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21 July 2011 Business & Finance

Linklaters has advised on the first two offshore transmission projects in the UK market to reach financial close to date, reinforcing the firm’s excellent reputation in the renewables and transmission sectors. Linklaters advised a consortium of Transmission Capital Limited, Amber Infrastructure and International Public Partnerships (together, Transmission Capital Partners) in relation to the acquisition and […]

21 July 2011

LDD, an Acteon company, has won a multimillion-pound contract with RWE npower renewables to provide specialist drilling services to help install 160 wind turbine foundations at the Gwynt y Môr wind farm 18 km off the North Wales coast. LDD will commission what is believed to be the world’s largest and most-powerful reverse-circulation drill, and […]

19 July 2011 Business & Finance

The terms regarding the divestment of the transmission assets relating to Gunfleet Sands I and II have now been agreed between DONG Energy and the purchaser TC Gunfleet Sands OFTO Limited (Transmission Capital Partners) at the sum of GBP 49.5 million. The financial closure of the transaction has been completed and the assets have been […]

19 July 2011 Authorities, Business & Finance

Taiwan will boost its wind power capacity from 530 megawatts to 4,200 megawatts by 2030 under an ambitious renewable energy plan unveiled July 18 by the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The project, which is expected to generate NT$500 billion (US$17.27 billion) in business for Taiwan’s equipment manufacturers and component suppliers, calls for the installation of […]

18 July 2011

Only a few weeks ago we noted a trend-bucking investment into nuclear power by France, while the rest of Europe seems poised to phase out the always-controversial energy source. France, which gets about 75 percent of its electricity from nuclear power, isn't just sitting still on other energy options: the government recently announced a $14.3 […]

15 July 2011 R&D, Wind Farm Update

  Due to extensive utilisation for, eg harbour piers and coast protection facilities, rock reefs have become a rare natural element in Denmark. And this is a shame for the large variety of flora and fauna that lives on and by the reefs. Now, lobsters, crabs and a neumber of fish species will benefit from […]

8 July 2011 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Gamesa, a world leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines, inaugurated its first manufacturing base in Brazil, in the town of Camaçari in north-eastern Bahía. With this, the company has begun to make wind turbines in Brazil, just six months after it announced its decision to establish a manufacturing and sales presence […]

6 July 2011 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

  HOCHTIEF has a new partner for the construction and operation of dynamically positioned offshore jack-up vessels for offshore windfarms and oil&gas: GeoSea, which is part of the Belgian DEME Group, is taking over the BELUGA HOCHTIEF Offshore GmbH shares that were sold by the heavy-lift shipping company Beluga with financial effect on June 1, […]

5 July 2011 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

  SunPower Corp. announced the appointment of six new board members following completion of Total's  all cash tender offer on SunPower, expanding its board of directors to 11. Today's announcement follows antitrust clearance without conditions by the European Commission regarding Total's all cash tender offer. Following are the six Total executives who have joined SunPower's […]

29 June 2011

  IBERDROLA RENOVABLES and the French company AREVA have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly bid on two zones for offshore wind power development off the French coast. Both companies have agreed to bid for two of the five areas that the French government has offered for competitive tender in a first phase in […]

28 June 2011

  DONG Energy and Bladt Industries have today after an EU-tendering process signed a framework agreement on long-term cooperation on the manufacture of foundations for DONG Energy's future offshore wind farms in Northern Europe. "The cooperation is the first of its kind in the offshore wind turbine industry and accentuates DONG Energy's unique position a […]

22 June 2011

  Scira Offshore Energy Ltd. has awarded Baze Technology, contractor in joint co-operation with leading renewable energy consultancy Natural Power, with the contract for their wind farm portfolio information system, WindManager, on the Sheringham Shoal wind farm. The site, located approx 20 km off the coast of Norfolk, England, will consist of 88 x 3.6MW […]

15 June 2011

GL Renewables Certification (GL) has been chosen by Siemens Wind Power for the type certification of their 6 MW direct drive offshore wind turbine. The Type Certification will be carried out according to the International Standard IEC 61400-22, and the "Guideline for the Certification of Wind Turbines", Edition 2010, GL. In general the certification confirms […]

