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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2020

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has secured a purchase agreement with Hitachi ABB Power Grids which will bring offshore wind transformer technology to Taiwan. Hitachi ABB Power Grids, in collaboration with Taiwan’s Shihlin Electric & Engineering Corporation (SEEC), will supply MHI Vestas with transformer technology which converts electricity to a higher, 66 kV voltage for long-range […]

  • 1 February 2013

    On 28 January 2013, LORC celebrated the official opening of Lindoe Welding Technology (LWT), which is the first in the planned line of advanced technology test centers for the offshore wind turbine industry. LWT is an open fabrication lab equipped with one of the most powerful commercially available welding lasers in the world. LWT will […]

  • 25 October 2012

    More than 360 exhibitors and near by 24,400 delegates were present at the OTD exhibition in Bergen on October 15th-18th 2012. A 3-days’ visit to OTD was organized for Danish companies approaching the offshore market in Norway. Offshore Center Danmark and Enterprise Europe Network were facilitating conferences, company visits and participation in B2B-meetings as side-events […]

  • 14 August 2015

    Following the 2011 disaster at a nuclear plant in Fukushima, Japan reduced its reliance on nuclear energy and now depends heavily on expensive and imported energy, mainly deriving from finite sources. A group of students has came up with solution for offshore production, storage and transportation of renewable hydrogen called Jidai. “We have developed Jidai, […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Technology Institute has awarded two Maine firms nearly $900,000 in grants to develop innovative technologies in the state.   By J. Hemmerdinger (kjonline) [mappress mapid=”3326″] Source: kjonline, April 18, 2011

  • 19 September 2014

    Ready for new markets: Under the banner slogan “Green Energy. Made in Hamburg”, Siemens Energy is presenting its newest products at the wind power trade fair “WindEnergy 2014” in Hamburg, Germany from September 23 through 26. Innovations include high-efficiency wind turbines for onshore sites with low wind speeds and a state-of-the-art approach to servicing wind […]

  • 24 October 2011

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or “the Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, announced the launch of a new technology initiative to enhance the efficiency of the Company’s patented PowerBuoy(R) wave energy systems under the Company’s existing “WavePort” project. OPT will be working with a consortium of European companies and institutions to advance the […]

  • 15 May 2014

    AXYS Technologies will be exhibiting with its partner Planet Ocean Ltd at the All-Energy Exhibition and Conference from May 21-22 in Aberdeen, UK. The companies will be located at stand A81, where the visitors can meet the team and learn about their offshore renewable energy monitoring platforms. AXYS has been chosen by the Timmons Group as a member […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will present some of its leading power technologies at the Cigré conference in Paris. Running from August 27-31, 2012, the biennial event is a key platform for the discussion of global trends, technologies and future developments in the power sector, with delegates attending from all over the […]

  • 18 August 2014

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has been selected as a finalist in the Australian Technologies Competition.  Carnegie announced in May 2014 that it had been selected as a semi-finalist from 228 entries. It has now been informed that it has been selected as one of 3 finalists in the Energy Technologies Award […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Danish government has allocated DKK 14 billion (circa EUR 1.87 billion) to the Export Credit Agency (EKF) to finance exports of Danish climate technology, including offshore wind. The awarded amount is part of the DKK 25 billion allocated in the budget to Denmark’s Green Future Fund. According to EKF, this is set out in […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Windstorm Challenge 2012 and 4th Annual Maine Wind Blade Challenge were held on Friday at the New Balance Student Recreation Center on the University of Maine campus, reported Bangor Daily News. The competitions in which students design, build, implement and test wind power technology components gathered competitors from more than 40 schools throughout the state. […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Scotland and China can deepen cooperation in new energy technologies, especially offshore wind power, Scotland’… By An (xinhuanet) [mappress] Source: xinhuanet, November 28, 2011; Image: scotland

  • 4 June 2014

    Electro Standards Laboratories’ Wave Energy Harvesting research has been highlighted in a recent article published by Providence Business News. The article highlights the efforts of Electro Standards Laboratories, Cranston RI, in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, to develop new systems to power remote sensor buoys or other remote ocean platforms using […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    MacArtney Group has  hired experienced engineer and underwater technology specialist, Tom Zezou, as it aims to bolster its system sales focus in Australia and New Zealand. According to Managing Director of all MacArtney Asia Pacific Operations, Steen Frejo, MacArtney Australia has come a long way since its inauguration in 2012. “While the Australia and New […]

  • 23 November 2015

    The companies behind the suction pile technology have been recognized with the Pioneering Technology Award. Former Forewind survey manager, Tor Inge Tjelta, has been inducted into the Offshore Energy Center’s Hall of Fame in Houston for his work with suction pile technology spanning some 30 years, and now used within the offshore wind energy sector. Along with this […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the  252MW DeBu offshore wind project are considering adding two more demonstration wind turbines to test the suction bucket foundation technology at the site in the German North Sea.

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a series of technology papers exploring the potential for power generation and other sustainable applications from ocean energy. The papers cover the main features and current status of four technology types: tidal energy; wave energy; ocean thermal energy conversion; and salinity gradient energy. Describing ocean thermal energy […]

  • 29 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Fistuca has announced that it had finished a series of successful near-shore piling tests with a 2.2m prototype. Two piles have been driven, a Ø2.2 meter open-ended pile and a Ø0.7 meter closed-ended pile. Extensive measurements of underwater sound levels and pile driving properties have been performed. The company collaborated with Van Oord Offshore Wind […]

  • 29 August 2019
    R&D, Technology

    German research institutes Fraunhofer IFAM and DFKI Robotics Innovation Center have opened a test centre for maritime technologies on the Heligoland Island and in the sea area offshore. The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM) and the German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) aim to develop and test complex robotic systems that […]

  • 26 January 2016

    The inaugural Sustainable Energy & Technology Asia exhibition & conference will be held in March in Thailand. The event, hosted by Thai Ministry of Energy and the national Nuclear Society, will take place from 23 to 25 March in Bangkok’s International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). Thailand has the second highest primary energy demand in the ASEAN region and […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Japan is set to collect power generation information from two offshore wind turbines, installed in different locations, in order to overcome technological barriers in this energy sector and use its offshore wind resources as an alternative to nuclear power, Bloomberg cites Masaharu Itoh, director of the new energy technology department of Japan’s New Energy and […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology, safety training provider to the Wind Energy sector, is now offering Government funded places on their RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited Work at Height and Rescue safety course to individuals working or living in Wales. Selected earlier this year to deliver the Working at Height in the Energy Sector training for […]