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  • 20 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    UK company Energy Integrity Services has been developing new technology that is said to save the European wind industry GBP 250 million per year in maintenance costs.

  • 10 December 2012

    Leading wind gear manufacturer and service provider, Moventas, has appointed Dr.-Ing. Niels Hammer Senior Vice President of Technology as of 1 January, 2013. Dr. Hammer will be responsible for Moventas’ research and development globally. Niels Hammer has an ideal background for technology leadership of industrial and wind gear engineering. He has extensive experience in manufacturing […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.(OPT), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that Terence J. Cryan was duly elected to the Company’s Board of Directors at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on October 4, 2012. In addition, Thomas J. Meaney retired from the Board of Directors effective with the Annual Meeting. Terence Cryan […]

  • 17 April 2015
    R&D, Technology

    A subsea cable laid from the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway Bay this week marks a major milestone in the development of Ireland’s national marine research and development infrastructure. The four kilometre cable, and a frame to which sensors and monitoring equipment will be attached is part of the development of an ocean observatory in […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Technology

    The Switch released today a technology paper addressing the ongoing industry debate on drive train technology selection. With this paper, the Finnish manufacturer tackles the performance misconceptions still surrounding the main two drive train technologies that currently dominate the wind energy industry and explains why PMG with a full-power converter (FPC) will emerge as the clear […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology, wind energy training provider, is organising their new Level 3 training programme developed to help military leavers gain employment in the growing energy sector. With over 20,000 military personnel expected to enter the civilian jobs market by 2020, it is key that these ex-service men and women are equipped to secure work once leaving […]

  • 11 October 2011

      Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or “the Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that David L. Davis and Bruce A. Peacock were duly elected to the Company’s Board of Directors at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on October 6, 2011. In addition, Paul Lozier and J. Victor Chatigny retired […]

  • 15 February 2011

    Aberdeen scientists are investigating new technology to support the development of the massive offshore transmission grid planned for the… (rovworld) [mappress] Source: rovworld, February 15, 2011

  • 5 July 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance
  • 14 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.announced financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended April 30, 2011. Highlights *Contract backlog increased to a record $8.9 million as of April 30, 2011. This reflects $10.3 million of new orders brought in during fiscal year 2011, including recent US Department of Energy (“DOE”) awards for the […]

  • 20 May 2011

      AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) have announced the launch of their Ocean Renewables brand. Ocean Renewables brings AXYS’ existing array of offshore renewable energy assessment and monitoring systems together under a single brand, enabling clients in this sector to get a full overview of their range of options. “The last three years have seen a […]

  • 19 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    A local startup company that is attempting to turn the power of waves into energy is considering launching its first pilot project this summer in Nantucket.   By Dyke Hendrickson (newburyportnews) [mappress] Offshore WIND staff, January 19, 2012

  • 4 May 2015
    Technology

    Space-based radar technology could be harnessed by the renewable energy sector to drive down costs, according to academics at the University of Strathclyde. The SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) technology is currently used to help protect and manage marine environments, to detect illegal logging in tropical forests, and to aid disaster relief efforts. However, its use […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Leading safety training provider Safety Technology has announced this week that they are now fully accredited to deliver Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Safety Training from the OffTEC training facility in Enge-Sande, Germany. Already offering RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training from their locations across the UK, Ireland and the USA, Safety Technology has […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    A survey commissioned by the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has revealed that more needs to be done when it comes to adopting and sharing new data and digital technologies. 94% of the participants in the Digital Innovation Priorities Survey said there is a gap between the way in which the offshore wind industry currently operates, and […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Leading provider of safety training to the Wind Energy Sector, Safety Technology, have announced the opening of their new training facility in South Shields this week. With world class training facilities already located in South Wales and Great Yarmouth, Safety Technology has now expanded their operations to the North East in response to the growing […]

  • 28 June 2017

    By Emma Anderson, Ecosse Subsea Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd. (ESS), based in Aberdeenshire, are delighted to announce the award of U.S.Pat.Nos. 9422690 and 9657455 for their SUST (SCAR Uninterrupted Soils Testing) plough technology. The ESS Over-the Stern Plough System is protected under patents pending in the EU (13728243) and in the U.S.(2014/0150303 A1). This proprietary […]

  • 2 March 2011
    R&D

    Ocean Power Technologies has begun sea trials of the PB150 PowerBuoy 33 miles off the coast of Invergordon, Scotland.   (theglobalherald) [mappress]   Source: theglobalherald, March 02, 2011    

  • 19 May 2011
    R&D

    Wind turbine makers will push their new blades to the breaking point at a government-funded testing center that opened for business…   By Greg Turner (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, May 19, 2011;

  • 3 May 2016
    Technology

    Barge Master has received the Spotlight on New Technology award for its T40 motion compensated knuckle boom crane at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.  “We are extremely honored to be receiving the Spotlight on New Technology award for our BM-T40 motion compensated knuckle boom crane. We are earnestly grateful for the recognition we have received […]

  • 18 February 2016

    UK consumers could save more than £2 billion if the Government’s planned renewable energy auctions are opened up to include a wider mix of technologies, according to a report published by Drax on 16 February. Drax, an electricity production and sales company also focused on biomass, informed that it commissioned NERA Economic Consulting and Imperial College […]

  • 21 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE), in partnership with Nortek Scientific, has announced the construction of the world’s first instrument to provide high-resolution, real time measurements of turbulent water flow at turbine hub height – called the Vectron. A leap forward in site characterization technology, the Vectron is able to capture highly accurate […]

  • 14 May 2012

    National contractor Shepherd Construction has completed the first of three new structures being constructed at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumberland. The three structures* form part of Narec’s £80 million + investment in world-class facilities for the testing of offshore renewable technologies. The new facilities being constructed will enable the accelerated lifetime […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Authorities, Technology

    The Government of Japan hopes that the Forward project’s outcome will be commercialising one or more offshore wind floating platforms’ designs, writes the Windpower Monthly. Namely, four offshore wind floating platforms will be installed off the Fukushima’s coast in 2013 and 2014. The first stage, which involves installation of a floating substation and a 2MW […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd’s recently opened state-of-the-art training facility in the North East of England is now offering some of the world’s most advanced Wind Energy safety training programmes to the onshore and offshore sectors. Located on the south bank of the river Tyne, Safety Technology’s Centre of Excellence for Renewable Safety is partnered with South […]

  • 3 June 2010
    R&D

    Just recently some brand new, more reliable wind turbine technology was unveiled. This wind turbine, which is still in the first stage of… [mappress] Source: electric, June 03, 2010;