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  • 31 January 2012

    There is the potential to generate more than 4,000 gigawatts of energy from offshore wind but the United States has no offshore wind farms,… (upi) [mappress] Site: upi, January 31, 2012; Image: windpoweringamerica

  • 21 December 2010

    More than 100 delegates signed up for the recent offshore wind seminar, which took place at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield earlier in December. The event was organised by NAMTEC (the National Metals Technology Centre), in association with AEM (Advanced Engineering Materials) Yorkshire. Despite the extreme winter conditions manufacturers from across the North and […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Exhibition Hall 5 at the Bremen Fair is almost fully booked. WINDFORCE 2012, Germany’s first trade fair for the offshore wind energy industry, will present more than 250 international exhibitors, including global businesses and young start-ups representing the entire value-added chain. “To exceed the number of exhibitors we expected in our first year is of […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Last week, Visser & Smit Marine Contracting B.V. (VSMC) laid the last cable in the southern part of the Dan Tysk offshore wind farm site, meaning that half of the 80 wind turbines are ready to be connected to the offshore substation. VSMC’s work on the inter-array cable installation at the offshore wind farm continues […]

  • 28 June 2011

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or the “Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, announced that the first of its new generation utility-scale PowerBuoy(R) device, the PB150, has delivered better-than-expected initial results from tests being conducted off the northeast coast of Scotland. Rated at 150 kilowatts, this device was designed and developed by OPT to […]

  • 27 September 2010
    Authorities, R&D

    That which seemed obvious months ago was confirmed Wednesday by a representative of the New York Power Authority: Lake Ontario in Niagara…   (buffalonews) [mappress] Source: buffalonews, September 27, 2010;

  • 10 November 2010
    Training & Education

    AVEVA (LSE:AVV) one of the world’s leading providers of engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, today announced the successful conclusion of its new global series of AVEVA World Summits. Organised for AVEVA customers and partners, three regional Summits were presented throughout the month of October in Amsterdam, Las […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The costs of restructuring Germany’s energy system are too high. With the present energy transition concept, it will not be possible to achieve security of supply while also ensuring sustainability and affordability. The current approach also establishes false incentives for investment and innovation. According to Siemens’ calculations, Germany could save more than €150 billion by […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Giant wind turbine installations floating more than 10 miles off the Maine coast could be able generate electricity at rates competitive… By Tux Turkel (onlinesentinel) [mappress] Source: onlinesentinel, February 22, 2011

  • 18 August 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    More than 2,200 commercial divers will be needed to help build and develop Europe’s offshore wind sector as it rapidly expands over the next… (oilpubs) [mappress] Source: oilpubs, August 18, 2010;

  • 28 September 2012

    An evaluation of the UK’s offshore wind potential carried out by Senergy’s industry-leading renewable energy consultancy has shown that the Government could more than double its offshore wind target for 2020. The findings reveal that the Government could not only surpass its aim of achieving 18GW of offshore wind generation connected to the grid by […]

  • 5 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Green energy policies mean ‘more pain than gain’ for the UK, according to a new Civitas report ‘Green Mirage’ by Dr John Constable, director… (environmentalresearchweb) [mappress] Source: environmentalresearchweb, September 05, 2011

  • 11 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The town of Hull is poised to reject a small offshore wind farm due to high costs that could have boosted electricity rates by up to 25…   [mappress] Source: bostonherald, May 11, 2010;

  • 6 October 2011

      With a series of orders from customers around the world, the V112-3.0 MW turbine has already won more than 1 GW of firm and unconditional orders since it was released for sale about one year ago. Over the last year, more than 30 customers have chosen the V112-3.0 MW turbine. The size of the […]

  • 2 November 2011

    At present, 15 of the 26 member companies, which have joined the industrial network DJURS Wind Power, have been awarded orders in connection with Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. The order value has already exceeded DKK 100 million, and this means that a large part of the investment in Anholt Offshore Wind Farm benefits the local […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Grid Connection, R&D

    The small and highly specialized high-voltage submarine cable market is expected to see significant growth in the coming years.  National governments and regional organizations are accelerating efforts to build offshore renewable power generation facilities, link remote landmasses, and interconnect their national grids.  According to a recent report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy […]

  • 6 January 2011

    When the lease for the massive Cape Wind project was announced in October, it was described as covering 25 square miles of Nantucket Sound. By Jon Chesto (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, January 06, 2011

  • 20 April 2010
    Authorities, Environment

    The group led by Cuyahoga County in Ohio that plans to put wind turbines in Lake Erie can’t disturb the birds. Or the fish. Or the boaters. [mappress] Source: crainsdetroit, April 19, 2010;

  • 19 July 2010
    Grid Connection

    Following the recent BorWin2 record project, this new award reconfirms. Prysmian’s know-how and market leadership in the fast-growing…   [mappress] Source: prysmian, July 19, 2010;

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A regional transmission organization ISO New England Inc. (ISO-NE) had ran a capacity auction to procure the resources that will be needed to meet New England’s projected demand in 2019-2020, and purchased 6.8MW of capacity from Deepwater Wind’s Block Island offshore wind farm, among others.  New England’s annual capacity auction concluded on 8 February with sufficient resources to meet the […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Critics, including British veterans’ families, have slammed the decision to proceed with erecting more than 100 turbines more than 525ft … By Henry Samuel (telegraph) [mappress] Source: telegraph, July 18, 2011;

  • 5 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection

    The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) of the US state of Connecticut has issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) seeking to solicit up to 825,000 MWh of offshore wind-generated power annually.

  • 14 April 2014

    Commenting on publication of the 3rd UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which calls for a shift away from fossil fuels to focus instead on developing renewable energy sources, RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Maf Smith said:  “When it comes to taking practical action against carbon emissions, the most useful tool in the kit is […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s Budget for FY 2019, proposed to the U.S. Congress on 12 February, requests USD 30.6 billion for the Department of Energy (DOE), with DOE’s Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Office witnessing a cut of a little more than 65% compared to the budget enacted for 2017. 

  • 26 October 2011

    “Tidal power generation has the same working theory as hydropower. You have to build dams aside lochs or river mouths where the tide emerges and place hydroelectric generating sets in the dams so that they can generate power due to the difference of tides level. From the angle of energy, hydroelectric generating sets translate tide […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Of the 96GW of installed renewables capacity subsidized under Germany’s Renewable Energy Law, 34% was connected to E.ON networks at the end of 2015, the company informed. E.ON said its networks in Germany are home to a total of 32GW of renewables capacity, about as much as 100 large offshore wind farms. The most prevalent […]