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  • 20 May 2020

    The World Bank has published maps and analysis of the offshore wind technical potential for 40 more emerging markets around the world, following its report from October 2019, when eight countries’ potential was estimated to be at 3.1 TW. According to the latest report, the potential for floating wind is double the potential estimated for […]

  • 24 June 2011

    A growing number of global wind resource assessments have demonstrated that the world’s technical potential for wind power exceeds current global electricity production. The theoretical potential for wind, as estimated by the global annual flux, has been estimated at 6,000 EJ/yr (Rogner et al., 2000). The global technical potential for wind energy, meanwhile, is not […]

  • 2 August 2012

    A new study of renewable energy’s technical potential finds that every state in the nation has the space and resource to generate clean energy. The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory produced the study, U.S. RE Technical Potential, which looks at available renewable resources in each state. It establishes an upper-boundary estimate of […]

  • 20 June 2011

      The primary use of wind power of relevance to climate change mitigation is to generate electricity from larger, grid-connected wind turbines, deployed either on- or offshore wind farm. Wind energy offers significant potential for near-term (2020) and long-term (2050) greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions. A number of different wind power technologies are available across […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D

    Principle Power and Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of a floating wind project offshore Humboldt County, California, U.S.

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of California held the inaugural meeting of the California Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force in Sacramento on 13 October. The inaugural meeting established a common set of themes and objectives the task force will use to guide future collaboration and consultation among its members. The […]

  • 25 May 2011

      A new book from the International Energy Agency (IEA),Harnessing Variable Renewables: a Guide to the Balancing Challenge, presents a novel method of assessing the resources needed to balance supply and demand in power systems with large shares of ‘variable’ renewables, such as solar photovoltaic, wind and tidal energy. The report, which features case studies […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    International engineering consultancy Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up an office in Australia. The International Energy Agency’s recently launched “Offshore Wind Outlook 2019” has identified more than 7,000TWh per year of offshore wind technical potential, roughly 2,000GW of capacity, in waters below 60 metres offshore Australia. The potential adds up to 16,000TWh per year […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have revealed plans to work together on efforts to develop offshore wind in emerging markets. This follows the World Bank Group’s launch of a new programme to fast-track the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries, supported by funding from the government […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) and the Embassy of Denmark to China hosted an offshore wind workshop in Beijing on 9 March, as part of the Sino-Danish Offshore Wind Cooperation (Quality Offshore project) that aims to assist Chinese developers and the Chinese government in their efforts to create a viable offshore wind industry.

  • 14 May 2013

    SgurrEnergy has been elected as strategic advisor to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project, the world’s first, purpose built tidal lagoon power plant. SgurrEnergy has been appointed by developer, Tidal Lagoon Power Limited (TLP), to provide technical support and advice to the proposed £650 million lagoon power plant, to be based in Wales. The Glasgow-based […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy is seeking technical support to examine the potential for harmonisation and alignment of health and safety standards for onshore and offshore wind farms.

  • 2 October 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Chile will launch two marine energy pilots on the southern coast of the country, an initiative that aims at supporting the development of this energy source, contributing to foster the country’s energy security and the diversification of its economy. The initiative will explore the potential of this clean technology, which so far has not been […]

  • 1 May 2019

    By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Energinet has contracted Ramboll to carry out the strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and environmental investigations for the Thor offshore wind project in Denmark. Ramboll will provide a SEA of the plan for the Thor project, as well as a number of surveys and technical reports on specific environmental and other themes. These are primarily meant […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The publishing of the dialogue paper on Danish offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak is slightly delayed, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) notified on its website.  “We expect the paper to be published next week,” the DEA said. In order to ensure that potential tenderers can offer their views on these framework conditions and contribute to making […]

  • 7 July 2015

    APEM will carry out detailed marine benthic surveys for the Beatrice offshore wind farm and export cable route in the Moray Firth after being awarded a contract by developer Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL). The surveys comprise an array of field work, sample analysis and technical reporting. The company recently began gathering seafloor grab samples […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind power has the potential to grow from 13 gigawatts (GW) in 2015, to 100GW in 2030, driven by technology advancements and further cost declines, according to new analysis from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). ‘Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind’, launched at the World Wind Energy Conference in Tokyo, provides an overview of the […]

  • 9 July 2019

    The North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) is technically and economically feasible, according to the consortium proposing to develop the project. The announcement comes as the consortium gathered the results of the project assessment phase which included analyzing the possibility and conditions required to build one or several wind power hubs in the North Sea. […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    In order to ensure that potential tenderers can offer their views on framework conditions and contribute to making the content of the conditions attractive and flexible for the market, the Danish Energy Agency (DEA) decided to conduct a technical dialogue in May 2013 covering two offshore wind projects, the Horns Rev 3 and Kriegers Flak. […]

  • 13 April 2015

    Researchers from Thailand and Canada have published a paper on offshore wind potential in Thailand.  The paper presents offshore wind resource maps of the Gulf of Thailand. The offshore wind resource maps are validated using measured wind speeds obtained from 28 meteorological towers installed along the coast of the Gulf of Thailand. The study shows that the Bay of […]

  • 17 June 2013
    R&D, Technology

    A consulting and engineering company GICON and the Technical University of Freiberg are inviting media representatives at 11 am on Monday, 24th of June 2013, to Wageningen (the Netherlands) to attend a demonstration of a floating offshore foundation (Schwimmendes Offshore-Fundament; SOF) for wind turbines. The newly developed foundation will allow the use of wind turbines […]

  • 10 September 2015

    Ocean Power Technologies has formed a Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) as part of its intensified efforts to accelerate PowerBuoy commercialization and market adoption. The TAP consists of selected potential customers, end-users, technical stakeholders, and scientific consultants from various markets to incorporate a wide spectrum of applications and market requirements. The six companies that make up […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has issued a contract notice for a project of up to GBP 10 million in an effort to form an energy technical specialist framework. DECC plans to appoint suppliers for technical support for determination, evaluation and delivering the UK energy and climate change policies and programmes as […]

  • 19 November 2013

    Wind energy specialists from around the world will meet from November 19-21, 2013 at the Frankfurt/Main fair grounds for the EWEA OFFSHORE 2013. Lahmeyer International will present their wide range of services. These include technical and organisational concepts for yield maximisation and comprehensive technical and commercial services for wind power projects. As a leading independent […]

  • 14 January 2013

    The 4th Annual Marine Renewable Energy Technical Conference was held at the Crowne Plaza in Providence, RI last week. Many scientists involved in the field of wave, tidal and offshore wind energy attended this conference, writes EcoRi. The focus was put on methods for measuring the great energy potential of the oceans. Even though energy harnessed […]