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27 January 2011 Training & Education

The shareholder meeting of the BARD-Group, headquartered in Emden, has appointed Bernd Ranneberg and Dieter Sichau to the BARD Holding GmbH management board. They thereby reinforce Arwit Gunt, who was appointed as managing director beginning of October 2010. Bernd Ranneberg (49) as CFO will be primarily responsible for Financing, Accounting and Controlling as well as […]

26 January 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

Ofgem has announced the eight bidders which have successfully qualified to compete for three more high-voltage transmission links with offshore wind farms as part of Ofgem E-Serve’s latest competitive tender process. Ultimately the winning bidders will then own and operate the links for the next 20 years. Today’s announcement is the list of bidders which […]

19 January 2011

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is one of over 400 exhibitors taking part in the EWEA Annual Event 2011 in Brussels, Belgium. The services offered by SGS Renewable will be presented throughout the exhibition at stand 7418 in Hall 7. The EWEA Annual Event 2011 is the premier international wind […]

22 December 2010 Business & Finance

Edinburgh-based insurance broker Bruce Stevenson Risk Management has been appointed to work with Ofgem as part of the UK government’s support for offshore wind generation. BSRM has been selected, along with Grant Thornton, to advise on the tender process appointing Offshore Transmission Owners. The initial 15-month contract will focus on the insurance provisions for the […]

20 December 2010

Denmark is the first country in the world to pursue a climate plan for how to build an energy system that is independent of fossil fuels and wind power already accounts for more than 20% of the total power consumption. It is widely agreed that wind turbines will become the backbone of Denmark’s future electricity […]

12 December 2010 Technology

Responding to demand from the rapidly expanding European wind energy market, the shipping entrepreneurs J.R. Arends and S. Schakelaar decided to establish SeaZip Offshore Service BV. Started in December 2010, the company focuses on the development and operation of specialised service vessels, mainly for the transfer of personnel and goods to and from offshore wind […]

30 November 2010

Leading international renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, has been appointed as the environmental impact assessment (EIA) co-ordinators for the offshore elements of the Narec Offshore Wind Demonstrator Scheme after a competitive tendering exercise run by Turner and Townsend on Narec’s behalf. The Demonstrator will be located offshore from Narec’s Blyth headquarters, and will enable turbine […]

30 November 2010 Business & Finance

Antwerp Port Authority and the Left Bank Corporation are going in search of a partner to build a wind farm in collaboration with them on the left bank of the Scheldt. A study carried out during the past few months has shown that there is room for up to 55 wind turbines in the Waasland […]

24 November 2010

On September 9 2010 it was announced that PensionDanmark would become equity partner in Nysted offshore wind farm. All conditions in relation to the transaction have now been fulfilled and it is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2010. With reference to the company’s ongoing offer of new hybrid debt instruments and […]

22 November 2010 Technology

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) received a Type Certificate from GL Renewables Cerification (GL) for their wind turbine SHI 2.5 MW, load class IEC 2A. Based in Geoje, South Korea, SHI is one of the world’s largest shipbuilders, a global leader in turnkey power plants and offshore projects, and also a global supplier in the wind […]

3 November 2010

Over 11GW of new capacity to be installed within five years. China third largest market by 2015 – biggest by 2020. New research released today by energy business analysts Douglas-Westwood reveals the world offshore wind market will see expenditure of €38 billion over the next five years. By 2015, annual expenditure will be in excess […]

2 November 2010 Business & Finance

BARD Holding and the Netherlands based green investment firm Typhoon Offshore have signed an agreement to jointly build windfarms on the North Sea. BARD Holding will focus mainly on the technical realization of the wind farms and Typhoon Offshore mainly on the structuring and financing thereof. Dr. Stephan Bormann, deputy managing director BARD Holding GmbH […]

