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7 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Technology

Ørsted has issued a tender looking for a company to deliver an offshore management system dedicated to its offshore wind farms. Ørsted plans to sign a global framework agreement for the system, which will enable it to coordinate, monitor and supervise offshore activities across multiple wind farms and make logistics data available for further analysis. The […]

20 July 2018 Technology

Kinewell Energy has launched a licensed version of its inter-array layout optimisation software, KLOC, which was initially launched as a consultancy tool for Kinewell Energy in 2015 after two years of research and development.

18 April 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has awarded DataVerse-AIM Ltd with a contract for the supply of its asset integrity management software for the operations and maintenance phase of an offshore wind farm in Germany.

20 April 2017 Technology

Atkins and Aditazz, a Silicon Valley-based software company, have jointly developed a novel approach for optimisation of offshore wind farm projects.

22 March 2017 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Houlder's Advanced Analysis Group has provided Siemens Wind Power with a bespoke 3D-visualisation software tool to model project logistics and optimise the turbine installation process at DONG Energy's 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.

7 December 2016

Kinewell Energy’s KLOC software has been Highly Commended at the Institute of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) annual international innovation awards, in two categories; Power Engineering and Model-Based Engineering. The Kinewell Layout Optimisation of Cable (KLOC) software designs and optimises the geographic electrical connections that link offshore wind turbines to a substation with subsea cables, saving […]

29 November 2016 Technology

JBA Consulting's metocean planning and forecasting software, ForeCoast® Marine, has been employed during the first phase of offshore construction of the Rampion offshore wind farm, which ended earlier this month. Following an initial foundation construction campaign between January and March 2016, which was heavily affected by adverse weather early on, and a planned suspension of works due […]

15 November 2016 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Ocean Array Systems (OAS) will use the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s 7MW offshore wind demonstration turbine to validate software designed to improve the control strategies of offshore wind turbines. OAS’s TurbineGRID simulation software is said to enable wind farm owner/operators to better predict how turbines respond to atmospheric turbulence, stability and wake interaction at […]

27 September 2016

DNV GL has released Bladed modelling software, a new tool that reduces computing time for wind turbine designers and uses 3D animation to review turbine behaviour. The enhanced Bladed tool integrates cloud computing resources from Amazon Web Services, saving costly IT infrastructure upgrades and lessening design time, DNV GL said. It observes turbine structural behaviour in simulated […]

4 August 2016 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Sedgefield-based energy industry software specialist Quorum Development has been appointed by Statoil to provide software to enable the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm and the 30MW Hywind Scotland Hywind Scotland Pilot Park to interface with National Grid and participate in the GB energy market. The software provided by Quorum will allow Statoil to engage with […]

21 June 2016 Technology, Vessels

Iceni Marine Services has awarded a contract to AST Marine Sciences Ltd for the installation of their 2nd generation iRAMS and AST-Planned Maintenance software across the Iceni's fleet of vessels. The contract was signed following successful trials on the Iceni Conquest. iRAMS is a remote vessel management system, providing anomaly alerts via email/SMS on a wide range […]

20 June 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Shoreline has made Balance of Plant (BoP) O&M modelling available within its MAINSYS™ tool, which includes foundations, inter array cabling, and substations. The tool allows choosing and placing BoP components and model failure, their service and associated cost, as well as defining interdependencies between wind turbines, inter array cables and substations. The company has also […]

25 May 2016 Technology, Vessels

Dutch software solutions provider MirTac has implemented the Star Fleet Management software onboard SeaZip 5 and Seazip 6, the two latest additions to SeaZip Offshore Services's fleet. SeaZip took delivery of the two vessels in April 2016, expanding their fleet to six Damen Fast Crew Suppliers (2610). The vessels will be primarily deployed in the […]