14 June 2011

  Tidal Transit Limited will be showing off a model of is 20m fibre glass catamaran, the first of which is due in UK waters in Q4 2011, to the visitors of Seaworks in Southampton next week. The boat has been designed by Adam Wright, of Thornham (Norfolk) to meet the specific needs of the […]

7 June 2011

Vattenfall is wishing to harness 1 gigawatt’s worth of concessions out of French hydropower tenders. France currently has the 2nd largest... [mappress] Source: maritime-executive, June 07, 2011;

1 June 2011 Grid Connection

  AMP Capital Investors, through its European infrastructure business, has been named by OFGEM as the preferred bidder to become the Greater Gabbard offshore transmission owner (OFTO) as part of a consortium including Equitix and Balfour Beatty. AMP Capital and its Green Energy Transmission (GET) consortium partners will own and operate the high voltage transmission […]

26 May 2011 Grid Connection

  Equitix, Amp Capital and Balfour Beatty Consortium Appointed as Preferred Bidder for High-Voltage Link to Greater Gabbard Offshore Windfarm Green Energy Transmission (GET), a consortium comprising Equitix Ltd and AMP Capital Investors, together with Balfour Beatty Capital Limited has been selected by Ofgem E-Serve as the preferred bidder to own and operate the high […]

28 April 2011 Ports & Logistics

The Port of Belfast will invest in a logistics terminal for handling the offshore operations of DONG Energy in the Irish Sea and to promote Belfast's "green economy". The project is part of the Port Development Plan 2011-2013, the largest single investment, as reported by the Port Authority. The tender for the terminal is soon […]

28 April 2011

  - Strong competition to own and operate over £1bn of high-voltage transmission links for three offshore wind farms - Shortlist of bidders follows strong interest in the first round of tenders which attracted £4bn investment appetite - Preferred bidders for links will be announced from autumn 2011 Ofgem E-Serve has today announced a short […]

27 April 2011

  Blue Offshore announced today the appointment of Stijn Folkers to the role of Commercial Director. Folkers will be responsible for the management of Blue Offshore’s Commercial Departments. Folkers has a strong background in the offshore industry. He served most recently as Manager of Contracts at Seaway Heavy Lifting, where he was responsible for negotiating […]

21 April 2011

The Port Authority "Bremenports" has officially announced tender for the offshore wind base port in Bremerhaven. (radiobremen) [mappress] Source: radiobremen, April 21, 2011;

20 April 2011 Business & Finance

Belfast Harbour has published its new Corporate Plan for 2011-2013, detailing plans to invest £92m in capital projects related to the Port and Harbour Estate. The single largest investment is a £40m proposal to develop a logistics terminal to support Danish-based DONG Energy’s offshore wind farm operations in the Irish Sea and boost Belfast’s ‘green […]

15 April 2011 Business & Finance

  Stichting Energy Valley chooses BLIX Consultancy BV to manage implementation of offshore wind project in the Netherlands. The contract was awarded on March 01, 2011. BLIX Consultancy BV is required to manage the implementation of the Offshore Wind Project. Support for the national government for the concentration of offshore wind activities over the Frisian […]

21 March 2011

China is giving top priority to develop offshore wind power projects to meet its ambitious energy target. Its offshore wind power potential is estimated at more than 750 GW, compared to 253 GW of exploitable land-based wind power potential, according to China Meteorological Administration. In the meantime, the government is putting out large-scale offshore wind […]

3 March 2011

Transmission Capital Partners* (TCP) has secured the first licence from energy regulator Ofgem to operate a high voltage link with an offshore wind farm in GB. A newly created company, to be known as TC Robin Rigg OFTO Ltd, will now hold the Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) Licence. It will operate the £65 million link […]

28 February 2011

The wind farm developer, PNE WIND AG, has made considerable progress on the way to constructing the offshore wind farm "Gode Wind II": The documentation required for the binding agreement to the grid connection has been submitted to the transmission grid operator TenneT. This means that PNE WIND AG has fulfilled all four criteria in […]