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  • 23 July 2013

    An early glimpse into the 2013 Annual Energy Outlook from the US Energy Information Administration reveals that increased generation from renewable energy is expected to account for 32 percent of the overall domestic growth in electricity generation from 2011 to 2040. With this insight and reports of global growth forecasts in renewable energy from both […]

  • 13 January 2013

    Safety Technology Ltd announced they have been awarded GWO accreditation for a multitude of safety courses for working on wind farms worldwide. The first in the UK to be audited by industry standard setters RenewableUK for the following modules of the GWO Basic Safety Training; Work at Height, Manual Handling and First Aid. Safety Technology […]

  • 29 September 2011

      Norwegian renewable energy firm Langlee Wave Power has developed a new mooring system based on proven fish farm technology to drive down supply chain costs. The mooring system is set to deliver efficiency savings for Langlee’s 50 kW E1 Wave Energy Converter and allow easy installation of a linked array of multiple units which […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Last week saw Irish Minister, Simon Coveney, visit Letterkenny Institute of Technology’s (LYIT) Killybegs Campus, to mark the dramatic developments in Wind Energy safety training by the college and their training partners Safety Technology Ltd. During the visit Coveney, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, recognised the public private partnership that had been […]

  • 28 August 2012

    At 7:00 p.m. on Monday 3 September, German Federal Secretary of Commerce and Technology Dr Philipp Rösler will officially open the SMM, shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology international trade fair hamburg at the CCH-Congress Center Hamburg. Bernd Aufderheide, Chairman of the Board of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH, will welcome some 800 invited guests from […]

  • 14 February 2011

    Gamesa Technology Corp., a global wind energy company, and the shipbuilding operations of Northrop Grumman Corp., America’s largest …. (marinelink) [mappress] Source: marinelink , February 14, 2011

  • 16 April 2013

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has achieved another technology milestone, energizing its fourth generation of HVDC Light® transmission systems. At ±320 kilovolts (kV) this latest innovation sets a new record for voltage-sourced converter (VSC) HVDC applications, compared with the current maximum installed rating of ±200 kV, accredited to ABB. It will also […]

  • 2 May 2013
    R&D, Technology

    New technology for harvesting energy from low velocity ocean and tidal currents multiplies the potential for marine energy. Written by Anders Jansson, CEO, Minesto  Marine energy – for instance energy from tidal and ocean currents – is the ‘best of the best’ amongst green energy sources: it has the greatest potential (in theory, the planet’s […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    DBB Jack-Up, an operations and maintenance service provider to offshore wind farm owners and turbine manufacturers, today released a new report on O&M in the offshore wind industry. The report based on exclusive research by MAKE Consulting focuses on technology developments and the related impact on wind farms and vessel operators. As wind farm owners and […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Journal of Offshore Structure and Technology” subscription to their offering. Journal of Offshore Structure and Technology (JoOST) is a Journal focused towards the publication of current Research/Review Work carried out in the area of offshore structure and technology. The Journal covers all major areas involved in […]

  • 11 August 2011

    Aberdeen could become an offshore wind technology hub if plans put forward by industry firms are approved.   By Emily Thomas (energysavingtrust) [mappress] Source: energysavingtrust, August 11, 2011

  • 29 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Spica Technology is to deliver 32 remote maintenance platforms to be installed on the wind turbines of Ørsted’s Burbo Bank Extension wind farm in Liverpool Bay, UK. The 258MW wind farm comprises 32 MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbines which have been in operation since May 2017. The remote maintenance platform is an add-on data collection system […]

  • 23 September 2011

      Kersten Europe B.V. has been awarded with the contract for bending parts for the Gwynt y Môr landing platforms. Kersten Europe delivers all bent hollow sections for 160 landing platforms. The Gwynt y Môr windmill park is based in the Iris Sea, 18km off the coast of North Wales, United Kingdom. The contract consisted […]

  • 30 October 2013

    The Switch, a Finnish manufacturer of permanent magnet generators and converters, announced that it entered the marine and shipbuilding sector with the launch of its next-generation drive trains for energy efficient power generation and propulsion of merchant vessels. Combining The Switch’s permanent magnet and frequency converter technology, this opens up all-new opportunities for hybrid propulsion […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Japan is increasingly focusing on renewable power sources as it pushes to move away from nuclear energy. “By taking up cutting-edge technologies, Japan can be a catalyst for the development of new energy technologies, especially in the area of offshore floating wind turbines and grid transmission and distribution systems,” says Bjørn Tore Markussen, Chief Operating […]

  • 7 February 2017
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Limpet Technology, an Edinburgh-based engineering company, is developing a new offshore personnel transfer system and completed the first prototype in January.

  • 13 January 2015
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    German energy company EWE has announced that it will apply together with partners from the industry, politics and science for a federal project worth EUR 40 million.  The newly established consortium led by EWE is named “Enera” and comprises, among others, well-known companies such as ENERCON, TenneT, 3M, public utilities and Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen, as well as political actors from the municipalities […]

  • 19 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a new research and development body funded by the Scottish Government, is open for business with the launch of its first international technology innovation competition. Part of Highlands and Islands Enterprise, WES is issuing a competitive project call for innovative power take-off (PTO) systems. Applications are invited from innovative technology developers […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT), a wave energy technology company, has announced the appointment of Mark A. Featherstone as Chief Financial Officer, effective December 12, 2013. Mr. Featherstone, 52, is a seasoned executive with 30 years of experience working with capital markets, regulatory and accounting matters, strategic alliances and treasury management. “We are very pleased […]

  • 9 October 2013

    On September 27, the “Observation and Evaluation Technology Research for Wind Resource and Hydrological Information of Offshore Wind Plant” project approved and established by China Guodian Corporation and completed by Zhongneng Power-Tech Development Co., Ltd. subordinate to China Longyuan Power passed the acceptance of China Guodian Corporation as well as the technical evaluation of the […]

  • 26 June 2011

    World-leading wind energy company Gamesa will create around 40 high-value jobs by this summer for its planned Offshore Wind Technology Centre in Glasgow. So it confirmed Jorge Calvet, Chairman and CEO of Gamesa to the First Minister following a meeting this week in Edinburgh. The company has confirmed that the Technology Centre will be located […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Even though the tidal power technology gives hope, it is still unproven because of many challenges. In a recently released new marine renewable energy strategy, the NDP government states that the tidal power potential exists but that it requires ambitious and costly measures to make use of it. According to the strategy, the commercial-scale production […]

  • 11 June 2012
    R&D, Training & Education

    A cash injection of £6.7 million will complete the funding for a major centre for research and innovation in Glasgow, Alex Neil said today. The European Funding for the Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC) at Strathclyde University will help develop a world leading centre for the development of renewable energy technologies and enabling technologies, including […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and… ( electroiq ) [mappress] Source: electroiq , December 26, 2011; Image: scailab

  • 6 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Last week leading safety training provider Safety Technology Ltd formally announced an alliance with Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) to deliver safety training to the Irish Wind Energy sector. Based in South Wales, Safety Technology has a long history in delivering RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited safety training to individuals working on wind […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

    South Wales based safety training provider Safety Technology Ltd, announced their plans to open a state-of-the art Wind Energy safety training centre in the Mostyn region this week. With support from the Welsh Assembly Government, the RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited training provider will be developing a new safety training facility on-site at […]