increase, held a valid certificate for the training, the non-profit reported. In addition, 68 new GWO certified training sites were added last year, a 31% […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is currently installing eleven MHI Vestas wind turbines on the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, including the two of the most powerful wind turbines in the world.

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power reported CAD 192.6 million in offshore wind sales in the second quarter of 2018, a CAD 31.9 million increase compared to the same period last year, mostly due to all turbines at the 332MW Nordsee One project producing power.

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power has issued its results for the second quarter of 2014, stating that the company achieves strong results while continuing to expand portfolio of operating assets.  Northland’s consolidated sales, adjusted EBITDA and operating income for the three months ending June 30, 2014 were significantly higher than the same period of 2013. Second Quarter Highlights: 63% […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    A Massachusetts law requiring utilities to purchase more electricity from renewable energy sources has helped make the state more…  (Associated Press) [mappress] Source: Associated Press, November 10, 2011;

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Renewables brought EUR 441.6 million net operating profit (EBITDA) to the Spanish utility Iberdrola in the first quarter of 2016, a 3.1% jump compared to the same period a year earlier, as the company’s renewables business reached 14,812 MW of installed capacity by the end of the first quarter.  Overall, the company’s EBITDA stood at EUR 2 billion in the first three months, […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Getting electricity from the Cape Wind project could cost consumers a little bit more — but not as much as opponents feared.An anticipated… [mappress] Source: boston, May 06, 2010;

  • 3 November 2010
    Grid Connection

    A lack of coordination in building grid links to connect offshore wind farms to onshore networks in the U.K. could push overall investment… By Selina Williams (nasdaq) [mappress] Source: nasdaq, November 03, 2010;