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  • 7 November 2011
    R&D

    On a bluff overlooking the Atlantic, Grady Koch spent a month watching ocean winds. He beamed a laser over the sea, day after day, measuring conditions offshore using an instrument called Doppler Aerosol Wind (DAWN) lidar, which is a type of laser. What Koch learns from the experiment will be used by scientists to advance […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola will put its investments in 2020 on a fast track with an aim to surpass last year’s investment record and reach EUR 10 billion. This will lead to some 4.5 GW of new capacity currently under construction to be commissioned this year.

  • 19 November 2014

    “Restinco” plant nursery in Brindisi, Italy, a regional state property under the management of Agency for Regional Irrigation and Forestry activities (Arif), will become a home to a meteorogical tower which will track wind speeds. It is one of six towers the Polytechnic University of Marche is planning to install on the Italian part of the Adriatic coast. […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein and DC Nordseekabel GmbH & Co. KG (NOKA), represented by the grid operator Tennet, want to speed up the planning approval for the proposed subsea cable NordLink from Norway to Schleswig-Holstein. To achieve this, they signed an implementation agreement with a binding timetable on January 23. As a result, the […]

  • 26 October 2011

    “Tidal power generation has the same working theory as hydropower. You have to build dams aside lochs or river mouths where the tide emerges and place hydroelectric generating sets in the dams so that they can generate power due to the difference of tides level. From the angle of energy, hydroelectric generating sets translate tide […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken delivery of HST Euan, its fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel, from Damen Shipyards. HST Euan was loaded onto a heavy-lift vessel at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey in mid-January bound for Rotterdam, the Netherlands. To remind, Damen floated out the vessel at the beginning of November 2019 and a […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Authorities

    Turkey is expanding its renewable energy portfolio with support from the World Bank and Clean Technology Fund worth USD 250 million, leveraging nearly USD 1.9 billion in total. This will help the country to increase its renewable energy production and improve energy efficiency in order to meet growing demands, according to the World Bank’s website. […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Norway’s Umoe Mandal has launched its WAVECRAFT Voyager series of high-speed, all-composite service vessels designed to offer fast crew transport and provide an alternative to using helicopters on far offshore installations.

  • 22 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    The country’s first pilot offshore wind farm was constructed in 2008. The Shanghai East Sea Bridge Offshore Wind Farm has a total installed…   [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets, March 19, 2010;

  • 21 March 2012

    In October 2010, Longyuan, China’s largest wind developer, won a tender to develop the 200 MW Dafeng offshore project. The company is still waiting for the government approval, reports Recharge News. Realisation of the project has already been delayed several times, because of the number of complaints on the proposed location, initiated by the State […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Technology

    Synaptec has launched Refase, a new distributed sensor system said to significantly reduce outage and repair costs caused by subsea power cable faults by providing an automated response.

  • 21 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind power could be on its way to Guernsey after permission was granted to erect a monitoring station at Chouet headland. The equipment will test the wind speed on the coast and compare it with the airport to see if wind turbines would be viable. Commerce and Employment agriculture and environment adviser Andrew Casebow […]

  • 3 August 2010
    Authorities, R&D

    Taiwan and China have decided to speed up their pace of working together to develop solar and wind energy so as to tap into the fast growing…   By Wei Shu (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, August 03, 2010;

  • 9 September 2013

    Invited by Offshoreenergy.dk the international offshore wind industry gathers in Denmark for company speed dating. Large foreign companies go to Esbjerg, Denmark, on 11th to 12th December 2013. They are participating in the annual event OWIB – Offshore Wind Industry Business to business event – arranged by Offshoreenergy.dk in cooperation with Danish Wind Industry Association […]

  • 25 January 2011

    U.S. regulators plan to propose a rule in the next month that will eliminate some of the red tape they face when granting leases for …   By Tennille Tracy (automatedtrader) [mappress] Source: automatedtrader, January 25, 2011

  • 23 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Scotland is to establish a wave energy technology development body to encourage innovation in the industry, Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism Fergus Ewing has announced. Wave Energy Scotland will bring together the best engineering and academic minds to collaborate in a research and development programme to accelerate wave technology further. Mr Ewing will provide […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    SpeedCast International Limited (SpeedCast), a global satellite telecommunications service provider, today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract from Jan De Nul Group, a leading expert in dredging, marine construction, and specialized services for the offshore oil & gas, and renewable energy industries. The new satellite service provides high-performance broadband connectivity for mission […]

  • 9 June 2015

    The Crown Estate has released new new offshore wind speed and direction data on its online Marine Data Exchange (MDE). The data added to the MDE has been collated from several meteorological masts, buoys and LiDAR (remote sensing technology) around the UK, including The Wash, Thames Estuary and the Irish Sea, covering a period from […]

  • 18 October 2011
    R&D

    Grady Koch is not a weatherman but he knows which way the wind blows.   By Cory Nealon (dailypress) [mappress] Source: dailypress, October 18, 2011

  • 18 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Forewind’s second stage of offshore wind development, Dogger Bank Teesside will be divided into two separate Development Consent Order (DCO) applications, each for two offshore wind projects. Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise four wind farms, which could have a total installed capacity of up to 4.8GW which means it would have the potential to generate […]

  • 4 March 2015

    In the field of energy politics, Taiwan pursues a long-term strategy in order to reduce CO2 emissions. One part of this strategy is the development and expansion of power generation in offshore wind farms. It is planned to have 600 offshore wind turbines with an output of 3.000 MW to go into operation by 2030 in […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has established the Virginia Energy Council, which will assist in the development and implementation of a cohesive, comprehensive, and aggressive energy strategy for Virginia and deliver recommendations for the Virginia Energy Plan. The Plan will be submitted to the General Assembly on October 1, 2014.   Secretary of Commerce and Trade […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Authorities

    Due to the fact that there are no wind turbines installed in the Great Lakes, the Obama administration, along with five states, has made a deal to speed up the approval process, according to the Associated Press. Inspite of the statement from the officials, saying that the quickening of the process will not sacrifice environmental […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Days before the March 19 deadline for proposals to develop wind power in the ocean off Virginia’s coast, environmental leaders gathered in front of Dominion Virginia Power headquarters to deliver a petition signed by more than 10,000 Virginians in support of the electric utility’s hastened development of offshore wind power. Following the Interior Department’s recent […]

  • 30 March 2017
    R&D

    Variability in wind speeds offshore the UK is significantly lower than previously understood, according to a new study on the UK’s offshore wind resource, carried out by DNV GL on behalf of the Crown Estate.

  • 3 December 2010

    The federal government’s announcement that it would accelerate the leasing process for offshore wind projects is being applauded by groups… By Christine Cullen (oceancitytoday) [mappress] Source: oceancitytoday, December 03, 2010