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  • 14 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    33 of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines have now been installed on the Beatrice offshore wind farm and are exporting power to the Scottish grid, SSE plc said.

  • 29 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction work on the Green Port Hull Alexandra Dock site is progressing well and is on schedule for an early 2017 completion, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility, is being […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    German wind turbine maker Senvion posted revenues of EUR 505 million in the second quarter of 2016, a 7% increase compared to the second quarter of 2015, on the back of the strong performance of the offshore and service business. Senvion said that the improved results in the second quarter put the company on track to […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    German utility innogy has maintained the yearly outlook for the Renewables division’s business performance despite a 20% drop in division’s Adjusted EBIT in the first three quarters of 2017.

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted’s construction projects are all progressing according to plans, the offshore wind developer reported on 25 March, referring to the current situation with the world fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Danish Energy Agency has launched an updated levelized cost of energy (LCoE) calculator which shows that costs to build and operate an offshore wind farm in Denmark have declined by more than 30 per cent compared to previous projections.

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif expects to end 2017 with a record annual production of around 222 Kton following solid results posted for the third quarter of the fiscal year.

  • 19 November 2014

    “Restinco” plant nursery in Brindisi, Italy, a regional state property under the management of Agency for Regional Irrigation and Forestry activities (Arif), will become a home to a meteorogical tower which will track wind speeds. It is one of six towers the Polytechnic University of Marche is planning to install on the Italian part of the Adriatic coast. […]

  • 28 September 2017

    After a likely record year in 2017 with 14GW, offshore wind energy in Europe continues its growing process with expectations that it will reach 25GW by 2020.

  • 16 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the ruling of the Inner House of the Court of Session, Mainstream Renewable Power plans to speed up the development of its Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm to bring the project to the construction phase, planned to start in 2019.

  • 31 October 2013

    The LORC nacelle testing facility, LNT, is under construction and the work is on track. The hall, which will house the most advanced indoor tests of full-scale wind turbine nacelles is complete with the removable roofs ready to be installed. The foundation upon which the powerful machinery will be placed has been cast and the […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of DONG Energy has today approved the interim financial report for the first quarter of 2012 with the following outlook and financial highlights compared with the first quarter of 2011: — EBITDA was DKK 3.6 billion in the first quarter of 2012 compared with DKK 4.8 billion in the first quarter […]

  • 16 June 2015

    The European Commission has published the progress report on 2020 renewable energy targets, showing that the EU is on track to meet its 20% renewable energy targets. With a projected share of 15.3% of renewable energy in 2014 in the gross final energy consumption, the EU and the vast majority of Member States are advancing […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind could potentially be fully integrated into the market on a competitive basis in some European countries within the next decade, according to a new report published by the International Energy Agency’s Renewable Energy Technology Deployment programme (IEA-RETD).

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Essen-based energy company E.ON reported EUR 211 million adjusted EBIT for its Renewables segment in the first quarter of 2019, a 23% increase compared to EUR 171 million adjusted EBIT recorded in the first quarter of 2018. The increase resulted primarily from an increase in output due to the commissioning of offshore wind farms in Germany and […]

  • 19 October 2012

    A floating buoy system with a modified WINDCUBE v2 offshore LIDAR remote sensor will be deployed in the Gulf of Maine with a purpose of studying wind conditions in that area. Deployment of the buoy at the UMaine’s deepwater offshore wind test site is expected in 2013, according to North American Windpower news site. A […]

  • 3 December 2013

    The just-concluded 18th Congress of Chinese Communist Party explicitly called for implementation of “Biological Civilization” strategy, which restored confidence in offshore wind power, which is still in an initial phase.  It also vastly brightened outlook for the upcoming trade exhibitions and conferences concurrently to be held on 4-6 June 2014 at Shanghai New International Expo […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Lamprell had its naming ceremony for the Windcarrier 2 project on 19 January 2013, with various members of the senior management from the customer, Fred Olsen, present. The Windcarrier 2 vessel left the Jebel Ali facility within the last few days and has commenced its final sea trials prior to completion. The Group remains on […]

  • 24 January 2013

    With advancements in technologies, Americans will soon be able to tap into energy derived from the ocean. Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies—which generate power from waves, tides or currents in ocean waters—are at an early but promising stage of development. Many coastal areas in the United States have strong wave and tidal resources close to […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D

    France will launch preliminary studies on the development of floating wind farms off Brittany and in the Mediterranean, as well as preliminary technical studies and a public debate on the proposed wind farm off Oléron in 2018, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said.

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    While offshore wind developers are expecting turbines of 13-15MW capacity to be rolled out over the next few years (by 2024), MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched its 9.5MW turbine and brought the market only 0.5MW (500kW) away from the two-figure-megawatt point.

  • 18 February 2011

    BVG Associates haspublished an analysis of the supply chain for the offshore wind sector, which identified areas requiring focus if the… (windtech-international) [mappress] Source: windtech-international, February 18, 2011

  • 14 August 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, the developer holding an offshore wind lease off New Jersey, has launched a study on red knots, an endangered shore bird. The developer plans to bid at the state’s next solicitation for offshore wind energy this year. For the study on red knots, Atlantic Shores has partnered with Dr. Larry Niles […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Environment, Jobs & Recruitment

    Australian division of the environmental network Friends of the Earth said building renewable energy could be key to post-COVID recovery effort.

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    With 33 fully operational offshore wind farms and further eight under construction at the end of 2017, the offshore wind sector is on track to grow its contribution to the UK’s electricity supply to 10% by 2020, according to the Crown Estate.

  • 3 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Semco Maritime and Systematic have entered into a framework agreement with Vattenfall for the delivery of a fully-integrated resource tracking and communication system for Vattenfall’s onshore and offshore wind operations. The solution, SemPAM, provides overview and safety for employees during construction and maintenance of Vattenfall’s wind farms in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark. Remco Boersma, […]