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  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    A collaborative research project at the U.S. Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has shown that the Wind Iris nacelle-mounted LIDAR from Avent Lidar Technology is an effective diagnostic tool for identifying wind turbine yaw misalignment, allowing users to improve wind turbine performance.  This is the first independent scientific field study validating the […]

  • 12 January 2016

    A strong partnership has resulted in the development of a new wind turbine technology, which could mean a leap forward in blade control and cost reduction. Leading Danish wind industry players and the scientific community have joined forces to develop the iRotor technology, a solution which uses wireless sensor technology to measure changes in the […]

  • 25 April 2013

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been recognized by MIT Technology Review for its hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) breaker, placing it among the ten most important technology milestones of the past year. This is an annual list highlighting the top ten breakthrough technologies the editors believe will have the greatest impact […]

  • 9 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Statoil and Siemens have signed a technology development cooperation agreement. The partnership will initially embrace wind power, subsea technology, electrical engineering technology and energy efficiency measures. Cooperation between the companies facilitates the development of future path-breaking technology. Based on complementary user needs and technological opportunities we aim at developing technological solutions that contribute to more […]

  • 7 April 2011

    Gamesa, a global leader in wind energy technology, opened a technology centre in Singapore today to focus on advanced materials research. The new laboratory begins its work with three important research projects, conducted jointly with the Nanyang Technological University, the National University of Singapore and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). Gamesa expects […]

  • 3 June 2019

    By Alexandre Crochelet, Senior Engineer at G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates Company Pile Driving Monitoring (PDM) during driving and Pile Dynamic Testing (PDT) are widely used in onshore and offshore construction to ensure the structural integrity of the piles during driving and achieve a safe and economical pile installation. PDM helps in assessing the pile behaviour […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Technology, Vessels

    Tuco has partnered with EffectShips International and Diab in an innovative technology project in designing a vessel in carbon fiber featuring unique and patented hull technology. Offshore Support Vessels are being used for transporting both cargo and passengers to oil – and gas – fields or windmill parks. Up until this moment, the conventional vessels […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd has announced this week a joint venture with German safety specialists, Offtec. Based in Enge-Sande, close to the Danish border in Germany, Offtec is home to a unique Wind Competence Centre for the onshore and offshore Wind Industry. From this location the two companies will soon be offering a wide range of […]

  • 7 March 2014

    The construction of the first offshore wind farms in the German North Sea represents pioneering achievements. In addition to a suitable port infrastructure, handling equipment, specialized ships and technical personnel, new logistics concepts were needed. The dimensions and weight of the components, as well as the large distances of the wind farms from the shore […]

  • 19 January 2015
    R&D, Technology

    A group of maritime engineering students share a futuristic vision to send robots into outer space to explore planetary lakes. The potential uses for these robots on Earth is also limitless, including sending fleets of drones to provide quick and safe response to natural disasters and creating a “wired ocean” that provides early notice of […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, representing investors of Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of a class comprising all purchasers of Ocean Power Technologies securities between January 14, 2014 and June 9, 2014, inclusive. Ocean Power Technologies […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd has announced a joint venture with HCF CATCH (Centre for the Assessment of Technical Competence) this week. The RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited training provider, Safety Technology, will be working closely with Grimsby based HCF CATCH, to offer industry required safety training to Wind Energy companies in the Humber region. […]

  • 25 November 2014

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd has been approved as an assessor under the EU’s Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) scheme and will be checking claims about the performance of innovative environmental technologies. The EMEC will issue a Statement of Verification at the end of the ETV process as evidence that the claims made about […]

  • 12 November 2013

    Scotload launched a new product for safe lifting, intelligent load cell that stores data for real-time and retrospective analysis, SmartLoad™. The new SmartLoad™ data logging feature provides asset owners with protection against product misuse and overload events by providing a true and correct log of all operations carried out. SmartLoad™ has a variety of features […]

  • 21 August 2013

    Cockermouth School’s Eco Centre hosted an event organised by Innovus to discuss opportunities in the clean technology sector, writes Evening Mail. Besides wind, tidal and wave power, topic at this event included geothermal, bio fuels, anaerobic digestion, biomass, solar photovoltaic generation and community-based heating and power systems. The aim of this event was to find […]

  • 16 November 2012
    R&D, Technology

    A wind turbine was erected off the coast of Choshi, Chiba Prefecture in Japan, in order to test the behaviour of offshore wind technology in rough conditions there. This area is known for its frequent typhoons and the fact that two tidal currents also meet there. The demonstration project will help figure out what system […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Wind will be at the centre of Europe’s power needs, meeting 50% of electricity demand by 2050, Robert Clover from MAKE Consulting said on February 4. Moreover, “after 2020 wind is the cheapest technology, it is scalable and it has minimal water requirements,” he added. Speaking at EWEA’s 2013 Annual Event in Vienna, Clover said […]

  • 9 October 2013

    With 270GW of wind installations worldwide, wind has clearly entered the mainstream. Over 70% of top owners view wind as a key part of a diversified generation portfolio strategy, while 85% of these owners seek to add value throughout the development value chain all the way to O&M; demonstrating that wind is now seen as […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    WFS Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of radio and acoustic solutions for underwater communication, navigation and power transfer, announces a new industry partnership with UK supplier of instrumentation and data loggers, Omni Instruments, based in Dundee, Scotland. Omni Instruments Ltd. Established 1996, specialises in providing measurement and data acquisition systems in the UK, Europe and […]

  • 26 April 2011
    R&D, Technology

    The only thing you can say for certain about British weather is that it’s unpredictable. One minute the sun is shining. By Ellie Zolfagharifard (theengineer) [mappress] Source: theengineer, April 26, 2011;

  • 21 November 2014

    Last month, tidal energy developer, Minesto, gave a presentation about their technology at this year’s the Ocean Exchange Event. The event was held in Savannah Georgia, 5-7 of October, where Minesto won The WWL Orcelle Award and $100,000. Anders Jansson, CEO of the company said: “It is rewarding to know that industry experts think that […]

  • 2 April 2019

    Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has signed a contract with Barrow-based supplier Elevated Systems Technology (EST) Ltd for new flooring in the offshore substation and the 30 turbines that make up the Barrow offshore wind farm. Work is underway and due to be completed by the beginning of October 2015. The replacement flooring is being supplied by Firbergrate Composite […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Nexans has given a boost to its high voltage direct current (HVDC) cable portfolio with cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation designs now fully qualified for 320kV and type-tested at 525kV, and mass impregnated paper insulation now ready for 600kV. HVDC power links are now able to utilize Nexans XLPE cables that are qualified to 320kV, while type testing at […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Ashtead Technology, an Aberdeen-based subsea equipment specialist, has ordered nearly £3 million worth of 6G acoustic positioning technology from Sonardyne International Ltd. The equipment ordered includes Compatt 6, GyroCompatt 6, ROVNav 6, Scout and Ranger 2 USBL systems and WSM 6 transponders. Sonardyne’s Ranger 2 and Scout USBL positioning systems are designed for wide-ranging construction […]

  • 5 May 2014

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited’s Environment and Planning Advisor, Edwina Davies Ward, has delivered a presentation at the Environmental Interactions of Marine Renewables (EIMR-II) Conference, being held in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland. EIMR-II attendants have learned more about the company’s CETO technology and the entire process of the Perth Wave Energy Project development. […]