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30 June 2010 R&D, Technology

At the Offshore Wind Conference 2010 in Liverpool, Scottish based SeaEnergy PLC signed a Letter of Intent with Ulstein Group to co-develop new service vessels for the offshore wind industry. Deputy CEO Tore Ulstein says that renewable energy is important and interesting and look forward to see what we can come up with together. As […]

23 June 2010 R&D, Technology

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading ship power systems integrator, has signed a contract with Lamprell plc of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply a complete ship power system for a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). Wärtsilä’s solution has been selected for its low fuel consumption, environmentally sound technology, and global service support. The […]

23 June 2010 R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

What are the solutions for offshore installations? What type of vessels are required? What kind of operational experience has been obtained... [mappress] Source: bymnews , June 23, 2010;

11 June 2010 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Order worth more than EUR500 million for the consortium A consortium of Siemens Energy and Prysmian Powerlink has received an order worth more than EUR500 million from the German transmission grid company transpower. The BorWin2 offshore consortium will connect two North Sea offshore wind farms to the grid on behalf of transpower, a subsidiary of […]

11 June 2010

Seasoned renewable industry experts Eric Briar and Toby Mead, both ex-Metoc plc, are set to join SeaRoc, the marine and offshore engineering experts within the Natural Power group of companies. Briar will take the newly formed Chief Operating Officer role building on the successes of former CEO Peter Hodgetts, whilst Mead joins as Head of […]

10 June 2010 Wind Farm Update

EnBW Erneuerbare Energien GmbH and Siemens Energy have today signed a contract for the supply of 80 wind turbines each with a capacity of 3.6 megawatts (MW) and a rotor diameter of 120 meters for the offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2. The order, which represents an investment volume in the triple-digit million range, marks […]

9 June 2010 Business & Finance

Team Developing 5 MW Wind Turbine for Rapidly Growing Global Offshore Market, HHI to Begin 5 MW Wind Turbine Production for the Offshore Market in 2011 DEVENS, Mass., U.S. and ULSAN, South Korea – June 9, 2010 – American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, and South Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., […]

1 June 2010

With the establishment of Blue Offshore a specialist marine engineering contractor has entered the subsea cable installation market with the focus on the development of the world’s wind and tidal potential. Blue Offshore will initially provide subsea cable installation services for offshore wind farms. They will assist their customers with innovative standalone and module-based solutions […]

21 May 2010 Business & Finance, R&D

We are proud to announce the establishment of Blue Offshore as a specialist marine engineering contractor assisting with developing the world’s wind and tidal potential. Blue Offshore will in first instance provide subsea cable installation services for offshore wind farms. We will assist our customers with innovative standalone and module-based solutions to suit their particular […]

21 May 2010 Business & Finance

NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) announced today that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has initiated a process to retain an advisory firm to assist the Company in undertaking a review of the strategic alternatives available to ensure maximum shareholder value. Since the recent announcement by BC Hydro that NaiKun Wind’s 396 MW […]

20 May 2010

The Bonfiglioli Group is pleased to announce that its yaw and pitch drives are among the cutting-edge products included in Germany’s “Alpha Ventus” offshore wind farm, the country’s first. Located in 30 meter (32 yards) waters, 45 kilometers (28 miles) off the German island of Borkum in the North Sea, the wind park features 12 […]

20 May 2010

BOWind has awarded the survey inspection and remedial works contract for the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm export cable to subsea cable specialists, Offshore Marine Management (OMM). OMM has also been awarded the cable surveys contract for Burbo Bank by developer DONG Energy. The Barrow work will include the subsea inspection of the entire 27km export […]

17 May 2010 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Draka Offshore announced today they have been awarded the array cabling contract for the Walney 2 project from Dong Energy in Denmark. This announcement follows the recent completion of the company's expansion to its subsea production facility. "The Walney 2 project represents our first major wind farm project following our expansion,'' said Martin Dale, commercial […]

26 April 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Vestas has won the largest single order ever in Vestas' history for delivery of up to 2,100 MW. The order placed by EDP Renováveis (EDPR), the world third largest wind power company, has been awarded to Vestas after a competitive process launched more than one year ago in Chicago, USA. Today on 26 April, the […]

22 April 2010 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

April 20, 2010 Rockwell Automation's EtherNet/IP-based Wind Park Management solution offers a speed of response so fast that not only does it remove the need for millions of euro's worth of capacitor banks, but it also surpasses the requirements of proposed 2013 utility-end-user requirements

7 April 2010

Registered seminar participants work at the following companies: * Companies displaying in the Product Display Area 3SUN Managing Director A2SEA Sales Manager Abis Shipping Company BV Director ABS Europe - Rotterdam Country Manager - The Netherlands ABT/ Antwerp Bulk Terminal Project Manager Accenture Partner Resources - Gas & Utilities Acta Marine Managing Director AG Reederei […]

7 April 2010

Siemens Energy has been contracted by EWE AG and ENOVA GmbH & Co KG to supply 30 wind turbines for the Riffgat wind farm in the North Sea. With a total installed capacity of 108 megawatts (MW) the wind farm will supply approximately 100,000 German households with ecofriendly electricity starting in late 2012. Siemens has […]

3 April 2010 Authorities

Norfolk, VA – Yesterday Governor McDonnell signed into law several bills that promote the development of an offshore wind industry in Virginia. These bills were part of the legislative package of the Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition (VOW), a stakeholder organization formed in 2009 by localities, manufacturers, utilities, developers and supply chain members to promote the […]

2 April 2010 Operations & Maintenance

Huisman, the Dutch-based specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, has secured a new contract with Centrica and MPI Offshore Limited to supply and install a new, state-of-the-art 600mt Wind Turbine Installation Crane onboard the Wind Turbine Installation Vessel “MPI Resolution”. The crane will be constructed, installed, commissioned and tested at the Huisman facility in […]

30 March 2010 Grid Connection, R&D

Global engineering, sciences and project delivery firm, Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has been appointed by National Grid Offshore to undertake a major Offshore Transmission Design, Technology and Economic Study. The study, which will span over five months, covers the economic, technology and design aspects of offshore electricity transmission networks and will develop optimised transmission solutions […]

29 March 2010 Technology

Siemens Energy is to build a new production plant for offshore wind turbines in the UK. With the new plant Siemens wants to meet the growing demand for wind turbines for British offshore projects. As world market leader in the offshore sector Siemens has already successfully implemented eleven projects with a combined capacity in excess […]

26 March 2010

GE announced yesterday plans to invest approximately €340 million to develop or expand its wind turbine manufacturing, engineering and service facilities in four European countries—the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden and Germany—signaling GE’s deep commitment to the promising European offshore wind sector. “Offshore wind will play a vital role in meeting the growing global demand for […]

11 March 2010 Authorities

The House and Senate have voted final unanimous passage of legislation that would promote the offshore wind industry in Virginia. SB 577 sponsored by Senators McEachin and Wagner, and HB 389 sponsored by Delegate Janis, create the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority, an entity of the state that would help promote the development of the […]

11 March 2010

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier announced today it has placed an order with the Lamprell Energy Ltd. shipyard in Dubai for two self elevating vessels for installation of offshore wind turbines.