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  • 15 October 2013

      Denmark makes its expert knowledge available to the State of Maryland which plans to build an offshore wind farm off the US East Coast. Expanding deployment of renewables contributes to achieving the goals in President Obama’s Climate Plan. United States is the world’s second largest emitter of greenhouse gases. But President Obama wants with […]

  • 15 August 2014
    R&D, Training & Education

    Statoil has accepted to support a PhD work of Ole-Erik Vestøl Endrerudat at University of Stavanger with Dr. Nenad Keseric from Statoil Wind Operations being a co-supervisor. The PhD work examines ways to the most cost effective operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Statoil wind operation department has recognised the potential of the agent-based model developed […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the following article, Phil de Villiers, Head of Offshore Wind at the Carbon Trust, looks at why the UK offshore wind industry must embrace cost reduction to reduce uncertainty:  It’s been a busy few weeks for the UK’s offshore wind industry. David Cameron provided a welcome boost by generating some long overdue positive headlines […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities

    When it comes to emerging offshore wind markets, Taiwan, India and the U.S. have been in the spotlight over the last few years and especially in 2018. Nevertheless, a few new areas made the offshore wind map over the last year, beyond those already well known and ready for takeoff. Offshore wind is not only expanding as new markets emerge globally, but also as the countries with existing offshore wind farms and those under development already eye earmarking further areas where offshore wind turbines could be installed.  

  • 27 July 2011
    Environment, R&D

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), announced today that it is awarding contracts to the New England Aquarium and the College of Staten Island to collect migratory and habitat usage data on marine wildlife to help the Commonwealth and federal agencies evaluate sites […]

  • 20 December 2012

    PROMOTING the region’s positive features is vital in attracting new business connected with renewable energy, according to a sponsor of a green awards event. George Baker, managing director of East Yorkshire-based KRL Group Ltd, said the “time has come” for the Hull and Humber area to be better at showcasing its qualities. Mr Baker said […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    Energy Trends and Quarterly Energy Prices publications are published today 27 September 2012 by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. Energy Trends covers statistics on energy production and consumption, in total and by fuel, and provides an analysis of the year on year changes, and now includes a section on renewables. Quarterly Energy Prices […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Authorities

    The new UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, has reshuffled the cabinet and shut down the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), with the issues formerly dealt with by the DECC now being part of a newly set up Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which will be led by Greg Clark. On his appointment as Secretary […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has recently released a draft strategy for offshore oil and gas leasing, which has shown that a significant number of officials representing eastern coastal states disapprove the plan, recommending renewable energy, especially wind power, as a better solution that would create more jobs and energy than drilling.  Atlantic region in the […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

     Total, ParisTech and Ecole Polytechnique are introducing the Renewable Energy Science & Technology Master II postgraduate degree program in fall 2011, with the backing of French electric utility EDF, PSA Peugeot Citroën, Saint-Gobain and Schneider Electric. Offering best-in-class instruction and coordinated by Ecole Polytechnique engineering school, the degree program is open to engineering, mechanics and […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dillinger Hütte Group (Dillinger Hütte and its subsidiaries) performed well during the 2012 financial year in the face of difficult economic circumstances. Despite declines in production volumes and sales revenues (€ 2.5 billion compared to € 2.8 billion in the previous year), positive earnings were once again achieved. “We have meanwhile continued our strategy […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Post Workboats has developed a unique Tornado RIB with water jet propulsion especially for the offshore and the wind farm industry. “It is the first time that such a RIB has been equipped with water jets”, says entrepreneur Klaas Post. “And what is more it offers many important advantages. With water jets you can maneuver […]

  • 13 August 2013

    When working offshore there should be one golden rule: Safety first! All kinds of legislation and regulations have been set up to ensure that both the health and safety of the employees are respected, in facet of their work, and rest time, offshore. However these rules can vary by country and also by the different […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) opened its Africa High-level Consultative Forum, one of the year’s largest summits of African energy ministers and experts and the only to concentrate exclusively on renewable energy. Building on the endorsement of IRENA’s 148 member countries for an initial focus on renewable energy deployment in Africa, the Forum […]

  • 9 March 2012

    SCOTLAND’S world-leading marine and tidal energy development facility, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), today (Friday, March 9, 2012) announces a major international collaboration to develop Japan’s first marine energy test centre. EMEC has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ocean Energy Association of Japan (OEAJ), with the potential for EMEC to provide advice […]

  • 30 November 2016
    R&D

    As a result of major transformations in the global energy system that will take place over the next decades, renewables and natural gas are the big winners in the race to meet energy demand growth until 2040, according to the latest edition of the World Energy Outlook, published by International Energy Agency (IEA). IEA today presented […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Authorities

    First Minister Alex Salmond has urged Scotland’s young people to join the country’s renewables revolution and take advantage of the “unparalleled opportunities” for employment being opened up in the sector. Speaking before a Strathclyde University event to mark the award of honorary degrees to six prominent energy figures, the First Minister said Scotland’s future industrialists […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dutch transmission system operator TenneT TSO B.V. and its Danish counterpart Energinet.dk have given their final approval for the development of COBRAcable. This new, over 300-km-long subsea direct-current electricity connection (interconnector), will directly connect the Dutch and Danish power grids. Completion of the cable is scheduled early 2019. ‘Green’ cable’  “An important purpose of […]

  • 26 July 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, has welcomed the Government’s announcement on levels of financial support for onshore and offshore wind, and wave & tidal energy, following the long-awaited conclusion of the Renewables Obligation Banding Review. The additional certainty this announcement provides could help the Onshore Wind sector grow […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Businesses of all shapes and sizes can now bid for a share of £30 million to boost growth, and build on the Humber’s position as the UK’s energy estuary, Business Minister Michael Fallon announced on February 8. The launch of the Humber local enterprise partnership’s (LEP) scheme came as part of the Minister’s tour of […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Technology and Construction Court in London has ruled that cracking discovered on some of the 140 monopiles built by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Ltd (ZPMC) for the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm ”was largely a result of various failures by ZPMC to maintain correct preheat temperature of the welds to the monopiles.”  The Facts Fluor […]

  • 12 May 2016

    Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

  • 9 May 2012

    “Renewable energies remain one of the most important growth sectors in Germany,” said Lars Quandel, Head of Renewables Sales at HSH Nordbank. He added that despite increasing competitive pressure among suppliers, the underlying sentiment within the sector remains positive. This was evidenced once again during talks held with investors and project developers at the Hannover […]

  • 31 October 2012
    R&D

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report “Global and China Marine (Offshore) Engineering Industry Report, 2012” is available in its catalogue. The shipbuilding industry has been sluggish since H2 2011. In contrast, the offshore engineering industry is in a much better condition. In H1 2012, the fulfilled orders of global offshore engineering market totaled […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    On a recent project, DONG Energy contracted VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting), an international submarine power cables installation contractor specialising in intertidal and offshore markets, for the laying of two high voltage cables to the wind farm of West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) in the East Irish Sea. The project utilised two major vessels: […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    ACCIONA obtained a net profit of 314 million euros in 9M 2011, tripling the 101 million euros reported in the same period of 2010. Group EBITDA amounted to 934 million euros, a 14.8% increase vs. 9M 2010 and revenues grew 5% to 4,796 million euros. EBITDA growth was mainly due to the positive performance of […]