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9 October 2018 R&D, Technology

The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published an update of the Floating LiDAR (light detection and ranging) Roadmap, accepted as the international industry framework for technology maturity.

24 May 2018

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28 December 2016 R&D, Training & Education

Northeast Wind Resource Center has updated the Offshore Wind Hub, a virtual resource library containing federal and state reports and documents on legislation, assessments, and policy related to offshore wind in the United States, from Maine south to Georgia. The Offshore Wind Hub now contains state summaries for Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The updated […]

13 July 2016

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has set up a new webpage that serves as a single point of entry for updates on Atlantic offshore renewable energy planning and leasing efforts. The webpage, dedicated to the commercial fishing industry, will provide users with status updates, charts and maps, and project-specific developer contact information for fisheries liaisons and fishery representatives. The fishing […]

26 May 2016

The MEASNET (Measuring Network of Wind Energy Institutes) site assessment group has released a version 2 of their MEASNET procedure “Evaluation of Site-Specific Wind Conditions”. The procedure defines the scope of evaluations and requirements on the methodology for assessing site conditions relevant for the design and structural integrity of a wind turbine, with an aim to […]

14 April 2016 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology

TenneT TSO has issued an amended call for tender for switchgears that will allow safe transfer of electricity from five offshore platforms to the company's high voltage grid in the Netherlands. In the period between 2017 and 2023, TenneT expects to build the five offshore platforms for the connection of offshore wind farms to the Dutch grid. […]

16 March 2015 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued updates on the latest developments in the country's offshore wind sector.  On Wednesday, March 11, the DEA held a presentation on the Danish tenders at the seminar ‘Experience and Explore Denmark’. Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm status: The contract notice and the results from the last round of dialogue […]

2 March 2015

Barrow & Burbo Bank Extension DONG Energy has become sole owner of the 90MW Barrow Offshore Wind Farm. In December the company announced that it acquired the remaining 50% ownership interest from its joint venture partner Centrica plc. The Barrow wind farm has been in full operation since 2006. Another announcement by the Danish company in December concerned the final investment decision for […]

23 February 2015

Sandbank  Foundation construction work has started for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, approximately 100km North West of the island Sylt, which will comprise 72 Siemens 4MW turbines. The 72 steel monopile foundations, with diameters of up to 6.8m and lengths of up to 70m, are built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending […]

16 February 2015

Borkum Riffgrund 1 At the end of October 2014 the first of in total 78 Siemens SWT-4.0-130 turbines was installed at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located 54km off the German coast and around 37km from the island Borkum. In December Danish CT Offshore completed the installation and burial of the 44 […]

9 February 2015

Borssele I and II The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs presented a road map to the parliament in September 2014 aimed at increasing the offshore wind capacity to 4,500MW. This new approach is presented in the Offshore Wind Energy Law which was sent to the parliament on 17 October and is expected to become law […]

29 December 2014 Business & Finance

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, held an investor presentation last month at which it updated the audience with the development of its  technology and importantly remains on schedule and within budget. MPS was co-founded by Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman […]

19 August 2014

Lloyd’s Register has launched its new Rules for Offshore Units in one single document following an in-depth consultation with industry. It signals a move by the world’s oldest classification and certification society, to modernise the way in which Rules and their guidance notes are presented to industry – and importantly how they are used by […]

6 August 2014 R&D

MAKE Consulting has just updated its Global Offshore Wind Power Project Database, which provides the definitive global listing of installed and planned offshore wind projects. The list contains 900+ registered projects across 30+ markets in the AMER, EMEA and APAC regions with 28 data points for each. Updated quarterly, the database provides available details of offshore […]

20 June 2014 Business & Finance

GE said it has updated its April 26 offer to acquire the Power and Grid businesses of Alstom in connection with discussions with Alstom management and the French government on jobs, decision-making in France, access to nuclear steam turbine technology, and support for Alstom Transport. GE’s valuation for Alstom remains unchanged. GE Chairman and CEO […]

29 April 2014 R&D

DNV GL has updated the Worldwide Offshore Accident Databank (WOAD), the world’s leading repository of offshore accident information. The latest update to WOAD adds over 300 new accident records bringing the dataset up to the Hercules 265 blowout on 23rd July 2013. With records of 6451 accidents occurring to 3795 operating units, WOAD continues to […]

12 February 2014

In December 2013, Carnegie announced the award of the manufacturing and construction contract for its wave powered Desalination Pilot Plant to Perth-based MAK Industrial Water Solutions. MAK Industrial Water Solutions is an experienced provider of reverse osmosis desalination solutions throughout Western Australia and nationally. Manufacturing of the pilot is now well advanced with the assembly […]

26 July 2013

The town of has released an update on the 20MW tidal energy project located on the east side of Martha’s Vineyard to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). In the reports Edgartown stated that it is making progress on the project, which is being developed in two phases, a pilot 5 MW project followed by […]

7 February 2013 Environment

The Guernsey Renewable Energy Team has today released updated chapters of it Regional Environmental Assessment (REA) to take into account the possibility of offshore wind development. This has lead to a number of Chapters being re-worked, while others remain unaffected. The new chapters can be found here - with updates having been made to the […]

4 November 2012

More than 20 community representatives from Redcar and Cleveland were updated on the progress of the Dogger Bank Teesside offshore wind development by wind farm consortium, Forewind last week in Eston, Middlesbrough. Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise up to four wind farms, each with a maximum installed capacity of 1.2GW. They are expected to connect […]

10 October 2012 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

To connect an offshore wind farm to the electricity network, electrical infrastructure will be needed both onshore and offshore. For Triton Knoll, this is likely to include: – offshore cables running from the offshore wind farm to land on the Lincolnshire coast and underground cables running from the landfall to the connection location at Bicker […]

31 August 2012 R&D

The world's energy crisis has necessitated a radical shift among policy makers and industry participants. Increased awareness surrounding the impacts of climate change has driven an aggressive decarbonising strategy, spearheaded by the Renewable Energy industry. The United Kingdom currently supplies 8.6% of its total electricity from renewable sources, representing a significant increase from 1.5% in […]

10 April 2012

AWS Truepower, LLC, an international leader in renewable energy consulting and information services, today announced modification to the windNavigator® platform, which provides online wind project development and plant operation optimization solutions. In order to allow for the expansion of a broader set of renewable energy solutions and to simplify the communication of products and services […]

19 December 2011

Two years have passed since BCC published its last report on the global market for advanced materials and devices used in renewable-energy systems. Since then, the global market for renewable energy has continued to grow and evolve. BCC therefore considers it important to update the earlier report's findings and conclusions about the size and structure […]

23 November 2011

NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (the "Company" or "NaiKun Wind") has just posted, on the Company's website, a briefing paper authored by Michael O'Connor, President and CEO. This paper focuses on the company's current resource development, some of our work with possible suppliers, our review of the energy picture, and explains our efforts to move […]

27 September 2011 Business & Finance

  DNV’s recognized standard for design of offshore wind turbine structures has been through a revision process together with the wind energy industry. The updated standard which aims to reduce cost and increase safety is now available. he standard, Design of Offshore Wind Turbine Structures (DNV-OS-J101), provides principles, technical requirements and guidance for design, construction […]