2 March 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

GE, which launched a Digital Wind Farm ecosystem within its Onshore Wind Business in May 2015, said the system's capabilities have the potential to be rolled out all across its onshore and offshore wind operations. "In our Renewable Energy business, the capacity to collect, store and share large amounts of data, as well as modelling and analytical capability, […]

9 December 2015 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Researchers at Robert Gordon University (RGU) are developing a software tool which aims to cut maintenance costs for offshore wind turbines. The RGU team, including Head of the School of Engineering Professor John Steel and PhD student Yashwant Sinha, is focused on developing a tool which would enable companies to carry out turbine maintenance and spares-holding […]

16 November 2015 Technology

DNV GL today unveiled Turbine.Architect, a new in-house software tool enabling turbine engineers and component developers to quickly calculate the impact of their technology on Levelised Cost of Energy (LCOE) for a realistic wind project. DNV GL will conduct the first public demonstration of Turbine.Architect’s capabilities at the annual European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) event […]

9 November 2015 Technology

A new electrical engineering consultancy, Kinewell Energy, has been launched, introducing its specially developed software for the offshore wind industry. According to the newly set up company, the Kinewell Layout Optimisation of Cable (KLOC) software is a result of two years of research and development and is estimated to save £100m – £1bn to the UK offshore […]

4 November 2015 R&D, Technology

Natural Power has invested in a wind farm modelling software. The company said its technical team has been developing new models for a more accurate prediction of wind farm performance and has produced results from its computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models at wind farm scale within five to six days, rather than the 60 days previously needed. Claude […]

2 November 2015

Principia, a French engineering and software development company, has launched DeepLines Wind™, a finite element analysis (FEA) software for offshore wind turbines. The software results from joined development efforts of Principia and IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN), a public research, innovation and training center, active in the fields of energy, transport and the environment. Simulating the dynamic […]

19 October 2015 R&D, Technology

DNV GL has certified a software developed by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult as part of a project to develop a new bi-axial blade fatigue testing method. The project is aimed at reducing fatigue test times by almost a half and overall test times by a quarter. The two-year collaborative Knowledge Transfer Partnership project between […]

25 June 2015 Technology, Wind Farm Update

The Gemini offshore wind farm has agreed a contract to become the first commercial users of Windnova, a new project management software, designed specifically for the offshore wind sector. The web-based software, developed by Windnova S.L, monitors and controls activities associated with the development and operation of offshore wind farms. The development team at Windnova claims […]

11 May 2015 Technology

Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. is enhancing the submarine cable lay software, MakaiLay, and its desktop simulation sister product, MakaiPlan Pro. Specifically, three key features are being integrated into the Power Cable modules for each of these products that are built specifically for power cable installers: 1. Cable Top Angle. MakaiLay now has the option to use […]

10 February 2015 Vessels

Paramarine, QinetiQ’s ship and submersible design software has been used by Mojo Maritime to design an offshore construction vessel, for the marine renewables sector. The Hi Flo 4 (HF4) is a dynamic positioning vessel capable of operating in extreme coastal and continental shelf environments, designed with the support of InnovateUK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board). […]

4 December 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Continuing its strategy of creating and delivering exceptional wind analysis and development tools, AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and information services, has purchased the Windographer software from Mistaya Engineering, Inc.  Windographer is the market-leading software for analyzing, visualizing, and validating wind resource data from meteorological towers and remote sensing systems. […]

20 October 2014 Technology, Vessels

eVision Industry Software  has taken the next step in its partnership with Heerema. Today, Permit Vision goes live on the Thialf, the largest crane vessel in the world. Permit Vision allows Thialf management direct insight in and control of frontline operational risk, which is absolutely crucial to such a large installation. The implementation of Permit Vision on […]

19 June 2014 Technology

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, announced the availability of its MOSES software for hydrostatic and hydrodynamic analysis of offshore platforms and vessels under the Bentley SELECT licensing program. MOSES is the global leader in the analysis and simulation of complex offshore structure transport and installation projects. Moreover, […]