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  • 21 September 2010
    Authorities

    Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Charles Baker said that if he is elected he will fight Cape Wind with “whatever means I have,” the…   (offshorewindwire) [mappress] Source: offshorewindwire, September 21, 2010;

  • 8 November 2010

    Steve Sawyer, CEO of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and a panel chair at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2011, Jan 17-20, in… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, November 08, 2010;

  • 13 January 2011

    Deepwater Wind has announced plans to construct the Deepwater Wind Energy Center (DWEC), the first of the “second generation” of offshore…   (altenerg) [mappress] Source: altenerg, January 13, 2011

  • 10 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has completed confined space and structural inspection works at the Gunfleet Sands Windfarm Offshore Substation. The inspection was carried out on behalf of Transmission Investment and TC Gunfleet Sands OFTO Ltd. SMC Operations Director, Dean Coates, said: “We were extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with Transmission Investment on this […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Vessels

    Diverse Marine has laid the keel for High Speed Transfers’ new hybrid Chartwell 24 crew transfer vessel (CTV) HST Ella. Hull fabrication for HST Ella is currently underway at the Isle of Wight yard in the UK, HST said. In July, HST revealed it had awarded Chartwell Marine with a contract to design and deliver the […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    NASA is helping the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) harness the power of the oceans by first harnessing the power of the crowd. Ocean waves hold a tremendous amount of energy that is almost entirely untapped, despite our ever-growing need for sustainable, non-polluting electricity. Part of the reason USA has not yet plugged into this potential […]

  • 7 June 2018

    E.ON has revamped the Scroby Sands Offshore Wind Farm Visitor Centre in Great Yarmouth, the UK.

  • 30 March 2020
    Grid Connection

    The Borssele Beta offshore substation topside has sailed out from HSM Offshore’s yard in Schiedam to the installation site in the Dutch North Sea, TenneT said. The 700MW offshore grid connection is scheduled to be operational on September 1, the Dutch transmission system operator said. Borssele Beta will connect the 731.5MW Borssele III and IV […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola, 50Hertz Transmission GmbH, and Navantia hosted the delivery ceremony of the substation built for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm at Navantia’s premises in Cadiz, on Monday, 8 August. The substation was christened as Andalucía and was built by Navantia entirely at the company’s Puerto Real shipyard. The entire structure, which includes a substation, jackets, offshore […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Through this solicitation, NYSERDA seeks to advance the development of the primary and secondary areas identified by BOEM as the Hudson North and Hudson South draft Wind Energy Areas.

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy’s earnings were 14% higher in the first nine months of 2015, compared with the same period last year, the company reported today in its interim financial report for 9M 2015. DONG said earnings (EBITDA) were up by 14% in the first nine months from DKK 13.0 billion (approx. EUR 1.7 billion) in 2014 to DKK 14.8 billion (approx. […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tideland Signal Corporation, now part of Xylem, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Julius Signal, extending its portfolio of marine and offshore aids to navigation offerings.  Julius Signal originated from Pintsch Aben’s marine and aviation signalization business. Tideland Signal said Julius Signal’s product portfolio includes a wide array of marine […]

  • 26 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    A month ago, as the battle over a proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound was being heard by state regulators, William I. Koch, the fossil fuel magnate and Cape Cod summer resident, donated $100,000 to the Republican Governors Association. Koch, a longtime opponent of Cape Wind and cochairman of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The foundation stone for ElecLink, the GBP 490 million interconnector between UK and France, was laid yesterday, marking the start of works on the 1GW link between the two countries that will, i.a., enable higher levels of renewables in the two countries’ power grids.

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    UK’s Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry Nick Hurd announced GBP 28 million in funding for a series of energy innovation projects. The funding boost will be invested in smart systems, industrial energy reduction and offshore wind, Hurd said. A portion of the funds was set aside for the Offshore Wind Innovation Hub […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola has published its interim results for the half year to the end of June, which show that group’s EBITDA rose by 5.7% % and its renewables business EBITDA was boosted by increased capacity from West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm. “In the first half of 2015 Iberdrola invested more than £2 million each and every day to keep […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Brave Tern has started her journey to Taiwan to begin working on the Yunlin offshore wind project. Brave Tern departed the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark on Monday, 20 April, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said. The jack-up is heading to Taiwan to start the installation job on the 640 MW wind farm. […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy’s next generation demonstration site at Gunfleet Sands has been officially opened by Greg Barker MP, the Minister for Climate Change at a ceremony in Harwich. Located next to the existing 172MW Gunfleet Sands wind farm off the coast of Clacton-on-Sea in Essex, the new two Siemens 6 megawatt wind turbines mark a significant […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has granted CWind a two-year extension to its existing three-year crew transfer vessel contract at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 23 March 2015
    Vessels

    Rix Sea Shuttle is to supply crew transfer vessel, Rix Panther, to carry personnel and equipment to and from a wind farm of the Humber coast. The Rix Panther has initially been contracted for six weeks but with an option to extend the work period should the development require it. James Doyle, managing director of […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Grid Connection

    The project team working on the jacket foundation for the Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha offshore substation has completed all the major lifts for the jacket, Petrofac said. The jacket is now getting ready to depart the United Arab Emirates and head to the Dutch North Sea. In September 2019, Eversendai Offshore cut the first steel […]

  • 21 December 2010

    Wind-energy projects are starting to pop up in New Hampshire, but people hoping to see off-shore wind farms are still treading water. And if coastal development ever does ever occur, it will come with a sizable price tag. Projects proposed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island are expected to cost billions of dollars to build, as […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The team behind the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm is celebrating the successful installation of the final turbine at the 389MW project. The 108th turbine was recently hoisted into position by the Sea Installer. John Hill, Project Director for West of Duddon Sands at DONG Energy said: “We’re delighted to have reached this huge […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Authorities

    Governor Martin O’Malley, along with his advisors, will decide in the following couple of months about offshore wind being a part of the legislative priority again, Raquel Guillory, the Governor’s spokeswoman, said to the Gazette news site. He had already pushed offshore wind as a core of his energy policy, but only to be rejected. […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Seabed levels around the five turbines fitted with Tyre Filled Net (TFN) scour remediation system units at the 60MW Scroby Sands offshore wind farm have risen, Norfolk Marine Ltd, the developer of the system, reports. Monitoring has shown that pile stability has increased as the scour pits have filled with naturally occurring sediments trapped within the TFN […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Authorities

    The European Court of Justice has annulled the Commission’s decision that feed-in tariffs, as provided by the German 2012 renewables law EEG, constitute state aid. The World Wind Energy Association explains that the European Commission pressured Germany and other governments to wrongly notify feed-in legislation as state aid, which caused feed-in legislation to be substituted […]