29 October 2010 Grid Connection

Transmission Capital Partners has been selected to run the transmission link for the 150 MW Ormonde offshore windfarm off the Cumbrian coast. This follows the announcement in August of the preferred bidders to operate the first £700 million worth of offshore transmission links. The Ormonde transmission link is worth a further £100m. Following a close […]

25 October 2010 Wind Farm Update

* The development of the world’s biggest offshore wind project has now been launched * 9,000 to 13,000 megawatts of wind power are planned by 2020 The development consortium Forewind, which also includes RWE Innogy, has announced the first stage in building the biggest offshore wind farm project in the world. Dogger Bank is a […]

15 October 2010 R&D

Nass&Wind Offshore, one of the leading French developers of offshore wind projects, will shortly install a wind LIDAR at the top of the Grand Léjon lighthouse, located in the bay of Saint-Brieuc off the coast of northern Brittany (France). This new generation device based on Light Detection and Ranging technique relies on the measurement of […]

10 October 2010 Business & Finance, Technology

After having developed the concept and basic design for Heerema’s new monohull vessel, Ulstein Group´s Dutch based design company, Ulstein Sea of Solutions (USOS), has now also been awarded the further engineering of the vessel with the selected shipyard, DSME of South Korea. In February 2010, USOS was contracted by Heerema to design their new […]

20 September 2010 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

It is fair to assume that the millions of viewers who tuned into EastEnders a week last Monday did not simultaneously give thanks for the… By Terry Macalister and Tim Webb (guardian) [mappress] Source: guardian, September 20, 2010;

3 September 2010 R&D

* Wins second contract to develop renewable energy in Brazil, in a tender organised by the Agencia Nacional de Energía Eléctrica (Aneel) * The company, in a consortium with Neoenergia, with whom it signed a collaboration agreement this month, committed to supplying the electricity generated in these facilities to the Brazilian government for a 20-year […]

2 September 2010 R&D

Harland and Wolff is to build two offshore substations for Siemens. Siemens awards contract for Gwynt y Mor offshore platform structures to  Harland and Wolff. Siemens, a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, has awarded Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited the design and build contract for two offshore substation platforms for the Gwynt […]

1 September 2010 R&D

The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the Trianel West Borkum II wind farm, 45 km north of the East Frisian Island Borkum in German waters.

11 August 2010 Business & Finance, Technology

SeaEnergy is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusivity agreement with Ampelmann, a high-tech offshore access solutions developer, to secure use of Ampelmann’s ship-based self stabilizing platforms. This agreement takes SeaEnergy an important step closer to the launch of a marine services business aimed at providing support services for the construction, commissioning and […]

6 August 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announces today that it has been appointed preferred bidder for the transmission assets of the Thanet offshore wind farm project, located off the most eastern part of Kent, as part of the Offshore Transmission Owners (“OFTO”) regulatory regime.

5 August 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

• Competitive tender for transmission links forecast to deliver £350 million of savings for consumers • 2 GW of offshore wind to be connected • Almost £4 billion of investment appetite to own and run nine transmission links worth £1.1 billion • Preferred and reserve bidders chosen for seven projects, with two to be decided […]

20 July 2010 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

Vattenfall and the Munich municipal utility Stadtwerke München (SWM) have signed an agreement to form a joint venture for realisation of the offshore wind power project DanTysk. DanTysk offshore wind farm will be constructed 70 kilometres west of the island of Sylt with 80 turbines on 70 square kilometres with water depths up to 30 […]

30 June 2010 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

In June, REpower Systems AG  passed the one gigawatt milestone with wind energy systems installed in France. The manufacturer has installed around 500 turbines across the country since 2002. This corresponds to 20% of France’s existing wind energy capacity. Alongside its activities in the sale, installation and maintenance of onshore turbines, REpower also intends to […]

30 June 2010 Business & Finance, Technology

Business prospects in the Energy Sector of Siemens AG have improved. “There are signs of an upturn in sections of the market for infrastructure in the field of energy technology. Our customers are again increasing their investments in new projects and placing orders. The number of invitations to tender, for which we have submitted bids, […]