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  • 31 January 2012

    PAKISTAN is facing a power crisis due to reduction in conventional sources of energy. There is a large gap between demand and supply… By AMAD ALI ABRO ( dawn ) [mappress] Source: dawn, January 31, 2012 ; Image: hammerfeststrom

  • 23 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Rick Arthur from GE wrote an article on the company’s website about a research that GE is conducting to solve the issue of ice accumulation on wind turbines and other offshore infrastructure operating in extremely cold environments: I’m excited to highlight some progress GE Research has made in modeling the formation of ice from water […]

  • 13 April 2012

    Switch will participate in the breakfast event “Problem solving is in our nature” at EWEA 2012. Finland’s Minister of Economic Affairs, Mr Jyri Häkämies, will be present and open the discussion. Wind gear manufacturer Moventas, generator and converter supplier The Switch, wind turbine provider Mervento as well as Wärtsilä, providing services for offshore utilities, will […]

  • 5 August 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Kite Power Solutions (KPS), a British clean-technology company, has embarked on a £10 million funding round to support the commercial development of its kite power technology for deployment in offshore waters. The company is aiming to deploy its first 3MW power system in offshore waters by 2019. Kite Power Solutions says its technology is cheaper to […]

  • 1 November 2010

    ALEX Salmond will this week announce a major training initiative to solve a looming skills crisis in Scotland’s renewable energy sector.The… By Nathalie Thomas (scotlandonsunday) [mappress] Source: scotlandonsunday, November 01, 2010;

  • 26 November 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Germany is expecting to solve the liability issue in offshore wind sector by the end of this year, so the bill aiming to provide investment security for the industry could enter into force early in 2013. Peter Altmaier, German Environment Minister, is quoted by Bloomberg as saying that he is hoping to pass a bill […]

  • 5 November 2010

    Solve the problem of accessing far-shore wind farms and you could land a £2 billion market opportunity. The competition closes at 1700 on 26… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, November 05, 2010;

  • 21 January 2016
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Whilst undertaking detailed seabed scanning for the development of wind farm projects in the East Anglia Zone, off the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk, wind farm developers ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall uncovered something they weren’t expecting – an ‘uncharted’ wreck of a WWI German submarine, missing in action since 1915. At first it was […]

  • 9 June 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) and Satellite Applications (SatApps) Catapults have joined forces to explore ways in which satellites can be used to drive forward the development of the UK’s offshore renewable energy industry. According to the Catapults, satellites present possible solutions to some of the sector’s key technology challenges. The UK’s nine Catapult centres are actively […]

  • 22 February 2012

    According to former Danish prime minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, the offshore wind energy sector could help Europe get back on its feet after the current financial crisis. “If the sector understands their role I’m sure they could take the lead in bringing Europe out of the crisis, as the first mover”, he added in a […]

  • 11 May 2011

    ALEC DON, chief executive of the Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA), describes the past year as part of the learning curve that leads to… By Robert Llewellyn-Jones (walesonline) [mappress] Source: walesonline, May 11, 2011

  • 3 October 2011

      MARINE developers have a major question on their hands – how to reduce the cost of power generation while increasing yield.   By Jeremy Cresswell (power-eng) [mappress] Source: power-eng, October 03, 2011

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    There has been a lot of undue concern about the cost of the governor’s offshore wind energy plan. (gazette) [mappress] Source: gazette, March 25, 2011

  • 10 December 2012

    Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) has announced that after its crucial intervention with E.ON, the Rampion offshore wind farm developers, potentially catastrophic damage to local surfing waves has now been averted. E.ON initially identified a potential reduction in wave height of up to 22% for surfing beaches in and around Brighton as a result of the […]

  • 13 June 2017

    The Carbon Trust has launched a new collaborative initiative, the Energy Systems Innovation Platform (ESIP), to solve key issues currently preventing a more effective transition to a low cost and low carbon energy system.

  • 6 August 2014
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A new concept conceived by twelve selected students in the DNV GL Summer Project makes a case for wave-powered desalination to help address global water scarcity challenges. Developed over the past two months by twelve cross-disciplinary fourth-year students, the concept, dubbed Ocean Oasis, is an environmentally friendly off-grid system. It comprises of a wave energy […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Finding the right technical people remain a struggle in the maritime and offshore energy sectors. From mechanical engineers to project engineers and structural draftsmen. Do you know how to solve a tough logistical problem? Then present your solutions to Van Oord and impress them with your skills.

  • 13 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Hertel’s offshore rope access team worked with its client to overcome a number of unique logistical challenges when carrying out work at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the North Sea. This collaborative approach led to the development of a bespoke software package to help track long-term maintenance requirements at the site. The Princess […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    German grid operator TenneT said that it is confident that funding for its offshore projects, which would amount to EUR 7 billion for transmission cables, is secured. The company is assured that new legal arrangements regarding risk liability will help get things solved for the offshore transmission sector, Power Engineering informs. TenneT is currently receiving […]

  • 30 October 2012

    MonoBase Wind presented a new way to install a gravity base using advanced technology developed in the offshore Oil and Gas industry at the Offshore Energy 2012 conference. Many gravity base solutions are available to the offshore wind industry but the main challenge to deeper water and larger turbines have not been solved in a […]

  • 13 December 2011

    UNITED FAITH GROUP announced that on December 06th, 2011, the New-building contract of two 50,000 DWT Semi-Submersible Multi-purpose Vessels went into effect. Both of the vessels are scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2013. The contract was signed earlier this year on July 01st between UNITED FAITH GROUP and YANTAI CIMC RAFFLES OFFSHORE […]

  • 20 May 2019

    Offshore Wind Innovators, a community for companies active in the Dutch offshore wind industry, has added two new challenges to the latest Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge. In the new round, Van Oord is seeking a robust and cost-effective solution to reduce noise emissions at sea during offshore piling by optimizing the pressure control of the Big Bubble […]

  • 13 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Frans van Seumeren has purchased a stake in Barge Master Holding bv. Van Seumeren explains: “Barge Master develops and produces motion compensated platforms for offshore lifting operations. This company can help solve the age-old problem of sea-induced motions during offshore installation work. I have great faith in this company as it allows for two crucial […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Hertel has developed a new software package to help offshore wind farms schedule long-term maintenance requirements. The software was first built after Hertel’s offshore rope access team was asked to plan a timetable for completing a variety of inspections on a turbine’s transition pieces at the Princess Amalia wind farm in the North Sea. […]

  • 27 August 2019

    Offshore Wind Innovators, a community for companies active in the Dutch offshore wind industry, has opened the third edition of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge for applications. In the first challenge, TKI Wind op Zee and Maritiem Nederland seek solutions for climate-neutral shipping for offshore wind in the area of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and service […]

  • 20 October 2010

    Marine Board of the ESF presents vision for marine renewable energies at the EurOCEAN 2010 conference. By 2050 Europe could get up to 50% of its electricity needs from renewable marine sources according to a report presented today by the Marine Board of the European Science Foundation at the EurOCEAN 2010 conference. Marine renewable energies […]